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7 Week Woodturning Class - CLS271
Instructor: Don Wilson
Class Times: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday, February 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

Flat, Square, Straight - Joint/Plane/Saw - CLS163
Instructor: Alan Garner
Class Times: Tuesday, February 09, 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

Band-Saw Boxes Made Simple -- CLS266
Instructor: Bill Roberts
Class Times: Thursday, February 11, 2016 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

How To Use Scrapers - CLS289
Instructor: Alan Garner
Class Times: Thursday, February 11, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Card Scraper
Description: Learn how to use one of the most misunderstood and yet useful hand tools available. Scrapers can be used to remove glue, smooth surfaces, dimension stock and feather in repairs. The class will cover the common card scraper, plus cabinet scrapers.
Tuition: $75

Turning a Goblet - CLS313
Instructor: Don Wilson
Class Times: Friday, February 12, 2016 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: None - All tools provided
Description: Students will learn to make a turned wooden goblet.
Tuition: $75

Tool Sharpening for Wood Turners -- CLS066
Instructor: Don Wilson
Class Times: Friday, February 12, 2016 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Face Mask, Bring Your Dull Tools
Description: Bring your dull gouges, skews, parting tools, and scrapers to a class on sharpening wood turning tools. Students will learn how to achieve a sharp edge on all of their tools. Strength and weaknesses of the grinding methods will be discussed. Different bevel angles will be evaluated with students able to try tools with different angles. Students should take home the knowledge of how to sharpen their tools. THIS IS A MUST CLASS FOR ANY WOOD TURNER
Tuition: $75

Weekend of Turning: Bowls and Hollow Forms - CLS019
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Saturday, February 13, 2016 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, February 14, 2016 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Hollowing Tool (Required). Other tools provided, though students are encouraged to bring their own turning tools.
Description: Spend your weekend honing your talents by learning about different designs of bowls, hollow forms and vases. Then apply these concepts along with the techniques required to create them. Students will make two bowls, a plate, a vase and at least one hollow form.
Tuition: $300

Taste of Lidded Containers -- CLS129
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 6
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

Box Making - w/ Incra iBox Jig - CLS634
Instructor: Alan Garner
Class Times: Thursday, February 18, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 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: $85

Intro to CNC Machines - CLS633
Instructor: Jack Gizienski
Class Times: Thursday, February 18, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6
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

Finishing 101 - CLS229
Instructor: Mike Galloway
Class Times: Friday, February 19, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Description: Finishing 101 introduces and familiarizes you to basic finishing techniques including, wood preparation and color stains. During this hands-on class the properties and applications of wood stains are covered including proper pre-stain wood preparation.
Tuition: $75

Raised Panel Doors - CLS017
Instructor: Jack Gizienski
Class Times: Saturday, February 20, 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

Basic Scroll Saw Intarsia - CLS187
Instructor: Tim Gilman
Class Times: Sunday, February 21, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: N/A
Description: Your instructor introduces you to the art of intarsia. This hands-on class will take you through wood preparation, layout, cutting, fitting and final completion of a dolphin intarsia project. Come prepared for a fast-paced class and experience the art of intarsia.
Tuition: $75

Intro to Turning - Making A Top - CLS029
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Tuesday, February 23, 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

Hand Planes in the Workshop - CLS046
Instructor: Alan Garner
Class Times: Thursday, February 25, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: None
Description: Learn how to select, restore, sharpen and use one of the most misunderstood tools in the shop. Various types of hand planes, uses, tuning, sharpening and care will be covered. Bring an old plane to fix up and take home sharp.
Tuition: $75

Hand Cut Dovetails - CLS416
Instructor: Alan Garner
Class Times: Thursday, February 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. Tom 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

Pen Turning an Acrylic Pen -- CLS225
Instructor: Guy Snyder
Class Times: Sunday, February 28, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Full Face Mask
Description: We will teach you the art of turning finely crafted Acrylic Pens. These pens are fast becoming favorites all across the country. In this class you will learn the proper techniques for turning, sanding, polishing and assembly. You will leave the class with a beautiful pen in the color combination you select.
Tuition: $75

