Classes

Metal Lathe Basics SBU

The lathe is used to create detailed cylindrical or tapered objects in plastic or metal. In this Safety and Basic Use course (SBU), learn the basic operations of metal turning on the lathe to safely select speeds, select and change cutting tools, use the digital readout, and secure work to make accurate cuts. Explore the theory of how to choose the correct cutter and speed setting.

 

Optional Project: Refrigerator magnet

Prerequisites: None. However, successful completion of MTL103 Basic Metal Shop SBU prior to taking this class is recommended.

Equipment access: Metal lathe

Minimum age: 12

Safety:

  • Mandatory: Closed-toed shoes, eye protection, and short sleeves. Pull back hair, remove all jewelry, and do not wear gloves.
  • Advisable: Hearing protection

 

Supervision requirements:

  • During class, all 12 to 14-year-old students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who is also enrolled in the class. When using the machines outside of class time, 12 to 14-year-old members must be accompanied and supervised by a parent or guardian who has passed the SBU.
  • Members who are 15 years and above can, after successfully passing this class, use this equipment for your projects whenever you work at TechShop as a member!

 

* Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.



Member Price: 400.00
Non-Member Price: 450.00


Friday, 27. October 2017

14:30 - 17:30 (3 hrs)

3 seats available

3 seats total

Member Price: 400.00

Non-Member Price: 450.00

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