Introduction to Woodworking

Makeville Studio

$595 1 seat left
Start Date:

Wed, May 10 3:00pm - 6:00pm (5 sessions)

Gowanus, Brooklyn
119 8th St Unit 208
Btwn 2nd & 3rd Avenues
Brooklyn, New York 11215
Class price includes $100 material/ equipment fee
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Class Level: Beginner
Average Class Size: 6
Teacher: Makeville Studio

What you'll learn in this furniture class:

Designed for beginners with little to no woodworking experience, this five-session class covers wood physics, shop safety and etiquette, an introduction to joinery concepts, and hands-on experience with both hand tools and machinery. The project for this class is a small side table with tapered legs.

This course will give you the confidence and knowledge to work safely in the shop on your own projects and/or to move forward with more advanced woodworking classes.

Important Thing to Note:
Completion of this class also certifies you to rent studio time for your own projects.


Q: Is this class safe for pregnant women? 
A: Yes, it's very safe. We have respirators available for both dust and finishing fumes.

Q: Are materials provided and included in cost of the class?
A: Yes. All tools, materials and safety equipment will be provided.
We reserve the right to cancel or discontinue any class, in which case you may choose to receive a refund, register for an alternate course or receive tuition credit.

If you withdraw more than ten days before a class begins, we will refund 100% of tuition paid minus a 5% processing fee. We issue no refund if you withdraw less than ten days before your class begins.

We do not refund tuition for classes students miss due to their own circumstances.

Missing the first day of a course may result in a non-refundable withdrawal.


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Wed, May 17 3:00pm - 6:00pm Makeville Studio
Wed, May 24 3:00pm - 6:00pm Makeville Studio
Wed, May 31 3:00pm - 6:00pm Makeville Studio
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Reviews of Classes at Makeville Studio

(63 Reviews)

Attended: Introduction to Woodworking
Excellent class. Perfect balance of hands on work and basic instruction. I felt like the class size was perfect and allowed each student to have one on one time but also enough time to work independently. I would highly recommend this class!

Selena M.

Attended: Introduction to Woodworking
This class was awesome! Had a good time with Michelle, our instructor, and the other students. We learned a lot and I am so pleased with the little stool I made! Looking forward to taking more classes with Michelle at Makeville. :)


Attended: Introduction to Woodworking
It was a great class, I learned a lot. I am taking another class at the studio in a few weeks.


Attended: Introduction to Woodworking
A lot of fun; nice break from the glow of the screen.

Patricia L.

Attended: Introduction to Woodworking
Fun class, Michelle was really great and into teaching us how to troubleshoot and figure things out if we ran into problems which I found really nice. though i liked the other 5 people in the course, the days where one person couldn't make it definitely made it easier not having to rush through to finish everything for the day.

School: Makeville Studio

Welcome to Makeville Studio... a hands-on lab for craft, building, art and invention. 

Makeville Studio exists because we believe everyone should experience the deep satisfaction that comes with making something with your own two hands. Whether you're completely new to making things, want to expand...

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