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.

METAL

BASICS AND BEYOND METAL

ADULT WORKSHOP: Metals
Instructor: Sarah Sprague
In this two-day workshop, students will learn the basics of metalsmithing. You will learn how to saw, file, and solder and make a small sculpture or pendant. All materials will be supplied for this workshop. Bring a brown bag lunch.

WINTER 2018: 2 days, Saturday and Sunday10:00am-4:00pmJanuary 13 and 14

Materials: $55, Member: $270, Non-Member: $300
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WORKSHOP: Blacksmith 1 and 2
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 Level 1two-day workshop. In Level 2, students will continue to develop techniques and skills while making small projects. Materials included. Please bring sack lunch.
Resumes Spring 2018.

GLASS

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Adult WORKSHOP: Stained Glass
Instructor: Sarah Sprague
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.

WINTER 2018: Saturday9:00am-4:00pmFebruary 10
Materials: $55, Member: $157, Non-Member: $175
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ADULT: Mixed Level Stained Glass

Instructor: Sarah Sprague
Explore stained glass design with guided demonstrations in selecting glass, cutting glass, grinding, copper foiling, and soldering.  Develop skills to make a small window or project.

FALL 2017: 6 weeks, Wednesdays, 12:00pm-3:00pm, November 8- December 20, no class November 2
SOLD OUT Please email info@theshelburnecraftschool.org to be placed on wait list

WORKSHOP: Stained Glass with Chris Jeffrey
Instructor: Chris Jeffrey
This two 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.

WINTER 2018: 2 days, Saturday and Sunday,10am-5pm, March 24 and 25
Materials: $55, Member: $221, Non-Member: $245 Register Here 

WORKSHOP: Holiday in Glass, Ornament
Instructor: Sarah Sprague
In this 3 hour workshop students will learn how to cut, grind, foil, and solder glass to make a lovely and festive hanging ornament to decorate a tree or window.

WORKSHOP: Holiday in Glass
Saturday, 9:00am-12:00pm, November 11
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WORKSHOP: Holiday in Glass
Saturday, 1:00pm-4:00pm, November 11
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WORKSHOP: Heart of Glass
Instructor: Sarah Sprague
In this 2 hour workshop students will learn how to cut, grind, foil, and solder glass to make a colorful and lovely heart to hang in a window.

WORKSHOP: Heart of Glass
WINTER 2018: Saturday1:00pm-3:00pm,
January 20 $35.00 Register Here

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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