Metal Shop Orientation: Riveted Box with Hinged Lid

Metal Shop Orientation: Riveted Box with Hinged Lid

Using the jump shear, corner punch, hole punch and rivet gun, students will make their own aluminum box with a hinged lid!

Instructor Rachel Schutt

Great For

  • ​​Ages 16+ (Minors require a parent/guardian present during class)

  • Beginners, no prior metal working experience needed

Skills Toolbox

  • Layout for sheet metal
  • Bend allowance

  • Bending sheet metal

Tool Clearances

(Idea Foundry workshop members who have taken this class are cleared for independent use of these tools in the shop. Learn more about membership here.)

  • Jump/Step shear

  • Metal Brake

  • Corner punch

  • Hole punch

  • Rivet gun

  • Foredom Flex Shaft

Pairs Well With

If you're interested in metal working, we suggest checking out the Metal Shop Orientation: Tool Caddyclass too!

Plan Your Visit

All materials and safety equipment supplied.  Students are required to wear closed-toe shoes and long pants to participate, and sturdy footwear (e.g. tennis shoes or boots) is recommended. Plan to arrive for class about 10-15 min early and check in at the front desk.  Our main entrance is on State Street, with parking lot entrance on State St. as well. IF parking and street parking available.


Idea Foundry Member - $65

Non Member - $85

Upcoming Dates

  • APRIL 10 | 6:30-9:30PM (3 Spots Left)
  • MAY 7 | 6:30-9:30PM (4 Spots Left)