SOLD OUT! Woodworking 101

January 29, 2014 to February 26, 2014 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Instructor: Joshua Pickens Member:162 | Non-Member:180 | Materials Fee: 50 Enrollment Max: 8

LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE, PLEASE CALL REGISTRAR! This workshop introduces beginners to basic woodworking skills. Aspiring woodworkers will be familiarized with the shop environment, learn the safe and proper use of many common woodworking tools and several woodworking techniques. Tool instruction will include the safe and proper usage of the table saw, surface planer, clamps, band saw, stationary sanders, palm sanders, and carving tools. Other techniques may be introduced as time permits. There will also be lectures on safety, wood species, and finishing. No previous experience in woodworking is required. Note: Students will be learning to work with hand tools as well as power tools. Fine motor coordination is required for this course. Every step will be clearly demonstrated, and all techniques, safety tips and guidelines will be explained before anyone is asked to use any equipment.