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Sunday

Figure Sculpture Workshop

Times:
- Sunday at 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Fee: $200 for 8 weeks

In this multi-level class students will learn to master the classical figure sculpture technique from a live model. We will cover the use of clay tools, clay body chemistry, basic armature construction, anatomy, and clay hollowing and firing technique.

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Forging, Knife and Sword Making

Instructors: Michael Bennett & Chris Mayor
Times:
- Monday at 7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
- Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
- Saturday at 12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
- Sunday at 12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Fee: $400 for 16 weeks, $285 for 10 weeks

Learn the sacred craft of forging functional blades out of steel. In this class students will learn how to design and forge knives and swords as well as designing and making ornate hilts and scabbards. Skills learned in this class include forging technique, tempering, gas and coke forge operations, and surfacing techniques.

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Monday

Forging, Knife and Sword Making

Instructors: Michael Bennett & Chris Mayor
Times:
- Monday at 7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
- Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
- Saturday at 12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
- Sunday at 12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Fee: $400 for 16 weeks, $285 for 10 weeks

Learn the sacred craft of forging functional blades out of steel. In this class students will learn how to design and forge knives and swords as well as designing and making ornate hilts and scabbards. Skills learned in this class include forging technique, tempering, gas and coke forge operations, and surfacing techniques.

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Wednesday

Bronze Casting and Mold Making

Instructors: Michael Bennett
Times:
- Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
- Saturday at 3:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Fee: $400 for 16 weeks, $285 for 10 weeks

This class is designed to familiarize students with the basics of lost wax casting process. Depending on the project students will learn wax casting and working technique, gating and venting, ceramic shell and investment molding techniques. Students will be required to complete at least 3 finished projects.

Repetition of this class will provide more advanced foundry education.

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Metal Sculpture Studio

Times:
- Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
- Saturday at 12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Fee: $400 for 16 weeks, $285 for 10 weeks

This class focuses on how to work sculptural concepts from the drawing board to the scale model stage of construction. Students will be expected to keep a sketchbook of ideas which will be critiqued and refined at each class session. Students will learn basic metal fabrication technique.

Repetition of this class extends to deal with fabrication of large scale metal sculpture from models or free-form. Students will learn advanced metal fabrication technique, gas forging, acetylene welding, and gas and arc welding techniques as well as brazing and chasing techniques.

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Metal Furniture Studio

Instructors: Michael Bennett
Times:
- Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
- Saturday at 12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Fee: $400 for 16 weeks, $285 for 10 weeks

Students will learn how to design and create basic table top furnishings in metal using basic techniques of metal fabrication and brazing.

Repetition of this class will provide more advanced metal-working lessons.

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Forging, Knife and Sword Making

Instructors: Michael Bennett & Chris Mayor
Times:
- Monday at 7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
- Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
- Saturday at 12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
- Sunday at 12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Fee: $400 for 16 weeks, $285 for 10 weeks

Learn the sacred craft of forging functional blades out of steel. In this class students will learn how to design and forge knives and swords as well as designing and making ornate hilts and scabbards. Skills learned in this class include forging technique, tempering, gas and coke forge operations, and surfacing techniques.

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Saturday

Bronze Casting and Mold Making

Instructors: Michael Bennett
Times:
- Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
- Saturday at 3:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Fee: $400 for 16 weeks, $285 for 10 weeks

This class is designed to familiarize students with the basics of lost wax casting process. Depending on the project students will learn wax casting and working technique, gating and venting, ceramic shell and investment molding techniques. Students will be required to complete at least 3 finished projects.

Repetition of this class will provide more advanced foundry education.

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Metal Sculpture Studio

Times:
- Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
- Saturday at 12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Fee: $400 for 16 weeks, $285 for 10 weeks

This class focuses on how to work sculptural concepts from the drawing board to the scale model stage of construction. Students will be expected to keep a sketchbook of ideas which will be critiqued and refined at each class session. Students will learn basic metal fabrication technique.

Repetition of this class extends to deal with fabrication of large scale metal sculpture from models or free-form. Students will learn advanced metal fabrication technique, gas forging, acetylene welding, and gas and arc welding techniques as well as brazing and chasing techniques.

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Metal Furniture Studio

Instructors: Michael Bennett
Times:
- Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
- Saturday at 12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Fee: $400 for 16 weeks, $285 for 10 weeks

Students will learn how to design and create basic table top furnishings in metal using basic techniques of metal fabrication and brazing.

Repetition of this class will provide more advanced metal-working lessons.

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Forging, Knife and Sword Making

Instructors: Michael Bennett & Chris Mayor
Times:
- Monday at 7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
- Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
- Saturday at 12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
- Sunday at 12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Fee: $400 for 16 weeks, $285 for 10 weeks

Learn the sacred craft of forging functional blades out of steel. In this class students will learn how to design and forge knives and swords as well as designing and making ornate hilts and scabbards. Skills learned in this class include forging technique, tempering, gas and coke forge operations, and surfacing techniques.

Register Now