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Sharpening Chisel/Plane Iron
Instructor: Bill Blackburn
Class Times: Saturday, May 07, 2016 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 5
Tools Required: Bring A Dull Chisel Or Plane Iron
Description: We will show you how to put the perfect edge on your tools using water stones. This is a hands-on class. Bring one of your tools to sharpen (no more than one please). You will take it home honed and ready to use.
Tuition: $50

Basic Router Techniques
Instructor: Ron Higgins
Class Times: Saturday, May 14, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 5
Tools Required: Bring Your Router If You Have One
Description: This class will cover three objectives: to introduce and familiarize the students to the router and router components, to review the various router bits and the appropriate application of each, and to familiarize the students with the operation and adjustment of the router. This is a hands-on class, so each student will have the opportunity to make several cuts. Course material includes safety, bit selection, router maintenance, depth setting, pattern routing, edge routing, reading the grain and hands-on exercises. All materials will be supplied.
Tuition: $95
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Basic Lathe Turning Techniques
Instructor: Steve Carbajal
Class Times: Sunday, May 15, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 6
Tools Required: Tools Provided. Bring Safety Glasses Or Shield If You Would Like To Use Your Own
Description: Students will learn basic wood lathe techniques applicable to spindle turning. Each student will have a lathe and needed tools available. Safety is emphasized. Emphasis is on the four basic spindle cuts: bead, cove, notch and planing. Students will use a roughing gouge, spindle gouge, parting tool and skw. Materials and all tools are provided.
Tuition: $95

Bandsaw 101
Instructor: Fred Wilmott
Class Times: Saturday, May 21, 2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 5
Tools Required: Bring Safety Glasses Or Shield If You Would Like To Use Your Own
Description: This class will help you get the best performance from this truly versatile machine. Learn setup and tune-up, blade selection, alignment and safety. Learn the best way to make a tight turn, how to re-saw boards and much more. Great class for a new saw owner or experienced woodworkers who want to sharpen their skills.
Tuition: $65

Scroll Saw Basics
Instructor: Chuck Collins
Class Times: Saturday, May 21, 2016 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 5
Tools Required: Bring Your Scroll Saw If Possible
Description: Introduction to the basics of scroll saw use and techniques. Course includes instruction and practice on fine-tuning the saw, blade types and uses, blade changing, performing inside and outside cuts, safety and using patterns.
Tuition: $50

Intro to Hand-cut Dovetails
Instructor: Mike Henderson
Class Times: Sunday, May 22, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 5
Tools Required: All tools and materials are provided for your use
Description: This class will teach you the basics required for hand-cut dovetails, including tools required, layout, marking and sawing the line. You will have the opportunity to use different tools to discover which work best for you. Safety operations will be emphasized. You will learn both technique of through dovetails and half blind dovetails. The coverage of half blind dovetails will depend on the student progress on the through dovetail section and will vary from full student projects to an instructor demonstration if time is short.
Tuition: $95

Pen Turning
Instructor: Steve Carbajal
Class Times: Thursday, May 26, 2016 4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 5
Tools Required: Bring Safety Glasses Or Shield If You Would Like To Use Your Own
Description: Students will learn basic wood lathe techniques primarily applied to pen turning. Each student will have a lathe and needed tools available as well as a pen kit. Safety will be emphasized. Mounting work on the lathe will be demonstrated and discussed. Emphasis will be on pen turning techniques and styles. Students will learn to cut with lathe tools which will greatly eliminate sanding of the finished product, and various finishes will be discussed. Material and all tools provided.
Tuition: $45

Lathe Turned Bowls
Instructor: Harry Williams
Class Times: Saturday, May 28, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 5
Tools Required: Bring Safety Glasses Or Shield If You Would Like To Use Your Own
Description: Students will learn basic faceplate wood lathe techniques. Each student will have a lathe and needed tools available. Safety will be emphasized. Various means of mounting work on the lathe will be demonstrated and discussed. Emphasis will be on faceplate (side grain) turning. Students will learn to cut with lathe tools that will greatly eliminate sanding of the finished product. Students will complete one or two small bowls as time permits. Material and all tools will be provided. Completion of Basic Lathe or some turning experience is required for this class.
Tuition: $95

Basic Lathe Turning Techniques
Instructor: Steve Carbajal
Class Times: Saturday, June 04, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 6
Tools Required: Tools Provided. Bring Safety Glasses Or Shield If You Would Like To Use Your Own
Description: Students will learn basic wood lathe techniques applicable to spindle turning. Each student will have a lathe and needed tools available. Safety is emphasized. Emphasis is on the four basic spindle cuts: bead, cove, notch and planing. Students will use a roughing gouge, spindle gouge, parting tool and skw. Materials and all tools are provided.
Tuition: $95

