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    • Monday, January 10, 2022
    • Monday, January 31, 2022
    • 3 sessions
    • BARN Fiber Studio, Class Code FI011022CC+
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in January, let’s use our Youth Maker Monday time for a service project! In addition to creating something to give back, you’ll improve your sewing skills, too! We’ll make personal hygiene purses to be donated to teen girls in Zambia through the Sew Powerful organization.

    These purses let girls carry items they need when they have their monthly time so that they can stay in school all month long. Without these purses, these girls stay home from school during that time and then get behind in their schoolwork, making it harder for them to graduate.

    In this Maker Monday class, you’ll make at least one crossbody purse to give—you can add a note to say hello to the recipient—and then make a purse for yourself. We’ll start off the class with an orientation on BARN’s brand new sewing machines. Then, for your first purse, you’ll choose from pre-cut pieces for the purse exterior, lining, strap, and pocket. You’ll practice sewing straight seams on both thick and thin fabric to assemble the purse.

    For your next purse, you’ll practice cutting straight cuts of fabric with a rotary cutter, adding fusible interfacing, and adding interior pockets. You’ll probably have time for another purse so you can perfect your skills and adjust your design as you like. When all our purses are completed, we’ll pack them up to send to the main office of Sew Powerful in Renton, WA, which will send them on to Zambia, along with other personal hygiene purses made by sewists like you from all over the world.

    Details:

    • This class is for students ages 10-14.
    • When you register your youth, please enter their name in the Youth's Name field and enter the parent/guardian email address for "registrants email". All reminders and important information will go to the email address you register with.
    • Please complete and return this minor permission form.
    • Please review our safety protocols before registering. BARN wide safety protocols can be found here. Fiber Studio specific safety protocols can be found here.
    • There is a materials fee of $20 included in the price of class. 
    • Skill Level:  All levels
    • Tuition assistance is available. Click here to fill out our simple form before you register.  

    Instructors: Catherine Camp and Fran Fuller



    • Monday, January 10, 2022
    • Monday, January 31, 2022
    • 3 sessions
    • Kitchen Arts Studio, Class Code KI011022CC
    • 0
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    'Snacking cakes' are some of the best kinds of cakes to make! They don’t require much besides a few ingredients and a spoon and a whisk. They are humble everyday treats and wonderfully delicious! Not only will you make three different cakes and fillings, you will also learn to make edible flowers and other special toppings.

    Week 1 ~ Mocha Cardamom Cake:
    We are topping this cake off with a lovely maple coffee or cocoa glaze and whip. To give this cake a final flourish, we will make an edible peony out of modeling chocolate.

    Week 2 ~ My Best Carrot Cake:
    This cake is stuffed with sticky sweet chopped dates and toasty pecans, and all the spices you need. We will top this beauty with a dollop of creme fraiche whip and an arrangement of edible hydrangea petals and daffodils.

    Week 3 ~ MiIk Chocolate Chip - Hazelnut Cake:
    This cocoa cake is very decadent and the combination of milk chocolate and toasty hazelnuts is as good as ever. We will also make a hazelnut nutmeg brittle and cocoa whip to make this cake unforgettable!

    Important Details:

    • This class is for students ages 12-16.
    • When you register your youth, please enter their name in the Youth's Name field and enter the parent/guardian email address for "registrants email". All reminders and important information will go to the email address you register with. 
    • Please complete and return this minor permission form.
    • Tuition assistance is available. Click here to complete our simple form before you register. 

    Instructor Bio:

    Christine Chapman has 20 years of cake decorating experience. She is the owner of Crumbs Cakery, a custom cake studio on Bainbridge Island. Christine is a self-taught cake artist and opened her shop 6 years ago on the island. Her work is known for its realistic art projects (dragons, robots, superheroes, etc ) and has been featured in numerous magazines. Check out her Instagram account crumbs.cakery to see her latest work!

    https://www.crumbs-cakery.com/


    • Tuesday, January 25, 2022
    • Thursday, February 10, 2022
    • 6 sessions
    • BARN Jewelry Studio, Class Code JE-AJA012522NA
    • 3
    Registration is closed


    In this 6 session class, you'll learn to work with templates and different graphite to create top, side, and front (orthographic) views of jewelry items. Jewelry illustration is the skill of working out ideas and expressing design choices. We will work with collage to enhance design ideation. Using light tables, tracing paper, and mirrors, this class will discover new ways to develop design concepts. Also covered will be an illustration of basic faceted and cabochon gemstones.

    Details:

    • There is a $10 materials fee included in the price of the class. 

    • This class is also being offered in an online version. Click here to register for the online version.

    • BARN is committed to accessibility. Tuition Assistance is available - click here to fill out the simple application before registering for a class. For those who might need physical assistance, please learn about BARN's Companion Program here.

    • Please click here for BARN's current COVID-19 health & safety protocols.

    Instructor Bio:

    Nanz Aalund’s wide-ranging career as a jewelry designer, goldsmith, and educator, began with high school shop classes. After serving as a fine jewelry designer and marketing consultant for Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, and Tiffany & Co. Aalund taught jewelry and metals classes at the University of Washington and at the Art Institute in Seattle. Earning a Masters of Fine Art (MFA/Metals) and a Masters of Education/College and Technical Teaching Curriculum (CTTC). Her work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally since the 1980s. She authored the book, “Masters Gold,” published by Lark Books in 2009, and her most recent publication, “A Jeweler’s Guide to Apprenticeship” published in 2017 for MJSA, received a national AM&P Excel Award in 2018.

    • Tuesday, January 25, 2022
    • Thursday, February 10, 2022
    • 6 sessions
    • Class time is Pacific Time, Class Code JE-AJA012522NA-2
    • 6
    Registration is closed

    This class will be conducted via Zoom. Class time is Pacific Time.

    In this 6 session online version of this class, you'll learn to work with templates and different graphite to create top, side, and front (orthographic) views of jewelry items. Jewelry illustration is the skill of working out ideas and expressing design choices. We will work with collage to enhance design ideation. Using light tables, tracing paper, and mirrors, this class will discover new ways to develop design concepts. Also covered will be an illustration of basic faceted and cabochon gemstones.

    Details:

    • Registration for this online class will close on Sunday, January 23rd at 11:30am. 

    • A Zoom link to join this online event will be sent to the email you registered with one day prior to the start of the eventPlease watch for this email. You may need to check your spam folder for emails from BARN.

    • This class will be taught via the Zoom video conferencing program. For a great video on how to use Zoom, watch this tutorial.

    • BARN is committed to accessibility. Tuition Assistance is available - click here to fill out the simple application before registering for a class. For those who might need physical assistance, please learn about BARN's Companion Program here.

    Instructor Bio:

    Nanz Aalund’s wide-ranging career as a jewelry designer, goldsmith, and educator, began with high school shop classes. After serving as a fine jewelry designer and marketing consultant for Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, and Tiffany & Co. Aalund taught jewelry and metals classes at the University of Washington and at the Art Institute in Seattle. Earning a Masters of Fine Art (MFA/Metals) and a Masters of Education/College and Technical Teaching Curriculum (CTTC). Her work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally since the 1980s. She authored the book, “Masters Gold,” published by Lark Books in 2009, and her most recent publication, “A Jeweler’s Guide to Apprenticeship” published in 2017 for MJSA, received a national AM&P Excel Award in 2018.

