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Woodworking 101

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NYDesigns FabLab

29-10 Thomson Ave

9th Floor

Long Island City, NY 11101

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Want to build something with your hands? Here's your chance!

NYDesigns is hosting this beginners workshop to get acquainted with the various tools in the wood working shop. Have great ideas for your next DIY project or work of art? Learn the basic skills to realize your vision!

In this class you will learn:

  • How to safely use various types of saws and power tool including the table saw, miter saw, vertical band saw, drill press, electric and disk sander

  • Woodworking techniques such as measuring, cutting, and sanding

  • Designing and making your own project

Leave with the knowledge of how to use the woodshop to create your next project!



The class will take place at the NYDesigns FabLab, our 5,000 square foot, on-site fabrication lab that allows makers to prototype design concepts in a safe, secure facility. In addition to the laser cutter, the FabLab is equipped with an array of tools, both analog and digital, including traditional hand and power tools, 3D printers, a CNC Router, a vacuum former, and an FDM rapid prototyper.

Walk out of the class confident in your ability and ready to tackle your next great project. And we'll do you one even better - sign up for a NYDesigns FabLab Membership and you'll get the price of the class off of your first month's membership fee. (Offer cannot be combined with other membership discounts).

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FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

The class is open to all skill levels but participants must be over 18.

Is there a dress code?

Yes, since you will be working with advanced fabrication equipment please wear closed toe shoes and try to avoid loose fitting clothing. If you have long hair please bring something to tie your hair back with.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking is slim. We would not recommend driving. You can take the E/G/M/7 to Court Square or the E/F/M/R to Queens Plaza. It is about a 15 minute walk over to our location from either station.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Feel free to email info@nydesigns.org with any questions.

What's the refund policy?

Space is very limited so our refund policy is strict. Full refund will only be granted if request is made 24 hours in advance. Email info@nydesigns.org to request a refund.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Yes. You sign up for a class but can't make it so you want to give it to a friend? No problem. Please email us at info@nydesigns.org to let us know.


Class Facilitator - George Hay, NYDesigns FabLab Manager

George is responsible for keeping the FabLab in working order. From member assistance, to training, to machine maintenance he does it all. George also teaches a number of workshops at NYDesigns. If you want to learn how to use a machine or a tool George is the one to ask.

Prior to joining the NYDesigns team George worked in various fabrication fields, most notably CNC Routing and 3D Printing. When not at work George enjoys making custom instruments and spending time with his family.


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29-10 Thomson Ave

9th Floor

Long Island City, NY 11101

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