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Bandsaw Boxes
Instructor: John Slezak
Class Times: Saturday, June 04, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday, June 05, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 6
Tools Required: Hearing and Eye Protection
Description: Making a box is a great way to improve your skills on the band saw. In this two-day class, you will start with a block of wood and, by the time you leave on the second day, you will have created an object of art. In the process, you will also learn how to tune up your saw to make it do things that you had thought were impossible.
Tuition: $250
Tuition Notes: Plus cost of materials

Introduction to Power Tools
Instructor: Maggie Stokes
Class Times: Friday, June 10, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Saturday, June 11, 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: 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.
Tuition: $185
Tuition Notes: Plus cost of materials

Stylus Turning
Instructor: Adrian Mackenrow
Class Times: Saturday, June 18, 2016 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 6
Tools Required: Hearing and Eye Protection
Description: Making a pen is a great way to get into turning, but, face it, who uses a pen anymore? We have other items that use the same techniques as pen turning but might be more useful. So, come and take a class with us and turn a stylus for your phone or tablet.
Tuition: $65
Tuition Notes: Plus cost of materials

Wine Box
Instructor: Maggie Stokes
Class Times: Saturday, June 25, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Hearing and Eye Protection
Description: A wine box is a great gift – either for yourself or for someone else! Of course, you don’t have to use it for wine – it is a terrific box that could hold a lot of different things. Come join us as we create this box with doweled joints and a sliding lid.
Tuition: $125
Tuition Notes: Plus cost of materials

Introduction to Woodturning
Instructor: Wayne Dawson
Class Times: Saturday, July 09, 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

Basic Table Saw
Instructor: John Slezak
Class Times: Saturday, July 16, 2016 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 6
Tools Required: Hearing and Eye Protection
Description: Most shops have a table saw, but sometimes they can be underutilized. Learn how to get the most out of your table saw in this 3 hour class. We will show you how to safely rip stock to width, cut angles, make tapered cuts and how to cut a tenon. Blade selection and commercial and shop-made jigs will also be part of the class. Come to class and learn more about your table saw.
Tuition: $65

Basic Router
Instructor: John Slezak
Class Times: Saturday, July 16, 2016 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 6
Tools Required: Hearing and Eye Protection
Description: Routers are a very versatile tool, but using them requires careful methods. Learn how to use your router safely and accurately in this 3 hour class. Hand held, in a table and plunge techniques will be demonstrated. Join us and learn how to get the most out of your router.
Tuition: $65

Introduction to Wood Carving
Instructor: Robert Vinas
Class Times: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Tuesday, August 02, 2016 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Tuesday, August 09, 2016 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 5:30 PM - 7:30 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

Basic Bowl Turning
Instructor: Wayne Dawson
Class Times: Saturday, July 30, 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

Pen Turning
Instructor: Bob Murdoch
Class Times: Friday, August 05, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 5
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

Basic Box Building
Instructor: Maggie Stokes
Class Times: Sunday, August 07, 2016 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 6
Tools Required: Hearing and Eye Protection
Description: Learn the art of box building in this one-day class. You will learn proper cutting techniques, material selection, box construction with reinforced miter joints and finishing techniques. At the end of the class, you will have a wooden box with a fitted lid to take home with you.
Tuition: $125
Tuition Notes: Plus cost of materials

All About the Bandsaw
Instructor: John Slezak
Class Times: Sunday, August 14, 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

Sharpening Turning Tools
Instructor: Walter Jones
Class Times: Thursday, August 18, 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

All About Hand Planes
Instructor: Kevin Mello
Class Times: Saturday, August 20, 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

Basic Scroll Saw
Instructor: Maggie Stokes
Class Times: Sunday, August 21, 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! While you cannot learn all of these techniques in this one-day class, you will learn wood and blade selection, tensioning, pattern selection and tool safety while making several small projects.
Tuition: $125

Intarsia
Instructor: Maggie Stokes
Class Times: Saturday, August 27, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday, August 28, 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