Introduction to Stool Making Course



This one-day metal furniture fabrication course will introduce you to the basics of MIG Welding and metal fabrication skills that are needed in order to make furniture. You will have learn new MIG welding skills, tube bending, angle grinding and become familiar with stationary workshop machinery in order to build and create your own contemporary stool. You will be able to practise MIG welding in the morning and develop your skils before cutting lengths of mild steel tubing on the band saw, then use the metal bender to create symmetrical curves which form the stools legs. Your learn about the use of templates to create metal furniture and weld all the parts together to create your own stool. By the end of the day you will take away a sturdy, stylish stool for your home or office, plus an understanding of metal preparation and fabrication. This course is perfect for beginners or anyone keen to start working with metal. The day will be led by Richard Evans, an experienced metal fabricator and designer. All materials required for this course are included in the price.

What's included in the price?

All Material, Equipment and Relevant PPE. Tea and Coffee available. Please bring your own lunch facilities are available locally being located 10mins from the Barbican.


7 hours

Cancellation policy

Non-refundable - Refunds are not available



The Weld Space

with Craft Courses since 2022

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The Weld Space delivers short courses in plymouth alongside an evening class programme that specialises in welding lessons. Our welding courses are one of the great things to do in Plymouth and a great activity for adults, as a Gift Experience or Business away day. Our welding classes are for beginners and allow you to learn something new, develop skills and have fun in a creative and safe way. We aim to provide a high quality creative experience. Taking part in our courses will give you a chance to design and make a product or object from Metal.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Stag dos
  • UK Holiday
  • Hen dos
  • Christmas
  • Overseas Holiday
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Easter
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Father's Day
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Mother's Day
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