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Woodturning Date Night
Instructor: Devon Palmer
Class Times: Friday, December 15, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Bring tools if you have them, not required.
Description: It's a Date! In this class, you and your partner will learn how to cut ornament blanks, drill and mount the blanks on the lathe, turn the ornament barrels and apply finish. The instructor will demo and review the process over dinner (included: box lunch style, options chosen at class sign-up) Then final step will be assembling the ornament. Each student will complete an ornament during the class.
Tuition: $100

Intro to Bowl Turning
Instructor: Devon Palmer
Class Times: Saturday, December 16, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Bring If You Have: Roughing, Spindle & Bowl Gouges, Paring Tool, Scraper & Skew. Otherwise, these tools are provided in the classroom.
Description: In this course, students will learn how to turn a small wooden bowl from green wood. They'll go through the process of selecting, preparing, and mounting the wood on the lathe, discuss tool selection/use and sharpening, shaping/turning of the outside/inside, sanding/finishing and drying of green wood.
Tuition: $150

Hollow Globe Christmas Ornament
Instructor: Devon Palmer
Class Times: Sunday, December 17, 2017 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Bring if you have: Roughing, Spindle & Bowl Gouges, Parting Tool, Scraper & Hollowing Tool.
Description: In this course, students will make a hollow globe Christmas ornament with a long thin ice-cycle. This course will cover useful techniques for advancing your skills such as: Hollowing, cutting and fitting tenons, turning finials, thin/small turning, use of calipers, and drilling on the lathe.
Tuition: $75

Turning Simple Christmas Ornaments
Instructor: Devon Palmer
Class Times: Monday, December 18, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: N/A
Description: Devon will guide students in turning Christmas tree ornaments of various shapes made from various beautiful exotic woods. After taking this class, students should be able to fill their whole Christmas tree with ornaments they have turned themselves.
Tuition: $50

Router Basics
Instructor: Eric Rauschenbach
Class Times: Tuesday, December 19, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Notebook, Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: The router is one of the most versatile tools in the shop. Whether you are a new router user or you've dusted off the cobwebs, this is a great class. Learn the ins and outs of router types, horse power, bit selection, proper safety, accessories, jigs and router tables versus shaper tables. Bring all those puzzling router questions to stump the teacher, and have a great time in this informative class. This is a hands-on class, so each student will have the opportunity to make several cuts.
Tuition: $65

Rough to Ready
Instructor: Tyler Will
Class Times: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: None
Description: Join Tyler in this basic class which is a good introduction to important woodworking tools and a must for all beginning woodworkers. Each student will receive a rough sawn board which they will proceed to flatten, square, and cut to a final size. Power tools used in this whole process are the jointer, table saw, and planer. Included in the class is a copy of Tauton's "Complete Illustrated Guide to Woodworking" (WC# 151023).
Tuition: $65

Bandsaw Basics
Instructor: Tyler Will
Class Times: Monday, January 8, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Notepad, Safety Glasses
Description: Join Tyler and learn all about one of the most versatile machines in the woodshop! In this class, students will learn the anatomy of the bandsaw, blade types and how to set up and maintain a bandsaw. This class is a perfect for those looking to become more familiar with the bandsaw and its operations.
Tuition: $65

Router Basics
Instructor: Eric Rauschenbach
Class Times: Tuesday, January 9, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Notebook, Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: The router is one of the most versatile tools in the shop. Whether you are a new router user or you've dusted off the cobwebs, this is a great class. Learn the ins and outs of router types, horse power, bit selection, proper safety, accessories, jigs and router tables versus shaper tables. Bring all those puzzling router questions to stump the teacher, and have a great time in this informative class. This is a hands-on class, so each student will have the opportunity to make several cuts.
Tuition: $65

Router Basics
Instructor: Eric Rauschenbach
Class Times: Wednesday, January 10, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Notebook, Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: The router is one of the most versatile tools in the shop. Whether you are a new router user or you've dusted off the cobwebs, this is a great class. Learn the ins and outs of router types, horse power, bit selection, proper safety, accessories, jigs and router tables versus shaper tables. Bring all those puzzling router questions to stump the teacher, and have a great time in this informative class. This is a hands-on class, so each student will have the opportunity to make several cuts.
Tuition: $65

Live Edge Coffee Table/Bench
Instructor: Treg Sherman
Class Times: Saturday, January 13, 2018 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Description: Make your own Ash Live Edge Coffee table.(roughly 20"x36" In this class, Treg with Urbn Timber will teach you how to do varies task including, flattening with a router jig, attaching steel legs while allowing for wood movement and sanding. This piece of furniture can easily be used as a coffee table or a bench.
Tuition: $375

