Thu Jul 20 6:30pm —
1825 Monetary Ln #104 Carrollton, TX 75006
||Become familare with the operation of the Sherline Bench Top Lathe
- Cost: $5.00
- DMS members only
- Ages 16+
Cancellations for this event must be made before July 19, 2017 — 6:30pm.
Registration for the event is closed.
About this Event
Introduction to using the Bench Top Sherline Lathe.
This lathe is much smaller than the Couchester and is better suited for the beginner, working on small projects, art projects or jewelry projects. Both plastics and metals can be machined. Skills learned here will easily apply later when moving to larger lathe projects
First part of class will be in Purple Classroom, second half at the lathe in the machine shop.
$5 covers cost 1" x 4" piece of 6061 Aluminum bar stock student is provided for their first project or to practice on. Balance goes toward acquiring consumable tools.
Operations covered will include Facing, Sizing, Parting, and drilling, limited milling.
Special Considerations and Warnings
Normal Machine Shop Safety Rules apply: Safety Glasses, footwear that encloses the full foot (no "Croc" type or other shoes with openings), long hair tied back or under a hat.
This is a Training Required machine.
Note to our 16 and 17 year old add-on members. You may take this class concurrently with a parent or guardian or if the parent or guardian has completed the class. This is an exception to the Machine Shop Rule that powered machines may only be used by members 18 or older. 16 or 17 year old that completes these requirements may use the machine unattended by a parent or guardian.