4J01 Making a Softwood Serving Board **

Tutor/Facilitator Jim Finlayson

Date: on/from Thu 16 May 2024 to Thu 16 May 2024
Frequency: Weekly
Class time: 2:00-4:00

Delivered F2F

Port Phillip Men’s Shed

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You will make and take home a gorgeous and useful softwood serving board. You will be introduced to various wood types, processes, equipment and aesthetic choices as you are guided by experienced carpenters to make your very own serving board. Skills taught will be wood selection, gluing, clamping and finishing the timber. PPMS has all the required materials, equipment and facilities for an enjoyable experience.
REQUIREMENTS: Enthusiasm. All equipment and materials are supplied. Cost of $25 payable at first session. $5.00 of this fee goes to support an orphanage in Timor-Leste.
TUTOR: Jim has years of experience and knowledge in carpentry and as well as his life-long passion for woodworking, he enjoys seeing and helping people achieve great outcomes. He will be assisted by other enthusiastic and skilled PPMS members to guide you through making a Serving Board you will be proud of.
NOTE: This course can be followed up with Part 2— 4J02 Using power tools to make a hardwood cutting board.

How to Enrol

On-line: after bookings have opened

On-line enrolments are preferred as this significantly reduces the amount of back-office work for our volunteers.

  • Login to the U3APP.org.au website.
  • Go to the Courses & Enrolling page.
  • Scroll down to find the course that you are interested in.
  • Does the course have spaces available?
    • Click on the course name to go to the booking page.
    • Click on “Book for this course or event”.
    • You will receive a confirmation email.  Please check your Junk/Spam folders as these automatically-generated emails often finish up there.
  • OR is the course shown as FULL?
    • Click on WAITLIST.

Paper Enrolment Form: before bookings open for First Semester

  • Obtain a paper Enrolment Form either from the Office or by printing an online copy available here.
  • Complete the paper Enrolment Form and submit it to the Office.

The start date for acceptance of paper Enrolment Forms for first semester is published on the U3APP website and in the e-Bulletin. Enrolment Forms received before this date are treated as though they had been received on the start date (ie there is no advantage to be gained by submitting early). On the start date and thereafter, paper Enrolment Forms are numbered in order of receipt.  Paper Enrolment forms are processed by U3APP volunteers on the same day as on-line bookings.

If your enrolment is successful, you will receive a confirmation email.  Please check your Junk/Spam folders as these automatically-generated emails often finish up there.

If your enrolment is unsuccessful,  you will receive an email telling you that you have been waitlisted.

Via the Office: after bookings have opened

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