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August 2019

Bladesmithing – Start to Finish (4 Part Class)

August 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019 12:00 am

Idea Foundry, 421 W State St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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$400

Participants forge, grind, temper and finish a knife from a bar of high carbon steel. The knife will be finished using a wooden slab handle on the knife attached with brass rivets. This is a four week class. Be sure to note all class dates,The class begins on the first Wednesday of the month (August 7th). The second class occurs on the second Wednesday of the month (August 14th). The third class occurs on the third Wednesday of the month…

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Metal Shop Orientation: Tool Caddy

August 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Idea Foundry, 421 W State St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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$80

In this orientation to the metal shop, each student will build a handy tool caddy while learning the primary sheet metal handling tools at the shop. This course will cover all of the basic sheet metal tools and techniques: design and layout the project, cut metal to size using the jump shear, form the tray using a sheet metal brake. Learn to rivet as you attach the handle.​

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Project Lab: Handmade Book Binding

August 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Idea Foundry, 421 W State St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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$75

The student will learn about the history and importance of bookmaking as well as completing a hands-on work session in which students will design and create their own book. Your book will be 5" x 7" with 50 blank pages and the cover can be blank, or if time allows, embellished. This project is fantastic for all skill levels and when combined with paper or printmaking can make a unique art object. Supplies will include take home tool kit and…

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Stained Glass Landscape Box

August 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Idea Foundry, 421 W State St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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$80

Oh the places you'll go! This landscape box class is a skill builder - you should complete a beginner friendly class first before diving into this. Here you get to build your own mountainous landscape to live in your house!

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Maker’s Wine Tasting

August 23 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Columbus Idea Foundry, 421 W State St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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$65.00

The Idea Foundry presents a Maker's Wine Tasting. Get hands on at wine-themed maker stations, then enjoy the dynamic flavors of seven different wines and learn about each one's unique bouquet from experts at NuWine. Your host will describe the region, grape varietal, and tasting notes of each wine. Maker Stations In the Woodshop: Craft a hardwood cheeseboard At our Laser Lab: Monogram and/or personalize a wine glass From the Metal Shop: Pour a wine charm out of molten pewter…

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Skill Builder: Miter & Spline Joinery II – Box

August 26 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on April 22, 2019 12:00 am at 6:30 pm

One event on May 27, 2019 12:00 am at 6:30 pm

One event on June 24, 2019 12:00 am at 6:30 pm

One event on July 22, 2019 12:00 am at 6:30 pm

One event on August 26, 2019 12:00 am at 6:30 pm

Idea Foundry, 421 W State St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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$145 – $160

In this two evening class, you will get an opportunity to develop your wood shop skills and use the tools in the shop to create a truly functional work of art in wood! Some recent experience with woodworking projects is required. Joinery is a fundamental skill in woodworking that involves using different methods to join pieces of wood together to build more complex items. It is the essential part of many simple projects like boxes and picture frames as well…

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Intro to SLA – 3D Printing with Resin

August 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Idea Foundry, 421 W State St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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$65

This beginner-friendly overview of our Formlabs 1+ 3D printer will walk you through the basic knowledge about what SLA is and how it works, while also demonstrating a resin print on the printer. You will walk away with an SLA print and learn about proper curing processes.

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Welding & Plasma Cutting Orientation: Cast Shadow Lantern

August 27 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Idea Foundry, 421 W State St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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$155

Create a free-standing shadow casting lantern with a personalized cut out design in this intro to welding class. Instructor Casey Bradley Great For Ages 16+, Minors require a parent/guardian present for the entire class Beginners to those with some experience Makers wanting to get back into welding Skills Toolbox MIG Welding Welding Jig Angle Grinding Filing Plasma Cutting

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Bladesmithing – Start to Finish (4 Part Class)

August 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019 12:00 am

Idea Foundry, 421 W State St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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$400

Participants forge, grind, temper and finish a knife from a bar of high carbon steel. The knife will be finished using a wooden slab handle on the knife attached with brass rivets. This is a four week class. Be sure to note all class dates,The class begins on the first Wednesday of the month (August 7th). The second class occurs on the second Wednesday of the month (August 14th). The third class occurs on the third Wednesday of the month…

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Orientation: Trotec Laser Cutter and Engraver

August 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Idea Foundry, 421 W State St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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$66

Get started on our 120-watt Trotec laser, a versatile tool for cutting materials like wood, acrylic, fabric, paper and cardboard, and engraving materials such as wood, acrylic, metals, and glass. From prototyping flat-pack furniture, custom glassware or logo-emblazoned swag, to incredibly detailed art and jewelry, the laser is as instant gratification as you can get in fabrication.

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Orientation: Stained Glass Tools

August 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Idea Foundry, 421 W State St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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$75

Learn the basics of working with stained glass! You'll create a window hanging while learning how to cut, grind, and solder glass for your future projects.

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September 2019

Intro to Photography II, Camera Techniques

September 11 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Idea Foundry, 421 W State St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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$65

Refine your focus skills and your understanding of the exposure triangle. Discover why your lens choice is so important. Learn more about the technical side of creating photos. You will complete hands-on activities to review all of the skills in Photography I, Camera Crash Course and we'll move beyond the basics to learn about the technical details of white balance, the histogram, photo metadata, and metering modes.

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Maker Event: Save the Bees!

September 20 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Idea Foundry, 421 W State St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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$75

Enjoy a pollinator influenced night out that includes bee-themed activities and refreshments. Learn about what you can do at home to help protect our bees and preserve the environmental chain that brings us dinner each night.

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