Classes: List View

The following list shows all available classes in welding, glass, smithing and jewelry. Click on any of the class titles below to read more about the class and register.

WELDING CLASSES:

MIG Weekend Workshop $165: (8 Hour Sunday Class)

  • Spring Session: Sunday, May 15th (8am-4pm)

TIG Weekend Workshop $165: (8 Hour Sunday Class)

  • Next Session TBD

    Stick Saturday Workshop $165: (8 Hour Class)

    • Next Session TBD

    Metal Sculpture Workshop $165: (8 Hour Saturday Class)

    • Next Session TBD

    NEW Lv. 2 Metal Sculpture Workshop $165: (8 Hour Saturday Class)

    • Spring Session: Apr. 30th, 2016 (8am-4pm)

    MIG Night Course $465: (10 Session Evening Class) (6pm-9pm)

    • Summer 2016 Session: July 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27, Aug. 1, 3, 8, 10

    TIG Night Course $450-$465: (10 Session Evening Class) (6pm-9pm)

    • Summer 2016 Session: July 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28, Aug. 2, 4, 9, 11

    Stick Night Course $375: (8 Session Evening Class) (6pm-9pm)

    • Spring/Summer Session: May 2, 9, 16, 23, June 6, 13, 20, 27

     

    Career Training Program:
    - RocAFC has partnered with Monroe Community College to offer a 20 Week. Certificate program in welding.To maximize our student’s job offers, we assist  in resume writing, employer research techniques, and mock job interviews. To date, our graduates have been hired by over 100 different Rochester area employers. The next class session begins February 2016. For additional information please email our Welding Director at welding@rocafc.com

     

    GLASS CLASSES:

    Soft Glass:

    Soft Glass Sampler: $75: (3 Hour Class)

    • May 21st: (9am-12N)
    • June 18th: (9am-12N)
    • July 16th: (9am-12N)
    • August 20th: (9am-12N)
    • September 17th: (9am-12N)
    • October 22nd: (9am-12N)
    • November 19th: (9am-12N)
    • December 17th: (9am-12N)

    Soft Glass Workshop $150: (8 Hour Saturday Class)

    • April 23rd Session:  (9am-5pm)
    • July 23rd Session:  (9am-5pm)
    • September 24th Session:  (9am-5pm)

    Soft Glass Night Course: Level I: $300: (8 Session Evening Class)

    • Summer 2016 Session: July 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27, 29 (6pm-9pm) (NOTE: start date is a Wednesday and end date is a Friday)
    • Fall 2016 Session: Sept. 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28, Oct. 3, 5 (6pm-9pm)

    Soft Glass Night Course: Level II: $300 (8 Session Evening Class)

    • Summer 2016 Session: May 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, June 1, 6  (6pm-9pm)
    • Fall 2016 Session: Oct. 24, 26, 31, Nov. 2, 7, 9, 14, 16 (6pm-9pm)

    Soft Glass Specialty Classes: $90 (4-Hour Weeknight and Weekend Classes)

        Boro Glass: 

        GUEST INSTRUCTOR: TIM DRIER: $500: (Two, 8-Hour Classes) 

        • 2-Day Workshop w/ Tim Drier: April 16th & 17th:  (9am-5pm)

          NEW Intro to Tubing Specialty Workshop: $150: (8 Hour Saturday Class)

          • Next Session TBD

          Borosilicate Sampler $75: (3 Hour Class)

          • May 7th: (9am-12N)
          • June 4th: (9am-12N)
          • August 6th: (9am-12N)
          • September 3rd: (9am-12N)
          • October 8th: (9am-12N)
          • November 5th: (9am-12N)
          • December 3rd: (9am-12N)

          Borosilicate Workshop $150: (8 Hour Saturday Class)

          • June 25th: (9am-5pm)
          • August 27th: (9am-5pm)
          • October 29th: (9am-5pm)

            Borosilicate Couple’s Date Night $150: (4 Hour Evening Class for a Couple) (7pm-11pm) 

