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Doors and Drawers the Festool Way
Instructor: Mike Kreischer
Class Times: Saturday, August 08, 2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, August 09, 2015 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: None, Classroom tools will be used.
Description: If you want to learn Door and Drawer making techniques using Festool, this class is for you! In this intensive 2 Day Class you will make 3 different door styles: inset, overlay and 1/2 overlay. The doors and drawer faces made will be Shaker flat panel. Tools used in this class will be all routers, Domino, TS55, Kapex, MFS Routing Templates, T-Drills, MFT/3 Table, and CT HEPA Dust Extractors.
Tuition: $350
Tuition Notes: ($225 for Instruction and $125 for Materials)

Introduction to Chip Carving
Instructor: Kent Cartwright
Class Times: Saturday, August 15, 2015 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: T-square, compass, 0.5mm pencil, eraser
Description: Chip carving has been a means of decorating many household items in European and Russian countries for centuries. Many of the patterns have been passed down in families for generations. What is chip carving? It is a technique of carving that literally chips wood from the wooden item to form a design or pattern. It is one of the easiest forms of carving because of its simplicity of technique and the ability to use the geometric shapes to create beautiful patterns on your wooden project with the use of very few tools. Interested in trying your hand at chip carving? Students in this class will learn about safe carving procedures, basic techniques of chip carving, sharpening and honing requirements, and use of patterns. Students will work on a basswood practice board (supplied by Woodcraft) in class that can be taken home and used as a reference when creating their own projects. The basic chip carving knife will be supplied by Woodcraft and can be kept by the students. Students will have a 45 min. lunch break. There are many restaurants in the local area or students can bring their own lunch.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: ($15.00 materials, $80.00 instruction)

Introduction to Lathes and Turning
Instructor: John Heslop
Class Times: Sunday, August 16, 2015 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: This class is a pre-requisite for all lathe and turning classes. The first half of the class will be an overview and discussion of the types and structure of the lathe equipment, safe use of the equipment, uses of various accessories, tool selection / options, proper care of tools, and types of wood used in turning. This basic education will apply to various types of turning. The second half of the class will be basic hands-on turning techniques. A small project will be made in this class for you to take home.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: ($25 materials, $70 instruction)

Foundations of Pen Turning
Instructor: Jerry Bingham
Class Times: Thursday, August 27, 2015 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: Hand-turned pens are the rage right now. Attend this class and you will leave with your very own Bolt Action Pen, our newest style. You will turn a wooden blank to the correct size and shape, apply a beautiful, durable finish, and finish the evening by assembling your pen. Tuition includes all materials required for the class: pen blank, pen kit, instruction book.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: ($70.00 instruction, $25.00 materials)

Router Basics
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Thursday, September 03, 2015 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Shop tools will be used unless you want to bring your own router.
Description: This popular class presents essential information that will help you safely operate one of the workshop's most versatile tools. Set-up, safety, router bits and techniques will be covered. Bring along your router for a hands-on learning experience. We will also show your how to use your Porter Cable Dovetail Jig as well.
Tuition: $50

Introduction to Lathes and Turning
Instructor: John Heslop
Class Times: Sunday, September 06, 2015 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: This class is a pre-requisite for all lathe and turning classes. The first half of the class will be an overview and discussion of the types and structure of the lathe equipment, safe use of the equipment, uses of various accessories, tool selection / options, proper care of tools, and types of wood used in turning. This basic education will apply to various types of turning. The second half of the class will be basic hands-on turning techniques. A small project will be made in this class for you to take home.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: ($25 materials, $70 instruction)

Table Saw Basics
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Tuesday, September 08, 2015 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 5
Tools Required: Classroom tools will be used.
Description: With a focus on safety, we'll cover set up and maintenance, safe sawing techniques for solid wood and sheet goods and useful jigs and fixtures for this most common workshop power tool.
Tuition: $50

Introduction to Carving (basswood mouse)
Instructor: Lucette Jones
Class Times: Thursday, September 10, 2015 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 5
Tools Required: Carving glove, thumb guard, and bench knife
Description: Learn basic carving skills by creating a mouse from basswood. Students will learn safety, basic sharpening, basic carving techniques, impact of wood grain in your carving, and will discuss options for finishing. You can either bring their own tools from home or purchase the tools at the beginning of class for a 10% class discount. The wood will be supplied by Woodcraft.
Tuition: $50
Tuition Notes: ($5.00 materials, $45.00 instruction)

