Timber Framing and Woodworking Classes 2018

Basic Carpentry
Jan 22nd- Feb 26 (no class Monday Feb 19th)

Mondays 5wks 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
$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. Students are encouraged to bring drawings, photographs, and questions about their own maintenance and repair issues or building dreams.

Timber Framing – Winter
January 10, 17, 24, 31, February 7, 14

6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
$265
Instructor: MacKinnon

Learn the fundamentals of design and construction of small timber frame structures using mortise and tenon joinery. Students will learn layout techniques, tool use, and options for joinery cutting methods. Meetings will also touch on finishes and options for HVAC systems for timber frames. This course will primarily focus on hand-cut joinery and tools but will also demonstrate power tools and techniques used by modern timber framers.

Tools & Materials provided

NEW OFFERING!
Core Building Skills (CBS)
February 28 and March 7-21

4 Weeks 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.
$180
Instructor: MacKinnon
Build with confidence knowing you have the right tools and are using them safely.
Learn what you should have in your toolbox, what the timeline for your project should be, what common mistakes to avoid, and how to best source materials for foundations to finishes.

CBS is a fast paced, hands on, get-you-going class designed to answer any question
and give you practice with key tools while we build a group project. 

Online registration for this event is closed

Intermediate Carpentry
March: 5, 12, 19 and April: 2, 9, 16

Mondays 6wks 3
Instructor: MacKinnon
Continue the work from Basic Carpentry designing and building a small project. Topics continue on hand and power tool use, safety and measurement skills. Fastening, joinery techniques and structural integrity of existing buildings as well as a focus on individual’s current projects will also be discussed. This is an intermediate class with the goal of completing a group project. Prerequisite: Basic Carpentry

Online registration for this event is closed

Woodworking for Women
Saturday, April 14

9am – 4pm
$95.00
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. 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.

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Timber Framing – Spring
April: 23, 30 and May 7, 14 (only 4 weeks)

$200
Learn the fundamentals of design and construction of small timber frame structures using mortise and tenon joinery. Students will learn layout techniques, tool use, and options for joinery cutting methods. Meetings will also touch on finishes and options for HVAC systems for timber frames. This course will primarily focus on hand-cut joinery and tools but will also demonstrate power tools and techniques used by modern timber framers.
Tools & Materials provided 

Register

99 tickets remaining.

$200.00

Basic Cabinetry
Saturday May 19

9:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Cost $175 plus $60 materials fee, total: $235.
Space is limited to six.
Instructors: Rodes Beeler and Robert MacKinnon
Come to Heartmoor and build your own base cabinet in one day. Participants will leave with the skills to construct cabinetry for any project. We will start with a sheet of 3/4″ birch plywood, some scraps of salvaged oak and heart pine, mix them with your needs, and design/ build a professional cabinet. Methods addressed include: dado setup, face framing, router table trim, countertop attachments, Kregg joinery, and more.

Prerequisite: skills in basic power tool handling necessary.

Register

99 tickets remaining.

$235.00


Please contact us if you have any questions about the classes. seeyou@heartmoorfarm.com

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