A guided introduction to the basics of using power tools
Learn how to use a variety of tools, including drills, saws, sanders and more
Beginner level class, no previous experience needed.
Materials, tools and safety gear provided.
Do you have power tools at home and you'd like to use them safely? Here’s a fantastic opportunity to build knowledge and confidence with this 8-week introductory course for beginners.
You'll learn how to handle and operate each tool correctly, how to select the right blade, bit or attachment for the task at hand, and how to maintain the tools to ensure longevity and optimal performance.
During this course you will learn how to safely and effectively use drills, saws, sanders, planers, and routers, and more.
The Intro to Power Tools course will include a combination of presentation instruction and hands-on exercises and practice to help you get comfortable with each tool.
You will practice making straight cuts, drilling holes, or sanding edges on a small project, building confidence and gaining a better understanding of the use of each tool.
At the end of the course, you'll have a solid foundation in using power tools for woodworking, and you'll be able to tackle a variety of projects with greater confidence.
We are fully inclusive and all skill levels (18+) are welcome, however, please note that this course requires hand-eye coordination and the ability to follow precise instructions with regards to safety.
What to wear
Avoid wearing loose clothing and jewellery and don’t forget to tie back long hair. Closed toe shoes are required on all of our workshop floors.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
PPE will be provided by benchspace for all courses that require it. It must be worn as directed.
Please read our terms and conditions here before booking.
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