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Raised Panel Door Construction
Instructor: John Carter
Class Times: Saturday, February 13, 2016 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6 - 8
Tools Required: None
Description: Raised panel construction is an indispensable skill for those looking to expand their cabinet making skills. Not only is it the most common and attractive technique used for cabinet door construction, it is an essential joinery technique that accommodates wood movement. This DEMO class will go over the following concepts: - How to perform cope and stick cuts using stile and rail router bits - How to set up/cut the cope cuts on the ends of rails - How to set up/cut the sticking cuts on the inner edges of the stiles & rails - How to setup the panel raising bit for panels with/out the back cutter - Understand the purpose and use of space balls in the assembly of the door Join John Carter for this introduction to the raised panel door construction and then use your knowledge to enhance or build a door for your kitchen, bathroom or a piece of furniture!
Tuition: $60

Turning 101
Instructor: George Chisholm
Class Times: Saturday, February 13, 2016 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday, February 20, 2016 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Eye Protection, Dust Mask, Veiner Calipers Or Calipers & A File
Description: George Chisholm, our resident turning enthusiast, will introduce you to the art of turning through the process of making several tools that you will need to become a proficient turner. You will make a mallet, hand drill and awl over the course of the class, and may even become adept enough to finish them in class. If not, taking them home and finishing them will provide excellent practice of your new skills. Once you have completed this course, you will certainly want to take George's Turning 101 1/2 class as well.
Tuition: $170

Turning 101-1/2
Instructor: George Chisholm
Class Times: Sunday, February 21, 2016 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Sunday, February 28, 2016 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Recommended: Eye Protection; Ruler, Protractor, Calipers & A Center Finder
Description: This class, the second in George Chisholm's Turning series, is designed to enable the beginner to hone their turning skills by introducing wood turners to more advanced mounting techniques needed for a well-rounded turner. Regular mounting for new turnings, reverse mounting and re-mounting will be covered in depth. This class also covers everything you need to know about chucks and many things you didn't know you needed to know about chucks, and the ins-and-outs and ups-and-downs of chucks, both homemade and purchased. Look forward to lots of hands-on participation!
Tuition: $170

Decorative Knobs and Pulls
Instructor: Tom Smith
Class Times: Monday, February 22, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses.
Description: Have you ever finished a project only to find that you cannot find the right hardware? In this class, Tom Smith will provide instruction on how to take hardware you have found at our store or another local hardware/craft store and make it truly special.
Tuition: $135

Shop Safety as a Habit
Instructor: Claude Godcharles
Class Times: Wednesday, February 24, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 8
Tools Required: None
Description: In this safety class with instructor Claude Godcharles you will learn dynamic safety practices and the nuances of the major tools in the shop. Learn the "beyond the obvious" facts to help you understand your tools so that you can prevent accidents BEFORE they happen!
Tuition: $60

Introduction To Woodworking
Instructor: Claude Godcharles
Class Times: Saturday, February 27, 2016 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: Join our resident woodworker Claude Godcharles for this intro to woodworking. This class focuses on the woodworking basics in the shop while making a simple project. We'll learn the flow of a project from design basics, choosing wood, prep work, tool work and finishing. You'll have hands-on experience with the workhorses in a shop: the jointer, planer, tablesaw, bandsaw, router table and drill press. From raw wood to finishing, this class will whet your appetite for working with wood!
Tuition: $170

Introduction To Turning, Sharpening & Safety
Instructor: George Chisholm
Class Times: Saturday, March 05, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Eye Protection
Description: Has the art of turning caught your fancy, but you know nothing about wood lathes? If so, this is the place to start. George, our go to staff member for turning knowledge, will be teaching this class as an introduction to several others in a comprehensive turning program to take you from hesitant novice to confident early intermediate. This class will cover safety, safety and more safety when handling the lathe and supporting power tools you, as a turner, will find yourself using, including the bandsaw, grinder, sander, and possibly, a chainsaw. Bring your pencil, notebook, and your desire to get hooked on turning, because once you take George's series of classes, you, too will be chasing down tree service trucks, looking for that perfect piece of wood to turn.
Tuition: $60

