LEARN TO WELD IN HARTFORD!

All workshops held at:

MakerspacecT

36 Talcott Street

Hartford (we're in the old G. Fox building!)

This is your chance to get a step-by-step intro to fusing metals with MIG or TIG welding. No prior experience is necessary! 18+ participants only.

  "TIG Welding Basics"    

Learn the fine art of TIG welding for a clean and refine finish for metal projects. TIG offers greater control during the welding process and the results are strong, precise, and aesthetically pleasing welds. These courses are an enjoyable and exciting way to get started with welding!

Click here to learn more about TIG Welding at MakerspaceCT!

 "MIG Welding"   

MIG works great for larger workpieces and thicker materials. It's easy to learn and will give you great results fast for many metal fabrication projects. Intro To MIG is one of our most popular classes -- don't miss out on the fun!

Check out our MIG Welding Schedule!

All classes take place at our facility in Downtown Hartford

Browse available dates below for "TIG Welding Basics" and "Intro to MIG." If sessions are sold out, please sign up for a waitlist below or email us here (please mention which class you are interested in -- MIG or TIG -- when emailing. Thank you!

NOTE: We offer Intro/Basics and Intermediate workshops for MIG & TIG Welding. You must take Intro first. Intermediate is available upon request. 

Upcoming events

    • Saturday, March 02, 2024
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • 36 Talcott Street, Hartford, CT
    • 1
    Register

    Age: 18+

    Prerequisites: N/A

    Credentials: TIG Welding Safety


    Take the safety class to get access to the equipment of the TIG welding equipment of MakerspaceCT! TIG welding uses tungsten, inert gas and weld rods to produce precise and attractive welds in steel and aluminum.  Get started with the TIG welder, learn the basics of operation and some tips and tricks that will give you the best results. This is an essential skill for the budding maker.


    The course content includes:

    • Proper attire and safety
    • Basics of welding
    • Purpose of TIG welding
    • LOTS of hands-on practice


    Prior to the Class: Upon registration, you will be sent a prerequisite assignment to be completed online before attending the in-person workshop. All participants are requested to complete this assignment to prepare for the class.


    Dress Code: Wear natural fiber clothing, long pants, closed toed shoes (leather or natural fiber). No synthetic fabrics of any kind. Please don't wear loose fitting clothing that could get caught in machinery. Long hair must be tied back. MakerspaceCT provides welding jackets, gloves, masks and helmets with eye protection. Participants are welcome to bring their own PPE.


    Materials Included: A variety of metals to experiment on, as well as all machines, consumables, safety equipment, and accessories. 



    • Monday, March 04, 2024
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • 36 Talcott Street, Hartford CT 06103
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Cost: Members $135/Non-members $159

    Age: 18+

    Prerequisites: N/A

    Credentials: MIG Welding Safety

    Recommended Follow up Classes: TIG Welding, Plasma Cutter


    Get a step-by-step intro into fusing metals with MIG and stick welders. Learn the basics of operation and some tips and tricks that will give you the best results. This is an essential skill for the budding maker.


    The course content includes:

    • Proper attire and safety
    • Basics of welding
    • Purpose of MIG welding
    • LOTS of hands-on practice


    Prior to the Class: Upon registration, you will be sent a prerequisite assignment to be completed online before attending the in-person workshop. All participants are requested to complete this assignment to prepare for the class.


    Materials Included: A variety of metals to experiment on, as well as all machines, consumables, safety equipment, and accessories. Participants are welcome to bring their own supplies!


    PLEASE NOTE! Welding is close, detailed work. If you need corrective lenses to see close objects, such as reading glasses or bifocals, please bring them.



    • Saturday, March 09, 2024
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • 36 Talcott Street, Hartford, CT
    • 3
    Register

    Age: 18+

    Prerequisites: N/A

    Credentials: TIG Welding Safety


    Take the safety class to get access to the equipment of the TIG welding equipment of MakerspaceCT! TIG welding uses tungsten, inert gas and weld rods to produce precise and attractive welds in steel and aluminum.  Get started with the TIG welder, learn the basics of operation and some tips and tricks that will give you the best results. This is an essential skill for the budding maker.


