Woodworking Classes

    • Saturday, April 17, 2021
    • (PDT)
    • Saturday, May 29, 2021
    • (PDT)
    • 7 sessions
    • BARN Woodshop
    Work on projects of your own choosing in BARN’s spectacularly equipped Woodworking & Small Boatbuilding Studio. Open Studio time is a collaborative, informal-learning situation where woodworkers of various skill levels share tips and offer a hand when needed. A trained safety monitor is always on duty.

    Details:

    • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. If the shop is at capacity, you may be asked to come back later.
    •  Everyone is required to wear masks, wash or sanitize hands frequently, maintain a distance of 6 feet between individuals, and stay home if they are sick. Overall BARN safety policies are here. Studio-specific safety policies are here.
    • To be eligible to work during our Open Studio hours, you must take our free one-hour Orientation to the Woodshop class.
    • To use specific power tools, you must also take appropriate tool safety checkout classes. Woodshop Tool Safety Checkout 1 qualifies you for the jointers, planers, table saws, chop saw and drill presses. Woodshop Tool Safety Checkout 2 covers the band saws, routers and router tables, scroll saws and three stationary sanding machines: edge, drum and spindle. Check the Woodworking and Small Boatbuilding Studio calendar for class dates.
    • BARN supplies tools and basic shop supplies, such as sandpaper. Participants are expected to bring their own wood, hardware, etc.
    • Free for members.
    • Protective eye wear that complies with ANSI Standard Z87 or the equivalent European Union Standard EN 166 is required at all times in the main shop and when using sharpening equipment in the bench room. Avoid loose clothing and wear closed-toe shoes. Noisy equipment may warrant wearing hearing protection.
     
    • Wednesday, April 21, 2021
    • (PDT)
    • Wednesday, May 26, 2021
    • (PDT)
    • 6 sessions
    • BARN Woodshop
    Work on projects of your own choosing in BARN’s spectacularly equipped Woodworking & Small Boatbuilding Studio. Open Studio time is a collaborative, informal-learning situation where woodworkers of various skill levels share tips and offer a hand when needed. A trained safety monitor is always on duty.

    Details:

    • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Thus, up to 15 woodworkers may be in the shop at a time.  If the shop is at capacity, you may be asked to come back later.
    •  Everyone is required to wear masks, wash or sanitize hands frequently, maintain a distance of 6 feet between individuals, and stay home if they are sick. Overall BARN safety policies are here. Studio-specific safety policies are here.
    • To be eligible to work during our Open Studio hours, you must take our free one-hour Orientation to the Woodshop class.
    • To use specific power tools, you must also take appropriate tool safety checkout classes. Woodshop Tool Safety Checkout 1 qualifies you for the jointers, planers, table saws, chop saw and drill presses. Woodshop Tool Safety Checkout 2 covers the band saws, routers and router tables, scroll saws and three stationary sanding machines: edge, drum and spindle. Check the Woodworking and Small Boatbuilding Studio calendar for class dates.
    • BARN supplies tools and basic shop supplies, such as sandpaper. Participants are expected to bring their own wood, hardware, etc.
    • Free for members.
    • Protective eye wear that complies with ANSI Standard Z87 or the equivalent European Union Standard EN 166 is required at all times in the main shop and when using sharpening equipment in the bench room. Avoid loose clothing and wear closed-toe shoes. Noisy equipment may warrant wearing hearing protection.
      • Thursday, April 22, 2021
      • (PDT)
      • Thursday, May 27, 2021
      • (PDT)
      • 6 sessions
      • BARN Woodshop
      Work on projects of your own choosing in BARN’s spectacularly equipped Woodworking & Small Boatbuilding Studio. Open Studio time is a collaborative, informal-learning situation where woodworkers of various skill levels share tips and offer a hand when needed. A trained safety monitor is always on duty.

      Details:

      • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. If the studio is at capacity, you may be asked to come back later.
      • Everyone in the studio is required to wear masks, wash or sanitize hands frequently, maintain a distance of 6 feet between individuals, and stay home if they are sick. Overall BARN safety policies are here. Studio-specific safety policies are here.
      • To be eligible to work during our Open Studio hours, you must take our free one-hour Orientation to the Woodshop class.
      • To use specific power tools, you must also take appropriate tool safety checkout classes. Woodshop Tool Safety Checkout 1 qualifies you for the jointers, planers, table saws, chop saw and drill presses. Woodshop Tool Safety Checkout 2 covers the band saws, routers and router tables, scroll saws and three stationary sanding machines: edge, drum and spindle. Check the Woodworking and Small Boatbuilding Studio calendar for class dates.
      • BARN supplies tools and basic shop supplies, such as sandpaper. Participants are expected to bring their own wood, hardware, etc.
      • Free for members.
      • Protective eye wear that complies with ANSI Standard Z87 or the equivalent European Union Standard EN 166 is required at all times in the main shop and when using sharpening equipment in the bench room. Avoid loose clothing and wear closed-toe shoes. Noisy equipment may warrant wearing hearing protection.
      • Sunday, May 09, 2021
      • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (PDT)
      • BARN Woodshop Studio, Class Code: WO050921JS
      • 2
      Register

      If you've already taken a wood lathe sharpening class at BARN and want to refesh your skills, this class is for you.

      The instructor will review how to sharpen gouges according to BARN protocol. You will also get advice about how to sharpen other tools (e.g., skews, parting tools, scrapers). If you want to practice on on your own tools, you are welcome to bring them.

      Details:
      • Ages 14+ are welcome.
      • This class is free but you must register, and you must have already taken a wood lathe sharpening class at BARN or been cleared to use the sharpening equipment.
      • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Everyone is required to wear masks, wash or sanitize hands frequently, maintain a distance of 6 feet between individuals, and stay home if they are sick. Overall BARN safety policies are here. Studio-specific safety policies are here.
      • Wear closed-toe shoes, avoid loose-fitting clothing and dangling jewelry, and tie back long hair. Bring your own safety glasses if possible.

      Instructor: Jamie Straw


      • Tuesday, May 11, 2021
      • (PDT)
      • Tuesday, May 25, 2021
      • (PDT)
      • 2 sessions
      • Woodworking Virtual Zoom Room
      Register

      **This workshop will be live streamed via Zoom.** 

      Share your woodworking successes and challenges and learn what others in the BARN woodworker community are doing in a new series of online meetings.

      Scheduled on the second and fourth Tuesday evenings of the month these sessions will usually begin with a small bit of prepared content, such as pictures of projects that members want to show, or interviews with local pro woodworkers, or tours of home shops — whatever content members of the group suggest. After the prepared content, we’ll have a chance to touch base on areas of interest with each other. You can ask technical questions, share lessons you've  learned, suggest classes you'd like to take.

      If you have pictures to share or a topic to suggest, please email woodclasses@bainbridgebarn.org.

