Join Expert George Wurtzel for an Innovative Class in Woodworking

A photo montage of George Wurtzel working with wood and walking, white cane in hand, at Enchanted Hills

Deadline to sign up: November 5, 2015

Join expert George Wurtzel at our first workshop for both beginners and experienced woodworkers. This class will touch on 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. We will learn when to glue, when to nail and when to use screws. We’ll also touch on finishing techniques.

Who: Adults 21 and older who wish to learn about woodworking
Where: Enchanted Hills Camp
When: Thursday, November 12 through Sunday, November 15, 2015
Cost: $300.00 plus $40.00 for transportation

To sign up for this special workshop, contact Camp Director Tony Fletcher at or 415-694-7319 for an application or with any questions.

Please contact George in advance if you have something in particular you would like him to cover. We also encourage attendees to bring their ideas for a project in wood to the first class and think outside the box for some outrageous sculpture project. George can be reached at Future classes include leather working, ceramics (both slip style and wheel thrown) and sculpture using a variety of materials – wood, ceramics, metal, rock, Hydra stone and anything at hand.

2 thoughts on “Join Expert George Wurtzel for an Innovative Class in Woodworking”

  1. How much do I pay for materials, tools, Room and Board?
    Is there a transportation to go to Enchanted Hills Camp.
    Is there a FREE Scholarship available?
    I am a senior, no car and low income
    Thank you. I will wait for a reply.

  2. I am interested
    Im in the East Bay Chapter with LisaMaria Martinez and would love to learn this skill for we plan to participate in Habitat for Humanity.
    I am an artist but with my loss of vision my skill with painting on canvas or watercolors have gone out the window!
    I am a retired “senoir” single mom
    with Usher Syndrome.
    Could use some help with financing and will take advantage of the transportation
    Alicia Torres
    cell 510-326-9668

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