            • April 9th: Saturday Session
            • May 6th: Friday Session
            • May 14th: Saturday Session
            • June 3rd: Friday Session
            • June 11th: Saturday Session
            • July 9th: Saturday Session
            • August 5th: Friday Session
            • August 13th: Saturday Session
            • September 2nd: Friday Session
            • September 10th: Saturday Session
            • October 7th: Friday Session
            • October 15th: Saturday Session
            • November 4th: Friday Session
            • November 12th: Saturday Session
            • December 2nd: Friday Session

            Borosilicate Night Course: $300 Level I: (8 Session Evening Class)

            • Spring 2016 Session: Apr. 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27, May 2, 4  (6pm-9pm)
            • Summer 2016 Session: July 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28  (6pm-9pm)
            • Fall 2016 Session: Oct. 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27  (6pm-9pm) (Monday+Wednesday)

            Borosilicate Night Course: $300 Level II: (8 Session Evening Class)

            • Summer 2016 Session: Aug. 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30, Sept. 1  (6pm-9pm)
            • Next Session TBD

            Borosilicate Night Course: $300 Level III: (8 Session Evening Class)

            • Next Session TBD 

             

                Fused Glass:

                Fusing & Slumping Sampler $75: (2 Hour Class)

                • Thursday, May 12th: Flag Plate  (7pm-9pm)
                • Tuesday, June 14th: Plant Stakes   (7pm-9pm)

                Fusing & Slumping Specialty Classes $75-$120: (2-6 Hour Classes)

                • Jewelry 2-Night Course: Apr.19th & 26th: (6pm-9pm): $120
                • Squiggle Plate: May 17th: (6pm-9pm): $75
                • Pattern Bars 2-Night Course: June 8th & 15th: (6pm-9pm): $120

                Fused Glass Couples Date Night $150: (3 Hour Class) (7pm-10pm)

                • May 6th: Friday Session: Sushi Set
                • Next Session TBD

                Ginger Bread House $240: (12 Hour class)

                • Next Session TBD

                  SMITHING CLASSES:


                  Blacksmithing Sampler $75- $90:  (3-4 Hour Classes)

                  • Friday, April 22nd, 2016: Project TBD (6pm-9pm): $75 SOLD OUT
                  • Monday, May 2nd, 2016: Project TBD (6pm-9pm): $75 SOLD OUT
                  • Wednesday, June 8th, 2016: Leaves Lv.1a (6:30pm-10pm): $75
                  • Thursday, June 16th, 2016: Steak Turner Lv.1a (6:30pm-10pm): $75
                  • Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016: Hooks Lv.1a (6:30pm-10pm): $75
                  • Wednesday, July 6th, 2016: Kabob Skewers Lv.3b* (6:30pm-10pm): $75 (*intermediate)
                  • Sunday, August 21st, 2016: Letter Opener (8am-12N): $90
                  • Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016: Hooks (6:30pm-10pm): $75
                  • Wednesday, August 24th, 2016: Simple Toilet Paper/Towel Holder (6:30pm-10pm): $75
                  • Wednesday, August 31st, 2016: Corkscrew Lv.3b* (6:30pm-10pm): $75 (*intermediate)
                  • Monday, September 12th, 2016: Hooks Lv.1a (6:30pm-10pm): $75
                  • Sunday, September 18th, 2016: Bottle Opener Lv.1a (8am-12N): $90
                  • Wednesday, October 5th, 2016: Steel Chasing Lv.3b* (6:30pm-10pm): $75 (*intermediate)
                  • Friday, October 14th, 2016: Skill Building: Tapers Lv.1a (6:30pm-10pm): $75
                  • Monday, October 17th, 2016: Skill Building: Twists Lv.3a* (6:30pm-10pm): $75 (*intermediate)
                  • Wednesday, October 19th, 2016: Skill Building: Forge Welding Lv.2a* (6:30pm-10pm): $75 (*intermediate)
                  • Monday, October 24th, 2016: Skill Building: Mortise and Tennons Lv.2b* (6:30pm-10pm): $75 (*intermediate)
                  • Friday, October 28th, 2016: Skill Building: Scroll Work Lv. 3b* (6:30pm-10pm): $75 (*intermediate)
                  • Monday, November 21st, 2016: Towel Bar/Holder (6:30pm-10pm): $75
                  • Sunday, June 26th Workshop: Antique Padlock* (8am-5pm) (*intermediate) **Please not this class costs $165 and is 9 hours in length
                  • Sunday, July 10th Workshop: Damascus Billet* (8am-4pm) (*intermediate)
                  • Sunday, August 28th Workshop: Guided Projects* (8am-4pm) (*intermediate)
                  • Sunday, November 13th Workshop: Woodworking Tools (8am-4pm)
                    • May 9th + 11th (6pm-9:30pm): Level One
                    • May 16th + 18th (6pm-9:30pm): Level Two (*intermediate)
                    • May 23rd + 25th (6pm-9:30pm): Level Three (*intermediate)
                    • July 18th + 25th (6:30pm-10pm): Chasing in Steel Lv.3b (*intermediate)
                    • Oct. 31st + Nov. 2nd (6:30pm-10pm): Skill Building: Toolmaking Lv.4a (*intermediate)

