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MAKING WOODWORKING ACCESSIBLE

Wood Shop Classes

Taking a project-based or skill-based wood shop class at Inspired Lumber Workshop offers so many benefits. First, it provides necessary hands-on experience that allow individuals to learn and refine practical woodworking skills, from learning to use the tools available within the Shop to crafting intricate designs. These classes foster creativity, enabling students to bring their ideas to life through tangible projects. Additionally, they promote problem-solving and attention to detail, while enhancing critical thinking abilities.

Even more, wood shop classes can instill a sense of accomplishment as students see their creations take shape, which helps to boost confidence and self-esteem. Ultimately, woodworking classes not only impart valuable craftsmanship skills but also cultivate a lifelong appreciation for woodworking and the satisfaction of creating functional and aesthetic pieces with one's own hands.

 

Additional classes are being added all the time, so if there is something specific you are interested in learning about, please let us know. We can always set up a 1:1 time with one of our capable wood workers to help you move your craft to the next level.To sign up for a class, choose from the options below and then choose an available date from there.

 

Wood Shop FAQ's

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Upcoming Events

  • May 30, 2024, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Toledo, 3156 Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    This class is designed to teach the fundamentals of woodworking including understanding and using many of the shop machines and handheld power tools, including the table saw, planer, miter saw, jointer, bandsaw, router and more with an emphasis on shop safety.
  • May 31, 2024, 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    3156 Central Ave, 3156 Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Want to add a special touch to your kitchen or dining room table? Make an exotic wood cutting board or lazy Susan that'll be the centerpiece of your family’s celebrations.
  • Jun 02, 2024, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Toledo, 3156 Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Experience the benefits of a raised garden bed – from improved soil drainage and prevention of soil compaction to easier weed control. Enjoy successful gardening and bountiful harvests with the elevated convenience and productivity that a raised garden bed brings to your backyard oasis.
  • Jun 06, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Inspired Lumber Workshop, 3156 Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    This class (or Intro to Woodworking) is required for all members that want to have access to the wood shop. It will provide hands-on instruction and safety measures for the tools and equipment.
  • Jun 07, 2024, 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    3156 Central Ave, 3156 Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Want to add a special touch to your kitchen or dining room table? Make an exotic wood cutting board or lazy Susan that'll be the centerpiece of your family’s celebrations.
  • Jun 08, 2024, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Inspired Lumber Workshop, 3156 Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Join our hands-on woodworking class and discover the art of crafting a cedar bat box. In this workshop, you'll learn essential woodworking techniques while creating a functional and eco-friendly shelter for bats.
  • Jun 09, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Toledo, 3156 Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    This class is designed to teach the fundamentals of woodworking including understanding and using many of the shop machines and handheld power tools, including the table saw, planer, miter saw, jointer, bandsaw, router and more with an emphasis on shop safety.
  • Jun 10, 2024, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Inspired Lumber Workshop, 3156 Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    June 10 - 14, 2024 9:00am-1:00pm, Monday-Friday Attention young woodworkers and crafters! Get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey of imagination and craftsmanship at our week-long MakerSpace Summer Camp, for kids ages 12-17.
  • Jun 12, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Inspired Lumber Workshop, 3156 Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Summer Camp isn't just for kids anymore! Embark on a five-week adventure of woodworking and crafting at our adult summer camp. Dive into a new project each session and hone your skills with fellow enthusiasts.
  • Jun 16, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    3156 Central Ave, 3156 Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Want to add a special touch to your kitchen or dining room table? Make an exotic wood cutting board or lazy Susan that'll be the centerpiece of your family’s celebrations.
  • Jun 19, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Inspired Lumber Workshop, 3156 Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    This class has been designed to empower women to feel comfortable using common household power tools and instruct them on how to use them safely and effectively. In the class, students will receive instruction on how to use each of the tools as they construct a simple tool box.
  • Jun 24, 2024, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Inspired Lumber Workshop, 3156 Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    June 24 - 28, 2024 9:00am-1:00pm, Monday-Friday Attention young woodworkers and crafters! Get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey of imagination and craftsmanship at our week-long MakerSpace Summer Camp, for kids ages 12-17.
  • Jul 03, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    3156 Central Ave, 3156 Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Want to add a special touch to your kitchen or dining room table? Make an exotic wood cutting board or lazy Susan that'll be the centerpiece of your family’s celebrations.
  • Jul 08, 2024, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Inspired Lumber Workshop, 3156 Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    July 8 - 12, 2024 9:00am-1:00pm, Monday-Friday Attention young woodworkers and crafters! Get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey of imagination and craftsmanship at our week-long MakerSpace Summer Camp, for kids ages 12-17.
  • Jul 21, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    3156 Central Ave, 3156 Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Want to add a special touch to your kitchen or dining room table? Make an exotic wood cutting board or lazy Susan that'll be the centerpiece of your family’s celebrations.
  • Jul 22, 2024, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Inspired Lumber Workshop, 3156 Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    July 22 - 26, 2024 9:00am-1:00pm, Monday-Friday Attention young woodworkers and crafters! Get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey of imagination and craftsmanship at our week-long MakerSpace Summer Camp, for kids ages 12-17.
Wood Shop FAQ's

1. Do I have to be a member to join a class?
No. Unless stated in the class description, all of our classes at the Workshop are open to everyone. 

2. Do I need to take a Safety Class before attending a Wood Shop class?
No. Safety Classes are only required if you are becoming a Member and want to have autonomous use of the Wood Shop. Modified safety instructions are provided with ALL Wood Shop classes on the specific tools that will be utilized for the class.

3. Do I need to bring my own wood for a Wood Shop class?
No. The price of the class is inclusive of everything that you will need, unless stated in the description. 

4. Do I need to bring safety glasses and an apron?
o. We have plenty of glasses and aprons for everyone in the workshop, but if you have favorites that you'd like to bring, you are welcome to do so. 

5. Is there any required paperwork that needs completed?
Yes! Every person that participates in a class inside the Wood Shop is required to sign a Liability Waiver and Emergency Contact form. Please arrive a few minutes ahead oof your scheduled class time to take care of business so that class can start on time.  
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