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Basic Wood Carving
Instructor: Robert Vinas
Class Times: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 10
Tools Required: Basic Wood Carving Knives
Description: This is a six-week course. Students will be taught basic hand carving techniques and knife safety. Each student will create several figurines over the length of the classes.
Tuition: $150

All About the Bandsaw
Instructor: John Slezak
Class Times: Saturday, July 11, 2015 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: None
Description: Whether you are new to the Bandsaw or are just frustrated with the quality of the cuts you are getting from your Bandsaw, this class is designed to help you get the most out of the most versatile cutting tool in your shop. This class covers: *Anatomy of a Bandsaw. *Setup, Tuning and Maintenance. *Safety (or how not to remove those appendages you are so attached to). *Choosing and using the correct blade *Cutting curves and scrolling *Resawing
Tuition: $65

Basic Scroll Saw
Instructor: John Slezak
Class Times: Saturday, July 11, 2015 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2
Tools Required: None
Description: This hands-on class will introduce you to the operations of the scroll saw, safety features and precautions, as well as blade selection, pattern transfer and other special operations.
Tuition: $65

Woodturning Tool Sharpening
Instructor: Walter Jones
Class Times: Sunday, July 12, 2015 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: None
Description: This class is designed to teach you how to get your turning tools sharp. Bring your own tools
Tuition: $65

Basic Woodturning
Instructor: Wayne Dawson
Class Times: Saturday, July 18, 2015 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 5
Tools Required: N/A
Description: This class is designed to teach you the skills needed to do basic woodturning. You will learn to use several different tools, sharpening, wood selection, and Lathe setup.
Tuition: $125
Tuition Notes: plus materials

Pen Turning
Instructor: Bob Murdoch
Class Times: Sunday, July 19, 2015 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses and Dust Mask
Description: Writing pens are the most popular personalized gift given by woodworkers. Learn the skills required to turn, cut, hollow, assemble and finish a beautiful gift that will be used and appreciated for years to come.
Tuition: $65
Tuition Notes: plus materials

Basic Bowl Turning
Instructor: Wayne Dawson
Class Times: Saturday, July 25, 2015 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Saftey Glasses or Shield, Dust Mask
Description: Learn the basics of bowl turning and take home a bowl that you will treasure. *Bring your lunch.*
Tuition: $125
Tuition Notes: plus materials

Handcut Dovetails
Instructor: Kevin Mello
Class Times: Sunday, July 26, 2015 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Rip profile dovetail saw, 13 tpi or higher; Bench Chisels 1/4, 1/2, Minimum Chisel mallet, coping saw [optional] Sliding bevel or dovetail gauge, 6 or 8" dividers [not required if you have a dovetail gauge]marking gaug, eather a marking knife or a .5mm p
Description: In this one day class you will learn to make hand cut dovetails needed to assemble a basic box. The project will be a Shaker style wall cupboard [if time does not allow completion of the project, instruction will allow finishing at home. For hundreds of years, the dovetail has been the sign of the joiner art. It allows assembling a box without the need for nails. Today, creating a tight fitting dovetail joint is sought after by woodworkers wanting to display a quality looking joint.While there aremany ways to make dovetails with machines, there are only two basic methods of making the by hand.Two methods of laying out and cutting will be demonstrated. It will be up to the student to decide which works best for them. If time permits we will attempt half blind dovetails
Tuition: $125
Tuition Notes: plus materials