This hands-on class will cover woodworking procedures for planing, sawing, squaring, boring, and joining using only hand tools. Students will learn “old time craftsperson” techniques to build two essential woodworking tools, construct mortise and tenon joints, and develop a deeper understanding of wood features such as grain direction and hardness. Discover the essence of woodworking in the quiet environment of the hand workshop.

Taking the Intro to Woodworking machine based course first is recommended for those with little experience.

Project materials are in addition to the course fee. Instructor has years of experience as a builder and high school / college woodworking instructor

Starting 7/16    Saturday Mornings 9:15 – 11:45
July 16th to August 20th

6 sessions – 15 hours, Fee $225 + $15 materials

Class limited to 6 adults (age 18+)

Location: Vashon High School Woodshop

Wearing of masks is encouraged.

N95 mask is recommended

For more information or to register for this class email to:

Classes@vashonmakerspace.org   Subject Line:  Woodworking class -Hand tools

Scholarships are available, email to:

Classes@vashonmakerspace.org  Subject Line:Lend a hand

This hands-on class will review the basic woodworking processes and safe operation of commonly used portable and stationary power tools taught in the introductory course. Students will learn basic cabinet case and drawer construction techniques. Related topics will include wood finishing techniques. Students will construct a small box or similar item. Project materials are in addition to the course fee.

Instructors have years of experience as builders and high school & college woodworking instructors

Starting 7/13 Wednesday evenings 6:15 – 8:45

July 13th to August 17th

6 sessions – 15 hours, Fee $225 + $20 materials

Class limited to 6 adults (age 18+)

Location: Vashon High School Woodshop

Wearing of masks is encouraged.

N95 mask is recommended

For more information or to register for this class email to:

Classes@vashonmakerspace.org  Subject Line: Woodworking class -Intermediate

Scholarships are available, email to:

Classes@vashonmakerspace.org    Subject Line:Lend a hand

This hands-on class will cover basic woodworking techniques and safe operation of commonly used portable and stationary power tools. Students will learn steps of woodworking procedure, cost estimation, planing, jointing, ripping, crosscutting, and dado joint construction. Related topics will include hardware and fastener applications. Students will construct a step stool, plant stand, or similar item. Project materials are in addition to the course fee. Instructors have years of experience as builders and high school woodworking instructors

Starting 7/14    Thursday evenings 6:15 – 8:45

July 14th to August 18th

6 sessions – 15 hours, Fee $225 + $15 materials

Class limited to 6 adults (age 18+)

Location: Vashon High School Woodshop

Wearing of masks is encouraged.
N95 mask is recommended

For more information or to register for this class email to:

classes@vashonmakerspace.org

Classes@vashonmakerspace.org  Subject Line: Woodworking class -Intro Session 2

Scholarships are available, email to:

Classes@vashonmakerspace.org  Subject Line:Lend a hand

This hands-on class will cover basic woodworking techniques and safe operation of commonly used portable and stationary power tools. Students will learn steps of woodworking procedure, cost estimation, planing, jointing, ripping, crosscutting, and dado joint construction. Related topics will include hardware and fastener applications. Students will construct a step stool, plant stand, or similar item. Project materials are in addition to the course fee. Instructors have years of experience as builders and high school woodworking instructors

Starting 7/11  Monday evenings 6:15 – 8:45

July 11th to August 15th

6 sessions – 15 hours, Fee $225 + $15 materials

Class limited to 6 adults (age 18+)

Location: Vashon High School Woodshop

Wearing of masks is encouraged.
N95 mask is recommended

For more information or to register for this class email to:

classes@vashonmakerspace.org    Subject Line: Woodworking class -Intro Session 1

Scholarships are available, email to:

classes@vashonmakerspace.org    Subject Line:Lend a hand

Introduction to Woodworking:

This hands-on class will cover basic woodworking techniques and safe operation of commonly used portable and stationary power tools. Students will learn steps of woodworking procedure, cost estimation, planing, jointing, ripping, crosscutting, and dado joint construction. Related topics will include hardware and fastener applications. Students will construct a step stool, plant stand, or similar item.
Project materials are included in the course fee. Instructors have years of experience as builders and high school woodworking instructors

