Saturday, March 9, 2024 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
4848 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002 (Map)

Session  2 – Join HCCC and Houston ToolBank in a rewarding endeavor to craft two picnic tables that will bring joy to our Craft Garden and a nearby elementary school.

Working as a group to construct a pair of tables, workshop participants will hone their woodworking skills to become proficient in using power tools like a miter saw, impact driver, power drill, and sander to expertly assemble the tables.

By the end of the workshop, you’ll leave with the knowledge and confidence to create your own picnic table as well as a comprehensive checklist and instructions that will guide future projects. Your participation will also make a significant impact on the Craft Garden and a local school, leaving a lasting positive mark on your community!

Note: The workshop takes place in person and outside in the HCCC Craft Garden. Space is limited to a maximum of 10 participants. All participants will be required to sign a photo release and liability waiver. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes and be prepared to handle power tools. Houston ToolBank facilitators will be on site to provide guidance and assistance when necessary. Safety glasses, work gloves, and ear protection will be available for use but are optional.

This workshop was created in collaboration with Houston ToolBank, which serves community-based organizations by providing tools, equipment, and expertise to empower their most ambitious goals.

$20 for HCCC members
$25 for Non-Members

Register online here.

Session 1 will be on Friday, March 8, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.

This class is for adults aged 18+ or children aged 13+ accompanied by a parent or guardian. No experience is necessary. Pre-registration is required and includes instructor, basic materials, tools and administration fees. Registration closes on March 1, at 12:00 PM.

Workshops are subject to cancellation or change due to low enrollment. Registrants will be notified seven (7) days in advance if the workshop is canceled by HCCC. If registrants need to cancel their registration, they must do so at least 14 days in advance to receive a full refund. No refunds will be made for cancellations made less than two weeks prior to the workshop date. To cancel your registration, email HCCC at education@crafthouston.org, so that someone on the waiting list can attend the workshop.