Working with VCarve - Session I CLS636
Instructor: Jack Gizienski
Class Times: Thursday, March 03, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Laptop Computer
Description: This is a introductory course to VCarve software used for designing projects for CNC. Students will learn the fundamentals of creating and machining a project on CNC.
Tuition: $85

Veneering & Edgebanding - CLS054
Instructor: Mike Galloway
Class Times: Friday, March 04, 2016 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: N/A
Description: This class introduces and demonstrates how to select, flatten, balance, match, cut, lay and press veneers and how to apply edgebanding. Learn the different types of veneers as well as the characteristics of storage and proper tools for optimum success.
Tuition: $75

European Cabinet Class -- CLS390
Instructor: Tim Gilman
Class Times: Saturday, March 05, 2016 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Description: Students will build a frameless cabinet, locate holes for shelf pins, make the shelf and a flat panel type door and mount the door. This will be done using all Festool tools.
Tuition: $150

Pen Turning - CLS026
Instructor: Guy Snyder
Class Times: Sunday, March 06, 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

Tablesaw 101 - CLS280
Instructor: Don Donley
Class Times: Tuesday, March 08, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Hearing and Eye Protection
Description: The class will cover the set up of your table saw and some of the basic operations such as ripping, crosscutting, using a tenoning jig, cutting dadoes and using a crosscut sled. A good get-to-know-your-saw class.
Tuition: $75

Working with VCarve - Session II CLS637
Instructor: Jack Gizienski
Class Times: Thursday, March 10, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Laptop Computer
Description: This is the 2nd 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 layers, import files, edit vectors, manipulate text and combine multiple toolpaths into one file. The student will design and carve a picture.
Tuition: $85

Turning Tool Handles - CLS339
Instructor: Don Wilson
Class Times: Friday, March 11, 2016 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: None - All Provided
Description: In this class, students will learn the fundamentals of turning custom handles for shop and garden tools.
Tuition: $75

Turning a Pepper Mill - CLS408
Instructor: Guy Snyder
Class Times: Friday, March 11, 2016 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: None - All tools provided
Description: Students will learn how to turn a traditional pepper mill.
Tuition: $75

Carving 101 - CLS173
Instructor: Brian Gish
Class Times: Saturday, March 12, 2016 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: None
Description: This is the introductory class to traditional carving methods. Cover various carving tools, sharpening and how to use each tool. During the class several practice exercises are completed including carving a sea shell.
Tuition: $75

Sharpening 101 - CLS276
Instructor: Alan Garner
Class Times: Saturday, March 12, 2016 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: N/A
Description: Sharpening 101 introduces you to the various types of sharpening. Oil stones, water stones, diamond stones, dry grinding and sharpening on the Tormek are covered. Various woodworking hand tools will be sharpened and appropriate bevel angles will be covered for each tool. This is a hands-on class that is sure to hone your sharpening skills.
Tuition: $75

Scroll Saw Intro 101 - CLS397
Instructor: Tim Gilman
Class Times: Sunday, March 13, 2016 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

The Art of Bowl Turning -- CLS024
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Tuesday, March 15, 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

Router Techniques - CLS172
Instructor: Don Donley
Class Times: Wednesday, March 16, 2016 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Eye and Hearing Protection
Description: Participants in this class will learn about various types of routers, router safety, router maintenance and basic techniques using a hand held router. Router tables will be briefly touched on. This is a lecture style class, but each student will get some hands on instruction using a router. No project will be made.
Tuition: $75

Dovetail Jig Class -- CLS109
Instructor: Alan Garner
Class Times: Thursday, March 17, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 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

Working with VCarve - Session III CLS638
Instructor: Jack Gizienski
Class Times: Thursday, March 17, 2016 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

Finishing Basics - CLS229
Instructor: Mike Galloway
Class Times: Friday, March 18, 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

