Foundations of Woodworking: Machine, Tool, & Shop Safety - October 23-24, 2018
In the final course of Foundations of Woodworking, students will learn how to safely handle tools and machinery in a shop setting. The class will include information on the different types of machinery and their uses, safe shop practices including use of eye and ear protection, emergency protocols, and advice for setting up a home shop. This class is perfect for anyone looking to get basic safety certification with woodshop machinery or looking for best practices to take home to their own workshops.
Instructor: Michael Puryear is a furniture maker, studio designer, and teacher with 30 years of experience. He has taught college-level courses and has built a number of small wooden craft.
Prerequisite: Basic Hand Joinery, or at the discretion of the instructor.
Dates: (2 classes) Tuesday and Wednesday, October 23-24, 2018. 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM.
Tuition: $80 for HRMM members at the Household level and above, $95 for non-members.
Location: Riverport Wooden Boat School
FOUNDATIONS OF WOODWORKING SERIES
Foundations of Woodworking (FoW) is a series of four classes designed to give beginner woodworkers background knowledge and skills in wood science, woodworking tools, joinery, and shop safety. In the future, these classes may be required for more advanced coursework. Students will receive a discount for registering for all four classes. Call 845-338-0071 ext. 16 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.