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Create a Finish Worthy of Your Project
Instructor: Woodcraft Instructor
Class Times: Thursday, August 24, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 4 - 8
Tools Required: Safety glasses, breathing protection if needed, Notepad
Description: Love to build, but hate to finish projects? Discover how to apply a finish with confidence. Part lecture, part hands-on experience, the student will learn about wood preparation, staining, coloring, sealers, and top coats. Application techniques will include brushing and rubbing. Student will practice techniques on practice boards supplied. Each step is done on successive sections, giving you a record of the process.
Tuition: $150
Tuition Notes: All Materials Included

Intro to Woodworking I
Instructor: Terry Nielsen
Class Times: Saturday, August 19, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, August 20, 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: With Intro to Woodworking I, the student 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.

For a complete List of Tools Required for this class, please Click Here
Tuition: $295
Tuition Notes: All materials included

Introduction to Turning I, Spindles
Instructor: Frank Bowers
Class Times: Saturday, September 2, 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, September 3, 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

How to Carve a Wood Spirit
Instructor: Christina White
Class Times: Saturday, September 9, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday, September 10, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: For a Complete List of Tools, click the Link in the Description below. Limited tools are available for rental on a first to register basis.
Description: Come join us for a fun filled and rewarding carving project. This 2-day class will include attention to carving successful eyes and hair in the completion of your project. A materials cost of $10.00 will give you a choice of either a walking staff or a half log segment. This materials cost is included in the tuition fee. A limited number of tools will be available for rent on a first to register basis.

For a complete List of Tools, Please Click Here
Tuition: $155
Tuition Notes: Materials included

Make a Shooting Board
Instructor: David Jervis
Class Times: Thursday, September 14, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Pencil, Notepad, Tape measure, Hand Plane
Description: Although it may seem like a luxury item, once you add a shooting board to your workshop you'll wonder how you managed without one. In this class, the student will finish a basic shooting board in a right or left hand configuration. This includes getting the fence 'square'. Then you will get to practice the techniques necessary to achieve optimal results. This class will include a lecture about shooting board basics and various add-ons or upgrades.
Though not necessary, it is recommended that the student bring the plane they plan to use with the completed shooting board.
Tuition: $85
Tuition Notes: Materials Included

Pen Turning
Instructor: Frank Bowers
Class Times: Sunday, September 17, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 8
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

Using the Basic Chisel
Instructor: David Jervis
Class Times: Thursday, September 21, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: Marking knife, Marking gauge, square, pencil, Notepad, Hand Chisels in ready to use form
Description:
Not just for chopping dovetails, the chisel is a simple tool, but is essential in any shop. Using one effectively depends on proper techniques, maintaining sharp, and understanding wood grain.
Part Lecture, Part Hands on, we will go over different types of chisels and their uses. The student will get a chance to start practicing the various techniques discussed. Blade angle will be discussed as well as using a leather strop for honing.
Tuition: $50

Intro to Cabinet Making
Instructor: Terry Nielsen
Class Times: Saturday, September 23, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday, September 24, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Safety glasses, hearing protection, dust mask, tape measure, combination square, and pencil.
Description: With Intro to Cabinet Making, the student 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.

For a complete List of Tools Required for this class, please Click Here
Tuition: $270

Turn a Pizza Cutter or an Ice Cream Scoop Handle
Instructor: Frank Bowers
Class Times: Thursday, September 28, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Dust Mask
Description:
A good Pizza Cutter or an Ice Cream Scoop is a joy to use. They also make great gifts and can be turned in a small amount of time. In this class, we will turn the Handle for a stainless steel Pizza Cutter or Ice cream Scoop. Techniques are similar for both. This is a great project for beginning and intermediate Woodturners.
All materials for one project will be provided as well as the necessary turning tools. Students will have the option of purchasing additional supplies using their class discount.
Tuition: $60
Tuition Notes: Materials included to complete One Pizza Cutter OR Ice Cream Scoop

Build a Two Drawer Tool Tote
Instructor: Terry Nielsen
Class Times: Friday, September 29, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday, September 30, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, October 1, 2017 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection, Dust Mask, Further Tools listed in the Description
Description:
Build a Tool Tote inspired by one built by Scott Phillips of The American Woodshop. Over the course of 2 1/2 days, the student should be able to complete a tool tote with two drawers. A combination of techniques will be used, including the use of a box joint jig.

This class is for the woodworker who already has a number of projects under their belt. The student should be able to joint, plane, and dimension their own lumber. Familiarity with a router, both hand-held and table based.

