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Hand Tool Basics

DESCRIPTION
Gain your confidence with traditional hands tools by taking this 4 hour class that covers the foundations of cutting and shaping wood by hand. Students will use a combination of hand saws, planes, rasps and scrapers to cut and shape an heirloom cutting/serving board from hard wood. This project based class will introduce proper hand tool use as well as provide a foundational understanding of the nature of wood as a material. Students will leave with a fully completed project.

TOOLS
Hand saws
Hand planes
Rasps
Auger

MATERIALS
ADX provides metal stock, all tools, equipment, materials, consumables, and safety gear.

PREREQUISITES
No experience required!

A NOTE ABOUT CLASS SIZE
Classes are limited to 4 students to ensure lots of hands-on time with the tools and personal attention from the instructor. If the class is sold out but you’re still interested in this particular class, we can add your name to a waitlist and will contact you if a ticket becomes available. Email classes@adxportland.com for more information.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Check out our class policies here.

Photo credit: Matt Faisetty

Start:
March 28, 2019 6:00 PM
End:
March 28, 2019 10:00 PM
Location:
ADX
417 SE 11th Ave
Portland OR United States
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Contact:
Classes at ADX
Email:
classes@adxportland.com
Telephone:
503-915-4342

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