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January 19 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Get a broad understanding of navigating a well-equipped wood shop while learning the safety basics through practice. In this course, makers will begin with un-milled lumber and process it through various wood shop machines to get hands-on experience with multiple tools in the shop, resulting in a mini hat rack to take home with them!
What you’ll learn:
- Chop sawing longer lumber to size
- Face jointing to create a reference face
- Edge jointing to square edge #1
- Planing to a specific thickness using reference face and proper wood orientation
- Rip and crosscut table saw instruction to achieve designation size
- Drill press instruction to achieve both through and depth-designated bores
- Band saw detailing
- Router table detailing
Workshop attendees will need to be properly outfitted to attend this course. This includes: closed-toed shoes, long pants preferred, and a way to secure long hair.
Safety equipment, including protective glasses and hearing protection, are provided by MAKE Santa Fe but bring yours if you have them. Students must be at least 16 years of age. Minors must have parental permission and a signed waiver (ask us).
Students must be at least 16 years of age. Minors must have parental permission and a signed waiver (ask us).
About the Instructor:
Christy Georg is an Artist / Adventurer. She has worked as a deckhand aboard sailing schooners, thru-hiked the 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail and 500-mile Colorado trail, and cruised the Arctic. Endurance and fortitude drive underlying themes in her work. She has her BFA and MFA in sculpture and brings a 20-year career with dozens of awards and rich fabrication experience to MAKE.