Basics of Bowl Turning
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Sunday, September 13, 2015 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: Learn the basics of bowl turning! In this class you will learn lathe safety, tool sharpening, turning techniques, methods of mounting bowl blanks, sanding techniques, and finishing options for your final project. You will also receive useful tips and tricks to develop your own unique turning style. You will have hands-on experience with mini lathes, bowl gouges, and power sanders, taking home a sample bowl. With the skills and techniques taught, you will be able to turn your own exotic hardwood or domestic wood bowls. Due to the type of machines involved in this class, admittance to this class is restricted to adults (18+).
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: ($35.00 materials, $60.00 instruction)

Bandsaw Boxes
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Tuesday, September 15, 2015 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 3
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: Boxes do not need to be square or rectangular in shape. And they can be made on bandsaws, not just table saws! Learn how to make attractive free-form shaped boxes using a bandsaw, sander, and drill. In this class you will be taken through all the steps of transferring plans, cutting, sanding, gluing, and finishing of the box. If time permits, there may be additional discussion covering additional creative options such as woodburning and inlay.
Tuition: $115
Tuition Notes: ($25.00 materials, $90.00 instruction)

Carving the Spirit Man
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Thursday, September 17, 2015 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 5
Tools Required: Bench knife, v-tool, Gouge Carving Glove
Description: This carving session features award-winning wood carver, Jean McDonald, demonstrating a safe and simple way to successfully carve the "spirit man". Students will learn safety, basic sharpening, basic carving techniques while learning the basics of sculpting "the old man" in wood. Each participant will bring to life their own "Spirit Man" during the class.
Tuition: $65
Tuition Notes: ($5.00 materials, $60.00 instruction)

Turning Wall Street II Pens with a Glass Finish
Instructor: Rick Toda
Class Times: Sunday, September 20, 2015 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: Turn two Wall St II pens from exotic hardwood, one for you and one for a friend. Once your pens have been turned, you will learn the advanced finishing technique of CA application. Have you ever wondered how advanced pen makers apply that smooth, glossy finish to their pens? Cyanoacrylate, sometimes referred to as 'Super Glue', is a finish applied in place of a friction polish or wax. Sanded with micro mesh, CA polishes up to a high sheen which is as beautiful as it is durable. It is a tricky technique to master! Come learn the tricks of the trade from our expert pen maker. All materials are included for both the pen and finishing portions of the class.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: ($25.00 materials, $70.00 instruction)

Scroll Saw Puzzles
Instructor: Rick Bailin
Class Times: Tuesday, September 22, 2015 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 3
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: This class is targeted to students who enjoy puzzles and have always wanted to use a scroll saw. Hardwood puzzles are some of the most naturally beautiful puzzles that can be made. Many woods can be chosen specific to the puzzle being created. For example, you might choose holly to make a polar bear puzzle or zebrawood to make a zebra puzzle. Basic puzzles are also one of the best early toys you can give to a toddler. This class will provide students with the basic safety guidelines, how to choose a saw and blades for a project, why wood selection is important, pattern layouts and preparation for cutting a project, and techniques in cutting. Students will have hands on experience with the equipment and will leave the class with a completed project.
Tuition: $85
Tuition Notes: ($15.00 materials, $70.00 instruction)

Caricature Carving
Instructor: Jean McDonald
Class Times: Thursday, September 24, 2015 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Bench knife and a v-tool are required; recommended that you bring all your carving tools to class
Description: Learn some of the techniques of caricature carving and carving against the grain. There will be a discussion on how to use a bandsaw and other tools to cut away larger amounts of material. You will then learn when to use certain tools for your special effects, how to exaggerate shapes to develop caricatures, and use of multiple materials to create the caricature you desire. You will also learn some tips of painting to add to your carving. Students must have either taken a beginning carving class or have had experience with carving.
Tuition: $105
Tuition Notes: ($85 instruction, $20 materials)

