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Making a Farm Table with Festool
Instructor: Mike Kreischer
Class Times: Sunday, February 18, 2018 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2
Tools Required: Classroom tools will be used
Description: Class sign-up deadline: January 24, 2018. 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: $425
Tuition Notes: ($225 for Instruction and $200 for Materials)

Box Making Fundamentals: Candle Box
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Classroom tools will be used
Description: You will learn how to safely set-up and cut wood using a dado for joining the box sides, techniques in gluing, constructing a box, and preparing the box to apply your finish. By the end of the class you will have gained basic experience with a table saw, drill press, jointer, planer, bandsaw, and sander.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: ($20.00 materials, $75.00 instruction fee)

Table Saw Basics
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Thursday, February 22, 2018 5:00 PM - 8:00 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. Handouts will be made available.
Tuition: $50

Spindle Turning: Pepper Mill
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Sunday, February 25, 2018 11:00 AM - 3:00 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! Take home a handmade wooden pepper mill after this class. Learn the tricks and methods needed to make the task easy and fun. A 6 inch tall mill will be made. Plans and procedure will be part of the package so you can make more at home. These are beautiful, functional units.
Tuition: $110
Tuition Notes: ($40.00 materials, $70.00 instruction)

Introduction to Scroll Saws
Instructor: Rick Bailin
Class Times: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 3
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: If you are interested in learning scroll saw, this is YOUR class! You will learn 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. You will have hands on experience with the equipment and will leave the class with practice templates, a completed project, and enough knowledge and experience to create your own projects.
Tuition: $85
Tuition Notes: ($15.00 materials, $70.00 instruction)

Basic Woodworking: Jewelry Box
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Thursday, March 1, 2018 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday, March 15, 2018 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday, March 29, 2018 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: This foundation course introduces you to the wonderful world of woodworking. You will learn how to set alignment and use the table saw, jointer, band saw, router and router table, stationary and portable sanders, as well as basic hand tools. Safety will be emphasized with each machine. Each student will complete a hands-on project using basic joinery techniques. Skills you will learn in this class include design and layout, making and using templates and jigs, adhesive application, gluing and clamping, and techniques for finishing. At the end of this class you will not only become comfortable with woodworking tools, but you will have a beautiful, decorative box that can be used for jewelry or storage of small objects. This is a great class and it fills quickly so, sign up A.S.A.P. This class will be cancelled one week in advance if not enough students have signed up.
Tuition: $175
Tuition Notes: ($145.00 instruction, $30.00 materials - lumber discounted for this class)

Woodworking for Women
Instructor: Lucette Jones
Class Times: Saturday, March 3, 2018 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Sunday, March 4, 2018 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Classroom tools will be used
Description: BUILD A BUTTER DISH AND MATCHING CHEESE BOARD. Lucette Jones has an awesome new class designed specifically for all our women woodworkers. Lucette will provide hands-on teaching covering all aspects of woodworking from design to glue-up to finishing. Students will learn how to use the various woodworking machines safely and will take home two great projects ready to use in the kitchen. This promises to be a very popular class so, sign up A.S.A.P. This class will be cancelled one week in advance if not enough students have signed up.
Tuition: $110
Tuition Notes: ($85 instruction, $25 materials)

Creating Knife Handles
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Thursday, March 8, 2018 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 3
Tools Required: Bringing a cut resistant glove is recommended. Please bring a rotary sanding tool (ex: Weecher, Dremmel) if you have one.
Description: Create a sheath knife that you can use this hunting season or give as an impressive gift! You will be supplied with a thick stainless-steel knife blade and wood to create your own extraordinary handle. You will learn safety basics, fundamentals of wood selection (including burls), bandsaw and re-sawing basics, scales and tangs, shaping and carving for finger placement, tips for placement and application of rivets, and how to keep your knife sharp and well honed. Once you complete this knife, you will have the basics for completing other knife kits: Steak Knife sets, Ceramic Chef sets, Kitchen Knife sets, and many others that you can make. There will also be a discussion of finish sanding and finishes to use to complete your knife at home. This class will be cancelled one week in advance if we do not have the minimum number of students.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: ($75.00 instruction, $20.00 materials)

