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Build A Classic Adirondack Chair
Instructor: Mickey Callahan
Class Times: Monday, July 10, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Eye & hearing protection, pencil
Description: The Adirondack chair is an American icon that invokes images of lazy summer days at the lake, by the pool or at a barbecue. Even a few minutes in this comfortable seat puts your mind into vacation mode. In this two day class, not only will you enjoy building a lasting classic but also enjoy the chair's durability by being made from decay resistant wood such as cypress or red cedar. By using simple pattern-routing techniques and simple joinery will ensure simple assembly and rock-solid construction for years of use. There is an additional materials fee of $95.
Tuition: $230

Scroll Saw 101
Instructor: Melita Quesada
Class Times: Wednesday, July 12, 2017 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: eye protection
Description: Step into the classroom and right up to the scroll saw, even if it's your first time using one! We'll get right down to several practice exercises that increase in difficulty as you go. Cover these items: Overview of scroll saw history, types, parts and uses. Introduction of the four major steps for every cut. Transfer of patterns to wood and completion of simple cuts: straight, wavy, jagged. Cutting of a simple object on the scroll saw. Use of the loop method to create continuous, flowing cuts. Use of a drill bit to start interior cuts and completion of the cuts on the scroll saw. Use of a backing board to cut very small objects.
Tuition: $75

Introduction To the Bandsaw
Instructor: Mickey Callahan
Class Times: Wednesday, July 12, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: none
Description: The bandsaw is capable of many useful operations in the workshop that include re-sawing, cutting curved parts and an efficient backup to cutting wood when a table saw or chop saw are not practical. In this class, Mickey will explain and demonstrate the basic operation and uses of the bandsaw that also include several useful jigs to maximize the bandsaw's efficiency and accuracy. Students will also learn how to setup and align the machine using various blade sizes and teeth configurations along with proper maintenance practices and trouble shooting.
Tuition: $65

Introduction To Bowl Turning
Instructor: Steve Wiseman
Class Times: Thursday, July 13, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: eye protection
Description: This class is intended for beginners and for those who wish to brush up on their bowl turning skills. Steve will begin by a review of safety precautions followed by a discussion and demonstration of the turning tools needed along with methods and proper sharpening techniques. Students will also learn about wood selection and grain orientation and the use of face plates and chucks. Under close supervision, students will be assigned to their own lathe where they will learn to turn one or two small bowls by the end class.
Tuition: $125

Introduction To Veneering
Instructor: Mickey Callahan
Class Times: Friday, July 14, 2017 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: none
Description: Veneering today doesn't require any special skills and can be quickly learned. Whether you have a concern for the environment or the scarcity of select hardwoods, veneering provides the means to use beautiful figured woods at a fraction of the cost of solid wood. It also allows woodworkers to use more stable substrates such as plywood and MDF and still achieve beautiful results. In this class, Mickey will demonstrate the tools, and materials used that are necessary to cut, join, and clamp veneers as well as the various clamping devices such as mechanical and vacuum presses. In addition, Mickey will discuss how veneers are made and the best sources for them. This introductory class is a prerequisite for further project related classes that will be offered in the near future.
Tuition: $75

Build A Tusk-Pinned Trestle Table
Instructor: Mickey Callahan
Class Times: Monday, July 17, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday, July 20, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday, July 21, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Woodcraft will supply all necessary hand tools but students are encouraged to bring their own
Description: Since colonial days, kitchen and dining room tables have served as the heart of the home. This trestle table follows in the footsteps of its Colonial predecessors. Simple but sturdy, this table is the perfect multi-purpose meeting place for serving meals, doing homework, or sharing conversation. In this week-long class, students will learn how to construct this timeless design which will compliment nearly any decor. With its rock-solid joinery and economical design, students will come to appreciate its attractive and functional knock-down assembly. There is an additional materials fee of $275.
Tuition: $350

Introduction to CNC
Instructor: Victor D'Alfonso
Class Times: Monday, July 24, 2017 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: eye protection
Description: This class will help you decide if CNC Routing is right for you. This class will focus on the essential CNC processes and knowledge needed to help you with your decision. Students will learn the basics regarding the CAD/CAM software that drives the CNC routing machines as well as the general operation of a CNC router. The class includes a demonstration of the popular VCarve Pro CAD/CAM software and hands-on time creating toolpaths, setting up a job and operating the Axiom Pro CNC router. Woodcraft will supply all necessary materials.
Tuition: $80

