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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.

Intermediate Carving
Instructor: Bill Wright
Class Times: Thursday, February 02, 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

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

Jewelry/Stash Box
Instructor: Jeff Alarie
Class Times: Monday, February 06, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday, February 07, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday, February 08, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection
Description: Looking for a unique hand-made gift for Valentine's Day or want to learn box making techniques? This class is the answer. Class participants will make a solid wood box with mitered and keyed corners along with a raised panel lid. Lots of fun and learning. Sign up soon.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: Class meets three nights. Materials Included

Introduction to the Scroll Saw
Instructor: Tom Cheslock
Class Times: Thursday, February 09, 2017 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

Introduction to CNC
Instructor: Kurt Bruegl
Class Times: Saturday, February 11, 2017 9:30 AM - 12:30 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

Valentine's Pen Turning Gift
Instructor: Garrett Camarano
Class Times: Sunday, February 12, 2017 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 5
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Here's a great gift idea. Garrett will show you how to make a beautiful wood pen on the mini lathe even if it's your first time. Don't miss this chance to make a unique, hand-made Valentine's Day gift. We'll also include a gift box as well.
Tuition: $55

Ice Cream Scoop on the Mini Lathe
Instructor: Jeff Peters
Class Times: Monday, February 13, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Description: Write a Valentine's Day poem or make an Ice Cream scoop on the mini lathe? Maybe your special someone would get a kick out of both but the poetry part is all yours. Jeff, however, will guide you through the making of a stainless steel ice cream scoop. It makes a great hand-made gift and rhymes with a lot of useful words such as "nice" and "dream".
Tuition: $50

Introduction to Carving
Instructor: Bill Wright
Class Times: Thursday, February 16, 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

Knife Making -Pocket Knife
Instructor: Jeff Peters
Class Times: Monday, February 20, 2017 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 to show off to friends and family.
Tuition: $50

Introduction to Woodworking
Instructor: Bob Schottmuller
Class Times: Tuesday, February 21, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection
Description: Join Bob as he shows you hands-on the core techniques and concepts used to make furniture and cabinet parts such as doors, tops, sides, shelves and drawer parts. During this session, you will make a solid wood cutting board. A must have class for all those ready to explore the wonderful world of woodworking.
Tuition: $65

Get To Know The Band Saw
Instructor: Jeff Alarie
Class Times: Thursday, February 23, 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

Learn Bowl Turning
Instructor: Tom Hughes
Class Times: Saturday, February 25, 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

Introduction to Face Carving
Instructor: Bill Wright
Class Times: Thursday, March 02, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Carving knife, 1/4inch or 6mm gouge, small V tool.
Description: Join noted carver Bill Wright for this introduction to face carving. Bill will discuss and demonstrate concepts and tools that will get you started down the path to successfully carving faces.
Tuition: $45

Beginning Turning
Instructor: Tom Hughes
Class Times: Saturday, March 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

Hands-On Project: Ulu Knife and Chopping Block
Instructor: Jeff Peters
Class Times: Monday, March 06, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday, March 07, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection
Description: Join Jeff as he guides you hands-on in the making of this unique and fun project. The Ulu knife and its matching chopping block make a great kitchen accessory that you'll be proud to show off or to give to your favorite chef as a one of a kind hand-made gift.
Tuition: $75

Introduction to the Scroll Saw
Instructor: Tom Cheslock
Class Times: Thursday, March 09, 2017 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

Make a Pen on the Mini Lathe
Instructor: Garrett Camarano
Class Times: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 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, March 16, 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

Router -"I Screwed Up a nice piece of wood with my router. Now What?"
Instructor: Jeff Alarie
Class Times: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection
Description: Been There, Done That. Bring your router with you to this class and we'll show you hands-on how to use it. Also, we sell routers just in case you're looking to try before you buy.
Tuition: $40

Hands-On Hand Cut Dovetail
Instructor: Bob Schottmuller
Class Times: Wednesday, March 22, 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

I Hate Finishing!
Instructor: Garrett Camarano
Class Times: Thursday, March 23, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 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

Band Saw - "Why are there so many pages in the instruction manual?"
Instructor: Jeff Alarie
Class Times: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Description: Because it's a fussy machine! But when you get it right it can be so versatile and fun. Come to this class and we'll go through the "how to" step by step and hands-on.
Tuition: $40

