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Ace Makerspace (https://www.acemakerspace.org/)

Where people make things and help others make things in a 24/7 shared workspace.

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Woodshop Tools Intensive

Ace Makerspace

$85.00

Learn the basics on 4 major tools in 5 hours

This workshop goes over the core principles of using 4 large woodworking tools. We will be meeting in Room 214. There are instructions at the door to be buzzed in.

Timing
This class is 5 hours.

What you will learn
Learn the basics and become certified on these major workshop tools:
~ Table Saw
~ Band Saw
~ Jointer
~ Planer
~ We will cover the proper use, dust collection, safe use of the saws, and shop protocols.
~ The successful completion of the class counts as Certification.

What to bring :
A notebook or well-charged phone for taking notes.

What to wear :
Closed-toe shoes, short sleeves and, work clothes. Long hair must be tied back.

Safety Gear :
Eye protection, and ear protection, and all the hand sanitizer will be provided. If you are fussy, bring your own.

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COVID POLICY UPDATE

As of August 1st Masks will be required by all people in Ace Spaces.

As of August 20th, All members and guests will be required to provide proof of vaccination or exemption. This means that guests and students need to set up a FREE guest account on the acemakerspace.org and fill out the required paperwork.

GUEST MEMBERSHIP: https://www.acemakerspace.org/product/guest-membership/

We DO NOT OFFER REFUNDS if you fail to provide the required vaccination validations or follow policy. We will ask you to leave.

Ace Makerspace Covid Policy: https://www.acemakerspace.org/covid-19-safety-program/

Those implementing medical or religious exemptions to the vaccination requirement will need to provide proof of a NEGATIVE COVID test within 48 hours of each visit via their Guest Membership Accounts.

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This class requires a minimum of 1 student per session. If the class is canceled we can offer a refund but otherwise do not.

Cement Casting for small projects

Ace Makerspace

$65.00

Cast your own unique set of coasters as well as a planter or two in this 3-hour workshop.

Masks and vaccinations required. Learn more below.

We will explore a variety of techniques using quick-dry cement:
• Different mold types
• Pigments and how they behave
• Casting tips for small objects
• Sealing and decorating your pieces

Each person will create between 5-8 pieces.

All materials are included but feel free to bring your own bits of inspiration.
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COVID-19 and Ace Makerspace
Active Ace Members will need all their paperwork up to date including vaccination verification.

Students and Guest need to set up a FREE Guest account and fill out the required paperwork. Set up your guest account here: https://www.acemakerspace.org/product/guest-membership/

We DO NOT OFFER REFUNDS if you fail to provide the required vaccination validations or follow policy. We will ask you to leave.

See the latest COVID Safety Policy at Ace Makerspace: https://www.acemakerspace.org/covid-19-safety-program/

Laser Certification - Beginner Level

Ace Makerspace

$55.00

This workshop covers the basics of laser operation for new laser users. All the basics for certification are also covered.

This class is for folks new to operating a laser. It does not cover file preparation in detail. This workshop is 3 hours and is part lecture and review and part practical experience.

Folks will learn:
~ How Lasers work
~ Laser cutting fundamentals
~ Toolchain and configuration
~ Test cutting and setting determination
~ Basics of Laser SoftProgram limits and benefits
~ Startup and shutdown procedures

This class requires a minimum of 2 people to run. Masks and vaccinations are required. See below for more information.

Take the knowledge online knowledge check to complete your certification after the class.

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COVID POLICY UPDATE

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COVID-19 and Ace Makerspace
Active Ace Members will need all their paperwork up to date including vaccination verification.

Students and Guest need to set up a FREE Guest account and fill out the required paperwork. Set up your guest account here: https://www.acemakerspace.org/product/guest-membership/

We DO NOT OFFER REFUNDS if you fail to provide the required vaccination validations or follow policy. We will ask you to leave.

See the latest COVID Safety Policy at Ace Makerspace: https://www.acemakerspace.org/covid-19-safety-program/

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All proceed support Ace Makerspace and help us serve over 1200 people a year with innovative programs, equitable access to makerspace resources, more creative, self-reliant communities in Oakland.

New Member Workshop: Virtual Event

Online event

Sharing space in these challenging times is hard. Learn how Ace works and explore the social contract.

Fresh tasty food and beverages will be served for folks who can safely forgo masks.

Learn the basics of how Ace works including in our large spacious classroom/coworking area in suite 206:
~ Welcome and Introduction
~ The Culture and the Social Contract
~ Sign Up
~ Classes and Certifications
~ Dues and Contributions
~ Ace Systems and Platforms
~ Beyond Dues - Trash, storage, billing, and more
~ How to find information and help
~ Q & A
~ Extras
~ There will be time for questions and possibly a tour.

Feel free to preview the presentation deck. It contains a lot of extra information and we can really focus on what ya'll care about most.
Link: https://tinyurl.com/3u2pkyvy

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This event requires 2 RSVP's to run. If we don't have the rsvp's we will cancel the event and folks are welcome to come to the next workshop the following week.

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