209-F Understanding Tools : School of Applied Arts : Denver, CO
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Class title

209-F Understanding Tools

Next Class: Fall 2008


Class description
209-F Understanding Tools Knowing what tools are used within your craft, how they work, and what effect they can or cannot produce is vital to the decorative painter. In this one-day you will learn the various types of preparation tools, ladders, scaffolding, and specialty tools. The safe use of this equipment will be emphasized continuously. Also, you will learn the various types of rollers and brushes, their basic uses and how those uses apply to decorative painting. You will also learn how to safely use cleaning products to maintain painting equipment. At the end of the class, you will have a keen understanding of proper handling, disposal, and safety guidelines for all cleaning products used in the classroom environment. You will also be able to understand basic manufacturers labeling so you can safely use products in a work environment. Additionally, you will understand how the use of these tools and products can effect the outcome of a decorative finish when not used properly.
Subjects to be covered (lecture)
Prperation Tools 3 hr

Brushes, Rollers, and other Applicators 1 1/2 hr

Ladders and Scaffolding 1 1/2 hr

Specialty Tools of the Decorative Painter 1 1/2 hr

Cleaning Products 1/2 hr
Materials and tools required

André Martinez
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