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Pens, Pens, Pens
Instructor: Devon Palmer
Class Times: Thursday, September 29, 2016 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

Woodturning Date Night
Instructor: Devon Palmer
Class Times: Friday, September 30, 2016 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 pen blanks, drill and mount the blanks on the lathe, turn the pen 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 pen. Each student will complete a pen during the class.
Tuition: $125

Intro to Spindle Turning
Instructor: Devon Palmer
Class Times: Saturday, October 01, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Bring If You Have: Roughing, Spindle & Bowl Gouges, Parting Tool, Scraper & Skew. Otherwise, these tools are provided in the classroom.
Description: Explore woodturning with this introductory class to spindle turning. Learn how to use and sharpen basic woodturning tools: spindle gouges, roughing gouges, scrapers, parting tool and the skew. We'll cover basic safety, lathe setup, mounting/chucking of wood and basic cuts with each of the tools. We'll finish the day using the developed skills in turning and finishing a bottle stopper and a multi-tip screwdriver.
Tuition: $110

Intro to Bowl Turning
Instructor: Devon Palmer
Class Times: Sunday, October 02, 2016 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: $125

Bandsaw Basics
Instructor: Tyler Will
Class Times: Tuesday, October 04, 2016 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! The Bandsaw has many uses such as: cutting shapes and curves, resawing and pattern making to name a few. In this class, students will learn the anatomy of the bandsaw, blade types and several practical applications for this machine. This class is a perfect place to start if you want to begin a new hobby in woodworking and for those who want to expand their woodworking skills.
Tuition: $65

Finishing Methods
Instructor: Roger Plummer
Class Times: Thursday, October 06, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 20
Tools Required: none
Description: In this seminar style class, Roger will instruct you through the methods used while finishing your projects including: surface prep, brushing vs pads vs wipe-on, dyes vs stains, pore fillers, oil vs water and more.
Tuition: $25

Introduction to Bench Planes
Instructor: Alan Wolf
Class Times: Saturday, October 08, 2016 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: None
Description: Curious if Bench Planes are for you? Join Alan for a hands on class where you'll learn when and where to use a Scrub, Fore and Smoothing Planes.
Tuition: $50

Hand Cut Through Dovetails
Instructor: Tyler Hillyard
Class Times: Sunday, October 09, 2016 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 4
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: $100

Rough to Ready
Instructor: Tyler Hillyard
Class Times: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: None
Description: Join Tyler Hillyard 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

Carving A Basic Spoon
Instructor: Laura Gorun
Class Times: Thursday, October 13, 2016 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 8
Tools Required: Pfeil 8mm #5 sweep Palm Gouge #05x11 (or similar profile and quality, but SHARP), Sharpening Strop. A Carving glove is also strongly recommended.
Description: In this one day class, students will learn the basic considerations involved in carving a basic kitchen spoon, one of the most comprehensive and practical carving exercises available. You will learn about wood selection, carving characteristics, preparing blanks, basic carving techniques, and a traditional oil finish which may be applied not only to carving spoons, but to most any kind of carving. Students are offered a 10% discount on tools and supplies purchased for this class. reference materials and wood blanks will be provided. Class time includes a break for lunch
Tuition: $65

Shaker Side Table
Instructor: Tyler Hillyard
Class Times: Saturday, October 15, 2016 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

Table Saw From A-Z
Instructor: John Fair
Class Times: Sunday, October 16, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 8
Tools Required: None
Description: This class will help you become more familiar and comfortable with the tool that is the heart and backbone of most woodworking shops. First, John will demonstrate how to operate the table saw. In part tow of the class student work on tuning the saw and then have one on one instruction on how to make rip cuts, cross cuts & dado cuts. Students will also received a 10% discount on the day of class on any of the non-power tabe saw accessories featured.
Tuition: $65

Router Basics
Instructor: Eric Rauschenbach
Class Times: Tuesday, October 18, 2016 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: $50

Router Basics
Instructor: Eric Rauschenbach
Class Times: Wednesday, October 19, 2016 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: $50

Pens, Pens, Pens
Instructor: Devon Palmer
Class Times: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 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

Turning an Acrylic Euro Pen
Instructor: Devon Palmer
Class Times: Thursday, October 27, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: None required, but, bring them if you have them (small scrapers or easy woodturning tools are best)
Description: Students will learn how to turn and customize their own European style pen with an emphasis on Acrylic/alternate materials. This differs from Wood pens with the following points: tool selection and edge profiling best suited for turning acrylics, drilling bits and strategies to counteract meltdown of the blank and creating a clean thru-hole, pen tube selection and dealing with semi-translucent pen blanks, finishing/polishing with Micromesh and plastic polish
Tuition: $60

Intro to Spindle Turning
Instructor: Devon Palmer
Class Times: Saturday, October 29, 2016 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Bring If You Have: Roughing, Spindle & Bowl Gouges, Parting Tool, Scraper & Skew. Otherwise, these tools are provided in the classroom.
Description: Explore woodturning with this introductory class to spindle turning. Learn how to use and sharpen basic woodturning tools: spindle gouges, roughing gouges, scrapers, parting tool and the skew. We'll cover basic safety, lathe setup, mounting/chucking of wood and basic cuts with each of the tools. We'll finish the day using the developed skills in turning and finishing a bottle stopper and a multi-tip screwdriver.
Tuition: $110

