Continuing Education

Learning shouldn't stop just because you are not in school! Let's us help you in your creative endeavors with continuing education! We offer a variety of one on one classes from DIY CNC and product development to design software and hands on woodshop classes.

 

 

Design 

CAD- Rhino
CAD- Inventor
CAD- Fusion 360
Illustrator
Tool Basics
Table Saw Training
Woodshop for Women
Product Development Basics
 

Instructors

Brooke M Davis
Rhino Expert
Illustrator
Woodworking
Product Development

Alejandro Gonzalez
Fusion 360 Expert
 


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CAD Classes

Basic 3D Modeling Class (Rhino)- $900 6 wks / 2 x 2hr sessions

This class offers a basic understanding of the tools and principles behind 3D modeling. This class offers comprehensive assignments to master 3D computer modeling techniques from solid modeling to surface modeling. Meets twice a week for 2 hr sessions Skype classes also available!

3 Day- Rhino Immersive Classes- $450 (3) 3hr sessions 3- 3hr sessions

This class offers a basic understanding of the tools and principles behind 3D modeling. Learn Rhino in 3 easy 3 hr classes- We'll get you up and running in no time to be able to create your own designs.

Parametric Modeling Class (Autodesk Inventor)- $1200 6 wks/ 2 x 2hr sessions

Learn the tools and principles behind 3D Parametric Modeling, how to create drawing from models, and how to quickly and efficiently update your design using Austodesk Inventor. *Does not include the cost of the Training Manual

Surface Modeling and Parametric Modeling Class (Autodesk360 Fusion)- $1500 8 wks/ 2 x 2hr sessions

Learn the tools and principles behind Surface Modeling and 3D Parametric Modeling, how to create drawing from models, and how to quickly and efficiently update your design using Austodesk Fusion 360. *Does not include the cost of the Training Manual


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CNC Classes

2D DIY CNC Certification Class-$500 3 wks/ 2 x 2hr

This 3 week class teaches students- the basics of using the Shopbot 4' x 8' CNC Machine, CAM Programming using Aspire for 2 ½ axis cutting. Techniques include 2/12 axis sign cutting, V Carving, image carving, and importing CAD from external sources.

Intro to CNC Basics Class- $75-1hr

Do you want to know more about CNC Cutting? Are you curious to see if using a CNC is good for your design process? This class covers a basic introductry vocabulary to using a CNC. 

Tech Shop Graduate CNC Basics Class- $150 2hrs

Do you need a small professional space to run your parts? We welcome those who have shopbot experience from other programs! We just need to test your proficiency and go over the Do's and Don't of our machine Ole Bessie and the shop! This 2 hour class will cover all shop safety basics and CNC machine preferences!

The Shopbot Quick Start Certification Class- $350 4hrs

This class is for those of you who have trained else where on CNC machines and would like to have access to Ole Bessie! Come and spend 3 hrs with us to become certified on our machine. We will be reviewing tool path creation in Aspire, feeds and speeds for materials, and best practices for a varity of parts to hold down. The class finishes with you running a sign!

University CNC Immersive Training Class- $1500 1-2 day training

Three day immersive training class to get instructors and students quickly up to speed on using the ShopBot! This class enables students to operate the CNC at a reduced hourly rate. Techniques covered include 2 1/2 axis and 3 axis cutting, Aspire or Visual Mill Programing, and Jigging Soluitions as well as a varity of hold down clamping techniques.


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WOODSHOP Classes

Table Saw Basics- $75- 1-2hrs

Beginner class for those of you who would like to learn proper safety techniques for using a table saw. We will cover rip cutting , cross cutting, measuring techniques and posture for using a table saw!

Tool Basics Training- $150- 3hrs

This class is for beginners who are looking to learn how to use basic tools. We cover basic safety techniques for the Band Saw, Drill Press, Chop Saw, and Table Saw

Woodshop for Women- $150 3hrs

Based off the idea that women learn differently, than men, this woman's olny class teaches the basics of tools and the shop.