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Turning A Natural Edge Goblet
Instructor: Mike Souter
Class Times: Sunday, September 04, 2016 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: 3/8 Or 1/2" Spindle Gouge, Parting Tool, Face Shield, A 1/2" Round Nose Scraper Is Optional
Description: Through the magic of woodturning learn how to turn a natural edge goblet. Techniques for holding the piece while turning the long stem will be taught. End grain hollowing and spindle turning techniques will be emphasized.
Tuition: $75

Scroll Saw 101
Instructor: Joe Russell
Class Times: Saturday, September 10, 2016 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 10
Description: This is the first of the series of Woodcraft University scroll saw classes. The class covers the history, types, set-up and proper operation of the scroll saw. The class is hands-on and the students will participate in several practice exercises during the evening. After completion of Scroll Saw 101 you will be ready for Scroll Saw 102 - 105, which are all project based and teach advanced scroll saw techniques.
Tuition: $75

Cabinet Making I: Carcass Construction
Instructor: Tony Bratton
Class Times: Sunday, September 18, 2016 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 12
Tools Required: N/A
Description: In the first of this four part series students will learn to assemble a plywood carcass using traditional joinery methods and pocket screws. Cabinet assembly methods will be discussed and examples shown. Face frames will be assembled with pocket screws. Applying edge banding will be demonstrated. Includes Lunch! Special discount on related tools, books and supplies!
Tuition: $89

The Art Of Pen Turning
Instructor: Ronald Blais
Class Times: Saturday, September 24, 2016 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Pen Turning Tools, Bushings for your lathe
Description: Learn to make the same professional style pens as those available in fine gift shops. Ron will instruct you on the complete process from wood selection to final finish, along with numerous tips and techniques to help you produce excellent results every time. Soon you will be making pens for both fun and profit. Ron has been teaching pen turning for many years and has recently won both First Prize AND Best-in-Show at the annual MAPG/IAP meeting. Drop into the store to see some of his current work. The Class includes two pen kits and two wood blanks. And as a student in the class you are eligible to recieve a special offer of a complete set of pen turning tools all worth over $60 for only $30.
Tuition: $75

Cabinetmaking II: Drawer making / Using a dovetail
Instructor: Tony Bratton
Class Times: Sunday, September 25, 2016 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 12
Tools Required: None Special discounts on related tools.
Description: This class, the second session of our four part cabinet series, will be a hands on/demonstration class. Students will learn to use a dovetail jig and router. Alternate construction methods, including strengths and limitations of the various styles will be discussed, along with special requirements for concealed drawer slides. Includes Lunch! Special discount on related tools, books and supplies!
Tuition: $89

Cabinetmaking III: Raised Panel Doors
Instructor: Tony Bratton
Class Times: Sunday, October 02, 2016 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 12
Tools Required: N/A
Description: Whether completing cabinets you’ve built yourself or updating your current cabinets, this class will provide you with the skills to build this attractive and sturdy door style. Tony will step you through the process from determining the size, to lining up the cutters for a perfect fit. Arched door style will be discussed. Includes Lunch! Special discount on related tools, books and supplies!
Tuition: $89

Building An Acoustic Guitar
Instructor: Scott Dixon
Class Times: Monday, October 03, 2016 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: N/a
Description: Many of those who have played or even admired the beauty of the guitar have shown interest in someday making an heirloom instrument that can be played today and passed on and continued to be played for generations. This class is designed to take a beginner/intermediate woodworker through the steps to make a steel string acoustic guitar from a unique kit. You will learn the terminology and the techniques focused on many of the specialized processes to complete your own personalized instrument. The process is broken down into small steps to familiarize the student with the construction of the neck including truss rod installation, fingerboard & fretting, abalone inlay and construction of the body including brace trimming/fitting, top installation, bridge gluing/alignment, purfling and final fit up of the neck to body joint using a bolt-on system. Each guitar will be completed leaving the final top coat finish up to the student. Look for our other classes designed for finishing techniques. Be sure to visit the store to see and play the finished guitar. Two models are available - Sapele or Sycamore. Class is held for 5 consecutive Monday nights.
Tuition: $675

