Continuing Education Classes

Rough Cut and Set

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Metals
Summer 2018
Make stones, crystals, beach pebbles, slabs and tumbled stones into exciting jewelry with the use of metal and imagination. This is a course about bringing out the beauty of stones, and how ...

Around the Ring: Metal Design

Tuesday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Metals
Fall 2018
Rings are one of the most popular forms of jewelry: symbols of commitment, indicators of status or expressions of personal taste. In this class we will explore both history and contemporary ...

Forging: Cooking with Fire

Thursday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Metals
Fall 2018
This class will use the investigation of kitchen utensils as the basis for exploring the processes of forging and fabricating in steel and non-ferrous metals. Students will progress through ...

Small Scale Forging

Monday, Wednesday, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Metals
Summer 2018
Forging is the process of shaping metal using heat and hammering the metal usually on an anvil, but sometimes into specialized iron forms called swages or stakes until it takes the intended ...

Introduction to Knife Making

Saturday, Sunday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm, Metals
Summer 2018
Forging is the process of shaping metal using heat and hammering the metal on an anvil until it takes the intended shape. This class will use a project to give students the vocabulary of for...