Orientation to the Woodshop


Orientation to the Woodshop *Cancelled*

This introduction to our Woodworking & Small Boatbuilding Studio is required for anyone who wants to work in the studio.


Mon, 11/6/2023


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Class, All Levels, Orientation

Woodworking & Small Boatbuilding Studio

General Woodworking


This free orientation covers policies and etiquette in a community workshop, along with safety and the studio’s leadership structure.

The open studio experience is discussed as well as what the studio contributes to support members’ learning and project work. 

Learning opportunities to help the studio run smoothly are provided. Volunteer jobs range from serving as safety monitors, assisting on community service projects, and helping on Monday Maintenance.

If you are new to woodworking, a basic series of classes is explained to help you begin your woodworking experience while using natural and sustainable materials to create with your hands.


  • This class is free, but registration is required.

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.


You will learn how our studio works and fulfill the orientation prerequisite for further use of the studio and classes.


Any materials used will be provided.

Class Policies

  • Wear close-toed shoes.
  • Ages 14 and up are welcome.

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