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. Add yourself to our wait list here.

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Before entering the shop, read about SAFETY.


All materials will be supplied.

Instructor, Schedule, and Cost

Spring 2017

Section 1: 6 sessions: Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays 6:30–9:30pm
1S: Apr 11–Apr 21, 2017
Instructor: Eric Campbell

Section 2: 6 Wednesdays, 9am–12pm
2S: Apr 5–May 10, 2017
Instructor: Julio Fuentes

Section 3: 6 Saturdays, 3:30–6:30pm
3S: Apr 1–May 6, 2017
Instructor: Eric Campbell


Summer 2017

Section 3: 6 Saturdays, 3:30–6:30pm
3M: June 3–July 8
Instructor: Heather Dawson