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.

Categories:

September 21, 2021

7:00 PM, Red Laser w/ Bryan FULL

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: 4

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.

7:00 PM, New Member Orientation with Bryan

Category: Orientation
Date & Time: September 21, 2021 , 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Student Capacity: 18 | Students Enrolled: 14

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 asmbly.org/waiver.
  • 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 22, 2021

5:30 PM, Facility & Safety Tour w/ Josh FULL

Category: Facility and Safety Tour
Date & Time: September 22, 2021 , 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
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 preceeding the Woodshop Safety course on Wednesdays.

6:00 PM, Woodshop Safety w/ Josh FULL

Category: Woodshop Safety
Date & Time: September 22, 2021 , 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Class Fee: $30.00 (Non-member: $40.00) | Student Capacity: 4 | Students Enrolled: 4

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.

September 23, 2021

7:00 PM, Blue Laser w/ Matt Mancuso FULL

Category: Laser Cutting
Date & Time: September 23, 2021 , 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Class Fee: $30.00 (Non-member: $40.00) | Student Capacity: 3 | Students Enrolled: 3

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 26, 2021

9:00 AM, Woodshop Safety w/ Josh

Category: Woodshop Safety
Date & Time: September 26, 2021 , 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Class Fee: $30.00 (Non-member: $40.00) | Student Capacity: 4 | Students Enrolled: 0

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.

11:00 AM, Basics of Hand Plane Use

Category: Woodworking
Date & Time: September 26, 2021 , 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Class Fee: $40.00 (Non-member: $50.00) | Student Capacity: 4 | Students Enrolled: 1

Description

The class will cover the basics of setting up, adjusting, maintaining, and using some common handplanes. We'll get practice sharpening, adjusting all the features of a standard plane, cleaning and maintaining the plane, how to hold and use a smoother, jack, and jointer to level and smooth a board, how to judge grain direction and tearout, and how to use a shooting board. If time allows, we can look at some more specialized tools like a rabbet, router, spokeshave, etc. 

 

Students can bring their own planes if they have them, but the instructor will bring a few of my own, as well as everything else we will need - sharpening stones, strops, honing guides, etc. lnstructor will provide wood for practice as well. 

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

Category: Facility and Safety Tour
Date & Time: September 26, 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 preceeding the Woodshop Safety course on Wednesdays.

September 29, 2021

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

Category: Facility and Safety Tour
Date & Time: September 29, 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.

6:00 PM, Woodshop Safety w/ TBD

Category: Woodshop Safety
Date & Time: September 29, 2021 , 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Class Fee: $30.00 (Non-member: $40.00) | Student Capacity: 4 | Students Enrolled: 0

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.

October 2, 2021

2:00 PM, New Member Orientation 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 asmbly.org/waiver.
  • 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: 2

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 (Sat 4-6:30 PM on Zoom)

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

 

October 3, 2021

9:00 AM, Woodshop Safety w/ Josh

Category: Woodshop Safety
Date & Time: October 3, 2021 , 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Class Fee: $30.00 (Non-member: $40.00) | Student Capacity: 4 | Students Enrolled: 0

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.

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

Category: Facility and Safety Tour
Date & Time: October 3, 2021 , 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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.

October 6, 2021

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

Category: Facility and Safety Tour
Date & Time: October 6, 2021 , 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Student Capacity: 4 | Students Enrolled: 1

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.

6:00 PM, Woodshop Safety w/ Travis

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

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.

October 9, 2021

9:00 AM, Intro to 3D Printing $100 (total) w/Greg

Category: _3D Printing
Date & Time: October 9, 2021 , 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Class Fee: $100.00 (Non-member: $125.00) | 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 takes place over two sessions on Saturday with a 30 minute break in between.


Price: $100.

