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Relief Carving - a Celtic Knot
Instructor: Christina White
Class Times: Saturday, October 01, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday, October 02, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: Woodcarving tools, mallet, safety glove (absolute requirement) and sharpening equipment. A list of specific items will be provided.
Description: 2-day class. Students will carve a Celtic knot, beautiful by itself, but also a useful decorative application to other wood projects. Carvings can be applied to cabinet fronts, boxes, hang simply on the wall, or be incorporated into furniture. It is a wonderful beginner's project for relief carving, but the steps we follow will be useful in learning more advanced carving techniques in the future. Students will be provided with a choice of beginner's patterns and basswood blanks. Everyone will learn proper use of carving tools, safety, tool maintenance, sharpening and stropping techniques. A limited number of tools will be available for rent on a first to register basis.
Tuition: $155
Tuition Notes: Materials included

Introduction to Turning I, Spindles
Instructor: Frank Bowers
Class Times: Saturday, October 08, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: Safety glasses, breathing protection, pencils
Description: Have you ever wanted to try wood turning? Join us in this class and learn how to turn spindles. You will complete an attractive bud vase in either walnut or cherry. Also learn about the wood lathe, how to use basic tools and properties of wood for making different objects. Use the skills from this class to move on to other more advanced turning classes.
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes: Materials included

Introduction to Turning II, Bowls
Instructor: Frank Bowers
Class Times: Sunday, October 09, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: Safety glasses, breathing protection, light weight leather gloves, pencils
Description: Have you ever wanted to try wood turning? Join us in this class and learn how to turn a bowl. You will complete an attractive bowl of your own design about six inches in diameter and 2 inches deep. Also learn about the wood lathe, how to use basic tools and properties of wood for making different objects. Use the skills from this class to move on to other more advanced turning classes.
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes: Materials included

Fundamentals Of Woodworking I
Instructor: Paul Fussell
Class Times: Saturday, October 15, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, October 16, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses. Other tools required will be discussed during the first class.
Description: In Fundamentals of Woodworking I, you will learn the basic aspects, safety measures and uses of power tools and furniture assembly procedures. You will complete a small wall hanging cabinet. You will gain hands-on experience with basic joinery' how to "4 square" a board as well as hardware installation by the end of the last session.
Tuition: $295
Tuition Notes: All materials included

Cabinet Making Fundamentals
Instructor: Paul Fussell
Class Times: Saturday, October 22, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, October 23, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Safety glasses, hearing protection, dust mask, tape measure, combination square, and pencil.
Description: In this Cabinet Making Fundamentals class, you will learn the basic rules and standards of the modern day cabinet making industry. Learn the basic aspects of the KREG pocket hole jigs and joinery system. You will also learn about the other tools and machines necessary to complete a proper base cabinet. You will get hands-on experience with how to properly "4 square" a board. You will leave class with a small base cabinet with a drawer and door. All materials are furnished for this class.
Tuition: $270

Introduction to Turning I, Spindles
Instructor: Frank Bowers
Class Times: Saturday, November 05, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: Safety glasses, breathing protection, pencils
Description: Have you ever wanted to try wood turning? Join us in this class and learn how to turn spindles. You will complete an attractive bud vase in either walnut or cherry. Also learn about the wood lathe, how to use basic tools and properties of wood for making different objects. Use the skills from this class to move on to other more advanced turning classes.
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes: Materials included

Introduction to Turning II, Bowls
Instructor: Frank Bowers
Class Times: Sunday, November 06, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: Safety glasses, breathing protection, light weight leather gloves, pencils
Description: Have you ever wanted to try wood turning? Join us in this class and learn how to turn a bowl. You will complete an attractive bowl of your own design about six inches in diameter and 2 inches deep. Also learn about the wood lathe, how to use basic tools and properties of wood for making different objects. Use the skills from this class to move on to other more advanced turning classes.
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes: Materials included

