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Intro to Woodworking

at Chicago Industrial Arts and Design - Rogers Park

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Rogers Park, North Side
6433 N Ravenswood Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60626
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 10
Teacher: Laura Miracle

What you'll learn in this woodworking class:

Learn the fundamental techniques of wood construction used to create any functional, decorative, or sculptural object. Explore a variety of methods to cut, shape, join, and finish wood, and gain an understanding of the functional and aesthetic reasons to choose. New students will learn safety, tool use, material properties, and construction processes through assigned projects. 

Returning students may immediately work on independent projects with instructor guidance. Group demonstrations, class discussions, and one-on-one attention are used throughout the course to assist each student with their creative woodworking goals.

Group topics covered: 
  • bandsaw
  • tablesaw
  • jointer
  • planer
  • primary hand and power tools.
Please Note: 
  • No experience required.
  • Attendance in the first class is mandatory.
  • Project material fees not included.
  • Open Studio Access and Advanced Studio Access times available for additional fee.
  • Natural fiber clothing, long pants, and closed-toe shoes are required while working at CIADC.
  • Complete information given during class #1.
  • This class is a Core Class and used in lieu of the Department STUC for Studio Access during the term

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School: Chicago Industrial Arts and Design

 

Chicago Industrial Arts and Design Center (CIADC) is a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit, charitable organization with a mission to provide continuing education, working access, and community for 3D object makers working with materials and processes requiring industrial workspace, specialized skill-sets, and...

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