(Updated 7/14/20) We have postponed recreational classes based on additional interpretation and advisement with New York State’s Phase 4 Guidelines. We remain hopeful/optimistic that we will receive approval from NYS to re-open within the month of July. Please read our re-open plan for more details!

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 $190: (8 Hour Weekend Class)

  • Summer 2020 Session: Saturday, July 25th (8am-4pm)
  • Fall 2020 Session: Saturday, September 26th (8am-4pm)

TIG Weekend Workshop $190: (8 Hour Weekend Class)

  • Summer 2020 Session: Saturday, August 1st (8am-4pm)
  • Fall 2020 Session: Saturday, October 17th (8am-4pm)

    Stick Weekend Workshop $190: (8 Hour Weekend Class)

    • NEW: Summer 2020 Session: Saturday, August 22nd (8am-4pm)
    • Fall 2020 Session: Saturday, November 21st (8am-4pm)

    Metal Sculpture Workshop $190: (8 Hour Weekend Class)

    • Fall 2020 Session: Saturday, October 31st (8am-4pm)

    MIG & TIG 2-Day Combo Welding Workshop $350: (2-Session Weekend Class)

    • Spring 2020 Session TBD

    MIG Night Course $495: (10 Session Evening Class) (6pm-9pm)

    • Summer 2020 Session: Jul. 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30, Aug. 4, 6 (6pm-9pm, Tues. & Thurs.)
    • Fall 2020 Session: Sept. 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, Oct. 1, 6, 8, 13, 15 (6pm-9pm, Tues. & Thurs.)

      TIG Night Course $495: (10 Session Evening Class) (6pm-9pm)

      • Summer 2020 Session: Jul. 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30, Aug. 4, 6 (6pm-9pm, Tues. & Thurs.)
      • Fall 2020 Session: Oct. 20, 22, 27, 29, Nov. 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19 (6pm-9pm, Tues. & Thurs.)

      NEW Stick Night Course $495: (10 Session Evening Class) (6pm-9pm)

      • Fall 2020 Session: Oct. 20, 22, 27, 29, Nov. 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19 (6pm-9pm, Tues. & Thurs.)

        NEW: TIG 2-Day Intensive $350: (2-Session Weekend Class)

        • Spring 2020 Session TBD

              Career Training Program:
              Rochester Arc + Flame has partnered with Monroe Community College to offer a 20 Week Certificate program in welding and fabrication. 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. Two sessions are offered each year, beginning in February and August. For information on how to apply, please email info@rocafc.com, or call 585-349-7110

               

              GLASS CLASSES:

              Glass Flameworking: Beads (Soft Glass):

              Glass Flameworking: Beads Sampler: $80: (3 Hour Class)

              • Saturday, September 19th (9am-12N)
              • Saturday, October 17th (9am-12N)
              • Saturday, November 21st (9am-12N)

              Glass Flameworking: Beads Workshop: $165: (8 Hour Saturday Class)

              • Next Session TBD

              Glass Flameworking: Beads Workshop | Level 2: $165: (8 Hour Weekend Class)

              • Next Session TBD

              NEW Glass Flameworking: 2-Week Beads Night Course | Level 1a: $180: (4 Session Evening Class)

              • Next Session TBD

              NEW Glass Flameworking: 2-Week Beads Night Course | Level 1b: $180: (4 Session Evening Class) (Continuation of Level 1a Course)

              • Next Session TBD

                  Glass Flameworking: Beads Specialty Classes: $75-$150

                  • More Classes Coming Soon

                   

                        Glass Flameworking: Sculpture (Boro Glass): 

                          Glass Flameworking: Sculpture Sampler: $80 (3 Hour Class)

                          • Saturday, September 5th (9am-12N)
                          • Saturday, October 3rd (9am-12N)
                          • Saturday, November 7th (9am-12N)
                          • Saturday, December 5th (9am-12N)

                          Glass Flameworking: Sculpture Specialty Sampler | Level 2: $90 (3 Hour Class)

