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Inkscape is a free and open sourced vector graphics editor. It is the primary software used to interface with Knox Makers’ laser cutter, CNC router, and vinyl cutters. This class will teach basics of drawing and arranging shapes, talk about vectors and paths, and give a general overview of Inkscape and its capabilities. Computers will…Find out more »
** Intro to Machining is a prerequisite class. You have to complete the Intro to Machining class before you can take the Metal Turning 101 Class. **
In this class you will receive basic hands on experience in operating a MSC 13" x 40" Lathe. During this 3 to 4 hour class, Billy will go over the basics which include work holding, facing, center drilling, drilling, profile turning, grooving and parting operations. You will also learn the basics of using a dial indicator for more accurate parts, power feed, and basic care of the lathe. This is a tool authorization class and once completed you will be authorized to use the lathe and Knox Maker members will receive a key need to operate the lathe. Intro to Machining is a prerequisite class.
(Not covered in the class: Threading, Boring Knurling, Spherical generation, or tapered turning between centers)
There will be a fee of $24.96 for members.. There will be a maximum of 4 spots of this class, and a minimum of 2 tickets must be sold. If the class minimum is not met 48 hours prior to class start time, the class we be canceled and all tickets will be refunded.Find out more »