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Tool Training: Basics of Woodworking 101 MIDWEEK 2017

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Artisan's Asylum, Inc.

10 Tyler Street

Somerville, MA 02143

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Event Times:

There will be 2 consecutive, 3 hour long sessions of this class on a Tuesday and Wednesday from 6:30 - 9:30pm.

Session 1: Tuesday, 11/7/17, 6:30 - 9:30pm.

Session 2: Wednesday, 11/8/17, 6:30 - 9:30pm.

*or*

Session 1: Tuesday, 12/5/2017, 6:30 - 9:30pm.

Session 2: Wednesday, 12/6/2017, 6:30 - 9:30pm.


Course Description:

If you already have an idea of what you want to build, and you just want to learn how to safely use the basic tools you need (or just need a refresher), this Tool Training session is for you! This class teaches correct use of: the handheld power drill, impact driver, standing drill press, panel saw, circular saw, jig saw, scroll saw, spindle sander, belt sander and disc sander.

During the two class periods, students will learn and then have the opportunity to demonstrate their competency and get signed off on the tools. Students will be authorized to use the tools independently as members at Artisan's Asylum after successful completion of the testing portion for each tool.

Please note that this Tool Training does not provide significant practice with each tool, nor discuss any intermediate or advanced techniques. To learn how to use woodshop tools at a more advanced level, please take a look at the longer-form classes available on our Current Class Offerings page.

Class Goals:

By the end of the tool training session, students will be comfortable with the operation of the handheld power drill, impact driver, standing drill press, panel saw, circular saw, jig saw, scroll saw, spindle sander, belt sander and disc sander. Student will also be able to demonstrate knowledge of tool troubleshooting, shop organization and shop maintenance.

After passing the proficiency test, they will be able to use all of the tools in this group as a member in our workspace.

Prerequisites:

Students must be at least 18 years of age.

Materials Provided:

All practice materials will be provided by Artisan's Asylum.

What to Bring/Wear:

Students must wear shop appropriate clothes (no loose/billowy clothing or dangling jewelry/straps/scarves) closed-toe shoes or work boots, long hair secured. Safety glasses required, some may be available on site.

Instructor Biography:

Francisco Leon's years of woodworking experience, combined with his love of design and his innate creativity and desire for the outdoors give him a unique advantage as a woodworker to make intended projects a reality. He brings a level of experience and skill necessary to achieve the aesthetic look and level of quality that is expected.

Francisco was first introduced to woodworking in his early teens by helping his father with home projects in his hometown Caracas, Venezuela. He has since relocated to the USA to pursue a career as an aerospace engineer with a strong passion to teach and open his own woodworking business, De Madera, "of wood." Since commencing his career as an engineer and with the belief that woodworking came naturally, he has since completed several personal wood projects including bedroom & child nursery furniture, display cases and a variety of children's toys. Woodworking craft is a combination of time, desire and skill that only one can achieve with commitment. Francisco offers this simple commitment to you to teach and pursue what he loves.

His hope is that through woodworking he can leave something with you that can be cherished for years to come. Francisco resides in the Boston area with his wife Karen & beautiful baby girl.


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Artisan's Asylum, Inc.

10 Tyler Street

Somerville, MA 02143

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