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Maker Fabrication, Beyond the Basics
Sun, March 26, 2017, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT
This is intended to widen and deepen a new maker's understanding of the tools and techniques of fabrication. The advanced class is a kickoff to an to a group project which the team will have a month to complete before presenting what they have done to the group. The class is free to all active MakeHaven members.
1pm - Introductions and welcome
1:10pm - Challenge Description and Group Brainstorming
1:20pm - Lecture : Getting Advanced with 3d Printing
1:40pm - Demo: Create, Slice and Print a Vase
2:00pm - Talk / Demo: Make a Mold
2:20pm - Group Activity: Vacuum forming, Make a Mask
10 minute Break
2:30pm - Team Formation and Group Brainstroming
3:00pm - Lecture / Demo: CNC Milling on Shapeoko
3:45pm - Demo: Casting Your Part
4:00pm - Demo: Vinyl Cutter PCBs
4:30pm - Activity: Soldering Practice
4:50pm - Wrapup and evaluations
Following the class the team will have 1 month to build something that will be shared when the cohort reconvenes in one month.
Team Presentations: Are held the last Tuesday of the following month from 7pm - 8pm.
Prerequisites: Badged on laser cutter and 3d printer.
Class size 8
Note: This class is intended for deepening the knowldge of our members already familliar with the basics of 3d printing and laser cutting. Non members may attend the class for a fee but must already be comfortable with laser cutting and 3d printing. We recomend you join MakeHaven as a member to enjoy the benifit of attending the class for free, access to the space and other supportive resources.