      Details:

      • Free and open to all. You can register at any time even if a session has passed.
      • Registration is required to receive an email with the Zoom login instructions. You will receive an email 1 day before each session. Please watch for this email. The login will be the same from week to week. You can sign up even if some sessions have already happened.
      • These meetings will be held via the Zoom video conferencing program. For a great video on how to use Zoom, watch this tutorialPlease make sure you have the most current version of the Zoom software.

      • Thursday, May 13, 2021
      • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (PDT)
      • BARN Woodshop, Class Code: WO051521MM
      • 0
      Join waitlist
      Get checked out on the Woodworking Studio’s major power tools not covered in the Tools 1 safety class. This Tools 2 safety class may be taken without first having taken the Tools 1 safety class. Provided you have also attended our free Orientation to the Woodshop class, completing Woodshop Tool Safety 2 will qualify you to use the following tools during Open Studio time or in classes that have this as a prerequisite:
      • Router and router table
      • Oscillating sander
      • Disc sander
      • Edge sander
      • Band saws 
      • Scroll saw

      Details:

      • Open to ages 14+.
      • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Everyone is required to wear masks, wash or sanitize hands frequently, maintain a distance of 6 feet between individuals, and stay home if they are sick. Overall BARN safety policies are here. Studio-specific safety policies are here.
      • In addition to the mask requirement, you must wear safety glasses and closed-toe shoes, tie back long hair, and avoid loose-fitting clothing and jewelry. We recommend bringing your own safety glasses.
      • You will get more out of this class if you first view videos that cover these tools. You can go back to these at any time to review safety protocols. Find them on the BARN website, BainbridgeBARN.org, by clicking on the Woodshop page, under the "Studio" menu.

      Instructor: Mike Morgan

      • Friday, May 14, 2021
      • (PDT)
      • Friday, May 21, 2021
      • (PDT)
      • 2 sessions
      • BARN Woodworking Studio, Class Code: WO051421JW
      • 8
      Register

      * This class has prerequisites. Please see below.

      Interested in being a safety monitor in the Woodworking Studio at BARN? This two-session  class will explain the safety monitor program and the responsibilities of the shop monitor. 

      Session one will cover BARN and woodshop policies, safety of users, safe operation of tools, woodshop systems including lighting, dust collection, cleanup, and opening and closing procedures for Open Studio. Session two will go into detail on the safe operation of several of the more complex tools including the SawStop table saws, band saws and wide-belt sander. Monitor candidates must also authorize a background check and shadow an experienced monitor on a shift before they are approved for the position.

      Monitors must be BARN members and should be able to volunteer an average of one three-hour shift each month.

      Monitors are not paid but they may use the studio when the shop hasn't been reserved for other events, such as classes, shop maintenance times, or scheduled community service projects. Identify these times by checking the online Woodworking Studio calendar or the printed calendar posted at the entry to the studio. Monitors must work in pairs.

      This class is free but please register so we know how many to expect.

      Details:

      • Open only to BARN members.
      • * Prerequisites: Before this class, you must have have taken Orientation to the Woodshop, Woodshop Tool Safety Checkout 1 and Woodshop Tool Safety Checkout 2.
      • This class is free, but please register because enrollment is limited.
      • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Everyone is required to wear masks, wash or sanitize hands frequently, maintain a distance of 6 feet between individuals, and stay home if they are sick. Overall BARN safety policies are here. Studio-specific safety policies are here.
      • In addition to the mask requirement, you must wear safety glasses and closed-toe shoes, tie back long hair, and avoid loose-fitting clothing and jewelry. We recommend bringing your own safety glasses.
      • You will get more out of this class if you first view videos that cover the main shop tools. You can go back to these at any time to review safety protocols. Find them on the BARN website, BainbridgeBARN.org, by clicking on the Woodshop page, under the "Studio" menu.

      Instructor:  Jeff Williams

      • Friday, May 14, 2021
      • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (PDT)
      • BARN Wood Shop, Class Code: WO051421JW
      • 2
      Register

      Designed as a user's guide to BARN's Woodworking & Small Boatbuilding Studio, this free orientation session is required for all who wish to work in the Woodworking Studio. It will cover everything from shop etiquette to specifics of how to use the shop's dust collection and compressed air systems. Overall BARN policies, as well as shop-specific ones, will also be covered. 

      Participants will also learn about the leadership structure within the shop and about opportunities to participate in helping everything run smoothly. Volunteer jobs range from serving as safety monitors to helping on Maintenance Mondays.

      Details:

      • This class is free, but registration is required.
      • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Everyone is required to wear masks, wash or sanitize hands frequently, maintain a distance of 6 feet between individuals, and stay home if they are sick. Overall BARN safety policies are here. Studio-specific safety policies are here.
      • In addition to the mask requirement, you must wear safety glasses and closed-toe shoes, tie back long hair, and avoid loose-fitting clothing and jewelry. We recommend bringing your own safety glasses.

      Instructor: Jeff Williams

      • Saturday, May 15, 2021
      • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (PDT)
      • BARN Woodshop, Class Code: WO051521DJ
      • 0
      Join waitlist
      Get checked out on the Woodworking Studio’s major power tools not covered in the Tools 1 safety class. This Tools 2 safety class may be taken without first having taken the Tools 1 safety class. Provided you have also attended our free Orientation to the Woodshop class, completing Woodshop Tool Safety 2 will qualify you to use the following tools during Open Studio time or in classes that have this as a prerequisite:
      • Router and router table
      • Oscillating sander
      • Disc sander
      • Edge sander
      • Band saws 
      • Scroll saw

      Details:

      • Open to ages 14+.
      • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Everyone is required to wear masks, wash or sanitize hands frequently, maintain a distance of 6 feet between individuals, and stay home if they are sick. Overall BARN safety policies are here. Studio-specific safety policies are here.
      • In addition to the mask requirement, you must wear safety glasses and closed-toe shoes, tie back long hair, and avoid loose-fitting clothing and jewelry. We recommend bringing your own safety glasses.
      • You will get more out of this class if you first view videos that cover these tools. You can go back to these at any time to review safety protocols. Find them on the BARN website, BainbridgeBARN.org, by clicking on the Woodshop page, under the "Studio" menu.

      Instructor: Don Johnson

      • Sunday, May 16, 2021
      • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (PDT)
      • BARN Woodshop Studio, Class Code: WO051621KK
      • 1
      Register

      If you've already taken at least one woodturning class at BARN and want to renew your safety practices and gouge skills, this class is for you.

      The instructor will lead a brief overview of the lathe and how to mount stock,
      then review how to present the gouge and prevent “catches.” Once you feel comfortable, you will be able to practice turning some shapes on wood that BARN will provide. The focus of this class is on turning between centers, not making bowls.

      Details:

      • Ages 14+ are welcome.
      • This class is free but you must register, and you must have already taken a woodturning class at BARN or been cleared to work on the lathes during Open Studio. A pen-turning class does not qualify you for this class.
      • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Everyone is required to wear masks, wash or sanitize hands frequently, maintain a distance of 6 feet between individuals, and stay home if they are sick. Overall BARN safety policies are here. Studio-specific safety policies are here.
      • Wear closed-toe shoes, avoid loose-fitting clothing and dangling jewelry, and tie back long hair. Bring your own safety glasses if possible.

