THE MEANS OF FURNITURE MAKING $445•Purchase required to enroll
Design and construction are deeply interrelated pursuits, and a deep understanding of the basic principles is an foundational element of good craft. This 6 Week class will introduce the fundamental tools and techniques needed to design and build furniture. In addition to learning the purpose and proper use of common hand and power tools, students will be introduced to observational drawing and simple drafting techniques that will provide a basis for the proper layout and design of their work.
During the course, participants will make their own marking and layout tools, learning principles of proportion, drafting, and the selection, use, and maintenance of both hand and power cutting tools. Proper shop safety and etiquette will be introduced and reinforced throughout the course. All supplies are included.
The course will be team-taught by group of local practitioners, including Cliff Spencer (www.alasaw.com), Aaron Lane (www.lanewoodworking.com), Seth Weizenecker (www.weizwoodfurniture.com), Shane Carter, & Bruce Lanier to provide a variety of different skill sets to this inaugural cohort.
This course will serve as a prerequisite to participation in subsequent learning opportunities in our Wood Shop.
Holiday Welding Workshop $85•Purchase required to enroll
GAS WELDING - Build a Candleabra Purchase required to enroll
Kids 12 & up welcome when signed up with an adult
Design and build a candelabra by welding the old way, with oxygen and acetylene. In this class you will learn from Julie Carpenter how to cut, shape, and weld steel rods into a three dimensional object.
supply fee - due at class time - determined by your design
Gas Welding Skills - Beginning - Intermediate $85•Purchase required to enroll
-Kids 12 & up are welcome, if signed up with an adult - exceptions made with teacher or staff approval
Come experience one of our most popular classes taught by the awesome metal artist Julie Carpenter. Learn to Weld the traditional way using an oxygen/acetylene fueled flame, while making an item to take home. Class size is kept small, 4 students max.
$80 tuition - due at enrollment
$5 materials fee - due at class time
*This class is a pre requisite for: Experienced Welders Night - Intermediate Welding Classes
Wire Welding Skills - Beginning - Intermediate $125•Purchase required to enroll
-Pre requisite: None - No experience required but Gas Welding Skills would be a good class to start with if you have any concerns about welding
-Kids only allowed with teacher or staff approval
Spend an evening learning the basics of wire, or MIG (metal inert gas) welding from Julie Carpenter. You will learn while creating something special to take home. This fast paced class is great for those curious about working with metal. Space is limited to 4 students. Participants are also allowed to bring in their own welders to use, just check with us concerning the electrical requirements. Class size is kept small, 4 person max.$125 - Tuition - due at registration + $25 supply fee included
*This class is a pre requisite: Experienced Welders Work Night
Experienced Welders Worknight $60 per class•A credit card is required to enroll but isn't charged until the time of service.
Join us for fun welding work nights supervised by the awesome Julie Carpenter. This night is intended people who have taken one of our welding classes and are eager to work more with metal. Julie Carpenter will be here to help students refine skills while students start or finish their own projects.
$60 - Supervised Shop Time
Materials Fee - Will be determined by your project
Holiday Hand Building Class $100•Purchase required to enroll
Wednesday Night Throwing Class From $34 per visit with Ceramics Class Pack: 3 classes pass•Purchase required to enroll
Saturday Throwing Class $30 per class•From $34 per visit with Ceramics Class Pack: 3 classes pass•Purchase required to enroll
Ceramics Skills: Family Editon From $34 per visit with Ceramics Class Pack: 3 classes pass•Purchase required to enroll
-Kids 10 and up welcomed, kids under 10 welcomed if signed up with an adult
Our class size is kept small (6 person max), giving you one-on-one time with our skilled instructors and the ability to explore both throwing and hand building techniques. The Ceramics Skills session runs for three or six weeks and we require a three class minimum. Supplies (up to 10lbs of clay, tools, and glazes) are included in the price of the class.Additional clay can be purchased for 1$ a pound. We use cone 5/6 clay in our studio, anything else brought in that is not cone 5/6 must be approved by one of our staff and clearly labeled. At the completion of three classes you can expect to have one to three items completed and ready for the last firing. Please note, you can use your three classes in our Saturday and Sunday afternoon and Wednesday evenings classes, so you can start a piece during one evening class, then attend another class time to get instruction and continue working on your project.
$100 - Ceramic Class Pack: 3 classes - due at time of purchase
*This class makes you eligible for a Ceramics Membership
Clay and Play - 3 & 4 year olds $225•Purchase required to enroll
Clay and Play is a clay class designed to encourage student to learn not only ceramic techniques but also concepts across curriculum trough play and fellowship. Students will improve their motor skills while they experiment building mazes, roller coasters, and buildings. Kids are encourage to create their own games and toys out of clay. This camp is for all levels of expertise. This class is for all levels of expertise. You may join the class at anytime. If enrolling after the official start date, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to pay a prorated rate.
$200 Tuition - due at enrollment
$25 Supply fee - due at enrollment
Clay and Play 3K - 3 graders $225•Purchase required to enroll
Clay and Play is a clay class designed to encourage student to learn not only ceramic techniques but also concepts across curriculum trough play and fellowship. Students will improve their motor skills while they experiment building mazes, roller coasters, and buildings. Kids are encourage to create their own games and toys out of clay. This camp is for all levels of expertise. You may join the class at anytime. If enrolling after the official start date, email us at email@example.com to pay a prorated rate.
$200 tuition - due at enrollment
$25 Supply fee - due at enrollment
Yellowhammer Creative Print School: Intro to Screen Printing $75•Purchase required to enroll
Learn the basic skills of screen printing in MAKEbhm's Print Lab from the talented folks at Yellowhammer Creative. This workshop provides you with a casual, fun introduction to the materials and processes you use to develop screen printed designs of your own. Each student will leave with their own screen printed t-shirt and poster.
$75 - supplies included
Intro to Traditional Stone Carving $440•Purchase required to enroll
Prerequisite - None, Beginner Class
Kids 12 & up welcome when signed up with an adult
In this four-day workshop participants will learn to carve soft alabaster while gaining the skills and knowledge necessary to carve a variety of different types of stone. Class time will include instruction in both age-old and modern techniques of using carving chisels, hammers, rasps and files. A great class for beginners to intermediate skill levels focusing on learning tools and techniques to create stone sculptures with plenty of hands on carving time. A supply list will be available upon registration.
$440 tuition - due at enrollment
$80 supply fee - due at class time - Your supply kit will be provided by your instructor and includes safety glasses, hammer & chisels, rasp and a medium-sized block of Alabaster (all of which will be yours to take home).
Polyurethane Mold Making Class Purchase required to enroll
Kids 12 & up are welcome if signed up with a parent, exception made with teacher approval
Come join us to learn how to build a polyurethane mold. Bring one of your favorite items that you have always wanted to duplicate, item must be symmetrical and smaller than a basketball.
$120 tuition - due at enrollment
$ Supply fee - to be determined - due at class time
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Event Space Rental
Event Space Rental - Conference Room No purchase required to enroll
Event Space- Screen Printing Room Purchase required to enroll
The Bici Bicycle Cooperative hosts an Open Shop Night twice a week for affordable, do-it-yourself bike maintenance, with mechanics and bike enthusiasts on staff to help teach the basics.