Audience: Age: 16+
Classes: 4 Consecutive weeks
May 15, 2022 - 2 pm to 3:30 pm
May 29, 2022 - 2 pm to 5:30 pm
June 05, 2022 - 2pm to 5:30 pm
June 12, 2022 - 2 pm to 5:30 pm
Cost: $325 + HST
This is an introductory class for participants that wish to learn the art and skill of woodworking. During this program, participants will learn the basics of creating with wood. From different types of wood and materials to working with shop tools and equipment to create several different projects. Participants will learn the proper operation of various tools such as table and band saws, planer, router, jointer, and sanders.
This workshop requires no previous experience. Just the excitement of learning new skills!
Participants will receive complementary Makerspace Membership to NewMakeIt during the term of the class, allowing additional time to work on projects and bolster their knowledge.
This program is both classroom and workshop based. Students will need to provide the necessary safety equipment and appropriate dress.
*Approximately $50 material fee may apply at this workshop.
Instructor: Chris Tucker
Chris Tucker is an experienced high school construction technology teacher with a background in architecture. He has been teaching students of all ages the joys of woodworking for over 20 years. Chris uses traditional as well as modern tools in his woodworking projects. Chris is also a freelance writer for the Canadian Woodworking and Home Improvement magazine, and focuses on the integration of digital tools and techniques into the shop.