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WoodLab 101


Saturday, 15 December 2018 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM (PST)

WoodLab 101
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Ticket Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee GST/HST Quantity
General Sold Out 15 Dec 2018 $95.00 $6.31 $5.07
Member Sold Out 15 Dec 2018 $75.00 $5.11 $4.01

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In this orientation, you will learn how to safely operate the core tools in the MakerLabs woodshop. Tools covered in this class include the panel saw, table saw, mitre saw, jigsaw, drill press, and smaller hand tools. After taking this orientation, members will have full access to these tools to work on their own independent projects. Prior experience is not necessary, but may be helpful. This orientation is also a perfect precursor to our Woodshop 102, and Lathe 101 classes.


4 hours

Prerequisites Courses
Required: none

Equipment Access
Panel saw, table saw, router, sanders, drill press, and various hand tools. Please note: this class does not cover the jointer, planer, or resaw bandsaw, all of which are all covered in Woodshop 102.


  • Safety glasses (provided)
  • Closed-toed shoes
  • Remove dangling jewelry
  • Tie back long hair 


  • Hearing protection
  • Particle filter mask or dust mask


Is there an age limit to enter the event?
The minimum age for participants is 14 years old with a participating guardian or 16 otherwise.  

What are my parking options at MakerLabs?
MakerLabs' parking lot is located on the east side of the building on the corner of Hawks Avenue and East Cordova Street.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Please email us at with any questions or concerns.

Can I sign up for the member rate?
If you sign up for a membership on the day of the class, you'll receive a refund for the difference between the general and membership class price.

How do I cancel or reschedule my class?
Refunds or credit for future classes will only be provided if we are notified by email to at least 24 hours in advance of the class. No refunds will be provided for late cancellation, but we do offer a 50% credit torwards a future class.

What happens if I show up late?
Please arrive 15 minutes before the schedule start of the class so that it can start on time. Attendees arriving more than 5 minutes late will not be allowed in the class.

Have questions about WoodLab 101? Contact MakerLabs

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780 East Cordova Street
Vancouver, BC V6A1M3

Saturday, 15 December 2018 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM (PST)

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MakerLabs is a 26,000sf makerspace in Vancouver that provides you with the tools, space, and skills to make almost anything.

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