Artistic Welding  

Artistic Instructor:  FRANK HOLTE

In this intensive, four-day course, participants are introduced to the exciting world of working

artistically in metal.  Discover how to manipulate metal to give life to your creative expression with bending and welding techniques used in building stage sets and props.

In this course students will learn and expand on the following skills:

  • ​Train in the safe and effective use of power tools and equipment

  • Explore the metal-working basics: welding, cutting, grinding, shaping and fitting

  • Practice and get creative with MIG Welding 

  • Enjoy demonstrations of gas welding and brazing techniques

  • Learn how to shape and hammer metal including the use of jigs and applied heat


This is NOT a ticketed course; it is an artistic welding course meant to introduce students to the world of metalworking.



The low student-to-teacher ratio in each course ensures instruction is geared to the participant’s skill level and experience. Please indicate your related experience when you register.


Location: Factory163,

              163 King Street,

              Stratford N5A 4S2

Target enrollment: 6 students

For more information, contact:
Susan Starkweather, Program Advisor

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