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 Introduction to Machine Woodworking with Palo Coleman
 Introduction to Machine Woodworking with Palo Coleman

Mon, Sep 23



Introduction to Machine Woodworking with Palo Coleman


Time & Location

Sep 23, 2024, 6:00 PM – Nov 18, 2024, 6:00 PM

Lexington, 130 Waltham St, Lexington, MA 02421, USA

About the Class or Event

9 Mondays 6:00 PM-9:00 PM

Begins September 23, In Woodshop

Skill Level: Beginner

Tuition: $540 (Log in for membership discount prices)


This 9-week beginning machine woodworking class will teach the proper use and daily care of primary woodworking machines, including Jointer, Planer, Table Saw, Bandsaw and Chop Saw, as well as a small selection of hand tools. Students will learn shop safety procedures, and how to select and prepare lumber for safe and accurate fine woodworking. This is a skill building class intended to prepare a novice woodworker for studio use. 

About the instructor: 

Palo Coleman grew up in Northern California where he spent a lot of time in the woods, taught himself building skills, and developed an interest in small-scale living. Now living with his wife and family in Cambridge, he continues to experiment in myriad woodworking techniques and is a tiny-house builder. Past projects include a living playground in Waitsfield, Vermont’s elementary school; making a vertical garden system; constructing medieval games for the Fuller Craft Museum; and developing a portable studio with Japanese-wood siding. He has an obsession with how things work and are put together, and he likes to bring that obsession into classroom and woodworking shop.

Please take a look at our registration policy and our current covid policy before your class.

Local dining options, accommodations, and more information about our facility can be found HERE.  For any other questions our contact information is HERE.


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