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College of Extended Learning

Beginners Wood Working

CCOM 1306

Learn basic carpentry skills with Leisure Learning's DIY Bob Scott as your guide. Using basics skills, you'll complete a simple project (A beverage carrier/tote box) with every-day hand tools. You'll learn first-hand how to make joints using a handsaw and a chisel, and use planes to fine tune those joints.

You'll also learn how to maintain and sharpen your tools, so they'll always be a joy to use. Armed with these skills, you'll be able to to take on other future carpentry projects of your own!

Project plans: A Beverage carrier/tote box. Designed to hold six of your favourite beverages or it can be used as a tote for tools, etc.

Course details

Upcoming dates: Thursdays, Sept. 27 - Oct. 18, 2018
Thursdays, Jan. 24 - Feb. 14, 2019 *registration coming soon*
Time: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Location: UNB Fredericton campus (campus map)
9 Bailey Drive
Memorial Hall, Room 26
Course fee: $135 (+ HST)
Instructor: Bob Scott
Materials: Material requirements will be explained during the first class. Please bring paper to take notes.

Register for Sept. 27 - Oct. 18

About the instructor

Bob Scott has enjoyed a full and rewarding career as an officer in the Armoured Branch of the Canadian Forces. During this time, he moved a total of 13 times, often buying and selling a home. With so many moves, Bob became an expert on how to maintain and repair a home. Plus, since retirement, he has further honed his DIY skills with a never-ending renovation list, as well as woodwork, metalwork, boat repair, and stained glass.

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