This is an introductory course that will teach students the basics of how to use the woodshop bandsaws.
Tool Sign-off: Red Bandsaws (General and Rikon)
Prerequisites: Attend the Nova Labs Green Orientation (GO!)
The class discussion will cover basic operation, maintenance, safety concerns, and a few particulars of using these tools at Nova Labs. Instructor will provide documentation for and demonstration of proficiency required for signoff. Attendees will be invited to practice and develop proficiences under the supervision of the bandsaw instructor at office hours.
Mandatory Safety: Wear closed-toed shoes, and safety glasses. We can supply safety glasses if needed, but cannot supply shoes. Things that present an "entanglement hazard", like long hair or dangly jewelry should be tied back or removed.
Optional (we have some you can use if needed): Hearing protection, particle filter, or dust mask