Students will learn welding techniques in mild steel and aluminum. 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. Please note this course teaches techniques only; students will not be completing a personal project.
Students must be 16 or older. 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.
This workshop meets on a Saturday, Sunday, and the following Saturday. Students will learn how to start and maintain a forge fire, and learn how to heat treat metal to create a knife by anvil and hammer. All tools and materials included. Students must be 16 years of age or older. Students should come with safety glasses, leather gloves, long pants, cotton shirts and sturdy closed toe shoes.
*Institute for Creative Arts is located at 968 Douglas Ave, Dunedin.