Prototyping 201: Furniture Design Using Fusion 360

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Basic CNC Furniture Design & Joinery and Fabrication: An Introduction to the Fusion360 Design and Manufacturing Workspaces

Autodesk 360

This 200 level course is designed to expand upon participants' exisiting knowledge of working with Fusion360 by introducing project based lessons leveraging design methodologies for CNC router joining designs. Students will be introduced to joiner concepts, creating 3D designs and assemblies from drawings, and gaining familiarity with 2D contouring setup’s in manufacturing workspace.

The course will use Autodesk Fusion360 as the platform for the Computer Aided Design (CAD) tool and the Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) tool. Prior experience with Autodesk Fusion 360 is required for this course. We offer a 100-level course that serves as a pre-requisite for those interested.

Each attendee will need to bring their own laptop and create an AutoDesk user account. Attendees can select any version of Fusion360 for trial basis.  The class instructor recommends the non-commercial 1-yr license.  If the attendee is a student or educator with an EDU email address then they should select 3-year license option.

The software is available for download here. We recommend attendees show up 30 minutes early if they need assistance in creating an account and downloading software. Participants must be 18 or older.

Registration Fee: COG Member $50 | Non-Member $100 *Discounts will be automatically applied to current COG members

The class will be held by Michael Lobsinger, Senior Vice President of Business Growth Solutions at the Center for Economic Growth (CEG). Michael has lead R&D and NPD teams at Boeing, Shell Global, and Quatic Apparel, and has mentored several product-based technology companies. Michael has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from North Dakota State University and an MBA from Rensselear Polytechnic Institute.

To keep our classes affordable, we book our instructors and purchase materials in advance. We depend on advanced registration. Classes without sufficient advanced enrollment may be canceled. Advanced registration closes 3 days before the class date; after this date, a $20 late registration fee will be applied. Cancellations must be made one week prior to the class in order to be eligible for a refund unless due to illness.

Please note, if you are showing signs of COVID related symptoms and cannot attend your class, you have the option to request a full refund up to 1 week before your class begins. After this point, students experiencing symptoms may request a full class credit up to the morning of the class. 

COVID-19 Safety: TVCOG is committed to ensuring the safety of its members, instructors and guests and as such, has set certain COVID-19 safety precautions in place which follow NYS and CDC guidance. You will be asked to complete a COVID waiver, sign a COVID Safety Pledge and provide contact tracing information during the registration process. Everyone is expected to maintain social distance (6′) from individuals outside of their own group while in the facility; this class size has been limited to 2 participants in order to ensure adequate social distancing. All shared tools/equipment will be thoroughly cleaned and sanitized before and after each class. Masks are required  for all unvaccinated individuals and optional for fully vaccinated individuals in the facility. Proof of vaccination is required. Eligible proofs of vaccination are:
- Physical vaccination card or picture of card.
- Vaccine passport (Excelsior Pass.)

October 27th, 2021 from  6:00 PM to  9:00 PM
Tech Valley Center of Gravity
30 Third Street
Troy, NY 12180
United States
Phone: 518-244-3544
Class Fee(s)
Late Registration Fee $120.00

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