      Instructor: Kevin Kelly


      • Monday, May 17, 2021
      • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (PDT)
      • BARN Woodshop Studio, Class Code: WO051721MC+JS
      • 7
      Register

      This refresher class is designed for BARN woodworkers who answer "yes" to any of these questions:

      • Have you put in a monitor shift in the past 12 months?
      • Are you feeling a bit rusty on studio safety procedures?
      • Have you noticed changes in the stationary power tools in the studio?

      The class is intended as a conversation, led by two studio managers. It will include:

      • Studio safety and administrative procedures, including participant sign-in and credential check, capacity limits and non-member fees.
      • A hands-on review of each stationary power tool, covering key safety practices and what we have learned from recent incidents.
      • Ample opportunity to raise questions, hear answers from your fellow monitors and managers, and share scenarios of problems you've encountered during your monitor shifts.

      We are scheduling multiple sessions of this class. If your first choice of date and time is full, please select another. If no class still has room, please join the waitlist for one of them so we can try to schedule an additional session. If the scheduled times don't work for you and you want to request a class at a different time, please email woodclasses@bainbridgebarn.org.

      Details:

      • Open only to existing Woodworking Studio safety monitors. (A class to qualify new safety monitors is also being scheduled.)
      • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Everyone is required to wear masks, wash or sanitize hands frequently, maintain a distance of 6 feet between individuals, and stay home if they are sick. Overall BARN safety policies are here. Studio-specific safety policies are here.
      • In addition to the mask requirement, you must wear safety glasses and closed-toe shoes, tie back long hair, and avoid loose-fitting clothing and jewelry. We recommend bringing your own safety glasses.

      Instructors: Marvin Crosland and Jamie Straw



      • Tuesday, May 18, 2021
      • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM (PDT)
      • BARN Woodshop Studio, Class Code: WO051821JS
      • 0
      Join waitlist

      If you've already taken at least one bowl-turning class at BARN but want a refresher after the long closure, this class will help you renew your gouge skills and safety practices.

      The instructor will give a brief overview of the lathe, show how to mount stock and review the sequential steps needed to turn a bowl, including mounting
      and re-mounting, how to present the gouge and how to prevent “catches.” Once
      you feel comfortable, you will be able to practice on stock that BARN will provide.

      Details:

      • Ages 14+ are welcome.
      • This class is free but you must register, and you must have already taken Introduction to Bowl Turning or been cleared to turn bowls during Open Studio.
      • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Everyone is required to wear masks, wash or sanitize hands frequently, maintain a distance of 6 feet between individuals, and stay home if they are sick. Overall BARN safety policies are here. Studio-specific safety policies are here.
      • Wear closed-toe shoes, avoid loose-fitting clothing and dangling jewelry, and tie back long hair. Bring your own safety glasses if possible.

      Instructor: Jamie Straw


      • Wednesday, May 19, 2021
      • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (PDT)
      • BARN Woodshop, Class Code: WO051921DJ
      • 0
      Join waitlist
      Learn basic safety principles of key woodworking power tools with the goal of being checked out to use them during the BARN Woodshop's 30 hours a week of Open Studio time. This is a hands-on course and students will be given a piece of wood to cut and shape according to specific measurements.   (This is a companion to the Woodshop Tool Safety Checkout 2 class.  The Woodshop Tool Safety 2 class may be taken before or after taking this Woodshop Tool Safety 1 class.  Please see the calendar for more details.) 

      To use the shop, you will also need to attend our free one-hour Orientation to the Woodshop class.

      Woodshop Tool Safety 1 will qualify you to use the following tools during Open Studio time and in classes that require certification in these tools: 

      • Table saw
      • Planers
      • Jointers
      • Chop saw
      • Drill presses

      Details:

        • Open to ages 14+.
        • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Everyone is required to wear masks, wash or sanitize hands frequently, maintain a distance of 6 feet between individuals, and stay home if they are sick. Overall BARN safety policies are here. Studio-specific safety policies are here.
        • In addition to the mask requirement, you must wear safety glasses and closed-toe shoes, tie back long hair, and avoid loose-fitting clothing and jewelry. We recommend bringing your own safety glasses.
        • You will get more out of this class if you first view videos that cover these tools. You can go back to these at any time to review safety protocols. Find them on the BARN website, BainbridgeBARN.org, by clicking on the Woodshop page, under the "Studio" menu.
          Instructor: Don Johnson
          • Saturday, May 22, 2021
          • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (PDT)
          • BARN Woodshop, Class Code: WO052221JHGE
          • 0
          Join waitlist
          Learn basic safety principles of key woodworking power tools with the goal of being checked out to use them during the BARN Woodshop's 30 hours a week of Open Studio time. This is a hands-on course and students will be given a piece of wood to cut and shape according to specific measurements.   (This is a companion to the Woodshop Tool Safety Checkout 2 class.  The Woodshop Tool Safety 2 class may be taken before or after taking this Woodshop Tool Safety 1 class.  Please see the calendar for more details.) 

          To use the shop, you will also need to attend our free one-hour Orientation to the Woodshop class.

          Woodshop Tool Safety 1 will qualify you to use the following tools during Open Studio time and in classes that require certification in these tools: 

          • Table saw
          • Planers
          • Jointers
          • Chop saw
          • Drill presses

          Details:

          • Open to ages 14+.
          • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Everyone is required to wear masks, wash or sanitize hands frequently, maintain a distance of 6 feet between individuals, and stay home if they are sick. Overall BARN safety policies are here. Studio-specific safety policies are here.
          • In addition to the mask requirement, you must wear safety glasses and closed-toe shoes, tie back long hair, and avoid loose-fitting clothing and jewelry. We recommend bringing your own safety glasses.
          • You will get more out of this class if you first view videos that cover these tools. You can go back to these at any time to review safety protocols. Find them on the BARN website, BainbridgeBARN.org, by clicking on the Woodshop page, under the "Studio" menu.
          Instructor: Greg Engemann
          • Sunday, May 23, 2021
          • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (PDT)
          • BARN Woodshop Studio, Class Code: WO051721MGx2
          • 4
          Register

          This refresher class is designed for BARN woodworkers who answer "yes" to any of these questions:

          • Have you put in a monitor shift in the past 12 months?
          • Are you feeling a bit rusty on studio safety procedures?
          • Have you noticed changes in the stationary power tools in the studio?

          The class is intended as a conversation, led by two studio managers. It will include:

          • Studio safety and administrative procedures, including participant sign-in and credential check, capacity limits and non-member fees.
          • A hands-on review of each stationary power tool, covering key safety practices and what we have learned from recent incidents.
          • Ample opportunity to raise questions, hear answers from your fellow monitors and managers, and share scenarios of problems you've encountered during your monitor shifts.

          We are scheduling multiple sessions of this class. If your first choice of date and time is full, please select another. If no class still has room, please join the waitlist for one of them so we can try to schedule an additional session. If the scheduled times don't work for you and you want to request a class at a different time, please email woodclasses@bainbridgebarn.org.

