Courses and workshops - PROGRAMME 2022

ADULTS AND ADOLESCENTS

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85€
Introduction to woodworking with reuse

9.04.2022 10:00-13:00

During the course we will teach you how to use the different carpentry machines (both manual and tabletop) that we have at TransfoLAB BCN. At the beginning, we will talk about the different types of wood and what precautions to take into account when using reclaimed wood or from pallets. 

We will proceed with the characteristics and use of the most common woodworking machines:
- table saw
- miter saw

- band saw
- table planner
- biscuit joiner
- hand router
- belt sander
- rotary orbital sander

You will have the opportunity to work with each of them and learn how to manipulate different pieces of wood.
The course is a good base to start your own project or to participate in one of our furniture manufacturing workshops.

Number of participants: min 2/ max 3
Last date to apply: 2 days before the beginning of the course
Instructors: TransfoLAB BCN
Languages: Spanish, English

 
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85€
Introduction to metalwork with reuse

19.03.2022 10:00-13:00

During the course we will teach you how to use the different metalworking machines that we have at TransfoLAB BCN. At the beginning, we will talk about iron and what to take into account when working with recovered material.

We will proceed with the characteristics and use of the most common machines in metalworking:
- metal cutter
- grinder with cutting disc, grinding disc and thousand-blade disc
- welder with electrode
- welder with wire
- different clamps

You will have the opportunity to work with each of them and learn how to manipulate different pieces of metal.

The course is a good base to start your own project or to participate in one of our furniture manufacturing workshops.

Number of participants: min 2/ max 3
Last date to apply: 2 days before the beginning of the course
Instructors: TransfoLAB BCN
Languages: Spanish, English

 
 
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53€
Learn how to write with iron wire

To be announced

In this course you will learn how to write or draw with iron wire. Using a variety of hand tools, you can bring home your name or that of your loved ones. Or make your own drawing and shape it.

 

It is a perfect course to develop your artisan skills, and in the future create various details and decorative elements.

Number of participants: min 2/ max 6
Last date to apply: 2 days in advance
Instructors: ARTESANS & FERRO (https://artesans-en-ferro-rogeli-rull-teresa-boldu.business.site/)
Languages: Catalan, Spanish

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115€
How to make objects with metal scraps

To be announced

Introductory course in autogenous welding. At the beginning, we will talk about the different types of metals (copper, brass, iron etc) and their characteristics.


We will proceed with the characteristics of the autogenous welding machine and what to take into account when fusing different metals. We will finish with a practical part of joining several pieces of metal in one piece.

 

Number of participants: min 2/ max 3
Last date to apply: 2 days in advance
Instructors: ARTESANS & FERRO (https://artesans-en-ferro-rogeli-rull-teresa-boldu.business.site/)

Languages: Catalan, Spanish

 
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35€
Workshop Agro Biomaterials

22.04.2022 17:00-18:00 & 23.04.2022 11:00-12:00

In this course you'll learn how to make bioplastics from organic waste.

 

The objective is to learn the bases for the manufacture of bioplastics, to learn what their characteristics are, as well the multiple possibilities offered by this new material and the benefits it has in substitution of other synthetic materials. All this in order to design and implement new sustainable solutions for the planet.

 

In addition to cooking bioplastics with your own hands, you'll have the opportunity to take your own specimen home with the aim of continuing to experiment and innovate, until you find your own applications.

 

It is a perfect course for those who are curious about the world of biomaterials and the sustainable materials of the future. 

 

Number of participants: min 5 / max 10 

Last registration date: 2 days before the start of the course 

Instructors: Agro Biomaterials 

Languages: Catalan, Spanish, English, French.

Age: Adults

 
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33€
CYCLE: Make your home healthier! - First session

To be announced

1-Improve your comfort, breathe healthy and take care with microbiology.


The vast majority of homes have environmental problems related both to construction and decoration materials, as well as to chemicals and technologies that are used on a daily basis. These problems affect the health of the people who live there. This cycle of workshops wants to identify the environmental problems that we can find in our homes and propose strategies to minimise them.


In the first workshop we will focus on the factors that affect the quality of the air and the indoor environment of our homes: humidity, temperature, paints, wood treatments, cleaning products, disinfectants, insecticides, etc.

