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
Tool Apron / hammer holder
Pencil / marker
Hammer / nail puller
Chalk box / plumb bob
Sliding T bevel
Speed / combination square
Flat bar / nail set / Combo screwdriver
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
Drill / Drivers
Socket set / Wrenches $80.00
Mechanical tools $80.00
Blades/ bits / drills / tips $100.00
Nail guns/ Acc.
MIsc. materials / supplies $400.00
Generator…not included here
Items in RED are available at Home Depot
Items are available online at homedepot.com
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 / Daniel Beck
7829 NW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL. 33166
Use whatever form of payment you choose. Please send a copy of your purchase to Dan Beck at firstname.lastname@example.org and copy Friends of Haiti at email@example.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.