The welding studio is also known as Bill's Barn, named after Bill Rhodes who is a longtime and beloved Snow Farm welding instructor. Back in the day, Bill was instrumental in outfitting the shop and he still keeps a close watch to make sure everything is running right. The welding barn has high ceilings and lots of windows that allow for natural light. There is both indoor and outdoor work space so students can spread out. The scrap metal pile outside the welding shop is always changing as our students and staff collect and add spare bike parts, kitchen and garden tools, and plenty of random treasures to the pile.
COVID-19 UPDATE: This open-air studio has individual workspaces separated by screens that create 6’ distancing. A COVID prevention mask should be work under the welding shield, if possible. Students are encouraged to bring their own welding masks, gloves, ear plugs, apron, small tools, writing utensil, etc, to reduce sharing. Anti-bacterial wipes will be provided and instructions posted for cleaning shared equipment. For more information about how Snow Farm will operate when we reopen in August 2020, see the COVID-19 Reopening page. Check back near the end of July for pictures of the COVID-safe welding studio.