Upcoming Sculpture/Blacksmithing Classes

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Ceramics/Sculpture Department

Brian Davis

Brian Davis

Brian Davis

Brian Davis

Instructor: Brian Davis
GONE WITH THE WIND –
STEEL WEATHER VANES

March 19–21, 2016 (Saturday–Monday, 9:30am–4:30pm)
SP16SC701
All levels


This class is no longer available for registration. For more information, please call the Mendocino Art Center Registrar:
707 937-5818, ext. 10 or toll-free 800 653-3328, ext. 10

 

CLASS DESCRIPTION
You will be learn to use a Plasma Cutter, Grinder, Scroll Bender and MIG welder to tack weld.

Step 1: Draw out your weather vane top (rooster, shooting star, ship, barn) Arrow tip end and N, S, E, and W letters and cut them out of an plate of steel with a Plasma Cutter.

Step 2: Clean up all the parts you cut out and sand down the ruff edges. 
Step 3: Bend all your scrolls to around the same size and shape.   
Step 4: Assemble all your parts with the MIG welder.

Everyone is welcome you don’t need prior experience with the tools. You just can’t be scared by sparks and be willing to give it a try.


ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
BRIAN DAVIS is from the Big Island of Hawaii and has been living in Mendocino the last six years. He is a welder and fabricator with 15 years experience, and has been an artist his entire life.

 

TUITION & FEES
Current MAC Members: $405
Non-members: $450 plus a $25 non-member registration fee

There is a registration fee of $25 for each class for non-members. Current Mendocino Art Center members do not pay a registration fee and may take 10% off each class registration. The discount is reflected in the prices above. Not a member yet? You may sign up below.
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Instructor materials fee: $42
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