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WOD302: CNC ShopBot SBU
Class Number 214-117677

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) and successful completion of Basic Woodshop SBU (WOD101) prior to taking this class are recommended.

Equipment access: CNC ShopBot router

  • Required: Closed-toe shoes, short sleeves, no dangling jewelry; tie back long hair

  • Advisable: Hearing protection and a particle filter or dust mask

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

TechShop Location: TechShop Detroit-Allen Park
Room / Area: CNC Production Room
Instructor: Al Moir
Class Date: Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017
Start Time: 6:00 PM
Class Length: 3 Hours
Member Price: $120.00 Note: Active membership badge required at class check in.
Non-member Price: $150.00
Lab Fee: None
Age Range: 16 and Up
Must Attend with Parent: 16 through 17
Min. Students: 2
Max Students: 5
Current Students: 0
Seats Left: 5
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Tuesday, 12/19/2017 CNC ShopBot SBU