Classes open to the public
Orientation to our CNC Machine - If you're already familiar with VCarve software, this class is all you need to be certified to use our Shop Sabre CNC. We'll show you the specific details you need to know for the Shop Sabre. In this class we'll make a simple design in VCarve and cut it on the CNC. Monday, Tuesday or Wednesdays from 6:00 - 8:00; Saturdays from 10:00 - 4:00. It will take about an hour. Cost is $10.00. Optional - you can bring your own board and simple design. Use of laptop and VCarve Pro are provided.
Custom Cutting Boards -
This class covers the step-by-step of designing and making your own custom cutting board. You will be using a variety of woods and cuts. The board can also be custom engraved. Class will be September 26th from 6:00 - 9:00 and costs $30.00.
Charging station, wall mirror, and deck planters . . . . what do they have in common? They can ALL be made in one night at White Bear Makerspace!! These projects will be offered the following nights - just register and we'll schedule you for the day that works:
Charging station - $60.00
Wall Mirror - $50.00
Deck Planter - $125.00
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19TH FROM 6:00 - 9:00
BEING RESCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER
This will be a two-day workshop teaching project design using provided software and operation of the CNC machine. No prior knowledge or experience is required. Day one will be working with the design software and designing a sign. Day two will be in the shop working with the CNC machine.
A notebook computer
4Gb RAM with Microsoft Windows 7, 8, 8.1 or 10
(Cannot be a MAC unless you have a Windows emulator)
300 Mb Disk space ( for the Program that we will install)
Wi Fi enabled
A USB memory stick 2GB or more
Power supply for computer
Maximum students 6, Minimum students 3
Cost - $200.00
Electronics Engineering Technician with work experience in robotics, medical instrumentation, lasers, and high tech material inspection instrumentation, and teaching domestic and international training workshops. He has worked in woodworking and carpentry and has been involved in CNC equipment for 7 years. He is also one of the 3 NorthStar CNC User Group leaders.
Chuck Pechmann, PhD
Chuck has a PhD in Engineering from, along with teaching at, the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has been involved in woodworking and metalworking projects since his youth. Chuck has utilized CNC techniques in his woodworking projects for over six years and has co-led the North Star CNC Users Group since 2014, leading discussions and training on multiple topics.
Classes taught by Phil Sunblad:
Cedar Adirondack chairs, farmhouse table or benches - do you want to make any of these??!! Class dates are listed below - you pick the class times that work for you. Cost includes materials and painting can be done afterwards (any time) at our shop or at home.
Adirondack Chair - takes 2 nights, cost is $150.00
Farmhouse table - takes 2 nights, cost is $230.00
Farmhouse benches - takes 2 nights, cost is $200.00
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