Woodworking Basics: Measurement and Math


Woodworking Basics: Measurement & Math

Explore various measuring tools, from rulers and measuring tapes to French curves and digital calipers.

Meeting Times
  1. Wed, 10/25/2023 6:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Wed, 10/25/2023


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Class, Has Prerequisite

Woodworking & Small Boatbuilding Studio

General Woodworking


Virtually all woodworking projects involve measurement and math, for everything from calculating needed materials to ensuring that parts are cut to dimensions that fit together properly.

Part of BARN's Woodworking Basics series, this class offers tips about how to lay out angles and curves, how to measure, and how to mark dimensions to ensure accuracy. You also learn basic math principles that are helpful in woodworking — and ways to cope if math isn't your strong suit

This class is a component of BARN's Woodworking Basics Certificate program, which includes 14 classes and a mentored final project. Learn more »

You do not need to be a certificate student to take this class.


Before the class begins, you must have completed Orientation to the Woodshop.

Class Policies

  • Ages 14 and up are welcome.
  • You must wear safety glasses and closed-toe shoes, tie back long hair, and avoid loose-fitting clothing and jewelry. We recommend bringing your own safety glasses.

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Instructors or Guides

Mike Gearheard

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