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Router 101
Instructor: Tom Noffsinger
Class Times: Thursday, September 10, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Bring your own router, if you have one.
Description: This first in a series of Woodcraft classes will cover three objectives: to introduce and familiarize the students to the router and router components, to review the various router bits and the appropriate application of each, and to familiarize the students with the operation and adjustment of the router. This is a hands-on class, so each student will have the opportunity to make several cuts. Class Code CLS172
Tuition: $90

Woodworking Fundamentals
Instructor: Bill Wallace
Class Times: Saturday, September 12, 2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, September 13, 2015 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Ear Plugs
Description: Want to try woodworking but not sure where to start? Start right here, where you'll "meet the shop"! We'll show you how to use many of the common hand and power tools in the modern woodworking shop as you put together and finish a project you'll be proud to display in your home. This course will explore the safety and use of, by hands-on practice, the table saw, jointer, planer, band saw, drum sander, drill press and much more. Additional topics will be basic wood types, selection and preparation, types of joinery, gluing and basic finishing. Gain some knowledge and hands-on practice that will last a lifetime. Class Code CLS183
Tuition: $175

Basic Box Making
Instructor: Tom Noffsinger
Class Times: Saturday, September 19, 2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, September 20, 2015 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Suggested: Dust Mask, Safety Glasses, Ear Plugs
Description: This is an excellent class for the woodworker interested in building a box using a variety of tools. Students will review techniques for designing, fabricating and assembling a beautiful hardwood box to take home. Class Code CLS191
Tuition: $150

Turning 101
Instructor: Alan Leland
Class Times: Saturday, September 26, 2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Hearing Protection & Safety Glasses
Description: The focus of this class is on learning basic tool techniques and introducing students to the wonderful world of wood turning. This class is geared towards beginners but anyone who desires to improve their turning skills is welcome. In the morning we will turn a Bead & Cove Stick and then later in the afternoon we will turn a mallet or some similar simple project using what was learned in the morning session. The bead & Cove stick contains all the elements except hollowing that you will need to turn out excellent turned work with very little effort. (The bead or convex curve-the cove or concave curve and the flat or straight line) This is the place to start on your woodturning journey as it will provide you with the knowledge and skill to that will make your turning more pleasurable and less frustrating. CLS269
Tuition: $125

Understanding Wood Finishing
Instructor: Herb Shelly
Class Times: Tuesday, October 06, 2015 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday, October 07, 2015 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 14
Tools Required: None
Description: An in-depth look at wood finishing, covering surface preparation, pore filling, staining and top coats. You will learn all of the skills required to produce spectacular projects. Class Code CLS097
Tuition: $90

Christmas Ornament - Hollow Globe
Instructor: Alan Leland
Class Times: Saturday, October 10, 2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 3 - 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: The class will teach you how to turn and hollow a globe for a Christmas ornament. Students will start by turning and hollowing a 2 1/2 in diameter globe. A variety of methods for mounting the globe and hollowing it will be covered. After completing the globe a cap and icicle for the globe will be turned. This workshop is geared for intermediate to advanced turners. Class Code CLS195
Tuition: $125

Pen Turning 101
Instructor: Dan Wall
Class Times: Sunday, October 11, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Pen turning 101 uses basic spindle turning skills to craft a beautiful Toni twist ink pen. Learn all the components used such as pen blanks, mandrels, pen mills and a pen press while you make a handmade wooden pen on the lathe. Pen turning is easy and enjoyable, and they make great gifts. Class Code CLS026
Tuition: $75

3D Christmas Ornaments - Scroll Saw
Instructor: Ray Rankin
Class Times: Sunday, October 18, 2015 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 5
Tools Required: Eye Protection
Description: Learn to make 3D Christmas ornaments for the holiday season. This class will explain how to properly select and size material when making ornament scrollsaw blanks; select, reproduce, and place patterns on the scrollsaw blanks; create a simple jig to assist with the scrolling process; and demonstrate advanced scrolling techniques. Each student will have the opportunity to make Christmas ornaments to take home with them. CLS212
Tuition: $75

Router 101
Instructor: Tom Noffsinger
Class Times: Thursday, October 22, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Bring your own router, if you have one.
Description: This first in a series of Woodcraft classes will cover three objectives: to introduce and familiarize the students to the router and router components, to review the various router bits and the appropriate application of each, and to familiarize the students with the operation and adjustment of the router. This is a hands-on class, so each student will have the opportunity to make several cuts. Class Code CLS172
Tuition: $90

Basic Box Making
Instructor: Tom Noffsinger
Class Times: Saturday, October 24, 2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, October 25, 2015 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Suggested: Dust Mask, Safety Glasses, Ear Plugs
Description: This is an excellent class for the woodworker interested in building a box using a variety of tools. Students will review techniques for designing, fabricating and assembling a beautiful hardwood box to take home. Class Code CLS191
Tuition: $150

