vocational education

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Noun1.vocational education - training for a specific vocation in industry or agriculture or tradevocational education - training for a specific vocation in industry or agriculture or trade
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Custom Woodwork cabinets, Wood Shop includes all the tools & equipment geared for a professional craftsman or artist to fabricate high quality cabinets, doors etc.
We loved to hide in the wood shop for hours, the smell of sawdust surrounding us as we played, laughed and avoided chores like snapping peas or, worse, eating them.
Mike Mahoney started making skateboards in wood shop as a teenager in the late 1970s, but it wasn't until 2005 that he bought a custom skateboard press from a bankrupt manufacturer and launched Honey Skateboards.
Thirty students rotate through four classes--metal shop, wood shop, computers and electronics--spending four-and-a-half weeks in each discipline.
Date startled: Wood Shop was established in June 1974.
Projects that will be undertaken by students and teachers include a rainwater filtration project at Environmental Charter High School in Lawndale, conversion of a wood shop into an engineering lab at El Segundo High School, and a new communications center at the Da Vinci Schools in Wiseburn.
Joel Noble, who teaches wood shop and robotics classes at East High School, even started a luthier class--the art of building stringed instruments--three years ago and it's grown in popularity each year.
For the past three months, Galik has attended the Saturday Open Wood Shop at the Willamalane Park and Recreation District Adult Activity Center at 215 West C St.
A young teacher in Arkansas lost his job after blogging about teaching wood shop without any equipment, USA Today reports.
Camden Toboggan Company makes the Cadillac of snow sliders in its Maine wood shop.
The reality, however, is that Judd's work was made in a setting much closer to the average person's picture of a wood shop in a garage than to the factory where Charlie Chaplin worked in Modern Times.