• The ReBuilding Center (map)
  • 3625 North Mississippi Avenue
  • Portland, OR, 97227
  • United States

The ReBuilding Center is offering basic carpentry classes built for beginners. Get comfortable with common tools and materials, and take home your final project.

All classes focus on a hands-on project using a very simple design and reclaimed wood from The ReBuilding Center

This adult education program aims to provide the community with an affordable way to develop DIY skills with both hand and power tools to enable greater self-reliance and creative expression! Classes will be made available regardless of income through scholarships and sliding-scale class fees.

Upcoming classes include:

Tablesaw Bootcamp: Maximize your use of this versatile tool with miter gauges, cross-cut sleds, jigs, and more.

Saturday, March 11, 12 - 4 p.m.; $150

Cutting Boards & Butcher Blocks: Learn to cut, glue, and finish, plus alternative clamping methods.

Saturday, March 25 and Sunday, March 26, 1 - 5 p.m.; $125

Intro to Carpentry Tools: A hands-on, skill-building class to de-mystify the most common hand- and power-tools.

Saturday, April 1, 1 - 5 p.m.; $90