West Coast Shaker Box Workshop
Apr 13: 10am-4pm
Apr 14: 10am-4pm
We have been meaning to offer a class involving our collaborator Manny Torres and his laser cutter, and we have long admired the oval Shaker box for its beauty and simplicity. For those of you who wonder what lasers and Shakers have in common, consider this: the Shakers invented the circular saw, and if that pesky vow of abstinence hadn’t proved their undoing, they could easily have invented the laser as well. So lets celebrate the impressive craft legacy of the Shakers by building boxes the way the Shakers would want us to: with piety and lasers!
Garden Bench Workshop
May 18: 10am-4pm
The Garden Bench class is an excellent introduction for anyone interested in woodworking. In this one day workshop, we will cover wood selection, basic milling, joinery, glue-ups, assembly, and finishing. The project itself is designed to be simple without being simplistic, and should be a good challenge for beginning woodworkers.
Guest Instructor: Fred Rose
June 16: 10am-5pm
We saw Fred’s work at the LA Arboretum show: Forces of Nature and were really impressed! We invited him to give workshop on some techniques used in his artwork. Details still TBD but this one will undoubtedly be fantastic!
Check out some of Fred’s work here:
Wooden Utensil Workshop
June 15: 10am-5pm
In this one day workshop, you will make your very own set of wooden cooking utensils. Choose between walnut and cherry wood to create spoons, forks, spreaders, muddlers or chopsticks of your design.
This class will cover the basics of how to use the bandsaw, carving and shaping tools, as well as the CNC router. Students will also learn how to make a food-safe all natural wood finish for use on their personalized set of utensils.
Make an Axe with Pat Campo
July 13 - 14: 10am-5pm
In this class you will build a electric ukulele or mandolin.. IN TWO DAYS! We will cover everything from design to finishing aided by electric instrument expert Pat Campo.
Limited to 8 people, so don’t miss out!
Sign up for a class: email@example.com