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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.

10 sessions currently scheduled:
    Hand Tool Basics Wednesday, 7/27/16 7:30 PM 2.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
6 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    Hand Tool Basics Sunday, 7/31/16 5:30 PM 2.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
2 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    Hand Tool Basics Thursday, 8/4/16 5:30 PM 2.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
6 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    Hand Tool Basics Sunday, 8/7/16 4:00 PM 2.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
6 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    Hand Tool Basics Tuesday, 8/9/16 5:00 PM 2.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
5 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    Hand Tool Basics Saturday, 8/13/16 9:00 PM 2.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
6 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    Hand Tool Basics Sunday, 8/14/16 9:00 PM 2.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
6 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    Hand Tool Basics Friday, 8/19/16 6:00 PM 2.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
6 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    Hand Tool Basics Saturday, 8/20/16 9:00 AM 2.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
6 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    Hand Tool Basics Wednesday, 8/24/16 5:30 PM 2.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
6 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.
   
WOD101: Woodshop SBU

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

Safety
  • Mandatory: Closed-toed 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!

17 sessions currently scheduled:
    Woodshop SBU Wednesday, 7/27/16 4:00 PM 2.5 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
CLASS FULL
    Woodshop SBU Friday, 7/29/16 5:30 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 SBU Sunday, 7/31/16 2:00 PM 2.5 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
CLASS FULL
    Woodshop SBU Wednesday, 8/3/16 5:00 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 SBU Thursday, 8/4/16 8:30 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 SBU Sunday, 8/7/16 9:30 AM 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 SBU Monday, 8/8/16 5:00 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 SBU Wednesday, 8/10/16 8:00 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 SBU Friday, 8/12/16 8:00 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 SBU Saturday, 8/13/16 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 SBU Monday, 8/15/16 8:30 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 SBU Thursday, 8/18/16 6:00 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 SBU Saturday, 8/20/16 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 SBU Monday, 8/22/16 5:30 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 SBU Wednesday, 8/24/16 8:30 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 SBU Friday, 8/26/16 5:30 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 SBU Tuesday, 8/30/16 5:30 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-toed 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!

11 sessions currently scheduled:
    Jointer, Planer and Table Router SBU Friday, 7/29/16 2:30 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
CLASS FULL
    Jointer, Planer and Table Router SBU Wednesday, 8/3/16 8:30 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
    Jointer, Planer and Table Router SBU Sunday, 8/7/16 1:00 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    Jointer, Planer and Table Router SBU Monday, 8/8/16 8:30 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    Jointer, Planer and Table Router SBU Wednesday, 8/10/16 5:00 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    Jointer, Planer and Table Router SBU Friday, 8/12/16 5:00 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    Jointer, Planer and Table Router SBU Monday, 8/15/16 5:30 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    Jointer, Planer and Table Router SBU Friday, 8/19/16 9:00 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    Jointer, Planer and Table Router SBU Sunday, 8/21/16 12:30 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    Jointer, Planer and Table Router SBU Monday, 8/22/16 9:00 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    Jointer, Planer and Table Router SBU Friday, 8/26/16 9:00 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 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.
   
WOD103: Wood Lathe SBU

Woodturning is a method of woodworking used to create wooden bowls, pens, table legs and endless other round or cylindrical items on a lathe.

Learn to safely use the lathe to make wooden parts in this Safety and Basic Use (SBU) class. Discover how to set up the lathe, prepare raw materials, and use different wood turning tools. Spin circles around the shop with the new skills acquired in this class!

Project: Turn a wooden spindle

Prerequisites: WOD101: Woodshop SBU is recommended but not required

Equipment access: Wood lathe

Safety
  • Mandatory: Closed-toed 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!

8 sessions currently scheduled:
    Wood Lathe SBU Monday, 7/25/16 3:30 PM 2.5 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
1 SEAT LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    Wood Lathe SBU Saturday, 7/30/16 1:00 PM 2.5 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    Wood Lathe SBU Monday, 8/1/16 12:30 PM 2.5 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    Wood Lathe SBU Friday, 8/5/16 10:00 AM 2.5 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    Wood Lathe SBU Monday, 8/8/16 12:00 PM 2.5 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    Wood Lathe SBU Monday, 8/15/16 6:30 PM 2.5 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    Wood Lathe SBU Saturday, 8/20/16 11:00 AM 2.5 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    Wood Lathe SBU Saturday, 8/27/16 10:00 AM 2.5 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 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.
   
WOD532: Woodturning- Sharpening Woodturning Tools

So you took the SBU, what's next? Come and learn how to sharpen different wood turning tools with a TechShop grinder. Participants may either bring their own tools or practice with the Shop tools!

