Naomi Dodds
Oct 28 - Nov 4, 2017
12-4PM
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Heavy Lifting, Light Machining

Have you ever wanted to attach something to your motor? Or use gears? This workshop is an introduction to basic mechanics and basic machining. Learn how to operate the mill and the lathe for making a motor coupling and shaft keyway, for a bore fitted gear. Students will learn some basic mechanics and understanding of how to use precision and measuring tools. This workshop will cover the basis of how a lathe works, how to set it up and operate it and the basis of how a mill works, how to set it up and operate it for simple machining. 

Date: Saturday October 28 and November 4

Time: 12-4pm

Registration Fees:

$120 (With Annual Studio/Workshop Pass) + $15 Materials Fee

$160 (Regular) + $15 Materials Fee 

What, if any, prerequisite knowledge should students have? Basic understanding of measuring and cutting tools, basic understanding of metal properties and fabrication a plus.

What materials/equipment should students bring? Work clothes, pen/pencil, notepad, and calculator. I/A has safety glasses students can use.

About the Instructor: Toronto based new media artist Naomi Dodds’ work explores visual language through the material and immaterial by questioning the role of machine and image. Her work consists of video projection and multimedia installations that attempt to break cinematic conventions by eliminating the constraints of the screen. Check out her work at: http://www.naomi-dodds.com/work

Questions? If you have any questions about the workshop or special requirements, please contact us at education@interaccess.org. Cancellation and Rescheduling Policy: We are unable to accommodate attendee cancellations or refunds less than 1 week prior to a workshop or event. InterAccess reserves the right to cancel or reschedule this workshop if necessary.


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