Metal Shaping Workshop

Ready to learn Metal Shaping?

Here's a chance to learn foundation level skills in metal shaping working with Eric Gorges.

Open to all experience levels but designed to teach and reinforce the basics of metal shaping.  You will be working hands-on for 3 days with Eric Gorges.This course is intended to develop basic metal shaping techniques.  We will be using hand tools and equipment so come prepared to learn.  This is a 100% Hands-On course.  You will get your hands dirty!

The following topics will be covered:

  • Hammer & Mallet usage & selection
  • Dolly usage hand & stationary
  • Blocking
  • Shrinking hand & mechanical
  • Planishing
  • Wheeling Machine (english wheel)
  • Pneumatic planishing
  • Tracking

 This is what to expect:

  • 3 students per workshop
  • All materials provided
  • You made keep it

Voodoo Choppers
2720 Auburn Rd.
Auburn Hills, MI 48326

About 45 minutes from Detroit Metro (DTW)

Local Hotels:
2550 Aimee Lane
Auburn Hills, MI  48326

Hampton Inn
2200 Featherstone Rd.
Auburn Hills, MI 48326

Change / Cancellation Policy:
We will always try to accommodate any schedule changes you might have.
Cancellation will be subject to a fee:
$100 if more than 14 days before workshop.  
$300 if less than 14 days before workshop.

*Please contact us if the student is under 18.