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Intro to Shopbot

January 6, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

FREE

Intro to ShopBot:  3 sessions

  • Design with VCarve Pro:  Tuesday January 9, 6:30 – 8 pm.  REGISTER HERE.  Learn how to design and set up a 2D file to cut with the ShopBot.  This workshop will focus on drawing and layout in VCarve Pro, including tool demos and workflow, with the goal of getting people set up with a file that they can cut.
  • Setting up the Tool:  Tuesday January 16, 6:30-8 pm.  REGISTER HERE. Overview of toolpaths, router bit selection, and basic safety procedures for setting up the ShopBot to cut a file.  We will look at VCarve Pro and the ShopBot control software, as well as physical setup of the workspace so that you can safely cut your file on the ShopBot.
  • Design a Cutting Board:  Tuesday January 23, 6:30-8 pm.  REGISTER HERE  Use the ShopBot to make something practical for your kitchen!  Participants with independent projects will have an opportunity to design and cut their work.  Build something and take it home with you!

Drop in to the sessions that look good or take all 3 to be certified on the ShopBot.  Classes are free and open to the public.  Sign up online at www.fabville.net.  

Details

Date:
January 6, 2018
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
FREE
Website:
https://www.fabville.net

Venue

Somerville High School
81 Highland Ave.
Somerville, MA 02143 United States

Organizer

Parts and Crafts
Phone:
617-207-8016
Email:
dinagjertsen@gmail.com
Website:
https://partsandcrafts.org/