Metal Lathe SBU

TechShop DC-Arlington

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$150
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Location:
Arlington
2110-B Crystal Dr
Btwn 20th & 23rd Streets S
Arlington, Virginia 22202
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Room / Area: Machine Shop
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 16 and older
Average Class Size: 5
Teacher: Antoine Planche

What you'll learn in this metal working class:

The lathe is used to create detailed cylindrical or tapered objects in plastic or metal. In this Safety and Basic Use course (SBU), learn the basic operations of metal turning on the lathe to safely select speeds, select and change cutting tools, use the digital readout, and secure work to make accurate cuts. Explore the theory of how to choose the correct cutter and speed setting. 

Project: Aluminum refrigerator magnet

Prerequisites: None. However, knowledge of basic metal shop tools is recommended

Equipment access: Metal lathe

Supervision requirements: During class, all 16- and 17-year-old students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who is also enrolled in the class.

When using the metal lathe outside of class time, 16- and 17-year-old members must be accompanied and supervised by a parent or guardian who has passed the SBU.

Safety
  • Mandatory: Closed-toe shoes, eye protection, and short sleeves. Tie hair back or secure under a cap and remove all jewelry.
  • Advisable: Hearing protection
Refunds & Class Cancellation Policy
  • A refund or a class credit may be provided only if you call to cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start of class
  • If you arrive after class has started, you will not be permitted to participate and your class fees will not be refunded
  • If you fail to show up for a class, your class fees will not be refunded
  • To request a refund, contact [email protected]
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8/28/2017
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Attended: Metal Lathe SBU
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