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 (9-11.15am)

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

 

30 MIN BREAK 11.15-11.45am

 

PART II (11.45am-2pm)

Loading unloading filament using separate machines


Operating the 3D printers and printing designs

 

October 10, 2021

9:00 AM, Woodshop Safety w/ TBD

Category: Woodshop Safety
Date & Time: October 10, 2021 , 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Class Fee: $30.00 (Non-member: $40.00) | Student Capacity: 4 | Students Enrolled: 0

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.

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

Category: Facility and Safety Tour
Date & Time: October 10, 2021 , 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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.

October 12, 2021

7:00 PM, New Member Orientation with Stephen

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 asmbly.org/waiver.
  • 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.

October 13, 2021

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

Category: Facility and Safety Tour
Date & Time: October 13, 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.

6:00 PM, Woodshop Safety w/ Josh

Category: Woodshop Safety
Date & Time: October 13, 2021 , 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Class Fee: $30.00 (Non-member: $40.00) | Student Capacity: 4 | Students Enrolled: 0

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.

October 17, 2021

9:00 AM, Woodshop Safety w/ Travis

Category: Woodshop Safety
Date & Time: October 17, 2021 , 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Class Fee: $30.00 (Non-member: $40.00) | Student Capacity: 4 | Students Enrolled: 0

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.

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

Category: Facility and Safety Tour
Date & Time: October 17, 2021 , 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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.

October 20, 2021

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

Category: Facility and Safety Tour
Date & Time: October 20, 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.

6:00 PM, Woodshop Safety w/ TBD

Category: Woodshop Safety
Date & Time: October 20, 2021 , 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Class Fee: $30.00 (Non-member: $40.00) | Student Capacity: 4 | Students Enrolled: 0

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.

October 24, 2021

9:00 AM, Woodshop Safety w/ Travis

Category: Woodshop Safety
Date & Time: October 24, 2021 , 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Class Fee: $30.00 (Non-member: $40.00) | Student Capacity: 4 | Students Enrolled: 0

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.

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

Category: Facility and Safety Tour
Date & Time: October 24, 2021 , 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Student Capacity: 4 | Students Enrolled: 1

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.

October 27, 2021

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

Category: Facility and Safety Tour
Date & Time: October 27, 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.

6:00 PM, Woodshop Safety w/ Charlie

Category: Woodshop Safety
Date & Time: October 27, 2021 , 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Class Fee: $30.00 (Non-member: $40.00) | Student Capacity: 4 | Students Enrolled: 0

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.

October 30, 2021

9:00 AM, Intro to 3D Printing $100 (total) w/Greg

Category: _3D Printing
Date & Time: October 30, 2021 , 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Class Fee: $100.00 (Non-member: $125.00) | 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 takes place over two sessions on Saturday with a 30 minute break in between.


Price: $100.

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 (9-11.15am)

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

 

30 MIN BREAK 11.15-11.45am

 

PART II (11.45am-2pm)

Loading unloading filament using separate machines


Operating the 3D printers and printing designs

 

November 20, 2021

9:00 AM, Intro to 3D Printing $100 (total) w/Greg

Category: _3D Printing
Date & Time: November 20, 2021 , 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Class Fee: $100.00 (Non-member: $125.00) | 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 takes place over two sessions on Saturday with a 30 minute break in between.


Price: $100.

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 (9-11.15am)

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

 

30 MIN BREAK 11.15-11.45am

 

PART II (11.45am-2pm)

Loading unloading filament using separate machines


Operating the 3D printers and printing designs

 

December 11, 2021

9:00 AM, Intro to 3D Printing $100 (total) w/Greg

Category: _3D Printing
Date & Time: December 11, 2021 , 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Class Fee: $100.00 (Non-member: $125.00) | 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 takes place over two sessions on Saturday with a 30 minute break in between.


Price: $100.

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 (9-11.15am)

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

 

30 MIN BREAK 11.15-11.45am

 

PART II (11.45am-2pm)

Loading unloading filament using separate machines


Operating the 3D printers and printing designs