Metal Shop + Mig Welding 101 by Princess Auto

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Metal Shop + Mig Welding 101 by Princess Auto

Learn the basics of Metal working in this Metal Shop + MIG Welding Course at Makerspace!

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Saskatoon Makerspace 209 Avenue D South Saskatoon, SK S7M 1P8 Canada

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No Refunds

About this event

In this combined metal shop and welding workshop, sponsored by Princess Auto, participants will have an opportunity to learn safe operation of a variety of tools in order to complete a desk organizer project. Upon successful completion of the workshop, participants should be able to:

- Safely operate the metal band saw, bench grinder, drill press, angle grinder, and MIG welding

- Inspect, set up, and perform cuts using the metal band saw

- De-burr and clean edges of their work piece using the bench grinder

- Set up, including setting speed and fastening the work piece, and perform drilling operations using the drill press

- Selecting the appropriate abrasive and use the angle grinder

- Perform proper start up and shut down procedures for the MIG welder

- Perform inside, outside, flat, angled ,corner welds using the MIG welder

Participants should bring:

- Close toed shoes (work shoes are preferred, and non-synthetic materials preferred), ensure that the laces are not frayed.

- Wear clothes that are sturdy and flame resistant (e.g. denim, cotton) as synthetic fibers (e.g. polyester) pose a personal hazard in the welding shop environment. Jeans and long sleeve shirt would be appropriate. Ensure that your clothing does not have frayed edges (e.g. around the cuffs of your pants)

Participants will be provided with:

- Metal shop PPE

- Safety glasses

- Ear Plugs

- Welding helmet

- Welding gauntlets

- Welding spats

- Welding beanie

Standard cancellation policy applies to all tickets.