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Router Table Orientation

Learn the basics of using a router table! This way you can cut joinery, slots, and rabbets very easily. Using a router table also increases shop safety when working with small materials that would be clumsy or dangerous to set up and route by hand. Join us in our skill builder workshop where our instructor will demonstrate the process for…

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TIG Welding Basics

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) welding, is an arc welding process that produces the weld with a non-consumable tungsten electrode. TIG welding is most suitable for thin sheet material, high quality, or precision welding. It’s a more advanced process to learn in comparison to MIG welding, requiring good hand-eye (and foot) coordination. Join us in our small, 2-person class and make…

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MIG Welding Basics

In this introductory level orientation, you can get hands on experience with tools in the metal shop and learn the step by step process to create clean strong welds. You will carry out several operations to prep your material, tack your pieces and lay a simple bead. This process aims to make you comfortable using the tools and gain welding…

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MIG Welding Basics

In this introductory level orientation, you can get hands on experience with tools in the metal shop and learn the step by step process to create clean strong welds. You will carry out several operations to prep your material, tack your pieces and lay a simple bead. This process aims to make you comfortable using the tools and gain welding…

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Pottery: Painting and Glazing

Decorate your own bowl or plate! Pottery is an exceptional art form that transforms clay into functional dinnerware, home decorations, and sculptures. In this beginner-friendly class, you will learn how to glaze bisqueware and paint your own designs onto functional pieces. You will take home 1 completed piece – your choice between a bowl or a plate. Duration: 2 hour…

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Pottery: The Basics of Hand Building

Come play with clay and make your own bowls and plates! Pottery is an exceptional art form that transforms clay into functional dinnerware, home decorations, and sculptures. In this beginner-friendly class, you will learn how to handbuild your own pieces using slump molds, carving, shaping, and glazing. You will take home 2 completed pieces – your choice between a pair…

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Rough to Smooth – Advanced Woodworking

Unlock the secrets of milling rough lumber for woodworking projects! Learn to identify wood grain and structure for optimal results and safety. For Beginners: Don’t be intimidated. Our instructors have been in your shoes and will work hard to make sure you have a great experience. For Experienced Makers:  Orientation classes are mandatory for all tool areas but there’s no reason…

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Rough to Smooth – Advanced Woodworking

Unlock the secrets of milling rough lumber for woodworking projects! Learn to identify wood grain and structure for optimal results and safety. For Beginners: Don’t be intimidated. Our instructors have been in your shoes and will work hard to make sure you have a great experience. For Experienced Makers:  Orientation classes are mandatory for all tool areas but there’s no reason…

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Rough to Smooth – Advanced Woodworking

Unlock the secrets of milling rough lumber for woodworking projects! Learn to identify wood grain and structure for optimal results and safety. For Beginners: Don’t be intimidated. Our instructors have been in your shoes and will work hard to make sure you have a great experience. For Experienced Makers:  Orientation classes are mandatory for all tool areas but there’s no reason…

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Rough to Smooth – Advanced Woodworking

Unlock the secrets of milling rough lumber for woodworking projects! Learn to identify wood grain and structure for optimal results and safety. For Beginners: Don’t be intimidated. Our instructors have been in your shoes and will work hard to make sure you have a great experience. For Experienced Makers:  Orientation classes are mandatory for all tool areas but there’s no reason…

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