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Course Description

RISD CE course: Woodworking

This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of working with wood using power and hand tools. Step by step, students learn the safe and effective use of machinery, and how to develop and execute a realistic plan/design for a simple piece. Students are introduced to ways of understanding wood, both in what to look for in selecting it and considerations when shaping it, work with table saws and sanders, and learn which machines are most effective in achieving their chosen project. Demonstrations and presentations further the learning. This hands-on introductory class helps students gain confidence with machines and working with wood and is ideal for beginners.

Prerequisites

Students must be an adult age 18 or older to participate.

Instructors

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Section Title
Woodworking
Type
Studio
Days
T
Time
5:30PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Jan 12, 2021 to Feb 16, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
18.0
Location
  • Westerly Education Center
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $400.00 Click here to get more information
Additional Fee(s)
Lab Fee $45.00 Mandatory
Drop Request Deadline
Feb 02, 2021
Transfer Request Deadline
Jan 05, 2021
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jan 12, 2021 to Feb 16, 2021
Instructors
Necessary Supplies/Text(s)
  • notebook
  • writing material (pencil, etc.)
  • 1-architectural ruler
  • tape measure
  • safety glasses
  • face mask
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