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?

In this workshop, we will learn how to use power tools properly, safely and effectively, learning which tool to use for various jobs.

Learn the basics of joinery, jigs, materials, methods and project design in a woodshop.

We will also discuss materials and how to select the right materials for the job you want to work on.

After selecting your materials, apply everything you've learned in a project.

Safely use hand and power tools to construct and assemble of a toolbox from start to finish.

 

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
  • Please note: This class is for beginners with very minimal or no experience with woodworking and/or carpentry

Student Testimonials

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

Session Details

  • Class ID: 6230
  • Instructor: Peter Marx
  • When: 3 Thursdays; 7/18/2019 - 8/1/2019; 6:00 PM-9:15 PM
  • Total Number of Hours: 9.5
  • Where: Off Campus: University of Washington - Room 0 | 1915 Chelan Lane, Seattle WA 98105
  • Fee: $225
  • Additional Notes: 1st session will meet until 9:30pm. 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.
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