Wood Working 101

Ages: 10+, with adult supervision

In this introductory session you can create your own beutiful cutting/chopping board or serving board from locally sourced woods, in time for Thanks Giving.

This class will focus on safely using hand tools and is suitable for beginners. Children (10+) maybe able to participate with the attendance of a guardian.

NOTE: Pre-registration is essential to be able to order the materials.

Approximate dimensions of the board will be 12” x 18” x .75” thick, made from maple, oak, and/or hickory.


  • basic shop safety
  • introduction to wood- grain, types, etc
  • introduction to basic hand tools
  • discussion of safe usage of wood, eg toxicity of the wood, and coatings