Tools covered in this class:
- Hand power tools
Technocopia's space includes a complete wood shop for members to use for professional or personal projects. This class will teach students how to safely and effectively use the tools listed above. Students will be instructed in operating and maintenance procedures, appropriate technique, and wood shop etiquette. Members must demonstrate safe use of these tools to be certified to use them in our space.
About the Instructor
Ian Anderson is a timber framer and carpenter by trade. Ian holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and has attended the North Bennet Street School for furniture making. After graduation, he spent two years working for Hardwick Frame Company and then as a mechanical engineering contractor for Saint Gobain designing and building prototypes of tools used in their R&D department before returning to carpentry. He now builds and designs timber frame structures and furniture, and does general carpentry in the Worcester area. As an educator, Ian has worked with YouthBuild Worcester and Worcester Think Tank where he has run classes about solar energy, robotics, building, along with intensive Tiny House Workshops for adults.