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Wooden Swords & Magical Objects

Date & Time: Thursday Nov 15, 2018; 7pm
Duration: 3 hours
Location: Secret Base / North

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Description: Discover the wonder of making your own one-of-a-kind magical wooden objects such as swords, wands, and talismans. Students will design their own object using basic shop tools, pre-existing wooden forms to forge, shape, and otherwise conjure a mystical object from scratch. 

Great for anyone looking to make a gift or have fun and get some shop time in. 


Instructor: BJ Heinley
Material requirements: None
Prerequisites: None
Age Requirements:
Adults and 10+ years with a parent/guardian

Students will learn:

  • Overview of compatible materials including woods, plastics, glass, stone, leather, paper and textiles.
  • How to control and set up the jig saw and belt sander
  • How to design and customize their object from concept to fruition

Tickets: $35 - Secret Base Member; $45 Non Member

BJ is a professional designer and artist, and founder of Secret Base. When he's not working, he is playing with his kids or making something at the Secret Base and testing new creative ideas for various projects.

Attendance and cancellation policies: Refunds or class credit will be available to those who cancel with at least 72 hour notice. No refund or class credit shall be granted to those who cancel less than 72 hours before the start of class. Please understand, to ensure we are able to cover all material in a timely manner, students must arrive promptly. Tardiness of more than 15 minutes will likely result in forfeiting his or her place in the class.