                        Coppersmithing Sampler:  $75-$90: (3-Hour or 4-Hour Class)

                        • Sunday, June 26th: Intro to Raising (8am-12N): $90
                        • Sunday, June 26th: Intro to Chasing (1pm-5pm): $90
                        • Sunday, July 24th: Intro to Chasing (8am-12N): $90
                        • Wednesday, September 7th: Small Vase (6:30pm-10pm): $75 
                        • Wednesday, September 14th: Small Enameled Rose (6:30pm-10pm): $75

                        Coppersmithing Workshop:  $150: (8-Hour Weekend Class)

                        • Next Session TBD

                        Coppersmithing Night Course: 2-Day:  $150: (2 Session Evening Class)

                        • May 9th + 11th: Intro to Chasing (6pm-9pm)
                        Bladesmithing Multi-Day Workshop $400: (6 Session Class)
                          • Fall 2016 Session: Oct.2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Nov. 6  (8am-12N)

                          Bladesmithing 2-Day Rustic Folders Workshop: $165: (2 Session Class)

                          • Sunday, July 17th + 24th (8am-12N)

                          Bladesmithing Night Course: 2-Day Rail Road Spike: $165: (2 Session Evening Class)

                          • June 27th + 29th (6:30pm-10pm)
                          • June 3rd, 2016: Friday Session: 7" Copper Vase 
                          • October 7th, 2016: Friday Session: Vase
                          • October 22nd, 2016: Saturday Session: Rose Wine Bottle Stopper
                          • November 4th, 2016: Friday Session: Enameled Bowl

                          Blacksmithing Couple’s Date Night $150: (4-Hour Evening Class for a Couple) (7pm-11pm)

                          • May 14th: Saturday Session: BBQ Utensils SOLD OUT
                          • June 11th: Saturday Session: Yard Stakes for Beer or Wine
                          • July 9th: Saturday Session: Bonfire Poker/Marshmallow Stick
                          • August 5th: Friday Session: Roses
                          • September 10th: Saturday Session: Candle Holder
                          • October 22nd: Saturday Session: Roses
                          • November 4th: Friday Session: Roses
                          • November 12th: Saturday Session: Candle Holder/Vase

                          JEWELRY:

                            Enameling:

                            • Monday, May 16th: Basse Taille  (6pm-9pm)
                            • Sunday, June 5th: Enameled Bracelet  (9am-12N)
                            • Wednesday, June 22nd: Enameled Pendant (6:30pm-10pm)
                            • Wednesday, July 13th: Enameled Earrings (6:30pm-10pm)
                            • Monday, August 15th: Enameled Bracelet  (6:30pm-10pm)

                              Chainmail:

                              • Monday, June 13th: Textured Copper + Chainmail Bracelet  (6:30pm-10pm)
                              • Wednesday, July 20th: Leather + Chainmail Bracelet  (6pm-9pm)

                              Metalsmithing (*NEW):

                                Sampler: $75-$90: (3 to 4 Hour Class)

                                • Sunday, July 10th: Mixed Media Pendant (9am-12N): $75
                                • Sunday, July 10th: Mixed Media Bracelet (1pm-4pm): $75
                                • Sunday, August 21st: Soldered Pendant (8am-12N): $90
                                • Wednesday, August 31st: Simple Pendant (6pm-9pm): $75