Here's a fantastic way to make a one of a kind original piece of art for the Hottest Night in Winston-Salem!
Drop-in anytime between 10:00 am to 1:00 pm to carve your own design into a sand mold. Bring them back to have them created as unique pieces of cast iron art at the 2022 Iron Pour on Saturday, September 24th.
No experience necessary. Check out this short video, get inspired, and see how it easy it is to create your own piece of iron art.
Be part of this year's Industry Hill Block Party, a celebration of entrepreneurship, art, and the creation of art during the 2022 Month of Metal!
The #IHBlockParty will be a showcase of the Industry Hill neighborhood which was recently featured in Forbes as a Neighborhood to Watch.
Workshops must meet a minimum number of registrations. Mixxer may cancel the workshop 48 hours prior to start time, if the minimum is not met. Should you need to cancel your registration, 48 hours notice is required to request a cancellation, refund or credit to a future workshop date.
Drop-in anytime between 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm to carve your own design into a sand mold. Bring them back to have them created as unique pieces of cast iron art at the 2022 Iron Pour on Saturday, September 24th.
On the 3rd Friday of the month, drop-in any time between 4:30 and 7:30 to learn how to safely use MIG welding equipment and get hands-on experience welding. Bring your own small projects to practice with friends and MIXXER community members.
IMPORTANT: Be sure to wear natural materials (no spandex, nylon, etc.) and long pants that cover your boots or close toed shoes. We'll provide the rest of the safety gear you'll need. Email email@example.com with questions.
Makers under 16 years old must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Workshops must meet a minimum number of registrations. Mixxer may cancel workshop 48 hours prior to start time, if minimum is not met. Should you need to cancel your registration, 48 hours notice is required to request a cancellation, refund or credit to future workshop date.
During the Month of Metal Art, makers can learn to make a copper rose!
In this maker experience, makers will take sheet of copper and steel/brass rod and learn to:
Come make the rose with the maker that recognized by Our State Magazine!
Great for beginner metal workers and those curious about fun floral metal art! Come with a friend or two and make an everlasting bouquet.
**IMPORTANT NOTE ON APPROPRIATE ATTIRE: Shirt that is of natural fibers, jeans, and shoes that completely cover feet. Safety gear will be supplied. Also, don't forget you're playing with fire, so depending on the time of day and season, a hat, sunscreen and bottle of water could be useful. Don't forget to rest up before the class and bring all your muscle!**
Sam Thompson is the owner and founder of Ravens Keep Forge: Magical Primitive Blacksmithing. Sam has a mission is to take scrap/unwanted metal and re-purpose it into something functional and pleasing to the eye. At Ravens Keep Forge, Sam salvages for the steel/metal/copper and then reforms it in their very primitive forge. This forge uses no coal, only homemade charcoal. While the process may take longer, the energy input into reusing world's valuable resources is more than worth it. Check out all the magic that Ravens Keep Forge offers! You can also follow Sam on Instagram and Facebook.
Makers under 16 years old must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Please email email@example.com with questions or comments.
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Address:1375 N Martin Luther King Jr DriveWinston-Salem, NC 27101