Free classes in woodworking and construction are offered by the Lassen High Unified School District Adult Education and are funded by the Lassen-Modoc Adult Education Consortium for California Adult Education. File photo

It’s not too late to sign up for free shop classes

Free classes in woodworking and construction, offered by the Lassen High Unified School District Adult Education and funded by the Lassen-Modoc Adult Education Consortium for California Adult Education 2018 began Sept. 11, but it’s not too late to sign up.

The free classes, taught by Adam Fike, are open to those 18 years old or older, and no experience is necessary.

The woodworking class is held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays in the Lassen High School Woodshop. The construction class is held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays in the Lassen High School Woodshop.

Woodworking class
Looking to add woodworking skills to your resume? In this class you’ll get familiar with traditional woodworking tools, practices, procedures, project design and the basics of joinery, woods, sound construction techniques and finishing techniques.

The instructor also will discuss shop safety, different types of wood and what factors go into your choice of material. Develop and grow your knowledge, respect and skill with hand and power tools through completing a personally designed box or you can choose a modest project of your own design. This class is for the beginning woodworkers who might be interested in pursuing a career in the field, to experienced craftsmen who want to learn the finer details of woodworking.

Construction class
Students will have the opportunity to develop understanding of basic skills in the construction trades industry.

Students will have the opportunity to explore safe and proper use of hand and power tools, construction-based mathematics, basic blueprint reading, basic rough carpentry, basic finish carpentry, basic electric wiring, basic plumbing, basic framing and basic drywall.
For more information or to register, call Zeane Barber at 257-2703.