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Program Description:

Make a Shaker-style table, CD holder, speaker boxes, and a host of other interesting projects produced in this program. Woodworking is a supported program where students will learn about tools, joinery, turning, fasteners, abrasives, finishes, and computerized CNC routing. Students make individual, group, and class projects from a variety of woods.  Part of this program is called Basic Woodworking which is designed for a wider range of students.  All students will be exposed to community service, artistic techniques, manufacturing, and custom craftsmanship through field trips and shop projects.  Math is covered through the use of the PLATO lab and individual classroom instruction.  Students can move onto one, two, or four year post-secondary opportunities along with many career options.


Measurement, Project Preparation, Intro to Hand Tools, HT Safety, Wood joint,  Intro to Power Tools, Safety Table saw, Jigsaw, Sanders, Spindle, Disc Sander, Belt Sander, Drill Press, 5 Board Bench, Safety Planer, Safety Router, Safety Mortising Machine, Slated Shelf, Safety Slide Miter, Jig Making, Furniture Design, Scale Drawing, Turning, Lathe Safety, Bowl, CNC Router


Career Opportunities:

Entry Level Carpentry



Mill Work

Building Supplies Store



Closed Toe Shoes

Long Pants





Woodworking Brochure



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Jill Irving

Position: Instructor- Woodworking   Formal Education: Bachelor of Arts in Education/Art – SUNY...  more Read more about Jill Irving


196 Allen Avenue • Portland, ME 04103 • Phone: (207) 874-8165 • Fax: (207) 874-8170

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