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Intro to Handtools
Instructor: David Jervis
Class Times: Thursday, February 22, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: See Tool List Link in Description
Description: This 4-session 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 over 4 evening classes by building a tool tote inspired by one built by Roy Underhill.

For the list of Tools Required, Click Here
Tuition: $295
Tuition Notes: Materials included

Pen Turning
Instructor: Frank Bowers
Class Times: Sunday, February 18, 2018 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

Build a Two Drawer Toolbox
Instructor: Terry Nielsen
Class Times: Saturday, February 24, 2018 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, February 25, 2018 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 Box inspired by one built by Scott Phillips of The American Woodshop. This toolbox has been designed as a modern woodworking skill builder to include dovetail drawers, box-jointed sides and a hinged lid. In this fast paced class you will learn to use a Kreg pocket hole system, a Porter Cable dovetail jig and Woodpeckers' highly reviewed box joint jig. This treasure of a toolbox will hone your skills and will become something that will be passed down for generations.
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 will be helpful. Tools required: Besides safety gear, the student will need a combination square, tape measure, pencil, notepad.
Tuition: $295
Tuition Notes: Materials Included

Sharpening Chisels and Plane Irons
Instructor: David Jervis
Class Times: Thursday, March 1, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Plane iron and/or chisel, Honing Guide plus sharpening method you are currently using.
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 and chisels. 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 and chisels with help from the instructor.
Tuition: $95

Intro to Cabinet Making
Instructor: Terry Nielsen
Class Times: Saturday, March 3, 2018 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, March 4, 2018 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

Marquetry in Depth: A Three-session course
Instructor: Jane Burke
Class Times: Thursday, March 8, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday, March 15, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday, March 22, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: Tools will be available for sale on Day 1 for work at home. Tool purchase is not required, but recommended.
Description: This 3-session class is your chance to learn more than just the basics about marquetry and inlay. If you have already tried your hand at marquetry, or if you have not but you are serious about getting into it, this is the class for you. The basics will be covered but then we jump into "the next step". If you have a project you would like to work on bring your patterns and any wooden items which need adorning with marquetry. This is your chance to have your instructor at your side while learning how to create marquetry for that specific project or simply for future projects in general. Marquetry panels will be started in class but work at home will be required to get more done. If you do not have your own, specific project, you will complete at least 2 panels which will be provided.
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 17, 2018 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 18, 2018 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

Introduction to Hand-Cut Dovetails
Instructor: Jim Milam
Class Times: Saturday, March 24, 2018 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

Pen Turning
Instructor: Frank Bowers
Class Times: Sunday, March 25, 2018 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

Super Tune a Hand Plane
Instructor: David Jervis
Class Times: Thursday, March 29, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: Safety glasses
Description: Learn important skills about preparing, using and maintaining your hand planes. Topics include plane and blade types, setting up and adjusting your plane, sharpening, caring for your plane and techniques of use. Students are encouraged to bring in a couple of their personal hand planes. Students will also receive a discount of 15% on the purchase of one (1) new, Wood River hand plane.
Tuition: $95

Carving a Gold Finch
Instructor: Luke Greene
Class Times: Thursday, April 5, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday, April 12, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday, April 19, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Carving Knives, carving glove, thumb guard, pencil & eraser, ruler, strop and 80 grit sandpaper.
Description: Learn to hand carve birds using knives. The Student will hand carve a Gold Finch that can be used as a wine stopper or mounted on a branch/piece of wood. The goal of this class will be for the student to learn Styles & Techniques to carve any project as well as take home a completed carved Gold Finch. Finishing, treating and painting will be discussed. This will be a 3-Evening Class spread out over the course of several weeks.
Tuition: $125
Tuition Notes: Materials included

Relief Carving
Instructor: Christina White
Class Times: Saturday, April 7, 2018 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday, April 8, 2018 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! 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.

For a Complete Tool List with Part #'s, Please Click Here
Tuition: $155
Tuition Notes: Materials included.

Adirondack Chair
Instructor: Terry Nielsen
Class Times: Friday, April 13, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday, April 14, 2018 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, April 15, 2018 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 Turning I, Spindles
Instructor: Frank Bowers
Class Times: Saturday, April 21, 2018 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, April 22, 2018 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

Make a Shooting Board
Instructor: David Jervis
Class Times: Thursday, April 26, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Pencil, Notepad, Tape measure, Accurate Square, 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: $95
Tuition Notes: Materials Included

Introduction To Finishing
Instructor: David Jervis
Class Times: Thursday, May 3, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday, May 10, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 10
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, May 5, 2018 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, May 6, 2018 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.

For a Complete Tool List with Part #'s, Please Click Here
Tuition: $295
Tuition Notes: All materials included

Basic Chip Carving
Instructor: Mickey Hudspeth
Class Times: Saturday, May 12, 2018 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

Introduction to Woodworking II: A Three-Session Course
Instructor: Terry Nielsen
Class Times: Friday, May 18, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday, May 19, 2018 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, May 20, 2018 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 using the Festool Domino tool, a simple Dovetail Drawer, as well as how to add a taper to a leg. For a Complete Tool List with Part #'s, Please Click Here
Tuition: $350
Tuition Notes: All materials included

Band Saw Basics
Instructor: Terry Nielsen
Class Times: Thursday, May 31, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses and dust mask
Description: In this one-evening 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. Apply what you learn by making a cutting board with two contrasting wood colors. The projects will also cover clamping techniques, use of a router, and food safe finishes.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: Materials included

Table Saw Basics and Techniques
Instructor: Terry Nielsen
Class Times: Saturday, June 9, 2018 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: Terry 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. The student will also make a basic crosscut sled. Terry will go over how to install the sliders so their sled will make accurate crosscuts. He will discuss the advantages/disadvantages of the various types of sliders available so the student can decide which type suits their needs and make a purchase accordingly.
Tuition: $135
Tuition Notes: All materials included