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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

Turning a Pepper Mill
Instructor: Trevor Smith
Class Times: Saturday, February 18, 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

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

Building a Coffee Table
Instructor: Bob McGarry
Class Times: Sunday, March 05, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:00 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

Hand Cut Mortise & Tenon Joints
Instructor: Trevor Smith
Class Times: Friday, March 10, 2017 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: sharp chisels, square, sliding T-bevel, dovetail saw, mallet, x-acto blade and pencil
Description: If a dovetail is the signature joint of fine woodworking then the Mortise & Tenon joint is the thoroughbred. This is a hands-on class where we will learn how to layout and cut what is arguable the most importatnt joint of wookworking. We will learn in this class how to join wood with the Mortise & Tenon joint. If time permits, we will look at alternative applications and ways to cut this joint along with some decorative touches that may be added to the joints. All participants will leave with a new level of confidence. Class may run longer depending on participation and student interaction.
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes: practice wood included

Intro To Relief Carving
Instructor: Beth Bryan
Class Times: Monday, March 13, 2017 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, March 14, 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

Make a Boomerang
Instructor: Trevor Smith
Class Times: Saturday, March 18, 2017 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: safety glasses,file(a Nicholson #49,#50 or similar) pencil, sandpaper and the Popular Woodworking article on Boomerang making, if possible
Description: Popular Woodworking featured an article in their December 2009 issue on making boomerangs. They are easy enough to make once you understand how to throw and make them, they could be made with older children and /or grandchildren. Students should leave with a boomerang, which may serve as a pattern to make more boomerangs at home, and an understanding of how they work.
Tuition: $80
Tuition Notes: Need to purchase materials about $7.00

Basic Furniture Restoration and Upcycling
Instructor: Bob McGarry
Class Times: Tuesday, March 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, March 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

Router 201 - Router Table Operations
Instructor: Bob McGarry
Class Times: Tuesday, March 28, 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

Band Saw Box Basics
Instructor: Bob McGarry
Class Times: Saturday, April 01, 2017 9:30 AM - 2:00 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

Table-saw 101, Basic Tablesaw Skills
Instructor: Bob McGarry
Class Times: Tuesday, April 04, 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

Table-saw 201,Joinery on the Table Saw
Instructor: Bob McGarry
Class Times: Tuesday, April 18, 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

Hand Tool Tune-Up
Instructor: Trevor Smith
Class Times: Friday, April 21, 2017 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 10
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

Jointer & Planer Techniques
Instructor: Bob McGarry
Class Times: Tuesday, April 25, 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

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