    • Tuesday, January 25, 2022
    • Tuesday, February 22, 2022
    • 5 sessions
    • Class time is Pacific Standard Time
    • 36
    Register
    **This workshop will be live streamed via Zoom.** 

    The Writers Studio is happy to announce the revival of Word Sprint-- a weekly time to write in the company of others. Using Zoom to come together, we'll write for twenty-five minutes, take a break, repeat. There is no sharing or critique of your writing, only fast-paced, supportive productivity in the company of other writers. It will be fun, exciting, and might be the thing to help you finish (or start...) your manuscript. These virtual sessions will help participants set aside time to write and be with other writers in an informal setting. 

    The sessions will be led by a rotating team of hosts including Jen Scheiderman, Amelia Ramsey, Kassia Sing, Genevieve Douglass, and Steve Bice


    Details:

    • You can register at anytime even if a session has passed.

    • A Zoom link will be sent one day prior to each session to the email you registered with. Please watch for this email. Signing up does not mean you have to commit to all the sessions.


    Studio Lead: Mary Sloat   Writers.Lead@bainbridgebarn.org

    • Tuesday, January 25, 2022
    • Thursday, February 03, 2022
    • 4 sessions
    • BARN Woodshop Studio, Class Code: WO012522CFK
    • 0
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    * This class has a prerequisite. Please see below.

    Did you ever wonder how to get a really professional-looking finish on your woodworking project? In this hands-on class, you will learn about different types of wood stains and clear finishes.

    You will be able to experiment with numerous products on a sample board to take home and use for future reference. The class is four sessions to allow drying time as you go through all of the steps, from preparing the surface to applying stain and finish, to rubbing out the finish. You will learn how to prepare the surface to help ensure an excellent finish, which stains and finishes work best on different types of solid wood and plywood, and which tools and techniques to use when applying stains and finishes by hand (ie, without spraying). You will also learn which products are compatible with one another — and which ones aren't.

    If you have a project that needs finishing, you are welcome to bring it or to share a picture of it during the class and to consult with the instructor on the best approach. (A later class will focus on refinishing — it is not the topic of this class.)

    Details:

    • Ages 14+ are welcome.
    • This class is open to students who have taken Orientation to the Woodshop. Multiple sessions are listed on the Woodworking CalendarPlease login to your BARN account and click on "My event registrations" to ensure you have completed the required prerequisites before you register for this class.
    • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Overall BARN safety policies are here.
    • Wear closed-toe shoes.
    • Tuition assistance is available. Click here to fill out our simple application before you register.

    Instructor:Carol Fiedler Kawaguchi is a professional woodworker who specializes in restoration of antique furniture through her business, C-Saw, on Bainbridge Island. She also makes custom furniture, including the slab coffee table in the Commons at BARN.

    Feedback from an earlier class:

    "With her professional background, Carol provides you with information that takes you beyond the easy way out of Minwax products at the big box store to the world of waterborne finishes vs alcohol-based or petroleum-based products. You get to see and work with a variety of wood species and grain patterns using penetrating and topical finish products and — what was most exciting — dyes. Most importantly you get the instructions in what not to do as well as what works for you. This is a level of information and hands-on trial that every serious woodwork needs to experience."

    — Jeff Williams, former BARN woodshop lead


    • Tuesday, January 25, 2022
    • Thursday, March 03, 2022
    • 12 sessions
    • BARN's Great Room on the Upper Level, Class Code JE-AJA012522CS
    • 4
    Registration is closed

    This class has a prerequisite. Please see below before registering.

    In this 12 session class, there will be an in-depth study of Rhino 3-D as it pertains to Jewelry design. With lots of tutorials and practice to develop your Rhino software skills. Access and "key" to this sophisticated Rhino software will be provided as part of the tuition for this class. You must bring a personal laptop computer to class to download the software.

    Important: There is a required textbook for you to order and purchase before this class begins called Rhino 6.0 for Jewelry by Dana Buscaglia ($75). A guide to basic jewelry design and model-making strategies using Rhino 6.0. This book is available on Amazon. Please allow enough time to order and have it delivered before this class begins.

    Details:

    • Prerequisite: Before you register for this class, you must have already attended the Introduction to 3D Software held on January 11, 13, 18, and 20. 

    • Please bring your personal laptop computer and a mouse to class.

    • Rhino 3D laptop computer system requirements can be found here.

    • Registration will close on Saturday, January 15th at 3:30 pm. Requests for credits or refunds will not be accepted after Jan. 15.

    • Remember to order your required textbook before this class begins.

    • Please click here for BARN's current COVID-19 health & safety protocols. 

    • BARN is committed to accessibility. Tuition Assistance is available - click here to fill out the simple application before registering for a class.  For those who might need physical assistance, please learn about BARN's Companion Program here. 


    Instructor Bio:

    Chris Stanley has been teaching various CAD programs for over 20 years. He has been a user of 3-D CAD programs since the ’80s. Unless you were working with a mainframe computer they were mighty slow back then. Chris keeps himself sharp by learning new products as they come onto the market. His go-to 3-D CAD software is Rhino 3-D.


    • Thursday, January 27, 2022
    • Thursday, February 24, 2022
    • 5 sessions
    • Class time is Pacific Standard Time
    • 43
    Register
    **This workshop will be live streamed via Zoom.** 

    The Writers Studio is happy to announce the revival of Word Sprint-- a weekly time to write in the company of others. Using Zoom to come together, we'll write for twenty-five minutes, take a break, repeat. There is no sharing or critique of your writing, only fast-paced, supportive productivity in the company of other writers. It will be fun, exciting, and might be the thing to help you finish (or start...) your manuscript. These virtual sessions will help participants set aside time to write and be with other writers in an informal setting. 

    The sessions will be led by a rotating team of hosts including Jen Scheiderman, Amelia Ramsey, Kassia Sing, Genevieve Douglass, and Steve Bice


    Details:

    • You can register at any time even if some sessions have passed.
    • This class will be conducted via Zoom. For a great video on how to use Zoom, watch this tutorial. Please make sure you have the most current version of the Zoom software.

    • A Zoom link will be sent one day prior to each session to the email you registered with. Please watch for this email. Signing up does not mean you have to commit to all the sessions.

    Studio Lead: Mary Sloat  Writers.Lead@bainbridgebarn.org

    • Friday, January 28, 2022
    • Friday, October 07, 2022
    • 38 sessions
    • BARN Fiber Studio

    The spinning together open studio for Friday, January 21st, has been canceled.

    Come spin with us!

    Everyone - first-timers to experts are welcome! Spin on one of BARN's spinning wheels or bring your own. Dive into BARN's stash of fleece or bring your own.

    Whether you've been spinning for years or you are just curious, drop by and check out BARN's spinning community.

    Registration is not required. Please click here to read BARN's current COVID-19 health & safety protocols before you attend.

    • Saturday, January 29, 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • BARN ETA Zoom Room, Class Code: EL012122MS
    • 5
    Register

    https://lightburnsoftware.com/

    This class has a prerequisite. Please see below.

    **This class will be live streamed via Zoom.**

    Learn the basic features of LightBurn, essential software that controls both of our new laser machines. This is the software you'll use whether you are quickly cutting out some parts for your project or are fine tuning your complex etching. LightBurn software replaces RetinaEngrave you may have used previously.

