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Squaring Rough Lumber Using The Jointer, Planer &
Instructor: Jeff Alarie
Class Times: Thursday, September 29, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: Using the jointer, thickness planer and table saw hands-on, learn the proper techniques used to mill rough lumber into four-square stock for your projects.
Tuition: $55

Beginning Turning
Instructor: Tom Hughes
Class Times: Saturday, October 01, 2016 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Face Shield (Preferred) Or Safety Glasses
Description: This class is an introduction to spindle turning, sometimes called turning between centers. Tom will explain techniques and show you the steps as you turn a wooden mallet on the lathe. This is a great class for students interested in a bump up from pen turning or for those looking to get started in wood turning. This class will also satisfy the prerequisite for Tom's "Learn Bowl Turning" class.
Tuition: $60

Introduction to CNC
Instructor: Kurt Bruegel
Class Times: Tuesday, October 04, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection
Description: Computer meet wood. In "Introduction to CNC" Kurt covers machine set up, control panel software and working with Vcarve to produce a design. Then you'll see how to create the tool path that gives the machine the directions to produce your project. Join us to get a first hand look at the exciting possibilities that CNC machines have to offer your woodworking.
Tuition: $40

Hands-On Raised Panel Door
Instructor: Jeff Alarie
Class Times: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection
Description: In this hands-on class, each student makes a solid wood raised panel door step by step on the router table. The different router bits and set up procedures will be explained. Lots of tips and tricks to help you get acquainted with this popular procedure.
Tuition: $75

Introduction to Carving
Instructor: Bill Wright
Class Times: Thursday, October 13, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 10
Tools Required: Carving Knife
Description: Accomplished Carver and Instructor Bill Wright will introduce you to the popular pastime of Wood Carving. Tools, techniques, sharpening and safety will be explained and demonstrated as you try your hand at a simple carving that's bound to get you excited about this very popular hobby.
Tuition: $45

Make a Pizza Cutter featuring the Wood Lathe
Instructor: Jeff Peters
Class Times: Monday, October 17, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Face shield or safety glasses.
Description: Using the mini lathe, you'll turn a one-of-a-kind, custom made handle for the included heavy duty, chrome plated pizza cutter. Jeff will guide you through the shaping and assembly of this unique and useful cutter. Sign up soon for this fun and easy class.
Tuition: $55

Woodworking Joints on the Table Saw
Instructor: Bob Schottmuller
Class Times: Tuesday, October 18, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection
Description: Did you know that it's possible to cut an accurate compound miter joint on the table saw? That's just one of several joints discussed and demonstrated in "Woodworking Joints on the Table Saw". Bob will also cover lap joints, tenons, dados and more. This class is sure to expand the possibilities for your table saw. Sign up soon.
Tuition: $40

Weekend Router Camp
Instructor: Jeff Alarie
Class Times: Saturday, October 22, 2016 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Sunday, October 23, 2016 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection
Description: Our weekend router camp is a hands-on, soup-to-nuts session designed to present the student with a broad assortment of router techniques and tips. Each student will construct a bench top router table using fixed based routing, plunge routing, router table work, guide bushings, patterns, templates and a whole lot more. Bring your router and get ready to experience the versatility of this popular wood shop power tool.
Tuition: $165
Tuition Notes: No Packer game on Sunday!

Make a Pen on the Mini Lathe
Instructor: Garrett Camarano
Class Times: Thursday, October 27, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses or Face Shield
Description: Even if you have never used a wood lathe before, or any power tool for that matter, Garrett will guide you through the process of making your very own, really cool pen. Pen making is fun, easy and addictive and we'll show the insider tips and techniques for this fun activity.
Tuition: $50

Mobile Shop Cabinet/Work Station featuring Festool Tools
Instructor: Jeff Alarie
Class Times: Monday, October 31, 2016 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Tuesday, November 01, 2016 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Wednesday, November 02, 2016 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Thursday, November 03, 2016 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection
Description: We'll focus on the Festool System of tools and work processes as you build a versatile mobile shop cabinet. Starting with the processing of sheet goods, you'll use the Festool Track Saw, MFT table, Domino Joiner and LR 32 Hole Drilling System as well as Festool routers, dust extractors and drills. You'll also get a feel for the elegant simplicity of the "32mm" system of cabinet making. All this while building a multi function mobile cabinet/work station that will be right at home in your shop or garage. Don't miss this adventure!
Tuition: $349
Tuition Notes: Please note special weekday time. Class meets four days Mon-Thur.