End Grain Cutting Board
Instructor: Carl Kuhnle
Class Times: Wednesday, March 7, 2018 3:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 3:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 3:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: We have a GREAT CLASS. Students will build, over the three nights, an End-Grain style Cutting Board from two contrasting types of wood. This 12" X 18" Cutting Board will be constructed from "End-Grain", not the Long-Grain of the boards. This traditional method of building a Cutting Board makes it VERY DURABLE. It will take cuts from a knife and not show any damage for many years to come. Our instructor is a great woodworker and his hands-on approach to teaching will help you learn all the tricks for End-Grain cutting and glue-up. You will also learn many valuable machining tips that will help you in all your woodworking projects. This new class will be a very popular and fill quickly so, sign up A.S.A.P. This class will be cancelled one week in advance if not enough students have signed up.
Tuition: $150
Tuition Notes: Materials $25, Instructional $125

Introduction to Lathes and Turning
Instructor: Paul Jayko
Class Times: Sunday, March 11, 2018 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: $100
Tuition Notes: ($25 materials, $75 instruction)

Router Basics
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Tuesday, March 13, 2018 4:00 PM - 7:00 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. Handouts will be made available.
Tuition: $50

Spindle Turning: Bud Vase
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Sunday, March 18, 2018 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 3 - 6
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used.
Description: Mini lathe turning. You’ve had your introduction now you’re ready to turn something fun and useful. This is your class! Take home a handmade bud vase after this class. Learn the tricks and methods needed to make the task easy and fun. A 6-inch vase with a glass insert will be made. These are beautiful, functional. This class will be cancelled one week in advance if not enough students have signed up.
Tuition: $90
Tuition Notes: ($20.00 materials, $70.00 instruction)

Table Saw Basics
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Saturday, March 24, 2018 9:00 AM - 12:00 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. Handouts will be made available.
Tuition: $50

Intermediate Carving (Decorative Spoon)
Instructor: Lucette Jones
Class Times: Sunday, March 25, 2018 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Medium sized bench knife, v-tool, and gouge; carving glove, and thumb guard.
Description: Carving “in the round” is a carving that is completed around all sides of the block of wood. It typically is a “life” carving – an animal, human, or bird. In this class you will carve a spoon, learning design layout, how to proportion the spoon bowl to the handle, and additional carving techniques for all facets of wood grain. You will not complete the spoon in the class, but will have enough instruction and tips to complete it at your leisure. There will also be discussion on finishing (painting vs staining) your project.
Tuition: $50
Tuition Notes: ($40.00 instruction, $10.00 materials)

Get to Know your Bandsaw
Instructor: Rick Bailin
Class Times: Tuesday, March 27, 2018 5:00 PM - 7:00 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

Spindle & Mini Lathe Turning: Wine Bottle Stoppers
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Saturday, March 31, 2018 9:00 AM - 12:00 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: ($50.00 instruction, $25.00 materials)

Wooden Phone Amplifier/Speaker
Instructor: Andy Krajnyak
Class Times: Tuesday, April 3, 2018 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 3
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: Wooden Phone Amplifier/Speaker is an acoustic work of art, passive wooden speaker that amplifies your phone through the magic of good old-fashioned physics. Great for times when you want to enjoy and share music, without the hassle of cables, cords or a power source. Learn how to make attractive free-form shaped amplifier 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.
Tuition: $115
Tuition Notes: ($25.00 materials, $90.00 instruction)

Beg Woodshop: Picture Frame
Instructor: John Heslop
Class Times: Thursday, April 5, 2018 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Bring a 5x7 picture to class; classroom tools will be use
Description: This class will provide you with an opportunity to learn basic tools and skills by making your own picture frame. We are going to spice this frame up with some inlay. Learn how to properly cut and align the inlay. In this class you will learn the safe and proper way of using basic tools: table saw, router table, hand miter saw, and drill press. You will learn the skills of safety, measuring, mitering, cutting, and effective gluing while making your own frame. Please bring a 5x7 picture (photo, art, etc.) to the class with you.
Tuition: $90
Tuition Notes: ($22 materials, $68 instruction)

Basics of Pyrography (Woodburning)
Instructor: Lucette Jones
Class Times: Sunday, April 8, 2018 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 5
Tools Required: Woodburning tools; call Woodcraft if you have questions about your tools for the class.
Description: This class is designed for the beginning pyrographer (woodburner). You will learn about the different pyrography tools available, where to look for project designs, materials to use for your projects, safety, pattern transfers, pyrography styles and color options, maintenance of your equipment, and will have discussion about finishing your work as part of the introduction to pyrography. A practice board will be used for you to learn about the four primary nibs, how to hold your pens, factors affecting your design, temperature issues, and shading. A small project will also be created during the class. You are encouraged to bring your own woodburning tools to the class. The first two students requesting it may use the two classroom woodburners that are available. You also have the option of purchasing pens or burners prior to the class for a class discount of 10% if you have registered for the class.
Tuition: $50
Tuition Notes: ($45 instruction, $5 materials)