Introduction To Spindle Turning - Make a Wooden Handled Ice Cream Scoop
Instructor: Steve Wiseman
Class Times: Tuesday, July 25, 2017 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: eye protection
Description: This class is intended for beginners or those wishing to brush up on their wood turning skills. Steve will cover the importance of wood turning safety along with a review of the tools used in spindle turning and how to keep them sharp. Students will learn by watching the instructor demonstrate certain operations in the creation of coves and beads along with other complex shapes. In turn, students will practice on their assigned lathes by completing a number of exercises that will help develop their skills under close supervision of the instructor. Students will also be given the opportunity to turn their own wooden handled ice cream scoop.
Tuition: $125

Introduction To Sharpening Methods and Techniques
Instructor: Mickey Callahan
Class Times: Wednesday, July 26, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: eye protection, notebook and pencil
Description: This class is an overview of the various sharpening methods, techniques, jigs and abrasives/sharpening stones commonly used to sharpen most woodworking hand tools. The lecture and demonstration by Mickey will also cover the use of power grinding, both wet and dry, with various abrasives along with slower and less efficient methods employed to achieve a sharp edge on chisels, plane blades, turning tools, scrapers and carving chisels. This class is intended to clear up any confusion or mysteries that beginners or even advanced woodworkers have about tool sharpening. Time permitting, students will be given an opportunity to use some of the available equipment. Students are also encouraged to bring in a dull chisel or plane blade to enhance the discussion.
Tuition: $65

Introduction To Woodturning and Make a Wooden Pen
Instructor: Steve Wiseman
Class Times: Thursday, July 27, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: notebook and pencil, eye protection
Description: This class is intended to introduce students to the joys of wood turning by learning how to make a wooden pen on the wood lathe. Students will also be introduced to lathe safety, lathe turning tools and important accessories as they apply to both spindle and bowl turning. By taking this introductory course, students will be better prepared to take further hands-on wood turning classes. All tools and materials will be supplied by Woodcraft.
Tuition: $85

Woodcarving For Beginners
Instructor: Mickey Callahan
Class Times: Friday, July 28, 2017 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Contact Walpole store for tool list
Description: This class is intended to introduce students to woodcarving through the use of several simple exercises designed to teach students about proper chisel selection and how to keep them sharp. In addition, the carving exercises will teach students about basic design principals along with consideration of wood characteristics and how to read the grain in determining the direction of cuts. These simple exercises involve low relief type carving and can be the basis for learning more advanced skills as they apply to carving in the round and other forms of woodcarving.
Tuition: $125

Getting the Most From Your Tablesaw Without Sheddi
Instructor: Mickey Callahan
Class Times: Wednesday, August 2, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: notebook and pencil, eye protection
Description: The tablesaw is considered to be the focal point of any well-equipped workshop. This class is designed primarily for the beginner just starting out in woodworking and to introduce students through hands-on experience the safe and proper way of using the tablesaw. Mickey will demonstrate the basic operations of ripping and crosscutting along with the proper setup and blade selection for each of the operations. In addition, various jigs will be demonstrated and used to augment the tablesaw's versatility in making wood joints safely and efficiently. This class will also be a prerequisite for more advanced courses that involve tablesaw use.
Tuition: $65

Build An Heirloom Bookcase
Instructor: Mickey Callahan
Class Times: Monday, August 7, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday, August 10, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday, August 11, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Dovetail saw, bench chisels, coping saw, combination square, #4 bench plane, marking gauge, pencil and paper, eye & hearing protection
Description: Everyone can use a few extra shelves especially bookcases. Bookshelves can work in any room and probably would be filled as soon as the finish dries. In this week-long class, Mickey will guide students in the construction of a free-standing, elegant, solid wood bookcase with four shelves. Students will learn how to construct a carcass using dovetails and face frames that employ mortise and tenon joinery. Approximate size is: 50"H x 30"W x 11"D. There is an additional materials fee of $180.
Tuition: $390

Turn A Lidded Box
Instructor: Steve Wiseman
Class Times: Tuesday, August 15, 2017 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: none
Description: Why limit your wood turning projects to wooden bowls and spindles when you can turn lidded boxes out of a single piece of wood or even vary the kind of wood in order to make a useful lidded vessel with a variety of uses. They can be used to store jewelry, coins, and dry ingredients from the kitchen to name a few. Whatever its size, they are sure to please. Come and make a lidded box that you will be proud to use and display while learning the necessary steps to complete a successful project.
Tuition: $125