Turned Hollow Forms
Instructor: Devon Palmer
Class Times: Sunday, October 30, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Spindle Gouge & Parting Tool
Description: Student will learn basic end grain hollowing techniques and hollow form design techniques. They will complete two projects: a small open end grain vase and the , prep, mount, shape & hollow a small enclosed hollow form through a small opening at the top of the piece. A class prerequisite is at least one full day turning class such as spindle or bowl turning.
Tuition: $125

Carving A Basic Spoon
Instructor: Laura Gorun
Class Times: Tuesday, November 01, 2016 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 8
Tools Required: Pfeil 8mm #5 sweep Palm Gouge #05x11 (or similar profile and quality, but SHARP), Sharpening Strop. A Carving glove is also strongly recommended.
Description: In this one day class, students will learn the basic considerations involved in carving a basic kitchen spoon, one of the most comprehensive and practical carving exercises available. You will learn about wood selection, carving characteristics, preparing blanks, basic carving techniques, and a traditional oil finish which may be applied not only to carving spoons, but to most any kind of carving. Students are offered a 10% discount on tools and supplies purchased for this class. reference materials and wood blanks will be provided. Class time includes a break for lunch
Tuition: $65

More Table Saw Techniques
Instructor: John Fair
Class Times: Sunday, November 06, 2016 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 8
Tools Required: Notebook, Pencil, Dust Mask, Ear Protection, Safety Glasses, Small Ground Square
Description: In this demonstration class students will expand upon the techniques learned in the Table Saw A-Z class. First, learn to build a Table Saw Sled (also known as a Crosscut sled). A Table Saw sled provides greater control and precision, as well as greater safety since the entire work piece is supported. We will learn how to make jigs that will help create raised panels and varying degrees of miters. In addition, we will discuss and cut compound miters with a taper jig, and learn to build a taper jig. You will the learn to make cove mouldings without any special bits, using just a saw blade. Next you will learn how to make a template cutting jig, which will cut multiple sided items very accurately. In a manner similar to how a key is cut, your template cutting jig will follow a pattern while cutting, without damaging the pattern itself. For the final portion of the class, you will learn how to build a circle cutting jig on your table saw. Think lazy susans, wheels for toys, and round tabletops and you will see how invaluable this jig will be!
Tuition: $65

Carving Tricks "Captive Rings"
Instructor: Laura Gorun
Class Times: Thursday, November 10, 2016 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 10
Tools Required: Pfeil 8mm #5 sweep Palme gouge #05X11 (or similar profile and quality, but SHARP), OR a small, SHARP Carving- or Pocket Knife. Sharpening Strop. A carving glove is also strongly recommened.
Description: Apprehensive about trying those old "Whittlin' Tricks?" Don't be! In this class, students will learn to carve a free moving captive ring from a single block of wood (provided). You will also learn several basic carving techniques and principles, and be introduced to safety, sharpening, planning, design traditions, and more through this project. Students are offered a 10% discount on tools & supplies purchase for the class. Reference materials and wood blanks will be provided. Class time includes a break for lunch.
Tuition: $65

Make a Wooden Jack Plane
Instructor: Alan Wolf
Class Times: Saturday, November 12, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, November 13, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Side Float (item #159196), Edge Float (item #159195), Rasp - Smooth or 2nd Cut (item #06B01 or #06B02)
Description: Making a wooden hand plane sounds really difficult given the precise elements needed to make the plane perform flawlessly. We will provide the wood, 6/4 quarter-sawn European Beech, and a 2", high carbon, O1 plane blade with chipper from Hock Tools and the instruction to make your first Wooden Jack Plane. The Jack Plane will be approximately 15" long and a little bit over 3/ wide. The two day class will start with discussion about the various bed angles for a Jack Plane and the first day is needed to cut the bed angle, make the crosspin and wedge and glue the pieces together to make the body. Laminating the stock will crate a stable and durable plane and make a rock solid bed so your iron won't chatter which will help produce whisper-thin shaving. If you want to take heavier shaving to flatten a board, your Jack plane will be able to handle it. The second day will be spent fitting the blade using the floats to the plane and shaping the body. The best part of building this plane is the fact that if you want to make a shorter smoothing plane or the longer jointer, you will have learned the necessary steps to build your own planes. The required tools above are needed to clean up the glue from the lamination process and the rasps are used to shape the body of the plane to form that fits your hand. If you ever had an interested in what it takes to make a wooden plane, this is the class for you! All materials included and a 10% Off discount on the tools required.
Tuition: $225

Turning Simple Christmas Ornaments
Instructor: Devon Palmer
Class Times: Wednesday, November 16, 2016 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

Turning Simple Christmas Ornaments
Instructor: Devon Palmer
Class Times: Thursday, November 17, 2016 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

Intro to Bowl Turning
Instructor: Devon Palmer
Class Times: Saturday, November 19, 2016 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: $125

Hollow Globe Christmas Ornament
Instructor: Devon Palmer
Class Times: Sunday, November 20, 2016 12:00 PM - 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

Bandsaw Basics
Instructor: Tyler Will
Class Times: Tuesday, November 22, 2016 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! The Bandsaw has many uses such as: cutting shapes and curves, resawing and pattern making to name a few. In this class, students will learn the anatomy of the bandsaw, blade types and several practical applications for this machine. This class is a perfect place to start if you want to begin a new hobby in woodworking and for those who want to expand their woodworking skills.
Tuition: $65

Router Basics
Instructor: Eric Rauschenbach
Class Times: Tuesday, November 29, 2016 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, November 30, 2016 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