The Router is the second most important power tool in any shop. It is also the most versatile. Learn the basic techniques of using this tool, some of the shop made jigs that make it do more, and what to look for when purchasing a router. No materials needed.
The table saw is the most important tool in the shop. It does more than just cut wood to exact dimensions; it also does joinery, molding, and with a few simple jigs that you can make, it will also do specialty cuts. Learn how to get the most from your saw, how to use it safely, and what to look for when purchasing a saw. The course will be taught using the amazing new SawStop, the saw with the built-in brake system that prevents injury from a spinning blade. No materials needed.
This class will cover building a small end table that is 30” high, and 16” square. The course is for beginner to experienced woodworkers. The student will make all components of the table using both power tools and hand tools. The project will include most of the procedures required in Basic Woodworking, including: tapering table legs, gluing up panels, cutting multiple parts and making mortise and tenon joints. All tools, safety glasses and hearing protection provided.
A materials fee will be charged based on which type of wood the student chooses upon registration; Poplar (best if project is to be painted) $40; or Oak - $75. Students will use the SawStop table saw that has the revolutionary new braking system which eliminates the chance of injuries from the blade. Because of this, a $50 refundable deposit will be required. The materials fee and refundable deposit are payable to the instructor the first day of class.
This course is for beginner to intermediate painters of the gouache medium. The class will be based on solid principles of representational painting and drawing and will include color mixing, developing neutrals and some brush techniques using subjects from the natural world– animals, botanicals, shells, etc. Techniques for understanding motion and how gesture affects the actual paint application will be studied. List of materials upon registration.
Julie Babb enjoyed art as a hobby. After moving to Maine in 1992, Julie decided to make art a full-time career. Her work has been featured in many exhibitions and has won numerous awards. View her art at the Pemaquid Art Gallery(seasonal), Pemaquid Point, Bayview Gallery, Brunswick; also online at www.covehousestudios.com.
This course is for beginner to intermediate paintersof the gouache medium. The class will be based on solidprinciples of representational painting and drawing andwill include color mixing, developing neutrals and somebrush techniques using subjects from the natural world–animals, botanicals, shells, etc. Techniques for understandingmotion and how gesture affects the actual paint applicationwill be studied. List of materials upon registration.Julie Babb enjoyed art as a hobby. After moving to Maine in1992, Julie decided to make art a full-time career. Her work has beenfeatured in many exhibitions and has won numerous awards. View herart at the Pemaquid Art Gallery(seasonal), Pemaquid Point, BayviewGallery, Brunswick; also online at www.covehousestudios.com.
Learn how to make knotted gemstone necklaces and bracelets. Students will learn how to use knots to secure gemstones on a cord to make necklaces and bracelets. Through experimentation and instructor guidance students will choose gemstones that complement each other to create one of a kind, beautiful jewelry.
Rachel Korenkiewicz and her family love the ocean, beach and many other parts of the Maine landscape. She takes inspiration from the ocean and Maine’s beautiful beaches to create jewelry.