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Woodworking for Women- Build a Box
Instructor: Barbara Brown
Class Times: Sunday, February 07, 2016 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 5
Tools Required: safety glasses
Description: In this class you will learn some basic woodworking skills by making a basic box. Barbara will lead you through the steps as you learn ripping, crosscutting, dado cutting and others. Bring your own wood or purchase it here. You will need a piece of wood 3/4 inch by 24 inch by 8 inch. Barbara Brown recieved her training at North Bennet Street School in Boston.
Tuition: $50
Tuition Notes: Bring your own wood 3/4 x 8 x 24

Introduction To Pen Turning
Instructor: Bill Magee
Class Times: Thursday, February 11, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Learn how easy it is to make a wooden pen! Students will make one pen in this shorter class.
Tuition: $55

Spindle Turning
Instructor: Robert Way
Class Times: Saturday, February 13, 2016 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: (If you have) Roughing Gouge, Spindle Gouge and Parting Tool / Otherwise Provided
Description: This class could easily just be called Introduction to Turning. As you turn this spindle, students will learn the proper use of the roughing gouge, spindle gouge and parting tool. Coves and beads will be featured on this functional piece(candlestick or other choice) you can take home!
Tuition: $85

Scroll Saw Techniques -- Fretwork
Instructor: Robert Way
Class Times: Thursday, February 18, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: safety glasses
Description: This class will provide teenagers and adults an introduction to the use of the scrollwaw to cut decorative designs that serve as either a project or as a decorative overlay for furniture or other projects. The class project will allow for the discussion and practice of blade selection, wood and pattern preparation, as well as the various techniqhes used to successfully make the variety of cuts often found in fretwork patterns.
Tuition: $55

Turn a Small Bowl
Instructor: Mike Jose
Class Times: Saturday, February 20, 2016 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Face shield
Description: Here is an opportunity to try your hand at turning a bowl. Bring your face shield and we'll supply the rest!
Tuition: $85

Carve a Walking Stick
Instructor: Terry Galloway
Class Times: Saturday, February 27, 2016 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: carving glove, safety glasses, dust mask. If you have your own carving tools bring them
Description: Carve a walking stick using hand carving tools. You will go home with a beauiful walking stick you can be proud of.
Tuition: $75

Hollow Form
Instructor: Robert Way
Class Times: Saturday, March 05, 2016 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: safety glasses, tools
Description: If you have turned bowls on a lathe and would like to expand your skills to include turning hollow forms such as vases and pots,then plan to join us as we explore the principles of designing hollow forms and the various tools and techniques used to create them. Each participant will turn a hollow form, so some experience with a wood lathe or turning tools will help contribute to the enjoyment of this class.
Tuition: $85

Introduction To Pen Turning
Instructor: Bill Magee
Class Times: Thursday, March 10, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Learn how easy it is to make a wooden pen! Students will make one pen in this shorter class.
Tuition: $55

Scroll Saw Techniques -- Intarsia
Instructor: Robert Way
Class Times: Thursday, March 17, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: safety glasses
Description: Intarsia uses varied shapes, sizes, and species of wood fitted together to create a mosaic-like picture with an illusion of depth. The class project will provide an overview of pattern and wood selection, as well as a hands-on approach to the layout, cutting, fitting, shaping, gluing, and finishing techniques used in intarsia.
Tuition: $55

Relief Carving
Instructor: Terry Galloway
Class Times: Saturday, March 19, 2016 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: if you have your own tools, please bring them. We do have tools available, for those who need them.
Description: Discover the first steps of relief carving with our in-house carver, Terry Galloway. This is a chance to start from the beginning and develop your skills in a logical progression. Terry will be using some nature scenes for this first class.
Tuition: $70

Reclaimed Wood Processes
Instructor: Greg Worthington
Class Times: Sunday, March 20, 2016 11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4 - 8
Description: Reclaiming wood and furniture can be a very rewarding process. The primary focus is salvaging any building material, old furniture, pallets, etc. for reuse. In this class you will discover ways to select, prepare and process the material and transform it into a useful piece of furniture or art. Students will have a chance to be hands on with tools -- learning tips and tricks to deal with the reclaimed wood.
Tuition: $60

Carve a Wood Spirit in Cottonwood Bark
Instructor: Terry Galloway
Class Times: Thursday, March 31, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: If you have your own carving tools, bring them.
Description: Learn to carve a wood spirit in this popular class. From our staff, carver Terry Galloway will show you how to create this classic form in cottonwood bark.
Tuition: $55

Carve a Walking Stick
Instructor: Terry Galloway
Class Times: Saturday, April 02, 2016 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: carving glove, safety glasses, dust mask. If you have your own carving tools bring them
Description: Carve a walking stick using hand carving tools. You will go home with a beautiful walking stick you can be proud of.
Tuition: $75

Introduction To Pen Turning
Instructor: Bill Magee
Class Times: Thursday, April 07, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Learn how easy it is to make a wooden pen! Students will make one pen in this shorter class.
Tuition: $55

Keepsake Box
Instructor: Robert Way
Class Times: Saturday, April 09, 2016 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: safety glasses
Description: Boxes are fun, easy, and popular scroll saw projects. this class will allow you to learn and practice the technique used to make boxes while you create a box of your own. Blade selection, pattern sources, cutting and assembly, decorative touches, and finishing will be discussed and practiced.
Tuition: $85

Carve a Wood Spirit in Basswood
Instructor: Terry Galloway
Class Times: Thursday, April 14, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 8
Tools Required: If you have your own tools, please bring them along. We have tools available for others to use.
Description: Carve a Wood Spirit in Basswood. From our staff, Terry Galloway will take you through the process of carving the traditional Wood spirit face. Each student will carve a face of their own to take home . Here is a chance to try your hand at wood carving.
Tuition: $55

Banksia Pod Turning
Instructor: Robert Way
Class Times: Thursday, April 21, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Bring a face mask and your own tools, if you have them.
Description: Turn a Banksia Pod and delve into the realm of turning alternative materials. You will learn how to turn a seed pod into a beautiful vase.
Tuition: $60

Turn an Earing Stand
Instructor: Robert Way
Class Times: Saturday, April 30, 2016 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Bring a face mask and your own tools, if you have them.
Description: This earing stand project will use spindle turning skills and will explore other techniques: drilling with a lathe and turning tenons, to bring this project together.
Tuition: $85

Portable Systainer Cabinet Class
Instructor: Jonathan Zhang
Class Times: Saturday, May 07, 2016 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 10
Description: Learn how to make your own cabinet to store your Tanos and Festool systainers. Jon has made over 20 of these units himself. He will give you exact dimensions and walk you through the steps to make these cabinets. He will bring in plywood and show you the actual techniques he uses to build these units. Bring your notebooks and questions
Tuition: $55

Introduction To Pen Turning
Instructor: Bill Magee
Class Times: Thursday, May 12, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Learn how easy it is to make a wooden pen! Students will make one pen in this shorter class.
Tuition: $55

Turning a Lidded box on a Lathe
Instructor: Robert Way
Class Times: Saturday, May 14, 2016 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: safety glasses and tools
Description: Turning a lidded box is one of the most enjoyable woodturning projects. Making them exposes the turner to many design opportunities as well as a variety of turning methods, tools, and techniques. This class will utilize your basic familiarity with spindle and bowl turning tools and techniques. This will allow you to discover additional ways to use them to further develop your tool handling skills, and encourage an added element of precision to all of you turning.
Tuition: $85