Madagascar Institute Classes, New York

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TIG allows the learner to see exactly what is going on as a weld is executed, up close and without being showered in splatter. This class is being offered to anyone willing to find out the hard way that 'metal gets hot when you weld it'.TIG is the welding method used for the most technical and demanding welding applications done, from aerospace to

$60

This two hour class, which should be a pre-requisite for most Madagascar Institute classes, will teach you the basics of how to effectively prepare materials using our equipment. You’ll learn to send sparks flying with grinders and cutters, make ridiculous amount of noise and smoke out the other artisans in the shop. Oh, and there are safety tip

$40

Impress your friends, your older brother, and that cute bartender with your tough new skill. This 3 hour introductory class focuses on the hands-on experience of welding. MIG welding is the handy hot glue, do-all, kind of welding. All sorts of people have come thru Madagascar Institute knowing nothing about a shop and have become capable metal wor

$60

This 3-hour introductory welding class will teach you the very basics of MIG welding and familiarize you with the tools you’ll need to finish a project–the bench and angle grinder, the chop saw, etc. MIG welding is the handy hot glue do-all kind of welding, the primary kind of welding used in making traincars, art, cranes, etc.  All sorts

$60

Students will be allowed to see exactly what is going on as a weld is executed up close and personal without being showered with splatter. TIG is the new MIG. Well, maybe or maybe not, but it IS our most in-demand class. So come down to our shop and see for yourself. In the past we have kept this class as an experienced welder-only class, partly be

$60

Students will learn to make candle holders, or your adaptation of one. Give your loved one something heavier then a piece of coal. Now that you have learned to weld come hone your skills or learn some new ones. We will be working with patinas, the mig welder, and plasma cutter. Some experience preferred, but not necessary.

$40

Students will learn to create free-form amorphous mobiles similar to those by Alex Calder out of wire and tin suitable for everyone on your gift list from infant to adult. Learn to create free-form amorphous mobiles similar to those by Alex Calder out of wire and tin suitable for everyone on your gift list from infant to adult. Make them as

$45

This 3-hour introductory welding class will teach you the very basics of MIG welding and familiarize you with the tools you’ll need to finish a project–the bench and angle grinder, the chop saw, etc. MIG welding is the handy hot glue do-all kind of welding, the primary kind of welding used in making traincars, art, cranes, etc.  All sorts

$60

This quick and dirty-Mada style etching class will teach you how to to etch steel or brass plate using common household materials, and leave with the knowledge to do this yourself at home, and a piece that looks like it was made with complicated, traditional etching materials. You will be using a print transfer or a silkscreened image to make

$60

In this all day mig/tig combo class, visiting artstar Jim Tensen will walk you through everything you need to successfully learn to weld. First, you'll learn about the MIG machine: how the welder works, all about shielding gasses and general safety, then you'll move on to tacks, butt joints, fillet welds, etc.. Finally, Jim will show you how to vis

$125

Learn about adjusting the voltage, welding positions, traveling with the gun, fillet welds, butt joints, tips on welding different thicknesses of metal, vertical and overhead welding, or whatever you need to know to help you on your way to becoming a competant welder. MIG welding is the handy hot glue do-all kind of welding, the primary

$60

Come down to our shop and see for yourself how fun it is to be able to make slow, nice welds, with Jim, the newest member of our teaching team. TIG is the new MIG.  The coolest thing about TIG welding is that TIG allows the welder to see exactly what is going on as a weld is executed, up close and personal, without being sh

$60

This 3-hour introductory welding class will teach you the very basics of MIG welding and familiarize you with the tools you’ll need to finish a project–the bench and angle grinder, the chop saw, etc. MIG welding is the handy hot glue do-all kind of welding, the primary kind of welding used in making traincars, art, cranes, etc. All sorts of pe

$60

Learn to use EL wire to make light-up clothing and accessories in this hands-on workshop with Becky Stern, director of wearable electronics at Adafruit Industries. Bring a bag, stiff hat, jacket, pair of shoes, or other item to adorn with EL wire. Each student will receive an EL starter pack from Adafruit plus extra goodies. Tools, sewing

$115

Come down to our shop and see for yourself how fun it is to be able to make slow, nice welds, with Hackett. TIG is the new MIG.  The coolest thing about TIG welding is that TIG allows the welder to see exactly what is going on as a weld is executed, up close and personal, without being showered in splatter. Plus you don't h

$60