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 $185: (8 Hour Weekend Class)

  • Winter Session: January 26th (8am-4pm)
  • Spring Session: April 6th (8am-4pm)

TIG Weekend Workshop $185: (8 Hour Weekend Class)

  • Winter Session: February 2nd (8am-4pm)
  • Spring Session: May 4th (8am-4pm)

Stick Weekend Workshop $185: (8 Hour Weekend Class)

  • Winer Session: March 23rd (8am-4pm)
  • Summer Session TBD

Metal Sculpture Workshop $185: (8 Hour Weekend Class)

  • Winter Session: March 2nd (8am-4pm)
  • Spring Session: April 27th (8am-4pm)

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

  • Spring Session: April 7th and April 14th (Sundays) (8am-4pm)

MIG Night Course $485: (10 Session Evening Class) (6pm-9pm)

  • Winter Session: January 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31, February 5, 7
  • Spring Session: March 19, 21, 26, 28, April 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18

TIG Night Course $485: (10 Session Evening Class) (6pm-9pm)

  • Winter Session: February 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28, March 5, 7, 12, 14
  • Spring Session: April 23, 25, 30, May 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23

Stick Night Course $395: (8 Session Evening Class) (6pm-9pm)

  • Winter Session: February 4, 11, 18, 25, March 4, 11, 18, 25
  • Next Session TBD

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

  • Winter Session: March 16th and 17th (8am-4pm)
  • Next 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:

        Soft Glass:

        Soft Glass Sampler: $75-$80: (3 Hour Class)

        • Saturday, December 15th (9am-12N): $75
        • Saturday, February 2nd (9am-12N): $80
        • Saturday, March 2nd (9am-12N): $80
        • Saturday, April 20th (9am-12N): $80
        • Saturday, May 18th (9am-12N): $80
        • Saturday, June 15th (9am-12N): $80

        Soft Glass Workshop $165: (8 Hour Saturday Class)

        • Saturday, January 19th (9am-5pm)
        • Saturday, April 27th (9am-5pm)

        Soft Glass Workshop: Level 2: $165: (8 Hour Weekend Class)

        • Next Session TBD

        Soft Glass Night Course: Level 1: $320: (8 Session Evening Class)

        • Winter 2019 Session: Jan. 2, 3, 7, 9, 21, 23, 28, 30 (6pm-9pm) *No class on 1/14 or 1/16
        • Next Session TBD

          Soft Glass Night Course: Level 2: $320 (8 Session Evening Class)

          • Next Session TBD

            Soft Glass Specialty Classes: $75-$150

                  Boro Glass: 

                    Borosilicate Sampler $80: (3 Hour Class)

                    • Saturday, January 5th (9am-12N)
                    • Saturday, February 16th (9am-12N)
                    • Saturday, March 16th (9am-12N)
                    • Saturday, April 6th (9am-12N)
                    • Saturday, May 4th (9am-12N)
                    • Saturday, June 1st (9am-12N)

                    Borosilicate Workshop $165: (8 Hour Weekend Class)

                    • Saturday, March 23rd (9am-5pm)
                    • Sunday, May 19th (9am-5pm)

                    Boro Workshop: Level 2: $165: (8 Hour Weekend Class)

                    • Next Session TBD

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

                      • Friday, January 4th (7pm-11pm)
                      • Saturday, January 12th (7pm-11pm)
                      • Friday, February 1st (7pm-11pm)
                      • Saturday, February 9th (7pm-11pm) 
                      • *Sunday, February 10th (*5:30pm-9:30pm) Note time change
                      • *Thursday, February 14th (*6:30pm-10:30pm) Note time change
                      • Friday, March 1st (7pm-11pm)
                      • Saturday, March 9th (7pm-11pm)
                      • Friday, April 5th (7pm-11pm)
                      • Saturday, April 13th (7pm-11pm)
                      • Friday, May 3rd (7pm-11pm)
                      • Saturday, May 11th (7pm-11pm)
                      • Friday, June 7th (7pm-11pm)
                      • Saturday, June 8th (7pm-11pm)

                      Borosilicate Night Course: Level 1: $320: (8 Session Evening Class)

                      • April 2019 Session: April 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24 (6pm-9pm, Mon. & Wed.)
                      • June 2019 Session: June 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27 (6pm-9pm, Tues. & Thurs.)

