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WKS469: Create a Metal Rose

Join this 3-hour workshop and learn how to put together a rose made of 24 gauge steel. These make beautiful presents and will last a lifetime.

Project: Metal rose

Prerequisites: None!

Safety: Closed-toe shoes are required.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Create a Metal Rose Sunday, 7/30/17 11:00 AM 3.5 Hours 8 SEATS TOTAL
    * Member Sign Up $109.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $129.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
WKS: Electric Bike Workshop

Take your next project off-the-grid with this introductory electric bike workshop! This 6 hour course will get you hands-on with the latest in electric bike performance, fabrication, and modifications taught by experienced ebike fabricator and TechShop member Paul Trainer!

2 hours of instruction in the classroom which covers:

-Ebike component choices and trades

-Motor types and choices

-Bicycle frame choices and trades

-Throttles and pedal assist setups

-Battery choices and trades

-Brakes, including regenerative braking

-Electronic speed controllers

-Electronic ebike computers

-Battery chargers

-Ebike part manufacturing using a 3D printer, ShopBot, Tormach, and Laser Cutter

-Performance simulations to compare design choices

4 hours of hands-on experience where students will participate in the construction of an electric bike with the following components:

-1200 Watt direct drive motor and speed controller

-Inexpensive fat tire bike

-Throttle setup and calibration

-Brake upgrade

-Pedal assist setup

-Battery charger assembly and testing

At the end of the workshop, students will have an opportunity to ride the electric bike they helped build.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Electric Bike Workshop Sunday, 8/13/17 10:00 AM 6.0 Hours 10 SEATS TOTAL
    Member and non-member Sign Up $109.00, No Materials Fee