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10:00 am

Woodworking Dovetail

Hand Cut Dovetails

May 21 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Knox Makers – Woodworking 116 Childress St SW
Knoxville, TN 37920 United States
$39.96 – $69.96

In this class you will receive instruction on layout, cutting, and chopping techniques and tools used for constructing hand cut dovetail joinery. The dovetail is the strongest and most utilitarian mechanical corner joint used in woodworking. All tools and materials will be provided for use in this class, however if you have your own dovetail saw, coping/jewelers saw, chisels, scribe or marking knife then feel free to bring your own. By the end of this class you will create one through dovetail joint and one half-blind dovetail joint along with learning some tricks to speed up the process.

This class is limited to 2 students. The cost is $39.96 for Knox Makers members, $69.96 for General Public

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Tatting

Tatting 101

May 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Knox Makers – Fiber Arts 116 Childress St SW
Knoxville, TN 37920 United States
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$14.96 – $19.96

Tatting, an ancient lace making form that dates back to ancient Egypt and China. There's only one knot — a simple half-hitch made over a thread with a shuttle or a needle. No previous crochet or needlework experience is needed to take and enjoy this beginner-level class. You will learn about crochet thread sizing and…

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10:30 am

Intro to SMAW (aka Stick Welding)

May 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Knox Makers – Classroom 116 Childress St SW
Knoxville, TN 37920 United States
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$24.96 – $74.96

In this class, we will cover the basics of SMAW (AKA Stick Welding) with E7018 and E6010/E6011 (depending on availability) electrodes.

THIS CLASS WILL BE HELD OUTSIDE AND WILL BE SUBJECT TO THE WEATHER. AN ANNOUNCEMENT WILL BE MADE 48HRS PRIOR TO THE CLASS IF A CANCELLATION IS NECESSARY.

You MUST have completed Welding 101 (Intro to MIG) or already feel very comfortable welding before taking this class. This is not an intro to the metal shop, but a class to cover how to stick weld, particularly with the welders we have available at Knox Makers.

We will spend a few minutes refreshing basic safety and area requirements, then we will get right to the welding!

Students are welcome to bring their own PPE, shield, and gloves if they have them, but this is NOT required- we have setups available to use

The cost is $24.96 for Knox Makers members, $74.96 for General Public

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1:00 pm

Milling 101 – Bridgeport Mill Tool Authorization

May 21 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Knox Makers – Machining, 116 Childress St SW
Knoxville, TN 37920 United States
$24.96

** Intro to Machining is a prerequisite class. You have to complete the Intro to Machining class before you can take the Milling 101 Class. **

In this class you will receive basic hands on experience in operating a Bridgeport Series I J-Head milling machine. During this 3 to 4 hour class, Billy will go over the basics of tramming the head of the mill, tramming the vise, edge finding, work holding and setup, drilling , side milling, and top/end milling operations. You will also learn the basics of the DRO (digital read out), the table power feed, and basic care of the mill. This is a tool authorization class and once completed you will be authorized to use the milling machine and Knox Maker members will receive a key need to operate the mill. Intro to Machining is a prerequisite class.

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 1 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.

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