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September 2018

JP Open Studios and Sandcasting

September 22 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$20

JP Open Studios is September 22nd and 23rd from 11am-6pm! Local artists will be showcasing and selling their work here at Stonybrook! We will also be selling "scratch blocks" that we'll cast aluminum into that same day. A scratch block is a small resin-bonded sand mold you can carve any design into. Once finished, we'll pour molten aluminum into your scratch block and you'll have a unique aluminum tile of your making to bring home! Scratch blocks are available for…

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8-Week Welding Class

September 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$685

9/24-11/19 An overview covering gas welding, electric arc welding including stick and MIG processes. Students learn techniques and make at least one piece. Learn shop safety, hand tools, equipment, cutting and methods for finishing. Great foundation for welding. All safety gear is included, however, students are welcome to bring their own ANSI-approved safety glasses/face shields, welding hoods (minimum Shade 9), and gloves. Students should wear durable closed-toe leather shoes, non-frayed jeans, a long sleeve natural fiber shirt, an old cap…

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JP Toastmasters

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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2nd and 4th Monday every month
First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States

​Join us for the next JP Toastmasters meeting for an evening of fun, learning, and networking. The new JP Toastmasters club meets on the 2nd and 4th Monday of every month, at 7 PM, at First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, MA Our club mission is to provide a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth. Come see how…

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Jewelry Making Class

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$400

9/26-10/24 Focus on basic metal-smithing techniques such as sawing, piercing, surface embellishment, soldering, filing, shaping, riveting, oxidation, polishing, and basic stone setting to create several finished pieces. Great introduction to jewelry making, however our small class sizes allow for more advanced students to further their knowledge and gain assistance with more difficult projects. Metal casting, welding, stone carving, mold making, and figure sculpture workshops are available. Custom workshops are available as well, including: wedding ring workshops, teen welding intensives, and…

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5-Week Welding Class

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$475

9/26-10/24 An overview covering gas welding, electric arc welding including stick and MIG processes. Students learn techniques and make at least one piece. Learn shop safety, hand tools, equipment, cutting and methods for finishing. Great foundation for welding. All safety gear is included, however, students are welcome to bring their own ANSI-approved safety glasses/face shields, welding hoods (minimum Shade 9), and gloves. Students should wear durable closed-toe leather shoes, non-frayed jeans, a long sleeve natural fiber shirt, an old cap…

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Figure Sculpting Class

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$325

9/27-12/6 Study the anatomy and gestures of a live model in a variety of poses. Practice short studies to explore themes of abstraction and interpretation. Using a wire armature, form the figure, then create a sculpture using oil based clay. The same model will be present for two weeks in the same pose. Drop in is available if you have sculpted before. Contact us before the weekly class begins. Metal casting, welding, jewelry making, mold making, and stone carving workshops…

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Mold Making and Metal Casting

September 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$385

9/28-12/7 This class covers the basics of mold making and casting, along with foundry processes. Students will begin by learning life casting techniques using alginate and plaster. Then, students learn the principles of "draft" while making sand molds that molten aluminum will be cast into. Finally, each student will make a rubber mold of a sculpture or object of their choice to be cast in either bronze or aluminum using the ceramic shell mold process. Plaster, sand, and ceramic shell…

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Intro to MIG Welding Workshop

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$150

In this 3-hr overview of MIG welding, you will learn studio and personal safety, how the welding equipment works, and then practice your welds! Gas metal arc welding (GMAW), also known as metal inert gas or “MIG” welding, is a semi-automatic or automatic process that uses a continuous wire feed as an electrode and an inert or semi-inert gas mixture to protect the weld from contamination. Workshop also available 11/3. We also offer an 8 hour welding intensive and longer…

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Intro to MIG Welding Workshop

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$150

In this 3-hr overview of MIG welding, you will learn studio and personal safety, how the welding equipment works, and then practice your welds! Gas metal arc welding (GMAW), also known as metal inert gas or “MIG” welding, is a semi-automatic or automatic process that uses a continuous wire feed as an electrode and an inert or semi-inert gas mixture to protect the weld from contamination. Workshop also available 11/3. We also offer an 8 hour welding intensive and longer…

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Intro to TIG Welding Workshop

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$150

In this four-hour overview of TIG welding applications, you will learn studio and personal safety, learn how the equipment functions and then practice your welds! TIG welding provides the versatility to weld more kinds of alloys and metals than any other arc welding process. Students will then apply topics demonstrated to create a welding sample in mild steel. Workshop also available on 11/4 and 12/16. We also offer an 8 hour welding intensive (which covers Oxy, Stick and MIG) and…

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