Turning a Pepper Mill
Instructor: Tom Smith
Class Times: Monday, March 07, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 6
Description: Pick your wood and salt or pepper mill and get turning. In this three hour class, you will make a pepper or salt mill you can enjoy yourself or give as a gift
Tuition: $100

Router 101: Router Basics
Instructor: Claude Godcharles
Class Times: Saturday, March 12, 2016 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: Join Claude Godcharles for the first of skill building router classes. This hands-on course will cover the basic functions of one of the workshops most versatile tools. The router can be used for everything from putting a decorative edge on wood to making fast and accurate mortise and tenon joints. Topics include router safety, choosing a router, bit selection, router tables and more. Students will get practical experience using the fixed base router, plunge base router, and router table, while completing a small project. This course provides the foundation for more advanced techniques.
Tuition: $150

Turning 101
Instructor: George Chisholm
Class Times: Saturday, March 12, 2016 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Sunday, March 13, 2016 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Eye Protection, Dust Mask, Veiner Calipers Or Calipers & A File
Description: George Chisholm, our resident turning enthusiast, will introduce you to the art of turning through the process of making several tools that you will need to become a proficient turner. You will make a mallet, hand drill and awl over the course of the class, and may even become adept enough to finish them in class. If not, taking them home and finishing them will provide excellent practice of your new skills. Once you have completed this course, you will certainly want to take George's Turning 101 1/2 class as well.
Tuition: $170

Basic Cabinet Construction
Instructor: Larry Margules
Class Times: Saturday, March 19, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Description: This course in basic cabinet making will launch your home-improvement skills so you can tackle that shop, bathroom, or kitchen remodeling project! 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’ll get the chance to practice the techniques) and then get to see how all of this goes together to make the final product. 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: $150

Let's Make A Lidded Bowl!
Instructor: George Chisholm
Class Times: Sunday, March 20, 2016 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Eye Protection, Face Shield, Dust Mask, Calipers, 12" Ruler, and a Center Finder. Spindle Gouge(s), Bowl Gouge(s), Parting Tool, and Bob's favorite, the Skew(s).
Description: Let's make a lidded bowl out of one (1) block of wood. This one is fun and a real challenge, no matter what your skill level. George will provide the block for this challenging project. It will open up a world of options and ideas.
Tuition: $100

Introduction to Pyrography
Instructor: Tom Smith
Class Times: Monday, March 21, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses.
Description: Looking to add accents and artistic flare to your projects, then you probably want to join Tom Smith for this introduction to wood burning otherwise known as Pyrography. You will learn about the types of tools and how to use them along with practicing some basic techniques.
Tuition: $100

Shop Safety as a Habit
Instructor: Claude Godcharles
Class Times: Wednesday, March 23, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 8
Tools Required: None
Description: In this safety class with instructor Claude Godcharles you will learn dynamic safety practices and the nuances of the major tools in the shop. Learn the "beyond the obvious" facts to help you understand your tools so that you can prevent accidents BEFORE they happen!
Tuition: $60

Introduction To Woodworking
Instructor: Claude Godcharles
Class Times: Saturday, March 26, 2016 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: Join our resident woodworker Claude Godcharles for this intro to woodworking. This class focuses on the woodworking basics in the shop while making a simple project. We'll learn the flow of a project from design basics, choosing wood, prep work, tool work and finishing. You'll have hands-on experience with the workhorses in a shop: the jointer, planer, tablesaw, bandsaw, router table and drill press. From raw wood to finishing, this class will whet your appetite for working with wood!
Tuition: $170

Let's Make a Ringed Goblet
Instructor: George Chisholm
Class Times: Saturday, March 26, 2016 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Eye Protection, Face Shield, Dust Mask, 12” Ruler, and a Center Finder. Spindle Gouge(s), Bowl Gouge(s), Parting Tool and Skew(s).
Description: This project will challenge you - your “touch,” your ability to concentrate and especially your skill. A ringed goblet can drive you nuts but they are fun to make. This is one project you will be proud to make and display.
Tuition: $100

