Only 18 spots available!
Registration is open through August 19, 2018. Classes start August 20, 2018 at the MiLL.
Where is that, you may ask? We are located at 4450 Foreign Trade Zone Boulevard in Colorado Springs, CO across from the Widefield School District’s Transportation Department.
Want more details?
Woodworking Intensive I - 23314 - FIW 260 - 551
This section will be held at The MiLL:
4450 Foreign Trade Zone Blvd,
Colorado Springs CO 80925-1200
Associated Term & Registration Dates
The term for this class is Fall 2018 and registration is open from March 30, 2018 through August 19th, 2018. This class is a Lecture/Lab Schedule Type with a Traditional Instructional method.
Levels & Attributes
This course is designed for undergraduates. It is a Career and Technical Ed Course, Instructional Program Fee H.
You will earn 12 credits by taking this class.
Scheduled Meeting Times
This class will be held from 5:00 pm - 10:15 pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.
Have technical questions?
Contact John Orth - 303-914-6691 - firstname.lastname@example.org
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Jeremy Cox - 303-914-6514 - email@example.com
Sound good? Here are the materials that you will need.
There are a variety of tools and pieces of equipment that you will need in order to take the course. They range from simple things like a sketch book and your Personal Protection Equipment (PPE’s) to your chisel set.
You should expect to spend between $100 and $120 on these.
These items are important for us to ensure that you have a safe, fun learning experience while at The MiLL.
Every idea starts with a blank page, and when inspiration strikes you’re going to want somewhere to write down all the things you’re learning to create. Get a nice one!
Make sure to pick up a pair of these that you like. You’re going to be wearing them a lot and you will want them to be comfortable and easy to use and store safely.
There are a lot of these to choose from, and it is important for you to pick a pair that is comfortable and convenient for you to wear regularly.
This uses 2mm pencil lead. The .9mm stuff is really good. Make sure to get 2H lead as anything softer is too soft for woodworking.
For these, you can buy one online or from a hardware store…just a regular old X-acto knife (#1) will do, or we can teach you to make your own!
For these, you’re looking for a nice set of four.
Make sure to get the 1/4, 3/8, 1/2, & 3 ⅛
…and a strong desire to learn!
The most important thing to bring with you is a great desire to learn a valuable new skill and enjoy connecting with new people on the same learning journey that you are on. Have fun!
My name is Kevin Black. I went to Red Rocks Community College for Fine Woodworking (FIW) where I received the Craftsman Certificate, and the Fine Furniture Craftsman Certificate. The FIW program is a very good program because the in-depth classes change you from a hobbyist to a true craftsman. The instructors and staff are all experts and very willing to help the students reach the highest level of work asked of them. The classes are set up so the student gets a well-rounded education and progression of skills.
Whether you are looking to become a cabinet maker, artist, or custom furniture maker this program has something for you. I was going for the two-year degree but ended up stay for almost 4 years because of all the classes that were offered. I enjoyed the challenges that the classes offered and the wide verity of demonstrations. Even though I am finished with the major part of the program I look forward to going back for more classes and having a life time of learning.
I am also a Veteran and at both the MILL and Red Rocks, the veteran community is very strong. The MiLL and Red Rocks are always there to help vets with their schooling and anything else they need. The Veterans office at Red Rocks was always willing to answer questions about VA Benefits and filling out paperwork each semester. The Brother/Sister hood that we all know is very strong and every Vet is willing to help each other to get the projects done.Kevin Black
Want to learn more about the program?
Apply Online: www.rrcc.edu
With this program, you can work towards your Associate of Applied Science in Fine Woodworking. You will receive a Woodworking Fundamentals Certificate per semester completed.
Veteran Advisor/School Certifying Official at Red Rocks Community College
Aimee Claire Van Rooyen - 303-914-6353 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit the Red Rocks Community College website for more information on the Fine Woodworking Degree & Certificates
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