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Avoid Black Friday! Make a gift and learn how to weld with Lisa Nigro creator of the 110' foot fire breathing Draka the Dragon and Fiery Rising Phoenix. During this 4-hour workshop you will receive instruction in the use of a MIG (wire-feed) welding machine and other metal fabrication tools, techniques, and equipment; i.e. grinders, chop saw, etc. You will have time to practice and can create a handmade gift for someone special. You are welcome to use our steel and found objects or bring your own steel or found objects that inspire you to create.

This class is limited to ensure you have personalized instruction and practice time, and can safely operate each piece of equipment. All safety equipment and materials are provided. Upon completion of this course, you are welcome to make another gift the following Tuesday or just practice your new-found skill.

The admission for this 4-hour workshop includes all materials and safety equipment.

Senior and Member discounts available. Limited Scholarships are available, generously funded by the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information

NOTE: Solid closed toe shoes, jeans or cotton workpants and long sleeved cotton shirts required. A bandana or sock hat to wear under the helmet is optional.

Event Date Sat. Dec. 07, 2019 1:00 pm
Event End Date Sat. Dec. 07, 2019 5:00 pm
Cut off date Thu. Dec. 05, 2019 12:00 am
Individual Price $110.00

Join us to be inspired, further your project, or participate in a group project with other novice metal workers!

1st & 3rd Tuesdays  and the occasional Wednesday, Saturday or Sunday. 

Suggested donation to help us defray consumable and rental costs: $15. Reduced price and scholarships are available and are funded by the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance. Contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Event Date Wed. Nov. 06, 2019 6:00 pm
Event End Date Wed. Nov. 06, 2019 9:00 pm
Individual Price $15.00

 Learn how to cut metal using a plasma cutter and oxy-acetylene torch.  Then cut your design into a metal barrel or piece of metal to create a burn barrel or piece of artwork that you can take home with you.  The workshop will cover safety and include safety equipment.

This class is limited to ensure every student receives individual attention and can safely operate each piece of equipment. All safety equipment and materials are provided. The admission for this work shop includes a $20 materials fee. 

Event Date Sun. Nov. 03, 2019 12:00 pm
Event End Date Sun. Nov. 03, 2019 3:00 pm
Individual Price $65.00

Join us to be inspired, further your project, or participate in a group project with other novice metal workers!

1st & 3rd Tuesdays  and the occasional Wednesday, Saturday or Sunday. 

Suggested donation to help us defray consumable and rental costs: $15. Reduced price and scholarships are available and are funded by the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance. Contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Event Date Tue. Oct. 15, 2019 6:00 pm
Event End Date Tue. Oct. 15, 2019 9:00 pm
Individual Price $15.00

Join us to be inspired, further your project, or participate in a group project with other novice metal workers!

1st & 3rd Tuesdays  and the occasional Wednesday, Saturday or Sunday. 

Suggested donation to help us defray consumable and rental costs: $15. Reduced price and scholarships are available and are funded by the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance. Contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Event Date Tue. Oct. 01, 2019 6:00 pm
Event End Date Tue. Oct. 01, 2019 9:00 pm
Individual Price $15.00

Join us to be inspired, further your project, or participate in a group project with other novice metral workers!

1st & 3rd Tuesdays  and the occasional Wednesday, Saturday or Sunday. 

Suggested donation to help us defray consumable and rental costs: $15. Reduced price and scholorships are available and are funded by the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance. Contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Event Date Tue. Jun. 18, 2019 6:00 pm
Event End Date Tue. Jun. 18, 2019 9:00 pm
Individual Price $15.00

Join us to be inspired, further your project, or participate in a group project with other novice metral workers!

1st & 3rd Tuesdays  and the occasional Wednesday, Saturday or Sunday. 

Suggested donation to help us defray consumable and rental costs: $15. Reduced price and scholorships are available and are funded by the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance. Contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Event Date Tue. Jun. 04, 2019 6:00 pm
Event End Date Tue. Jun. 04, 2019 9:00 pm
Individual Price $15.00

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