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MetalShop Orientation Classes


Appropriate Attire:
Safety glasses, ear plugs or muffs, long pants, closed toe shoes
Prerequisite:
No prior metalworking experience necessary.
Materials Provided:
Practice metal

Woodshop Orientation Classes


Appropriate Attire:
Safety glasses, ear plugs or muffs, remove any jewelry, roll up sleeves past elbows, tuck in shirt tails and tie back hair.
Prerequisite:
No prior woodworking experience necessary.
Materials Provided:
Practice lumber.

Sewing Machine Orientation Courses

Class Description: 4 participant per class
In this TWO HOUR class students will learn how to operate domestic sewing machines. After successfully navigating the sewing needle through practice stitch guide paper the student will learn how to set up, wind bobbins and thread the machines. In this class you will make Taught by Mindy King
Appropriate Attire:
Students should not wear open toed shoes, loose clothing or jewelry and secure long hair Prerequisite: No experience necessary
Materials Provided:
Thread and practice material

One on One Instruction

Class Description:
This is a Private Instruction request.
Want advanced instruction on woodworking tools or metalworking tools? Want to learn how to use a 3D printer or an industrial sewing machine?
Reserve a seat by emailing us your request. We will put you in contact with one of our instructors and you will schedule a class time with them. Fees will be discussed with the instructor.
REDUCED FEES FOR MEMBERS

Appropriate Attire:

As needed for the one on one.
Prerequisite:
As needed for the one on one.
Materials Provided:

As needed for the one on one.

3D Printing and Electronic Classes


Appropriate Attire:
Casual attire will be fine.
Prerequisite:
Please bring your own laptop.
Materials Provided:
Printer filament (PLA)

Come learn at Athens MakerSpace!

Classes are open to everyone!

Please check out our class descriptions below and follow the instructions to sign up!

We are actively developing classes with many instructors from the community.

You do NOT need to be an Athens MakerSpace member to take a class. Anyone can sign up for a class who meets the class’ prerequisites.

If you are an Athens MakerSpace member, please keep in mind that you must successfully complete the appropriate Tool Safety and Orientation Class(es) before you can be authorized to independently use many of the tools in the makerspace.

In addition to Tool Safety and Orientation classes, we continue to develop other classes that focus on developing more specific skills, making specific projects or products and/or helping people develop or grow product-making businesses.

Below are the currently-scheduled classes.

Additional classes we are now working with instructors to develop and schedule include:

  • Basic electrical/Alt. Energy application
  • Intro to coding (2D gaming)
  • Learning Your Home Sewing Machine
  • Biogas generation (intro to MicroBiogas generator)

 

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