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.

Basic Woodworking

Completion qualifies students for Woodworking Open Shop. Complete attendance is required to fulfill this requirement. Other excellent follow-up classes include:

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.

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Before entering the shop, read about SAFETY.


All materials will be supplied.

Instructor, Schedule, and Cost


Section 1S: 6 sessions: Mondays & Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30 pm
Mar 31 – Apr 16, 2014
$240 – FULL
Instructor: Julio Fuentes

Section 2S: 6 sessions: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:30-9:30 pm
Apr 1 – 17, 2014
$240 – FULL
Instructor: Jac VanLoon, Jennifer Stephens

Section 3S: 6 Wednesdays, 9 am-12 pm
Apr 16 – May 21, 2014
$240 – FULL
Instructor: Michael Gleason, Freddy Roman

Section 4S: 6 Saturdays 3:30-6:30 pm
Apr 12 – May 17, 2014
$240 – FULL
Instructor: Michael Gleason


Section 4M: 6 Saturdays, 3:30-6:30 pm
May 31 – July 19, 2014 (no class June 14, July 5)
$240 – FULL
Instructor: Jennifer Stephens