Learn CNC: Introduction to Fusion 360

Starts Monday May 15 from 6 to 9 pm.

Registration is open NOW  and space is limited.  You must register and pre-pay to attend.

This class will be taught by Nick Fournier who has both used and taught design software at various institutions at all levels.   He uses Fusion 360 in his profession as a custom woodworker.

1. The class will be five sessions  It will cover all basic functions of Fusion and students will have the opportunity to either 3D print or machine a simple part on our mini mill.

a. The session on Memorial Day will be a study session and  attendance is not required.

2. Cost is $80 for the entire class and must be paid in advance.

a. Active Paid Regular Members will receive a discount in the form of a refund check from the treasurer

3. The class will be held on Monday Evenings from 6 PM to 9 PM.

a.  All students need their own AutoDesk account. Please install Fusion360 on your laptop ahead of time.  The software is free for educational and hobbyist use.

b.  We will have a limited number of desktops with Fusion, but you still must have your own AutoDesk account.  Let us know when you register if you need to use our computers.

c.   We will have a class repository for sharing files on the AutoDesk Cloud.

d.   Fusion 360 requires a 64 bit OS and a decent Video card.

4. Our instructor is Nick Fournier who has both used and taught design software at various institutions at all levels.   He uses Fusion 360 in his profession as a custom woodworker.

Fusion 360 is Autodesk’s software for computer aided design and manufacturing (CAD/CAM). It runs on both PC and Mac 64 bit systems and is free to students and makers, low cost for professional users. Makers around the world are using it for designing parts for 3D Printing, CNC milling, etc.

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