Fall 2017 Woodworking Classes

Basic Carpentry  September 11- October 16 Mondays   6wks  6-8:30pm $250 Instructor:  MacKinnon Learn about basic tool use, safety equipment, types of wood and different cuts of wood as well as some fundamentals of house framing.  Both hand and power tools will be taught and used to complete a simple group project. …

Women’s Woodworking For Beginners – Join Us!

Woodworking for Women

October 7
9am-4pm (please bring a lunch)
  • Gain a basic overview of terms, tools, and techniques used in the field of carpentry.
  • Learn how to safely use a wide range of hand and power tools.

We’ll go over house framing and layout while looking at the anatomy of a structure. Whether

you’re planning on building a house or just want some basic skills, this course will help you gain

the confidence you need.

Course Objective:

To provide hands-on experience using a variety of hand and power tools

To build student’s confidence to tackle projects at home


Suggested Reading:

Larry Haun/Taunton Press. Homebuilding Basics

Albert Jackson, David Day/Wings Books. Tools and How to Use Them

What you should bring:

• work clothes

• work gloves

• sturdy shoes

• personal safety items: eye and ear protection, dust mask

• notebook

• photos or project plans

• tools you already own that you want to learn to use better

Join the long history of Women making a difference in the trade industry and feel confident to build your dream shed, house, studio, or anything you can think of, at anytime, for years to come.


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