Turning a Fishing Lure - CLS028
Instructor: Brian Gish
Class Times: Friday, March 18, 2016 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: None - All tools provided
Description: Students will learn to make fishing lures on the lathe, in particular, a topwater bass plug.
Tuition: $75

Weekend of Turning: Boxes and Containers - CLS019
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Saturday, March 19, 2016 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, March 20, 2016 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: ¼" Spindle Gouge (Required). Other tools provided, though students are encouraged to bring their own turning tools.
Description: You will learn to make turned wood boxes/lidded containers and discover various ways to decorate and ornament them. You will also have the opportunity to create finials and pedestals for use in a variety of turned wood art pieces. Each student will make a basic box, a box with a small lid insert, a box with pedestal and finial then finish with a small “Halo” style box.
Tuition: $300

The Art of Plate Turning -- CLS268
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Tuesday, March 22, 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

Picture Framing - CLS222
Instructor: Alan Garner
Class Times: Wednesday, March 23, 2016 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: None - All Provided
Description: Participants will develop the necessary skills for making custom picture frames, from framing and matting, to cutting and joining miters, selecting wood, and setting glass.
Tuition: $75

Hand Planes in the Workshop - CLS046
Instructor: Alan Garner
Class Times: Thursday, March 24, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: None
Description: Learn how to select, restore, sharpen and use one of the most misunderstood tools in the shop. Various types of hand planes, uses, tuning, sharpening and care will be covered. Bring an old plane to fix up and take home sharp.
Tuition: $75

SketchUp - CLS439
Instructor: Brian Gish
Class Times: Thursday, March 24, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Laptop w/ latest version
Description: Are those shop drawings not doing it for you? Don't want to spend hundreds of dollars on an advanced CAD program that's too difficult to use? Try Trimble SketchUp! Not only is it FREE but it's easy to get the hang of it. Learn the basics and start designing with this class. You will need a laptop with the latest version of SketchUp and a two-button mouse with a roller.
Tuition: $75

CraftWorks: Turned 6-in-1 Screwdriver
Instructor: Don Donley
Class Times: Friday, March 25, 2016 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Friday, March 25, 2016 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Full Face mask
Description: #153081 -- Create a one of a kind, 6-in-1 screwdriver kit. Kit includes #1 and #2 Phillips tips, 3/16" and 1/4" shafts with a slotted tip, hex insert, and a reversible shaft that can be used as a 1/4" or 5/16" hex driver. Turn between centers using any 2" x 2" x 6" stock, bore a 5/8"- diameter x 3-3/4"-deep hole, prior to turning. Once turned, apply a small amount of 5 minute epoxy to inside lip of the handle and press hex insert, round end first ensuring that the insert is flush with the end of the handle. · 6-in-1 kit, multi-function · Great beginner's kit · Excellent gift idea
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes: Discount if two singed up or if signed up for both classes

CraftWorks: Fish-Shaped Cutting Board
Instructor: Alan Garner
Class Times: Saturday, March 26, 2016 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday, March 26, 2016 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Full Face mask
Description: #158908 -- Part of the charm of making a cutting board is its usefulness, plus it makes a great gift. The challenge is to make several boards of the same shape. To simplify the process, we have created templates in several shapes that allow you to easily make repetitive designs. The 1/2" MDF boards provide a solid surface for holding the bearing or guide bushing. Making your own repetitive shapes has never been easier! Simply trace out the cutting board on a bandsaw using the templates and rough-cut them. Then, using double-sided tape, templates and a router with a flush-trim bit, trim the boards to the final dimensions. Finish with a food-safe oil finish. · ½” MDF Template ONLY - cutting board materials & router bits separate · Fish Shape Template measures 15" x 7-1/2"
Tuition: $75

Intro to Turning - Making A Top - CLS029
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Tuesday, March 29, 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

Pen Turning an Acrylic Pen -- CLS225
Instructor: Guy Snyder
Class Times: Thursday, March 31, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Full Face Mask
Description: We will teach you the art of turning finely crafted Acrylic Pens. These pens are fast becoming favorites all across the country. In this class you will learn the proper techniques for turning, sanding, polishing and assembly. You will leave the class with a beautiful pen in the color combination you select.
Tuition: $75

