Micro Torch Basics

with Kate Richbourg

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Let Kate Richbourg introduce you to what she calls "the best gateway drug for serious jewelry making" with this FREE Craftsy mini-class! Read More…

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Class Rating

(231 reviews)

rated 5 stars

Micro Torch fantastic!

I have been making jewelry for years and have taken one quick course on metal smithing (using a torch). I enjoyed the course that I took but never felt safe doing again at home. The instructor used a torch that you would pick up at a hardware store and use for plumbing. It was too big and clumsy.
After the video lesson of Micro Torch Basics with Kate I feel that I would like to try this again. She does an excellent job at stressing safety and explaining every thing. I will be ordering her ...

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rated 5 stars

Builds enthusiasm to try a new technique!

I've done some basic jewelry making, but nothing with a torch. So, wanting a little taste of soldering, I tried out this free mini class. Kate is such a personable teacher that I really felt excited about trying out some torch work. She is very clear in her explanations but doesn't talk down to you. The needed tools and supplies are not too extensive which makes starting a new hobby affordable and worth trying out. Only two projects are covered, both rings, but that's a good place to ...

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rated 5 stars


A great class which filled me with enthusiasm. Have never tried this before, but I'm now very keen to go away and put what I've learned into practice. Great teacher, clear explanations and camera angles. Really glad I took it. Will be back for Kate's other class

rated 5 stars

My Review as a novice

Kate you are wonderful at explaining things , me being a complete novice. I have a torch, I just have to get some silver , and silverpaste now to start..

rated 5 stars

Great info on Micro Torch and Easy Projects

Kate is a great teacher! Loved the class. Love this format and all the bells and whistles.


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