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Table Saw Intensive
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Saturday, September 9, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 8
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: $50

Wooden Bowls
Instructor: Joe Essin
Class Times: Saturday, September 9, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Description: Learn to turn bowls on the lathe! We will expand your turning skills as you create your very own bowl. Learn various turning tools & the steps involved in preparing, mounting, turning, & sanding a bowl blank. We demonstrate how to turn safely and successfully while also showing some sharpening basics to get you well on your way to success. Materials provided.
Tuition: $75

CNC Basics
Instructor: Joe Essin
Class Times: Thursday, September 14, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Description: Ready to take your woodworking to the next level with the latest technology? CNC Routers take your plan and cut all the parts and carve all the detail automatically. We’ll debunk the myth that CNC is difficult to learn or hard to do and show you just how easy it is to get started.
Tuition: $100

Hollow Forms with Carl Jacobson
Instructor: Carl Jacobson
Class Times: Saturday, September 16, 2017 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Description: Join woodturning phenomenon Carl Jacobson in a hands-on class at Woodcraft for a unique turning experience. You’ll recognize Carl from YouTube and with nearly 540 videos and 160,000 subscribers he’s no rookie! This celebrity experience is well worth the time and effort – Carl will have you turning beautiful boxes in no time.
Tuition: $150

Wooden Pens!
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Thursday, September 21, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Description: This is the class you’ll want to take if you’re interested in learning to turn a pen for the first time. Turning pens is a great hobby that can also make serious extra money. You will learn the basic steps of how to set up your lathe for easy turning and great results. We will demonstrate the slim style pen and all students will leave the class with a beautiful handmade pen & the skills needed to make many more! Materials provided.
Tuition: $50

Router Intensive
Instructor: Joe Essin
Class Times: Saturday, September 23, 2017 9:00 AM - 4:00 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

The Heirloom Bandsaw Box
Instructor: Mike Luke
Class Times: Saturday, September 30, 2017 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Description: Check out our in-store example of this high quality class project. This is a box and gift for the ages – a class run by none other than Woodcraft Staffer Mike Luke. 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. Requires 2 class sessions for completion in this intensive project.
Tuition: $175

The Bulletproof Finish- Done Fast, Done Right
Instructor: Joe Essin
Class Times: Saturday, October 7, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 8
Description: Let’s face it, we all fall into the trap of using our old familiar finishing techniques time and time again. Ready to develop a new favorite? It’s a lot easier and faster than you might imagine and each of the 3 steps performs a specific purpose. Learn how to properly PREP AND FINISH your project in ONE NIGHT instead of taking days and days to achieve the same.
Tuition: $75

French Rolling Pin
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Thursday, October 12, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Description: Grandma’s rolling pin will last the test of time, but this new and exciting version of a French rolling Pin is sure to please anyone who enjoys baking and hand-made kitchen utensils. Our time tested design will be a sure favorite and will make any cook envious. You’ll turn a hardwood blank into a finished pin that will include smart and useful design elements.
Tuition: $75

Lathe Intensive – an Applied Course in Turning
Instructor: Carl Jacobson
Class Times: Saturday, October 14, 2017 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

CNC Routers
Instructor: Joe Essin
Class Times: Thursday, October 19, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 8
Description: Ready to take your woodworking to the next level with the latest technology? CNC Routers take your plan and cut all the parts and carve all the detail automatically. We’ll debunk the myth that CNC is difficult to learn or hard to do and show you just how easy it is to get started.
Tuition: $100

Pepper Grinder
Instructor: Joe Essin
Class Times: Saturday, October 21, 2017 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Description: Join us as we simplify the art of turning a pepper grinder! Learn new skills & techniques on the lathe as we walk through the steps of drilling, turning, assembly, & finishing. You will be working on the lathe, so come prepared to create your very own grinder! Materials provided.
Tuition: $85

Bowls
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Saturday, October 28, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Description: Learn to turn bowls on the lathe! We will expand your turning skills as you create your very own bowl. Learn various turning tools & the steps involved in preparing, mounting, turning, & sanding a bowl blank. We demonstrate how to turn safely and successfully while also showing some sharpening basics to get you well on your way to success. Materials provided.
Tuition: $90

Pens!
Instructor: Scott Sucamele
Class Times: Saturday, October 28, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Description: This is the class you’ll want to take if you’re interested in learning to turn a pen for the first time. Turning pens is a great hobby that can also make serious extra money. You will learn the basic steps of how to set up your lathe for easy turning and great results. We will demonstrate the slim style pen and all students will leave the class with a beautiful handmade pen & the skills needed to make many more! Materials provided.
Tuition: $45

Chip Carving Basics & Beyond
Instructor: Mike Ronczyk
Class Times: Sunday, October 29, 2017 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 learning. Join us to learn about carving tools, safety, sharpening, & techniques. Bring your own 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: $30