Session 1: Saturday 3/4/17, 5-7pm
Session 2: Saturday 3/11/17, 5-7pm
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 - students have the option to engage in performing peer review with the 101 session students at the beginning of their class.
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 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, AA's metalshop factotum, teacher of the former Hands on Metalworking class.