Wood Open Studio


Wood Open Studio

Work on projects of your own choosing in an informal setting with a safety monitor and woodworkers of varying skill levels.

Meeting Times
  1. Sat, 12/23/2023 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Sat, 12/23/2023

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Open Studio, Has Prerequisite

Woodworking & Small Boatbuilding Studio

General Woodworking, Hand Woodworking, Woodturning


This is a time to use the equipment in a collaborative atmosphere where tips are shared and hands are offered when needed. A trained monitor is always on duty.


Free for members. Guests pay a $20 drop-in fee.


  • Basic tools and shop supplies, such as sandpaper, are provided by BARN.
  • Bring your own wood, hardware, etc.


  • You must have taken Orientation to the Woodshop.
  • To use specific power tools, you must have taken the appropriate tool safety checkout classes:
  • Woodshop Tool Safety Checkout 1 qualifies you for jointers, planers, table saws, chop saw, and drill presses.
  • Woodshop Tool Safety Checkout 2 covers the bandsaws, routers, and router tables, scroll saws and three stationary sanding machines: edge, drum and spindle.

    Class Policies

    • Ages 14 and up are welcome. 
    • Avoid loose clothing and wear closed-toe shoes.
    • Protective eye wear that complies with ANSI Standard Z87 or the equivalent European Union Standard EN 166 is required at all times in the studio.
    • Noisy equipment may warrant wearing hearing protection.

    BARN Policies

    • View BARN's Cancellation and Refund Policy.
    • Tuition Assistance is available. Fill out the application before registering.
    • BARN is committed to accessibility. We try to make accommodations when requested; the earlier you contact us, the more likely we can help. Please email accessibility@bainbridgebarn.org to find out more or request an accommodation.
    • Sensory Statement: Makerspaces like BARN can be noisy and cluttered, smell strongly, and have bright or flickering lights.
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