Workforce Services

Fall 2014

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38 PVCC DIGITAL FALL 2014 Workforce Services Class Schedule workforce@pvcc.edu l www.pvcc.edu/workforceservices or 434.961.5354 Complete Parts 1, 2 and 3, and receive a Certificate in Woodworking. Introduction to Woodworking Part 1: Design, Drawings & Equipment Experience the simplicity and creativity of woodworking while learning the basics of types of wood and joinery, use of hand and power tools and safety guidelines. Select, design and begin to build a project for your home such as a nightstand, small bench or bookcase, a toolbox or perhaps a shelf and brackets. Price includes materials and use of tools in the Logs to Lumber workshop in Faber (Nelson County). 58143 WOOD T, TH 9/16-10/2 6:30-9 p.m. Logs to Lumber Miller $249 Woodworking Part 2:Exploring Joinery How many ways are there to join wood to build a cabinet, bookcase or piece of furniture? You'll find out in this joinery exploration class. Start with the function of the piece and consider your options for a solid and simple design. Apply these skills to your projects. Prerequisite: Some woodworking experience. 43280 WOOD T, TH 7/29-8/14 6:30-9 p.m. Logs to Lumber Miller $249 58139 WOOD T, TH 10/7-10/23 6:30-9 p.m. Logs to Lumber Miller $249 Woodworking Part 3: Assembling & Finishing Continue to learn new woodworking techniques and tool usage while completing projects. Perfect if you have a little experience with woodworking equipment and procedures and you want to improve your knowledge of tools. Students will be introduced to the finishing process as it applies to their project. 43281 WOOD T, TH 8/19-9/4 6:30-9 p.m. Logs to Lumber Miller $249 58125 WOOD T, TH 10/28-11/13 6:30-9 p.m. Logs to Lumber Miller $249 Exploring Woodworking Machinery & Hand Tools Woodworkers all have their own way of building cabinets and furniture. The choice of one method of joinery over another is often based on the type of equipment available and the process taught. The type of joinery we choose to assemble a piece of furniture or cabinet is based on the machinery and tools in our shop. This series of classes will offer the chance to explore the many different ways of producing joints in wood that can pass the test of time. 58121 WOOD T, TH 12/2-12/18 6:30-9 p.m. Logs to Lumber Miller $249 Woodworking classes currently being offered: The following classes are held at Heartmoor Farm, 801 Perkins Road, Kents Store, VA 23084 Timber Framing 1 Learn the fundamentals of design and construction of small timber frame structures using mortise and tenon joinery. Students will learn layout techniques, tool use, and joinery cutting methods. Meetings will touch on history, finishes, and options for HVAC systems for timber frames. We will also cover frame design, lumber selection, joinery choices, and integration of sustainable materials. This course will primarily focus on hand-cut joinery and tools but will also demonstrate power tools and techniques used by modern timber framers. 52927 WOOD T, TH 9/16-10/9 6-8 p.m. Heartmoor Farm Hale-MacKinnon $320 Timber Framing 2 Continue the work begun in Timber Framing I on the construction of a small shed, outbuilding, or gazebo. The specific project will be determined on the first day of class from a range of options. Safety techniques, temporary bracing, strapping, and erection procedures will be covered. Live edge joinery and artistic finishing to the timbers may also be part of the process depending on the students and type of frame decided upon. This is an intermediate class with the goal of completing an entire frame out of rough-cut timbers. 54364 WOOD T, TH 10/21-11/20 6-8pm Heartmoor Farm Hale-MacKinnon $400

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