Metal Lathe Orientation: Whistle

Metal Lathe Orientation: Whistle

This introductory class will instruct students on how to set up the metal lathe to machine the body of their very own whistle made of aluminum!

Students will also use the Dayton Mill/Drill to drill their whistle's sound hole, as well as files/freedom for creating the whistle insert (directs air over the sound hole).

By taking this class, students are approved to use the tools covered in class, and additional instruction is encouraged if you are completely new to this type of equipment!

What to wear:

Students should ensure that long hair and loose clothing is pulled back and wear closed toed shoes. Safety glasses are available and should be used while operating this equipment.

Please note that if you do not dress appropriately for this class you may not be able to fully participate and you will not receive a credit or refund.


Idea Foundry Member - $65

Non Member - $80

Upcoming Dates

  • FEBRUARY 18 | 6:30-9:30PM (2 Spots Left)
  • MARCH 4 | 6:30-9:30PM (3 Spots Left)
  • MARCH 13 | 6:30-9:30PM (3 Spots Left)
  • APRIL 11 | 6:30-9:30PM (3 Spots Left)
  • APRIL 23 | 6:30-9:30PM (3 Spots Left)
  • MAY 11 | 12-3PM (2 Spots Left)
  • MAY 14 | 6:30-9:30PM (3 Spots Left)