    This class will get you started and will help you implement your own creative laser designs. This class is not a substitute for "Intro to the Laser Cutter".

    Who should take this class?

    If you took "Intro to the Laser Cutter" on the Full Spectrum Laser, this class can get you up and running with our new laser cutters. If you've taken "Intro to the Laser Cutter" on the new lasers and are ready to see how to get more from LightBurn, this class is for you. If you used Inkscape and RetinaEngrave with the FSL and didn't like the software, this class is for you. If you loved using Inkscape and RetinaEngrave, you'll learn how LightBurn fits into your workflow.

    The class covers the basics of LightBurn in the laser cutter workflow. It also covers setting laser parameters for cutting and engraving, importing your designs, vector graphics (line art) vs raster graphics (pixel art), manipulating shapes and tuning images, using the laser libraries, and previewing your work.

    Prerequisite: Laser 101: Intro to Laser Cutter Operations. Please login to your BARN account and click on "My event registrations" to ensure you have completed the required prerequisites before you register for this class.

    Details
    • Class size is limited to 6.
    • This class will be taught via the Zoom video conferencing software. For a great video on how to use Zoom, watch this tutorial.
    • A Zoom link will be sent to the email address you registered with one day prior to the event start date. Please watch for this email. You may need to check your spam folder for emails from BARN.
    • Students should have a laptop with LightBurn downloaded: https://lightburnsoftware.com/pages/trial-version-try-before-you-buy
    • BARN is committed to accessibility. Tuition Assistance is available - click here to fill out the simple application before registering for a class. 

    Instructor:

    Mike Schrempp is enjoying retirement after spending 39 years in the design and development of computers.  He’s done product development, mechanical part design, engineering management, and architected servers used in big data centers at Amazon and Microsoft.  Now he enjoys making things -- from wood, plastic, metal, food, and Python code -- and showing others some of the tricks he’s learned along the way.


    • Saturday, January 29, 2022
    • Sunday, January 30, 2022
    • 2 sessions
    • BARN's Great Room, Class Code FI012922JH+
    • 2
    Register

    This is a great beginner and intermediate cedar bark class that teaches basic weaving techniques including checker weave plaiting, overlay and basic “S” twining, and a traditional folded rim. You will also learn how to gather and prepare cedar and materials used in this basket. You will have all the materials provided to complete the basket in class.

    Completed basket size: 3” wide X 6” long X 2” tall.

    Materials used: western red cedar bark, bear grass or chebup and raffia.

    Details:

    • Skill Level:  Beginning to intermediate. Ages 14+ Welcome.
    • There is a materials fee of $125 included in the price of class. 
    • Please click here for BARN's current COVID-19 health & safety protocols. 

    • Tuition assistance is available. Click here before you register to fill out our simple form.  

    Instructor Bio:

    Jo Ann Hart, a hunter gatherer by heart, grew up in rural central Kentucky during the 50’s and 60’s. Because there were no children her age to play with, she began learning about and manipulating natural materials in her environment into crude baskets and vessels.

    As an adult, her family life brought her to the Pacific NW. After taking a structured Basketry class with instructor Melinda West in the mid-‘80s, she has since studied with many contemporary and Native American Basket Weavers. She is a member of the Pacific Northwest Basketry Guild, the Columbia Basin Basketry Guild, and The National Basketry Organization. Jo Ann has taught Basketry for almost 30 years from coast to coast, and she shows her work locally and throughout the US. She says gathering, preparing, and weaving with natural materials has given her great pleasure, and she is happy to share her knowledge of plants and basketry.

    “A basket in not really a basket, but a vessel created of beauty, joy, and happiness from a window in the soul, a reflection of love and a creative outlet to our ancestors of the past” Jo Ann Hart

    George Arthur Hart grew up in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. He is a wildlife biologist by trade and has devoted many years to the gathering, harvesting, and preparation of natural materials. He has studied with Native American and local artists. He excels in traditional black ash Cherokee baskets, and coiled baskets using natural materials.

    Other interests includes making bent wood boxes, wood lathe bowls, and working with baleen. George and his wife, Jo Ann, run Wilderness Basketry and offer a variety of classes by local artists as well as themselves. They gather and prepare their own materials and choose to work in natural materials.

    • Saturday, January 29, 2022
    • Sunday, January 30, 2022
    • 2 sessions
    • BARN Jewelry Studio, Class Code JE012922SJ
    • 0
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    This 2 day (in-studio) class is designed for students of all levels to become familiar with the jewelry studio space and tools. You will learn: how to: safely and efficiently use jeweler's tools through instructor demonstration and guided hands-on practice exercises. Students will start with a studio tour/facility walk through, studio guidelines, safety and policies. In addition, you will learn how to order materials & tools, acquire a jewelry studio skills card and learn about our open studio protocols.

    The skills you will be introduced to are: how to safely use a jeweler’s saw, bench shear, step shear, disc  cutters, files, hammer identification, stamping tools, dapping tools, pliers, rolling mill, flex shaft.

    All of these skills will help you feel more comfortable and confident in our studio or yours and ready you for project classes. Each student gets to take home their sample exercises and handouts for future practice and revision.

    Details:

    • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Overall BARN safety policies are here.
    • Please wear closed-toe shoes. Wear hearing protectors when warranted and safety glasses; bring your own or use BARN's. Tie back long hair. Avoid loose-fitting clothing and jewelry; roll up sleeves.
    • Feel free to bring a lunch. BARN has a refrigerator and microwave available in the kitchen located on the lower level.
    • Tuition assistance is available. Click here to complete our simple form. 


    Instructor Bio:

    Sarah Jones is a BARN founding member, jewelry studio programming and steering committee member. She is a local Bainbridge Island artist, and teacher with experience in fine metal arts, jewelry, ceramics, sculpture, stained glass, and photography. 

    Because Sarah is a visual and tactile learner herself, her classes typically involve a lot of hands-on learning time. In addition, Sarah’s classes are accompanied by printed information and resources for her students to refer back to when practicing their new skills. 

    Sarah’s art has been displayed in the Seattle Metals Guild exhibitions and Bainbridge Arts & Craft exhibitions. 

    You can view her recent work on Instagram at: @sarahjonesjewelry and @foggyroaddesigns


    • Saturday, January 29, 2022
    • Saturday, February 12, 2022
    • 3 sessions
    • BARN Fiber Studio, Class Code FI012922LB
    • 14

    This class has been canceled.

    Learn how to sew a classic shift dress with A Way We Sew! You’ll learn how to adjust for fit, efficient layout and cutting techniques, and how to insert a stylish lapped zipper in just a few simple seams. You’ll also learn the ‘burrito’ method for shapely, gap-free armholes and smooth, lined necklines. We’ll add a vent at the back skirt for a classic, dressed-up touch. 

    You will be able to apply your new sewing skills to many garments and learn the stress-free, fun, and rewarding side of sewing. Course includes professionally illustrated handouts and step-by-step video tutorials, as well as live class sessions. You’ll have the confidence to sew a classic, flattering dress in wool, brocade, or any woven fabric. 

