What you will do
7 hour workshop
If you're unsure when to snip or saw, can't tell a claw from a ball-pein or are avoiding that shelf? Then this course is for you.
We'll get you confident in marking out, cutting up and constructing your own handy tool tote in either wood or metal. Get to know which tools you need and how to use them for working in metal.
Learn tools, processes to make your own personal tool box to store and carry your gear and the confidence to tackle those making projects at home,work or in the studio.
By the end of the workshop you will be familiar with:
- How to assemble a basic, useful toolkit for metal work projects.
- How to use and care for them - "the right tool for the right job"
- Fundamental techniques in metal craft such as: measuring, marking out and cutting materials, drilling, punching spot welding, screws and glues, bending metals & constructing.
- Using these in a safe and efficient way to create your own handy Toolbox to take away
Select a class time
None of the dates work for you? Let the host know and you will be notified when new dates are added.
You will only receive an email from us if new dates are added for this class, you will not receive any marketing emails, and that's a promise!
We ensure quality. If your class doesn't reach your expectations, we'll give your money back.
About your host, London Sculpture Workshop
London Sculpture Workshop is an independent sculpture studio in Woolwich, South East London, located within Thames Side Studios, offering exceptional facilities for artists and those interested in making three-dimensional work.
Our short course programme covers a wide variety of technical and skill-based processes, taught by practicing artists in superbly equipped workshops. We teach a range of skills including welding, casting, mould making, metal and wood work, ceramics and hot metal practices.
London Sculpture Workshop is a not-for-profit, community interested company, established in 2012 by artists Giles Corby and Jessica Mello, trained at RCA and Slade. LSW has partnered with a number of prestigious organisations including; The British museum, The Crafts Council, CRISIS, The Architecture Association and Oxford Brooke's University. In 2013 and 2014 LSW was awarded the Chelsea Arts Club Trust ‘Artist Run Space Award’ and awarded a grant for our work from the Mayor of London in 2016.
We offer Day, Evening and Weekend courses - ranging from a 3 hour Introduction to Welding to a 6 day Bronze Casting Course, available to book throughout the year.
Flexible cancellation policy
Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.