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 WOODSHOP (WOD)
 
   
WOD300: Playground Shop Class

This is a 3-hour class for Playground Global employees only.

Band saw (DoAll 2613-3)
Table saw (SawStop ICS53230)
Drill press (Clausing 2276)
Disc sander (Powermatic DS-20)
Bench grinder (Jet JBG-8A)
Chop saw





1 session currently scheduled:
    Playground Shop Class Tuesday, 2/28/17 11:00 AM 3.0 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
5 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up  
   
WOD102: Hand Tool Basics

This is a great skill building class for adults who may have missed high school shop class or are looking to familiarize themselves with these tools before undertaking a DIY project. The class is also ideal for young people who are interested in learning how these tools can empower them to build whatever they imagine, from a skate ramp to a backyard roller coaster.

In this class, you will learn how to safely operate a number of the most frequently used hand tools. Your instructor will guide you through the proper techniques to cut, shape, assemble, and finish a small project.

4 sessions currently scheduled:
    Hand Tool Basics Sunday, 2/19/17 12:00 PM 2.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
1 SEAT LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $59.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $69.00, No Materials Fee
    Hand Tool Basics Thursday, 3/2/17 11:30 AM 2.0 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
5 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up  
    Hand Tool Basics Tuesday, 3/7/17 11:30 AM 2.0 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
5 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up  
    Hand Tool Basics Thursday, 3/9/17 11:30 AM 2.0 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
5 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up  
   
WOD101: Woodshop Access (SBU)

Learn how to safely operate the core woodshop tools in this Access class (formerly called Safety and Basic Use).

After this class, members will have access to the SawStop table saw, sliding compound miter saw, drill press, band saw, and belt and disk sanders. Learn to set up straight cuts (rip and crosscut), mitered cuts, curved cuts, smooth edges, and drill holes.

Project: This class doesn't include a project.

Prerequisites: None

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

Safety
  • Mandatory: Closed-toe shoes, eye protection, short sleeves, face shield

  • Advisable: Hearing protection, particle filter, or dust mask

Note: This class does not cover the wood router, the planer, the jointer, or the wood lathe./i>

Once you take and successfully pass this class, you can use this equipment for your projects whenever you work at TechShop as a member!

9 sessions currently scheduled:
    Woodshop Access (SBU)
(Woodshop SBU)
Sunday, 2/19/17 1:30 PM 2.5 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
2 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    Woodshop Access (SBU)
(Woodshop SBU)
Wednesday, 2/22/17 12:00 PM 2.5 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
5 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    Woodshop Access (SBU)
(Woodshop SBU)
Thursday, 2/23/17 7:00 PM 2.5 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    Woodshop Access (SBU)
(Woodshop SBU)
Sunday, 2/26/17 3:00 PM 2.5 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
1 SEAT LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    Woodshop Access (SBU)
(Woodshop SBU)
Tuesday, 2/28/17 4:30 PM 2.5 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
5 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    Woodshop Access (SBU)
(Woodshop SBU)
Thursday, 3/2/17 2:00 PM 2.5 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
5 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Woodshop Access (SBU)
(Woodshop SBU)
Saturday, 3/4/17 1:30 PM 2.5 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
5 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    Woodshop Access (SBU)
(Woodshop SBU)
Tuesday, 3/7/17 3:00 PM 2.5 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
5 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    Woodshop Access (SBU)
(Woodshop SBU)
Wednesday, 3/8/17 6:30 PM 2.5 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
5 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WOD201: Jointer, Planer and Table Router SBU

In this Safety and Basic Use (SBU) class, learn proper techniques and how to safely operate the jointer, planer, and table-mounted router.

Use these woodworking tools to turn rough lumber into finished boards (achieve precise thickness, square edges and flat surfaces) as well as create complex profiles for edge finishing and joinery operations. Say goodbye to the constraints of lumberyard wood and the high price of mail order wood. Say hello to affordable custom woodworking projects!

Project: Perform various operations on a piece of wood

Recommended: Successful completion of WOD 101: Basic Woodshop SBU prior to taking this class

Equipment access: Table-mounted router, jointer, planer

Safety
  • Mandatory: Closed-toe shoes, eye protection, short sleeves, face shield

  • Advisable: Hearing protection, particle filter, or dust mask


Once you take and successfully pass this class, you can use this equipment for your projects whenever you work at TechShop as a member!

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Jointer, Planer and Table Router SBU Monday, 2/27/17 5:00 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
CLASS FULL
    Jointer, Planer and Table Router SBU Saturday, 3/4/17 5:00 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
1 SEAT LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WOD301: Woodturning - Pen Making

In this Project class, you will learn how to make a hand-crafted pen on the wood lathe, using one of the many kits available to wood turners.

Project: Custom working pen!

Prerequisites: WOD103 Wood Lathe SBU, WOD 101: Woodshop SBU is recommended but not required

Safety
  • Mandatory: Closed-toe shoes, eye protection, short sleeves, face shield

  • Advisable: Hearing protection and particle filter or dust mask


1 session currently scheduled:
    Woodturning - Pen Making Saturday, 3/4/17 10:00 AM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $59.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $69.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.