Classes

All classes are listed below, including New Member Orientation sessions and Facility & Safety Tours.  Check back often for updates or reach out to membership@asmbly.org if you have any questions.

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July 31, 2021

2:00 PM, New Member Orientation Class with Scott

Category: Orientation
Date & Time: July 31, 2021 , 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Student Capacity: 18 | Students Enrolled: 10

Description

This is an informative, and required, virtual orientation session for new Asmbly members.  Check your email after registering for the event confirmation with the Zoom link.

Here's a checklist of the items for this session:

  • Watch our video tour of the space here to get an idea of what we have to offer.
  • Sign up for our Discourse forum yo.asmbly.org.  Discourse is our main hub for member communication, so take some time to check out what's there and if you'd like you can introduce yourself in Member Introductions.
  • Attend this virtual orientation session.
  • Sign the member agreement & waiver online at waiver.smartwaiver.com/v/atxhsmember.
  • Purchase a membership by logging in to your Neon member portal and selecting "My Membership" from the dropdown menu.
    • You may want to wait until the day of your Facility & Safety Tour to purchase your membership.

 

For a full overview of the process to becoming a member, check out our website at asmbly.org/join-asmbly.

August 1, 2021

11:00 AM, Facility & Safety Tour w/ George FULL

Category: Facility and Safety Tour
Date & Time: August 1, 2021 , 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Student Capacity: 4 | Students Enrolled: 4

Description

This is a mandatory, 30-minute, on-site course for all new members in addition to the online orientation. This class is also free of charge. Class will cover facilities tour, focusing on general shop safety protocol and operations. Classes will be offered immediately following the Woodshop Safety course on Sundays.

6:00 PM, Woodshop Safety w/ Sam

Category: Woodworking
Date & Time: August 1, 2021 , 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Class Fee: $30.00 (Non-member: $40.00) | Student Capacity: 4 | Students Enrolled: 2

Description

This class provides a 2 hour introduction to our woodworking shop, with a focus on safely using a table saw, planer, band saw, router, and drill press.

August 4, 2021

5:30 PM, Facility & Safety Tour w/ Doug

Category: Facility and Safety Tour
Date & Time: August 4, 2021 , 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Student Capacity: 4 | Students Enrolled: 3

Description

This is a mandatory, 30-minute, on-site course for all new members in addition to the online orientation. This class is also free of charge. Class will cover facilities tour, focusing on general shop safety protocol and operations. Classes will be offered immediately preceeding the Woodshop Safety course on Wednesdays.

August 5, 2021

6:00 PM, Intro to 3D Printing $100 (total) w/Greg FULL

Category: _3D Printing
Date & Time: August 5, 2021 , 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Class Fee: $100.00 (Non-member: $110.00) | Student Capacity: 3 | Students Enrolled: 3

Description

This course is an introduction to 3D printing. The course will cover important settings for 3d printing such as infill, layer height, materials, speed, etc, as well as going over where to find those things in the slicing software and making adjustments. The 3D printing course is a two-part course that will take place on two evenings in the same week.


Price: $50 per session. Completion of Part I of the class is a prerequisite for attending Part II in person. Please note classes run different lengths of time (the Zoom is 3 hours long and the in-person is 2 hours long)

Requirements: 
You must purchase and bring 1-2 spools of 1.75mm pla flilament with you to the in person portion of the class. These run around $20/ea on Amazon and can last months. Instructor recommends the brand Hatchbox, which is the most popular and easy to use. Other recommended brands are: Overture, Proto-Pasta, ColorFabb, Ultimaker, and Makerbot. Please remember to bring a notepad or other way to take notes during class.


