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Introduction To Pen Turning
Instructor: Bill Magee
Class Times: Thursday, September 08, 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

Relief Carving
Instructor: Terry Galloway
Class Times: Saturday, September 10, 2016 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: bring your tools, if you have them, some will be available in the class
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

Router Basics
Instructor: Rick Sumpter
Class Times: Sunday, September 11, 2016 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 5
Tools Required: Hearing Protection, Safety Glasses, Notebook & Pen
Description: Rick 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

Carve a Wood Spirit in Basswood
Instructor: Terry Galloway
Class Times: Thursday, September 15, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: bring tools (if you have them), we do have tools to use. A carving glove is 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

Turn a Small Bowl
Instructor: Mike Jose
Class Times: Saturday, September 17, 2016 10:00 AM - 4:00 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

Turning Forms
Instructor: Russ Clinard
Class Times: Saturday, September 24, 2016 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Face Shield, tools if you have them
Description: Forms are essential to turning, whether you are turning a vessel or a spindle, it all begins with form. In this foundational class you will learn about forms and learn turning techniques, including turning sphere shapes and egg shapes. (This course is a prerequisite to our spindle and hollow forms classes.) Get your turning set on a good foundation.
Tuition: $85

Build a Small Cabinet
Instructor: Rick Sumpter
Class Times: Saturday, October 01, 2016 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, October 02, 2016 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Description: This is your opportunity to learn how to build cabinets and expand your skills. In this two day class you will build a small cabinet with a door, drawer, and shelf. Each participant will go home with their own cabinet. The materials are included in the cost of the class.
Tuition: $125
Tuition Notes: two day class

Relief Carving
Instructor: Terry Galloway
Class Times: Saturday, October 08, 2016 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: tools will be available, bring your own if you have 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

Carve a Wood Spirit in Basswood
Instructor: Terry Galloway
Class Times: Thursday, October 13, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: carving glove recommended. Bring tools if you have them, we will have tools available.
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

Tune and Sharpen Hand Planes and Chisels
Instructor: Greg Worthington
Class Times: Saturday, October 15, 2016 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, October 20, 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

SpindleTurning
Instructor: Russ Clinard
Class Times: Saturday, October 22, 2016 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Roughing Gouge, Spindle Gouge, Skew Gouge
Description: Building on the material learned in the turning Forms class, Russ will guide you through new spindle turning techniques. Techniques learned here can be applied throughout all of your woodturning projects! Beads and Coves will be featured.
Tuition: $85

Introduction To Pyrography/Woodburning
Instructor: Robert Sawitski
Class Times: Thursday, October 27, 2016 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: wood burner (transformer type)
Description: In this class you will learn wood burning and create a wild life picture on a wooden box. Bob is an experienced wood burner and teacher -- you will go home with new skills and ideas.
Tuition: $55

Make Your Own Hand Plane
Instructor: Sharon Newton
Class Times: Saturday, October 29, 2016 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: none
Description: This class takes you through the basics of making hand planes. You will build your own block plane from start to finish and produce shavings from your own handiwork.
Tuition: $100
Tuition Notes: materials included in tuition

Relief Carving
Instructor: Terry Galloway
Class Times: Saturday, November 05, 2016 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: Bring tools if you have them, we will have tools available.
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. T2 - 8erry will be using some nature scenes for this first class.
Tuition: $70

Carve a Wood Spirit in Basswood
Instructor: Terry Galloway
Class Times: Thursday, November 10, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: bring tools if you have them, we will have tools available. A carving glove is 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

Turn a Small Bowl
Instructor: Mike Jose
Class Times: Saturday, November 12, 2016 10:00 AM - 4:00 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

Introduction To Pen Turning
Instructor: Bill Magee
Class Times: Thursday, November 17, 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

Hollow Form
Instructor: Russ Clinard
Class Times: Saturday, November 19, 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.
Tuition: $85

Carve a Wood Spirit in Basswood
Instructor: Terry Galloway
Class Times: Thursday, December 01, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: carving glove recommended. Bring tools if you have them, we will have tools available.
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

Wood Burned Fish Clock
Instructor: Robert Sawitski
Class Times: Saturday, December 03, 2016 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: variable temperature wood burning tool, calligraphy tip and a skew tips(large and small), and hair dryer.
Description: Learn advanced pyrography techniques. Students will learn from award winning Bob Sawitski. Each will burn and assemble a 9 1/2 inch round clock, suitable for gift giving. Learn pattern transfer, new strokes, and finishing.
Tuition: $80

Introduction To Pen Turning
Instructor: Bill Magee
Class Times: Thursday, December 08, 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

Traditional English Saw Bench
Instructor: Greg Worthington
Class Times: Saturday, December 10, 2016 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: tape measure, square, tenon saw, marking gauge, pencil, half round bastard wood file, rip and cross cut saws, block plane , and 1/2 inch bench chisel. (we will have a few extra tools on hand , but not enough for everyone)
Description: Build a traditional English saw bench using hand tools. A traditional English saw bench is an invaluable tool for your workshop. It has a top 6 to 8 inches wide, has a V-shaped notch (or open pass) for a saw. it can be used in multiple ways: clamping, basic sawing operations, a bench to make mortise and tenon joints, or as a stool. The bench is are individually sized to fit each person. Wood is provided.
Tuition: $100

Old Time Whittling
Instructor: Robert Sawitski
Class Times: Thursday, December 15, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: knife
Description: Learn some old time whittling skills -- carve a ball in a cage and if time a chain.
Tuition: $55

Turn a Small Bowl
Instructor: Mike Jose
Class Times: Saturday, January 14, 2017 10:00 AM - 4:00 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

Tune and Sharpen Hand Planes and Chisels
Instructor: Greg Worthington
Class Times: Saturday, January 28, 2017 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