• Tormach Training - CNC Milling Machine

    North Forge Fabrication Lab

    CA$125.00
    1
  • Industrial Sewing Machine Training: Basics

    North Forge Fabrication Lab

    CA$26.25
    1
  • Vinyl Cutter/Heat Press Training

    North Forge Fabrication Lab

    CA$42.00
  • Cold Press Laminator Training

    North Forge Fabrication Lab

    CA$26.25
    1
  • North Forge Fabrication Lab Open House (public tours).

    North Forge Fabrication Lab

    We have had to limit registrations to a total of 3 (including the tour guide) to allow for social distancing of at least 2 meters apart. Please wear your own cloth mask for further protection to others. Thank you for your patience.

    Do not attend if you have experienced any of the follow:
    https://www.gov.mb.ca/asset_library/en/coronavirus/COVID-19-poster-1.pdf

    North Forge Fabrication Lab is Manitoba's only public fabrication lab! Take a tour and discover how entrepreneurial members are starting businesses. See 3D printing, laser cutting, computer-controlled routing, plasma cutting, vacuum forming, and many other processes that can transform wood, plastic, steel, glass, fabric and more, into fantastic prototypes. See how you can transform your idea into a real product/business.

    Experienced members will be on hand to help you understand the equipment and explain what North Forge Fabrication Lab is all about.

    Please register online for a tour of North Forge Fabrication Lab.

    Tour Check In Form (https://www.northforge.ca/tours/)

    Please fill in the form ahead of time as it greatly reduces wait time for the start of the tour.

  • 3D Printer Training: FormLabs Form 2 & 3 - SLA (Resin Printing)

    North Forge Fabrication Lab

    CA$36.75

    ***Due to COVID-19 masks are required to attend and participate***

    We will be learning the basics of using the FormLabs: Form 2 & 3 resin based SLA printers including, basic printer maintenance and hardware operation, and software operation. Duration should be approximately 90 minutes.

    Concepts:

    What is SLA (Stereolithography)?

    Safety

    Resin Types

    Printer Components

    Prepare/Connecting

    PreForm (Slicing Software) Overview

    Printing

    Finishing

    Resin Cartridge/Tank Changeover

    Cleanup Procedures

    *Pre-requisite - Prefer that you have some knowledge/prior experience with FDM or have taken 3D Printer Training: Basics course.

    Your trainer is: Richard Venzon. You can contact Richard through the Meetup Messages system or Slack. If you are having trouble contacting Richard, please comment below.

    ***Payment online is required no later than 24 hours before the start of the session ($36.75 includes GST). If you cannot pay online contact us to make alternate arrangements prior to the training session. If you are unable to attend the training and do not attempt to contact the trainer at least 24 hours prior to the start of the training, you will be liable for the full cost of the training. Exceptions will be made under reasonable circumstances.

  • Tormach Training - CNC Milling Machine

    North Forge Fabrication Lab

    CA$125.00

    Tormach Training

    Course Length - 5 hours
    We'll pause for a lunch break at noon.
    Course Fee - $125
    Max 4 students

    Learn how to use the Tormach CNC Milling Machine. We will go through some CAM basics through Fusion 360. We'll convert a CAD drawing into a CAM file. We'll create basic tool paths to generate a G-code for the Tormach.

    We'll spend roughly 3 hours in class and 2 hours at the machine.
    You'll learn how to square a vice properly, set your offsets, learn about the fundamentals of machining such as feed and speeds, machining chips, properly measuring tools and so much more.

    Requirements:
    - Knowledge of CAD & CAM
    - Experience on a CNC 3 axis machine such as the Shopbot.

    Class will take place in the main meeting room at 125 Adelaide St.

  • Industrial Sewing Machine Training: Basics

    North Forge Fabrication Lab

    CA$26.25

    COVID-19 UPDATE:
    We have had to limit registrations to a total of 2 to allow for social distancing of at least 2 meters apart.
    ***Please bring and wear your own cloth mask for further protection to others. Masks are mandatory during training. If you do not have or refuse to wear a mask we reserve the right to refuse training.***
    Thank you for your patience.

    Learn how to use the single needle straight stitch Industrial Sewing Machine. Concepts to be covered will include parts of the machine, safety, how to set up the machine, and basic trouble shooting. We will also discuss other types of sewing machines and differences between them.

    Training is expected to be one hour and will include mostly demonstration and Q&A. Trainer will be available for some additional time after the training session to discuss specific projects if you have extra questions, or for additional assistance if needed.

    Your trainer is: Jamie O'Neill. You can contact Jamie through the Meetup Messages system or Slack. If you are having trouble contacting Jamie, please comment below.

    Payment online is required no later than 24 hours before the start of the session ($26.25 includes GST). If you cannot pay online contact us to make alternate arrangements prior to the training session. If you are unable to attend the training and do not attempt to contact the trainer at least 24 hours prior to the start of the training, you will be liable for the full cost of the training. Exceptions will be made under reasonable circumstances.

  • North Forge Fabrication Lab Open House (public tours).

    North Forge Fabrication Lab

    We have had to limit registrations to a total of 3 (including the tour guide) to allow for social distancing of at least 2 meters apart. Please wear your own cloth mask for further protection to others. Thank you for your patience.

    Do not attend if you have experienced any of the follow:
    https://www.gov.mb.ca/asset_library/en/coronavirus/COVID-19-poster-1.pdf

    North Forge Fabrication Lab is Manitoba's only public fabrication lab! Take a tour and discover how entrepreneurial members are starting businesses. See 3D printing, laser cutting, computer-controlled routing, plasma cutting, vacuum forming, and many other processes that can transform wood, plastic, steel, glass, fabric and more, into fantastic prototypes. See how you can transform your idea into a real product/business.

    Experienced members will be on hand to help you understand the equipment and explain what North Forge Fabrication Lab is all about.

    Please register online for a tour of North Forge Fabrication Lab.

    Tour Check In Form (https://www.northforge.ca/tours/)

    Please fill in the form ahead of time as it greatly reduces wait time for the start of the tour.