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Jewelry Box with Mitered Corners
Instructor: Jerry Davis
Class Times: Sunday, April 22, 2018 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: All Provided
Description: Box making is an important skill in woodworking. It’s said that with excellent box-making skills, a woodworker can do just about anything else. Here is your chance to hone those skills! With mitered and keyed corners, you will walk away a more confident woodworker, as well as with an impressive looking jewelry box! The box makes a wonderful gift. Just beware that filling it with jewels might be step two. Woodcraft takes no liability for this second step!!!!
Tuition: $300
Tuition Notes: $200+$100 Materials Fee

Basic Figure Carving (Boot)
Instructor: Joe Gallio
Class Times: Monday, April 23, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 6
Tools Required: none
Description: Join Joe as he walks you through the joyful art of figure carving. This skill is a great one to get under your belt so as to start applying it to your other woodworking projects! In this class, Joe will walk you through the process of creating a great looking boot.
Tuition: $85

Spray your Finish!
Instructor: Jerry Davis
Class Times: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 1 - 6
Tools Required: All are provided.
Description: Advancement in technology has moved spraying finishes to the forefront of the finishing arena. Finishes and the tools that are now available can give superior results to any small shop woodworker. HVLP Spray equipment and vastly improved waterborne materials are game changers in the finishing arena. Spraying can be done safely by following the basics, choosing the right equipment, troubleshooting and solving any problems that may crop up. In this class you will learn all the techniques needed to give you a quick grasp of spraying your finish!
Tuition: $75

Prep Your Wood - Measure twice, Cut ONCE!
Instructor: Rick Chichester
Class Times: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 1 - 6
Tools Required: All provided.
Description: You're cleaning out your garage or just tidying up your workshop and happened across that long abandoned woodworking project that you said you get back to.... right after you finished your routine home repairs. Or maybe you have decided to embark on your new Woodworking hobby. Whatever the case you'll need to dust off your skills in wood prep as well as marking and measuring. Most woodworking projects begin with careful consideration of wood preparation. Jointing, planing and dimensioning those rough cut boards is where it all starts. From there you need to mobilize your measuring skills otherwise known as LAYOUT. Layout tools consist of rules, tapes, squares, dividers and marking knives to name a few. Come join us as we take you from dreaming about sawdust to measuring and marking your way to the satisfaction of seeing your project complete.
Tuition: $75

Sharpening Your Woodshop Tools
Instructor: Jerry Davis
Class Times: Thursday, April 26, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 6
Tools Required: Bring any tool you might want sharpened.
Description: Sharp tools are the keystone to a fine tuned shop. Chisels, knives, lathe tools and various items around the shop are instrumental in getting the most out of your woodworking skills. Join us as we show you the "rules" of sharpening all your essential woodworking tools.
Tuition: $75

Cabinet Making
Instructor: Rick Chichester
Class Times: Friday, April 27, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Saturday, April 28, 2018 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday, April 29, 2018 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Tape Measure, Cordless Drill, 6" #2 Square Drive Bit
Description: Sometime during everyone's woodworking life you will either have a request or your own personal need to build a cabinet. It's rare to find a seasoned woodworker who hasn't built a cabinet. Join Rick as he shows you how to take some plywood, hardwood and a couple of hardware pieces and turn it into a functional, stylish addition to your home or office. From selecting materials, planning a cut list, construction and assembly, Rick will walk you through all facets of cabinetmaking. He'll show you how to make the case from plywood,the face frame with hardwood using pocket holes, a dovetailed drawer using a Porter Cable dove tail jig and a raised panel door. You'll learn to fit the drawer with soft close drawer slides and to fit the door using European style hinges. Be prepared to transport a cabinet that is 22 inches wide, 24 inches deep and 35 inches tall home with you. Now's your chance to add cabinets to your woodworking arsenal. This is one of our most popular classes so sign up early!
Tuition: $395

Workshop Fundamentals - Alternative Materials
Instructor: Bill May
Class Times: Monday, April 30, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1 - 6
Tools Required: None
Description: Take advantage of using acrylic, polycarbonate, phenolic, laminates, UHMW and HDPE. Find out about the properties and applications of each of these useful materials and how they can be put to best use in your wood shop. We will cover cutting, drilling, bending and adhering these materials for use in jigs, fixtures, and safety devices and other applications. Each student will get hands-on experience to make sure you know the process and technique when you get home and get to work.
Tuition: $100

