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WKS1219SJ: Advanced Autodesk Inventor Workshop: CAM Clamp

This workshop is one of an "Art To Part" series featuring the design and realization of a woodworkers cam style clamp. The series covers the process and steps needed to take an idea or "napkin sketch" and create an actual working physical product. It's not necessary to take these workshops in order (although that would certainly be helpful).



In this workshop you will learn some advanced Autodesk Inventor techniques and tools, and by the end will have a fully customizable cam clamp design.

Topics will include:

• The process of going from a "napkin sketch" to create a working Inventor Assembly

• Top-down design, sketch blocks, multi-solid parts

• Using a "Layout Sketch" to design and constrain an Assembly

• Creating parameterized parts using linked Parameters and an Excel worksheet

• Constraints, and more constraints



This is the first in a 3 series Workshop. AUD:006: Autodesk Inventor - Basics is a prerequisite for this workshop series.



Prerequisites: AUD006: Autodesk Inventor - Basics









1 session currently scheduled:
    Advanced Autodesk Inventor Workshop: CAM Clamp Monday, 1/19/15 2:00 PM 3.0 Hours 8 SEATS TOTAL
8 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $45.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $60.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WKS515: Intro to Scoring Paper for Origami Corrugations Using the Vinyl Cutter

Our resident artist, Darius B'Alexander, will demonstrate and instruct on the art of origami and paper folding. Using the CNC vinyl cutter as well many hands-on techniques, participants will learn how to fold, crease and cut pieces of paper into art. This workshop will also include a viewing of "Between the Folds," a wonderful and informative origami documentary. Paper materials will be provided.

Note: This is not a safety and basic use (SBU) class. If you have not taken and passed the Vinyl Cutter SBU, the instructor will operate the machinery for you.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Intro to Scoring Paper for Origami Corrugations Using the Vinyl Cutter Sunday, 1/18/15 4:00 PM 3.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
6 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $20.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $25.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WKS519: Pewter Drop Casting Workshop

Since the 11th century, pewter has been cast into objects of utility and beauty. An alloy of tin and copper, pewter is relatively malleable, and its soft sheen provides an elegant contrast to the steel which surrounds us today.

In this hands-on workshop, you will learn to make a mold and cast a small part using molten pewter. You will first create a plaster mold blank that can be carved using hand tools or any other carving instrument. Next, you will hand carve a simple part or design and will learn various other techniques such as using modeling clay or copying an existing piece. Finally, you will melt the pewter and make your casting to create a pendant, key fob, piece of jewelry, or small part.

Workshop length: 2 hours. Cost: $50 including materials fee.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Pewter Drop Casting Workshop Saturday, 1/3/15 11:30 AM 2.0 Hours 8 SEATS TOTAL
7 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $40.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $50.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.