                      Borosilicate Night Course: Level 2: $320: (8 Session Evening Class)

                      • February 2019 Session: Feb. 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27 (6pm-9pm, Mon. & Wed.)
                      • Next Session TBD

                          Borosilicate Glass Specialty Classes: $150-$400

                          • Next Session TBD

                                  Fused Glass:

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

                                  • Next Session TBD

                                  Fusing Specialty: $90: (3 Hour Class)

                                  • Next Session TBD

                                  Fusing & Slumping Sampler: $90: (3 Hour Class)

                                  • Tuesday, December 11th: Christmas Ornaments (6pm-9pm)
                                  • Tuesday, January 22nd: Stacked Mosaic (6pm-9pm)
                                  • Friday, February 15th: Ice Bowl (6pm-9pm)
                                  • Sunday, February 17th: Plate Project (1pm-4pm)
                                  • Friday, March 15th: Geometric Plate (6pm-9pm)
                                  • Sunday, March 17th: Retro Plate (1pm-4pm)

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

                                    • Saturday, February 16th: Sushi Set (7pm-10pm)
                                    • Saturday, March 16th: Geometric Plate (7pm-10pm)

                                    NEW! Glassblowing:

                                    Glassblowing Sampler: $125: (3 Hour Class)

                                     

                                    • Sunday, December 16th: Ornaments (1pm-4pm)
                                    • Sunday, January 13th: Project TBD (1pm-4pm)
                                    • Saturday, January 19th: Project TBD (1pm-4pm)
                                    • Sunday, March 10th: Project TBD (1pm-4pm)
                                    • Sunday, April 7th: Project TBD (1pm-4pm)

                                        Glassblowing Couple's Date Night: $225: (3 Hour Evening Class for a Couple)

                                        • Saturday, December 15th: Ornaments (7pm-10pm)
                                        • Friday, January 11th: Project TBD (7pm-10pm)
                                        • Saturday, January 12th: Project TBD (7pm-10pm)
                                        • Friday, January 18th: Project TBD (7pm-10pm)
                                        • Friday, January 25th: Project TBD (7pm-10pm)
                                        • Saturday, January 26th: Project TBD (7pm-10pm)
                                        • Friday, February 1st: Project TBD (7pm-10pm)
                                        • Friday, February 8th: Project TBD (7pm-10pm)
                                        • Saturday, February 9th: Project TBD (7pm-10pm)
                                        • Friday, March 8th: Project TBD (7pm-10pm)
                                        • Saturday, March 9th: Project TBD (7pm-10pm)
                                        • Friday, March 15th: Project TBD (7pm-10pm)
                                        • Friday, March 22nd: Project TBD (7pm-10pm)
                                        • Saturday, March 23rd: Project TBD (7pm-10pm)
                                        • Friday, April 5th: Project TBD (7pm-10pm)
                                        • Saturday, April 6th: Project TBD (7pm-10pm)
                                        • Friday, April 26th: Project TBD (7pm-10pm)
                                        • Saturday, April 27th: Project TBD (7pm-10pm)

                                           

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

                                            • March 2019 Session: March 23rd & 24th (9am-5pm each day): $395

                                            GUEST INSTRUCTOR: 5-Days with Mark Aspery: Fundamentals of Tool Making

                                            • March 2019 Session: Wednesday, March 27th, 2019 through Sunday, March 31st, 2019 (9am-5pm each day): $775

                                            GUEST INSTRUCTOR: 5-Days with Butch Sheely: Tomahawks

                                            • April 2019 Session: Wednesday, April 24th, 2019 through Sunday, April 28th, 2019 (9am-5pm daily): $725

