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WOMEN ONLY Introduction to Carpentry - Make a Book Shelf

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Event description

The Introduction to Carpentry series is developed for beginners, who have no previous experience with tools or in workshops. It is a confidence building introduction to simple carpentry skills. 

Make a Bookshelf covers the fundamentals of tool use and workshop techniques.  In this 1-day course you’ll learn about basic wood types, preparation, sawing, cornering, and construction.

You will apply your learning as you construct a small bookshelf to take home.

It covers the fundamentals of tool use and techniques, including:

· Confidence in your ability to use the following tools correctly and safely – hand and power saws, drill drivers and measuring equipment.

· Learning to measure and cut accurately

· Practice simple joinery using drills and screws

· Familiarise yourself with the workshop environment, practices and health and safety

What to Bring – Yourself.  All tools and materials are included in the registration.  Morning Tea (tea, coffee and biscuits) is provided.  You will need to provide your own lunch.

What to Wear – weather appropriate clothes you are happy to get dirty in and sturdy closed-in shoes. We provide safety glasses and ear protection.

In this introductory unit, you’ll make a small bookshelf from timber to take home with you.

Bookshelf dimensions 15cm(D) x 51.5cm(W) x 75cm(H)

Cancellation/Refund policy
At WOTT we keep our classes small to optimise your learning experience.  Any cancellations or transfers, therefore, have an effect on our ability to deliver these classes (and may even result in the cancellation of the course). Please consider your dates carefully prior to booking.

Our cancellation and refund/transfer policy is as follows:

- cancellation up to 7 days prior to the course: full refund or transfer to a new course date.
- cancellation up to 3 days prior to the course: 50% refund/no transfer.  You will then be required to rebook into the preferred course.
- cancellation less than 24h prior to the course: no refund or transfer available.

This workshop is a safe space. Neurodiversity, the queer community, differently abled and minority groups are welcome.

Our workshop is located in Beaconsfield/Walyalup on Wadjuk Noongar Country. We pay our respect to elders past, present and emerging


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