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Pen Turning
Instructor: Steve Carbajal
Class Times: Sunday, May 24, 2015 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

Sharpening Chisel/Plane Iron
Instructor: Bill Blackburn
Class Times: Thursday, May 28, 2015 4:30 PM - 8:30 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

Bandsaw 101
Instructor: Fred Wilmott
Class Times: Saturday, May 30, 2015 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 30, 2015 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 6
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

Sharpening Chisel/Plane Iron
Instructor: Bill Blackburn
Class Times: Saturday, June 06, 2015 2:00 PM - 6:00 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

Relief Carving - Flower
Instructor: Mike Henderson
Class Times: Sunday, June 07, 2015 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 3 - 6
Tools Required: None
Description: Take your turned projects or furniture to the next level. Personalize your work with details. This class will introduce you to the steps necessary to hand carve a simple relief of a flower. The skills learned will enable you to graduate to more complex patterns and subjects of your own choosing. You will also learn how to choose and use the proper tools with a razor sharp edge that you will learn to maintain yourself. Time permitted we will also discuss design and finishes.
Tuition: $75

Basic Veneering
Instructor: Mike Henderson
Class Times: Saturday, June 13, 2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 6
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

Scroll Saw Basics
Instructor: Chuck Collins
Class Times: Sunday, June 14, 2015 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 6
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

Intarisia 101
Instructor: Chuck Collins
Class Times: Saturday, June 20, 2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 5
Description: In this class you will learn to “stack cut”, shape and assemble an Intarsia Flower. This is a great way to get introduced to Intarsia and learn the techniques that will bring your projects to life. The skills you will learn are easily transferable to other more complex Intarsia projects.
Tuition: $75

Basic Lathe Turning Techniques
Instructor: Steve Carbajal
Class Times: Sunday, June 21, 2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 5
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

Basic Router Techniques
Instructor: Ron Higgins
Class Times: Saturday, June 27, 2015 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 28, 2015 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: Steve Carbajal
Class Times: Sunday, July 05, 2015 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: 3Students 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

Making a Drone Flute
Instructor: Richard Hodgin
Class Times: Thursday, July 09, 2015 4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Thursday, July 23, 2015 4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Thursday, August 13, 2015 4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 3 - 8
Tools Required: Spring clamps
Description: This is a continuation of our Native American Flute making class. You will be making a drone flute. There will be a $25.00 material fee due to the instructor at the beginning of the class.
Tuition: $300

Bandsaw 101
Instructor: Fred Wilmott
Class Times: Saturday, July 11, 2015 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

Segmented Bowl Turning
Instructor: Jim Driskell
Class Times: Sunday, July 12, 2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday, August 01, 2015 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: $175

Cabinet Making Basics
Instructor: Larry Margules
Class Times: Saturday, July 18, 2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 5
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

Basic Lathe Turning Techniques
Instructor: Steve Carbajal
Class Times: Sunday, July 19, 2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 5
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

Intro to Hand-cut Dovetails
Instructor: Mike Henderson
Class Times: Saturday, July 25, 2015 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

Table Saw Basics
Instructor: Jim Mcwilliam
Class Times: Sunday, July 26, 2015 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

Sharpening Chisel/Plane Iron
Instructor: Bill Blackburn
Class Times: Thursday, July 30, 2015 4:30 PM - 8:30 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 Lathe Turning Techniques
Instructor: Steve Carbajal
Class Times: Saturday, August 01, 2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 5
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

Crown Moulding
Instructor: Jim Mcwilliam
Class Times: Sunday, August 02, 2015 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 3 - 5
Tools Required: Bring Safety Glasses/Shield If You Would Like To Use Your Own
Description: In this four hour class students will be introduced to the safe use of the motorized miter saw in conjunction with cutting the corner joints for successfully installing crown and other types of trim. Unlock the mystery of cutting corner joints for all types of trim. The different types of mouldings and their uses will be introduced. Angle finding tools will be demonstrated and students will have the opportunity to use them while using the motorized miter saw to cut mouldings to fit. Students will fit moulding to inside corners, and outside corners while being introduced to the various tools required.
Tuition: $60

Carving White Lyly
Instructor: Boris Khechoyan
Class Times: Saturday, August 08, 2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 5
Description: This class will introduce you to basic wood carving of flower. You will learn the anatomy of wood, various carving tools, basic techniques of perspective, proportions and symmetry, design process and ways to embellish your artwork as well as giving it a character that is specific to your style and design.
Tuition: $150

Scroll Saw Basics
Instructor: Chuck Collins
Class Times: Saturday, August 15, 2015 9:00 AM - 1:00 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

Sharpening Chisel/Plane Iron
Instructor: Bill Blackburn
Class Times: Saturday, August 15, 2015 2:00 PM - 6:00 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 Veneering
Instructor: Mike Henderson
Class Times: Sunday, August 16, 2015 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

Basic Router Techniques
Instructor: Ron Higgins
Class Times: Saturday, August 22, 2015 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

Table Saw Basics
Instructor: Jim Mcwilliam
Class Times: Sunday, August 23, 2015 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

Bandsaw 101
Instructor: Fred Wilmott
Class Times: Saturday, August 29, 2015 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

Lathe Turned Bowls
Instructor: Steve Carbajal
Class Times: Sunday, August 30, 2015 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