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Scrollsaw 102
Instructor: Darrell Colson
Class Times: Monday, April 23, 2018 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: $75

Valet Tray
Instructor: Randy Kerkhoff
Class Times: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 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: $75

Basic Joinery
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 5
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, mitered half lap and the bridal joint. This is an essential class for all of your woodworking projects.
Tuition: $60

Table Saw Fences, Sleds, and Jigs
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, April 26, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 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

Intro to Woodburning
Instructor: Judy Woodruff
Class Times: Tuesday, May 1, 2018 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

Sharpening Plane Blades & Chisels
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Wednesday, May 2, 2018 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

Hand Cut Dovetails
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, May 3, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 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

Intro To Woodworking
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Saturday, May 5, 2018 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Saturday, May 12, 2018 2:00 PM - 5:00 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, 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

Router Table Workshop
Instructor: Randy Kerkhoff
Class Times: Monday, May 7, 2018 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

Learn To Turn!
Instructor: Bob Anderson
Class Times: Tuesday, May 8, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 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

Women's Woodworking Club
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Wednesday, May 9, 2018 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 20
Tools Required: None
Description: Our project for the evening will be a cheese slicing board. The cutter will have a tensioned wire to cut either wedges or slices of your favorite cheese.
Tuition: $0

Raised Panel Doors on a Table Saw
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, May 10, 2018 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

Beginning Relief Carving
Instructor: Jerry Savage
Class Times: Monday, May 14, 2018 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

Leigh Dovetail Basics
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 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

French Polishing
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, May 17, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 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

Build a Mountain Dulcimer
Instructor: Scott Conner
Class Times: Saturday, May 19, 2018 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, May 20, 2018 10:30 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

Build a Custom Hunter's Knife
Instructor: Jim Odell
Class Times: Tuesday, May 22, 2018 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

Farm Table with Festool
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Saturday, May 26, 2018 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, May 27, 2018 9:00 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

Bandsaw Puzzle Boxes
Instructor: Randy Kerkhoff
Class Times: Tuesday, May 29, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Safety glasses, hearing protection, note pad and pencil
Description: Highlight the versatility of your bandsaw by making a simple puzzle box out of a block of wood with a pullout drawer inside. The class will cover wood selection, pattern placement, cutting sequence, gluing and a discussion on finishing your puzzle box.
Tuition: $90

Hand made Block Plane
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Wednesday, May 30, 2018 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 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

Shaker Oval Boxes
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Saturday, June 2, 2018 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday, June 3, 2018 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

Router Basics
Instructor: Randy Kerkhoff
Class Times: Monday, June 4, 2018 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

Bowl Turning For Beginners
Instructor: Bob Anderson
Class Times: Tuesday, June 5, 2018 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 Woodworking
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, June 7, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday, June 21, 2018 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, 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

Woodburning, Part 2
Instructor: Judy Woodruff
Class Times: Monday, June 11, 2018 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

Learn Pen Making
Instructor: John Marchal
Class Times: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 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

Ice Cream Scoop
Instructor: Jim Odell
Class Times: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 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

Squaring Up Lumber with the Jointer & Planer
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 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

Scrollsaw 101
Instructor: Darrell Colson
Class Times: Saturday, June 23, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: If you have been looking to get started in woodworking, the scrollsaw is just the ticket. A quiet and easy-to-use machine that will produce a wide variety of great projects. You will be guided through the completion of your own work. Topics include blade selection, tension, pattern use, piercing, speeds and feed rates. This is a very satisfying activity.
Tuition: $60

Understanding Wood Finishing
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Wednesday, June 27, 2018 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