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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 1: Build a Table
    (Limited enrollment in each class)

    Develop woodworking skills while building a table from rough wood using power tools.

    Day(s) of the week: Day & Evening Classes
    Address: Palo Alto HS Woodshop

    Quarter: Spring 2018
    Prerequisite: None
    Instructor: Derek Witte, derek_witte@yahoo.com, Rayan Ghazal, rayan@stanford.edu

    SECTION A – (CLASS LIMITED TO 15 STUDENTS)

    Duration: 9 wks
    Date range: March 28 to June 6
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Hour: 2–5 p.m.
    Address: Palo Alto HS Woodshop
    Price: $216

    SECTION B – (CLASS LIMITED TO 15 STUDENTS)

    Duration: 9 wks
    Date range: March 29 to June 7
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Hour: 6:30–9:30 p.m.
    Address: Palo Alto HS Woodshop
    Price: $216
    No Longer Available
  • WOODWORKING 2: THE COOLEST CUTTING BOARD EVER? (**NEW**)

    Over the course of two Saturday morning classes, students will build a gorgeous 12” x 18” cutting board with a curved laminated inlay.

    Duration: 2 Sessions: April 28 and May 5
    Day(s) of the week: Saturday
    Hour: 9 a.m.–12 noon
    Address: Palo Alto HS Woodshop

    Quarter: Spring 2018
    Prerequisite: Woodworking 1 (students currently enrolled in Woodworking 1 are eligible)
    Price: $60
    Instructor: Marc Brown, marc@chezbrown.org

  • Three-Legged Stool Sample

    WOODWORKING 2: BUILD A THREE LEGGED STOOL

    This project offers the developing woodworker ample opportunity to increase their skills while honing and refining their techniques learned from Wood 1.

    Duration: 9 wks
    Date range: March 27 to May 29
    (No class: April 3.)
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Hour: 6:30–9:30 p.m.
    Address: Palo Alto HS Woodshop

    Quarter: Spring 2018
    Prerequisite: Woodworking 1
    Price: $216
    Instructor: Marcus Miller, wmmiller2@yahoo.com

  • WOODWORKING 3:
    Advanced Power Tools Techniques

    Learn power tool setup and techniques beyond the basics. This class will include short tutorials as well as open shop time to work on your personal project under supervision.

    Duration: 8 wks
    Date range: March 26 to May 21
    (No class: April 2.)
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Hour: 6:30–9:30 p.m.
    Address: Palo Alto HS Woodshop

    Quarter: Spring 2018
    Prerequisite: Woodworking 1 and Woodworking 2 classes -- (NO EXCEPTIONS)
    Price: $192
    Instructor: Claude Godcharles, claudeg@earthclod.com

  • WOODWORKING 4: Advanced — Open Shop
    (Class limited to 15 students)

    Work at your own pace with access to instruction, equipment and advice when you need it.

    Duration: 10 wks
    Date range: March 28 to June 6
    (No class: April 4.)
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Hour: 6:30–9:30 p.m.
    Address: Palo Alto HS Woodshop

    Quarter: Spring 2018
    Prerequisite: Three quarters of woodworking classes
    Price: $240
    Instructor: Rayan Ghazal, rayan@stanford.edu