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Introductory Workshop Metalworking (Course in English)

Introductory Workshop Metalworking

Participants are introduced to the basic principles of metalworking and to the different types of metal working tools and machines at Dynamos' metal workshop. The aim of the course is to prepare the participants for a (more or less) independent use of the workshop for his or her future personal projects.

The main focus of the course is the use of the MAG welding machines. Further machines addressed in the course are:

The plate shear, edging machine, roll bending machine, plasma cutter, belt grinder, belt saw, table drill, angle grinder etc.

During most courses, the last two hours are reserved for the participants to work under supervision on their own personal projects. Think in advance on what you would like to make - a table frame, a storage rack, a lamp, a metal sculpture or remodifying a bicycle. Bring your sketches - in most cases the welding exercises can be adjusted to fit your own projects! 

Where: At Dynamos metal workshop (In front of the river, Wasserwerkstrasse 21, CH-8006 in Zürich). The course is mostly taking place outside, so dress accordingly.

When: On Sundays from 10:00 to 18:00

How Much: CHF 120,- for anyone 28 years or younger, CHF 180,- for all others. Payment in cash at the end of the course.

Important: Protective gear (overall, gloves, ear- and eye protection) is provided by the course. Please bring your own sturdy, old, closed shoes (not the new ones). In case you have long hear, make sure you bring something to tie it together with.

Also important: insurance is the responsibility of the participants!

Responsible for the courses: Peter von Bartheld. For further questions: schweissperlen@gmail.com

Note: cancelling the application is possible until 3 days before the start of the course. After that, the application is binding and participants are obliged to pay the full fee for the course.


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