Tacoma Metal Arts Center is a fully equipped jewelry making and small scale metal fabrication studio offering instruction, private lessons and studio rental opportunities to a community of jewelers and metalsmiths. Equipment includes: 12 inch precision metal shear, acetylene torches, Smith little torches, rolling mills, hydraulic press, electroforming bath, flex shaft drills, files, jeweler's saws frames, disc cutters, doming punches, letter stamps, pliers, hammers and much more.
Materials are not included in the studio rental fee, but are available for sale. Students are welcome to bring their own materials as well!
Private Lessons and Individual Instruction: Starting at $60 per hour, rates vary depending on the lesson and/or project. Please call 253-227-1694 or e-mail to discuss the details.
Studio Rental: Students may pay to use the studio and equipment after taking one six hour class. Those with jewelry experience who have not taken classes at TMAC may use the studio after a $40 orientation session.
Independent Rates: $10 per hour, or $30 per day, or $120 per month.
Mentored Rate - for students who have lots of questions or need some help with projects: $15 per hour
Open Studio Hours:
Wednesdays 12 noon - 8 pm*, Thursday 12 noon - 8 pm*, Friday 11am - 6pm
*unless there is an evening class, in which case studio rental hours are 12-6
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