Introduction to Power Tools

This workshop will introduce students to the safe use of the primary power tools.
Expanded for 2020 – more time, and more tools!

Date(s):Jan 26, 2020March 28, 2020
Time:1pm – 5pm (4hrs)1pm – 5pm
CHS012620cancelled; to be rescheduled
Registration Deadline ā€“ seven days before class

Click on Course Code (above) to enroll

Course Fee: $125

Instructor:  Hugh Swiatek

Class Description: Get the experience needed to work efficiently and safely with professional woodworking power tools. Knowing the proper procedures is critical to prevent injury, minimize damage to workpieces, and to using equipment without damaging it. The instructor will explain and demonstrate proper tool operations and students will practice the procedures. Developing safe habits in the woodshop is the best way to prevent accidents and create the best quality work. Tools introduced during this course include the table saw, bandsaw, jointer, planer, drill press, both hand and table routers, mortising machine, and sanders.

Skill Development:

  • Safe Tool Operation
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Woodworking procedures with various machines
  • Woodworking experience with tablesaw, bandsaw, drill press, hand and table routers, mortiser, sanders

Class Size: 3 – 6 students

Online Enrollment: Just click on the Course Code (above) of the session in which you wish to enroll; our standard class Policies apply. For sessions without a Course Code link (i.e. works-in-progress), please send email to and include the Course Code (or date and time) of the class that you wish to take. We will make sure that you are enrolled in the class!

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