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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.

Career Opportunities:
Entry Level Carpentry
Mill Work
Building Supplies Store






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Jill Irving

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


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

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