Makerspace Equipment Safety

General Equipment Safety

LASER SAFETY

Learn what all the fuss is about, what you can do with a laser, and what you can’t. Find out how to properly and safely run the machine so that you can start creating on your own. There will be a whole flurry of project classes at the makerspace you can follow up with, or start coming up with your own. 1 ½ hours long with an opportunity to take the laser safety class at the conclusion of the class.

Jan. 24, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Feb. 14, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Mar. 14, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Max: 12
Min: 5
Age: 16+
Supplies Fee: $0

Non-members cost: $10
Register for the class through PVCE at nwc.edu/pvce or by calling 754-6469

Members and Library Pass Holders: FREE
Register through Powell Makerspace

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3D PRINTER SAFETY

Learn what a 3D printer is, how it works, what are the pinch points and hot spots, what types of 3D printers there are and how to load the filament. See a variety of items made with the 3D printer and at the conclusion of the class you can choose to take a safety test for using the 3D printer. A variety of classes will be offered at the makerspace where you can complete different projects. 1 ½ hours long with an opportunity to take the 3D printer safety class at the conclusion of the class.

Jan. 16, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Feb. 20, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Mar. 20, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Max: 10
Min: 5
Age: 10+
Supplies Fee: $0

Instructor: Makerspace Trainer

Non-Members: $10
Register for the class through PVCE at nwc.edu/pvce or by calling 754-6469
Members and Library Pass Holders: FREE, register @ Powell Makerspace

Take the Youth Safety Test

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Advanced Equipment Safety

CNC ROUTER

You will learn everything you need to know to design your ow CNC cut out projects. We will learn modeling techniques, how to create joinery, and talk about how to operate the equipment safely.

3 sessions, 2 hours each

Jan. 8, 9, and 10, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Feb. 12, 13, and 14, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Mar. 19, 20, and 21, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Supplies: $0
Max: 6 students
Age: 16+
Next Offering: TBD

To get on the list to be notified of the next offering, send email to programs@powellmakerspace.org

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CNC MILL

You will learn the basics you need to know to design your own CNC Mill projects. We will learn 3D modeling techniques and conversational/interactive milling, creating tool paths, and how to safely setup and operate our Tormach 770 CNC Machine.
3 sessions, 2 hours each

Supplies: $10
Cost: $85 for members and library pass holders
$115 for non-members
Max: 2 students
Age: 16+
Instructor: Makerspace Trainer
Classes offered one on one, by appointment only. Schedule yours today!

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Wood Lathe

Learn to turn your own bowl or spindle for projects like a knife, screwdriver, or pizza cutter handle, or a nice bowl to put your stuff in.  Then, decide on a project and a time to work, and our instructor will work with you one-on-one to complete your first lathe project.

Jan. 8, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Feb. 5, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Mar. 5, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Supplies: $5

Max: 5 students

Age: 18+

Instructor: Bob Mason

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