WOOLWICH — “Basic Tool Selection for Women,” a four-hour workshop by Blueberry Beeton, will be offered Saturday at Shelter Institute.

Beeton will discuss what hand tools and power tools to look for and how to evaluate them based on use, budget and fit for a woman’s frame, according to a release.

“She’ll list the tools everyone should have on hand regardless of where one falls in the spectrum of house building, renovating, maintaining or woodworking,” the release states.

The workshop will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Shelter Institute, located at 873 Route 1 in Woolwich. Tuition costs $45 per person.

Other weekend workshops this month at the Shelter Institute include a two-day intensive workshop on “topbar” beekeeping, presented by Christy Hemenway, owner of Gold Star Honeybees in Bath, on Feb. 11 and 12; and a six- hour workshop by Ben Tipton on “Living More Simply, scheduled for Feb. 18.

For more information or to register for the workshops, go online to www.shelterinstitute.com or call 442-7938.

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