Please join us for some exciting training classes for staff and faculty at our Murray Hall facility! Fully equipped with 3D printers, laser cutters, sewing machines, a wood shop, and a metal shop, BeAM offers infinite possibilities for creating and learning. Sound like fun? We’re having 2 days of training open to all faculty and staff on campus on December 19th & December 20th. The schedule is below.
ORIENTATION – 1 hour
Prerequisite: No previous experience required
Description: An introduction to BeAM’s safety protocols, training regimen, and a hands-on activity with a few of the tools this training will allow you to use. Orientation is a prerequisite for all Murray Hall and Hanes Art Center Makerspace trainings and use of the facilities. A tour of the makerspace will also take place.
Monday, Dec. 19th: 9am – 10am OR 1:30pm – 2:30pm
Tuesday, Dec. 20th: 9am – 10am OR 1:30pm – 2:30pm
LASER CUTTER Training – 1 hour
Description: Learn to cut and engrave using BeAM’s laser cutters. Training includes instruction on machine operation, file preparation, and hands-on use of the machines. Laser cutters are one of BeAM’s most accessible digital fabrication technologies.
Monday, Dec.19th: 10am – 11am OR 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Tuesday, Dec.20th: 10am – 11am OR 2:30pm – 3:30pm
3D PRINTER Training – 1 hour
Description: This training covers the hands-on use of the 3D printers using files you find online or create yourself.
Monday, Dec.19th: 11am – 12pm OR 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Tuesday, Dec.20th: 11am – 12pm OR 3:30pm – 4:30pm
WOODSHOP Training – 2 hours
Description: A two-hour training session focusing on BeAM’s woodworking tools. This session covers safety, shop policies and a hands-on activity.
Monday, Dec.19th: 10am – 12pm OR 2:30pm – 4:30pm
Tuesday, Dec.20th: 10am – 12pm OR 2:30pm – 4:30pm