Working with metal is a challenging, yet rewarding, skill.
In this class, we will go over the very basics of metalworking including, cutting, drilling and finishing.
This class is designed for people with absolutely no prior experience ever working with metal. It will give you the knowledge and confidence to move on to more advanced metalworking topics.
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Lesson 1: Metalworking Tools and Materials
Here you will find an explanation of the tools and materials you will need to get started.
Metalworking Tools and Materials Started
Lesson 2: Cutting
Now that you have gotten your supplies, lets dive in but learning how to cut some metal.
Lesson 3: Drilling
Once you have gotten cutting down, the next step is to learn how to drill a hole.
Lesson 4: Fastening
Here is a crash course on fasteners which focuses primarily on nuts, and bolts. We also will learn about tapping holes.
Now that you have the skills, what are you waiting for?
Get out there and make something!