Image: Surrounded by woodworking tools and machinery, George Wurtzel works on a wooden bowl in the DeLong -Sweet Tactile Arts Barn at Enchanted Hills.
Join expert carpenter George Wurtzel at our popular workshop for both beginning and experienced woodworkers.
This class will cover wood turning, hand tool work and an introduction to power tools. We’ll learn how to measure accurately without sight, using click rules, gauge blocks, Vernier calipers and talking tape measures. We’ll talk about wood types and construction techniques and learn when to glue, when to nail and when to use screws. We’ll also touch on finishing techniques.
Who: Adults (ages 21 and older ) who are blind or have low vision and are eager to learn woodworking
Where: Enchanted Hills Camp
When: Thursday, November 10 through Sunday, November 13
Cost: $300.00 plus $40.00 for transportation
Class is limited to six participants, so sign up now.
To sign up for this special workshop, contact Camp Director Tony Fletcher at email@example.com or 415-694-7319 for an application or with any questions.