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Fundamentals Of Woodworking
Instructor: Al Trevillyan
Class Times: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday, September 25, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses. Other tools required will be discussed during the first class.
Description: The goal of this class is to learn basic woodworking techniques with a focus on a balance between the use of power and hand tools to hone your skills. While we will be working on a hanging wall cabinet, it is not the focus of the class, technique and skill development are.
Tuition: $295
Tuition Notes: All materials included

Introduction to the Table Saw
Instructor: Grant Lutz
Class Times: Saturday, September 20, 2014 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Eye Protection, Ear Protection, Dust Mask(Optional), Combination Square, Tape Measure, Pencil
Description: In this course, students will be taught the basics of the table saw and its many uses, while becoming more comfortable with this tool. Students will then showcase their knowledge by constructing a simple keepsake box. Intro to the Table Saw will inspire you to get into the shop and create exciting projects with these fundamental tips. Come join us!
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: Materials Included

Spindle Turning: Ornaments and other Goodies
Instructor: Bob Grant
Class Times: Saturday, September 27, 2014 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 8
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, 3/8: Spindle Gouge, 1/8" or 3/16" Parting Tool, Bedan, 1" Oval Skew, Roughing Gouge or Bowl Gouge, Outside Calipers, Ruler
Description: Spindle Turning on the wood lathe produces many useful items such as hollow ornaments, pepper mills, candle sticks, dibbles and honey dippers. In this class, Bob teaches the fundamentals of spindle turning, how to mount the turning blank and how to safely and effectively use the various tools to shape the wood. This class will challenge your skills with the skew.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: Materials included

Introduction to Turning I, Spindles
Instructor: Al Trevillyan
Class Times: Saturday, October 04, 2014 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: $135 For both spindles and bowls. Materials included

Introduction to Turning II, Bowls
Instructor: Al Trevillyan
Class Times: Sunday, October 05, 2014 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: $135 For both spindles and bowls. Materials included

Turn hollow vessels without hollowing tools
Instructor: Frank Bowers
Class Times: Saturday, October 11, 2014 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: Safety glasses, dust mask, spindle gouge, parting tool, bowl gouge.
Description: Frank will lead you through the process of forming a vessel shape, separating it into two parts, hollowing each section with conventional tools and then recombining both parts. Various decorative accents will be used to hide the joint. If time allows, you will also make a three corner bowl from a cube.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: Materials included.

Relief Carving
Instructor: Christina White
Class Times: Sunday, October 12, 2014 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: A 5/8 gouge (#05D04), 6/12 V parting tool #05J06, a 1/8 straight chisel #05A03 and a 1/8 skew #05A10. A mallet and safety glove are required. Limited tools are available for rental on a first to register basis.
Description: Learn relief carving with Christina and create a beautiful image in wood! You will be provided with a design or assistance in designing your own idea. Everyone will learn proper use of carving tools, safety, tool maintenance, sharpening and stropping techniques.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: Material included.

Turning Hollow Ornaments
Instructor: Mark Sillay
Class Times: Saturday, October 18, 2014 9:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: Safety glasses, breathing protection, pencils, spindle roughing gouge, spindle gouge, parting tool, hollowing tools if you have them. A variety of hollowing tools will be available for your use.
Description: Prepare for the holidays by leaning how to create your own hollow globe ornaments. Study the techniques for hollowing a wood blank and the range of tools that can be used. Top off the globe with an icicle and finial. Finally put a finish on your creation that will bring out the beauty of the wood.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: Materials included

Boxes On The Bandsaw
Instructor: Al Trevillyan
Class Times: Sunday, October 19, 2014 9:00 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: Al 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

Polychromatic Christmas Ornaments
Instructor: Don Russell
Class Times: Saturday, October 25, 2014 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. Don 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 Don 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

Beginning Marquetry
Instructor: Jane Burke
Class Times: Sunday, November 09, 2014 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 8
Tools Required: Equipment Supplied & Available For Purchase After Class - bring your reading glasses.
Description: You will make a small project that will incorporate most of the basic cutting and glueing techniques required to do almost any marquetry project. You will also learn about veneer selection, creating patterns and basic finishing. You will leave class with your marquetry panel and a valuable new skill.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: Class project supplies included in tuition

Sharpening Chisels and Plane Irons
Instructor: Robert Stebbins
Class Times: Saturday, November 15, 2014 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Plane iron or chisel of good quality and good quality water stones for sharpening.
Description: Sharpening is a critical aspect of woodworking. In this class, students will be presented with an overview, a detailed process and a demonstration on how to sharpen plane irons, chisels and card scrapers. Sharpening supplies, tools, and helpful jigs will be discussed as well as several alternate sharpening approaches/methods. Students will practice sharpening their personal plane irons, chisels and card scrapers with help from the instructor.
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes: $110 for both this class and turning tools.

