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Raised Panel Door Construction
Instructor: Dennis Gergely
Class Times: Thursday, September 04, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 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: $85

Learn To Turn!
Instructor: Bob Anderson
Class Times: Tuesday, September 09, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 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: Dennis Gergely
Class Times: Wednesday, September 10, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 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: Dennis Gergely
Class Times: Thursday, September 11, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 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

Turn a 2 part El Grande Pen
Instructor: Jose' Dominguez
Class Times: Monday, September 15, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 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

Plywood Primer and Woodworking Sheet Goods
Instructor: Dennis Gergely
Class Times: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 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

Table Saw Tune-Up & Techniques
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, September 18, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 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

Intro To Woodworking
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, September 22, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday, September 29, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 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

Build a Custom Sheath Knife
Instructor: Jim Odell
Class Times: Thursday, September 25, 2014 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

Table Saw Fences, Sliding Tables, and Jigs
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, October 02, 2014 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

Leigh Dovetail Jigs
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, October 06, 2014 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: $85

Bowl Turning For Beginners
Instructor: Bob Anderson
Class Times: Tuesday, October 07, 2014 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

Women's Woodworking Club
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, October 09, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 20
Tools Required: None
Description: Our topic will be "ALL THINGS ROUTER". We will discuss care of and safety for a router whether handheld or table mounted. We'll run bits of various profiles to demonstrate how to handle your router.
Tuition: $0

Router Workshop II
Instructor: Dennis Gergely
Class Times: Friday, October 10, 2014 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

Intro To Woodworking
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, October 13, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday, October 20, 2014 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

HVLP Spray Finishing
Instructor: Dennis Gergely
Class Times: Tuesday, October 14, 2014 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, October 15, 2014 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, October 16, 2014 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

Basic Joinery
Instructor: Dennis Gergely
Class Times: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 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, October 22, 2014 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

Bandsaw Basics
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, October 23, 2014 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

Shaker Oval Boxes
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Saturday, October 25, 2014 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday, October 26, 2014 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: SHARP utility knife
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

Women's Woodworking Club
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, November 03, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 20
Tools Required: None
Description: We will be making Shaker Oval Boxes. You will learn how to boil wood, how to clinch nail the bands, and how to insert the tops and bottoms.
Tuition: $0

Turning Classic Lidded Boxes
Instructor: Bob Anderson
Class Times: Tuesday, November 04, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 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, November 05, 2014 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

Selecting and Preparing Hardwoods for Furniture
Instructor: Dennis Gergely
Class Times: Thursday, November 06, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Safety glasses
Description: Ready to build a piece of furniture? In this class you will become familiar with the info you need on hardwood lumber grading & terminology. The ways logs are sawn for their appearance, selection, matched boards, burls, figured stock, and acclimation in your shop. And we will show how to eliminate "snipe" in your jointer and planer.
Tuition: $60

Tennessee Music Box
Instructor: Scott Conner
Class Times: Saturday, November 08, 2014 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday, November 09, 2014 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Safety glasses
Description: A variation of the dulcimer, the Tennessee music box plays the same way but is a rectangular instrument. You will hand make your own instrument in this two day class.
Tuition: $225

Intro To Woodworking
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, November 10, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday, November 17, 2014 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

Quality Cabinet Construction
Instructor: Dennis Gergely
Class Times: Saturday, November 15, 2014 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday, November 16, 2014 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: This 2-day weekend class will focus on building furniture grade casework from scratch. The basics for kitchen cabinets & furniture pieces that require storage of any kind. Upon completion you will have built your own small case with a frame & panel door, drawer, mortise & tenon face frame, top, drawer slides and European door hardware. You will do it all: design calculating cost, joinery, routing, sawing, assembly, hardware installation, finishing & much more. *Due to the many machining & assembly operations, this class meets on two consecutive weekend days. Attendance on both days is required.
Tuition: $250

Plywood Primer and Woodworking Sheet Goods
Instructor: Dennis Gergely
Class Times: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 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