Create your projects with the original renewable resource

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Craftsmanship starts here

Wood is a great material for many projects. It's easy to work with, versatile, and relatively low cost. You can use it for prototyping products that will be made from some other material, or it can be used for finished products.

There are many projects that are completely made of wood, or that can use wood as part of the materials. The possibilities are endless...

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WO101 Wood Shop Basics

You will learn to work with cutting and shaping tools for wood and particle board. This class will cover general machine shop safety, process specific safety, and general use of OSML’s hand power tools, panel saw, compound miter saw, and hand router.

With the successful completion of this class, you can use the tools named above in the Wood Shop whenever you work at OSML as a member. (Student members 16-17 years old must be supervised by an adult member who has also completed this class successfully).

Prerequisite: None

Materials: Provided

Class length: 2 hours

Cost: $60 ($10 materials fee included)

Maximum class size: 4

Minimum age:16 (students ages 16-17 must be accompanied by an adult who is also enrolled in the class)

Safety: Please wear long pants. Long hair should be tied back, and closed-toed shoes should always be worn in the lab area.

Instructor: OSML Staff