          Details:

          • Open only to existing Woodworking Studio safety monitors. (A class to qualify new safety monitors is also being scheduled.)
          • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Everyone is required to wear masks, wash or sanitize hands frequently, maintain a distance of 6 feet between individuals, and stay home if they are sick. Overall BARN safety policies are here. Studio-specific safety policies are here.
          • In addition to the mask requirement, you must wear safety glasses and closed-toe shoes, tie back long hair, and avoid loose-fitting clothing and jewelry. We recommend bringing your own safety glasses.

          Instructors: Michael Gunderson and Mike Gearheard


          • Monday, May 24, 2021
          • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (PDT)
          • BARN Woodshop Studio, Class Code: WO051721TL+2
          • 9
          Register

          This refresher class is designed for BARN woodworkers who answer "yes" to any of these questions:

          • Have you put in a monitor shift in the past 12 months?
          • Are you feeling a bit rusty on studio safety procedures?
          • Have you noticed changes in the stationary power tools in the studio?

          The class is intended as a conversation, led by two studio managers. It will include:

          • Studio safety and administrative procedures, including participant sign-in and credential check, capacity limits and non-member fees.
          • A hands-on review of each stationary power tool, covering key safety practices and what we have learned from recent incidents.
          • Ample opportunity to raise questions, hear answers from your fellow monitors and managers, and share scenarios of problems you've encountered during your monitor shifts.

          We are scheduling multiple sessions of this class. If your first choice of date and time is full, please select another. If no class still has room, please join the waitlist for one of them so we can try to schedule an additional session. If the scheduled times don't work for you and you want to request a class at a different time, please email woodclasses@bainbridgebarn.org.

          Details:

          • Open only to existing Woodworking Studio safety monitors. (A class to qualify new safety monitors is also being scheduled.)
          • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Everyone is required to wear masks, wash or sanitize hands frequently, maintain a distance of 6 feet between individuals, and stay home if they are sick. Overall BARN safety policies are here. Studio-specific safety policies are here.
          • In addition to the mask requirement, you must wear safety glasses and closed-toe shoes, tie back long hair, and avoid loose-fitting clothing and jewelry. We recommend bringing your own safety glasses.

          Instructors: Tad Lhamon, Mike Rehder and Jamie Straw

          • Monday, May 24, 2021
          • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM (PDT)
          • Class time is Pacific Time-Zoom Room 1, Class Code OA05242021
          • 14
          Register
          **This workshop will be live streamed via Zoom.** 

          Are you looking to delve into selling your work, or bolster a business that may have slowed over the last year? This class is designed to support artisans and others who are looking to hone their business skills particularly in the area of product packaging, pricing & promotion. Experienced business consultant Stuart Walton will share information and guidance on how to create a practical one-page business plan in a changing marketplace. He’ll touch on business licensing and legal structure as well as other steps you can take to become an even more organized business owner. After a presentation there will be time to ask questions and get individualized advice. We hope this workshop will help you take your business to the next level!

          Details:

          • Registration for this class will close on Saturday, May 22nd at 6:30 pm (Pacific Daylight Time).
          • This class will be taught via the Zoom video conferencing program. For a great video on how to use Zoom, watch this tutorial. You will need a laptop, desktop or tablet to join this class.
          • A Zoom link will be sent to the email address you registered with one day prior to the class start. Please watch for this email. You may need to check your spam folder for emails from BARN.
          • Tuition assistance is available. Click here to apply.
          • BARN reserves the right to cancel this class in the case of low enrollment and a full refund will be given.


          Instructor Bio:

          This class is taught by long-time Bainbridge Island business owner Stuart Walton. Stuart has taught entrepreneurial training classes for over 12 years and is recognized as a business specialist who lectured at many local and state events and given lectures local universities. He has presented nationally and internationally including at the White House Counsel for Building Small Businesses. and the Asset Building Coalition for the State of Washington. Stuart was a Bainbridge Island Historical Society board member, the Secretary/Treasurer of the Winslow Way Property Owners Association, Chairperson of the Business Development Committee on the Winslow Tomorrow project, Boy Scout Leader, and with his wife owned Paper Products on Winslow Way for 12 years.


          • Wednesday, May 26, 2021
          • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (PDT)
          • BARN Wood Shop, Class Code: WO052621JW
          • 4
          Register

          Designed as a user's guide to BARN's Woodworking & Small Boatbuilding Studio, this free orientation session is required for all who wish to work in the Woodworking Studio. It will cover everything from shop etiquette to specifics of how to use the shop's dust collection and compressed air systems. Overall BARN policies, as well as shop-specific ones, will also be covered. 

          Participants will also learn about the leadership structure within the shop and about opportunities to participate in helping everything run smoothly. Volunteer jobs range from serving as safety monitors to helping on Maintenance Mondays.

          Details:

          • This class is free, but registration is required.
          • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Everyone is required to wear masks, wash or sanitize hands frequently, maintain a distance of 6 feet between individuals, and stay home if they are sick. Overall BARN safety policies are here. Studio-specific safety policies are here.
          • In addition to the mask requirement, you must wear safety glasses and closed-toe shoes, tie back long hair, and avoid loose-fitting clothing and jewelry. We recommend bringing your own safety glasses.

          Instructor: Jeff Williams

          • Wednesday, May 26, 2021
          • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (PDT)
          • BARN Woodshop, Class Code: WO052621GE
          • 0
          Join waitlist

          Get checked out on the Woodworking Studio’s major power tools not covered in the Tools 1 safety class. This Tools 2 safety class may be taken without first having taken the Tools 1 safety class. Provided you have also attended our free Orientation to the Woodshop class, completing Woodshop Tool Safety 2 will qualify you to use the following tools during Open Studio time or in classes that have this as a prerequisite:

          • Router and router table
          • Oscillating sander
          • Disc sander
          • Edge sander
          • Band saws 
          • Scroll saw

          Details:

          • Open to ages 14+.
          • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all  participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Everyone is  required to wear masks, wash or sanitize hands frequently, maintain a  distance of 6 feet between individuals, and stay home if they are sick. Overall BARN safety policies are here. Studio-specific safety policies are here.
          • In addition to the mask requirement, you must wear safety glasses and closed-toe shoes, tie back long hair, and avoid loose-fitting clothing and jewelry. We recommend bringing your own safety glasses.
          • You will get more out of this class if you first view videos that cover these tools. You can go back to these at any time to review safety protocols. Find them on the BARN website, BainbridgeBARN.org, by clicking on the Woodshop page, under the "Studio" menu.


