Oct
13
6:00pm 6:00pm

Blacksmithing Exploration, Fall (6 of 6)

This workshop is available to beginners, meeting weekly over 6 consecutive weeks.

Basic instruction will include safety, tool and equipment use, and shop protocols. Techniques covered will befire lighting techniques and temperature control, identifying appropriate working temperature, maintaining tools and equipment, hammer control, tapering, basic curls, shouldering, riveting, hot cutting, simple twists, and “white” work.

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Oct
6
6:00pm 6:00pm

Blacksmithing Exploration, Fall (5 of 6)

This workshop is available to beginners, meeting weekly over 6 consecutive weeks.

Basic instruction will include safety, tool and equipment use, and shop protocols. Techniques covered will befire lighting techniques and temperature control, identifying appropriate working temperature, maintaining tools and equipment, hammer control, tapering, basic curls, shouldering, riveting, hot cutting, simple twists, and “white” work.

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Sep
30
to Oct 1

Intermediate Welding

This workshop accommodates levels III and IV students.

Level III will develop confidence with gas and MIG welding, oxyacetylene torch cutting, heating, and bending, and use of plasma cutter. Students will be introduced to stick welding, setting of tanks, draining lines, cleaning tips, identifying and sorting metals, cleaning tools and equipment, adjusting equipment settings.

Level IV students will be introduced to preventative maintenance, basic repairs, sourcing and choosing materials, project management and advanced welding techniques e.g. TIG welding, silver soldering, stainless steel welding, and braising techniques.

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Sep
30
to Oct 1

Intermediate Glass Blowing

This workshop accommodates levels III and IV. 

Level III students will get an introduction to advanced glass blowing skills techniques, and shop protocols. Emphasis for both levels will be on combining solid and hollow forms and learning new color techniques to combine form and color.

Level IV students will build on their skills to create more complicated forms and learn to make their own cane and murine designs.

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Sep
30
to Oct 1

Intermediate Blacksmithing

This workshop accommodates levels III and IV students.

Level III will develop confidence with hammer control, temperature control, general “white work”. Students will be introduced to fire lighting techniques, new tools, and preventative tool and equipment maintenance.

Level IV students will build on advanced skills learned in Level III and will be introduced to making custom tools, twists, hardware, and other useful objects. As students become more involved with the metal, demonstrations will be tailored to their individual interests. 

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Sep
29
6:00pm 6:00pm

Blacksmithing Exploration, Fall (4 of 6)

This workshop is available to beginners, meeting weekly over 6 consecutive weeks.

Basic instruction will include safety, tool and equipment use, and shop protocols. Techniques covered will befire lighting techniques and temperature control, identifying appropriate working temperature, maintaining tools and equipment, hammer control, tapering, basic curls, shouldering, riveting, hot cutting, simple twists, and “white” work.

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Sep
22
6:00pm 6:00pm

Blacksmithing Exploration, Fall (3 of 6)

This workshop is available to beginners, meeting weekly over 6 consecutive weeks.

Basic instruction will include safety, tool and equipment use, and shop protocols. Techniques covered will befire lighting techniques and temperature control, identifying appropriate working temperature, maintaining tools and equipment, hammer control, tapering, basic curls, shouldering, riveting, hot cutting, simple twists, and “white” work.

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Sep
16
9:30am 9:30am

Blacksmithing - Make a Box Forge and Burner

This workshop is open to intermediate level students.

Come build a propane forge for blacksmithing and metalwork. Participants will build a forge and propane burner from furnished parts including necessary regulator, gauges valve and hose to connect to propane supply (tank not included). The forge is a portable unit perfect for use in shop or studio as well as temporary setups. The forge may also be used for metal casting as well. Skills covered will include basic burner design principles including some other burner designs, forge construction and working with refractory materials. 

Details
 

Saturday September 16, 9:30am to 4pm

Cost: $430.00; Workshop fee includes materials and complimentary 3 hour studio time

Requirements: Participants must have close-toed shoes or boots, natural clothes, and hair tied back

14 +, Participants under 18 must have a parent/guardian present

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Sep
15
6:00pm 6:00pm

Blacksmithing Exploration, Fall (2 of 6)

This workshop is available to beginners, meeting weekly over 6 consecutive weeks.

Basic instruction will include safety, tool and equipment use, and shop protocols. Techniques covered will befire lighting techniques and temperature control, identifying appropriate working temperature, maintaining tools and equipment, hammer control, tapering, basic curls, shouldering, riveting, hot cutting, simple twists, and “white” work.

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Sep
9
to Sep 10

Beginner Blacksmithing

This workshop accommodates levels I and II students.

Level I students will be introduced to safety, shop protocols and etiquette, and techniques which include hammer control, basic curls, shouldering, riveting, hot cutting, basic metallurgy, safety, nomenclature, simple twists, and general “white work”.

Level II will build on basic skills learned in Level I.

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Sep
9
to Sep 10

Beginner Welding

This workshop accommodates level I and II students.

Level I students will get an introduction to basic shop protocols, cutting, heating, and bending with oxyacetylene tank, oxyacetylene gas welding and MIG welding, and plasma cutter.

Level II students will build on basic skills learned in Level I.

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Sep
8
6:00pm 6:00pm

Blacksmithing Exploration, Fall (1 of 6)

This workshop is available to beginners, meeting weekly over 6 consecutive weeks.

Basic instruction will include safety, tool and equipment use, and shop protocols. Techniques covered will befire lighting techniques and temperature control, identifying appropriate working temperature, maintaining tools and equipment, hammer control, tapering, basic curls, shouldering, riveting, hot cutting, simple twists, and “white” work.

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Aug
26
to Aug 27

Intermediate Glass Blowing

This workshop accommodates levels III and IV. 

Level III students will get an introduction to advanced glass blowing skills techniques, and shop protocols. Emphasis for both levels will be on combining solid and hollow forms and learning new color techniques to combine form and color.

Level IV students will build on their skills to create more complicated forms and learn to make their own cane and murine designs.

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Aug
26
to Aug 27

Intermediate Blacksmithing

This workshop accommodates levels III and IV students.

Level III will develop confidence with hammer control, temperature control, general “white work”. Students will be introduced to fire lighting techniques, new tools, and preventative tool and equipment maintenance.

Level IV students will build on advanced skills learned in Level III and will be introduced to making custom tools, twists, hardware, and other useful objects. As students become more involved with the metal, demonstrations will be tailored to their individual interests. 

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Aug
26
to Aug 27

Intermediate Welding

This workshop accommodates levels III and IV students.

Level III will develop confidence with gas and MIG welding, oxyacetylene torch cutting, heating, and bending, and use of plasma cutter. Students will be introduced to stick welding, setting of tanks, draining lines, cleaning tips, identifying and sorting metals, cleaning tools and equipment, adjusting equipment settings.

Level IV students will be introduced to preventative maintenance, basic repairs, sourcing and choosing materials, project management and advanced welding techniques e.g. TIG welding, silver soldering, stainless steel welding, and braising techniques.

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Aug
12
to Aug 13

Beginner Blacksmithing

This workshop accommodates levels I and II students.

Level I students will be introduced to safety, shop protocols and etiquette, and techniques which include hammer control, basic curls, shouldering, riveting, hot cutting, basic metallurgy, safety, nomenclature, simple twists, and general “white work”.

Level II will build on basic skills learned in Level I.

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