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WKS501: WoodShop Desk Clock Workshop

In this project based workshop you will construct a simple woodworking project, a small desk clock using woodworking tools and techniques.

1 session currently scheduled:
    WoodShop Desk Clock Workshop Tuesday, 5/10/16 6:00 PM 3.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $60.00 plus $20.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $70.00 plus $20.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WKS603: Lifecasting 101

Lifecasting is the process of creating a 3D copy of a living human body through the use of molding and casting techniques. In this Special Effects Series workshop, you will learn how to make an exact copy of your own finger, eye or nose using industry-standard alginate. You will then cast a positive of the finger, eye or nose in a strong plaster. In addition to hands-on molding and casting, we will discuss the many uses of lifecasting and touch on more advanced techniques. This workshop is designed to accommodate beginners as well as the experienced special effects guru.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Lifecasting 101 Saturday, 4/30/16 6:30 PM 2.5 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
2 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $50.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $60.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WKS727: Leatherworking Basics - Create a Leather Key Fob

In this workshop, you’ll learn fundamental skills for working with leather and walk away with a key chain fob that you made yourself!

We’ll cover everything from pattern tracing and leather cutting to embossing designs using traditional tools. There will be eight designs to choose from, all of which will give you practice using a wide range of leather tooling techniques. While, yes, in this workshop we’ll be making something cool, a lot of emphasis will be put on practicing technique with some of the more specialized leather crafting tools. Swivel knife and stamping tools in particular are the focus of tools that you’ll be practicing with.

At the end of this workshop, you’ll have experience with pattern transferring, swivel knife work, how to properly case leather for tooling, tooling (stamping) designs, edge finishing and dressing, hardware setting and care of tools.

Please bring a USB flash drive if you’d like an .svg file of all the patterns offered in the class and the swivel knife practice worksheets.

Prerequisites: None, but you should be comfortable with the laser cutters and the woodshop tools.

3 sessions currently scheduled:
    Leatherworking Basics - Create a Leather Key Fob Wednesday, 5/11/16 6:00 PM 2.0 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
5 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $60.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $75.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Leatherworking Basics - Create a Leather Key Fob Saturday, 5/21/16 11:00 PM 2.0 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
5 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $60.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $75.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Leatherworking Basics - Create a Leather Key Fob Friday, 5/27/16 6:00 PM 2.0 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
5 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $60.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $75.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WKSCH020: Intro to Pattern Design

It's easy to create seamless, repeating patterns with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop: learn two ways to make your drawings and images into patterns with Madison and Emily. Taught in the classroom, you'll follow along through this step-by-step tutorial. The class will also cover ways to use your patterns, including SVG patterns for the web; vector designs to cut, engrave or quilt using CNC machines; and digitally printed textiles or hand-printed textiles. You'll be ready to send your design to Spoonflower and beyond.

Recommended: Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop basics

1 session currently scheduled:
    Intro to Pattern Design Friday, 5/6/16 6:00 PM 3.0 Hours 10 SEATS TOTAL
10 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $50.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $55.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WKSCH007: Make a Hitchhiker's Guide Towel for Towel Day!

"A towel, [The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy says], is about the most massively useful thing an interstellar hitchhiker can have."

May 25th is World Towel day, in remembrance of author Douglas Adams, best known for his wildly successful The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Join us in making your Officially Unoficial Hitchhiker's Guide Towel to commemorate the creative genius of Douglas Adams!

Persons found to be not carrying a towel shall be subjected to Vogon Poetry



2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Make a Hitchhiker's Guide Towel for Towel Day! Friday, 5/20/16 6:00 PM 2.0 Hours 10 SEATS TOTAL
10 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $20.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Make a Hitchhiker's Guide Towel for Towel Day! Wednesday, 5/25/16 6:00 PM 2.0 Hours 10 SEATS TOTAL
10 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $20.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee