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Carve a Wooden Sword
Carve a Wooden Sword

Fri, Jun 28

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Mixxer Makerspace

Carve a Wooden Sword

Come learn how to create your own prop sword out of wood in this 2 session class!

Time & Location

Jun 28, 2024, 5:30 PM – Jun 29, 2024, 3:30 PM

Mixxer Makerspace, 1375 N Martin Luther King Jr Dr, Winston-Salem, NC 27101, USA

About the event

Come learn how to carve a detailed wooden prop sword! Learn the basics of how to use two of the most popular tools in the woodshop, band saw and belt sander, to create a wooden sword just like your favorite weapon from pop culture or one of your own design.

You'll work in the woodshop over two sessions making a prop weapon perfect for putting on display or a prop for cosplay. Session one will include a design brainstorming portion before moving into the woodshop to begin forming your sword from a block of wood. Session two will be focused on completing the design details on your sword. At the end of this class, you'll leave with your handmade prop sword and some basics woodworking knowledge!

Session 1: June 28, 5:30-8:00 PM

Session 2: June 29, 12:30-3:30 PM

Important Note: Be sure to wear long pants and close toed shoes. We'll provide the rest of the safety gear you'll need.

Lead by: Thaddeus Prevette (he/him)

Thaddeus Prevette is a sculpture artist who began working with three dimensional objects back in 2016. He graduated from Western Carolina University in 2020 with a BFA in studio art and graduated from East Carolina University with an MFA in sculpture in May of 2023. He participates in public art exhibitions and was commissioned for the design of the ECU 911 Memorial sculpture back in 2021. He works with recycled and repurposed material to create narrative artwork that is influenced by historic and modern mythologies.

This meet up is for makers 18 years old and older. All makers ages 16 years old and under must be accompanied by an adult.  Please email workshops@wsmixxer.org for any questions.

Schedule


  • 2 hours 30 minutes

    Session 1


  • 3 hours

    Session 2

Membership Offer
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Tickets

  • Class Registration

    Sale ends: Jun 26, 8:00 PM
    $180.00
    +$4.50 service fee

Total

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