May Welding Class 2010
Saturday, May 15, 2010 at 10:00 AM (CDT)
This class will introduce some of the basic features of welding to a complete beginer. We will talk about technique, preping for welding, and most importantly safety. This will be a 2 session class lasting 3 hours each session, starting on May 15th@10am.
The welding class will include the following:
- Metal Inert Gas / Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG / GMAW)
- Wirefeed welding
- 1 day for open session/projects
- Basic skills
- Grinding, chopping, etc.
- Personal Protective Equipment
5/15 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.
5/22 Day 2: Welding Practice / Project Day
Important saftey info:
Wear comfortable clothing that is ideally cotton and flame resistant. There is a potential for your clothing to get damaged. We will provide a welding coat if possible, protective eyewear/welding mask, and welding gloves.
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 Miller welder at the hack factory if you're a TC Maker 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 maintance, materials, and keeping our doors
open for you!
For more info email dave at drstrangelove dot net.
If this class is popular we will continue to run these as much as possible. 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: Eric Veldey and David Bryan
Eric does welding for a living as a day job, and has tremendous skills! David picked this up just over a year ago and has been having fun since making art.
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