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The Carpenter’s Shop Vocational Training

Many of our Adult & Teen Challenge centers offer The Carpenter’s Shop Vocational Training for our residents and apprentices. The following is taught under the tutelage of master carpenters at the following Men’s centers: Massachusetts – Brockton, Massachusetts -Worcester, New Jersey, Vermont, Maine, and New Hampshire. 

  • Handcrafting premium hardwood cutting, charcuterie, cheese boards, butcher block, sushi table boards, coasters, pizza peels, rolling pins, and redeemed boards
  • Custom wood products
  • Carpentry skills, woodworking basics
  • Production, finish and finalization of products
  • Use and cleaning of shop equipment and tools
  • Maintaining safety of machine and power tool operations
  • Meeting goals and deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Opportunity to learn design through “Redeemed” product line
  • Inventory management