    The course content includes:

    • Proper attire and safety
    • Basics of welding
    • Purpose of TIG welding
    • LOTS of hands-on practice


    Prior to the Class: Upon registration, you will be sent a prerequisite assignment to be completed online before attending the in-person workshop. All participants are requested to complete this assignment to prepare for the class.


    Dress Code: Wear natural fiber clothing, long pants, closed toed shoes (leather or natural fiber). No synthetic fabrics of any kind. Please don't wear loose fitting clothing that could get caught in machinery. Long hair must be tied back. MakerspaceCT provides welding jackets, gloves, masks and helmets with eye protection. Participants are welcome to bring their own PPE.


    Materials Included: A variety of metals to experiment on, as well as all machines, consumables, safety equipment, and accessories. 



    • Monday, March 11, 2024
    • 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • 36 Talcott Street, Hartford CT 06103
    • 1
    Register

    Cost: Members $135/Non-members $159

    Age: 18+

    Prerequisites: N/A

    Credentials: MIG Welding Safety

    Recommended Follow up Classes: TIG Welding, Plasma Cutter


    Get a step-by-step intro into fusing metals with MIG and stick welders. Learn the basics of operation and some tips and tricks that will give you the best results. This is an essential skill for the budding maker.


    The course content includes:

    • Proper attire and safety
    • Basics of welding
    • Purpose of MIG welding
    • LOTS of hands-on practice


    Prior to the Class: Upon registration, you will be sent a prerequisite assignment to be completed online before attending the in-person workshop. All participants are requested to complete this assignment to prepare for the class.


    Materials Included: A variety of metals to experiment on, as well as all machines, consumables, safety equipment, and accessories. Participants are welcome to bring their own supplies!


    PLEASE NOTE! Welding is close, detailed work. If you need corrective lenses to see close objects, such as reading glasses or bifocals, please bring them.



    • Wednesday, March 13, 2024
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • 36 Talcott Street, Hartford CT 06103
    • 5
    Register

    Cost: Members $149/Non-members $185

    Age: 18+

    Prerequisites: N/A

    Credentials: MIG Welding Safety

    Recommended Follow up Classes: TIG Welding, Plasma Cutter

    Description:

    Unlock the artistry of metal fabrication by crafting ornate steel roses in our hands-on workshop. This class is designed for individuals aged 18 and above, providing a step-by-step introduction to metal fabrication and MIG welding. Whether you're a member or non-member, join us for an immersive experience in the metal shop.

    Course Highlights:

    Proper Attire and Safety: Learn essential safety protocols and the proper attire for welding.

    Basics of Welding: Explore the fundamentals of welding techniques using MIG welders.

    Purpose of MIG Welding: Understand the applications and significance of MIG welding.

    Hands-On Practice: Gain practical experience with extensive hands-on welding sessions.

    Prior to the Class:

    Upon registration, participants will receive a prerequisite assignment to be completed online before attending the in-person workshop. This assignment prepares students for the class.

    Materials Included:

    All necessary materials, including a variety of metals for experimentation, machines, consumables, safety equipment, and accessories, are provided. Participants are welcome to bring their own supplies.

    Note:

    Welding is detailed work, and participants requiring corrective lenses for close-up tasks are advised to bring reading glasses or bifocals.


    PLEASE NOTE! Welding is close, detailed work. If you need corrective lenses to see close objects, such as reading glasses or bifocals, please bring them.


    All people are welcome in this class and an active effort will be made to be inclusive to all people. This class will not tolerate sexism, ableism, racism, homophobia, or transphobia. MakerspaceCT is for everyone.

    • Saturday, March 16, 2024
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • 36 Talcott Street, Hartford, CT
    • 3
    Register

    Age: 18+

    Prerequisites: N/A

    Credentials: TIG Welding Safety


    Take the safety class to get access to the equipment of the TIG welding equipment of MakerspaceCT! TIG welding uses tungsten, inert gas and weld rods to produce precise and attractive welds in steel and aluminum.  Get started with the TIG welder, learn the basics of operation and some tips and tricks that will give you the best results. This is an essential skill for the budding maker.


    The course content includes:

    • Proper attire and safety
    • Basics of welding
    • Purpose of TIG welding
    • LOTS of hands-on practice


    Prior to the Class: Upon registration, you will be sent a prerequisite assignment to be completed online before attending the in-person workshop. All participants are requested to complete this assignment to prepare for the class.


