17 Soap Making - DIY Learn to make soap and a simple salve in this hands-on three hour “Do-It-Yourself” class for beginning soap making. Using natural ingredients, you will craft a simple cold-process soap that you can take home to cure (curing will take approximately 4-6 weeks). You will also make a basic salve that can be used as a template for future home projects. The process will be demonstrated and discussed, and resources and handouts will be provided. Learn the fun craft of DIY soap making! Please bring a plastic container or mold to hold a total of about 4 oz of wet soap to take home, wear a long sleeved shirt and bring protective eyewear (goggles) and gloves. You will be working with lye. Tuesday • 6:30 - 9:30pm • Oct. 9 • $59 CR59-F18 Instructor: Christine McCluskey Stained Glass Sun Catcher Workshop This is your opportunity to try a stained glass class without the commitment. Learn the basics of stained glass in this three hour class: you will cut, foil, and solder a colorful, five-piece beveled sun catcher to enhance your home or office. A $12 materials fee payable to the instructor will be collected during class.   Tuesday • 6:30 - 9:30pm • Sept. 18 • $49 CR20-F18a Instructor: Jane Martin Tuesday • 6:30 - 9:30pm • Sept.r 25 • $49 CR20-F18b Instructor: Jane Martin Stained Glass for Beginners and Intermediates Learn one of the oldest art forms in the world and construct your own stained glass window panel to display in your home. You will learn the basics - or refine your skills - in the copper foil method made popular by Tiffany. The class will include glass cutting, foiling, and soldering techniques. The instructor will provide patterns for beginners. An optional $65 supplies fee (payable to the instructor) will include the use of tools, supplies, and glass or students may purchase their own tools, supplies and glass from a list given out at the first class. 6 Tuesdays • 6:30 - 9:30pm • Oct. 2 - Nov. 6 • $169 CR19-F18 Instructor: Jane Martin Continued… Workshop Workshop Auto Body Repair Basics Learn to use special auto body tools, dent removal techniques, patch forming, and body fillers in Assabet Valley’s professional Auto Collision Shop.  Repair dents, remove rust spots and surface imperfections. You will also learn paint preparation and refinishing procedures for partial vehicle refinishing. You will need instructor approval of your project during first class. Come prepared to work. There is no storage space for cars. Course fee covers the cost of equipment use and most of the basic supplies (i.e. filler, sandpaper, grinding wheels, and welding supplies). Bring safety glasses and a dust mask. 9 Tuesdays • 6 - 10pm • Sept. 18 - Nov. 13 • $399 WK01-F18 Instructor: Josias Conationi Car Care Do you want to learn how to repair and maintain your own vehicle without the hassle or expense of being subject to the dealership or local garage? Now is your chance to achieve automotive independence. You will explore student generated topics regarding general automotive services as well as some of Assabet’s own NATEF master certified curriculum.  Whether you want to learn basic maintenance such as tune ups, oil changes and general fluid servicing or you want to get a little more in depth with some electrical and computer diagnostics this is the place to learn. You will understand the basic theory and then perform the work on your car. Nightly projects must be able to be completed in a three hour time frame. There is no overnight storage of vehicles. 8 Mondays • 6 - 9pm • Sept. 17 - Nov. 19 • $299 (No class Oct. 8, Nov. 12) WK12-F18 Instructor: Dan Capuano Project-Based Woodworking Learn woodworking through a project-based approach. You will develop skills in material selection, layout and project planning, straight and angled cutting, joinery, applying finish, and have a handmade take home creation. Projects include but are not limited to; a bird house, a railing planter, a step stool, and a tool tote. You will be instructed in shop safety, operation of common hand and power tools, and types and use of measurement tools. You are responsible for supplying your own lumber and need to bring a ruler (scale), tape rule, pencil, note paper, and safety glasses to each class. Dress in appropriate shop apparel (closed toe shoes, hair tied back, no dangling jewelry, no baggy clothes). There is no storage space for projects to be left in the shop. 9 Wednesdays • 6 - 9pm • Sept. 19 - Nov. 14 • $295 WK13-F18a Instructor: Steven Mahoney 9 Saturdays • 9am - 12pm • Sept. 29 - Dec. 1 • $295 (No class Nov. 24) WK13-F18b Instructor: Steven Mahoney