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6-Week Beginning Woodworking CHICAGO

02/28/2024 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm CST

Begin your woodworking journey with this 6-week class that covers the basics from identifying wood through constructing a simple project.

February Dates:

This is a 6 week class running on consecutive Friday nights. It will meet from 6:30-9:30pm on Feb. 2, Feb. 9, Feb. 16, Feb. 23, March 1, and March 8.

This is a 6 week class running on consecutive Wednesday afternoons. It will meet from 1-4pm on Feb. 28, March 6 (skip March 13), March 20, March 27, April 3, and April 10.

March Dates:

This is a 6 week class running on consecutive Saturday afternoons. It will meet from 2:30-5:30pm on March 2, March 9, March 16, March 23, March 30, and April 6.

This is a 6 week class running on consecutive Tuesday nights. It will meet from 6:30-9:30pm on March 19, March 26, April 2, April 9, April 16, and April 23.

May Date:

This is a 6 week class running on consecutive Tuesday nights. It will meet from 5:30-8:30pm on May 21, May 28, June 4, June 11, June 18, and June 25.

Beginning Woodworking students will learn the fundamentals of woodworking through hands-on workshop projects and theory-oriented lecture sessions. Students will be taught how to identify and understand lumber, design/plan simple projects, and use hand tools and power tools with safe and effective technique.

The goal of this class is to take anyone new to the wonderful world of woodworking and guide them towards independence in their future endeavors as a craftsperson or DIY weekend warrior. All are welcome! —from the complete novice to the trepidatious beginner woodworker looking to expand their skill set and confidence level.

To put the learning into practice, each participant will build a keepsake box consisting of a variety of joints, each reflecting an important learning objective to be shown off as a reminder of skills gained. This box is a functional container as well as a collection of practice techniques.

6-Week Beginning WW Policies

  • We do not provide refunds for missed classes.
  • This workshop is a sequence of classes where one class teaches skills needed for the following class. If you miss a class, you will miss instruction and work time needed for the next steps presented in the following class.
  • There is no “make up time” provided during the classes, so please only commit to this workshop if you are confident you can attend each class.
  • Additional Safety Instruction sessions may be available during the workshop series.
  • Please contact us at workshops@rebuildingexchange.org to update our instructors if you need to miss a class.
  • Students who miss the first 2 sessions will be withdrawn from the class with no refund or credits towards future classes.

CLASS CREDIT POLICY::

  • If you give notice by email that you need to withdraw from a class 14 days before the start of the class, the amount paid for the class will be applied towards a class credit redeemable within one year towards a future class.
  • If you give notice by email that you need to withdraw from a class between 2 weeks and 48 hours before the start of the class, 50% of the amount paid towards the class will be applied towards a class credit redeemable within one year towards a future class.
  • There are no credits provided for any cancellation with less than 48 hours notice. There are no exceptions to this policy.
  • If Rebuilding Exchange cancels a workshop, you will receive a full refund, returned via your original payment method. Our team will contact you by phone and/or email with any updates regarding class cancellations due to weather.

LATECOMERS

If you arrive to a workshop later than 20 minutes after the stated start time, you will not be able to participate in the workshop.

We do not provide refunds to latecomers.

OTHER POLICIES

All workshops are 18+ unless otherwise specified; no woodworking experience necessary

Materials are included in the fee for the workshop

We are not able to accommodate last minute attendees. If a workshop is sold out, there are no open spots.

Details

Date:
02/28/2024
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm CST
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/6-week-beginning-woodworking-chicago-tickets-825586500447

Venue

ReBuilding Exchange
1740 W Webster Ave
Chicago, IL 60614 United States

Organizer

Rebuilding Exchange
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