Table Saw Basics
Instructor: Jim Mcwilliam
Class Times: Sunday, June 05, 2016 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 5
Tools Required: No Tools Needed. Bring Safety Glasses Or Shield If You Would Like To Use Your Own
Description: In this four-hour course the safe use of the table saw, methods of tuning up, caring for your table saw and the proper procedure for squaring lumber will be discussed. Each student will have the opportunity to observe and ask questions that pertain to the table saw and in some cases be able to perform operations that require hands-on training. Safety and safe use of the table saw will be emphasized at all times. Each student will learn the proper eight-step procedure for squaring lumber. Squaring lumber is an essential skill for making accurate projects and for conserving materials.
Tuition: $50

Basic Veneering
Instructor: Mike Henderson
Class Times: Saturday, June 11, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 5
Tools Required: Veneer saw. If you don't have one, you can purchase one (at the store) prior to the class.
Description: Veneer opens up new opportunities for woodworkers to create striking and beautiful furniture beyong the limitations of solid wood construction. This course will give you the basics of working with veneer. You will learn about how veneer is produced, the tools used to work with veneer, the best substrates and glue, and common patters of laid veneer. In addition to practice in working with the tools and veneer, each student will cut and tape veneer for a four piece matched panel and glue it up in class. Upon completion of the course the student should be capable of doing basic veneer operations on their own projects.
Tuition: $95

Lathe Turned Bowls
Instructor: Harry Williams
Class Times: Saturday, June 18, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 5
Tools Required: Bring Safety Glasses Or Shield If You Would Like To Use Your Own
Description: Students will learn basic faceplate wood lathe techniques. Each student will have a lathe and needed tools available. Safety will be emphasized. Various means of mounting work on the lathe will be demonstrated and discussed. Emphasis will be on faceplate (side grain) turning. Students will learn to cut with lathe tools that will greatly eliminate sanding of the finished product. Students will complete one or two small bowls as time permits. Material and all tools will be provided. Completion of Basic Lathe or some turning experience is required for this class.
Tuition: $95

Sharpening Chisel/Plane Iron
Instructor: Bill Blackburn
Class Times: Thursday, June 23, 2016 4:30 PM - 8:30 AM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 5
Tools Required: Bring A Dull Chisel Or Plane Iron
Description: We will show you how to put the perfect edge on your tools using water stones. This is a hands-on class. Bring one of your tools to sharpen (no more than one please). You will take it home honed and ready to use.
Tuition: $50

Basic Router Techniques
Instructor: Ron Higgins
Class Times: Saturday, June 25, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 5
Tools Required: Bring Your Router If You Have One
Description: This class will cover three objectives: to introduce and familiarize the students to the router and router components, to review the various router bits and the appropriate application of each, and to familiarize the students with the operation and adjustment of the router. This is a hands-on class, so each student will have the opportunity to make several cuts. Course material includes safety, bit selection, router maintenance, depth setting, pattern routing, edge routing, reading the grain and hands-on exercises. All materials will be supplied.
Tuition: $95

Pen Turning
Instructor: Steve Carbajal
Class Times: Sunday, June 26, 2016 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 6
Tools Required: Bring Safety Glasses Or Shield If You Would Like To Use Your Own
Description: Students will learn basic wood lathe techniques primarily applied to pen turning. Each student will have a lathe and needed tools available as well as a pen kit. Safety will be emphasized. Mounting work on the lathe will be demonstrated and discussed. Emphasis will be on pen turning techniques and styles. Students will learn to cut with lathe tools which will greatly eliminate sanding of the finished product, and various finishes will be discussed. Material and all tools provided.
Tuition: $45

Bandsaw 101
Instructor: Fred Wilmott
Class Times: Saturday, July 09, 2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 5
Tools Required: Bring Safety Glasses Or Shield If You Would Like To Use Your Own
Description: This class will help you get the best performance from this truly versatile machine. Learn setup and tune-up, blade selection, alignment and safety. Learn the best way to make a tight turn, how to re-saw boards and much more. Great class for a new saw owner or experienced woodworkers who want to sharpen their skills.
Tuition: $65

Scroll Saw Basics
Instructor: Chuck Collins
Class Times: Saturday, July 09, 2016 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 5
Tools Required: Bring Your Scroll Saw If Possible
Description: Introduction to the basics of scroll saw use and techniques. Course includes instruction and practice on fine-tuning the saw, blade types and uses, blade changing, performing inside and outside cuts, safety and using patterns.
Tuition: $50

