Calendar

Jan
21
Tue
Beginner 3D Printing @ AS220 Industries
Jan 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Get certified to use AS220’s Taz and Ultimaker 3D printers, learn the basics of heat control, speed, and layer height for 3D models.

3D printing is the easiest way to go from an idea to a physical object with limitless applications. Learn how to operate our in-house 3D Printers and get started on your first 3D Printing projects. 3D Models for printing can be found all over the internet, and you can even design your own. No prior experience required!

Tuesdays, Jan 21st + 28th, 6-9pm

Instructor: Britton Kroessler
Location and Parking
AS220 Labs is located at the Mercantile at 131 Washington Street Providence, Rhode Island on the 2nd floors. The shop’s entrance is located at the back of the building on Lucie Way (Martha Street on GPS and computers); ring the bell by the double doors. There is 2 hour metered on-street parking available, bring your quarters. We are also located near a parking garage with entry on Washington Street, look for the big blue parking sign.Important Class Policies
Please be respectful of the short time you and the other participants have to learn, and arrive on time. If you are more than a half an hour late, we will not be able to teach you. Plan ahead, it always takes time to find on-street parking.
To cancel your reservation, you must email Industries@as220.org at least two weeks in advance, or risk losing your payment.Cancellation of Classes
If minimum number is not met in class enrollment, the teacher may opt to cancel class. If this is the case, we will give a full refund of class payment and first choice to enroll in future classes. We will attempt to give as much notice as possible.
Jan
28
Tue
Beginner 3D Printing @ AS220 Industries
Jan 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Get certified to use AS220’s Taz and Ultimaker 3D printers, learn the basics of heat control, speed, and layer height for 3D models.

3D printing is the easiest way to go from an idea to a physical object with limitless applications. Learn how to operate our in-house 3D Printers and get started on your first 3D Printing projects. 3D Models for printing can be found all over the internet, and you can even design your own. No prior experience required!

Tuesdays, Jan 21st + 28th, 6-9pm

Instructor: Britton Kroessler
Location and Parking
AS220 Labs is located at the Mercantile at 131 Washington Street Providence, Rhode Island on the 2nd floors. The shop’s entrance is located at the back of the building on Lucie Way (Martha Street on GPS and computers); ring the bell by the double doors. There is 2 hour metered on-street parking available, bring your quarters. We are also located near a parking garage with entry on Washington Street, look for the big blue parking sign.Important Class Policies
Please be respectful of the short time you and the other participants have to learn, and arrive on time. If you are more than a half an hour late, we will not be able to teach you. Plan ahead, it always takes time to find on-street parking.
To cancel your reservation, you must email Industries@as220.org at least two weeks in advance, or risk losing your payment.Cancellation of Classes
If minimum number is not met in class enrollment, the teacher may opt to cancel class. If this is the case, we will give a full refund of class payment and first choice to enroll in future classes. We will attempt to give as much notice as possible.
Feb
2
Sun
Intro to: Lasercutting @ AS220 Industries
Feb 2 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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Get certified to lasercut wood, plastics, papers or textiles on the Epilog Mini lasercutter!

  • Sundays, February 2nd + 9th, 10am-1pm

REGISTER HERE

This class will cover the basics of using the lasercutter safely, techniques for working with different materials, and software tools for preparing work for the cutters.  Our laser cutter is an Epilog Mini 24.  The work area is 24″ x 12″, and it can hold items up to 8″ tall.  After taking the workshop, you will have a solid understanding of what the machine can do and how to design a project and will be certified to use the Labs’ laser cutter.

Instructor: Ryan Pease

 

Digital Music Production @ AS220 Industries
Feb 2 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Create an mp3 with you own song made from scratch!

Sundays, February 2nd + 9th, 2-5pm

Music Production, offered in the Media Lab at AS220 Industries, is where participants can create their own original songs, regardless of experience with music-making. In this class, songs will emerge through the process of learning the elements of music, song arrangement, editing, and mastering through the Mac software Logic Pro X.

This workshop is split into two sessions. The first will focus on the production software and will explore genre, basic music theory, and arrangement. The second session is focused on editing, mixing, and mastering. This workshop will feel like an open paint night, with a common prompt for everyone, to accommodate both experienced musicians with specific goals as well as those interested in simply learning something new. Participants can expect to walk away from this class with an mp3 of their own original music!

REGISTER

Instructor: Anthony Andrade

Feb
9
Sun
Intro to: Lasercutting @ AS220 Industries
Feb 9 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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Get certified to lasercut wood, plastics, papers or textiles on the Epilog Mini lasercutter!

