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Chain Saw Safety for Women

$48

with Tina Scheer

Calendar Apr 28, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Local logging sports athlete/promoter "Timber" Tina Scheer (Great Maine Lumberjack Show) and arborist Michelle Braley will teach you everything from starting the saw, operating it safely, fixing simple problems, filing a chain, cutting a small tree and de-limbing it, cutting your own firewood and doing it for yourself with confidence! Then it's into the woods to practice cutting safely with guidance from your instructors. This is a hands-on class. Expect a FUN atmosphere with expert knowledge! Students may bring their own chainsaw and safety equipment if they have them. Otherwise, equipment will be provided. Please bring a bag lunch and drink to class.

Machining 101

$325

with Dan Ferden

Calendar Feb 28, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Geared towards the home hobbyist, this 10-week machining workshop will teach safety, baseline knowledge, and skills for a variety of metal working processes. Class will cover the basics through hands-on experience on milling machines, lathes, and sheet metal equipment. Open to those new to machining or for those with experience who wish to pick up some tricks, get answers to questions or guidance on a project. The course will also cover the basics of part layout and simple machining math.

Welding

$265

with Dan Ferden

Calendar Jan 30, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Our introductory class covers the basics and is for the do-it-yourself welder. Students learn about the different welding processes (oxy-acetylene, stick, M.I.G. and T.I.G.) and get hands-on experience with those techniques. Safety is a priority and students are instructed in safety procedures. This course does not offer a certification in welding; however, it may be valuable in deciding which welding operation you like best or in purchasing a welder that works for you. All welding equipment and supplies are provided. Class size is limited to 5. Students need to wear long pants, long-sleeved shirt and work shoes. No class 2/23.

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Welding 201

$315

with Dan Ferden

Calendar Apr 24, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Newly designed for those who have successfully completed our introductory Welding course and would like to further their skills. We focus primarily on Stick and T.I.G. welding in all positions and cover topics such as the strengths of materials, how heat affects these and the best ways to properly prepare your materials. This will be a fairly fast paced and demanding course with the understanding that it can prepare students who are interested in pursuing a career or formal education in welding, as well as provide the skills for one to confidently tackle their own fabrication projects. Students need to wear long pants, long-sleeved shirt and work shoes.

Prerequisites: Intro to Welding within the past 3 years or prior experience with instructor's permission.

Welding for Women

$265

with Dan Ferden

Calendar Mar 19, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Our introductory class covers the basics and is for the do-it-yourself welder. Students learn about the different welding processes (oxy-acetylene, stick, M.I.G. and T.I.G.) and get hands-on experience with those techniques. Safety is a priority and students are instructed in safety procedures. This course does not offer a certification in welding; however, it may be valuable in deciding which welding operation you like best or in purchasing a welder that works for you. All welding equipment and supplies are provided. Class size is limited to 5. Students need to wear long pants, long-sleeved shirt and work shoes. No class 4/16.

Woodworking

$125

with George Deans

Calendar Jan 30, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Designed for both beginning and experienced woodworkers, emphasis will be on fundamentals of tools, machines, and materials. Safety will be our first priority in proper shop practices. Topics such as repairs, restoration and refurbishing of existing pieces will be covered. Do you have some specific aspects 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 just to learn the machines, (both hand and machine tools), joinery or some other aspect of woodworking you find interesting. Projects should be transportable. Participants are responsible for additional supply costs of their individual projects. No class 2/20.





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