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Ace Makerspace (https://www.acemakerspace.org/)

Where people make things and help others make things in a 24/7 shared workspace.

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Ace Makerspace Tour

Ace Makerspace

This tour goes all the way through the 6 rooms at Ace! (there are stairs involved).

This tour starts at 7pm sharp! One tour only this evening. Please DO NOT arrive more than 5 min. early or late as we will not be able to accommodate extra tours or early starts. Thank You.


Masks and vaccinations are required. Please bring vaccination verification with you for the tour. You can bring your record on your phone with a photo or the record from https://myvaccinerecord.cdph.ca.gov/


Your tour guide will take you through all the basics and provide any help needed for you to sign up.

We start at 7 pm sharp. Please show up on time so that the whole group doesn't have to rush through the tour. Thank you!

If you get here really early there is a beergarden on the corner that serves a great pint or lemonade.

ACE @ Oakland First Friday

Oakland First Fridays

Visit us at https://www.oaklandfirstfridays.org/

We have a nice selection of great gifts made at Ace!

Hello Stitch @ Ace: Sew Scrappy Potholders with Nancy Williams

Ace Makerspace

RSVP: https://www.hellostitchstudio.com/events/in-person-sew-scrappy-potholders-with-nancy-williams

Jointer, Planer, and Tablesaw Basics

Ace Makerspace


The Table Saw, Jointer, and Planer are core woodworking tools that are great for beginner and veteran woodworkers. This workshop goes over the core principles of using these tools in the ACE workshop including certification.

Masks are required for this event. New Guests must have a Full Guest Account before this event starts. See below for how to get a FREE account set up.

Level: Beginners
Timing: 3 hours
Location: Suite #214 Workshop
Certification: Jointer, Planner, and Tablesaw Certification

What you will learn
Learn the basics and become certified on these major workshop tools:

  • Table Saw
  • Jointer
  • Planer
  • We will cover the proper use, dust collection, safe use of the saws, and shop protocols.

What to bring: A notebook or well-charged phone for taking notes.
What to wear: Closed-toe shoes, short sleeves, and work clothes. Long hair must be tied back.
Safety Gear: Eye protection, ear protection, and all the hand sanitizer will be provided. You can also bring your own.

Class Scholarship Available
We have a limited set of scholarships available for this class, funded in part by the other student fees. If you need a scholarship for this class, please submit this request form 24 hours before the event.

This class requires a minimum of 3 students per session. If the class is canceled we can offer a refund but otherwise do not refund.

Refunds, Transfers, or Credits are only offered if the class is canceled. We do not offer credits, transfers, or refunds for student cancelations. You can offer your seat for sale to others. You are solely responsible for those transactions & letting us know who is taking your spot.

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