Dwight Barnes

Dwight Barnes

Certifications/Licensure/Professional Associations

Journeyman Tool & Die Maker, NC Department of Labor & United States
Department of Labor
HAAS CNC Vertical Machining Center Training Program, HAAS Factory Outlet
HAAS CNC Turning Center Training Program, HAAS Factory Outlet
Gibbscam Training Program in areas of Geometry Creation, production Milling, Production Turning, Mill/Turn @ 2.5 Solids at Morningstar Training Center.
(National Institute of Metalworking Skills) Credentials in the areas of  Measurement, Materials, & Safety
Grinding Skills
Turning Operations: Turning Chucking Skills
CNC Milling: Programming Setup & Operations
CNC Turning: Programming Setup & Operations


Diploma Machinist – Wilson Community College
Diploma Tool & Die – Wilson Community College
AAS Computer Integrated Machining Technology - Johnston Community College

Professional Experience

27 plus years of Industry experience in the Machining/Manufacturing field
CNC Lathe Setup/Operator – Nucor Corporation / Automotive machined components
Toolmaker – Penn Compression Moulding / Engineering changes and repairs to compression molds
Toolmaker/Shop Foreman – CH Mold & Die / Build injection molds and stamping dies utilizing CNC equipment.
Toolmaker – Banner Welding & Machining / Machine components for Nuclear, Automotive, Pharmaceutical, and other manufacturing industries


Automotive restoration, Motorcycling, Carpentry

Contact Information

Dwight Barnes
Machining Instructor
(919) 464-2286