Squaring Rough Lumber Using The Jointer, Planer & Table Saw
Instructor: Garrett Camarano
Class Times: Thursday, March 30, 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

Learn Bowl Turning
Instructor: Tom Hughes
Class Times: Saturday, April 01, 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

Turn a Lidded Box on the Mini Lathe
Instructor: Jeff Peters
Class Times: Monday, April 03, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday, April 04, 2017 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 project.
Tuition: $65
Tuition Notes: Class meets Monday and Tuesday

Introduction to the Scroll Saw
Instructor: Tom Cheslock
Class Times: Thursday, April 06, 2017 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

Hands-On Raised Panel Door
Instructor: Jeff Alarie
Class Times: Tuesday, April 11, 2017 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

Woodworking Machine Operation and Safety
Instructor: Bob Schottmuller
Class Times: Thursday, April 13, 2017 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: $40

Make a Pen on the Mini Lathe
Instructor: Garrett Camarano
Class Times: Saturday, April 15, 2017 9:30 AM - 12:30 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

Fundamentals of Segmented Turning
Instructor: Jeff Peters
Class Times: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Jeff will introduce you to the core concepts of segmented turning including the geometry of individual pieces and easy-to-use computer programs to help with the calculations. Also discussed are jigs and fixtures for cutting and gluing the segments. This class is a great primer for those wishing to get started with the endless possibilities and variety of segmented turning.
Tuition: $40

I Hate Finishing!
Instructor: Garrett Camarano
Class Times: Thursday, April 27, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 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

Beginning Turning
Instructor: Tom Hughes
Class Times: Saturday, April 29, 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

Adding Architectural Details to your Carvings.
Instructor: Bill Powell
Class Times: Monday, May 01, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday, May 02, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: Detail Knife with 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 inch thin profile blade, 3/4inch #2 gouge, 1./4 inch #3 gouge, 3/16 inch #9 or #11 gouge, 1/16 micro V-tool.
Description: Following his article in Woodcarving Illustrated, Bill will show you simple techniques that will help you add rich architectural details to the shingles, logs, bricks and framing of your carvings. Bring your carving tools (see the list below) and see how Bill's simple shallow relief techniques will add that extra measure of life and detail to your carved structures.
Tuition: $45
Tuition Notes: Class meets Monday and Tuesday

Intermediate Carving
Instructor: Bill Wright
Class Times: Thursday, May 04, 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

Build a Bird Feeder
Instructor: Jeff Peters
Class Times: Tuesday, May 09, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Just in time for the return of our fine feathered song bird friends, Jeff will guide you through the construction of a cool, weather-resistant bird feeder. Learn construction techniques that help you build more feeders and houses while you build your project. Sure to be a popular class so sign up soon.
Tuition: $40

Fundamentals of Festool
Instructor: Todd Reimer
Class Times: Thursday, May 11, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 8
Description: What is it that makes Festool tools and the Festool system so popular and productive for the serious hobbyist and professional alike? Join Todd Reimer for this explanation and demonstration of the essentials of the Festool system as he constructs a small utility cabinet. You’ll see the MFT table and how it acts as a saw table and clamping center. See the versatility of the TS 55 Track Saw –perfect for processing sheet goods as well as solid wood. And when you need a quick and easy way to make super strong mortise and tenon joints, Todd will show you how with the Domino Joiner. If you’ve been curious about Festool and how the tools and system can benefit your hobby or productivity, join Todd for this look into the Fundamentals of Festool
Tuition: $35

Introduction to Woodworking
Instructor: Bob Schottmuller
Class Times: Monday, May 15, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection
Description: Join Bob as he shows you hands-on the core techniques and concepts used to make furniture and cabinet parts such as doors, tops, sides, shelves and drawer parts. During this session, you will make a solid wood cutting board. A must have class for all those ready to explore the wonderful world of woodworking.
Tuition: $65

Introduction to Carving
Instructor: Bill Wright
Class Times: Thursday, May 18, 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

Squaring Rough Lumber Using The Jointer, Planer & Table Saw
Instructor: Garrett Camarano
Class Times: Thursday, May 25, 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

Learn Bowl Turning
Instructor: Tom Hughes
Class Times: Saturday, May 27, 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