One on One Private Metal Shaping Classes

Kingdom Metal Works specializes in customized metal shaping/aluminum gas welding training classes.

Our classes are ONE ON ONE INSTRUCTION, with complete hands-on training.

Classes include:

  1. Overview of the specific hand tools including hammers, dollies, and slappers used in metal shaping and the types of metals used for specific jobs.
  2. Basic welding of sheet metal panels with TIG and aluminum gas welding techniques
  3. Making of templates and patterns for new parts and panels.
  4. Techniques of using an Excel English Wheel, Mittler Bros Bench Top mobile English wheel, Baileigh PH28-A pneumatic power hammer, planishing hammer, and shrinker/stretcher.
    We offer 3,4 or 5-day training classes here at our shop any day Monday – Saturday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. The cost is $500.00 per day with a full lunch provided each day.

Our available dates for private metal shaping/welding classes are listed below

The student is encouraged to bring a project they are working on to build their skills and to move that project forward or we will provide the project and all the materials needed for the student to take one home.

Hotel accommodations are located at The Grand Rivers Inn in Grand Rivers Ky, which is about 25 minutes from our shop in Hampton Ky. Please call the Inn for pricing and availability (270) 362-4487 

Email us at to register for upcoming one on one private metal shaping training classes.

If you are a business owner and would like to send your employees to my shop for hands-on training, call or email me for pricing.  If you would prefer me to come to your shop and work with your employees to build their skills on your equipment and move your projects forward, call for pricing at 310 947-1120.

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Here are some photos/videos of classes given at GTR Motorsports in Andover England, at Cornfield Customs in Milford Ohio, at BBT Fabrications in Mahomet Illinois, Legacy Innovations in Emigsville PA and at Ludwig’s Custom Auto in Denver PA.


Class Schedule for 2022

September 5th-10th-
September 12th-17th-
September 19th-24th-
September 26th-October 1st-Class available Sept 26th-29th only

October 3rd- 8th-Vacation
October 10th-15th- MetalMeet at Oblong IL
October 17th-22nd
October 24th-29th-
October 31st- November 5th-Tentative Henry offsite

November 7th-12th-Tentative Henry offsite
November 14th-19th-
November 21-26th- Thanksgiving Holiday- closed
November 28th-December 3rd-

December 5th-10th-
December 12th-17th-
December 19th-23rd-
December 26th-31st- Christmas/New Year’s holiday- closed

Class Schedule for 2023

January 2nd- 7th-
January 9th- 14th-
January 16th-21st-
January 23rd- 28th-
January 30th- February 4th-

February 6th-11th-
February 13th-18th-
February 20th- 25th
February 27th- March 4th-

March 6th- 11th-
March 13th- 18th-
March 20th -25th-
March 27th – April 1st-

April 3rd- 8th-
April 10th-15th-
April 17th- 22nd-
April 24th- 29th-

May 1st- 6th-
May 8th-13th-
May 15th- 20th-
May 22nd- 27th-
May 29th- June 3rd-

June 5th-10th-
June 12th -17th-
June 19th- 24th-
June 26th- July 1st

July 3rd- 8th-
July 10th-15th-
July 17th- 22nd-
July 24th – 29th-
July 31st- August 5th-

August 7th-12th-
August 14th- 19th-
August 21st- 26th-
August 28th- September 2nd-

September 4th- 9th-
September 11th-16th-
September 18th- 23rd-
September 25th- 30th-

October 2nd- 7th-
October 9th- 14th-
October 16th- 21st-
October 23rd- 28th-
October 30th- November 4th-

November 6th-11th-
November 13th- 18th-
November 20th- 22nd Available before Thanksgiving-
November 27th- December 2nd-

December 4th- 9th-
December 11th- 16th-
December 18th- 23rd-
December 25th-30th- Christmas Holiday- NOT OPEN

Email us at to register for upcoming training classes.



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