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Welding for Beginners
Ever wanted to know how to join two pieces of metal together? Create a cool sculpture or piece of furniture? Or just wanted to wear the cool mask? Welding for Beginners is for you.
Beginners learn basic stick and mig welding of mild steel, on both older and new style machines. The class will learn all the basic welding techniques required to work on small construction and art projects. Also, the many traps in buying your own machine will be discussed.
About Phil Warnecke
A handyman by trade, Phil has been welding for over 40 years, mainly cars, but also household projects like gates, fences, posts and beams. Over the years, he has taught basic welding leisure classes to novices, but the escalating prices for machines, gas, and even steel has almost stopped hobby welding courses.
New inverter technology has made the machines lighter, smaller, cheaper, and provides a more stable arc, making them easier to use. So home welding is affordable again, and Phil is leading the charge.
- Basic stick and mig welding of mild steel
- Basic welding techniques required to work on small construction and art projects
- The many traps in buying your own machine
- Welders & consumables
- Steel off cuts to practice on
- Welding helmets and gloves are provided
- Students to wear solid leather boots (not sneakers), preferably steel toed
Yes- please adhere or you may not be able to participate for safety reasons! 100% cotton long sleeved, collared shirts and long cotton trousers as sparks can cause synthetic clothes to burn. Plus shoes as mentioned above
Absolute beginners are welcome. Pregnant women or people with electrical implants should not take this class.
Work-Shop requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. Refunds and transfers will not be processed if cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the event commencing. If you do miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. For cancellations prior to the 48 hour cut off, email email@example.com to organise a refund or transfer.
We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes, however, let’s face it… sometimes shit happens! Most of our classes must have a minimum of 5 participants before we can put them on. In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.
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- Any physical injuries sustained as a result of participating in any class or event organised by Work-Shop.
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Work-Shop requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. If you miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to organise a refund.
We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes. Most of our classes must have a minimum of 5 participants before we can put them on. In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.