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Artisan's Asylum Gift Certificates 2013-11-27 13:00:00 2014-06-01 13:00:00

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Do you know someone who would love to take a welding class? How about a sewing class or electronics? How about someone who would love...

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Business Consulting for Artists & Makers: Office Hours 2014 2014-01-19 12:00:00 2014-06-30 18:00:00

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Description: Dan is available by appointment for Artisan's Asylum members to discuss/ask/brainstorm any aspect of their business. The...

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Arts Marketing for Artists & Makers: Office Hours 2014 2014-01-19 18:00:00 2014-06-25 21:00:00

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Description: 6-9pm Wednesdays — FREE consultations offered to all Boston area artists, makers, and craftspeople by Jesa Damora of...

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Fiber Arts Work Night: 2014 Multiple Dates 2014-02-12 18:00:00 2014-06-25 21:00:00

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Description: Fiber Arts Work Night offers a weekly opportunity to meet others who enjoy creating with fibers using techniques including...

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Tool Training: Metalworking Lathe MARCH/APRIL 2014-03-03 19:15:00 2014-04-28 21:45:00

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Description: If you already know what you want to build and how you want to build it, and you just want to learn how to use the tools you...

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Tool Training: Manual Milling Machine MARCH/APRIL 2014-03-05 19:15:00 2014-04-30 21:15:00

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Description: The manual mills in the Asylum machine shop are amazingly versatile tools- they can be used to create precisely dimensioned...

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Tool Training: CNC Mill MARCH/APRIL 2014-03-10 19:15:00 2014-04-21 21:45:00

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Description: If you already know what you want to build and how you want to build it, and you just want to learn how to use the tools you...

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Build Your Own Bicycle Frame: MARCH/APRIL 2014 SATURDAYS 3/15/14 10:30AM - 4/26/14 1:30PM 2014-03-15 10:30:00 2014-04-26 13:30:00

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Description: Ever frustrated by riding a bike just not shaped well for you? Ever tempted to try and build your own frame, but not sure...

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Jewelry II: Intermediate Metalsmithing - MARCH/APRIL 3/20/14 6PM - 5/1/14 9PM 2014-03-20 18:00:00 2014-05-01 21:00:00

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Description: The Asylum's recently upgraded Hot Craft area is ready and waiting for new jewelry students! Through this 7-week class you...

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Tool Training: CNC Woodcutting Router MARCH/APRIL 2014-03-23 15:00:00 2014-04-27 18:00:00

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Description: Interested in learning how to use a CNC router like the Asylum's Blackfoot? This class will teach how to use these awesome...

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Jewelry I: Intro to Metalsmithing MARCH/APRIL 3/25/14 6PM - 4/22/14 9PM 2014-03-25 18:00:00 2014-04-22 21:00:00

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Description: Yes! The Asylum's recently upgraded Hot Craft area is ready and waiting for new jewelry students for a fun introduction...

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Introduction to Mold-Making & Casting: APRIL 4/1/14 7PM - 4/22/14 9:30PM 2014-04-01 19:00:00 2014-04-22 21:30:00

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Description: Mold-Making and Casting is a process that has been used by artists and industry for hundreds of years to replicate objects...

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Bicycle Maintenance I: APRIL 4/2/14 7PM - 4/23/14 9PM 2014-04-02 19:00:00 2014-04-23 21:00:00

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Description: Learn how to maintain your bicycle! The four classes in this course will cover the following topics: changing a flat tire,...

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Sculptural Metalworking: APRIL 4/3/14 6:30PM - 4/24/14 9:30PM 2014-04-03 18:30:00 2014-04-24 21:30:00

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Description: This is a class specifically geared as an introduction to the wonderful world of sculptural metalworking and welding....

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Tool Training: Basic Woodworking Tools APRIL 2014-04-06 10:30:00 2014-04-27 13:30:00

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Description: If you already know what you want to build and how you want to build it, and you just want to learn how to use the tools you...

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Introduction to TIG Welding: APRIL '14 4/7/14 7:30PM - 4/28/14 9:30PM 2014-04-07 19:30:00 2014-04-28 21:30:00

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Description: This class is designed to introduce students to the process of TIG welding, a precise type of welding most often used in...

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Intro to Woodworking: Build a Box APRIL 4/8/14 7PM - 5/6/14 10PM 2014-04-08 19:00:00 2014-05-06 22:00:00

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Description: In this class you'll get familiar with typical woodworking tools and the basics of joinery and finishing techniques by...

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Metalworking Intensive: APRIL 4/9/14 7PM - 4/30/14 9PM 2014-04-09 19:00:00 2014-04-30 21:00:00

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Description: In this class, students will learn the basics of how to design and fabricate professional, load-bearing frames out of steel....

