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Woodshop at TTL

In-Depth Intro to Woodworking Oct 22 [Sundays - 6 week Intensive]

October 22, 2023
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Regular price $508.00 CAD
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Suitable for beginners, this woodworking course is designed to teach you all that you need to get started in the wood shop, starting with the basics and moving into more advanced techniques along the way. Students will get to make a Cutting Board, Jewelry/Keepsake Box and one other custom project* of the student's choosing.

Focusing on hands on learning, each project will have the students learning safe operation of the following: 

  • Joiner- Planer- Table Saw- Sanders 
  • Drill Press - Band Saw- Router Table- Miter Saw 
  • Scroll Saw- Hand Tools- Jigs

*Note: There is a limited supply of materials included, so students choosing larger custom projects will need to provide the wood needed. Wood must be metal free, untreated and unfinished.

Sundays , from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Course Outline

Week 1

PROJECT: Jewelry/Keepsake box

  • Shop Orientation 
  • Miter Saw 
  • Table Saw 
  • Dado Blades 
  • Making Jigs 
  • Finger Joints

Weeks 2 

PROJECT: Cutting board 

  • Jointer 
  • Planer 
  • Table Saw 
  • Laminating

Weeks 3

  • Band Saw 
  • Router 
  • Drill Press 
  • Sander

Week 4

Students should be finished or nearly finished the Jewelry/Keepsake box as well as the cutting board.

Wood Finishing. Students will get to take home the projects they made themselves. 

  • Sanding
  • Stains 
  • Varnishes 
  • Oils

Weeks 5 and 6

Custom Project Designed Projects will be limited to 6 hours in class.Students can select a larger project if they have the ability to make progress between classes. ( at home or with a makerspace membership) 

Students will have full use of the shop with full supervision, and 1 on 1 instruction available. Facilitator will work with students to complete their personal project in the remaining 6 hours of class time.

This class counts as a woodshop certification.

 Certifications for all courses are valid for one year from the time that they are issued, and can be renewed at no cost with your active monthly membership within 3 months of their expiry. Certification renewal requires booking with an instructor, is conducted at the makerspace, and helps you keep your skills current.