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Build a small side table
Instructor: Scott Casey
Class Times: Thursday, September 18, 2014 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: safety glasses
Description: Build a small side table. Learn the basics of furniture building with Scott Casey, he will lead you step by step through the basics and give you good instruction for future projects. (An optional day is set aside on an "if needed" basis)
Tuition: $85

Carve A Wood Spirit in Basswood
Instructor: Terry Galloway
Class Times: Saturday, September 20, 2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: (if you have some, bring them) carving glove recommended
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

Router Basics
Instructor: Steven Taillard
Class Times: Saturday, September 20, 2014 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 10
Tools Required: Hearing Protection, Safety Glasses, Notebook & Pen
Description: Steven will teach you just how versatile a router can be. Learn about router types, and how to get the most from your router without compromising your safety. This class is recommended for ground-floor beginners.
Tuition: $55

Rustic Table
Instructor: Greg Worthington
Class Times: Sunday, September 21, 2014 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 5
Tools Required: eye protection
Description: Greg has built many rustic furniture pieces -- this will be a great class to get started building such furniture and will give you future ideas and skills.
Tuition: $85

Turn a Small Bowl
Instructor: Mike Jose
Class Times: Saturday, September 27, 2014 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

Mastering the Router Table
Instructor: Steven Taillard
Class Times: Sunday, September 28, 2014 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: Ear & Eye Protection
Description: This class starts off with a discussion on selecting a router table set up and safe routing practices.Then moves on to hands-on routing techniques. Learn about the specialized uses that the table mounted router has to offer.
Tuition: $55

Lumber Prep with Power Tools
Instructor: Steven Taillard
Class Times: Thursday, October 02, 2014 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 10
Tools Required: Ear & Eye Protection
Description: Turn rough lumber into usable boards using the jointer, planer and tablesaw.
Tuition: $55

Easy Finisher - Acrylic Pen Turning
Instructor: Bill Magee
Class Times: Saturday, October 04, 2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: safety glasses
Description: Learn how to make an acrylic pen utilizing the Easy Finisher and Micro Mesh. Students will make use of two acrylic blanks in this class
Tuition: $75

Finishing 101
Instructor: Steven Taillard
Class Times: Sunday, October 05, 2014 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 10
Tools Required: Eye Protection
Description: Finishing 101 introduces and familiarizes you to basic finishing techniques used in woodworking including surface preparation,staining, and top coats. Within these segments of the finishing process, students will explore grain filling, preventing blotch, and the safe hand-application of finishing products.
Tuition: $50

Advanced Wood Burning
Instructor: Robert Sawitski
Class Times: Thursday, October 09, 2014 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: variable temperature wood burning tool
Description: Learn advanced drawing with a variable temperature wood burner. Students will learn from award winning Bob Sawitski. Each will be instructed in the techniques of burning a drawing unto a small wooden box.
Tuition: $55

Scroll Saw Techniques - Marquetry
Instructor: Robert Way
Class Times: Saturday, October 11, 2014 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: safety glasses
Description: Marquetry applies pieces of veneer to a substrate to form decorative patterns, designs or pictures. This class will provide an overview of pattern and wood selection, as well as a hands-on approach to the layout, cutting, fitting, gluing and finishing techniques used in marquetry.
Tuition: $85

Carve A Wood Spirit in Cottonwood Bark
Instructor: Terry Galloway
Class Times: Saturday, October 18, 2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Skill Level: None
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

Turn a Small Bowl
Instructor: Mike Jose
Class Times: Saturday, October 25, 2014 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

Scroll Saw Techniques -- Intarsia
Instructor: Robert Way
Class Times: Thursday, October 30, 2014 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

Turn an Ornament
Instructor: Bill Magee
Class Times: Thursday, November 06, 2014 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: safety glasses
Description: Learn to turn small ornaments for your Christmas Tree. Great way to get a feel for turning and go home with a new ornament.
Tuition: $55

Carve a Diamond Willow Walking Stick
Instructor: Terry Galloway
Class Times: Saturday, November 08, 2014 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: carving glove, safety glasses, dust mask. If you have your own carving tools bring them
Description: Carve a diamond willow walking stick using power and hand carving tools. You will o hme with a beauiful walking stick you can be proud of.
Tuition: $85

Table Saw 101
Instructor: Steven Taillard
Class Times: Sunday, November 09, 2014 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 10
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Learn the basics of the tablesaw and how to utilize its potential safely. Also covered will be tips on how to choose the right tablesaw, blade selection and safety accessories.
Tuition: $55

Ornament -- Scroll Saw
Instructor: Robert Way
Class Times: Thursday, November 13, 2014 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: safety glasses
Description: Make a fun ornament using the scroll saw.
Tuition: $55

Carve a Traditional Wooden Fish Decoy (Trout)
Instructor: Robert Sawitski
Class Times: Saturday, November 15, 2014 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday, November 16, 2014 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Basic hand carving tools, heavy leather gloves, pencil, safety glasses and mask, shop apron, and scothch brite pad.
Description: Students will learn from accomplished carver, Bob Sawitski, howto carve, weight, waterproof and balance their own wooden fish decoy in the shape of a trout.
Tuition: $105

Spindle Turning
Instructor: Robert Way
Class Times: Saturday, November 22, 2014 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 his spindle (candlestick), 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 you can take home!
Tuition: $85

Table Saw 201
Instructor: Steven Taillard
Class Times: Sunday, November 23, 2014 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 10
Tools Required: Hearing Protection & Safety Glasses
Description: Your tablesaw is capable of far more than simply straight cutting would. Expand the saw's uses including cove cutting, making molding, and the use of special jigs for a variety of applications.
Tuition: $55

Introduction To Pen Turning
Instructor: Bill Magee
Class Times: Thursday, December 04, 2014 5:30 PM - 8:30 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

Turn a Pepper Mill
Instructor: Robert Way
Class Times: Saturday, December 06, 2014 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: face shield
Description: This class will provide a step by step guide as the participants turn a 6 inch pepper mill.
Tuition: $85

Custom Cutting Board
Instructor: Steven Taillard
Class Times: Saturday, December 13, 2014 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Ear & Eye Protection
Description: Just in time for the Holidays, this hand made cutting board makes a great gift for a loved one.
Tuition: $65

Tune and Sharpen Hand Planes and Chisels
Instructor: Greg Worthington
Class Times: Saturday, January 17, 2015 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: hand planes, irons, or chisels to work on (or work on one of ours)
Description: Learn how to correctly tune your (new or used) plane for awesome performance. Bring your own plane or learn on one of the planes we will have available. In this class you will also learn how easy it is to sharpen and maintain your bench chisels and plane blades in this hands-on class. Greg will explain the features and benefits of the various sharpening stones and there will be time to work on your tools.
Tuition: $65

Introduction To Pen Turning
Instructor: Bill Magee
Class Times: Thursday, January 22, 2015 5:30 PM - 8:30 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

Introduction To Pen Turning
Instructor: Bill Magee
Class Times: Thursday, February 26, 2015 5:30 PM - 8:30 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

Introduction To Pen Turning
Instructor: Bill Magee
Class Times: Thursday, March 26, 2015 5:30 PM - 8:30 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

Introduction To Machined Dovetails
Instructor: Bill Magee
Class Times: Thursday, April 23, 2015 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Test drive the Leigh and the Porter Cable dovetail jigs. This course will take the mystery out of using these jigs allowing you to cut fine quality through and half-blind dovetails with a router.
Tuition: $55

Introduction To Pen Turning
Instructor: Bill Magee
Class Times: Thursday, May 28, 2015 5:30 PM - 8:30 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