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Build A Continuous Arm Windsor Chair with Mike Herrel
Instructor: Michael Herrel
Class Times: Friday, March 06, 2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday, March 07, 2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, March 08, 2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Dusk Mask, Veritas Spokeshave, Rule & Pencils (Suggested Tools: #49 Nicholson File, Flush Cutting Saw, Low Angle Block Plane, #7 - 60mm Curved Gouge & Mallet)
Description: Are you looking for a class with added punch? Try this three-day Windsor chair class presented by nationally acclaimed artisan, Mike Herrel. Woodworkers have always been fascinated with chairmaking, but few go on to actually build one, and fewer still are successful. This class takes the stress and mystery out of this fun and creative craft. By eliminating the tedious back-breaking steps, we go directly to the allure of chairmaking. This in turn increases success and produces a comfortable, strong and beautiful Windsor Chair. The class teaches all the steps necessary to return home and produce additional chairs. Cancellation Policy: 30 days before class, full refund; 30 - 15 days before class, half refund; less than 15 days before class, NO refund.
Tuition: $745
Tuition Notes: Materials included

Sharpening Chisels and Plane Irons
Instructor: John Ogilvie
Class Times: Saturday, March 14, 2015 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, March 14, 2015 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

Turn hollow vessels without hollowing tools
Instructor: Frank Bowers
Class Times: Sunday, March 15, 2015 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.

Table Saw Basics
Instructor: Grant Lutz
Class Times: Saturday, March 21, 2015 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday, March 22, 2015 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Safety glasses, dust mask, tape measure and pencils
Description: Grant will teach you how to use a table saw safely and accurately. Each student will have the opportunity to practice many table saw operations including cross cutting, ripping and taper cuts.
Tuition: $135
Tuition Notes: All materials included

Pen Turning
Instructor: Frank Bowers
Class Times: Sunday, March 29, 2015 10:00 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. All materials included. Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Tuition: $95

Fundamentals Of Woodworking
Instructor: Paul Fussell
Class Times: Monday, April 06, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:30 AM
Wednesday, April 08, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday, April 16, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday, April 30, 2015 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

Boxes On The Bandsaw
Instructor: Al Trevillyan
Class Times: Sunday, April 12, 2015 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

Build A Birdhouse
Instructor: John Hatton
Class Times: Saturday, April 18, 2015 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Breathing Protection,
Description: Get a jump on spring. Build yourself your own new birdhouse for some lucky bird family in your yard. Tools you will use include the table saw, band saw, drill press, Kreg jig system, scroll saw and various hand tools. Building Materials will be provided.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: Materials included

Beginning Marquetry
Instructor: Jane Burke
Class Times: Sunday, April 19, 2015 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 own marquetry panel and a valuable new skill.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: Class project supplies included in tuition

Introduction to Turning I, Spindles
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Saturday, April 25, 2015 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: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Sunday, April 26, 2015 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

Boxes On The Bandsaw
Instructor: Al Trevillyan
Class Times: Sunday, May 03, 2015 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

Cabinet Making Fundamentals
Instructor: Paul Fussell
Class Times: Tuesday, May 05, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday, May 07, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday, May 21, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:30 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 hands-on class, each student will complete a 15” face frame style base cabinet with drawer and raised panel door. Cabinet styles and design considerations will be discussed that can be adapted for several different applications including kitchen cabinets, entertainment centers, and bookcases. Construction of the cabinet carcass, face frame and drawer will employee the Kreg Joinery system and construction of the raised panel door will utilize the traditional cope and stick method. Additional joinery techniques for the carcass, face frame, drawer and door will be discussed. You will learn the safe and proper use of the table saw, compound miter saw, router table and finishing sander as you complete the project. All materials are furnished for this class.
Tuition: $270

Band Saw Basics
Instructor: Jim Milam
Class Times: Saturday, May 09, 2015 9:00 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

Adirondack Chair
Instructor: Terry Nielsen
Class Times: Friday, May 15, 2015 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday, May 16, 2015 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday, May 17, 2015 9:30 AM - 4:30 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

Pen Turning
Instructor: Frank Bowers
Class Times: Sunday, May 24, 2015 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. All materials included. Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Tuition: $95

Marquetry in Depth
Instructor: Jane Burke
Class Times: Saturday, May 30, 2015 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday, May 31, 2015 10:00 AM - 4:00 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.

Pen Turning
Instructor: Frank Bowers
Class Times: Sunday, June 28, 2015 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. All materials included. Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Tuition: $95