Making a Farm Table with Festool
Instructor: Mike Kreischer
Class Times: Saturday, September 26, 2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, September 27, 2015 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 3
Tools Required: Classroom tools will be used
Description: In the Farm Table Class, we will cover the tools and techniques necessary to construct and finish a simple, but classic piece of wooden furniture. Though participants will walk away with a range of broadly applicable skills, the class will concentrate primarily on the precise and efficient break down, processing, and finishing raw materials using Festool saws, routers, sanders, dust extractors, tables, and more. In short, the class will cover the basics of the Festool System, as applied to real-world furniture building applications.
Tuition: $350
Tuition Notes: ($225 for Instruction and $125 for Materials)

Cabinet Making the Festool Way
Instructor: Mike Kreischer
Class Times: Saturday, October 03, 2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, October 04, 2015 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2
Tools Required: None, Classroom tools will be used.
Description: Want to know how Festool can make your next project faster, easier, smarter? Come join Mike and learn how to build cabinet carcasses using Festool equipment and accessories with streamlined True32 cabinet making techniques. In this two day hands-on intensive course you will build a frameless upper cabinet and a face-frame lower cabinet starting with a sheet of plywood and ending up with assembled boxes ready for finish. Instruction will cover a full array of Festool products and accessories: TS 55 plunge saw, MFT3 workbench, Kapex miter saw, Domino loose mortise and tenon joining system, OF1400 Routers + LR32 hole drilling accessory, MFK 700 trim router, Rotex sanders, finish sanders, specialty sanders, and CT dust extractors with HEPA filtration. Whether you already drank the Kool-aid and own every Festool Product or don't own any, this class is for you. No huge shop, table saw or router table required. No prior cabinet making experience necessary.
Tuition: $350
Tuition Notes: ($225 for Instruction and $125 for Materials)

Carving a Minion
Instructor: Lucette Jones
Class Times: Tuesday, October 06, 2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 5
Tools Required: Bench knife, v-tool, Gouge Carving Glove
Description: This carving session features outstanding wood carver, Lucette Jones, demonstrating a safe and simple way to successfully carve the "Minion". Students will learn safety, basic sharpening, and basic carving techniques while learning the basics of sculpting "small, yellow creatures" in wood. Each participant will bring to life their own "Minion" during the class.
Tuition: $65
Tuition Notes: ($5.00 materials, $60.00 instruction)

Introduction to Lathes and Turning
Instructor: John Heslop
Class Times: Thursday, October 08, 2015 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: This class is a pre-requisite for all lathe and turning classes. The first half of the class will be an overview and discussion of the types and structure of the lathe equipment, safe use of the equipment, uses of various accessories, tool selection / options, proper care of tools, and types of wood used in turning. This basic education will apply to various types of turning. The second half of the class will be basic hands-on turning techniques. A small project will be made in this class for you to take home.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: ($25 materials, $70 instruction)

Introduction to Carving (Santa Ornament)
Instructor: Jean McDonald
Class Times: Saturday, October 10, 2015 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 5
Tools Required: Carving glove, thumb guard, and bench knife
Description: Learn basic carving skills by creating a Santa ornament to give to a special friend or relative, donate to the Toys for Kids Woodcraft Program, or keep for your own Christmas tree. You will learn safety, basic sharpening / honing, basic carving techniques, impact of wood grain in your carving, and will discuss options for finishing. If time permits you might also be able to paint your ornament. A bench knife (carving tool) is required for the class. You can either bring their own tools from home or purchase the tools at the beginning of class for a 10% class discount. The wood will be supplied. This class will be cancelled one week in advance if we do not have the minimum number of students.
Tuition: $45
Tuition Notes: ($5.00 materials, $40.00 instruction)

Gourd Carving
Instructor: Lucette Jones
Class Times: Sunday, October 11, 2015 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Carving glove, thumb guard, and bench knife
Description: Gourd carving and decorating is becoming very popular with a number of books being written and patterns printed. Typically a hard shell, a dried gourd is the medium used for the carving surface. They can be carved, painted, sanded, burned, dyed, polished, and more. You will learn to transfer patterns and beginning low relief carving Skills. You might not complete your gourd during the class, but you will have the skills to finish it at home. If you own a Dremel or Power Carver, bring it to class with you. A flexshaft for Dremels make the carving easier.
Tuition: $65
Tuition Notes: ($60 instruction, $5 materials)

