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Scroll Saw Intro 101 - CLS397
Instructor: Tim Gilman
Class Times: Sunday, January 22, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Eye Protection
Description: In this course you will learn to identify the different types of scroll saws, the different types of blades and to understand what blade is used for different materials. You will learn the basic operating principles including, changing blade tension, and blade speed and table angle. You will also learn proper safety including basic shop safety, personal safety and safe procedures using the scroll saw. This is a hands on class where you will learn how to make different types of cuts and make some simple projects that you can take home.
Tuition: $75

Skinner Knife - CLS345
Instructor: Bill Roberts
Class Times: Tuesday, January 24, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Description: In this class, you'll make a skinner knife from a blank. The class includes wood resawing, blank shaping, knife assembly, and finishing.
Tuition: $75

Pen Turning - CLS026
Instructor: Guy Snyder
Class Times: Wednesday, January 25, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: None - All Provided
Description: Students will learn the fundamentals of pen turning, from start to finish. Each student will leave with a hand-crafted pen made in the class.
Tuition: $75

6 Week Hand Tool Essentials - CLS168
Instructor: Alan Garner
Class Times: Wednesday, January 25, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday, February 01, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday, February 08, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday, March 01, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Call store to get a list. 717-409-8173
Description: This series of traditional woodworking consists of six (6) classes beginning with an overview of hand tools, moving on to techniques, and advancing to a completed project. The series will include 1. Jan.25th Sharpening chisels and planes (CLS399); 2. Feb 1st Hand cut dovetails (CLS416); 3. Feb 8th Mortise and tenon joinery (CLS050); 4. Feb 15th An exercise in layout, marking and cutting various joints with different tools known as a Gottshall Block (CLS527); and 5&6. Feb 22 & Mar 1st A two-session class in making a Pennsylvania Candle Box (CLS306).
Tuition: $350

Sharpening Chisels and Planes - CLS035
Instructor: Alan Garner
Class Times: Wednesday, January 25, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Chisels and plane irons. Bring any sharpening jigs and stones you use.
Description: Introduction and use of various sharpening tools. Water stones, diamond stones, dry grinding on Worksharp and wet grinding on the Tormek are covered; along with the use of the Veritas Honing Guide. Bring several chisels or plane irons. Handtool Series students, please bring chisels and planes you will be using.
Tuition: $75

Sharpening Chisels and Planes - CLS035
Instructor: Alan Garner
Class Times: Wednesday, January 25, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Chisels and plane irons. Bring any sharpening jigs and stones you use.
Description: Introduction and use of various sharpening tools. Water stones, diamond stones, dry grinding on Worksharp and wet grinding on the Tormek are covered; along with the use of the Veritas Honing Guide. Bring several chisels or plane irons. Handtool Series students, please bring chisels and planes you will be using.
Tuition: $75

Band-Saw Boxes Made Simple -- CLS266
Instructor: Bill Roberts
Class Times: Thursday, January 26, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: None
Description: Band-saw box art and techniques will spark your interest in woodcrafting and ignite your creative skills. With this woodworking style, you can free yourself from the safe structure of a ruler and let your imagination flow. In this class you will learn the full potential of your band saw. Tools being used will be: band saw, spindle sander, and assorted hand tools.
Tuition: $75

Working with VCarve - Session III CLS638
Instructor: Jack Gizienski
Class Times: Thursday, January 26, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Laptop Computer
Description: This is the 3rd class in the series and will advance the skill level of the student to use VCarve software. In this class the student will learn how to use Transform Function, dimension work, use guidelines, use Tabs, design and machine a gear.
Tuition: $85

MAKERS PROJECT: Pizza Cutter Blade Kit (CLS029)
Instructor: Guy Snyder
Class Times: Friday, January 27, 2017 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Friday, January 27, 2017 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4 - 6
Tools Required: Tools Provided
Description: #154265. You will turn a beautiful handle for this Pizza Cutter Blade Kit. No more flimsy pizza cutters or knives to cut that piping hot pizza! From deep dish to thin crust, this well-balanced, heavy-duty chrome plated pizza cutter can handle whatever is tossed in front of it. Turn a personalized handle (turning material not included) for the kit’s pre-sharpened 4" stainless steel blade to make this a must-have, one of-of-a-kind cutter that you will be proud to show off or give as a gift. Kit includes pizza cutter and 5/16" x 18 TPI internal threaded insert for easy handle removal to keep your cutter clean. • Heavy-duty cutter • 4" stainless steel blade • Threaded insert included for easy handle removal See more at: http://www.woodcraft.com/product/154265/pizza-cutter-turning-kit.aspx#INFORMATION
Tuition: $75

