Safety and Basic Use Classes (Members only)

Safety and Basic Use classes are for MEMBERS of Maker Depot only.

Safety and Basic Use classes are designed to provide members with basic safety training on a specific tool or machine. The successful completion of the safety and basic use class and test is required to be able to utilize the piece of machinery/tool. You should try and familiarize yourself with the tool by looking at any of the appropriate documentation or video tutorials where applicable.




Woodshop

The woodshop safety and basic use classes are broken up into 5 different classes to allow the member to better get an understanding of how each tool works and the safety procedures that need to be followed. Each class will be limited to 3 students and will take approximately an hour to complete unless otherwise noted. In addition to the class fee, there might be a fee for materials.


This class will show the student the proper usage of the Tablesaw, Bandsaw, Scrollsaw and Miter saw. There will be a small fee for materials on this course. This course is limited to 3 students and will take approximately an hour
This class will show the student the proper usage of the Jointer, Planer and the Sanding equipment. There will be a small fee for materials on this course. This course is limited to 3 students and will take approximately an hour.
This class will show the student the proper usage of the Drill Press, Router Table and Routers. There will be a small fee for materials on this course. This course is limited to 3 students and will take approximately an hour.
This class will show the student the proper usage of the Lathe There will be a small fee for materials on this course. This course is limited to 1 student and will take approximately an hour.
This class will show the student the proper usage of the ShopBot CNC Router. This course is limited to 3 students and will take approximately two hours.

Fabrication

The Fabrication safety and basic use classes are broken up into 3 different classes to allow the member to better get an understanding of how each tool works and the safety procedures that need to be followed. Each class will be limited to 3 students and will take approximately an hour to complete unless otherwise noted. In addition to the class fee, there might be a fee for materials.


This class will show the student the proper usage of all the 3d printers that Maker Depot has. This course is limited to 3 students and will take approximately an hour.
This class will show the student the proper usage of the Epilog Helix Lasercutter. There will be a small fee for materials on this course. This course is limited to 3 students and will take approximately an hour.
This class will show the student the proper usage of the Brother sewing machine. This course is limited to 3 students and will take approximately an hour.



Electronics

The electronics safety and basic use classes are broken up into 3 different classes to allow the member to better get an understanding of how each tool works and the safety procedures that need to be followed. Each class will be limited to 3 students and will take approximately an hour to complete unless otherwise noted. In addition to the class fee, there might be a fee for materials.


This class will show the student the proper usage of the soldering iron. This course is limited to 3 students and will take approximately an hour.
This class will show the student the basic operations of the power supplies, oscilloscopes and multimeters. The purpose is not to teach on what they do, but how to hook up these tools. This course is limited to 3 students and will be approximately 1 hour in duration.
This class will show the student the basics on how to use the development boards and breadboards. The purpose is to explain the basic structure of how the development boards are programmed and what not to do with development boards. This course is limited to 3 students and will take approximately an hour.

Metalshop

The metalshop safety and basic use class will educate the member on the proper safety and usage procedures that need to be followed.Each class will be limited to 3 students and will take approximately an hour to complete unless otherwise noted. In addition to the class fee, there might be a fee for materials.


This class will show the student the proper usage of the shear, box and pan brake, notch cutter and various hand tools. There will be a small fee for materials for this course. This course is limited to 3 students and will take approximately an hour.