Wall Framing
Aug
26
6:00 PM18:00

Wall Framing

  • 1140 Latta Street Chattanooga, TN, 37406 United States (map)
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Have you ever wanted to add a wall to your home? What about moving a wall to create more space? At this workshop, you will learn the basics of wall framing, including getting hands-on experience making a wall. You’ll learn how to measure correctly and use a miter saw to cut the wood, how to use a compression nailer to join the wall, and how to attach drywall to the frame.

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Installing Molding & Trim
Aug
27
6:00 PM18:00

Installing Molding & Trim

  • 1140 Latta Street Chattanooga, TN, 37406 United States (map)
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Trim and crown molding are great ways to make your home look more polished! At this workshop, you will get hands-on experience learning how to add crown molding, baseboards, trim, and chair railing to walls. You’ll learn how to cut trim using a miter saw and how to attach the trim using a compression nailer.

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Painting Like a Pro
Aug
28
6:00 PM18:00

Painting Like a Pro

  • 1140 Latta Street Chattanooga, TN, 37406 United States (map)
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Painting is one of the quickest and least expensive ways to bring a room back to life! But the quality of the paint job can make or break the look. At this workshop, you’ll learn how to choose paint with confidence, get hands-on experience learning to edge without tape, using a roller, and the best techniques for painting.

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Tiling a Kitchen Backsplash Like a Pro
Aug
29
6:00 PM18:00

Tiling a Kitchen Backsplash Like a Pro

  • 1140 Latta Street Chattanooga, TN, 37406 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Do you wish you had a simple or decorative tile backsplash in your kitchen? Learn hands-on the skills needed to create a new backsplash that your family and friends will notice for its professional appearance. As part of the workshop, you will learn how to use a tile saw and the specialized technique to cut around an outlet.

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Plumbing Basics
Sep
10
6:00 PM18:00

Plumbing Basics

  • 6018 Somerhaven Trail Hixson, TN, 37343 United States (map)
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In this workshop, Julie Smith will teach the basics of plumbing in your home including how it works, simple common repairs, and tools you will need. By learning how your home’s plumbing works, you will also be able to take action in an emergency situation either by making the repair yourself or explaining the problem to a plumber when the situation warrants it.

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Mother-Daughter: Preventing Emergency Car Repairs
Sep
14
3:00 PM15:00

Mother-Daughter: Preventing Emergency Car Repairs

  • 1140 Latta Street Chattanooga, TN, 37406 United States (map)
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Every woman and girl needs to know basic vehicle maintenance in case of an emergency on the road! Yes, there are roadside assistance services, but what if you don’t have cell service? At this workshop, you will learn hands-on how to fix a flat and change a tire, jump start a vehicle, and change windshield wipers. You will also get hands on experience checking the oil level and important filters, replacing a battery, and the signs that brakes need to be changed—all so that you can prevent emergencies. You’ll also learn what tools and supplies to keep in your trunk in case of an emergency. Learn how to be prepared, stay safe and be in charge!

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Simple Chair Upholstery
Sep
16
6:00 PM18:00

Simple Chair Upholstery

  • 1140 Latta Street Chattanooga, TN, 37406 United States (map)
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Have some dining room chairs that could use a makeover? Drawn to old furniture that has “good bones” but needs some work? At this workshop, Belinda will teach you how to choose fabric for upholstery projects, demonstrate a basic upholstery and finishing technique, and how to add tufts. You will get hands-on experience as Belinda guides you through a simple chair upholstery project.

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How to Avoid Getting Ripped Off by a Contractor
Oct
13
4:00 PM16:00

How to Avoid Getting Ripped Off by a Contractor

  • 1734 Dayton Boulevard Chattanooga, TN, 37405 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Would you like to know the REAL warning signs of a bad contractor? What about where to find the best ones? Or the best way to save on materials for your project? How about knowing how to use insurance, contracts and lien waivers on both your side and theirs to protect you fully? Or the real way to use their reference list?

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Improving Your Home's Curb Appeal
Oct
13
6:00 PM18:00

Improving Your Home's Curb Appeal

  • 1734 Dayton Boulevard Chattanooga, TN, 37405 United States (map)
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Whether you’re looking to sell your home quickly and for top dollar or you want to wow your guests, curb appeal is your answer. We’ll show you 25 ways to turn a good house into a great one that’s the star of the neighborhood. Most curb appeal projects cost very little money but make a huge impact on the look and feel of your home. Besides being your largest investment, your house is also the place that welcomes you home, so make it spectacular with design help from an expert in curb appeal.
Participants are encouraged to bring photos of the front of their properties.