PART I (THURSDAY 6:00 - 9:00 PM on Zoom)

Basics of Printing
- Types of Printers
- Types of Filament
 

Printer Terms and Functions
- Main Printer Parts and Purpose
 

How to get 3-D Prints
- Brief Overview of Creating in CAD Software
- Downloading Models
 

Printing Software
Slicer’s
- General Overview and Features
- Best Placement Positions
- Slicer Settings
- Necessary Settings
- Optional Settings
Octoprint


Basic Operation
- Pre-Print Checklist
- Proper First Layer Appearance
- Common Issues and Fixes
- Homework/Prep for In-Person Portion

 

PART II (FRIDAY 6:00 - 8:00 PM in person at ATXHS)

Loading unloading filament using separate machines


Operating the 3D printers and printing designs

 

August 7, 2021

4:00 PM, CNC Router Course w/ James $150 (total)

Category: CNC Router
Date & Time: August 7, 2021 , 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Class Fee: $150.00 (Non-member: $165.00) | Student Capacity: 4 | Students Enrolled: 1

Description

ATX Hackerspace has a CNC Router with a 5ft x 8ft bed that was custom made for the membership to use. The CNC Router course is a two-part course that will take place on two evenings in the same week.

Price: $75 per session

Introduction to the CNC Router and related programs needed to use it. Lessons on bits to use, materials and speeds, and layout on the Machine. Day one is a Online meeting for all computer lessons, day two is in person and includes setting up the machine, saving g-code and running the machine. The CNC Router course is a two-part course that will take place on two evenings in the same week. Completion of Part I is a prerequisite for taking Part II.

 

Requirements:

You must wear eye protection while using the CNC router. Please remember to bring a notepad or another way that you can take notes during the class.  

 

Part 1 (Sat 4-6:30 PM on Zoom)

Part 2 (Sun 4-7 PM in person at ATXHS)

 

August 8, 2021

11:00 AM, Facility & Safety Tour w/ Adam

Category: Facility and Safety Tour
Date & Time: August 8, 2021 , 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Student Capacity: 4 | Students Enrolled: 2

Description

This is a mandatory, 30-minute, on-site course for all new members in addition to the online orientation. This class is also free of charge. Class will cover facilities tour, focusing on general shop safety protocol and operations. Classes will be offered immediately following the Woodshop Safety course on Sundays.

August 10, 2021

7:00 PM, New Member Orientation with Billy

Category: Orientation
Date & Time: August 10, 2021 , 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Student Capacity: 18 | Students Enrolled: 1

Description

This is an informative, and required, virtual orientation session for new Asmbly members.  Check your email after registering for the event confirmation with the Zoom link.

Here's a checklist of the items for this session:

  • Watch our video tour of the space here to get an idea of what we have to offer.
  • Sign up for our Discourse forum yo.asmbly.org.  Discourse is our main hub for member communication, so take some time to check out what's there and if you'd like you can introduce yourself in Member Introductions.
  • Attend this virtual orientation session.
  • Sign the member agreement & waiver online at waiver.smartwaiver.com/v/atxhsmember.
  • Purchase a membership by logging in to your Neon member portal and selecting "My Membership" from the dropdown menu.
    • You may want to wait until the day of your Facility & Safety Tour to purchase your membership.

 

For a full overview of the process to becoming a member, check out our website at asmbly.org/join-asmbly.

August 11, 2021

5:30 PM, Facility & Safety Tour w/ Bryan

Category: Facility and Safety Tour
Date & Time: August 11, 2021 , 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Student Capacity: 4 | Students Enrolled: 0

Description

This is a mandatory, 30-minute, on-site course for all new members in addition to the online orientation. This class is also free of charge. Class will cover facilities tour, focusing on general shop safety protocol and operations. Classes will be offered immediately preceeding the Woodshop Safety course on Wednesdays.

August 18, 2021

6:30 PM, CNC Router Course w/ Danny $150 (total)

Category: CNC Router
Date & Time: August 18, 2021 , 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Class Fee: $150.00 (Non-member: $162.50) | Student Capacity: 4 | Students Enrolled: 0

Description

Asmbly has a CNC Router with a 5ft x 8ft bed that was custom made for the membership to use. The CNC Router course is a two-part course that will take place on two evenings in the same week.

