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METALWORKING CLASS

METALWORKING CLASS

with randofo

FREE

10120 Enrolled Beginner Level

Enroll to get:

  • 7 lessons accessible anytime, anywhere
  • Learn by doing with hours of project focused instruction
  • Complete material lists and downloadable project resources
  • One-on-One help with your questions

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.

About the Teacher

Randy Sarafan is an artist, designer, inventor, and founder of the Instructables Design Studio. Over the last 10 years he has created hundreds of step-by-step tutorials on diverse subjects ranging from pancakes to self-driving robotic queen-sized beds. He has authored two books, 62 Projects to Make with a Dead Computer and Simple Bots.

His work has been showcased by the NY Times, Popular Mechanics, The Today Show, The Tonight Show, NPR, the BBC, Core77, Boing Boing, and the National Examiner (to name a few). He currently splits his time between Brooklyn, NY and the internet.

Lessons

Lesson 1: Getting Started

Welcome to the metalworking class!

Lesson 2: Metalworking Tools and Materials

Here you will find an explanation of the tools and materials you will need to get started.

Lesson 3: Cutting

Now that you have gotten your supplies, lets dive in but learning how to cut some metal.

Lesson 4: Drilling

Once you have gotten cutting down, the next step is to learn how to drill a hole.

Lesson 5: Fastening

Here is a crash course on fasteners which focuses primarily on nuts, and bolts. We also will learn about tapping holes.

Lesson 6: Finishing

Make your metal shine above the rest with some basic finishing techniques.

Lesson 7: Bringing It All Together

Now is time to finish up your project and go further with metalworking.