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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

Bowl Turning 101
Instructor: Dean Wilson
Class Times: Friday, October 07, 2016 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

Turning a Pepper Mill
Instructor: Trevor Smith
Class Times: Saturday, October 08, 2016 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: $125

Band Saw Box Basics
Instructor: Bob McGarry
Class Times: Sunday, October 09, 2016 11:30 AM - 4:00 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

Woodburning Basics
Instructor: Beth Bryan
Class Times: Monday, October 10, 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

Art of turning a slim line pen
Instructor: Dean Wilson
Class Times: Thursday, October 13, 2016 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
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

Basic Box Making
Instructor: Bob McGarry
Class Times: Saturday, October 15, 2016 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

Basic Knife Making
Instructor: Bob McGarry
Class Times: Friday, October 21, 2016 5:00 PM - 8:30 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: $15 - $25

Making a Pizza Cutter
Instructor: Dean Wilson
Class Times: Saturday, October 22, 2016 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Description: Join Dean, and learn to make a Pizza Cutter on the lathe. This project makes an excellent gift.
Tuition: $75

Making an Ice Cream Scoop
Instructor: Dean Wilson
Class Times: Friday, October 28, 2016 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Description: An excellent project to make for gifts. Join Dean, and learn how to make an Ice Cream Scoop on the lathe.
Tuition: $75

Intro To Woodworking For Men & Women
Instructor: Jim Bryan
Class Times: Saturday, October 29, 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

Table-saw 101, Basic Tablesaw Skills
Instructor: Bob McGarry
Class Times: Tuesday, November 01, 2016 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 $8

Art of turning a slim line pen
Instructor: Dean Wilson
Class Times: Friday, November 04, 2016 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
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, November 11, 2016 5:30 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

Scroll Saw Basics
Instructor: Beth Bryan
Class Times: Monday, November 14, 2016 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 201,Joinery on the Table Saw
Instructor: Bob McGarry
Class Times: Tuesday, November 15, 2016 5:00 PM - 7:30 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 $8

Bowl Turning 101
Instructor: Dean Wilson
Class Times: Friday, November 18, 2016 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

Jointer & Planer Techniques
Instructor: Bob McGarry
Class Times: Tuesday, November 22, 2016 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

Intro To Woodworking For Men & Women
Instructor: Jim Bryan
Class Times: Saturday, November 26, 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

Mastering The Hand Plane I
Instructor: Trevor Smith
Class Times: Friday, December 02, 2016 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 5
Tools Required: Need A Tuned-Up Hand Plane, Notepad & Pencil
Description: Learn how to use a hand plane like a pro. In this class we will use different types of planes, exploring their various applications. Learn techniques to make a perfectly square board, rabbet a groove, clean a shoulder and true-up a tenon.
Tuition: $65

Building a Coffee Table
Instructor: Bob McGarry
Class Times: Saturday, December 03, 2016 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, December 04, 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