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Intro to Carpentry: Cutting Boards (Two Day Class: Part One)

  • the Green Project 2831 Marais St. New Orleans, LA 70117 (map)

Skill Level: Beginner
Ages: 18+
Location: MakerSpace (located upstairs; no a/c in the main room, but adjacent classroom available to cool down)

DAY ONE: August 10th from 9:30am-12pm
DAY TWO: August 17th from 9:30am-12pm

Learn carpentry fundamentals while making your very own custom wood cutting board in this two-day workshop series. Make a functional piece of art for your kitchen that will last for many years. Use basic laminating and clamping processes which can be applied to other projects as well as well as food safe finishing.

Attendees will:

  • Cut with the table saw and miter saw for milling and sizing

  • Shape with a bandsaw and or jigsaw for cutting curves and customs shapes

  • Plane and sand to achieve a flat finished surface

  • Arrange pieces and learn glueing and clamping techniques

  • Finish boards with food safe mineral oils and or waxes


General Admission: $40

Member Price: $30
Must hold a valid TGP Membership. Please email for the discount code.

Scholarship: $20
Limited number of slots available for those needing assistance; select “Scholarship” below and skip billing fields at checkout.

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Late Policy: Please arrive on time so that you do not miss the safety talk. For safety reasons, those arriving 15 or more minutes late may be refused at the discretion of the workshop host.
Refunds/Exchanges: All workshops are non-refundable and non-exchangeable. However, they may be transferred to another party. Any unused workshop fee will be applied as a donation to our Environmental Education and MakerSpace programs.

Earlier Event: August 9
DIY Wind Chimes
Later Event: August 15
Intro to Woodworking Tools