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Electric 101: Basics for the Homeowner


with David Webb, Sr.

Calendar Oct 3, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Electric 101: Basics for the Homeowner Learn the basics in electrical theory, electrical safety, and electrical code (NEC 2017) pertaining to residential wiring and load calculations. This course will teach safety and allow the student to do basic device changes (receptacles, switches, dimmers, rheostats, lamps, lighting, ceiling fans, etc.). It will not equip a student to wire a home or to even wire a branch circuit. Class includes classroom time, hands on experience and a visit to a work site. No class 10/31.

Sewing 101: Get to Know Your Machine


with Sharon Hill

Calendar Oct 1, 2019 at 6 pm

Do you have a sewing machine that you aren't on good terms with? Maybe you've inherited one and don't know the first thing about it. Bring your machine to class and become familiar with its operation and some of its attachments. Bring your machine with its manual (check online), any attachments and an extension cord. We'll get you up and running on it. If there is time, we'll stitch some simple seams on fabric which will be provided.

Sewing 101: Pillowcase or Pillowcase Dress


with Sharon Hill

Calendar Oct 8, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn basic sewing skills by making a standard size pillowcase for your home or a pillowcase dress for a little girl.  The construction is similar for each and requires a total of 1.25 yards of 2 coordinating fabrics with thread to match.  A sewing kit with sharp scissors, pins and needles will get you started.  A supply list will be emailed to you before the class begins. Students who are new to sewing and are unfamiliar with their sewing machine should sign up for the Sewing 101 - Get to Know Your Machine.



with George Deans

Calendar Oct 2, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Designed for both the beginner and experienced woodworkers. Emphasis will be on fundamentals of tools, machines and materials to create projects. Safety will be our first priority in proper shop practices. Do you have some specific aspect of woodworking you are interested in learning; hand joinery, design, finishing, etc.? Come in with a project or work with the instructor to create one. You do not have to create a project to make this class a success. You can participate in this class just to learn the machines, joinery, both hand and machine tools, or some other aspect of woodworking you find interesting. Topics such as repairs, restoration and refurbishing of existing pieces will be covered for those interested. No class 11/27. Projects should be transportable. Participants are responsible for additional supply costs of their individual projects.

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