Beginner: Honeycomb Shelves
Jan
5
6:00 PM18:00

Beginner: Honeycomb Shelves

The Beginner Series of classes are single-session classes where complete a project in one session. Along the way, you learn to use the shop's power tools and some woodworking techniques.

In this class, we will make a hexagonal/honeycomb wall shelf (or shelves!). You can customize the dimensions and after the class it will be ready to paint, finish or stain it any way you wish. This is a beginner class, and you do not need to be a member to take this class.

Some Pinterest inspiration for your shelving design:https://www.pinterest.com/explore/honeycomb-shelves/

$50 (taxes included) payable by Visa, Mastercard or AmEx.at our online store at the top right of the page.

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Beginner: Bar Cart
Dec
17
10:00 AM10:00

Beginner: Bar Cart

The Beginner Series of classes are single-session classes where complete a project in one session. Along the way, you learn to use the shop's power tools and some woodworking techniques.

In this class, we will make a bar cart, perfect to give as a Christmas gift or to serve in style at your holiday parties! After the class it will be ready to paint, finish or stain it any way you wish. This is a beginner class, and you do not need to be a member to take this class.

$150 (taxes and materials included), payable by etransfer or credit card at this link: https://squareup.com/store/handsonhalifax/item/bar-cart

Email handsonhalifax@gmail.com to register.

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SOLD OUT! Beginner: X-Style Coffee OR End Table
Dec
3
10:00 AM10:00

SOLD OUT! Beginner: X-Style Coffee OR End Table

***This class is sold out! Please email if you would like to be on the waitlist***

The Beginner Series of classes are single-session classes where complete a project in one session. Along the way, you learn to use the shop's power tools and some woodworking techniques.

In this class, we will make a coffee table with X-style sides OR an end table, based on the one shown here: http://www.ana-white.com/2012/07/plans/rustic-x-coffee-table After the class it will be ready to paint, finish or stain it any way you wish. This is a beginner class, and you do not need to be a member to take this class.

$150 (taxes and materials included) for the coffee table OR $95 for the end table, payable by etransfer or by Visa, Mastercard or AmEx here: https://squareup.com/store/handsonhalifax/item/x-style-coffee-or-end-table

Email handsonhalifax@gmail.com to register.

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SOLD OUT! Power Tools 101
Nov
18
10:00 AM10:00

SOLD OUT! Power Tools 101

***This class is sold out! Another session will be added in December***

If you have never held a saw or a drill before (except maybe in junior high woodshop!), this class is for you. The aim of this class is to build your confidence so that you can try a cut with each saw. We will go through basic woodshop safety, the basics of measuring and cutting, and learn how to use the most common tools you need for woodworking:

Compound mitre saw
Circular saw
Jigsaw
Bandsaw
Drill and drill press

Please wear sturdy closed-toe shoes, tie back long hair and leave all jewelry at home. We provide safety glasses and ear protection but you may also bring your own if you prefer. You do not need to be a member to attend this class.

$30 (taxes in) payable by etransfer, Visa, Mastercard or AmEx.

Email us at handsonhalifax@gmail.com to register or follow this link to pay online: https://squareup.com/store/handsonhalifax/item/power-tools-3

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SOLD OUT! Series: Walnut Table
Nov
15
6:00 PM18:00

SOLD OUT! Series: Walnut Table

***This class is sold out!***

Make your own modern side table out of a beautiful hardwood: walnut! This class meets from 6pm to 8:30 pm every Wednesday for a four-week series: November 15th, 22nd, and 29th and December 6th. Tools used in this class include table saw, jointer, planer, routers, and mitre saw. Skills taught in this class include clear coat lacquer finish, rabbet and dado joinery, table top gluing and more. Best of all: A gorgeous handmade piece of furniture for your home. Exact design TBA!

Instructor: Dan Arsenault, BBA. Dan has a diploma in wood manufacturing, woodworking, and cabinet making from Holland College. He has worked at Millwrights in Bedford and has been building custom pieces for three and half years of various designs, materials, and finishes. He has also run an online wood product business building items requested by customers.

