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Introduction to Wood Carving
Instructor: Robert Vinas
Class Times: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday, March 01, 2016 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday, March 08, 2016 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 6
Tools Required: Basic Wood Carving Knives
Description: Learn basic wood carving over this six week class. You will create several carved items as you learn proper knife safety.
Tuition: $150
Tuition Notes: Plus cost of materials

Pen Turning
Instructor: Wayne Dawson
Class Times: Friday, February 12, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 6
Tools Required: Hearing and Eye Protection, Dust Mask
Description: Writing pens are the most popular personalized gift given by woodworkers. Learn the skills required to turn, assemble and finish a beautiful gift that will be used and appreciated for years to come.
Tuition: $65
Tuition Notes: Plus cost of materials

Basic Box Building
Instructor: Bob Merrill
Class Times: Saturday, February 13, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Hearing and Eye Protection
Description: Learn the art of box building in this one day class. You will learn proper cutting techniques, selection of materials, box construction with reinforced miter joints and finishing techniques. At the end of the class you will have a beautiful wooden box with a fitted lid to take home with you.
Tuition: $125
Tuition Notes: Plus cost of materials

Introduction to Power Tools
Instructor: Maggie Stokes
Class Times: Friday, February 19, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Saturday, February 20, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Hearing and Eye Protection
Description: If you are new to woodworking or would like a refresher course, this just might the class for you. In this class, you use a table saw, miter saw, router (in a table and hand held), sanding center, band saw, drill press and, of course, sandpaper. You will start from rough lumber and by the end of the class, you will be taking home a completed cutting board and the skills to make
Tuition: $190
Tuition Notes: Plus cost of materials

Introduction to Woodturning
Instructor: Wayne Dawson
Class Times: Sunday, February 21, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 6
Tools Required: N/A
Description: This class is designed to teach you the basics of wood turning. You will learn the tools, how to sharpen them, which woods are best for turning and how to setup your lathe. You will complete a small project to take home with you.
Tuition: $125

Pen Turners Gathering
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Saturday, February 27, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, February 28, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 99
Description: Join us for two days of pen turning! Michelle Ferrara will be here with Jonathan Brooks and Jim Swank. They will show you some of the tricks of the trade including: fountain pen maintenance and repair, casting stamps, watch part blanks, kitless pens, and bottle cap casting. Join us for all or part of this two day seminar.
Tuition: $0

Introduction to the Scroll Saw
Instructor: Maggie Stokes
Class Times: Sunday, March 06, 2016 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Hearing and Eye Protection
Description: With endless possibilities, your biggest challenge will be deciding what you can do next with your scroll saw. This tool opens up the worlds of intarsia, fretwork, marquetry, and inlay work, just to begin! Learn wood and blade selection, tensioning, pattern selection and tool safety while making several projects.
Tuition: $125

Basic Bowl Turning
Instructor: Wayne Dawson
Class Times: Saturday, March 12, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 6
Tools Required: Saftey Glasses or Shield, Dust Mask
Description: This course is designed for the beginner to intermediate turner who wants to get a better handle on bowl turning. Topics covered will include wood selection, preparation, mounting options, tool selection, sharpening, power sanding and finishing.
Tuition: $125
Tuition Notes: Plus cost of materials

Swivel Top Box
Instructor: Maggie Stokes
Class Times: Friday, March 25, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Saturday, March 26, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Hearing and Eye Protection
Description: Build a box that will be the envy of your friends. We will start two pieces of lumber and make a beautiful box with contrasting swivel lid. This might just be the perfect class to see if woodworking is for you as we show you how to accurately and safely make a box. We will be using the table saw, band saw, a router in a table, drill press, and of course sand paper.
Tuition: $185
Tuition Notes: Plus cost of materials

Basic Bowl Turning
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Friday, April 01, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 6
Tools Required: Saftey Glasses or Shield, Dust Mask
Description: Turn a bowl in an evening! Wood turning is as close to instant gratification as you can get in woodworking. You will learn how to select wood, mount it and what tools to use. You will take home a beautiful bowl ready for finish.
Tuition: $65
Tuition Notes: Plus cost of materials

Cabinet Construction
Instructor: Bob Merrill
Class Times: Saturday, April 02, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday, April 03, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Hearing and Eye Protection
Description: Face frame construction is the cornerstone to many common types of furniture, everything from kitchen cabinets and vanities to entertainment centers and built-in wall units. During the two day class, students will design and build a small face frame cabinet with a drawer and a raised panel door.
Tuition: $250
Tuition Notes: Plus cost of materials

Make a Knife Handle
Instructor: Bob Murdoch
Class Times: Friday, April 08, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 6
Description: Create your own knife handle! Using a knife kit and scales, you will create a knife in an evening. It's easier than you think to make an object of beauty.
Tuition: $65
Tuition Notes: Plus cost of materials

