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Woodworking Fundamentals
Instructor: Bill Wallace
Class Times: Saturday, August 26, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, August 27, 2017 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

Bowl turning
Instructor: Dan Wall
Class Times: Saturday, September 9, 2017 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

Pen Turning 101
Instructor: Dan Wall
Class Times: Sunday, September 10, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:30 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. Class Code CLS026
Tuition: $75

Understanding Wood Finishing
Instructor: Herb Shelly
Class Times: Monday, September 11, 2017 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 10
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

Woodworking Fundamentals
Instructor: Bill Wallace
Class Times: Saturday, September 23, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, September 24, 2017 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

Sharpening Turning Tools
Instructor: Alan Leland
Class Times: Thursday, September 28, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 6
Tools Required: Dull Turning Tools, Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: Successful turning projects are made and lost by the sharpness of the tools you use. This course covers the basics of grinders, grinding wheel selection and setup, various jigs and their applications, and techniques for sharpening bowl gouges, scrapers, skew chisels, spindle gouges and more. Class Code CLS066
Tuition: $75

Turning 101
Instructor: Alan Leland
Class Times: Saturday, September 30, 2017 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

Scroll Saw 101
Instructor: Sandy Ange
Class Times: Saturday, October 7, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: The class covers the types, common features, and proper use of the scroll saw. Students will participate in several hands on exercises to practice various techniques. Class Code CLS181
Tuition: $75

Relief Carving
Instructor: Leon Harkins
Class Times: Saturday, October 14, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, October 15, 2017 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 instructor who also 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

Pen Turning 101
Instructor: Dan Wall
Class Times: Sunday, October 22, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:30 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. Class Code CLS026
Tuition: $75

Simple Christmas Ornaments
Instructor: Alan Leland
Class Times: Thursday, October 26, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 3 - 6
Tools Required: None
Description: Students will turn a variety of simple ornaments. Emphasis will be on developing tool technique and developing a feel for good design. The first ornament will be the Toy Soldier or Nut Cracker style ornament or a Snowman followed by an Angel or a simple Ball and Icicle ornament. This is a fun class full of experimentation and discovering just how much fun turning can be. Class Code CLS021
Tuition: $80

Introduction to chip carving
Instructor: Leon Harkins
Class Times: Saturday, October 28, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, October 29, 2017 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 Harkins. 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 for the class. CLS152
Tuition: $165

Woodworking Fundamentals
Instructor: Bill Wallace
Class Times: Saturday, November 4, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, November 5, 2017 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

Understanding Wood Finishing
Instructor: Herb Shelly
Class Times: Monday, November 6, 2017 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 10
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

Bowl turning
Instructor: Bill Wallace
Class Times: Saturday, November 11, 2017 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

Pen Turning 101
Instructor: Dan Wall
Class Times: Sunday, November 19, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:30 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. Class Code CLS026
Tuition: $75

Christmas Ornament - Hollow Globe
Instructor: Alan Leland
Class Times: Saturday, December 2, 2017 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, December 17, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:30 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. Class Code CLS026
Tuition: $75

Woodworking Fundamentals
Instructor: Bill Wallace
Class Times: Wednesday, December 27, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday, December 28, 2017 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

Bowl turning
Instructor: Bill Wallace
Class Times: Friday, December 29, 2017 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

Turning 101
Instructor: Alan Leland
Class Times: Saturday, December 30, 2017 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