Intro to Hand Tools: Japanese Tool Box

Intro to Hand Tools: Japanese Tool Box

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Experience the quiet pleasure of woodworking with hand tools while making a classic Japanese tool box. You'll spend the day working with hand saws and hand planes to create 90 degree angles and smooth surfaces. This box has a clever lid with a locking wedge, and it can be used for everything from chisels to jewelry to pokemon cards.

All tools and materials are provided. Class size is limited to 8 students.

Class time is 5 hours and does not include a scheduled lunch break. Students may bring food and take a break as needed. A refrigerator and microwave are available.

Allied Woodshop is located at 4160 Whiteside Street, Los Angeles, CA 90063. Free parking on site and additional free street parking available.

Health & Safety:
Masking is encouraged but not required during classes. If you have any questions about this policy, please email us at for a prompt response.

Each full class includes at least one woman/trans/non-binary instructor.

What to Wear

Please wear comfortable clothing and close-toed shoes. Boots or sneakers are fine and long pants are preferable. Do not wear loose or baggy clothing and please tie back long hair. No dangly jewelry. Please note, this is a woodshop with no AC. You can expect to get sweaty and dusty. Woodworking is hard work!

Gift Certificates
Gift certificates are available. If you would like to gift this class, purchase Woodworking Bucks for the total cost of the class. 

Refund and Transfer Policy
In general, all workshops can be refunded, minus a 10% registration fee, up to one month in advance of the class. Students can transfer to a future class with at least two weeks advance notice. No portion of the course fee will be refunded or transferred less than two weeks before the class start date. To cancel or transfer your spot, please email

There are no refunds, transfers, make-ups, or deferments for missed sessions in multi-day classes.

Allied Woodshop reserves the right to cancel a class for insufficient registration.

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