Working with VCarve - Session IV CLS639
Instructor: Jack Gizienski
Class Times: Thursday, March 31, 2016 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

Basic Inlay - CLS056
Instructor: Mike Galloway
Class Times: Friday, April 01, 2016 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: None - All tools provided
Description: Learn how to inlay wood with confidence for beautiful results with this introductory course. Basics techniques, principles, and materials will be covered.
Tuition: $75

Face-Frame Cabinet Construction -- CLS288
Instructor: Don Donley
Class Times: Saturday, April 02, 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, April 03, 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, April 05, 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

Intro to CNC Machines - CLS633
Instructor: Jack Gizienski
Class Times: Thursday, April 07, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 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

Finishing Basics - CLS229
Instructor: Mike Galloway
Class Times: Friday, April 08, 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

Tool Sharpening for Wood Turners -- CLS066
Instructor: Don Wilson
Class Times: Friday, April 08, 2016 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Face Mask, Bring Your Dull Tools
Description: Bring your dull gouges, skews, parting tools, and scrapers to a class on sharpening wood turning tools. Students will learn how to achieve a sharp edge on all of their tools. Strength and weaknesses of the grinding methods will be discussed. Different bevel angles will be evaluated with students able to try tools with different angles. Students should take home the knowledge of how to sharpen their tools. THIS IS A MUST CLASS FOR ANY WOOD TURNER
Tuition: $75

Raised Panel Doors - CLS017
Instructor: Jack Gizienski
Class Times: Saturday, April 09, 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

Scroll Saw - Making a Basket - CLS398
Instructor: Tim Gilman
Class Times: Sunday, April 10, 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

The Art of Bowl Turning -- CLS024
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Tuesday, April 12, 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

7 Week Woodturning Class - CLS271
Instructor: Don Wilson
Class Times: Wednesday, April 13, 2016 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday, May 04, 2016 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 3:30 PM - 6:30 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

Advanced SketchUp - CLS439
Instructor: Brian Gish
Class Times: Thursday, April 14, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced
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 an Acrylic Pen -- CLS225
Instructor: Guy Snyder
Class Times: Friday, April 15, 2016 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Full Face Mask
Description: We will teach you the art of turning finely crafted Acrylic Pens. These pens are fast becoming favorites all across the country. In this class you will learn the proper techniques for turning, sanding, polishing and assembly. You will leave the class with a beautiful pen in the color combination you select.
Tuition: $75

Basic Relief Carving - CLS059
Instructor: Brian Gish
Class Times: Friday, April 15, 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

Weekend of Turning: Kits - CLS019
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Saturday, April 16, 2016 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, April 17, 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, April 19, 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, April 21, 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, April 21, 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. Tom 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

Turn a Wine Bottle Stopper - CLS029
Instructor: Guy Snyder
Class Times: Sunday, April 24, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Full Face Mask
Description: Learn how to turn beautiful and unique wine bottle stoppers. The Instructor will take you through the steps to creating your own unique bottle stoppers.
Tuition: $75

Taste of Lidded Containers -- CLS129
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Tuesday, April 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

Pocket Hole Joinery Basics - CLS360
Instructor: Brian Gish
Class Times: Thursday, April 28, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Eye Protection
Description: The class will teach you how to use pocket hole joinery to make a beautiful and sturdy step stool. Each student will construct a small stool using pocket hole joinery to join together a decorative top, attach the two sides of the stool to the side supports, and then fasten the top to the stool frame. All materials will be supplied.
Tuition: $75

Box Making - Splined Miter Boxes - CLS635
Instructor: Ray Winkler
Class Times: Saturday, April 30, 2016 9:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Hearing and eye protection.
Description: In this class the student will learn how to make a splined miter jig and how to use it to make splined mitered boxes. The student will make and take home the splined miter jig and a splined miter box.
Tuition: $100

Pen Turning - CLS026
Instructor: Guy Snyder
Class Times: Sunday, May 01, 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

