• Knife Sharpening Sink Bridge Class

    West Seattle Tool Library

    $50.00

    The Knife Sharpening Sink Bridge will fit any kitchen sink, hold any stone and makes it really easy to set up and sharpen you knives. So we are doing a How To Use The Tool Library Shop and, Build Your Own Sink Bridge and Leather Stropping Block. In this class you will learn how to measure and layout the wood, use a Miter Saw, Table Saw, Router Table, Drill Press, Bench Sander, and Band Saw. The class is designed for beginners as well as those who are familiar with shop tools and wood-working. We will have a step by step program that you’ll be able to SAFELY use all the tools and build your own sink bridge. The class will take about 2 hours and you’ll leave with your very own sink bridge and stropping block, plus a working knowledge of most of the tools in our shop.

  • Knife Sharpening Class

    West Seattle Tool Library

    $60.00

    Brando Nakamura and Steve Itano are a couple of enthusiast who have fallen down the Rabbit Hole of Japanese Knives & Water-Stone Sharpening. Come join them for a beginners class on how to use a water-stone to sharpen your knives. The class will run approximately 2 hrs. They will cover a little history and background on Japanese cutlery and water-stones. Then for the bulk of the time it’s all hands on. They will guild you through the techniques of how to prepare & use water-stones, and how to sharpen your knives. Bring your favorite knife to sharpen, 5-10” chefs knife, Santoku, Nikiri what have you. (No serrated blades) If you have stones, bring them. Otherwise, we'll send you home with your very own set! The class is limited to 8 people, no previous experience needed and pre-registration will be required.

  • Garage Sale Help

    West Seattle Tool Library

    The West Seattle Community Garage Sale is happening this Saturday and we could use some help setting up, running the sale, and cleaning up. We'll provide donuts, coffee, and lunch to anyone willing to spend a few hours with us on this busy day. No experience necessary.

  • Volunteer Prep for Garage Sale

    West Seattle Tool Library

    It's time for spring cleaning! The WS Garage Sale is May 11th, and we could use some help sorting through our inventory, pricing items, and generally tidying up a bit around the place. Come for an hour, or all five. We'll have plenty of work for you!

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  • Get Ready for Bike Month

    West Seattle Tool Library

    After a long winter your bike needs some lovin. DIY Bikes loves bicycles and we have the bike shops best practices to share the love with you. We provide the work space, the tools, the cleaning materials and the lubes. You provide the bike and the willingness to learn new techniques. https://diybikes.org

  • Drywall Repair

    West Seattle Tool Library

    $40.00
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  • Garden Tool Maintenance

    West Seattle Tool Library

    Learn how to properly care for your garden tools like clippers, loppers, shears, and more. Using the Tool Library's collection for practice, you will learn how to clean and sharpen all the cutting tools in your collection. Class will include a lot of hands-on instruction, so come prepared to get dirty.

  • Intro to Backyard Poultry

    West Seattle Tool Library

    $25.00

    Learn the basics of raising poultry in the city. This class will cover everything you need to know to start your own beginner flock of chickens, ducks, or turkeys, including: -Rules and regulations -Selecting the right birds for you -Brooding babies -Selecting the right feed -Coops and other shelters -Keeping birds happy and healthy

  • Knife Sharpening Class

    West Seattle Tool Library

    $60.00

    Brando Nakamura and Steve Itano are a couple of enthusiast who have fallen down the Rabbit Hole of Japanese Knives & Water-Stone Sharpening. Come join them for a beginners class on how to use a water-stone to sharpen your knives. The class will run approximately 2 hrs. They will cover a little history and background on Japanese cutlery and water-stones. Then for the bulk of the time it’s all hands on. They will guild you through the techniques of how to prepare & use water-stones, and how to sharpen your knives. Bring your favorite knife to sharpen, 5-10” chefs knife, Santoku, Nikiri what have you. (No serrated blades) If you have stones, bring them. Otherwise, we'll send you home with your very own set! The class is limited to 8 people, no previous experience needed and pre-registration will be required.

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  • Knife Sharpening Class

    West Seattle Tool Library

    $60.00
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