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Introduction to Lathes and Turning for Youth
Instructor: John Heslop
Class Times: Sunday, June 07, 2015 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: $95
Tuition Notes: ($25 materials, $70 instruction)

Introduction to Carving for Youth - Wizzards
Instructor: Lucette Jones
Class Times: Thursday, June 11, 2015 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Carving glove, thumb guard, and bench knife
Description: In this class you will learn basic carving skills by creating a wizzard from basswood. You will learn safety, basic sharpening, basic carving techniques, impact of wood grain in your carving, carving in-the-round, and will discuss options for finishing. You can either bring your own tools from home or purchase the tools before the class for a 10% class discount. The wood will be supplied by Woodcraft. 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 that one be mailed to you. All youth must meet with the instructor or store manager at least one day before the class to review class responsibilities. We require one adult per 2 students under the age of 13 to also attend the class.
Tuition: $45
Tuition Notes: ($5.00 materials, $40.00 instruction)

Introduction to Carving for Youth - Arrowhead
Instructor: Lucette Jones
Class Times: Sunday, June 14, 2015 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Carving glove, thumb guard, and bench knife
Description: In this class you will learn basic carving skills by creating an arrowhead from basswood. You will learn safety, basic sharpening, basic carving techniques, impact of wood grain in your carving, carving in-the-round, and will discuss options for finishing. You can either bring your own tools from home or purchase the tools before the class for a 10% class discount. The wood will be supplied by Woodcraft. 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 that one be mailed to you. All youth must meet with the instructor or store manager at least one day before the class to review class responsibilities. We require one adult per 2 students under the age of 13 to also attend the class.
Tuition: $45
Tuition Notes: ($5.00 materials, $40.00 instruction)

Foundations of Pen Turning for Youth
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Tuesday, June 16, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: Have you admired the wooden pens sold in jewelry stores and wondered how they were made? This is the class for you! You will use a lathe and madrel, lathe tools, and drill press in the creation of your own pen. You will be provided instruction on how to prepare wood blanks, setting up a lathe and mandrel, turning the blanks, finishing the wood, and assembling the pen. You will have hands-on experience with a bandsaw, drill press, and lathe. Tuition will include materials required for the class: pen blank, pen kit, instruction book. 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 13 is expected to chaperon this class. Due to staging of lathes on workbenches, students must be at least 4'10" tall.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: ($25 materials, $70 instruction)

Beg Woodshop: Picture Framing (Youth Class)
Instructor: Larry LaBeau
Class Times: Thursday, June 18, 2015 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: In this class you will learn the safe and proper way of using basic tools used in making your own picture frames. In the first part of the class, students will become familiar with the table saw, router table, hand miter saw, and drill press. Skills learned include safety, measuring, cutting, mitering, and gluing process. Please bring a 5x7 picture (photo, art, etc) to the class with you. Due to the power tools being used in this class, youth must be at least 13 years of age. 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. Our instructor reserves the right to have a student observe instead of participate if their safety on a specific process is in question at any time.
Tuition: $70
Tuition Notes: ($10 materials, $60 instruction)

Introduction to Chip Carving (for Youth)
Instructor: Kent Cartwright
Class Times: Saturday, June 20, 2015 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: T-square, compass, 0.5mm lead pencil, eraser, carving (safety) glove, thumb guard
Description: Chip carving is a technique of taking chips wood out of your wood to form a pattern. It is one of the easiest forms of carving because of the simple technique and the ability to use the geometric shapes to create your pattern as well as not needing many carving tools. In this class you will learn about safe carving procedures, basic techniques, honing procedures, and use of patterns. You will work on a practice board supplied by Woodcraft that you can take home with you. A basic chip carving knife will be supplied by Woodcraft that you can take home as well. 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 that a packet be mailed to you. One adult for every 2 students under the age of 13 is expected to chaperon this class.
Tuition: $40
Tuition Notes: ($10.00 materials, $30.00 instruction)

Beginning Woodworking for Youth
Instructor: Rick Bailin
Class Times: Monday, June 22, 2015 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: In this class you will learn the fundamentals of woodworking from how the timber is grown and harvested to completing your own finished projects. Safety is the number one objective in using any tool and what will be emphasized strongly in this class. We will discuss and review how to take care of and to properly use hand and power tools. You will learn to layout, cut, assemble and finish three projects: a push stick for safety, a bird house, and a wooden puzzle. It is recommended that you bring a bag lunch with you. There will be breaks during in the morning and afternoon and a one hour break for lunch on both days (refrigerator and microwave available). Refreshments will be provided. 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. Boy Scouts: This class qualifies for the BSA Woodworking Merit badge. Please contact the store for prerequisites and requirements to earn the badge. Students must register by July 9 to allow time for our instructor to prepare all materials.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: ($20.00 materials, $75.00 instruction)

