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Lidded Boxes with Carl Jacobson
Instructor: Carl Jacobson
Class Times: Saturday, February 13, 2016 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 400 videos and 87,000 subscribers he’s no rookie! This celebrity experience is well worth the time and effort – Carl will have you turning Flowers in no time!
Tuition: $150

Carving Basics and Beyond
Instructor: Dave Disselbrett
Class Times: Sunday, February 14, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2 - 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

Hand Tool Intensive
Instructor: Joe Essin
Class Times: Saturday, February 20, 2016 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Description: What do hand tools mean to you? Are they your go to tool or the ones you dread reaching for due to the fear of ruining your woodworking piece? A well tuned hand plane, dovetail saw, chisel, and assorted hand tools and layout jigs will help you immeasurably, but you have to know a few techniques to make them sing. This intensive class will take you far beyond the basics of sharpening and tool use. Bring your own hand tools or try out our own in this lecture then hands-on approach. Grow your woodworking prowess by years with this class.
Tuition: $100

Cut-Apart Bandsaw Box
Instructor: Mike Luke
Class Times: Saturday, February 20, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 8
Description: What do hand tools mean to you? Are they your go to tool or the ones you dread reaching for due to the fear of ruining your woodworking piece? A well tuned hand plane, dovetail saw, chisel, and assorted hand tools and layout jigs will help you immeasurably, but you have to know a few techniques to make them sing. This intensive class will take you far beyond the basics of sharpening and tool use. Bring your own hand tools or try out our own in this lecture then hands-on approach. Grow your woodworking prowess by years with this class.
Tuition: $100

Scroll Saw Fretwork
Instructor: Robert Fleck
Class Times: Sunday, February 21, 2016 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: $55

CNC Family Heirloom
Instructor: Joe Essin
Class Times: Saturday, February 27, 2016 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 8
Description: Are you interested in Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Routers? Don’t let the name scare you. The computer programs that are involved today make it easy for ANYONE to work quickly and easily. Gone are the days of coding and intensive data entry – simply select what you want to make and let the CNC machine go to work. This one of a kind class lets you walk away with a beautiful family heirloom after the class is completed – we’ve sold these family name signs for $150 alone so you get the class for free! Makes a great gift.
Tuition: $150

Kreg Jig Makeover
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Thursday, March 03, 2016 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 8
Description: The Kreg Jig is one of the most versatile jointing tools for the shop. You can easily make ready to use joints that will stand the test of time with this unique pocket hole system. We will cover basic and intermediate jointing techniques and show you how to get a clean joint. Just imagine how many new projects you’ll be able to make! Materials provided.
Tuition: $40

Basic Cabinet Construction
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Saturday, March 05, 2016 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
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

The Bullet Proof Finish- Done Fast, Done Right
Instructor: Joe Essin
Class Times: Saturday, March 05, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 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

Sharpening Basics & Beyond
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Thursday, March 10, 2016 5:30 PM - 7:30 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

Turning Hollow Forms
Instructor: Carl Jacobson
Class Times: Saturday, March 12, 2016 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 400 videos and 100,000 subscribers he’s no rookie! This celebrity experience is well worth the time and effort – Carl will have you turning beautiful hollow forms in no time.
Tuition: $150

Carving Basics & Beyond
Instructor: Dave Disselbrett
Class Times: Sunday, March 13, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 12
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 and Beyond
Instructor: Dave Disselbrett
Class Times: Sunday, March 13, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2 - 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

Router Intensive
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Saturday, March 19, 2016 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

Basic Scroll Saw Fretwork
Instructor: Robert Fleck
Class Times: Sunday, March 20, 2016 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: $55

Woodburned Masterpieces
Instructor: Jo Marie W
Class Times: Thursday, March 31, 2016 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Description: Join our newest instructor Jo Marie in a great hands on woodburning class! This class covers amazing techniques to create your very own masterpieces! You’ll learn lining, patterns, layout, and design in creating 2 small woodburnings.
Tuition: $50

Cut-Apart Bandsaw Box
Instructor: Mike Luke
Class Times: Saturday, April 02, 2016 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: $100

Turn your Choice of Pens – Bolt Action or Cigar
Instructor: Scott Sucamele
Class Times: Saturday, April 02, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Description: This student choice class requires that you take the basic Wooden Pen class unless you are already a pen turner. You’ll learn to turn a new style of pen & learn more advanced pen turning techniques. Students may select one of 2 kits, the Bolt Action or the Cigar. Break-out of the “slim-line” mold and learn an exciting new style! Materials provided.
Tuition: $75

Turn Wood Handles
Instructor: Mike Ronczyk
Class Times: Thursday, April 07, 2016 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Description: Wood handles are a lot of fun to turn. We’ll show the basics for working with handles to make a beautiful addition to your kitchen – a vegetable peeler - and will teach you the skills to make many more project types from this simple to follow process. You’ll be the hit of the kitchen with this fun class! Hardware included.
Tuition: $50

Spray Finishing with HVLP
Instructor: Joe Essin
Class Times: Saturday, April 09, 2016 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 8
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

Table Saw Techniques
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Saturday, April 09, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 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

Carving Basics & Beyond
Instructor: Dave Disselbrett
Class Times: Sunday, April 10, 2016 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

Make a Wine Stave Bottle Opener
Instructor: Joe and Susan Essin
Class Times: Thursday, April 14, 2016 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 10
Description: LADIES ONLY! Join store owners Joe and Susan Essin for a fun night learning basic woodworking techniques. We’ll construct an original design wine barrel stave project which includes a pop-top bottle opener. We'll show you how and answer ALL your questions. Fun filled night with WINE AND CHEESE PROVIDED!
Tuition: $40

Intro to CNC Routers
Instructor: Joe Essin
Class Times: Saturday, April 16, 2016 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6
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

Lidded Boxes
Instructor: Carl Jacobson
Class Times: Saturday, April 23, 2016 9:00 AM - 2:00 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 400 videos and 100,000 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

Advanced Wood Burning - Celtic Knot
Instructor: Robert Fleck
Class Times: Sunday, April 24, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Description: This class is a project-based and assumes that class participants have completed one or more wood burning/ pyrography project. Students will be completing a project using an instructor provided pattern and will learn new techniques to tones and textures to a classic Celtic knot pattern. Students must provide their own wood burning system unless arranged with the class instructor ahead of time. The class will cover systems, pattern selection, and finishing techniques.
Tuition: $75

Sharpening Basics & Beyond
Instructor: Joe Essin
Class Times: Saturday, April 30, 2016 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 10
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