Metal Fabrication for the Woodworker with Matt Burney April 15-19, 2019
$825 tuition, $135 material fee
*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
*Forming tubing and stock
*Survey of finishing options (patina, plating, powdercoat, etc.)
In this fast-paced one week course, students will receive instruction and get hands-on experience in a vast array of metal fabrication processes. Techniques covered will be oxy-acetylene welding/cutting/brazing/forging, plasma cutting, MIG and TIG welding, forming/bending/shaping sheet and stock, machining on a mill and lathe, material selection, and finishing options. Students will learn safe and effective cutting and drilling with the angle grinder, drill press and bandsaw. 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 fabricated pieces as a testament to their new skill set.
There is an annual, nonrefundable registration fee of $45.
This registration fee is not a part of the class fee and is not deducted from the final balance due. This is the financial binding that locks you into the class and starts the registration process. This fee does not apply to students who only take one single day workshop.