Sharpening Turning Tools
Instructor: John Hatton
Class Times: Saturday, November 15, 2014 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Good quality HSS turning tools
Description: Using sharp tools is critical to successful turning, and knowing what equipment to use and how to use that equipment makes sharpening easier. We will cover slow speed grinders, the Sorby Pro Edge Sharpening System and the Tormek, and demonstrate how to achieve a good cutting edge by hand and various jigs. Preferred bevel angles and edge profiles for various tools will be reviewed.
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes: $110 for both this class and plane irons/chisels

Creative Cutting boards and End Grain Butcher Block
Instructor: Al Trevillyan
Class Times: Sunday, November 16, 2014 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday, November 23, 2014 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Safety glasses, pencils, tape measure, dust mask
Description: Create your own style cutting boards. Everyone will make an end grain butcher block with hard maple but may customize it with contrasting wood. Also, choose another style board with inlaid marble or wood, or design a long grain cutting board with three contrasting color woods. We will review the best woods and glues for use in a cutting board, as well as cutting and assembly techniques. The skills you learn in this simple class will you enable you to continue this style of work on your own.
Tuition: $175
Tuition Notes: Materials included

Turning Hollow Vessels
Instructor: Bob Grant
Class Times: Saturday, November 22, 2014 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Tools Required: Safety glasses, 3/8" bowl gouge, 1/4" and 3/8" spindle (detail) gouge, 3/8" bedan, 1/16" parting tool, small Easy Wood Roughing and hollowing tools, or hollowing tool of your choice. Optional tools; #2MT Jacobs chuck & 3/8" drill bit.
Description: Through discussion and demonstrations, you will learn to design and create your own style of small hollow vessels. The goal of this class is to produce a small Hollow Form Vase with integral rim. We will explore the use of a variety of hollowing tools and techniques beyond the ones listed for the class. We will talk about design, wood selection, tool usage and sharpening in addition to sanding and finishing.
Tuition: $110

Introduction to Hand-Cut Dovetails
Instructor: Grant Lutz
Class Times: Saturday, December 06, 2014 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: Dovetail & fret saw, marking gauge, dovetail marker, dividers, small comb. or dbl sq., set of bevel edge chisels (1/2, 3/8, 1/4, 1/8"), mallet, smooth, shooting and skew block planes, steel hammer, pallet knife, marking knife, shooting board, .5mm pencil
Description: Want to “sign” your work with your own hand-cut dovetails? Learn the fundamentals of executing this fundamental furniture joint using traditional hand tool methods. As part of conveying an efficient method for cutting the through dovetail by hand, proper technique for sharpening edge tools, stock preparation, laying out and marking the tail and pin boards, hand sawing, paring with a chisel to a line and gluing and assembly will be covered. Each student will learn and practice hands-on techniques at the bench and execute at least one successful through dovetail joint.
Tuition: $95

Introduction to Turning I, Spindles
Instructor: Al Trevillyan
Class Times: Sunday, December 07, 2014 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: $135 For both spindles and bowls. Materials included

Turning Pepper Mills
Instructor: Mark Sillay
Class Times: Sunday, December 14, 2014 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, dust mask, 3/8 inch Spindle Gouge, Parting Tool, Roughing Gouge, pencils
Description: There is something about the spicy odor and taste of freshly ground pepper corns which makes ordinary pepper seem dull and nearly tasteless. You will finish a 6" pepper mill from a 2.5" by 7" square block of wood and a 6" pepper mill mechanism. This class will utilize and develop spindle turning skills, which will include making and threading your own jam chuck useful for other projects as well.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: Basic spindle turning skills preferred.

Pen Turning
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Saturday, December 20, 2014 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 and/or acrylic. 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". Tuition; $95 Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Tuition: $95

Introduction to Turning II, Bowls
Instructor: Al Trevillyan
Class Times: Sunday, December 21, 2014 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: $135 For both spindles and bowls. Materials included