Welding 101 - Small Projects
Jul 21 - 22 | fri | 6:00PM - 9:00PM | sat | 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Sam will teach you different welding and tool techniques by creating small projects out of mild steel, such as a garden hand rake, a toilet paper or paper towel dispenser, and a wine rack. Discussions will include welding safety, settings, the positives and negatives of different welding techniques, and how to get started with your own set-up.
All supplies included.
Ceramics, Multi-Purpose + Silversmithing Manager
Sam Dowd was born in Omaha, NE. Sam was introduced to art at an early age and by the seventh grade was enamored by the responsive qualities of clay and has pursued that medium to present day. In 2002, he earned his MFA in ceramics from Kansas State University, and in 1996, his BFA from the University of Nebraska Kearney. In addition to managing the ceramics, multi-purpose and silversmithing departments, Sam has also curated several ceramics shows, bringing together a variety of local, regional and national artists. He has exhibited regionally and nationally. Sam also co-owns a pottery business with his wife, Jenny, named Dowd House Studios. Its wares are sold in many regional art fairs and in local shops. While not pursuing art, Sam enjoys whitewater kayaking in summer, and cross country skiing in the winter. dowdhousestudios.com