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Showing posts with label class. Show all posts
Showing posts with label class. Show all posts

Sunday Sunday Sunday! Oxy/Acetylene Welding

This Sunday Matt will be teaching us Oxy/acetylene welding. OFW is nearly "obsolete" welding process but it teaches the basic hand motions & filler rod manipulation skills necessary to learn TIG.

We can handle 3 people at most because We only have one rig and you'll have to take turns using it. (plan on spending at least 4 hours at the space). If you want to learn TIG, this is your ticket in. Anyone who can show proficiency in O/A welding on thin sheet is welcome to use the Dynasty.

In order to keep the class available at no fee, We ask that you please bring your own materials - clean 12,14,or 16 gauge mild steel sheet or tubing is preferred (scrap is fine, clean sheet is available in small qty at any Lowes or Home Depot).RG45 filler rod will be provided.

Same dress requirements as last class:
Cotton/ flame retardant clothing (no nylon, polypropylene, rayon etc.)
One Tee shirt
One long sleeve shirt or welding jacket
Long pants (no shorts, kilts, dresses, Speedo thongs etc.)
Closed toe footwear (no sandals)

IF YOU ARE NOT SURE YOU CAN SHOW, PLEASE DO NOT SIGN UP.

Suggested Donations for the class at $15-20.

Sewing Lab - Machine Basics (Rescheduled)

Sewing Lab: Machine Basics has Returned!

March 20, 2010 @ 2pm
Saturday, March 27, 2010 @2pm

Back by popular demand, we're doing another session of Sewing Lab 1: Machine Basics. With Outerz0ne in Atlanta this weekend, the class has been rescheduled until the same time the next weekend.

Check the blog early next week to RSVP

For those completely new to the realm of sewing, we'll be breaking down the mechanics of how the machine works, how it's changed over the years, and basic troubleshooting. And we'll learn some stitches while we're at it.

A machine will be provided, but feel free to bring your own, along with the instruction manual if you have it.

As per usual, this class is free to the public, and a suggested donation of $10 is encouraged to cover supplies.

This class is 18+

Diving into python

Last night we held our first Python night, where I gave an introductory course into Python. We had a strong showing of both members and non-members who were eager to learn, and we were able to hammer through the basics in about an hour.

Next week we'll be doing a quick re-cap of the basics, and continue diving into the depths of the language. Current agenda includes object-oriented programming and handling exceptions. I'm also going to cook up some exercises for attendees to work on so we can flex our editors and interpreters.

If you missed this week's class and are new to the language, the course is essentially a modified version of the (free! online!) book Dive into Python. We covered the first four chapters last night. Feel free to read up, and if you get stuck--bring your questions next week!