  • Sundays, February 2nd + 9th, 10am-1pm

REGISTER HERE

This class will cover the basics of using the lasercutter safely, techniques for working with different materials, and software tools for preparing work for the cutters.  Our laser cutter is an Epilog Mini 24.  The work area is 24″ x 12″, and it can hold items up to 8″ tall.  After taking the workshop, you will have a solid understanding of what the machine can do and how to design a project and will be certified to use the Labs’ laser cutter.

Instructor: Ryan Pease

 

Digital Music Production @ AS220 Industries
Feb 9 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Create an mp3 with you own song made from scratch!

Sundays, February 2nd + 9th, 2-5pm

Music Production, offered in the Media Lab at AS220 Industries, is where participants can create their own original songs, regardless of experience with music-making. In this class, songs will emerge through the process of learning the elements of music, song arrangement, editing, and mastering through the Mac software Logic Pro X.

This workshop is split into two sessions. The first will focus on the production software and will explore genre, basic music theory, and arrangement. The second session is focused on editing, mixing, and mastering. This workshop will feel like an open paint night, with a common prompt for everyone, to accommodate both experienced musicians with specific goals as well as those interested in simply learning something new. Participants can expect to walk away from this class with an mp3 of their own original music!

REGISTER

Instructor: Anthony Andrade

Feb
11
Tue
Lasercut Tabletop Displays @ AS220 Labs
Feb 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Do you have sweet merch and you want it to SELL SELL SELL?!?! 

  • Tuesday, Feb 11th, 6pm-9pm
“Stand out” from the rest by lasercuting your own simple and elegant tabletop display stand to highlight your product. No more messy piles! Create an eye catching set up that will entice folks to buy your LPs, CDs, Tapes, Tees, or whatever else you got.
Instructor: Ryan Pease
Bring to Class: If you have a simple logo or brand design, bring it on a USB stick as a vector file.
Feb
15
Sat
Advanced: CNC Milling @ AS220 Industries
Feb 15 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Learn how to use the TORMACH Personal CNC for metal machining.

Saturdays, Feb 15th + 22nd, 2-6pm

REGISTER HERE

This workshop is for anyone that has completed the Shopbot class and wants to machine small metal parts.  We will cover basic machine operation and safety. The system accepts files for both 2D and 3D models. Additionally, basic machining functions are included within the PathPilot R Interface software. These functions use a Conversational screen to generate the G-Code, which then runs the machine. Typical functions include Face, Profile, Pocket, Drill/Tap, Thread Mill, and Engrave. The machine is capable of milling materials such as circuit boards, aluminum, steel, and iron.  The table travel capacity is X-18”, Y-9.5”, Z-16.25”.  Our machine is the TORMACH Personal CNC, Model PCNC 1100. It uses a spray coolant system to maintain temperature and remove material.

Instructor: Larry Zagorsky

Feb
16
Sun
Intro to Sewing: Make a Business Card Holder @ AS220 Industries
Feb 16 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Make your own business card holder!

Sunday February 16, 11am-2pm

In this course, participants will learn how to use a sewing machine by making a business cardholder. Learn how to wind bobbins and set up the upper and lower thread before learning about basic stitches and revise stitching on the sewing machine. No prior knowledge is needed. Just bring your business card and you are good to go.

REGISTER

Instructor: Jule Schlag

Feb
22
Sat
Advanced: CNC Milling @ AS220 Industries
Feb 22 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Learn how to use the TORMACH Personal CNC for metal machining.

Saturdays, Feb 15th + 22nd, 2-6pm

REGISTER HERE

This workshop is for anyone that has completed the Shopbot class and wants to machine small metal parts.  We will cover basic machine operation and safety. The system accepts files for both 2D and 3D models. Additionally, basic machining functions are included within the PathPilot R Interface software. These functions use a Conversational screen to generate the G-Code, which then runs the machine. Typical functions include Face, Profile, Pocket, Drill/Tap, Thread Mill, and Engrave. The machine is capable of milling materials such as circuit boards, aluminum, steel, and iron.  The table travel capacity is X-18”, Y-9.5”, Z-16.25”.  Our machine is the TORMACH Personal CNC, Model PCNC 1100. It uses a spray coolant system to maintain temperature and remove material.

Instructor: Larry Zagorsky

Mar
3
Tue
Intro to: Lasercutting @ AS220 Industries
Mar 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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Get certified to lasercut wood, plastics, papers or textiles on the Epilog Mini lasercutter!