Project: None!

Prerequisits: WOD103 Wood Lathe SBU

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

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


5 sessions currently scheduled:
    Woodturning- Sharpening Woodturning Tools Monday, 8/1/16 3:30 PM 0.8 Hour 3 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $25.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $30.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Woodturning- Sharpening Woodturning Tools Friday, 8/5/16 1:00 PM 0.8 Hour 3 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $25.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $30.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Woodturning- Sharpening Woodturning Tools Monday, 8/8/16 3:00 PM 0.8 Hour 3 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $25.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $30.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Woodturning- Sharpening Woodturning Tools Saturday, 8/20/16 2:00 PM 0.8 Hour 3 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $25.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $30.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Woodturning- Sharpening Woodturning Tools Saturday, 8/27/16 1:30 PM 0.8 Hour 3 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $25.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $30.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WOD436: Woodturning: Bowl Making

In this 3.5-hour workshop, you will learn basic bowl making on the lathe, going 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.

Project: Custom Bowl

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

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

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


4 sessions currently scheduled:
    Woodturning: Bowl Making Sunday, 7/24/16 12:30 PM 3.0 Hours 3 SEATS TOTAL
CLASS FULL
    Woodturning: Bowl Making Friday, 8/5/16 6:30 PM 3.0 Hours 3 SEATS TOTAL
1 SEAT LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $109.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $129.00, No Materials Fee
    Woodturning: Bowl Making Friday, 8/12/16 3:00 PM 3.0 Hours 3 SEATS TOTAL
CLASS FULL
    Woodturning: Bowl Making Saturday, 8/27/16 3:30 PM 3.0 Hours 3 SEATS TOTAL
2 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $109.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $129.00, 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!

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

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

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


4 sessions currently scheduled:
    Woodturning: Pen Making Wednesday, 7/27/16 4:00 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $60.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $75.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    Woodturning: Pen Making Monday, 8/1/16 5:00 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $59.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $69.00, No Materials Fee
    Woodturning: Pen Making Saturday, 8/20/16 7:00 PM 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
    Woodturning: Pen Making Saturday, 8/27/16 7:30 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 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.
   
WOD437: Woodturning - Make a Yo-Yo

So you took the SBU, what's next? Come and make your own yo-yo! The instructor will also go over finishing and varnishing techniques. This class includes all the parts to complete the yo-yo as well as recommendations from the instructor on how to customize it more through laser etching.

Project: Custom Yo-Yo!

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

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

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


1 session currently scheduled:
    Woodturning - Make a Yo-Yo Monday, 8/1/16 8:00 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
CLASS FULL
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WOD203: Woodturning: Beer Tap Handles

So you took the SBU, what's next? Do you brew your own beer? Have a kegerator? Know a beer enthusiast? Or do you simply want a basic lathe project to get you started? This class will show you how to insert hardware, and shape a blank into a lovely customized beer tap!

Project: Custom Beer Tap Handle

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

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

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


3 sessions currently scheduled:
    Woodturning: Beer Tap Handles Sunday, 7/24/16 9:30 AM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
CLASS FULL
    Woodturning: Beer Tap Handles Sunday, 7/31/16 1:00 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
2 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $60.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $75.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    Woodturning: Beer Tap Handles Friday, 8/5/16 3:00 PM 2.5 Hours 3 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $60.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $75.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WOD438: Woodturning: Make Custom Light Pulls

So you took the SBU, what's next? Come and make your own custom light pulls! After this class, each student will walk out with at least two customized light pulls. These make great gifts and really put a spark into your home.

Project: Custom Light Pulls

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

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

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


2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Woodturning: Make Custom Light Pulls Saturday, 7/30/16 4:30 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
1 SEAT LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $60.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $75.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Woodturning: Make Custom Light Pulls Monday, 8/8/16 5:00 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $60.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $75.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WOD123: Woodturning Series: Tricks, Finishes, and Turning Techniques

Session 1: Turning a Green Bowl: Choosing Wood Blanks and Creating Your Own and Tooling Techniques

Learn how to transform small logs and branches into blanks for turning.

This class will focus on differentiating between good blanks and bad blanks- as well as techniques to revive them! By the end of class, students will have several wood lathe blanks from natural logs and a solid understanding of the turning tools and their uses.

Session 2: Make a Mini Vase: Using Resign Stone Inlay and Various Unique Inlays

Create a beautiful mini vase incorporating the inlaying of stone and metal.

Students will learn how to make their wood lathe projects pop. We will explore how to utilize different inlays inlays: creating rings on the wood lathe, using natural cracks on wood, drilling dots with a Forstner bit and cutting out patterns with carving tools to later inlay. Class includes hands-on practice inlaying various materials, including stone, wire, metal, and more.

