Woodworking 101

Want to build something with your hands? Here’s your chance!

NYDesigns is hosting this beginners workshop to get acquainted with the various tools in the wood working shop. Have great ideas for your next DIY project or work of art? Learn the basic skills to realize your vision!

In this class you will learn:

  • How to safely use various types of saws and power tool including the table saw, miter saw, vertical band saw, drill press, electric and disk sander
  • Woodworking techniques such as measuring, cutting, and sanding
  • Designing and building your own project

Leave with the knowledge of how to use the woodshop to create your next project!

The class will take place at the NYDesigns FabLab, our 5,000 square foot, on-site fabrication lab that allows makers to prototype design concepts in a safe, secure facility. In addition to the laser cutter, the FabLab is equipped with an array of tools, both analog and digital, including traditional hand and power tools, 3D printers, a CNC Router, a vacuum former, and an FDM rapid prototyper.

Walk out of the class confident in your ability and ready to tackle your next great project. And we’ll do you one even better – sign up for a NYDesigns FabLab Membership and you’ll get the price of the class off of your first month’s membership fee. (Offer cannot be combined with other membership discounts).

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Mar 21 2019


6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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29-10 Thomson Avenue

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