Woodworking and Building
Cabinet and Furniture Making Intro
Through a combination of lecture/demonstration and open work time in the woodworking laboratory students will learn the basic skills of woodworking while working on a project of their own selection. Included will be use of the table saw, jointer, planer, portable power tools, beginning joinery, and material selection.
Cabinet and Furniture Making Intermediate
Building on the skills learned in the Intro course, students will use the woodworking laboratory to construct projects of their own choosing or design. Additional instruction will be centered on the individual's project and more complex joinery such as mortise, tenons, and dovetails.
Small Engine Repair
A 10-session experience in troubleshooting and rebuilding small engines. Form theories of 2 and 4-cycle engines are utilized in a “do-it-yourself” approach for disassembly, repair, and installation of new parts. This class has it all. The well-equipped work area has equipment for all rebuilding operations.
Woodworking: All Levels
This course is for beginning or experienced woodworkers. The course includes discussions on safety as well as demonstrations of the operation of tablesaws, bandsaws, jointers, planers, mitersaws, routers and more. Students work on individual projects.
Techniques in Woodworking
This course allows the learner access to the operation of traditional woodworking equipment. Students must have prior woodworking experience and the ability to work independently on projects of their own interest. The instructor will guide learners through their projects and oversee safety and the proper use of machinery.
Use Power Tools & Build Stuff
In this hands-on course, you will learn how to use power tools to build things. This class will focus on safe use of circular saws, jigsaws, table saws, and miter saws. You will also learn about drills and drivers. You will learn how to layout and build a small 2x4 stud wall, learn to make your own toolbox and sawhorse that you can take home, and many other small hands-on projects.
Women: Use Power Tools & Build Stuff
You asked for a women's class… you got it! In this hands-on experience for women, you will learn how to use power tools to build a couple of projects. This class will focus on safe use of circular saws, jigsaws, table saws and miter saws. You will also learn about drills and drivers. You will learn how to lay out and build a small 2x4 stud wall, and then learn how to measure, cut and build a step stool/tool carrier, which you get to take home.