Will include the following …

Industrial Increments
Using measuring tools … students will learn to read the increments on these tools, fractions 1/2, 1/4, 1/8 and students will learn to convert these fractions to decimal equivalents.

  • Caliper
  • Ruler
  • Tape Measure
  • Builders Square

Technical Sketching 101
Using drafting tools to draw a sketch of your idea/project to use as a guide in the Pattern Making process.

  • Drafting Triangles
  • “T” Square
  • Compass
  • Drafting Table

Pattern Making 101
Using CAD software, hand drawings, and experimentation to produce usable models that will be prototyped as viable products.

  • Sketch Up
  • Rhino
  • AutoDesk
  • CarveWright
  • Dremel 3D

Prototyping 101
Using 3D Printers, hand forming, and molding procedures to produce tangible products that will hold up to testing.

  • 3D Printing
  • Mold Making
  • Hand Carving
  • Product Viability
  • Product Testing

Production 101

Using CNC Routers, hand woodworking, and assembly line technology to produce items that have endured testing and are deemed viable, marketable, and salable products.

  • CNC Routers
  • G Code
  • Basic Woodworking Skills
  • Assembly Line Technology
  • The “Ford” Factor

Circuit Training

Students will gain a basic understanding of “Mini-Circuits” (Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Intel Edison and LittleBits) as well as soldering and coding them. We will also focus on why these are important in today’s world and introduce the IoT (Internet of Things).

  • Mini-Circuits
  • LittleBits
  • Arduino
  • Raspberry Pi
  • Intel Edison
  • Internet of Things
  • Soldering


  • Java
  • Python
  • Arduino IDE

Comic Book Tech

SciFi Tech

Cosplay Tech

daVinci Technical Institute

Classroom Courses

There are a variety of projects underway, including:

  • Robust and user-friendly access control with Tool Steward
  • Intelligent training with Skill Steward
  • Design of Explorable Games, like Minds Across Time
  • Interactive Pedagogy
  • Modeling human learning
  • Automated curriculum construction
  • Incentive structure optimization
  • Improved tools for 3d model creation




Frankfort Kentucky