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August 2021

Woodworking for beginners: Keepsake box

August 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Woodworking for beginners: Keepsake box

This course will guide students through the construction of a Keepsake box of their own design, using basic woodworking tools that are easily accessible. No prior woodworking experience is necessary. Each student will need to provide their own lumber for their project. The estimated cost of the lumber is $10-50. Instructor: Bill Weinert

Cost: $210

Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7121

Course Code                 Date              Time

CSP 4000 24614         8/16 – 9/22        5 – 7pm,  Monday & Wednesday

Registration Deadline: 8/2/21

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Creative Art from Nature

August 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Creative Art from Nature

Free your creative side by reawaking and deepening your innate connection to the natural world. This course will guide the participant in creating art from items found in nature. This could be anything from abstract to realistic as you are only limited by your imagination. We will explore concepts of composition, patterns and shapes, light and form, elements of color and more. We will also get tips on tuning into nature and how to be an active participant in nature not just another observer. Instructor: James Stilwell

Cost: $83

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7105

Course Code               Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24604           8/20 – 10/15               Friday, 2pm – 3pm

Registration Deadline: 8/5/21

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Fly Rod Making

August 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fly Rod Making

Build or restore your own fly rod. The course reviews the methodology of rod building which will consist of techniques that are well over 100 years old. All materials will be provided but students are welcome to bring a rod for evaluation and restoration.   

Instructor: Tommy Thomas

Cost: $358.00

Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7121

Course Code               Date                             Time

CSP 4000 24588         9/7 – 10/28                  Tues, Thurs.  6pm – 8pm

Registration Deadline: 8/31/21

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Fly Tying 101

August 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fly Tying 101

This class will prepare the student with hands on experience and an overall understanding of the world of Fly Tying. There is no greater exhilarating experience than catching a beautiful trout on a fly that you tied yourself. As a part of your tuition you will be provided with fly tying kit that you will keep to enjoy a lifetime of satisfaction in the fun fly tying community. You will learn to tie from basic flies to some of the most beautiful flies that will all produce wonderful years of trout fishing. The book we will use is written by Skip Morris titled “FLY TYING MADE CLEAR AND SIMPLE”. The book will be provided by HCC which will have to be returned at the end of the class but you will be encouraged to secure your own copy for future reference. Each class will include a discussion of why we use the fly we are tying and history of the name of the fly. Instructor: Tommy Thomas

 Cost: $376

Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7121

Course Code                 Date                 Time

CSP 4000 24655           9/7 – 10/19        Tues, Thurs   3-5pm

Registration Deadline: 8/31/21

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September 2021

Woodworking for Beginners: Small Table

September 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Woodworking for Beginners: Small Table

This course will build on skills students have learned in the previous class and guide them through the construction of a small table of their own design, using basic woodworking tools that are easily accessible. No prior woodworking experience is necessary, but classes are recommended in order. Each student will need to provide their own lumber for their project. The estimated cost of the lumber is $20-75. Instructor: Bill Weinert

 Cost: $225

Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7121

Course Code                 Date                             Time

CSP 4000 24615         9/27 – 11/3           5 – 7pm, Monday & Wednesday

Registration Deadline: 9/21

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November 2021

Woodworking for beginners: Simple Chair

November 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Woodworking for beginners: Simple Chair

This course will build on skills students have learned in the previous two classes and each student will design their own simple chair which they will construct using basic woodworking tools that are easily accessible. No prior woodworking experience is necessary, but classes are recommended in order. CSP 4000 24616: Each student will need to provide their own lumber for their project. The estimated cost of the lumber is $20-100. Instructor: Bill Weinert

 Cost: $210

Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7121

Course Code                 Date                       Time

CSP 4000 24616        11/8 – 12/8              5 – 7pm, Monday & Wednesday

Registration Deadline: 11/1/21

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