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Basics of Woodworking (4-part series)

August 3 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until August 10, 2019

Basics of Woodworking box



PREREQUISITE: Shop Orientation course. Visit the main Classes page to sign up if you have not taken this already.

Develop the primary skills to get started in woodworking with this four-part series. Perfect for beginners, and useful for those who need to brush up. Participants will build a sliding-lid box from a provided plan (see photo for example). No membership or prior experience required.


Basics Series

Skills and topics covered include:
– Shop safety
– Reading plans- Buying wood
– Measuring and squaring wood
– Best practices for cutting, planing, sanding, gluing, joining and more
– Troubleshooting common errors and obstacles

Tools Used:

  • Table Saw
  • Chop (Miter) Saw
  • Planer
  • Jointer
  • Router
  • Drill Press
  • Power Sanders
  • Chisels, clamps, and some hand tools



August 3
10:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Erin O’Donnell