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WW Volunteers Help Build Out Our New Expanded Shop

by Lee Buchanan April 27, 2022 in Workshop Journals

WW Volunteers Help Build Out Our New Expanded Shop

Hooray for our WW volunteers! 

This month, a group of volunteer carpenters, WW staff and Artisans spent a weekend building out our newly expanded woodshop.  

Thanks to our generous hosts at office42architecture, the WW workshop space just expanded three fold. After working out of a one car garage for the last two years, this new expansion feels palatial, but our space has to accommodate large groups of Artisans and multiple different scale projects at once, so organization is key! 

Having a well organized and flexible workshop is crucial to the efficiency and productivity of small shops like ours. It's also important for our space to feel clean, calm and orderly for our Artisans who's living situations are often anything but.

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Our lead Artisan Shirley and a WW volunteer Taiyo install a new custom lumber rack.  would works, volunteers, los angeles, woodworking, homelessness
Shop manager Briana and volunteer Andrea building new rolling cabinets for our drill press, air compressor and stationary sanders.

Want to volunteer for Would Works? 

Would Works is always looking for carpenters and woodworkers to help with machining products and building shop infrastructure. We have volunteer days one weekend a month and occasionally bring in volunteers during our weekday workshops. 

Email hello@wouldworks.com for more information about becoming a volunteer.

 





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