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Woodworking at the Knowhow Shop

Learn some new woodworking skills for the new year! 

The Knowhow Shop ( has invited us to an introductory weekend woodworking workshop. 

About the Knowhow Shop:

Knowhow Shop is a cooperative fabrication shop and design studio located in the Highland Park neighborhood of Los Angeles. The shop's mission is to provide a low cost work space for emerging artists, designers, architects and other creative types by offering a full collection of professional wood working tools, CNC machines and shared studio space.

Workshop Description/Agenda:

In this two-day workshop, you will make your very own set of wooden cooking utensils. Choose between walnut and cherry wood to create and finish up to two cooking spoons, forks, spreaders, muddlers or chopsticks of your design. 

This class will cover the basics of how to use the bandsaw, carving and shaping tools, as well as the CNC router. Students will also learn how to make a food-safe all natural wood finish for use on their personalized set of utensils. 

Saturday, 2/25  12pm-4pm

  •  Shop/project introduction, safety orientation.
  •  Material selection, Tool Design
  •  Rough Cut forms, spoon CNC milling

Sunday, 2/26  12pm-4pm

  •   Wood finish making demo
  •   Form Sanding + Finishing

Cost: $145 (info will be sent to attendees on how to pay for the workshop)
all materials and knowhow provided  

Linda Hsiao in collaboration with Knowhow Shop

**There is a limit of 8 attendees for this workshop. RSVP soon to save your spot!


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  • asgibbs

    I loved my experience at the Knowhow Shop! The owners are very lovely and knowledgable - I felt comfortable asking them for advice and assistance. I'm up for going back there again!

    March 2, 2012

  • Luz R.

    Dee, The Knowhow Shop is offering the same workshop on Sat and Sun 3/3 and 3/4. If you're interested in these dates, let me know.

    February 21, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    How do we pay for this? Check/cash on the spot? Paypal?

    February 16, 2012

  • Tara Tiger B.

    This sounds like a ton of fun. Wish I could make it!

    January 17, 2012

  • Naseem

    I've got to finish building my dog house I've started it's falling apart already...this class seems so helpful to gain knowledge how to properly work with woods.

    January 16, 2012

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