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Turn a Wine Bottle Stopper
Instructor: Dan Wall
Class Times: Monday, August 18, 2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: provided
Description: Wine bottle stoppers make great gifts and can be turned in a small amount of time. In this class, we will turn the wooden top for a stainless steel bottle stopper. Techniques used for making a cork or silicone stopper will also be discussed. This is a great project for beginning and intermediate woodturners. All materials and tools will be provided. CLS203
Tuition: $75

Turning 101
Instructor: Alan Leland
Class Times: Saturday, August 23, 2014 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

Pen Turning 101
Instructor: Dan Wall
Class Times: Sunday, September 07, 2014 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

Bowl turning
Instructor: Bill Wallace
Class Times: Saturday, September 13, 2014 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 A Segmented Bowl
Instructor: Bob George
Class Times: Thursday, September 18, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday, September 19, 2014 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday, September 20, 2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: None
Description: Students are introduced to segmented bowls by creating a 6” diameter bowl blank. Fundamentals of cutting the segments and then clamp-gluing the segments into a ring. This is followed up by flattening the rings and then stack-gluing the rings to create a bowl blank. The project will then be completed by turning that blank into a finished segmented bowl. Class Code CLS237
Tuition: $150

Understanding Wood Finishing
Instructor: Herb Shelly
Class Times: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 10
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 27, 2014 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, September 28, 2014 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 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

Relief Carving
Instructor: Leon Harkins
Class Times: Saturday, October 04, 2014 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, October 05, 2014 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 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

Turn a Wine Bottle Stopper
Instructor: Dan Wall
Class Times: Monday, October 20, 2014 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: provided
Description: Wine bottle stoppers make great gifts and can be turned in a small amount of time. In this class, we will turn the wooden top for a stainless steel bottle stopper. Techniques used for making a cork or silicone stopper will also be discussed. This is a great project for beginning and intermediate woodturners. All materials and tools will be provided. CLS203
Tuition: $75

Christmas Ornament - Hollow Globe
Instructor: Alan Leland
Class Times: Saturday, October 25, 2014 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 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 26, 2014 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

Turning 101
Instructor: Alan Leland
Class Times: Saturday, November 01, 2014 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

Turning A Segmented Bowl
Instructor: Bob George
Class Times: Thursday, November 06, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday, November 07, 2014 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday, November 08, 2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: None
Description: Students are introduced to segmented bowls by creating a 6” diameter bowl blank. Fundamentals of cutting the segments and then clamp-gluing the segments into a ring. This is followed up by flattening the rings and then stack-gluing the rings to create a bowl blank. The project will then be completed by turning that blank into a finished segmented bowl. Class Code CLS237
Tuition: $150

Understanding Wood Finishing
Instructor: Herb Shelly
Class Times: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 10
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