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Stonybrook Fine Arts

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24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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May 2017

Welding Classes

May 3, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
$425

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 or…

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March 2018

Intro to TIG Welding Workshop

March 31, 2018 @ 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 available on 4/22,  5/27, and 6/16. We also offer an 8 hour welding intensive (which covers Oxy, Stick and MIG) and…

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April 2018

7-Week Welding Class

April 2, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$560

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 or…

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10-Week Figure Sculpture Class

April 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$325

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 are…

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10-Week Mold Making and Casting Class

April 6, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$375

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 materials…

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Intro to Oxy Welding Workshop

April 7, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$150

A 3-hr workshop that covers the basics of oxy-acetylene welding and cutting, familiarization with the gas tanks, welding and and metal cutting practice with the torch. Oxy-fuel is one of the oldest welding processes, though in recent years it has become less popular in industrial applications. However, it is still widely used for welding pipes and tubular structures, as well as in repair work. It is also frequently well-suited (and favored) for fabrication of metal-based artwork. Workshop also available on…

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Make A Ring Workshop

April 7, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$150

An introduction to jewelry making while creating a silver ring. Students learn how to cut metal, file, texture. size, solder and finishing. Each student creates a practice copper ring and a finished silver ring. All materials are included. Workshop available on 4/21, 5/5, 5/19, 5/26, 6/2, and 6/16. We also offer 5 week jewelry classes. Metal casting, stone carving, welding, mold making, and figure sculpture workshops are available. Custom workshops are available as well, including: wedding ring workshops, teen welding…

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8-Hour Welding Intensive Workshop

April 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$350

This is a comprehensive overview of Oxy-Acetylene, Stick and MIG welding. This workshop will cover studio and personal safety and welding equipment function. All participants will complete a small welded sculpture created using these three forms of welding to take home. Oxy-Acetylene welding covers the basics of oxy-acetylene welding and cutting, familiarization with the gas tanks, welding and metal cutting practices with the torch. Ocy-fuel is one of the oldest welding processes, though in recent years it has become less…

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Make a Ring/Set A Stone Workshop

April 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$250

Learn the basics of jewelry making (students learn how to cut metal, file, and solder) while creating a silver ring with a bezel set stone. All materials are included. 6 hour workshop running 10am-4pm. Workshop also available on 5/13 and 6/10. We also offer longer classes running 5 weeks. Metal casting, stone carving, welding, mold making, and figure sculpture workshops are available. Custom workshops are available as well, including: wedding ring, team building, birthday parties, teen welding intensives, and more!

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MIG Weld a Critter Workshop

April 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$200

A 4-hour mini-course in MIG welding allows each student to complete a welded “critter.” This workshop will cover studio and personal safety, along with welding equipment function and uses. 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. Students will take home a welded sculpture which they…

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Intro To Enameling Workshop

April 21, 2018 @ 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 4-hour workshop, students learn how to enamel using both torch and kiln. Multiple techniques covered including templates, adhering silver leaf and other leaf metals, stamp and roll patterns for champlevé – melting glass beads into the enamel. The goal of the class is to enable each student to leave with two ready-to-wear hand-crafted pendants. Workshop also available on 5/19 and 6/24. We also offer 5 week jewelry classes. Metal casting, stone carving, welding, mold making, and figure sculpture…

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Intro to Stick Welding Workshop

April 21, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$150

In this 3-hr Stick welding workshop,you will learn studio and personal safety,how the welding the welding equipment functions and then practice your new skills. Stick welding is one of the most common types of arc welding, and is sometimes referred to as shielded metal arc welding (SMAW); it is also known as manual metal arc welding (MMA) or stick welding. Electric current is used to strike an arc between the base material and consumable electrode rod, which is made of…

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ArtWeek Aluminum Sandcasting Workshop

April 28, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$50

Aluminum Sand Casting Workshop! Learn the basics of metal casting, watch the molten metal flow and leave with an aluminum sculpture! Afterwards walk across the street to quench your thirst during an exclusive ArtWeek tour of the Sam Adams Brewery and enjoy a cookie from Ula Cafe. Workshop Age minimum is 10 with parent or guardian. All ages are welcome for the Brewery tour where root beer is also available. We also offer a 10 week foundry class. Welding, stone…

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ArtWeek MIG Weld a Critter Workshop

