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To learn more about being a CNC operator and other related technical fields, check out these links to the local employers supporting the program, associations, industry resources on CNC Machining, information about opportunities for women who pursue technical careers and local Lincoln, CA resources.

To learn more about the iDesign program at Lincoln High School, talk to Scott Seacrist, (916) 645-6360 or visit him in the Tech Shop. Organizations interested in supporting the program with tours, speakers, internships, equipment donation and funding can contact Sierra College CACT at (916) 660-7801.

Advisory Board -- Employers

Advisory Board -- Public Partners


American Welding Society
Association of Women Industrial Designers
Association of Women in the Metal Industries
National Institute for Metal Working Skills
National Tooling and Metalworking Association
Precision Machine Products Association
Precision Metalforming Association Educational Foundation
Women in Technology International


CNC Machining
CNCCI -- CNC training, jobs, tips and other information
CNC Magazine -- Jessie James in Monster Garage on the Discovery Channel
Haas -- CNC Machining equipment and resources
Makezine -- CNC projects
OneCNC – Videos of how customers use CNC machining
Solid Works -- 3D Software
UC Davis CNC Program news


Women in Technical Careers
Center for Women & Information Technology
Computer Girl – A Bridge from High School to the Computer World developed by Stanford University Student
Engineer Girl -- A fun, informative web site set up by the National Academy of Engineering
Girls Go Tech -- Girl Scout tech web site with games, resources and information
Sacramento Advocates for Girls’ Empowerment -- Encourages girls to pursue careers in math and science
Web sites for Girls -- Extensive list of useful inks on girls and technology
Women-Related Web Sites in Science/Technology -- Offers an outstanding list of resources


CNC Jewelry Links
Businesses that make jewelry using solid modeling, rapid prototyping, and CNC Machining
LB Jewelry Design, Inc.
PGR Gems & Minerals
Rhino software by McNeel
Machining Jewelry on the Taig CNC Milling Machine
Douglas Fine Jewelry Design
Abrasha Jewelry Artist
Wikis and Networking
Tabletop Machine Wiki – CAD/CAM Jewelry Primer.
Art Metal: A social networking site for the metal arts
Colleges that teach jewelry making using CNC
University of Iowa Jewelry & Metal Arts Program
Savannah College of Art & Design
Kendall College of Art & Design at Ferris State University
Rhode Island School of Design [PDF]


Lincoln Community Links
City of Lincoln
City of Lincoln eBulletin
Lincoln High School Zebra Tales
Lincoln High School
Lincoln Chamber of Commerce
Lincoln Messenger newspaper
Western Placer Unified School District


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Sierra College Training & Development
Sierra College Center for Applied Competitive Technologies (CACT)
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