Students will learn welding techniques in mild steel, aluminum, stainless steel, and plasma cutting. Learn Mig (wire feed) and Tig (tungsten Inert Gas) welding, as well as the basics of welding equipment set-up, maintenance, and safety procedures. All welding materials furnished. Bring leather gloves, wear long pants and good safety shoes. No flip flops or tennis shoes! Class meets three times - Saturday & Sunday and followed by another Saturday .....ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORS: Bill Coleman is the owner of Arc Angels, Inc. and the Institute for Creative Arts with over 50 years in metal fabrication. Bill holds a US Patent from inventing an aluminum guard railing system. His metal creations are installed throughout the United States. Dale Tucker is a metal fabricator and business owner for over 50 years. He is an expert welder and instructor in "Mig & Tig" welding.
This is a 4 day workshop.
The focus of this 12-hour, 4-meeting (3 hours per meeting), workshop is for students to learn basic metalworking skills including MIG and Oxy Acetylene welding. Demonstrations include how to cut metal using a cut off wheel and shear and the use of various bending techniques including slip roller, brake and torch bending . Students will learn “hands on” as they work on individual sculpture projects. Students should come with safely glasses, leather gloves, long pants, cotton shirts and closed toe shoes. Students must be 16 years of age or older. All tools and materials included. ***The Institute for Creative Arts is located at 968 Douglas Ave, Dunedin.