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Intro To Woodworking
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, February 08, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday, February 15, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 5
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection, Dust Mask & Notebook
Description: This class is for the beginning woodworker or anyone who wants to refresh their skills! You'll learn techniques for the safe and efficient use of the jointer, planer, table saw, band saw, router and drill press. By class end, you will have created a beautiful cutting board for your home. This is a great opportunity to learn the basics of craftsmanship. If you are new or returning to woodworking, don't miss this one!
Tuition: $85

Turning Classic Lidded Boxes
Instructor: Bob Anderson
Class Times: Tuesday, February 09, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: N/A
Description: Take your turning to a new level with this turned lidded box class. Bob will show you the skills needed to turn a piece of wood into a classic round box with a tight fitting lid to match. Once you've made one, you won't be able to stop!
Tuition: $85

Learn Pen Making
Instructor: Joe Alexander
Class Times: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Create and keep a beautiful pen even if you haven't used a power tool before. You are introduced to the tools and techniques used to make a great looking pen your first time. One of our most popular classes.
Tuition: $75

Rolling Pin
Instructor: Joe Alexander
Class Times: Wednesday, February 17, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Safety glasses
Description: Make a rolling pin by turning a 3x3x12 blank into a smooth cylinder, add the bushings and axle, and turn handles. You can express your creativity in the handles and have a unique gift for use in the kitchen.
Tuition: $85

Basic Sharpening
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, February 18, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 5
Tools Required: Safety Glasses & One or two dull blades or chisels
Description: Sharp tools are essential to good woodworking! Learn how to get your hand plane blades and chisels razor sharp. This hands on class shows you the various tools and techniques available to make sharpening easy and efficient.
Tuition: $60

Cheese Cutter
Instructor: Jim Odell
Class Times: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: safety glasses
Description: Make a cheese cutter out of hardwood and our cutter kit. Learn to use a table saw, planer, router, wood boring and seal it with a food safe oil finish.
Tuition: $75

Beginning Relief Carving
Instructor: Jerry Savage
Class Times: Wednesday, February 24, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: See store for details
Description: You will learn the basics of tool identification, honing, basic cuts, and wood & pattern selection. You may either bring your own tools or purchase a set of Flexcut tools at a steeply discounted package price for this class.
Tuition: $60
Tuition Notes: with tool set $135

Understanding Wood Finishing
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, March 07, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 5
Description: This class is a comprehensive look at wood finishing covering surface preparation,pore filling, staining and top coats. You'll learn all you need to know to confidently finish all your woodworking projects.
Tuition: $60

Learn To Turn!
Instructor: Bob Anderson
Class Times: Tuesday, March 08, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: If you have only been turning pens on your mini-lathe or want to just learn more about turning, this two part class is a terrific value! Bob Anderson will guide you every step of the way. In addition to surprising yourself with a very creative spindle and face plate project, you will learn the basics of this popular woodworking machine. From the different types of lathes, to tool selection, machine operation and simple maintenance, this fun class will provide valuable skills.
Tuition: $85

Turn a Metro Rollerball Pen
Instructor: Joe Alexander
Class Times: Wednesday, March 09, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Description: This beautiful pen has a screw cap that features a roller ball clip for easy pocket insertion. The design of the nib gives this pen a soft feel that is sure to please you.
Tuition: $75

Router Basics
Instructor: Randy Kerkhoff
Class Times: Thursday, March 10, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: This class presents important information that will help you safely operate one of the workshop's most versatile tools. We will discuss the different types of routers, accessories,and router bits. Learn to make safe cuts free hand and with a router table. This is one of our most popular classes.
Tuition: $60

Women's Woodworking Club
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, March 14, 2016 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 20
Tools Required: None
Description: The meeting for this month will feature 4 methods for cutting perfect miters for a picture frame. We will also review how to measure for a proper fitting frame.
Tuition: $0

Build a Custom Sheath Knife
Instructor: Jim Odell
Class Times: Thursday, March 17, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Safety glasses
Description: Would you like to have your own custom sheath knife? You will attach wood handle blanks to a drop point blade, shape, sand and finish to make a knife that is truly one of a kind. This drop point knife has an overall length of 8 3/8" with a blade length of 3 3/4" and comes with a custom fitted leather sheath.
Tuition: $85