Inlaying a "Bowtie/Dutchman"
Instructor: Tyler Hillyard
Class Times: Sunday, January 14, 2018 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: SHARP bench chisels
Description: In this class, students will learn how to inlay the very popular "bowtie" into a board, without using a "jig/template". Commonly found in "live edge furniture", they can stabilize a crack or void in the wood, making it more usable for furniture and other cool projects.
Tuition: $75

Rough to Ready
Instructor: Tyler Will
Class Times: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: None
Description: Join Tyler in this basic class which is a good introduction to important woodworking tools and a must for all beginning woodworkers. Each student will receive a rough sawn board which they will proceed to flatten, square, and cut to a final size. Power tools used in this whole process are the jointer, table saw, and planer. Included in the class is a copy of Tauton's "Complete Illustrated Guide to Woodworking" (WC# 151023).
Tuition: $65

Pens, Pens, Pens
Instructor: Tom Wood
Class Times: Thursday, January 18, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Description: Students will learn how to cut pen blanks, drill and mount the blanks on the lathe, turn the pen barrels and apply the finish. Then final step will be assembling the pen. Each student will complete a pen during the class.
Tuition: $50

Carving a Lovespoon - Valentine's themed
Instructor: Laura Jenkins Gorun
Class Times: Sunday, January 28, 2018 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday, February 4, 2018 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 3 - 10
Tools Required: Sharp, good quality med-small shallow palm gouge, e.g. Pfeil 8mm #5 gouge (05X11); Sharpening Strop w/ compound, and Carving Glove. Optional additional tools: 8mm #1 skew (05R09) for smoothing convex surfaces, and detail; and to aid in clearing the int
Description: Make something for someone you love! Each student will carve a basswood lovespoon with a Valentine theme, designed by the instructor. In this multi-session class, students will learn and practice fundamental carving techniques, and address common challenges, using very simple edge tools. We will practice working with symmetry, the wood's natural characteristics, carving long, smooth curves, and convex and concave surfaces, all within a delicate design. Some homework will be necessary between sessions to complete the project, along with some finishing at home after the class. All aspects of carving lovespoons, from design to finishing, will be discussed and demonstrated. Each student will also receive reference materials, a second practice blank, a copy of the pattern, and a copy of David Western's book: “History of Lovespoons: The Art and Traditions of a Romantic Craft,” featuring some spoons by the instructor. Carving tools purchased by students in this class will be offered at a 10% discount.
Tuition: $135

Bandsaw Basics
Instructor: Tyler Will
Class Times: Monday, February 5, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Notepad, Safety Glasses
Description: Join Tyler and learn all about one of the most versatile machines in the woodshop! In this class, students will learn the anatomy of the bandsaw, blade types and how to set up and maintain a bandsaw. This class is a perfect for those looking to become more familiar with the bandsaw and its operations.
Tuition: $65

Building an Electric Guitar
Instructor: Ed Panzer
Class Times: Friday, February 16, 2018 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday, February 17, 2018 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday, February 18, 2018 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 4
Description: This class is designed to accommodate the beginner/intermediate woodworker in building their own electric guitar. You will learn the basic techniques of building an electric guitar. This will be broke down in bite size tasks that enables the student to get a clear understanding of the various steps in making an electric guitar. You will learn how to make a body, hand carve a neck, install a truss rod and install the fret board. You will also learn to install frets and slot a nut. You will learn how to wire it up and to properly setup a guitar to play perfect. Each guitar will be completed before leaving class. Painting/finishing the guitar will be left to the student to complete after the class. Finishing techniques will be discussed to aid to the students.
Tuition: $695

Rough to Ready
Instructor: Tyler Will
Class Times: Monday, February 19, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: None
Description: Join Tyler in this basic class which is a good introduction to important woodworking tools and a must for all beginning woodworkers. Each student will receive a rough sawn board which they will proceed to flatten, square, and cut to a final size. Power tools used in this whole process are the jointer, table saw, and planer. Included in the class is a copy of Tauton's "Complete Illustrated Guide to Woodworking" (WC# 151023).
Tuition: $65

Live Edge Coffee Table/Bench
Instructor: Treg Sherman
Class Times: Saturday, February 24, 2018 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Description: Make your own Ash Live Edge Coffee table.(roughly 20"x36" In this class, Treg with Urbn Timber will teach you how to do varies task including, flattening with a router jig, attaching steel legs while allowing for wood movement and sanding. This piece of furniture can easily be used as a coffee table or a bench.
Tuition: $375

Inlaying a "Bowtie/Dutchman"
Instructor: Tyler Hillyard
Class Times: Sunday, February 25, 2018 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: SHARP bench chisels
Description: In this class, students will learn how to inlay the very popular "bowtie" into a board, without using a "jig/template". Commonly found in "live edge furniture", they can stabilize a crack or void in the wood, making it more usable for furniture and other cool projects.
Tuition: $75

