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7 Week Woodturning Class - CLS271
Instructor: Don Wilson
Class Times: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
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

Turning Kit Trio - CLS615
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Sunday, April 22, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Face shield
Description: In this class, students will make three turning kit projects, including a pen, a bottle stopper, and a small pepper mill.
Tuition: $75

How to use a Wobble Chuck
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Full Face Mask required
Description: Are you interested in trying out off-center turning? Then this is the class for you. You will have the opportunity to learn about off-center turning and how to safely create extremely unique items on the lathe. You will learn the basic of design and technique in creation. The class will explore how to turn things like goblet stems, finials and small candle holders using the Robert Sorby Wobble Chuck. Students are encouraged to bring their own Wobble Chuck to class, if they have one. There will a limited number available for use in class. Each student will have the opportunity for hands on experience in making an off-center item.
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes: Bring your own chuck if you have one.

Working with VCarve - Session III CLS638
Instructor: Jack Gizienski
Class Times: Thursday, April 26, 2018 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

Pen Turning a Wall Street II Pen -- CLS026
Instructor: Guy Snyder
Class Times: Friday, April 27, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Full Face Mask
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: $75

Simple Wine Rack - CLS532
Instructor: Brian Gish
Class Times: Saturday, April 28, 2018 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Hearing & Eye protection
Description: Students will make a simple wine rack, using tools such as the table saw, band saw, router, drill press, and sander.
Tuition: $75

Scroll Saw Name Train - CLS412
Instructor: Tim Gilman
Class Times: Sunday, April 29, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Eye Protection
Description: Hop on the train to Woodcraft and come in to scroll the letters or initials of your name or a friend's or family member. The name train makes a great gift. This class will include enough wood, wheels, axles and magnets to make 5 train letters or three letters and an engine and caboose. You will also get a piece of track and the pattern and plans to make more track and letters at home.
Tuition: $75

Band-Saw Boxes Made Simple -- CLS266
Instructor: Bill Roberts
Class Times: Tuesday, May 1, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: None
Description: Band-saw box art and techniques will spark your interest in woodcrafting and ignite your creative skills. With this woodworking style, you can free yourself from the safe structure of a ruler and let your imagination flow. In this class you will learn the full potential of your band saw. Tools being used will be: band saw, spindle sander, and assorted hand tools.
Tuition: $75

Working with VCarve - Session IV CLS639
Instructor: Jack Gizienski
Class Times: Thursday, May 3, 2018 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

Jigs and Fixtures - CLS299
Instructor: Don Donley
Class Times: Saturday, May 5, 2018 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Hearing and Eye Protection
Description: Learn a variety of tips and tricks, from making profile sanding pads to covering nail holes with square pegs. Also a variety of jigs will be demonstrated and their uses, along with a handout for some of the jigs.
Tuition: $100

Intro to Turning - Making A Top - CLS029
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Sunday, May 6, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
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

Simple Weather Station - CLS202
Instructor: Bill Roberts
Class Times: Tuesday, May 8, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Hearing & Eye protection
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: $75

Pen Turning an Acrylic Pen -- CLS225
Instructor: Guy Snyder
Class Times: Tuesday, May 8, 2018 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: $75

Perfect Inlays w/ VCarve
Instructor: Jack Gizienski
Class Times: Thursday, May 10, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Laptop Computer
Description: Want to make perfect inlays on your CNC machine. VCarve has several basic tools that help you design the best looking inlays. This class will take you through all the steps to design inlays.
Tuition: $85

Pocket Hole Joinery Basics - CLS360
Instructor: Bill Roberts
Class Times: Friday, May 11, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 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, May 12, 2018 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: h
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: Sunday, May 13, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Full Face Mask required
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 - CLS171
Instructor: Don Donley
Class Times: Thursday, May 17, 2018 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

CNC Laser Basics
Instructor: Jack Gizienski
Class Times: Thursday, May 17, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Laptop Computer
Description: Learn how to use the laser on your CNC. This class will extend your skills using VCarve to laser enhance projects
Tuition: $85

HVLP Spray Finisher -- CLS177
Instructor: Mike Galloway
Class Times: Friday, May 18, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: None
Description: You have tried rubbed on and brushed on finishes, now it is time to try using a High Volume/Low Pressure (HVLP) spray system to create a beautiful finish on any wood project. If you are thinking of getting an HVLP sprayer or if you already own one but have not learned how to use it for that perfect finish, then you MUST attend this class. You will learn the details of running these great sprayers, from needles and thinning to cleaning and fine turning for difficult materials.
Tuition: $75

Router Techniques - CLS172
Instructor: Don Donley
Class Times: Saturday, May 19, 2018 9:00 AM - 12:00 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
Tuition Notes: Combo Class Save $25 - sign up for Router Table Class

Router Table Techniques - CLS201
Instructor: Don Donley
Class Times: Saturday, May 19, 2018 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Eye and Hearing Protection
Description: This class is designed to teach you how to get the most from any router table. Techniques ranging from basic straight cuts to curved pattern cutting, cutting on the bearing, the proper use of a starting pin, and batch cutting multiple pieces will be covered.
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes: Combo Class Save $25 - sign up for Router Techniques Class

The Art of Plate Turning -- CLS268
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Sunday, May 20, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 6
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

Pyrography 101 -- CLS162
Instructor: Don Wilson
Class Times: Tuesday, May 22, 2018 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: $85

Simple Bird House
Instructor: Jon Bixler
Class Times: Friday, May 25, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Hearing & Eye protection
Description: Make a simple birdhouse that'll keep your feathered neighbors living in style!
Tuition: $75

Five Board Bench - CLS393
Instructor: Bill Roberts
Class Times: Saturday, May 26, 2018 9:00 AM - 5:00 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: $125

Turning a Goblet - CLS313
Instructor: Kevin Bedgood
Class Times: Sunday, May 27, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: None - All tools provided
Description: Students will learn to make a turned wooden goblet.
Tuition: $75

Flat, Square, Straight - CLS163
Instructor: Don Donley
Class Times: Thursday, May 31, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Hearing & 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