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Intro to the Woodshop

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Bellingham Makerspace

1000 F Street

Bellingham, WA 98225

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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 beveled sign board ready for engraving. Everyone will cut, surface, plane, square, bevel and miter a piece of 2x6 lumber. Makerspece members who show their ability to use the machines safely will be allowed to use the joiner, planer, tablesaw and mitersaw for personal projects.

When: Friday 6-8pm
Cost: $33.46
Available discounts: member/volunteer, scholarship and audit
Min/max registrations: 2-4
Links: registration, class webpage
If 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.



Important Information

Class fees : All class fees include materials. If you are a current Bellingham Makerspace member or volunteer you may select the discounted member registration.

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.

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?
    • Plan to arrive 5-10 minutes before class so that you have time to sign-in.
    • Use the main Technology Development Center entrance, follow the hall back and turn left. Bellingham Makerspace is at the end of the hall.
  • 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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Location

Bellingham Makerspace

1000 F Street

Bellingham, WA 98225

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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