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Intro to Woodworking

at Makeville Studio - Gowanus 125 8th St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

Designed for beginners with little to no woodworking experience, this five-session class covers wood physics, shop safety and etiquette, an introduction to joinery concepts, and hands-on experience with the most commonly used woodworking machines. The project for this class is a small side table featuring half-laps, bridle joints, and a round top....

Wednesday Oct 23rd, 3pm - 6pm

  (5 sessions)
$595

5 sessions

One-Day of Neon

at Brooklyn Glass - Gowanus 142 13th St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

One-Day of Neon at Brooklyn Glass is a concise introduction to the art and science of neon tube making! Students can expect to learn about the components that make a neon tube, the tools needed, and the method to create a spectacular custom light source. Students can expect to create an abstract piece of neon, using various torches with intimate instruction....

Saturday Oct 26th, 11am - 4pm

Intro to Glassblowing: Tumblers Glasses

at Brooklyn Glass - Gowanus 142 13th St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

Learn how to create your very own blown glass tumblers and mugs in this one-day workshop. Apply colors, patterns, and decorative glass handles and enjoy a great introduction to glass blowing. This class makes a wonderful gift as does the beautiful work that you will make.

Saturday Oct 26th, 4pm - 9pm

Leather Working 101

at Textile Arts Center - Gowanus 505 Carroll St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

Students learn the basic concepts of working with leather while developing skills for designing and working with patterns, materials, tools, sewing and finishing techniques.  Important Things to Note: Our classes are designed to focus on a learned skill rather than a final product. Our mission is to provide skills and knowledge for a lifetime...

Tuesday Nov 5th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$374.13

4 sessions

One Day Glass Blowing Workshop

at Brooklyn Glass - Gowanus 142 13th St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

This class is great for the curious at heart who want to learn more about making glass by hand. Students will begin to learn about the fluid nature of glass by working directly with the 2100 degree molten glass to form and shape it into beautiful hand crafted art objects. Each student should expect a hands on experience and to work as team to help...

Saturday Nov 16th, 4pm - 9pm

Introduction to Metal Fabrication

at Craftsman Ave - Gowanus 117B 11th St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

During this 4 hour metal fabrication workshop, students will create a small scale coffee table. The instructor will guide you through welding, metal forming, and machine operation to construct the frame of your project. After the main frame of the project is created, wood will be used to complete the surfaces of each piece. Important Things to Note:...

Thursday Oct 24th, 6pm - 10pm

Introduction to Modern Woodworking

at Craftsman Ave - Gowanus 117B 11th St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

This workshop introduces students to modern woodworking through an immersive experience of crafting fine wooden furniture. It is designed for beginners who want to get a hands-on introduction to woodworking and take home a beautiful product. After a brief survey of principles and process, students will dive into their projects to make a small wood...

Saturday Oct 26th, 1pm - 5pm

Machine Knitting 101 (Weekend Intensive)

at Textile Arts Center - Gowanus 505 Carroll St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

In this 12-hour class, students will learn the basics of machine knitting on their own individual Brother 864 standard gauge knitting machine.  Students will learn the cast on and cast off processes, how to get a finished edge, how to increase and decrease, and garment finishing. Students will walk away with a finished project. Examples of projects...

Saturday Nov 2nd, 11am - 5pm

  (2 sessions)
$322.88

2 sessions

Build a Copper Lamp

at Craftsman Ave - Gowanus 117B 11th St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

This course offers students a way to make a beautiful, functional product while learning valuable skills along the way. It is great for beginners who are interested in designing and fabricating products, or who just want to DIY their own nice lamp. Students can select among a variety of templates, or rapidly create their own design within given constraints....

Monday Oct 28th, 6pm - 9pm

Pumpkinmania One Day Workshop

at Brooklyn Glass - Gowanus 142 13th St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

This one-day workshop is a perfect introduction to glass blowing. You will learn the basics of gathering and blowing at the glass blower's bench. Then, you will create your very own unique glass pumpkins, squash and other harvest decorations just in time for Halloween and Thanksgiving. No experience necessary.

Sunday Oct 27th, 11am - 4pm

Natural Dyeing 101 (Weekend Intensive)

at Textile Arts Center - Gowanus 505 Carroll St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

This two day intensive introduces students to the world of beautiful, accessible, and sustainable botanical dyes. Students learn the basics of selecting and preparing fibers, extracting color from a variety of plant materials, and fixing natural dyes to fabric. We’ll discuss the history of natural dye use, and explore some contemporary applications...

Saturday Jan 11th, 11am - 5pm

  (2 sessions)
$322.88

2 sessions

Fencing for Adult Beginners

at Brooklyn Fencing Center - Gowanus 600 Degraw Street, Brooklyn, New York 11217

Tired of those boring stretches on the treadmill? Yoga too zen? Try fencing! It's a great workout that challenges your mind, too. And yes, adults can compete: there are even specific divisions for fencers 40-plus, 50s, 60s, and even 70s! Even if you choose not to compete, it's a sport you can enjoy your entire lifetime. Our modular program allows...

Tuesday Oct 22nd, 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Woodworking for Women, Trans/Non-binary People

at Makeville Studio - Gowanus 125 8th St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

This class covers the same topics as Intro to Woodworking and is open to women-identified, transgender, and non-binary folks. Designed to empower and build community among diverse beginner woodworkers, this five-session class covers: wood physics shop safety and etiquette an introduction to joinery concepts hands-on experience with the most commonly...

Thursday Oct 24th, 7pm - 10pm

  (5 sessions)
$595

5 sessions

The Analog Film Lab

at BKC - Gowanus Gowanus Darkroom 119 8th St Ste 212, Brooklyn, New York 11215

This 8-hour intensive workshop will combine shooting, processing, developing and printing into one action-packed day.    First we’ll meet at the Darkroom (check the location of your class in the left column) and we'll demonstrate how to properly load film and set up your camera. You'll get a refresher on shooting mechanics and using your...

Sunday Dec 1st, 11am - 7pm

Katazome (Weekend Intensive)

at Textile Arts Center - Gowanus 505 Carroll St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

In this course, students will learn the basics of the Japanese resist printing and dyeing method of Katazome. Techniques learned will include making a cut-paper stencil, making a traditional rice resist paste, print/paint with paste resist, and finally dyeing the work created. Students will also explore the basics of stencil design for repeat patterns...

Saturday Oct 26th, 11am - 5pm

  (2 sessions)
$322.88

2 sessions

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