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Woodworking For Beginners

Maker's Asylum Delhi
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The craft of woodworking has existed for centuries, but only recently has it become a hobby that anyone can take up with relative ease. Power tools like the circular saw, jigsaw, and sander, have revolutionised the craft; no longer does it take many days to create a chair.

Over the course of three consecutive Saturdays, Sulakshana or MishtooMade, will teach participants how to use some of the most popular power tools and create magic out of wood!

Participants will learn about the properties of various materials including timber, plywood, particle board, and MDF, as well as how to machine them using power tools.

All participants will also use their new set of woodworking skills to make a side table which they can take back home.

Workshop Goal:

By the end of this course, you will know how to correctly and safely use the circular saw, jig saw, and sander, and will have learned all about the various types of wood, different finishes, and the types of joints that can be made. You also get to make and keep a small side table.

Materials: All required materials will be provided for

Cost: Rs 9,440/- (inclusive of govt. taxes)

Dress Code: Shoes, Cotton T-shirt, Denims, with tied up hair

Age Restriction: 18yrs +

About the Instructor:

Sulakshana is a woodworking expert who runs her own brand Mishtoomade, to create custom furniture. She is a self-taught carpenter who loves wood. She comes with 5 years of experience in wood-working, and her products range from shoe racks made out of old window shutters to a table resting on a stack of books! She strongly believes in minimising wastage and always tries to upcycle discarded wood to create her products.

Check out her story on Little Black Book, Delhi LBB, Delhi: https://lbb.in/delhi/discarding-wooden-furniture-mishtoo-create-new/