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Table Saw Basics (Late March)

$49

with Rick Gallion

Calendar Mar 29, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

The table saw is the most important tool in the shop.  It does more than just cut wood to exact dimensions; it also does joinery, molding, and with a few simple jigs that you can make, it will also do specialty cuts.  Learn how to get the most from your saw, how to use it safely, and what to look for when purchasing a saw.  The course will be taught using the amazing new SawStop, the saw with the built-in brake system that prevents injury from a spinning blade. No materials needed. 

Please note: All courses will adhere rigorously to all Covid guidelines in effect during the period of the course.

Instructor Rick Gallion has been a professional woodworker for over thirty years and has taught many students the craft of woodworking. His shop is designed as a teaching facility. All classes will be held at the Clary Lake Woodworking School at 777 Gardiner Road (Hwy 126), Jefferson. Class size is limited. Safety glasses provided for each class.

Full Course

Keep Talking – An Introduction to Professional Voice Over

$34

with Voice Coaches Staff

Calendar Mar 29, 2023 at 6:30 pm

If you’ve ever wondered how to begin in voice over part time, full time, or for supplemental or retirement income, this workshop is a great, upbeat, and most importantly, realistic first step. Our easy-to-access remote learning system will take you behind the scenes at Voice Coaches main studios, where we regularly produce voice over content for clients including Netflix, Discovery, HGTV, Disney, Lifetime, Nickelodeon, and many more. From audio books, training material, animation, and commercials to socially relevant content, television, and much, much more: today’s voice over field has become a great way to leverage your individual voice qualities and communication skill in a whole new way.

This class also includes an opportunity to receive a brief one-on-one voice range and quality assessment with our instructor. So join our community of enthusiastic learners! This class is fun, realistic, and a great first step for anyone interested in voice over.

For more than 30 years, Voice Coaches has provided voice over production, recording, and communication coaching to clients across the US and abroad. In addition to being active in numerous industry organizations, we provide internships to college students in recording, production, and entertainment business. Voice Coaches is proud to be a 16-year, A+ Member of The Better Business Bureau.

Backyard Chicken Keeping

$39

with Heather Emerson

Calendar Apr 4, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Are you new to or interested in keeping a small (or large) flock of chickens and other types of birds? How about becoming a little more self-sufficient and less reliant on food from the grocery store? Join Heather Emerson to learn about what is needed and what to expect with starting and maintaining a flock of backyard birds.

Heather Emerson is the owner and operator of a small homestead in Waldoboro, and has a menagerie of birds and goats in her backyard.

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Router Basics (April)

$49

with Rick Gallion

Calendar Apr 4, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

The Router is the second most important power tool in any shop. It is also the most versatile. Learn the basic techniques of using this tool, some of the shop made jigs that make it do more, and what to look for when purchasing a router. No materials needed. 

Please note: All courses will adhere rigorously to all Covid guidelines in effect during the period of the course.

Instructor Rick Gallion has been a professional woodworker for over thirty years and has taught many students the craft of woodworking. His shop is designed as a teaching facility. All classes will be held at the Clary Lake Woodworking School at 777 Gardiner Road (Hwy 126), Jefferson. Class size is limited. Safety glasses provided for each class.

Full Course

Zentangle Spinner: Create Your Own Tangle Repertoire

$130

with Martha Brooks

Calendar Apr 5, 2023 at 6:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

During this 10 week course, you will create a Zentangle Spinner (10”x10”) board containing 60+ different tangle patterns! Both original Zentangle tangles, as well as “new” tangles designed by other CZTs, will be taught. Shading, use of color, sizing, and components of design will also be explored.

Weekly Tangle pattern StepOuts will be provided. Material kits will be available for pick up prior to the first class at the CLC offices in Damariscotta.

A basic knowledge of the Zentangle Method is recommended for this course.

As a Certified Zentangle Teacher (CZT), Martha Brooks finds great joy in sharing this fun, relaxing, and easy-to-do art method! She is a retired Speech Pathologist and adjunct professor. Martha loves being a mom, an out-of-the-box thinker, the midcoast of Maine, and creating art using a variety of media!

So You Want to Open an Airbnb? (Online)

$39

with Debra Arter

Calendar Apr 6, 2023 at 6 pm

Did you know that the number  of people turning to choosing Airbnb for lodging  in Maine has almost doubled from two years ago? The revenue earned by Airbnb owners in Maine topped $100 million in 2020.   If you have entertained the idea of opening up your guest bedroom or summer camp for short term rental, this is a class not to miss.   

The instructor, herself an AirBnB owner, has interviewed many other Airbnb  or VRBO owners and put together a packet with good information, tips and actual stories of unusual events in the life of a short term landlord.   

This course will address issues dealing with ordinance, insurance, expectations, fees, hosting, guests, safety, communication, neighbors  and more. 

Debra Arter has operated River Escape for four years in Damariscotta as an active and popular Airbnb. 

Coastal Navigation Level 1

$50

with Alice Bean Andrenyak

Calendar Apr 6, 2023 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Learn the basics of coastal navigation using local charts, parallel ruler, and dividers. Learn what the symbols mean, how to determine safe and dangerous routes, create courses, learn rules of the “road”, what aids to navigation look like and do, plan for emergencies and more. For kayakers, sailors, powerboaters, and future Registered Maine Guides. Students will need access to either a Casco Bay Chart or Penobscot Bay Chart, parallel ruler and dividers.

Alice Bean Andrenyak is a Master Maine Guide, offering tours, training, and a range of outdoor experiences in the Midcoast. For more information, visit amaineguide.com

 

Build A Shaker Style Table (April)

$175

with Rick Gallion

Calendar Apr 8, 2023 at 9 am, runs for 5 weeks

This class will cover building a small end table that is 30” high, and 16” square. The course is for beginner to experienced woodworkers. The student will make all components of the table using both power tools and hand tools. The project will include most of the procedures required in Basic Woodworking, including: tapering table legs, gluing up panels, cutting multiple parts and making mortise and tenon joints. All tools, safety glasses and hearing protection provided.

A materials fee will be charged based on which type of wood the student chooses upon registration; Poplar (best if the project is to be painted) $100; or Oak - $150. Students will use the SawStop table saw that has the revolutionary new braking system which eliminates the chance of injuries from the blade. Because of this, a $50 refundable deposit will be required. The materials fee and refundable deposit are payable to the instructor the first day of class.

The materials fee and refundable deposit are payable to the instructor the first day of class.

No refunds after 3/31

Instructor Rick Gallion has been a professional woodworker for over thirty years and has taught many students the craft of woodworking. His shop is designed as a teaching facility. All classes will be held at the Clary Lake Woodworking School at 777 Gardiner Road (Hwy 126), Jefferson. Class size is limited. Safety glasses provided for each class.

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