Welding II: Welding Shop Essentials

Continuation of Welding I. This class covers usage of critical tools like handheld plasma cutters, abrasive chop saws, grinders, bandsaws, etc. These tools will be used to construct a table base for each student. This is a great class for students interested in building furniture, gaining basic fabrication techniques, and guidance on how to finish and seal metal surfaces after welding. Each session is limited to 6 participants to ensure personalized instruction and practice. The skills practiced will help any individual be able to tackle a real welding project.

Topics Covered:

-Measuring, cutting, drilling (Horizontal Bandsaw, Abrasive Chop Saw, Dry Cut Saw, Handheld Plasma cutter, drill press) -Sanding and Grinder uses (Angle Grinder (hard, flap, cut off, and wire wheel) Belt Sander, Bench Grinder) -Tips for fabricating with square tubing: layout, tacking, and use of jigs -Refresher on basic welding techniques -You do not need to be be a member to participate.

TXRX members gain access to Welding Shop Studio Hours after completion of the course. After studio hours attendance they will also be approved to work in Welding Shop without guidance.

Requirements: Closed toed leather work boots, long sleve shirt, long pants (natural fibers).

Prerequisites: Welding I (MIG, TIG, STICK) or similar

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