 

Number of participants: min 8 / max 12
Registration deadline: 2 days before the beginning of the course
Instructors: Biohabita! (www.biohabita.net)
Languages: Catalan, Spanish, English

Discount: 60€ for both of the sessions

 
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33€
CYCLE: Make your home healthier! - Second Session

To be announced

2-Electricity, electromagnetic waves and light.


The vast majority of homes have environmental problems related both to construction and decoration materials, as well as to chemicals and technologies that are used on a daily basis. These problems affect the health of the people who live there. This cycle of workshops wants to identify the environmental problems that we can find in our homes and propose strategies to minimize them.


In the second workshop we will focus on the factors that define the electroclimate of our houses: electricity, Wi-Fi, telephone antennas, transformer stations, quality of light, types of lamps, etc.

Number of participants: min 8 / max 12
Registration deadline: 2 days before the beginning of the course
Instructors: Biohabita! (www.biohabita.net)
Languages: Catalan, Spanish, English

Discount: 60€ for both of the sessions

 
 
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125€
Stamped Sterling Silver Bracelet

To be announced

Another great class for beginners! Design and personalize your own cuff bracelet with symbols and text of your choosing. After stamping learn the basics of forming metal and finishing. 

 

If you have any questions or would like to sign up please email slvoegele@gmail.com

Number of participants: max 5 plus instructor

Last date to apply: 

Instructors: Stephanie Voegele (www.stephanievoegele.com)

Languages: English

Age: 13+ years

 
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95€
Stamped Sterling Silver Rings 

To be announced

Fantastic class for beginners. Learn the basics of silversmithing while personalizing your own unique ring by adding text, symbols and/or textures! 

 

If you have any questions or would like to sign up please email slvoegele@gmail.com

Number of participants: max 5 plus instructor

Last date to apply: 

Instructors: Stephanie Voegele (www.stephanievoegele.com)

Languages: English

Level: Beginning - Intermediate

Age: 13+ years

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75€
Stackable Textured Sterling Silver Workshop

14.05.2022 10:00-12:30

Enjoy a morning of fabricating your own sterling silver rings from start to finish. Students will learn the basics of metalsmithing while working with precious metal and traditional tools. Each student will finish the class with three unique sterling silver rings which can be worn together or individually. Great class for beginners!

 

If you have any questions or would like to sign up please email slvoegele@gmail.com

Number of participants: max 5 plus instructor

Last date to apply: 

Instructors: Stephanie Voegele (www.stephanievoegele.com)

Languages: English

Level: Beginning - Intermediate

Age: 13+ years

 
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75€
Textured Hoop Earring Workshop 

02.04.2022 10:00-12:00

Fantastic class for earring lovers. Learn the basics of silversmithing while texturizing, forming, soldering and polishing your own unique set of sterling silver earrings. 

 

If you have any questions or would like to sign up please email slvoegele@gmail.com

Number of participants: max 5 plus instructor

Last date to apply: 

Instructors: Stephanie Voegele (www.stephanievoegele.com)

Languages: English

Level: Beginning - Intermediate

Age: 13+ years

 

ADOLESCENTS

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45€
Make your own Hawaii lamp

29.04.2022 18:00-19:30

Come and make your own Hawaii lamp from reclaimed bicycle wheel.

We will start with a tour of the center and a brief introduction on creation with transformation and reuse. Then you will create and customize your Hawaii lamp. You will learn how to connect the lamp holder with the cable, find out what works and then join all the parts of the bicycle in a creative process. Basic tools (pliers, screwdriver and tweezers) will be used during creation.

In the end, you will not only have had the possibility of being a maker for a day, but you will also take a designer object to decorate your home.

Number of participants: min 3/ max 5
Last date to apply: 2 days before the beginning of the workshop
Instructors: TransfoLAB BCN
Languages: Spanish, English

Age: 14-18 years old

 
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10€
Architecture workshop for adolescents

26.03.2022 12:00-13:00

We are going to share a new architecture workshop for teenagers. We are going to learn techniques to build models and give volume to our projects. We are going to work with cardboard to reproduce our ideas in three dimensions. It is not necessary to have previous knowledge of architecture and the materials are provided by the workshop.

