Classes

August 13, 2023, 9am-3pm: Intro to Woodworking – Hardwood Breadboard

THIS CLASS INCLUDES A ONE MONTH HACKPGH MEMBERSHIP!This woodworking class will aim to educate students on basic concepts and safe use of wood shop equipment, while crafting a beautiful and custom wooden bread board out of locally sourced hardwoods. Students will leave with an understanding and safety training on the following equipment and skills: Structure:…

August 05 2023, 9am – 4pm: Welding 101 with Kiefer – Stick welding (SMAW) welding fundamentals

Learn the basics of flat stick welding on steel! Description: This is a beginner class which will teach the basics of stick welding. We will be going over safety, how to run a good bead, padding, and more!  Requirements: No experience needed!  Safety notes: Students are not permitted to wear open toed shoes, and they…

July 30, 2023, 4pm-7pm: Pysanky – a Traditional Ukrainian Egg Decorating Class

Join us at HackPGH and learn how to create Pysanky, beautifully decorated eggs using a centuries-old Ukrainian technique! A pysanka (Ukrainian: писанка) is an egg decorated with traditional folk designs using a wax-resist method. The word pysanka comes from the verb pysaty, “to write”, as the designs are not painted on, but written or “inscribed” with…

July 08, 2023, 11am – 5pm: MIG Welding 101 with Kiefer: Make Your Own Chain Lamp!

This class is intended for beginner welders and/or those looking to brush up on rusty skills while building something fun and functional. This class provides the foundation for basic fabrication techniques using a MIG welder. Students will learn to tack-weld into place, fully weld steel. Each student will make and take home an industrial lamp…

June 17, 2023, 9am-3pm: Intro to Woodworking – Hardwood Breadboard

INCLUDES ONE MONTH HACKPGH MEMBERSHIP This woodworking class will aim to educate students on basic concepts and safe use of wood shop equipment, while crafting a beautiful and custom wooden bread board out of locally sourced hardwoods. Students will leave with an understanding and safety training on the following equipment and skills: Structure: This class…