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7 Week Woodturning Class - CLS271
Instructor: Don Wilson
Class Times: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday, August 03, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Full Face Shield all other materials will be provided.
Description: This course follows SPINDLE I and will turn the beginner into a safe, experienced, wood turner. The seven 3-hour classes build the student's understanding and skill through practice on beads and coves, tool sharpening, eggs, matched multiples, a cup and lidded box, plate, and bowls. Weekly projects go home with the student and the method of instruction is demonstration and coaching.
Tuition: $350

7 Week Woodturning Class - CLS271
Instructor: Don Wilson
Class Times: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday, August 03, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 5
Tools Required: Full Face Shield all other materials will be provided.
Description: This course follows SPINDLE I and will turn the beginner into a safe, experienced, wood turner. The seven 3-hour classes build the student's understanding and skill through practice on beads and coves, tool sharpening, eggs, matched multiples, a cup and lidded box, plate, and bowls. Weekly projects go home with the student and the method of instruction is demonstration and coaching.
Tuition: $350

Taste of Lidded Containers -- CLS129
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Tuesday, July 26, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Full Face Shield all other materials will be provided.
Description: Students will start by learning about proper proportions. Then you will mount a blank in the chuck, rough out the blank and begin hollowing the end grain. Students will then make a lidded box by hollowing the box and lid, fitting them together, and turning away the mounting tenons. Safety is emphasized while students sharpen the bowl gouge and scraper, mount the wood, and make the end grain hollowing cuts. After this class, students should be able to make a lidded box on their own.
Tuition: $75

Pen Turning - CLS026
Instructor: Guy Snyder
Class Times: Thursday, July 28, 2016 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

Bandsaw Basics - CLS171
Instructor: Alan Garner
Class Times: Thursday, July 28, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Eye Protection
Description: The class will cover the proper set up and safe operation of one of the most useful tools in a wood shop. Learn how to get the most from your bandsaw, making curved, straight and resaw cuts.
Tuition: $75

Intro to CNC Machines - CLS633
Instructor: Jack Gizienski
Class Times: Friday, July 29, 2016 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: None
Description: This is a introductory course to CNC. Students will learn the basic components of a CNC machine and fundamentals of how to design and machine a simple sign.
Tuition: $75

Line and Berry Inlay - CLS528
Instructor: Mike Galloway
Class Times: Friday, August 05, 2016 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: check with store
Description: Mike will teach you how to use a router to make a line and berry inlay.
Tuition: $75

Face-Frame Cabinet Construction -- CLS288
Instructor: Don Donley
Class Times: Saturday, August 06, 2016 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 4
Description: One of the most common methods of building cabinets involves a face frame, which is an assembly of vertical and horizontal pieces of wood, typically 1 x 2’s. This face frame is attached to the front of the cabinet box (carcass) and the cabinet doors cover the openings in the face frame. Students will also be making a cabinet casing to match the face frame using specific joinery methods to assure solid construction. Students should be prepared for hands-on use of the miter saw, drill press, table saw, router, Kreg Jig, misc. clamps and forstner bits. Skills developed in this class will apply to many other woodworking projects. Students will be able to take the completed assembly home.
Tuition: $150

Pen Turning - CLS026
Instructor: Guy Snyder
Class Times: Sunday, August 07, 2016 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

Intro to Turning - Making A Top - CLS029
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Tuesday, August 09, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Full Face Mask
Description: This is the first class for someone who wants to learn to turn wood and should be taken before other lathe classes. Students will use various turning tools to make a Top, turning it round using a roughing gouge. They will use a parting tool and a pair of calipers to establish a specific diameter and smooth the blank to that diameter using a skew chisel. Making paring cuts using the skew as well as turning beads and coves with a spindle gouge will be practiced. Emphasis will be on safely working with the tools. This piece is sanded, finished and goes home with the student.
Tuition: $75

Finishing Basics - CLS229
Instructor: Mike Galloway
Class Times: Friday, August 12, 2016 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
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

Basic Relief Carving - CLS059
Instructor: Brian Gish
Class Times: Friday, August 12, 2016 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Ask for list when signing up for class
Description: Types of relief carving will be discussed, along with types of wood to use, tools, sharpening and safety. Students will do a simple low relief carving of a leaf.
Tuition: $75

Raised Panel Doors - CLS017
Instructor: Jack Gizienski
Class Times: Saturday, August 13, 2016 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Eye and Hearing Protection
Description: Description: In this class, you’ll make two raised panel cabinet doors using red oak. In the process, you’ll discover how to properly select wood and compose grain to make a strong attractive door. You will also learn how to size the panel within its frame to accommodate wood’s seasonal movement, and how to size the overall door to suit a particular opening. The doors will be built using a table saw and router table, with a constant emphasis on safety. This class will give you the confidence you need for making raised panel doors in your own shop. By the end of the class, the student will have attached their cabinet doors to previously made face frames.
Tuition: $150

The Art of Bowl Turning -- CLS024
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Tuesday, August 16, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Full Face Mask required -- all other tools & materials provided
Description: Students will practice the cuts appropriate for shaping and smoothing the inside and outside using a bowl gouge and a scraper. At the end of the class students should be able to turn a bowl on their own.
Tuition: $75

Advanced SketchUp - CLS439
Instructor: Brian Gish
Class Times: Thursday, August 18, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Laptop with latest version of SketchUp and a two-button mouse with roller
Description: This course will cover advanced SketchUp techniques, including textures, rendering, shape intersections, working with curves, and components.
Tuition: $75

