Come learn the king of all tools, the metal lathe. The only tool in the shop that could make itself. Learn the transcendent joy of machining and watching chips fly. Learn how to safely, maintain, setup the machine, face, turn and drill parts as well as cut short tapers.
- Sign off: Enco 12 x 36 metal lathe
- Tools Covered: Enco 12 x 36 metal lathe
- Prerequisites: Green Orientation is required for sign off.* Additionally, this class requires metalworking knowledge. We strongly suggest anyone taking this class to take Metalshop Yellow first unless they have significant metalworking experience.
- Mandatory Safety Dress Code: Metalshop dress code enforced. Comfortable closed-toe shoes; no jewelry; no loose clothing; long pants, and hair/beard tied back. ==>DO NOT wear synthetics.
Instructor: George Clessas has been teaching metalworking at Nova Labs for over 3 years, email@example.com
*You may take this class before taking GO, but you may not use the tools listed except when supervised by a certified adult or key member. You have 30 days to take GO or the sign off is forfeited.
Class is required for everyone wishing to use the listed tools, regardless of experience level. After taking this class, inexperienced or moderately experienced people should select a project and come in for help and practice on Metalshop Mondays Open Office Hours.
Note: Must arrive within 15 minutes of safety class start time.
Refunds must be requested 48 hours prior to the class. Please remove yourself from the attendance roster (update to "Not Going").
Nova Labs previously announced this event on Meetup.com.