    Dress Code: Wear natural fiber clothing, long pants, closed toed shoes (leather or natural fiber). No synthetic fabrics of any kind. Please don't wear loose fitting clothing that could get caught in machinery. Long hair must be tied back. MakerspaceCT provides welding jackets, gloves, masks and helmets with eye protection. Participants are welcome to bring their own PPE.


    Materials Included: A variety of metals to experiment on, as well as all machines, consumables, safety equipment, and accessories. 



    • Monday, March 18, 2024
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • 36 Talcott Street, Hartford CT 06103
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Cost: Members $135/Non-members $159

    Age: 18+

    Prerequisites: N/A

    Credentials: MIG Welding Safety

    Recommended Follow up Classes: TIG Welding, Plasma Cutter


    Get a step-by-step intro into fusing metals with MIG and stick welders. Learn the basics of operation and some tips and tricks that will give you the best results. This is an essential skill for the budding maker.


    The course content includes:

    • Proper attire and safety
    • Basics of welding
    • Purpose of MIG welding
    • LOTS of hands-on practice


    Prior to the Class: Upon registration, you will be sent a prerequisite assignment to be completed online before attending the in-person workshop. All participants are requested to complete this assignment to prepare for the class.


    Materials Included: A variety of metals to experiment on, as well as all machines, consumables, safety equipment, and accessories. Participants are welcome to bring their own supplies!


    PLEASE NOTE! Welding is close, detailed work. If you need corrective lenses to see close objects, such as reading glasses or bifocals, please bring them.



    • Saturday, March 23, 2024
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • 36 Talcott Street, Hartford, CT
    • 3
    Register

    Age: 18+

    Prerequisites: N/A

    Credentials: TIG Welding Safety


    Take the safety class to get access to the equipment of the TIG welding equipment of MakerspaceCT! TIG welding uses tungsten, inert gas and weld rods to produce precise and attractive welds in steel and aluminum.  Get started with the TIG welder, learn the basics of operation and some tips and tricks that will give you the best results. This is an essential skill for the budding maker.


    The course content includes:

    • Proper attire and safety
    • Basics of welding
    • Purpose of TIG welding
    • LOTS of hands-on practice


    Prior to the Class: Upon registration, you will be sent a prerequisite assignment to be completed online before attending the in-person workshop. All participants are requested to complete this assignment to prepare for the class.


    Dress Code: Wear natural fiber clothing, long pants, closed toed shoes (leather or natural fiber). No synthetic fabrics of any kind. Please don't wear loose fitting clothing that could get caught in machinery. Long hair must be tied back. MakerspaceCT provides welding jackets, gloves, masks and helmets with eye protection. Participants are welcome to bring their own PPE.


    Materials Included: A variety of metals to experiment on, as well as all machines, consumables, safety equipment, and accessories. 



    • Monday, March 25, 2024
    • 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • 36 Talcott Street, Hartford CT 06103
    • 4
    Register

    Cost: Members $135/Non-members $159

    Age: 18+

    Prerequisites: N/A

    Credentials: MIG Welding Safety

    Recommended Follow up Classes: TIG Welding, Plasma Cutter


    Get a step-by-step intro into fusing metals with MIG and stick welders. Learn the basics of operation and some tips and tricks that will give you the best results. This is an essential skill for the budding maker.


    The course content includes:

    • Proper attire and safety
    • Basics of welding
    • Purpose of MIG welding
    • LOTS of hands-on practice


    Prior to the Class: Upon registration, you will be sent a prerequisite assignment to be completed online before attending the in-person workshop. All participants are requested to complete this assignment to prepare for the class.


    Materials Included: A variety of metals to experiment on, as well as all machines, consumables, safety equipment, and accessories. Participants are welcome to bring their own supplies!


    PLEASE NOTE! Welding is close, detailed work. If you need corrective lenses to see close objects, such as reading glasses or bifocals, please bring them.



