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The Shelburne Craft School offers classes and workshops in metal, glass, and blacksmithing in the historic Bunkhouse. The well-ventilated space comes equipped with large work tables and a variety of tools, including a buffer, torches, flex shafts, saws, hammers, stamps, grinders, a light table, soldering irons, and a zinc cutter.

Interested in setting up a private group?  please fill out the on-line request form, HERE.  We will be in contact within 3 days or sooner.

Jewelry/Glass Studio Rental: CLICK HERE

The studio renters program promotes the craft of Jewelry making by providing affordable shop access to jewelry crafters in the local community.  Renters must have experience in their medium.

METAL

BASICS AND BEYOND METAL
ADULT: Metals 1

Instructor:  Sarah Sprague
Materials: $55, Members: $338.50, Non-Members: $372
Explore jewelry design or small functional metal art with guided demonstrations in sawing, drilling, piercing, annealing, texturing, forming, and soldering techniques. Develop skills to make a wearable finished piece of jewelry in sterling silver and brass. Price includes, copper brass and silver wire.

SPRING 2017: 8 weeks, Thursdays, 6:00pm-9:00pm,
April 13- June 8, no class April 27
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Summer 2017: 6 weeks, Wednesdays, 5:30pm-8:30pm,
June 21-August 2, no class July 5
Materials: $55, Members: $189.00, Non-Members: $210
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ADULT: Metal Guided Independent Project, Mixed Levels
Instructor: Sarah Sprague
Materials: $55, Members: $282, Non-Members: $310
Pre-Requisite: Metals 1
Develop your own signature design with guidance to facilitate your independent small metals fabrication ideas. This is a mixed level studio designed for students have already taken a metals class and want to gain practice and experience in a metals studio. Bring your own materials and use some of ours including tools and metal for a practice piece in copper or brass.

SPRING 2017: 8 weeks, Thursdays, 10:30am-1:00pm,
April 13- June 8, no class April 27
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WORKSHOP: Blacksmith

Instructor: Bob Wetzel
Materials: $35, Members: $182, Non-Members:$200
Using a forge, students will learn basic black smith techniques such as building and maintaining a fire, hammer control, and more. Students will create hooks, pokers and small leaves during this two-day workshop. Materials included. Please bring sack lunch.

Spring 2017: Two-day workshop,
Saturday and Sunday, 10:00am-4:00pm,
May 27-May 28
SOLD OUT– email for waitlist: info@theshelburnecraftschool.org

GLASS

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ADULT: Stained Glass
Instructor:  Sarah Sprague
Winter 2017: Materials: $55, Members: $248, Non Member: $226
Learn the basics of working with stained glass using the copper-foil method pioneered by Louis Comfort Tiffany. Begin with a small “learning” project that will introduce you to fitting pieces, foiling, and soldering; and then create a small panel using a design of your own choosing.
* Resumes in Fall 2017


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WORKSHOP: Stained Glass
Instructor: Sarah Sprague
Materials: $55, Members: $98.75, Non Member: $108.50
In this is a one-day stained glass workshop. Learn to select glass, colors, cut glass and apply copper foil, solder, as you work on a small colorful glass design for hanging in your window. All materials will be supplied for this workshop. Bring a brown bag lunch.

SPRING 2017: 1 Day, Saturday,
9:00am-4:00pm, May 13
SOLD OUT

SUMMER 2017: 1 Day, Saturday,
9:00am-4:00pm, August 19
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WORKSHOP: Stained Glass with Chris Jeffrey
Instructor: Chris Jeffrey
Materials: $55, Members: $197.50, Non-Members: $217
This 2 day workshop is for beginners and for those with some prior experience who would like to brush up on their skills.  Students begin by making a small practice panel where they learn how to cut glass and how to put together and solder their panels using the copper foil technique of stained glass assembly.  Students will then make their own small stained glass windows, choosing from among several different designs provided by the instructor. Students should bring their own lunch.

Summer 2017: 2 days, Saturday and Sunday,
10am-5pm, June 10 and June 11
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Metal and Glass: 

The studio renters program promotes the craft of Jewelry making by providing affordable shop access to jewelry crafters in the local community.  Renters must have experience in their medium. For more info CLICK HERE

Open Studio (for current students only) UPDATED 10/31/16

Tuesdays: 12:00pm-4:00pm
Saturdays: 11:00am-3:00pm

Cancellation Policy

All classes must be paid for one week before the beginning of class. Refunds are given one week prior to class, 20% is non-refundable. No refunds for classes you miss during a session. We will not prorate the cost of a class for classes missed. For workshops, you must cancel one week prior to class for a refund (minus the 20%). A full refund will be given if we cancel a class due to low enrollment.

Winter Cancellation Policy: We follow the Shelburne Community School closing for adult day and after school classes, and office closing  CLICK HERE for up-to-date info.  If you are enrolled in an evening adult class or weekend workshop your instructor or a staff member will be in touch.  We will also post on our Facebook page.

Gift Certificates

Gift Certificates are a wonderful way of sharing the joy of making with someone. Gift certificates can be purchased in any amounts.  Great for classes, summer camps, the gallery and more. CLICK HERE to purchase online.

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