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Pen Turning
Instructor: Frank Bowers
Class Times: Sunday, February 14, 2016 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 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 Continuous Arm Windsor Chair with Mike Herrel
Instructor: Michael Herrel
Class Times: Friday, February 26, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday, February 27, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, February 28, 2016 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

Fundamentals Of Woodworking I
Instructor: Paul Fussell
Class Times: Saturday, March 05, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, March 06, 2016 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

Cabinet Making Fundamentals
Instructor: Paul Fussell
Class Times: Saturday, March 19, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, March 20, 2016 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

Table Saw Basics and Techniques
Instructor: Grant Lutz
Class Times: Saturday, March 26, 2016 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

Boxes On The Bandsaw
Instructor: Terry Nielsen
Class Times: Sunday, April 03, 2016 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

Fundamentals Of Woodworking II: A Six-Session Course
Instructor: Paul Fussell
Class Times: Wednesday, April 06, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday, April 07, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday, April 21, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday, April 23, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, April 24, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses. Students Are Required To Furnish Hand Tools. A List Of Required Tools Will Be Provided prior to the class. If Needed Tools Can Be Purchased Through Woodcraft, A 10% Discount Will Be Applied
Description: In Fundamentals of Woodworking II, you will go in depth with basic hand tools. You will learn how to sharpen chisels, tune hand planes, hand-cut through and half-blind dovetails, also the proper way to use each tool. You will walk out of the final class with a finished step stool that will have hand cut dovetails, a through tenon and a hand-planed top and sides.
Tuition: $350
Tuition Notes: All materials included

Band Saw Basics
Instructor: Jim Milam
Class Times: Saturday, April 09, 2016 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

Pen Turning
Instructor: Frank Bowers
Class Times: Sunday, April 10, 2016 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 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

How to Carve a Wood Spirit
Instructor: Christina White
Class Times: Saturday, April 16, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday, April 17, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: A 5/8 gouge (#05D04), a 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: 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.
Tuition: $155
Tuition Notes: Materials included

Introduction to Turning I, Spindles
Instructor: John Hatton
Class Times: Saturday, April 30, 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: John Hatton
Class Times: Sunday, May 01, 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

Build An Inlayed Federal Tea Caddie / Jewelry Box
Instructor: Jim Milam
Class Times: Thursday, May 05, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday, May 12, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday, May 19, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday, May 26, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Dust Mask, Hand Tools,
Description: Learn to make a Federal Tea Caddie/Jewelry Box. Jim Milam will teach you how to make the mitered box, cut off top, accurately install hinges, add contrasting wood edges and apply decorative Federal period bandings. A Paterae or shell will be set into the top. Flocking can be applied to the box interior and a shellac finish on the exterior. The class will be held on four consecutive Thursday nights. A complete tool list will be provided at registration. All project materials costs are included in the tuition.
Tuition: $265
Tuition Notes: Includes all materials cost

Router Basics and Techniques
Instructor: Grant Lutz
Class Times: Saturday, May 07, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: Safety glasses, dust mask and hearing protection required.
Description: Learn how to set-up the handheld router and router table to make different types of cuts that are used in making furniture, cabinets, boxes and other woodworking. These techniques will be used to demonstrate several project examples. This class is valuable for everyone from the beginner to the more experienced woodworker wanting to brush up on his or her router and router table skills.
Tuition: $135

Adirondack Chair
Instructor: Terry Nielsen
Class Times: Friday, May 13, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday, May 14, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday, May 15, 2016 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

Marquetry in Depth
Instructor: Jane Burke
Class Times: Saturday, May 21, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday, May 22, 2016 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.

Cabinet Making Fundamentals
Instructor: Paul Fussell
Class Times: Saturday, May 28, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, May 29, 2016 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

Introduction to Hand-Cut Dovetails
Instructor: Grant Lutz
Class Times: Saturday, June 04, 2016 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

Introduction to Turning I, Spindles
Instructor: John Hatton
Class Times: Saturday, June 04, 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: John Hatton
Class Times: Sunday, June 05, 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

Pen Turning
Instructor: Frank Bowers
Class Times: Sunday, June 19, 2016 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 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

Fundamentals Of Woodworking II: A Six-Session Course
Instructor: Paul Fussell
Class Times: Tuesday, June 21, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday, June 23, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday, June 30, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday, July 09, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, July 10, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses. Students Are Required To Furnish Hand Tools. A List Of Required Tools Will Be Provided prior to the class. If Needed Tools Can Be Purchased Through Woodcraft, A 10% Discount Will Be Applied
Description: In Fundamentals of Woodworking II, you will go in depth with basic hand tools. You will learn how to sharpen chisels, tune hand planes, hand-cut through and half-blind dovetails, also the proper way to use each tool. You will walk out of the final class with a finished step stool that will have hand cut dovetails, a through tenon and a hand-planed top and sides.
Tuition: $350
Tuition Notes: All materials included

Introduction to Marquetry
Instructor: Jane Burke
Class Times: Saturday, June 25, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 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 Hand-Cut Dovetails
Instructor: Grant Lutz
Class Times: Sunday, June 26, 2016 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