Woodshop Machinery Fundamentals (Members Only)

Please note that this is a TWO PART  workshop. Part ONE of Machinery Fundamentals is typically held on the second Monday of the month. Part TWO is usually held on the fourth Monday of the month. Dates through the end of 2022 include July 11 and 25, August 8 and 22, September 12 and 26, Octover 10 and 24, November 14 and 28, and December 12 and 19.You only need to purchase ONE ticket for access to both sessions.About the ClassThis beginner level workshop will provide instruction and hands-on experience in safely operating Lowell Makes' woodshop power machines.  It will prepare members for a level 2 checkout.The first 3.5 hour session will focus on sawing.  The participant will learn the proper and safe operation of the following pieces of equipment, circular saw, jig saw, miter saw, band saw, and table saw.  In addition, learning how to cut effectively using the traditional panel saw...hand sawing will be covered.The second 3.5 hour session will cover the remaining pieces of power equipment in the woodshop.  The participant will learn proper and safe operation of the following pieces of equipment: drill press, planer, jointer, hand router, table router, sanding equipment.  In addition, the participant will learn how to join boards using dowels and biscuits as well as how to do glue ups. A $20 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the beginning of class.This workshop is exclusive to Lowell Makes members.

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Please note that this is a TWO PART  workshop. 

Part ONE of Machinery Fundamentals is typically held on the second Monday of the month. Part TWO is usually held on the fourth Monday of the month. Dates through the end of 2022 include July 11 and 25, August 8 and 22, September 12 and 26, Octover 10 and 24, November 14 and 28, and December 12 and 19.


You only need to purchase ONE ticket for access to both sessions.


About the Class

This beginner level workshop will provide instruction and hands-on experience in safely operating Lowell Makes' woodshop power machines.  It will prepare members for a level 2 checkout.


The first 3.5 hour session will focus on sawing.  The participant will learn the proper and safe operation of the following pieces of equipment, circular saw, jig saw, miter saw, band saw, and table saw.  In addition, learning how to cut effectively using the traditional panel saw...hand sawing will be covered.


The second 3.5 hour session will cover the remaining pieces of power equipment in the woodshop.  The participant will learn proper and safe operation of the following pieces of equipment: drill press, planer, jointer, hand router, table router, sanding equipment.  In addition, the participant will learn how to join boards using dowels and biscuits as well as how to do glue ups. 


A $20 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the beginning of class.


This workshop is exclusive to Lowell Makes members.