Woodshop 101
Instructor: Sandy Sternadel
Class Times: Saturday, May 5, 2018 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 10
Tools Required: Tools are provided.
Description: Learn the basics from the ground up... Join Sandy as he takes you through the woodshop and lets you put your hands on every tool that you could need to use while woodworking. We will cover the Tablesaw, Bandsaw, Jointer, Router, Sander, Planer, and Dust Collection. If you have been looking for a BEGINNING WOODWORKING class, look no further... this is the class for you. This is a hands on class so be ready to have some fun.
Tuition: $100

Woodshop 101
Instructor: Sandy Sternadel
Class Times: Sunday, May 6, 2018 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 10
Tools Required: Tools are provided.
Description: Learn the basics from the ground up... Join Sandy as he takes you through the woodshop and lets you put your hands on every tool that you could need to use while woodworking. We will cover the Tablesaw, Bandsaw, Jointer, Router, Sander, Planer, and Dust Collection. If you have been looking for a BEGINNING WOODWORKING class, look no further... this is the class for you. This is a hands on class so be ready to have some fun.
Tuition: $100

Reproduction Lantern
Instructor: Paul Sauder
Class Times: Monday, May 7, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1 - 6
Tools Required: All materials will be supplied
Description: Needing to add a little ambiance? Look no further than this old fashion lantern. Whether used in the house, on the porch, or at your next camp out, this lantern will be the perfect addition. It’s a joy to light, but an even greater joy to build. Basic enough for a beginning woodworker, but enough setup to challenge one with a bit of experience. Join us to build this beautiful project and have a wonderful, handmade lantern that will bring joy for years.
Tuition: $125

Precision and Accuracy
Instructor: Bill May
Class Times: Wednesday, May 9, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 1 - 6
Tools Required: Bring Tools You Wish To Check For Accuracy
Description: It's Back! The highly successful class that teaches you about measuring, marking, layout, tool setup and more. Learn how to make accurate and repeatable cuts, have your miters come out right, check your tools, machines and instruments to make sure they do what they are supposed to do. Many people get frustrated because things don't work out properly, and think it's their fault. It's likely in your tools, machines, instruments or techniques. Learn to fix that! Bring your measuring, and layout tools to check them, and fix them. You'll learn to check and setup the major machines for accuracy and repeatability. This is a class for everyone from beginner on up. Please be sure to mark any of your personal tools that you bring so they do not get mixed up with the classroom tools.
Tuition: $75

Cutting & Applying Crown Molding
Instructor: Kenneth Lightle
Class Times: Thursday, May 10, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 6
Description: You will learn how to properly cut your crown molding to make it fit in your application. Our instructor will teach you how to use a miter saw to make precise cuts and then to install your new crown molding. This project can be difficult, as there are often gaps in your work. With the instruction of our expert teacher, you will learn the tricks of the trade to make it fit the first time.
Tuition: $75

Re-saw Clipboard
Instructor: Jordan Berman
Class Times: Saturday, May 12, 2018 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: N/A
Description: A clipboard is a wonderful woodworking project that will be perfect for the student, professional, organized woodworker, and avid note taker. In this class you will be introduced to the valuable skill of RESAWING ON THE BANDSAW. This skill can be transferred into several different projects to expand your woodworking abilities. For example, using thick stock you can create mitered boxes with matching grain at all four corners, thin panels with a book-matched pattern, or by taking thin slices you can even begin to create your own veneer. After taking this class you will have a better understanding of woodworking fundamentals. Join Jordan in the shop to create your own set of matching hardwood clipboards (Each student makes two clipboards). Let's get writing!
Tuition: $100

Workshop Fundamentals - Basic Jigs and Fixtures
Instructor: Bill May
Class Times: Sunday, May 13, 2018 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1 - 6
Tools Required: None
Description: If you're not using jigs and fixtures, you're not getting your money's worth out of your tools and machines, and you're not working as efficiently and safely as you should be. Learn about the techniques, procedures and materials to make these workshop helpers that speed you through your projects. We'll go over using the table saw, band saw, router and drill press to make much better use of these tools (think about it) and all of your workshop machines! Nuts, bolts, screws, shims, threaded inserts, t-track, clamps, materials such as plastics, aluminum, brass and of course, wood will be covered along with techniques for drilling, tapping, machining grooves and slots, and making precision adjusters for accurate and repeatable results. Work-holding, sliding, tilting, twisting and turning using angles, circles, squares......whatever, will be at your beck and call. Sign up for this enjoyable and productive class that will help with everything you do with power tools in the workshop. Do it now! No experience necessary.
Tuition: $125

Scroll Saw Basics
Instructor: Daniel McNeill
Class Times: Monday, May 14, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: N/A
Description: Have you ever wanted to do some woodworking but were hesitant to start because it seemed out of reach? Scroll sawing is a woodworking technique that is easy to learn and doesn't involve very many tools. Sign up today and learn the basics of scroll sawing as well as safety, blade types, uses and basic scroll saw operation. You might discover the woodworker in you!
Tuition: $85