Shaker Side Table
Instructor: Tyler Hillyard
Class Times: Saturday, March 3, 2018 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Notebooks, Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: In this class students will make a Shaker Side Table from solid Cherry. Standing 29" inches tall and 21" x 21" wide this table is constructed using Kreg Pocket Hole Joinery and features tapered legs. Power Tools students will be using are the table saw, compound miter saw, jointer and drum sander. Finishing options will be discussed. A 10% discount is offered to students wishing to purchase finishing materials for their tables.
Tuition: $175

Hand Cut Through Dovetails
Instructor: Tyler Hillyard
Class Times: Sunday, March 4, 2018 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Dozuki Z Handsaw #12f27 Fret Saw #141410 Chisels 1/4" #152811 3/8" #152812 1/2" #152813 Dividers #141197 Marking Gauge #154340 Dovetail Marking Gauge 14 Degree #153361 Marking Knife #153622 Mallet #141342 ( Or Equivalent Tools)
Description: Tyler will lead you through the process of cutting a through dovetail using nothing but hand tools. A 10% discount will be offered for the tools required.
Tuition: $80

Bamboo Backed Long Bow Building & Finishing Class
Instructor: Tom Turgeon
Class Times: Friday, March 16, 2018 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Saturday, March 17, 2018 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, March 18, 2018 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 8
Tools Required: Nicholson #50 Rasp #06B02, a screw-on handle for the rasp #06B55; Recommended Tools - Universal Vise #144592, Turgeon Tools Flat Spokeshave #851315, Nicholson Cabinet File #06B06. A 10% Discount will be applied if purchased for this class.
Description: Master Bowyer Tom Turgeon's Long Bow-building classes have been a sensation across the country! Tom currently works directly with our nation's Wounded Warriors, teaching servicemen and women in every branch of our US Military to build their own long bows. Tom has also been featured on PBS' "American Woodshop", and has been published in "Woodcraft Magazine", and the Woodworker's Guild of America's on-line Magazine. Tom has delighted archers, bow hunters and woodworkers alike with this 2-1/2 day, hands-on immersion class in building authentic Long Bows. First-time students to Tom's classes will make a traditional, Bamboo-Backed Long bow. Returning students will make an advanced, Reflex-Deflex Long bow. This hands-on class will cover selection of woods, curing and tillering of a stave, stringing, and shooting a hand-crafted bamboo-backed Long bow. Students will take home a bow, two wooden arrows, a hand-twisted Flemish bowstring, and a working knowledge of how to "teach" wood to bend. On day 3 students will apply a professional grade finish. Whether they envision a clear, durable topcoat over natural bamboo or an extravagant dye induced midnight handle into star burst limbs, Tom will share over twenty years of experience using proven weather-proof finishing techniques. This class will definitely take your long bow and finishing skills to the highest level!
Tuition: $550

Rough to Ready
Instructor: Tyler Will
Class Times: Monday, March 19, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: None
Description: Join Tyler in this basic class which is a good introduction to important woodworking tools and a must for all beginning woodworkers. Each student will receive a rough sawn board which they will proceed to flatten, square, and cut to a final size. Power tools used in this whole process are the jointer, table saw, and planer. Included in the class is a copy of Tauton's "Complete Illustrated Guide to Woodworking" (WC# 151023).
Tuition: $65

Building An Acoustic Guitar
Instructor: Scott Dixon
Class Times: Friday, March 23, 2018 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday, March 24, 2018 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday, March 25, 2018 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 6
Description: Many of those who have played or even admired the beauty of the guitar have shown interest in someday making an heirloom instrument that can be played today and passed on and continued to be played for generations. This class is designed to take a beginner/intermediate woodworker through the steps to make a steel string acoustic guitar from a unique kit. You will learn the terminology and the techniques focused on many of the specialized processes to complete your own personalized instrument. The process is broken down into small steps to familiarize the student with the construction of the neck including truss rod installation, fingerboard and fretting, abalone inlay and construction of the body including brace trimming/fitting, top installation, bridge gluing/alignment, purfling and final fit up to the neck to body joint using a bolt-on system. Each guitar will be completed leaving the final topcoat finish up to the student. If you are interested in this class be sure to visit the store to see and play the finished guitar. Two models are available - Sapele or Figured Maple.
Tuition: $675

Intro to Caning
Instructor: Tyler Will
Class Times: Saturday, March 31, 2018 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Description: In this class, students will learn the seven step method of caning. Students will do this by weaving a frame that will be provided by the instructor. If you have a chair in need of repair, this is the class for you!
Tuition: $125