                                            GUEST INSTRUCTOR: 5-Days with Kim Thomas: Ornamental Ironwork

                                            • May 2019 Session: Monday, May 20th, 2019 through Friday, May 24th, 2019 (9am-5pm each day): $775

                                              GUEST INSTRUCTOR: 5-Days with Allan Kress: Sample Grill

                                              • June 2019 Session: Wednesday, June 26th, 2019 through Sunday, June 30th, 2019 (9am-5pm each day): $725

                                              GUEST INSTRUCTOR: 3-Days with Allison Bohorfoush: Intro to Copper Chasing and Repousse

                                              • June 2019 Session: Friday, June 28th, 2019 through Sunday, June 30th, 2019 (9am-5pm each day): $425

                                                GUEST INSTRUCTOR: 5-Days with Ellen Durkan: Seriously Forged Fashion

                                                • July 2019 Session: July 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th and 14th (9am-5pm each day): $725

                                                GUEST INSTRUCTOR: 5-Days with Joel Worley: Camp Knife

                                                • September 2019 Session: Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 through Sunday, September 15th, 2019 (9am-5pm each day): $725

                                                GUEST INSTRUCTOR: 5-Days with Elmer Roush (2 sessions)

                                                • Session One: Viking Axes: Oct. 21st - Oct. 25th, 2019 (9am-5pm each day): $725
                                                • Session Two: Beastly Tools: Oct. 28th - Nov. 1st, 2019 (9am-5pm each day): $725

                                                GUEST INSTRUCTOR: 3-Days with Kevin Cashen: Blade and Handle Design

                                                • November 2019 Session: November 22nd, 23rd, and 24th (9am-5pm each day): $395

                                                NEW! Blacksmithing Technical Workshop Series: $1,200: (12 Session Monthly Series)

                                                • Saturday, January 5th: How to Manage a Fire, Coal & Gas, and Hammer Control (9am-5pm)
                                                • Saturday, February 2nd: Chisels, Tools and Basic Heat Treatment (9am-5pm)
                                                • Saturday, March 2nd: Tongs (9am-5pm)
                                                • Saturday, April 6th: Forge Welding (9am-5pm)
                                                • Saturday, May 4th: Square Corners (9am-5pm)
                                                • Saturday, June 1st: Rivets, Tenons & Mortices (9am-5pm)
                                                • Saturday, July 6th: Scrolls and their Finials (9am-5pm)
                                                • Saturday, August 3rd: Leaves (9am-5pm)
                                                • Saturday, September 7th: Collars (9am-5pm)
                                                • Saturday, October 5th: Sheet Work, Intro to Cold Chisels (9am-5pm)
                                                • Saturday, November 2nd: Making and Using Stake Tools (9am-5pm)
                                                • Saturday, December 7th: Small Box or Grille (9am-5pm)

                                                Blacksmithing Sampler: $80: (3.5 Hour Class)

