Basic Carpentry Skills 101
October 27-28, 2017

$100.00$405.00

2-day class: FRIDAY Oct. 27 – SATURDAY, Oct. 28, 2017 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Cost: $320
Materials Fee: $55
Lunches: $15 per lunch

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Description

You will need to bring:  Personal hand tools from this tool list.  (Most students have or can borrow most of these tools)

Who is this class for: Basic carpentry classes are open to women of any skill level.

Pre-requisites: None

Overview: 2-day basic skills workshops introduce students to basic carpentry concepts of layout, cutting, and fastening, while building a pair of sawhorses that students will take home after the class. The skills learned in this class form a foundation for both rough carpentry and more detailed finish work. After this class, students will be able to safely use a range of hand and power tools and will understand the fundamentals of construction. This class can be taken as a stand-alone class, or as a pre-requisite for any of the other longer project-based classes.

Lead Instructor: Maria Klemperer-Johnson 

Topics Covered:

  • Materials
  • Reading plans
  • Measuring
  • Layout
  • Cross-cutting with handsaw
  • Cross-cutting with circular saw
  • Cross-cutting angles
  • Laying out and cutting plywood
  • Fastening with screws
  • Fastening with nails

Project Description: Students will build a pair of sturdy sawhorses that are theirs to take home after the class. These horses are constructed from 2x material and plywood, and serve as a good introduction to cross-cutting, ripping, cutting angles, and using plywood.

Take Home: Students take home their assembled sawhorses.

Additional information

Payment Options

Deposit only (no lunches), Deposit only (please reserve lunches for me), Full payment (including lunches), Full payment (no lunches)

 
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