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Woodworking Skills: Beginner

  • MAKEbhm 4000 3rd Avenue South Birmingham, AL, 35222 United States (map)
  • Level: Beginner
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Age: Kids 12 and up (exceptions with teacher/staff approval)
  • Price: $85 enrollment. $10 supplies fee due at time of class.

Experienced instructor, metal artist and wood worker, Joe Mcreary gives participants an overview of MAKE's most used power tools (planer, joiner, table saw, chop saw, miter saw, and drill press), then guides everyone through the process of designing and making a simple box. He’ll also focus some time on our shop culture, and the importance of proper etiquette in a community work environment. To ensure lots of hands on time on the tools, class size small (6 students max).

NOTE: This class is a prerequisite for an Intermediate Wood Shop classes and a Wood Shop Membership.