Turn A Pen
Instructor: Chris McCarron
Class Times: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: All tools and materials provided
Description: Learning the process of pen turning can be a long, tedious process full of missteps and mistakes. Why not take the frustration out of the equation? In this class you will create a beautiful pen that you will love to show off and use on a daily basis. The instructor will select the kit you use, but you will make it your own by selecting the blank (wood or acrylic?? dark or light wood, and all the colors of the rainbow for acrylics??) Come join us, and create a unique, one-of-a-kind pen! It makes a wonderful gift too!!
Tuition: $90

Picture Framing Fundamentals
Instructor: Sandy Sternadel
Class Times: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Thursday, May 17, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Tools Provided
Description: Picture framing consists of a set of easy to learn skills...measuring, cutting mats, choosing and constructing frames, and then seeing it all come together to protect your photographs, paintings and prints. These skills are easy to learn and they don't require a lot of expensive equipment or a large workshop. Come join us and learn the endless possibilities of picture framing. Just one more thing, if you have a 8x10 picture that you would like to frame, BRING IT!
Tuition: $160
Tuition Notes: $125+$35 Materials Fee

Pick Your Lathe Project - Instructional Class
Instructor: David Dick
Class Times: Friday, May 18, 2018 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Feel free to bring in your own lathe tools
Description: Few tools are as essential to woodworking as the lathe. It is an indispensable tool for turning furniture parts, platters, bowls, and other one-of-a-kind pieces. David Dick, a well versed workshop turning expert will introduce you to the lathe and the fundamental techniques that can be accomplished with it. He then provides great projects for you or allows you to try one of your own to practice your newly acquired skills. What better way to get proficient on the lathe than to start "turning" your own projects. Come join David and "Pick your Project!"
Tuition: $100

Adirondack Chair
Instructor: Rick Chichester
Class Times: Friday, May 18, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Saturday, May 19, 2018 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday, May 20, 2018 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: All provided!
Description: Join Rick as he helps you build a VERY comfortable chair in which to enjoy the cool spring evenings. Weather proof Cypress wood is used to construct this comfortable outdoor easy chair.
Tuition: $200

Workshop Fundamentals - Advanced Hand Held Routers
Instructor: Bill May
Class Times: Monday, May 21, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Advanced
Class Size: 1 - 6
Tools Required: None
Description: Learn to take maximum advantage of one of the most useful and versatile machines in the wood shop. Please note however, this class will not cover dovetail jigs. It's all about guiding the router from point A to point B along the path you want it to take...safely. Topics will include bit selection, templates, base plates, guide bushings, interchangeable guide bearings and edge guides, just to name a few. Stopped cuts, plunge cuts, climb cutting and other techniques will help you get where you want to be. This is a hands-on class that will help you utilize the full potential of hand held routing.
Tuition: $100

Candle Box
Instructor: Bill May
Class Times: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Thursday, May 24, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Description: Boxes are always enjoyable to build, and everyone loves little boxes to store and organize things. They also make great presents. This is a great class to learn some box making techniques and add a little to your overall woodworking skills. Learn about accurately measuring, cutting, and routing to make and assemble this wonderful keepsake box. Rough lumber will be pre jointed, planed and cut to rough dimensions. Then, you get to do all of the fun and useful skill-building work using the table saw and sled, table router and drum sander, plus a couple of tricks with the drill press, and a little insight into jigs and fixtures. Glue-up, sanding and finishing comes next, completing your prized accomplishment for the day! See an example in the store. Everything you need will be supplied.
Tuition: $175

CNC101-V-Carving
Instructor: Terry Jones
Class Times: Friday, May 25, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Notebook and Pencil
Description: This course introduces the concepts and capabilities of computer numerical control machine (CNC Shark). Topics include setup, operation, and basic applications. Upon completion, students should be able to explain operator safety, machine protection, data input, program preparation, and program storage. Using a 90-degree V bit, students will V-Carve the Bullshead sign with flourishes.
Tuition: $100

CNC102-Pocket/Profile
Instructor: Terry Jones
Class Times: Saturday, May 26, 2018 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Notebook and Pencil
Description: This course introduces the concepts and capabilities of computer numerical control machine (CNC Shark). Topics include setup, operation, and basic applications. Upon completion, students should be able to explain operator safety, machine protection, data input, program preparation, and program storage. Using an endmill, students will pocket and profile a sign.
Tuition: $100

