Starting off with woodwork can seem like a daunting task if you do not have any proper guideline, or if you do not have a teacher. It is essential to have a good guide, if you want to learn a skill properly. If you are looking for woodworking classes in Houston, you are in luck.
The Saw Mill Woodshop is offering woodworking classes Houston, Texas.
These classes are meant to give the beginners a good idea of what they need and for people who are at a higher level; they allow them to gain a better understanding of hoe to perfect their woodworking skills. Some of the classes related to woodworking that are being offered have been given below:
Basic woodworking skills:
This class has a maximum of 10 people enrolled at one time so that, everyone gets hands on experience. It is ideal for people with beginner and intermediate level skills. This is basically a foundation course. You can learn how use a table saw, bandsaw, jointer, planer, router and router table, as well as other hand tools for a basic level of understanding. Safety is emphasized upon greatly. Each student is supposed to complete a project, by applying the using basic joinery techniques they have learnt in this course.
This course also has a maximum of 10 seats and they are given out on a first come, first served basis. It is for people with a basic level of understanding of woodworking. Finishing is probably one of the most poorly understood techniques in woodworking. This class allows you to go through all the options available when it comes to finishing. This includes preparing the wood surface, tools needed for the application of the finish, staining and pore filling. This workshop will teach you 5 amazing finishes that you can use the very next time you complete a woodwork project.
Joinery class and Overview:
This course has a maximum of 8 seats and is ideal for people looking to get more skilled in making joinery or just smoothing out a couple of flaws. It will teach you the terms and uses of commonly used joints as well as several specialty joints. Students will be taught how to pick the best joint for a specific job and how to cut as well as glue up the joint in the right manner. This is not a project oriented class, but the students are taught how to practically apply the techniques they have learnt.
Three other woodworking classes in Houston, are offered by this school, namely
- The Hand cut Dovetail
- French Polishing
- Router basics
All three classes have a maximum number of 8 seats and are ideal if you want to polish your woodworking skills!