£400

CNC Routing Course - from the beginning

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Digital Training Hub

Conileigh

Skinners Bottom

Redruth

TR16 5DY

United Kingdom

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This 3 day course will teach you everything you need to know to be able design and make your own CNC projects from solid wood or plywood. We will cover computer aided design using free open source software, the essentials of designing for CNC production, how to transfer your design from the computer to a CNC machine, and finally how to set up a CNC Router to cut your design safely and efficiently.

Outline of activities:

Day 1

  • A brief introduction to CNC Routing;
  • Useing LibraCAD software to develop digital designs;
  • The design of machine-made joints for assembling flat pack furniture;

Day 2

  • Creating or modifying a design using LibreCAD;
  • Useing SheetCAM to generate Gcode that describes the motion of the cutting tool;

Day 3

  • Setting up and operating the CNC router safely;
  • Cutting out the parts for your design;
  • Assembling your design;

You will leave the class confident in your ability to tackle your next project.

The course will take place in our well equipped specialist Digital Training Hub giving you the perfect environment to learn and create in a safe, modern, eco-aware facility. You will use freely available open-source software, and we keep our class sizes small so there is plenty of 1-1 time with the experienced tutor.

This course is one of a trio of courses designed to improve access to computer-aided design and manufacturing technology. See our other courses in 3D Printing, and Laser Cutting and Engraving.



Is my course ticket transferable?

Absolutely. If you sign up for a class which you can't make and wish to give it to a friend or colleague, or change to an alternative course (subject to availability and within 12 months of the original booking), no problem. Please email us at training@cnccraft.co.uk with the name of your friend or colleague who will attend in your place or the alternative course date you wish to change to.

How do I find the Digital Training Hub?

We are located 7 miles from Truro, 3 miles from Redruth town centre between Blackwater and Mount Hawke. Our address is the Digital Training Hub, Conileigh, Skinners Bottom, Redruth, Cornwall TR16 5DY.

From Chiverton Cross roundabout go through Blackwater to Smokie Joes Cafe. At the bottom of Smokie Joes car park take the road sign posted to Skinners Bottom. Go up the hill and straight over the cross roads. Continue down the hill for 300M and the workshop is on the right.

Note that your SATNAV will only take you nearby. Please follow the above directions.

Do you have parking?

Yes. We have parking at the Hub for all students, but encourage car-sharing where possible.

How can I contact the course organiser with any questions?

Feel welcome to email aaron@cnccraft.co.uk with any questions or telephone 01209 890084.

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Digital Training Hub

Conileigh

Skinners Bottom

Redruth

TR16 5DY

United Kingdom

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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