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Class: Router Operation (handheld and router table)

A handheld router

Oh, the things a router can do! Master the basics of using a handheld and table-mounted router, even if you've never used one before.

Learn about the types of routers, so you can buy the best one (or more!) for you, and then discover how to operate it safely to make edge profiles, joinery, and more.

Bring your router for hands-on instruction.

This class meets for one week, for 2 hours :

  • Thursday, April 25 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm

2023 fall class Router1

Bring your router for hands-on instruction.

INSTRUCTOR: Craig Ruegsegger, former Deputy Editor of WOOD Magazine
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SKILL LEVEL: Beginner

Skill Building Class signup:

This is a great opportunity to get some first class woodworking training from expert professionals right here in Des Moines.

Classes are designed for beginners as well as intermediate woodworkers and cover a range of topics.

Class tuition and locations vary by class this session, so be sure to check those details below.

A list of required materials will be determined by the instructor and may vary widely depending on students’ choice of wood.

For insurance purposes, you must be a current member of the Des Moines Woodworkers Association to sign up for classes. Not a member? You can sign up for membership and for classes at the same time! You can find instructions for joining the DMWA under Join Club in the Club menu.

To sign up, simply visit our Online Payment page (opens in a new window) to register and pay. Be sure to fill in the Reason with the name of the class or classes you are signing up for. Our first class starts on March 2nd and spots are limited, so sign up soon if you're interested!

Event Details:

Event Date April 25, 2024, 6:00 pm
Event End Date April 25, 2024, 8:00 pm
Capacity 8
Cut off date April 24, 2024, 5:00 pm
Individual Price $30
Location Chuck Haas' Shop, West Des Moines, IA
Categories Classes and Seminars (paid / limited seating)

Venue Information - Chuck Haas' Shop, West Des Moines, IA

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