Classes Schedule

Thursday, June 01, 2017 at 06:00 PM · $50.00 USD
The Foundry

Glass Window Ornament-SOLD OUT!

Beginner Glass Blowing 

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In this fun and exciting short two hour class, participants will join Jason Dederich owner of Buffalo Glass Company as he covers the fundamentals of glass blowing by making a glass ornament. 

Students can choose color, design, and blow the piece themselves with the help of the instructor.  

What you'll learn: 
Pipe turning, either using one or two hands.
Left or right-handed stance.
Pipe/Body/Hand positioning
Heating Glass

Other skills covered: 

Point Turning
Marvering
Marvering in the air
Reset point on center
Basic glass balancing

Class Cost: $50 (all materials included)
Class Size: Min 2/ Max 6
Ages: 14+ with parent permission
Cancellation Policy

*Ornaments must be annealed overnight and can be picked up the next day or during the work week 9am-6pm Mon-Th.*

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Saturday, June 03, 2017 at 10:00 AM · $45.00 USD · 1 rsvp
The Foundry

Leather wallet

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Build some leatherworking skills by making your own wallet! This class is designed to build skills using a simple platform to dive into different stitching techniques and allow for creativity and personal expression. Dyes will be provided, tooling and monograming will be demonstrated. Class is suitable for those who have who have strong hand sewing skills. 

What you’ll learn:

  • Stitch Placement
  • Installing Hardware
  • Gluing uses
  • Dying, Monograming, and tooling

All materials included
Minimum 4/ Max 10
Ages 14+ 
Cancellation Policy

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Thursday, June 08, 2017 at 06:00 PM through June 10, 2017 · $79.00 USD · 2 rsvps
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Speedy Cutting Board

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A great Father's day present! This is a fast version of our regular hardwood cutting board class. All wood is pre-cut for you to speed up the process. 

Come and enjoy the scent of fresh cut wood by making a beautiful 11 x 15 hardwood cutting board from a variety of woods in The Foundry's professional wood shop. This is a beginner level class, no prior experience required.

In this class you will: 

  • Learn how to match wood properties to suit your intended project
  • Become familiar with using the planer, router, and sander
  • Learn strategies and techniques for gluing and clamping
  • Learn how to choose the appropriate finish for your project

Day 1: Thursday, June 8th 6-8pm

  • Intro- cover basic safety guidelines and sign waivers
  • Review project details
  • Select wood
  • Glue-up and clamp

Day 2: Saturday, June 10th  3-6pm

  • Plane board to final size
  • Route juice strip and pocket handles (optional)
  • Sand and finish

$79 Class Fee- Materials Included (One Board per Person per Ticket)
5 hours total instruction time
Capacity: 4 min/ 8 Max
Ages 16+ with signed waiver
Cancellation Policy

 

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Thursday, June 08, 2017 at 06:00 PM · $50.00 USD
The Foundry

Glass Window Ornament

Beginner Glass Blowing 

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In this fun and exciting short two hour class, participants will join Jason Dederich owner of Buffalo Glass Company as he covers the fundamentals of glass blowing by making a glass ornament. 

Students can choose color, design, and blow the piece themselves with the help of the instructor.  

What you'll learn: 
Pipe turning, either using one or two hands.
Left or right-handed stance.
Pipe/Body/Hand positioning
Heating Glass

Other skills covered: 

Point Turning
Marvering
Marvering in the air
Reset point on center
Basic glass balancing

Class Cost: $50 (all materials included)
Class Size: Min 2/ Max 6
Ages: 14+ with parent permission
Cancellation Policy

*Ornaments must be annealed overnight and can be picked up the next day or during the work week 9am-6pm Mon-Th.*

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Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 10:00 AM · $100.00 USD
The Foundry

Footstool Upholstery Class

Make your own statement piece! Learn to build and upholster your very own footstool with Sarah Campbell owner of Sit Buffalo, a small business resident of The Foundry.
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Things You Will Learn:

  • How to web and properly pad and cushion an upholstery project
  • Material options and techniques for upholstery
  • How to make upholstered buttons
  • Sewing by machine and hand

**Fabric needs to be supplied by the student (1 yard of upholstery is required. Please contact Sarah at sitbuffalo@gmail.com with questions)**

This project is for you, and it is important that you love what you are making! Tools, cushioning/padding, and all other hardware and materials will be provided. 

