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Introduction to Brazing: JANUARY

Artisan's Asylum, Inc.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 7:00 PM - Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 9:30 PM (EST)

Introduction to Brazing: JANUARY

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This ticket grants admission to all sessions of Introduction to Brazing at Artisan's Asylum. It includes a $30 materials fee.
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Brazing is a uniquely useful metal joining process that allows for joining dissimilar metals and joining metals that could not otherwise be joined by welding. Learn about joint design, brazing technique, and practice joining dissimilar metals; join very thin steel (.010 thick!) to thick steel plates, and join thin walled steel tubes without welding. Even learn how to repair castings made from iron alloys with poor weldability!

Class Goals:

Students will learn:

  • How to join metals without welding
  • How to join (some) dissimilar metals
  • Safe operation of the oxygen/acetylene rig




I will provide materials including thin walled tubes, a small quantity of plate, shim stock, and castings. A $30 materials fee is included in the class price.

Paul Carson

Instructor Biography: 

Paul Carson is an engineer by training and metalworking enthusiast.  After years of making bicycle powered sculptures, a recumbent trike, gas powered bumper cars and other contraptions, he designed his own bicycle building process using the fixture and manufacturing process design skills he learned working as a manufacturing engineer.

Event Time:

Session 1: Tuesday, January 14th, 7PM - 9:30PM

Session 2: Tuesday, January 21st, 7PM - 9:30PM

Session 3: Tuesday, January 28th, 7PM - 9:30PM


REFUNDS: We offer full refunds for any class cancellations more than three days in advance of the class start date. After that point refunds are contingent upon the Asylum being able to fill the seat. No refunds whatsoever are offered for same-day cancellations. To request a refund for a class, please fill out this form.

CANCELLATIONS: Your class may be cancelled if too few people register. A decision will be made a few days before the class is scheduled to run, and you will be notified of the cancellation and your registration refunded in full.

Have questions about Introduction to Brazing: JANUARY? Contact Artisan's Asylum, Inc.

When & Where

Artisan's Asylum
10 Tyler Street
Somerville, 02143

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 7:00 PM - Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 9:30 PM (EST)

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Artisan's Asylum, Inc.

Artisan's Asylum is a 40,000 sq. ft. member-based non-profit community fabrication center located in Somerville MA, dedicated to making creativity a way of life. Our mission is to support and promote the teaching, learning and practicing of design & fabrication by offering:

* Shared design and fabrication tools and equipment in our various community workshops.

* A large range of publicly-accessible classes offered by local artisans.

* Various monthly membership structures allowing access to our facility. 

* On-site studio and storage rentals allowing members to create and store projects on-site.

* Hosting local craft-related events to help encourage DIY culture and community craftsmanship. 

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