Intro To Woodworking
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, March 21, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday, March 28, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 5
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection, Dust Mask & Notebook
Description: This class is for the beginning woodworker or anyone who wants to refresh their skills! You'll learn techniques for the safe and efficient use of the jointer, planer, table saw, band saw, router and drill press. By class end, you will have created a beautiful cutting board for your home. This is a great opportunity to learn the basics of craftsmanship. If you are new or returning to woodworking, don't miss this one!
Tuition: $85

Beginning Relief Carving
Instructor: Jerry Savage
Class Times: Tuesday, March 22, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 5
Tools Required: See store for details
Description: You will learn the basics of tool identification, honing, basic cuts, and wood & pattern selection. You may either bring your own tools or purchase a set of Flexcut tools at a steeply discounted package price for this class.
Tuition: $60
Tuition Notes: with tool set $135

Veneering
Instructor: John Gogola
Class Times: Wednesday, March 23, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Description: Have you been hesitant to try beautiful wood veneers on your next project or think that veneering is not as good as solid stock? Did you know that veneering is: cost effective, requires no investment in expensive tools & is easier than you thought? Here you will create a small flat panel just like those found on many cabinets. In addition, you will add a simple inlay that will make your work stand out. We will cover all aspects of veneer in this class including how it is produced, book matching, adhesives, cauls, vacuum clamping & finishing. High Recommended!!!
Tuition: $75

Woodworking without Big Space
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, March 24, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Does this sound familiar? "I would really like to start woodworking for a hobby but I only have a one car garage." After using several Festool power tools in this class to make a small box, we are confident that you will have the answer to that question. No Space? Each Festool has its own storage container? Need a workbench? The MultiFunction Table folds flat for wall storage. This class is an eye opener for using safe tools with outstanding dust collection.
Tuition: $60

Table Saw Fences, Sleds, and Jigs
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, April 04, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Safety glasses, Hearing Protection
Description: Want to get more out of your table saw? Join us to make an a cut off fence, a sacrificial fence, a sliding table and other jigs...all designed to make your table saw easier to use.
Tuition: $85

Beautiful Bowl Basics
Instructor: Bob Anderson
Class Times: Tuesday, April 05, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Description: If you are familiar with the lathe and want to learn the basics of bowl turning, this class will set the ground work for making beautiful bowls. It will take you step by step through different methods for holding the wood on the lathe, tool selection and sharpening, basic bowl forms and finishing techniques are all covered. The end result will be your own beautiful bowl and the confidence to make more bowls in your own workshop.
Tuition: $85

Raised Panel Door Construction
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, April 07, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: Learn skills to last a lifetime in this popular class! From stock selection to the final finish, you will make your own raised panel door.
Tuition: $75

Shaker Oval Boxes
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Saturday, April 09, 2016 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday, April 10, 2016 10:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Description: Make a set of five cherry oval nesting boxes in this great hands on class. You'll learn the techniques of boiling wood to shape it, clinch nailing, and a traditional finish. These boxes are a great gift for someone special.
Tuition: $160

HVLP Spray Finishing
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, April 11, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: How do you finish a project? A High Volume Low Pressure spray system will absolutely make your life easier. In this class you will become familiar with all components, adjustments, and correct application. A highly recommended class for the serious woodworker
Tuition: $60

Turn a Pepper Mill
Instructor: Joe Alexander
Class Times: Wednesday, April 13, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 4
Description: You will turn a peppermill of your own design on a mini lathe. Rick will guide you in the critical cuts so that the mill will grind pepper but you supply the artistry to make a beautiful exterior. A great Christmas gift.
Tuition: $100

Router Jigs
Instructor: Randy Kerkhoff
Class Times: Thursday, April 14, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Here is where you will discover many ways to better utilize your router that are not in the instruction manual, how to customize your router to make sub-bases and templates, how changing the bearing affects the profile, the "SECRET WEAPON" accessory you must have on hand.
Tuition: $75

Women's Woodworking Club
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, April 18, 2016 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 20
Tools Required: None
Description: We will cut a doweled butt joint, half-lap joint, mitered half-lap joint and a bridal joint. These four joints will take your woodworking skills to a new level. ladies, if you are not a member of the women's club please join us for the evening.
Tuition: $0

Beginning Relief Carving
Instructor: Jerry Savage
Class Times: Wednesday, April 20, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 5
Tools Required: See store for details
Description: You will learn the basics of tool identification, honing, basic cuts, and wood & pattern selection. You may either bring your own tools or purchase a set of Flexcut tools at a steeply discounted package price for this class.
Tuition: $60
Tuition Notes: with tool set $135