Learn Bowl Turning
Instructor: Tom Hughes
Class Times: Saturday, November 05, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Face Shield (Preferred) Or Safety Glasses
Description: Tom will introduce you step-by-step to tools and techniques as you turn a green wood bowl and a bowl from seasoned (dry) wood. The two different types of bowl turning are discussed with lots of insider information explained and demonstrated. Lots of fun. Class fills fast so call soon.
Tuition: $85

Introduction to the Scroll Saw
Instructor: Tom Cheslock
Class Times: Tuesday, November 08, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Description: In this hands-on class, Tom will introduce you to the basics of scroll saw operation and techniques. One of the hobby's most popular tools, the scroll saw is safe, fun and versatile. Join us for this session and get your scrolling off to a great start.
Tuition: $40

Get To Know The Band Saw
Instructor: Jeff Alarie
Class Times: Thursday, November 10, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: The band saw is a very versatile machine but sometimes requires a bit of coaxing to produce its best performance. In this class, set up adjustments, blade selection and tension, basic maintenance and various cutting techniques will be covered and demonstrated.
Tuition: $40

Turn A Bottle Stopper on the Mini Lathe
Instructor: Jeff Peters
Class Times: Monday, November 14, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses or Face Shield
Description: In this hands-on class, Jeff will guide you through the tips and techniques as you turn a cool and useful bottle stopper on the mini lathe. This is a great small turning project for those looking to expand their lathe turning repertoire.
Tuition: $50

Router Basics
Instructor: Jeff Alarie
Class Times: Tuesday, November 15, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: This popular class presents essential information that will help you safely operate one of the workshop's most versatile tools. Set-up, safety, router bits and techniques will be covered. Bring along your router for a hands-on learning experience.
Tuition: $40

Introduction to Carving
Instructor: Bill Wright
Class Times: Thursday, November 17, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 10
Tools Required: Carving Knife
Description: Accomplished Carver and Instructor Bill Wright will introduce you to the popular pastime of Wood Carving. Tools, techniques, sharpening and safety will be explained and demonstrated as you try your hand at a simple carving that's bound to get you excited about this very popular hobby.
Tuition: $45

Hands-On Raised Panel Door
Instructor: Jeff Alarie
Class Times: Saturday, November 19, 2016 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection
Description: In this hands-on class, each student makes a solid wood raised panel door step by step on the router table. The different router bits and set up procedures will be explained. Lots of tips and tricks to help you get acquainted with this popular procedure.
Tuition: $75

Make a Pen on the Mini Lathe
Instructor: Garrett Camarano
Class Times: Sunday, November 20, 2016 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses or Face Shield
Description: Even if you have never used a wood lathe before, or any power tool for that matter, Garrett will guide you through the process of making your very own, really cool pen. Pen making is fun, easy and addictive and we'll show the insider tips and techniques for this fun activity.
Tuition: $50

Woodworking Machine Operation and Safety
Instructor: Bob Schottmuller
Class Times: Tuesday, November 29, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection
Description: Learn to perform basic machine operations and keep yourself safe while operating the power miter saw, table saw, jointer, thickness planer, band saw, scroll saw, and drill press. Instruction includes demonstration, discussion, question and answer and hands-on activities.
Tuition: $45

Gift Making - Cheese Slicer
Instructor: Jeff Alarie
Class Times: Thursday, December 01, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Wisconsin and Cheese-what a perfect combo! This is a great little project that makes an outstaning hand-made gift. We provide the board (about 6" by 10"), the slicer kit and hands-on instruction. Easy and fun. Sign up soon.
Tuition: $45

Beginning Turning
Instructor: Tom Hughes
Class Times: Saturday, December 03, 2016 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Face Shield (Preferred) Or Safety Glasses
Description: This class is an introduction to spindle turning, sometimes called turning between centers. Tom will explain techniques and show you the steps as you turn a wooden mallet on the lathe. This is a great class for students interested in a bump up from pen turning or for those looking to get started in wood turning. This class will also satisfy the prerequisite for Tom's "Learn Bowl Turning" class.
Tuition: $60

Gift Making - Turn a Lidded Box
Instructor: Jeff Peters
Class Times: Monday, December 05, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses or Face Shield
Description: Have fun on the mini lathe as you turn a round box with a fitted lid. Jeff guides you step by step through the process as you create this cool hand-made gift.
Tuition: $65
Tuition Notes: Class meets Monday and Tuesday

Gift Making - Cutting Board
Instructor: Bob Schottmuller
Class Times: Wednesday, December 07, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Thursday, December 08, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection
Description: Following the procedures in Bob's Flat Build-Up Class, this session not only teaches essential woodworking skills, but you'll also create a cool cutting board that makes a great hand-made gift. Fun and skill building with a great project. Sign up soon.
Tuition: $80
Tuition Notes: Class meets Wednesday and Thursday nights.