Introduction to chip carving
Instructor: Leon Harkins
Class Times: Saturday, November 07, 2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, November 08, 2015 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 3 - 6
Tools Required: None
Description: Come and learn chip carving from professional carver Leon Harkin. In this class you will learn the basics of chip carving by working on an instructor provided project. The instructor will provide the necessary carving knives. CLS152
Tuition: $165

Woodworking Fundamentals
Instructor: Bill Wallace
Class Times: Saturday, November 14, 2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, November 15, 2015 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Ear Plugs
Description: Want to try woodworking but not sure where to start? Start right here, where you'll "meet the shop"! We'll show you how to use many of the common hand and power tools in the modern woodworking shop as you put together and finish a project you'll be proud to display in your home. This course will explore the safety and use of, by hands-on practice, the table saw, jointer, planer, band saw, drum sander, drill press and much more. Additional topics will be basic wood types, selection and preparation, types of joinery, gluing and basic finishing. Gain some knowledge and hands-on practice that will last a lifetime. Class Code CLS183
Tuition: $175

Pen Turning 101
Instructor: Dan Wall
Class Times: Thursday, November 19, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Pen turning 101 uses basic spindle turning skills to craft a beautiful Toni twist ink pen. Learn all the components used such as pen blanks, mandrels, pen mills and a pen press while you make a handmade wooden pen on the lathe. Pen turning is easy and enjoyable, and they make great gifts. There is still time to make some great Christmas gifts. Class Code CLS026.
Tuition: $75

Relief Carving
Instructor: Leon Harkins
Class Times: Saturday, November 21, 2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, November 22, 2015 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 3 - 6
Tools Required: relief carving tools, if available
Description: This class is designed for beginning and intermediate students. Relief carving is the process of removing wood from around the figure and then adding detail to the figure. Leon is an excellent teacher and teaches at the NC State Craft Center and the John C. Campbell Folk School. We are very pleased to have Leon teaching at the Raleigh Woodcraft store and are sure all students will learn a great deal from this fine instructor. CLS059
Tuition: $165

Turning 101
Instructor: Alan Leland
Class Times: Saturday, November 28, 2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 3 - 6
Tools Required: Hearing Protection & Safety Glasses
Description: The focus of this class is on learning basic tool techniques and introducing students to the wonderful world of wood turning. This class is geared towards beginners but anyone who desires to improve their turning skills is welcome. In the morning we will turn a Bead & Cove Stick and then later in the afternoon we will turn a mallet or some similar simple project using what was learned in the morning session. The bead & Cove stick contains all the elements except hollowing that you will need to turn out excellent turned work with very little effort. (The bead or convex curve-the cove or concave curve and the flat or straight line) This is the place to start on your woodturning journey as it will provide you with the knowledge and skill to that will make your turning more pleasurable and less frustrating. CLS269
Tuition: $125

Woodworking Fundamentals
Instructor: Bill Wallace
Class Times: Saturday, December 12, 2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, December 13, 2015 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Ear Plugs
Description: Want to try woodworking but not sure where to start? Start right here, where you'll "meet the shop"! We'll show you how to use many of the common hand and power tools in the modern woodworking shop as you put together and finish a project you'll be proud to display in your home. This course will explore the safety and use of, by hands-on practice, the table saw, jointer, planer, band saw, drum sander, drill press and much more. Additional topics will be basic wood types, selection and preparation, types of joinery, gluing and basic finishing. Gain some knowledge and hands-on practice that will last a lifetime. Class Code CLS183
Tuition: $175

Three Legged Stool
Instructor: Bill Wallace
Class Times: Saturday, December 26, 2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, December 27, 2015 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Monday, December 28, 2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 3 - 6
Tools Required: safety glasses, hearing protection
Description: Put your skills to work building a three legged stool and take home a sturdy place to sit. Turn the seat and drill the holes for the legs. The legs can be turned on the lathe or you can use a draw knife to give a more rustic look. No cross bracing required. All materials will be provided.
Tuition: $325

Turning 101
Instructor: Alan Leland
Class Times: Tuesday, December 29, 2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Hearing Protection & Safety Glasses
Description: The focus of this class is on learning basic tool techniques and introducing students to the wonderful world of wood turning. This class is geared towards beginners but anyone who desires to improve their turning skills is welcome. In the morning we will turn a Bead & Cove Stick and then later in the afternoon we will turn a mallet or some similar simple project using what was learned in the morning session. The bead & Cove stick contains all the elements except hollowing that you will need to turn out excellent turned work with very little effort. (The bead or convex curve-the cove or concave curve and the flat or straight line) This is the place to start on your woodturning journey as it will provide you with the knowledge and skill to that will make your turning more pleasurable and less frustrating. CLS269
Tuition: $125

Bowl turning
Instructor: Bill Wallace
Class Times: Saturday, January 09, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 3 - 6
Tools Required: provided by Woodcraft
Description: This course is designed to introduce the student to the required safety considerations of woodturning, the correct use of the basic bowl turning tools and finishing touches. CLS265
Tuition: $125