Tablesaw 101 - CLS280
Instructor: Don Donley
Class Times: Thursday, May 05, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Hearing and Eye Protection
Description: The class will cover the set up of your table saw and some of the basic operations such as ripping, crosscutting, using a tenoning jig, cutting dadoes and using a crosscut sled. A good get-to-know-your-saw class.
Tuition: $75

Finishing Basics - CLS229
Instructor: Mike Galloway
Class Times: Friday, May 06, 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

Sharpening 101
Instructor: Alan Garner
Class Times: Friday, May 06, 2016 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: N/A
Description: Sharpening 101 introduces you to the various types of sharpening. Oil stones, water stones, diamond stones, dry grinding and sharpening on the Tormek are covered. Various woodworking hand tools will be sharpened and appropriate bevel angles will be covered for each tool. This is a hands-on class that is sure to hone your sharpening skills.
Tuition: $75

European Cabinet Class -- CLS390
Instructor: Tim Gilman
Class Times: Saturday, May 07, 2016 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Description: Students will build a frameless cabinet, locate holes for shelf pins, make the shelf and a flat panel type door and mount the door. This will be done using all Festool tools.
Tuition: $150

The Art of Bowl Turning -- CLS024
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Tuesday, May 10, 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

Dovetail Jig Class -- CLS109
Instructor: Alan Garner
Class Times: Thursday, May 12, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 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

Router Techniques - CLS172
Instructor: Don Donley
Class Times: Thursday, May 12, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Eye and Hearing Protection
Description: Participants in this class will learn about various types of routers, router safety, router maintenance and basic techniques using a hand held router. Router tables will be briefly touched on. This is a lecture style class, but each student will get some hands on instruction using a router. No project will be made.
Tuition: $75

Line and Berry Inlay - CLS528
Instructor: Mike Galloway
Class Times: Friday, May 13, 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

Intro Woodcarving - CLS173
Instructor: Brian Gish
Class Times: Friday, May 13, 2016 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: A few Basic tools recommended at sign up
Description: Are you interested in woodcarving but are unsure about the different types of carving and what kind of materials are needed?  This class will teach students the difference between hand carving, power carving and carving with chisels.  The different types of tools available will be discussed, along with showing some examples of what kind of work each method can produce.  Proper wood selection will also be covered.  Students will get to try their hand at a station for each style.
Tuition: $75

Scroll Saw Intro 101 - CLS397
Instructor: Tim Gilman
Class Times: Sunday, May 15, 2016 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

The Art of Plate Turning -- CLS268
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Tuesday, May 17, 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

Hand Planes in the Workshop - CLS046
Instructor: Alan Garner
Class Times: Thursday, May 19, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: None
Description: Learn how to select, restore, sharpen and use one of the most misunderstood tools in the shop. Various types of hand planes, uses, tuning, sharpening and care will be covered. Bring an old plane to fix up and take home sharp.
Tuition: $75

SketchUp - CLS439
Instructor: Brian Gish
Class Times: Thursday, May 19, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Laptop w/ latest version, Two-button mouse with roller
Description: Are those shop drawings not doing it for you? Don't want to spend hundreds of dollars on an advanced CAD program that's too difficult to use? Try Trimble SketchUp! Not only is it FREE but it's easy to get the hang of it. Learn the basics and start designing with this class. You will need a laptop with the latest version of SketchUp and a two-button mouse with a roller.
Tuition: $75

Pen Turning an Acrylic Pen -- CLS225
Instructor: Guy Snyder
Class Times: Friday, May 20, 2016 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Full Face Mask
Description: We will teach you the art of turning finely crafted Acrylic Pens. These pens are fast becoming favorites all across the country. In this class you will learn the proper techniques for turning, sanding, polishing and assembly. You will leave the class with a beautiful pen in the color combination you select.
Tuition: $75

Intro to CNC Machines - CLS633
Instructor: Jack Gizienski
Class Times: Friday, May 20, 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

