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Artistic Welding 


July 3 - 7 - 1 - course full

July 10 - 14 - course full


Sept. 4 - 8 

Sept 11 - 15

Discover the excitement and satisfaction of crafting in metal in this intensive, one-week course. Explore how to manipulate steel by bending, welding and texturing it to give life to your creative expression.

Learn and expand on these behind-the-scenes skills used in building stage sets and props:

·    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; 

·    Discover Oxy-Acetylene gas brazing techniques; and

·    Learn how to shape and hammer metal including using jigs and              applying heat.

This is not a ticketed course. It is an artistic welding course meant to challenge students in the fascinating world of metalworking. All sessions of Artistic Welding cover the above techniques, enabling participants to heighten their skill levels with imaginative projects.

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.

Participant are asked to let Frank know about a project they would like to create. This information will be required approximately three weeks prior to the start of the course.


This course can  be taken as part of the

Theatre Production Arts Certificate

This certificate is given when completing

5 summer courses of your choice.

Total cost $2500 - a savings of $95 - $125 per course.

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Course Information
Cost: $ 630 (includes materials)


Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Location: Desmond Heeley Studio,


                                 163 King Street

                                 Stratford N5A 4S2

Target enrolment: 6 students

For more information contact:

Susan Starkweather, Program Advisor

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