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