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Solidwood or plywood how to decide
Instructor: Tony Bratton
Class Times: Saturday, April 01, 2017 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6 - 12
Description: This lecture/demo will explain how to work with solid wood and plywood and how each will behave in use. Class will also cover planning for the best results of your plywood stock including sequenced sheets as well as how to cut plywood cleanly even if you don't have expensive specialty blades. The solid wood portion will cover how to correctly account for wood movement, when to use plain-sawn or quarter-sawn and how to create a "board" with quarter-sawn grain on all sides. Be ready to take notes as this class will be loaded with information.
Tuition: $48

Counter tops, desktops, table tops
Instructor: Tony Bratton
Class Times: Saturday, April 01, 2017 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6 - 12
Description: One of the most visible parts of a kitchen, office or dining room is the surface you work at or on. This class will build on the knowledge learned from the Plywood/solid wood class taught earlier in the day. These surfaces have similarities and differences, The class will breakdown each. Subjects covered will be substrate, building up the edge, joining sections, how to attach a solid top to allow for expansion and contraction, scribing to a wall, evenly rounding corners and more.
Tuition: $48

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

Table Saw Setup & Techniques
Instructor: Michael Wheeler
Class Times: Saturday, April 08, 2017 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 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

Scroll Saw Bowls
Instructor: Joe Russell
Class Times: Sunday, April 09, 2017 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 3 - 6
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

A Taste of Bowl Turning
Instructor: Rick Angus
Class Times: Saturday, April 15, 2017 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 6
Description: This is the perfect class for you to get a taste of bowl turning and see if you really like it. Students will be guided theough the fundamental cutting techniques using gouges and scrapers to create a smooth accurate surface. Students will learn how to mount the bowl blank to a faceplate, use a scroll chuck to remount and turn the rim and inside of the bowl, and then grip the bowl with a jam chuck to finish the foot. In the process students will develop an eye for making the shape desired as well as learn the skills to use the tools correctly with a smooth technique. All tools will be provided. The $95 includes all materials.
Tuition: $95

Build a Shaker End Table
Instructor: Edward McCormack
Class Times: Sunday, April 16, 2017 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Sunday, April 23, 2017 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 8
Tools Required: hand plane and chisels
Description: This class will get you started making furniture. Two Sundays of learning and fun, You will mill lumber, glue up the 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: $200

The Art Of Pen Turning
Instructor: Ronald Blais
Class Times: Saturday, April 22, 2017 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses,
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

Turn a Bottle Stopper
Instructor: Ronald Blais
Class Times: Saturday, April 22, 2017 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses or Face Shield
Description: Learn to Turn an elegant Wine Bottle Stopper. This class is for Beginners to Experienced Turners. You will learn the "Ins and Outs" of making Unique Gifts for that someone special. Learn to make the same professional stoppers 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 stoppers for both fun and profit. Drop into the store to see some of his current work. As a student in the class you are eligible to recieve a special offer of a 3pc set of turning tools worth over $60 for only $25.The Class includes a Bottle Stopper kit and wood blank.
Tuition: $75

Woodworking Fundamentals: Milling the lumber
Instructor: Tom Duram
Class Times: Thursday, April 27, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4 - 8
Tools Required: Safety Glasses,
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

Decorative scrolling 101
Instructor: Joe Russell
Class Times: Saturday, April 29, 2017 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: safety glasses
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 and puzzles.
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes: Includes materials and lunch

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

Turning Natural Edge Bowls
Instructor: Mike Souter
Class Times: Saturday, May 06, 2017 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. Donna 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

Cabinet Making I: Carcass Construction
Instructor: Tony Bratton
Class Times: Sunday, May 07, 2017 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 5 - 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

Cutting Boards
Instructor: Edward McCormack
Class Times: Thursday, May 11, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday, May 25, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Hand Plane
Description: In this two Thursday night class, 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

Band Saw Techniques
Instructor: Michael Wheeler
Class Times: Saturday, May 13, 2017 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 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

Cabinetmaking II: Drawer making / Using a dovetail
Instructor: Tony Bratton
Class Times: Sunday, May 14, 2017 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 5 - 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

The Art Of Pen Turning
Instructor: Ronald Blais
Class Times: Saturday, May 20, 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

Cabinetmaking III: Raised Panel Doors
Instructor: Tony Bratton
Class Times: Sunday, May 21, 2017 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 5 - 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, May 28, 2017 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 5 - 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

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

The Art Of Pen Turning
Instructor: Ronald Blais
Class Times: Saturday, June 03, 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

Turn A Pepper Mill
Instructor: Ronald Blais
Class Times: Saturday, June 03, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Roughing Gouge, 3/8" Spindle Goude, Parting Tool And Face Shield
Description: You will turn a pepper mill using a Cherry Blank and a pepper mill mechanism. Mechanism and Cherry Blank included in fee. Every kitchen needs a pepper mill. The aroma and taste of freshly ground pepper brings a new dimension to your culinary skills. This class will use and build upon spindle turning techniques and wood holding methods while you make this beautiful and useful item. Completion of the Basic Lathe course or approval of the instructor is required for this course.
Tuition: $75

Repairing Dents and Dings in your Furniture
Instructor: Edward McCormack
Class Times: Sunday, June 04, 2017 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6 - 8
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

Essential Jigs and Fixtures
Instructor: Edward McCormack
Class Times: Thursday, June 08, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 8
Tools Required: Hearing and eye protection
Description: Fixtures allow cabinetmakers to make specialized cuts safely and efficiently. In this class Students will make two simple Table saw fixtures for their home shop. These fixtures will be used in combination with one of the most important fixtures for the table saw: the cross-cut sled. Students will learn the needed techniques to make their own sled and observe how it is calibrated to produce perfect 90 degree cross-cuts.
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes: $10 materials fee

Turning A Natural Edge Goblet
Instructor: Mike Souter
Class Times: Saturday, June 10, 2017 10:00 AM - 1:30 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: $90