Introduction to Woodworking

This class is geared towards the beginner looking into understanding the woodworking shop. We will go over each machine in the shop such as the tablesaw, bandsaw, jointer, planer, routers, sanders, and more. You will have a chance to use the machinery and tools once they are discussed so that you can gain confidence in using them in your own shop. We will look at the various parts to the machine, setting up the machines, safety, accessories to the tools, and pros/cons. There will be available shop scraps to use to try each machine and tool out.

Key Points

  • Learn the safety procedures for each machine

  • Understand the various parts to each machine

  • Utilize accessories

  • Understand the pros/cons of each machine

  • Learn the proper ways to use each machine

Class Size: 4 Students (1 session class)


  • November 12th Saturday @ 9:00am - 1:00pm
  • December 3rd Saturday @ 9:00am - 1:00pm

Price: $280 + $0 materials fee



Tools Required:


  1. Paper and notebook (for note taking if you wish)

  2. Safety glasses, ear protection, dust mask