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Turning Classic Lidded Boxes
Instructor: Bob Anderson
Class Times: Tuesday, August 02, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday, August 09, 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

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

Women's Woodworking Club
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, August 08, 2016 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 20
Tools Required: None
Description: We review the router table and how to safely set up and cut various profiles.
Tuition: $0

Learn Pen Making
Instructor: Joe Alexander
Class Times: Wednesday, August 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

Router Bowl
Instructor: Randy Kerkhoff
Class Times: Thursday, August 11, 2016 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 Woodworking
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, August 15, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday, August 22, 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

Cheese Cutter
Instructor: Jim Odell
Class Times: Tuesday, August 16, 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

Rolling Pin
Instructor: Joe Alexander
Class Times: Wednesday, August 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, August 18, 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

Beginning Relief Carving
Instructor: Jerry Savage
Class Times: Wednesday, August 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 tools, $135

Leigh Dovetail Basics
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, August 25, 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

Learn To Turn!
Instructor: Bob Anderson
Class Times: Tuesday, September 06, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday, September 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

Dazzling Cigar Pens!
Instructor: Joe Alexander
Class Times: Wednesday, September 07, 2016 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, September 08, 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

Build a Mountain Dulcimer
Instructor: Scott Conner
Class Times: Saturday, September 10, 2016 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday, September 11, 2016 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

Intro To Woodworking
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, September 12, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday, September 19, 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, September 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

Veneering
Instructor: John Gogola
Class Times: Wednesday, September 21, 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, September 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

Farm Table with Festools
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Saturday, September 24, 2016 9:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sunday, September 25, 2016 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

Intro To Woodworking
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, October 03, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday, October 10, 2016 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

Bowl Turning For Beginners
Instructor: Bob Anderson
Class Times: Tuesday, October 04, 2016 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

Intro to Woodburning
Instructor: Judy Woodruff
Class Times: Thursday, October 06, 2016 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

Table Saw Fences, Sleds, and Jigs
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Saturday, October 08, 2016 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 5
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

Turn a Pepper Mill
Instructor: Joe Alexander
Class Times: Wednesday, October 12, 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

HVLP Spray Finishing
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, October 17, 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

Get Framed!
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, October 20, 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: Saturday, October 22, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 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

Raised Panel Door Construction
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, October 24, 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

Beginning Relief Carving
Instructor: Jerry Savage
Class Times: Wednesday, October 26, 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

Basic Joinery
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, October 27, 2016 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

Women's Woodworking Club
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Saturday, November 12, 2016 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 20
Tools Required: None
Description: We will explore the router. How to safely profile wood, perform climb cuts, and cover the 7 seven jigs to get the most out of a router.
Tuition: $0