                          • Next Session TBD

                          Glass Flameworking: Sculpture Workshop: $165: (8 Hour Weekend Class)

                          • Saturday, September 26th (9am-5pm)

                          Glass Flameworking: Sculpture Workshop | Level 2: $165: (8 Hour Weekend Class)

                          • Saturday, October 10th (10am-6pm)

                            Glass Flameworking: Couple’s Date Night: $180: (4 Hour Evening Class for a Couple) (7pm-11pm) 

                            • Friday, September 4th (7pm-11pm)
                            • Friday, October 2nd (7pm-11pm)
                            • Friday, November 6th (7pm-11pm)
                            • Friday, December 4th (7pm-11pm)

                            Glass Flameworking: Sculpture Night Course | Level 1: $325: (8 Session Evening Class)

                            • September 2020 Session: Sept. 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, Oct. 1 (6pm-9pm, Tues. & Thurs.)

                            Glass Flameworking: Sculpture Night Course | Level 2: $350: (8 Session Evening Class)

                            • November 2020 Session: Nov. 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 30 (6pm-9pm, Mon. & Wed.) *No class on 11/25

                            Glass Flameworking: Sculpture Specialty Classes

                            • More Classes Coming Soon

                               

                                        Glass Fusing:

                                        Glass Fusing Creative Kids Workshop: $45: (2 Hour Morning Class)

                                        • Saturday, August 22nd: Ice Bowl (10am-12N)
                                        • Saturday, November 14th: Christmas Ornaments (10am-12N)

                                          Glass Fusing Sampler: $90: (3 Hour Class)

                                          • Saturday, August 22nd: Paver Plate (1pm-4pm)
                                          • Saturday, August 22nd: Stacked Mosaic (6pm-9pm)
                                          • Sunday, August 23rd: Exploring Black & White (1pm-4pm)
                                          • Saturday, September 19th: Retro Plate (1pm-4pm)
                                          • Saturday, September 19th: Ice Bowl (6pm-9pm)
                                          • Sunday, September 20th: Geometric III (1pm-4pm)
                                          • Saturday, October 17th: Halloween Plate (1pm-4pm)
                                          • Saturday, October 17th: Halloween Plate (6pm-9pm)
                                          • Sunday, October 18th: Halloween Plate (1pm-4pm)
                                          • Saturday, November 14th: Christmas Plate (1pm-4pm)
                                          • Saturday, November 14th: Christmas Ornaments (6pm-9pm)
                                          • Sunday, November 15th: Christmas Plate (1pm-4pm)

                                            Glass Fusing Couples Date Night: $180: (3 Hour Evening Class for a Couple) (7pm-10pm)

                                            • Friday, August 21st: Exploring Black & White (7pm-10pm)
                                            • Friday, September 18th: Stacked Mosaic (7pm-10pm)
                                            • Friday, October 16th: Halloween Plate (7pm-10pm)
                                            • Friday, November 13th: Christmas Ornaments (7pm-10pm)
                                            Glass Fusing Specialty: $90: (3 Hour Class)
                                            • More Classes Coming Soon

                                             

                                              Glassblowing:

                                                GUEST INSTRUCTOR: 5-Days with Mark Aspery: 5 Fussy Projects

                                                • *Postponed to Fall 2020: Dates TBD:: $775

                                                  GUEST INSTRUCTOR: 2-Days with Matthew Parkinson: Chef Knife

                                                  • October 2020 Session: October 10th & 11th (9am-5pm each day): $395

                                                  GUEST INSTRUCTOR: 5-Days with Audra Draper: Forged Damascus Knife

                                                  • October 2020 Session: Monday, October 26th through Friday, October 30th, 2020 (9am-5pm each day): $845

                                                  GUEST INSTRUCTOR: 2-Days with Kevin Cashen: The Heat Treating Process

                                                  • November 2020 Session: November 21st & 22nd, 2020 (9am-5pm each day): $295

                                                  NEW! American Bladesmithing Society: Introduction to Bladesmithing: $1,450: (2-Week Course)
                                                  • November 2020 Session with JW Randall and Kevin Cashen: November 9th-20th, 2020 (8am-5pm, Mon.-Fri.)