Class price includes 6 hours of instruction and a finished footstool to take home. It's recommended that you bring some snacks or a full lunch with you for a midway 30 minute lunch break. 

Class Cost: $100 (all materials included EXCEPT fabric)
Class Size: Min 3/ Max 6
Ages: 16+ with parent permission
Cancellation Policy

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Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 10:00 AM · $120.00 USD · 1 rsvp
The Foundry

Leather Tote

Leather Tote

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Learn leatherworking by constructing your own custom tote! This larger project focuses heavily on stitching techniques and dying. Participants will be given a piece of material to work with and will be creating the bag from the ground up. Participants will dye/ tool each piece then plot out and build the project. While constructing new terms and types of hardware will be introduced. The final project will measure roughly 16”x 10”. Class is suitable for those with strong hand stitching skills. 


All materials included
Min 3/Max 6
Ages 14+ 
Cancellation Policy

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Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 02:00 PM · $50.00 USD
The Foundry

Glass Window Ornament

Beginner Glass Blowing 

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In this fun and exciting short two hour class, participants will join Jason Dederich owner of Buffalo Glass Company as he covers the fundamentals of glass blowing by making a glass ornament. 

Students can choose color, design, and blow the piece themselves with the help of the instructor.  

What you'll learn: 
Pipe turning, either using one or two hands.
Left or right-handed stance.
Pipe/Body/Hand positioning
Heating Glass

Other skills covered: 

Point Turning
Marvering
Marvering in the air
Reset point on center
Basic glass balancing

Class Cost: $50 (all materials included)
Class Size: Min 2/ Max 6
Ages: 14+ with parent permission
Cancellation Policy

*Ornaments must be annealed overnight and can be picked up the next day or during the work week 9am-6pm Mon-Th.*

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Monday, June 12, 2017 at 06:00 PM through June 27, 2017 · $50.00 USD
The Foundry

Beginner Woodworking

Sign up by June 10th! 

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101: Woodworking Basics and Project Planning $50- 7 Slots Left

6/12, 6:00-8:30 pm

Learn about the characteristics of wood and how to identify them including grain, hardness, figure, durability and other qualities to look for when purchasing wood. No tools are used in this class.

Skills/Topics Covered:

  • Get a feel for different wood types & their properties
  • Selecting the right wood for your project
  • Learn to read project plans

102: Woodshop Safety + 1 month Hobbyist Membership $100- 6 Slots Left

6/15, 6:00-9:30 pm

This class will walk you through how to use all major power tools. At the end, you will have a completed small cheese board and are qualified for supervised use of The Foundry's woodshop.

Hobbyist membership allows members to access the woodshop for 20 hours per month. Click to find out more about makerspace membership.

103: 2 day Hardwood Cutting Board $100- 2 Slots Left!

103a: 6/22, 6:00-9:00pm
103b: 6/29, 6:00-9:00 pm

In this 2 part class you will make a beautiful 11" x 15" hardwood cutting board from a variety of woods in The Foundry's shared woodshop.

Skills/Topics Covered:

  • Using the table saw, planer, joiner, router, and sander
  • Strategies and techniques for gluing and clamping
  • How to choose the appropriate finish for your project
  • How to match wood properties to suit your project

Requirements

Must be able to stand for long periods of time and lift 25 lbs.

Must be 18 years old, 16+ with signed waiver. 

Discount 

  • Receive a 5% discount when you purchase the complete 100 Series

Cancellation Policy  

Missed Classes: If you are unable to make it to a class, you may be able to make it up during the following season. However, this does not guarantee a seat as is it subject to availability and classes fill quickly. It is highly suggested that you check your availability before purchase. 

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