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Beginning Turning
Instructor: Tom Hughes
Class Times: Saturday, July 30, 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 beginning bowl turning class.
Tuition: $60

Get To Know The Band Saw
Instructor: Jeff Alarie
Class Times: Thursday, August 04, 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

Woodworking Machine Operation and Safety
Instructor: Bob Schottmuller
Class Times: Wednesday, August 10, 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

Squaring Rough Lumber Using The Jointer, Planer &
Instructor: Jeff Alarie
Class Times: Saturday, August 13, 2016 9:00 AM - 12:00 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

Introduction to Carving
Instructor: Bill Wright
Class Times: Thursday, August 18, 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 Pen on the Mini Lathe
Instructor: Garrett Camarano
Class Times: Thursday, August 25, 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

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

Router Basics
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Thursday, September 01, 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

Spray Finishing Hands-On
Instructor: Jeff Alarie
Class Times: Thursday, September 08, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Description: "Spray Finishing Hands-On" will explain spray finish equipment and techniques. Students will gain hands-on experience with an HVLP spray gun using a water based top coat. We'll examine work piece preparation, spray gun prep as well as tips and techniques to help you achieve a beautiful and fast finish for your next project.
Tuition: $45

Turn A Bottle Stopper on the Mini Lathe
Instructor: Jeff Peters
Class Times: Monday, September 12, 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

Introduction to Carving
Instructor: Bill Wright
Class Times: Thursday, September 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 try your hand at a simple carving that's bound to get you excited about this very popular hobby.
Tuition: $45

The Flat Build-Up Procedure
Instructor: Bob Schottmuller
Class Times: Monday, September 19, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection
Description: Take the techniques you learned in Squaring Rough Lumber class to the next level by practicing the details of building up beautiful wide solid wood panels needed to make furniture and cabinet parts such as doors, tops, sides, shelves and drawer parts.
Tuition: $80

Introduction to the Scroll Saw
Instructor: Tom Cheslock
Class Times: Thursday, September 22, 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

Learn Bowl Turning
Instructor: Tom Hughes
Class Times: Saturday, September 24, 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

Hands-On Router Table Workshop
Instructor: Jeff Alarie
Class Times: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 5
Tools Required: Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: The router table is one the most useful and versatile tools in the shop. In this hands-on class, proper cutting techniques are explained as you complete several exercises with the materials provided. Set-up,safety and router table applications are covered.
Tuition: $55

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

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