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ONSITE: Woodworking: Make a Picture Frame (A)

April 04, 2024

Get introduced to the basics of woodworking as it pertains to picture framing. You'll learn woodworking techniques like measuring and calculating dimensions, cutting and joining molding, reinforcing a miter joint with splines, and basic woodshop safety. We'll also cover the framing process including matting art or floating with spacers, putting together the frame, and installing […]

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ONSITE: WTF (Woman, Trans, Femme) Woodworking: Make a Cutting Board

April 04, 2024

This class is a safe space for women, trans, and femme folks to learn introductory woodworking techniques. You'll learn to make a customizable cutting board using glue ups. Gain experience using the table saw, mitre saw, band saw, jointer and planer. We will respect marginalized identities, be patient with one another, use accessible language and […]

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ONSITE: Introduction to Woodworking: Create a Spice Rack or Shelf

April 04, 2024

He who controls the spice controls the universe! Learn and use common tools found in a furniture-making woodshop to make a shelf to display your collection of precious spices (or something similar depending on your design). This class will provide an introduction to both manual and computer drafting, basic joinery and assembly knowledge, decorative chiseling/wood […]

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ONSITE: WTF (Woman, Trans, Femme) Woodworking: Make a Box

April 04, 2024

This class is a safe space for women, trans, and femme folks to learn introductory woodworking techniques. You'll learn to make a keepsake box with a removable lid using a dado joint. Gain experience using the table saw, mitre saw, band saw, jointer and planer. We will respect marginalized identities, be patient with one another, […]

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ONSITE: Woodworking: Make a Picture Frame (B)

April 04, 2024

Get introduced to the basics of woodworking as it pertains to picture framing. You'll learn woodworking techniques like measuring and calculating dimensions, cutting and joining molding, reinforcing a miter joint with splines, and basic woodshop safety. We'll also cover the framing process including matting art or floating with spacers, putting together the frame, and installing […]

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ONSITE: Working with Concrete: Small Vessels

February 13, 2024

A great introduction to concrete. During this workshop, you will learn how to choose molds, create your own from common household items, mix, pour, and finish concrete. Students will make small vessels that you can later use for succulents, candles, or containers.

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ONSITE: Mold Making

February 13, 2024

Learn the basics of mold-making! We will make plaster casts of objects of your choice using a variety of mold-making processes that you can easily repeat at home. We’ll start with simple two-part plaster molds and progress to alginate life casts and silicone molds. At the end of the class you’ll have multiple beautiful plaster […]

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ONSITE: Woodworking: Make a Picture Frame

February 13, 2024

Get introduced to the basics of woodworking as it pertains to picture framing. You'll learn woodworking techniques like measuring and calculating dimensions, cutting and joining molding, reinforcing a miter joint with splines, and basic woodshop safety. We'll also cover the framing process including matting art or floating with spacers, putting together the frame, and installing […]

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ONSITE: WTF (Woman, Trans, Femme) Woodworking: Make a Stool

February 13, 2024

This class is a safe space for women, trans, and femme folks to learn introductory woodworking techniques. You'll learn to make a simple stool and be able to customize it. Gain experience using the table saw, mitre saw, band saw, jointer and planer. We will respect marginalized identities, be patient with one another, use accessible […]

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ONSITE: Introduction to Woodworking: Create a Spice Rack or Shelf

February 13, 2024

Learn and use most of the tools commonly found in a furniture making woodshop. Students will analyze a collection of objects in their lives and work to design a system to accommodate them. This class will provide an introduction to basic joinery and assembly, and students will be introduced to both manual and computer drafting. […]

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ONSITE: WTF (Woman, Trans, Femme) Woodworking: Make a Flower Press

February 13, 2024

This class is a safe space for women, trans, and femme folks to learn introductory woodworking techniques. Make your own flower press in just a few hours! Students will learn to make rip and crosscuts, use the drill press and learn to hand sand. Gain experience using the table saw, mitre saw, band saw, jointer […]

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Woodburning (Ages 12-14)

January 23, 2024

Wood-burning, also known as pyrography, is a versatile medium that allows you to create stunning works of art on wood surfaces using heated tools. Students will learn the basics and how to safely create with a hot tool, and create a torched piece of art to bring home off of a wood slice.

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Woodburning (Ages 12-14)

January 23, 2024

Wood-burning, also known as pyrography, is a versatile medium that allows you to create stunning works of art on wood surfaces using heated tools. Students will learn the basics and how to safely create with a hot tool, and create a torched piece of art to bring home off of a wood slice.

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ONSITE: WTF (Woman, Trans, Femme) Woodworking: Design Your Own Project (This class is only offered a few times a year!)

November 05, 2023

This class is a safe space for women, trans, and femme folks to expand and explore woodworking techniques. You'll design and fabricate your own project, learn new techniques for joinery, gain experience using the table, mitre and band saws, drill press, power sanders, jointer and planer. We will respect marginalized identities, be patient with one […]

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ONSITE: Small Concrete Vessels

November 05, 2023

A great introduction to concrete. During this workshop, you will learn how to choose molds, create your own from common household items, mix, pour, and finish concrete. Students will make small vessels that you can later use for succulents, candles, or containers.

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ONSITE: Create Your Own Wooden Spatula

November 05, 2023

Create your own spatula exploring a variety of techniques for shaping wood. We will think about how the form of an object relates to its use. We'll use both hand and power tools. We will begin by using the jointer and planer to mill our dried hardwood. Next, we’ll learn how to mark and plan […]

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ONSITE: Sculptural Wooden Vases

November 05, 2023

Students will learn safety, skill building and personal expression in a safe, supportive environment. Students will learn and use hand and power carving techniques to create their own wooden vases. Plan to leave with one finished piece.

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ONSITE: WTF (Woman, Trans, Femme) Woodworking: Make a Cutting Board

November 05, 2023

This class is a safe space for women, trans, and femme folks to learn introductory woodworking techniques. You'll learn to make a customizable cutting board using glue ups. Gain experience using the table saw, mitre saw, band saw, jointer and planer. We will respect marginalized identities, be patient with one another, use accessible language and […]

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ONSITE: Basic Woodworking: Wooden Swords + Shields

October 24, 2023

Work together with a parent or child to make a set of wooden swords and shields. We'll start by designing our own sword, then use basic woodworking tools and some power tools to explore basic properties of wood and how to carve it. Children can use small hand tools and adults can use larger power […]

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ONSITE: Wooden Flower Presses (B)

October 24, 2023

Make your own flower press in just a few hours! Students will learn to make rip and cross cuts, use the drill press and learn to hand sand. This class is beginner friendly.

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ONSITE: Wooden Flower Presses (A)

October 24, 2023

Make your own flower press in just a few hours! Students will learn to make rip and cross cuts, use the drill press and learn to hand sand. This class is beginner friendly.

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ONSITE: Small Concrete Vessels (B)

October 24, 2023

A great introduction to concrete, a fluid material able to take on the shape and texture of whatever mold it’s cast into. During this workshop, you will learn how to choose molds, create your own from common household items, mix, pour, and finish concrete. Make small vessels that you can later use for succulents, candles, […]

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