Category Archives: Kids Classes

Posts by kirstin hensley

Shocking redo of Electronics Lab! Jewelry Studio & Summer Camps coming soon! - post

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Thank you! Your thoughtful responses to last month’s survey on what you love about our shop (friendly members and staff! tools!) and how we can make it better are very helpful. Some of your suggestions have already been implemented and we’re … Continue reading

Beginner’s Toolbox - classes

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In this kid-friendly workshop, attendees will build a toolbox suitable for holding the tools of a beginning woodworker! A brief discussion on wood and general safety instruction will be followed by use of a rasp, sandpaper, hammer, nails and clamps … Continue reading

Intro to Metal Sculpture - classes

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In this class, students will be introduced to metalworking. Using precut parts from the Plasma Cutter (demo included) we’ll modify them with the Jump Shear and Corner Notcher. We’ll take those parts to the Metal Brake and Spot Welder to … Continue reading

Sew a Felt Plush Monster - classes

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Use laser-cut felt parts, hand stitching, and machine sewing to create your own terrific tiny creature. At the end of this workshop, you’ll walk away with an awesome monster as well as basic stitching skills to carry your interests further. Ages: … Continue reading

Build a Birdhouse - classes

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In this kid-friendly workshop you’ll build a birdhouse suitable for chickadees, nuthatches, downy woodpeckers, and other small birds. Interactive instruction regarding wood, tools, and safety will be followed by guided use of a hand saw, rasp, power drill, and hammer … Continue reading

Forged Bracelets - classes

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Create your own forged bracelet out of copper wire! You’ll learn metalsmithing techniques like forming, forging, and finishing while gaining experience with anvils, hammers, and torches. This two hour class costs $50. Ages 13 and up are welcome on their … Continue reading

Intro to Sewing Machine Basics Skill Development - classes

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In this class you will learn basic sewing machine operations: identifying sewing machine components & their functions, threading the machine, winding & loading the bobbin, changing the needle, and adjusting thread tension. You’ll also practice the fundamental stitches. 2 hours … Continue reading

Sewing 2 Skill Development – Zippered Canvas Tote Bag - classes

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In this class, you will learn all about zippers, and one of the ways they can be added to a sewing project. You will build on the sewing lessons you gained in the Intro to Sewing: Machine Basics, learn about … Continue reading

Summer Camp 2017 - post

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  Kinetic Camp Ages 8-12 Jun 19 – 23  9:00am – 12:00pm Comic/Manga Camp Ages 10-14 Jun 26 – 30 9:00am – 4:00pm (aftercare available from 4pm to 5pm) Metal Sculpture Camp Ages 13-16 Jul 10 – 14 & Aug 14 – 18 9:00am – 4:00pm … Continue reading