          • Saturday, May 29, 2021
          • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (PDT)
          • BARN Woodshop, Class Code: WO052921JH
          • 0
          Join waitlist
          Get checked out on the Woodworking Studio’s major power tools not covered in the Tools 1 safety class. This Tools 2 safety class may be taken without first having taken the Tools 1 safety class. Provided you have also attended our free Orientation to the Woodshop class, completing Woodshop Tool Safety 2 will qualify you to use the following tools during Open Studio time or in classes that have this as a prerequisite:
          • Router and router table
          • Oscillating sander
          • Disc sander
          • Edge sander
          • Band saws 
          • Scroll saw

          Details:

          • Open to ages 14+.
          • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Everyone is required to wear masks, wash or sanitize hands frequently, maintain a distance of 6 feet between individuals, and stay home if they are sick. Overall BARN safety policies are here. Studio-specific safety policies are here.
          • In addition to the mask requirement, you must wear safety glasses and closed-toe shoes, tie back long hair, and avoid loose-fitting clothing and jewelry. We recommend bringing your own safety glasses.
          • You will get more out of this class if you first view videos that cover these tools. You can go back to these at any time to review safety protocols. Find them on the BARN website, BainbridgeBARN.org, by clicking on the Woodshop page, under the "Studio" menu.

          Instructor: Jeanne Huber

          • Sunday, May 30, 2021
          • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (PDT)
          • BARN Woodshop Studio, Class Code: WO053021JS
          • 1
          Register

          If you've already taken at least one bowl-turning class at BARN but want a refresher after the long closure, this class will help you renew your gouge skills and safety practices.

          The instructor will give a brief overview of the lathe, show how to mount stock and review the sequential steps needed to turn a bowl, including mounting
          and re-mounting, how to present the gouge and how to prevent “catches.” Once
          you feel comfortable, you will be able to practice on stock that BARN will provide.

          Details:

          • Ages 14+ are welcome.
          • This class is free but you must register, and you must have already taken Introduction to Bowl Turning or been cleared to turn bowls during Open Studio.
          • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Everyone is required to wear masks, wash or sanitize hands frequently, maintain a distance of 6 feet between individuals, and stay home if they are sick. Overall BARN safety policies are here. Studio-specific safety policies are here.
          • Wear closed-toe shoes, avoid loose-fitting clothing and dangling jewelry, and tie back long hair. Bring your own safety glasses if possible.

          Instructor: Jamie Straw


          • Wednesday, June 02, 2021
          • (PDT)
          • Wednesday, June 30, 2021
          • (PDT)
          • 5 sessions
          • BARN Woodshop
          Work on projects of your own choosing in BARN’s spectacularly equipped Woodworking & Small Boatbuilding Studio. Open Studio time is a collaborative, informal-learning situation where woodworkers of various skill levels share tips and offer a hand when needed. A trained safety monitor is always on duty.

          Details:

          • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. If the studio is at capacity, you may be asked to come back later.
          • Everyone in the studio is required to wear masks, wash or sanitize hands frequently, maintain a distance of 6 feet between individuals, and stay home if they are sick. Overall BARN safety policies are here. Studio-specific safety policies are here.
          • To be eligible to work during our Open Studio hours, you must take our free one-hour Orientation to the Woodshop class.
          • To use specific power tools, you must also take appropriate tool safety checkout classes. Woodshop Tool Safety Checkout 1 qualifies you for the jointers, planers, table saws, chop saw and drill presses. Woodshop Tool Safety Checkout 2 covers the band saws, routers and router tables, scroll saws and three stationary sanding machines: edge, drum and spindle. Check the Woodworking and Small Boatbuilding Studio calendar for class dates.
          • BARN supplies tools and basic shop supplies, such as sandpaper. Participants are expected to bring their own wood, hardware, etc.
          • Free for members.
          • Protective eye wear that complies with ANSI Standard Z87 or the equivalent European Union Standard EN 166 is required at all times in the main shop and when using sharpening equipment in the bench room. Avoid loose clothing and wear closed-toe shoes. Noisy equipment may warrant wearing hearing protection.
          • Thursday, June 03, 2021
          • (PDT)
          • Thursday, June 24, 2021
          • (PDT)
          • 4 sessions
          • BARN Woodshop
          Work on projects of your own choosing in BARN’s spectacularly equipped Woodworking & Small Boatbuilding Studio. Open Studio time is a collaborative, informal-learning situation where woodworkers of various skill levels share tips and offer a hand when needed. A trained safety monitor is always on duty.

          Details:

          • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. If the studio is at capacity, you may be asked to come back later.
          • Everyone in the studio is required to wear masks, wash or sanitize hands frequently, maintain a distance of 6 feet between individuals, and stay home if they are sick. Overall BARN safety policies are here. Studio-specific safety policies are here.
          • To be eligible to work during our Open Studio hours, you must take our free one-hour Orientation to the Woodshop class.
          • To use specific power tools, you must also take appropriate tool safety checkout classes. Woodshop Tool Safety Checkout 1 qualifies you for the jointers, planers, table saws, chop saw and drill presses. Woodshop Tool Safety Checkout 2 covers the band saws, routers and router tables, scroll saws and three stationary sanding machines: edge, drum and spindle. Check the Woodworking and Small Boatbuilding Studio calendar for class dates.
          • BARN supplies tools and basic shop supplies, such as sandpaper. Participants are expected to bring their own wood, hardware, etc.
          • Free for members.
          • Protective eye wear that complies with ANSI Standard Z87 or the equivalent European Union Standard EN 166 is required at all times in the main shop and when using sharpening equipment in the bench room. Avoid loose clothing and wear closed-toe shoes. Noisy equipment may warrant wearing hearing protection.
          • Saturday, June 05, 2021
          • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (PDT)
          • BARN Woodshop, Class Code: WO060521JS
          • 1
          Register

          Effective and enjoyable woodturning is dependent on sharp tools that have quality profiles. Learn to sharpen the tools you need to turn spindles, bowls and other projects on the wood lathe.

          This class is strongly recommended for students enrolled in Introduction to Bowl Turning and graduates of Introduction to Woodturning. This class is required for any turners who wish to use BARN turning tools on an ongoing basis. You will receive hands-on training for sharpening gouges (roughing gouges, and spindle and bowl gouges) A brief overview of sharpening other tools such as parting tools, skews and scrapers will be included, based on the skills learned in this class.

          Details:

          • In class, you will learn to sharpen gouges according to BARN protocol, and gain an understanding of how to sharpen other tools (e.g., skews, parting tools, scrapers). If you would like advice on your own tools, you are welcome to bring them.
          • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Everyone is required to wear masks, wash or sanitize hands frequently, maintain a distance of 6 feet between individuals, and stay home if they are sick. Overall BARN safety policies are here. Studio-specific safety policies are here.
          • Wear closed-toe shoes, avoid loose-fitting clothing and dangling jewelry, and tie back long hair. Bring your own safety glasses if possible.

          Instructor: Jamie Straw has been turning wood for several years, working on both spindle and bowl projects, and has taught woodturning at BARN since July 2017. She also serves as coordinator of BARN’s woodturning classes.  She is past Vice President for Education and Training for the local chapter of the American Association of Woodturners. Her focus is on helping students build skills progressively as they design and create their woodturning projects.