Cabinet Scrapers - Use and Care
Instructor: Mickey Callahan
Class Times: Tuesday, August 15, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Basic cabinet card scraper
Description: The cabinet card scraper is one of the most powerful but least understood hand tools. If sharpened and used properly, it can create a wood surface finish far superior to using abrasives and power sanders. In this hands-on class, students will learn the proper sharpening methods and techniques necessary to achieve a consistent sharp edge and results. Mickey will also introduce curved edge scrapers and how you can make your own from discarded tool steel. Learning how to use the basic cabinet scraper will immediately elevate your skill and abilities in fine woodworking.
Tuition: $65

Introduction to Knife Making
Instructor: Sheldon Cooper
Class Times: Wednesday, August 16, 2017 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Eye & hearing protection, pencil
Description: This class is about taking a metal knife blank and adding a wooden handle by applying what is known as wooden scales. Sheldon is an accomplished knife maker and in this class he will show students how to create a one-of-a- kind product to call their own or use it as a unique gift. Knife makers are known to use either exotic or figured wood for the scales and are attached using rivets and finished with abrasives and a non-toxic finish. Various machine, hand tools and abrasives will be used in the process. All materials and tools will be provided as part of the class fee.
Tuition: $110

Make A Chippendale Fretwork Mirror
Instructor: Mickey Callahan
Class Times: Thursday, August 17, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday, August 18, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Eye & hearing protection
Description: One of the most popular mirror forms in the 18th-Century and still today, is the Chippendale fretwork mirror. The ornate and intricate shapes of the frame were copied from Japanese "cloud forms" first seen by cabinet makers on furniture imported from China. The English designer and furniture maker, Thomas Chippendale was one of the first to incorporate these features on his furniture and it soon became all the rage in both England and the American colonies. While it may look complicated, it is actually pretty simple to make and can be an wonderful addition to your home or office decor. In this two day class, students will be guided through a sequence of woodworking operations involving both machines and hand tools in the making of the mirror frame. There is an additional materials fee of $50 that includes the mirror glass.
Tuition: $165

Introduction To Hand Tools
Instructor: Mickey Callahan
Class Times: Tuesday, August 22, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: None
Description: This class is designed for those woodworkers who are either just getting into the craft or have been exclusively using woodworking machinery in their work and wonder why they can't make wood joints fit properly or have a hard time preparing wood surfaces for a flawless finish. Part of the answer to these problems is in the proper use of hand tools such as hand saws, chisels, planes and scrapers. Mickey will also introduce students to the proper selection and use of layout and measuring tools for consistency and accuracy. By incorporating properly tuned-up hand tools into your work, you are bound to become a better woodworker.
Tuition: $65

Scroll Saw 101
Instructor: Melita Quesada
Class Times: Wednesday, August 23, 2017 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: eye protection
Description: Step into the classroom and right up to the scroll saw, even if it's your first time using one! We'll get right down to several practice exercises that increase in difficulty as you go. Cover these items: Overview of scroll saw history, types, parts and uses. Introduction of the four major steps for every cut. Transfer of patterns to wood and completion of simple cuts: straight, wavy, jagged. Cutting of a simple object on the scroll saw. Use of the loop method to create continuous, flowing cuts. Use of a drill bit to start interior cuts and completion of the cuts on the scroll saw. Use of a backing board to cut very small objects.
Tuition: $75

Date Night - Make a Triple Wine Bottle Cradle
Instructor: Mickey Callahan
Class Times: Thursday, August 24, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: eye and hearing protection
Description: This is another small project in our "Date Night Series" that will surely please all who enjoy a sip of vino from time-to-time. Couples will share in the joy and learning of how to create a simple but elegant display rack for your most favorite bottles of wine. However, if you're like me, the bottles never stay full for very long! Come and share a few laughs and enjoy the fun in making something with your hands. The class fee is for each couple.
Tuition: $90

Build a Ridiculously Simple Piece of Furniture - M
Instructor: Mickey Callahan
Class Times: Friday, August 25, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: pencil, eye & hearing protection
Description: This class will provide students the feeling of satisfaction in having built something with your own two hands; something you can point to and tell your friends and grandkids "I built that 40 years ago." Students will be guided in the making of an elegant but useful Arts and Crafts Style side table. So whether you're a woodworker who likes to dabble, a homeowner or apartment dweller looking to furnish a few rooms or a complete rookie that's been tempted to give woodworking a shot, here's your chance. Roll up your sleeves, enjoy the aroma of freshly cut wood and simply enjoy the experience. There is an additional materials fee of $25.
Tuition: $150

Wooden Bowl Turning - Advanced Techniques
Instructor: Steve Wiseman
Class Times: Wednesday, August 30, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: eye protection
Description: This class will give students the opportunity to explore advance bowl turning techniques with the help and guidance from an experienced turner and instructor, Steve Wiseman. Steve will also discuss and demonstrate the turning of platters and other forms easily created on the wood lathe using a face plate or chuck.
Tuition: $85

