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Introduction to Pyrography
Instructor: Tom Smith
Class Times: Monday, July 10, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
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 - Hands On
Instructor: Tom Smith
Class Times: Tuesday, July 11, 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

Turning 101-1/2
Instructor: George Chisholm
Class Times: Saturday, July 15, 2017 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Sunday, July 16, 2017 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Skill Level: None
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

Introduction to Spoon Carving
Instructor: Tom Smith
Class Times: Monday, July 17, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 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: $100

Introduction To Turning, Sharpening & Safety
Instructor: George Chisholm
Class Times: Saturday, August 5, 2017 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: $65

Shop Safety - Hands On
Instructor: Tom Smith
Class Times: Tuesday, August 8, 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

Turning 101
Instructor: George Chisholm
Class Times: Saturday, August 12, 2017 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Sunday, August 13, 2017 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: $185

Introduction to Pyrography
Instructor: Tom Smith
Class Times: Monday, August 14, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
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 - Hands On
Instructor: Claude Godcharles
Class Times: Wednesday, August 23, 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, August 26, 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

Turning 101-1/2
Instructor: George Chisholm
Class Times: Saturday, August 26, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Sunday, August 27, 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

Introduction to Spoon Carving
Instructor: Tom Smith
Class Times: Monday, August 28, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 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: $100

Introduction To Turning, Sharpening & Safety
Instructor: George Chisholm
Class Times: Saturday, September 2, 2017 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: $65

Shop Safety - Hands On
Instructor: Tom Smith
Class Times: Tuesday, September 5, 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

Router 101: Router Basics
Instructor: Claude Godcharles
Class Times: Saturday, September 9, 2017 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: Join instructor Claude Godcharles for a skill building router class. This hands-on course will cover the basic functions of one of the workshops most versatile tools. 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 wall clock plate project. This course provides the foundation for more advanced techniques.
Tuition: $160

Turning 101
Instructor: George Chisholm
Class Times: Saturday, September 9, 2017 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Sunday, September 10, 2017 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: $185

Cutting Boards
Instructor: Tom Smith
Class Times: Monday, September 11, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Description: Learn to create your own hand-made cutting board in this super fun class. Colors and geometry are only limited by your imagination. Join us for this rewarding course, and remember: cutting boards make great gifts! **Prerequisite: Shop Safety as Habit
Tuition: $125
Tuition Notes: does not include materials (students will purchase materials on first day)

Turning 10? Refresher
Instructor: George Chisholm
Class Times: Saturday, September 23, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 10
Tools Required: n/a
Description: Not sure how to use your spindle gouge? Does the skew chisel give you pause? How rough is your roughing? This class will review tool usage and other aspects of spindle turning, ie direction to cut, how to set depths, project layout, mounting blanks on the lathe, etc.
Tuition: $60

Let's Make an Inside-Out Turning
Instructor: George Chisholm
Class Times: Sunday, September 24, 2017 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday, September 30, 2017 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 6
Tools Required: None
Description: George will show you how to make an "inside-out" turning. The project will be a six-stave open cage ornament.
Tuition: $185

Introduction to Pyrography
Instructor: Tom Smith
Class Times: Monday, September 25, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
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 - Hands On
Instructor: Claude Godcharles
Class Times: Wednesday, September 27, 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, September 30, 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

Introduction To Turning, Sharpening & Safety
Instructor: George Chisholm
Class Times: Saturday, October 7, 2017 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: $65

Shop Safety - Hands On
Instructor: Tom Smith
Class Times: Tuesday, October 10, 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

Turning 101
Instructor: George Chisholm
Class Times: Saturday, October 14, 2017 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Sunday, October 15, 2017 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: $185

Introduction to Spoon Carving
Instructor: Tom Smith
Class Times: Monday, October 16, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 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: $100

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