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Carpentry Basics: Wooden Cutting Boards
Aug
22
6:00 PM18:00

Carpentry Basics: Wooden Cutting Boards

  • 1140 Latta Street Chattanooga, TN, 37406 United States (map)
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At this workshop, you will make your own unique cutting board. It will be approximately 20”x10”x1”, made from a beautiful piece of spalted poplar wood, and finished with a food-grade oil. We will have a few templates to choose from for the shape, or you can get creative and make your own! As part of the process, you’ll learn how to use a jigsaw, drill with a boring bit, and an orbital sander. This cutting board has many uses including as a great gift.

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Carpentry Basics: Wooden Hexagon Shelves
Aug
18
1:30 PM13:30

Carpentry Basics: Wooden Hexagon Shelves

  • 1140 Latta Street Chattanooga, TN, 37406 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come build carpentry skills, confidence, and a super cool shelf to take home! At this workshop, you’ll create a unique, stylish hexagon-shaped shelf from wood, and also find out how to turn them into honeycomb shelves. You’ll learn the fundamentals of measuring and joining corners, and how to use a miter saw, a power sander, and a nail gun with an air compressor. Heather will be running the perfect workshop for anyone who wants to learn basic carpentry skills!

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Carpentry Basics: Wooden Hanging Shelves
Aug
15
6:00 PM18:00

Carpentry Basics: Wooden Hanging Shelves

  • 1140 Latta Street Chattanooga, TN, 37406 United States (map)
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Come learn how to make a wooden hanging planter for succulents out of pine wood. At this workshop, you’ll get hands-on experience using a miter saw, drill with a boring bit, and orbital sander to make your own unique planter. We will provide succulents to put in your planter when it is finished!

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Buying a Fixer Upper
Aug
13
6:00 PM18:00

Buying a Fixer Upper

  • 1140 Latta Street Chattanooga, TN, 37406 United States (map)
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In this workshop, you will learn the best places to FIND a great fixer upper, the easy formula to know what price you SHOULD pay for it, and the red flags that can tell you if it's time to walk away. Come find out the signs that differentiate the diamond in the rough from the money pit and save your time, money and sanity.

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Starting Seeds for a Fall Garden
Aug
6
6:00 PM18:00

Starting Seeds for a Fall Garden

  • 1140 Latta Street Chattanooga, TN, 37406 United States (map)
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Imagine the satisfaction of harvesting and eating fresh, wholesome lettuce and herbs you have grown yourself! As you enjoy the greens of your labor, you glow with the confidence of knowing that your produce is safe and healthy for you and your family. You rejoice in knowing that the greens are easy to grow and that you can do it again because you have the tools, the experience and the knowledge.

This 2-hour workshop teaches you how to start lettuce and herb seeds for a quick and easy fall garden. Karen equips you with seed starting basics. You will plant and take home a reusable GrowEase seed starting kit and receive a tip sheet with instructions for raising your seedlings, transplanting the seedlings and enjoying the greens from your labor.

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Making a Concrete Planter
Jul
27
9:30 AM09:30

Making a Concrete Planter

  • 1140 Latta Street Chattanooga, TN, 37406 United States (map)
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You know those cute concrete pots you see at nurseries? Jenny is going to teach you how to make those—from scratch! You’ll learn the basics of working with concrete, including how to mix it, making hypertufa (a mixture of concrete and other materials such as vermiculite) and the different variations you can create, working with a mold, what to do once it dries, and how to finish it. You’ll leave with your very own pot that you can put any plant you want in—and go on to make more!

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Hanging Wallpaper
Jul
23
6:00 PM18:00

Hanging Wallpaper

  • 6445 Lee Highway Chattanooga, TN, 37421 United States (map)
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Wallpaper is so in right now! Whether you want to do an accent wall, or wallpaper ever surface in your house, this hands-on workshop with show you what it takes. You’ll learn the process of hanging the wallpaper, pattern matching, pasting it up, what not to do, and how to strip old wallpaper off of various surfaces. Barb is a wallpaper aficionado who will be able to answer any question you may have!

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Stripping & Refinishing Wood
Jun
29
2:00 PM14:00

Stripping & Refinishing Wood

Come learn how to take those thrift store and antique finds to the next level, or give your weekend carpentry project that professional finishing touch! In this workshop, you’re going to get hands-on experience learning the process of stripping wood (without all the chemicals), sanding, and refinishing wood with stain and polyurethane.

