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May 21, 2019
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Hatch Makerspace
20 Summer Street
Watertown, MA 02472
Free. Registration required.
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Tools for Makers

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

In our monthly tool workshop, participants will learn the safe usage of the tools listed below. This is an overview of best practices for tool use at Hatch and can benefit even the most experienced maker. Please wear close-toed shoes! Clamps Coping Saw Cordless Drill Dremel Drill Press Exacto Knives Hack Saw Hand Plane Jig Saw Miter Saw Pull Saw Staple Gun Stationary Miter Saw Utility Knives Vise Participants will be guided through a demonstration of the tools in this cooperative training. Participants will cut, saw, drill, clamp, and more. All questions will be fielded and participants are welcome to bring their own expertise to the training. In conjunction with the tool training, participants will also learn about Personal Protective Equipment and safety procedures. This includes: when to wear safety glasses, gloves, respiratory protection, proper footwear and clothing, basic first aid, and what to do in the case of an emergency.