Gift Making: Pen and Pencil Gift Set
Instructor: Garrett Camarano
Class Times: Saturday, December 10, 2016 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Create a hand made pen and pencil gift set with gift box in this fun and easy class that features the mini lathe as the the spotlight tool . A really neat gift for someone who appreciates a high quality, hand-made writing set.
Tuition: $60
Tuition Notes: .

Gift Making -Pocket Knife
Instructor: Jeff Peters
Class Times: Monday, December 12, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: In this fun and easy class, you will assemble a beautiful, high-quality Sarge Liner Lock Folder knife. Made from 440C stainless steel, the blade is 3-1/4 inches long. You will attach, shape and finish your own knife handles or "scales" for a unique, custom made look. This is a quality pocket knife you'll be proud to present as a one-of- a-kind gift.
Tuition: $50

Gift Making -Cheese Tools!
Instructor: Jane and Buzz Zwickey
Class Times: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 4 - 6
Tools Required: Sharp carving knife.
Description: Here's a great class for couples. You'll make two neat snack serving items and have fun and learn new skills all at the same time. Expert basket maker Jane will show you how to weave a small reed basket that dresses up the popular 8oz size of cheese spread tub. And speaking of cheese spread, Buzz will use his carving expertise to guide you through the carving and shaping of a hardwood cheese spreader knife. Class meets Monday and Tuesday night. One person will do the weaving and one the carving - it's up to you. These are cool and useful items that make excellent hand-made holiday gifts.
Tuition: $60
Tuition Notes: Tuesday and Wednesday night.

Gift Making -Carve a Holiday Tree Ornament
Instructor: Bill Wright
Class Times: Thursday, December 15, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 10
Tools Required: Carving Knife
Description: Accomplished Carver and Instructor Bill Wright will introduce you to the popular pastime of Wood Carving. Tools, techniques, sharpening and safety will be explained and demonstrated as you carve a holiday tree ornament that you'll be proud to present as a hand-made gift.
Tuition: $45

Gift Making - Revolver Pen
Instructor: Garrett Camarano
Class Times: Saturday, December 17, 2016 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses or Face Shield
Description: A truly unexpected, thoughtful gift for the shooting enthusiast - this pen has a smooth click mechanism that turns a revolving cylinder that mimics the operation of the classic six-shooter. Using the mini lathe, you'll create this high quality pen that would make a unique, hand-made gift.
Tuition: $60

Gift Making - Turned Miniature Ornament
Instructor: Jeff Peters
Class Times: Monday, December 19, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses or Face Shield
Description: Using the mini lathe, you'll turn a miniature hanging ornament that would make a unique hand-made gift. Easy and fun to do even if you have no lathe experience, this is a great class for beginners or for those turners looking for a new gift making project.
Tuition: $50

Gift Making - Pizza Cutter
Instructor: Garrett Camarano
Class Times: Wednesday, December 21, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Face shield or safety glasses.
Description: Using the mini lathe, you'll turn a one-of-a-kind, custom made handle for the included heavy duty, chrome plated pizza cutter. We'll guide you through the shaping and assembly of this unique and useful cutter. Sign up soon for this fun and easy class.
Tuition: $55

Squaring Rough Lumber Using The Jointer, Planer &
Instructor: Jeff Alarie
Class Times: Tuesday, January 03, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: Using the jointer, thickness planer and table saw hands-on, learn the proper techniques used to mill rough lumber into four-square stock for your projects.
Tuition: $55

Intermediate Carving
Instructor: Bill Wright
Class Times: Thursday, January 05, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: #5-12mm gouge, Carving knife, Sharpening stone, Strop
Description: This class will focus on the use of gouges to expand the carver's ability to complete more complex projects. Subjects covered will include types of gouges and their uses, sharpening of gouges, and a small hands-on project.
Tuition: $45

