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 WORKSHOPS (WKS)
 
   
WKS: Building a Wooden Toolbox

In this workshop, we will take the skills we learned in the basic woodshop class and build on them to create a wooden toolbox.

This course is a must for anyone looking to take their skills to the next level and make higher quality wooden products. Learn how to plan, measure and cut accurately, making parts that fit together and match our designs. Bob Guerrero will lead the class and share woodworking tips and tricks he's learned over the decades he's taught woodshop courses for high schools and colleges.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Building a Wooden Toolbox Sunday, 12/14/14 10:00 AM 3.0 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $75.00 plus $20.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $95.00 plus $20.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WKS100: Two-Tone, End-Grain Cutting Board Workshop

Join Seth Newsome for this three-hour workshop and learn how to put together your own two-tone, end-grain cutting board using the skills you acquired from the Woodshop SBU. Seth will show you the steps for cutting, gluing and finishing your cutting board made from maple and cherry.

Workshop fee includes materials.

Prerequisite: You must pass the Woodshop SBU before taking this class.

3 sessions currently scheduled:
    Two-Tone, End-Grain Cutting Board Workshop Sunday, 12/7/14 11:00 AM 3.5 Hours 3 SEATS TOTAL
CLASS FULL
    Two-Tone, End-Grain Cutting Board Workshop Sunday, 12/14/14 2:30 PM 3.5 Hours 3 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $90.00 plus $30.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $100.00 plus $30.00 Materials Fee
    Two-Tone, End-Grain Cutting Board Workshop Sunday, 12/21/14 11:00 AM 3.5 Hours 3 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $90.00 plus $30.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $100.00 plus $30.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WKS109: Ornament Making workshop

Have some fun this holiday season making custom laser cut wood ornaments with our laser cutters. Feel free to bring your own vector file in Adobe Illustrator format, or bring a high contrast black and white image and transform it into a beautiful wooden ornament. Happy holidays from TechShop SOMA.

3 sessions currently scheduled:
    Ornament Making workshop
(Ornament workshop)
Saturday, 12/6/14 10:00 AM 2.0 Hours 8 SEATS TOTAL
8 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $20.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $35.00, No Materials Fee
    Ornament Making workshop
(Ornament workshop)
Saturday, 12/13/14 10:00 AM 2.0 Hours 8 SEATS TOTAL
7 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $20.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $35.00, No Materials Fee
    Ornament Making workshop
(Ornament workshop)
Saturday, 12/20/14 10:00 AM 2.0 Hours 8 SEATS TOTAL
7 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $20.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $35.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WKS112: Sew a Stocking Workshop

Get creative and come down to Techshop to sew custom stockings for your loved ones. Materials will be provided, but you're more than welcome to bring your own wacky fabrics for even more customization. Happy Holidays from Techshop.

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Sew a Stocking Workshop
(Sew a Stocking Workshop)
Saturday, 12/6/14 11:00 AM 2.0 Hours 8 SEATS TOTAL
8 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $20.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $35.00, No Materials Fee
    Sew a Stocking Workshop
(Sew a Stocking Workshop)
Saturday, 12/13/14 11:00 AM 2.0 Hours 8 SEATS TOTAL
8 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $20.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $35.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WKS1125: Candle Lantern Workshop

Create a beautiful laser cut candle lantern this holiday season. a perfect handmade gift for that loved one who is hard to shop for. Happy Holidays from Techshop.

3 sessions currently scheduled:
    Candle Lantern Workshop
(Candle Lantern Workshop)
Saturday, 12/6/14 2:30 PM 2.0 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
5 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $45.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $55.00, No Materials Fee
    Candle Lantern Workshop
(Candle Lantern Workshop)
Saturday, 12/13/14 2:30 PM 2.0 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $45.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $55.00, No Materials Fee
    Candle Lantern Workshop
(Candle Lantern Workshop)
Saturday, 12/20/14 2:30 PM 2.0 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $45.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $55.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WKS423: Moldmaking - Custom Chocolate Molds

Looking to make the perfect handmade gift? You can't go wrong with chocolate!

In this workshop, you will be equipped with everything you need to make the sweetest present imaginable: specialty chocolates made from a mold of your own creation! Each student gets food-safe silicon mold making kit with enough material to make several molds, which can be used to make an infinite number of tasty treats! Basic festive shapes will be provided, but feel free to bring objects you are interested in creating a mold from (shallow, solid plastic objects work best). This class is great for kids!

Please note: We encourage everyone to attend this child-friendly event (ages 8 and up), but normal young maker policies still apply. Everyone under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at all times while on TechShop premises. No exceptions.

3 sessions currently scheduled:
    Moldmaking - Custom Chocolate Molds
(Tasty Fun For Everyone!)
Sunday, 12/7/14 10:00 AM 2.0 Hours 10 SEATS TOTAL
9 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $25.00 plus $25.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $35.00 plus $25.00 Materials Fee
    Moldmaking - Custom Chocolate Molds
(Tasty Fun For Everyone!)
Sunday, 12/14/14 10:00 AM 2.0 Hours 10 SEATS TOTAL
8 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $25.00 plus $25.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $35.00 plus $25.00 Materials Fee
    Moldmaking - Custom Chocolate Molds
(Tasty Fun For Everyone!)
Sunday, 12/21/14 10:00 AM 2.0 Hours 10 SEATS TOTAL
10 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $25.00 plus $25.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $35.00 plus $25.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WKS436: Woodturning Workshop - Bowl Making

In this 3-1/2 hour workshop, you will learn basic bowl making on the lathe, from a square maple board to finished bowl.

We will cover sharpening and tool shape; the four basic cuts and how to best use them; initial mounting; roughing to round and hogging off; techniques for re-mounting the bowl; shaping the exterior; hollowing and interior finish; sanding; reversing the bowl blank and turning the foot and bottom. Time permitting, we may discuss green turning techniques.

Material costs include a 6 x 6 x 2 maple blank for each student. If you have your own bowl gouge, please feel free to bring it.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of the Basic Wood Lathe Safety and Basic Use (SBU) class before.

3 sessions currently scheduled:
    Woodturning Workshop - Bowl Making Sunday, 11/30/14 1:30 PM 3.5 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
CLASS FULL
    Woodturning Workshop - Bowl Making Sunday, 12/7/14 1:00 PM 3.5 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
CLASS FULL
    Woodturning Workshop - Bowl Making Sunday, 12/21/14 1:00 PM 3.5 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $50.00 plus $20.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $65.00 plus $20.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.