Joinery 101 Basic Wood Joints
Instructor: Edward McCormack
Class Times: Saturday, October 08, 2016 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4 - 10
Tools Required: N/A
Description: Joinery 101 introduces several basic wood joints used in basic woodworking. During the class each student will make several joints and the advantages and disadvantages of each are reviewed. This is a hands-on class which will use various hand tools and power tools to make each joint.
Tuition: $60

Cabinet Making IV: Assembly
Instructor: Tony Bratton
Class Times: Sunday, October 09, 2016 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 12
Tools Required: N/A
Description: The final class in our four part series will help you put it all together (literally). Tony will show you how to install several different drawer slide styles including the newest Blum concealed slides. Installation and adjusting of European hinges will be demonstrated, along with installation of knobs and pulls. Tony will also discuss different finishing options. Includes Lunch! Special discount on related tools, books and supplies!
Tuition: $89

Building An Acoustic Guitar
Instructor: Scott Dixon
Class Times: Monday, October 10, 2016 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: N/a
Description: Many of those who have played or even admired the beauty of the guitar have shown interest in someday making an heirloom instrument that can be played today and passed on and continued to be played for generations. This class is designed to take a beginner/intermediate woodworker through the steps to make a steel string acoustic guitar from a unique kit. You will learn the terminology and the techniques focused on many of the specialized processes to complete your own personalized instrument. The process is broken down into small steps to familiarize the student with the construction of the neck including truss rod installation, fingerboard & fretting, abalone inlay and construction of the body including brace trimming/fitting, top installation, bridge gluing/alignment, purfling and final fit up of the neck to body joint using a bolt-on system. Each guitar will be completed leaving the final top coat finish up to the student. Look for our other classes designed for finishing techniques. Be sure to visit the store to see and play the finished guitar. Two models are available - Sapele or Sycamore. Class is held for 5 consecutive Monday nights.
Tuition: $675

Fundamental Series - All About Wood (AAW101)
Instructor: Edward McCormack
Class Times: Thursday, October 13, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Advanced
Class Size: 4 - 10
Description: Are you a true beginner? This is the first course in a series of classes designed to teach the novice woodworker all about wood properties, characteristics, moisture effects, grading basics, layout and measuring techniques! Let us help turn your woodworking interests into skills!
Tuition: $50

Lathe Tool Sharpening Clinic
Instructor: Rick Angus
Class Times: Sunday, October 16, 2016 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Turning Tools
Description: Join us for a day of learning the sharpening techniques for chisels, gouges, and scrapers.Freehand and jig-based will be demonstrated and students can choose to practice the techniques of their choice on their tool.
Tuition: $80

Building An Acoustic Guitar
Instructor: Scott Dixon
Class Times: Monday, October 17, 2016 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: N/a
Description: Many of those who have played or even admired the beauty of the guitar have shown interest in someday making an heirloom instrument that can be played today and passed on and continued to be played for generations. This class is designed to take a beginner/intermediate woodworker through the steps to make a steel string acoustic guitar from a unique kit. You will learn the terminology and the techniques focused on many of the specialized processes to complete your own personalized instrument. The process is broken down into small steps to familiarize the student with the construction of the neck including truss rod installation, fingerboard & fretting, abalone inlay and construction of the body including brace trimming/fitting, top installation, bridge gluing/alignment, purfling and final fit up of the neck to body joint using a bolt-on system. Each guitar will be completed leaving the final top coat finish up to the student. Look for our other classes designed for finishing techniques. Be sure to visit the store to see and play the finished guitar. Two models are available - Sapele or Sycamore. Class is held for 5 consecutive Monday nights.
Tuition: $675

a Taste of bowl turning
Instructor: Rick Angus
Class Times: Saturday, October 22, 2016 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Face Shield, 1/2" Bowl Gouge & Parting Tool
Description: Have you been fascinated with wooden bowls and wanted to learn to make them yourself? You can! In this class, you will learn wood selection/mounting techniques, tool sharpening, and proper tool usage. In addition, you'll learn numerous shaping and smoothing tips/techniques. This is an intensive hands-on class where the wood shavings will fly!
Tuition: $95