    Session 1: Orientation : January 29th, 2 hours - Online via Zoom

    • Overview of class, introduce fitting, overview supplies, pattern. Practice lapped zippers.
    • Skills you will learn: fit considerations, pattern adjustments, fabric suggestions, cutting layout, interfacing, practice sewing lapped zipper with sample kit 

    Session 2: Skill building: February 5th, 2 hours at BARN 

    • We will review cutting, interfacing. dart sewing, fit issues. Open studio time to cut your pattern, applying interfacing, insert lap zipper, fit and sewn darts. 
    • Skills you will learn: how to insert lapped zipper, make a back vent, and check your fit.

    Session 3: Getting your shift together: Feb 12th, 2 hours Instructor will be online. Students may come to BARN to watch and finish your project in a work party.

    • Time to get your shift together. Learn to add vent in lining, follow up fit, blind hem if not lining. See a demo of “burrito” armhole lining, fix fit issues. 
    • Skills you will learn: sewing a neckline and armholes, using the burrito/all-in-one technique, and hemming.

    Students need to supply:

    Pattern: https://www.stylearc.com/shop/sewing-patterns/sussex-dress/

    • See pattern sheet for yardage and recommended fabrics. Woolen, linen, bouche
    • Lining: 2 yards bemberg, rayon or silk charmeuse. 
    • Zipper: 18”-22” or as pattern indicates for your size, YKK dress zipper #3

    Practice Kit for the Lapped Zipper https://www.awaywesew.com/product-page/lapped-zipper-with-a-lining-lesson 

    Purchase the practice kit for $15.00, plus shipping, directly from the instructor by clicking here.  The kit has everything needed to practice inserting a lapped zipper, including step-by-step illustrated instructions and a link to a video tutorial. Students are encouraged to watch the video prior to class. Please be sure to order your kits by Monday, January 19th to ensure your kit arrives in time for the class. 

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    Important Details:

    • Registration closes: January 19 at 12:00 pm. Cancellations for a refund or credit will not be accepted after January 19th.
    • Skill Level:  Advanced Beginner
    • A Zoom link will be sent one day before the first session to the email address you registered with. Please watch for this email. You may need to check your spam folder.
    • Please click here for BARN's current COVID-19 health & safety protocols. 

    • Tuition assistance is available. Click here before you register to fill out our simple form.  

    Instructor Bio:

    Leah Boyan is thrilled to contribute to the BARN Fiber Arts Studio. She has taught online and in person at Esther’s Fabrics on Bainbridge Island. She's also a national sewing speaker, having presented at the Virtual 2020 American Sewing Guild National Convention and several national ASG chapters, and she is scheduled to present at the 2021 National Convention. Leah started her company, A Way We Sew, to combine her two passions: sewing and thinking about sewing. She develops and teaches innovative ways to sew faster, with fabulous results, all while having fun!

    • Saturday, January 29, 2022
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • BARN's Glass Studio, Class Code GL0129522WM
    • 0
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    Coldworking is a subtractive way of altering and sculpting glass once it is cold. This process can be anything from seaming edges on glass plates to completely transforming the identity of a hot-formed object.

    In this class we will learn, in depth, different approaches to the belt sander, wet saw, and hand lapping, discussing the potential of each technique. We will learn how to bring rough ground surfaces to a full polish, and talk about the aesthetic possibilities of leaving a surface matte.


    We will also cover glass glues and their possibilities in an artist’s work.

    Class will include a safety talk and demos on each machine. We will walk through the rules of what tool to use for what purpose and have time on the machines to get our projects 
    moving.

    Then we will focus on becoming familiar with each machine, and have an opportunity to ask for specific demos and tips. Students will gain the most from this class if they come with some of their own glass and a plan or some sketches on the potential alterations they are interested in making.

    Details:

    • Remember to wear close-toed shoes & long pants in the Glass Studio at all times! This is a strictly enforced safety policy. Thank you.
    • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Overall BARN safety policies are here.
    • Tuition assistance is available. Click here to complete our simple form.

    Instructor Bio: 

    William Miller grew up in Virginia and graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with his B.F.A. in Craft and Material Studies and a minor in Art History.  He was first introduced to glassblowing  in VCU's Hot Shop. Seduced by the magic of the material, he has set out on a relentless pursuit to make glassblowing the central focus of his life. He has studied at the Pilchuck Glass School, Penland School of Craft, and the Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass.

    Miller utilizes distinct color selections that are layered and blown in the hot shop. Once cool, he cuts and engraves the surface of the glass to create line and texture. The process of carving the glass is slow and meditative, which balances the relative immediacy of its initial creation. This process allows him to build an intimate relationship with each piece, which informs the direction of the cuts and texture that are applied to create unique and visually striking glass objects.

    The artist currently resides in Seattle where he works in the vibrant glassblowing community and continues to explore his artistic voice.


    • Saturday, January 29, 2022
    • 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    • BARN Metal Arts Welding Shop 2:30-5:30pm, Class Code: WE012922CG
    • 0
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    Experience the thrill of sharing learning welding together with your daughter or mother. This class is open to four students of any age in a mother/daughter constellation. No previous welding experience is necessary.

    MIG is the easiest type of welding to learn and the most versatile. It has wide application from artistic endeavor to garden art to furniture or structural. 

    During the class you will learn welding safety and basic MIG welding techniques. You will discover the power and awe of using an electric arc to join pieces of metal and to make a small sculpture. Participants may work individually or as a mother/daughter team bonding over a shared project.

    The class will cover shop safety, hazard awareness, and proper use of Personal Protection Equipment. Safety and Personal Protection Equipment will be provided by BARN.

    Details:

    • All ages 12+ are welcome.
    • Safety and Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) will be provided by BARN.
    • Students must wear natural fiber clothing, long sleeves and long pants, closed toe shoes (preferably leather or cotton), no stretch fabrics.  

    • There is a materials fee of $15 for steel, gas, and filler wire that is included in the cost of the class.

    • Please click here for BARN's current COVID-19 health & safety protocols.
    • BARN is committed to accessibility. Tuition Assistance is available - click here to fill out the simple application before registering for a class. For those who might need physical assistance, please learn about BARN's Companion Program here.

    InstructorCarla Grahn (carlagrahn@hotmail.com)

    Instructor Bio: Carla Grahn has a 30-year history of metalwork and mixed media, including; sculpture, furniture, installations, and site-specific architectural pieces, both public and private. She has been teaching Creative Metalworking and Introduction to Welding at Pratt Fine Arts, Seattle for 23 years. Her style is broad and she thrives on discovering/exploring new techniques and combinations of materials. Her work is visible on her web site:  www.carlagrahn.com


    • Sunday, January 30, 2022
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • BARN Machine Shop 1-4:00pm, Class Code: MA013022PM+BM
    • 2
    Register

    Beginning with a hexagonal aluminum rod you will gain experience making a bolt on our Hardinge lathe. you will practice facing, turning, threading, parting and chamfering operations.

    This class is suitable both as a beginning class and for those who want additional experience.

    For those that have taken the make a nut class this is your opportunity to finally have a matching bolt.

    Details:

    • There will be a $5 material fee included in the price of class.
    • Please wear closed-toe shoes in our studio. Tie back long hair, avoid loose-fitting clothing and jewelry and roll up sleeves.  Wear hearing protectors when warranted and safety glasses; bring your own or use BARN's.
    • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Please click here to read more.
    • Tuition assistance is available. Click here to fill out our simple form before you register.

