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Joinery Techniques
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, April 27, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Tools will be available in class but students are encouraged to bring their favorite tools.
Description: Put you hand and power tools to work and learn how to make the right joint for every application. Butt joints,dado,tongue and groove, mortise and tenon lap, miter pocket and glued joints and more will add to your overall woodworking skills. You will practice making joints with hand and/or power tools under Roger's expert guidance. A great class for all woodworkers.
Tuition: $60

Intro To Woodworking
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, May 01, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday, May 08, 2017 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

Shaker Style Hat/Coat Rack
Instructor: Jay Jarrett
Class Times: Tuesday, May 02, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: safety glasses, hearing protection
Description: Build a 4 peg shaker style hat/coat peg rack. You will be operating a table saw, router and drill press to make your own custom rack
Tuition: $85

Router Table Workshop
Instructor: Randy Kerkhoff
Class Times: Wednesday, May 03, 2017 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

Router Bowl
Instructor: Randy Kerkhoff
Class Times: Thursday, May 04, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Safety glasses
Description: You will learn how your router can be used to make a bowl or tray and how to make the templates. You will be able to make bowls or decorative holiday trays for any season. You will use a drill press to hog out your bowl and a hand router to shape and finish your bowl.
Tuition: $85

Turning Classic Lidded Boxes
Instructor: Bob Anderson
Class Times: Tuesday, May 09, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 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, May 10, 2017 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

Intro to Woodburning
Instructor: Judy Woodruff
Class Times: Thursday, May 11, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Ask for tool list
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

Sharpening Plane Blades & Chisels
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, May 15, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses & Dull Blade Or Chisel
Description: Sharp tools are essential to good woodworking! Learn how to get your hand plane blades and chisels razor sharp.
Tuition: $60

Build a Custom Hunter's Knife
Instructor: Jim Odell
Class Times: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 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 hunting 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 7 3/4" with a blade length of 3". There will be a choice of wood for the handle.
Tuition: $75

Beginning Relief Carving
Instructor: Jerry Savage
Class Times: Thursday, May 18, 2017 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 tools $140

Leigh Dovetail Basics
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, May 22, 2017 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

Raised Panel Doors on a Table Saw
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, May 25, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Description: Beautiful Raised Panel Doors can be made on the table saw. Learn the angles and cuts to make a template that can be used to pattern your future projects.
Tuition: $60

Router Basics
Instructor: Randy Kerkhoff
Class Times: Thursday, June 01, 2017 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

Veneering
Instructor: John Gogola
Class Times: Tuesday, June 06, 2017 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

Intro To Woodworking
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, June 12, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday, June 19, 2017 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

Women's Woodworking Club
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Tuesday, June 13, 2017 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 20
Tools Required: None
Description: We will be demoing how to make a bowl using a router.
Tuition: $0

Dazzling Cigar Pens!
Instructor: Joe Alexander
Class Times: Wednesday, June 14, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Description: Have you ever turned a pen from a stabilized wood pen blank? Using these blanks will push your pens to the next level! You will learn advanced techniques for making the finish on your pens sing! You'll turn a classic cigar pen using a premium pen blank and some finishing techniques sure to send you home with a stunning writing instrument!
Tuition: $75

Woodburning, Part 2
Instructor: Judy Woodruff
Class Times: Thursday, June 15, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Description: Judy will advance your skills beyond what you learned in Intro to Woodburning.
Tuition: $60

Farm Table with Festool
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Saturday, June 17, 2017 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday, June 18, 2017 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 2
Description: Build a beautiful table employing Festool track saws, domino jointer, rotex sanders, and surfix finishing.
Tuition: $340

Learn To Turn!
Instructor: Bob Anderson
Class Times: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 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

Squaring Up Lumber with the Jointer & Planer
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, June 22, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1 - 4
Description: Properly sized and squared lumber is the foundation for enjoyable woodworking and great results. Turn a 2'x 4' piece of lumber into a usable board in this hands on class. You'll also learn how to set up and maintain your shop equipment to minimize downtime.
Tuition: $60

HVLP Spray Finishing
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, July 03, 2017 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

Get Framed!
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, July 06, 2017 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

Adirondack Chair
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Saturday, July 08, 2017 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday, July 09, 2017 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 2
Tools Required: Hand drill, bits, sander
Description: Build an Adirondack Chair in this two day class. We will provide the wood and hardware. You bring a few tools and your enthusiasm.
Tuition: $250

Bowl Turning For Beginners
Instructor: Bob Anderson
Class Times: Tuesday, July 11, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Learn the proper techniques and tips for bowl turning in one of our most popular classes. Your experienced instructor will guide you every step of the way toward producing your own finished piece. Tool sharpening, stock selection, machine set up and finishing are among the topics you will cover.
Tuition: $85

Advanced Scrollsaw
Instructor: Joe Alexander
Class Times: Wednesday, July 12, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Description: Learn how to stack cut 4 pieces from different woods at the same time, mixing the woods to create four unique hanging ornaments.
Tuition: $85

Basic Joinery
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, July 13, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: What is the best way to hold two pieces of wood together? It all depends upon the application. In this class you will make some of the most common woodworking joints including butt joints, half lap, mortise & tenon, finger joints, miter joints, sliding dovetails, and others. Adhesives and mechanical fasteners will be covered as well. This is an essential class for all of your woodworking projects.
Tuition: $60

Intro To Woodworking
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, July 17, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday, July 24, 2017 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: Wednesday, July 19, 2017 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 tools $140

Hand made Block Plane
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, July 20, 2017 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 one evening class will teach you how to cut, glue and shape your hand plane. Adjusting the blade in this style of block plane is amazingly simple as you will see.
Tuition: $100

Table Saw Fences, Sleds, and Jigs
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, July 27, 2017 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

Build a Mountain Dulcimer
Instructor: Scott Conner
Class Times: Saturday, September 23, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, September 24, 2017 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: None
Description: In this two day class Scott Conner will lead you in assembling your very own Mountain Dulcimer in either a classic hour glass pattern or a tear drop design on Saturday and then he will teach you to play your instrument on Sunday.
Tuition: $250