Beginning Intarsia
Instructor: Rick Bailin
Class Times: Tuesday, April 10, 2018 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 3
Tools Required: None; tools will be supplied in the classroom
Description: Have you seen the beautiful artwork hanging in the Woodcraft store – the ones where different woods are cut into forms and put together like a puzzle to make a picture? That’s intarsia! It’s related, in part, to marquetry and inlay and the artwork is centuries old. Today we use modern equipment and supplies to simplify the process while still creating a beautiful picture. We discuss the importance of using dry lumber, wood selection, working with a pattern, and you will begin scroll sawing the intarsia project. Rick will share his ideas on wood selection, learning to use the grain to enhance your intarsia pieces. You will have some choices on wood to use on your project. We will also cover general information about scroll saw blades as well as which blade works best for different species of wood. After your pieces are cut out, you will begin sanding and shaping your project. This is the part most people want some help with. The classroom environment is a great place to learn. After detailing the intarsia piece, you will cut out a backing and glue your project to the backing. This is a two-day class to allow for completion of the project. Time permitting on the second day, finishes can be applied. Scroll saw experience or Introduction to Scroll Saws is required.
Tuition: $175
Tuition Notes: ($25.00 materials, $150.00 instruction)

Introduction to Lathes and Turning
Instructor: Paul Jayko
Class Times: Thursday, April 12, 2018 5:00 PM - 9:00 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: $100
Tuition Notes: ($25 materials, $75 instruction)

Date Night at Woodcraft - Pizza Cutter and Server
Instructor: Andy Krajnyak
Class Times: Friday, April 13, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: Do you and your significant other want to try something different on “Date Night?” Why not learn basic wood working skills and have fun creating a one of a kind project together? We will provide the food, soft drinks, and materials. You only need to show up and be ready to make some saw dust. Projects will vary from month to month and will consist of small projects such as pens, bottle stoppers, bottle openers, picture holders, wine bottle holders and more. The class will begin with appetizers, refreshments, time to socialize, and project descriptions. The remaining time will be utilized to build the projects and to socialize as a group. This month’s project will be a Pizza Cutter and/or Server you can show off to your friends. Cost is $165 per couple.
Tuition: $165
Tuition Notes: ($65 materials, $100 instruction)

Flat/Straight/Square
Instructor: Don Rasmusson
Class Times: Saturday, April 14, 2018 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Classroom tools will be used
Description: Class sign-up deadline: March 29, 2016. 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)

Carve an Owl (Beginning Carving)
Instructor: Lucette Jones
Class Times: Sunday, April 15, 2018 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Bench knife, #2 or #3 v-tool, carving glove, and thumb guard
Description: Learn basic carving skills by carving an owl out of basswood egg. You will learn safety, honing, basic sharpening, basic carving techniques, impact of wood grain in your carving, and will discuss options for finishing. You can either bring your 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)

Table Saw Basics
Instructor: Bruce Pugsley
Class Times: Thursday, April 19, 2018 5:00 PM - 8:00 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. Handouts will be made available.
Tuition: $50

Sharpening Fundamentals Seminar
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Saturday, April 21, 2018 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 5
Tools Required: Bring at least two bench tools (knife, chisel, cabinet scraper, etc)
Description: Good woodworking requires sharp tools! You will learn the theory and practice of sharpening tools and techniques. Bench grinder, grinding wheels, and various sharpening stones will be discussed. The Tormek wet grinding system along with various stones (oil, water, diamond) will be demonstrated for bench tool sharpening along with appropriate bevel angles. Both the wet Tormek and the dry Wolverine sharpening system will be demonstrated for lathe tools. Students are asked to bring two bench tools to class. Sharpening of carving or turning tools will not be covered. If time permits you may be able to sharpen one or two of your own tools.
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes: ($5 materials, $70 instruction)

Spindle Turning:Old Fashioned - turned pepper mill
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Sunday, April 22, 2018 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
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! This unique pepper mill kit is fun to make and show to your friends. Perfect for new turners or anyone looking to try a new lathe project. Learn the tricks and methods needed to make the task easy and fun. Plans and procedure will be part of the package so you can make more at home. These are beautiful, functional units.
Tuition: $85
Tuition Notes: ($25.00 materials, $60.00 instruction)

