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MX_P05: Installing Doors and Windows

  • 8 Oct 2022
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Nova Labs, 3850 Jermantown Road. Fairfax City, VA 22030 (Shop area)
  • 8



This class will focus on installing doors and windows in a built wall. Class will focus on installation procedures and proper weatherproofing techniques for installation. We will install a window, a pre-hung door, and the jam framing and installation of a slab door.

Wear clothes you can get dirty. Closed-toe shoes are required. Dust mask recommended. Safety glasses are required. You may bring your own or use ours.

Tools and materials are provided but you are welcome and encouraged to bring your own tools.

NOTE: We may be working on ladders. You should feel comfortable lifting up to 50 pounds, though this is not a requirement for attendance.

Prerequisite: none.

Your instructor, Robin Renner has 35 years experience as a carpenter, a contractor, and as a construction director for housing nonprofits. She has worked with hundreds of volunteers teaching and leading construction projects, everything from basic repairs to full whole house construction.  She has taught over 40 training classes ranging from drywall skills and general construction, to electrical and plumbing repairs, to healthy housing and safety.


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