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Blacksmithing

Hammer Time!
Instructor: Willow Zietman
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Dates: 09/10 – 09/11
Time: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Fundamentals of Blacksmithing
Instructor: Willow Zietman
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Dates: 09/19 – 11/14
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Forging For Your Home
Instructor: Carley Eisenberg
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Dates: 10/12 – 11/16
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Intermediate Blacksmithing : Tong Making
Instructor: Willow Zietman
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Dates: 10/15 – 10/16
Time: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Beginning Blacksmithing Workshop
Instructor: Nick Tomlin
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Dates: 10/29 – 10/30
Time: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Beginning Blacksmithing Workshop
Instructor: Nick Tomlin
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Dates: 11/05 – 11/06
Time: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm

Welding

Welding II: Oxy-Acetylene Welding
Instructor: Max Van Pelt
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Dates: 10/04 – 11/01
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Weekend Welding Workshop
Instructor: Elliot Berry
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Dates: 09/10 – 09/11
Time: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Weekend Welding Workshop
Instructor: Frank Barada
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Dates: 09/17 – 09/18
Time: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Weekend Welding Workshop
Instructor: Theresa Iafrate
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Dates: 09/24 – 09/25
Time: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Weekend Welding Workshop
Instructor: Geoff Hawley
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Dates: 10/01 – 10/02
Time: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Weekend Welding Workshop
Instructor: Nora Rabins
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Dates: 10/15 – 10/16
Time: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Weekend Welding Workshop
Instructor: Mike White
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Dates: 10/29 – 10/30
Time: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Weekend Welding Workshop
Instructor: Max Van Pelt
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Dates: 11/05 – 11/06
Time: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Weekend Welding Workshop
Instructor: Adam Morosky
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Dates: 11/12 – 11/13
Time: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Intro to Welding: Using Found Objects
Instructor: Nora Rabins
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Dates: 09/15 – 11/10
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Jewelry

Crafting Organic Jewelry
Instructor: Amie Plante
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Dates: 09/24 – 09/25
Time: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Jewelry: Intro to Wax Casting
Instructor: Amie Plante
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Dates: 10/04 – 10/25
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Jewelry Band Camp
Instructor: Alison Bruun
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Dates: 11/01 – 11/29
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Intro to Silversmithing: Raising Vessels and Cups
Instructor: Patrick McMillan
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Dates: 11/12 – 11/13
Time: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Introduction to Jewelry
Instructor: Alison Bruun
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Dates: 09/19 – 11/14
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Fixed Blade Knife Making
Instructor: Steven Lubecki
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Dates: 09/21 – 11/30
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Bezel Setting Workshop
Instructor: Corkie Bolton
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Dates: 10/06 – 11/03
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Stone Setting Intensive: Prong Settings
Instructor: Alison Bruun
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Dates: 11/19 – 11/20
Time: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Ring Making Workshop
Instructor: Amie Plante
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Dates: 12/03 – 12/04
Time: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm

Ceramics

Surface Design for the Ceramic Form
Instructor: Fredric Gorman
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Dates: 09/20 – 11/08
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Wheel Generated Form
Instructor: Margaret Fuller
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Dates: 09/21 – 11/09
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Serving Tray in a Day (Almost)
Instructor: Patti Barnatt
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Dates: 09/12 – 09/19
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Full Spectrum Handbuilding
Instructor: John Fazzino
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Dates: 09/22 – 11/10
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Handbuilt Day of the Dead Skulls
Instructor: Patti Barnatt
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Dates: 09/26 – 10/24
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm