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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

  • Feb 24, 2024, 2:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    3156 Central Ave, 3156 Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Want to add a special touch to your dining room table? Make an exotic wood cutting board or lazy Susan just in time to be the centerpiece of your family’s celebration.
  • Feb 25, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Inspired Lumber Workshop, 3156 Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    This class 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.
  • Mar 02, 2024, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    Inspired Lumber Workshop, 3156 Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    This class 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.
  • Mar 03, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Inspired Lumber Workshop, 3156 Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Dive into the world of woodworking in our Wood Shop Building Class, where you'll construct a 7-foot tall, 7-tiered cat ladder with carpeted rungs, marrying classic construction techniques with modern feline comfort for a purrfectly crafted addition to your home.
  • Mar 05, 2024, 5:30 PM – 8:30 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.
  • Mar 06, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Inspired Lumber Workshop, 3156 Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    This class 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.
  • Mar 10, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Inspired Lumber Workshop, 3156 Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    This class 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.
  • Mar 11, 2024, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Inspired Lumber Workshop, 3156 Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Salute to Carpentry is an innovative partnership aimed at supporting veterans through a FREE 6-week, project-based learning experience. Salute to Carpentry is generously funded by Christian's Corner Foundation and Lucas County Veterans Services Commission.
  • Mar 11, 2024, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Inspired Lumber Workshop, 3156 Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Salute to Carpentry is an innovative partnership aimed at supporting veterans through a FREE 6-week, project-based learning experience. Salute to Carpentry is generously funded by Christian's Corner Foundation and Lucas County Veterans Services Commission.
  • Mar 13, 2024, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Inspired Lumber Workshop, 3156 Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Looking for something stable and attractive to sit on around your summertime bonfires? Make your own custom campfire chair in this quick and easy construction class.
  • Mar 14, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Inspired Lumber Workshop, 3156 Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    This class 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.
  • Mar 15, 2024, 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Inspired Lumber Workshop, 3156 Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Join us in the Potting Bench Workshop and elevate your gardening experience with a handmade creation that seamlessly blends classic design with practical functionality. Unearth the joy of crafting as you bring simplicity and elegance to your outdoor haven.
  • Mar 16, 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.
  • Mar 19, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Inspired Lumber Workshop, 3156 Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    This class 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.
  • Mar 20, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Inspired Lumber Workshop, 3156 Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    In this women's only class, students will get hands-on with basic power tools including drills, circular saw, jig saw, miter saw, sanders and more to make a personalized wooden toolbox.
  • Mar 21, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Inspired Lumber Workshop, 3156 Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    In this women's only class, students will get hands-on with basic power tools to make a personalized plant stand using the miter saw, nail gun, laser engraver and more.
  • Mar 23, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Inspired Lumber Workshop, 3156 Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    This class 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.
  • Mar 27, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Inspired Lumber Workshop, 3156 Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    This class 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.
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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