What Wood you like to build today?
Aristotle called worms the “intestines of the earth.” These humble, misunderstood creatures have a bad reputation for being gross and slimy but that is simply not the case. They are important players in the decomposition of organic matter. What they leave behind after feasting on decaying matter is what gardeners and farmers call “black gold.” Like cow manure, vermicast (aka worm poop) is a highly prized soil amendment rich with nutrients and microbes that plants and soil love. We know you will too, so let’s compost your food scraps with worms!
In this three-day workshop, you will
Each participant will receive bedding material, 1 pound of composting worms, worm chow, and a worm blanket to start their home system.
Thurs. July 22, 6-8 pm
Tues. July 27, 6-8 pm
Thurs. July 29, 6-8 pm
Introduction to Woodshop
Come on everybody; let's make some sawdust. Let's take a tour through the wood shop and learn how to use some of the more common woodworking tools.
In this class you will learn the safeway to use:
Absolutely no experience is necessary! If you have any interest in woodworking this is the class for you. Make sure you are thinking safety first and get yourself a pair of safety glasses.
Light It Up - Lamp Building
Do you have an old ugly lamp that you can’t even sell at a yard sale, well it is not worthless if you bring it to this class you will learn how to deconstruct it and make it into something more beautiful.
In this class you will learn how to:
Deconstruct a lamp and save the wiring
Create a unique personalized lamp base
Wire a lamp of your own design using The recycled parts from your old ugly lamp.
In this class you will need to have an old ugly working lamp to start, and a few found objects that you think would make a beautiful individualized lamp base, such as: an old chunk of wood, a piece of marble, an old car part, or even an empty whiskey bottle…. use your imagination!! The possibilities are endless.
A place for tinkerers, makers, and small businesses to have space, contacts, and equipment to thrive. If you possess a passion for creating and making, a MINT membership is for you.
112 Quality Lane, Rutland, Vermont