Intro to CNC Sign Making

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Bellingham Makerspace

1 Bellis Fair Parkway, #618

next to Dick's Sporting Goods

Bellingham, WA 98226

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Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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A hands-on introduction to using the CNC wood carving machine to make signs.

About this Event

Welcome to the world of CNC! This is a hands-on introduction to CNC using Bellingham Makerspace's X-Carve machine. You will learn to use design software, hands-on use of the CNC and also carve a small project that you design.

What to bring with you to class: Laptop if you have one (not required). You will be doing software design so if you normally use a mouse to move your cursor, bring it with you. Class starts promptly at 5pm. You should arrive 10 to 15 minutes early to get settled in, oriented, and prepared for class.

Class Length: 1-1/2 hours
Min/max registrations: 1-4
Prerequisites: None
If you'd like a 50% scholarship discount (no questions asked) email kreig@hotmail.com.

Instructor bio: Krieg McBride is an amateur woodworker who has been using the X-Carve CNC for 2 years, making signs and other projects as gifts for friends.

Important Information 

COVID-19: To keep everyone safe; masks (can provide), hand sanitizing (at entrances), temperature checks and social distancing are required at Makerspace. Maximum class size has been reduced to allow for social distancing.

Class fees: All class fees include materials. If you are a current Bellingham Makerspace member or scheduled volunteer you may select the discounted member registration. Some instructors offer scholarship discounts and volunteers may be eligible for training discounts.

Cancellations: All classes have a minimum number of participants. If the instructor specified number is not reached 24hrs before the class is scheduled to start, the class will be cancelled and any registrations refunded (Eventbrite fees are non refundable).

Refund policy: You may request a refund from Eventbrite no later than 24hrs before the class starts (Eventbrite fees are non refundable). After that point instructors and participants are committed and we won't be able to provide any refunds.

Donations: Want to help the financially challenged?, donate any amount to the Bellingham Makerspace Scholarship Fund. We want to make it possible for everyone to take the classes they want to take.

Other FAQs

  • When and where to arrive?
    • Bellis Fair Mall. The Makerspace main/front/mall entrance is the last on the left before Dick's Sporting Goods, the back/workshop entrance is to the right of Dick's outside entrance.
    • Plan to arrive 5-10 minutes before class so that you have time to sign-in.
  • What to bring/not to bring?
    • For shop class personal safety, please wear closed-toe shoes, tie long hair back, and avoid any dangling jewelry or baggy clothing. Bring personal ear and eye protection if you have it (can provide).
    • If the class involves computers, bring your laptop PC if you have one.
  • Is there an age limit?
    • All our classes are 18+ (14-18 with parental permission) unless otherwise indicated in the class description.

Other questions? Email us at manager@bellinghammakerspace.org

Date and Time

Location

Bellingham Makerspace

1 Bellis Fair Parkway, #618

next to Dick's Sporting Goods

Bellingham, WA 98226

View Map

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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