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Wooden Swords & Magical Objects

Date & Time: MondayJune 10, 2019; 9-12pm
Duration: 3 hours
Location: Secret Base
Age: All ages

Description: Wooden Swords + Magical Object Making. Design, create, decorate, and customize your own mystical wooden sword, a magic wand, or another magical wooden object using basic wood tools. This is one of our more popular classes for beginners and popups have occurred at festivals in Marfa, Music Meltdown, Hush Hush, and Maker Faire Festivals here in Austin. 

Skills Learned: Instruction with Belt Sander and Scroll Saw, exposure to the always amazing lasercutter which the instructor will use for deeper customization.

Duration: 3 hours

Material requirements: Notebook & Pen

Prerequisites: None 

Attendance and cancellation: Please note refunds and credit are available to those who cancel with at least 72 hour notice

Note: Under normal circumstances, no refund or class credit shall be granted to those who cancel less than 72 hours before the start of class. To ensure we are able to cover all material in a timely manner, students must arrive promptly. Tardiness of more than 15 minutes will result in a student forfeiting his or her place in the class.

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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. 

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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
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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.