Basic Lathe Turning Techniques
Instructor: Steve Carbajal
Class Times: Sunday, July 10, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 6
Tools Required: Tools Provided. Bring Safety Glasses Or Shield If You Would Like To Use Your Own
Description: Students will learn basic wood lathe techniques applicable to spindle turning. Each student will have a lathe and needed tools available. Safety is emphasized. Emphasis is on the four basic spindle cuts: bead, cove, notch and planing. Students will use a roughing gouge, spindle gouge, parting tool and skw. Materials and all tools are provided.
Tuition: $95

Cabinet Making Basics
Instructor: Larry Margules
Class Times: Saturday, July 16, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 6
Tools Required: None
Description: This course will launch your home-improvement skills so you can tackle that shop, bathroom or kitchen remodeling projects. Part lecture, part demo, part hands-on, this class covers everything from the planning and design stage of your project to making an accurate take-off and materials list, to construction techniques. The instructor will demonstrate step by step the construction of the cabinet box, the face-frame using the Kreg Pocket Hole Jig system (you get the chance to practice the techniques) and then get to see how all of this goes together to make the final product. You will also learn how to construct a simple drawer box and learn a few options in constructing a cabinet door. We will teach you how to install the door using European style hinges. Ideas for more advanced door and drawer front options will also be discussed. You'll leave with a fundamental understanding of the entire process and ideas to customize these principles for your home project.
Tuition: $135

Segmented Bowl Turning
Instructor: Jim Driskell
Class Times: Sunday, July 17, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday, July 21, 2016 4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 3 - 6
Description: You will learn to design, lay out, construct and turn a segmented bowl. Jim Driskell will show you how to build the necessary jigs and fixtures to cut the segments. Some bowls may contain many hundreds of pieces. There is no end to the creativity involved in the construction of these turnings. Time allowed, Jim will also cover more elaborate design rings. He will provide you with a disk covering his intructions on design rings.
Tuition: $150

Intro to Hand-cut Dovetails
Instructor: Mike Henderson
Class Times: Saturday, July 23, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 5
Tools Required: All tools and materials are provided for your use
Description: This class will teach you the basics required for hand-cut dovetails, including tools required, layout, marking and sawing the line. You will have the opportunity to use different tools to discover which work best for you. Safety operations will be emphasized. You will learn both technique of through dovetails and half blind dovetails. The coverage of half blind dovetails will depend on the student progress on the through dovetail section and will vary from full student projects to an instructor demonstration if time is short.
Tuition: $95

Pen Turning
Instructor: Steve Carbajal
Class Times: Sunday, July 24, 2016 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 6
Tools Required: Bring Safety Glasses Or Shield If You Would Like To Use Your Own
Description: Students will learn basic wood lathe techniques primarily applied to pen turning. Each student will have a lathe and needed tools available as well as a pen kit. Safety will be emphasized. Mounting work on the lathe will be demonstrated and discussed. Emphasis will be on pen turning techniques and styles. Students will learn to cut with lathe tools which will greatly eliminate sanding of the finished product, and various finishes will be discussed. Material and all tools provided.
Tuition: $45

Lathe Turned Bowls
Instructor: Harry Williams
Class Times: Saturday, July 30, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 5
Tools Required: Bring Safety Glasses Or Shield If You Would Like To Use Your Own
Description: Students will learn basic faceplate wood lathe techniques. Each student will have a lathe and needed tools available. Safety will be emphasized. Various means of mounting work on the lathe will be demonstrated and discussed. Emphasis will be on faceplate (side grain) turning. Students will learn to cut with lathe tools that will greatly eliminate sanding of the finished product. Students will complete one or two small bowls as time permits. Material and all tools will be provided. Completion of Basic Lathe or some turning experience is required for this class.
Tuition: $95

Table Saw Basics
Instructor: Jim Mcwilliam
Class Times: Sunday, July 31, 2016 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 5
Tools Required: No Tools Needed. Bring Safety Glasses Or Shield If You Would Like To Use Your Own
Description: In this four-hour course the safe use of the table saw, methods of tuning up, caring for your table saw and the proper procedure for squaring lumber will be discussed. Each student will have the opportunity to observe and ask questions that pertain to the table saw and in some cases be able to perform operations that require hands-on training. Safety and safe use of the table saw will be emphasized at all times. Each student will learn the proper eight-step procedure for squaring lumber. Squaring lumber is an essential skill for making accurate projects and for conserving materials.
Tuition: $50