During this 4 hour metal fabrication workshop, students will choose to create a small scale bench or table (adult or child size). Each of these designs use the same fundamental metal structures and will allow each student to learn the in’s and out’s of basic metal industry techniques. Evan will guide you through welding, metal forming, and machine operation to construct the frame of your project. After the main frame of the project is created, wood will be used to complete the surfaces of each piece.
What you will learn
Introduction to Metal Fabrication provides a hands-on introduction to metalworking and fabrication. Along with learning the basics of metalworking, the class will cover manufacturing and assembly of metal components as done in a professional metal shop. Each design also incorporates the use of woodworking techniques to help complete the exterior of the project. To achieve the perfect mix of high-quality metalworking with a clean wood finish, we will cover wood finishing techniques, like grinding, smoothing, blending, and patination. Evan will show you the tricks of the trade while guiding your design of a stand-alone piece of furniture.
Evan Z. Crane is a Brooklyn born and based manufacturer of fine products. He is a designer and craftsman who believes that longevity is one of the best ways to practice sustainability. Evan Crane is an exceptionally talented craftsman who represents the borough with pride.
When and Where
When: July 26th, 6-10pm
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Where: CraftsmanAve Studio, 117B 11th street – Brooklyn, Gowanus.
Transportation: Take the F, G or R train to 4th Ave – 9th St station.
Or a short cab ride via Battery Tunnel from Manhattan.