$160 plus $100 for materials, for a total for $260 payable by etransfer or with Visa, Mastercard or AmEx here: https://squareup.com/store/handsonhalifax/item/walnut-table

Email us at handsonhalifax@gmail.com to register. 

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Beginner: Votive Candle Holder
Nov
5
5:00 PM17:00

Beginner: Votive Candle Holder

The Beginner Series of classes are single-session classes where complete a project in one session. Along the way, you learn to use the shop's power tools and some woodworking techniques.

In this class, we will make a trio of votive candle holders. We'll construct them and then learn techniques for painting, staining, glazing and distressing to customize your finish. Wood, finish, and candles are all included! This is a beginner class, and you do not need to be a member to take this class.

About the instructor: Marty is an experienced woodworker and upholsterer, and owner of On the Mend Upholstery and Restoration

$25 (taxes included) payable by etranfer or by Visa, Mastercard or AmEx here: https://squareup.com/store/handsonhalifax/item/votive-candle-holder-1 Email handsonhalifax@gmail.com to register.

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SOLD OUT! Beginner: Three-Tier Stand
Nov
5
10:00 AM10:00

SOLD OUT! Beginner: Three-Tier Stand

***This class is sold out. Please email us if you'd like to be on the waitlist.***

The Beginner Series of classes are single-session classes where complete a project in one session. Along the way, you learn to use the shop's power tools and some woodworking techniques. 

In this class, we will make a three-tier planter/storage rack out of dimensional lumber. After the class it will be ready to paint, finish or stain it any way you wish. This is a beginner class, and you do not need to be a member to take this class.

Here is the plan we'll be basing our project on: http://overthebigmoon.com/diy-produce-stand-for-under-30/

Registration (including materials) is $60 payable by etransfer or by Visa, Mastercard, AmEx here: https://squareup.com/store/handsonhalifax/item/three-tier-stand-2

Email us at handsonhalifax@gmail.com to register.

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SOLD OUT! Power Tools 101
Oct
28
10:00 AM10:00

SOLD OUT! Power Tools 101

*** This class is sold out! Email us if you would like to be on the waitlist***

 

if you have never held a saw or a drill before (except maybe in junior high woodshop!), this class is for you. The aim of this class is to build your confidence so that you can try a cut with each saw. We will go through basic woodshop safety, the basics of measuring and cutting, and learn how to use the most common tools you need for woodworking:

  • Compound mitre saw
  • Circular saw
  • Jigsaw
  • Bandsaw
  • Drill and drill press

Please wear sturdy closed-toe shoes, tie back long hair and leave all jewelry at home. We provide safety glasses and ear protection but you may also bring your own if you prefer. You do not need to be a member to attend this class.

$30 (taxes in) payable by etransfer, Visa, Mastercard or AmEx.

Email us at handsonhalifax@gmail.com to register or follow this link to pay online: https://squareup.com/store/handsonhalifax/item/power-tools-1

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Votive Candle Holder
Oct
22
5:00 PM17:00

Votive Candle Holder

The Beginner Series of classes are single-session classes where complete a project in one session. Along the way, you learn to use the shop's power tools and some woodworking techniques.

In this class, we will make a trio of votive candle holders. We'll construct them and then learn techniques for painting, staining, glazing and distressing to customize your finish. Wood, finish, and candles are all included! This is a beginner class, and you do not need to be a member to take this class.

About the instructor: Marty is an experienced woodworker and upholsterer, and owner of On the Mend Upholstery and Restoration

$25 (taxes included) payable by etranfer or by Visa, Mastercard or AmEx here: https://squareup.com/store/handsonhalifax/item/votive-candle-holder. Email handsonhalifax@gmail.com to register.