Introduction To Turning, Sharpening & Safety
Instructor: George Chisholm
Class Times: Saturday, April 02, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Eye Protection
Description: Has the art of turning caught your fancy, but you know nothing about wood lathes? If so, this is the place to start. George, our go to staff member for turning knowledge, will be teaching this class as an introduction to several others in a comprehensive turning program to take you from hesitant novice to confident early intermediate. This class will cover safety, safety and more safety when handling the lathe and supporting power tools you, as a turner, will find yourself using, including the bandsaw, grinder, sander, and possibly, a chainsaw. Bring your pencil, notebook, and your desire to get hooked on turning, because once you take George's series of classes, you, too will be chasing down tree service trucks, looking for that perfect piece of wood to turn.
Tuition: $60

Introduction to Spoon Carving
Instructor: Tom Smith
Class Times: Monday, April 04, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: None
Description: Come learn the basics of spoon carving, a hand tool technique that goes way back in history.
Tuition: $60

Turning 101
Instructor: George Chisholm
Class Times: Saturday, April 09, 2016 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Sunday, April 10, 2016 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Eye Protection, Dust Mask, Veiner Calipers Or Calipers & A File
Description: George Chisholm, our resident turning enthusiast, will introduce you to the art of turning through the process of making several tools that you will need to become a proficient turner. You will make a mallet, hand drill and awl over the course of the class, and may even become adept enough to finish them in class. If not, taking them home and finishing them will provide excellent practice of your new skills. Once you have completed this course, you will certainly want to take George's Turning 101 1/2 class as well.
Tuition: $170

Make a Skateboard
Instructor: Matt Berger
Class Times: Saturday, April 16, 2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sunday, April 17, 2016 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Description: Learn to make your own skateboard or longboard with renowned author and woodworker Matt Berger (The Handmade Skateboard) in this excellent class! Laminate maple veneers and use vacuum molding to custom shape your board, plus learn all about finishing and the hardware involved. TWO SESSIONS
Tuition: $200
Tuition Notes: Wood materials provided, student must provide skateboard hardware

Let's Make a Ringed Goblet
Instructor: George Chisholm
Class Times: Sunday, April 17, 2016 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Eye Protection, Face Shield, Dust Mask, 12” Ruler, and a Center Finder. Spindle Gouge(s), Bowl Gouge(s), Parting Tool and Skew(s).
Description: This project will challenge you - your “touch,” your ability to concentrate and especially your skill. A ringed goblet can drive you nuts but they are fun to make. This is one project you will be proud to make and display.
Tuition: $100

Custom Cutlery
Instructor: Tom Smith
Class Times: Monday, April 18, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 6
Description: Woodcraft offers a wonderful selection of cutlery that you can customize with your own wood and embellishments. Spend the evening learning how to make a knife that you can enjoy in your kitchen or present as a gift to someone.
Tuition: $100

Shop Safety as a Habit
Instructor: Claude Godcharles
Class Times: Wednesday, April 20, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 8
Tools Required: None
Description: In this safety class with instructor Claude Godcharles you will learn dynamic safety practices and the nuances of the major tools in the shop. Learn the "beyond the obvious" facts to help you understand your tools so that you can prevent accidents BEFORE they happen!
Tuition: $60

Introduction To Woodworking
Instructor: Claude Godcharles
Class Times: Saturday, April 23, 2016 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: Join our resident woodworker Claude Godcharles for this intro to woodworking. This class focuses on the woodworking basics in the shop while making a simple project. We'll learn the flow of a project from design basics, choosing wood, prep work, tool work and finishing. You'll have hands-on experience with the workhorses in a shop: the jointer, planer, tablesaw, bandsaw, router table and drill press. From raw wood to finishing, this class will whet your appetite for working with wood!
Tuition: $170

Turning 101-1/2
Instructor: George Chisholm
Class Times: Saturday, April 30, 2016 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Sunday, May 01, 2016 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Recommended: Eye Protection; Ruler, Protractor, Calipers & A Center Finder
Description: This class, the second in George Chisholm's Turning series, is designed to enable the beginner to hone their turning skills by introducing wood turners to more advanced mounting techniques needed for a well-rounded turner. Regular mounting for new turnings, reverse mounting and re-mounting will be covered in depth. This class also covers everything you need to know about chucks and many things you didn't know you needed to know about chucks, and the ins-and-outs and ups-and-downs of chucks, both homemade and purchased. Look forward to lots of hands-on participation!
Tuition: $170