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Metalworks  

Recently, metalworking skills are seeing a resurgence. If you are interested in welding and blacksmithing, then this is the place for you.


All classes are 'graded' as complete/incomplete at the discretion of the instructor based on the student's attendance and participation.

 

Artistic Plasma Cutting $164.00
Instructor: Doug Zander, Jason Garneau Section: F1913
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Additional Information: Class meets 12-4 pm on Sunday, 9/22.
Date(s):
9/21/2019 - 9/22/2019
Times:
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Su Sa
# of Days:
2
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, T318 - Welding Shop
Course Materials/Supplies: 
Course Outline:
  • Draw several designs and sketches
  • Transfer sketches and drawings to sheet of metal
  • Cut out drawings with plasma torch
  • Grind both sides so the pieces are smooth and free of any dross or debris
  • Light torch and set proper flame to patina the pieces to students liking
  • Spray the pieces with a clear coat to keep it from rusting
 

Blacksmithing: Basics & Beyond $159.00
Instructor: John Stuker Section: F1903
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
12/7/2019 - 12/8/2019
Times:
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Su Sa
# of Days:
2
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, T318 - Welding Shop
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Creative Welding $159.00
Instructor: Joel Sims Section: F1918
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
10/19/2019 - 10/20/2019
Times:
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Su Sa
# of Days:
2
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, T318 - Welding Shop
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Course Outline: Day one.
8:00am- welcome and safety in the shop.
8:30 am – Cutting material oxy fuel torches & plasma
9:00 am – Cut material in shop
9:30 am – Tin can art
10:00 am- cut out roses
10:30 am – base plate rough edge
12:00 pm – lunch
12:45 PM –Discussion on tools & bending
1:30 pm – construct rose.
4:30 pm clean up.

Day Two
8:00 am follow up on Saturday
9:00 construct project of choice.