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Woodworking Open Shop Drop-In 1W22 (Saturday)

Age Group: 
Teens, Adults

Hoping to complete a current project, and only need a few hours to do it?  Or have a small project that only requires a few hours of shop access?

Woodworking: Open Shop Drop-in allows you access to 3 sessions of Open Shop, on the Saturdays you select.

Join a shop away from home, with tools, mentorship and community. Design and construct projects of your choice. Projects must be a manageable size due to limited storage; check first with instructors.

*You must complete the prerequisite for this class before enrolling: Basic Woodworking: Box.

Vaccinations required, masks required indoors at all times.


Frank Pettorossi

Frank Pettorossi

Frank Pettorossi started as a cabinetmaking apprentice at age 14 in Baselice, a small town in the Naples region of Italy. After moving to the US, he graduated from Boston Trade High School and joined Cabinetmakers Local 51. He worked in architectural millwork shops throughout the Boston area, did construction for Bar & Bar Co. and installed displays for Filenes department stores. His experience as a cabinetmaker and carpenter spans five decades.

“I have been working at the Eliot School for over 12 years and I find it very rewarding helping others with my craft.”

Materials to bring to class:

Wood must be provided by student.  Other materials cost included in tuition. 

Consult with your instructor regarding where to purchase desired supplies (wood, special hardware, etc).