Training Overview

Woodworking trainings include Fundamentals, Hand Tools, Woodlathe, Roughing, and Finishing. Note that Fundamentals training is a pre-requisite for all other trainings in the Wood Shop.

Training Type Pre-Requisite # of Sessions / Time Required Relevant Documents
Fundamentals Green Machine 1 / 60 mins
Hand Tools Fundamentals 1 / 60 mins
Woodlathe Hand Tools 1 / 90-120 mins
Roughing Fundamentals 1 / 90 mins
Finishing Roughing 1 / 90 mins


Olin Quick Guides

These guides include detailed information of each machine: key components, set up process, materials, clean up process, and tips and tricks! Please take a look if you want to learn more about the machine or learn more about its procedures.

Table Saw    Example poster!

BOW Posters

These posters were commissioned by the three-college consortium (Babson, Olin, Wellelsey). This was through an effort to streamline trainings across the three campuses, in order to foster fabrication collaboration across the WE lab at Wellesley, the Olin Shop, and the Babson Foundry.