MAKERS PROJECT: Antique Pepper Grinder Kit (CLS578)
Instructor: Don Wilson
Class Times: Saturday, January 28, 2017 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday, January 28, 2017 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4 - 6
Tools Required: Tools Provided
Description: #154182. You will turn a beautiful base for this Antique Style Hand Crank Pepper Grinder Kit Mechanism! Have you ever wanted to turn a traditional pepper mill but have been fearful of the process involved in creating one? Now you can with our Antique Hand Crank Pepper Grinder, a simple and straightforward turning kit! Simply use any 3" x 3" wood blank by whatever length you desire your grinder to be, mark the center and drill a 1"-diameter hole through the center of the blank to allow the pepper to pass through. Mount the blank between centers by utilizing a jamb chuck. Next turn to your desired profile, sand, finish, and attach the grinder to the top of your turned piece. Now you have a one-of-a-kind antique looking pepper grinder. Grinder mechanism measures 2" in diameter x 4-3/8" tall and features a bronze finish, cast metal parts, and a finial that adjusts for coarse to fine granules. • Smooth operating cast metal parts • Simple and fun to create • Bronze finish • Finial adjusts to allow for coarse or fine granules. See more at: http://www.woodcraft.com/product/154182/antique-style-hand-crank-pepper-grinder-kit-mechanism.aspx#INFORMATION
Tuition: $75

Box Making - w/ Incra iBox Jig - CLS634
Instructor: Alan Garner
Class Times: Tuesday, January 31, 2017 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Hearing and eye protection
Description: Learn to make decorative, jointed boxes using the Incra iBox Jig.
Tuition: $100

Hand Cut Dovetails - CLS416
Instructor: Alan Garner
Class Times: Wednesday, February 01, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Dovetail marker, dovetail saw, coping or fret saw, wheel marking gauge, marking knife, dividers, chisels.
Description: One hallmark of a quality furniture project is hand cut dovetail joinery. The class will cover the processes of proper tool selection, stock preparation, joint layout and marking, beautiful hand cut dovetail joints.
Tuition: $75

Pen Turning - CLS026
Instructor: Guy Snyder
Class Times: Thursday, February 02, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: None - All Provided
Description: Students will learn the fundamentals of pen turning, from start to finish. Each student will leave with a hand-crafted pen made in the class.
Tuition: $75

Working with VCarve - Session IV CLS639
Instructor: Jack Gizienski
Class Times: Thursday, February 02, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Laptop Computer
Description: This is the 4th class in the series and will advance the skill level of the student to use VCarve software. In this class the student will learn how to use design 3D project, import 3D objects, manipulate 3D objects, create a toolpath and machine a 3D model.
Tuition: $85

Finishing Basics - CLS229
Instructor: Mike Galloway
Class Times: Friday, February 03, 2017 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: None
Description: This course introduces students to the world of finishing, with a focus on water-based finishes and wood preparation.
Tuition: $75

Advanced Bowl Turning - CLS425
Instructor: Don Wilson
Class Times: Saturday, February 04, 2017 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Face shield
Description: In this class you will learn how to turn bowls without blowing them up. Learn to turn very thin in preparation for piercing work. Deal with out-of-round issues inside and out. Turn bowls with consistent wall thickness which helps if you are turning green wood. Learn multiple ways to start turning a bowl and starting an out-of-round rough turned bowl blank. We will cover multiple ways to finish the bottom of the bowl.
Tuition: $75

Caricature Carving
Instructor: Jim Hiser
Class Times: Saturday, February 11, 2017 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Sunday, February 12, 2017 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Class Size: 4
Description: Students will be doing a caricature carving from a rough out with focus on face and hands. Project will not be painted in class but we will discuss painting options. Several projects to pick from.
Tuition: $300

Dovetail Jig Class -- CLS109
Instructor: Don Donley
Class Times: Friday, February 17, 2017 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: None
Description: Dovetail Jig In this class you learn about the anatomy of the dovetail jig and its application. The templates, router, router bits and guide bushings. A brief discussion about the various other dovetail jigs on the market. The dovetail jig we will use in the class is the Porter Cable 4200 series. Explain the dovetail types and their usage, such as through, half blind, variable space, sliding and box joints. We will discuss stock material and its layout for cutting dovetails. Also we will discuss the safety aspects of using the dovetail jig and its components.
Tuition: $75