                                                • Wednesday, January 2nd: Bottle Opener (6:30pm-10pm)
                                                • Wednesday, February 6th: Simple Leaf Form (6:30pm-10pm)
                                                • Tuesday, February 26th: Letter Opener (6:30pm-10pm)
                                                • Thursday, March 14th: Dog Head Trinket (6:30pm-10pm)
                                                • Wednesday, April 3rd: Drawer Pull (6:30pm-10pm)
                                                • Tuesday, April 30th: Steak Turner (6:30pm-10pm)
                                                • Tuesday, May 7th: Grill Fork (6:30pm-10pm)
                                                  • Sunday, January 6th: Tapers (9am-5pm)
                                                  • Sunday, January 13th: Scroll Finials (9am-5pm)
                                                  • Sunday, February 3rd: Tapers (9am-5pm)
                                                  • Saturday, February 9th: Tongs (9am-5pm)
                                                  • *Sunday, February 10th: Bending Rings, Corners & Spirals (8am-4pm) *Note time change
                                                  • Sunday, March 3rd: Tapers (9am-5pm)
                                                  • Sunday, March 10th: Forge Welding (9am-5pm)
                                                  • Sunday, April 7th: Tapers (9am-5pm)
                                                  • Saturday, April 13th: Tongs (9am-5pm)
                                                  • Sunday, April 14th: Twisting (9am-5pm)
                                                  • Sunday, May 5th: Tapers (9am-5pm)
                                                  • Saturday, May 11th: Collaring (9am-5pm)
                                                  • Sunday, June 16th: Father's Day Grill Set (1pm-5pm) *Price is for two people
                                                      • 3-Night Simple Padlock: August 26th-28th, 2019 (6:30pm-10pm, Mon.-Wed.): $195
                                                      • 4-Night Make Your Own Tableware: November 4th-7th, 2019 (6:30pm-10pm, Mon.-Thurs.): $245
                                                        • January 26th & 27th: Bottle Openers & Their Tooling (9am-5pm both days)
                                                        • February 23rd & 24th: Woodworking Tools (9am-5pm both days)
                                                        • June 22nd & 23rd: Woodworking Tools (9am-5pm both days)
                                                        • October 26th & 27th: Intro to Armor (9am-5pm both days)
                                                          • Fundamentals of Blacksmithing: January 7th-11th, 2019 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm each day)
                                                          • Fundamentals of Blacksmithing: April 8th-12th, 2019 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm each day)
                                                          • Fundamentals of Blacksmithing: July 20th-24th, 2019 (Sat-Wed, 9am-5pm each day)
                                                          • Fundamentals of Blacksmithing: October 7th-11th, 2019 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm each day)

                                                                Bladesmithing 2-Day Workshop: $275: (2 Session Weekend Class)

                                                                  • February 23rd & 24th: Rustic Folders (Stock Removal) (9am-5pm both days)
                                                                  • June 22nd & 23rd: Rustic Folders (Stock Removal) (9am-5pm both days)
                                                                    Bladesmithing 3-Day Workshop: $395: (3 Session Class)
                                                                    • Introduction to Bladesmithing: May 8th-10th, 2019 (Wed-Fri, 9am-5pm each day)

                                                                    Bladesmithing 6-Night Workshop: $395: (6 Session Evening Class)

                                                                    • Introduction to Bladesmithing: March 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20 (6:30pm-10pm, Mon. & Wed.) 
                                                                    • Introduction to Bladesmithing: August 5, 7, 9, 12, 14, 16 (6:30pm-10pm, Mon, Wed. & Fri.) 

                                                                      Coppersmithing Sampler: $80: (3.5-Hour Class)

                                                                      • Sunday, January 6th: Napkin Rings (1pm-4:30pm)
                                                                      • Wednesday, January 16th: Pendant/Earrings (6:30pm-10pm)
                                                                      • Monday, February 18th: Pendant/Earrings (6:30pm-10pm)
                                                                      • Monday, April 22nd: Pendant/Earrings (6:30pm-10pm)
                                                                      • Monday, May 13th: Napkin Rings (6:30pm-10pm)
                                                                      • Wednesday, July 17th: Pendant/Earrings (6:30pm-10pm)
                                                                      • Monday, August 19th: Pendant/Earrings (6:30pm-10pm)
                                                                      • Wednesday, September 18th: Picture Frame (6:30pm-10pm)
                                                                      • Wednesday, October 16th: Napkin Rings (6:30pm-10pm)
                                                                      • Wednesday, November 20th: Pendant/Earrings (6:30pm-10pm)
                                                                      • Wednesday, December 18th: Napkin Rings (6:30pm-10pm)
                                                                          • Friday, January 4th: Rose
                                                                          • *Sunday, February 10th: Picture Frame (*5:30pm-9:30pm) Note time change
                                                                          • *Thursday, February 14th: Rose (*6:30pm-10:30pm) Note time change
                                                                          • Saturday, March 9th: Cheese Slicer
                                                                          • Friday, May 3rd: Rose
                                                                          • Friday, July 5th: Rose
                                                                          • Saturday, August 10th: Vase 
                                                                          • Saturday, November 9th: Gravy Spoon 
                                                                          • Friday, December 6th: Rose

