Never before has class been this “riveting.” On Saturday, March 29th, Samer Najia led the first of many planned metal shaping and fastening classes at Nova Labs. This inaugural class featured two hands on projects, a frame and a cup.
Some of the tools used in the class include:
Rivet guns (pop and solid)
Countersink and Deburing tools
Dimples and Dies
Home-made flanging tools
Cleco tools and clecos
Nibblers and shears
Snips and shears
Here are some pictures!
Be sure to keep a look out on our Meetup Group for follow up classes. Future classes will be organized around a build of a Go-Kart.
Metal Shaping and Fastening 101 – Building the frame.
Metal Shaping and Fastening 102 – Build a seat, engine mount, and mount points for body panels.
Metal Shaping and Fastening 103 – Install body panels, steering and running gear. Prime the frame.
Metal Shaping and Fastening 104 – Paint the frame, builds an airfoil to mount to the rear and install the engine, throttle and brake controls.