April 28, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$50

Play with fire in this beginner workshop! Learn the basics of MIG Welding, shop safety, using tools and equipment. Then, you get to weld a critter sculpture! We provide all of the safety gear and materials. MIG welding is sort like using a hot glue gun with a wire feed running through it. When you touch the wire to the metal, it creates an arc, which creates a weld. After your workshop, you can cool off with an exclusive ArtWeek…

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ArtWeek Make a Ring Workshop

April 28, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$50

Make A Ring Workshop! Learn the basics of jewelry making in this introduction. Beginners welcome! Students use a torch to solder and anneal their metal, size, file, cut and finish their rings. Practice rings in copper and finished rings in silver. Afterwards, an exclusive, ArtWeek participant tour of the Sam Adams Brewery, located across the street! Workshop minimum age 13 with parent or guardian permission. Children are welcome on the Brewery Tour and can enjoy root beer. We also offer…

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Make a Pendant Workshop

April 29, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$150

An introduction to stone setting and basic jewelry making techniques. Students learn how to cut metal, file, and solder. Each student creates a silver pendant. We offer a variety of stones to choose from. All materials are included. Workshop also available on 5/27 and 6/16. We also offer longer classes running 5 weeks. Metal casting, stone carving, welding, mold making, and figure sculpture workshops are available. Custom workshops are available as well, including: wedding ring work, team building, birthday parties,…

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May 2018

Intro To MIG Welding Workshop

May 5, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 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 on 6/24. We also offer an 8 hour welding intensive and…

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June 2018

Make a Ring and Celebrate PRIDE

June 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$150

Looking for more to do while celebrating PRIDE in Boston? Join us at Stonybrook and make rings with friends or your significant other before heading to the JP Block Party! Make a Ring is an introduction to jewelry making while creating a silver ring. Students learn how to cut metal, file, texture. size, solder and finishing. Each student creates a practice copper ring and a finished silver ring. All materials are included. Workshop also available on 6/23, 7/7, 7/21, 8/4,…

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8-Week Welding Class

June 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$650

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 or…

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Lost-Wax Jewelry Casting Class

June 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$425

Make rings, pendants, brooches or small sculptures in wax, then use the wax model to create a finished cast piece in silver or bronze. This class introduces multiple ways of wax-working including: additive, subtractive, filing, using hot tools and a small alcohol torch. Several finishing techniques will be demonstrated. Metal casting, welding, stone carving, mold making, jewelry making, and figure sculpture workshops are available. Custom workshops are available as well, including: wedding ring workshops, teen welding intensives, and more!

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6-Week Welding Class

June 27, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$570

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 or…

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Jewelry Making Class

June 27, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$425

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 more!

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Figure Sculpture Class

June 28, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$260

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 are…

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Mold Making and Casting Class

June 29, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$375

Class Time: Fridays (1 pm-4 pm or 6pm-9pm) 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…

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July 2018

8-Hour Welding Intensive

July 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$350

This is a comprehensive overview of Oxy-Acetylene, Stick and MIG welding. This workshop will cover studio and personal safety and welding equipment function. All participants will complete a small welded sculpture created using these three forms of welding to take home. Oxy-Acetylene welding covers the basics of oxy-acetylene welding and cutting, familiarization with the gas tanks, welding and metal cutting practices with the torch. Oxy-fuel is one of the oldest welding processes, though in recent years it has become less…

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8-Week Welding Class

July 2, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$650

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 or…

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Intro to MIG Welding Workshop

July 7, 2018 @ 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. We also offer an 8 hour welding intensive and longer classes running 6 or…

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Make a Ring Workshop

July 21, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$150

An introduction to jewelry making while creating a silver ring. Students learn how to cut metal, file, texture. size, solder and finishing. Each student creates a practice copper ring and a finished silver ring. All materials are included. Workshop also available on 8/4, 8/26, 9/15, 9/29, 10/13, 11/3, 11/17, 12/1, and 12/16. We also offer 5 week jewelry classes. Metal casting, stone carving, welding, mold making, and figure sculpture workshops are available. Custom workshops are available as well, including: wedding…