Turning a Pepper Mill - CLS408
Instructor: Guy Snyder
Class Times: Sunday, May 22, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: None - All tools provided
Description: Students will learn how to turn a traditional pepper mill.
Tuition: $75

Bandsaw Basics - CLS396
Instructor: Alan Garner
Class Times: Thursday, May 26, 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

CRAFTWORKS: Cave-Cool Bottle Opener -- CLS204
Instructor: Brian Gish
Class Times: Friday, May 27, 2016 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Friday, May 27, 2016 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Description: #160385 Opener Fixture & #160708 MDF Template --Magically catching bottle caps makes ’em smile! Looking for a project with a “catchy” design? Cut from a single piece of wood and shaped like a beer bottle, this ultimate opener contains (4) rare-earth magnets in its back face- (2) in shallow holes for adhering to your metal refrigerator, and (2) in deep holes for catching falling bottle caps. Inspired by a recent article in Woodcraft Magazine, we created an MDF template to make the bottle opener project go smoothly and can easily be repeated. Made from 1/2” MDF. All you need is some double stick tape, pattern bit and router. Template is approximately 3-1/2” x 11”. Manufactured by the oldest, continuously operating bottle opener manufacturer in the United States (and possibly the world), STARR bottle openers and cap catchers are second to none. Quality materials, castings, and finishes make these the best bottle openers and cap catchers on the market today. Designed to be permanently mounted on your bar, wall, or plaque, they will add a touch of class to any décor. This STARR “X”™ Stationary Mounted Bottle Opener measures 3-1/8" tall x 2-5/8" wide x 1-1/4" deep. * Top quality castings & materials * Durable Chrome plating * Holes are 2-1/2” on center.
Tuition: $75

CRAFTWORKS: 3-in-1 Bottle Opener Kit -- CLS204
Instructor: Brian Gish
Class Times: Saturday, May 28, 2016 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday, May 28, 2016 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Description: #159919 -- With this kit, you can make your own 3-in-1 bottle opener to remove bottle caps, chip ice, and even shuck oysters. Kit is constructed from 440 Stainless and features an ice breaker tip that also doubles as a tool to shuck oysters. Simply add knife scales (included), shape, sand, and apply a finish of your choice, and you will have a one-of-a-kind personalized bottle opener. Attach the included black paracord lanyard to keep your opener always at the ready. * Constructed from 440 Stainless * 5-1/4" long * Handy black paracord lanyard included.
Tuition: $75

Turning a Fishing Lure - CLS028
Instructor: Brian Gish
Class Times: Thursday, June 02, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: None - All tools provided
Description: Students will learn to make fishing lures on the lathe, in particular, a topwater bass plug.
Tuition: $75

Working with VCarve - Session I CLS636
Instructor: Jack Gizienski
Class Times: Thursday, June 02, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Laptop Computer
Description: This is a introductory course to VCarve software used for designing projects for CNC. Students will learn the fundamentals of creating and machining a project on CNC.
Tuition: $85

Veneering & Edgebanding - CLS584
Instructor: Mike Galloway
Class Times: Friday, June 03, 2016 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: N/A
Description: This class introduces and demonstrates how to select, flatten, balance, match, cut, lay and press veneers and edgebanding. Learn the different types of veneers as well as the characteristics of storage and proper tools for optimum success.
Tuition: $75

Pen Turning - CLS026
Instructor: Guy Snyder
Class Times: Friday, June 03, 2016 3:30 PM - 6:30 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

Weekend of Turning: Bowls and Hollow Forms - CLS01
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Saturday, June 04, 2016 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, June 05, 2016 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Hollowing Tool (Required). Other tools provided, though students are encouraged to bring their own turning tools.
Description: Spend your weekend honing your talents by learning about different designs of bowls, hollow forms and vases. Then apply these concepts along with the techniques required to create them. Students will make two bowls, a plate, a vase and at least one hollow form.
Tuition: $300

Intro to Turning - Making A Top - CLS029
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Tuesday, June 07, 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

