Naomi Dodds
Sep 14, 2019
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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 the basic principles of machining. Learn how to operate a milling machine and metal lathe to create a motor coupling with a shaft keyway. Students will learn how to use precision measuring, layout and hand tools, as well as simple turning and milling operations. This workshop will cover the basis of how these machines work and how to set them up and operate them safely.

Date: Saturday, September 14, 2019

Time: 12-5PM

Registration Fees:

Member: $80 + $10 materials cost

Non-Member: $120 + $10 materials cost

Prerequisites: Experience with measuring tools and a basic understanding of metal properties and fabrication is helpful, but not necessary.

About the Instructor: Naomi Dodds creates interactive environments through sensory, media producing devices. She holds a BFA in Integrated Media from OCAD University (2016) and has completed her Machining Certificate from George Brown College (2018). She lives and works in Toronto and has shown her work locally, regionally and internationally. During the Summer of 2019 she was a participating artist in residence with UCL, Slade School of Fine Art and Camden Arts Centre, in London, UK.

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