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WOD101: Woodshop SBU
Class Number 240-54175

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking and how to safely operate the core woodshop tools in this Safety and Basic Use (SBU) class.

Get practical, hands-on experience using a SawStop table saw, sliding compound miter saw, drill press, band saw, and belt and disk sanders. Learn to make straight cuts (rip and crosscut), mitered cuts, curved cuts, smooth edges, and drill holes.

Project: Build a small wooden shelf

Prerequisites: None

Equipment access: Sliding compound miter saw, table saw, wood drill press, wood band saw, and belt and disc sanders

Minimum age: 16

Supervision requirements: None


  • Mandatory: Closed-toed shoes, eye protection, short sleeves
  • Advised: Hearing protection, particle filter or dust mask

    Passing this class is a requirement to use this equipment at TechShop

    TechShop Location: TechShop Detroit-Allen Park
    Room / Area: Woodshop
    Instructor: Jason Meekhof
    Class Date: Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014
    Start Time: 6:00 PM
    Class Length: 2.5 Hours
    Member Price: $75.00 Note: Active membership badge required at class check in.
    Non-member Price: $95.00
    Lab Fee: $10.00
    Age Range: 16 and Up
    Min. Students: 2
    Max Students: 5
    Current Students: 3
    Seats Left: 2
    Sorry, this Class is Over! But We Have Another "Woodshop SBU" Class with Seats Still Available:

    Sunday, 12/28/2014 Woodshop SBU