Flat, Square, Straight - Joint/Plane/Saw - CLS163
Instructor: Alan Garner
Class Times: Thursday, June 09, 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, June 09, 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. Tom 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

Finishing Basics - CLS229
Instructor: Mike Galloway
Class Times: Friday, June 10, 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

Tool Sharpening for Wood Turners -- CLS066
Instructor: Don Wilson
Class Times: Friday, June 10, 2016 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Face Mask, Bring Your Dull Tools
Description: Bring your dull gouges, skews, parting tools, and scrapers to a class on sharpening wood turning tools. Students will learn how to achieve a sharp edge on all of their tools. Strength and weaknesses of the grinding methods will be discussed. Different bevel angles will be evaluated with students able to try tools with different angles. Students should take home the knowledge of how to sharpen their tools. THIS IS A MUST CLASS FOR ANY WOOD TURNER
Tuition: $75

Face-Frame Cabinet Construction -- CLS288
Instructor: Don Donley
Class Times: Saturday, June 11, 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

Basic Scroll Saw Intarsia - CLS187
Instructor: Tim Gilman
Class Times: Sunday, June 12, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: None - All Provided
Description: Your instructor introduces you to the art of intarsia. This hands-on class will take you through wood preparation, layout, cutting, fitting and final completion of a dolphin intarsia project. Come prepared for a fast-paced class and experience the art of intarsia.
Tuition: $75

The Art of Bowl Turning -- CLS024
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Tuesday, June 14, 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

Working with VCarve - Session II CLS637
Instructor: Jack Gizienski
Class Times: Thursday, June 16, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 AM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Laptop Computer
Description: This is the 2nd 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 layers, import files, edit vectors, manipulate text and combine multiple toolpaths into one file. The student will design and carve a picture.
Tuition: $75

Advanced Woodcarving - CLS067
Instructor: Mike Galloway
Class Times: Friday, June 17, 2016 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Tools are provided, but students are encouraged to bring their own carving tools.
Description: Students will learn the advanced figure carving techniques, focusing on carving the human face.
Tuition: $75

Intro to CNC Machines - CLS633
Instructor: Jack Gizienski
Class Times: Friday, June 17, 2016 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6
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

Raised Panel Doors - CLS017
Instructor: Jack Gizienski
Class Times: Saturday, June 18, 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

Pen Turning - CLS026
Instructor: Guy Snyder
Class Times: Sunday, June 19, 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

The Art of Plate Turning -- CLS268
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Tuesday, June 21, 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

Advanced SketchUp - CLS439
Instructor: Brian Gish
Class Times: Thursday, June 23, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6
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

Working with VCarve - Session III CLS638
Instructor: Jack Gizienski
Class Times: Thursday, June 23, 2016 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

Taste of Lidded Containers -- CLS129
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Tuesday, June 28, 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

Working with VCarve - Session IV CLS639
Instructor: Jack Gizienski
Class Times: Thursday, June 30, 2016 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

Basic Inlay - CLS056
Instructor: Mike Galloway
Class Times: Friday, July 01, 2016 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: None - All tools provided
Description: Learn how to inlay wood with confidence for beautiful results with this introductory course. Basics techniques, principles, and materials will be covered.
Tuition: $75

Pocket Hole Joinery Basics - CLS360
Instructor: Bill Roberts
Class Times: Friday, July 01, 2016 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Eye Protection
Description: The class will teach you how to use pocket hole joinery to make a beautiful and sturdy step stool. Each student will construct a small stool using pocket hole joinery to join together a decorative top, attach the two sides of the stool to the side supports, and then fasten the top to the stool frame. All materials will be supplied.
Tuition: $75

European Cabinet Class -- CLS390
Instructor: Tim Gilman
Class Times: Saturday, July 02, 2016 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Description: Students will build a frameless cabinet, locate holes for shelf pins, make the shelf and a flat panel type door and mount the door. This will be done using all Festool tools.
Tuition: $150

Pen Turning - CLS026
Instructor: Guy Snyder
Class Times: Sunday, July 03, 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, July 05, 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

