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A list of all of the classes ADX Portland has to offer for local creatives.
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MAKERS GOTTA MAKE

     ADX offers an array of classes for Members and Non-Members to help you get acquainted with the shop and learn new ways to make the best out of your next project.
WOOD SHOP 

Woodworking Basics:

This introductory course details the use of all the tools in the wood shop. Under the instruction of our Shop Master Seamus Holley, students will learn basic safety procedures for operating power hand tools and larger equipment, how to navigate our machinery, and have the opportunity to test all equipment with our expert's supervision. For the last hour of class, students will then explore basic techniques and practice using machinery. This three-hour class is required for those new to a wood shop environment.

Taught by: Seamus Holley
When: Every other Wednesday from 6pm to 10pm
Member Price: $170
Non-Member Price: $210
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Woodworking: 1 and 2 fingered rings:

Using exotic hard-woods, mixed media, shop tools and hand forming. This 3-hour project-based class will introduce you to the band saw, drill press and assorted sanding equipment.

Taught by: Jon Staton
When: Every other Tuesday from 6pm to 9pm
Member Price: $170
Non-Member Price: $210
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Woodworking: Making a cutting board:

In this project-based woodworking class you will learn basic operations of power hand tools and larger equipment while producing a live edge, handmade cutting board.

Taught by: Jon Staton
When: Every other Tuesday from 6pm to 9pm
Member Price: $75
Non-Member Price: $115
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METAL SHOP

Intro to Metal:

Working in the metal shop is so much more than just welding, and this is a great class to start you on your journey to make anything you desire from metal!

Taught by: Sean Barrow
When: Every other Tuesday from 6pm to 10 pm
Member Price: $170
Non-Member Price: $210
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MIG Welding:

This class is a great opportunity for the beginner or new welder to learn the basics of MIG welding while networking with fellow ADX members and creatives at large.

Taught by: Sean Barrow
When: Every other Monday from 6pm to 10pm
Member Price: $170
Non-Member Price: $210
Sign up! Also offered as a women-only class! Taught by Kat Bauman

TIG Welding:

This class is a great opportunity for the beginner or new welder to learn the basics of gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), also known as tungsten inert gas welding (TIG).

Taught by: Nicolas Gros
When: Every other Saturday from 5pm to 9pm
Member Price: $170
Non-Member Price: $210
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Basic Machine Shop:

The Basic Machine Shop class will cover shop safety, basic metal lathe and milling machine operation, machining techniques, measuring tools and project planning.

Taught by: Jim Dawson
When: Third Thursday of every month from 6pm to 10pm
Member Price: $170
Non-Member Price: $210
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BIKE REPAIR

Drop In Flat Repair

Taught by: Max Miller
When: Every other Wednesday from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Price: $10
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TEXTILES

Intro to Industrial Sewing

Bring your hand tool chaos to this class and emerge with your tools organized in your own custom tool roll and the skills you need to incorporate textiles into your next project. You will learn to make a basic 2-D pattern from 3-D objects and construct long-lasting quality soft goods. No sewing experience necessary, but bring your curiosity and maker knowledge.

Taught by: Liz Goltz
Member Price: $75
Non-Member Price: $115
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