Unplug & Unwind: Japanese Tool Box

Unplug & Unwind: Japanese Tool Box

Saturday, 10/1/2022, 9am-3pm

$ 285.00

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Description

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 pencils to pokemon cards.

No prerequisites. All tools and materials for the class are provided.

Class time is 6 hours and includes a lunch break. Students may bring a lunch or plan to purchase food nearby. A refrigerator and microwave are available.

Health & Safety:

Allied Woodshop requires all students 12 years of age and older and all instructors to be fully vaccinated and boosted, if eligible, against COVID-19 to attend a group class. Proof of vaccination will need to be shown at the start of the class. If you are unable to provide proof of vaccination, a negative COVID-19 test result taken within 48 hours prior to the class may be accepted. If using a rapid home test, it must be taken the morning of the class. For a multi-session class, a new negative test result will be required each week. There is no need for a second test for a class that takes place over 2 consecutive days.

N95, KN95, or surgical masks covering the nose and mouth are required during all classes. Cloth masks are no longer acceptable face coverings during classes. Allied will provide a mask for any student that needs one.

If you have any questions about this policy, please email us at hello@alliedwoodshop.com for a prompt response.

Instructors
Each eight-student class has two experienced instructors, including at least one woman/trans/non-binary instructor.

Getting Here
Allied Woodshop
407 E Pico Blvd, 10th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Please arrive 15 minutes early. 

Parking is available in nearby lots for $5-$15/day, cash only. We recommend the lots on Pico Blvd just East of Wall St. Drive up the ramp and an attendant will direct you to a space. Street parking is free in most street spaces after 6pm and on Sundays, just be sure to check the signs.  

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 hello@alliedwoodshop.com.

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.

More Questions?
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