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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: $55
Tuition Notes: ($35.00 materials, $20.00 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: $50
Tuition Notes: ($30.00 materials, $20.00 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

Introduction to Lathes and Turning for Youth
Instructor: John Heslop
Class Times: Sunday, June 10, 2018 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 3
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. You will also be given a book as part of this class. All students under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by their parent or guardian prior to the class. Forms may be obtained in the store or by requesting one be mailed to you. One adult for every 2 students under the age of 15 is expected to chaperon this class. Due to staging of lathes on workbenches, students must be at least 4'10" feet tall.
Tuition: $45
Tuition Notes: ($25 materials, $20 instruction)