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Open Shop

Maker Village
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Nov 09 9:00AM - 1:00PM

Do you have a project in mind, but are missing the tools or expertise to make it happen? Come to Open Shop, where you can use our equipment while receiving guidance from our expert facilitators. Need to repair that wobbly chair, or build a box to hold your records? We can help.

People of all skill levels are welcome, but if you don't have experience with shop equipment, we highly recommend taking one of our Intro to Woodworking or Intro to Welding classes first.Open Shop sessions are 4 hours long, and larger projects may take multiple sessions.

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Materials are not included in Open Shop, but we do have several barrels full of free scrap hardwoodsfor smaller projects like cutting boards, coasters or wooden utensils, etc. Found, recycled, and reclaimed material projects are welcomed! We recommend checking outUrban Lumberto purchase local reclaimed hardwoods.

Unfortunately, we don't have the space to store works-in-progress, so items must be taken with you at the end of the workshop. We include reasonable use of blades on equipment in the fee.

Before signing up, please email your project idea to humans@makervillagekc.org and read through and sign theWaiver, Release of Liability Form.Once we know what project you intend to work on, we'll be prepared to assist you! Of course, we'll let you know ahead of time if we anticipate any issues with your project.

Below is the list of available tools for Open Shop.

Wood Machines

  • SawStop 3 HP Single Phase Professional Cabinet Saw w/36" T-Glide Fence
  • 6 Quill Drill Press - Powermatic PM2800B
  • 12 Double Bevel Sliding Miter Saw - Bosch GCM12SD
  • 6 Belt & 12 Disc Sander - Jet JSG-6DC
  • 5-1/2" Oscillating Spindle Sander - Jet 708404 JBOS-5
  • 18 Bandsaw - Laguna LT18SE16
  • 20 Helical Head Planer - Jet JWP-208HH
  • 8" Powermatic Jointer with Helical Cutterhead -PJ-882HH

Wood Power Tools

  • 6- Plunge Track Saw w/55 Fence - Makita SP6000J
  • 15 Miter Saw - Hitachi C15FB
  • 2.25HP Router - Bosch 1617 - Fixed & Plunge base or Router Table
  • Oscillating Tool - Bosch MX25A
  • Biscuit Joiner - Makita PJ7000
  • Micro Pin Nailer - Porter Cable PIN100
  • Brad Nailer - Bostitch BT1855
  • 2 Staple Gun - Spot Nail XS6650
  • Finish Nailer - Hitachi NT65MA4
  • Frame Nailer - Hitachi NR 90AE(S)
  • 5 Round Orbital and 4 Square Palm Sanders
  • 18V Dewalt Hammer Drill, Drill, Impact Drivers, Impact Wrench
  • 12V Dewalt Drill, Impact Driver
  • Jig Saw - Dewalt DW317-1
  • Worm Drive and Direct Drive 7- Circular Saws

Metal Machines

  • MIG Welder - Miller 211
  • MIG, Stick, TIG Welder - Miller Multimatic 215
  • Mounted Metal Bandsaw - Milwaukee 6230
  • Bench Grinder - JBG-6A
  • Horizontal/Vertical Mitering Geared Head Bandsaw HVBS-710G, 7" x 10-1/2"
  • Plasma Cutter - Hobart AirForce 40i
  • 6 Quill Drill Press - Powermatic PM2800B
  • 4.5, 6, 9 Grinders (cut off, grinding, and flapper disc)
  • 14GA Swivel Head Shear Kit - Dewalt 20V MaxDCS494M2

Hand Tools

  • Chisels
  • Card Scrapers
  • Carving Tools
  • Metric & SAE Wrenches and Socket Sets
  • Hand Saws
  • Metal Files
  • Tin Snips
  • Measuring Tools

WORKSHOP & OPEN SHOP POLICIES:

  • Closed-toe shoes are required.
  • No loose or dangling hair, clothing or jewelry can be worn in the shop.
  • Shop temperature fluctuates, wear layers. Wear jeans if metalworking.
  • Must be 18+ to participate in workshops or open shop (16+ if attending with an adult).
  • If for any reason Maker Village KC needs to cancel a class or workshop, you will be notified and refunded.


OUR ADDRESS:606 E 31st. Street. KC, MO 64109 ()
PARKING:Free street parking on 31st street and Cherry street.
PUBLIC TRANSIT:Maker Village is accessible through RideKC. For more information or to plan your trip, visit ridekc.org/ or use the Google Maps iphone/android app.

Upcoming Events

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Intro to Furniture - Three Legged Stool

Intro to Furniture - Three Legged Stool

Nov 16 9:00AM - 5:00PM
IntermediateParticipants will make a Three Legged Stool using primarily hand tools like the hand plane and spokeshave. Participants will also learn to use the router and other tools commonly found in…
 
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Open Shop

Nov 23 9:00AM - 1:00PM
Do you have a project in mind, but are missing the tools or expertise to make it happen? Come to Open Shop, where you can use our equipment while receiving guidance from our expert facilitators. Need…