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Metalworking 3.0


Learn how to heat, bend, cut, and braze metals using Oxy Acetylene gas. Plasma cutting techniques will be expanded upon. Use of pneumatic die grinders using carbide cutting tools and abrasives as well as tap and die sets for cutting threads will be taught.

Explanation of hardware including: rivets, machine screws, bolts, and self-tapping screws, will allow students to incorporate nonferrous metals, plastics, and wood into their sculptures.

Registration includes access to Saturday afternoon (1-4P) Open Studio. Open Studio is a time to work on projects and practice techniques outside of class hours. A sign-up link will be sent out once class begins!

*Students must have previously completed Metals 2.0 or can contact the Office to discuss your level of prior knowledge.

Warning: Magnetic fields found in this class can be harmful to pacemaker wearers. Pregnant welders are at risk of suffering adverse pregnancy outcomes. If you have a pacemaker or are pregnant or may become pregnant, we advise against registering for any metalworking classes with the Art School.

Sep 14–Oct 26 (Thurs) 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
[3464E] Christian Chase – 7 sessions
Member Tuition: $295 and $50 supply fee


Nov 4–Dec 16 (Sat) 9:30 AM–12:30 PM
[3473M] Christian Chase – 6 sessions
Member Tuition: $255 and $50 supply fee
No class on 11/25/2023


All supplies provided! Please wear appropriate clothes for an art studio. Closed-toe shoes and long pants are required for wood, metal, stone, or other sculpture classes. Eye and ear protection is provided, but some students prefer to bring their own which you are welcome to do.