Classes

Skills + Projects

No membership or orientation required for classes. Members do get a discount on enrollments.

Basics of Woodworking Series

Basics SeriesThis four-class series introduces you to the basic tools and skills you'll use in most woodworking projects, along with design guidance and safety considerations. Participants will make a box from a provided plan.

Now registering for February. Class dates: Saturday mornings, Feb. 2, 9, 16. Attend any orientation before then to be eligible. Orientations take place Wednesday nights, or contact us to arrange an alternate time.

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Project Classes

Table Saw 101 New!
Table Saw

Thursday, January 17, 6:00 pm
Skill level: Beginner

Learn about the many types of cuts and projects you can make with the table saw, as well as good techniques and best practices for working safely.

 

Turn a Bottle Stopper SOLD OUT
Bottle Stopper

Sunday, January 20, 1:00 pm
Skill level: Beginner

Make a wine bottle stopper using the lathe! Turn a small blank of wood into a beautiful handmade stopper (hardware is provided). Please note, class size is limited to 2 people.

 

Varieties of wood

What's That Wood? (free)
Sunday, January 27, 1:00 pm

Learn to identify many types of softwoods and hardwoods, including exotics, in this free workshop! We'll talk about the qualities of each variety, how to tell them apart, and choosing the right wood for a project.

 

cutting board classCutting Boards (2-part class) Our most popular project!
Tuesday, February 5, 6:00 pm, plus a followup date TBD. Part 2 will be scheduled at each student's convenience.
Skill level: Beginner

Make a classic cutting board using contrasting hardwoods. You get to choose your woods and design your board as you like in the first session. Then, you'll return the next day or later to trim, sand, and finish with food-safe oil. Choose the two-person ticket to make one project together with a friend! All materials provided.

 

Router Skills: Wood Inlay

RouterSaturday, February 23, and Saturday, March 2, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Skill Level: Intermediate

Step up your router skills and learn to rout a design a board, then fill with a contrasting wood. We will also go over best practices, techniques and terminology for the routers -- one of the most versatile tools in woodworking.

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