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Epoxy 101 Class: Coasters

April 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

$250

Make your own epoxy coasters!

This class is available for Maker Cube members only

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The requests for an epoxy class have finally been answered! This introduction to epoxy class will take participants in a step by step process to create epoxy coasters. In the class we use ecopoxy, a natural bio based epoxy product that is specifically formulated for wood working.

Duration: 3 hours per class, this is a two part class – you must arrive 15 minutes before the start time to participate
1:00pm – 4:00pm (This is a two part class on April 17th and April 24th)
Maximum # of Participants: 4
Project: Coasters
Difficulty: Intermediate
Age: 14+

Prerequisites: Participants must have taken the Intro and Advanced woodworking classes.

**Please note registration closes 24 hours prior to class**

Come to our workshop if:

  • You don’t want to experience the dreaded epoxy spill
  • You need more guidance on proper pour set up
  • You want to breathe new life into your wood working projects with eye catching colour and finish

Skills Learned:

Participants will learn how to choose the right epoxy, how to construct a suitable mold, how to prepare their material, how to mix epoxy and how to properly pour!

Class Goals:

By the end of the class, participants  will be more confident in the steps required to work with epoxy and will have made a set of coasters to take home!  

Safety First

Required:

  • Safety Glasses (participants must bring their own eye protection, if they do not have eye protection a pair of safety glasses can be purchased at Maker Cube’s front counter)
  • Closed-toe shoes
  • Long hair tied back
  • No loose jewelry or cords
  • No long sleeved shirts or loose clothing
  • Safety Masks (all participants  must where a mask during the class, RZ masks can be purchased at Maker Cube’s front counter

About the Instructor:

Adam Ali, Director And Co-Founder At Maker Cube

Adam is the true definition of a Maker with experience ranging from upholstery to machining exhaust fittings for light aircraft. He has been tinkering for as long as he can remember and fondly recalls spending summers with his dad and brothers building tree forts, soapbox racers, and bike ramps. Their favorite project? An epic two-floor pallet wood treehouse complete with lights, windows and (of course) a secret escape hatch. He followed his passion through school taking as many courses as he could in woodworking, metal fabrication, music production, and media arts. For the past 10 years, Adam has built skillsets in many disciplines with his favorite being custom car audio fabricator. Adam’s approach to design and making often comes from a need to solve problems that don’t have commercially available solutions.

FAQS

What is the age limit for the class?

The minimum age for participants is 14. Participants under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian provide supervision during the class. Do you have children younger than 14? Sign up for our mailing list to get updates on our summer camps and kid friendly classes!

Where can I park ?

Maker Cube’s parking lot has ample space available. Should the lot reach capacity, there is street parking along 206A St.

How do I cancel or reschedule a class?

Refunds or credit for future classes will only be provided if we are notified by email to [email protected] at least 24 hours in advance of the class. No refunds will be provided for late cancellation, and a re booking of $45.00 will be applied to reschedule a class.

Please arrive 15 minutes before the class for sign-in and to ensure it starts on time, those arriving more than 5 minutes late will not be able to attend. In the event of low registration the class will be canceled and participants registered will be rescheduled to an alternate class date.

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Details

Date:
April 17
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
$250
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