Boxes On The Bandsaw
Instructor: Terry Nielsen
Class Times: Sunday, November 27, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Dust Mask, 4 - 6" "F" Style clamps that open 4". Optional: 2 - 6" Hand screw clamps
Description: Terry demonstrates the fundamentals of tuning a bandsaw for optimal performance and how to select a blade to use for different cuts. You will learn how to design, cut, sand and assemble a unique box on the bandsaw. Take home a project that will amaze your friends and family.
Tuition: $95

Turning Polychromatic Christmas Ornaments
Instructor: John Rudert
Class Times: Saturday, December 03, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: Safety glasses, roughing gouge, parting tool, skew, bowl gouge or spindle gouge, dust mask recommended but optional
Description: Learn how to make and turn a polychromatic Christmas ornament. John will provide a turning blank for you to make an ornament, but he will also show you how to actually make the polychromatic blank from multiple segments of wood. Wood from around the world offers nearly unlimited color variations. He will cover cutting, gluing, and clamping, and then proceed to turning and finishing. Join John in this great class and go home with a completed ornament and the knowledge to make more. Decorate your own tree or amaze your friends with a wonderful and unique gift!
Tuition: $120
Tuition Notes: $25 Materials fee included in tuition

Pen Turning
Instructor: Frank Bowers
Class Times: Sunday, December 04, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Safety glasses, dust mask, pencils.
Description: Improve your turning skills making two pens with wood blanks. Also learn sanding and finishing fundamentals. Use your creative talents to fashion a pen that you will be proud to show to all of your friends and say, "I made this". Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: All Materials Included

Introduction to Turning I, Spindles
Instructor: Frank Bowers
Class Times: Saturday, December 10, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: Safety glasses, breathing protection, pencils
Description: Have you ever wanted to try wood turning? Join us in this class and learn how to turn spindles. You will complete an attractive bud vase in either walnut or cherry. Also learn about the wood lathe, how to use basic tools and properties of wood for making different objects. Use the skills from this class to move on to other more advanced turning classes.
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes: Materials included

Introduction to Turning II, Bowls
Instructor: Frank Bowers
Class Times: Sunday, December 11, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: Safety glasses, breathing protection, light weight leather gloves, pencils
Description: Have you ever wanted to try wood turning? Join us in this class and learn how to turn a bowl. You will complete an attractive bowl of your own design about six inches in diameter and 2 inches deep. Also learn about the wood lathe, how to use basic tools and properties of wood for making different objects. Use the skills from this class to move on to other more advanced turning classes.
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes: Materials included

Basic Chip Carving
Instructor: Mickey Hudspeth
Class Times: Sunday, December 18, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: Wayne Barton style carving knife (Hock "D", WC # 148537) Leave your knife at the store when you signup and Mickey will have it sharpened, ready for use in class.
Description: Get a great start at the art of chip carving from this one day course. Learn about the basics of chip carving, wood selection, carving design issues and how to hold the knife. Mickey provides you with a basswood carving blank and a 12 point rosette pattern that will utilize all of the basic cuts. Apply what you learn to make beautiful carvings or enhance other projects such as boxes, chests, bowls etc. He discusses the best technique to sharpen your knives so you will have the skill necessary for future work.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: Materials included

Fundamentals Of Woodworking I
Instructor: Paul Fussell
Class Times: Saturday, January 07, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, January 08, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses. Other tools required will be discussed during the first class.
Description: In Fundamentals of Woodworking I, you will learn the basic aspects, safety measures and uses of power tools and furniture assembly procedures. You will complete a small wall hanging cabinet. You will gain hands-on experience with basic joinery' how to "4 square" a board as well as hardware installation by the end of the last session.
Tuition: $295
Tuition Notes: All materials included

Band Saw Basics
Instructor: Jim Milam
Class Times: Saturday, January 21, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses and dust mask
Description: In this one-day class learn the fundamentals of band saw safety, operation, maintenance, and how to select the proper blade for a project. To demonstrate the versatility of the band saw, we will cover stack cutting, re-sawing, and cutting various shapes using templates, jigs, and free hand techniques. Apply what you learn by making a cutting board with three contrasting wood colors and a reindeer. The projects will also cover clamping techniques, use of a router, and food safe finishes.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: Materials included

