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Join the Palo Alto Adult School woodworking team and create your dream project! Our woodworking classes are designed to address a wide variety of subjects and varying woodworking experience levels.

  • WOODWORKING 2: Build a Step Stool

    This class offers the developing woodworker the opportunity to learn two fundamental joinery techniques: through dovetails and biscuits.

    Duration: 6 wks
    Date range: June 8 to July 13
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Hour: 2–5 p.m.
    Address: Palo Alto HS Woodshop

    Quarter: Summer 2017
    Prerequisite: Woodworking 1
    Price: $144
    Instructor: Marc Brown, marc@chezbrown.org

  • WOODWORKING 2: Hand Tools Short Course

    Learn to sharpen and maintain, and use two high quality hand tools which are essential to the hand tool purist and the hybrid power tool/hand tool woodworker: the chisel and block plane.
    If pre-approved by instructor, please call (650) 329-3752 to register.

    Duration: 5 wks
    Date range: June 6 to July 11
    (No class: July 4.)
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Hour: 6:30–9:30 p.m.
    Address: Palo Alto HS Woodshop

    Quarter: Summer 2017
    Prerequisite: Woodworking 1
    Price: $120
    Instructor: Marcus Miller, wmmiller2@yahoo.com

  • WOODWORKING 3:
    Advanced Power Tools Techniques
    (Class limited to 18 students)

    Learn power tool setup and technique beyond the basics. This class prepares students for Open Shop to be competent and capable of machine setup and operation on their own.

    Duration: 6 wks
    Date range: June 5 to July 10
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Hour: 6:30–9:30 p.m.
    Address: Palo Alto HS Woodshop

    Quarter: Summer 2017
    Prerequisite: Woodworking 1 and Woodworking 2 classes (No Exceptions)
    Price: $144
    Instructor: Claude Godcharles, claudeg@earthclod.com