Hand Plane Tune-up
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Tuesday, October 13, 2015 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Students are required to bring their own block or bench plane; other supplies to bring are listed above.
Description: Do you have an antique hand plane and want to learn how to make it work like new? Or maybe you have a new plane that you've been using right out of the box and you want to take its performance to the next level. This class covers the process of improving the cutting ability and cut quality of wood and metal bodied hand planes. We'll help you take your plane apart, clean it up, adjust it, assess what repairs it might need, sharpen the blade, and then put it all back together. Bring your own hand plane in and any sharpening equipment you have that you want us to help you learn how to use to keep your plane blade sharp.
Tuition: $65

Spindle & Mini Lathe Turning: Wine Bottle Stoppers
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Thursday, October 15, 2015 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 3 - 6
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: Mini lathe turning. You’ve always thought it looked like fun. And you are curious if you can turn something useful and functional. This is your class! You will learn how to make Wine Bottle Stoppers. Different types will be discussed, Chrome kit stoppers, Cork, and Silicone seal stoppers. These make Great gifts for any occasion!
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of all materials to make wine stoppers

Turning Natural Edge Bowls
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Sunday, October 18, 2015 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Tools and materials will be supplied by the store. However, you may bring your own “Irish” grind bowl gouges, if you prefer.
Description: Turners have a variety of options when they put a rough piece of wood on a lathe. In some cases, the bark can be used as an integral part of the bowl, creating a “natural edge bowl” that provides an element of texture that the turner would not otherwise include. This natural edge can cause the bowl to have a unique curvature from the original log and add even more creativity and uniqueness to the art. In this one-day class, you will learn to work a raw log into a finished live-edge bowl. You will learn the strategy, elements, and techniques of turning an interrupted cut which is common to natural edge turning. You will also learn how to maximize the use of select turning tools while incorporating the natural edge / elements of your wood. You will learn the elements and techniques of natural edge turning and how to maximize the use of select turning tools while incorporating the natural edge / elements of your wood.
Tuition: $100
Tuition Notes: ($15 materials, $85 instruction)

Scroll Saw Christmas Ornaments
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Tuesday, October 20, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 3
Description: How would you like to scroll saw your own Christmas ornaments? Or give some handcrafted ornaments as gifts? In this class you will learn safety guidelines, precision cutting, use of different types of woods, and finishing. Each student will have a choice of designs and will complete at least one ornament in the class. Each student will receive multiple designs and enough wood that they can complete three ornaments.
Tuition: $85
Tuition Notes: ($15.00 materials, $70.00 instruction)

Sharpening for Turners
Instructor: Carl Kuhnle
Class Times: Thursday, October 22, 2015 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Students are encouraged to bring a gouge, parting tool, and skew to class
Description: You have heard us say it repeatedly…”a sharp tool is a safe tool” and “the best results are from sharp tools." One of the fist skills that a turner should learn is how to properly sharpen his tools. You will learn the basics of sharpening a gouge, parting tool, and skew chisel. Even if you have been turning for some time, this class will be helpful in providing tips on improving your sharpening techniques and perfecting a sharp edge. There will be discussion and demonstration on the differences of wet and dry sharpening. Everyone will have a chance to sharpen at least one of their turning tools.
Tuition: $50

Inside Out Turning
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Sunday, October 25, 2015 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday, October 26, 2015 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Bring your own turning tools (roughing gouge, spindle gouge, skew); they must be sharp. If you do not have the three tools, a 10% discount is available before the class. Notify us early to ensure that enough tools are available for purchase.
Description: Inside-Outside turning is a unique process where you assemble a wood blank made of three or more smaller blanks, such that it can be split apart easily. You turn a profile, split the blank into individual pieces, and reassemble them by reversing their position. The original outside surface becomes the inside surface and the original inside surface becomes the outside surface. You then finish the turning, creating openings in the turned surface. You will have a demonstration of each process step. After seeing each step you will have time to turn your own hollow vase. Because blank preparation, gluing, drying, and turning are time consuming, the class will be split into two 4-hour sessions. Everyone is encouraged to ask questions and have open discussion with the instructor and other students during the classes. Due to material preparation, you must sign up at least 2 weeks prior to the class date.
Tuition: $150
Tuition Notes: ($30 materials, $120 instruction)

Shop Safety as a Habit
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Thursday, October 29, 2015 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 10
Tools Required: None
Description: In this safety class, 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: $50

