• Carpentry Class – Technical School

    Eager, Focused, and Open Minds for a New Beginning

    This is an introductory class in carpentry, designed to give an overview of the various components
    of residential construction and modern building techniques. Students will also learn framing techniques for floors, walls, ceilings as well as for doors and windows. In addition to this, the students will gain general knowledge regarding the reading and interpretation of blueprints, and safety issues. Students will learn how to safely use basic hand tools and power tools as well as the maintenance the tools require. Students will also build on their math skills with concepts commonly used in the construction industry. Each 2 or 3 year student will receive a personal kit of tools that will help them through the training and give them a boost as they begin their career.

    Student Kit includes:

    Safety glasses / gloves
    Ear plugs
    Tool Apron / hammer holder
    Pencil / marker
    Tape measure
    Hammer / nail puller
    Chalk box / plumb bob
    Utility knife
    Sliding T bevel
    Speed / combination square
    Flat bar / nail set / Combo screwdriver
    Chisels

    Each student kit is $107. Please consider donating to sponsor a student, or take a look at the needed equipment list and donate towards a larger tool or equipment that will be used in training students from multiple classes.

    Additional needs specific for the carpentry lab:

    Levels 48”/ 24” $140.00
    Framing squares w/ stair gauges $55.00
    Wrecking /wonder bars $40.00
    Jig Saw
    Sanders
    Miter saws
    Drill / Drivers
    Socket set / Wrenches  $80.00
    Mechanical tools  $80.00
    Blades/ bits / drills / tips  $100.00
    Saws circular
    Reciprocating saw
    Table saws
    Air Compressor
    Nail guns/ Acc.
    Planer
    Drywall tools
    Routers
    Hammer drills
    Bandsaw
    Scroll saw
    MIsc. materials / supplies $400.00
    Generator…not included here

    Items in RED are available at Home Depot
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    Items are available online at homedepot.com
    Username 1haitichildsponsor@gmail.com
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    Items are listed under LaCroix Vocational School

    Each item has a description and a quantity
    listed alongside it. Select to the cart. Ship to……
    Emex Inc / Kerby Pierre
    7829 NW 72nd Avenue
    Miami, FL. 33166
    United States

    Use whatever form of payment you choose. Please send a copy of your purchase to Dan Beck at beckbuilders@gmail.com and copy Friends of Haiti at 1haitichildsponsor@gmail.com. Items will be shipped from Florida on a weekly basis. This is a tried and trusted shipper. You will receive an assessment for your delivery and duty charges to Haiti upon shipment, payable to FOH. friendsofhaiti.org. Items displaying a dollar amount will be purchased in Haiti… Please see the funding guidelines on this site.

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