                                                  Blacksmithing Technical Workshop Series 2020: $1,800: (11 Weekend Monthly Series)

                                                  • First Saturday and Sunday of Each Month*: January 4th & 5th, 2020 through December 5th & 6th, 2020 (9am-5pm, both days)  *There will not be class during the month of July

                                                  Blacksmithing Sampler: $80: (3.5 Hour Class)

                                                  • Wednesday, August 12th: Bottle Opener (6:30pm-10pm)
                                                  • Tuesday, September 8th: Wall Hook (6:30pm-10pm)
                                                  • Monday, October 19th: Wall Hook (6:30pm-10pm)
                                                  • Wednesday, October 21st: Goblin (6:30pm-10pm)
                                                  • Monday, November 2nd: Wall Hook (6:30pm-10pm)
                                                  • Monday, November 23rd: Carving Fork (6:30pm-10pm)
                                                    • Sunday, August 16th: Tapers (9am-5pm)
                                                    • Sunday, September 20th: Tapers (9am-5pm)
                                                    • Sunday, October 18th: Tapers (9am-5pm)
                                                    • Saturday, October 24th: Wizard Head (9am-5pm)
                                                    • Sunday, November 29th: Tapers (9am-5pm)
                                                    • Sunday, December 20th: Tapers (9am-5pm)
                                                      • September 14th & 16th: Tool Making (6:30pm-10pm)
                                                        • Fundamentals of Blacksmithing: August 2020 Session: Aug. 7th-11th, 2020 (Fri.-Tues., 9am-5pm each day)
                                                        • Friday, July 24th: Rose
                                                        • Friday, August 7th: Rose
                                                        • Saturday, August 8th: Rose
                                                        • Friday, September 4th: Rose
                                                        • Saturday, September 12th: Plant Hanger
                                                        • Friday, October 2nd: Rose
                                                        • Friday, October 16th: Goblin
                                                        • Saturday, October 31st: Goblin
                                                        • Friday, November 6th: Rose
                                                        • Friday, December 4th: Rose
                                                        • Saturday, December 19th: Tree Hook


                                                        JEWELRY:

                                                        Enameling:

                                                        • Next Session TBD
                                                        • Next Session TBD

                                                          Chainmail:

                                                          • Wednesday, August 12th (6pm-9pm)
                                                          • Monday, September 28th (6pm-9pm)
                                                          • Monday, October 26th (6pm-9pm)
                                                          • Monday, November 30th (6pm-9pm)

                                                            Metalsmithed Jewelry:

                                                              Metalsmithed Jewelry Sampler: $90: (3 Hour Class)

                                                              • Saturday, August 1st: Earrings (6pm-9pm)
                                                              • Monday, August 3rd: Hammered Rings (6:30pm-9:30pm)
                                                              • Monday, August 17th: Cuff Bracelet (6:30pm-9:30pm)
                                                              • Monday, August 31st: Hammered Rings (6:30pm-9:30pm)
                                                              • Monday, September 21st: Pierced Pendant (6:30pm-9:30pm)
                                                              • Saturday, October 10th: Cuff Bracelet (6pm-9pm)
                                                              • Monday, October 19th: Earrings (6:30pm-9:30pm)
                                                              • Saturday, November 21st: Hammered Rings (6pm-9pm)
                                                              • Monday, November 23rd: Pierced Pendant (6:30pm-9:30pm)

                                                                Metalsmithed Jewelry Workshop: $165: (8 Hour Class)

                                                                • Sunday, September 13th: Intro to Bezel Setting (9am-5pm)
                                                                • Sunday, October 4th: Stacked Rings (9am-5pm)

                                                                  Jewelry Couple's Date Night: $180: (4 Hour Evening Class for a Couple) (7pm-11pm)

                                                                  • Friday, September 4th: Copper Cuff Bracelet
                                                                  • Friday, November 6th: Hammered Rings