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Intro To Woodworking
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, December 12, 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

Learn To Turn!
Instructor: Bob Anderson
Class Times: Tuesday, December 13, 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

Veneering
Instructor: John Gogola
Class Times: Wednesday, December 14, 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

Router Basics
Instructor: Randy Kerkhoff
Class Times: Thursday, December 15, 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

Understanding Wood Finishing
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, December 19, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
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

Beginning Relief Carving
Instructor: Jerry Savage
Class Times: Tuesday, December 20, 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

Woodworking without Big Space
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, December 22, 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

Women's Woodworking Club
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, January 09, 2017 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 20
Tools Required: None
Description: This month's special activity is properly setting up a bandsaw without having blade drift. You will be able to rip veneer after attending this meeting.
Tuition: $0

Bowl Turning For Beginners
Instructor: Bob Anderson
Class Times: Tuesday, January 10, 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

Table Saw Fences, Sleds, and Jigs
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Saturday, January 14, 2017 2:00 PM - 5:00 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

Intro To Woodworking
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, January 16, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday, January 23, 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, January 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 tool set $135

Get Framed!
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, January 19, 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

Advanced Scrollsaw
Instructor: Joe Alexander
Class Times: Wednesday, January 25, 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: $100

Joinery Techniques
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, January 26, 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

Router Table Workshop
Instructor: Randy Kerkhoff
Class Times: Wednesday, February 01, 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

Build a Custom Hunter's Knife
Instructor: Jim Odell
Class Times: Thursday, February 02, 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

Intro To Woodworking
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, February 06, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday, February 13, 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

Turning Classic Lidded Boxes
Instructor: Bob Anderson
Class Times: Tuesday, February 07, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday, February 14, 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, February 08, 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

Router Bowl
Instructor: Randy Kerkhoff
Class Times: Thursday, February 09, 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

Intro to Woodburning
Instructor: Judy Woodruff
Class Times: Thursday, February 16, 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
Tuition Notes: see store for tool list

Shaker Oval Boxes
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Saturday, February 18, 2017 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday, February 19, 2017 10:00 AM - 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

Tool Sharpening 101
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, February 20, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses (Available In Store) & Bring Some Of Your Dull Tools!
Description: If your hand tools make wood look like shredded wheat, this is the class for you! Slow speed grinders, the Tormek grinder, belt sanders and sandpaper on glass will be covered so that you can put a sharp edge on your own tools. Essential woodworking information and hands-on practice in a class you have been asking for. Bring bench chisels, lathe tools or plane irons.
Tuition: $60

Women's Woodworking Club
Instructor: Patty Bledsoe
Class Times: Tuesday, February 21, 2017 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 20
Tools Required: None
Description: Learn to carve a wooden spoon.
Tuition: $0

Beginning Relief Carving
Instructor: Jerry Savage
Class Times: Wednesday, February 22, 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 tool set $135

Raised Panel Doors on a Table Saw
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, February 23, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 5
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

Leigh Dovetail Basics
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, February 27, 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

Dazzling Cigar Pens!
Instructor: Joe Alexander
Class Times: Wednesday, March 01, 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

Dazzling Cigar Pens!
Instructor: Joe Alexander
Class Times: Wednesday, March 01, 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

Router Basics
Instructor: Randy Kerkhoff
Class Times: Thursday, March 02, 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

Intro To Woodworking
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, March 06, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday, March 13, 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

Learn To Turn!
Instructor: Bob Anderson
Class Times: Tuesday, March 07, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday, March 14, 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

Veneering
Instructor: John Gogola
Class Times: Wednesday, March 08, 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

Woodburning, Part 2
Instructor: Judy Woodruff
Class Times: Thursday, March 09, 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

Women's Woodworking Club
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, March 16, 2017 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 20
Tools Required: None
Description: Tonight's meeting will be sharpening knives, chisels, and plane blades.
Tuition: $0

Farm Table with Festool
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Saturday, March 18, 2017 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday, March 19, 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

Understanding Wood Finishing
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, March 20, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
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

Woodworking without Big Space
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, March 23, 2017 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

Squaring Up Lumber with the Jointer & Planer
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Saturday, March 25, 2017 2:00 PM - 5:00 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