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WLD1236: Art and Welding for Veterans Presented by Building Momentum

Building Momentum is hosting Art and Welding for TechShop Military Veterans (members and non-members) on February 19th! The class will take place at 5:30 pm for those who have not successfully completed the TIG welding SBU, and 7:00 pm for everyone has. Whether you want to learn to weld, create a sculpture, or just meet other TechShop veterans, Art and Welding is calling you! $30.00 for the SBU, $15.00 for the Art and Welding Materials

Prerequisite: Successful completion of the TIG Welding SBU to enroll in the 7:00 pm class.

Safety: Long pants and a long-sleeved shirt in natural fibers are required clothing in the Hot Shop. Always wear closed-toed shoes at TechShop.

To Register: Please call TechShop DCA to enroll. If you have not yet passed the TIG welding SBU please register for the 5:30 pm slot for $45.00. If you have successfully completed the TIG welding SBU please register for the 7:00 pm slot for $15.00.

Building Momentum: Our mission is to help all people, kids and adults, learn how to make exciting technologies. Through workshops, seminars, challenges, and training, we teach you everything from welding, programming Arduino microcontrollers, and using 3-D printers to make your dream DIY projects come true or to become an über prototyper! Meet Brad Halsey and Dr. Albert Vega at the Building Momentum Kick Off on February 12th!

1 session currently scheduled:
    Art and Welding for Veterans Presented by Building Momentum
(Presented by Building Momentum )
Thursday, 2/19/15 5:30 PM 2.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
CLASS FULL
   
WLD101: TIG Welding SBU

Welding is the process of fusing materials together.

Learn how to use the basic TIG (tungsten inert gas) welding equipment in this Safety and Basic Use (SBU) class. Get started creating quality weld beads on mild steel. While this class practices on thin steel, the TIG welder is capable of welding material up to 1/2” thick.

With extensive practice, TIG welding can be used with a wide variety of different metals, producing a very pure, precise, and attractive weld.

Project: No project; just guided practice with an instructor.

Prerequisites: None. However, successful completion of MTL103: Basic Metal Shop will provide access to the cutting and grinding tools needed for working with metal.

Equipment access: TIG welder

Minimum age: 12

Supervision requirements: During class, all 12- to 15-year-old students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who is also enrolled in the class.

When using the welder outside of class time, 12- to 15-year-old members must be accompanied and supervised by a parent or guardian who has passed the SBU.

Safety:
  • Mandatory: Closed-toed shoes made of natural fibers or leather, natural fiber or leather long sleeved shirt, natural fiber or leather long pants. Welding hood, gloves and jacket will beprovided by TechShop.

  • Advised: Leather welding jacket, leather welding pants, leather boots, respirator and hearing protection.


Once you take and successfully pass this class, you can use this equipment for your projects whenever you work at TechShop as a member!

5 sessions currently scheduled:
    TIG Welding SBU Wednesday, 2/4/15 6:00 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
CLASS FULL
    TIG Welding SBU Monday, 2/9/15 7:30 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
1 SEAT LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $55.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $70.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    TIG Welding SBU Wednesday, 2/18/15 7:00 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
CLASS FULL
    TIG Welding SBU Monday, 2/23/15 6:00 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $55.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $70.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    TIG Welding SBU Wednesday, 2/25/15 6:30 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
2 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $55.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $70.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WLD102: MIG Welding SBU

Welding is the process of fusing materials together. In this Safety and Basic Use (SBU) class, learn to use a basic metal inert gas (MIG) welder with solid wire and shielding gas to create quality weld beads on steel up to 1/2" thick. This semi-automatic method of welding (continuous consumable wire feed), also called GMAW (gas metal arc welding) and wire feed welding, offers versatility, speed, and quality. About as easy as welding gets, this is a great place for the beginner to start.

Project: Guided practice with an instructor

Prerequisites: None. However, MTL103: Basic Metal Shop is recommended.

Equipment access: MIG welder

Minimum age: 12

Supervision requirements: During class, all 12- to 15-year-old students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who is also enrolled in the class.

When using the welder outside of class time, 12- to 15-year-old members must be accompanied and supervised by a parent or guardian who has passed the SBU.

Safety:
  • Mandatory: Closed-toed shoes made of natural fibers or leather, natural fiber or leather long sleeved shirt, natural fiber or leather long pants. Welding hood, gloves and jacket will be provided by TechShop.

  • Advised: Leather welding jacket, leather welding pants, leather boots, respirator and hearing protection.


Once you take and successfully pass this class, you can use this equipment for your projects whenever you work at TechShop as a member!

4 sessions currently scheduled:
    MIG Welding SBU Saturday, 2/7/15 2:30 PM 2.0 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
CLASS FULL
    MIG Welding SBU Sunday, 2/8/15 1:30 PM 2.0 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
CLASS FULL
    MIG Welding SBU Saturday, 2/14/15 12:00 PM 2.0 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
CLASS FULL
    MIG Welding SBU Wednesday, 2/25/15 3:30 PM 2.0 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
2 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $55.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $70.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WLD201: TIG Welding 2 - Aluminum

After completing the TIG Safety and Basic Use (SBU) class, you can try your skills in a different material.

Aluminum has characteristics that require specific equipment setup, metal preparation and torch operation. In this class, you will practice specific joints and improve weld bead quality under the guidance of an instructor. Lap, butt, corner and fillet welds will all be discussed and individual students will perform at their own rates. Emphasis will be placed on visual inspection of welds and heat zone theory, so that you gain a better understanding of what a quality weld joint really looks like.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of the TIG Welding SBU.

Safety: Long pants and a long-sleeved shirt in natural fibers are required clothing in the Hot Shop. Always wear closed-toed shoes at TechShop.

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    TIG Welding 2 - Aluminum Friday, 2/6/15 7:00 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
CLASS FULL
    TIG Welding 2 - Aluminum Monday, 2/16/15 6:30 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $80.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $100.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.