Metal Fabrication for the Woodworker: Hardware Focus with Matt Burney May 18-22, 2020


$825 tuition + $245 materials

Key Points:
*Material selection and layout
*Precision cutting, drilling, and machining with mill/lathe
*MIG welding basics and skill development
*Manual and CNC Plasma and oxy-acetylene torch skills
*TIG welding basics and skill development
*Abrasive selection and blending welds/joints
*Fabrication with tubing, sheet, and solid stock
*Survey of finishing options (patina, plating, powdercoat, etc.)

Sold Out. Please Call Paula at 317-535-4013 to be added to the waiting list.


In this fast-paced course, students will receive instruction and hands-on experience in a vast array of metal fabrication processes. Techniques covered will be MIG and TIG welding, manual and CNC plasma cutting, machining on a mill and lathe, oxy-acetylene cutting and brazing, bending and shaping, material selection, and finishing options. Students will learn safe and effective use of the angle grinder, drill press, bandsaw and many other specialty tools. Emphasis will be placed on MIG welding technique, priceless tricks of the trade, and safety. Students will leave with the confidence to add custom metalwork to their next wood project, and some custom hardware as a testament to their new skill set.