Beginners Wood Working
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: A Beverage carrier/tote box. Designed to hold 6 of your favorite beverages or as a tote for tools etc.
Materials: There is no need to bring any materials to the first class, except something to take notes with. The project requirements will be covered then. Basic materials will cost less than $10.00, unless you want to go really fancy! You will need to bring your supplies to the second class. Tools will be provided to use on a shared basis, unless you wish to purchase your own.
Click here to Download the project plans
Instructor: Bob Scott
Dates: (FALL) Thursdays, October 12 - November 9, 2017 (4 weeks)
(WINTER) Thursdays, January 25 - February 15, 2018 (4 weeks)
Location: Room 26, Memorial Hall, 9 Bailey Drive, UNB Fredericton
Course fee: $135 (+HST)
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.
Need help with the registration process? Watch the video below.
For more information
Please contact Alison Howells at 452-6360
For a complete list of Fredericton non-credit courses, please click here.
Click here for more information about inclement weather policies, parking regulations and payment options.