    • Saturday, March 30, 2024
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • 36 Talcott Street, Hartford CT 06103
    • 2
    Register

    Cost: Members $135/Non-members $159

    Age: 18+

    Prerequisites: N/A

    Credentials: MIG Welding Safety

    Recommended Follow up Classes: TIG Welding, Plasma Cutter


    Get a step-by-step intro into fusing metals with MIG and stick welders. Learn the basics of operation and some tips and tricks that will give you the best results. This is an essential skill for the budding maker.


    The course content includes:

    • Proper attire and safety
    • Basics of welding
    • Purpose of MIG welding
    • LOTS of hands-on practice


    Prior to the Class: Upon registration, you will be sent a prerequisite assignment to be completed online before attending the in-person workshop. All participants are requested to complete this assignment to prepare for the class.


    Materials Included: A variety of metals to experiment on, as well as all machines, consumables, safety equipment, and accessories. Participants are welcome to bring their own supplies!


    PLEASE NOTE! Welding is close, detailed work. If you need corrective lenses to see close objects, such as reading glasses or bifocals, please bring them.



    • Saturday, April 06, 2024
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • 36 Talcott Street, Hartford CT 06103
    • 4
    Register

    Cost: Members $135/Non-members $159

    Age: 18+

    Prerequisites: N/A

    Credentials: MIG Welding Safety

    Recommended Follow up Classes: TIG Welding, Plasma Cutter


    Get a step-by-step intro into fusing metals with MIG and stick welders. Learn the basics of operation and some tips and tricks that will give you the best results. This is an essential skill for the budding maker.


    The course content includes:

    • Proper attire and safety
    • Basics of welding
    • Purpose of MIG welding
    • LOTS of hands-on practice


    Prior to the Class: Upon registration, you will be sent a prerequisite assignment to be completed online before attending the in-person workshop. All participants are requested to complete this assignment to prepare for the class.


    Materials Included: A variety of metals to experiment on, as well as all machines, consumables, safety equipment, and accessories. Participants are welcome to bring their own supplies!


    PLEASE NOTE! Welding is close, detailed work. If you need corrective lenses to see close objects, such as reading glasses or bifocals, please bring them.



    • Wednesday, April 10, 2024
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • 36 Talcott Street, Hartford CT 06103
    • 2
    Register

    Cost: Members $135/Non-members $159

    Age: 18+

    Prerequisites: N/A

    Credentials: MIG Welding Safety

    Recommended Follow up Classes: TIG Welding, Plasma Cutter


    Get a step-by-step intro into fusing metals with MIG and stick welders. Learn the basics of operation and some tips and tricks that will give you the best results. This is an essential skill for the budding maker.


    The course content includes:

    • Proper attire and safety
    • Basics of welding
    • Purpose of MIG welding
    • LOTS of hands-on practice


    Prior to the Class: Upon registration, you will be sent a prerequisite assignment to be completed online before attending the in-person workshop. All participants are requested to complete this assignment to prepare for the class.


    Materials Included: A variety of metals to experiment on, as well as all machines, consumables, safety equipment, and accessories. Participants are welcome to bring their own supplies!


    PLEASE NOTE! Welding is close, detailed work. If you need corrective lenses to see close objects, such as reading glasses or bifocals, please bring them.



    • Saturday, April 13, 2024
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • 36 Talcott Street, Hartford, CT
    • 3
    Register

    Age: 18+

    Prerequisites: N/A

    Credentials: TIG Welding Safety


    Take the safety class to get access to the equipment of the TIG welding equipment of MakerspaceCT! TIG welding uses tungsten, inert gas and weld rods to produce precise and attractive welds in steel and aluminum.  Get started with the TIG welder, learn the basics of operation and some tips and tricks that will give you the best results. This is an essential skill for the budding maker.


    The course content includes:

    • Proper attire and safety
    • Basics of welding
    • Purpose of TIG welding
    • LOTS of hands-on practice


    Prior to the Class: Upon registration, you will be sent a prerequisite assignment to be completed online before attending the in-person workshop. All participants are requested to complete this assignment to prepare for the class.


    Dress Code: Wear natural fiber clothing, long pants, closed toed shoes (leather or natural fiber). No synthetic fabrics of any kind. Please don't wear loose fitting clothing that could get caught in machinery. Long hair must be tied back. MakerspaceCT provides welding jackets, gloves, masks and helmets with eye protection. Participants are welcome to bring their own PPE.


