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This class covers the basics on the Bridgeport end mill. We will cover safety and the basics of milling, drilling and threading. Due to COVID-19, the class will be taught one on one. Both the instructor and student are required to wear a face covering. If you do not have basic familiarity with a milling machine, please watch this video: https://youtu.be/T5gjkYvMg8A If you have a project in mind, bring that and we will try to tailor the class to your project. The cost of the class is $50.
Expect to have a fun class with easy to understand instructor. We will start with the very basics and work up to components, power supplies and schematic reading, New subjects every class. Then loading and soldering PC board blinker project in later classes. Just show up and enjoy. Open fun conversations, and whiteboard or projector drawings. Later on we will build a circuit board that incorporates all you learned, you keep it.
*Due to covid-19, please contact me to setup a virtual meeting to run the class. While you can get most designs from the internet, being able to make your own designs is very powerful thing to have in your tool belt. Solid Works is one of many design tools and is great for creating 2D or 3D designs. With this you can export files to a laser cutter, 3D printer, and other CNC based machine. Can also just be a good tool to check your measurements. In this introduction class we will be design a box with a lid that you can 3D print. This will cover how to do a 2D sketch, Extruding, Extrude Cutting, Chamfers, and virtual assembly of the box. Student versions of Solidworks are available for members to install on their personal laptops. To receive a license key and download instructions, send Ron an email from your @tinkermill.org address. Cost is $50 for Members of Tinkermill and $100 for non members.