Beginning Woodworking

  • June 01, 2021
  • June 15, 2021
  • 7 sessions
  • June 01, 2021, 6:00 PM 9:00 PM (EDT)
  • June 03, 2021, 6:00 PM 9:00 PM (EDT)
  • June 06, 2021, 1:00 PM 5:00 PM (EDT)
  • June 08, 2021, 6:00 PM 9:00 PM (EDT)
  • June 10, 2021, 6:00 PM 9:00 PM (EDT)
  • June 13, 2021, 1:00 PM 5:00 PM (EDT)
  • June 15, 2021, 6:00 PM 9:00 PM (EDT)
  • 22 High Street, 3rd Floor
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Beginners Welcome

This class is designed for anyone who has not had much (or any at all) experience working with wood or tools, or wants a refresher. Participants will have a chance to explore their creative and practical, problem solving sides, and learn about safety, design, wood, power tools and some hand tools in a supportive learning environment. Machines such as the jointer, planer, table saw, drill press, and miter saw will be covered as well as jig saws, drills, routers, and sanders. Each participant will design and build a small project of individual choice.

Cost of materials not included.

Class meets a total of 7 sessions on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, June 1st to 15th.

Weekday classes are 6-9PM. Sunday classes are 1-5PM.


Financial aid available upon request.

Instructor: Gail Grycel

Gail Grycel has been a custom cabinetmaker since 1984. The balance of beauty and function exists in her cabinetry and furniture throughout New England. For over twenty years, and in three states, Gail has empowered women and girls through her class offerings in adult learning programs, woodworking courses in  her studio, at HatchSpace, and the Claremont Makerspace, Rosie's Girls summer camp sessions, mixed gender workshops and one on one tutoring. She is dedicated to sharing her knowledge and experience to all who want to explore the love of making things out of wood.

Refund Policy:

Full refunds or a class credit can be provided if you cancel at least 4 days before the start of the class by contacting HatchSpace at, by calling 802-257-3935, or in person. There are no refunds, transfers, make-ups or deferments for missed classes.

Cancellation Policy:

HatchSpace reserves the right to cancel any class for any reason. A class may be canceled in the event the minimum number of students for the class is not reached. In this case, registrants will receive a full refund or class credit, and notified by valid email provided at registration.

HatchSpace is a project of The Hatch, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization  •  Brattleboro, VT  •  •  (802) 257-3935
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