Metal Art – Welding

This course provides an introduction to welding techniques, including mig, tig, arc and plasma cutting. There is an emphasis on the craft skills required to create small to large scale sculptural work, and participants are asked to bring drawings or maquette’s of the art work they would like to work on during the week.

The course includes:

  • Health & Safety instruction
  • Demonstration of workshop equipment
  • Common materials

Sculptural working covering:

  • Oxy-Acetylene Welding
  • Oxy-Acetylene Brazing/Braze Welding/Texturising Techniques
  • Oxy-Acetylene cutting techniques
  • Plasma cutting techniques
  • Resistance Spot Welding
  • Basic sculpture techniques (Oxy-Acetylene Welding Process)

Please note that each session will be delivered from 10am-5pm with an hour lunch break, but some days may run over.

Course: Welding

Dates: Monday 1st August – Friday 5th August 2016

Duration: 5 days

Instructor: Bob Johnson

Level: Beginners+

Cost: £585 (residential),  £495 (non-residential)

For further information and to reserve a place please email arts@ssw.org.uk

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