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Lathe Intensive – an Applied Course in Turning
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Saturday, July 11, 2015 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Description: This is a great class for anyone who has just purchased a lathe or anyone wanting to get a head start on proper technique. You’ll get 3 great classes with a savings of over $75. This 1 day course covers sharpening, lathe work, and finishing showing you the proper techniques to complete 2 lathe projects while getting an intensive discussion of sharpening. You’ll learn bowls, and spindle work and will walk away with a complete understanding that is far beyond the basics. Don’t spend years looking for the secrets covered in this class… get it right the first time!
Tuition: $150

Cut-Apart Bandsaw Box
Instructor: Mike Luke
Class Times: Saturday, July 18, 2015 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Description: Create your own unique box on the bandsaw! Learn the basics of bandsaw setup, wood selection, cutting techniques, & finishing suggestions. Come learn how to get some good use out of your bandsaw & use up some of your small cutoffs. Students will complete most steps for the box with a few finishing steps to be completed at home. This will be a top quality box with loads of insight from our Bandsaw Box Expert Mike Luke!
Tuition: $125

Intermediate Pen Turning
Instructor: Scott Sucamele
Class Times: Saturday, July 25, 2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Description: This intermediate level class requires that you take the basic Wooden Pen class unless you are already a pen turner. So you know the basics… What do you need to do to take your pens to the next level? We will cover a load of great pen turning techniques that will add some wonderful accents to your pens. Learn how to create your own laminates, how to do accent friction burnings, and cyanoacrylate coatings among many others. Loads of tips & techniques in this hands-on class; learn everything you need to know to take your slim line pens from good to great! Materials provided.
Tuition: $55

Table Saw Techniques
Instructor: Ray Salgado
Class Times: Saturday, July 25, 2015 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 10
Description: Get more in depth with your table saw setup & techniques! Learn the proper use & setup of your table saw for maximum performance & safety. What causes kickbacks? What can you do to avoid it? We’ll review tune-up, blade selection, fence options, & jigs that will surely enhance your table saw use. Also learn about our #1 priority in the shop… basic shop safety & a variety of safety equipment that will make your life in the shop much more efficient & safe! Materials provided.
Tuition: $40

Table Saw Techniques
Instructor: Ray Salgado
Class Times: Saturday, August 01, 2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 10
Description: Get more in depth with your table saw setup & techniques! Learn the proper use & setup of your table saw for maximum performance & safety. What causes kickbacks? What can you do to avoid it? We’ll review tune-up, blade selection, fence options, & jigs that will surely enhance your table saw use. Also learn about our #1 priority in the shop… basic shop safety & a variety of safety equipment that will make your life in the shop much more efficient & safe! Materials provided.
Tuition: $25

Build a Cribbage Board
Instructor: Mike Luke
Class Times: Saturday, August 08, 2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Description: If you are a cribbage board fan you know how nice it is to play on a well thought out game board. Making these masterpieces is a challenge for sure, the marking & measuring can be very difficult without the right jig & tools. The finished board can be accessorized with pegs & is a great gift! Materials provided.
Tuition: $50

Turned Ornament
Instructor: Curt Short
Class Times: Saturday, August 15, 2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Description: Summer Special!!! Create beautiful & unique Christmas ornaments! We’ll show you the basics to create these fun decorations. Makes a great gift or wonderful addition to the tree. Materials provided.
Tuition: $75

Basic Scroll Saw Fretwork
Instructor: Robert Fleck
Class Times: Sunday, August 16, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Description: Fretwork is an interlaced decorative design that is either carved in low relief on a solid background, or cut out with a fretsaw, jigsaw or scroll saw. Explore the basics of fretwork on the scroll saw. Be prepared for a hands-on project you can take home! Learn about layout design, blade selection, stock prep, cutting, sanding, & finishing. Materials provided.
Tuition: $75

Basic Cabinet Construction
Instructor: Ray Salgado
Class Times: Saturday, August 22, 2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 10
Description: This is a great crash course in the basics of cabinet construction. We’ll cover carcass & face frame construction, flat panel doors, simple dovetail or finger joint drawer, joinery techniques hardware. You’ll walk away with knowledge needed to start into your first cabinetry project and an awareness of what it takes to construct solid cabinetry.
Tuition: $75

Cut-Apart Bandsaw Box
Instructor: Mike Luke
Class Times: Saturday, August 29, 2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Description: Create your own unique box on the bandsaw! Learn the basics of bandsaw setup, wood selection, cutting techniques, & finishing suggestions. Come learn how to get some good use out of your bandsaw & use up some of your small cutoffs. Students will complete most steps for the box with a few finishing steps to be completed at home.
Tuition: $75

