Home Furniture Restoration
A do-it-yourself course designed to give you the basic knowledge and skills to restore various kinds of wood furniture. You will learn how to- identify good furniture vs. bad, antiques vs. re-productions; how to strip, stain, and varnish worthwhile pieces; refurbish without refinishing saving you a lot of time and money; tell the difference between finishes and be able to repair them; basic weave crafts like caning, wicker and rattan; how to maintain furniture here in this tropical environment; what products keep outdoor wood looking good; restore instruments like ukuleles and guitars and much more. Students are encouraged to bring a small wood furniture piece from home to work on for this hands-on learning class. [6 hours]
Instructor: Instructor Steve Farrell has over 40 years of experience in furniture repair and restoration and currently operates his own furniture repair business.
Container Gardening: Grow Vegetables in Small Spaces
Learn to do all your farming in small spaces by learning to select the containers, watering techniques, use of soil and amendments, seeds and starters, pruning and transplanting and overall plant health.
Instructor: Will Ronaldson has 15 years owning and managing a successful production nursery. [6 hours]