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SOLD OUT! Beginner: X-Style Coffee Table
Oct
15
10:00 AM10:00

SOLD OUT! Beginner: X-Style Coffee Table

***This class is sold out! Email us to be added to the waitlist.***

The Beginner Series of classes are single-session classes where complete a project in one session. Along the way, you learn to use the shop's power tools and some woodworking techniques.

In this class, we will make a coffee table with X-style sides, based on the one shown here: http://www.ana-white.com/2012/07/plans/rustic-x-coffee-table After the class it will be ready to paint, finish or stain it any way you wish. This is a beginner class, and you do not need to be a member to take this class.

$150 (taxes and materials included) payable by etransfer or by Visa, Mastercard or AmEx here: https://squareup.com/store/handsonhalifax/item/x-coffee-table. Email handsonhalifax@gmail.com to register.

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SOLD OUT! Beginner: X-Style End Table
Oct
8
10:00 AM10:00

SOLD OUT! Beginner: X-Style End Table

***This class is sold out! Email us to be added to the waitlist.***

The Beginner Series of classes are single-session classes where complete a project in one session. Along the way, you learn to use the shop's power tools and some woodworking techniques.

In this class, we will make an end table with X-style sides, based on the one shown here: http://www.ana-white.com/2012/08/plans/rustic-x-end-table After the class it will be ready to paint, finish or stain it any way you wish. This is a beginner class, and you do not need to be a member to take this class.

$95 (taxes and materials included) payable by etransfer or by Visa, Mastercard or AmEx here: https://squareup.com/store/handsonhalifax/item/end-table. Email handsonhalifax@gmail.com to register.

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SOLD OUT! Power Tools 101
Oct
7
10:00 AM10:00

SOLD OUT! Power Tools 101

If you have never held a saw or a drill before (except maybe in junior high woodshop!), this class is for you. The aim of this class is to build your confidence so that you can try a cut with each saw. We will go through basic woodshop safety, the basics of measuring and cutting, and learn how to use the most common tools you need for woodworking:

  • Compound mitre saw
  • Circular saw
  • Jigsaw
  • Bandsaw
  • Drill and drill press

Please wear sturdy closed-toe shoes, tie back long hair and leave all jewelry at home. We provide safety glasses and ear protection but you may also bring your own if you prefer. You do not need to be a member to attend this class.

$30 (taxes in) payable by etransfer, Visa, Mastercard or AmEx.

Email us at handsonhalifax@gmail.com to register or follow this link to pay online: https://squareup.com/store/handsonhalifax/item/power-tools

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SOLD OUT! Beginner: Votive Candle Holder
Oct
4
6:00 PM18:00

SOLD OUT! Beginner: Votive Candle Holder

The Beginner Series of classes are single-session classes where complete a project in one session. Along the way, you learn to use the shop's power tools and some woodworking techniques.

In this class, we will make a trio of votive candle holders. We'll construct them and then learn techniques for painting, staining, glazing and distressing to customize your finish. Wood, finish, and candles are all included! This is a beginner class, and you do not need to be a member to take this class.

About the instructor: Marty is an experienced woodworker and upholsterer, and owner of On the Mend Upholstery and Restoration

$25 (taxes included) payable by Visa, Mastercard or AmEx. Email handsonhalifax@gmail.com to register.

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SOLD OUT! Beginner: Over-the-Arm Sofa Table
Oct
1
12:00 PM12:00

SOLD OUT! Beginner: Over-the-Arm Sofa Table

The Beginner Series of classes are single-session classes where complete a project in one session. Along the way, you learn to use the shop's power tools and some woodworking techniques.

In this class, we will make an over-the-arm sofa side table. We'll construct the side table to the custom height of your chair or sofa, and then learn techniques for painting, staining, glazing and distressing it to customize your finish. Wood and finish are included. This is a beginner class, and you do not need to be a member to take this class.

About the instructor: Marty is an experienced woodworker and upholsterer, and owner of On the Mend Upholstery and Restoration.

$75 (taxes included) payable by Visa, Mastercard or AmEx. Email handsonhalifax@gmail.com to register.

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