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Fun with Metal - Nov 2012 Welding Class

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Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 10:00 AM (CST)

Fun with Metal - Nov 2012 Welding Class

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This class will introduce some of the basic skills of welding to a complete beginner. We will talk about technique, prepping for welding, and most importantly safety. This will be a 2 session class lasting ~4 hours for each class.

Class Dates: Saturday November 10th and November 17th from 10am to 2:30pm.

The welding class will include the following:

  • Metal Inert Gas / Gas Metal Arc Welding / Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (MIG / GMAW / TIG & GTAW)
  • Wire feed welding, Tungsten Welding, Plasma Cutting
  • Basic skills, Safety
  • Grinding, Chopping, Plasma Cutting, etc.
  • Personal Protective Equipment

Day 1: Intro, cover basic technique, review safety (PPE), lay a bead of weld down. Review push/pull welding methods, holding MIG gun and begin welding stuff together. We will review weld penetrations, technique, etc.
Day 2: TIG Welding & Plasma Cutting, and Welding Practice / Project Day

Important safety info:
Wear comfortable clothing that is ideally cotton/cotton blend and flame resistant. There is a potential for your clothing to get damaged. We will provide protective eyewear/welding mask, and welding gloves. If needed, a welding jacket may be avaiable.


Pre-payment is required, no walk-ins, sorry. All payment is via paypal, and you must register for this class using eventbrite. Once this class is complete, you will be able to use the MIG welders at the hack factory if you're a paying member. Payment will not be refunded once the class has started.

Where does my money go? It goes directly to the TC Maker/Hack Factory. This helps pay for maintenance, materials, and keeping our doors open for you!

For more info email dave at drstrangelove dot net.

There is a waiting list included with these tickets. If you don’t get in on this class we will put you in the queue for the next one. Or if there are cancelations we will give you 24 hours to respond and register.

Instructors: David Bryan

This should be a fun time for all, we hope to see you soon!



dave at drstrangelove [dot] net

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When & Where

Hack Factory
3119 E 26th St
Minneapolis, MN 55406

Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 10:00 AM (CST)

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