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 WORKSHOPS (WKS)
 
   
WKS407: Intro to Electroluminescent Wire

Do you like to glow in the dark? Looking for a fun and easy way to jazz up your Everything but aren’t quite sure how?

Join us to learn the basics of our favorite glowing embellishment, the electroluminescent (EL) wire. In this workshop, you will learn how EL wire works, how to assemble a working length of it, how to attach it to clothing, and more.

Each student will assemble a short working length of EL wire, so bring your bag or pillow or something to handstitch your EL wire length to!

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Intro to Electroluminescent Wire
(Electroluminescent Wire)
Monday, 1/30/17 3:30 PM 2.0 Hours 7 SEATS TOTAL
5 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    Intro to Electroluminescent Wire
(Electroluminescent Wire)
Thursday, 2/16/17 4:30 PM 2.0 Hours 10 SEATS TOTAL
10 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WKS804: Make a Leather Wallet

I love the smell of laser burnt leather in the morning! How many times have you said that? Not many ... but how many times have you hunted for the ideal wallet? Too many!

In this workshop, you will learn how to design patterns and artwork on the computer, then cut your patterns and carve your artwork into leather with a laser. You will also learn leather sewing techniques and apply them to assemble your highly personalized wallet!

Please note: Workshops utilize TechShop’s equipment; all shop rules apply – unless you have passed our required safety courses (SBU's) your instructor will assist you on the equipment. This is not an SBU workshop – you must pass the appropriate Safety and Basic Use class to use TechShop's equipment unattended.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Make a Leather Wallet Sunday, 2/26/17 10:00 AM 2.0 Hours 8 SEATS TOTAL
8 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $59.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $69.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WKS469: Create a Metal Rose!

Join our Instructor for this 3-hour workshop and learn how to put together a rose made of 24 gauge steel. These make beautiful presents and will last a lifetime.

Project: Metal Rose

Prerequisites: None!

Safety: Closed-toed shoes are required.

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Create a Metal Rose! Friday, 2/10/17 6:00 PM 3.5 Hours 8 SEATS TOTAL
8 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $109.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $129.00, No Materials Fee
    Create a Metal Rose! Sunday, 2/19/17 3:00 PM 3.5 Hours 8 SEATS TOTAL
8 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $109.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $129.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WKS234: Building a Birdhouse!

Join expert Ray Fiddler in building a custom birdhouse in the Woodshop! Learn different designs and construction tactics with an emphasis on more advanced techniques. Learn how to use what Woodshop tools to use to create the parts, and techniques to assemble a birdhouse!

Project: Custom Birdhouse!

Prerequisits: WOD101 Woodshop SBU, WOD 102: Basic Handtools is recommended but not required

Safety
  • Mandatory: Closed-toed shoes, eye protection, short sleeves, face shield

  • Advisable: Hearing protection, particle filter, or dust mask


1 session currently scheduled:
    Building a Birdhouse! Saturday, 2/25/17 1:00 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $60.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $75.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.