Metalworking Tool Training: 102 Cut, Grind, PUNCH! JUNE 2017

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Artisan's Asylum, Inc.

10 Tyler Street

Somerville, MA 02143

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Event Times:

Session 1: Saturday 6/3/17, 5-7pm

Session 2: Saturday 6/10/17, 5-7pm

this is the last chance to take this class until September. get it while supplies last!

Course Description:

There are two sessions of this class: Session 1 will have formal training from the instructor for 2 hours. Your teacher will demonstrate safe and successful usage of each tool, describe and demonstrate best practices, and inform the class of unsafe/undesirable outcomes. Each student will have hands-on time with each tool under supervision.

We’ll cover the safe and effective use of:

  • vertical bandsaws
  • our large belt grinder and smaller belt sander
  • aluminum Grinders!
  • the Iron Worker
  • production jigging

Session 2 will consist of Testing/Evaluation - students will be tested and checked off with supervision from the instructor -

Grinding and Welding in the Shop

Class Goals:

In this class students will learn safe and effective usage of the above tools.


Beginner/Intermediate - Students should have completed Metalworking 101 Tool Training (or its equivalent).

Students may enroll in 101 concurrently with this class.

What to Bring:

All Materials are included and provided.

Required Dress Code:

  • Cotton clothing that you don't mind getting dirty (synthetics burn and melt)
  • Long sleeves and pants
  • Closed-toe shoes
  • Something to cover your hair: baseball cap and bandanas work well

Class Minimum:

Class will be cancelled if fewer than 3 students are registered, sign up early and bring a friend!

Ticket sales end the day before class: shop accordingly!


Fred Manke, A2's metalshop factotum, teacher of the former Hands on Metalworking class.


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