This 24-hour course is for those who have completed a basic machining course. It's designed to help you expand on the fundamentals of using a milling machine and lathe. The course includes safety, manual milling, part layout, drilling, and tapping. Turning will involve 4 jaw Chuck set up, boring and threading. Safety glasses and reinforced toe shoes are required. If you're enrolling, be sure to complete the following forms:
This live 36-hour course is for students with no prior or little experience in MIG welding. This course will cover shop safety, trouble-shooting problems, machine settings, basic metal joints and how to weld them. Safety is covered in the first two sessions; math-for-industry tutorial available. If you're enrolling, be sure to complete the following forms:
SketchUp is fun and easy-to-learn 3D design software, traditionally used by architects and engineers. This near-perfect software application can be used for a wide range of drawing applications--the sky’s the limit! Known as a “pencil with super powers,” this intuitive design tool is used in film, television and theater design, landscape architecture, woodworking and civil/mechanical engineering, to name a few. In this introductory 1-night session, Lee will cover plans and pricing choices for SketchUp Pro Studio used for personal or professional use. He will discuss downloading and installation, and offer suggestions for resources available to guide users in Desktop, Web, Viewer, Style Builder, and 3D Warehouse. You will be inspired to draw and design anything you can imagine with SketchUp!
In this informational class, you'll be introduced to various styles of seat weaving, with a focus on weaving a basic cane seat. A hands-on weaving practice session on a small frame will take place at the first class. This will be followed by supply information and 3 Zoom classes to assist and answer questions as you weave your seat. Participants are encouraged to bring a chair they want to work on at the first face-to-face informational class to have it evaluated.
This live 36-hour (SMAW) course provides a solid foundation in welding techniques. Topics will include shop safety, the oxy/acetylene process, striking an arc and welding flat and horizontal positions. Vertical positions will be covered if time permits. Safety is covered in the first two sessions.