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Introductory Pottery Class (May)

$135

with Liz Proffetty

Calendar May 2, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This is an introductory class for wheel-throwing and hand-building. Students will be able to glaze and fire their pieces. All work is dinner ware, dishwasher and microwave safe. (Ages 14 and up) 

Liz Proffetty holds a BFA in ceramics and certification in teaching art. She has been working as a professional potter for 30 years and loves sharing her passion for clay with others. All classes will be held at Neighborhood Clay located at 590 Main Street, Damariscotta.

Kitchen Cabinet Basics

$39

with Rick Gallion

Calendar Apr 2, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

For anyone considering building cabinets for kitchen, utility room, or even armoires or TV cabinets this class is for you. We will discuss design options, material and hardware choices and construction techniques. No materials or safety equipment needed.

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.

Make a Mug

$34

with Liz Proffetty

Calendar Apr 18, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Make a wonderful, functional mug with little or no experience using clay.  Make a Mug workshop is designed for all levels of experience. Using hand-building techniques (not the pottery wheel) you will make a mug and have it glazed in your choice of several glaze colors. It will be ready for use in about 2 weeks. Come a little muddy and be ready to laugh and have fun.  I will be offering a demonstration and helping everyone get started.  You are welcome to brings snacks and beverages for yourself or to share. All ages welcome (children under 7 please have an adult present). 

Liz Proffetty holds a BFA in ceramics and certification in teaching art. She has been working as a professional potter for 30 years and loves sharing her passion for clay with others. All classes will be held at Neighborhood Clay located at 590 Main Street, Damariscotta.

Making Jewelry with Sea Glass

$49

with Lynne Thompson

Calendar May 15, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Beautiful pieces of natural sea glass are turned into wearable art in this class. Learn some of the basics of jewelry making as you create a pendant and earrings out of sea glass.

Sea glass and wire will be provided by the instructor but feel free to bring your own pieces. Students should bring their needlenose pliers to class.  Some will be available for use for those who do not own a pair.   

Lynne Thompson has been creating sea glass jewelry since 1996 after moving to New Harbor, Maine. 

Outdoor Painting Workshop

$75

with Vincent Carducci

Calendar May 11, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Primary areas of focus include local color and color temperature, working from a warm ground to warm/cool harmonies, composing from an open-ended outdoor site, and planning the stages of alla prima sessions. Working from an agreed-upon location, materials are the same as the indoor class, with the addition of a standing outdoor easel. 

With 21 solo shows, Vincent Carducci’s paintings and prints are held in private and corporate collections across America.  He has taught in a wide variety of venues, including workshops, arts councils and universities. 

Router Basics (April)

$39

with Rick Gallion

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.

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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Sharpening Woodworking Tools (April)

$39

with Rick Gallion

Calendar Apr 17, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

The first thing to learn about woodworking is sharpening the tools you will be using.  In this course you will learn to sharpen bench chisels, plane irons, card scrapers, cabinet scrapers and marking knives.  We will be using a grinder, a burnisher and water stones to put a razor edge on your tools. Bring in your grandad’s old plane or chisel or a new tool.  They will all need sharpening. 

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.

Table Saw Basics (April)

$39

with Rick Gallion

Calendar Apr 4, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

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. 

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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