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Introduction to Hand-Cut Dovetails
Instructor: Grant Lutz
Class Times: Saturday, December 06, 2014 9:00 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: Al Trevillyan
Class Times: Sunday, December 07, 2014 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

Turning Pepper Mills
Instructor: Mark Sillay
Class Times: Sunday, December 14, 2014 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, dust mask, 3/8 inch Spindle Gouge, Parting Tool, Roughing Gouge, pencils
Description: There is something about the spicy odor and taste of freshly ground pepper corns which makes ordinary pepper seem dull and nearly tasteless. You will finish a 6" pepper mill from a 2.5" by 7" square block of wood and a 6" pepper mill mechanism. This class will utilize and develop spindle turning skills, which will include making and threading your own jam chuck useful for other projects as well.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: Basic spindle turning skills preferred.

Pen Turning
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Saturday, December 20, 2014 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 Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Tuition: $95

Introduction to Turning II, Bowls
Instructor: Al Trevillyan
Class Times: Sunday, December 21, 2014 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

Band Saw Basics
Instructor: Jim Milam
Class Times: Saturday, January 03, 2015 10:00 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

Fundamentals Of Woodworking
Instructor: Paul Fussell
Class Times: Monday, January 05, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday, January 07, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday, January 15, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday, January 19, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday, January 20, 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

Bowls and Plates on the Wood Lathe
Instructor: Bob Grant
Class Times: Saturday, January 10, 2015 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday, January 11, 2015 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 8
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, 3/8" Bowl Gouge, 1/4" and 3/8" Spindle Gouge, 1/2" to 1.25" Skew and 3/8" Bedan
Description: Bowls and Plates - both functional and artistic, are the object of this class that covers the fundamentals of turning with the four-jaw scroll chuck. Bob focuses on use of the bowl gouge to hollow and shape a deep bowl and how to use the same tool to achieve designs and create the feeling of lift on shallow plates.
Tuition: $135

Learn To Use The Incra Jig
Instructor: Ken Slaughter
Class Times: Saturday, January 17, 2015 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Try before you buy! Are you considering purchasing the Incra jig? Let Ken help you make up your mind. Ken Slaughter teaches the Incra system as you complete a small walnut box project. Class size limited!
Tuition: $95

Basic Chip Carving
Instructor: Mickey Hudspeth
Class Times: Sunday, January 18, 2015 9:00 AM - 4:00 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

Beyond Bowl Turning Basics
Instructor: John Hatton
Class Times: Saturday, January 24, 2015 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday, January 25, 2015 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Two 3/8" bowl gouges (WC@ 06o31), 3/8" Fingernail spindle gouge (WC# 126941), safety glasses, dust mask.
Description: Take your bowl turning skills to the next level with John Hatton. John will help you expand both your bowl turning and finishing expertise. You will also develop your gouge sharpening techniques by learning how to create specific high performance tool profiles. The cuts you make with these leave a finish on your bowl that requires minimal sanding. By the end of the class you will have turned several bowls to be proud of using new skills that will serve you for a lifetime of wood turning enjoyment.
Tuition: $125
Tuition Notes: Materials included. Optional; 1/2" bowl gouge (WC# 06o54)

Cabinet Making Fundamentals
Instructor: Paul Fussell
Class Times: Wednesday, February 04, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday, February 05, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday, February 16, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday, February 19, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday, February 23, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday, February 25, 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: PLEASE NOTE: THIS CLASS RESCHEDULED FROM MARCH; 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

Natural Edge Bowls
Instructor: Bob Grant
Class Times: Sunday, February 08, 2015 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, 3/8” Bowl Gouge, 3/8” Spindle Gouge and 3/8” Bedan
Description: Green wood – the backyard tree knocked down in the windstorm – offers a new world of opportunities and another challenge to your turning skills. Join Bob as he shows how to take advantage of readily available, less expensive materials to create beautiful bowls and other artwork on your lathe, with Particular attention to mounting the wood to achieve a beautiful natural edge bowl. He will discuss drying techniques particularly suited for Georgia’s climate
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: Materials are included

Introduction to Turning I, Spindles
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Saturday, February 14, 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, February 15, 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

Router Basics Class
Instructor: Grant Lutz
Class Times: Saturday, February 21, 2015 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

Relief Carving
Instructor: Christina White
Class Times: Saturday, February 28, 2015 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday, March 01, 2015 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: $135
Tuition Notes: Material 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

Beginning Marquetry
Instructor: Jane Burke
Class Times: Sunday, March 29, 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 marquetry panel and a valuable new skill.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: Class project supplies included in tuition