Hands- on practice is designed to improve a student’s skill in producing welds of a consistent size and appearance on different materials.
This raises the level of productivity as well as the quality of the work, thus offering the public a better service with a higher profitability to the craftsman.
The New England School of Metalwork has nearly 75% of its courses approved for VA benefit.
Only a few steps away in any direction students will find treadle hammers and two pneumatic power hammers, hydraulic forging press, post vises, belt grinders and racks of hand tools.
Our ever growing assortment of traditional hand and power tools provide students with the tooling required for many processes.
We have basic and advanced courses in several processes.
In addition, we can present specialized classes to individuals and companies with very little advance notice.
The Metalsmithing studio at the New England School of Metalwork has been designed to integrate both traditional and contemporary practices where we run both a Blacksmithing and Bladesmithing program.
With full quantities of hand tools and equipment to accommodate up to eight students, each of the eight forging stations having both coal and gas forges, vise and anvil.
The diverse array of nationally known instructors provide students with many options and many disciplines of artistic metalwork. Blacksmithing Bladesmithing Welding Program The NESM Welding Program offers training in SMAW, GMAW, GTAW, and FCAW on a variety of materials.
Oxy-fuel and plasma arc cutting as well as carbon arc gouging are also taught at the school. We teach students both the technical and hands on sides of welding.