Metalworking

Metalworking Classes at AVA

 

Click on the plus sign (+) for a full description. Our metalworking and welding classes and workshops are open to all levels unless otherwise noted in the descriptions. Members receive 15% off all classes and workshops.

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BW19A34MFire and Brimstone – Welding I & II (Winter)Jimmy MartellStrike the torch and spark your imagination. AVA's metal studio offers everything you need to learn welding basics. Get hands-on practice measuring, cutting and joining metal using MIG and "stick" welders, plasma cutters and oxy-acetylene torches. Safety, fun and learning are the priorities. If you are taking this class at Level II, it will qualify you to rent bench time to work on your own projects during our Sculptural Studies Building's open studio hours. Wednesdays, Feb 27 - Mar 273pm - 6pm $246.50 $290 $75

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BW19A37MLeaded Glass TerrariumsStefania UristTerrariums are all the rage and here's your chance to make one. Design a template, cut glass and foil, solder and patina, build your own leaded glass terrarium. Students who have previous experience will learn techniques to expand their knowledge.Saturday & Sunday, Mar 2 & 39am - 2pm $165.75 $195 $45

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BW19A35MBe There, Be Square – Metal FabricationJimmy MartellMetal heads: Design, measure, fit, and weld. Finish a project – whimsical or functional that relies on accuracy and your newly refined craftsmanship. Will it fit through your doorway or on your living room shelf? You have the skills to make it so! Previous welding experience preferred.Saturday & Sunday, Mar 16 & 1710am - 4pm $191.25 $225 $75

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BW19A40MGetting Wired – A Three Dimensional Drawing ExperienceSabrina FadialMake the transition from two dimensions to three! Translate sketches on paper using steel wire and space. Conjure Alexander Calder's circus as an inspiration. Come one, come all!Saturday & Sunday, Mar 23 & 249:30am - 4pm $225.25 $265 $75

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P19A11MPlaying With Fire – Welding IJimmy MartellBecome a creative welder! AVA's metal studio offers everything you need to learn welding basics. Get hands-on practice measuring, cutting and joining metal in this introductory class. Use MIG and “stick”welders, plasma cutters and oxy-acetylene torches. Safety, fun and learning are the priorities.Wednesdays, April 10 - May 84:30 - 7:30 PM$247$290$75

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P19A13MWelding for AllRoger GoldenbergCome try it out! A brief, but informative introduction to MIG welding. Harness the heat of the sun, learn to safely use the tools and equipment, and meld two pieces of steel into one.Saturday, April 13Noon - 3 pm$0$0

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P19A12MFire and Brimstone – Welding II Jimmy MartellStrike the torch and spark your imagination. AVA's metal studio offers everything you need to learn welding basics. Get hands-on practice measuring, cutting and joining metal using MIG and "stick" welders, plasma cutters and oxy-acetylene torches. Safety, fun and learning are the priorities. If you are taking this class at Level II, it will qualify you to rent bench time to work on your own projects during our Sculptural Studies Building's open studio hours. Wednesdays, May 22 - June 194:30 - 7:30 PM$247$290$75

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