Instructors:

Page Burch

Studio Technician, Kennesaw State University

Jay Caudle

Machinist, MASS Collective

Sarah Green

Master Leatherworker, CORD Shoes and Boots

Kenneth Spivey

Blacksmith, KRS-3 Designs

Jay Wiggins

Woodworker, Evereman

Upcoming Classes:

Casting Silver Rings

Dec 16, 09:30 AM

Instructors:  Kenneth Spivey

Attendees will design a ring, and then make a mold so that it can be cast in silver.
Students will design a ring, and carve the design out of jewler's wax. A mold will be made of the wax using delft clayso that it can be cast.The silver will be heated up to melting temperature then poured into molds containing negatives of what was to becast. Students will then proceed with the cleaning and the polishing of their piece.No previousknowledge is necessary to take this class.
Concepts and Tools Covered in This Course:
ceramic crucibles
sterling silver
tongs
delft claymold
map gas
polishing wheel
polishing compound
sand paper
belt sander
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Intro to Welding: MIG Safety and Basics

Dec 17, 09:00 AM

This four hour course covers the fundamentals of preparing and joining stock metal with MIG (Metal Inert Gas) welding.
Students will get hands on experience using an angle grinder for steel prep, and a MIG welder to create vairous joints. In addition students will learn proper safety and methods for tool setup, use, and breakdown.

Concepts and Tools Covered in This Course:
Stock Steel Prep
Adjustable Metal Clamps and Magnets
Angle Grinding
Pressurized Air Cylinder Safety and Use
MIG Setup, Safety and Use
Auto Darkening Face Masks and Welding Safety
Lap, Butt, and Tee Joints
Finishing

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Holiday Stained Glass Ornaments & Wine

Dec 17, 02:00 PM

Instructors:  Kenneth Spivey

Students will create stained glass ornaments while enjoying a festive glass (or two) of wine!
In this class, students will assemble pre cut glass into the designated ordainment of the week. The skills that are learned include how to foil your glass, fluxing, soldering, and attaching hardware.
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Intro to MIG Welding: Craft Projects

Dec 17, 02:00 PM

This 3 hour course covers the fundamentals of preparing and joining stock metal with MIG (Metal Inert Gas) welding while creating a personalized craft project. Three basic projects will be offered with the opportunity to customize your piece. Have steel you'd like to incorporate? Bring it with you!
Students will get hands on experience using an angle grinder for steel prep, and a MIG welder to create various joints. In addition students will learn proper safety and methods for tool setup, use, and breakdown.
Concepts and Tools Covered in This Course:
Stock Steel Prep
Adjustable Metal Clamps and Magnets
Angle Grinding
Pressurized Air Cylinder Safety and Use
MIG Setup, Safety and Use
Auto Darkening Face Masks and Welding Safety
A variety of joints based on the specific project.
Finishing
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Intro To Milling Metal

Jan 07, 10:30 AM

Instructors:  Jay Caudle

Students learn the tools and procedures for using a Milling Machine by machining a precision cube of aluminum.

Intro To Aluminum Sand Casting

Jan 21, 10:30 AM

Instructors:  Jay Caudle

An introductory course into the art of casting aluminum. Students learn the tools and procedures forpreparing and casting an item inaluminum.