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ART: Sunday Youth Studio

Who: 8–17 year olds

What: Sunday Youth Studio

Where: TechShop Prototyping Studio

When: Final Sunday of every month, noon–4PM

Sunday Youth Studio is your chance to experiment using our laser cutters, 3D printers, and modelling software to make your dreams come true! Studio time is available for youth ages 8–17, and parents are welcome to participate alongside their children at no additional cost. Our skilled Youth Educators will also be on hand to guide students through the engineering design process.

Cost includes materials. Students will not be cleared to use the laser cutters and 3D printers on their own. Minimum enrollment 2 students for class to run.

3 sessions currently scheduled:
    Sunday Youth Studio Sunday, 1/29/17 12:00 PM 4.0 Hours 9 SEATS TOTAL
9 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $60.00, No Materials Fee
    Sunday Youth Studio Sunday, 2/26/17 12:00 PM 4.0 Hours 9 SEATS TOTAL
9 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $60.00, No Materials Fee
    Sunday Youth Studio Sunday, 3/26/17 12:00 PM 4.0 Hours 9 SEATS TOTAL
9 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $60.00, No Materials Fee
   
ART727: Leatherworking Basics - Create a Leather Key Fob

In this workshop, you’ll learn fundamental skills for working with leather and walk away with a key chain fob that you made yourself!

We’ll cover everything from pattern tracing and leather cutting to embossing designs using traditional tools. There will be eight designs to choose from, all of which will give you practice using a wide range of leather tooling techniques. While, yes, in this workshop we’ll be making something cool, a lot of emphasis will be put on practicing technique with some of the more specialized leather crafting tools. Swivel knife and stamping tools in particular are the focus of tools that you’ll be practicing with.

At the end of this workshop, you’ll have experience with pattern transferring, swivel knife work, how to properly case leather for tooling, tooling (stamping) designs, edge finishing and dressing, hardware setting and care of tools.

Please bring a USB flash drive if you’d like an .svg file of all the patterns offered in the class and the swivel knife practice worksheets.

Prerequisites: None, but you should be comfortable with the laser cutters and the woodshop tools.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Leatherworking Basics - Create a Leather Key Fob Sunday, 12/11/16 1:00 PM 2.0 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
2 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $60.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $75.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.