  • Tuesdays, March 3rd + 10th, 6-9pm

REGISTER HERE

This class will cover the basics of using the lasercutter safely, techniques for working with different materials, and software tools for preparing work for the cutters.  Our laser cutter is an Epilog Mini 24.  The work area is 24″ x 12″, and it can hold items up to 8″ tall.  After taking the workshop, you will have a solid understanding of what the machine can do and how to design a project and will be certified to use the Labs’ laser cutter.

Instructor: Ryan Pease

 

Mar
10
Tue
Intro to: Lasercutting @ AS220 Industries
Mar 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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Get certified to lasercut wood, plastics, papers or textiles on the Epilog Mini lasercutter!

  • Tuesdays, March 3rd + 10th, 6-9pm

REGISTER HERE

This class will cover the basics of using the lasercutter safely, techniques for working with different materials, and software tools for preparing work for the cutters.  Our laser cutter is an Epilog Mini 24.  The work area is 24″ x 12″, and it can hold items up to 8″ tall.  After taking the workshop, you will have a solid understanding of what the machine can do and how to design a project and will be certified to use the Labs’ laser cutter.

Instructor: Ryan Pease

 

Mar
14
Sat
Intro to Shopbot @ AS220 Industries
Mar 14 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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Get certified to use the 4’x8’ ShopBot for medium and large format woodworking projects.

  • Saturdays, Mar 14th + 21st, 2-6pm

This workshop is for anyone interested in using a CNC Router for digital fabrication, specifically the ShopBot machine for computer-controlled cutting and routing. The course covers an introduction to the ShopBot, Computer-Aided Design software to design projects for the machine, creation of 2D tool paths for the machine using VCarve Pro, and basic machine operation and safety.  You will learn how to safely operate the machine on your own, so that you may use the machine independently after completing the training and signing up for membership.

Our machine is a ShopBot PRS standard 96 with a cutting area of 96″ (x-axis) x 48″ (y-axis) x 6″ (z-axis). The machine is capable of machining 2D parts (profile, pockets, drilling) and making 3D carvings.  This workshop only covers 2D tool paths, not 3D carvings.

This workshop consists of two parts, 1 3-hour instructional session and a followup session on the machine where you run a project on the machine.

Instructor: Simcha Davis

REGISTER

Prerequisites

While it’s not mandatory, we strongly encourage students to have experience with vector design.

 

Mar
15
Sun
Vinyl for Merch: Stickers and Signage @ AS220 Labs
Mar 15 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

 

Promote your band, brand, self, [insert thing here] by making professional quality stickers and signage for merch in minutes on the Roland vinyl cutter.

  • Sunday, Mar 15th, 11am-2pm 
Learn how to use this tool to cut logo stickers and merchandise signs! This workshop will cover the basics of software tools for preparing work for the cutter, using the vinyl cutter, and techniques for turning logos/graphics into stickers and creating eye catching but readable signage for merch.
Instructor: Ryan Pease
Bring to Class: If you would like to cut a project out on the vinyl cutter, please bring a vector design file with you to class.

 

Mar
17
Tue
Beginner 3D Printing @ AS220 Industries
Mar 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Get certified to use AS220’s Taz and Ultimaker 3D printers, learn the basics of heat control, speed, and layer height for 3D models.

3D printing is the easiest way to go from an idea to a physical object with limitless applications. Learn how to operate our in-house 3D Printers and get started on your first 3D Printing projects. 3D Models for printing can be found all over the internet, and you can even design your own. No prior experience required!

Tuesdays, Mar 17th + 24th, 6-9pm

Instructor: Britton Kroessler
Location and Parking
AS220 Labs is located at the Mercantile at 131 Washington Street Providence, Rhode Island on the 2nd floors. The shop’s entrance is located at the back of the building on Lucie Way (Martha Street on GPS and computers); ring the bell by the double doors. There is 2 hour metered on-street parking available, bring your quarters. We are also located near a parking garage with entry on Washington Street, look for the big blue parking sign.Important Class Policies
Please be respectful of the short time you and the other participants have to learn, and arrive on time. If you are more than a half an hour late, we will not be able to teach you. Plan ahead, it always takes time to find on-street parking.
To cancel your reservation, you must email Industries@as220.org at least two weeks in advance, or risk losing your payment.Cancellation of Classes
If minimum number is not met in class enrollment, the teacher may opt to cancel class. If this is the case, we will give a full refund of class payment and first choice to enroll in future classes. We will attempt to give as much notice as possible.
Mar
21
Sat
Intro to Shopbot @ AS220 Industries
Mar 21 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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Get certified to use the 4’x8’ ShopBot for medium and large format woodworking projects.

