Description: This class is an introduction into engraving and is a prerequisite to the Advanced Engraving class and the use of the engraving equipment at Oahu Makerspace. Students will choose between different available materials to engrave their own design or designs provided. Available materials include wood, glass, or ceramic. You may also bring your own personal wood, glass (wine bottles), or ceramic material to the class. Wine bottles should be emptied, washed and dried BEFORE the class.
Cost effective techniques to start engraving for fun
Different High Speed Engraving Equipment
The best bits for use on what materials
Engrave from a transfer
Engrave from free trace
Hours: 2 day class - 2 to 4 hours per day during normal Oahu Makerspace hours. Classes maybe scheduled to occur during non-shop hours must be planned in advance and may incur an additional $40 fee per student.
Attendees: 2 students per class - Minimum age 14 years old. (All minors must have their adult guardian present at all times.)
Price Range: $150
Dress appropriately, items such as shorts, low cut tops and tank tops are not recommended
Safety glasses and hearing protection will be provided however students are encouraged to bring personal fitted safety equipment for added comfort