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10:00 am

Laser Cutter 101

November 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Knox Makers – Lasercutting, 116 Childress St SW
Knoxville, TN 37920 United States

This is an introduction class to our laser cutter, Moonraker. Tracy will lead attendees of this class as they learn the basics of laser cutting, make a simple design, and then engrave and cut out the design using the laser cutter in our space. This class is intended for members who have not yet been authorized to use Moonraker or need/want a review of its operation.Laptops will be provided for this class.

If you were authorized on Goldfinger, there is no need to take this class. For a review of the new laser, please stop by the shop after this class or on a Tuesday to get a tour of the new machine.

Help installing the software on your own laptop can be provided outside of class.In class we will be using Inkscape and the laser cutting extension bundle we’ve put together for it. There is a maximum of five participants.

You can find Inkscape at:
You can find the KM-Laser bundle at:

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6:00 pm

Woodworking 101

November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Knox Makers – Woodworking, 116 Childress St SW
Knoxville, TN 37920 United States

This class will cover topics related to safe and correct operation of equipment within the woodworking area. This is the authorization class for the area and is required prior to using the equipment. Safe practices will be demonstrated and learned by a hands on approach in the context of taking rough lumber through the process of milling and operation of all equipment in the space. If you have previously paid and attended a wood authorization class then we encourage you to audit the class free of charge at any time.

Cost of the event is $19.96 and is for Knox Makers members only.

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