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Intro to Woodworking Tools

  • the Green Project 2831 Marais St. New Orleans, LA (map)
Intro to Woodworking Tools
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Skill Level: Beginner/Novice
Date: Saturday, January 5th
Time: 10am-12:30pm

Join our introductory class covering the basics of woodworking tools, including everything that you will need to get started on your own DIY projects.  Learn how to use woodworking tools safely and accurately, while building upon your skills to confidently embark on your own building projects.  

Workshop attendees will:

  • accurately measure and mark, and estimate materials

  • learn how to use hand saws and power saws to cut length, width, mitered cuts  and curved shapes

  • learn how to use hand tools for shaping such as chisels, block planes, knives, rasps, and files

  • learn about various ways to fasten pieces together (i.e., screws, nails, staples, glue and clamps, and biscuit joining)

  • design your own project, from sketching to picking materials

Attendees are encouraged to stay after the workshop for MakerSpace Open Hours from 1pm-4pm to put their newfound knowledge into action!


General Admission - $25

Member Price - $20
(must hold valid TGP Membership)

Scholarship - FREE
(limited number of slots for those needing assistance; select “Scholarship” below and skip billing fields at checkout)

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Earlier Event: December 22
MakerSpace Open Hours
Later Event: January 5
MakerSpace Open Hours