Woodcut is considered to be the earliest of all printmaking methods. Students will directly draw their image onto a 16” x 20” wood block. They will begin carving their block after having different types of line carving demos to demonstrate the use and execution of black and white lines in the creation of an image, followed by printing their...
This class is designed for beginning woodworkers or those who have been away from their hobby for some time. Students will have a chance to learn about different types of joints using both hand and power tools as they make their own take-home project. The course also covers subjects such as wood technology, selecting and purchasing lumber, sharpening...
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This class will introduce you to the basic tools and techniques of Japanese Woodworking. To start the class, you will focus on creating a handmade layout square for marking and measuring as well as handmade sanding blocks to fit the contour of your hand. Discover how to correctly use a marking knife as well as how to cut a straight line with the...
Covers basic construction and finishing techniques related to elements of commercial carpentry. Instruction covers floors and sill; wall and ceilings; metal studs, roofs, trusses, and structural timbers; and forms, piers, and columns. Includes stair forms, bridge deck forms, insulation, drywall, doors, and hardware.
Class covers framing and finishing techniques related to elements of residential carpentry. Instruction covers floors and sill; walls and ceilings; roofs, windows, and doors; cornices and gable ends; and cabinets, built-ins, and flooring. Includes concrete foundations, and footing and foundation forms.
Class covers fundamentals of carpentry from important safety procedures to identifying and selection of wood products. In addition, learn skills in trade math, measuring, and plan reading. Includes instruction in hand and power tools, material handling, level transit, and site layout.
This class is designed for those who are ready to build their first piece of furniture or who desire to improve their furniture making skills. A strong emphasis will be on proper milling of materials with jointers, planers & table saw work. Once materials are milled, student evolve to the use of Festool’s system of hand held power tools and...
Covers construction surveying and site preparation as related to the supervisory level. Learn about transits and rods; surveying math, site engineering, and preparation; clearing; perimeters; utility layout; curbs; building location; elevations; advanced blueprint reading; and supervisory skills. Includes civil, structural, architectural, mechanical,...
Learn how to make your own exotic wooden pens and pencils. Friends and family won’t believe you made them yourself! Receive instruction and practice on the lathe, band saw, drill press, and sanding station as you learn the secrets to successfully making a beautiful and delicate pen. Materials All tools and materials provided.
This course will teach you what it takes to create beautiful wooden bowls from 8/4 Soft Maple wood. Topics not only cover basic lathe operation, but also include wood selection, sectioning, face plate mounting, shaping, hollowing, sanding and finishing. Materials: All tools and materials provided for. Skill Level: Must take Intro to the lathe ...
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