Building An Acoustic Guitar
Instructor: Scott Dixon
Class Times: Monday, October 24, 2016 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: N/a
Description: Many of those who have played or even admired the beauty of the guitar have shown interest in someday making an heirloom instrument that can be played today and passed on and continued to be played for generations. This class is designed to take a beginner/intermediate woodworker through the steps to make a steel string acoustic guitar from a unique kit. You will learn the terminology and the techniques focused on many of the specialized processes to complete your own personalized instrument. The process is broken down into small steps to familiarize the student with the construction of the neck including truss rod installation, fingerboard & fretting, abalone inlay and construction of the body including brace trimming/fitting, top installation, bridge gluing/alignment, purfling and final fit up of the neck to body joint using a bolt-on system. Each guitar will be completed leaving the final top coat finish up to the student. Look for our other classes designed for finishing techniques. Be sure to visit the store to see and play the finished guitar. Two models are available - Sapele or Sycamore. Class is held for 5 consecutive Monday nights.
Tuition: $675

Woodworking Fundamentals: Milling the lumber
Instructor: Tom Duram
Class Times: Saturday, October 29, 2016 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4 - 8
Tools Required: None
Description: This course serves two purposes. First the skill building of safely using three tools: the jointer, the planer and the table saw. The second objective is how these three tools are used in concert to mill straight, square suitable for fine wood working. Each student will use each of these tools with instructor supervision.
Tuition: $75

Building An Acoustic Guitar
Instructor: Scott Dixon
Class Times: Monday, October 31, 2016 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: N/a
Description: Many of those who have played or even admired the beauty of the guitar have shown interest in someday making an heirloom instrument that can be played today and passed on and continued to be played for generations. This class is designed to take a beginner/intermediate woodworker through the steps to make a steel string acoustic guitar from a unique kit. You will learn the terminology and the techniques focused on many of the specialized processes to complete your own personalized instrument. The process is broken down into small steps to familiarize the student with the construction of the neck including truss rod installation, fingerboard & fretting, abalone inlay and construction of the body including brace trimming/fitting, top installation, bridge gluing/alignment, purfling and final fit up of the neck to body joint using a bolt-on system. Each guitar will be completed leaving the final top coat finish up to the student. Look for our other classes designed for finishing techniques. Be sure to visit the store to see and play the finished guitar. Two models are available - Sapele or Sycamore. Class is held for 5 consecutive Monday nights.
Tuition: $675

Cutting Boards
Instructor: Edward McCormack
Class Times: Thursday, November 03, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday, November 10, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 8
Tools Required: None
Description: Make a classic cutting board for yourself or a loved one. Great gift idea! Leave with a finished product that you made by hand. All materials included.
Tuition: $70
Tuition Notes: Bring your favorite hand tools (OR USE OURS)!

Turn A Pepper Mill
Instructor: Ronald Blais
Class Times: Saturday, November 05, 2016 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Roughing Gouge, 3/8 inch Spindle Goude, Parting Tool And Face Shield
Description: You will turn a pepper mill using a Cherry Blank and a pepper mill mechanism. Mechanism and Cherry Blank included in fee. Every kitchen needs a pepper mill. The aroma and taste of freshly ground pepper brings a new dimension to your culinary skills. This class will use and build upon spindle turning techniques and wood holding methods while you make this beautiful and useful item. Completion of the Basic Lathe course or approval of the instructor is required for this course.
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes: Includes materials and lunch!

Introduction to Routing
Instructor: Tom Duram
Class Times: Sunday, November 06, 2016 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Your Router & Hearing Protection
Description: You will gain insight into this necessary shop tool. Safety will be stressed as you learn how to make the adjustments necessary to make climb cuts, dadoes, mortises and edge joining. Bring your safety equipment and have fun learning some basic techniques. You may bring your own router to discuss it's use.
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes: Special discount for students on related items.

