Teaching kids how to build skateboards using Vacuum Bagging technique

Building a Skateboard Class Wanted to share this information with this group. I have been teaching skateboard making classes to kids 8 to 17 for the past 3 years and have found the class experience to be beneficial for the kids. If you would like any information about these classes or teaching classes, feel free to email me at snipped-for-privacy@roarockit.com or have a look at Schools and Groups at roarockit.com __________________________________________________________________
Deck Building Classes in Maui HI
Hui No'Eau Visual Arts Center
Ages: 10 17
Through the use of hand tools and woodworking machines this course teaches young people to safely manipulate wood into a colorful downhill cruiser. Students will learn woodworking shop safety, design, vacuum laminating, deck shaping, sanding, template painting basics and finishes while building a street deck. This course is intended for students with basic or no previous woodworking experience. Wheels and trucks are not included.
Supply fee: $40 Week 3: June 21 24 Week 5: July 12 15 Week 6: August 2 5 For more information see: http://www.huinoeau.com/index.htm
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Fleming College - Youth/Teens - Build Your Own Skateboard Deck!
Youth/Teen Build Your Own Skateboard Deck
July 19 Hours 35.2
Have you ever wanted to build your own skateboard deck from scratch? This course will teach you how to do just that using innovative techniques created by the Roarockit Skateboard Company in Maui, Hawaii. You too can build a deck as well as the pro?s do! You'll learn how to laminate 7 layers of Canadian hard maple veneer into a street cruiser by using a one-sided foam mould and atmospheric pressure to press the veneers into a modern street deck shape. Your deck will then become one of-a-kind as you design your own graphics and learn to apply them using stencils and paint. In addition to having a custom deck, you'll learn about wood veneers used for the manufacture of skateboards, simple mould making techniques, atmospheric pressure, basic use of hand woodworking tools like rasps and sandpaper, designing graphics, template making, and deck finishing. No previous woodworking experience is required.
Please note that wheels and trucks are not included in your kit or kit cost.
For more information see: http://www.flemingc.on.ca/Courses/CourseDescription.cfm?Course_Code=ARTS451
_______________________________________________ Looking for Teachers
We are always looking for people to teach skateboard making.
Brantford Parks and Recreation are currently looking for an instructor for a course called "Build A Skateboard" in Brantford Ontario that runs in the fall and winter for the Brantford Parks and Recreation. This is a great opportunity for anyone in the area interested in teaching.For more information see: http://www.brantford.ca/parksrecreation/employment.htm
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