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Spray Finishing with an HVLP System
Instructor: Joe Essin
Class Times: Saturday, May 30, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 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

Carving Basics & Beyond
Instructor: Dave Disselbrett
Class Times: Sunday, May 31, 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

Making Grain and Color Pop
Instructor: Joe Essin
Class Times: Thursday, June 04, 2015 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 10
Description: Brand New Class!!! Want to know how to make figured grains pop? Want to introduce selective highlights into figured woods? How about seamless color shifts? This class covers all this and more. Not a basics class - we're going to jump into some great details and techniques!
Tuition: $50

Handtool Intensive
Instructor: Joe Essin
Class Times: Saturday, June 06, 2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 8
Description: The average woodworker could improve their grasp of how to effectively use handplanes, chisels, and other hand tools. We will cover sharpening, proper tool setup, and use. The class will be capped off with a discussion of handcut dovetail joints and will help take you far beyond the basics.
Tuition: $75

Intro to CNC Routers
Instructor: Joe Essin
Class Times: Saturday, June 06, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
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: $75

Table Saw Techniques
Instructor: Ray Salgado
Class Times: Saturday, June 13, 2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
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: $50

Cut Apart Bandsaw Box
Instructor: Mike Luke
Class Times: Saturday, June 13, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 6
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

Bullet Proof Finish - Done Fast Done Right
Instructor: Joe Essin
Class Times: Thursday, June 18, 2015 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 10
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. We’ll show you the benefits of our 3 step finishing process to tone the wood, fill the grain, and seal with a great topcoat - it’s an amazing process that will hold up to just about anything and is as fast as can be. Great for any project, small or large learn oils, shellac, and clear coat techniques.
Tuition: $75

Lathe Intensive
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Saturday, June 20, 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

Carving Basics & Beyond
Instructor: Dave Disselbrett
Class Times: Sunday, June 21, 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

Spray Finishing with HVLP
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Saturday, June 27, 2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 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

Turn a Writing Pen
Instructor: Scott Sucamele
Class Times: Saturday, June 27, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
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: $40

Basic Scroll Saw Fretwork
Instructor: Robert Fleck
Class Times: Sunday, June 28, 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: $55

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

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

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