Carving an Ice Cream Scoop
Instructor: Jean McDonald
Class Times: Sunday, November 01, 2015 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 5
Tools Required: Carving glove, thumb guard, and bench knife
Description: Carve a customized Ice Cream cone handle for a stainless steel ice cream scoop. Decorate it with the color of your favorite flavors. Great for gift giving or keep it all for yourself.
Tuition: $60
Tuition Notes: ($20.00 materials, $40.00 instruction)

Flat/Straight/Square
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Thursday, November 05, 2015 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Classroom tools will be used
Description: Join us in this basic class which is a good introduction to important woodworking tools and a must for all beginning woodworkers. Each student will receive a rough sawn board which they will proceed to flatten, square, and cut to a final size. Power tools used in this whole process are the jointer, table saw, and planer. Included in the class is a copy of Tauton's "Complete Illustrated Guide to Woodworking" (WC# 151023).
Tuition: $90
Tuition Notes: ($70.00 instruction, $20.00 materials)

Introduction to Lathes and Turning
Instructor: John Heslop
Class Times: Sunday, November 08, 2015 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: This class is a pre-requisite for all lathe and turning classes. The first half of the class will be an overview and discussion of the types and structure of the lathe equipment, safe use of the equipment, uses of various accessories, tool selection / options, proper care of tools, and types of wood used in turning. This basic education will apply to various types of turning. The second half of the class will be basic hands-on turning techniques. A small project will be made in this class for you to take home.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: ($25 materials, $70 instruction)

Carving a Bottle Stopper
Instructor: Jean McDonald
Class Times: Tuesday, November 10, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 5
Tools Required: Carving glove, thumb guard, and bench knife
Description: Tired of wasting the last wine in the bottle? Carve your own bottle stopper from a basswood blank and solve your problems. All levels of wood carving experience are welcome.
Tuition: $50
Tuition Notes: ($10.00 materials, $40.00 instruction)

Turning Christmas Gift
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Thursday, November 12, 2015 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: In this evening class, we will explore kit-based wood turning projects. Students will leave with one finished piece such as an ice cream scoop, pizza cutter or a bottle opener. Come make some great gifts, just in time for the holidays!
Tuition: $50
Tuition Notes: Students responsible for buying kits prior to class

Turning a Lidded Box
Instructor: Rick Toda
Class Times: Thursday, November 19, 2015 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: None; all materials and equipment will be supplied by Woodcraft
Description: This class is designed for the intermediate turners who are looking to enhance their abilities. Wood turned boxes are a fun exercise in turning a 2-piece project; the base and the top. Wood turned boxes can be both beautiful and functional. They can be turned as artwork to be a conversation piece or they can be turned to be used as a storage container. Our instructor will teach you how to make the box with a lid that will fit.
Tuition: $95

Cutting Board/Bread Knife
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Saturday, November 21, 2015 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, November 22, 2015 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 3
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: This class will be a two class workshop. In the first class we will glue up the boards that will become our cutting board and set them aside to dry. We will then work on preparing our bread knife and shaping the handle. In the second workshop will finish the cutting board and the knife. The Knife will be a Zhen Breadknife and the cutting board will be a choice of contrasting woods.
Tuition: $125
Tuition Notes: Materials $50, Instructional $75

Get to Know your Bandsaw
Instructor: Rick Bailin
Class Times: Tuesday, November 24, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 10
Tools Required: Classroom tools will be used.
Description: The band saw is a very versatile machine but sometimes requires a bit of coaxing to produce its best performance. In this class, set up adjustments, blade selection and tension, basic maintenance and various cutting techniques will be covered and demonstrated. Also, we will cover jigs, fixtures, and accessories that can make woodworking more accurate, efficient, and enjoyable. Sketches and plans will be provided to students to use with your own equipment at home.
Tuition: $50

Hand Cut Dovetails
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Saturday, November 28, 2015 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 3 - 4
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used.
Description: A dovetail is associated with quality workmanship in woodworking. It is most often seen in cabinetry / case work. They are considered one of the strongest types of joints that is used in woodworking. Hand cut dovetails take more time than power tool joinery, but it offers more beauty in the configuration than any power tool can offer. You will learn pin and tail marking of your dovetails and use a saw and chisel to create your own dovetails. You will create and take home your own sample board of hand cut dovetails.
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes: ($65 instruction, $10 materials)