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Women in the Shed

Women in the Shed

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Starting on Monday 7 October.

We will be running 2 sessions of Women in the Shed on Mondays. As we have had so much interest we are asking participants to pay upfront. $50 for the term. Just choose the session that you prefer and follow the links to finalise your spot.

Note that all participants, both morning and afternoon are invited to share lunch together between 12pm and 1pm.

Session 1: Tiles and Wood, 10am-12pm.

Learn the basics of tiling through mosaics. Jen will teach you how to cut tiles, talk you through glues, grouts and sealers, spaces etc. and you’ll get to practice on a community project. Then Jen will step you through how to build your own wooden frame to mosaic. You will learn how to use hand tools and electric tools, how to measure, saw, sand, stain, glue, screw and more. Further mosaic projects can then be explored.

Session 2: Metal and Wood, 1pm-3pm

Using cutlery your first project will be to make a coat rack. This will involve learning how to soften metal and bend it. You will learn polishing and how to select the right drill pieces to drill through metal. You will then make a wooden mounting board. Learn how to measure and cut timber using electric tools and hand tools. Explore sanding, staining and sealing options. Further metal and wood projects can then be explored.

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