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Sharpening Plane Blades & Chisels
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, August 21, 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

Beginning Relief Carving
Instructor: Jerry Savage
Class Times: Wednesday, August 23, 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

Raised Panel Doors on a Table Saw
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, August 24, 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: $75

Hand Cut Dovetails
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Saturday, August 26, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses. Dovetail Saws Provided But Bring Your Own If You Have One!
Description: The dovetail joint is one of the oldest and most recognizable woodworking joints. Hand cut dovetails remain the preserve of a small percent of all woodworkers. Learn the secrets of creating beautiful dovetails in this hands-on workshop. Al will teach the simple, intuitive method of making these joints without complicated jigs and power tools.
Tuition: $75

Learn To Turn!
Instructor: Bob Anderson
Class Times: Tuesday, September 5, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday, September 12, 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: Saturday, September 9, 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

Router Basics
Instructor: Randy Kerkhoff
Class Times: Monday, September 11, 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

Woodburning, Part 2
Instructor: Judy Woodruff
Class Times: Thursday, September 14, 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

Veneering
Instructor: John Gogola
Class Times: Tuesday, September 19, 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

Dazzling Cigar Pens!
Instructor: Craig Helming
Class Times: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 6:00 PM - 7:00 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

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

Ice Cream Scoop
Instructor: Jim Odell
Class Times: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 4
Description: Turn a beautiful wood handle of your design to fit one of our two ice cream dippers. we provide all tools and supplies.
Tuition: $75

Understanding Wood Finishing
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Wednesday, September 27, 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

Intro To Woodworking
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, September 28, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday, October 5, 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

#4 Wooden Plane
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Saturday, October 7, 2017 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: safety glasses
Description: You will cut and build a #4 wooden jack plane to complement our wooden block plane. This plane will be ready to use when you leave the class.
Tuition: $125

Advanced Scrollsaw
Instructor: Joe Alexander
Class Times: Monday, October 9, 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

Beautiful Bowl Basics
Instructor: Bob Anderson
Class Times: Tuesday, October 10, 2017 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

HVLP Spray Finishing
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Wednesday, October 11, 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, October 12, 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

Joinery Techniques
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Saturday, October 14, 2017 2:00 PM - 5:00 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, October 16, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday, October 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

Valet Tray
Instructor: Randy Kerkhoff
Class Times: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Safety glasses
Description: Need a tray to hold keys? Or coins? Or jewelry? A router can be used to create a beautiful valet tray with three compartments. These make great gifts for Christmas, Easter or Mother's Day. Start to finish in one 3 hour class.
Tuition: $85

Woodburning, part 3
Instructor: Judy Woodruff
Class Times: Thursday, October 26, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Advanced
Class Size: 1 - 4
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

Intro To Woodworking
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Wednesday, November 1, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 6
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

Intro to Woodburning
Instructor: Judy Woodruff
Class Times: Thursday, November 2, 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

Women's Woodworking Club
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Saturday, November 4, 2017 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Saturday, November 4, 2017 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday, November 4, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Saturday, November 4, 2017 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: None
Description: Turn a pepper mill for use at home or as a special gift for someone. Please select your wood prior to October 27th to be sure of availability. Place your request with store or club president.
Tuition: $13
Tuition Notes: Plus Wood billet

Router Bowl
Instructor: Randy Kerkhoff
Class Times: Monday, November 6, 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, November 7, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday, November 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

Raised Panel Doors on a Table Saw
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, November 9, 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: $75

French Polishing
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Saturday, November 11, 2017 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Description: French Polishing is a technique to lay down a high gloss finish on a prized project where you want an exceptional look. While this is a softer finish that doesn't like sweaty glasses set on it you do get a fantastic sheen and depth in your finish. We will walk you through the steps to make this outstanding finish.
Tuition: $85

Relief Carving
Instructor: Jerry Savage
Class Times: Monday, November 13, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Bring your favorite carving tool.
Description: Expand and enhance your carving skills with this fun and easy project. You will carve a spring flower in class. From the original pattern design to the finished project, Bob will show you the correct techniques to create a relief carving you'll be proud of.
Tuition: $60
Tuition Notes: with tools $140

Basic Sharpening
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 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

Adirondack Chair
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Saturday, November 18, 2017 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday, November 19, 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 evening class. We will provide the wood and hardware. You bring a few tools and your enthusiasm.
Tuition: $250

Build a Custom Hunter's Knife
Instructor: Jim Odell
Class Times: Monday, November 20, 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

Band Saw a Puzzle Box
Instructor: Randy Kerkhoff
Class Times: Tuesday, November 21, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: safety glasses, hearing protection, notebook, pencil
Description: Highlight the versatility of your band saw by making a simple puzzle box out of a block of wood with a pullout drawer. It is truly unique and will be treasured for years to come. The class will cover wood selection, pattern placement, cutting sequence, gluing and a discussion on finishing.
Tuition: $90

Hand Cut Dovetails
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Saturday, November 25, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses. Dovetail Saws Provided But Bring Your Own If You Have One!
Description: The dovetail joint is one of the oldest and most recognizable woodworking joints. Hand cut dovetails remain the preserve of a small percent of all woodworkers. Learn the secrets of creating beautiful dovetails in this hands-on workshop. Al will teach the simple, intuitive method of making these joints without complicated jigs and power tools.
Tuition: $60

Leigh Dovetail Basics
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Wednesday, November 29, 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