  • Saturdays, Mar 14th + 21st, 2-6pm

This workshop is for anyone interested in using a CNC Router for digital fabrication, specifically the ShopBot machine for computer-controlled cutting and routing. The course covers an introduction to the ShopBot, Computer-Aided Design software to design projects for the machine, creation of 2D tool paths for the machine using VCarve Pro, and basic machine operation and safety.  You will learn how to safely operate the machine on your own, so that you may use the machine independently after completing the training and signing up for membership.

Our machine is a ShopBot PRS standard 96 with a cutting area of 96″ (x-axis) x 48″ (y-axis) x 6″ (z-axis). The machine is capable of machining 2D parts (profile, pockets, drilling) and making 3D carvings.  This workshop only covers 2D tool paths, not 3D carvings.

This workshop consists of two parts, 1 3-hour instructional session and a followup session on the machine where you run a project on the machine.

Instructor: Simcha Davis

REGISTER

Prerequisites

While it’s not mandatory, we strongly encourage students to have experience with vector design.

 

Mar
24
Tue
Beginner 3D Printing @ AS220 Industries
Mar 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Get certified to use AS220’s Taz and Ultimaker 3D printers, learn the basics of heat control, speed, and layer height for 3D models.

3D printing is the easiest way to go from an idea to a physical object with limitless applications. Learn how to operate our in-house 3D Printers and get started on your first 3D Printing projects. 3D Models for printing can be found all over the internet, and you can even design your own. No prior experience required!

Tuesdays, Mar 17th + 24th, 6-9pm

Instructor: Britton Kroessler
Location and Parking
AS220 Labs is located at the Mercantile at 131 Washington Street Providence, Rhode Island on the 2nd floors. The shop’s entrance is located at the back of the building on Lucie Way (Martha Street on GPS and computers); ring the bell by the double doors. There is 2 hour metered on-street parking available, bring your quarters. We are also located near a parking garage with entry on Washington Street, look for the big blue parking sign.Important Class Policies
Please be respectful of the short time you and the other participants have to learn, and arrive on time. If you are more than a half an hour late, we will not be able to teach you. Plan ahead, it always takes time to find on-street parking.
To cancel your reservation, you must email Industries@as220.org at least two weeks in advance, or risk losing your payment.Cancellation of Classes
If minimum number is not met in class enrollment, the teacher may opt to cancel class. If this is the case, we will give a full refund of class payment and first choice to enroll in future classes. We will attempt to give as much notice as possible.
Mar
29
Sun
Digital Music Production @ AS220 Industries
Mar 29 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Create an mp3 with you own song made from scratch!

Sundays, March 29th + April 5th, 2-5pm

Music Production, offered in the Media Lab at AS220 Industries, is where participants can create their own original songs, regardless of experience with music-making. In this class, songs will emerge through the process of learning the elements of music, song arrangement, editing, and mastering through the Mac software Logic Pro X.

This workshop is split into two sessions. The first will focus on the production software and will explore genre, basic music theory, and arrangement. The second session is focused on editing, mixing, and mastering. This workshop will feel like an open paint night, with a common prompt for everyone, to accommodate both experienced musicians with specific goals as well as those interested in simply learning something new. Participants can expect to walk away from this class with an mp3 of their own original music!

REGISTER

Instructor: Anthony Andrade

Apr
4
Sat
Intro to: Lasercutting @ AS220 Industries
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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Get certified to lasercut wood, plastics, papers or textiles on the Epilog Mini lasercutter!

  • Saturdays, April 4th + 11th, 10am-1pm

REGISTER HERE

This class will cover the basics of using the lasercutter safely, techniques for working with different materials, and software tools for preparing work for the cutters.  Our laser cutter is an Epilog Mini 24.  The work area is 24″ x 12″, and it can hold items up to 8″ tall.  After taking the workshop, you will have a solid understanding of what the machine can do and how to design a project and will be certified to use the Labs’ laser cutter.

Instructor: Ryan Pease

 

Apr
5
Sun
Digital Music Production @ AS220 Industries
Apr 5 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Create an mp3 with you own song made from scratch!

Sundays, March 29th + April 5th, 2-5pm

Music Production, offered in the Media Lab at AS220 Industries, is where participants can create their own original songs, regardless of experience with music-making. In this class, songs will emerge through the process of learning the elements of music, song arrangement, editing, and mastering through the Mac software Logic Pro X.

This workshop is split into two sessions. The first will focus on the production software and will explore genre, basic music theory, and arrangement. The second session is focused on editing, mixing, and mastering. This workshop will feel like an open paint night, with a common prompt for everyone, to accommodate both experienced musicians with specific goals as well as those interested in simply learning something new. Participants can expect to walk away from this class with an mp3 of their own original music!

REGISTER

Instructor: Anthony Andrade