Turning a Laminated Mallet
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: Do you use a mallet in your woodworking projects? Are you a carver who needs a mallet for your relief carvings? If you would like a mallet that is custom fit for your hand or carving and woodworking needs, this class is the one you have been looking for.
Tuition: $85
Tuition Notes: ($15 materials, $70 instruction)

Beginning Woodshop Series, Class 1: Box Joint Box
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Thursday, April 26, 2018 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: This class will introduce you to wood / lumber basics; the safe operation of a table saw, jointer, planer, router, clamps, random orbital sander, and box joint jig; and provide tips in finishing your project. Skills learned will include design and layout, making and using templates and jigs, adhesive application, gluing and clamping, and techniques for finishing. At the end of this class you will not only become comfortable with woodworking tools, but you will have a beautiful, decorative box that can be used for jewelry or storage of small objects. You might also want to give it to someone special.
Tuition: $85
Tuition Notes: ($75.00 instruction, $10.00 materials)

Woodworking for Kid's - Kid's Chair!
Instructor: Rick Bailin
Class Times: Saturday, April 28, 2018 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: During this Woodworking for Kids, You and your child will learn how to properly use "Real Hand Tools". These tools will include a miter saw, hand drill/driver and sander. The kids will also learn to measure their work and mark it off with a Carpenters square. Gluing and screwing with also be learned when completing the chair. It is amazing to see the pride on a child's face when they build their own chair and bring it home for years of use! All materials, tools and safety glasses included. It is recommended that you bring a bag lunch with you. There will be breaks during in the morning and afternoon and an hour break for lunch (refrigerator and microwave available). All students under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by their parent / guardian prior to the class. Forms may be obtained in the store or by requesting one be mailed to you. We require one adult per 2 students under the age of 15 to also attend the class. Call the store for details. Students must register by April 21st to allow time for our instructor to prepare all materials.
Tuition: $110
Tuition Notes: ($35.00 materials, $75.00 instruction)

Turning Wall Street II Pen, Pencil and Letter Opener
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Sunday, April 29, 2018 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: NEW CLASS! In this class you will turn a Wall Street II style pen, pencil and letter opener. The Wall Street II pen is a sleek, smooth pen with refined lines and the look of a quality writing tool. You will learn pen-making techniques for cutting, turning, finishing options, and final assembly. You will also be making a pencil and letter opener to complete a desk set. 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.
Tuition: $110
Tuition Notes: ($40.00 materials, $70.00 instruction)

Furniture Making; Side Table
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Thursday, May 3, 2018 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: In this class you will learn furniture building basics while building a side table. You will have the choice of two woods from which to build your table (cherry or oak); wood choice must be made at time of class registration so that delivery and lumber packs may be delivered and prepared for each student prior to the class. During the first part of the class you will learn the importance of wood selection, design and layout techniques, and panel glue-ups. During the second half you will learn how to make tapered legs, cutting loose mortise and tenons on the apron and legs using the Festool Domino, base glue-up, and techniques of attaching a finished table top. The balance of the class will be a discussion of finishing options; due to time restrictions, finishing will not be done in this class. You will have experience using a table saw, sander, jointer, Festool Domino. Skills learned in this class can be applied to other basic furniture projects for your home or workshop. Students must register a minimum of 15 days prior to the class so that lumber packs may be delivered and prepared for each student. If we do not reach the minimum number of students by April 18, the class will be cancelled and all enrollment fees will be returned.
Tuition: $200
Tuition Notes: ($125 instruction, $75 materials)

Trash to Treasure; let us Help
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Saturday, May 5, 2018 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: Let us help you transform an old piece of furniture into a beautiful treasure using paint! Do you have a small table, chair or other small piece of furniture that has been collecting dust in your attic, basement or garage? Wondering what to do with grandma’s old table or that antique chair you found at the flea market. Bring in your small* piece of furniture (please contact us if you have questions Re. the size or the type of piece). From a solid color with a fine line edge detailing, to multi-layered worn antique paint finishes you can take something new and make it look old, or something old and make it look new with versatile milk paint. Learn these techniques used by many furniture outlets like "Pottery Barn" in this class. All materials will be provided. *A small piece should be one that you can carry yourself, such as a small table or a chair, a picture frame, jewelry box, or something similar.
Tuition: $140
Tuition Notes: ($50.00 materials, $90.00 instruction)

