Week of Events
This class introduces you to the new blacksmithing zone. We cover propane forge operation, zone safety, basic hand forging, and nail making. At the completion of the class, members will receive a key to access the forge and foundry building. Proper attire is natural fiber clothing such as cotton jeans and T-shirts. Cotton/polyester blend is…
This class will cover topics related to safe and correct operation of equipment within the woodworking area. This is the authorization class for the area and is required prior to using the equipment. Safe practices will be demonstrated and learned by a hands on approach in the context of taking rough lumber through the process of milling and operation of all equipment in the space. If you have previously paid and attended a wood authorization class then we encourage you to audit the class free of charge at any time.
This is the advanced class for authorization on the TIG Welder and Plasma Cutter.
You MUST have completed Welding 101 (Intro to MIG) or already feel very comfortable welding before taking this class. This is not an intro to the metal shop, but the next step focusing on beginning TIG.
We will spend a few minutes refreshing basic safety and area requirements, then we will go over the plasma cutter. We'll also learn how to set up the TIG machine and have shared welding time practicing technique.
Students are welcome bring their own PPE, shield and gloves if they have them, but this is NOT required- we have setups available to use