Tools required:
Besides safety gear, the student will need a combination square, tape measure, pencil, notepad.
Tuition: $345
Tuition Notes: Materials Included

Intro to Handtools
Instructor: Woodcraft Instructor
Class Times: Thursday, October 5, 2017 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday, October 12, 2017 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday, October 19, 2017 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday, October 26, 2017 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: See list in Description
Description: This introductory class will teach the student how to build with hand tools instead of using Power tools. The Student will learn how to accurately dimension lumber, Cut joints, and fine tune final assembly. The student will accomplish this by building a small piece.
Tuition: $295
Tuition Notes: Materials included

Build a Simple Workbench
Instructor: Terry Nielsen
Class Times: Saturday, October 7, 2017 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, October 8, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Dust Mask, Tape Measure, Combination Square,Pencil, Notepad
Description: This is the bench that has been featured at the front of our store for the past 5 months. The goal is for the student to complete this basic bench (24" x60") within the weekend with the exception of the final finish and vise install. Vise install will be demonstrated. (Vise is customer supplied) This is done by using a pre-made laminated top. The Student will construct the base with 4x4 legs and 2x6 stretchers. This will be done using half-lap joinery with nuts and bolts so the unit can be taken apart for transport.
Tuition: $590
Tuition Notes: All Materials included

Introduction to Turning I, Spindles
Instructor: Frank Bowers
Class Times: Saturday, October 14, 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, October 15, 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

Intro to Woodworking I
Instructor: Terry Nielsen
Class Times: Saturday, October 21, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, October 22, 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: With Intro to Woodworking I, the student 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

Create a Finish Worthy of Your Project
Instructor: Woodcraft Instructor
Class Times: Thursday, November 2, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday, November 9, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 4 - 8
Tools Required: Safety glasses, breathing protection if needed, Notepad
Description: Love to build, but hate to finish projects? Discover how to apply a finish with confidence. Part lecture, part hands-on experience, the student will learn about wood preparation, staining, coloring, sealers, and top coats. Application techniques will include brushing and rubbing. Student will practice techniques on practice boards supplied. Each step is done on successive sections, giving you a record of the process.
Tuition: $150
Tuition Notes: All Materials Included

Introduction to Woodworking II: A Three-Session Course
Instructor: Terry Nielsen
Class Times: Friday, November 3, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday, November 4, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, November 5, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Students are required to furnish some Hand Tools. A Link is provided in the description below for a complete list.
Description: In this class, the Student will expand upon what they have already learned by using the bandsaw and router, in addition to the tools learned in the previous class, to build a Shaker Side Table. The student will learn how to make the mortise and tenon joint, a simple drawer, as well as how to add a taper to a leg.
Tuition: $350
Tuition Notes: All materials included

Build a Basic Crosscut Sled
Instructor: Terry Nielsen
Class Times: Thursday, November 16, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Pencil, Combination Square
Description: Adding a Crosscut Sled to your shop makes cutting small parts safer and easier. In this class, the Student will learn how to make a table saw crosscut sled from attaching the runners to the sled as well as ensuring that the rear fence is square to the blade on your table saw.
Tuition: $95

Project Night
Instructor: Woodcraft Instructor
Class Times: Tuesday, November 28, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: You may bring your own hand tools.
Description: Want to try making a project/gift but don't have the necessary equipment? Then this may be for you. The classroom will be available as well as an instructor to provide assistance. This will be for simple projects you want to make for the holidays. Cutting boards, Pens, Ornaments, Ice cream scoops, Pizza Cutters, knives, etc. The aim is for the project to be completed that night with the possible exception of final finishing. The student will have to buy/bring their supplies. Class discount will be applied to everything bought at this store that evening.
Tuition: $45
Tuition Notes: Materials Not Included in tuition

Project Night
Instructor: Woodcraft Instructor
Class Times: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: You may bring your own hand tools.
Description: Want to try making a project/gift but don't have the necessary equipment? Then this may be for you. The classroom will be available as well as an instructor to provide assistance. This will be for simple projects you want to make for the holidays. Cutting boards, Pens, Ornaments, Ice cream scoops, Pizza Cutters, knives, etc. The aim is for the project to be completed that night with the possible exception of final finishing. The student will have to buy/bring their supplies. Class discount will be applied to everything bought at this store that evening.
Tuition: $45
Tuition Notes: Materials Not Included in tuition

Project Night
Instructor: Woodcraft Instructor
Class Times: Thursday, November 30, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: You may bring your own hand tools.
Description: Want to try making a project/gift but don't have the necessary equipment? Then this may be for you. The classroom will be available as well as an instructor to provide assistance. This will be for simple projects you want to make for the holidays. Cutting boards, Pens, Ornaments, Ice cream scoops, Pizza Cutters, knives, etc. The aim is for the project to be completed that night with the possible exception of final finishing. The student will have to buy/bring their supplies. Class discount will be applied to everything bought at this store that evening.
Tuition: $45
Tuition Notes: Materials Not Included in tuition