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August 2018

Make a Ring Workshop

August 4, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$150

An introduction to jewelry making while creating a silver ring. Students learn how to cut metal, file, texture. size, solder and finishing. Each student creates a practice copper ring and a finished silver ring. All materials are included. Workshop also available on 8/26, 9/15, 9/29, 10/13, 11/3, 11/17, 12/1, and 12/16. We also offer 5 week jewelry classes. Metal casting, stone carving, welding, mold making, and figure sculpture workshops are available. Custom workshops are available as well, including: wedding ring,…

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8 Hour Welding Intensive Workshop

August 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$350

This is a comprehensive overview of Oxy-Acetylene, Stick and MIG welding. This workshop will cover studio and personal safety and welding equipment function. All participants will complete a small welded sculpture created using these three forms of welding to take home. Oxy-Acetylene welding covers the basics of oxy-acetylene welding and cutting, familiarization with the gas tanks, welding and metal cutting practices with the torch. Oxy-fuel is one of the oldest welding processes, though in recent years it has become less…

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Make a Pendant Workshop

August 18, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$150

An introduction to stone setting and basic jewelry making techniques. Students learn how to cut metal, file, and solder. Each student creates a silver pendant. We offer a variety of stones to choose from. All materials are included. Workshop also available on 9/30, 10/13, 11/4, 12/15. We also offer longer classes running 5 weeks. Metal casting, stone carving, welding, mold making, and figure sculpture workshops are available. Custom workshops are available as well, including: wedding ring workshops, teen welding intensives,…

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Make a Ring Workshop

August 26, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$150

An introduction to jewelry making while creating a silver ring. Students learn how to cut metal, file, texture. size, solder and finishing. Each student creates a practice copper ring and a finished silver ring. All materials are included. Workshop also available on 9/15, 9/29, 10/13, 11/3, 11/17, 12/1, and 12/16. We also offer 5 week jewelry classes. Metal casting, stone carving, welding, mold making, and figure sculpture workshops are available. Custom workshops are available as well, including: wedding ring, team…

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Intro to TIG Welding

August 26, 2018 @ 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 9/30, 11/4, and 12/16. We also offer an 8 hour welding intensive (which covers Oxy, Stick and MIG)…

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September 2018

Make a Ring Workshop

September 15, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$150

An introduction to jewelry making while creating a silver ring. Students learn how to cut metal, file, texture. size, solder and finishing. Each student creates a practice copper ring and a finished silver ring. All materials are included. Workshop also available on 9/29, 10/13, 11/3, 11/17, 12/1, and 12/16. We also offer 5 week jewelry classes. Metal casting, stone carving, welding, mold making, and figure sculpture workshops are available. Custom workshops are available as well, including: wedding ring, team building,…

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Intro to Enameling Workshop

September 16, 2018 @ 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 4-hour workshop, students learn how to enamel using both torch and kiln. Multiple techniques covered including templates, adhering silver leaf and other leaf metals, stamp and roll patterns for champlevé – melting glass beads into the enamel. The goal of the class is to enable each student to leave with two ready-to-wear hand-crafted pendants. Workshop also available on 10/14. We also offer 5 week jewelry classes. Metal casting, stone carving, welding, mold making, and figure sculpture workshops are…

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JP Open Studios and Sandcasting

September 22, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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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Jewelry Making Class

September 26, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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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December 2018

Holiday Sale and Open House

December 9, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Free

Join us at Stonybrook for our holiday sale and open house on December 9th! Come and check out the studio and local artists' work. Visitors can carve their own tile design in a sand mold, or scratch block, and we will cast it in aluminum shortly after. Creating your own aluminum tile for yourself or as a gift is $20 for 1 or $35 for 2, but watching us pour the molten metal in our lot is free! Refreshments will…

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January 2019

Mold Making and Metal Casting Class

January 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$500

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 materials…

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Oxy and TIG Welding

January 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$640

1/14-3/18 This welding course comprehensively focuses on Oxy-Acetylene and TIG welding practices. This class is designed for students who have already taken a 4 hour into to TIG welding workshop at Stonybrook Fine Arts and want to focus more on TIG welding either ferrous and/or non-ferrous material. Students may also use this course to focus on Oxyacetylene welding techniques. TIG welding requires a lot of dexterity and is most often used in the manufacture of aeronautical structures as well as…

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February 2019

Teen Welding Intensive Workshop

February 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$475

Welding is an essential part of our lives – from the cars we drive, to the buildings we live in, and has also become prevalent in modern art. Our welding students find inspiration in a variety welded sculpture, then practice various welding techniques at our studio including gas and arc welding. Students learn to use the many tools and machines involved in welding and finishing. Students should bring their lunch or money for lunch at Ula Cafe (walkable) where we…

