Welding Events in April

After the excitement of March Madness, let welding sparks light up the month of April. Massachusetts residents are in luck; three out of the four welding events below take place around Bean Town. Enjoy!

I didn’t include events that already took place or are no longer open for registration.

144-car ferry keel laying

Picture Credit: Washington State Dept of Transportation via Flickr

 

Welding Events in the United States

Women-Only Welding, Adult – Jamaica Plain, MA

Learn multiple forms of welding including Oxy-Acetylene, Stick, MIG, and TIG, and explore cutting techniques such as flame, plasma, and others to create unique works of art in steel. Various finishing methods are also utilized. – Event Description

Fees : $700 for Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) members and non-members

Dates: 9-session classes, Friday, April 13 – June 8, 2012, 6:00-9:00PM

Location: Stonybrook Fine Arts
24 Porter St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
617-522-3331

 

Advanced GMAW (MIG welding) – Somerville, MA

“This intensive, two-day class focuses on GMAW/”MIG” theory & techniques that go beyond the needs of the typical beginner welding student, such as:

  • When to use GMAW vs. other common processes
  • How a GMAW power supply works
  • Evolution of GMAW machines since the 1960s…” – Event Description

Fees: $350 for classes (an additional $9.74 fee when purchasing from Eventbrite).

Dates: Saturday, April 14-15, 2012, 8:00AM – 1:30PM

Location: Artisan’s Asylum
10 Tyler St.
Somerville, MA 02143

 

One-Day Workshop: Intro to Oxy-Acetylene Welding, Adult – Jamaica Plain, MA

“A brief taste of oxy-acetylene welding and cutting. Familiarize yourself with the tanks, practice your welds, and cut metal with a torch. – Event Description

Fees : $150 for Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) members and non-members

Date: Saturday, April 14, 2012, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Location: Stonybrook Fine Arts
24 Porter St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
617-522-3331

 

5th International Brazing and Soldering Conference – Las Vegas, NV

“Known as the cornerstone of the global brazing and soldering marketplace, ASM [formerly American Society for Metals) and AWS [American Welding Society] will host the 2012 IBSC Conference and Exposition in Las Vegas, Nevada. The four-day event, April 22-25, begins with education short courses offered on Sunday, followed by a three-day technical program focusing on the latest advances in brazing and soldering science and technology.” – Event Description

Dates: Sunday, April 22-25, 2012

Fees: Price varies, download the registration form for more details: 5th International Brazing and Soldering Conference Registration Form

Location: Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa
11011 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89135

 

One thought on “Welding Events in April”

  1. Marcia Mitchell says:

    http://www.wawomenintrades.com/jobfair.html
    This is in May check it out. I went and it was great.
    http://www.weldingrodeo.com/
    This is in May. I went and it was great.

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