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Intro To Woodworking
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, August 03, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday, August 10, 2015 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, August 04, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 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

Sharpening Plane Blades & Chisels
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, August 06, 2015 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

Learn Pen Making
Instructor: Joe Alexander
Class Times: Thursday, August 13, 2015 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

Plywood Primer and Woodworking Sheet Goods
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, August 17, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: None
Description: There are sure a lot of 4' x 8' sheet goods available. The most common being hardwood plywood, MDF, Baltic Birch, Particleboard, and hardboard. So what do you use and why? You will learn all aspects of plywood grading, finishing issues, and hidden problems.
Tuition: $60

Beginning Relief Carving
Instructor: Jerry Savage
Class Times: Tuesday, August 18, 2015 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 package $135

Router Table Workshop
Instructor: Randy Kerkhoff
Class Times: Thursday, August 20, 2015 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 Basics
Instructor: Randy Kerkhoff
Class Times: Thursday, September 03, 2015 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

Learn To Turn!
Instructor: Bob Anderson
Class Times: Tuesday, September 08, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 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, September 09, 2015 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

Wood Carving, Intermediate
Instructor: Jerry Savage
Class Times: Thursday, September 10, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: See store for suggested tool list
Description: This class is the follow up to Beginning Relief Carving. In this class we will work on an "in class Project" that will apply the 5 cuts practiced in the basic course and learn to use undercutting to create additional depth. Several specialty tools will be discussed that will aid in this project. You will leave class with a partially finished classic style carving and the knowledge to finish it at your own pace.
Tuition: $60

Women's Woodworking Club
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, September 14, 2015 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 15
Tools Required: None
Description: This months meeting will center on making dovetails with a router. We will be using Leigh dovetail jig to make a through dovetail.
Tuition: $0

Build a Custom Sheath Knife
Instructor: Jim Odell
Class Times: Thursday, September 17, 2015 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, September 21, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday, September 28, 2015 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, September 23, 2015 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 package $135

Router Jigs
Instructor: Randy Kerkhoff
Class Times: Thursday, October 01, 2015 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

Intro To Woodworking
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, October 05, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday, October 12, 2015 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

Bowl Turning For Beginners
Instructor: Bob Anderson
Class Times: Tuesday, October 06, 2015 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

Get Framed!
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, October 08, 2015 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

Turn a Pepper Mill
Instructor: Joe Alexander
Class Times: Wednesday, October 14, 2015 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: Thursday, October 15, 2015 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

Shaker Oval Boxes
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Saturday, October 17, 2015 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday, October 18, 2015 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

Table Saw Fences, Tables, and Jigs
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, October 19, 2015 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

Basic Joinery
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, October 22, 2015 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

Build a Mountain Dulcimer
Instructor: Scott Conner
Class Times: Saturday, October 24, 2015 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday, October 25, 2015 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

Hand made Block Plane
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, October 26, 2015 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 two evening class will teach you how to shape and glue up your plane in the first session and then finish and fine tune your plane in session two.
Tuition: $100

Leigh Joinery Basics
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, November 02, 2015 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, November 09, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday, November 16, 2015 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, November 10, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 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, November 11, 2015 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: Saturday, November 14, 2015 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 15
Tools Required: None
Description: In the morning, we will cover tablesaw safety and set-up and review fences, jigs, and sleds. The afternoon will be making those fences and other safety accessories. The afternoon will have a fee.
Tuition: $0

Learn Pen Making
Instructor: Joe Alexander
Class Times: Wednesday, November 18, 2015 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

Sharpening Plane Blades & Chisels
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, November 19, 2015 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: Tuesday, November 24, 2015 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 set $ 135.00

Turn a Metro Rollerball Pen
Instructor: Joe Alexander
Class Times: Wednesday, December 02, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: safety glasses
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

Intro To Woodworking
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, December 07, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday, December 14, 2015 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 08, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 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

Router Basics
Instructor: Randy Kerkhoff
Class Times: Thursday, December 10, 2015 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

Beginning Relief Carving
Instructor: Jerry Savage
Class Times: Wednesday, December 16, 2015 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: $135 with tool package

Build a Custom Sheath Knife
Instructor: Jim Odell
Class Times: Thursday, December 17, 2015 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