Introduction To Sharpening Methods and Techniques
Instructor: Mickey Callahan
Class Times: Thursday, August 31, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: eye protection, notebook and pencil
Description: This class is an overview of the various sharpening methods, techniques, jigs and abrasives/sharpening stones commonly used to sharpen most woodworking hand tools. The lecture and demonstration by Mickey will also cover the use of power grinding, both wet and dry, with various abrasives along with slower and less efficient methods employed to achieve a sharp edge on chisels, plane blades, turning tools, scrapers and carving chisels. This class is intended to clear up any confusion or mysteries that beginners or even advanced woodworkers have about tool sharpening. Time permitting, students will be given an opportunity to use some of the available equipment. Students are also encouraged to bring in a dull chisel or plane blade to enhance the discussion.
Tuition: $65

Introduction To the Bandsaw
Instructor: Mickey Callahan
Class Times: Friday, September 1, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: none
Description: The bandsaw is capable of many useful operations in the workshop that include re-sawing, cutting curved parts and an efficient backup to cutting wood when a table saw or chop saw are not practical. In this class, Mickey will explain and demonstrate the basic operation and uses of the bandsaw that also include several useful jigs to maximize the bandsaw's efficiency and accuracy. Students will also learn how to setup and align the machine using various blade sizes and teeth configurations along with proper maintenance practices and trouble shooting.
Tuition: $65

How to Build Flat, Straight, & Square
Instructor: Mickey Callahan
Class Times: Wednesday, September 6, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Eye & hearing protection
Description: To build with clean, tight-fitting joints and properly dimensioned parts, you must be able to accurately flatten, square, and true-up your boards ahead of time. In this class students will learn how to use the jointer and thickness planers along with the tablesaw to help achieve this fundamental, but necessary task. Students will also learn how to edge-join boards.
Tuition: $65

Date Night - Make a Wooden Pen
Instructor: Steve Wiseman
Class Times: Thursday, September 7, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: notebook and pencil, eye protection
Description: This class is intended to introduce students to the joys of wood turning by learning how to make a wooden pen on the wood lathe. Students will also be introduced to lathe safety, lathe turning tools and important accessories as they apply to both spindle and bowl turning. By taking this introductory course, students will be better prepared to take further hands-on wood turning classes. All tools and materials will be supplied by Woodcraft. Free refreshments will also be available during the class
Tuition: $90

Carve a Decoy Plaque
Instructor: Andrew Teixeira
Class Times: Sunday, September 10, 2017 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Pencil, chip carving knives,spoke shave (call store for more details)
Description: This class is meant to introduce woodworkers to the tradition of decoy carving. The skills used for this tradition are best made familiar by carving of a half-decoy that can be mounted to a plaque to display the skill of the carver. Andrew will guide wooworkers through the process of shaping the body, attaching the head and carving the feathers. Carving the half-decoy is much less intimidating than taking on a full decoy. Woodworkers who try and enjoy this class can request that a full-decoy carving class be added to the schedule.. There is an additional materials fee of $40.
Tuition: $110

"Jig of the Month" - Make a "Duck" Scribe
Instructor: Chris Littlefield
Class Times: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: 1" bench chisel, hand plane, eye protection, notebook and pencil
Description: In this hands on class, students will make a "duck-shaped" scribe. The scribe is a multipurpose marking tool that can be used from marking trim to floors and cabinets to leveling chair legs accurately. With the help of Chris Littlefield, students will be introduced to laying out the pattern and cutting it out on the bandsaw along with some shaping and fairing by hand. By the end of the class, students will have a handsome and useful tool to add to their collection. All materials will be provided by Woodcraft.
Tuition: $85

Introduction To the Bandsaw
Instructor: Mickey Callahan
Class Times: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: none
Description: The bandsaw is capable of many useful operations in the workshop that include re-sawing, cutting curved parts and an efficient backup to cutting wood when a table saw or chop saw are not practical. In this class, Mickey will explain and demonstrate the basic operation and uses of the bandsaw that also include several useful jigs to maximize the bandsaw's efficiency and accuracy. Students will also learn how to setup and align the machine using various blade sizes and teeth configurations along with proper maintenance practices and trouble shooting.
Tuition: $65

