Advanced TIG

Advanced TIG Welding

(6) 3hr class series covering advanced tig welding technique revisiting mild steel and introducing stainless and aluminum

A six-session class to get you making quality welds on the three major metals: steel, stainless steel, and aluminum.  We’re going to spend two nights on each material.  First class each section covers the technical details: how to set up the machine, technique, metallurgy.  Second night is practice, practice, practice.

Section 1 (1st and 2nd class): 16GA Carbon Steel

  • 1: Fillet weld, lap joint, flat position, with and without filler
  • 2: Fillet weld, outside corner joint, flat position, with and without filler
  • 3: Fillet weld, T-joint, flat position, with filler
  • 4: Square-groove weld, butt joint, flat position, with filler

Section 2 (3rd and 4th class): 16GA Stainless Steel

  • 1: Fillet weld, lap joint, flat position, with and without filler
  • 2: Fillet weld, outside corner joint, flat position, without filler
  • 3: Fillet weld, T-joint, flat position, with filler
  • 4: Square-groove weld, butt joint, flat position, with filler

Section 3 (5th and 6th class): 11GA Aluminum

  • 1: Fillet weld, lap joint, flat position, with and without filler
  • 2: Fillet weld, outside corner joint, vertical position, up with and without filler
  • 3: Fillet weld, T-joint, flat position, with filler
  • 4: Square-groove weld, butt joint, flat position, with filler

Class Details: This class will run about three times per year, alternating sessions of teaching and heavy practice. Instruction fee is $240, materials and shop fee is $320, total $540.  Six students max.  Note about wait lists.

Prerequisites: This is an advanced TIG welding class.  It is not for certification, but the teacher is TIG certified.  Intro TIG is a required prerequisite.

Refunds/Rescheduling Policy Here  Special note however, makeup classes are limited (we have limited staff availability for certified TIG welders).