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Carpentry 20: Basics of Power Tool Use

February 5 @ 8:00 am 3:00 pm

Carpentry 20 introduces stagehands to the basics of building using the power tools that are most common on entertainment and exhibition jobsites. The class will walk the learner through the building of a work stool using the tools and techniques common to all stage carpentry. Materials and consumables are provided by San Diego Theatrical Training Trust. and the learner will be able to take home the finished project in the class.

There will be a lunch break from 12-1pm please plan accordingly.

Pre-requisites: The worker must have worked under an IATSE collective bargaining agreement, been dispatched from IATSE Local 122 referral hall, or be a current member of IATSE Local 122. Any learner who does not meet these requirements cannot attend this class.

What to bring:

  • Tape measure at least 3′ long (no mixed metric /standard )
  • Hammer
  • Diagonal cutters (pliers) or end nip pliers
  • Combination square 12″
  • Safety glass


5335 Market Street`
San Diego, 92114
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