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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

Natural Edge Table
Instructor: Jeff Evans
Class Times: Saturday, January 14, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, January 15, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Safety glasses, breathing protection, hearing protection, tape measure, chisels, drawknife, pencils and paper.
Description: In this two-day, hands-on class, you will build a Rustic Natural Edge table starting with a small (approximately coffee or end-table size) wooden slab with cut mortises. This version features a maple or cedar table with Cedar “drawknife” legs. Jeff will instruct you through the process of design, layout and sanding of the slab as your table is constructed. Machinery used during the class will include jig saw, sanders, drill press, screw gun and tenon cutter. Joinery techniques will include mortise and tenon joints. Many tips and techniques will be covered including cutting the table top, how to fit the tenons in the mortises, sizing and more. You will leave with a table to be proud of.
Tuition: $350
Tuition Notes: 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 Spoon Carving
Instructor: Jay Hallinan
Class Times: Sunday, January 22, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: Several tools can be used for carving spoons, Bring a curved blade for hollowing and a straight blade for other cuts. Initial recommendations: #811271 Deep Bent Knife, #814268 Large Roughing Knife
Description: If you are a woodworker who has limited shop time but need to keep creating beautiful, useful objects in wood, carving spoons is a wonderful way to use that time. Most woodworkers save precious offcuts that cannot be thrown away in hopes of waiting for that perfect project. Spoons are a great way to use those. Spoons are fun to carve. They allow for lots of creativity and can be carved almost anywhere with a few simple sharp tools. This class teaches you about the characteristics of different species of wood. We'll begin by roughing on the bandsaw, then move into using carving tools to refine your spoons. You will come away with a functional spoon and the knowledge to carve many more. We will cover the following strategies for hand carving wooden spoons: sourcing the wood using scraps, green wood or firewood, safety, design considerations, work holding strategies, finishing choices, tools and tool sharpening, greenwood carving demonstration.
Tuition: $105
Tuition Notes: Includes class materials

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

Relief Carving
Instructor: Christina White
Class Times: Saturday, February 11, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday, February 12, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
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! New, expanded, 2-day format. Projects are open ended and will be determined by your personal direction. 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: $155
Tuition Notes: Materials included.

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

Introduction to Hand-Cut Dovetails
Instructor: Grant Lutz
Class Times: Sunday, February 19, 2017 9:30 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

Marquetry in Depth
Instructor: Jane Burke
Class Times: Saturday, February 25, 2017 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday, February 26, 2017 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: Bringing a packed lunch is recommended although there are several restaurants close by. Bring your reading glasses. Some students find a chair cushion useful.
Description: This class covers veneer selection, patterns, cutting techniques, glue-up options, inlaying, sanding and finishing. On Saturday you will get hands-on experience making a marquetry panel and gluing it to a substrate. Day two will start with sanding and finishing the panel. The rest of the day will be spent doing a larger design with plenty of time to get a feel for doing marquetry with your instructor at your side. You will leave with one finished marquetry panel and the second well on its way to becoming a beautiful piece of art.
Tuition: $190
Tuition Notes: Equipment Supplied & Available For Purchase After Class. Bring your reading glasses.

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

Introduction to Marquetry
Instructor: Jane Burke
Class Times: Sunday, April 02, 2017 9:00 AM - 3:00 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 own marquetry panel and a valuable new skill.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: Class project supplies included in tuition