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Veneering and Inlay - CLS584
Instructor: Larry Cuppett
Class Times: Thursday, July 30, 2015 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Description: Students will learn Veneering and Inlay principles and basic techniques. Veneering offers the woodworker the use of woods and woodworking options that are unavailable utilizing solid wood.  Prior woodworking experience is helpful but not required. Woodworkers can expect to learn techniques that will advance their skills and provide an exciting range of woodworking options. Some of the topics to be covered in the class include: veneering styles, types of veneer and substrates, veneer cutting, arranging, types of glues used, and various veneer matches. The class will include: hands-on matching, cutting, taping and gluing veneers and inlays. Included in the class price is Woodworkers Guide to Veneering & Inlay by Jonathan Benson Woodcraft Item #838809
Tuition: $60
Tuition Notes: Summer Speical

Building A Base Cabinet - CLS174
Instructor: Don Donley
Class Times: Saturday, August 01, 2015 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: None
Description: The class will start with a half sheet of plywood and cut all of the necessary parts and joinery for a small base cabinet.
Tuition: $150

Turn A Spinning Top - CLS366
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Sunday, August 02, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Full Face Shield all other materials will be provided.
Description: A great class for someone interested in starting to turn wood. This class will cover basic lathe operation, safety, lathe tools and sharpening. You will make simple spinning tops that you can take home with you. After this class all students should be able to design and make their own spinning tops.
Tuition: $60
Tuition Notes: Sum

Five Board Bench - CLS393
Instructor: Bill Roberts
Class Times: Tuesday, August 04, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Eye Protection
Description: Participants will build an approximately 4 ft long sitting bench using 5 boards. Students will use various power tools and hand tools in the class.
Tuition: $60
Tuition Notes: Summer Speical

Traditional Veneer - CLS054
Instructor: Larry Cuppett
Class Times: Thursday, August 06, 2015 5:30 PM - 8:30 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. Learn the different types of veneers as well as the characteristics of storage and proper tools for optimum success.
Tuition: $75

Hand Planes in the Workshop - CLS046
Instructor: Alan Garner
Class Times: Friday, August 07, 2015 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: $60
Tuition Notes: Summer Speical

Face-Frame Cabinet Construction -- CLS288
Instructor: Don Donley
Class Times: Saturday, August 08, 2015 9:30 AM - 5:00 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
Tuition Notes: Save $25 Sign up for both Classes

Raised Panel Doors - CLS017
Instructor: Don Donley
Class Times: Saturday, August 08, 2015 9:30 AM - 5:00 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
Tuition Notes: Save $25 Sign up for both Classes

Pen Turning a Cushion-Grip Click Pen -- CLS026
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Sunday, August 09, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Full Face Mask Required – All Other Tools/Materials Provided
Description: Pen/Pencil Turning Projects Class description: You can make the great looking pens, ones that are as unique as those available in fine gift shops. Learn the tips and techniques that produce excellent results every time. You will be shown how to cut, drill, square the ends, turn, sand, apply a durable finish quickly and then assemble the parts. Soon you will be making pens for all your friends.
Tuition: $50
Tuition Notes: Summer Speical

Finishing with Milk Paint - CLS519
Instructor: Mike Galloway
Class Times: Tuesday, August 11, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: None
Description: During this lecture and demonstration, students will be introduced to the basics of applying milk paint finishes necessary for success with this unique finish. We will begin by discussing the differences of available milk paints and then proper handling and mixing of milk paint powder, including the necessary safety precautions. Next the class will learn the proper application of successive coats of milk paint and final top coat, focusing not only on application of each coat, but more importantly on the surface preparation and sanding required between coats. Practical top coats and their application will conclude the lecture including the use of crackle coat. Each step in the process will be illustrated by the instructor demonstrating the step live and passing around a piece previously completed.
Tuition: $50
Tuition Notes: Summer Speical

Tablesaw 101 - CLS280
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Thursday, August 13, 2015 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
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: $60
Tuition Notes: Summer Speical

How To Use Scrapers - CLS289
Instructor: Alan Garner
Class Times: Friday, August 14, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 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: $60
Tuition Notes: Summer Speical

Pyrography 101 -- CLS162
Instructor: Don Wilson
Class Times: Saturday, August 15, 2015 9:30 AM - 12:30 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
Tuition Notes: Summer Speical

Learn to Turn -- Spindle I -- CLS123
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Sunday, August 16, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Full Face Shield all other materials will be provided.
Description: Cover basic lathe operation, safety, lathe tools, sharpening and five practice exercises. This is a must class for anyone who wants to learn the art of wood turning. You will make a small project to take home with you.
Tuition: $60

Dovetail Jig Class -- CLS109
Instructor: Mike Galloway
Class Times: Tuesday, August 18, 2015 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: $50
Tuition Notes: Summer Speical

Scroll Saw - Making a Basket - CLS398
Instructor: Tim Gilman
Class Times: Thursday, August 20, 2015 5:30 PM - 8:30 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: $60
Tuition Notes: Summer Speical

The Art of Bowl Turning -- CLS024
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Sunday, August 23, 2015 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 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

Spindle Turning II -- CLS270
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Tuesday, August 25, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Full Face Mask Required – All Other Tools/Materials Provided
Description: This class is for those who want to expand their spindle turning skills that they learned in Spindle I. Students review and refine their use of the roughing gouge, parting tool, skew chisel, and spindle gouge. Techniques for copying a particular shape in turned wood will be introduced and demonstrated. Students design and turn a candlestick in walnut, and then copy their design. The matched pair of candlesticks, sanded and finished, goes home with the student. 
Tuition: $60
Tuition Notes: Summer Speical

Advanced Turned Lidded Box - CLS589
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Thursday, August 27, 2015 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Saturday, August 29, 2015 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Full Face Mask Please bring your own tools. A ¼” (or smaller) spindle gouge is required
Description: In this class you will focus on turning small lidded boxes. This is a three level class, during the first period you will learn how to turn a miniature lidded box. This is a 3 hour session typically on a Thursday night and turning a lidded box and adapting to small turnings. The second session, typically a Saturday morning, you will turn a second miniature lidded box with a pedestal. The third session, typically Saturday afternoon, you will turn a miniature lidded box with a pedestal and finial on top. At the end of the class you will be able to turn miniature, decorative lidded boxes that will be great gift ideas.
Tuition: $195

Finishing with Milk Paint - CLS519
Instructor: Mike Galloway
Class Times: Friday, August 28, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: None
Description: During this lecture and demonstration, students will be introduced to the basics of applying milk paint finishes necessary for success with this unique finish. We will begin by discussing the differences of available milk paints and then proper handling and mixing of milk paint powder, including the necessary safety precautions. Next the class will learn the proper application of successive coats of milk paint and final top coat, focusing not only on application of each coat, but more importantly on the surface preparation and sanding required between coats. Practical top coats and their application will conclude the lecture including the use of crackle coat. Each step in the process will be illustrated by the instructor demonstrating the step live and passing around a piece previously completed.
Tuition: $50
Tuition Notes: Summer Speical

Pen Turning an Acrylic Pen -- CLS225
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Sunday, August 30, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
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: $50
Tuition Notes: Summer Speical