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Metal Cutting and Shaping

Cutting and shaping techniques, and safety protocols for Metal Shop

  • 3 hr
  • 55 US dollars
  • Mankato Makerspace

Service Description

Begin your metalworking journey by creating a project using different techniques for cutting and shaping, while learning safety protocols for metal shop equipment. You will be learning safety and many different techniques of cutting and shaping metal by using these tools: plasma cutter, angle grinder, chop saw, drill press, saw, file, sheers, snips, belt sander, and bench grinder. You will be making a project or multiple projects that use these techniques. -Reminder to Makerspace Members- This is a REQUIRED METAL SHOP SAFETY COURSE. Learned skills are necessary before you can use the Metal Shop independently. - Safety comes first so wear appropriate clothing: closed toe shoes, work clothes that can get dirty or singed, preferably jeans and a long sleeve 100% cotton shirt (synthetic fabrics can be flammable) and your hair up. Your Class Ticket included all fees, as well as tools, materials and personal instruction. Rest assured that the Makerspace staff are doing their best to keep this a safe environment with extra cleaning and safety protocols. High traffic surfaces are wiped down with disinfectant, but please help us out by following these protocols: If you have been feeling sick please communicate with the instructor to postpone or reschedule. Open communication is Key! Sanitize your hands and Sign in when you arrive, Wear your masks, Have A Blast During Class, Wash your hands periodically, Sign out before you leave. If you are a Current Mankato Makerspace Member use coupon code: MEMBER DISCOUNT to get $5 off your ticket Your Instructor for this class will be Dustin Swiers. If you need to get ahold of him to schedule/ reschedule a class, ask him a question or advice about a project, or commission him to make something for you please contact him here: Dustin Swiers: dustin.swiers@gmail.com 507-273-0745


Upcoming Sessions


Cancellation Policy

::NOTE:: CANCELLATIONS- MUST be done no later than 24 hours before the Class date/time, to receive a refund. RESCHEDULING- MUST be done no later than 3 hours before the class. To Reschedule or Cancel please do so via our website: * Go to Mankatomakerspace.org * Log in to your account (or create an account using the email address which you entered when you booked the ticket for the class) *Go to MY BOOKINGS * Select the class *reschedule to another class date or cancel.


Contact Details

  • 1700 3rd Ave, Mankato, MN, USA


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