This class introduces participants to the function and safe use of the most commonly used woodworking tools in a private setting. Participants will use the table saw, bandsaw, jointer, planer, and drill press to make a cutting board. Instructors will discuss how to select material, orient grain for a pleasing aesthetic, mill wood, and choose a proper finish. This is an excellent introductory class to learn about the concepts and machines used in woodworking.
Please know that we have a busy shop, and private classes are scheduled according to our availability. You can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to check on availability before purchasing this class.
All materials and supplies are included.
Each private class will be paired with one of our talented and experienced instructors.
407 E Pico Blvd, 10th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90015
Please arrive 15 minutes early. We will have coffee and pastries waiting for you to start the day.
Parking is available in nearby lots for $5-$7/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. Myrtle Ave has 10-hour, metered parking for $4/day and the meters accept credit cards. 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 are available. If you would like to gift this class, purchase Woodworking Bucks for the total cost of the class.
Refund and Transfer Policy
Private classes can be refunded up to one month in advance of the class, minus a $200 registration fee. We require two week's advance notice to reschedule a private class, and we are only able to accommodate one change request. There are no refunds or rescheduling for private classes that are scheduled and not attended. Please email email@example.com to schedule private classes, request a change in scheduled classes, or request a refund.
There are no refunds, transfers, make-ups, or deferments for missed sessions in multi-day classes.
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