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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!

FREE OPEN WORKSHOP
Instructor: Michael Wheeler
Class Times: Thursday, January 05, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 5 - 15
Tools Required: Pencil, Paper and ideas
Description: FREE OPEN WORKSHOP with Michael Wheeler. Let Michael and his 40 years woodworking experience answer questions and show how to complete your new or stalled projects. Topics to be covered will depend on student/instructors round table discussion at the end of class
Tuition: $0

Scroll Saw Bowls
Instructor: Joe Russell
Class Times: Sunday, January 08, 2017 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Scroll Saw
Description: This is amazing just how easy it is to create beautiful free formed bowls on the scroll saw (you're not limited to just round). And with minimal amount of wood! come in and have some fun being creative. Speecial discounts for related tools.
Tuition: $75

Router 101
Instructor: Tom Duram
Class Times: Thursday, January 12, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 10
Description: Students will learn about the basic use of a router. In addition, instruction will include understanding the advantages of using a router table instead of a hand-held router for specific woodworking functions and about bits that are only used in the router table. Bring your own router.
Tuition: $75

Inlay Techniques Classic Shaded Fan
Instructor: Michael Wheeler
Class Times: Saturday, January 14, 2017 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 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: $75

Creative Finishes and Antiquing Techniques
Instructor: Tom Duram
Class Times: Saturday, January 21, 2017 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 8
Tools Required: None
Description: Explore the creative possibilities for custom finishing with milk paint and glazes. This will be demo and hands on class. You will get the chance to use the General Finishes products on a variety of surfaces and moldings.
Tuition: $75

Build a Shaker End Table
Instructor: Edward McCormack
Class Times: Sunday, January 22, 2017 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Sunday, January 29, 2017 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 8
Description: This will get you started making furniture. Two Sundays of learning and fun. You will mill the lumber, glue up a top, create the tapered legs and finish the top with a hand rubbed finish. there is a $25 materials fee included in the tuition. includes lunch.
Tuition: $150
Tuition Notes: Includes lunch and materials

Wood finishing with Tom McLaughlin
Instructor: Tom McLaughlin
Class Times: Saturday, January 28, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4 - 12
Description: Wood finishing can be mysterious and intimidating, but it doesn't have to be that way.In this one-day, concentrated class , Tom will break it down into understandable components using products right off the Woodcraft shelves. You will end up with a thorough overview and knowledge base to more confidently and consistently achieve great finishes. The day will be chock full of explanations, demonstrations, Q and A session and hands-on opportunities. You will go home with some nice finish samples as a reminder of the techniques. As an added bonus, Tom will share some of his favorite finishing recipes
Tuition: $99

FREE OPEN WORKSHOP
Instructor: Michael Wheeler
Class Times: Thursday, February 02, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 5 - 15
Tools Required: Pencil, Paper and ideas
Description: FREE OPEN WORKSHOP with Michael Wheeler. Let Michael and his 40 years woodworking experience answer questions and show how to complete your new or stalled projects. Topics to be covered will depend on student/instructors round table discussion at the end of class
Tuition: $0

Box Making
Instructor: Edward McCormack
Class Times: Sunday, February 05, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 8
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection, Pencil, Notebook, Combination Square
Description: This class will introduce students to the primary component of cabinetry, The Box. Students will build a slip lidded box with splined miter corners. Ed will demonstrate table saw techniques while making a raised panel lid. Students will mill stock and build a box. This class will help develop your skills, while you build an elegant box. Each student finishes with a completed box. Lunch wil be included
Tuition: $75

The Art Of Pen Turning
Instructor: Ronald Blais
Class Times: Saturday, February 11, 2017 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 recieve a special offer of a complete set of pen turning tools all worth over $60 for only $30.
Tuition: $75

Cabinet Making I: Carcass Construction
Instructor: Tony Bratton
Class Times: Sunday, February 12, 2017 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

Designing a personal masterpiece
Instructor: Tom McLaughlin
Class Times: Saturday, February 18, 2017 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 8 - 12
Tools Required: Pencil, Paper
Description: Every great work of art begins with an idea, and there is nothing like developing a beautiful piece of furniture. Building on your own ideas that makes woodworking more satisfying and personal. This full day class will explore the process Tom has used in designing and developing new furniture designs over his 26 years making high-end custom furniture. A contemporary coffee table will be the basis from which design steps are explained. The class will be full of presentations, demonstrations and hans-on experience to leave you inspired and ready to create your own masterpiece.
Tuition: $80

Cabinetmaking II: Drawer making / Using a dovetail
Instructor: Tony Bratton
Class Times: Sunday, February 19, 2017 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

Woodworking Fundamentals: Milling the lumber
Instructor: Tom Duram
Class Times: Thursday, February 23, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 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

Cabinetmaking III: Raised Panel Doors
Instructor: Tony Bratton
Class Times: Sunday, February 26, 2017 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

FREE OPEN WORKSHOP
Instructor: Michael Wheeler
Class Times: Thursday, March 02, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 5 - 15
Tools Required: Pencil, Paper and ideas
Description: FREE OPEN WORKSHOP with Michael Wheeler. Let Michael and his 40 years woodworking experience answer questions and show how to complete your new or stalled projects. Topics to be covered will depend on student/instructors round table discussion at the end of class
Tuition: $0

Cabinet Making IV: Assembly
Instructor: Tony Bratton
Class Times: Sunday, March 05, 2017 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

Turn A Mallet
Instructor: Edward McCormack
Class Times: Sunday, March 12, 2017 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 6
Description: No shop is complete with out a wooden mallet.In this new turning class you will learn many of the skills required in spindle turning while making this unique and beautiful mallet.See it on display in our store.
Tuition: $70

FREE OPEN WORKSHOP
Instructor: Michael Wheeler
Class Times: Thursday, April 06, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 5 - 15
Tools Required: Pencil, Paper and ideas
Description: FREE OPEN WORKSHOP with Michael Wheeler. Let Michael and his 40 years woodworking experience answer questions and show how to complete your new or stalled projects. Topics to be covered will depend on student/instructors round table discussion at the end of class
Tuition: $0

FREE OPEN WORKSHOP
Instructor: Michael Wheeler
Class Times: Thursday, May 04, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 5 - 15
Tools Required: Pencil, Paper and ideas
Description: FREE OPEN WORKSHOP with Michael Wheeler. Let Michael and his 40 years woodworking experience answer questions and show how to complete your new or stalled projects. Topics to be covered will depend on student/instructors round table discussion at the end of class
Tuition: $0

FREE OPEN WORKSHOP
Instructor: Michael Wheeler
Class Times: Thursday, June 01, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 5 - 15
Tools Required: Pencil, Paper and ideas
Description: FREE OPEN WORKSHOP with Michael Wheeler. Let Michael and his 40 years woodworking experience answer questions and show how to complete your new or stalled projects. Topics to be covered will depend on student/instructors round table discussion at the end of class
Tuition: $0