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Rough to Smooth: Using the Miter Saw, Bandsaw, Jointer, & Planer APRIL 4/9/14 7:30PM - 5/7/14 9:30PM 2014-04-09 19:30:00 2014-05-07 21:30:00

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Description: The first step in any woodworking project is dimensioning your stock. Lucky for you there are four tools specifically...

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Autonomous Fighting Robots Design Challenge 4/12/14 10AM - 4/27/14 6PM 2014-04-12 10:00:00 2014-04-27 18:00:00

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Description Register your team to compete in this year's Grand Finale of the Cambridge Science Festival: the Autonomous Fighting Robots...

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Tool Training: Metalworking Support Tools APRIL/MAY 2014-04-12 14:00:00 2014-05-24 17:00:00

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Description: If you already know what you want to build and how you want to build it, and you just want to learn how to use the tools you...

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Tool Training: 3D Printer APRIL/MAY 2014-04-13 11:00:00 2014-05-11 13:00:00

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Description: The Artisan's Asylum Stratasys uPrint SE Plus 3D printer can print arbitrarily shaped ABS plastic parts up to 8"x8"x6"...

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Tool Training: Tablesaw Fundamentals APRIL 4/13/14 4PM - 5/4/14 6:30PM 2014-04-13 16:00:00 2014-05-04 18:30:00

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Description: The table saw is the center of most woodshops. Almost all woodworking projects, from fine furniture to general construction,...

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Introduction to Brazing: APRIL 4/15/14 7:15PM - 4/29/14 9:45PM 2014-04-15 19:15:00 2014-04-29 21:45:00

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Description: Brazing is a uniquely useful metal joining process that allows for joining dissimilar metals and joining metals that could...

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Fundamentals of Mechanical Design 4/16/14 7:15PM - 6/4/14 9:45PM 2014-04-16 19:15:00 2014-06-04 21:45:00

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Description: Have you ever known exactly what you want to make, but had no idea where to begin designing it? Are the projects you're...

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Glass 200 - Shaping & Decorating APRIL 4/21/14 6:45PM - 9:15PM 2014-04-21 18:45:00 2014-04-21 21:15:00

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Description: You've gotten comfortable with the first major principle of working with hot glass... you can melt it. Looking for the next...

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Beyond Basic Woodworking: Plane Shapes 4/21/14 7PM - 5/26/14 9:30PM 2014-04-21 19:00:00 2014-05-26 21:30:00

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Description: Plane Shapes is a course designed around the conversion of sheet materials into three dimensional goods. Using the woodshop...

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Introduction to Arduino: APRIL/MAY 4/21/14 7:30PM - 5/19/14 9:30PM 2014-04-21 19:30:00 2014-05-19 21:30:00

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Description: In this class, students of all levels will learn how to program and use an Arduino, an easy-to-learn open source...

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Build a Nerf Gun 101: Basic Pistol APRIL 4/24/14 7:30PM - 9:30PM 2014-04-24 19:30:00 2014-04-24 21:30:00

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Description: Come learn how to make your very own foam-dart-shooting Nerf pistol!  This class is designed to be an introduction to the...

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Manual Machining and Layout: APRIL/MAY/JUNE 4/24/14 7:45PM - 6/8/14 3PM 2014-04-24 19:45:00 2014-06-08 15:00:00

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Description: For students who want more than just an introduction to the Asylum's manual milling machines and lathe, this class will...

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Jewelry of the Playa Kickstarter Launch 4/11/14 6:30PM - 10:30PM

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Jewelry of the Playa Kickstarter Launch Party: Friday, April 11, 6:30-10pm Artisan's Asylum member and jewelry shop founder Karen...

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Tool Training: Oxy-Acetylene Welding, Cutting, and Heating APRIL 4/8/14 7PM - 10PM

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Description: The oxy-acetylene (O/A) rig is arguably the most versatile, potentially dangerous, and misunderstood piece of equipment in...

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Glass 101 - Pendants APRIL 4/7/14 6:45PM - 9:15PM

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Description: Whether your interest is to make a single pendant you can take home and wear to show off your craftsmanship or to learn...

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Silvercasting with Cuttlebone: Start to Finish APRIL 4/6/14 12:30PM - 5:30PM

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Description: Learn to melt down fine silver into shapes carved out of soft bone and walk away with a polished pendant of your own design...

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Glass 100 - Curiosity: Intro to Flameworking MARCH 3/31/14 6:45PM - 9:15PM

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  Description: Learn the basics of flameworking. The thrill of sticking a rod of glass into an open flame and working with the resulting...

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DIY Kinetic Sculpture: Tabletop Flying Machine MARCH 3/29/14 1PM - 3/30/14 5PM

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Description: Motion is mesmerizing, especially when it's art. Make an interactive kinetic sculptural toy, powered by the hand,...

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Arduino Day Exhibition at Artisan's Asylum 3/29/14 1PM - 3PM

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Description Arduino Day is a worldwide celebration of Arduino’s first 10 years. It's 24 hours full of events – both official and...

