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Blacksmithing

Forge Your Own Bottle Opener: A Beginners Workshop
Instructor: John Harvey
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Dates: 08/07 – 08/07
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Fundamentals of Blacksmithing
Instructor: Willow Zietman
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Dates: 09/10 – 11/05
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Advanced Blacksmithing: Viking Wood-Axe Making
Instructor: Willow Zietman
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Dates: 09/26 – 11/07
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Blacksmithing A Simple Knife
Instructor: Willow Zietman
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Dates: 08/11 – 08/12
Time: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm

Welding

Intro to Welding: Using Found Objects
Instructor: Nora Rabins
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Dates: 09/18 – 11/06
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Weekend Welding Workshop
Instructor: Nora Rabins
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Dates: 07/21 – 07/22
Time: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Weekend Welding Workshop
Instructor: Mike White
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Dates: 08/04 – 08/05
Time: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Weekend Welding Workshop
Instructor: Geoff Hawley
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Dates: 08/11 – 08/12
Time: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Weekend Welding Workshop
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Dates: 09/08 – 09/09
Time: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Weekend Welding Workshop
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Dates: 09/22 – 09/23
Time: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Weekend Welding Workshop
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Dates: 09/29 – 09/30
Time: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Weekend Welding Workshop
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Dates: 10/13 – 10/14
Time: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Weekend Welding Workshop
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Dates: 11/03 – 11/04
Time: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm

Jewelry

Crafting Organic Jewelry
Instructor: Amie Plante
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Dates: 11/03 – 11/04
Time: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Intro to Silversmithing: Raising Vessels and Cups
Instructor: Patrick McMillan
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Dates: 08/04 – 08/05
Time: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Introduction to Jewelry
Instructor: Alison Bruun
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Dates: 09/10 – 11/05
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Fixed Blade Knife Making
Instructor: Steven Lubecki
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Dates: 09/12 – 11/14
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Jewelry II: Guided Practice and Open Studios
Instructor: Alison Bruun
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Dates: 09/13 – 11/08
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Ring Making Workshop
Instructor: Amie Plante
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Dates: 09/22 – 09/23
Time: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm

Ceramics

Earth to Table: Making Dinnerware
Instructor: Fredric Gorman
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Dates: 09/10 – 11/05
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Serving Tray in a Day (Almost)
Instructor: Patti Barnatt
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Dates: 09/13 – 09/27
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Handbuilt Day of the Dead Skulls
Instructor: Patti Barnatt
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Dates: 10/04 – 10/25
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Ceramics III: Intro to Clay Formulation and Glaze Calc
Instructor: Jane Dillon
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Dates: 09/12 – 10/31
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Ceramics II: Go Big or Go Home!
Instructor: Danika Notar
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Dates: 09/20 – 11/08
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm