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October 2021

Intro to Laser Cutting & Engraving

October 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:45 pm
MakerSpace Charlotte, 900 Pressley Road
Charlotte, NC 28217 United States

This class is the launch point into an exciting world of Laser Cutting and Engraving at MakerSpace Charlotte.

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Wood Joinery with the PantoRouter

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
MakerSpace Charlotte, 900 Pressley Road
Charlotte, NC 28217 United States

Learn to make strong and beautiful joints in wood easily and accurately using the PantoRouter.The PantoRouter is an extremely accurate machine that can produce beautiful joints in wood with a minimum of setup time. Learn more at PantoRouter.com.This class will focus on the following:Mortise and Tenon jointsDovetailsBox JointsThrough TenonsDowel JointsJosh will guide you through measuring and marking your workpieces, setting up the machine, and provide instructions on how to get the best results for your projects. Instructor Josh Greene is…

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Woodshop Machinery Safety

October 23 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
MakerSpace Charlotte, 900 Pressley Road
Charlotte, NC 28217 United States

Learn how to safely use the Table Saw, Planer, Jointer, Band Saw, Router Table, Drum Sander and Miter Saw at the MakerSpace.We will cover all the machines necessary to mill a piece of lumber in preparation for a project. Machines include the following:Miter SawPlanerJointerTable SawRouter TableDrum SanderBand SawThere will also be a detailed tour of the woodshop highlighting the sanding area, hardware, and tool storage.Instructor Josh Greene is the head of our woodshop committee at MakerSpace Charlotte. Learn more about…

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Halloween Gift Tags & Bags

October 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
MakerSpace Charlotte, 900 Pressley Road
Charlotte, NC 28217 United States

Try Before You Buy a Cricut Joy during our Holiday Paper Crafts class. Make tags for a hostess gift or personalize a treat bag.Bring out a bit of JOY this season with your personalized gift tags. Or, make your Halloween goodie bags even more enticing with customized greetings. During this class, we'll try out the Cricut Joy cutting machine, a much sought-after gift. MakerSpace Charlotte also has other models you can try, all suitable for cutting decorative papers. Materials and…

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Intro to 3D Printing

October 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
MakerSpace Charlotte, 900 Pressley Road
Charlotte, NC 28217 United States

3D printing is one of the coolest new technologies to come out in the last decade, but it’s hard to know where to start. Look no further!3d Printers are an incredibly cool piece of technology that is becoming more and more available. MakerSpace Charlotte wants to help you get in on the ground floor. During this weekly class, we will learn about the kinds of 3D printers available on the market, how they run, what they can and can’t do,…

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Intro to Laser Cutting & Engraving

October 28 @ 8:00 pm - 9:45 pm
MakerSpace Charlotte, 900 Pressley Road
Charlotte, NC 28217 United States

This class is the launch point into an exciting world of Laser Cutting and Engraving at MakerSpace Charlotte.

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Blacksmithing 101: Forge a Basic S-Hook

October 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
MakerSpace Charlotte, 900 Pressley Road
Charlotte, NC 28217 United States

Learn about forge safety, types of tools and their functions, basic techniques, and how to forge an S-shaped hook you can take home.

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Blacksmithing 101: Forge a Basic S-Hook

October 30 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
MakerSpace Charlotte, 900 Pressley Road
Charlotte, NC 28217 United States

Learn about forge safety, types of tools and their functions, basic techniques, and how to forge an S-shaped hook you can take home.

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Intro to 3D Printing

October 31 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
MakerSpace Charlotte, 900 Pressley Road
Charlotte, NC 28217 United States

3D printing is one of the coolest new technologies to come out in the last decade, but it’s hard to know where to start. Look no further!3d Printers are an incredibly cool piece of technology that is becoming more and more available. MakerSpace Charlotte wants to help you get in on the ground floor. During this weekly class, we will learn about the kinds of 3D printers available on the market, how they run, what they can and can’t do,…

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Blacksmithing 101: Forge a Basic S-Hook

October 31 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
MakerSpace Charlotte, 900 Pressley Road
Charlotte, NC 28217 United States

Learn about forge safety, types of tools and their functions, basic techniques, and how to forge an S-shaped hook you can take home.

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November 2021

Woodshop Machinery Safety

November 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
MakerSpace Charlotte, 900 Pressley Road
Charlotte, NC 28217 United States

Learn how to safely use the Table Saw, Planer, Jointer, Band Saw, Router Table, Drum Sander and Miter Saw at the MakerSpace.We will cover all the machines necessary to mill a piece of lumber in preparation for a project. Machines include the following:Miter SawPlanerJointerTable SawRouter TableDrum SanderBand SawThere will also be a detailed tour of the woodshop highlighting the sanding area, hardware, and tool storage.Instructor Josh Greene is the head of our woodshop committee at MakerSpace Charlotte. Learn more about…

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Intro to Laser Cutting & Engraving

November 4 @ 8:00 pm - 9:45 pm
MakerSpace Charlotte, 900 Pressley Road
Charlotte, NC 28217 United States

This class is the launch point into an exciting world of Laser Cutting and Engraving at MakerSpace Charlotte.

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3D Printing with Fusion 360

November 7 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
MakerSpace Charlotte, 900 Pressley Road
Charlotte, NC 28217 United States

Learn the full computer aided design (CAD) process by making a "Do Nothing Machine" in Fusion 360 and then 3D printing it.Learn the full CAD process by creating a "Do Nothing Machine" (the trammel of Archimedes) in Fusion 360 and then export and, time permitting, 3D print your design. You'll learn the basics of sketches, rotations, extrusions, dimensional modeling, and you'll learn tolerances and fillets along with it. Attendees should first download the free app, Fusion 360 for Personal Use,…

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