Metal Planter Box Making Class

Let your creative sparks fly with this metalwork class in New York City!

Craftsman Ave

Craftsman Ave

5.0 (23)

4 hours Class size 1 to 10     label $275

If you’ve ever admired the wizardry of a welder at work, this class in New York could be just for you! Gain entry into the world of metal fabrication, learn from the masters and gain some awesome, fiery new skills!

This workshop will introduce you to all of the core skills used in metal fabrication — cutting, welding and grinding — through the guided creation of a stunning minimalist planter.

Guided by an expert craftsperson, you’ll get lots of hands-on experience with tools like MIG welders and angle grinders as you cut, shape, weld, and polish steel. You’ll practice and develop your skills and artistry and apply them to create a beautiful metal planter to take home.

Finally, you’ll be able to personalize your planter’s features, including the feet and finish. You can choose to leave your piece clean and shiny or use an engraver to add plenty of unique touches.

Whether you're a proficient power tool user or a complete novice, you'll end this class with newfound confidence in your creative skills as well as a cool, custom planter to take home and display!

What you'll get
  • All of the equipment and materials for the workshop.
  • Your small oak table to take home (approximately 15 inches high with a 9 inch square top).
What to bring
Just yourself!
Suitable for

This class is perfect for beginners - no prior experience is needed.

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a team building activity, birthday or bachelorette party.

This would also be a lovely gift for her, gift for mom, anniversary gift or birthday gift.

Craftsman Ave is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines.

See additional precautions taken   

It’s our business to bring people together to make things and use tools that most New Yorker’s couldn’t and wouldn’t use in their homes. This is really difficult to do via Zoom. Gathering people in our post-COVID world requires that we take our guests’ safety even more seriously by implementing every possible precaution. To ensure your safety while at a at Craftsman Ave workshop, we’ve implemented the following precautions:

Small Class Sizes – We’ve always specialized in offering hands-on workshops for small groups of people. In the past, we limited our workshops to 8 guests. For the foreseeable future, we’ll be further limiting our workshops to 4-5 people max so everyone can be safely distanced from each other.

Last-Minute Rescheduling – If a guest doesn’t feel well on the day of their workshop, they can reschedule to a later date at no cost.

Studio Cleaning – With all the wood and metal dust kicked-up in our workshops, there are some areas of our studio that will always appear a little short of “clean”. However, you can be sure that we disinfect all tools and surfaces regularly and especially before each workshop begins.

Mask-Up! – Everyone – guests and instructors – must wear a mask, at least upon entering our studio. BYOM or we’ll be happy to provide you with one. After you arrive, we'll talk about everyone's vaccination status. Masks will only be removed if everyone present is vaccinated AND comfortable with proceeding without masks - otherwise we'll remain masked throughout the workshop. We will also have plenty of gloves available.

Hand Washing/Sanitizing – You’ll find plenty of hand sanitizer dispensers throughout our space and everyone will be asked to clean their hands before each workshop.

Upgraded Ventilation – We’ve upgraded the air handling systems in our studio, effectively doubling the airflow through our space. If any icky things make it into the studio air, they’ll be quickly whisked out by our exhaust system.

Distanced Workstations – For

117B 11th St, Brooklyn, NY 11215

Your teacher
Craftsman Ave
Craftsman Ave

5.0 (23)

We transform "regular folks" into welders, woodworkers, welders, jewelry makers, leather crafters, knife forgers, and stained glass artisans in just one workshop. Our hands-on workshops are taught by local makers, artists & designers in Brooklyn.
Locally owned and operated since 2015, Craftsman Ave is a destination to connect people who want to learn how to do new things with a skilled and likable craftsman who can show them how to do those things in a straight forward, fun, and non-condescending manner. You can make cool stuff while supporting the makers and artists of NYC who we hire to lead our workshops.

More about this class

This teacher has 23 reviews for their other experiences - which you can see here.

This class is also covered by ClassBento's money-back guarantee.

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