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MW_S04: Vertical and Index Mill Sign-off

  • 23 Mar 2023
  • 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Nova Labs (Metalshop), 3850 Jermantown Rd, Fairfax
  • 1



Come out and learn the safe operation of our metalshop mills. We will cover the set-up of the mill, methods of securing parts, basic end mill bits, table operations, and understanding the Digital Read Out (DRO).

Sign offs: Enco Vertical Mill and Enco Index Mill

Prerequisites: Prior metalworking knowledge. We strongly advise inexperienced metalworkers take the Metal Shop Yellow class prior to taking this class.

Mandatory Safety Dress Code: Metal shop dress code enforced. Comfortable closed-toe shoes; no jewelry; no loose clothing; long pants, and hair/beard tied back. ==>DO NOT wear synthetics.

Instructor: Brian Smith
Non-members may take this class, but only subscribed members may earn the sign off which enables members ot return to use the tool for their projects. Although not required for sign off, we highly recommend that inexperienced or moderately experienced students select a project and come in for help and practice during our mentored Metal Shop Mondays Open Office Hours.

Important: You must arrive within 15 minutes of sign off class start time.

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