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Art to Part: Tessellating Puzzles 3/29/14 11:30AM - 3/30/14 1:30PM

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Description: Ever wondered how Escher designed his lizard tessellation? Looking for a small, focused project as an entry point to...

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Single-Color Screen Printing: One Day Introduction MARCH 29 2014 3/29/14 11AM - 4PM

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Description: Ever wanted to make your own custom t-shirt, tote bag, sticker, poster, or greeting card? In this one day intensive...

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Circuit Hacking Night JANUARY Multiple Dates

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        Description: Come play with electronics at Artisan's Asylum! Whether you're a newbie or an experienced hacker, there will be...

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Tool Training: Oxy-Acetylene Welding, Cutting, and Heating MARCH 3/25/14 7PM - 10PM

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Description: The oxy-acetylene (O/A) rig is arguably the most versatile, potentially dangerous, and misunderstood piece of equipment in...

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Single-Color Screen Printing: One Day Introduction MARCH 22 2014 3/22/14 11AM - 4PM

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Description: Ever wanted to make your own custom t-shirt, tote bag, sticker, poster, or greeting card? In this one day intensive...

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Intro to Wax Carving for Casting Jewelry 3/22/14 10AM - 5PM

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Description: The Asylum's recently upgraded Hot Craft area is ready and waiting for new jewelry students! This intensive one day class...

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Introduction to Robotics: Programming a Line-Following & Maze-Solving Robot 3/20/14 7:30PM - 4/10/14 9:30PM

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  Description: This class will go over the basics of robotics, Arduino, and programming. We will be using Sparki:...

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Working With Foam 3/19/14 7:45PM - 4/9/14 10PM

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      Description: Whether it's making a quick 3-D mock-up, a pattern for casting in fiberglass, a lightweight prop or a monumental...

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Make A Stone-Set Ring! MARCH 3/16/14 10AM - 5PM

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Description: Create sterling silver rings with a beautiful stone in this fun and fast-paced workshop! In one afternoon you will learn the...

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Manual Machining and Layout: MARCH/APRIL 3/13/14 7:45PM - 4/20/14 3PM

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Description: For students who want more than just an introduction to the Asylum's manual milling machines and lathe, this class will...

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HSMWorks for CNC Machining 3/12/14 7:15PM - 4/2/14 9:15PM

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Description: If you are familiar with what can be made with manually operated machine tools, you are also familiar with their limitations....

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Metalworking Intensive: MARCH 3/12/14 7PM - 4/2/14 10PM

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Description: In this class, students will learn the basics of how to design and fabricate professional, load-bearing frames out of steel....

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Introduction to 3D Modeling MARCH/APRIL 3/11/14 7:15PM - 4/15/14 9:45PM

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Description: 3D modeling software is used worldwide in professional settings like engineering, animation, product design, architecture,...

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Introduction to Arduino: MARCH 3/10/14 7:30PM - 4/7/14 9:30PM

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Description: In this class, students of all levels will learn how to program and use an Arduino, an easy-to-learn open source...

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Introduction to Wood Lathe: MARCH 3/10/14 7PM - 3/24/14 10PM

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Description: Wood Turning is both one of the most relaxing and satisfying facets of woodworking, but a lathe can be the most dangerous...

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Hot Crafts Jewelry Shop Orientation: MARCH 3/9/14 1PM - 5PM

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Description: This workshop provides an opportunity to familiarize students with specialty tools and processes of the Hot Craft Studio for...

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Tool Training: CNC Plasma Cutter MARCH/APRIL

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  Description: Learn how to use a computer-controlled, water-cooled plasma cutter to cut any shape you want out of a 4'x8' sheet of...

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Tool Training: MIG Welder MARCH/APRIL

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Description: If you already know what you want to build and how you want to build it, and you just want to learn how to use the tools you...

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Beyond Basic Metalworking: Flat-Pack Structures 3/6/14 7:15PM - 3/27/14 9:45PM

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  Description: Building on a basic understanding of steel fabrication- including MIG welding, cutting, and grinder operation- your...

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Hands-on Electronics: An Introduction MARCH 2014 3/6/14 7PM - 3/27/14 10PM

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Description: Have you been interested in learning to work with electronics, but haven’t known where to start?  This class is the place....

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Woodworking: Build A Chair MAR/APR 3/6/14 7PM - 4/10/14 9:30PM

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    Description: Learn the fundamentals of woodworking! From roughcut hardwood you will plane, shape, mortise, tenon, and sand your...

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Bicycle Maintenance II: MARCH 3/6/14 7PM - 3/27/14 9PM

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Description: Topics covered in the course will build upon the skills foundation earned by students in Bicycle Maintenance I. They...

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Rough to Smooth: Using the Miter Saw, Bandsaw, Jointer, & Planer 3/5/14 7:30PM - 3/26/14 9:30PM

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Description: The first step in any woodworking project is dimensioning your stock. Lucky for you there are four tools specifically...

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