Woodworking

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.

Tuesday, Nov 11, 2014
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SOLD OUT! Woodworking 101

November 11, 2014 to December 9, 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.

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015

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Introduction to Furniture Making

January 27, 2015 to March 31, 2015 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM Instructor: John Hollis Allison

This class is an introduction to the practical application of the 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. Last day to register is Friday, January 23.

Thursday, Jan 29, 2015
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Advanced Furniture Making

January 29, 2015 to April 2, 2015 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM Instructor: Robert W. Kehn

In this course, students will engage in the study and practice of advanced techniques of furniture making. Properties of various woods and inlay processes will be taught. Focus will be on the aesthetics of form as well as function. A final project incorporating learned techniques is required. This course involves the use of hand and power tools requiring fine motor coordination. Prerequisite: Intro to Furniture Making. Special registration policies apply; please call (518) 273-0552 x 231. Last day to register is Friday, January 23.

Saturday, Jan 31, 2015
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Introduction to Furniture Making

January 31, 2015 to April 11, 2015 — 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM Instructor: Robert W. Kehn

This class is an introduction to the practical application of the 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. Last day to register is Friday, January 23.