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Basic Box Making
Instructor: Bob McGarry
Class Times: Saturday, October 21, 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

Router 201 - Router Table Operations
Instructor: Bob McGarry
Class Times: Tuesday, October 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 $9.00

Intro To Woodworking For Men & Women
Instructor: Jim Bryan
Class Times: Saturday, October 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

Mastering Hand Planes II
Instructor: Trevor Smith
Class Times: Friday, November 10, 2017 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Tuned Up Bench Plane, Paper, Pencil
Description: Continue to improve your hand plane skills and techniques. In this class we will discuss different sharpening profiles to achieve better performance from our planes. Learn to build and use a basic shooting board to improve the accuracy and precision of hand planing. Spend time practicing the use of a Jack (Fore) Plane, Jointer Plane and a Smoothing Plane. Shooting boards will be available for you to practice on, as well.
Tuition: $65

Scroll Saw Basics
Instructor: Beth Bryan
Class Times: Monday, November 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

Table-saw 101, Basic Tablesaw Skills
Instructor: Bob McGarry
Class Times: Tuesday, November 14, 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

Band Saw Box Basics
Instructor: Bob McGarry
Class Times: Friday, November 17, 2017 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection, Notebook, Tape Measure & Apron
Description: Bob will demonstrate and discuss the techniques used to safely operate a band saw. This class is a great help to someone just starting out or anyone who wants to better his/her skills using this versatile tool. Each student will make a small box using the band saw.
Tuition: $75

Basic Furniture Restoration and Upcycling
Instructor: Bob McGarry
Class Times: Tuesday, November 21, 2017 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 10
Tools Required: notebook, pencil
Description: Curious about refinishing or upcycling older furniture? Than this overview class is for you. Bob will discuss current products and methods, to repair, refinish or change the appearance of your favorite piece of furniture, or that thrift store find. We will cover stripping methods, repair of existing finishes and color-over procedures. Common finish problems and the solutions, will also be covered.
Tuition: $60

Intro To Woodworking For Men & Women
Instructor: Jim Bryan
Class Times: Saturday, November 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

Table-saw 201,Joinery on the Table Saw
Instructor: Bob McGarry
Class Times: Tuesday, November 28, 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

Router 101 - Handheld Router Operations
Instructor: Bob McGarry
Class Times: Tuesday, December 5, 2017 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
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 $9.00

Beginning Spoon Carving
Instructor: Trevor Smith
Class Times: Saturday, December 9, 2017 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: A carving knife (Sloyd), Pfeil: 8mm-16mm; #5 to #7 sweep gouge (or similar profile and quality, but SHARP), Sharpening Strop. A carving glove is also strongly recommended.
Description: During this class, students will learn the basic techniques of spoon carving. The class will include a conversation about wood selection using green wood, blank preparation options (hand and/or power tools), determining and allowing for grain direction, basic carving techniques and knife grips, along with food safe finishes which may be applied. As time allows, various historical adornments will be reviewed.
Tuition: $100
Tuition Notes: Green wood blanks suitable for spoon carving will be provided

Scroll Saw Basics
Instructor: Beth Bryan
Class Times: Monday, December 11, 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

Jointer & Planer Techniques
Instructor: Bob McGarry
Class Times: Tuesday, December 12, 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

Router 201 - Router Table Operations
Instructor: Bob McGarry
Class Times: Tuesday, December 19, 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 $9.00

Intro To Woodworking For Men & Women
Instructor: Jim Bryan
Class Times: Saturday, December 30, 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

Woodburning Basics
Instructor: Beth Bryan
Class Times: Monday, January 8, 2018 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

Table-saw 101, Basic Tablesaw Skills
Instructor: Bob McGarry
Class Times: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 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

Spinning Tops on the Lathe
Instructor: Trevor Smith
Class Times: Friday, January 19, 2018 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, January 27, 2018 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 201,Joinery on the Table Saw
Instructor: Bob McGarry
Class Times: Tuesday, January 30, 2018 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

Basic Finishing Class Day 1
Instructor: Bob McGarry
Class Times: Saturday, February 3, 2018 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 10
Tools Required: Safety Glasses Notebook & Pencil
Description: If you want to improve your finishing skills then this class is for you. Bob McGarry, our finishing expert will cover safety & surface prep including planes, scrapers, sanding and managing defects. Coloring wood using pigment stains, dye stains, chemical stains, glazes, and paints. Grain filling will also be discussed and demonstrated. Basic color theory will also be covered.
Tuition: $100
Tuition Notes: $100 per day or $175 for both days.

Basic Finishing Class Day 2
Instructor: Bob McGarry
Class Times: Sunday, February 4, 2018 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 10
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Notebook and Pencil
Description: In this class, Bob McGarry will introduce you to finishes and solvents. He will cover shellac, lacquer finishes, oil vanishes, varnishes, combo finishes and water borne finished. He will also discuss and demonstrate how to finish our finishes by polishing (rubbing out). We will wrap-up with a question and answer period.
Tuition: $100
Tuition Notes: $100 or $175 for both days.