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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

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

Router Basics
Instructor: Dennis Gergely
Class Times: Wednesday, December 03, 2014 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 it First in Sketchup
Instructor: Ezra Birt
Class Times: Thursday, December 04, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 4
Tools Required: Laptop computer, mouse
Description: If you have been wanting to use your computer to better plan your woodworking projects, this is the evening you can start! Ezra will teach you what you need to know to get started using Sketchup - a fun,exciting, and free 3D modelling program. You will learn how to model a table and then be guided in designing your own. A free version of Sketchup will be provided for installation. You may install software before the class at: http://www.sketchup.com/download.
Tuition: $60

Table Saw Tune-Up & Techniques
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, December 08, 2014 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, December 09, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 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

Plywood Primer and Woodworking Sheet Goods
Instructor: Dennis Gergely
Class Times: Wednesday, December 10, 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

Understanding Wood Finishing
Instructor: Dennis Gergely
Class Times: Thursday, December 11, 2014 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

Intro To Woodworking
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, December 15, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday, December 22, 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

Turn a 2 part El Grande Pen
Instructor: Jose' Dominguez
Class Times: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 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

Table Saw Fences, Tables, and Jigs
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, January 08, 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

Leigh Joinery Basics
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, January 12, 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, January 13, 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, January 14, 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

Get Framed!
Instructor: Dennis Gergely
Class Times: Thursday, January 15, 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

Intro To Woodworking
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, January 19, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday, January 26, 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

HVLP Spray Finishing
Instructor: Dennis Gergely
Class Times: Tuesday, January 20, 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, January 21, 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

Bandsaw Basics
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Thursday, January 22, 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, January 27, 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, January 28, 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

Intro To Woodworking
Instructor: Al Huls
Class Times: Monday, February 02, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday, February 09, 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, February 03, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday, February 10, 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, February 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

Selecting & Preparing Hardwoods for Furniture
Instructor: Dennis Gergely
Class Times: Thursday, February 12, 2015 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 to know about hardwood lumber grading. The way logs are sawn for their appearance, selection, matched boards, burls, figured stock & acclimating to your shop. You will learn why the jointer, planer and table saw are essential tools as you use them to prepare a piece of stock
Tuition: $60

Plywood Primer and Woodworking Sheet Goods
Instructor: Dennis Gergely
Class Times: Wednesday, February 18, 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