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She Shed Series — Exterior

  • 21058 River Canyon Road Chattanooga, TN, 37405 United States (map)

A Women Repair Zone first!
At these workshops, you will be helping build a she shed from the foundation up! The skills you’ll learn include framing, using a nail gun with a compressors, ceiling joints, using a skill saw and a chop saw, putting on a roof, framing out windows and doors, adding siding, a shingled roof and eaves, using an angle grinder, building and hanging doors, adding insulation, plumbing, and electrical. You'll even learn about your options for heating and cooling. After this intensive workshop, you’ll be able to use the knowledge and confidence you've gained to build a she shed in your own backyard! This is going to be a team-oriented workshop. We’re all going to work together to make this happen. What a rich experience this will be!

August 10 - Framing Up the Structure—Walls, Ceiling, and Roof
August 17 - Adding the Exterior—Siding, Roofing, and Doors & Windows
August 24 - Adding the Interior—Insulation, Plumbing, and Electrical

Lunch, snacks, and drinks will be provided on each of the days.

About the Instructor: Paula Malone is truly a Jill of all trades. She learned these skills from the women in her family who built houses and did all the home improvement and repair work themselves. As an adult, Paula spent her evenings and weekends remodeling, building, adding on, and repairing homes—learning by trial and error. Paula believes women can move mountains, even if it is one rock at a time!

Payment and Registration:
Payment required in advance. $450 for all three days. $175 for a single day. Ticket deadline for August 10 is August 3, for August 17 is August 10, and August 24 is August 17.

What You’ll Need: Clothes you don’t mind working in, sturdy close-toed shoes, sun screen and a hat, something to keep your hair back, a way to take notes, and signed liability waiver (to be emailed to you). We’ll provide the gloves.

Location: 21058 River Canyon Rd. Chattanooga, TN 37405

Cancellation Policy: We prefer at least a 36-hour notice if a participant is unable to attend. However, we do understand that this is not always possible. Participants who are unable to attend can receive credit equal to the amount of the workshop they were going to attend, to be used within 6 months. Please let us know if you cannot attend a workshop by contacting Bea at 423-240-4420 or