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Cabinet Making IV: Assembly
Instructor: Tony Bratton
Class Times: Sunday, August 03, 2014 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 6 - 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

Woodworking Fundamentals: Milling the lumber
Instructor: Tom Duram
Class Times: Thursday, August 07, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 3 - 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: $79

Introduction to Routing
Instructor: Michael Wheeler
Class Times: Saturday, August 09, 2014 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6 - 8
Tools Required: Your Router & Hearing Protection
Description: Michael will give you 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.
Tuition: $89

Inlay Techniques Classic Shaded Fan
Instructor: Michael Wheeler
Class Times: Saturday, August 16, 2014 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6 - 8
Tools Required: Exacto Knife, Sanding Block & Sharp 1/4, 3/8 & 1/2 Chisels
Description: Michael will teach you how to do a fan and string inlay so you can beautifully accent your custom projects. You will learn how to book veneer, cut and fit patterns and even make your own string inlay. You will also complete two quarter fan inlays during class - one plain and one shaded using hot sand techniques. Mike will also discuss period inlay and its manufacture. This is an extremely informative class to help bring your furniture to the next level.
Tuition: $89

Caricature Carving 101
Instructor: Fred Krafton Bill Bucceri
Class Times: Saturday, September 06, 2014 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 12
Tools Required: Basic set of carving tools. (available at discount)
Description: Join Fred and Bill as they teach the intricacies of carving. This class has been popular each month it has been offered. Every month Bill and Fred pick a new carving to create. Check the website or come by the store and see the newest project. Includes Lunch! Special discount on related tools, books and supplies!
Tuition: $80
Tuition Notes: Includes Lunch and a $20 materials charge.

Cabinet Making I: Carcass Construction
Instructor: Tony Bratton
Class Times: Sunday, September 07, 2014 10:00 AM - 3:30 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

Inlay Techniques Classic Shaded Fan
Instructor: Michael Wheeler
Class Times: Thursday, September 11, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Exacto Knife, Sanding Block & Sharp 1/4, 3/8 & 1/2 Chisels
Description: Michael will teach you how to do a fan and string inlay so you can beautifully accent your custom projects. You will learn how to book veneer, cut and fit patterns and even make your own string inlay. You will also complete two quarter fan inlays during class - one plain and one shaded using hot sand techniques. Mike will also discuss period inlay and its manufacture. This is an extremely informative class to help bring your furniture to the next level.
Tuition: $79

The Art Of Pen Turning
Instructor: Arthur Loretti
Class Times: Saturday, September 13, 2014 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 3 - 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. Arthur 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. Arthur has been turning since 2000 and a woodworking instructor or several years. 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: $89

Cabinetmaking II: Drawer making / Using a dovetail
Instructor: Tony Bratton
Class Times: Sunday, September 14, 2014 10:00 AM - 3:30 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

Turning 101 Spindles
Instructor: Mike Souter
Class Times: Saturday, September 20, 2014 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Face Shield, Roughing Gouge, Parting Tool or Spindle Gouge & Outside Calipers
Description: You will learn how to sharpen the most common turning tools and use them to produce a variety of cuts in spindle work. Donna will teach you about the functions of a lathe, turning speeds, chucking techniques and wood selection. This half lecture, half hands-on class is excellent for anyone just getting into turning.
Tuition: $89

Cabinetmaking III: Raised Panel Doors
Instructor: Tony Bratton
Class Times: Sunday, September 21, 2014 10:00 AM - 3:30 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

Scroll Saw 101
Instructor: Joe Russell
Class Times: Saturday, September 27, 2014 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Description: 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 which will create wooden bowls(no lathe necessary) with incredible creative possibilities.
Tuition: $89
Tuition Notes: includes materials

Cabinet Making IV: Assembly
Instructor: Tony Bratton
Class Times: Sunday, September 28, 2014 10:00 AM - 3:30 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

Woodworking Fundamentals: Milling the lumber
Instructor: Tom Duram
Class Times: Thursday, October 02, 2014 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: $79

Caricature Carving 101
Instructor: Fred Krafton Bill Bucceri
Class Times: Saturday, October 04, 2014 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 12
Tools Required: Basic set of carving tools. (available at discount)
Description: Join Fred and Bill as they teach the intricacies of carving. This class has been popular each month it has been offered. Every month Bill and Fred pick a new carving to create. Check the website or come by the store and see the newest project. Includes Lunch! Special discount on related tools, books and supplies!
Tuition: $80
Tuition Notes: Includes Lunch and a materials charge.

Woodturning: Bowls
Instructor: Mike Souter
Class Times: Sunday, October 05, 2014 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Face Shield, 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: $99
Tuition Notes: Includes Lunch and a materials charge.

Building An Acoustic Guitar
Instructor: Scott Dixon
Class Times: Monday, October 13, 2014 5:00 PM - 9:00 AM
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: $625