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Using a Chainsaw (Safely)
Jun
29
10:00 AM10:00

Using a Chainsaw (Safely)

  • 1140 Latta Street Chattanooga, TN, 37406 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

At this workshop, you will learn how to start and run a chainsaw safely and efficiently, how to buck and limb a fallen tree, safety procedures, the basic mechanics of chainsaws, how to tighten and sharpen the chain, and how to care for your saw. You will get hands-on experience by cutting some logs with guidance from Mariah! Safety first!

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Making an Upholstered Footstool
Jun
10
5:00 PM17:00

Making an Upholstered Footstool

  • 1140 Latta Street Chattanooga, TN, 37406 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

At this hands-on workshop, you will make your own unique round upholstered footstool (also known as a tuffet or ottoman). Belinda will show you how to use a bandsaw to make the base, how to upholster it, and how to add furniture feet. All you need to bring is the upholstery fabric you’d like to use—we’ll supply the rest!

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Plumbing Basics
Jun
8
9:00 AM09:00

Plumbing Basics

  • 6018 Somerhaven Trail Hixson, TN, 37343 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

In this hands-on workshop, Julie Smith will teach the basics of plumbing in your home including how it works, simple common repairs, and tools you will need. By learning how your home’s plumbing works, you will also be able to take action in an emergency situation either by making the repair yourself or explaining the problem to a plumber when the situation warrants it.

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Frame It! Hang It!
Jun
1
3:30 PM15:30

Frame It! Hang It!

  • 831 East Main Street Chattanooga, TN, 37408 United States (map)
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In this workshop, Tammy will teach you how to precisely install and hang artwork on different types of wall surfaces, how to pick out mattes and frames that compliment both the artwork or photographs and your home, and inform you about types of products used for framing and what is best used for certain projects.

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Decorating Like a Pro
May
23
6:00 PM18:00

Decorating Like a Pro

  • 6018 Somerhaven Trail Hixson, TN, 37343 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Do you struggle with decorating your home? Fabric, paint, floor plans, furniture, accessories; it can be so confusing! What's the best style for you? What’s trendy and what’s timeless? How do you implement your decorating knowledge? Come learn the ins and outs of decorating from a professional!

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How to Avoid Getting Ripped Off by a Contractor
May
19
6:00 PM18:00

How to Avoid Getting Ripped Off by a Contractor

Would you like to know the REAL warning signs of a bad contractor? What about where to find the best ones? Or the best way to save on materials for your project? How about knowing how to use insurance, contracts and lien waivers on both your side and theirs to protect you fully? Or the real way to use their reference list? Come learn the answers to these questions and more!

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Improving Your Home's Curb Appeal
May
19
4:00 PM16:00

Improving Your Home's Curb Appeal

Whether you’re looking to sell your home quickly and for top dollar or you want to wow your guests, curb appeal is your answer. We’ll show you 25 ways to turn a good house into a great one that’s the star of the neighborhood. Most curb appeal projects cost very little money but make a huge impact on the look and feel of your home. Besides being your largest investment, your house is also the place that welcomes you home, so make it spectacular with design help from an expert in curb appeal.

Participants are encouraged to bring photos of the front of their properties.

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Simple Chair Upholstery
May
8
5:30 PM17:30

Simple Chair Upholstery

  • 1140 Latta Street, Suite 4 Chattanooga, TN, 37406 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Have some dining room chairs that could use a makeover? Drawn to old furniture that has “good bones” but needs some work? At this workshop, Belinda will teach you how to choose fabric for upholstery projects, demonstrate a basic upholstery and finishing technique, and how to add tufts. You will get hands-on experience as Belinda guides you through a simple chair upholstery project.

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Preventing Emergency Car Repairs
May
5
3:00 PM15:00

Preventing Emergency Car Repairs

  • 1140 Latta St. Suite 4 Chattanooga, TN 37406 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Every woman needs to know basic vehicle maintenance in case of an emergency on the road! Yes, there are roadside assistance services, but what if you don’t have cell service? At this workshop, you will learn hands-on how to fix a flat and change a tire,  jump start a vehicle, and change windshield wipers. You will also get hands on experience checking the oil level and important filters, replacing a battery, and the signs that brakes need to be changed  -- all so that you can prevent emergencies. You’ll also learn what tools and supplies to keep in your trunk in case of an emergency.  Learn how to be prepared, stay safe and be in charge!

