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Scroll Saw Basics
Instructor: Peggy Johnson
Class Times: Saturday, July 8, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Safety glasses, pencil and notebook, dust mask
Description: Scroll-sawing is the most popular, rewarding and safest of all woodworking activities. The tool is easy for beginning woodworkers of all ages to create a wide variety of useful and fun items. This class will show you how to set-up and use the saw, select the proper blade for different projects, find or create and use patterns, and to sand and finish your creation. You will practice basic inside and outside cuts, complete a nameplate, puzzles, and a decorative ornament as time allows.
Tuition: $105
Tuition Notes: All materials provided

Pen Turning
Instructor: Frank Bowers
Class Times: Sunday, July 9, 2017 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

Marquetry in Depth: A Three-session course
Instructor: Jane Burke
Class Times: Thursday, July 13, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday, July 20, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday, July 27, 2017 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.

Fundamentals Of Woodworking II: A Four-Session Course
Instructor: Paul Fussell
Class Times: Saturday, July 15, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, July 16, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday, July 22, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, July 23, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
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 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.

For a complete List of Tools Required for this class, please Click Here
Tuition: $350
Tuition Notes: All materials included

Introduction to Turning I, Spindles
Instructor: Frank Bowers
Class Times: Saturday, July 29, 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, July 30, 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

Sharpening Chisels and Plane Irons
Instructor: Woodcraft Instructor
Class Times: Thursday, August 3, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Plane iron and/or chisel 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

Relief Carving - a Celtic Knot
Instructor: Christina White
Class Times: Saturday, August 5, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday, August 6, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: Woodcarving tools, mallet, safety glove (absolute requirement) and sharpening equipment. A link to a list of specific items is listed in the description below. A limited number of tools will be available for rent on a first to register basis.
Description: 2-day class. Students will carve a Celtic knot, beautiful by itself, but also a useful decorative application to other wood projects. Carvings can be applied to cabinet fronts, boxes, hang simply on the wall, or be incorporated into furniture. It is a wonderful beginner's project for relief carving, but the steps we follow will be useful in learning more advanced carving techniques in the future. Students will be provided with a choice of beginner's patterns and basswood blanks. Everyone will learn proper use of carving tools, safety, tool maintenance, sharpening and stropping techniques. A limited number of tools will be available for rent on a first to register basis.

For a complete List of Tools, Please Click Here
Tuition: $155
Tuition Notes: Materials included

Hand Plane Basics
Instructor: Woodcraft Instructor
Class Times: Thursday, August 10, 2017 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 receive a discount of 20% on the purchase of one (1) new, Wood River hand plane.
Tuition: $95

Boxes On The Bandsaw
Instructor: Terry Nielsen
Class Times: Saturday, August 12, 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: $125
Tuition Notes: All Materials Included

Pen Turning
Instructor: Frank Bowers
Class Times: Sunday, August 13, 2017 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

Create a Finish Worthy of Your Project
Instructor: Woodcraft Instructor
Class Times: Thursday, August 17, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday, August 24, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 4 - 8
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

Fundamentals Of Woodworking I
Instructor: Paul Fussell
Class Times: Saturday, August 19, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, August 20, 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 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.

For a complete List of Tools Required for this class, please Click Here
Tuition: $295
Tuition Notes: All materials included

Introduction to Turning I, Spindles
Instructor: Frank Bowers
Class Times: Saturday, September 2, 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, September 3, 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

How to Carve a Wood Spirit
Instructor: Christina White
Class Times: Saturday, September 9, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday, September 10, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: For a Complete List of Tools, click the Link in the Description below. 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.

For a complete List of Tools, Please Click Here
Tuition: $155
Tuition Notes: Materials included

Using the Basic Chisel
Instructor: David Jervis
Class Times: Thursday, September 21, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: Marking knife, Marking gauge, square, pencil, Notepad, Hand Chisels in ready to use form
Description:
Not just for chopping dovetails, the chisel is a simple tool, but is essential in any shop. Using one effectively depends on proper techniques, maintaining sharp, and understanding wood grain.
Part Lecture, Part Hands on, we will go over different types of chisels and their uses. The student will get a chance to start practicing the various techniques discussed. Blade angle will be discussed as well as using a leather strop for honing.
Tuition: $50

Cabinet Making Fundamentals
Instructor: Paul Fussell
Class Times: Saturday, September 23, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday, September 24, 2017 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: 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.

For a complete List of Tools Required for this class, please Click Here
Tuition: $270

Turn a Pizza Cutter or an Ice Cream Scoop Handle
Instructor: Frank Bowers
Class Times: Thursday, September 28, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Dust Mask
Description:
A good Pizza Cutter or an Ice Cream Scoop is a joy to use. They also make great gifts and can be turned in a small amount of time. In this class, we will turn the Handle for a stainless steel Pizza Cutter or Ice cream Scoop. Techniques are similar for both. This is a great project for beginning and intermediate Woodturners.
All materials for one project will be provided as well as the necessary turning tools. Students will have the option of purchasing additional supplies using their class discount.
Tuition: $60
Tuition Notes: Materials included to complete One Pizza Cutter OR Ice Cream Scoop

Build a Two Drawer Tool Tote
Instructor: Terry Nielsen
Class Times: Friday, September 29, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday, September 30, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, October 1, 2017 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 Tote inspired by one built by Scott Phillips of The American Woodshop. Over the course of 2 1/2 days, the student should be able to complete a tool tote with two drawers. A combination of techniques will be used, including the use of a box joint jig.

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.

Tools required:
Besides safety gear, the student will need a combination square, tape measure, pencil, notepad.
Tuition: $345
Tuition Notes: Materials Included