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Router Basics
Instructor: Dennis Gergely
Class Times: Wednesday, March 04, 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

Table Saw Tune-Up & Techniques
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, March 09, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: N/A
Description: Join experienced Woodcraft staff and learn how to dial in your saw for maximum performance. Tune-up, blades, safety, cutting jigs and table saw techniques are covered.
Tuition: $60

Learn To Turn!
Instructor: Bob Anderson
Class Times: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday, March 17, 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

Understanding Wood Finishing
Instructor: Dennis Gergely
Class Times: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 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

Build a Custom Sheath Knife
Instructor: Jim Odell
Class Times: Thursday, March 12, 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, March 16, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday, March 23, 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

Turn a 2 part El Grande Pen
Instructor: Jose' Dominguez
Class Times: Wednesday, March 18, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: None, But bring your own turning tools if desired
Description: It's time to advance your pen making skills to include a 2-part pen. The El Grande is just that pen. This pen has a removable cap and we will make the roller ball version. It is also available as a fountain pen that youcan make on your own after completing your first El Grande Roller Ball.
Tuition: $75

Veneering Techniques
Instructor: Dennis Gergely
Class Times: Thursday, March 19, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
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 may have 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 bag clamping and finishing. Highly recommended!!!
Tuition: $85

Beginning Relief Carving
Instructor: Jerry Savage
Class Times: Tuesday, March 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. Class tuition and 11pc tool kit $135.00.
Tuition: $60
Tuition Notes: With Tool Pkg $135

Leigh Joinery Basics
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, April 06, 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 and take home two utility boxes.
Tuition: $60

Bowl Turning For Beginners
Instructor: Bob Anderson
Class Times: Tuesday, April 07, 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

Router Workshop II
Instructor: Dennis Gergely
Class Times: Wednesday, April 08, 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: $60

Table Saw Fences, Tables, and Jigs
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, April 13, 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

HVLP Spray Finishing
Instructor: Dennis Gergely
Class Times: Tuesday, April 14, 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

Learn Pen Making
Instructor: Jose' Dominguez
Class Times: Wednesday, April 15, 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

Get Framed!
Instructor: Dennis Gergely
Class Times: Thursday, April 16, 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

Bandsaw Basics
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, April 20, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: The band saw is a versatile addition to your shop but often requires coaxing to get the best performance from it. This class starts with the all important machine set-up, followed up with blade selection, simple maintenance and useful accessories. Cutting techniques for straight cuts, angles, circles and scrolling will be demonstrated. Time permitting, you'll get to try some cuts yourself. This class takes the mystery out of the bandsaw and makes it easier to get your projects done.
Tuition: $60

Basic Joinery
Instructor: Dennis Gergely
Class Times: Tuesday, April 21, 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

Squaring Up Lumber with the Jointer & Planer
Instructor: Dennis Gergely
Class Times: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 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

Shaker Oval Boxes
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Saturday, April 25, 2015 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday, April 26, 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: $150

Intro To Woodworking
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, May 04, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday, May 11, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
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, May 05, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday, May 12, 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. Jim 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: Dennis Gergely
Class Times: Wednesday, May 06, 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

Sharpening Plane Blades & Chisels
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, May 07, 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, May 19, 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 pkg $135

Hand made Block Plane
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday, May 28, 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

Hand Plane Primer
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, June 01, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Hand plane if you own one
Description: A well-tuned plane works with the greatest of ease, makes continuous thin shavings and leaves a surface ready for finishing. If you are not getting this type of performance from your plane then this hands-on class is for you. Bring a plane with you and if you don't own a plane, sign up anyway. We'll help you get started
Tuition: $75

Build a Custom Sheath Knife
Instructor: Jim Odell
Class Times: Wednesday, June 03, 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

Router Basics
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, June 04, 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

Mortise and Tenon
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, June 08, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: 1/4" , 1/2" SHARP chisels, dovetail saw
Description: In this class you will learn how to layout this strongest of joints and how to hand and machine cut the parts to make a joint that is far stronger than mechanical fasteners such as screws and nails
Tuition: $80

Learn To Turn!
Instructor: Bob Anderson
Class Times: Tuesday, June 09, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday, June 16, 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

Intro To Woodworking
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, June 11, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday, June 18, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
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

Turn a Metro Rollerball Pen
Instructor: Joe Alexander
Class Times: Wednesday, June 17, 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

Table Saw Tune-Up & Techniques
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, June 22, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: N/A
Description: Join experienced Woodcraft staff and learn how to dial in your saw for maximum performance. Tune-up, blades, safety, cutting jigs and table saw techniques are covered.
Tuition: $60

Women's Woodworking Club
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Tuesday, June 23, 2015 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 15
Tools Required: None
Description: We will be making Slim style pens this month. You will leave this meeting with a pen of your design. You will be turning a wood blank on a lathe and then assembling a pen on a pen press.
Tuition: $0

Beginning Relief Carving
Instructor: Jerry Savage
Class Times: Wednesday, June 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: 60, with tool package $135

Router Workshop II
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, July 02, 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

Leigh Joinery Basics
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, July 06, 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 and take home two utility boxes.
Tuition: $60

Bowl Turning For Beginners
Instructor: Bob Anderson
Class Times: Tuesday, July 07, 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, July 09, 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

Table Saw Fences, Tables, and Jigs
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, July 13, 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

HVLP Spray Finishing
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, July 16, 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

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

Women's Woodworking Club
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Saturday, November 07, 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