Price: $75 per session

Introduction to the CNC Router and related programs needed to use it. Lessons on bits to use, materials and speeds, and layout on the Machine. Day one is a Online meeting for all computer lessons, day two is in person and includes setting up the machine, saving g-code and running the machine. The CNC Router course is a two-part course that will take place on two evenings in the same week. Completion of Part I is a prerequisite for taking Part II.

 

Requirements:

You must wear eye protection while using the CNC router. Please remember to bring a notepad or another way that you can take notes during the class.  

 

Part 1 (Wed 6:30 - 9 PM on Zoom)

Part 2 (Thurs 6:30 - 9 PM in person at Asmbly)

 

August 19, 2021

7:00 PM, Blue Laser w/ Matt Mancuso

Category: Laser Cutting
Date & Time: August 19, 2021 , 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Class Fee: $30.00 (Non-member: $40.00) | Student Capacity: 3 | Students Enrolled: 1

Description

This class is an introduction to our blue laser - ULS 60W.  We will cover laser basics, materials to cut or not cut, basics in CorelDraw, and proper settings and troubleshooting.

August 21, 2021

2:00 PM, New Member Orientation Class with Scott

Category: Orientation
Date & Time: August 21, 2021 , 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Student Capacity: 18 | Students Enrolled: 0

Description

This is an informative, and required, virtual orientation session for new Asmbly members.  Check your email after registering for the event confirmation with the Zoom link.

Here's a checklist of the items for this session:

  • Watch our video tour of the space here to get an idea of what we have to offer.
  • Sign up for our Discourse forum yo.asmbly.org.  Discourse is our main hub for member communication, so take some time to check out what's there and if you'd like you can introduce yourself in Member Introductions.
  • Attend this virtual orientation session.
  • Sign the member agreement & waiver online at waiver.smartwaiver.com/v/atxhsmember.
  • Purchase a membership by logging in to your Neon member portal and selecting "My Membership" from the dropdown menu.
    • You may want to wait until the day of your Facility & Safety Tour to purchase your membership.

 

For a full overview of the process to becoming a member, check out our website at asmbly.org/join-asmbly.

August 24, 2021

7:00 PM, Red Laser w/ Bryan

Category: Laser Cutting
Date & Time: August 24, 2021 , 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Class Fee: $35.00 (Non-member: $42.50) | Student Capacity: 4 | Students Enrolled: 0

Description

The class will cover how to set up and use the laser as well as some tips and tricks to get started on Illustrator.  Each person will use the red laser to make a small keychain.

August 26, 2021

6:00 PM, Intro to 3D Printing $100 (total) w/Greg

Category: _3D Printing
Date & Time: August 26, 2021 , 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Class Fee: $100.00 (Non-member: $110.00) | Student Capacity: 3 | Students Enrolled: 1

Description

This course is an introduction to 3D printing. The course will cover important settings for 3d printing such as infill, layer height, materials, speed, etc, as well as going over where to find those things in the slicing software and making adjustments. The 3D printing course is a two-part course that will take place on two evenings in the same week.


Price: $50 per session. Completion of Part I of the class is a prerequisite for attending Part II in person. Please note classes run different lengths of time (the Zoom is 3 hours long and the in-person is 2 hours long)

Requirements: 
You must purchase and bring 1-2 spools of 1.75mm pla flilament with you to the in person portion of the class. These run around $20/ea on Amazon and can last months. Instructor recommends the brand Hatchbox, which is the most popular and easy to use. Other recommended brands are: Overture, Proto-Pasta, ColorFabb, Ultimaker, and Makerbot. Please remember to bring a notepad or other way to take notes during class.


