Construction Skills for Women - Workshop Series

Sat Jun 9 to Sun Jul 29, 2018, Peterborough, ON

Construction Skills for Women

Endeavour is excited to introduce a new Construction Skills for Women workshop in 2018!

This workshop is held over four weekends:
June 9/10& June 23/24 & July 14/15 & July 28/29

Interested in learning some bad-ass building skills? Our Construction Skills for Women workshop is your chance! This workshop involves you in all the steps of framing and finishing a small building. You’ll measure, mark, cut and assemble floors, roofs, walls, doors, windows and siding… all in a supportive atmosphere with two experienced women carpenters to lead and direct you.

Course Overview

Construction skills for women courseWeekend One:

Tools and tool safety
Construction terminology
Measuring, marking and layout

Weekend Two:

Wall framing
Wall raising

Construction skills for women courseWeekend Three:

Roof framing
Roofing installation

Weekend Four:

Doors & Windows
Trim and finishes

Learning Outcomes

Endeavour’s Construction Skills for Women workshop will give you the skills and confidence to create your own small building and tackle other building/repair projects.

You will gain experience with:

Power tools and hand tools so you know what tools you’ll need to get the job done
Evaluating and sourcing material for projects
Framing for code-approved floor, wall and roof assemblies
Cutting and assembling framing components
Installing doors and windows
Sheathing and siding materials

The instructors and curriculum are designed to accommodate those with no previous building or tool experience as well as those who have some background.

For more information:


For more information:

Contact Name: Jen Feigin
Phone: 705-868-5328
E-mail: contact (at)


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