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 WORKSHOPS (WKS)
 
   
WKS410: Wooden Notebook with Living Hinge

This workshop uses the Universal Lasers to transform a flat piece of plywood into a flexible notebook cover with living hinges. Participants will have the opportunity etch their own text, photos or designs onto the surface of their notebook. The session begins with a brief introduction to Adobe Illustrator and laser concepts. Students will then receive a digital notebook template and have time to create their own designs with instructor assistance. Take any photo, logo, drawing, or text and etch it into your own notebook.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Wooden Notebook with Living Hinge Sunday, 5/29/16 11:00 AM 3.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
1 SEAT LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $75.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $90.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WKS436: Soapstone Turning on the Wood Lathe

Ever wished you could turn more than wood on a wood lathe? Here's the good news- you can! Students in this workshop will learn the finer points of turning soapstone on the wood lathe. Soapstone, unlike other stones, is soft enough to be tuned on the lathe, and can be worked more quickly, easily and accurately than with traditional stone carving. This class is also an excellent introduction to face plate turning, which is perfect for anyone looking to make concave projects (bowls, goblets, etc.). Students will turn a tealight candle holder out of a gorgeous piece of blue-green soapstone, the perfect starter project for anyone looking to turn more complex projects out of soapstone in the future.

Prerequisite: Wood Lathe SBU.

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Soapstone Turning on the Wood Lathe Thursday, 5/12/16 6:30 PM 3.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $75.00 plus $20.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $90.00 plus $20.00 Materials Fee
    Soapstone Turning on the Wood Lathe Tuesday, 5/24/16 6:30 PM 3.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $75.00 plus $20.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $90.00 plus $20.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WKS469: Create a Metal Rose!

Join our Instructor for this 3-hour workshop and learn how to put together a rose made of 24 gauge steel. These make beautiful presents and will last a lifetime.

Project: Metal Rose

Prerequisites: None!

Safety: Closed-toed shoes are required.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Create a Metal Rose! Sunday, 5/8/16 12:00 PM 3.5 Hours 8 SEATS TOTAL
7 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $75.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $85.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WKS724: Working with LEDs

Have you ever wanted to add colorful blinky lights to your art project but had no idea where to begin?

In this class, you will learn about working with many addressable LEDs that use the popular WS2812 LED and integrated driver chip. By the end of the class, you will know about the basics of how the lights work, professional fabrication techniques for assembling LED strips, various driver options, and some programming.

This is a great opportunity to learn how to light up your holiday sweater or become a walking Christmas tree!

Prerequisites: Passing EEE 101: Basic Electronics is recommended but not required before taking this class.

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Working with LEDs
(Working with LED's)
Tuesday, 5/17/16 6:00 PM 3.0 Hours 8 SEATS TOTAL
8 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $80.00 plus $30.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $95.00 plus $30.00 Materials Fee
    Working with LEDs
(Working with LED's)
Sunday, 5/29/16 6:00 PM 3.0 Hours 8 SEATS TOTAL
8 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $80.00 plus $30.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $95.00 plus $30.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WKS100: Cutting Board Workshop

Join Seth Newsome for this four-hour workshop and learn how to put together your own two-tone 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: Woodshop SBU

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Cutting Board Workshop Sunday, 5/8/16 12:00 PM 4.0 Hours 3 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $125.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $150.00, No Materials Fee
    Cutting Board Workshop Wednesday, 5/11/16 12:00 PM 4.0 Hours 3 SEATS TOTAL
2 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $125.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $150.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.