Introduction to CNC
Instructor: Victor D'Alfonso
Class Times: Thursday, September 14, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: eye protection
Description: This class will help you decide if CNC Routing is right for you. This class will focus on the essential CNC processes and knowledge needed to help you with your decision. Students will learn the basics regarding the CAD/CAM software that drives the CNC routing machines as well as the general operation of a CNC router. The class includes a demonstration of the popular VCarve Pro CAD/CAM software and hands-on time creating toolpaths, setting up a job and operating the Axiom Pro CNC router. Woodcraft will supply all necessary materials.
Tuition: $80

Introduction To Sharpening Methods and Techniques
Instructor: Mickey Callahan
Class Times: Tuesday, September 19, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: eye protection, notebook and pencil
Description: This class is an overview of the various sharpening methods, techniques, jigs and abrasives/sharpening stones commonly used to sharpen most woodworking hand tools. The lecture and demonstration by Mickey will also cover the use of power grinding, both wet and dry, with various abrasives along with slower and less efficient methods employed to achieve a sharp edge on chisels, plane blades, turning tools, scrapers and carving chisels. This class is intended to clear up any confusion or mysteries that beginners or even advanced woodworkers have about tool sharpening. Time permitting, students will be given an opportunity to use some of the available equipment. Students are also encouraged to bring in a dull chisel or plane blade to enhance the discussion.
Tuition: $65

Scroll Saw 101
Instructor: Melita Quesada
Class Times: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: eye protection, notebook and pencil
Description: Step into the classroom and right up to the scroll saw, even if it's your first time using one! We'll get right down to several practice exercises that increase in difficulty as you go. Cover these items: Overview of scroll saw history, types, parts and uses. Introduction of the four major steps for every cut. Transfer of patterns to wood and completion of simple cuts: straight, wavy, jagged. Cutting of a simple object on the scroll saw. Use of the loop method to create continuous, flowing cuts. Use of a drill bit to start interior cuts and completion of the cuts on the scroll saw. Use of a backing board to cut very small objects.
Tuition: $75

Introduction to Routers 101
Instructor: Andrew Teixeira
Class Times: Thursday, September 21, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: eye and hearing protection
Description: The router is considered to be the most versatile power tool in any workshop. In addition, it offers a means to complete complex tasks efficiently. In this class, Andrew will provide insight through a series of demonstrations on how a hand-held router can be employed safely in a variety of basic tasks used in wood joinery as well as edge and surface shaping. There will also be a demonstration of various jigs that can be employed with the hand-held router. Time permitting, students will be given a hands-on opportunity to perform certain tasks under close supervision of the instructor. By taking this class, students will have a fundamental understanding of the router that will be helpful in future, more advanced woodworking classes. There is an additional materials fee of $10.
Tuition: $65

Woodcarving For Beginners
Instructor: Mickey Callahan
Class Times: Friday, September 22, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Contact Walpole store for tool list
Description: This class is intended to introduce students to woodcarving through the use of several simple exercises designed to teach students about proper chisel selection and how to keep them sharp. In addition, the carving exercises will teach students about basic design principals along with consideration of wood characteristics and how to read the grain in determining the direction of cuts. These simple exercises involve low relief type carving and can be the basis for learning more advanced skills as they apply to carving in the round and other forms of woodcarving.
Tuition: $130

Getting the Most From Your Tablesaw Without Sheddi
Instructor: Mickey Callahan
Class Times: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: notebook and pencil, eye protection
Description: The tablesaw is considered to be the focal point of any well-equipped workshop. This class is designed primarily for the beginner just starting out in woodworking and to introduce students through hands-on experience the safe and proper way of using the tablesaw. Mickey will demonstrate the basic operations of ripping and crosscutting along with the proper setup and blade selection for each of the operations. In addition, various jigs will be demonstrated and used to augment the tablesaw's versatility in making wood joints safely and efficiently. This class will also be a prerequisite for more advanced courses that involve tablesaw use.
Tuition: $65

Advanced Wooden Pen Making
Instructor: Steve Wiseman
Class Times: Thursday, September 28, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Eye protection & dust mask
Description: This advanced class on pen making will build on the skills you learned in the introductory course. In this class, students will learn how to make a more complicated pen made from multiple sections as well as different materials such as acrylic coupled with more advanced finishing techniques.
Tuition: $90

Wooden Bowl Turning - Advanced Techniques
Instructor: Steve Wiseman
Class Times: Sunday, October 1, 2017 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: eye protection
Description: This class will give students the opportunity to explore advance bowl turning techniques with the help and guidance from an experienced turner and instructor, Steve Wiseman. Steve will also discuss and demonstrate the turning of platters and other forms easily created on the wood lathe using a face plate or chuck.
Tuition: $85