Get Framed!
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, April 21, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: So you want to display the photos of your climb on Mount Everest? You will need some cool looking hardwood frames but how do you do it? While the styles are endless, the process is the same for creating frames for your favorite photos, posters, or shadow boxes. In this class you will make a 8 1/2 x 11" frame by using the router table, table saw and miter saw. Sacrificial fences, jigs, determining inside demensions, assembly methods & clamping are more of the topics we will cover. Like most woodwokers, you likely get many frame requests and this class will help speed the process.
Tuition: $60

Hand made Block Plane
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, April 25, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: None
Description: A hand made block plane will show off your woodworking skills, Owning and using a hand made plane will amaze visitors to your shop. This class will teach you how to shape and glue up your plane body and then finish and fine tune your plane.
Tuition: $100

Joinery Techniques
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, April 28, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Description: Put your power tools to work making the right joint for every application. We will make a doweled butt joint, half-lap joint, bridal joint, and a mitered half lap. This is a great class for all woodworkers.
Tuition: $60

Cheese Cutter
Instructor: Jim Odell
Class Times: Tuesday, May 03, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: safety glasses
Description: Make a cheese cutter out of hardwood and our cutter kit. Learn to use a table saw, planer, router, wood boring and seal it with a food safe oil finish.
Tuition: $75

Router Table Workshop
Instructor: Randy Kerkhoff
Class Times: Wednesday, May 04, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: If you want to add a router table to your workshop or need basic information on one you have, this class will be invaluable. We will cover router requirements, correct fence alignment, bit set-up & selection, hold-downs, safe free hand routing, jigs, dust collection, template routing and much more. If you want to make doors for the pieces you make, this class will really help.
Tuition: $60

Leigh Dovetail Basics
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, May 05, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: None
Description: Join Al as he demystifies the Leigh Jig for you! He covers everything from safety and set-up to tips and techniques for great results for all your projects. You'll practice through dovetails, and half blind dovetails.
Tuition: $60

Intro To Woodworking
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, May 09, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday, May 16, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 5
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection, Dust Mask & Notebook
Description: This class is for the beginning woodworker or anyone who wants to refresh their skills! You'll learn techniques for the safe and efficient use of the jointer, planer, table saw, band saw, router and drill press. By class end, you will have created a beautiful cutting board for your home. This is a great opportunity to learn the basics of craftsmanship. If you are new or returning to woodworking, don't miss this one!
Tuition: $85

Turning Classic Lidded Boxes
Instructor: Bob Anderson
Class Times: Tuesday, May 10, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: N/A
Description: Take your turning to a new level with this turned lidded box class. Bob will show you the skills needed to turn a piece of wood into a classic round box with a tight fitting lid to match. Once you've made one, you won't be able to stop!
Tuition: $85

Intro to Woodburning
Instructor: Judy Woodruff
Class Times: Thursday, May 12, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 3
Tools Required: Ask for tool list, $154.24
Description: The Intro to Woodburning is the first of three classes. Judy, an award winning artist, will teach you the intricacies of pyrography. You will learn how to lay out a pattern and begin the texturing of your project.
Tuition: $60
Tuition Notes: Tool List $154.24

Rolling Pin
Instructor: Joe Alexander
Class Times: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Safety glasses
Description: Make a rolling pin by turning a 3x3x12 blank into a smooth cylinder, add the bushings and axle, and turn handles. You can express your creativity in the handles and have a unique gift for use in the kitchen.
Tuition: $85

Basic Sharpening
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, May 19, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses & One or two dull blades or chisels
Description: Sharp tools are essential to good woodworking! Learn how to get your hand plane blades and chisels razor sharp. This hands on class shows you the various tools and techniques available to make sharpening easy and efficient.
Tuition: $60

Women's Woodworking Club
Instructor: Jerry Savage
Class Times: Wednesday, May 25, 2016 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 20
Tools Required: None
Description: This month's meeting will be making wooden jewelry. Ladies, join Jerry as he instructs to make jewelry that truly will be your own design.
Tuition: $0

Woodburning, Part 2
Instructor: Judy Woodruff
Class Times: Thursday, June 09, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 1 - 3
Description: Judy will advance your skills beyond what you learned in Intro to Woodburning.
Tuition: $60

Woodburning, part 3
Instructor: Judy Woodruff
Class Times: Thursday, July 14, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Advanced
Class Size: 1 - 3
Description: You will complete your project under Judy's tutelage. After completing this session you will be ready to take on any project you desire.
Tuition: $60