This is one of the courses you take if you have never done any woodworking or if it was a long time ago. While you make a multi coloured premium hardwood cutting board you will learn the important basics such as the milling of rough lumber using major power machines - the Jointer, Planer and Table saw. After this course you will have gained a better understanding of the material and how it challenges the maker. After completion of this course you will have the admission requirements for Woodworking Studio Session Time Evaluations. Successful completion of the evaluation allows you to participate in Woodworking Studio Session Times. Topics covered are as follows: 1: Introduction to lumber classification, grain and moisture related movement. 2: Shop and machine safety. 3: Power tool milling. 4: Basic assembly methods. 5: Bandsaw shaping and edge routing. Materials supplied. Check with www.urbanwoodworker.com for more information. Come to class ready to take notes and clean up after.