Metal Shop & MIG Welding Badge

$96.00

Materials Fee$15

December 7 from 12:00pm – 8:00pm (breaks included)

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.

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 metal working 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 glasses, gloves, and hearing protection are required and will be provided by MAKE

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 and metal work. With over 30 years practicing in several media, she combines traditional methods with creativity.  Cia has invested countless hours collaborating with other artists and creating her own work.

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