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Woodburning Basics
Instructor: Beth Bryan
Class Times: Monday, July 11, 2016 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Electric Woodburner With Assorted Tips, Pencil & Paper
Description: Learn basic woodburning techniques: preparing wood, design layout, shading and finishing. You will complete a small design in class.
Tuition: $55

Lathe Tool Sharpening with the Wolverine Grinding Jig
Instructor: Jim Bryan
Class Times: Thursday, July 21, 2016 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: safety glasses and some dull lathe tools
Description: Learn how to sharpen all your standard lathe tools using a slow speed grinder and the Wolverine Grinding System. Jim will show you how to use the system to sharpen roughing and spindle gouges, scrapers, bowl gouges (including fingernail gouges), and skews. If time allows, you'll leave the class with sharp tools and the ability to do it yourself.
Tuition: $60

Intro To Woodworking For Men & Women
Instructor: Jim Bryan
Class Times: Saturday, July 30, 2016 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Pencil, Notebook, Apron & Safety Glasses (Hearing Protection & Dust Mask Optional)
Description: This class is for all of you who always wanted to do woodworking but didn't have someone to show you or the chance to try. Students will learn basic woodworking techniques using the table saw, jointer, planer, bandsaw, miter saw, router, and router table. Each student will leave this class feeling confident to start woodworking at home. Class might go longer depending on participation and student interaction.
Tuition: $100

Art of turning a slim line pen
Instructor: Dean Wilson
Class Times: Tuesday, September 06, 2016 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: safety glasses & pen turning tools
Description: Learn to make the same professional style pens as those available in fine gift shops. Dean 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.
Tuition: $70
Tuition Notes: pen kit and bushings provided

Hand Tool Tune-Up
Instructor: Trevor Smith
Class Times: Friday, September 09, 2016 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 15
Tools Required: Notebook & Pencil
Description: Welcome to the world of hand tools, a must for furniture makers. Learn to tune-up hand planes, chisels and scrapers. We will discuss the differences between Western and Japanese style hand tools and their uses. Be prepared to give up some of those power tools and switch over to your hand tools, where you become one with wood.
Tuition: $75

Intro To Relief Carving
Instructor: Beth Bryan
Class Times: Monday, September 12, 2016 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: #3 gouge, a veiner. a V-tool, a bench knife or #1 gouge (FR#310), & depth/angle checker, (glove optional)
Description: Students will learn basics needed to begin a relief carving. They will carve a simple relief project while being instructed in such topics as wood grain, holding of the wood, tools, layout and transfer of the pattern. Wood and pattern included in the class fee
Tuition: $55

Router 101 - Handheld Router Operations
Instructor: Bob McGarry
Class Times: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 10
Tools Required: notebook, pencil and safety glasses.
Description: This class covers basic router operations including router types, maintenance of router bits, and the various types of router bits and accessories. Each student will have the opportunity to practice edge routing, flush trimming, rabbiting and dadoing with the router.
Tuition: $50
Tuition Notes: Materials extra about $8.00

Basic Furniture Restoration & Refinishing
Instructor: Bob McGarry
Class Times: Friday, September 16, 2016 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 10
Tools Required: notebook, pencil,safety glasses, nitrile gloves, organic vapor respirator (optional)
Description: Learn the basics of furniture restoration. This course will cover cleaning of wood pieces, demonstration of re-amalgamation lacquer finishes; demonstration of stripper use; demonstration and practice using epoxy patch filler and in-painting on a finished piece. If you have a trouble- some small piece of furniture, bring it for class discussion and practice.
Tuition: $60

Bowl Turning 101
Instructor: Dean Wilson
Class Times: Tuesday, September 20, 2016 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 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: $95

Intro To Woodworking For Men & Women
Instructor: Jim Bryan
Class Times: Saturday, September 24, 2016 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Pencil, Notebook, Apron & Safety Glasses (Hearing Protection & Dust Mask Optional)
Description: This class is for all of you who always wanted to do woodworking but didn't have someone to show you or the chance to try. Students will learn basic woodworking techniques using the table saw, jointer, planer, bandsaw, miter saw, router, and router table. Each student will leave this class feeling confident to start woodworking at home. Class might go longer depending on participation and student interaction.
Tuition: $100

Router 201 - Router Table Operations
Instructor: Bob McGarry
Class Times: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: notebook, pencil and safety glasses
Description: This class will cover the different types of router tables and fences available. We will, also, cover when to use a router table versus handheld operations, as well as, the bits that only should be used in a router table. Each student will have the opportunity to practice edge routing, pattern routing, and making a simple molding on a router table. Each student will leave with plans for the jigs demonstrated in class.
Tuition: $55
Tuition Notes: Materials extra about $8.00

Hand Cut Dovetails/Half Blind
Instructor: Trevor Smith
Class Times: Friday, September 30, 2016 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 10
Tools Required: Chisels, Square, Dovetail Saw, Mallet, Exacto Blade, Sliding Bevel Guage & Pencil (Fret Saw Optional)
Description: This class will demystify one of fine woodworking's most useful joints. We'll delve into the half blind dovetail, used in drawers and carcass work that will last the ages. We will look into the proper use of the joints from a design perspective, as well as the tools and techniques to ensure success. All participants will leave with a new level of confidence. Class may run longer depending on participation and student interaction.
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes: materials included