Sign up for Sculpture Welding and Hand Cut Dovetail Joint Workshops

Shop Class - DIY Community WorkshopSculpture Welding

February 20, 27 & March 6 from 5:30 – 9 p.m

This three week course will cover the design, fabrication, and finishing of welded steel sculpture. Designed for those with little to no experience in steel fabrication, this course will cover tool safety and usage, primarily with MIG/GMAW welding. Under the supervision of instructor Jon Burger, students will complete three metal welding projects that they can proudly display in their homes. Students are required to wear closed toed shoes and natural fiber clothing for this class.

Cost $250.

Hand Cut Dovetail Joint Workshop

February 24, 1 to 4 p.m.

Master Craftsman Stan Corbett’s side interest, making hand cut dovetails and specialty boxes from domestic and exotic hardwoods, has evolved from a hobby/sideline into a thriving business.  His core business, however is in furniture repair, refinishing and restoration for antique dealers, decorators and private customers.  Additionally, Stan has taught woodworking at the Eastern NC School of the Deaf in Wilson, NC. For details visit

Stan has agreed to share his hand cut dovetail techniques with fellow woodworkers.  The demonstrations will be at Shop Class’s recently renovated and equipped 1920’s warehouse located 406 Guion St. in the industrial area north of the Historic Downtown Neighborhood.  Although there is no cost for this seminar, space is limited so please RSVP via email to Maurice Howland to reserve a seat.

Workshops will be held at Shop Class located at 406 Guion St. in New Bern

For details call 252-617-8980.

Submitted by: Maurice Howland, Shop Class, LLC