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Manual Machining and Layout: JAN/FEB

Artisan's Asylum, Inc.

Sunday, January 12, 2014 at 1:00 PM - Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 3:00 PM (EST)

Somerville, United States

Manual Machining and Layout: JAN/FEB

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Ticket Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
7:30-9:30pm THURSDAYS, Jan 16 - Feb 20   more info Sold Out Ended $295.00 $6.89
1:00-3:00pm SUNDAYS, Jan 12 - Feb 23   more info Sold Out Ended $295.00 $6.89

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Event Details

Description:

For students who want more than just an introduction to the Asylum's manual milling machines and lathe, this class will provide an extended background in practical machining theory and practice. By the end of the class, you'll be able to select appropriate materials for projects from robotics to coffee grinders, understand the theory behind complex operations like automotive cylinder boring, and most importantly, be comfortable creating parts and assemblies like axles, brackets, fixturing jigs, and motor supports.

Class Goals:

Students will learn the following operations on the mill and lathe:

Mill

  • Setup and true-ing of the mill and vise.
  • Holding parts accurately in the vise.
  • Clamping large, irregular parts directly to the mill table.
  • "Facing" a part using a fly cutter.
  • Cutting precise features using an endmill.
  • Drilling precise, ordinately-dimensioned holes.

Lathe

  • Clamping round parts using a three-jaw vise.
  • Clamping irregular parts using a 4-jaw vise.
  • Turning operations on a cylindrical part.
  • Facing operations on a raw part.
  • Parting off of completed parts.
  • Threading using the lathe.
  • Drilling and tapping using the lathe.

Other

  • Introduction to material selection
  • Introduction to machining theory
  • Introduction to engineering design

Prerequisites:

Students must be at least 18 years of age.

Materials Provided:

Aluminum and steel practice pieces: $5. Material can be purchased directly from the instructor.

What to Bring:

Hair ties for long hair, closed-toed shoes.

Instructor Biography: Danaan Metge

Danaan Metge is a mechanical engineer with extensive prototyping experience. His experience with a mill, lathe, welder, and 3D printer was gleaned from work fabricating parts for an electric self-balancing motorcycle and an off-road gas-powered skateboard with a small company in Somerville, and also from designing and building his own bicycle frame and guitar amplifier.

 

Event Time: 

THURSDAYS

Session 1: Thursday, January 16, 7:30PM - 9:30PM

Session 2: Thursday, January 23, 7:30PM - 9:30PM

Session 3: Thursday, January 30, 7:30PM - 9:30PM

Session 4: Thursday, February 6, 7:30PM - 9:30PM

Session 5: Thursday, February 13, 7:30PM - 9:30PM

Session 6: Thursday, February 20, 7:30PM - 9:30PM

 

SUNDAYS

Session 1: Sunday, January 12, 1-3PM

Session 2: Sunday, January 26, 1-3PM

Session 3: Sunday, February 2, 1-3PM

Session 4: Sunday, February 9, 1-3PM

Session 5: Sunday, Feburary 16, 1-3PM

Session 6: Sunday, February 23, 1-3PM

 

REFUNDS: We offer full refunds for any class cancellations more than three days in advance of the class start date. After that point refunds are contingent upon the Asylum being able to fill the seat. No refunds whatsoever are offered for same-day cancellations. To request a refund for a class, please fill out this form. 

CANCELLATIONS: Your class may be cancelled if too few people register. A decision will be made a few days before the class is scheduled to run, and you will be notified of the cancellation and your registration refunded in full.

Have questions about Manual Machining and Layout: JAN/FEB? Contact Artisan's Asylum, Inc.

When & Where


Artisan's Asylum
10 Tyler Street
Somerville, 02143

Sunday, January 12, 2014 at 1:00 PM - Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 3:00 PM (EST)


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Artisan's Asylum, Inc.

Artisan's Asylum is a community fabrication and makerspace near Union Square, Somerville MA, that is dedicated to making creativity a way of life. It does this by maintaining a community workshop, training its members in the use of all of its professional-grade equipment, and hosting events promoting the learning and practicing of craft and creative expression.

 

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