Introduction to the Scroll Saw
Instructor: Maggie Stokes
Class Times: Saturday, April 09, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Hearing and Eye Protection
Description: With endless possibilities, your biggest challenge will be deciding what you can do next with your scroll saw. This tool opens up the worlds of intarsia, fretwork, marquetry, and inlay work, just to begin! Learn wood and blade selection, tensioning, pattern selection and tool safety while making several projects.
Tuition: $125
Tuition Notes: Plus cost of materials

All About Hand Planes
Instructor: Kevin Mello
Class Times: Sunday, April 10, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 6
Description: Hand planes can be confusing to the novice. Block, low-angle, rabbet, jack, chisel, shoulder – the list seeming goes on and on and on, but which one should you use? Get de-mystified and learn the ins and outs of hand planes with this great class. Not only will you learn which plane to use for what function, sharpening and tuning up your planes will also be part of your day. If you have a plane that confuses you, bring it to class with you and tell it who is boss.
Tuition: $125

Pen Turning
Instructor: Bob Murdoch
Class Times: Friday, April 15, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses and Dust Mask
Description: Writing pens are the among the most popular items made by woodworkers. Learn the skills required to turn, assemble and finish a beautiful gift that will be used and appreciated for years to come.
Tuition: $65
Tuition Notes: Plus cost of materials

All About the Bandsaw
Instructor: John Slezak
Class Times: Saturday, April 16, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 6
Tools Required: Hearing and eye protection and dust mask
Description: Whether you are new to the band saw or are just frustrated with the quality of the cuts you are getting from your saw, this class is designed to help you get the most out of one of the most versatile tools in your shop. Learn the anatomy of the saw, 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 resawing.
Tuition: $125

Intarsia
Instructor: Maggie Stokes
Class Times: Saturday, April 23, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday, April 24, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Hearing and Eye Protection
Description: Combining art with woodworking, intarsia is a centuries-old technique where create an overall image by cutting and forming individual parts of the image from contrasting woods. Join us and create your own masterpiece as you learn wood selection, layout techniques, sawing techniques, sanding and shaping for that wonderful 3D effect, as well as the gluing and final finishing of your own project.
Tuition: $250
Tuition Notes: Plus cost of materials

Handcut Dovetails
Instructor: Kevin Mello
Class Times: Sunday, May 01, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1 - 6
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 gauge, either a marking knife or a .5mm
Description: Learn how to make hand cut dovetails! For hundreds of years, the dovetail has been the sign of the joiner art. Today, creating a tight fitting dovetail joint is sought after by woodworkers wanting to display a quality looking joint. While machined templates are fine, a hand cut dovetail really shows off your talents.
Tuition: $125

Introduction to the Router
Instructor: Bob Merrill
Class Times: Saturday, May 07, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 6
Tools Required: Hearing and Eye Protection
Description: Every wood worker should have a router in their arsenal. With an assortment of sharp cutter bits, the router is one of the most used small power tools in the shop. Although highly versatile, the router can be very intimidating. In this class, students will learn how to choose a router, the types of bases used with the router, how to install a router in a table, and the care and feeding (maintenance) of the router. You will also learn the categories of router bits, components used to identify them, what goes into the making of a router bit, and what to look for in deciding which bit best meets your needs. So come on out and learn basic routing techniques and tips and tricks to enhance your routing skills. In addition, you will complete a small project to take home with you.
Tuition: $150

Double Box
Instructor: Maggie Stokes
Class Times: Friday, May 13, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Saturday, May 14, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Hearing and Eye Protection
Description: Build a box that will be the envy of your friends. We will glue up a top of contrasting woods and make a beautiful double box. The two boxes will have a platform base and look incredible. We will be using the table saw, band saw, router in a table, drill press, and of course sand paper.
Tuition: $185
Tuition Notes: Plus cost of materials

Introduction to Woodturning
Instructor: Wayne Dawson
Class Times: Sunday, May 15, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 6
Tools Required: N/A
Description: This class is designed to teach you the basics of wood turning. You will learn the tools, how to sharpen them, which woods are best for turning and how to setup your lathe. You will complete a small project to take home with you.
Tuition: $125
Tuition Notes: Plus cost of materials

Sharpening Turning Tools
Instructor: Walter Jones
Class Times: Friday, May 20, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 6
Tools Required: Hearing and Eye Protection
Description: If you have ever tried to sharpen a gouge, you know how frustrating it can be. We will show you how to save yourself time, frustration and money, as you learn to grind your turning tools right the first time, every time. We will demonstrate various ways to sharpen your turning tools, including skews, gouges and scrapers. If you have a tool you need to sharpen, bring it in and do it right.
Tuition: $65

Basic Bowl Turning
Instructor: Wayne Dawson
Class Times: Sunday, May 22, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 6
Tools Required: Saftey Glasses or Shield, Dust Mask
Description: This course is designed for the beginner to intermediate turner who wants to get a better handle on bowl turning. Topics covered will include wood selection, preparation, mounting options, tool selection, sharpening, power sanding and finishing.
Tuition: $125
Tuition Notes: Plus cost of materials