This course introduces students to metalworking through an immersive experience that includes metal cutting and prep, MIG welding, weld grinding, drilling holes using a drill press and threading those holes using a tap. It is designed for beginners who want to get a hands-on introduction to metalworking and take home a beautiful product.
Students will be guided through welding, metal forming, and machine operations to construct a small steel planter suitable for home or office.
Along with learning the basics of metalworking, the class will cover manufacturing and assembly of metal components as done in a professional metal shop.
Classes usually run for 4 hours, give or take thirty minutes.
No prior experience is necessary.
When and Where
When: Most Thursdays from 7-11 pm.
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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.