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Welding 1

$450

with Joe Fountain

Calendar Oct 6, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

This course will include the basics of oxy-acetylene cutting, along with stick welding, most commonly done in industrial and commercial settings. Additionally, this course will include MIG and TIG welding, generally done on thinner material in a weld shop. The primary focus is on safety, along with other topics including identification of alloys, advantages and drawbacks of each welding type, and a general understanding of the welding arc. Students will be able to interpret and critique their own welds, making necessary adjustments to their machine or technique. The course will cover all joints and positions and students will be working with mild steel, stainless steel and aluminum. Students will learn basic terminology and techniques, including cutting steel with a torch and making bead welds with the most common types of stick welding (6010 & 7018). Students will gain the ability to critique and adjust their cuts and welds. The course will cover all joints and positions. Safety glasses, work boots, MIG or TIG gloves, welding shield, jeans and a cotton shirt are required for every class.

This class meets Wednesdays for 10 weeks. Tuition for this course is $450.  

Welding 1
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Welding 1

$450

with Joe Fountain

Calendar Oct 6, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

This course will include the basics of oxy-acetylene cutting, along with stick welding, most commonly done in industrial and commercial settings. Additionally, this course will include MIG and TIG welding, generally done on thinner material in a weld shop. The primary focus is on safety, along with other topics including identification of alloys, advantages and drawbacks of each welding type, and a general understanding of the welding arc. Students will be able to interpret and critique their own welds, making necessary adjustments to their machine or technique. The course will cover all joints and positions and students will be working with mild steel, stainless steel and aluminum. Students will learn basic terminology and techniques, including cutting steel with a torch and making bead welds with the most common types of stick welding (6010 & 7018). Students will gain the ability to critique and adjust their cuts and welds. The course will cover all joints and positions.  Safety glasses, work boots, MIG or TIG gloves, welding shield, jeans and a cotton shirt are required for every class.

This class meets Tuesdays for 10 weeks. Tuition for this course is $450.  

Drawing & Painting Pet Portraits, Horses, Wildlife and the Natural World:

$150

with Robert Butler

Calendar Oct 10, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 5 weeks

Throughout history, people have been inspired by the beauty of animals and the natural world. Join us as we learn the essential art techniques needed to render a variety of captivating animals and their habits. Students of all levels will gain confidence and expand their skills with classroom demonstrations and individual instruction.  Diagrams and charts will be provided.  Each student will create artwork based on the subject of their choice. Included: Mixing Natures' Color Palette, Animal Anatomy, Habitat Landscapes, Composition and more. A list of supplies needed will be emailed to students prior to the class. Robert Butler is known for his relaxed, efficient teaching style with artwork on display at the Smithsonian, on Science based television and in private collections worldwide.  This class will be 5 sessions.

Please note: For the Fall 2020 Session this course maybe taught remotely.





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