Basic Woodworking: Box

Learn fundamentals as you work a given plan through to completion. With a focus on six essential power tools, learn properties of wood and shop etiquette, interpret a plan, cut and mill stock and use basic machine joinery. This class qualifies students for intermediate classes and for Woodworking Open Shop. It is our gateway to more advanced woodworking. Complete attendance is required to fulfill this requirement. See our withdrawal policies online. Limit 8 students

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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All materials will be supplied.

Instructor, Schedule, and Cost

Section 1: 6 classes: Mondays & Wednesdays, 6:30–9:30pm
Instructor: Julio Fuentes
1F: Sept 17–Oct 3 FULL
1W: Jan 2–23 (no class Jan 21) (snow day make-up Jan 28) FULL

Section 2: 6 classes: Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays, 6:30–9:30pm
Instructor: Eric Campbell 
2F: Sept 13–28 (no class Sept 21 & 25) FULL

Section 3: 6 Fridays, 1– 4pm
Instructor: Andrew Riiska
3F: Sept 14–Oct 26 (no class Sept 21). FULL

Section 4: 6 Saturdays, 3:30–6:30pm
Instructor: Andrew Riiska
4F1: Sept 15–Oct 27 (no class Sept 22) FULL
4F2 :Nov 3–Dec 15 (no class Nov 24) FULL
4W: Jan 5–Feb 9 (snow day make-up Feb 16) FULL

Section 5: 6 classes: Mondays & Tuesdays, 6:30pm–9:30pm
Instructor: Eric Campbell    FULL
5F: Dec 3–18

Section 6: 6 classes: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:30pm–9:30pm
Instructor: Eric Campbell
6W: Jan 3–22 (snow day make-up Jan 24) FULL

$286 All materials included