Metal Arts Studio Information
The metalsmithing program at MAC has classes for serious students and hobbyists alike to create beautiful jewelry, small hollowware and sculpture. In addition to workshops on various changing topics, classes are offered sequentially, allowing students to build their knowledge on firm foundations as they progress through the program.
The Metal Arts Studio is equipped with:
• Metal Clay/Enameling Kiln
• two Smith acetylene/air torches
• one oxy-acetylene little torch
• one oxy-acetylene melting torch
• centrifugal caster
• hydraulic press
• combination rolling mill
• dual-speed buffing arbor with dust collector
• drill press
• flex shafts
• 12″ shear
• metal hand tools
• metalsmithing/jewelry library
• vacuum table
• soldering ventilation system
Class prices cover tool use and basic supplies. Precious metals not included. Students are encouraged to purchase their own hand tools and supplemental supplies (e.g., silver, if the student wishes to work in that metal for a project), but it is not required. All sequential (6 weeks or more) metals class fees cover studio access. (Times to be announced).
After the first class, the portion of the class fee that covers materials and lab fee is not refundable.