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Building a Coffee Table
Instructor: Bob McGarry
Class Times: Saturday, December 10, 2016 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, December 11, 2016 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: notebook, pencil, safety glasses, hearing protection, see store for additional recommended tools.
Description: If you are ready to build your first piece of furniture, or wish to improve your joinery skills, join Bob for this 2 day, weekend workshop. You will complete a simple but elegant coffee table, which you will be proud to show off in your home.
Tuition: $200
Tuition Notes: Materials extra

Woodburning Basics
Instructor: Beth Bryan
Class Times: Monday, January 09, 2017 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

Router 101 - Handheld Router Operations
Instructor: Bob McGarry
Class Times: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 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

Turning Between Centers (Spindle Turning)
Instructor: Dean Wilson
Class Times: Friday, January 13, 2017 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Notebook, Pencil, Face Shield or safety glasses mandatory & Turning Tools
Description: This class is strictly for BEGINNERS. Jim will cover turning fundamentals such as safety, tool selection, turning between centers and some sharpening tips. You won't leave with a completed project, but we will make a lot of chips, have some fun and you will leave with the confidence to begin using your newly found skills to create spindles, lamps, etc.
Tuition: $70

Basic Box Making
Instructor: Bob McGarry
Class Times: Saturday, January 14, 2017 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Description: Join Bob in making a scaled down version of one of the most basic forms in woodworking, the six board chest. Using the tablesaw, bandasw and router table each student will complete a splined miter box with a decorative lid. Each student will select their own primary lumber, available in-store.
Tuition: $100
Tuition Notes: Materials between $12 and $30

Turning a Pepper Mill
Instructor: Trevor Smith
Class Times: Saturday, January 21, 2017 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 3
Tools Required: safety glasses or face shield (recommended), spindle turning tools, spindle gouge, parting tool, or Easy Wood tool
Description: This class will take students through the steps to making a custom pepper mill. We will start with a discussion of functional design ideas for pepper mills. Trevor will introduce the various cutting tools that are used to make a pepper mill. The chucking methods required to make a pepper mill will also be addressed and practiced. Materials needed, a pre-drilled blank for a 10" mill (3"x3"x11.75") and a pepper mill grinding mechanism (available at Woodcraft).
Tuition: $115

Router 201 - Router Table Operations
Instructor: Bob McGarry
Class Times: Tuesday, January 24, 2017 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

Bowl Turning 101
Instructor: Dean Wilson
Class Times: Thursday, January 26, 2017 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
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, January 28, 2017 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

Table-saw 101, Basic Tablesaw Skills
Instructor: Bob McGarry
Class Times: Tuesday, February 07, 2017 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: notebook, pencil, safety glasses and dust mask
Description: Learn the basics of the most useful machine in your shop, the table-saw. We will cover the selection of the table-saw blades and accessories. Also, covered will be tune-up and maintenance of the table-saw. The basic safety rules will be covered and stressed. Using square stock, instructor will demonstrate the safe way to complete the eight basic cuts, which are the basis for about 98% of table-saw operations. Each student will have an opportunity to practice the 8 basic cuts in class.
Tuition: $55
Tuition Notes: Materials extra about $9

Hand Cut Through Dovetails
Instructor: Trevor Smith
Class Times: Friday, February 10, 2017 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 10
Tools Required: Chisels, Square, Dovetail Saw, Mallet, Marking Gauge, Exacto Blade & Pencil (Fret Saw Optional)
Description: This class will demystify one of fine woodworking's most useful joints. First we'll tackle the through dovetail joints, the mark of a true woodworker. Then, 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

Scroll Saw Basics
Instructor: Beth Bryan
Class Times: Monday, February 13, 2017 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 3
Tools Required: Notebook, Pencil, Apron & Safety Glasses
Description: This class is for anyone wanting to start scrolling. The instructor will explain history, techniques, tensions and blades. Each student will do some practice cuts and then work on a small project to take home. After learning the basics and practicing, the possibilities are endless for other projects.
Tuition: $55

Basic Knife Making
Instructor: Bob McGarry
Class Times: Friday, February 17, 2017 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Notebook, Pencil, Ruler/Scale
Description: A great project to make as a gift. Join Bob in making a Zhen Parer knife, selecting your own wooden handle blanks, available in-store.
Tuition: $65
Tuition Notes: Materials Costs: $16- $30

Table-saw 201,Joinery on the Table Saw
Instructor: Bob McGarry
Class Times: Tuesday, February 21, 2017 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: notebook, pencil and safety glasses
Description: In this follow-up course to table-saw 101, we will begin to put the eight basic cuts to work. Demonstration and practice making rabbits, lap joints, dados and tenons. Selection and set-up of dados blades will be discussed.
Tuition: $55
Tuition Notes: Materials extra about $9

Spinning Tops on the Lathe
Instructor: Trevor Smith
Class Times: Friday, February 24, 2017 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Eye Protection/Face Shield, Roughing gouge, spindle gouge, parting tool, Skew chisel
Description: This is a fun introductory class. Covers basic lathe operation, safety, lathe tools and sharpening. You will practice basic tool techniques while you shape and turn spinning tops that you will take home with you.
Tuition: $75

Intro To Woodworking For Men & Women
Instructor: Jim Bryan
Class Times: Saturday, February 25, 2017 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

Jointer & Planer Techniques
Instructor: Bob McGarry
Class Times: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: notebook, pencil, safety glasses, hearing protection, dust mask
Description: This class will cover selection & set-up of the planer, explanation followed by demonstration of milling stock four square using the FEE method. The class will, also, cover squaring stock wider than jointer & tapering
Tuition: $60
Tuition Notes: Materials extra about $5