Discover the fascinating world of metalwork and create beautiful metal roses in this immersive and hands-on workshop. This class will take you on a journey of creativity and craftsmanship. You’ll learn to transform raw metal into intricate and lifelike roses using pre-cut patterns as your starting point. Begin your metalworking adventure by understanding the fundamentals of blacksmithing, including tools, materials, and safety protocols.
Discover the magic of heating metal to its malleable state and using a hammer to shape it, developing the skill of controlling the metal’s temperature to achieve the desired form. Use Metal Inert Gas (MIG) welding, crucial for assembling the various components of your metal rose. Add fine details and finishing touches, such as texturing the petals, creating realistic curves, and giving your rose a lifelike appearance. While pre-cut patterns are provided, you’ll have the opportunity to add your personal touch to your metal rose by exploring different design elements. Gain a strong understanding of workshop safety, including proper attire, tool usage, and safety procedures to ensure a secure and enjoyable crafting experience.
Join us and bring your own metal rose to life!
There are no prerequisites for this class however, the environment is HOT and loud. The project is manual labour intensive. The class runs 3 hours with a 30 minute break. Some level of stamina will be required. Closed toe shoes (leather work boots recommended), Cotton Shirt, and Jeans are recommended. Hand and Eye protection will be provided. NO SYNTHETIC FIBRES, NO LOOSE HAIR OR CLOTHING! FACE MASKS ARE OPTIONAL BUT RECOMMENDED. IF YOU REQUIRE ACCOMMODATIONS, CONTACT [email protected] BEFORE PURCHASING YOUR TICKET. WE WILL DO OUR BEST TO HOST YOU.
DUE TO THE HIGH DEMAND OF THIS CLASS, REFUNDS WILL ONLY BE GIVEN IF YOU EMAIL [email protected] WITH MORE THAN 72 HOURS REMAINING UNTIL THE CLASS. ALL OTHER REQUESTS WILL BE DEALT WITH AT THE INSTRUCTORS DISCRETION.