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Basic Cabinet Construction
Instructor: Larry Margules
Class Times: Saturday, October 21, 2017 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

Turning 101-1/2
Instructor: George Chisholm
Class Times: Saturday, October 21, 2017 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Sunday, October 22, 2017 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
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: $185

Shop Safety - Hands On
Instructor: Claude Godcharles
Class Times: Wednesday, October 25, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: None
Description: In this new version of our popular safety class, students will get hands-on practice with several of the tools covered. In this introductory course you will learn dynamic safety habits 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: $65

Introduction To Woodworking
Instructor: Claude Godcharles
Class Times: Saturday, October 28, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 5
Tools Required: Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: Join instructor Claude Godcharles for this introduction project to woodworking. This class uses a lidded box project to teach beginner skills in the shop. You will learn the flow of a project from initial design, choosing wood, milling rough material, joinery work, glue-up and assembly. While working on this project you will get hands-on experience with the main tools in a shop: the jointer, planer, tablesaw, bandsaw, router table and drill press. From rough lumber to a finished project, this class will whet your appetite for working with wood!
Tuition: $185