Session 3: Creating Blanks for the Wood Lathe: Segmenting and Resin-Infused Wood

Learn how to create unique blanks that yield fascinating results when turned.

In this introduction to wood lathe concepts, students will learn how to create blanks for various visual outcomes that can be created when turning. The instructor will demonstrate turning segmented and resin-based projects.

You are welcome to bring cracked wood or scrap as well as any material from Session 1 or 2 of these series of classes to incorporate into your blanks.

By the end of class, each participant will walk out with various blanks.

Prerequisites Courses: Wood Lathe SBU

Suggested Courses: Woodshop SBU

Dates and Times:

1st series of classes:

07/17/2016: Sunday: 1:00PM-3:00PM--Session 1
07/24/2016: Sunday: 1:00PM-3:00PM--Session 2
07/31/2016: Sunday: 1:00PM-3:00PM--Session 3

2nd series of classes:

08/06/2016: Saturday: 4:00PM-6:00PM--Session 1
08/13/2016: Saturday: 4:00PM-6:00PM--Session 2
08/20/2016: Saturday: 4:00PM-6:00PM--Session 3

Note: Participants will automatically be registered for the two classes in the series they register for.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Woodturning Series: Tricks, Finishes, and Turning Techniques Saturday, 8/6/16 4:00 PM 6.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
2 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $150.00 plus $50.00 Materials Fee
   
WOD234: Woodworking: Cabinet Making

Learn how to design and construct wood cabinets and cabinet-style furniture.

In this two-part introductory class, you will learn the basics of cabinet design and construction with an emphasis on today's techniques. You will learn about the parts of a cabinet, discuss how and what woodshop tools to use to create the parts, and techniques to assemble a cabinet. Design and planning techniques will be discussed so you can prepare a design and plan for your first project. You should have an idea of what you would like to build for your project.

After this workshop, you will have a mini cabinet to take home, which you may paint, stain, or leave to weather naturally. Your instructor will give you ideas on customizing the bench with other areas of the shop, such as embellishments from other shops tools!

Prerequisites Courses: Woodshop SBU, Joiner, Planer, and Table Router SBU

Suggested Courses: None!

Dates and Times:

1st series of classes:

08/13/2016: Saturday: 5:00PM-8:00PM -- session 1
08/14/2016: Sunday: 5:00PM-8:00PM -- session 2

2nd series of classes:

09/03/2016: Saturday: 6:30PM-9:30PM -- session 1
09/04/2016: Sunday: 6:30PM-9:30PM -- session 2

Note: Participants will automatically be registered for the two classes in the series they register for.

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Woodworking: Cabinet Making Saturday, 8/13/16 5:00 PM 6.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $150.00 plus $50.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $175.00 plus $50.00 Materials Fee
    Woodworking: Cabinet Making Saturday, 9/3/16 6:30 PM 6.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $150.00 plus $50.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $175.00 plus $50.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WOD564: Woodworking: Build a Bookcase

Learning how to build a simple bookcase is a terrific exercise in basic woodworking!

In this 2-part workshop, students will make their own stand-alone book case and learn advanced joinery techniques from the instructor, Raymond Fiddler.

After this workshop, you will have a full size bookcase to take home, which you may paint, stain, or leave to weather naturally. Your instructor will give you ideas on customizing the bookcase with other areas of the shop, such as embellishments from other shops tools!

Participants are encouraged to come to this class with idea's of the design, as well as any measurements they may need to custom make this furniture for their house.

Notes: Participants who bring in their own materials for creating their bookshelf will be credited the material fee back into their account. This class will also require students to complete homework outside of class to complete their project at the second session.

Prerequisites Courses: Woodshop SBU, Joiner, Planer, and Table Router SBU

Suggested Courses: None!

Dates and Times:

1st series of classes:

07/16/2016: Saturday: 5:00PM-7:00PM -- session 1
07/17/2016: Sunday: 5:00PM-7:00PM -- session 2

2nd series of classes:

08/20/2016: Saturday: 3:30PM-5:30PM -- session 1
08/21/2016: Sunday: 3:30PM-5:30PM -- session 2

2nd series of classes:

09/10/2016: Saturday: 5:00PM-7:00PM -- session 1
09/11/2016: Sunday: 5:00PM-7:00PM -- session 2

Note: Participants will automatically be registered for the two classes in the series they register for.

