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Wood Shop Safety 1.0 – Core Power Tools
March 1 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2022
You must pre-register at the Maker Space website here: https://www.mankatomakerspace.org/service-page/wood-shop-safety-1-0-core-power-tools
From fixing simple shelves to creating beautiful complex furniture, woodworking skills are handy to have.
-Reminder to Makerspace Members-
This is a REQUIRED METAL SHOP SAFETY COURSE. Learned skills are necessary before you can use the Wood Shop machines/electric tools independently.
This course covers the basic functionality and use of the core power tools in any woodshop: the jointer, planer, table saw, band saw, and compound miter saw. In this three-hour session, students will learn
(1) basic operations in milling, surfacing and dimensioning lumber
(2) the components of each tool
(3) safe operation of each tool
(4) applications of each tool to surfacing & dimensioning lumber
(5) alternative applications for each tool.
Students will learn to make a variety of cuts with various saws and will learn to square and true boards using a jointer and planer.