Introduction to Lathes and Turning
Instructor: Paul Jayko
Class Times: Sunday, May 6, 2018 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: $100
Tuition Notes: ($25 materials, $75 instruction)

Advanced Pen Making: Acrylics
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Tuesday, May 8, 2018 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Classroom tools will be used. SAFETY FIRST IN THE CLASS ROOM. Please wear closed-toed shoes, appropriate woodworking apparel and safety eyewear.
Description: Pen making is giving a whole new twist with the exciting and challenging aspects of acrylics. Students should have some basic lathe experience--the "Intro to Turning" class is perfect. At the end of this class, students will go home with a hand-crafted acrylic pen.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: ($70.00 instruction, $25.00 materials)

Basics of Platter Turning
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Thursday, May 10, 2018 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: Want to try something different? Try turning a platter! In this class you will learn lathe safety, tool sharpening, turning techniques, methods of mounting platter 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 platter. With the skills and techniques taught, you will be able to turn your own exotic hardwood or domestic wood platters. 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)

Intermediate Carving (Decorative Spoon)
Instructor: Lucette Jones
Class Times: Saturday, May 12, 2018 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Medium sized bench knife, v-tool, and gouge; carving glove, and thumb guard.
Description: Carving “in the round” is a carving that is completed around all sides of the block of wood. It typically is a “life” carving – an animal, human, or bird. In this class you will carve a spoon, learning design layout, how to proportion the spoon bowl to the handle, and additional carving techniques for all facets of wood grain. You will not complete the spoon in the class, but will have enough instruction and tips to complete it at your leisure. There will also be discussion on finishing (painting vs staining) your project.
Tuition: $50
Tuition Notes: ($40.00 instruction, $10.00 materials)

Mastering the Router and Router Table
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Thursday, May 17, 2018 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Classroom tools will be used.
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. If you prefer, you may bring your own router to the class for hands-on familiarity with your own router. We will also teach you about the different router tables and fence systems available and the advantages of using a router table instead of a handheld router for some woodworking functions. Students will learn about bits that are only used in the router table, setting up the table with an edge profile bit, and setting up the tongue and groove bit.
Tuition: $125

Woodworking for Kid's - Kid's Stool!
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Saturday, May 19, 2018 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: During this Woodworking for Kids, You and your child will learn how to properly use "Real Hand Tools". These tools will include a miter saw, hand drill/driver and sander. The kids will also learn to measure their work and mark it off with a Carpenters square. Gluing and screwing with also be learned when completing the chair. It is amazing to see the pride on a child's face when they build their own chair and bring it home for years of use! All materials, tools and safety glasses included. It is recommended that you bring a bag lunch with you. There will be breaks during in the morning and afternoon and an hour break for lunch (refrigerator and microwave available). All students under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by their parent / guardian prior to the class. Forms may be obtained in the store or by requesting one be mailed to you. We require one adult per 2 students under the age of 15 to also attend the class. Call the store for details. Students must register by MAY 4th to allow time for our instructor to prepare all materials.
Tuition: $105
Tuition Notes: ($30.00 materials, $75.00 instruction)

Bandsaw Boxes
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Sunday, May 20, 2018 11:00 AM - 4:00 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)

Inlaying a "Bowtie/Dutchman"
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Tuesday, May 22, 2018 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: In this class, students will learn how to inlay the very popular "bowtie" into a board, with and without using a "jig/template". Commonly found in "live edge furniture", they can stabilize a crack or void in the wood, making it more usable for furniture and other cool projects.
Tuition: $75

Chair Making: Adirondack Style Chairs
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Saturday, May 26, 2018 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 3
Tools Required: None; will use classroom tools
Description: It’s time to start building some deck or patio chairs for summer! In this class you will learn basic chair making, safe tool operation, and how to lay out, cut, and assemble your chair. Carl will also share tips on sinking screws, making your own plugs, and a number of other skills. You will gain hands-on experience with a chop saw, table saw, band saw, router/router table, sander, and drill press or hand drill. And your first Western Red Cedar Adirondack chair will be finished just in time to enjoy the 2018 spring, summer, and fall seasons! Options for finishing the chair will be discussed. Due to the time needed to prep the lumber needed for this class, you must enroll by MAY 11th.
Tuition: $200
Tuition Notes: ($90.00 materials, $110.00 instruction)

Get to Know your Bandsaw
Instructor: Rick Bailin
Class Times: Thursday, May 31, 2018 5:00 PM - 7:00 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