Saturday, December 13, 2014

Learn How To Silk Screen Images onto Wood This Wednesday

Come in this Wednesday, Dec. 17th at 6pm and learn how to silk screen an image onto wood while silk screening your very own wooden, laser cut storage box or 6-pack beverage carrier, to keep for yourself or to give as a gift. Class includes a locally designed, beautifully produced storage box, a variety of pre-made silk screen image designs to choose from, and several different ink colors to choose from as well. Additional boxes will be available for an extra cost. Taught by experienced local maker and HammerSpace member Patrick Corogenes.

Silk Screening Wood Class
Wednesday, Dec. 17th, 6-8pm (late arrivals welcome)
Cost: $30/member, $35/non-member

Sign up for this class by calling (913) 686-6562 or email your request to hammerspacehobby @ gmail to receive confirmation. Payment due at the time of the class.

Monday, December 8, 2014

Art Jam & Holiday Build Night Every Tuesday Night in December

Art Jam & Holiday Build Night is going on at HammerSpace every Tuesday night in December, from 6-8pm (late arrivals welcome). The Holiday Build Project will be Do-It-Yourself Electronic, Mini-CNC Decorated, Color-Changing LED Light Holiday Ornaments.

For Ages: 8-108
Cost: $20/person (to be paid on arrival)

Learn how to use the EGGBOT mini-CNC/printing machine to transfer computer graphics onto your very own holiday ornament, which will then be lit with an added color-changing LED light. This is a fun class for the whole family, and everyone leaves with their own custom made light up ornament to keep for themselves, or to give as a gift. Extra ornaments will be available for $6 each.

RSVP required to participate. Please call (913) 686-6562 or hammerspacehobby @ gmail to reserve your seat. This build is open to both members AND non-members, so tell your friends!

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Learn Art Techniques From Professional Artist Thomas Sciacca

with talented local artist Thomas Sciacca
Saturday, Dec. 6th & 7th, 1-3pm (2-Part Class)
Cost: $45/member, $50/non-member (total cost for both days combined)
Includes paint brushes and wooden canvases
RSVP required to attend

This workshop will cover a specific paint technique that Sciacca has used for over thirty years, as an illustrator, scenic artist, and fine artist. It's an easy, step by step layering process, which capitalizes on the quick drying characteristics of acrylic paint. Students will be asked to work through the technique, after watching a demonstration. All materials will be provided. Along with this, he will spend a portion of time discussing and sharing insights from his years as both a working artist, and educator. Whether you want to use acrylic for fun and personal satisfaction, or, take it to professional contexts, this workshop welcomes painters/artists of any level.

RSVP required by calling (913) 686-6562 or email hammerspacehobby @ gmail for confirmation. Sign up soon. Seating is limited!

Friday, November 28, 2014

Bladesmithing Classes All December Long at HammerSpace

You've been asking for them, and now we are excited to announce that we have finally added some forge/bladesmithing classes to the Online HammerSpace Class Calendar! Space is limited, so sign up soon. Check the Class Calendar page for a complete listing of upcoming classes.

Railroad Spike Knife Forging Class:

Every Sunday through the end of December. This is a 2-part class. Part One will be held on Sunday, November 23rd, 12pm-4pm. Part 2 will be held the following Sunday at the same time. In this 2-part class you will learn how to forge a knife blank out of a railroad spike and begin the stock reduction that will make it into a finished knife. Learn how to use a coal forge and blacksmith tools to shape steel. Finishing and heat treating will be covered in Part 2.

Taught by David Dalton
For ages: 18+
Cost: $25/person/class
All materials included.
Fee to be paid at time of class.

RSVP required if you wish to attend. Call (913) 686-6562 or email hammerspacehobby @ gmail for confirmation.

Monday, November 24, 2014

HammerSpace Closed This Thursday For Thanksgiving

Hammerspace will be CLOSED to the general public THIS THURSDAY 11/27 for Thanksgiving. There WILL NOT be an open house this Thursday either, but we WILL be open again on Friday at the usual time, and throughout the weekend if you want to come in for a private tour. Call (913)686-6562 to schedule a time to come in for a tour. Or click on the video below for a 'virtual tour'.

If you are an active member who really wants to use the workshop this Thursday, please give us a call first. We hope everyone has a terrific Turkey Day full of family (the ones you like, anyways), good food, and full bellahs!

Monday, November 17, 2014

Why Spend A Bunch Of Money On Vinyl Decal Stickers When You Can Learn How To Make Your Own?

This Saturday, November 22nd, Noon-2pm
At HammerSpace Community Workshop in Brookside
For ages: 10 years to Adult
Cost: $25/person (all materials included)
Open to both members AND non-members of Hammerspace

Learn how to use the in-house large-format vinyl cutter, and how to weed, transfer, and apply your vinyl decals. In addition, you'll learn about the wide variety of applications for vinyl including signs, car decals (bumper/window stickers), laptop decals, home decor, and other projects!

During this class, you will be making your very own vinyl decals to keep for yourself, or to give as a gift this holiday season. And FYI: If you are a Hammerspace member, you can use our in-house large format vinyl cutter to make as many decals, signs, etc as you want!

RSVP Required. Seating is limited. Sign up by calling (913) 686-6562 or email your request to hammerspacehobby @ gmail to receive confirmation

Hope you can join us!