Event Details

In this class students will learn basic safety in Generator's Metal Shop as well as basic operation of several tools including the drill press, horizontal bandsaw, stationary grinder/sanders, 4" angle grinder, floor bender and the sand blaster/compressor. This class is a prerequisite for operating the CNC plasma cutter, MIG/TIG/Oxy Acetylene welders, vertical mill and lathe.

Please wear:

- Long pants (cotton, no synthetics)

- Close-toed shoes (leather upper if possible). Boots recommended. No sandals or mesh type sneakers

- Long sleeve cotton shirt (no synthetics) or a short sleeve cotton shirt (protective sleeves available)

- Wear clothes that you do not care about being damaged or stained

- Long hair must be tied back

- Safety glasses are required. If you wear glasses or have prescription safety glasses, bring them

Medical Considerations

If you have a medical device that can be affected by electromagnetic fields (pacemaker, hearing aid, etc), please consult your doctor for clearance before signing up for a welding class.


  • Emma Garvey

    Emma Garvey

    Emma is a maker and engineer with experience in wood working, metal working, rapid prototyping, embedded electronics, and AI. If Emma's not currently working on a project at the Generator, you can be sure she's dreaming up the next one or out on a bike ride.

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Metal Shop Training
Standard Price $175
Metal Shop Training (Member Only)
Member Price $157.50


40 Sears Ln

Sears Lane 40
Burlington, Vermont

If you have any questions please contact Sam Graulty

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