PART I (THURSDAY 6:00 - 9:00 PM on Zoom)

Basics of Printing
- Types of Printers
- Types of Filament
 

Printer Terms and Functions
- Main Printer Parts and Purpose
 

How to get 3-D Prints
- Brief Overview of Creating in CAD Software
- Downloading Models
 

Printing Software
Slicer’s
- General Overview and Features
- Best Placement Positions
- Slicer Settings
- Necessary Settings
- Optional Settings
Octoprint


Basic Operation
- Pre-Print Checklist
- Proper First Layer Appearance
- Common Issues and Fixes
- Homework/Prep for In-Person Portion

 

PART II (FRIDAY 6:00 - 8:00 PM in person at ATXHS)

Loading unloading filament using separate machines


Operating the 3D printers and printing designs

 

August 31, 2021

7:00 PM, New Member Orientation with Billy

Category: Orientation
Date & Time: August 31, 2021 , 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Student Capacity: 18 | Students Enrolled: 0

Description

This is an informative, and required, virtual orientation session for new Asmbly members.  Check your email after registering for the event confirmation with the Zoom link.

Here's a checklist of the items for this session:

  • Watch our video tour of the space here to get an idea of what we have to offer.
  • Sign up for our Discourse forum yo.asmbly.org.  Discourse is our main hub for member communication, so take some time to check out what's there and if you'd like you can introduce yourself in Member Introductions.
  • Attend this virtual orientation session.
  • Sign the member agreement & waiver online at waiver.smartwaiver.com/v/atxhsmember.
  • Purchase a membership by logging in to your Neon member portal and selecting "My Membership" from the dropdown menu.
    • You may want to wait until the day of your Facility & Safety Tour to purchase your membership.

 

For a full overview of the process to becoming a member, check out our website at asmbly.org/join-asmbly.

September 4, 2021

4:00 PM, CNC Router Course w/ James $150 (total)

Category: CNC Router
Date & Time: September 4, 2021 , 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Class Fee: $150.00 (Non-member: $165.00) | Student Capacity: 4 | Students Enrolled: 0

Description

ATX Hackerspace has a CNC Router with a 5ft x 8ft bed that was custom made for the membership to use. The CNC Router course is a two-part course that will take place on two evenings in the same week.

Price: $75 per session

Introduction to the CNC Router and related programs needed to use it. Lessons on bits to use, materials and speeds, and layout on the Machine. Day one is a Online meeting for all computer lessons, day two is in person and includes setting up the machine, saving g-code and running the machine. The CNC Router course is a two-part course that will take place on two evenings in the same week. Completion of Part I is a prerequisite for taking Part II.

 

Requirements:

You must wear eye protection while using the CNC router. Please remember to bring a notepad or another way that you can take notes during the class.  

 

Part 1 (Sat 4-6:30 PM on Zoom)

Part 2 (Sun 4-7 PM in person at ATXHS)

 

September 11, 2021

2:00 PM, New Member Orientation Class with Scott

Category: Orientation
Date & Time: September 11, 2021 , 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Student Capacity: 18 | Students Enrolled: 0

Description

This is an informative, and required, virtual orientation session for new Asmbly members.  Check your email after registering for the event confirmation with the Zoom link.

Here's a checklist of the items for this session:

  • Watch our video tour of the space here to get an idea of what we have to offer.
  • Sign up for our Discourse forum yo.asmbly.org.  Discourse is our main hub for member communication, so take some time to check out what's there and if you'd like you can introduce yourself in Member Introductions.
  • Attend this virtual orientation session.
  • Sign the member agreement & waiver online at waiver.smartwaiver.com/v/atxhsmember.
  • Purchase a membership by logging in to your Neon member portal and selecting "My Membership" from the dropdown menu.
    • You may want to wait until the day of your Facility & Safety Tour to purchase your membership.

 

For a full overview of the process to becoming a member, check out our website at asmbly.org/join-asmbly.

