Course Details
Price:
$240 2 seats left
Start Date:

Wed, Jul 28, 6:00pm - 8:00pm Eastern Time

Location:
Navy Yard, Brooklyn
Brooklyn Navy Yard, Bldg. #280 Studio #613
At Flushing Ave & Cumberland St Gate
New York, New York 11205
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Description
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 15 and older
Average Class Size: 2
Teacher: Michelle Greene

What you'll learn in this welding class:

What makes this Course Unique is that is is taught by an artist who has experience teaching both sculptors and welders. She is a Part-Time Associate Professor at Parsons School of Design, teaching Metal Fabrication. This class is an empowering experience for both beginners as well as people who have experienced welding in the past. The class is also unique because it will be "limited to 2 people".You will receive individual help. The Studio has a wall of open windows for excellent ventilation.

In this two-hour session you will become familiar with using a TIG machine. The focus will be technique. We will cover how to choose the right tungsten for the job, set the gauge, use the foot pedal, and weld. We will discuss the many advantages of TIG welding when setting up a shop. Tig welding is a popular method used in bicycle frames and motorcycles. 

Prerequisite

Gas welding or Mig welding or Arc Welding.

Note:  Safety is a priority. The torch and tools will be sanitized before each class. We will all wear masks. This is a common practice even when welding during normal conditions. Please bring your own mask to the class. Latex gloves are provided to wear under the welding gloves if you desire.

  • A Gate Pass will be emailed the day before the Welding session.
  • Wear cotton clothes that can get dirty. Do not wear clothes you care about. Long cotton pants or jeans with closed toe shoes and socks. Bring a cotton long sleeve sweatshirt. 
  • Welding gear, gloves, and welding hood are supplied and included with session. 

Note:

  • A Gate Pass will be emailed the day before the Welding session.
  • Wear clothes that can get dirty. Closed toe shoes with socks. Cotton long sleeve shirt or sweatshirt is good.
  • Welding gear, gloves, and goggles, all supplied and included with session.

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Refund Policy
Cancellation Policy: Since the class is limited to 2 people, cancellation must be made 14 days prior to session.

Refunds: If you cancel 14 days prior to class you can sign up for another time if available. Due to limited class size no refunds.

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All classes at this location

- Class is in a professional Metal Fabrication Studio. - If Driving, enter at The Flushing Ave, and Cumberland Gate. - First stop in Brooklyn by subway. There is a free Navy Yard shuttle that stops by both the F and A train in Dumbo. It comes every 10 minutes and will let you off by Building #280

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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:00pm - 8:00pm Eastern Time Michelle Greene 1 $240

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Hi, do you need any previous training for this class?
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Hey there! The student should at least have taken Gas welding or Mig welding or Arc Welding. Hope this helps!
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Reviews of Classes at Michelle Greene Sculpture (46)

(46 Reviews)
Introduction to Tig
Reviewed by Scott R. on 6/29/2021
The class was exactly what I was hoping for. Michelle started the session by explaining the most important aspects of how welding works and and basics on how to setup the machine. We proceeded to do a number of different types of welds with materials of the same and different thicknesses. At the end I put together some scraps of metal to make something fun or useful. I choose fun. Today I showed it to a friend who welds and he said the welds were really smooth - he was impressed. The outcome of the class was more than expected. I feel confident enough to do a bit of welding on may own but with a friend nearby just in case. The challenges were different than what I expected. Happily so.
Introduction to Tig
Reviewed by Anthony on 1/24/2021
I never welded before and this class was great for beginners even though TIG is an advanced technique. Michelle walked us through setups and we spent most of our time welding with both steel and aluminum. The class was really informative, hands on, and a lot of fun. I will definitely take another.
Introduction to Tig
Reviewed by Rubes on 1/9/2021
Really enjoyed the energy and pace of the class. Doing a small 2 student group allowed for more a hands on time while still being able to observe another beginner at work. Michelle is very knowledgeable, a great instructor! I highly recommend all of her courses.
Introduction to Tig
Reviewed by Johan Svala on 12/18/2020
Michelle is a great teacher and kept us busy for the two hours learning heaps! Very hands on with world class instruction right when you need it. Great experience. Johan
Introduction to Tig
Reviewed by Dylan on 10/2/2020
Excellent experience. Michelle knew exactly what she was doing and my girlfriend and I had a blast. We also were thrilled that we were able to make some unique things of our own and take them home. Some of the best 2 hours I’ve spent in a very long time. Would absolutely recommend
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