    Teacher Bio:

    Peter Moseley is a retired mechanical engineer and manufacturing manager who’s shop experience includes making operating live steam 2.5”/foot scale narrow gauge model locomotives along with an associated outdoor railroad. 

    Contact: David Hays david@haysys.com


    • Monday, January 31, 2022
    • Wednesday, February 23, 2022
    • 7 sessions
    • BARN Woodshop Studio, Class Code: WO013122KFG
    • 4
    Register

    * This class has prerequisites. See below.

    Build a unique slab bench or small table in this seven-session class.

    Create a piece that highlights the natural beauty in a slab's swirling grain or intriguing color known as spalting. Preserve a live edge, rip a straight-line edge or combine the two styles into your design.

    At the first session, the instructor will discuss design considerations, suitable wood and several options of styles for top and base. The instructor will walk you through the process of drawing up your design ideas into working plans. 

    The next sessions will be devoted to building your project and preparing it for final finish.

    The final session will cover finish options and application techniques. You will go home with enough finish to apply multiple coats to your completed project.

    You will work at your own pace. Be prepared to spend additional time during Open Studios, if necessary to complete your project. Open Studio is always free for members. Non-members can also use the shop during these times without additional charge while working on a class project.

    Details:

    • Ages 14+ are welcome.
    • * This class is open to students with intermediate skills who are comfortable using the shop tools. At a minimum, you must have completed Orientation to the Woodshop, Woodshop Tool Safety Checkout 1 and Woodshop Tool Safety Checkout 2. Multiple sessions are listed on the Woodworking CalendarPlease login to your BARN account and click on "My event registrations" to ensure you have completed the required prerequisites before you register for this class.
    • The $35 materials fee covers a moderate amount of epoxy and other shop materials. If your project requires a lot of epoxy, you may need to pay extra; the instructor will discuss this with you.
    • You need to supply wood for your project. You can buy wood from BARN, purchase it elsewhere or bring what you have from your wood stash. Registrants will receive information about how to select appropriate wood. The moisture issues associated with use of BARN's SawStop table saws aren't critical for this project unless your slab is thicker than 2 inches. You will be able to store your wood in the shop between sessions.
    • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Overall BARN safety policies are here.
    • You must wear safety glasses and closed-toe shoes, tie back long hair, and avoid loose-fitting clothing and jewelry. We recommend bringing your own safety glasses.
    • Tuition assistance is available. Click here to fill out our simple application before you register.
    Feedback from an earlier class:

    "An inspirational class! So much cool stuff to practice on many slab projects to come!!"
    — Ryan Boone, www.ryanboonedesign.com. (The picture shows his hall bench.)

    Instructor: Carol Fiedler Kawaguchi is a professional woodworker who specializes in restoration of antique furniture through her business, C-Saw, on Bainbridge Island. She also makes custom furniture, including the slab coffee table in the Commons at BARN.

    • Tuesday, February 01, 2022
    • 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • BARN Woodshop, Class Code: WO020122JH
    • 0
    Join waitlist
    Learn basic safety principles of key woodworking power tools with the goal of being checked out to use them during the BARN Woodshop's 30 hours a week of Open Studio time. This is a hands-on course and students will be given a piece of wood to cut and shape according to specific measurements.   (This is a companion to the Woodshop Tool Safety Checkout 2 class.  The Woodshop Tool Safety 2 class may be taken before or after taking this Woodshop Tool Safety 1 class.  Please see the calendar for more details.) 

    To use the shop, you will also need to attend our free one-hour Orientation to the Woodshop class.

    Woodshop Tool Safety 1 will qualify you to use the following tools during Open Studio time and in classes that require certification in these tools: 

    • Table saw
    • Planers
    • Jointers
    • Chop saw
    • Drill presses

    Details:

    • Open to ages 14+.
    • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines.  BARN safety policies are here.
    • Wear safety glasses and closed-toe shoes, tie back long hair, and avoid loose-fitting clothing and jewelry. We recommend bringing your own safety glasses.
    • You will get more out of this class if you first view videos that cover these tools. You can go back to these at any time to review safety protocols. Find them on the BARN website, BainbridgeBARN.org, by clicking on the Woodshop page, under the "Studio" menu.
    Instructor: Jeanne Huber
    • Tuesday, February 01, 2022
    • Wednesday, February 02, 2022
    • 2 sessions
    • BARN ETA & Woodworking studios, Class Code: WO+ETA020122AE
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Learn the basic features of VCarve Pro, a popular program used to make signs, engravings, intricate inlays and imported 3D shapes and models on computer-controlled routers. VCarve Pro is easier to learn than Fusion 360, the other 3D design program taught at BARN, and can be used for projects on both the large CNC router in the Woodworking Studio and the small CNC router in the ETA Lab.

    You will use the VCarve Pro software to design an 8x16" sign. You will prototype your design on ETA's laser cutter and then head down to the wood shop to carve it on the CNC router.

    Please note: To take this class, you need a laptop computer with a mouse and a working copy of VCarve Pro 11 already downloaded to that computer. Download a free trial at www.vectric.com. The software requires a PC or a MAC that has Windows installed. There is no time during the class to download the program. If you have questions or run into problems downloading the program, please email the instructor for help. If you don't have a laptop you can bring to the class, you may use an ETA studio desktop computer with the required software already loaded.

    Details:

    • Open to students 14+ of all levels.
    • A material fee of $10 will be added to the tuition price.
    • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Please click here to read more.
    • Tuition assistance is available. Click here to apply.

    Instructor: Al Ebken is a retired ocean engineer with many years of computer and computer-aided design experience. (In the picture, he's using the Woodworking Studio's CNC router to make parts for face shields to protect against coronavirus infection.

    • Wednesday, February 02, 2022
    • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • BARN Woodshop, Class Code: WO020222JH
    • 3
    Register
    Get checked out on the Woodworking Studio’s major power tools not covered in the Tools 1 safety class. This Tools 2 safety class may be taken without first having taken the Tools 1 safety class. Provided you have also attended our free Orientation to the Woodshop class, completing Woodshop Tool Safety 2 will qualify you to use the following tools during Open Studio time or in classes that have this as a prerequisite:
    • Router and router table
    • Oscillating sander
    • Disc sander
    • Edge sander
    • Band saws 
    • Scroll saw

    Details:

    • Open to ages 14+.
    • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. BARN safety policies are here.
    • Wear safety glasses and closed-toe shoes, tie back long hair, and avoid loose-fitting clothing and jewelry. We recommend bringing your own safety glasses.
    • You will get more out of this class if you first view videos that cover these tools. You can go back to these at any time to review safety protocols. Find them on the BARN website, BainbridgeBARN.org, by clicking on the Woodshop page, under the "Studio" menu.

    Instructor: Jeanne Huber

    • Thursday, February 03, 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • BARN Woodshop Studio, Class Code: WO020322XX
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Open only to safety monitors for the Woodworking Studio, this refresher training session will begin with a discussion of  what is working well for monitors and what could be working better. Then we’ll divide into small groups for training  on our latest machine acquisitions and a review of key tools.

    We are asking all monitors to attend one of these sessions if their schedule allows. Our studio was shut down due to COVID for roughly a year. Since reopening, we have welcomed many new members, and we have installed several new tools. We have seen that some members (new and old) need more supervision, as evidenced by imisuse of tools, broken tools, and even minor injuries.

