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

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

November 7th-12th-Open
November 14th-19th- Offsite Hot Rodz n’ Muscle
November 21-26th- Thanksgiving Holiday- closed
November 28th-December 3rd- Reserved for Dan

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

Class Schedule for 2023

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

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

March 6th- 11th-Open
March 13th- 18th-Reserved for Randall and son
March 20th -25th-Open
March 27th – April 1st-Open

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Email us at to register for upcoming training classes.



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