Classes and Workshops at SPark Workshop Brooklyn
Wood Carving for Beginners | Wednesdays, May 2018
Our 6-week Wood Carving for Beginners course offers participants the basic knowledge and understanding of the carving process. This is a project-based class that will meet Wednesdays from 6pm – 9pm. Starting in low-relief, you will learn to use the tools necessary to carve a Celtic knot pattern. Building on these skills, your second project will be to sculpt a wooden spoon. The materials fee includes a basic carving knife and chisel set to take with you to continue the journey at home. This course qualifies you for a 3-month shop membership once complete.
Intro to Woodworking | Thursdays, May 2018
Our 6-week Introduction to Woodworking course will introduce participants to the characteristics of wood, fundamentals of woodworking and workshop safety. This is a project-based workshop that will meet Thursdays from 6pm – 9pm. The projects include a custom striped cutting board made from maple, cherry, and walnut, followed by a more complex bandsaw box. This course qualifies you for the 3-month Shop Membership once complete.
Bust Sculpture Workshop | Fridays, May 2018
Our 6-week bust sculpture workshop will introduce participants to creating a base and armature and the build up of a human or animal bust, five to six inches tall. This class is open to beginner to intermediate sculptors. This is a project-based workshop that will meet Fridays from 6pm – 9pm.
3D Jewelry Design | Sundays, April 22, 29, and May 20th
In this 3-day 3D Jewelry Design class, students will use Tinkercad, a free, browser-based 3D modeling software to model a custom skull ring. In the first and second classes, students will be guided through the design and step-by-step modeling process and will learn how to use Shapeways.com, an online 3D printing service to fabricate their own designs. In the third class, students will be taught how to use basic hand tools, utilized by jewelers to grind, shape, polish and patina their skull ring, resulting in a high quality, hand finished custom piece. Classes run from 1:00pm – 4:00pm.
Required Equipment: Laptop and a standard mouse with a scroll wheel.
Instructor: Lizz Hill Wiker
Cost: $375.00 + Material Fee ($75 for brass/bronze or $105 for silver)
3D Modeling with SketchUp | Sundays, TBA
This 6-week introductory course will provide you with the skills to model accurately and efficiently in SketchUp. Learn to navigate the program with confidence as you begin modeling basic shapes on day one and quickly move towards a detailed kitchen with accompanying furniture. Classes run Sundays from 10:00am–1:00pm. Class skips Sunday, April 15th.
Required Equipment: Laptop with SketchUp Make or Pro installed and a standard mouse with a scroll wheel. Please contact us if you need assistance installing the software.
Cutting Board Workshop | TBA
Our weekend workshops are short, two-day courses that run from 10am–2pm on Saturday & Sunday.
In this workshop, students will learn about woodworking, safe use of the tools and equipment in a wood shop, and the process of making a cutting/serving board. Students will design and complete their own custom cutting board. Keep it yourself or give it as a great, one-of-a-kind gift.
All skill levels welcome!
If you’re interested in any of our classes, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot. Class size is limited to a maximum of 8 and will be filled on a first come, first served basis. A minimum of 4 students is required for a class to take place. Payment is due prior to the start of the first class and payable to SPark Workshop Brooklyn by check or cash. Refunds will be issued only in the event that the class can not be held.
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SPark Workshop Brooklyn
33 34th St Ste. 2AA
Brooklyn NY 11232
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