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Welcome Makers of all ages, all ability levels.

All classes are open to the public - no membership needed.

 

Instructors WantedAre you passionate about a craft or project? From traditional to high tech, we have the tools and facilities to help you share your skills with the community.

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Current Classes 

Registration closes 3 days prior to allow for prep time.

All classes are following safe distance and capacity guidelines. 

 


   

Are you interested in making a custom sign?  In this introduction class, you will learn the basics of VCarve, walk through CNC setup/operation and make a sign.  If you want, you can get a copy of Vcarve to use at home.

The software is yours to keep, though it is keyed - your designs can only be carved at White Bear Makerspace.

Monday, July 20th
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
$50






Fun with Epoxy Art - Come learn the basics of working with Epoxy.  No artistic talent required!  Decorate your own wall plaque, choose from several shapes (Minnesota, rectangle, heart and dragon).  It's easy and fun to do.  Kids (age 10+) also welcome, with an accompanying adult.  Additional plaques or custom designs can be made in the same class for $20 each (let us know in advance, extra fee for custom shapes).  Feel free to bring any items from home you might want to use to personalize it like sea shells or a heart shape to mark where you live, as these can be placed on the piece at the end when the epoxy is sticky.

Epoxy needs to cure for 24 hours, so you will need to pick up your project a different day.

Thursday, July 23rd
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
$40


Thursday, August 13th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
$40





River Tables
River Tables - Learn how to make a fantastic table using epoxy.  In this class we will start out on a small scale (~9x14") and make a river table serving tray.  Once you've learned the basics in this class, you'll be ready to go big and make your own full-size table (as a member or on your own).  Beginner level.  Cost $90

Class will span 4 nights:

          Build and seal

          Pouring the epoxy

          Pouring the epoxy

          Sand and seal


Tuesdays
July 7th, 14th, 21st and 23rd
FULL

Tuesdays, August 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
$90




Custom Lake map - You supply the name of the Lake and the location, and we'll help you make it from scratch.  Custom size up to 29" x 39".  First, meet with us online (through an interactive video conference) or in person, to design how you want it to look, then we will carve it on the CNC.  Then we show you how to paint and frame it! 
Designed with you online or in person!
$150




Something to Look Forward To!

The classes below are tentative, no sign-up fee!  If we have to postpone, you'll still have your spot.





Corn Hole Boards – Come make your own set of top-quality Corn Hole Boards.  We will build the frame from solid Maple and customize the top colors with Epoxy and vinyl lettering.  Wednesday nights (June 24th, July 1st, and 8th) starting at 6:00.   

Cost is $150 and does not include the bags.

 

6/24 – Build base and color coat top – 3 hours

7/1 – Finish base and clear coat the top – 3 hours

7/8 – Attach top - 1 hour



$150.00





Adirondack chair 1

Cedar Adirondack Chair - Looking to add style and personality to your outdoor space?  Adirondack chairs offer the perfect place to unwind and lounge back in comfort.  These chairs are made out of Cedar and only take 4 hours to make.  In this class you will be using the Miter saw, sanders, drills and other tools.


Sundays, July 12th and 19th
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM





Flag coasters 1

A new twist on Epoxy – coasters!  Just in time for the 4th of July – we have 3 different flag designs!!  The designs are pre cut by the CNC.  In the class we will prep the wood, apply the epoxy, cut into a coaster and finish them. 

 

1st night – prep the wood and apply the epoxy

 2nd night – prep and finish the wood

 



$35.00 for a set of 6






Desk

Folding Desk - Are you in need of more work spaces in your home?  Come make this easy, fold-away desk that will give you more space wherever and whenever you need it.   You will use the Miter saw, sanders, drills, and the band saw to complete your desk .  Staining will be done on your own.



$150







Paint  with Me Love you S’mores – Photo frame is adorable! The class includes everything you need: Unfinished wood, stencil, 3 D wood photo frame, fire, marshmallows on a stick, moon, star, glue, paint, paint brush, foam brush, and a makeup sponge.


Finished project measures 9.25 x 14 inches.




$39.00



Paint with Me Fishing signThis makes the cutest Father's Day gift for Dad, Grandpa, or other special guy! The 3-D project is perfect for the family to make together and includes 2 spots for those special photos. The class includes everything you need: Unfinished wood, # D fishing line, fish, DaD photo frames, glue, paint, paint brush, and foam brush

Finished project measures 18.5 x 11.25 inches



$39.00




Current cutting board pic
Cutting Boards – This class covers the step-by-step of designing and making your own custom cutting board.  You will be using a variety of woods and cuts.
Coming soon!
$50



Inlay cutting boards
Enhance your cutting board!  Add an inlay of thin contrasting wood or MN outline to your cutting board. Must have taken one of our previous cutting board classes (in other words, bring your completed "basic" cutting board to this class).
Coming soon!



Scout Cribbage board
Scouts' Woodworking badge - Are you looking to work on this merit badge but don't know where to start or don't have the equipment?

We have created 4 projects that meet the requirements for the badge.  The projects are: a cribbage board, Eagle Intarsia, walking stick or bench.  Each project can be finished in less than 4 hours.  

Cost is $65.00 per scout.  This includes an instructor, materials, tools and space to complete the project.

Please contact us at 651-245-6400 or whitebearmakerspace@gmail.com for more details.
Call or email to set up an initial appointment to talk about the troop's badge requirements and the projects we've designed.




Memorials
Memorial Plaques - Take "epoxy art" to the next level and make your own plaque to commemorate a special event or a memorial to honor a loved one.  This plaque will include a copy of your favorite photo and custom vinyl inscriptions.  You can also pick the shape of the plaque.  Beginner level.

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Class Withdrawals / Refunds:

Students may withdraw from a class up to 72 hours prior to the start of the class and will be given a full refund. Should you request a withdrawal from a class between 24 - 72 hrs before the start of the class, you will receive a 50% refund less a $10 processing fee. No refunds are offered for same-day (24 hours before the start of a class) withdrawals or for any class already in progress.

There are no refunds for missed classes, though instructors may arrange something at their discretion. Please email us at whitebearmakerspace@gmail.com and we will help arrange this.

Photo Policy:

We may occasionally take pictures of students in our classes for use in promotional materials. Your enrollment in a class indicates your approval for this.
 
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