Woodworking: Scroll Saw 101

July 22 at 10am The scroll saw is one of the most versatile tools in the woodshop for artists and artisans alike. This class will focus on maximizing your use and design on a scroll saw to produce impressive results. Click here to register!

Sewing 101: Altering a pattern to FIT YOU!

July 22 at 12:30 Have you ever had trouble getting just the right fit when making a garment from a store-bought pattern? Then this class is for you. Come learn how to alter and adjust a pattern to fit your particular shape and body type. You will learn how to take your measurements and where, how to create ease or … Read More

Machining 101: Lathe

Learn the basic techniques of how to set up the metal cutting lathe, while you make your own scriber. A scriber is a hand tool used in metalworking and woodworking to mark lines on workpieces, prior to cutting. It is a must have for any aspiring maker! Aluminum and safety equipment will be provided. The instructor, Sharky Ireland, is a … Read More

Machining 101: The Mill

Learn the basic setup and execution of a milling machine by making a bottle opener out of cold rolled steel bar. Mills are one of the first industrial machines that could build themselves. These versatile machines can build virtually anything out of a block of metal. That is, with enough patience and practice. Take a peek into this special trade … Read More

3D Printer Raffle Winner

A few weeks ago, we had a 3D Printer raffle. We had a winner, of course, but we were asked to keep it a secret. Reason being, the winner wanted to give it to his son as a surprise gift. So, here is Peter Clare, an industrial Design student at App state. Peter weekend at the Forge often to catch … Read More