Hands-On Raised Panel Door
Instructor: Jeff Alarie
Class Times: Saturday, January 07, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection
Description: In this hands-on class, each student makes a solid wood raised panel door step by step on the router table. The different router bits and set up procedures will be explained. Lots of tips and tricks to help you get acquainted with this popular procedure.
Tuition: $75

Turn A Bottle Stopper on the Mini Lathe
Instructor: Jeff Peters
Class Times: Monday, January 09, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses or Face Shield
Description: In this hands-on class, Jeff will guide you through the tips and techniques as you turn a cool and useful bottle stopper on the mini lathe. This is a great small turning project for those looking to expand their lathe turning repertoire.
Tuition: $50

Hand Cut Dovetail
Instructor: Bob Schottmuller
Class Times: Wednesday, January 11, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Dovetail Saw, Coping Saw, Chisel/Mallet, Sliding T Bevel or Dovetail Marker
Description: There's no better way to get to know the dovetail joint than to learn to cut it by hand. Join Bob as he guides you step by step through the creation of this classic woodworking joint.
Tuition: $50

Router Basics
Instructor: Jeff Alarie
Class Times: Thursday, January 12, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: This popular class presents essential information that will help you safely operate one of the workshop's most versatile tools. Set-up, safety, router bits and techniques will be covered. Bring along your router for a hands-on learning experience.
Tuition: $40

Get To Know The Band Saw
Instructor: Jeff Alarie
Class Times: Tuesday, January 17, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: The band saw is a very versatile machine but sometimes requires a bit of coaxing to produce its best performance. In this class, set up adjustments, blade selection and tension, basic maintenance and various cutting techniques will be covered and demonstrated.
Tuition: $40

Make a Pen on the Mini Lathe
Instructor: Garrett Camarano
Class Times: Wednesday, January 18, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses or Face Shield
Description: Even if you have never used a wood lathe before, or any power tool for that matter, Garrett will guide you through the process of making your very own, really cool pen. Pen making is fun, easy and addictive and we'll show the insider tips and techniques for this fun activity.
Tuition: $50

Introduction to Carving
Instructor: Bill Wright
Class Times: Thursday, January 19, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 10
Tools Required: Carving Knife
Description: Accomplished Carver and Instructor Bill Wright will introduce you to the popular pastime of Wood Carving. Tools, techniques, sharpening and safety will be explained and demonstrated as you try your hand at a simple carving that's bound to get you excited about this very popular hobby.
Tuition: $45

Make a Serving Tray
Instructor: Jeff Peters
Class Times: Monday, January 23, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection
Description: Join Jeff for this two night session as you create a cool serving tray that you'll be proud to show off when sharing drinks and snacks with your family and friends.
Tuition: $75

I Hate Finishing!
Instructor: Garrett Camarano
Class Times: Thursday, January 26, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: None
Description: Come on, it's not that bad and we can help. If you're like a lot of woodworkers we talk to, building the project is the fun part but when it comes to finishing, things can get frustrating. Join us for a hands-on session where you'll use simple products and techniques that can help take the frustration out of finishing.
Tuition: $40

Learn Bowl Turning
Instructor: Tom Hughes
Class Times: Saturday, January 28, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Face Shield (Preferred) Or Safety Glasses
Description: Tom will introduce you step-by-step to tools and techniques as you turn a green wood bowl and a bowl from seasoned (dry) wood. The two different types of bowl turning are discussed with lots of insider information explained and demonstrated. Lots of fun. Class fills fast so call soon.
Tuition: $85

Scroll Saw Marquetry
Instructor: Jeff Alarie
Class Times: Monday, January 30, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Using the scroll saw, you'll learn the double bevel inlay and hot sand shading techniques while you create a basic marquetry project.
Tuition: $65
Tuition Notes: Materials Included. Class meets for 2 nights.

Beginning Turning
Instructor: Tom Hughes
Class Times: Saturday, February 04, 2017 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Face Shield (Preferred) Or Safety Glasses
Description: This class is an introduction to spindle turning, sometimes called turning between centers. Tom will explain techniques and show you the steps as you turn a wooden mallet on the lathe. This is a great class for students interested in a bump up from pen turning or for those looking to get started in wood turning. This class will also satisfy the prerequisite for Tom's "Learn Bowl Turning" class.
Tuition: $60