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Lincoln-Way Offers an Adult Learning - Woodworking Basics Class
Thursday, February 28, 2019

Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210 is offering an adult woodworking class at Lincoln-Way Central, 1801 E. Lincoln Highway, New Lenox.

Whether you are interested in creating your own family heirlooms, doing repairs, or interested in a lifelong hobby, you can get started here. The class is open to anyone who is interested in exploring the basics of woodshop safety, hand tools, power tools, woodworking machinery, lumber selection, fastening methods, joinery, machining, sanding, finishing, and more. Tools and materials will be provided. Several projects will be made, including an Adirondack Chair!

Participants must be at least 18 years old and a high school graduate. They will need to bring their own safety glasses, tape measure, and pencils each week. No prior woodworking experience is necessary.

The course is taught by Lincoln-Way instructor Nick Schroder. Nick brings 15 years of woodworking experience with him and grew up in his dad’s furniture shop. Prior to teaching, Nick was a cabinetmaker for several years and ran his own woodworking business before moving to New Lenox.

The class will be held on the following Wednesdays: April 24, May 1, 8, and 15 for 2019 and will run from 6 – 9 pm. Cost is $125.00 for the course and includes a $25.00 non-refundable deposit to hold your spot.

Please email Nick at nschroder@lw210.org to register or for more information. Registration will run from March 1 – April 15, 2019. The class fills up quickly as space is limited.