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Woodworking Open Shop 3W23

Teaching Assistant(s): 
Larry Sullivan
Age Group: 
Teens (17+), Adults

Choose your time of the week and join a shop away from home, with tools, mentorship and community. Design and construct projects of your choice. Projects must be a manageable size due to limited storage; check first with instructors.

Prerequisite: Basic Woodworking: Box.

Limit 10 students, vaccinations required, masks required indoors at all times.

Wood must be provided by student.  Other materials cost included in tuition.


*All attendees must be registered.

The TA for this class is Larry Sullivan.

Frank Pettorossi

Frank Pettorossi

Frank Pettorossi started as a cabinetmaking apprentice at age 14 in Baselice, a small town in the Naples region of Italy. After moving to the US, he graduated from Boston Trade High School and joined Cabinetmakers Local 51. He worked in architectural millwork shops throughout the Boston area, did construction for Bar & Bar Co. and installed displays for Filenes department stores. His experience as a cabinetmaker and carpenter spans five decades.

“I have been working at the Eliot School for over 12 years and I find it very rewarding helping others with my craft.”

Materials to bring to class:

Wood must be provided by student.  Other materials cost included in tuition. 

Consult with your instructor regarding where to purchase desired supplies (wood, special hardware, etc).