Woodworking

Monday, Sep 22, 2014
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Woodworking 101: LIMITED SPACE Call 273-0552 to Register

September 22, 2014 to October 20, 2014 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM Instructor: Curtis Hebert

This class introduces beginners to basic woodworking skills. Aspiring woodworkers will be familiarized with the shop environment, learn the safe and proper use of many common woodworking tools, as well as several woodworking techniques. Tool instruction will include the safe and proper usage of the table saw, surface planer, clamps, band saw, stationary sanders, palm sanders, and carving tools. Other techniques may be introduced as time permits. There will also be lectures on safety, wood species, and finishes. No experience necessary. Students will learn to work with hand tools as well as power tools; fine motor coordination is required for this course. Each step will be clearly demonstrated, and all techniques, safety tips and guidelines will be explained before use of equipment.

Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014
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Woodworking for Women 101

September 24, 2014 to October 22, 2014 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM Instructor: Melissa Collins

Join this beginner-friendly woodworking class designed for women. Learn the possibilities of working with wood as you explore creative work primarily with hand tool techniques. You’ll gain confidence with the tools and techniques required to complete a variety of basic woodworking projects. Each student will complete the class with a finished project they’ll be proud of, and skills that they can continue to use on their own.

Thursday, Oct 2, 2014
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SOLD OUT! Introduction to Furniture Making

October 2, 2014 to December 11, 2014 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM Instructor: Curtis Hebert

This class is an introduction to the practical application of basic knowledge of wood, using hand and power tools to make standard furniture joinery. This class involves the use of hand and power tools requiring fine motor coordination. Special registration policies apply; please call (518) 273-0552 x 231 to sign up. No class 11/27. Last day to register for this class is Friday, September 26.

Saturday, Oct 4, 2014
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Introduction to Furniture Making

October 4, 2014 to December 13, 2014 — 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM Instructor: Robert W. Kehn

This class is an introduction to the practical application of basic knowledge of wood, using hand and power tools to make standard furniture joinery. This class involves the use of hand and power tools requiring fine motor coordination. Special registration policies apply; please call (518) 273-0552 x 231 to sign up. No class 11/29. Last day to register for this class is Friday, September 26.

Tuesday, Nov 4, 2014
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Woodworking 101

November 4, 2014 to December 2, 2014 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM Instructor: Curtis Hebert

This class introduces beginners to basic woodworking skills. Aspiring woodworkers will be familiarized with the shop environment, learn the safe and proper use of many common woodworking tools, as well as several woodworking techniques. Tool instruction will include the safe and proper usage of the table saw, surface planer, clamps, band saw, stationary sanders, palm sanders, and carving tools. Other techniques may be introduced as time permits. There will also be lectures on safety, wood species, and finishes. No experience necessary. Students will learn to work with hand tools as well as power tools; fine motor coordination is required for this course. Each step will be clearly demonstrated, and all techniques, safety tips and guidelines will be explained before use of equipment.

Wednesday, Nov 5, 2014
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Woodworking for Women

November 5, 2014 to December 10, 2014 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM Instructor: Melissa Collins

This continuing woodworking class is designed for women who have some comfort with woodworking equipment, but want to sharpen their skills. You’ll explore further the possibilities of working with wood as you work primarily with hand tool techniques, with a power tool or two thrown in. Each student will complete the class with a finished project, and skills that they can continue to use on their own. No class 11/26.