Beginner Cutting Board Class- Woodworking

  • Beginner Cutting Board Class- Woodworking

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  • In this quick class, you’ll get a overview of the tools in The Foundry’s shared woodshop by making a beautiful hardwood cutting board from a variety of different types of woods. Beginners enter this class to learn about using the planer, tables saw, router, and sander. Participants leave with a timeless keepsake, a finished 11×16 inch board, and a whole new set of skills.

    Skills/Topics Covered:

    • Safely using woodshop tools
    • Matching wood properties with intended use
    • Selecting different types of glues used in woodworking and when to use them
    • Applying and maintaining finishes and learning which finishes are food-safe

    Skill Level: Beginner- no experience necessary. First timers welcome!
    Class Cost: $75 (all materials included)
    Class Size: Min 4/ Max 8
    Ages: 16+ with parent permission

    Important Note: To make this class a sweet and short 3-hours for interested beginners, we’ve done the wood preparation for you. Participants get to choose from a variety of pre-glued boards and all the work to prepare wood will be demonstrated in class.

    Requirements

    • Please be able to stand for long periods and safely lift 20 lbs.

    Please view The Foundry’s cancellation policy:
    http://www.thefoundrybuffalo.org/cancellation_policy

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    http://www.thefoundrybuffalo.org/about

    For information about other classes at The Foundry:
    http://www.thefoundrybuffalo.org/class_listings

    By taking a class at The Foundry —
    You are helping to support youth learning opportunities and enabling the small businesses on-site to grow.
    Also, you can practice what you will learn by becoming a makerspace member!
    http://www.thefoundrybuffalo.org/makerspaces

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