Woodworking: Open Shop ADD-ON 5W23 (Saturday)
Age Group:Teens (17+), Adults
Add an extra hour on Saturdays from 12 PM to 1 PM to give yourself a four-hour unbroken block of woodworking time.
Prerequisite: Basic Woodworking
Limit 10 students.
Projects must be a manageable size due to limited storage; check first with instructors. Vaccinations required, masks required indoors at all times.
What I liked best about this class was the extra time. The add-on class is an additional hour tacked onto the Open Shop class. It gives one a full four hours to work on a project. That extra hour is very productive.
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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).