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8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

November 2019

Introduction to Woodturning

November 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States
Free - $10.00

MakerFX's introduction to Woodturning, a beginners guide to getting past the initial anxiety of approaching a rapidly spinning chunk of wood with a pointy metal stick.In this class you will learn about* The differnt parts of a lathe: headstock, tailstock, tool holder and spindle.* Tools, such as: roughing gouge, spindle gouge, skew chisel, parting tools, bowl gouge and carbides.* Sharpening your tools, the sharper your tool, the easier it will be to turn, so you'll want to be comfortable in sharpening…

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December 2019

Absolute Beginner Arduino

December 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States
$10.00 - $20.00

• What we'll doYou will learn the basics of a very common micro-controller - the Arduino Uno. No prior experience or knowledge of micro-controllers or electronics required. Above is the picture of the kit (or equivalent) that will be used and you will take home after the workshop. • What to bringNothing to bring. We will have computers for you to use.• Important to knowRemember you get to take the kit home to continue your learning.

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Make The Sun Work For You

December 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States
Free - $10.00

Would you like to lower your monthly power bill?   The class will touch on hobby uses for solar energy but will concentrate on residential uses including planning, design and installation of solar electric systems. You will learn about both thermal as well as electric solar energy. This is not a sales pitch or sales offering for any solar products.  The facilitator is a member of MakerFX and has not paid the power company a cent in over two years.  This…

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