 

Monday evenings 6:30 to 8:30 May 9th to June 13th

6 sessions – 12 hours, Fee $180

Class limited to 6 adults (age 18+)

Location: Vashon High School Woodshop

Wearing of masks is encouraged. N95 mask is recommended

Questions or requests for scholarship information, email:

classes@vashonmakerspace.org – Subject line: Woodworking class -Intro

Intermediate Woodworking:

This hands-on class will review the basic woodworking processes and safe operation of commonly used portable and stationary power tools taught in the introductory course. Students will learn basic cabinet case and drawer construction techniques. Related topics will include wood finishing techniques. Students will construct a small box or similar item. Project materials are included in the course fee. Instructors have years of experience as builders and high school woodworking instructors

Wednesday evenings 6:30 – 8:30  Starting  May 11th to June 15th

6 sessions – 12 hours, Fee $180

Class limited to 6 adults (age 18+)

Location: Vashon High School Woodshop

Wearing of masks is encouraged. N95 mask is recommended

Questions or requests for scholarship information, email:

classes@vashonmakerspace.org – Subject line: Woodworking class -Intermediate

Vashon MakerSpace Presents Introduction to Woodworking

This hands-on class will cover basic woodworking techniques and safe operation of commonly used portable and stationary power tools. Students will learn steps of woodworking procedure, cost estimation, planing, jointing, ripping, crosscutting, and dado joint construction. Related topics will include hardware and fastener applications and wood finishing techniques. Students will construct a step stool, plant stand, or similar item. Project materials are included in the course fee. Instructors have years of experience as builders and high school woodworking instructors

Wednesday evenings 6:30 – 8:30

February 9th to March 16th

(6 – 2-hour sessions – Total of 12 hours)
Fee $180

Class limited to 6 adults (age 18+)
Location: Vashon High School Woodshop

For Scholarship info email Classes@VashonMakerSpace.org

All Students must be fully vaccinated and wear N95 Masks

Intro – Winter 2022 Section 1 Monday Evenings

Vashon MakerSpace Presents Introduction to Woodworking 

This hands-on class will cover basic woodworking techniques and safe operation of commonly used portable and stationary power tools. Students will learn steps of woodworking procedure, cost estimation, planing, jointing, ripping, crosscutting, and dado joint construction. Related topics will include hardware and fastener applications and wood finishing techniques. Students will construct a step stool, plant stand, or similar item. Project materials are included in the course fee.

6 Monday Evenings 6:30 – 8:30
February 7th to March 15th
(6 -2 hour sessions –  Total of 12 hours)
Fee $180 

Class limited to 6 adults (age 18+)
Location: Vashon High School Woodshop

For Scholarship info email Classes@VashonMakerSpace.org

All Students must be fully vaccinated and wear N95 Masks

Intro – Winter 2022 Section 2 Thursday Evenings
Vashon MakerSpace Presents Introduction to Woodworking 

This hands-on class will cover basic woodworking techniques and safe operation of commonly used portable and stationary power tools. Students will learn steps of woodworking procedure, cost estimation, planing, jointing, ripping, crosscutting, and dado joint construction. Related topics will include hardware and fastener applications and wood finishing techniques. Students will construct a step stool, plant stand, or similar item. Project materials are included in the course fee.

6 Thursday Evenings 6:30 – 8:30
February 10th to March 17th
(6 – 2-hour sessions – Total of 12 hours)
Fee $180 

Class limited to 6 adults (age 18+)
Location: Vashon High School Woodshop

For Scholarship info email Classes@VashonMakerSpace.org

All Students must be fully vaccinated and wear N95 Masks

Our next Fixit Cafe will be Saturday, March 30, from 10 to 2 at the Eagles’ building at 18134 Vashon Highway SW.  This event is co-sponsored by the Vashon Makerspace/Tool Library, Zero Waste Vashon, the King County Library system, King County EcoConsumers and the Eagles.  Admission is free.

Mark your calendar, and bring your broken household items to be repaired that day.  There will be experienced repair people available to help you.  Go to vashonfixit.com to sign up to participate, either as a fixer or to get things repaired.  Basic information about the procedures and the kinds of items that are acceptable are on the website.