Open Studio Time

Open studio time is a great option for people who are comfortable working independently in a studio setting. A quick intro to the space and tools is included in your first studio visit. If you need more instruction then we will need to do a private lesson before using studio hours.

Tools for use include:

  • basic hand tools such as saw frame, steel block, hammers, files
  • jewelers bench with bench pin
  • soldering setup with acid/pickle and ventilation system
  • smith "silversmith" torch using acetylene and air
  • smith "little torch" with propane and oxygen
  • double sided buffing station with ventilation cabinet
  • drill press
  • belt sander for grinding
  • vibratory tumbler and rotary tumbler
  • tumbling media including steel shot and a few abrasives
  • flexshaft
  • NO casting equipment
  • Some bench tools like ring sizers, wire guage, ring mandrel

You will provide your own:

  • Disposable items such as: saw blades, flexshaft bits, buffing wheels, drill bits, solder, etc.
  • Above items can be purchased locally from West Coast Findings or online at riogrande.com. (Some items may be availale for purchase form me.)

Pricing and Scheduling

  • $15 per hour, or $150 for 12 hrs ($12.50/hr) and expires 3 months from purchase
  • Please schedule online ahead of time or email midnightpacificstudio@gmail.com