10228 Fischer Pl. NE Seattle, WA 98125 neseattletoollibrary@gmail.com (206) 524-6062

Classes


*2 vaccne shots and a booster, OR a face mask and a <24-hour negative COVID-19 test result required for class enrollment.

Workshop Safety & Certification

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This class is required to use NESTL workshop. After completion, you will be able to rent the space out ($25/hour) with the guidance/support of one of our exceptional shop stewards
Date: Mondays, 6-9 PM and Some Sundays 11 AM- 2 PM
Location: Northeast Seattle Tool Library (10228 Fischer PL. NE, Seattle, WA 98125)
Cost:  $25 for members
Attendance Limit: 2

Quantity:Date/TimeSuggested DonationDescription:
8/15 6-9 PM25.00Workshop Safety & Orientation
8/22 6-9 PM25.00Workshop Safety & Orientation
8/28 11-2 PM25.00Workshop Safety & Orientation
8/29 6-9 PM25.00Workshop Safety & Orientation
9/4 11-2 PM25.00Workshop Safety & Orientation
9/5 6-9 PM25.00Workshop Safety & Orientation
9/12 6-9 PM25.00Workshop Safety & Orientation
E-mail ticket will be sent to your PayPal or card address.

Hand Sewing Repair Basics

Learn how to make the three most commonly-needed, hand sewn repairs: button replacement, patches, and seam repair. We’ll cover several stitches and when to use them, as well as a bunch of tips for smooth sewing. 

How to Sew with a Patter

Learn the basics of sewing from a pattern to create a wide variety of projects.

Location: Northeast Seattle Tool Library (10228 Fischer PL. NE, Seattle, WA 98125)
Cost:  $25 for members
Attendance Limit: 8

Quantity:Date,TimeSuggested DonationDescription:
8/26 6-8 PM25.00Hand Sewing Repair Basics
9/23 6-8 PM25.00How to Use Patterns
E-mail ticket will be sent to your PayPal or card address.

Routers Basics

This beginner class will give you the fundamentals for using this versital and sometimes intimidating tool.
Date: 4/13 6-8PM
Location: Northeast Seattle Tool Library (10228 Fischer PL. NE, Seattle, WA 98125)
Cost: $25 for members
Attendance Limit: 7

Quantity:Date/TimeSuggested DonationDescription:
Sold Out5/13 6-8 PM25.00Intro to Routers
E-mail ticket will be sent to your PayPal or card address.

Sketchup Open Hours

Work on your own Sketchp desgin under the guidance of a professional.  Required – Intro to Sketchup or previous experience as well as a computer and a mouse (scrolling wheel on mouse strongly recommended).

Location: Northeast Seattle Tool Library (10228 Fischer PL. NE, Seattle, WA 98125)
Cost:  $25 for members
Attendance Limit: Closed

Gardening Tool Tune-up

Did you just find last years pruners under the snow? Whether you did or they were hanging where you left them, bring them to this class to clean and sharpen for a new year of gardening. We’ll work on pruners, loppers, hedge clippers, shovels, hoes and axes. We will supply files and sharpening stones but you are welcome to bring the ones you like to use. Some gloves would be good to have as well. 

Location: Northeast Seattle Tool Library (10228 Fischer PL. NE, Seattle, WA 98125)
Cost:  $25 for members
Attendance Limit: 7

Quantity:Date/TimeSuggested DonationDescription:
Sold Out2/23 6-8 PM25.00Garden Tool Tune-up
Sold Out2/27 1-3 PM25.00Garden Tool Tune-up
Sold Out3/30 6-8 PM25.00Garden Tool Tune-up
E-mail ticket will be sent to your PayPal or card address.

The ABCs of Earthquake Retrofitting Webinar

If your home was built before 1970, it is at risk of catastrophic damage during earthquakes.  Learn about Seattle’s 3 types of earthquake hazards and how to reinforce your home to better withstand the next disaster.

Location: Webinar
Cost:  $25 for members
Attendance Limit: NA

Quantity:Date/TimeSuggested DonationDescription:
4/6 6-8 PM25.00The ABCs of Earthquake Retrofitting
E-mail ticket will be sent to your PayPal or card address.

Intro to Sketchup

Learn the basics of Sketchp – a free, online ‘CAD’ program- to help plan and visualize your next project.  We will sketch a plywood bookshelf, but your skills can be applied to kitchen/bath remodels, room layout, furniture design, and more!  Prevent mistakes by planning your cuts, and making an assembly list.  No previous CAD or drafting experience required at all.   Required – a computer and a mouse (scrolling wheel on mouse strongly recommended).

Location: Northeast Seattle Tool Library (10228 Fischer PL. NE, Seattle, WA 98125)
Cost:  $25 for members
Attendance Limit: 5

Quantity:Date/TimeSuggested DonationDescription:
Sold Out2/12 1-3PM25.00Intro to Sketchup
Sold Out3/12 1-3 PM25.00Intro to Sketchup
Sold Out4/3 11AM-1PM25.00Intro to Sketchup
E-mail ticket will be sent to your PayPal or card address.

Intro to Power Tools

This three part series is an excellent introduction to all the basic power tools needed to accomplish most wood projects. Get hands on instruction and practice with circular saws, jig saws, reciprocating saws, miter saws, table saws, drill presses, planers, jointers, and maybe a even some bonus tools!

Date: 3 Fridays, April 15, 22, 29 (6-8 PM)
Location: Northeast Seattle Tool Library (10228 Fischer PL. NE, Seattle, WA 98125)
Cost:  $75 for members
Attendance Limit: 7

Quantity:Date/TimeSuggested DonationDescription:
Sold OutApril 15,22, & 29 (6-8 PM)75.00Intro to Power Tools
E-mail ticket will be sent to your PayPal or card address.

Home Maintenance 101

with Carl Menconi
Date: TBD
Location: Northeast Seattle Tool Library (10228 Fischer PL. NE, Seattle, WA 98125)
Cost:  $25 for members
Attendance Limit: 7

Quantity:Date/TimeSuggested DonationDescription:
Sold Out3/23 6-8 PM25.00Home Maintenance (Spring)
E-mail ticket will be sent to your PayPal or card address.

We do have two classes that we require participation in, as a condition for check out of these items. There is no formal scheduling needed for these events, but please plan to have time for these helpful offerings prior to coming in.

Chainsaw Safety Class
Held during our open hours when staff are available @ the Tool Library, Duration: 15-20 min. (mid-shift -preferred)
There is $10 suggested donation for this class.

Pressure Washer Tips
Held when members check out a washer during open hours @ the Tool Library
There is a $10 suggested donation for all loans of this item (funds go to upkeep of the machines)

Past Classes: Sharpening Garden Tools, Understanding Electricity, Manual Lawnmower Blade Sharpening. Worm bin building, Make a lamp.

Have an idea for a class you would like to see at the Tool Library? Let us know! Send us an email at neseattletoollibrary@gmail.com