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Introduction to Woodworking

March 19 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Iowa Valley Business and Technology Center
3700 S. Center Street
Marshalltown, IA 50158
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If you want to learn woodworking for profit (or fun), but don’t know where to start, check out this class! Under the guidance of your instructor, you’ll find this an excellent way to learn carpentry fundamentals, such as using tools safely and effectively and selecting the right wood and finishing techniques without investing in expensive tools or supplies. So, how does wood become something beautiful and useful? Join this introductory class and find out! In this class we show you the function and safe use of the most common tools for woodworking like table saw, bandsaw, jointer, planer, and drill press.  You will make a couple of predetermined beautiful hardwood projects. We will cover how to select material, orient grain for a pleasing aesthetic, mill wood, and choose a proper finish. This is an excellent introductory class for anyone considering getting into woodworking and/or carpentry. Up to $50 in materials and supplies are included in the cost of this class.  Class participants will help determine projects for future classes.

Class Start Class End Class Times Course ID
March 19 April 23 Tu 5:30 – 8:30 pm 12512