Courses

Sharpen your woodworking skills. This class is designed for the beginning woodworking student. Learn universal woodworking basics including shop safety, sharpening, tool use and maintenance, wood selection, and more.
This is a great place to start learning metal fabrication and the use of machine tools. Gain skills using hand tools, band saw, drill press, metal lathe, milling machines, and more.
Looking for a new hobby or to hone your welding skills? This introductory course will cover basic welding processes. It includes relevant safety topics and an introduction to shielded metal arc welding.
Learn applied techniques of sewing a button front shirt with collar, cuffs, yoke options, optional pockets and sleeve tabs for a customized look. This is not a beginning sewing class.
Learn and experience techniques of sewing with stretch fabrics including pattern layout, making adjustments, matching prints and working with nap. Students will have the opportunity to complete at least one pair of stretch/knit pants or leggings with elastic waist and one stretch/knit top (pattern of their choice) in this three-day class. This is not a beginning sewing class.
Want to learn to sew, but not sure how to use your sewing machine? This class is a great way to get started on your sewing adventure. Bring your machine and owner's manual and learn common features shared by all standard sewing machines, as well as some features specific to your model. This two-hour class is intended for the beginner with a portable, standard sewing machine (not specialty machines for quilting or embroidery).
Use your sewing skills to create your own personalized mini cinch backpack (pattern provided). Learn techniques for a drawstring closure, optional plastic clip and metal trim pieces to customize this simple design. Or students can choose to create their own, personalized hobo bag (pattern provided). Students will have the opportunity to complete at least one bag in this four-hour class. This is not a beginning sewing class.
Create your own, personalized table décor for every season. Students will have the opportunity to complete at least one napkin and one placemat or table runner in this four-hour class. This is a beginning/intermediate level applied sewing special project class.
In this two-hour class, students will learn and practice techniques of sewing centered, lap, fly and invisible zippers as used in a variety of sewing projects and clothes.