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CNC301: CNC Tormach Milling Machine SBU
Class Number 250-54018

In this class, learn to use the CNC (computer-controlled) mill. This machine is the perfect combination of precision and power for any prototyping or hobby milling needs. Learn to convert G-code (created in InventorCAM, Cut 3D or VCarve Pro) into actual parts made from aluminum, steel, and even titanium.

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

Project: Bottle opener

Prerequisites: CAD experience, ability to create G-code, and experience with conventional milling are recommended.

Equipment access: CNC milling machine

Minimum age: 16

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

When using the CNC mill 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, and short sleeves. Tie hair back or secure under a cap and remove all jewelry.

  • Advisable: Hearing protection.

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

    TechShop Location: TechShop San Francisco
    Room / Area: Machine Shop
    Instructor: Kendrick Coburn
    Class Date: Monday, Sep 8, 2014
    Start Time: 6:00 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: $25.00
    Age Range: 16 and Up
    Must Attend with Parent: 16 through 17
    Min. Students: 2
    Max Students: 5
    Current Students: 4
    Seats Left: 1
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