Pen Turning - CLS026
Instructor: Guy Snyder
Class Times: Friday, August 19, 2016 11:00 AM - 2:00 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

Intro to CNC Machines - CLS633
Instructor: Jack Gizienski
Class Times: Friday, August 19, 2016 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: None
Description: This is a introductory course to CNC. Students will learn the basic components of a CNC machine and fundamentals of how to design and machine a simple sign.
Tuition: $75

Weekend of Turning: Kits - CLS019
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Saturday, August 20, 2016 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, August 21, 2016 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: None - All tools provided
Description: Have you wanted to learn how to make great gift items? Each student will make at least 2 pens, 2 bottle stoppers, a key ring, some spinning tops and an ice cream scoop.
Tuition: $300

The Art of Plate Turning -- CLS268
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Tuesday, August 23, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Face Mask Required – All other tools/materials provided
Description: Learn how to turn basic plates. Turned plates or platters make attractive household ornaments. They show off the beauty of wood and make a great fruit or candy dish. You will be guided through mounting, designing, and finishing as you create your own small platter from an 8" blank.
Tuition: $75

Flat, Square, Straight - Joint/Plane/Saw - CLS163
Instructor: Alan Garner
Class Times: Thursday, August 25, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Hearing and Eye Protection
Description: In order to get clean, tight-fitting joints in your woodworking projects, you must be able to accurately flatten, square, and true-up your boards before you even begin the joinery. In this class, you'll learn how the Jointer, Planer, and Tablesaw work together to help you accomplish this fundamental, but necessary task
Tuition: $75

Hand Cut Dovetails - CLS416
Instructor: Alan Garner
Class Times: Thursday, August 25, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Call store for list of tools required
Description: The hallmark of a quality furniture project is hand cut dovetail joinery. We will teach you how to cut beautiful hand cut dovetails. The class will cover the processes of proper tool selection; stock preparation, joint layout and making beautiful hand cut dovetail joints.
Tuition: $75

Scroll Saw - Making a Basket - CLS398
Instructor: Tim Gilman
Class Times: Sunday, August 28, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Eye Protection
Description: This is an interesting and challenging project The instructor has selected for this foray into the magic of scroll sawing, each student will be making a basket using basically one board. The instructor will walk you through all of the particulars and show you how to make a great basket that will be the source of many a "WOW" reaction.
Tuition: $75

Taste of Lidded Containers -- CLS129
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Tuesday, August 30, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Full Face Shield all other materials will be provided.
Description: Students will start by learning about proper proportions. Then you will mount a blank in the chuck, rough out the blank and begin hollowing the end grain. Students will then make a lidded box by hollowing the box and lid, fitting them together, and turning away the mounting tenons. Safety is emphasized while students sharpen the bowl gouge and scraper, mount the wood, and make the end grain hollowing cuts. After this class, students should be able to make a lidded box on their own.
Tuition: $75

CRAFTWORKS: Letter Opener Knife Kit
Instructor: Brian Gish
Class Times: Friday, September 23, 2016 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Friday, September 23, 2016 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Tools Provided
Description: #157858. From SARGE, you can build your very own custom desk knife/letter opener to cut open all of your packages and mail with classic elegance! With this kit, we will provide you with (3) choices for knife handle material and you will be able to build a truly custom knife. This Desk Knife Kit is constructed from 440C polished stainless steel, is 6-1/8" overall length with a 2-3/4" flat-ground blade. Kit also includes brass pins and a fitted leather sheath for safe storage. You will want to leave this one on the desktop for all to see. • Constructed from 440C stainless steel • Rockwell hardness 54-58 • Blade length 2-3/4" • Overall length 6-1/8" See more at: http://www.woodcraft.com/product/157858/sarge-letter-opener-knife-kit.aspx#INFORMATION
Tuition: $75

CRAFTWORKS: Ice Cream Scoop
Instructor: Don Wilson
Class Times: Saturday, September 24, 2016 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday, September 24, 2016 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Tools Provided
Description: #153928. Sweet treats deserve a sweet scoop! This HAWK Ice Cream Scoop is constructed from 304 Stainless, this heavy-duty scoop features a hawk bill point designed to cut through the hardest of ice creams, a 3/8" x 1-3/8" 16 TPI threaded post and a beefy ferrule to cap it all off. Our scoop is designed to seal off the end of your turned handle so that no grain is exposed to the elements. This is an easy and fun project to make that will last for a lifetime. We recommend a minimum 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 6" piece of turning stock, turning tools, 3/8" or 9mm brad point, five-minute epoxy, and finish. • Constructed from 304 stainless • Tough durable design • No exposed end grain to get wet • Kit includes 1 Scoop and 1 Ferrule See more at: http://www.woodcraft.com/product/153928/stainless-steel-hawk-point-ice-cream-scoop-kit.aspx#sthash.VpTIbPa8.dpuf
Tuition: $75

Windsor Stool
Instructor: Brian Cunfer
Class Times: Saturday, October 29, 2016 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday, October 30, 2016 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Bring safety glasses, ear plugs, and your lunch.
Description: In this weekend class, students will be making a 12″ diameter Windsor style foot stool. You will start from scratch; turn legs on the lathe and hand carve the seat. This class is an introduction to Windsor chairmaking with juried Guild member Brian Cunfer. All the principles of chairmaking will be discussed in this class. Finishing techniques will be discussed but not done in class. Some tool experience is advisable, but not necessary. Students will walk away with a stool. Class size is limited to 6 students, so sign up today.
Tuition: $250