• Evie Watts, of Etna, N.H., uses a plasma cutter while making a brochure holder on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, in the Bente Building at the AVA Gallery and Art Center in Lebanon, N.H. Watts teaches welding classes at AVA. Watts said that while welding may seem intimidating, it doesn't have to be because of the classes offered at AVA. "Anyone in the Upper Valley can get into welding here," she said. (Valley News - Charles Hatcher) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

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