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CNC302: CNC ShopBot SBU
Class Number 214-53578

In this Safety and Basic Use (SBU) class, learn to use the computer-controlled (CNC) ShopBot router to cut objects, parts or art designed in 2D or 3D CAD. This powerful tool is perfect for rapid prototyping and digital fabrication. Create parts with complex curves and surfaces from most woods, plastics, foams, and other composites (no metal on this machine). This class teaches the use of the machine, but does not cover CAD drawing or toolpathing. VCarve Pro (CNC 201) is a good starting point for people new to CAD and CAM.

Materials fee: Includes materials for the class project and a router bit for each student to keep.

Project: Wooden gear

Prerequisites: Use of CAD and CAM software like VCarve Pro - CNC 201, Basic Woodshop SBU - WOD101 are recommended.

Equipment access: CNC ShopBot router

Minimum age: 16

Supervision requirements: During class, 16- and 17-year-old -year-old students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who is also enrolled in the class.

When using the CNC ShopBot outside of class time, 16- and 17-year-old members must be accompanied and supervised by a parent or guardian who has passed the SBU.

  • Mandatory: Closed-toed shoes, eye protection, short sleeves

  • Advisable: Hearing protection, particle filter or dust mask

Passing this class is a requirement to use this equipment at TechShop

TechShop Location: TechShop Austin-Round Rock
Room / Area: CNC Production Room
Instructor: David Petersen
Class Date: Monday, Sep 29, 2014
Start Time: 6:30 PM
Class Length: 3 Hours
Member Price: $90.00 Note: Active membership badge required at class check in.
Non-member Price: $115.00
Lab Fee: $20.00
Age Range: 16 and Up
Must Attend with Parent: 16 through 17
Min. Students: 2
Max Students: 5
Current Students: 5
Seats Left: 0
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