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Cabinet Making I: Carcass Construction
Instructor: Tony Bratton
Class Times: Sunday, July 03, 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

BenchTool Sharpening 101
Instructor: Edward McCormack
Class Times: Saturday, July 09, 2016 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 5
Tools Required: none
Description: The most fundamental part of woodworking is sharp tools. A sharp tool cuts more cleanly, precisely, and is much safer than a dull one. This class will be part lecture and demonstration, and part hands on, covering natural and man made water stones, oil stones, diamond stones, and diamond paste. Feel free to bring an old chisel or two and come and see for yourself what a truly sharp tool looks like, and how it feels to use. No tools are required, and there will be a few chisels on hand to practice with for students who don't bring their own. Demonstrations will focus mainly on bench chisels and plane irons, but some of the lecture will cover special cases including, but not limited to draw knives, low angle spoke shaves, and mortise chisels.
Tuition: $99

Cabinetmaking II: Drawer making / Using a dovetail
Instructor: Tony Bratton
Class Times: Sunday, July 10, 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

Repairing Dents and Dings in your Furniture
Instructor: Edward McCormack
Class Times: Saturday, July 16, 2016 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Description: Learn to asses the degree of damage then learn how to repair the dings and dents in your furniture, using Burn in tools, two part epoxy and fill sticks. Tool will also be available for purchase at a discounted price for students.
Tuition: $100

Cabinetmaking III: Raised Panel Doors
Instructor: Tony Bratton
Class Times: Sunday, July 17, 2016 10:00 AM - 3:00 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

The Art Of Pen Turning
Instructor: Ronald Blais
Class Times: Saturday, July 23, 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

Cabinet Making IV: Assembly
Instructor: Tony Bratton
Class Times: Sunday, July 24, 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, August 01, 2016 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday, August 08, 2016 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday, August 15, 2016 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday, August 22, 2016 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday, August 29, 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: Saturday, August 13, 2016 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Saturday, August 20, 2016 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 5
Tools Required: None
Description: Make a classic cutting board for yourself or a loved one. Leave with a finished product that you made by hand. All materials included. Bring your favorite hand tools!
Tuition: $70

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

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