    We are offering this four times., each with limited enrollment Please sign up for one. Dates are:

    Details:

    • Open only to safety monitors in the Woodworking Studio.

    • Please click here for BARN's current COVID-19 health & safety protocols. 

    • You must wear safety glasses and closed-toe shoes, tie back long hair, and avoid loose-fitting clothing and jewelry. We recommend bringing your own safety glasses.
    • BARN is committed to accessibility. Tuition Assistance is available - click here to fill out the simple application before registering for a class. For those who might need physical assistance, please learn about BARN's Companion Program here.

    • Thursday, February 03, 2022
    • Thursday, December 29, 2022
    • 48 sessions
    • BARN's Fiber Studio
    • 12

    Welcome Knitters!

    Both BARN members and guests of all skill levels are welcome to join us at BARN every Thursday morning for knitting, chatting, and sharing. This is not a formal class with a planned curriculum, and there’s no need to sign up—just bring your yarn and needles and meet us in the studio!

    Suggested donation for guests (non-BARN members): $10

    • BARN will be practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. 
    • We request that only fully-vaccinated people enter the BARN facility at this time.
    • We trust our members and visitors to help safeguard our community by taking the following actions: Every person entering the BARN facility will certify that they are vaccinated by initialing the sign-in form at the entry table.
    • Please review BARN-wide safety protocols here. Fiber Studio specific safety protocols can be found here.
    • Thursday, February 03, 2022
    • Thursday, June 16, 2022
    • 10 sessions
    • BARN Fiber Arts Studio, Host: Dale Walker
    • 20

    Bring your handwork projects and stitch with your BARN friends.

    What is slow stitch?  Basically, we’re considering anything you do with yarn or thread by hand, slow stitch.  This includes knitting, crochet, embroidery, needlepoint, mending, tatting and other handwork

    Free to members, we welcome a $10.00 donation from guests.

    Please read the Fiber Arts Studio specific safety protocols here.

    Registration is not necessary. BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Please read our overall BARN safety policies here.


    Host: Dale Walker

    • Thursday, February 03, 2022
    • 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    • Metal Machine Shop 4-6:30pm, Class Code: MA020322PM
    • 2
    Register
    In this class you will be introduced to the components of the tool room lathe; safety issues, and how to use the lathe to make various types of shapes. During the class you will make a pretty and functional spinning top to take home.

    Details:

    • A materials fee of $10 is included in the price of the class.
    • Please wear closed-toe shoes in our studio. Tie back long hair, avoid loose-fitting clothing and jewelry and roll up sleeves.  Wear hearing protectors when warranted and safety glasses; bring your own or use BARN's.
    • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Please click here to read more.
    • Tuition assistance is available. Click here to apply.

    Instructor Bio: Peter Moseley is a retired mechanical engineer and manufacturing manager who’s shop experience includes making operating live steam 2.5”/foot scale narrow gauge model locomotives along with an associated outdoor railroad. 

    Contact: David Hays david@haysys.com


    • Friday, February 04, 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • BARN Woodshop.

    Open Studios are resuming on Fridays, with a few changes:

    • A professional woodworker will be in the shop to offer advice. This month, it will be Hugh Montgomery, owner of Hugh Montgomery Woodworking LLC,  a Bainbridge Island business that focuses on custom cabinetry and furniture. 
    • Offered only on the first Friday of each month, at least for now.
    • Open only to members.
    • Hours are 9 am to 4 pm, but no pro from noon to 1 pm.

    During this test period, which will run from November into February, private donors are funding the pay for the professionals. We expect that past the trial period, there will be a fee to cover the costs. And, depending on demand and safety monitor availability, we may expand to offer this on multiple Fridays each month.

    Members are welcome to ask the pro for suggestions about design, joinery, finishes or other details. This isn't a class with an agenda driven by an instructor, but rather an opportunity for woodworkers to ask questions and get advice from someone with years of professional experience. The pro will not be teaching how to operate the tools.

    As with all Open Studio sessions, a safety monitor will be on duty and will be responsible for safety. You will be able to work on projects of your own choosing.

    Montgomery advised the BARN Woodworking Studio while volunteers were building cabinets for our building and has worked as the instructional technician for the University of Washington’s School of Art woodshop. He has also co-taught woodworking classes at the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship in Rockland, Maine. His furniture is frequently featured in exhibits at the Bainbridge Arts and Crafts Gallery. To see more of his work,besides visiting his website, you can follow him on Instagram @hmwoodworking.

     The Lamboley kitchen, with cabinets that Montgomery custom veneered in quilted makore and wenge.
      The 30th Anniversary bed, named for a show at a gallery. Montgomery
    created the sunburst veneer from khaya, also known as African mahogany.

    Details for this Open Studio session:

    • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. BARN safety policies are here.
    • Participation is free to members. The regular qualifications apply: You must have taken Orientation to the Woodshop and the appropriate safety checkout classes before you use specific tools. Woodshop Tool Safety Checkout 1 qualifies you for the jointers, planers, table saws, chop saw and drill presses. Woodshop Tool Safety Checkout 2 covers the band saws, routers and router tables, scroll saws and three stationary sanding machines: edge, drum and spindle. Check the Woodworking and Small Boatbuilding Studio calendar for class dates.
    • Protective eye wear that complies with ANSI Standard Z87 or the equivalent European Union Standard EN 166 is required at all times in the main shop and when using sharpening equipment in the bench room. Avoid loose clothing and wear closed-toe shoes. Noisy equipment may warrant wearing hearing protection.
      • Friday, February 04, 2022
      • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
      • BARN Welding Studio 10:00am-12:00pm, Class Code: WE020422BM
      • 1
      Register

      In this class you’ll be introduced to BARN’s Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Plasma Cutter and its safe operation. Plasma is an ionized high temperature arc. The Plasma Cutter uses the plasma arc under directed air pressure to cut through metal sheet or plate. With this device you can cut patterns from mechanical drawings or images of art work. Just as in BARN’s other metal fab CNC machines, this system is based on the Centroid Acorn controller and has a similar user interface. G-code used to drive the machine can be generated by Fusion 360 from drawings or images, or you can make use of Centroid’s Interactive CoNversational (ICN) mode that lets you cut shapes defined by a sequence of cutting operations. 

      This class complements our hand-held plasma cutter classes and focuses on safety, start up and shut down procedures, and cutting simple shapes using the Centroid’s Interactive CoNversational (ICN) mode.

      “CNC Plasma Cutting and Fusion 360” (a next-step class in CNC Plasma sequence) will introduce you to creating and importing DXF and SVG files into Fusion 360, or making drawings in Fusion 360, and then use Fusion 360 to generate G-code for the plasma cutter.

      Another next-step class, “Fusion 360 Sheet Metal Basics”, will introduce you to the sheet metal capabilities in Fusion 360 that can then be used to cut parts for sheet metal parts that will be bent and formed.

      Go to this link to see the CNC in operation: https://vimeo.com/366139327

      Instructor: Bob Mathisrud. Bob was cross trained in many trades as a stationary operating engineer, for over 20 years, at national food baking companies.

