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"    

Every Tuesday is your opportunity to 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. TIG Tuesdays are an enjoyable and exciting way to get started with welding!

Click here to learn more about TIG Welding at MakerspaceCT!

 "MIG Welding"   

Join us for "Intro to MIG Welding" on Wednesdays. 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. MIG Wednesdays are one of our most popular classes -- don't miss out on the fun!

Check out our MIG Welding Schedule!

All classes are in the evening 5:30 - 8:30 PM in Downtown Hartford

So...what can you do after just a 3 hour welding class? Check out some of our previous beginner student's work:

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 and Intermediate workshops for MIG & TIG Welding. You must take Intro before moving on to Intermediate. 

Upcoming events

    • Wednesday, December 07, 2022
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • 36 Talcott Street, Hartford CT 06103
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Date/Time: Wednesday, December 7th, from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    Cost: Members $125/Non-members $149

    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, December 14, 2022
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • 36 Talcott Street, Hartford CT 06103
    • 2
    Register

    Date/Time: Wednesday, December 14th, from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    Cost: Members $125/Non-members $149

    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, December 17, 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • 36 Talcott Street, Hartford, CT
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Date/Time: Saturday, December 17th from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Cost: $149

    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. 



    • Wednesday, January 11, 2023
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • 36 Talcott Street, Hartford CT 06103
    • 4
    Register

    Date/Time: Wednesday, January 11th, from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    Cost: Members $125/Non-members $149

    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, January 25, 2023
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • 36 Talcott Street, Hartford CT 06103
    • 4
    Register

    Date/Time: Wednesday, January 25th, from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    Cost: Members $125/Non-members $149

    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, February 18, 2023
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • 36 Talcott Street, Hartford, CT
    • 3
    Register

    Date/Time: Saturday, February 18th from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Cost: $149

    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, March 04, 2023
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • 36 Talcott Street, Hartford, CT
    • 3
    Register

    Date/Time: Saturday, March 4th from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Cost: $149

    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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