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WKS815: Pen Turning

Make a custom pen on the wood lathe!

In this workshop, participants learn basic design principles and the wood lathe. All materials will be provided; all you need to bring is your creativity.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Pen Turning Monday, 12/18/17 6:00 PM 3.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $75.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $90.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WKS822: Custom Glassware - Laser and Sandblast

In this workshop, you will learn how to etch designs into glassware using a laser-cut template and the sandblaster!

Your experienced instructor will show you different methods for creating your template and the best way to tackle your designs. You will wrap a glass beer mug with a masking film and use the Epilog laser and rotary attachment to cut out a design of your own creation, then use the sandblaster to create a deeper etching. You may also choose to spray paint the etched areas before removing the masking film.

Please have a simple black-and-white design in a digital file to use for this workshop. TechShop will provide one mug for each student, masking film, and a few colors of spray paint.

This class is a perfect complementary course to your Laser Rotary SBU or Media Blasting and Powder Coating SBU. Brush up on your skills or introduce new tools into your maker repertoire!

Bring a flash drive or portable drive with your image file. All other materials will be provided

1 session currently scheduled:
    Custom Glassware - Laser and Sandblast Wednesday, 12/20/17 6:00 PM 3.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $40.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $50.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WKS850: "Bologna Sandwich" Pewter Casting

The name of this project comes from its stackable parts. Combine laser technology with centuries-old casting techniques to produce custom jewelry pendants in pewter.

In this workshop, you will work with your instructor to create two unique take-home jewelry pieces. The results are astounding. This is a great opportunity to let your Laser Cutter SBU skills shine.

Please note: This workshop utilizes TechShop’s equipment but all shop rules still apply – unless you have already passed the required safety course(s), you will not be operating the machine, your instructor will.

This is not a Safety and Basic Use (SBU) class – you may NOT use TechShop's equipment without passing the associated Safety and Basic Use class.

Students ages 8 and up may attend ONLY if they are accompanied by a parent or guardian. The parent or guardian MUST sign up for the workshop as well.

1 session currently scheduled:
    "Bologna Sandwich" Pewter Casting Tuesday, 12/19/17 6:00 PM 3.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
1 SEAT LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $40.00 plus $15.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $50.00 plus $15.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.