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      Details:

      • BARN is committed to accessibility. Tuition Assistance is available - click here to fill out the simple application before registering for a class. For those who might need physical assistance, please learn about BARN's Companion Program here.

      • Please click here for BARN's current COVID-19 health & safety protocols. 

      • Participants must wear natural fiber clothing, long pants, closed-toe shoes (natural fiber or leather), no stretch fabrics, and long hair tied back. This is a strictly enforced safety policy. Thank you!


      • Friday, February 04, 2022
      • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
      • BARN Welding Studio 1-4:00pm, Class Code: WE020422BM
      • 0
      Join waitlist

      In this class, you’ll learn how to cut useful and interesting shapes out of sheet metal using BARN’s Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Plasma Cutter. Plasma is an ionized high temperature arc that when combined with directed compressed air will cut through metal in a wide range of thicknesses. You’ll learn how to process image files that can be imported into Fusion 360, or use designs created in Fusion 360, then post-process your work in Fusion 360 to produce G-code that will be used to command the CNC Plasma Cutter where to cut.

      **This class has two prerequisites: “Introduction to the CNC Plasma Cutter” and “Introduction to Fusion 360” or comparable experience. A quick refresh of safety, start up, and shut down of the CNC Plasma cutter will be covered, but you’ll be expected to be familiar with these details. A laptop loaded with Fusion 360 is essential.

      Go to this link to see the CNC in operation: https://vimeo.com/366139327

      Instructor: Bob Mathisrud. Bob was cross trained in many trades as a stationary operating engineer, for over 20 years, at national food baking companies.

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      Details:

      • BARN is committed to accessibility. Tuition Assistance is available - click here to fill out the simple application before registering for a class. For those who might need physical assistance, please learn about BARN's Companion Program here.

      • Please click here for BARN's current COVID-19 health & safety protocols. 

      • Participants must wear natural fiber clothing, long pants, closed-toe shoes (natural fiber or leather), no stretch fabrics, and long hair tied back. This is a strictly enforced safety policy. Thank you!
      • Friday, February 04, 2022
      • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
      • BARN Print & Book Studio, Class Code: PR020422VD
      • 2
      Registration is closed

      This 4 hour guided open studio has a prerequisite. Please see below before you register.

      This opportunity is for participants who have taken the Printmaking Essentials Class (held January 11th or in a previous month) and would like studio time with an experienced monitor available to guide and support as needed. This studio time is for skill development and practice and is not a formal class.

      When an individual feels ready to work independently and gain member fob access to the studio, they can request an assessment with the Monitor. Evaluation sessions are based on the checklist provided in the Printmaking Essentials class. If you have any questions about this program, please contact the Print and Book Studio Lead, Amy Goldthwaite at printandbook.lead@bainbridgebarn.org.


      Details:

      • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Overall BARN safety policies are here.
      • Tuition assistance is available. Click here to complete our simple form before you register.  

      Instructor Bio:
      Virginia Davison began her artistic career in college as a painter. By graduation, she had found her voice carving plaster. For the next 25 yrs, she carved alabaster and marble, but at the same time became an avid gardener, working the land around her two-acre parcel on Bainbridge. After her two kids graduated college, she reinvented herself again by taking classes at Pratt in collage and printmaking. Her years since 2007 have been devoted to these art forms. She has shown her work locally at the Bainbridge Library, Grace Church, Blackbird Bakery, the Big Art Studio on Day Road, and the BARN Bazaar.

      • Friday, February 04, 2022
      • 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
      • BARN Jewelry Studio, Class Code JE020422SJ
      • 6
      Register

      This class has a prerequisite. Please see information below.

      The Youth Jewelry Project Class is designed to help students (aged 12-17) build their confidence and tool proficiency while working on a project provided by the instructor or a project of their choice.

      The instructor project option will incorporate a variety of tools and materials to help students hone their skills, promote creative thinking and problem solving. While the choice option would allow students an opportunity to work on their own project under the guidance and knowledge of the instructor. Materials provided for use during class: A variety of copper sheet, brass sheet, copper wire, brass wire, findings, solder, flux, liver of sulfur.

      Materials available for purchase: A variety of sterling silver; sheet metal, bezel, wire and findings. Please bring check or cash to purchase.

      Details:

      • This class is for students ages 12-17. 
      • There is a materials fee of $20 included in the price of class. 
      • IMPORTANT Before You Register - Prerequisites
        Students need to have a studio skills card. They can be obtained by attending one or more of the Youth Maker Monday Skills Class, Introduction to Jewelry Skills class, Introduction to the Jewelers Torch Class or by doing a skills assessment to establish a students skill level. If you have questions please email instructor Sarah Jones at sjbarnwork@gmail.com
      • Registration will close on Wednesday, 2/2 at 6:30 pm.
      • When you register your youth, please enter their name in the Youth's Name field and enter the parent/guardian email address for "registrants email". All reminders and important information will go to the email address you register with.
      • Please review our safety protocols before registering. BARN wide safety protocols can be found here
      • BARN is committed to accessibility. Tuition Assistance is available - click here to fill out the simple application before registering for a class. For those who might need physical assistance, please learn about BARN's Companion Program here

      Instructor Bio:

      Sarah Jones is a BARN founding member, jewelry studio programming and steering committee member. She is a local Bainbridge Island artist, and teacher with experience in fine metal arts, jewelry, ceramics, sculpture, stained glass, and photography. 

      Because Sarah is a visual and tactile learner herself, her classes typically involve a lot of hands-on learning time. In addition, Sarah’s classes are accompanied by printed information and resources for her students to refer back to when practicing their new skills. 

      Sarah’s art has been displayed in the Seattle Metals Guild exhibitions and Bainbridge Arts & Craft exhibitions. 

      You can view her recent work on Instagram at: @sarahjonesjewelry and @foggyroaddesigns



      • Saturday, February 05, 2022
      • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
      • BARN Woodshop, Class Code: WO020522JH
      • 2
      Register
      Learn basic safety principles of key woodworking power tools with the goal of being checked out to use them during the BARN Woodshop's 30 hours a week of Open Studio time. This is a hands-on course and students will be given a piece of wood to cut and shape according to specific measurements.   (This is a companion to the Woodshop Tool Safety Checkout 2 class.  The Woodshop Tool Safety 2 class may be taken before or after taking this Woodshop Tool Safety 1 class.  Please see the calendar for more details.) 

      To use the shop, you will also need to attend our free one-hour Orientation to the Woodshop class.

      Woodshop Tool Safety 1 will qualify you to use the following tools during Open Studio time and in classes that require certification in these tools: 

      • Table saw
      • Planers
      • Jointers
      • Chop saw
      • Drill presses

      Details:

      • Open to ages 14+.
      • Please click here for BARN's current COVID-19 health & safety protocols. 

      • Wear safety glasses and closed-toe shoes, tie back long hair, and avoid loose-fitting clothing and jewelry. We recommend bringing your own safety glasses.
      • You will get more out of this class if you first view videos that cover these tools. You can go back to these at any time to review safety protocols. Find them on the BARN website, BainbridgeBARN.org, by clicking on the Woodshop page, under the "Studio" menu.
      Instructor: Jeanne Huber
      • Saturday, February 05, 2022
      • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
      • BARN Jewelry Studio, Class Code JE020522SJ
      • 2
      Register

      In this one-day class, you will learn through instructor demonstration and guided hands-on practice exercises: how to safely set up a soldering station, ignite your torch, anneal and begin to solder metal together.