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Teen Jewelry Intensive Workshop

February 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$475

Wearable art has been around since before there was fire. Explore collections of jewelry throughout history and then work on your own ideas. Copper and brass are utilized while learning basics of jewelry fabrication including: sawing, filing, riveting, soldering and polishing. Silver is also available for purchase. Students should bring their lunch or money for lunch at Ula Cafe (walkable) where we take a group at lunch time. Students should wear closed-toe shoes and tie back long hair. Intensives run…

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April 2019

Teen Casting Intensive Workshop

April 16 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$475

Wearable art has been around since before there was fire. Students learn the fundamentals of casting metal through direct casting into cuttlefish and carving wax. The whole process is covered from creating a mold, burning out the wax, watching molten metal fill the mold, cleaning and finishing. Silver is included for the initial project, additional silver is available for sale. Students should bring their lunch or money for lunch at Ula Cafe (walkable) where we take a group at lunch…

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May 2019

5-Week Lost-Wax Jewelry Casting Class

May 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$400

Make rings, pendants, brooches or small sculptures in wax, then use the wax model to create a finished cast piece in silver or bronze. This class introduces multiple ways of wax-working including: additive, subtractive, filing, using hot tools and a small alcohol torch. Several finishing techniques will be demonstrated. Metal casting, welding, mold making, jewelry making, and figure sculpture workshops are available. Custom workshops are available as well, including: wedding ring workshops, teen welding intensives, and more!

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June 2019

6-Week Welding Class

June 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$525

Spring: 6/12-7/17 Summer: 7/24-8/28 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,…

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Intro to MIG Welding Workshop

June 15 @ 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. Also available on 7/27. We also offer an 8 hour welding intensive and longer…

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Make a Pendant Workshop

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$150

An introduction to stone setting and basic jewelry making techniques. Students learn how to cut metal, file, and solder. Each student creates a silver pendant. We offer a variety of stones to choose from. All materials are included. Workshop also available on 7/13 and 8/10. We also offer longer classes running 5 weeks. Metal casting, welding, mold making, and figure sculpture workshops are available. Custom workshops are available as well, including: wedding ring workshops, teen welding intensives, and more!

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Make a Ring Workshop

June 15 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$150

An introduction to jewelry making while creating a silver ring. Students learn how to cut metal, file, texture. size, solder and finishing. Each student creates a practice copper ring and a finished silver ring. All materials are included. Workshop also available on 6/29, 7/13, 7/27, 8/10, and 8/24. We also offer 5 week jewelry classes. Metal casting, stone carving, welding, mold making, and figure sculpture workshops are available. Custom workshops are available as well, including: wedding ring, team building, birthday…

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Intro to Stick Welding Workshop

June 15 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$150

In this 3-hr Stick welding workshop, you will learn studio and personal safety,how the welding the welding equipment functions and then practice your new skills. Stick welding is one of the most common types of arc welding, and is sometimes referred to as shielded metal arc welding (SMAW); it is also known as manual metal arc welding (MMA) or stick welding. Electric current is used to strike an arc between the base material and consumable electrode rod, which is made…

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September 2019

StonybrookMASS does JP Open Studios!

September 28 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until September 29, 2019

Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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This weekend (9/28-9/29) during JP Open Studios hundreds of local artists will be showcasing their work. Make sure to stop by Stonybrook for art, demonstrations, and aluminum casting! A number of artists, many of whom are instructors here at the studio, will be showing their artwork. Demonstrations will be going on all weekend, including blackmithing and metal casting. Cast your own aluminum tile with a scratch block mold! Scratch blocks are available for purchase for $25 or 2 for $40.…

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StonybrookMASS does JP Open Studios!

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until September 29, 2019

Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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This weekend (9/28-9/29) during JP Open Studios hundreds of local artists will be showcasing their work. Make sure to stop by Stonybrook for art, demonstrations, and aluminum casting! A number of artists, many of whom are instructors here at the studio, will be showing their artwork. Demonstrations will be going on all weekend, including blackmithing and metal casting. Cast your own aluminum tile with a scratch block mold! Scratch blocks are available for purchase for $25 or 2 for $40.…

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