Introduction to Turning I, Spindles
Instructor: Frank Bowers
Class Times: Saturday, January 28, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: Safety glasses, breathing protection, pencils
Description: Have you ever wanted to try wood turning? Join us in this class and learn how to turn spindles. You will complete an attractive bud vase in either walnut or cherry. Also learn about the wood lathe, how to use basic tools and properties of wood for making different objects. Use the skills from this class to move on to other more advanced turning classes.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: Materials included

Introduction to Turning II, Bowls
Instructor: Frank Bowers
Class Times: Sunday, January 29, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: Safety glasses, breathing protection, light weight leather gloves, pencils
Description: Have you ever wanted to try wood turning? Join us in this class and learn how to turn a bowl. You will complete an attractive bowl of your own design about six inches in diameter and 2 inches deep. Also learn about the wood lathe, how to use basic tools and properties of wood for making different objects. Use the skills from this class to move on to other more advanced turning classes.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: Materials included

Cabinet Making Fundamentals
Instructor: Paul Fussell
Class Times: Saturday, February 04, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, February 05, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Safety glasses, hearing protection, dust mask, tape measure, combination square, and pencil.
Description: In this Cabinet Making Fundamentals class, you will learn the basic rules and standards of the modern day cabinet making industry. Learn the basic aspects of the KREG pocket hole jigs and joinery system. You will also learn about the other tools and machines necessary to complete a proper base cabinet. You will get hands-on experience with how to properly "4 square" a board. You will leave class with a small base cabinet with a drawer and door. All materials are furnished for this class.
Tuition: $270

Boxes On The Bandsaw
Instructor: Terry Nielsen
Class Times: Saturday, February 18, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Dust Mask, 4 - 6" "F" Style clamps that open 4". Optional: 2 - 6" Hand screw clamps
Description: Terry demonstrates the fundamentals of tuning a bandsaw for optimal performance and how to select a blade to use for different cuts. You will learn how to design, cut, sand and assemble a unique box on the bandsaw. Take home a project that will amaze your friends and family.
Tuition: $95

Fundamentals Of Woodworking I
Instructor: Paul Fussell
Class Times: Saturday, February 25, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, February 26, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses. Other tools required will be discussed during the first class.
Description: In Fundamentals of Woodworking I, you will learn the basic aspects, safety measures and uses of power tools and furniture assembly procedures. You will complete a small wall hanging cabinet. You will gain hands-on experience with basic joinery' how to "4 square" a board as well as hardware installation by the end of the last session.
Tuition: $295
Tuition Notes: All materials included

Introduction to Turning I, Spindles
Instructor: Frank Bowers
Class Times: Saturday, March 04, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: Safety glasses, breathing protection, pencils
Description: Have you ever wanted to try wood turning? Join us in this class and learn how to turn spindles. You will complete an attractive bud vase in either walnut or cherry. Also learn about the wood lathe, how to use basic tools and properties of wood for making different objects. Use the skills from this class to move on to other more advanced turning classes.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: Materials included

Introduction to Turning II, Bowls
Instructor: Frank Bowers
Class Times: Sunday, March 05, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: Safety glasses, breathing protection, light weight leather gloves, pencils
Description: Have you ever wanted to try wood turning? Join us in this class and learn how to turn a bowl. You will complete an attractive bowl of your own design about six inches in diameter and 2 inches deep. Also learn about the wood lathe, how to use basic tools and properties of wood for making different objects. Use the skills from this class to move on to other more advanced turning classes.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: Materials included

Adirondack Chair
Instructor: Terry Nielsen
Class Times: Friday, March 24, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday, March 25, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, March 26, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Safety glasses, pencil, tape measure and dust mask.
Description: Few things are as uniquely American as an Adirondack chair. Build this timeless classic in our 3-day Adirondack chair class. You will learn how to use templates for consistent and repeatable component piece completion. You will then assemble those components into your own backyard masterpiece. Once you have completed this class you will be able to use these techniques to build additional Adirondack chairs for yourself, friends and relatives. Tools used during this class will include the Table Saw, Band Saw, Miter Saw, Spindle and Disk Sander, Router and Drill Driver.
Tuition: $250
Tuition Notes: All Materials Included