Help Me Finish Carpentry School!

Hello friends! It is with humility and a bit of hustle that I reach out for help so I can graduate from carpentry school in May. 

As some of you know, last year my life turned upside down when I got sick, lost my job and went through various challenges to get my life back to normal. I am grateful to be where I am today in good health.

I decided to make a big change and enrolled in the carpentry program at the North Bennet Street School in Boston. Studying and working towards becoming a carpenter has been a transformative experience and while I am so glad I made this choice, it has come to my attention that while I can continue to pay off the majority of my tuition after graduation, if I want to walk with my class and receive my diploma, I will need to raise a bit of extra cash. 

Facing financial difficulties is never easy, so I decided to also make this an opportunity to practice my craft and improve my skills. Thus! I have set up a list of various things that people have expressed interest in buying from me, and for certain amounts, I will make you an original piece of furniture/ or something small, like a cutting board. 

-$25 a simple square or round cutting board 
-$40 a larger cutting board with a handle
-$100 a small table nightstand
-$200 medium sized table/coffee table

Below are two samples of my work: 

Cherry Coffe Table

Walnut cutting board

*Because this platform is donation based, you will have to contact me directly regarding whether or not you want something made. As making original work can take time, work will come after payment is accepted and completion of my program!*

In regards to those who aren't local, I can only ship small things (cutting board) and shipping will have to be considered. 

Your donation will help me pay off the necessary amount for me to be able to walk with my class in May 2019, and it will also get you a piece of original work from me if you so desire!

Thank you to everyone for being so supportive, whether or not you can afford to give anything. 

With gratitude,

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  • Matthew Knight
    • $20 
    • 4 yrs
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    • $5 
    • 4 yrs
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    • $1,525 
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    • $75 
    • 5 yrs
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    • $50 
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Gray Amanda
Providence, RI

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