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Woodworking Fundamentals
Instructor: Bill Wallace
Class Times: Saturday, April 29, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, April 30, 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

Router 101
Instructor: Tom Noffsinger
Class Times: Saturday, May 20, 2017 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4 - 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

Pen Turning 101
Instructor: Dan Wall
Class Times: Sunday, May 21, 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

Turning 101
Instructor: Alan Leland
Class Times: Saturday, May 27, 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

Bowl turning
Instructor: Dan Wall
Class Times: Saturday, June 03, 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, June 25, 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

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

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