    Materials Included: A variety of metals to experiment on, as well as all machines, consumables, safety equipment, and accessories. 



    • Saturday, April 20, 2024
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • 36 Talcott Street, Hartford CT 06103
    • 4
    Register

    Cost: Members $135/Non-members $159

    Age: 18+

    Prerequisites: N/A

    Credentials: MIG Welding Safety

    Recommended Follow up Classes: TIG Welding, Plasma Cutter


    Get a step-by-step intro into fusing metals with MIG and stick welders. Learn the basics of operation and some tips and tricks that will give you the best results. This is an essential skill for the budding maker.


    The course content includes:

    • Proper attire and safety
    • Basics of welding
    • Purpose of MIG welding
    • LOTS of hands-on practice


    Prior to the Class: Upon registration, you will be sent a prerequisite assignment to be completed online before attending the in-person workshop. All participants are requested to complete this assignment to prepare for the class.


    Materials Included: A variety of metals to experiment on, as well as all machines, consumables, safety equipment, and accessories. Participants are welcome to bring their own supplies!


    PLEASE NOTE! Welding is close, detailed work. If you need corrective lenses to see close objects, such as reading glasses or bifocals, please bring them.



    • Wednesday, April 24, 2024
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • 36 Talcott Street, Hartford CT 06103
    • 6
    Register

    Cost: Members $149/Non-members $185

    Age: 18+

    Prerequisites: N/A

    Credentials: MIG Welding Safety

    Recommended Follow up Classes: TIG Welding, Plasma Cutter

    Description:

    Unlock the artistry of metal fabrication by crafting ornate steel roses in our hands-on workshop. This class is designed for individuals aged 18 and above, providing a step-by-step introduction to metal fabrication and MIG welding. Whether you're a member or non-member, join us for an immersive experience in the metal shop.

    Course Highlights:

    Proper Attire and Safety: Learn essential safety protocols and the proper attire for welding.

    Basics of Welding: Explore the fundamentals of welding techniques using MIG welders.

    Purpose of MIG Welding: Understand the applications and significance of MIG welding.

    Hands-On Practice: Gain practical experience with extensive hands-on welding sessions.

    Prior to the Class:

    Upon registration, participants will receive a prerequisite assignment to be completed online before attending the in-person workshop. This assignment prepares students for the class.

    Materials Included:

    All necessary materials, including a variety of metals for experimentation, machines, consumables, safety equipment, and accessories, are provided. Participants are welcome to bring their own supplies.

    Note:

    Welding is detailed work, and participants requiring corrective lenses for close-up tasks are advised to bring reading glasses or bifocals.


    PLEASE NOTE! Welding is close, detailed work. If you need corrective lenses to see close objects, such as reading glasses or bifocals, please bring them.


    All people are welcome in this class and an active effort will be made to be inclusive to all people. This class will not tolerate sexism, ableism, racism, homophobia, or transphobia. MakerspaceCT is for everyone.

    • Saturday, April 27, 2024
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • 36 Talcott Street, Hartford, CT
    • 3
    Register

    Age: 18+

    Prerequisites: N/A

    Credentials: TIG Welding Safety


    Take the safety class to get access to the equipment of the TIG welding equipment of MakerspaceCT! TIG welding uses tungsten, inert gas and weld rods to produce precise and attractive welds in steel and aluminum.  Get started with the TIG welder, learn the basics of operation and some tips and tricks that will give you the best results. This is an essential skill for the budding maker.


    The course content includes:

    • Proper attire and safety
    • Basics of welding
    • Purpose of TIG welding
    • LOTS of hands-on practice


    Prior to the Class: Upon registration, you will be sent a prerequisite assignment to be completed online before attending the in-person workshop. All participants are requested to complete this assignment to prepare for the class.


    Dress Code: Wear natural fiber clothing, long pants, closed toed shoes (leather or natural fiber). No synthetic fabrics of any kind. Please don't wear loose fitting clothing that could get caught in machinery. Long hair must be tied back. MakerspaceCT provides welding jackets, gloves, masks and helmets with eye protection. Participants are welcome to bring their own PPE.


    Materials Included: A variety of metals to experiment on, as well as all machines, consumables, safety equipment, and accessories. 



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