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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
- Intermediate Woodworking: Mantel Clock
- 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.
Instructor, Schedule, and Cost
Section 4F: 6 Saturdays, 3:30–6:30pm
Sept 26–Oct 31, 2015
$242 – FULL
Section 4W: 6 Saturdays, 3:30–6:30pm
Jan 9–Feb 13, 2016 (Snow day make-up Feb 20)
$242 – OPEN
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When classes are FULL, put yourself on a waiting list. But please do NOT register for full classes.
- Fall–Winter 2015/16 catalog (pdf)
- Summer Program for Children 2015
- Spring–Summer 2015 catalog (pdf)
- Registration Form (pdf)
- Refunds, Cancellations, Discounts & Other Policies
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