Build a Copper Lamp

at Craftsman Ave - Gowanus

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Mon, Jan 14, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

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Location:
Gowanus, Brooklyn
117B 11th St
Btwn 2nd & 3rd Avenues
Brooklyn, New York 11215
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Description
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 8
Teacher: Nate Padgett

What you'll learn in this metal working class:

This course offers students a way to make a beautiful, functional product while learning valuable skills along the way. It is great for beginners who are interested in designing and fabricating products, or who just want to DIY their own nice lamp.

Students can select among a variety of templates, or rapidly create their own design within given constraints. The instructor will then guide students through the process of making the lamp, including cutting pipe, soldering connections, and electrical wiring.

You will learn how to use an angle grinder to cut various types of metals, how to solder piping, basic electrical wiring and basic shop techniques. At the end of the class, you will walk away with your own lamp.

Product Notes
Copper pipe is usually used in building construction and plumbing, but it also serves as a rich material for the design of furniture and products. In a lamp, it functions as the primary structure, a conduit for wiring, a mount for the bulb, and the aesthetic form.

The end result is a product that defies placement in any single style. It is both modern and traditional, vintage and sleek, industrial and chic. Finished with an Edison bulb, it will stand out as a timeless piece in whatever setting it’s placed. It’s the ultimate conversation piece—the one you made yourself.

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Refund Policy
Notify us 48 hours in advance of the class to cancel or reschedule.

If you miss your appointment, cancel or change your appointment with less than 48 hours notice, you will not be entitled to any refund or rescheduling possibilities.

This policy is in place out of respect for our artists and other paying customers.

Cancellations with less than 48 hours notice are difficult to fill. By giving last minute notice or no notice at all, you prevent someone else from being able to schedule into that time slot.

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Take the F, G or R train to 4 Ave – 9th St station. Or a short cab ride via Battery Tunnel from Manhattan.

Start Dates (10)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:00pm - 9:00pm Nate Padgett 1 $135
6:00pm - 9:00pm Nate Padgett 1 $135
6:00pm - 9:00pm Nate Padgett 1 $135
6:00pm - 9:00pm Nate Padgett 1 $135
6:00pm - 9:00pm Nate Padgett 1 $135
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:00pm - 9:00pm Nate Padgett 1 $135
6:00pm - 9:00pm Nate Padgett 1 $135
6:00pm - 9:00pm Nate Padgett 1 $135
6:00pm - 9:00pm Nate Padgett 1 $135
6:00pm - 9:00pm Nate Padgett 1 $135

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What if I register and then need to cancel?
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Hi Jeanne, I emailed you the information.
Answer from Carlos R. Verified Student
I believe if you cancel with 48 hours notice there's no problem with refund. Also if it's a last minute emergency, please notify instructor as soon as possible, he/she may allow you to reschedule.
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Reviews of Classes at Craftsman Ave (207)

(207 Reviews)
Build a Copper Lamp
Reviewed by Steve D. on 9/5/2018
We enjoyed the class. Our only complaint was the picture of the lamp on the website was much nicer than the lamp we made . The course horse website shows a copper cage on the lamp which gives it a very finished look. When we asked the teacher why ours was different he said that the one in the photo was too complicated. He mentioned he had asked course horse to update the photo. In the past but they never did. This seemed a little deceiving.
Build a Copper Lamp
Reviewed by Jeanne B. on 3/1/2018
The teacher was very engaging, gave us all individual attention, carefully explained the steps, and repeated them when necessary. He made the class fun and informative!
Build a Copper Lamp
Reviewed by Carlos R. on 1/24/2018
Great class! And instructor was very helpful and accommodating. Walked out with a beautiful lamp, and the skills to make more. Only suggestion would be to let future attendees know that they can come up with their own design ahead of the class, thereby being able to save some time and take advantage of the materials and time provided.
Build a Copper Lamp
Reviewed by James L. on 8/14/2018
Build a Copper Lamp
Reviewed by Talene N. on 4/15/2018
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