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Woodworking: Build a Bookcase Saturday, 8/20/16 3:30 PM 4.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $100.00 plus $50.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $125.00 plus $50.00 Materials Fee
    Woodworking: Build a Bookcase Saturday, 9/10/16 5:00 PM 4.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $100.00 plus $50.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $125.00 plus $50.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WOD354: Woodworking: Build a Garden Bench

Increase your woodworking skills and build a beautiful project for your home! This 2-part workshop is just in time for spring and warmer weather!

This bench will not only be functional, but your instructor will show you woodworking techniques which you can apply to future projects, or help you streamline your own woodworking procedures. This workshop is designed to help you budget your time for large projects, as well as increase your confidence using the tools in the woodshop.

After this workshop, you will have a full size bench to take home, which you may paint, stain, or leave to weather naturally. Your instructor will give you ideas on customizing the bench with other areas of the shop, such as embellishments from other shops tools!

Prerequisites Courses: Woodshop SBU, Joiner, Planer, and Table Router SBU

Suggested Courses: None!

Dates and Times:

1st series of classes:

08/27/2016: Saturday: 4:30PM-8:30PM -- session 1
08/28/2016: Sunday: 4:30PM-8:30PM -- session 2

2nd series of classes:

09/17/2016: Saturday: 9:00AM-1:00PM -- session 1
09/19/2016: Sunday: 9:00AM-1:00PM -- session 2

Note: Participants will automatically be registered for the two classes in the series they register for.

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Woodworking: Build a Garden Bench Saturday, 8/27/16 4:30 PM 8.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $200.00 plus $70.00 Materials Fee
    Woodworking: Build a Garden Bench Saturday, 9/17/16 9:00 AM 8.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $200.00 plus $70.00 Materials Fee
   
WOD125: Woodturning Series: Above and Beyond the Wood Lathe!

Session 1: Turning a Natural Edge Bowl

A natural-edge bowl is a striking creation. Its gently undulating, bark-edged rim, reflecting the contours of the log from which it is made, provides a visual rhythm and liveliness that other turned bowls can't match.

In this first session, participants will shape the outside, then create a tenon on the base so it can be held in a chuck. They will then reverse the workpiece and clamp it in the chuck and hollow the inside. A bowl like this, made from green wood, turns effortlessly.

Session 2: Soapstone Turning on the Wood Lathe and Tooling Techniques

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.

In this session, students will learn the finer points of turning soapstone on the wood lathe. This class is also an excellent introduction to faceplate turning, which is perfect for anyone looking to make concave projects (bowls, goblets, etc.).

Project: Students will turn a tealight candle holder out of a gorgeous piece of blue-green soapstone.

Prerequisites Courses: Wood Lathe SBU

Suggested Courses: Woodshop SBU

Dates and Times:

1st series of classes:

07/18/2016: Monday: 6:30PM-9:30PM -- session 1
07/21/2016: Thursday: 6:30PM-9:30PM -- session 2

2nd series of classes:

08/06/2016: Saturday: 9:00AM-12:00PM -- session 1
08/13/2016: Saturday: 9:00AM-12:00PM -- session 2

Note: Participants will automatically be registered for the two classes in the series they register for.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Woodturning Series: Above and Beyond the Wood Lathe! Saturday, 8/6/16 9:00 AM 6.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
2 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $150.00 plus $25.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $180.00 plus $25.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WOD324: Woodturning Series: Make a Lamp

Design a one-of-kind lamp using the skills you learned in the Wood Lathe SBU! Participants in this 2-part workshop will work with the instructor to come up with multiple designs, and then go over different tooling techniques to achieve the desired effect. Each student will walk away will a fully functional lamp!

Notes: Each participant will be required to purchase a cord, lamp harp, bulb kit and lamp shade to complete the final lamp product. Kits may be found online. You must bring the kit to Session 2 in order to participate in the activity.

Prerequisites Courses: Wood Lathe SBU

Suggested Courses: Woodshop SBU

Dates and Times:

1st series of classes:

07/03/2016: Sunday: 9:00AM-12:00PM -- session 1
07/10/2016: Sunday: 9:00AM-12:00PM -- session 2

2nd series of classes:

07/26/2016: Tuesday: 7:00PM-10:00PM -- session 1
07/29/2016: Friday: 7:00PM-10:00PM -- session 2

3rd series of classes:

08/06/2016: Saturday: 7:00PM-10:00PM-- session 1
08/13/2016: Saturday: 7:00PM-10:00PM -- session 2

Note: Participants will automatically be registered for the two classes in the series they register for.

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Woodturning Series: Make a Lamp Tuesday, 7/26/16 7:00 PM 6.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $150.00 plus $50.00 Materials Fee
    Woodturning Series: Make a Lamp Saturday, 8/6/16 7:00 PM 6.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $150.00 plus $50.00 Materials Fee