january, 2021

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28jan5:00 pm8:00 pmMankato MakerSpaceWood Shop Safety 1.0—Core Power Tools 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Mankato Makerspace, 1700 3rd Ave., MankatoCategories:Classes & Education,Hobby, Craft, & Making


Event Details

From making simple shelves to creating beautiful furniture, woodworking skills are handy to have. 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. Register here.

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.

Come to the class with closed-toe shoes and long pants. Avoid loose clothing, long sleeves, gloves, and loose jewelry. The student material fee includes take-away PPE (basic ear protection, a dust mask, and safety glasses).


(Thursday) 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Mankato Makerspace

1700 3rd Ave., Mankato