Students must be at least 18
years of age, and if possible, be able to
demonstrate some ability in woodworking tasks, or
show a desire to do so.
run from September through May each
1. Every applicant must visit the school before
enrollment, or have an extensive phone
2. The applicant should fill out the form and
return it only when all of the questions have been
answered. If possible include any photos or slides
of your work.
Upon acceptance for a specific starting date,
the applicant will be sent an "Enrollment
Agreement" that includes all costs, payment plans
and other terms of enrollment. This Agreement must
be signed and returned within two weeks.
The "Enrollment Agreement" should be signed and
returned with a $100.00 Registration Fee. This fee
is non-refundable after 5 days and is not part of
Upon signing the Enrollment Agreement and paying
the Registration Fee, the tuition is set at the
rate existing at the time of enrollment. The 2007 -
2008 cost of instruction is $21,000.00 per year
with a $5,000 deposits with 8 monthly payments of
$2,000 per month, if the payment plan is
The 2008 - 2009 will increase a small amount to
cover the rate of fuel increase and other normal
Students are responsible for providing their own
hand tools in accordance with a list that will be
provided after signing the enrollment agreement.
Their cost is estimated at $1,500 and upwards.
The cost of wood, hardware, finishing materials and
any special materials associated with the chosen
project are the responsibility of the student. The
estimated cost is $1,500 + or - per year.
instruction will be available from 9:00 AM until
3:00 PM Monday through Friday taking a one-hour
daily lunch break. These hours are in accordance
with the school calendar. The two year course is
approximately 2000 hours.
The shop will be available to the students under
the supervision of a shop instructor after regular
school hours from 3:00 till 5:00 PM Monday through
Friday. Shop will be closed on the weekends. This
extra shop time is included in the tuition.
Material or special machine tooling that is to be
made for a project will be provided to the student.
The tool will remain the property of the school or
the student can purchase his or her own material
and retain possession of the finished tool.
The school does not provide any housing but will
assist whenever possible to arrange for student
accommodation. If you have any further questions,
please contact the school at 707-964-8798.