 

Number of participants: min 4, máx 10 

Registration deadline: 2 days before the beginning of the workshop

Instructor: Arquiniñ@s (http://www.arquininos.com/)

Languages: Spanish and English

Age: 12 - 17 years

 
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15€
Precious Plastic for adolescents

To be announced

In our workshop, participants will learn the origin of plastics, what types exist with new trends such as bioplastics or compostable plastics, the importance of making responsible use and the consequences of not doing so. They are also interactive workshops, where attendees will participate directly in the recycling process by creating a keychain with the waste that they themselves will recycle and that they can take home as a gift.

 

Number of participants: min 12 / max 16

Registration deadline: 2 days before the beginning of the workshop

Instructors: Plàstic Preciós Barcelona (https://www.plasticpreciosbcn.org/)

Languages: Catalan, Spanish, English

Age: 10 - 16 years

 

CHILDREN

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65€
Kids Enameled Pendant Workshop

To be announced

Fantastic class for kids to learn about jewelry making and create their own colorful pendant! Each student will choose their own pendant design and color enamel which will be fused to the surface with heat. Students will use a variety of metalsmithing and enameling tools to create their pendant from start to finish.

 

If you have any questions or would like to sign up please email slvoegele@gmail.com

Number of participants: max 5 plus instructor

Last date to apply: 

Instructors: Stephanie Voegele (www.stephanievoegele.com)

Languages: English

Level: Beginning - Intermediate

Age: 8 - 13 years

 
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35€
Kids Stamped and Textured Bracelet Workshop 

To be announced

Perfect class for your little maker! Kids choose a variety of shapes and metals to create their own unique bracelet. They then apply textures, text or imagery to the metal components with the use of hammers and metal stamps. Finally we construct the bracelet and they walk out of class with a one-of-a-kind bracelet. 

 

If you have any questions or would like to sign up please email slvoegele@gmail.com

Number of participants: max 5 plus instructor

Last date to apply: 

Instructors: Stephanie Voegele (www.stephanievoegele.com)

Languages: English

Level: Beginning - Intermediate

Age: 7 - 13 years

 
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15€
Energy? Efficiency? Sustainability! 

To be announced

Do you know what energy is? How is it obtained? What is it for? ... And how does it affect the environment?

 

During the workshop, discover which alternative energies exist to the ones we use and how kinder they are to the environment.

 

Number of participants: min 8 / max 15

Registration deadline: 2 days before the beginning of the workshop

Instructors: Biohabita! (www.biohabita.net)

Languages: Catalan, Spanish, English

Age: 9 - 15 years

 
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15€
Mobile? Tablet? Technological habits!

To be announced

Do you know everything that happens when you play with your mobile? And with the touch tablet? And with the laptop? Do you use the wifi? The objective of this workshop is that children and young people make a technologically healthy use of this wireless communication system based on the knowledge of its physical principles of operation and how its use can affect health, social relationships and the environment.

 

Measurement devices will be used so that participants can visualize the electromagnetic waves invisible to the human eye that allow the existence of this communication technology.

 

Number of participants: min 8 / max 15

Registration deadline: 2 days before the beginning of the workshop

Instructors: Biohabita! (www.biohabita.net)

Languages: Catalan, Spanish, English

Age: 9 - 15 years

 
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10€
Architecture workshop for kids 

26.03.2022 10:30-11:30

We are going to design our dream room playing at being architects! With a very simple pop-up technique we are going to give our ideas three dimensions! We are going to give color, shape and a lot of creativity to the space of our room in a super fun workshop. All materials are provided by the workshop. Do not miss it!

Number of participants: min 4, máx 10 

Registration deadline: 2 days before the beginning of the workshop

Instructor: Arquiniñ@s (http://www.arquininos.com/)

Languages: Spanish and English

Age: 6 - 11 years

 
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15€
Precious Plastic for kids

To be announced

In our workshop, participants will learn the origin of plastics, what types exist with new trends such as bioplastics or compostable plastics, the importance of making responsible use and the consequences of not doing so. They are also interactive workshops, where attendees will participate directly in the recycling process by creating a keychain with the waste that they themselves will recycle and that they can take home as a gift.

 

Number of participants: min 12 / max 16

Registration deadline: 2 days before the beginning of the workshop

Instructors: Plàstic Preciós Barcelona (https://www.plasticpreciosbcn.org/)

Languages: Catalan, Spanish, English

Age: 8 - 12 years