Machine Shop: Make Your Own Bolt (Learn To Make Threads)

  • Sunday, January 30, 2022
  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • BARN Machine Shop 1-4:00pm, Class Code: MA013022PM+BM
  • 2


  • $65+ $5 materials fee
  • $50 + $5 materials fee

Registration is closed

Beginning with a hexagonal aluminum rod you will gain experience making a bolt on our Hardinge lathe. you will practice facing, turning, threading, parting and chamfering operations.

This class is suitable both as a beginning class and for those who want additional experience.

For those that have taken the make a nut class this is your opportunity to finally have a matching bolt.


  • Please wear closed-toe shoes in our studio. Tie back long hair, avoid loose-fitting clothing and jewelry and roll up sleeves.  Wear hearing protectors when warranted and safety glasses; bring your own or use BARN's.
  • Please click here for BARN's current COVID-19 health & safety protocols.
  • BARN is committed to accessibility. Tuition Assistance is available - click here to fill out the simple application before registering for a class. For those who might need physical assistance, please learn about BARN's Companion Program here.
Teacher Bio:

Peter Moseley is a retired mechanical engineer and manufacturing manager who’s shop experience includes making operating live steam 2.5”/foot scale narrow gauge model locomotives along with an associated outdoor railroad. 

Contact: David Hays

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