Intro to Woodworking

Course Information

description

Interested in woodworking but not sure where to start?  Then this hands-on course is for you!  In EcoStudio’s ‘Introduction to Woodworking’, students will learn basic woodworking skills while learning how to build a wooden box.

course objectives

Participants will develop an understanding of the following concepts:

Learn about the properties of wood: hardness, grain, and different qualities to look for when planning for your project.

Familiarize yourself with a wide variety of hand tools, including: saws, planes, chisels, rasps and files.

Develop joinery skills and learn how to apply hardware, including hinges and locks.

Learn how to safely use a band saw, router and drill press.

schedule

Day 1:

Learn about properties of wood choice

Learn about tools cutting wood to specific size

Learn about joinery

Day 2:

Assemble your box

Add details and design work

Day 3:

Learn how to apply hardware

Learn about personalizing and finishing techniques: engravings, paints, etc.

 

Length

Three-day class (9 hours total)

Date/Time

Mondays 6-9pm: November 5, 12, 19

 

pre-requisite

None

level

Beginner & Intermediate

Age

18+

language of instruction

English

Required materials

EcoStudio recommends wearing clothing you don’t mind getting dirty.

COST

Member $170/ Non-member $180

important information

Please note that open-toed shoes are not allowed at EcoStudio.

Participants must provide a copy of their insurance policy prior to commencing course.  

PARTICIPANTS MUST PRINT AND SIGN FAB LAB ECOSTUDIO WAIVER PRIOR TO COMMENCING COURSE.  WAIVER IS SENT TO PARTICIPANT UPON REGISTRATION FOR COURSE.  NO EXCEPTIONS.

Cancellation policy

EcoStudio reserves the right to cancel or postpone a course at any time, including but not limited to, lack of participation, classroom, equipment or trainer availability.

If full payment is not received three days prior to course commencement EcoStudio reserves the right to relinquish participant’s reservation.   

Cancellations received less than 5 business days prior to course commencement will only receive credit towards a future course.

Cancellations received 3 days prior to course commencement will only be reimbursed 50% of the course fee.

No-shows will be invoiced the full course fee.  

 

Contact information

For inquiries please contact Fab Lab Ecostudio at:

learn@ecostudio.ngo

Join us!

We’re excited to have you!

Hours of operation

Monday - Friday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday
10:00am - 3:00 p.m.
*Fab Lab EcoStudio's hours of operation do not reflect course hours, which may take place after hours of operation.

Location

Ciudad del Saber, Panamá
Calle Dwyer, Edificio 245