Sharpening Basics & Beyond
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Saturday, September 12, 2015 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 8
Description: Nothing is more important to quality woodworking than using a sharp tool! This comprehensive class begins with an overview & demo of various stones & grinding wheels. We’ll have a special focus on wet wheel systems & their jigs. Don’t be bogged down with dull blades… learn how you can easily sharpen them all yourself! Bring a dull plane iron, chisel, turning gouge, or a carvers’ tool with you for some hands-on practice. Don’t miss out on this sharp class!
Tuition: $50

Turn the Navigator or Cigar Pen
Instructor: Scott Sucamele
Class Times: Saturday, September 12, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Description: Break-out of the “slim-line” mold and learn an exciting new style! This class is more advanced than the basic Wooden Pen class. You’ll learn to turn a new style of pen & learn more advanced pen turning techniques. Materials provided.
Tuition: $55

Carving Basics & Beyond
Instructor: Dave Disselbrett
Class Times: Sunday, September 13, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 10
Description: For anyone, at any skill level! This class is for anyone who wants to learn some basic carving & have a great time creating caricatures or three-dimensional carvings. Join master carver Dave to learn about carving tools, safety, sharpening, & techniques. Bring your own project & tools or we have some you can try before you buy. Ok for kids ages 10 & older! Take one, two or several sessions to hone your skills. Materials provided.
Tuition: $25

Cut-Apart Bandsaw Box
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Thursday, September 17, 2015 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Description: Create your own unique box on the bandsaw! Learn the basics of bandsaw setup, wood selection, cutting techniques, & finishing suggestions. Come learn how to get some good use out of your bandsaw & use up some of your small cutoffs. Students will complete most steps for the box with a few finishing steps to be completed at home.
Tuition: $75

Lathe Intensive
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Saturday, September 19, 2015 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Description: This is a great class for anyone who has just purchased a lathe or anyone wanting to get a head start on proper technique. You’ll get 3 great classes with a savings of over $75. This 1 day course covers sharpening, lathe work, and finishing showing you the proper techniques to complete 2 lathe projects while getting an intensive discussion of sharpening. You’ll learn bowls, and spindle work and will walk away with a complete understanding that is far beyond the basics. Don’t spend years looking for the secrets covered in this class… get it right the first time!
Tuition: $150

Wood Burning 101
Instructor: Robert Fleck
Class Times: Sunday, September 20, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Description: Ready to get serious about wood burning and pyrography? This class takes you beyond the basics to apply wood burning patterns and techniques properly. We provide a unique hands-on experience and will help you to learn tip selection, tip modification, maintenance, wood burning system selection, project layout and design, and finishing. You’ll learn about the importance of speed and heat in this innovative and hands on course. Students must provide their own wood burning system unless arranged with the class instructor ahead of time.
Tuition: $55

Spray Finishing with HVLP
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Thursday, September 24, 2015 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 10
Description: Come join us to learn what you’ll need to know to apply a great finish to all your woodworking projects. The High Volume, Low Pressure HVLP spray system applies one of the most consistent finishes you can find in woodworking. We’ll cover the basics as well as a few advanced techniques and show you how you can quickly speed up your finishing process. Once you start finishing with an HVLP system you’ll never go back!
Tuition: $75

Router Intensie
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Saturday, September 26, 2015 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 8
Description: Get 3 classes for the price of 2! Come learn how versatile the router really is. We will cover: various kinds of bits, when to use them, how to guide your router along the work piece, & what kinds of jigs work best. Learn how to set up a router table & how to choose a router. This class will help you use your router to its fullest potential! Bring your own router for some hands-on practice. First half of the class covers handheld routers, second half covers router tables.
Tuition: $150

Carving Basics & Beyond
Instructor: Dave Disselbrett
Class Times: Sunday, October 11, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 10
Description: For anyone, at any skill level! This class is for anyone who wants to learn some basic carving & have a great time creating caricatures or three-dimensional carvings. Join master carver Dave to learn about carving tools, safety, sharpening, & techniques. Bring your own project & tools or we have some you can try before you buy. Ok for kids ages 10 & older! Take one, two or several sessions to hone your skills. Materials provided.
Tuition: $25

Carving Basics & Beyond
Instructor: Dave Disselbrett
Class Times: Sunday, November 15, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 10
Description: For anyone, at any skill level! This class is for anyone who wants to learn some basic carving & have a great time creating caricatures or three-dimensional carvings. Join master carver Dave to learn about carving tools, safety, sharpening, & techniques. Bring your own project & tools or we have some you can try before you buy. Ok for kids ages 10 & older! Take one, two or several sessions to hone your skills. Materials provided.
Tuition: $25

Carving Basics & Beyond
Instructor: Dave Disselbrett
Class Times: Sunday, December 13, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 10
Description: For anyone, at any skill level! This class is for anyone who wants to learn some basic carving & have a great time creating caricatures or three-dimensional carvings. Join master carver Dave to learn about carving tools, safety, sharpening, & techniques. Bring your own project & tools or we have some you can try before you buy. Ok for kids ages 10 & older! Take one, two or several sessions to hone your skills. Materials provided.
Tuition: $25