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Intro to the Woodshop

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Bellingham Makerspace

1 Bellis Fair Parkway, #618

next to Dick's Sporting Goods

Bellingham, WA 98226

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Sold Out. Next class is 11-4.

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Introduction to the Bellingham Makerspace woodshop (AKA Woodshop 101). The class will cover Bellingham Makerspace woodshop standards including safety, allowable materials, mobile bases, power, dust collection, machine controls, etc. The class is for both experienced woodworkers and those new to woodworking.The easiest way to get acquainted with the Makerspace Woodshop Standards and machines is with hands on board processing. While topics like reading grain direction will be touched upon, the focus is safety, e.g. cutting warped wood.The take home project is a chamfered sign board ready for engraving. Everyone will cut, surface, plane, square and chamfer a piece of 2x6 lumber. Makerspace members can use the woodshop for personal projects after taking this class.Class Length: 2 hoursPrerequisites: NoneMin/max registrations: 3If you'd like a 50% scholarship discount (no questions asked) or would like to see the class offered at another day/time, email davelers@gmail.com.Instructor Bio: Dave Lers has been a professional woodworker for decades and has experience with many aspects of woodworking, from house framing to hand-cut dovetail cabinetry.

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COVID-19: Too keep everyone safe; masks (can provide), hand sanitizing (at entrances), temperature checks and social distancing are required at Makerspace. Maximum class size has been reduced to allow for social distancing.Class fees: All class fees include materials. If you are a current Bellingham Makerspace member or scheduled volunteer you may select the discounted member registration. The financially challenged are encouraged to request a 50% off, no questions asked, scholarship discount. Volunteers may be eligible for training discounts.Cancellations: All classes have a minimum number of participants. If the instructor specified number is not reached 24hrs before the class is scheduled to start, the class will be cancelled and any registrations refunded (Eventbrite fees are non refundable).Refund policy: You may request a refund from Eventbrite no later than 24hrs before the class starts (Eventbrite fees are non refundable). After that point instructors and participants are committed and we won't be able to provide any refunds.Donations: Want to help the financially challenged?, donate any amount to the Bellingham Makerspace Scholarship Fund. We want to make it possible for everyone to take the classes they want to take.Other FAQs

  • When and where to arrive?
    • Bellis Fair Mall. The Makerspace main/front/mall entrance is the last on the left before Dick's Sporting Goods, the back/workshop entrance is to the right of Dick's outside entrance.
    • Plan to arrive 5-10 minutes before class so that you have time to sign-in.
  • What to bring/not to bring?
    • For shop class personal safety, please wear closed-toe shoes, tie long hair back, and avoid any dangling jewelry or baggy clothing.
    • If the class involves computers, bring your laptop PC if you have one.
  • Is there an age limit?
    • All our classes are 18+ (14-18 with parental permission) unless otherwise indicated in the class description.

Other questions? Email us at manager@bellinghammakerspace.org

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Bellingham Makerspace

1 Bellis Fair Parkway, #618

next to Dick's Sporting Goods

Bellingham, WA 98226

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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