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

                                                                          • Friday, January 4th: Rose
                                                                          • Saturday, January 12th: Horse Head Trinket
                                                                          • Friday, February 1st: Rose
                                                                          • Friday, February 8th: Rose
                                                                          • Saturday, February 9th: Candle Holder
                                                                          • *Sunday, February 10th: Rose (*5:30pm-9:30pm) Note time change
                                                                          • *Thursday, February 14th: Rose (*6:30pm-10:30pm) Note time change
                                                                          • Friday, March 1st: Rose
                                                                          • Saturday, March 9th: Cheese Slicer
                                                                          • Friday, April 5th: Rose
                                                                          • Saturday, April 13th: Letter Opener
                                                                          • Friday, May 3rd: Rose
                                                                          • Saturday, May 11th: Dog Head Trinket


                                                                          JEWELRY:

                                                                          Enameling:

                                                                          • Wednesday, January 16th: Enameled Earrings (6:30pm-10pm)
                                                                          • Monday, February 18th: Enameled Pendant (6:30pm-10pm)
                                                                          • Monday, April 22nd: Enameled Earrings (6:30pm-10pm)
                                                                          • Monday, May 13th: Enameled Pendant (6:30pm-10pm)
                                                                          • Wednesday, July 17th: Enameled Bracelet (6:30pm-10pm)
                                                                          • Monday, August 19th: Enameled Earrings (6:30pm-10pm)
                                                                          • Wednesday, September 18th: Enameled Pendant (6:30pm-10pm)
                                                                          • Wednesday, October 16th: Enameled Bracelet (6:30pm-10pm)
                                                                          • Wednesday, November 20th: Enameled Earrings (6:30pm-10pm)
                                                                          • Wednesday, December 18th: Enameled Pendant (6:30pm-10pm)
                                                                          • Sunday, May 5th: Intro to Enamels (9am-5pm)
                                                                          • Sunday, May 12th: Mother's Day Rose (1pm-5pm) *Price is for two people

                                                                            Chainmail:

                                                                            • Sunday, December 16th (1pm-4pm): $75
                                                                            • Tuesday, January 15th (6:30pm-9:30pm): $80
                                                                            • Tuesday, February 5th (6:30pm-9:30pm): $80
                                                                            • Thursday, February 21st (6:30pm-9:30pm): $80
                                                                            • Tuesday, March 5th (6:30pm-9:30pm): $80
                                                                            • Thursday, March 28th (6:30pm-9:30pm): $80
                                                                            • Tuesday, April 16th (6:30pm-9:30pm): $80
                                                                            • Tuesday, May 14th (6:30pm-9:30pm): $80
                                                                            • Thursday, June 6th (6:30pm-9:30pm): $80

                                                                              Metalsmithed Jewelry:

                                                                                Metalsmithed Jewelry Sampler: $90: (3.5 Hour Class)

                                                                                • Thursday, January 17th: Cuff Bracelet (6:30pm-10pm)
                                                                                • Thursday, February 7th: Earrings (6:30pm-10pm)
                                                                                • Thursday, March 7th: Pierced Pendant (6:30pm-10pm)
                                                                                • Thursday, April 18th: Cuff Bracelet (6:30pm-10pm)

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

                                                                                  • Saturday, January 19th: Intro to Bezel Settings (9am-5pm)
                                                                                  • Saturday, March 9th: Intro to Bezel Settings (9am-5pm)

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

                                                                                    • Saturday, January 12th: Hammered Rings (7pm-11pm)
                                                                                    • Friday, February 8th: Hammered Rings (7pm-11pm)