A weather appropriate class--we'll make it hot in December by learning a few welding basics. :-)
$30 for non-members
$10 for Makelab Charleston Members (covers materials costs)
Payment options include check, cash, or Paypal. Checks made out to Makelab Charleston may be mailed to or dropped off at 3955 Christopher Ave, North Charleston, SC 29405. We will have a Paypal link on our website class announcement available soon. You may also pay when you arrive at class.
If you need metal stuck together, there is no quicker path than using a stick welder.
Makelab Charleston will use a Lincoln AC-235 ARC Welder to teach you the basic principles of stick welding. You won’t be able to weld a bridge, skyscraper, or engine mount to a car frame after taking this class. But you will be able to weld 3/16" steel bars, which is thick enough to make furniture, wrought iron gates, and very bad art. The beauty of stick welders is they are light and portable. And when you get to wherever you are going, you can use an assortment of different sticks for different metals. Plus you don’t even have to carry around a tank of compressed shielding gas.
If you sign up for this intro to welding class, you will have a chance to learn from a peer instructor about the safety standards and best practices. Bring your own mask and solder sticks, if you have them.
Welding and other activities can be dangerous, and this introductory workshop is not a substitute for a professional training course.
The information provided in this workshop event has not been audited by professional welders or any other certificating body. So it may contain errors. Information provided at the event is opinion only and should not be taken as fact.
It is your responsibility to verify the accuracy of any information you access before acting upon it. If you attend this event, you must use common sense to avoid injury and all risk is your own responsibility.