September 15, 2021

6:30 PM, CNC Router Course w/ Danny $150 (total)

Category: CNC Router
Date & Time: September 15, 2021 , 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Class Fee: $150.00 (Non-member: $162.50) | Student Capacity: 4 | Students Enrolled: 0

Description

Asmbly has a CNC Router with a 5ft x 8ft bed that was custom made for the membership to use. The CNC Router course is a two-part course that will take place on two evenings in the same week.

Price: $75 per session

Introduction to the CNC Router and related programs needed to use it. Lessons on bits to use, materials and speeds, and layout on the Machine. Day one is a Online meeting for all computer lessons, day two is in person and includes setting up the machine, saving g-code and running the machine. The CNC Router course is a two-part course that will take place on two evenings in the same week. Completion of Part I is a prerequisite for taking Part II.

 

Requirements:

You must wear eye protection while using the CNC router. Please remember to bring a notepad or another way that you can take notes during the class.  

 

Part 1 (Wed 6:30 - 9 PM on Zoom)

Part 2 (Thurs 6:30 - 9 PM in person at Asmbly)

 

September 16, 2021

6:00 PM, Intro to 3D Printing $100 (total) w/Greg

Category: _3D Printing
Date & Time: September 16, 2021 , 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Class Fee: $100.00 (Non-member: $110.00) | Student Capacity: 3 | Students Enrolled: 0

Description

This course is an introduction to 3D printing. The course will cover important settings for 3d printing such as infill, layer height, materials, speed, etc, as well as going over where to find those things in the slicing software and making adjustments. The 3D printing course is a two-part course that will take place on two evenings in the same week.


Price: $50 per session. Completion of Part I of the class is a prerequisite for attending Part II in person. Please note classes run different lengths of time (the Zoom is 3 hours long and the in-person is 2 hours long)

Requirements: 
You must purchase and bring 1-2 spools of 1.75mm pla flilament with you to the in person portion of the class. These run around $20/ea on Amazon and can last months. Instructor recommends the brand Hatchbox, which is the most popular and easy to use. Other recommended brands are: Overture, Proto-Pasta, ColorFabb, Ultimaker, and Makerbot. Please remember to bring a notepad or other way to take notes during class.


PART I (THURSDAY 6:00 - 9:00 PM on Zoom)

Basics of Printing
- Types of Printers
- Types of Filament
 

Printer Terms and Functions
- Main Printer Parts and Purpose
 

How to get 3-D Prints
- Brief Overview of Creating in CAD Software
- Downloading Models
 

Printing Software
Slicer’s
- General Overview and Features
- Best Placement Positions
- Slicer Settings
- Necessary Settings
- Optional Settings
Octoprint


Basic Operation
- Pre-Print Checklist
- Proper First Layer Appearance
- Common Issues and Fixes
- Homework/Prep for In-Person Portion

 

PART II (FRIDAY 6:00 - 8:00 PM in person at ATXHS)

Loading unloading filament using separate machines


Operating the 3D printers and printing designs

 

7:00 PM, Blue Laser w/ Matt Mancuso

Category: Laser Cutting
Date & Time: September 16, 2021 , 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Class Fee: $30.00 (Non-member: $40.00) | Student Capacity: 3 | Students Enrolled: 0

Description

This class is an introduction to our blue laser - ULS 60W.  We will cover laser basics, materials to cut or not cut, basics in CorelDraw, and proper settings and troubleshooting.

September 21, 2021

7:00 PM, New Member Orientation with Billy

Category: Orientation
Date & Time: September 21, 2021 , 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Student Capacity: 18 | Students Enrolled: 0

Description

This is an informative, and required, virtual orientation session for new Asmbly members.  Check your email after registering for the event confirmation with the Zoom link.

