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Price: $145.00 /per person

Dept. of Spontaneous Combustion @ M0xy

976 23rd Ave · Oakland, CA

How to find us

We're in the North building of M0xy. Parking is best on E 11th St or Calcot place. We should have the rollup open on 11th but in case you arrive early the main entrance is on 23rd. Please do not park on 25th Ave or in front of residences on 11th St.

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This class runs as two 3 hour sessions

Wednesday - 7pm - 10pm
Thursday - 7pm - 10pm

Learn basic arc welding skills with an emphasis on safe work practices in a metal shop environment; oxy-acetylene cutting, shielded metal arc welding (SMAW or stick), gas metal arc welding (MIG or GMAW), and flux core arc welding.

• Students must wear closed toed leather shoes, long sleeved shirts, and pants made of cotton, wool, or leather.

• Welding and cutting specific personal protective equipment (PPE) will be provided.

• Students will be given safety glasses, hearing protection, and welding gloves.

• Some students prefer to have a bandana or cap to protect their hair. Long hair will need to be securely tied back.

• Students should be prepared to get anything they wear dirty and possibly damaged by sparks.

Optional texts:

“Welding Skills” by Moniz and Miller

“Welder’s Handbook” by Richard Finch