Fundamental Series - All About Hand Tools (AAHT101)
Instructor: Edward McCormack
Class Times: Sunday, November 20, 2016 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 12
Tools Required: none
Description: Be introduced to the true art of craftsmanship! Fundamental to attaining the maximum level of woodworking ability is the art of mastering time-honored hand skills. You’ll learn the proper techniques in using hand tools and study correct methods of maintenance and sharpening to use them efficiently! The following topics are included in this class: *Learn about tools used in cutting. *Study the best tools and techniques for smoothing surfaces. *Review and demonstrate tools that are used to shape wood. *Learn the proper tools to use for assembly projects. *Understand clamping and correct usage for each task. Special discount for students on related items.
Tuition: $50
Tuition Notes: Includes materials and lunch!

Sharpening Bench Tools
Instructor: Edward McCormack
Class Times: Thursday, December 01, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 AM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 8
Tools Required: Your Old Bench Tools
Description: Ed will lead you through the process of sharpening your hand tools. Find out the various techniques available to you and learn how Michael sharpens. See how simple it is to get a long-lasting, razor-sharp edge. Also get tips to use this method on some of your other tools. Bring a dull chisel or two and breathe new life into them.
Tuition: $50

The Art Of Pen Turning
Instructor: Ronald Blais
Class Times: Sunday, December 04, 2016 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Pen Turning Tools, Bushings for your lathe
Description: Learn to make the same professional style pens as those available in fine gift shops. Ron will instruct you on the complete process from wood selection to final finish, along with numerous tips and techniques to help you produce excellent results every time. Soon you will be making pens for both fun and profit. Ron has been teaching pen turning for many years and has recently won both First Prize AND Best-in-Show at the annual MAPG/IAP meeting. Drop into the store to see some of his current work. The Class includes two pen kits and two wood blanks. And as a student in the class you are eligible to receive a special offer of a complete set of pen turning tools all worth over $60 for only $30.
Tuition: $75

Turn a Bottle Stopper
Instructor: Ronald Blais
Class Times: Sunday, December 04, 2016 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Roughing Gouge, Parting Tool, Small Spindle Gouge or Skew, Safety Glasses or Face Shield
Description: Learn to Turn an elegant Wine Bottle Stopper. This class is for Beginners to Experienced Turners. You will learn the "Ins and Outs" of making Unique Gifts for that someone special. Learn to make the same professional stoppers as those available in fine gift shops. Ron will instruct you on the complete process from wood selection to final finish, along with numerous tips and techniques to help you produce excellent results every time. Soon you will be making stoppers for both fun and profit. Drop into the store to see some of his current work. As a student in the class you are eligible to receive a special offer of a 3pc set of turning tools worth over $60 for only $25.The Class includes a Bottle Stopper kit and wood blank.
Tuition: $75

Woodworking Fundamentals: Milling the lumber
Instructor: Tom Duram
Class Times: Thursday, December 08, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: None
Description: This course serves two purposes. First the skill building of safely using three tools: the jointer, the planer and the table saw. The second objective is how these three tools are used in concert to mill straight, square suitable for fine wood working. Each student will use each of these tools with instructor supervision.
Tuition: $75

Cutting Boards
Instructor: Edward McCormack
Class Times: Saturday, December 10, 2016 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 8
Tools Required: None
Description: Make a classic cutting board for yourself or a loved one. Great gift idea! Leave with a finished product that you made by hand. All materials included.
Tuition: $70
Tuition Notes: Includes materials and lunch!

Decorative Scrolling 101
Instructor: Joe Russell
Class Times: Sunday, December 11, 2016 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Description: Learn the integral techniques of scroll-work including how to make clean straight cuts and how to cut smooth curves. As a hands-on class, students will be guided through the process of making ornaments & puzzles.
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes: Includes materials and lunch!

Turning Natural Edge Bowls
Instructor: Mike Souter
Class Times: Sunday, December 18, 2016 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Face Shield, Bowl Gouge, Spindle Gouge & Parting Tool
Description: Tools Required: Face Shield, Bowl Gouge, Spindle Gouge & Parting Tool Natural edge turnings are a unique form that any turner can learn. Mike will guide students through the entire process of “releasing” that beautiful bowl from a piece of wood. Learn blank preparation from the log, band saw cutting tips, mounting options, efficient methods of balancing the blank on the lathe both physically and aesthetically, reverse chucking techniques to finish the foot, sanding and finishing options.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: Includes materials and lunch!