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Basic Woodworking: Box
An introduction to the fundamentals of woodworking. Start with a given plan and work it through completion using hand and power tools. We will cover shop safety, an appreciation of the properties of wood, interpreting a plan, cutting and milling stock, and basic joinery, always stressing safe, effective use of tools.
Completion qualifies students for Woodworking Open Shop. Complete attendance is required to fulfill this requirement. Other excellent follow-up classes include:
- Intermediate Woodworking: Stool
- Intermediate Woodworking: Beyond the Basic Box
- Basic Furniture Design
- Mortise & Tenon Joints
- Hand Dovetail Joints
- Wood Turning: Bowls & Beyond
- Basic Woodcarving
Note: Because this class moves at a deliberate pace and serves as a pre-requisite, complete attendance is required. Please see our policies on withdrawals and refunds before registering.
We recommend you enroll early, as this popular class usually fills up.
Before entering the shop, read about SAFETY.
All materials will be supplied.
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- Spring–Summer 2014 catalog (pdf)
- Summer Program for Children 2014
- Registration Form (pdf)
- Refunds, Cancellations, Discounts & Other Policies
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