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Carpentry Basics: Wooden Hexagon Shelves
May
2
6:00 PM18:00

Carpentry Basics: Wooden Hexagon Shelves

  • 1140 Latta St. Suite 4 Chattanooga, TN 37406 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come build carpentry skills, confidence, and a super cool shelf to take home! At this workshop, you’ll create a unique, stylish hexagon-shaped shelf from wood, and also find out how to turn them into honeycomb shelves. You’ll learn the fundamentals of measuring and joining corners, and how to use a miter saw, a power sander, and a nail gun with an air compressor. Heather will be running the perfect workshop for anyone who wants to learn basic carpentry skills!

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Tiling a Kitchen Backsplash Like a Pro
Apr
29
6:00 PM18:00

Tiling a Kitchen Backsplash Like a Pro

  • 1140 Latta St. Suite 4 Chattanooga, TN, 37406 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Do you wish you had a simple or decorative tile backsplash in your kitchen? Learn hands-on the skills needed to create a new backsplash that your family and friends will notice for its professional appearance. As part of the workshop, you will learn how to use a tile saw and the specialized technique to cut around an outlet.

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DIY Succulent Planter
Apr
28
3:30 PM15:30

DIY Succulent Planter

  • 1140 Latta St. Suite 4 Chattanooga, TN 37406 United States (map)
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Come learn how to use a drill and specialty drill bits to create drain holes in both glass and ceramic containers to create planters. Drain holes are a necessity to prevent root rot and maintain healthy plants. We will also cover succulent care basics including topics like choosing the right soil, when to water, and seasonal care. We will provide one glass mason jar and a succulent for you to take home. You’re welcome to bring your own containers as well and can make as many planters as time permits. 

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Plumbing Basics
Apr
23
6:00 PM18:00

Plumbing Basics

  • 6018 Somerhaven Trail Hixson, TN 37343 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

In this hands-on workshop, Julie Smith will teach the basics of plumbing in your home including how it works, simple common repairs, and tools you will need. By learning how your home’s plumbing works, you will also be able to take action in an emergency situation either by making the repair yourself or explaining the problem to a plumber when the situation warrants it.

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Organizing Your Garage
Apr
16
6:00 PM18:00

Organizing Your Garage

  • 6018 Somerhaven Trail Hixson, TN 37343 United States (map)
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In this workshop, Certified Professional Organizer Julie Bestry will teach you how to confidently let go of the excess and create streamlined storage zones for tools, sports gear, garden resources, seasonal items, and other essentials, while still leaving room for your cars! Learn a professional's secrets for how to declutter, make better use of vertical space, and safely organize your garage without breaking your back—or the bank!

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Pruning & Planting Trees
Apr
6
3:00 PM15:00

Pruning & Planting Trees

  • 821 Olsen Ave. Signal Mountain, TN 37377 Signal Mountain, TN 37377 (map)
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At this workshop, you’re going to learn why you should prune, what tools you should use, when to prune different species, the right and wrong way to prune, see real-life examples, and participate in outside demonstrations. You’re also going to learn about the benefits of planting trees, when to plant them, how to plant them, and how to care for your trees as they grow. Plus, you’re going to get to help plant a tree!

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Pressure Washing the Right Way
Apr
4
6:00 PM18:00

Pressure Washing the Right Way

  • 931 McCallie Avenue Chattanooga, TN 37403 United States (map)
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If you've never used a pressure washer, take this hands-on class and learn the tips and techniques for getting the most out of this amazing tool. You won't believe the difference a couple hours of work will make to improve your curb appeal, and you don't even need to purchase one—rental options are plentiful. Come join us and see.

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Creating a Perennial Food Forest
Mar
24
3:30 PM15:30

Creating a Perennial Food Forest

  • 931 McCallie Avenue Chattanooga, TN, 37403 United States (map)
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Perennial food forests are an amazing way to plant a garden once and harvest year after year with little to no work! At this workshop, Carolyn will teach you what perennials work best for creating your food forest. You’ll also learn Carolyn’s successful approach to growing food that combines three different methods: Hugelkultur, a German method of gardening, square foot gardening, and Back to Eden. Imagine being able to provide your own food—now that’s independence!

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Making an Upholstered Footstool
Mar
23
1:30 PM13:30

Making an Upholstered Footstool

  • 1140 Latta Street, Suite 4 Chattanooga, TN 37406 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

At this hands-on workshop, you will make your own unique round upholstered footstool (also known as a tuffet or ottoman). Belinda will show you how to use a bandsaw to make the base, how to upholster it, and how to add furniture feet. All you need to bring is the upholstery fabric you’d like to use—we’ll supply the rest!

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