WoodLab 101 covers the safe operation of the core tools in the MakerLabs woodshop. Members and drop-in members must take this orientation before using the woodshop.The tools covered in this class include the the panel saw, table saw, mitre saw, table router, drill press, and smaller hand tools.
Prior experience is not necessary, but may be helpful. This orientation is also a perfect precursor to our WoodLab 102, Table Saw 101, WoodLab 201, and Lathe 101 classes.
Please note, due to COVID-19, we are making the following changes for this class:
Everyone must wash their hands upon entering the building.
Non-medical masks must be worn for the duration of the class. Everyone is required to bring their own masks.
Students must bring their own safety glasses or they will be available for purchase at the front desk for $5.
Nitrile gloves and earplugs will be provided and must be worn for the duration of the class
Bleach and paper towels will be available to sanitize tools if extra sanitization is needed.
Everyone must practice physical distancing and stay 6’ apart during the class when possible.
Prerequisites CoursesRequired: none
Equipment AccessPanel saw, table saw, mitre saw, table router, sanders, drill press, and various sanding and hand tools. Please note: this class does not cover the jointer, planer, or resaw bandsaw, all of which are all covered in Woodshop 102.
Is there an age limit to enter the event?The minimum age for participants is 13 years old with a participating guardian or 18 otherwise.
What are my parking options at MakerLabs?MakerLabs' parking lot is located on the east side of the building on the corner of Hawks Avenue and East Cordova Street.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?Please email us at aGVsbG8gfCBtYWtlcmxhYnMgISBjb20= with any questions or concerns.
Can I sign up for the member rate?If you sign up for a membership on the day of the class, you'll receive a refund for the difference between the general and membership class price.
How do I cancel or reschedule my class?Refunds (minus Eventbrite fees) or credit for future classes and orientations will only be provided if we are notified by email to aGVsbG8gfCBtYWtlcmxhYnMgISBjb20= at least 24 hours in advance of the class. For cancellation less than 24 hours before the class, we do not provide a refund but we do offer a 50% credit towards a future class or orientation. No refunds or credits will be provided for no shows.
What happens if I show up late?Please arrive 15 minutes before the schedule start of the class so that it can start on time. Attendees arriving more than 5 minutes late will not be allowed in the class.
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