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Cabinet Making IV: Assembly
Instructor: Tony Bratton
Class Times: Sunday, November 30, 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

Caricature Carving 101
Instructor: Fred Krafton Bill Bucceri
Class Times: Saturday, December 06, 2014 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 15
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, December 07, 2014 9:30 AM - 3:30 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.

Veneering with a Vacuum Press
Instructor: Tom Duram
Class Times: Thursday, December 11, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 8
Tools Required: None
Description: Part demo and part hands on workshop on what's involved in using a vacuum press. Amazingly easy to use and not as expensive most woodworkers think.
Tuition: $69
Tuition Notes: Special tool discount for students

The Art Of Pen Turning
Instructor: Arthur Loretti
Class Times: Saturday, December 13, 2014 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. 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 receive a special offer of a complete set of pen turning tools all worth over $60 for only $30.
Tuition: $79

Caricature Carving 101
Instructor: Fred Krafton Bill Bucceri
Class Times: Saturday, January 03, 2015 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 15
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.

Woodworking Fundamentals: Milling the lumber
Instructor: Tom Duram
Class Times: Thursday, January 08, 2015 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: $70

Workbench Workshop
Instructor: Tom Duram
Class Times: Saturday, January 10, 2015 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 12
Tools Required: none
Description: Saturday, January 10, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Free workshop on creating a workbench that will last a lifetime. Traditional to innovative, discover all the options available to you. Open discussion with all about pros and cons of different designs. Special offers for those who attend.
Tuition: $0
Tuition Notes: Free

Turning A Natural Edge Goblet
Instructor: Mike Souter
Class Times: Sunday, January 11, 2015 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate/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: $89
Tuition Notes: Special tool discount for students

Shaker Oval Boxes
Instructor: Arthur Loretti
Class Times: Thursday, January 15, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: None
Description: Create three delicate, handmade nesting cherry boxes with tops. Skills include crafting delicate band fingers, shaping box and top bands, heat bending and tacking bands, fitting tops and bottoms,Finishing options will be discussed. All supplies and a Shaker Box Class Booklet, containing notes and shapes to continue a new found skill, are provided. Makes a great gift!
Tuition: $99
Tuition Notes: Includes $35 materials

Cabinet Making I: Carcass Construction
Instructor: Tony Bratton
Class Times: Sunday, January 18, 2015 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. You are welcome to record portions of the program or take notes the old fashion way. Includes Lunch! Special discount on related tools, books and supplies!
Tuition: $89

Building An Acoustic Guitar
Instructor: Scott Dixon
Class Times: Monday, January 19, 2015 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
Tuition Notes: includes $325 materials charge

The Art Of Pen Turning
Instructor: Arthur Loretti
Class Times: Saturday, January 24, 2015 9:30 AM - 5:00 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. 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 receive 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 Jig
Instructor: Tony Bratton
Class Times: Sunday, January 25, 2015 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 8
Tools Required: None Special discounts on related tools.
Description: This class can be taken alone or as, the second session of our four part cabinet series. It will be a hands on/demonstration class. Students will learn to use a dovetail jig and router. While you will be focused on using these to make a drawer, the skills will enable you to make dovetails for any project. 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

Woodturning: Bowls
Instructor: Mike Souter
Class Times: Saturday, January 31, 2015 9:30 AM - 3:30 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! Includes lunch!
Tuition: $99
Tuition Notes: includes materials

Cabinetmaking III: Raised Panel Doors on a Router Table
Instructor: Tony Bratton
Class Times: Sunday, February 01, 2015 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 8
Tools Required: N/A
Description: This can be taken as an individual class or as part III ow Tony's series. 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, February 02, 2015 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: $625
Tuition Notes: Includes guitar materials and hard shell case.

Caricature Carving 101
Instructor: Fred Krafton Bill Bucceri
Class Times: Saturday, February 07, 2015 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 materials

Cabinet Making IV: Assembly
Instructor: Tony Bratton
Class Times: Sunday, February 08, 2015 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 8
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

FREE Demo on Veneering with a Vacuum Bag
Instructor: Tom Duram
Class Times: Saturday, February 14, 2015 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 15
Description: Come in and see how easy it is to use this relatively inexpensive set-up. Discussion will touch on alternate methods of veneering
Tuition: $0
Tuition Notes: FREE

Advanced Bowl Turning Natural Edge Bowls
Instructor: Mike Souter
Class Times: Sunday, February 15, 2015 9:30 AM - 3:30 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. Visit our store for examples of Mike's work and see what you may be creating in this class. Drop into the store to see some of his current work.
Tuition: $99
Tuition Notes: Includes materials and lunch!

Classic Shell Carving
Instructor: Michael Wheeler
Class Times: Saturday, February 21, 2015 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 8
Tools Required: 3/4" or 1" bench chisel, #8/13mm gouge, #12/6 or 8mm V-tool, #5/8mm Fishtail, #8/7mm gouge, #11/7mm Viener, & #25/6mm Backbent
Description: Learn how to dress up your woodworking projects or create that period look for a specific piece of furniture. Mike will offer several different style of shell carvings for you to choose from.
Tuition: $79
Tuition Notes: Includes Lunch!

Woodworking Fundamentals: Milling the lumber
Instructor: Tom Duram
Class Times: Sunday, February 22, 2015 9:30 AM - 12:30 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

Scroll Saw Bowls
Instructor: Joe Russell
Class Times: Saturday, February 28, 2015 9:30 AM - 2:30 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: $89
Tuition Notes: Includes materials and lunch!

Designing and Making Electric Guitars
Instructor: Tom Duram
Class Times: Sunday, March 01, 2015 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 10
Description: A beginners overview of how to create an electric guitar body ready for a bolt on neck and electronics. This should prepare you to start planning your own design with the knowledge of how to make it. Discussion will include making a template of your design. how to rout the pickup, control and neck cavities. You won't leave with a guitar but you should feel like you know how to start!
Tuition: $89

Caricature Carving 101
Instructor: Fred Krafton Bill Bucceri
Class Times: Saturday, March 07, 2015 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 materials and lunch!

Turning 101 Getting started on the Lathe
Instructor: Mike Souter
Class Times: Sunday, March 08, 2015 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. Mike 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. Special discounts on related tools.
Tuition: $89

Inlay Techniques Classic Shaded Fan
Instructor: Michael Wheeler
Class Times: Saturday, March 14, 2015 9:30 AM - 2:30 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: $89
Tuition Notes: Includes materials and lunch!

Creative Finishes and Antiquing Techniques
Instructor: Tom Duram
Class Times: Sunday, March 15, 2015 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 to the create antique finishes you see at the furniture stores. This will be a demo and hands on class. You will get the chance to use the General Finishes products on a variety of surfaces and mouldings.
Tuition: $89
Tuition Notes: includes materials