Tablesaw 101 - CLS280
Instructor: Don Donley
Class Times: Thursday, July 07, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Hearing and Eye Protection
Description: The class will cover the set up of your table saw and some of the basic operations such as ripping, crosscutting, using a tenoning jig, cutting dadoes and using a crosscut sled. A good get-to-know-your-saw class.
Tuition: $75

Finishing Basics - CLS229
Instructor: Mike Galloway
Class Times: Friday, July 08, 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

Sharpening 101
Instructor: Alan Garner
Class Times: Friday, July 08, 2016 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: N/A
Description: Sharpening 101 introduces you to the various types of sharpening. Oil stones, water stones, diamond stones, dry grinding and sharpening on the Tormek are covered. Various woodworking hand tools will be sharpened and appropriate bevel angles will be covered for each tool. This is a hands-on class that is sure to hone your sharpening skills.
Tuition: $75

Scroll Saw Intro 101 - CLS397
Instructor: Tim Gilman
Class Times: Sunday, July 10, 2016 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

The Art of Bowl Turning -- CLS024
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Tuesday, July 12, 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 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

7 Week Woodturning Class - CLS271
Instructor: Don Wilson
Class Times: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday, August 03, 2016 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 3:30 PM - 6:30 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

Dovetail Jig Class -- CLS109
Instructor: Alan Garner
Class Times: Thursday, July 14, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 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

Router Techniques - CLS172
Instructor: Don Donley
Class Times: Thursday, July 14, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Eye and Hearing Protection
Description: Participants in this class will learn about various types of routers, router safety, router maintenance and basic techniques using a hand held router. Router tables will be briefly touched on. This is a lecture style class, but each student will get some hands on instruction using a router. No project will be made.
Tuition: $75

Intro Woodcarving - CLS173
Instructor: Brian Gish
Class Times: Friday, July 15, 2016 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: A few Basic tools recommended at sign up
Description: Are you interested in woodcarving but are unsure about the different types of carving and what kind of materials are needed?  This class will teach students the difference between hand carving, power carving and carving with chisels.  The different types of tools available will be discussed, along with showing some examples of what kind of work each method can produce.  Proper wood selection will also be covered.  Students will get to try their hand at a station for each style.
Tuition: $75

Weekend of Turning: Boxes and Containers - CLS019
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Saturday, July 16, 2016 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, July 17, 2016 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: ¼" Spindle Gouge (Required). Other tools provided, though students are encouraged to bring their own turning tools.
Description: You will learn to make turned wood boxes/lidded containers and discover various ways to decorate and ornament them. You will also have the opportunity to create finials and pedestals for use in a variety of turned wood art pieces. Each student will make a basic box, a box with a small lid insert, a box with pedestal and finial then finish with a small “Halo” style box.
Tuition: $300

The Art of Plate Turning -- CLS268
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Tuesday, July 19, 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

Hand Planes in the Workshop - CLS046
Instructor: Alan Garner
Class Times: Thursday, July 21, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: None
Description: Learn how to select, restore, sharpen and use one of the most misunderstood tools in the shop. Various types of hand planes, uses, tuning, sharpening and care will be covered. Bring an old plane to fix up and take home sharp.
Tuition: $75

SketchUp - CLS439
Instructor: Brian Gish
Class Times: Thursday, July 21, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Laptop w/ latest version, Two-button mouse with roller
Description: Are those shop drawings not doing it for you? Don't want to spend hundreds of dollars on an advanced CAD program that's too difficult to use? Try Trimble SketchUp! Not only is it FREE but it's easy to get the hang of it. Learn the basics and start designing with this class. You will need a laptop with the latest version of SketchUp and a two-button mouse with a roller.
Tuition: $75

Turning a Pepper Mill - CLS408
Instructor: Guy Snyder
Class Times: Sunday, July 24, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: None - All tools provided
Description: Students will learn how to turn a traditional pepper mill.
Tuition: $75

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

Scroll Saw - Making a Basket - CLS398
Instructor: Tim Gilman
Class Times: Sunday, August 14, 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

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. Tom 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

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