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Course Detail: Fundamentals of Woodworking
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. In this small class, your individual project and skills receive special attention. Take advantage of this opportunity to work in a generously equipped wood shop alongside an instructor who has extensive experience and the tool collection of a professional furniture maker. The term project will be making a bench. This project places emphasis on band saw skills, cutting tapered and angled boards, recessing screws and plugging the holes. Project, materials, and safety will be discussed at first class. Attending the first class is mandatory. Visit cocc.edu/continuinged/woodworking/ for project photo. Materials not included.

Session Detail:
Schedule: Every week on Tuesday, starting on 01/23/18 and ending on 03/13/18
Times: 06:00pm - 09:00pm
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Price: Registration will begin on 12/02/2017

Instructors
Name Additional Resources
Gabrielle Franke
Gabrielle Franke
Biography: Gabrielle Franke wanted a hobby as retirement approached, so she took woodworking classes at Chemeketa Community College for about 3 years. That long buried interest lead to the creation of personal projects like dovetail drawers, cabinets, patio furniture, log furniture, tables, beds, and band saw boxes.

Her passion expanded to projects for family, friends and customers. Some of the more complicated were made from professional plans (china hutch, dining table with leaves), to match existing pieces (coffee table, night stands), and a few simply based on a picture (credenza and curio stand).

Volunteering in the Sisters High School wood shop since 2013 has been an opportunity to learn new techniques, emphasize safety, and be rewarded by an appreciative teacher and enthusiastic students.

Gabrielle is a member of Central Oregon Woodworkers.
Gabrielle Franke

Facility Detail
Sisters High School
SHS
1700 W McKinney Butte Rd
Sisters, OR 97759

Cancellation Policy
Students must cancel by contacting our office via phone: (541) 383-7270 or email: ceinfo@cocc.edu. Cancellations received 5 days prior to the start of the class will receive a full refund. Full refunds are also issued for classes cancelled by COCC. Refunds will be issued back to your card or in the form of a check and mailed within two weeks of the cancellation date if paid by check or cash. Failure to participate in a course or program does not result in a refund. Exceptions to the general refund policy are noted in the course descriptions on our website and in the printed schedule. If you have any questions, please call us at (541) 383-7270.