This program is designed for DIY’ers ages 8-12 and will run every Saturday morning from 9am to 12pm. Mid-morning snack provided.
INTRO TO WOODWORKING: Dive into the world of woodworking! In this class students will learn how to use the various tools and the safety measures that surround them. Basic staining / paint techniques will be introduced as each student will be able to put their new skills to work in creating a keepsake wood project of their own.
GEOMETRIC PATTERN AND DESIGN: Enjoy an engaging STEM project in geometric design. Each student will create their own geometric design out of wood blocks, stencils and paint. As an added bonus they will learn a framing technique as they build the base that will display their new masterpiece.
HAND-FINISHING TECHNIQUES: Learn color theory and how it relates to finishing a wood crafted project. Professional finishing techniques will be shared on how to distress, chip and age projects by hand to perfection. Enjoy showing off your favorite technique on a project created in class.
BE YOUR OWN DESIGNER: Put your newly found skills to the test! This class will allow kids to combine woodworking and finishing skills in a custom design that invites the student to be the designer. Various materials will be available to create a masterpiece that fits personal style and technique.