In-Depth Intro to Woodworking [8 week Intensive]
The Toronto Tool Library Makerspace
192 Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON M5T 2C2, Canada
Suitable for beginners, this woodworking course is designed to teach you all that you need to get started in the wood shop, starting with the basics and moving into more advanced techniques along the way. Students will get to make a Cutting Board, Jewelry/Keepsake Box and one other custom project* of the student's choosing.
Focusing on hands on learning, each project will have the students learning safe operation of the following:
Joiner- Planer- Table Saw- Sanders
Drill Press - Band Saw- Router Table- Miter Saw
Scroll Saw- Hand Tools- Jigs
*Note: There is a limited supply of materials included, so students choosing larger custom projects will need to provide the wood needed. Wood must be metal free, untreated and unfinished.
THURSDAYS, from 1:00pm to 3:00pm
PROJECT: Jewelry/Keepsake box Pt. 1
PROJECT: Jewelry/Keepsake box Pt. 2Students should be continuing work on the Jewelry/Keepsake box.
PROJECT: Cutting board Pt. 1
PROJECT: Cutting board Pt. 2
PROJECTS: Jewelry/Keepsake box / Cutting Board
Students should be finished or nearly finished the Jewelry/Keepsake box as well as the cutting board.
Wood Finishing. Students will get to take home the projects they made themselves.
LESSON: Woodworking theory
Custom Project DesignProjects will be limited to 5 hours in class.Students can select a larger project if they have the ability to make progress between classes. ( at home or with a makerspace membership)
Week 7 and 8
Students will have full use of the shop with full supervision, and 1 on 1 instruction available.Facilitator will work with students to complete their personal project in the remaining 4 hours of class time.
Pandemic update : All students must wear a mask at all times. Due to the nature of the subject matter being covered, we cannot accomodate medical exemptions. Proof of vaccination will be required.