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A woodworking studio is located on the main floor of the site, keeping the priority on community space that is an accessible creator space. This will provide artists with materials and tools that they require to complete projects. It will provide space for amateur woodworkers with space to explore their potential. It will provide space for those who have downsized their tools and woodworking area to get reintroduced to woodworking and it will provide creators with the equipment to produce works that can be sold. This space will be staffed by trained woodworkers to provide assistance and to run workshops for new woodworkers and experienced woodworkers alike.

Membership

The woodworking studio will be accessible to members and provide great space for amateurs and experts alike.

Programmes

Staff will be offering introductory and advance woodworking workshops to the public. These will be open to members and non-members of the woodworking studio.

MEMBERSHIP RATES AND OTHER FEES

The following are all subject to HST.

Daily                                   $22.12

Monthly                              $88.50

Six Month                           $530.97

Six Month with storage     $752.21

Annual                                $884.96

Annual with Storage          $1372.43

LIABILITY WAIVER REQUIREMENTS 

All attendees and members of the woodworking studio must sign the City Liability Waiver before conducting any work in the space.

HOW TO BECOME A MEMBER

Step 1: Fill in liability and release form HERE. You must read and sign liability waiver and release. 

Step 2: Schedule a required hands on training. You have 2 weeks to complete this training. Please contact us at [email protected] to book a time.

Step 3: Complete payment HERE. You will be asked to join with a login and password. Look for “Woodwork Studio Membership”. Membership can be attained with a credit card online. Cash or Interac payment can be accepted at the Niagara Falls History Museum Front Desk only. Your payment will be applied after you complete the mandatory training. Monthly payments are available.

Step 4: You will receive a door fob for enter to the building. You may operate the machinery once you have been trained and have building access.

MEMBERSHIP PACKAGE

Membership info is HERE

This is all the info you will need to your membership. Included is;

· list of tools and equipment

· details about your safety certification

· membership rates and fees

· liability waiver requirements

· workshop responsibilities

· conduct and rules

· roles of city employees

· access hours

ACCESS HOURS

The woodworking studio will be operational during these hours:

Monday           Closed

Tuesday           9am – 9pm

Wednesday     9am – 9pm

Thursday         9am – 9pm

Friday               9am – 9pm

Saturday           9am – 9pm

Sunday              9am – 5pm

Machinery and Tools Available

We will attempt to maximize the space on the site and also provide the most equipment available to complete most projects. We will not have every possible piece of equipment but will do our best to ensure we can accommodate most projects and level of craftsperson.

Link to Woodworking Safety Manual

CONTACT

Sylvia Beben

Cultural Development Coordinator

[email protected]

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