          • Saturday, June 12, 2021
          • (PDT)
          • Saturday, June 19, 2021
          • (PDT)
          • 3 sessions
          • BARN Woodshop, Class Code: WO061221JS+KK
          • 3
          Register

          Get started on your woodturning adventure with this three-session beginner's class, where you’ll complete small spindle projects as you learn safety, tool control and how to create the basic shapes involved in spindle and bowl turning.

          By successfully completing this class and our free, one-hour Orientation to the Woodshop class, you will be cleared to use the wood lathes for spindle turning during Open Studio. You will also be eligible to take a bowl-turning class, although it is strongly suggested that you spend time turning in Open Studio a few times before you enroll in that class. (Note that you still must take Tool Safety Classes before using other power tools in the Studio.)

          • In Session 1, you will turn basic spindle shapes as you learn about woodturning safety, gouge technique and how to use the tools with good body mechanics — all important to building a foundation to launch your turning skills. Tools you will use: spindle roughing gouge, spindle gouge.
          • In Session 2, you will refine your use of the spindle roughing gouge and spindle gouge, learn how to use a parting tool, and design and turn a spindle project between centers. You may need to sand and finish your project outside of class.
          • In Session 3, you will increase the precision of your turning technique by making a small project such as a honey dipper, finial, spinning top or goblet, with your own design elements. You will be turning using a scroll chuck, and further refine your gouge skills by turning a thinner design with smaller elements. Time permitting, a texturing tool may be used on appropriate projects.

          Details:

          • Ages 14+ are welcome.
          • Open to beginners.
          • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Everyone is required to wear masks, wash or sanitize hands frequently, maintain a distance of 6 feet between individuals, and stay home if they are sick. Overall BARN safety policies are here. Studio-specific safety policies are here.
          • Wear closed-toe shoes, avoid loose-fitting clothing and dangling jewelry, and tie back long hair. Bring your own safety glasses if possible.

          Instructor: Jamie Straw has been turning wood for several years, working on both spindle and bowl projects, and has taught woodturning at BARN since July 2017. She also serves as coordinator of BARN’s woodturning classes.  She is past Vice President for Education and Training for the local chapter of the American Association of Woodturners. Her focus is on helping students build skills progressively as they design and create their woodturning projects.


          • Tuesday, June 15, 2021
          • (PDT)
          • Tuesday, June 29, 2021
          • (PDT)
          • 3 sessions
          • BARN Woodshop, Class Code: WO061521JI
          • 4
          Register
          Get a good foundation in carving techniques, including push, stop and draw cuts. In this three-session class, you will learn the basics of safe handling and use of carving knives the first night, then go on to learn how to deal with changes in wood grain, hollowing techniques, and other concepts as you make a spoon and carve a figure during the second and third sessions.

          This class is open to both beginning carvers and those who already have some carving experience. Each time BARN schedules this class, the carving projects are new.

          Details:

          • Open to ages 12 and older. No prior experience is needed.
          • BARN will supply carving tools to share, but students are also encouraged to bring their own.
          • You will build your carving skills much faster if you practice between sessions. If you want to work on your carvings during Open Studio times between classes, you must first take our free, one-hour Orientation to the Woodshop class. See the Woodworking calendar for dates. (Use of the shop during these times is always free for members. Non-members can also use the shop without an additional charge for the duration of this class.)
          • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Everyone is required to wear masks, wash or sanitize hands frequently, maintain a distance of 6 feet between individuals, and stay home if they are sick. Overall BARN safety policies are here. Studio-specific safety policies are here.
          • Closed-toe shoes are required while in the studio.
          • Tuition assistance is available. Click here to apply.

          Instructor: 
          As a third-generation woodworker, Jeff Iller learned about woodworking tools and knives early on. By high school, he was winning ribbons with his wood carvings at his hometown fair. Around 1996 Jeff found room for a shop and he has carved ever since. He’ll carve most anything, but prefers to innovate with the working tools to carve multiple parts inside one piece of wood and to make physically detailed and accurate carvings of women's faces. Carvings on the entry sign to the BARN Woodworking Studio shows the quality of his work.

          Iller says he was taught early on that he could make anything from wood. He is still trying to prove that statement wrong.

          • Friday, June 18, 2021
          • (PDT)
          • Friday, June 25, 2021
          • (PDT)
          • 3 sessions
          • BARN Woodshop, Class Code: WO061821DW+SW
          • 3
          Register
          *This class has prerequisites. See below.

          Gain confidence in using a wide array of power tools safely in this three-week component of BARN's Intro to Woodworking series.

          You will build a sturdy, two-step stepstool of solid wood and plywood. The project was specifically designed to give you experience with the most common stationary and portable tools in the woodshop:

          • table saw
          • band saw
          • miter saw
          • jointer
          • planer
          • drill press
          • oscilating spindle sander
          • router
          • biscuit joiner
          • hand drill
          • impact driver
          • random orbit sander

          Details:

          • Open to ages 14+. Tuition assistance is available. Click here to apply.
          • * Prerequisites: Beginners are welcome but you must first complete our free, one-hour Orientation to the Woodshop class plus Woodshop Tool Safety Checkout 1 and 2. If you have not taken these classes, please register for them before you sign up for this class. For more details, see the Woodshop calendar here.
          • If you want to take our full Beginning Woodworking series, you can take this class or Beginning Woodworking: Hand Tools in either order. Both classes are required to take Beginning Woodworking: Design & Build a Table.
          • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Everyone is required to wear masks, wash or sanitize hands frequently, maintain a distance of 6 feet between individuals, and stay home if they are sick. Overall BARN safety policies are here. Studio-specific safety policies are here.
          • In addition to the mask requirement, you must wear safety glasses and closed-toe shoes, tie back long hair, and avoid loose-fitting clothing and jewelry. We recommend bringing your own safety glasses.
          Instructors: Dave Whitacre and Scott Weigle
          • Monday, June 21, 2021
          • (PDT)
          • Wednesday, June 23, 2021
          • (PDT)
          • 2 sessions
          • BARN Woodshop Studio, Class Code: WO062121DJ
          • 3
          Register

          * This class has a prerequisite. Please see below.

          Because they cut fast and loud, routers can be one of the scariest woodworking tools. But they are also one of the most versatile. With a router, you can create your own molding for picture frames, cut joints, detail edges, create inlays, make multiple matching parts, and much more. Whole books are written about routers and what they can do.

          This class focuses on the basics and safe practices so you can confidently set up and use both hand-held routers and table-mounted routers. The class is limited to four students to ensure hands-on time for everyone.

          At the first session, you will learn how to use the router table safely. You will change router bits, adjust the fence, and run softwood and hardwood samples, to see how the effects vary. While the class won't focus on creating a project, you will wind up with skills that you can use later to create picture frames or  other projects.

          The second session will focus on hand-held routers. You will learn about the different types and will install and adjust edge bits. You will shape edges and create edge rabbits.

