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Opendesk Chair: Intro to Making - Level 3

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Over four evenings, this intermediate level course gets familiar with the ShopBot and Open Making

At the end of this course: You will understand how to design and make products using the CNC router. You will be able to start using the Shopbot at Machines Room to create your own products for yourself or for a business (with assistance at first).

What's Included

  • Design advise from an Opendesk representative
  • VCarve Training
  • ShopBot CNC Training
  • Workshop Time for Assembly & Finishing
  • All materials required for production of the chair

Requirements

All attendees will need to:

  • Bring their own laptop (running Windows 7 or later / OSX 10.8 or later)
  • Install software ahead of lesson 2 (the trainer will provide more information on this in week 1)
  • Bring a mouse (using the trackpad on your laptop is not ideal for use with VCarve)

Course Dates & Itinerary

All classes run 6-9pm

  • Wed 19th July: Lecture and Q&A on Furniture Design for CNC
  • Wed 26th July: VCarve - Getting CAD ready for production, CNC Machining Theory and Toolpathing
  • Wed 2nd Aug: ShopBot - Health & Safety and Machine Operator Training
  • Wed 9th Aug: Finishing & Assembly


About the Introduction to Making series

The Introduction to Making series of courses was developed by Machines Room to give newcomers in to the world of design, making and digital fabrication a starting point at which to learn the processes involved in taking their ideas from concept to finished object. Each level of the course builds on the knowledge of the previous and is focused on the production of a particular item (which can be taken home at the end), gradually teaching paticipants the skills needed to complete their own projects.

The complete list of levels/courses in the series are;

  • Level 1: T-Shirt
  • Level 2: Automaton
  • Level 2B: Electronics Automaton
  • Level 3: Chair

Course Bundles

We have a variety of bundle offers available if you wish to book a place on mutiple courses in the Introduction of Making series. Please contact info@machinesroom.org for more information.

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