CNC103-Importing Images/Vcarving/Pocketing/Profile
Instructor: Terry Jones
Class Times: Saturday, May 26, 2018 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Notebook and Pencil
Description: This course introduces the concepts and capabilities of computer numerical control machine (CNC Shark). Topics include setup, operation, and basic applications. Upon completion, students should be able to explain operator safety, machine protection, data input, program preparation, and program storage. Using an endmill, students will V carve, pocket, and profile a guitar out of their stock of wood.
Tuition: $100

CNC104-Importing 3D model/Roughing/Finishing/Profi
Instructor: Terry Jones
Class Times: Sunday, May 27, 2018 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Notebook and Pencil
Description: This course introduces the concepts and capabilities of computer numerical control machine (CNC Shark). Topics include setup, operation, and basic applications. Upon completion, students should be able to explain operator safety, machine protection, data input, program preparation, and program storage. In this class, the carving demonstration consumes a minimum of two hours cut time. The finished part will be given away in a drawing at the end of class.
Tuition: $100

CNC105-Bringing It All Together
Instructor: Terry Jones
Class Times: Sunday, May 27, 2018 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 1 - 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Notebook and Pencil
Description: This course introduces the concepts and capabilities of computer numerical control machine (CNC Shark). Topics include setup, operation, and basic applications. Upon completion, students should be able to explain operator safety, machine protection, data input, program preparation, and program storage. As this class, the carving demonstration consumes minimum of 2 hours cut time. The finished part will be given away in a drawing at the end of class. Students will manufacture a Fire Department Shield with 3D model imported bit changes between ballnose and various sizes of endmills on the CNC machining center.
Tuition: $100

Band Saw Basics and Tuning
Instructor: Jerry Davis
Class Times: Monday, May 28, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 1 - 6
Tools Required: All provided.
Description: Band saws are a very versatile tool, but they need to be tuned and maintained properly for optimal performance. Learn the techniques and skills to adjust your band saw and keep it performing to its potential. The class will cover blade selection, wheel alignment and adjustment, blade guides, table adjustment and other tricks to achieve top performance. You will leave the class with the knowledge to have your band saw performing tasks from sawing your own lumber to perfect circles and veneer reliably and easily.
Tuition: $75

Finish the Job - Selecting the right finish
Instructor: Rick Chichester
Class Times: Tuesday, May 29, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 1 - 6
Tools Required: If Applicable, Bring An Item You Want To Refinish
Description: Oil based, water based, tung oil, linseed oil, shellac, varnish…the list goes on and on! It’s easy to see why finishing can get a little intimidating. Well, it’s time to take the mystery out of finishing! Want to know how to get the water ring removed from the table? Have a scratch that needs to disappear? Which woods are prone to blotching and how do you prevent it? Understanding the various finishes available will help you to solve all sorts of woodworking challenges and protect your handmade treasure for generations to come. This hands on class will turn you into a finishing expert ready to tackle that next project. From surface preparation to finish selection to application, this class will walk you through the process, leaving you with the confidence to refinish your kitchen cabinets, upcycle that unique project or correctly finish that project you have invested so much time and energy in. Be sure to come with any questions you might have.
Tuition: $75

Router Basics
Instructor: Jerry Davis
Class Times: Wednesday, May 30, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 1 - 6
Tools Required: none
Description: You've just purchased a router and some bits. It's a versatile machine that can be used in a vast assortment of woodworking operations. Before you plunge into router woodworking, come join Jerry in learning the basics you should know that will make your endeavors safer, easier and altogether more satisfying. We'll differentiate between fixed and plunge base routers, motor size, collet size and simplify the types of routers. In this "hands on" class there will be exercises using a few of the most common bits such as a round over, edge forming, straight cutting and even a dado. The router table will be used and there will be discussion of the differences between hand-held and table operations. Care and maintenance of routers will be covered. Bring any and all questions as well as your router to the class. Join in the fun and begin your router adventure.
Tuition: $75

Table Saw Basics
Instructor: Paul Sauder
Class Times: Thursday, May 31, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 1 - 6
Tools Required: Tools Provided
Description: When setting up a new workshop, the first big purchase for most people is a Tablesaw. There are 3 different categories of saws, beginning with the benchtop, contractor and the full size cabinet saw. With its flat, circular spinning blade, the tablesaw can make all sorts of cuts, among them grooves, dadoes, rabbets, ripcuts, crosscuts and a variety of other woodworking joints. A tablesaw is usually only as good as the fence system it employs as well as an accurate miter gauge. As most everyone knows, safety is a prime concern when using power equipment, especially tablesaws. SAWSTOP has taken some of the guesswork out of that arena but it still needs to be a focus of tablesaw education. Come join in as we take you through the in's and out's of this hardworking tool and show you how you can learn to use this investment in time and money to build some beautiful projects.
Tuition: $75