          Details:

          • Ages 14+ are welcome.
          • * Open to those who have taken Woodshop Tool Safety Checkout 2.
          • Tuition assistance is available. Click here to apply.
          • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Everyone is required to wear masks, wash or sanitize hands frequently, maintain a distance of 6 feet between individuals, and stay home if they are sick. Overall BARN safety policies are here. Studio-specific safety policies are here.
          • In addition to the mask requirement, you must wear safety glasses and closed-toe shoes, tie back long hair, and avoid loose-fitting clothing and jewelry. We recommend bringing your own safety glasses.

          Instructor: Don Johnson has been using routers for more than 30 years to create a variety of furniture pieces and table stands. He especially appreciates the way using a router adds a level of sophistication to any wood project  He's  found that routers are perfect for creating rabbits for glass or stone insets.

          • Tuesday, June 22, 2021
          • (PDT)
          • Tuesday, July 06, 2021
          • (PDT)
          • 4 sessions
          • BARN Woodshop, Class Code: WO062221DW+
          • 4
          Register

          This class has prerequisites. See below.

          Learn the basics of designing and building Euro-style cabinets, also known as frameless cabinets, as you build one cabinet with the dimensions and combination of drawers and/or shelves that you want.

          The class will start with an overview of cabinet styles, with an emphasis on Euro-style cabinets and their components. There will also be a discussion about cabinet materials and useful tools. At the first session, you will also sketch the cabinet you want to build and learn how to make a cut list and estimate the materials you will need. You will be asked to pay for the materials so that they can be ordered and delivered before the second session. Bring approximate dimensions to the class!

          At the remaining sessions, you'll build your cabinet. You'll learn how to accurately and safely cut down sheets of plywood and how to assemble the pieces into sturdy, square cabinet boxes. You'll also learn how to add components: shelves, doors and drawers. You'll have to install the cabinet on your own after the class, but the class will teach you the process.

          Details:

          • Prerequisites: This is an intermediate-level class, open to people ages 14+ who have taken Orientation to the Woodshop and Woodshop Tool Safety Checkout 1 & 2.
          • PLEASE NOTE: The materials fee included in the registration fee covers only shop supplies. Please bring a credit or debit card to the first session so you can pay then for the plywood needed for your design. A typical cabinet requires one sheet of plywood, but what you need might vary depending on your design. Prefinished birch plywood, the least expensive option, costs around $80 a sheet; prefinished maple is about $125. Unfinished plywood is around $70 for birch and $110 for maple.
          • Tuition assistance is available. Click here to apply.

          • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Everyone is required to wear masks, wash or sanitize hands frequently, maintain a distance of 6 feet between individuals, and stay home if they are sick. Overall BARN safety policies are here. Studio-specific safety policies are here.
          • In addition to the mask requirement, you must wear safety glasses and closed-toe shoes, tie back long hair, and avoid loose-fitting clothing and jewelry. We recommend bringing your own safety glasses.

          Instructors: Dave Whitacre, Scott Weigle and Wayne Chang.

          Dave moved to Bainbridge in 2013 after he retired as a petroleum engineer in Alaska. Woodworking has been his hobby for the past 40-plus years. He's enjoyed designing and building traditional-styled furniture and hopes to broaden his skills and techniques now that he has more time to devote to the craft.

          Scott has been a woodworker since his early days in a high school shop class.  He looks  forward to sharing his joy of wood, tools and the creative process with participants in this introductory course, and he bets you will discover there is no better place than the BARN to exercise your creativity with this amazing medium.

          Wayne enjoys the challenge and problem solving that goes along with woodworking. In the past, most of his woodworking involved rebuilding his 100-year-old house. Now it revolves around anything that his daughter asks him to build. He also coordinates the community service projects done in the Woodworking Studio.

          • Tuesday, June 22, 2021
          • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (PDT)
          • BARN Woodshop, Class Code: WO062221JS
          • 3
          Register

          Effective and enjoyable woodturning is dependent on sharp tools that have quality profiles. Learn to sharpen the tools you need to turn spindles, bowls and other projects on the wood lathe.

          This class is strongly recommended for students enrolled in Introduction to Bowl Turning and graduates of Introduction to Woodturning. This class is required for any turners who wish to use BARN turning tools on an ongoing basis. You will receive hands-on training for sharpening gouges (roughing gouges, and spindle and bowl gouges) A brief overview of sharpening other tools such as parting tools, skews and scrapers will be included, based on the skills learned in this class.

          Details:

          • In class, you will learn to sharpen gouges according to BARN protocol, and gain an understanding of how to sharpen other tools (e.g., skews, parting tools, scrapers). If you would like advice on your own tools, you are welcome to bring them.
          • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Everyone is required to wear masks, wash or sanitize hands frequently, maintain a distance of 6 feet between individuals, and stay home if they are sick. Overall BARN safety policies are here. Studio-specific safety policies are here.
          • Wear closed-toe shoes, avoid loose-fitting clothing and dangling jewelry, and tie back long hair. Bring your own safety glasses if possible.

          Instructor: Jamie Straw has been turning wood for several years, working on both spindle and bowl projects, and has taught woodturning at BARN since July 2017. She also serves as coordinator of BARN’s woodturning classes.  She is past Vice President for Education and Training for the local chapter of the American Association of Woodturners. Her focus is on helping students build skills progressively as they design and create their woodturning projects.

          • Thursday, July 01, 2021
          • (PDT)
          • Thursday, July 29, 2021
          • (PDT)
          • 5 sessions
          • BARN Woodshop
          Work on projects of your own choosing in BARN’s spectacularly equipped Woodworking & Small Boatbuilding Studio. Open Studio time is a collaborative, informal-learning situation where woodworkers of various skill levels share tips and offer a hand when needed. A trained safety monitor is always on duty.

          Details:

          • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. If the studio is at capacity, you may be asked to come back later.
          • Everyone in the studio is required to wear masks, wash or sanitize hands frequently, maintain a distance of 6 feet between individuals, and stay home if they are sick. Overall BARN safety policies are here. Studio-specific safety policies are here.
          • To be eligible to work during our Open Studio hours, you must take our free one-hour Orientation to the Woodshop class.
          • To use specific power tools, you must also take appropriate tool safety checkout classes. Woodshop Tool Safety Checkout 1 qualifies you for the jointers, planers, table saws, chop saw and drill presses. Woodshop Tool Safety Checkout 2 covers the band saws, routers and router tables, scroll saws and three stationary sanding machines: edge, drum and spindle. Check the Woodworking and Small Boatbuilding Studio calendar for class dates.
          • BARN supplies tools and basic shop supplies, such as sandpaper. Participants are expected to bring their own wood, hardware, etc.
          • Free for members.
          • Protective eye wear that complies with ANSI Standard Z87 or the equivalent European Union Standard EN 166 is required at all times in the main shop and when using sharpening equipment in the bench room. Avoid loose clothing and wear closed-toe shoes. Noisy equipment may warrant wearing hearing protection.
          • Saturday, July 03, 2021
          • (PDT)
          • Saturday, July 31, 2021
          • (PDT)
          • 5 sessions
          • BARN Woodshop
          Work on projects of your own choosing in BARN’s spectacularly equipped Woodworking & Small Boatbuilding Studio. Open Studio time is a collaborative, informal-learning situation where woodworkers of various skill levels share tips and offer a hand when needed. A trained safety monitor is always on duty.

