What You'll Learn
This is Part 2 for people wanting to learn to use the power tools in the Woodshop at the Midtown Hacker Lab. Intro to WoodShop is a two hour
safety and tool use class designed to get you up to speed quickly. In
102, the instructor will introduce you to safety and use of the
Bandsaw, Joiner/Planer, Thickness Planer, and Circular Saws.
This Intro to WoodShop class is a two hour safety and tool use class designed to get you up to speed quickly. We will first cover the basics in the classroom focusing on safety and accuracy. Then you will be hands on working directly with the various saws and tools, including the Bandsaw, Joiner/Planer, Thickness Planer, and Circular Saws.
- Starts with a safety orientation and introduction to safety features of the tools available.
- Then participants will get down to using each of the tools in the wood shop.
- Use and safe operation of the Bandsaw, Joiner/Planer, Thickness Planer, and Circular Saws.
- Participants will know how to inspect a tool for defects, how to safely change blades, how to adjust the saw to maximize cutting accuracy, and will see demonstrations of safest methods for using Hacker Lab's woodworking equipment.
- Thickness Planer
- Circular Saws
Please make sure to sign our general release of liability agreement before class.t the teacher’s consideration, classes with 2 or fewer students signed up may be cancelled and students asked to re-enroll in the next class.
This class is part of our Maker Space Training. It is a required class for anyone wishing to use the wood shop power tools at the Sacramento Hacker Lab.