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Woodworking: Guided Projects

Artisan's Asylum, Inc.

Monday, April 1, 2013 at 7:00 PM - Monday, June 24, 2013 at 9:30 PM (EDT)

Somerville, United States

Woodworking: Guided Projects

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Session 1: Mondays, May 13 & 20
This ticket grants admission to one two-week session of Woodworking: Guided Projects at Artisan's Asylum. Students should feel free to sign up for as many sessions as they think they'll need!
4 Tickets Ended $75.00 $2.49
Session 2: Mondays, June 3 & 10 3 Tickets Ended $75.00 $2.49
Session 3: Mondays, June 17 & 24 3 Tickets Ended $75.00 $2.49

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Event Details


Create your own woodworking class at Artisan's Asylum! If you've always wanted to take a woodworking class, but never wanted to make whatever it was the class was building, then this is the class for you.

Pete Montague will be guiding students through independent projects in the Artisan's Asylum woodshop. Students can get assistance with new projects, unfinished projects, one-on-one power and hand tool training, material recommendations, design advice, finishing tips, tool purchasing, vendors and more. All skill levels and all projects welcome!

Registration is available for 2-week sessions -- students are welcome to sign up for as many sessions as they like/need.

Tools and Supplies:

Please contact the instructor if any special tools are needed. Feel free to bring in hand tools or small power tools of your own.

Personal protective equipment (safety glasses, hearing protection, dust masks, etc.) is available in the woodworking shop at Artisan's Asylum. Even so, it is recommended that students bring their own, as the selection in the shop can vary and be limited.


Many of these tools are very dangerous if used improperly - please treat them with respect! Safe shop practices for each process and tool will be demonstrated during the class. Students are expected to help maintain a safe work environment for every class participant.

Shop cleanliness is crucial to maintaining a safe work environment. 10-15 minutes at the end of every class session will be dedicated to cleanup.

Instructor Biography:

Peter Montague


A graduate of the North Bennett Street School for carpentry, Peter Montague has also worked as chief finisher at Joe VanBenton Furniture Makers in Brookline and studied timber framing in northern Maine. He has spent most of the last ten years working for a local finish carpentry firm where he was able to work in some of the area's most beautiful homes. Now working full time teaching construction to Boston youth, on the side Pete is running his own company focusing on restoration. He dabbles in stained and leaded glass, custom doors, landscape structures, furniture and painting.


Event Time:

Registration is available for 2-week sessions -- students are welcome to sign up for as many sessions as they like/need.

Session 1: Two Mondays, May 13 & 20, 7:00-9:30PM

Session 2: Two Mondays, June 3 & 10, 7:00-9:30PM

Session 3: Two Mondays, June 17 & 24, 7:00-9:30PM


Have questions about Woodworking: Guided Projects? Contact Artisan's Asylum, Inc.

When & Where

Artisan's Asylum
10 Tyler Street
Somerville, 02143

Monday, April 1, 2013 at 7:00 PM - Monday, June 24, 2013 at 9:30 PM (EDT)

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Artisan's Asylum, Inc.

Artisan's Asylum is a community fabrication and makerspace near Union Square, Somerville MA, that is dedicated to making creativity a way of life. It does this by maintaining a community workshop, training its members in the use of all of its professional-grade equipment, and hosting events promoting the learning and practicing of craft and creative expression.


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