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Router Table Use and Techniques
Instructor: Andrew Teixeira
Class Times: Saturday, May 30, 2015 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 8 - 10
Tools Required: Eye & hearing protection
Description: The router table expands the versatility of the hand-held router. In this class, Andrew will demonstrate how the router table can be easily employed safely and effectively in a variety of tasks involving wood joinery, edge and surface decoration, and other useful applications that might be unsafe or impossible with a hand-held router. Various jigs, accessories, and router bit selection will also be covered. Time permitting; students will be given the opportunity to practice setting up and making cuts on their own under close supervision. There is an additional materials fee of $10.
Tuition: $85

Table Saw Setup & Techniques
Instructor: Michael Wheeler
Class Times: Thursday, June 04, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 8 - 10
Tools Required: Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: Learn the safest and most useful techniques of tablesaw setup and usage from a true woodworking master. Mike will teach you everything you need to know to safely and comfortably run your tablesaw with precise results. This is an excellent class for the beginner or person who just wants a good refresher on saw setup and functions.
Tuition: $65

Caricature Carving 101
Instructor: Fred Krafton Bill Bucceri
Class Times: Saturday, June 06, 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

Turning A Natural Edge Goblet
Instructor: Mike Souter
Class Times: Sunday, June 07, 2015 9:30 AM - 1:00 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: $90

Introduction To Routers 101
Instructor: Andrew Teixeira
Class Times: Sunday, June 14, 2015 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 8 - 10
Tools Required: Eye and hearing protection
Description: The router is considered to be the most versatile power tool in any workshop. In addition, it offers a means to complete complex tasks efficiently. In this class, Andrew will provide insight through a series of demonstrations on how a hand-held router can be employed safely in a variety of basic tasks used in wood joinery as well as edge and surface shaping. There will also be a demonstration of various jigs that can be employed with the hand-held router. Time permitting, students will be given a hands-on opportunity to perform certain tasks under close supervision of the instructor. By taking this class, students will have a fundamental understanding of the router that will be helpful in future, more advanced woodworking classes. There is an additional materials fee of $10.
Tuition: $85

Band Saw Techniques
Instructor: Michael Wheeler
Class Times: Thursday, June 18, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 8 - 10
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection & Notebook
Description: Michael will teach you all the tricks to get the most performance out of your band saw. He will cover alignment, tensioning techniques and common joinery cutting techniques. He will follow up with a demonstration on Cabriole, Queen Anne legs. Time permitting, each student may have the chance to cut out a leg.
Tuition: $65

Woodturning: Bowls
Instructor: Mike Souter
Class Times: Sunday, June 21, 2015 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: $100

Build A Classic Garden Bench
Instructor: Andrew Teixeira
Class Times: Saturday, June 27, 2015 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday, June 28, 2015 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: 1" chisel, block plane, #4 smmothing plane, 12' combination square, pencil
Description: In this hands-on class, students will make a classic garden bench well suited for a shaded corner of their summer garden or deck. This project will help students develop an artisan's hand planning skills along with the incorporation of some clever joinery. The legs will be joined to the seat with pierced and wedged through tenons and an unusual split bridal joint will join the shaped stretcher to the legs. The use and care of hand planes used in the class will also be demonstrated. Exterior grade wood will be used for the bench. There is an additional materials fee of $100.
Tuition: $210

How To Cut Through Dovetails by Hand
Instructor: Andrew Teixeira
Class Times: Sunday, July 26, 2015 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 8 - 10
Tools Required: dovetail back saw, marking gauge, bevel gauge, coping saw, 1" and 1/4" bench chisels
Description: Making dovetails joints by hand can be a challenge but easily learned through a methodical approach. In this hands-on class, Andrew intends to teach students how to make through dovetails by hand easily and efficiently. With a series of exercises, students will develop skills and know-how to properly layout and fit the joint using nothing more than hand saws and chisels. This is a skill that will no doubt add eye-appeal and bragging rights to your next woodworking project. In addition, this class will create a firmer foundation for those wishing to learn more challenging hand tool skills used in other types of dovetail joinery such as half-blind and hidden mitered dovetails. There's an additional materials fee of $10.
Tuition: $85
Tuition Notes: Materials fee: $10

The Art Of Pen Turning
Instructor: Ronald Blais
Class Times: Saturday, August 08, 2015 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: $99
Tuition Notes: includes all materials

How To Make Half-Blind Dovetails By Hand
Instructor: Andrew Teixeira
Class Times: Sunday, August 09, 2015 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 8 - 10
Tools Required: dovetail back saw, marking gauge, bevel gauge, coping saw, 1" and 1/4" bench chisels
Description: In this demonstration and hands-on class, Andrew will show students how to properly layout and accurately cut and fit half-blind dovetails by using basic hand tools and skills anyone can master. This class is intended to show students what tools and skills are necessary to create this appealing and useful joint. Half-blind dovetails are commonly used to join sides to a drawer front as well as in traditional case construction. There's an additional materials fee of $10.
Tuition: $85
Tuition Notes: Materials fee: $10

Router Table Use & Techniques
Instructor: Andrew Teixeira
Class Times: Sunday, August 16, 2015 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 8 - 10
Tools Required: Eye & hearing protection
Description: The router table expands the versatility of the hand-held router. In this class, Andrew will demonstrate how the router table can be easily employed safely and effectively in a variety of tasks involving wood joinery, edge, and surface decoratiion, and other useful applications that might be unsafe or impossible with a hand-held router. Various jigs, accessories, and router bit selection will also be covered. Time permitting; students will be given the opportunity to practice setting up and making cuts on their own under close supervision. There is an additional materials fee of $10.
Tuition: $85

Learn How to Carve the Egg & Dart Motif
Instructor: Andrew Teixeira
Class Times: Sunday, August 23, 2015 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 8 - 10
Tools Required: #7 x 25mm gouge, #7 x 20mm gouge, #7 x 18m gouge, #7 x 6mm gouge, #5 x 16mm gouge, #5 x 2mm gouge, #25 x 10mm back bent gouge, skew chisel, pencil
Description: Students will be given a small mitered frame on which they will carve a traditional egg and dart pattern along the outer border. Students will also be given step-by-step instructions with photography. The class will begin with a demonstration and continue with hands-on assistance. The goal of the class is to further student carving skills and ability to use their carving skills in their own projects. Not all students will complete the project in class and printed directions are intended to allow them to complete the project at home while practicing their newly learned skills. There is an additional materials fee of $25.
Tuition: $85

Caricature Carving 101
Instructor: Fred Krafton Bill Bucceri
Class Times: Saturday, September 05, 2015 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 15
Tools Required: Basic set of carving tools. (available at discount)
Description: Summer's over, start your Labor Day weekend with 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 MATERIALS