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Metalshop & MIG Welding

September 1 @ 2:00 pm - September 2 @ 6:00 pm

$180.00

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Metalshop & MIG Welding Badge
Includes $20 material fee
$ 180.00
2 available

Embark on the exciting journey of creating with metal. Get hands-on training on the many tools required for cutting, bending, shaping, grinding, drilling, and welding steel in the MAKE metal shop. Students will go through the various steps and techniques required to build their very own ornamental steel table.

This is a two day class, four hours each day. The first day introduces the shop and how to use equipment safely while cutting and grinding the parts of the table. The second day is a deeper review of safety, equipment and tools, welding/grinding, and finishing your table.

What you’ll learn:

Participants will receive a comprehensive introduction into:

  • Tool Safety and Shop Cleanliness
  • Abrasive Saw
  • Horizontal Bandsaw
  • Angle Grinder (Cutting, Grinding, Finishing)
  • Bench Grinder
  • Drum Sander
  • Drill Press
  • MIG Welding and proper welding machine operation

Please note:

  • No prior metalworking experience is needed to participate.
  • This class is a requirement for usage of the metal shop at MAKE Santa Fe
  • Proper attire is mandatory: closed-toed leather boots, long cotton or natural fiber shirt, and pants (NO SYNTHETIC FIBERS ALLOWED). Long hair must be tied back.
  • Safety equipment including protective glasses and hearing protection are provided by MAKE Santa Fe but bring yours if you have them.
  • Students must be at least 16 years of age.  Minors must have parental permission and signed waiver (ask us).

About the Instructor:

You’ll find the song of nature in much of Cia Thorne’s work. Organic shapes that mimic the patterns of the earth are the arias in her symphony of glass. With over 30 years of practicing in this preferred medium, she combines traditional glasswork and creativity to reinvent the architecture of glasswork.  She also has deep expertise in the complexities of metalwork.  Cia has invested countless hours collaborating with other artists and creating her own work.

Details

Start:
September 1 @ 2:00 pm
End:
September 2 @ 6:00 pm
Cost:
$180.00
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Venue

Make Santa Fe
2879 All Trades Rd
Santa Fe, 87507 United States
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Phone:
(505) 819-3502
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