Woodshop Essentials: The Table Saw 101

April 17, 2024 6:00 pm


22 High Street Brattleboro

No woodworking experience required.
The table saw is a versatile and powerful tool, used for ripping, cross-cutting, making angled cuts in wood, cutting joinery elements, and more. This is the first part in a 3-part series learning how to safely and confidently use this essential woodshop machine.

Learn. Topics covered in this introductory session are:

  • Machine anatomy and typical set-ups for basic use
  • Basic operations including ripping, cross-cutting and making angled cuts
  • Developing safe habits and “muscle memory” while using the table saw
  • Table saw options on the market and their pros and cons
  • Lots of hands-on practice

Get Certified. This class will cover the safe operation of the table saw, including helping prepare you for our certification test. To use the table saw machines at HatchSpace independently, you must be a member and pass our certification test.

Wednesday, April 17  |  6pm – 9pm

Cost: $68 members; $80 non-members
Addtl. Materials Fee: 
 All are materials included.
What to Bring: Bring any questions you have about using the table saw in your own projects.

Partial and full scholarships are available. Contact education@hatchspace.org for details.

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