Woodworking Workshops

 
Wed 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
10/04/2017 to 11/15/2017

Construct a simple project of your choosing while learning power tool use and safety. Instruction includes project design, wood properties, joinery, hand and power tool use.

 
Mon 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
10/02/2017 to 11/13/2017

Construct a small side or end table while learning basic woodworking skills. The workshop will cover design, wood properties, joinery, and hand and power tool use.

 
Wed 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10/04/2017 to 11/15/2017

Construct a small side or end table while learning basic woodworking skills. The workshop will cover design, wood properties, joinery, and hand and power tool use.

Wooden Spoon
 
Tue 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
10/31/2017 to 11/14/2017

Hand carve a beautiful and useful wooden bowl and wooden spoon. Learn a variety of hand tool techniques that you can apply to all kinds of projects for your kitchen and table!

Cajón
 
Sun 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10/29/2017 to 11/12/2017

Originating in South America, the cajón has evolved from a simple wooden box or crate into a carefully designed precision instrument. In this workshop, participants will cut, assemble, and finish a drum and learn some basic woodworking tools and techniques.

Workshop Canceled
Friday 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
10/13/2017 to 11/10/2017

Build a playable, three-string, cigar-box instrument in this hands-on, simple, instrument class. Focus will be on simple DIY style construction using a variety of hand and power tools. Get that vintage sound while learning to craft a funky one-of-a-kind axe. Basic hardware and supplies included.Fee includes all materials.

Greenland Kayak Paddle
 
Tue 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10/03/2017 to 10/24/2017

A collaboration with the EMU Outdoor Program! Make your own wooden kayak paddle, based off of traditional designs used by the first kayakers, native peoples of the Arctic.  The "Greenland Paddle" is a beautiful design, and extremely functional for the recreational paddler.  These are also the paddle of choice for expert paddlers, and those wishing to sneak up on walrus during the hunt!  Hand tools and power tools will be used in this class. No experience necessary.No class 10/17.

Woodworking
Workshop Canceled
Sun 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10/08/2017 to 10/22/2017

Make a simple lap desk so you can work anywhere! This is a quick, fun, and easy introductory woodworking project that will give you a basic overview of the woodshop and a useful finished product.