02. October 2020 - 14:00
Lowell's Boat Shop
United StatesAmesbury459 Main Street

Metal Working for the Boatbuilder, Lowell's Boat Shop, Friday, 02. October 2020

WHEN: Friday, October 2 - Sunday, October 4


Fri 10-4, Sat 10-4, Sun 10-1


Member: $375 Nonmember: $410


($35 materials fee due before first class)


A hands-on workshop reviewing basic metal working skills while each student makes their ownbrass pocket bevel, a handy tool to aid in building and restoring boats.


The general goal is to teach skills for fabricating structurally strong, useful, and beautiful small metal objects, such as tools and hardware, without having full metal shop access. Techniques reviewed include:




Layouts/marking




cutting




drilling




filing




sanding




silver brazing




Students will also be instructed how to make and heat treat a steel-tipped marking tool, a step that may not be able to be completed within class time, but material will be provided.


Instructor: Erica Moody teaches metal working classes and workshops at Woodenboat School, Harvard’sGraduate School of Design, The Apprenticeshop, & The Center for Furniture Craftsmanship. Shealso has been an adjunct for various semesters at Wentworth Institute of Technology andMassachusetts College of Art & Design. She has been working professionally as a metalcraftsman in and around Boston for 22 years with the last 15 years running her business MagmaMetalworks, Inc., and the last year adding a line of personal work in small metal housewares andwoodworking tools. She moved her business and home to Midcoast Maine a couple of years ago,and continues work there as well as in Boston/New England area.

Friday, 02. October 2020, Lowell's Boat Shop, Metal Working for the Boatbuilder

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