Class Overview

Basic Carpentry and Woodworking - Level 1 | Seattle Central College - Continuing Education

Do you have power tools and want to learn to use them safely and effectively?

Learn the basics of joinery, jigs, materials, methods and project design in a woodshop. After selecting your materials, apply everything you've learned to safely use hand and power tools in the construction and assemblage of a “toolbox.”

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn how to effectively use home power tools
  • Work on a project guided by an expert woodworker
  • Gain skills and confidence to take on small carpentry projects on your own

Who Should Take this Class?

  • Home improvement enthusiasts who would like to improve their carpentry skills
  • Individuals interested in learning more about how to use specific power tools

Student Testimonials

I enjoyed using power-tools, the hands-on project work, and completing a toolbox to take home.

Session Details

  • Class ID: 6582
  • Instructor: Peter Marx
  • When:
    • Session 1: 3 Thursdays | 1/25/18 - 2/8/18 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Session 2: Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday | 2/20/18 - 2/22/18 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Total Number of Hours: 9.5
  • Where: Off Campus: UW School of Art - Woodworking Shop - Room 117 | 4000 15th Ave NE, Seattle WA 98105
  • Fee: $189
  • Additional Notes: Session 1: The class on 1/25 will meet 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM. Session 2: The class on 2/20 will meet 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM. A materials fee is included with tuition and covers all tools, materials, and lumber for your project. Please note: No open-toed shoes, loose clothing or jewelry, and long hair must be tied back. You must bring and use your own hearing, vision, and respiratory safety equipment.