Woodshop Safety Training and Orientation: Crafting with Confidence

Step into the world of woodworking with confidence and competence through our Woodshop Safety Training and Orientation class at Delmarva Makerspace. Whether you’re a novice or an experienced woodworker, this comprehensive session is designed to provide you with the knowledge, skills, and safety practices necessary for a rewarding and secure woodworking experience.

Key Highlights:

  1. Introduction to Woodshop Basics:
    • Dive into the foundational principles of woodworking, exploring the types of wood, tools, and equipment available in our woodshop.
    • Familiarize yourself with the layout of the woodshop and the purpose of each workstation.
  2. Safety First:
    • Emphasize the importance of safety in the woodshop environment. Learn about personal protective equipment (PPE) and how to use it effectively.
    • Understand emergency procedures, including the location of emergency exits, first aid kits, and fire extinguishers.
  3. Tool and Equipment Familiarization:
    • Get hands-on experience with a variety of woodworking tools, from hand tools like saws and chisels to power tools such as routers and table saws.
    • Learn proper usage, maintenance, and adjustment of tools to ensure precision and safety.
  4. Wood Material Selection and Preparation:
    • Gain insights into selecting appropriate wood materials for different projects, considering factors like wood type, grain, and moisture content.
    • Understand the process of preparing wood, including cutting, planing, and joining techniques.
  5. Project Planning and Execution:
    • Explore the art of project planning, from sketching ideas to creating detailed project plans.
    • Receive guidance on executing woodworking projects with precision and creativity.
  6. Dust Collection and Ventilation:
    • Learn about the importance of dust collection systems and proper ventilation in the woodshop.
    • Understand how to maintain a clean and healthy working environment.
  7. Workshop Etiquette:
    • Discover the importance of good workshop etiquette, including communication, organization, and respect for fellow makers.
    • Foster a collaborative and supportive community within Delmarva Makerspace.
  8. Q&A Session:
    • Engage in an interactive question-and-answer session with our experienced instructors. Clarify any doubts or concerns related to woodshop safety and woodworking techniques.

By the end of the Woodshop Safety Training and Orientation, you’ll be empowered to embark on woodworking projects with skill and confidence. Join us in creating a safe, inspiring, and collaborative environment within our makerspace. Let’s craft together with confidence!

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Jun 19 2024


19:00 - 20:00


Delmarva Makerspace
Salisbury MD


Delmarva Makerspace
Delmarva Makerspace
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