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    WOMEN ONLY Introduction to Carpentry - Make a Box

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    The Women on the Tools 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, and 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

    The Introduction to Carpentry - make a box course allow participants to apply their learning as they construct a wooden box 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 is provided - 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 wooden box to take home with you.

    Box dimensions 30cm(L) x 30cm(W) x 30cm(H)

    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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