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.

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.



ADULT: Mixed Level Metals
Instructor: Sarah Sprague
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.

FALL 2017: 8 weeks, Wednesdays, 12:00pm-3:00pm, September 6- October 25

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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.



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.



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 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.

FALL 2017: 2 days, Saturday and Sunday,10am-5pm, November 4 and November 5
Materials: $55, Members: $197.50, Non-Members: $217 Register Here

WINTER 2018: 2 days, Saturday and Sunday,10am-5pm, March 10 and 11
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, 1 Day, Saturday, 1:00pm-4:00pm, November 11
SOLD OUT Please email to be placed on wait list

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.