          Details:

          • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. If the studio is at capacity, you may be asked to come back later.
          • Everyone in the studio is required to wear masks, wash or sanitize hands frequently, maintain a distance of 6 feet between individuals, and stay home if they are sick. Overall BARN safety policies are here. Studio-specific safety policies are here.
          • To be eligible to work during our Open Studio hours, you must take our free one-hour Orientation to the Woodshop class.
          • To use specific power tools, you must also take appropriate tool safety checkout classes. Woodshop Tool Safety Checkout 1 qualifies you for the jointers, planers, table saws, chop saw and drill presses. Woodshop Tool Safety Checkout 2 covers the band saws, routers and router tables, scroll saws and three stationary sanding machines: edge, drum and spindle. Check the Woodworking and Small Boatbuilding Studio calendar for class dates.
          • BARN supplies tools and basic shop supplies, such as sandpaper. Participants are expected to bring their own wood, hardware, etc.
          • Free for members.
          • Protective eye wear that complies with ANSI Standard Z87 or the equivalent European Union Standard EN 166 is required at all times in the main shop and when using sharpening equipment in the bench room. Avoid loose clothing and wear closed-toe shoes. Noisy equipment may warrant wearing hearing protection.
          • Tuesday, July 06, 2021
          • (PDT)
          • Tuesday, July 20, 2021
          • (PDT)
          • 3 sessions
          • BARN Woodshop Studio, Class Code: WO070621JI
          • 4
          Register

          Learn whittling — the art of using a single sharp knife to turn a piece of wood into a character rich with detail. The material and tool fit into a pocket or a purse, making this craft an ideal way to be creative during otherwise empty minutes, such time spent waiting for a ferry or between appointments.

          In this class, you will learn how to mark a blank, safely whittle it to shape, and add the final details that bring your pieces to life. You will also learn how to keep your knife sharp and how to select good wood for whittling.

          Details:

          • Open to ages 12 and older. This class is open to both beginning carvers and those who already have some carving experience.
          • BARN will supply carving tools to share, but students are also encouraged to bring their own.
          • You will build your carving skills much faster if you practice between sessions. If you want to work on your carvings during Open Studio times between classes, you must first take our free, one-hour Orientation to the Woodshop class. See the Woodworking calendar for dates. (Use of the shop during these times is always free for members. Non-members can also use the shop without an additional charge for the duration of this class.)
          • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Everyone is required to wear masks, wash or sanitize hands frequently, maintain a distance of 6 feet between individuals, and stay home if they are sick. Overall BARN safety policies are here. Studio-specific safety policies are here.
          • Closed-toe shoes are required while in the studio.
          • Tuition assistance is available. Click here to apply.
          Instructor: As a third-generation woodworker, Jeff Iller learned about woodworking tools and knives early on. By high school, he was winning ribbons with his wood carvings at his hometown fair. Around 1996 Jeff found room for a shop and he has carved ever since. He’ll carve most anything, but prefers to innovate with the working tools to carve multiple parts inside one piece of wood and to make physically detailed and accurate carvings of faces.

          He was taught early on that he could make anything from wood and he is still trying to prove that statement wrong.

          • Wednesday, July 07, 2021
          • (PDT)
          • Wednesday, July 28, 2021
          • (PDT)
          • 4 sessions
          • BARN Woodshop
          Work on projects of your own choosing in BARN’s spectacularly equipped Woodworking & Small Boatbuilding Studio. Open Studio time is a collaborative, informal-learning situation where woodworkers of various skill levels share tips and offer a hand when needed. A trained safety monitor is always on duty.

          Details:

          • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. If the studio is at capacity, you may be asked to come back later.
          • Everyone in the studio is required to wear masks, wash or sanitize hands frequently, maintain a distance of 6 feet between individuals, and stay home if they are sick. Overall BARN safety policies are here. Studio-specific safety policies are here.
          • To be eligible to work during our Open Studio hours, you must take our free one-hour Orientation to the Woodshop class.
          • To use specific power tools, you must also take appropriate tool safety checkout classes. Woodshop Tool Safety Checkout 1 qualifies you for the jointers, planers, table saws, chop saw and drill presses. Woodshop Tool Safety Checkout 2 covers the band saws, routers and router tables, scroll saws and three stationary sanding machines: edge, drum and spindle. Check the Woodworking and Small Boatbuilding Studio calendar for class dates.
          • BARN supplies tools and basic shop supplies, such as sandpaper. Participants are expected to bring their own wood, hardware, etc.
          • Free for members.
          • Protective eye wear that complies with ANSI Standard Z87 or the equivalent European Union Standard EN 166 is required at all times in the main shop and when using sharpening equipment in the bench room. Avoid loose clothing and wear closed-toe shoes. Noisy equipment may warrant wearing hearing protection.
          • Monday, July 12, 2021
          • (PDT)
          • Thursday, July 15, 2021
          • (PDT)
          • 4 sessions
          • BARN Outdoor Classroom2, Class Code: WO071221CS
          • 0
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          Learn to use woodworking tools safely, efficiently and with precision while you build one or more projects of your own design. The pictures show just a few of the possibilities, which also might range from a cutting board or a cell phone amplifier to a shoe organizer or a jewelry holder. Or you could make a toy to give to a child. If you don't have an idea for your project, don't worry: We'll provide ideas to get your creative juices going.

          This class will focus on hand tools and a couple of portable power tools, such as a cordless drill and a jigsaw. You will learn how to "read" a board to choose the best places to cut specific parts, how to use measuring and marking tools, how to choose and use the appropriate saw to cut out parts, how to smooth the parts, how to assemble pieces, and more. This isn't an "assemble-a-kit"  class. You will be cutting, planning, gluing and finishing — and, we hope, getting excited about woodworking.


          Details:

          • This class is for youth 10-14 years old.
          • To register your youth, please put in the "First Name" field your first name then in parenthesis put the youth's first and last name (if different than yours). The email address you register with is where all reminders will be sent.
          • Please click here to register youth for an optional supervised lunch hour from 12-1pm for the week of this class.
          • Please complete and return this minor permission form if BARN does not already have one on file for your child from a past class.
          • Tuition assistance is available. Click here to apply. 
          • BARN will be practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Students and instructors will be required to wear masks, wash or sanitize hands frequently, maintain a distance of six feet between individuals, and stay home if they are sick.  More details can be found here.
          • Wear close-toed shoes, avoid loose clothing and dangling jewelry, and tie back long hair. Please bring your own safety glasses, which you can purchase at a local hardware store or lumberyard. If you need a smaller size than what is commonly available, online sources sell youth-size safety glasses. Glasses must be certified to ANSI Standard Z87 or the equivalent European Union Standard EN 166.
          • Monday, July 19, 2021
          • (PDT)
          • Wednesday, July 21, 2021
          • (PDT)
          • 2 sessions
          • BARN Woodshop Studio, Class Code: WO071921DJ
          • 4
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