Here's a checklist of the items for this session:

  • Watch our video tour of the space here to get an idea of what we have to offer.
  • Sign up for our Discourse forum yo.asmbly.org.  Discourse is our main hub for member communication, so take some time to check out what's there and if you'd like you can introduce yourself in Member Introductions.
  • Attend this virtual orientation session.
  • Sign the member agreement & waiver online at waiver.smartwaiver.com/v/atxhsmember.
  • Purchase a membership by logging in to your Neon member portal and selecting "My Membership" from the dropdown menu.
    • You may want to wait until the day of your Facility & Safety Tour to purchase your membership.

 

For a full overview of the process to becoming a member, check out our website at asmbly.org/join-asmbly.

7:00 PM, Red Laser w/ Bryan

Category: Laser Cutting
Date & Time: September 21, 2021 , 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Class Fee: $35.00 (Non-member: $42.50) | Student Capacity: 4 | Students Enrolled: 0

Description

The class will cover how to set up and use the laser as well as some tips and tricks to get started on Illustrator.  Each person will use the red laser to make a small keychain.

October 2, 2021

2:00 PM, New Member Orientation Class with Scott

Category: Orientation
Date & Time: October 2, 2021 , 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Student Capacity: 18 | Students Enrolled: 0

Description

This is an informative, and required, virtual orientation session for new Asmbly members.  Check your email after registering for the event confirmation with the Zoom link.

Here's a checklist of the items for this session:

  • Watch our video tour of the space here to get an idea of what we have to offer.
  • Sign up for our Discourse forum yo.asmbly.org.  Discourse is our main hub for member communication, so take some time to check out what's there and if you'd like you can introduce yourself in Member Introductions.
  • Attend this virtual orientation session.
  • Sign the member agreement & waiver online at waiver.smartwaiver.com/v/atxhsmember.
  • Purchase a membership by logging in to your Neon member portal and selecting "My Membership" from the dropdown menu.
    • You may want to wait until the day of your Facility & Safety Tour to purchase your membership.

 

For a full overview of the process to becoming a member, check out our website at asmbly.org/join-asmbly.

4:00 PM, CNC Router Course w/ James $150 (total)

Category: CNC Router
Date & Time: October 2, 2021 , 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Class Fee: $150.00 (Non-member: $165.00) | Student Capacity: 4 | Students Enrolled: 0

Description

ATX Hackerspace has a CNC Router with a 5ft x 8ft bed that was custom made for the membership to use. The CNC Router course is a two-part course that will take place on two evenings in the same week.

Price: $75 per session

Introduction to the CNC Router and related programs needed to use it. Lessons on bits to use, materials and speeds, and layout on the Machine. Day one is a Online meeting for all computer lessons, day two is in person and includes setting up the machine, saving g-code and running the machine. The CNC Router course is a two-part course that will take place on two evenings in the same week. Completion of Part I is a prerequisite for taking Part II.

 

Requirements:

You must wear eye protection while using the CNC router. Please remember to bring a notepad or another way that you can take notes during the class.  

 

Part 1 (Sat 4-6:30 PM on Zoom)

Part 2 (Sun 4-7 PM in person at ATXHS)

 

October 12, 2021

7:00 PM, New Member Orientation with Billy

Category: Orientation
Date & Time: October 12, 2021 , 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Student Capacity: 18 | Students Enrolled: 0

Description

This is an informative, and required, virtual orientation session for new Asmbly members.  Check your email after registering for the event confirmation with the Zoom link.

Here's a checklist of the items for this session:

  • Watch our video tour of the space here to get an idea of what we have to offer.
  • Sign up for our Discourse forum yo.asmbly.org.  Discourse is our main hub for member communication, so take some time to check out what's there and if you'd like you can introduce yourself in Member Introductions.
  • Attend this virtual orientation session.
  • Sign the member agreement & waiver online at waiver.smartwaiver.com/v/atxhsmember.
  • Purchase a membership by logging in to your Neon member portal and selecting "My Membership" from the dropdown menu.
    • You may want to wait until the day of your Facility & Safety Tour to purchase your membership.

 

For a full overview of the process to becoming a member, check out our website at asmbly.org/join-asmbly.