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7 Week Woodturning Class - CLS271
Instructor: Don Wilson
Class Times: Wednesday, December 14, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday, December 21, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday, December 28, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday, January 04, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 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

Pyrography 101 - CLS162
Instructor: Don Wilson
Class Times: Friday, December 09, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Pyrography is the art of decorating wood with burn marks resulting from the controlled application of a heated object such woodburning pen or branding iron. In this basic class the student will learn to use the basic tools for artistic design on wood.
Tuition: $75

Turn a Holiday Ornaments - CLS029
Instructor: Guy Snyder
Class Times: Friday, December 09, 2016 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Full Face Shield all other materials will be provided.
Description: SLearn to turn simple but elegant holiday ornaments using basic wood-turning techniques. Will make a Holiday ornament and apply a finish. Will be ready to give as gifts or to use yourself.
Tuition: $75

Weekend of Turning: Boxes and Containers - CLS019
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Saturday, December 10, 2016 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, December 11, 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 Bowl Turning -- CLS024
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Tuesday, December 13, 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

Bandsaw Basics - CLS396
Instructor: Don Donley
Class Times: Thursday, December 15, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
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

Working with VCarve - Session II CLS637
Instructor: Jack Gizienski
Class Times: Thursday, December 15, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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: $85

Advanced Woodcarving - CLS067
Instructor: Mike Galloway
Class Times: Friday, December 16, 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

Simple Weather Station - CLS202
Instructor: Brian Gish
Class Times: Friday, December 16, 2016 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Description: Create your own one-of-a-kind weather station and stay informed about changing weather conditions! Thermometer is scaled in both Fahrenheit and Celsius, hygrometer measures the amount of moisture in the air (humidity), and the barometer indicates weather trends over a period of time by registering changes in atmospheric conditions.
Tuition: $85

Raised Panel Doors - CLS017
Instructor: Jack Gizienski
Class Times: Saturday, December 17, 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 Christmas Ornaments - CLS161
Instructor: Tim Gilman
Class Times: Sunday, December 18, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Eye Protection
Description: Come on in and make your own Christmas ornaments. The instructor will take you through the whole process to create your own heirlooms.
Tuition: $75

The Art of Plate Turning -- CLS268
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Tuesday, December 20, 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, December 22, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Handplane, hearing and eye protection.
Description: In order to get clean, tight-fitting joints in your woodworking projects, you must be able to deal with lumber that may be bowed, cupped, or twisted, in order to make your lumber flat, square, and true-up your boards before you begin the joinery. The class will cover the Jointer, Planer, and Tablesaw, as well as hand planes to accomplish this fundamental task.
Tuition: $75

Working with VCarve - Session III CLS638
Instructor: Jack Gizienski
Class Times: Thursday, December 22, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 4
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, December 27, 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, December 29, 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

Working with VCarve - Session IV CLS639
Instructor: Jack Gizienski
Class Times: Thursday, December 29, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Laptop Computer
Description: This is the 4th class in the series and will advance the skill level of the student to use VCarve software. In this class the student will learn how to use design 3D project, import 3D objects, manipulate 3D objects, create a toolpath and machine a 3D model.
Tuition: $85

Finishing Basics - CLS229
Instructor: Mike Galloway
Class Times: Friday, December 30, 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

Intro Woodcarving - CLS173
Instructor: Brian Gish
Class Times: Friday, December 30, 2016 3:30 PM - 5:30 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

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

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