      You will be given the opportunity to work with the industry-standard Smith Little torch and propane/oxygen torch during this class.

      All of the skills learned in this class will help you feel more comfortable and confident in our studio or yours and ready you for project classes. This class will also help you in acquiring a studio skills card for access to the torches during jewelry open studio times. You will get to take home your soldering sample exercises and handouts for future practice and revision. 

      Details:

      • This is an introduction/beginner/refresher level class, all levels of experience are welcome. Ages 14 and up. 
      • $25 materials fee is included in the class fee.
      • Please click here for BARN's current COVID-19 health & safety protocols. 
      • For tuition assistance click here before you register to complete our simple application form.  

      Instructor Bio: 

      Sarah Jones is a BARN founding member, jewelry studio programming, and steering committee member. She is a local Bainbridge Island artist, and teacher with experience in fine metal arts, jewelry, ceramics, sculpture, stained glass, and photography. 

      Because Sarah is a visual and tactile learner herself, her classes typically involve a lot of hands-on learning time. In addition, Sarah’s classes are accompanied by printed information and resources for her students to refer back to when practicing their new skills. 

      Sarah’s art has been displayed in the Seattle Metals Guild exhibitions and Bainbridge Arts & Craft exhibitions. 

      You can view her recent work on Instagram at @sarahjonesjewelry and @foggyroaddesigns


      • Saturday, February 05, 2022
      • Sunday, February 06, 2022
      • 2 sessions
      • BARN Print & Book Studio, Class Code: PR020522CV
      • 7
      Register

      In this two-day workshop, you will learn to measure, score, cut, fold, and glue paper to construct boxes. On the morning of the first session, the class will do 3 warm-up exercises: 1) covering a piece of board, 2) covering an existing box, & 3) assembling a box tray from pre-cut pieces.

      In the afternoon and during the second session, you will design and make your own boxes. Carolina will skillfully guide and coach each of you in constructing a box that is as simple or as complex as you choose.

      These techniques can be used to recover a variety of existing boxes and in creating new ones. All materials will be supplied.


      Details:

      • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Overall BARN safety policies are herePlease read the Print & Book Arts Studio specific safety protocols here.
      • Tuition assistance is available. Click here to complete our simple form before you register.  

      Instructor Bio:
      Carolina Veenstra is a bookbinder and artist. She has worked as a book conservator for forty years. When she isn't working in her studio, you will find her hiking in the Olympic Mountains or weeding the trails in her neighborhood.

      • Saturday, February 05, 2022
      • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
      • ETA Virtual Zoom Room, Class Code: EL020522RG
      • 13
      Register

      **This workshop will be live streamed via Zoom.** 

      Designed as a user's guide to BARN ETA studio, this free orientation session is highly recommended for all participants. It will cover everything from studio etiquette and policies to an overview of what we have and where stuff is. 

      You'll get to see the 3D printers, laser cutter, soldering station, hand tools and more. Overall BARN policies as well as studio-specific ones will also be covered.

      Participants will also learn about the leadership structure within ETA  and about opportunities to participate in helping everything run smoothly. Volunteer jobs range range from serving as studio monitors to helping with studio maintenance.

      Details:

      • This class will be taught via the Zoom video conferencing program. For a great video on how to use Zoom, watch this tutorial.
      • A link to join this event will be sent to the email address you registered with. Please watch for this email. You may need to check your spam folder.



      Contact: ETA.Lead@BainbridgeBARN.org
      • Saturday, February 05, 2022
      • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
      • Class Time is Pacific Time, Class Code: WR020522JL
      • 2
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      This class will be taught through Zoom. Class time is Pacific Daylight Time.

      Writing and publishing are two very different experiences, and every book has its own journey from first drafts to bookshop shelves. Jen will share what she’s learned in her experiences writing and publishing three YA novels in three unique ways all with the same publisher. The class will start with book-writing basics then dive into publishing. From outlining a novel and making time to write to query letters, agent-seeking, and how titles and covers are created, there are so many pitfalls and moments of joy to be found in traditional publishing. Also, there will be snacks!

      Details:

        • This class will be taught via the Zoom video conferencing program. For a great video on how to use Zoom, watch this tutorial.
        • A Zoom link to join this online event will be sent to the email you registered with one day prior to the start of the eventPlease watch for this email. You may need to check your spam folder for emails from BARN.
        • Tuition assistance is available. Click here to fill out our simple application before you register.
        Instructor Bio:

        Jennifer Longo writes novels for Random House Books. What I Carry is the 2021 Washington State Book Award YA and 2022 Iowa State Library All Reads YA winner. SIX FEET OVER IT received stars from KIRKUS and The Bulletin, is a 2015 Washington State Book Award finalist, and a VOYA Perfect TenUP TO THIS POINTE is a 2017 Washington State Book Award finalist, YALSA 2017 Best Fiction YA shortlist, and starred by The Bulletin and Shelf Awareness. Jennifer lives with her family on Bainbridge Island.

        • Saturday, February 05, 2022
        • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
        • BARN's Glass Arts Studio, Class Code GL020522WM
        • 3
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        The Lampworking Basics class is an introduction to working with the torches and tools available in the Glass Arts Studio. The instructor will demonstrate and then guide you through very basic torchworking skills. You will have time to practice pulling stringer from rod, creating a marble, or just melting glass to create shapes. This class also covers personal safety while operating the torches as well as studio safety and operational policies of the Glass Arts Studio.

        Successful completion of this class will allow you to use the torches in the Studio during Monitored or Open Studio Access for your own projects. This is a one afternoon class. Any items left for annealing (heating the glass) can be picked up the next day.

        The class is 3 hours long. You are encouraged to bring water and a snack as needed. The material fee (included in the price of class) covers the cost of glass rods and a fresh tank of liquid oxygen.

        Details:

        • Remember to wear close-toed shoes & long pants in the Glass Studio at all times! This is a strictly enforced safety policy. Thank you.
        • Please click here for BARN's current COVID-19 health & safety protocols.
        • BARN is committed to accessibility. Tuition Assistance is available - click here to fill out the simple application before registering for a class. For those who might need physical assistance, please learn about BARN's Companion Program here.

        Instructor:

        William Miller grew up in Virginia and graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with his B.F.A. in Craft and Material Studies and a minor in Art History.  He was first introduced to glassblowing  in VCU's Hot Shop. Seduced by the magic of the material, he has set out on a relentless pursuit to make glassblowing the central focus of his life. He has studied at the Pilchuck Glass School, Penland School of Craft, and the Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass.

        Miller utilizes distinct color selections that are layered and blown in the hot shop. Once cool, he cuts and engraves the surface of the glass to create line and texture. The process of carving the glass is slow and meditative, which balances the relative immediacy of its initial creation. This process allows him to build an intimate relationship with each piece, which informs the direction of the cuts and texture that are applied to create unique and visually striking glass objects.

        The artist currently resides in Seattle where he works in the vibrant glassblowing community and continues to explore his artistic voice.


        • Sunday, February 06, 2022
        • Tuesday, February 08, 2022
        • 2 sessions
        • BARN ETA Studio & Woodshop, Class Code: WO+EL020622DS
        • 4
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