Introduction to Woodworking (Women + Non-Binary)
May 20th to 21st, 2023 | 9:00am to 5:00pm
Introduction to Woodworking is a beginner course specifically designed for people who identify as women and non-binary to get their first exposure to woodworking and relevant machines. This class strives to create a safe, welcoming and fun learning environment for those with little to no previous experience in woodworking. Students will be introduced to fundamental woodworking machinery over two days and will complete a wall hung cabinet to take home.
- Materials are included
See Details and Tool List Below
Name: Introduction to Woodworking (Women + Non-Binary)
Instructor: Michelle Myers
Skill Level: Complete Beginner
Format: 2 Day in-person course
May 20th to 21st, 2023
Intro to Woodworking (Women + Nonbionary) is a beginner course for students with little to no woodworking experience to learn in a safe, exciting, and welcoming environment. This class will safely introduce students to fundamental machines commonly used in woodworking. Students will construct a wall hung cabinet over the course of two days while learning the milling process of rough sawn and dimensional lumber, joinery techniques, furniture making best practices and much, much more.
Materials and material costs are included in this class and the lumber will be ready and waiting for each student. Students will walk away with their very own cabinet ready to display in their own home.
Please Note: This class is not in lieu of Fundamentals of Woodworking (7 weeks). Fundamentals of Woodworking would be the next recommended course.
Saturday & Sunday
9:00am – 5:00 pm (1 hr lunch break)
What to Bring:
The tools for this class are recommended. This means that you can bring your own, borrow them from our tool library or buy them from our retail store.
- Eye protection (mandatory)
- Hearing protection (mandatory)
- Dust protection (mandatory)
- Your own tools if you have them (optional)
- Combination square
- Measuring Tape
Topics and skills covered will include:
- Working with wood
- Power tools
- Woodworking Machines
- Ripping and crosscutting wood
- Basic joinery
- Furniture construction
Austin School of Furniture has the right to cancel this class at anytime if the minimum amount of students is not reached.