Event Updates for August 2024

Event updates for August 2024

Stained Glass Open Lab

Time: Aug 07 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Host: Timothy York
Price: MakeICT Members - $0.00
Price: Non-Members - $0.00
Ages: 16 and up

Open Lab time for authorized Glaziers. Instructor will be available if individual help is required.

Also, if you are an experienced Glazier and want access to the tools and glass without taking the Introduction to Stained Glass course, authorizations may be performed during open lab times. Instructor will cover safety requirements, tool usage, and a skills assessment for a particular skill level. Successful completion of an authorization will add the Glazier to the authorized user list.


Use of tools and/or materials without proper authorization is prohibited.
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Introduction to Stained Glass Session 2 of 3

Time: Aug 23 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Host: Timothy York
Price: MakeICT Members - $0.00
Price: Non-Members - $0.00
Ages: 16 and up

Session 2 of 3

Introduction to designing and building stained glass art projects. Students will learn fundamental safety for handling glass and the basics of designing, cutting, foiling, soldering, framing, and hanging Tiffany style glass art. Flat work, 3-D build, special techniques and finishing will be explored. See Session 1 for full description.

Restrictions:
Due to the nature of the medium and processes being used, no one under the age of sixteen years of age will be allowed in the glass work area without PRIOR approval of the instructor.

Prerequisite: Attendance and participation in Session 1 of this class.

Instructor availability:
Typically 30 minutes prior to class session, as well as additional lab hours as published. Additional individual time by specific arrangement only.

Session 2 – 1 instructional hour + 2 hours Lab
I. Beginning project finishing including chemical conversion/aging (patina)
II. Hanging and/or mounting
III. Jigging and fixturing for production
IV. Additional requirements for individual projects

Please be punctual as a courtesy to others. Enjoy!
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Introduction to Stained Glass Session 3 of 3

Time: Aug 30 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Host: Timothy York
Price: MakeICT Members - $0.00
Price: Non-Members - $0.00
Ages: 16 and up

Session 3 of 3

Introduction to designing and building stained glass art projects. Students will learn fundamental safety for handling glass and the basics of designing, cutting, foiling, soldering, framing, and hanging Tiffany style glass art. Flat work, 3-D build, special techniques and finishing will be explored. See Session 1 for full description.

Restrictions:
Due to the nature of the medium and processes being used, no one under the age of sixteen years of age will be allowed in the glass work area without PRIOR approval of the instructor.

Prerequisite: Attendance and participation in Session 1 & 2 of this class.

Instructor availability:
Typically 30 minutes prior to class session, as well as additional lab hours as published. Additional individual time by specific arrangement only.

Session 3 – Instructional time as required + Lab and project presentation
I. Show and Tell for individual projects
II. Lessons learned round table discussion
III. Overview of other techniques and class offerings

Please be punctual as a courtesy to others. Enjoy!
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Introduction to Stained Glass Session 1 of 3

Time: Aug 16 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Host: Timothy York
Register: http://makeict.wildapricot.org/event-5794436
Price: MakeICT Members - $60.00
Price: Non-Members - $65.00
Ages: 16 and up

Introduction to designing and building stained glass art projects. Students will learn fundamental safety for handling glass and the basics of designing, cutting, foiling, soldering, framing, and hanging Tiffany style glass art. Flat work, 3-D build, special techniques and finishing will be explored.

Tools available in the glass work area will include basic glass shaping hand tools, grinders, and soldering irons.

Lessons will be a combination of lecture and hands-on training. Lab time will be scheduled within the sessions as optional work periods, but are highly recommended for individual and small group learning of specific topics. A beginning project (including materials) will be given to all students during the initial session, with an additional individual project of the student’s choice, to be completed by the end of the three session class. Materials for the individual project are the responsibility of the class participants. Special pricing or considerations from local sources for materials and tools may be available; check with the instructor for details.

Restrictions:
Due to the nature of the medium and processes being used, no one under the age of sixteen years of age will be allowed in the glass work area without PRIOR approval of the instructor.

Instructor availability:
Typically 30 minutes prior to class session, as well as additional lab hours as published. Additional individual time by specific arrangement only.

Session 1 – 2 instructional hours + 1 hour Lab
I. Class overview
II. brief history of stained glass and its manufacture
III. Safety in the work area and tools
IV. Design overview and special techniques with limited exposure to bevels and jewels
V. Cutting, forming, foiling, and soldering for Beginning project

Please be punctual as a courtesy to others. Enjoy!
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Stained Glass Open Lab

Time: Aug 19 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Host: Timothy York
Price: MakeICT Members - $0.00
Price: Non-Members - $0.00
Ages: 16 and up

Open Lab time for authorized Glaziers. Instructor will be available if individual help is required.

Also, if you are an experienced Glazier and want access to the tools and glass without taking the Introduction to Stained Glass course, authorizations may be performed during open lab times. Instructor will cover safety requirements, tool usage, and a skills assessment for a particular skill level. Successful completion of an authorization will add the Glazier to the authorized user list.


Use of tools and/or materials without proper authorization is prohibited.
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Laser Cutting Basics

Time: Aug 11 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Host: Kim Burton
Register: http://makeict.wildapricot.org/event-5801908
Price: MakeICT Members - $20.00
Price: Non-Members - $25.00
Ages: 12 and up

Learn to use the 80 watt CO2 laser cutters at MakeICT. We will discuss the capabilities of the machines, safety rules, and operation in flat mode. Participants will complete a small project using Inkscape and LightBurn software.

Intermediate computer proficiency is recommended. Users should be comfortable with web browsing, Windows file folder navigation, copy and paste shortcut keys, and mouse operation.
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