Basics of Pyrography (Woodburning) for Youth
Instructor: Lucette Jones
Class Times: Thursday, June 25, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 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. This class will be directed to young adults and youth ages 12-17. Adults may take the class, but need to understand that the lesson plan will be focused on young adults and youth. 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 that a packet be mailed to you. One adult for every 2 students under the age of 13 is expected to chaperon this class.
Tuition: $50
Tuition Notes: ($45 instruction, $5 materials)

Introduction to Lathes and Turning
Instructor: John Heslop
Class Times: Saturday, June 27, 2015 9:00 AM - 1:00 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 for Youth - Turtle
Instructor: Lucette Jones
Class Times: Sunday, July 05, 2015 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Carving glove, thumb guard, and bench knife
Description: In this class you will learn basic carving skills by creating an turtle from basswood. You will learn safety, basic sharpening, basic carving techniques, impact of wood grain in your carving, carving in-the-round, and will discuss options for finishing. You can either bring your own tools from home or purchase the tools before the class for a 10% class discount. The wood will be supplied by Woodcraft. 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 that one be mailed to you. All youth must meet with the instructor or store manager at least one day before the class to review class responsibilities. We require one adult per 2 students under the age of 13 to also attend the class.
Tuition: $45
Tuition Notes: ($5.00 materials, $40.00 instruction)

Introduction to Lathes and Turning
Instructor: John Heslop
Class Times: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 12:00 PM - 4:00 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 Scroll Saws for Youth
Instructor: Lucette Jones
Class Times: Thursday, July 09, 2015 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 3
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: This class is for youth who want to learn the basics of scroll sawing. 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, a template on which you will learn sawing techniques, and will leave the class with a completed project and enough knowledge and experience to create your own projects. In this class you will be making a Lucet. A lucet is a tool used in cordmaking or braiding which is believed to date back to the Viking and Medieval periods. 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 13 to also attend the class.
Tuition: $85
Tuition Notes: ($15.00 materials, $70.00 instruction)

Beginning Woodworking for Youth
Instructor: Rick Bailin
Class Times: Saturday, July 11, 2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, July 12, 2015 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: In this class you will learn the fundamentals of woodworking from how the timber is grown and harvested to completing your own finished projects. Safety is the number one objective in using any tool and what will be emphasized strongly in this class. We will discuss and review how to take care of and to properly use hand and power tools. You will learn to layout, cut, assemble and finish three projects: a push stick for safety, a bird house, and a wooden puzzle. It is recommended that you bring a bag lunch with you. There will be breaks during in the morning and afternoon and a one hour break for lunch on both days (refrigerator and microwave available). Refreshments will be provided. 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. Boy Scouts: This class qualifies for the BSA Woodworking Merit badge. Please contact the store for prerequisites and requirements to earn the badge. Students must register by July 9 to allow time for our instructor to prepare all materials.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: ($20.00 materials, $75.00 instruction)

Introduction to Lathes and Turning for Youth
Instructor: John Heslop
Class Times: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 1:00 PM - 5:00 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: $95
Tuition Notes: ($25 materials, $70 instruction)

Introduction to Carving for Youth - Wizzards
Instructor: Lucette Jones
Class Times: Thursday, July 16, 2015 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Carving glove, thumb guard, and bench knife
Description: In this class you will learn basic carving skills by creating a minnionfrom basswood. You will learn safety, basic sharpening, basic carving techniques, impact of wood grain in your carving, carving in-the-round, and will discuss options for finishing. You can either bring your own tools from home or purchase the tools before the class for a 10% class discount. The wood will be supplied by Woodcraft. 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 that one be mailed to you. All youth must meet with the instructor or store manager at least one day before the class to review class responsibilities. We require one adult per 2 students under the age of 13 to also attend the class.
Tuition: $45
Tuition Notes: ($5.00 materials, $40.00 instruction)

Foundations of Pen Turning for Youth
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Saturday, July 18, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: Have you admired the wooden pens sold in jewelry stores and wondered how they were made? This is the class for you! You will use a lathe and madrel, lathe tools, and drill press in the creation of your own pen. You will be provided instruction on how to prepare wood blanks, setting up a lathe and mandrel, turning the blanks, finishing the wood, and assembling the pen. You will have hands-on experience with a bandsaw, drill press, and lathe. Tuition will include materials required for the class: pen blank, pen kit, instruction book. 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 13 is expected to chaperon this class. Due to staging of lathes on workbenches, students must be at least 4'10" tall.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: ($25 materials, $70 instruction)

Basics of Pyrography (Woodburning) for Youth
Instructor: Lucette Jones
Class Times: Sunday, July 19, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 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. This class will be directed to young adults and youth ages 12-17. Adults may take the class, but need to understand that the lesson plan will be focused on young adults and youth. 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 that a packet be mailed to you. One adult for every 2 students under the age of 13 is expected to chaperon this class.
Tuition: $50
Tuition Notes: ($45 instruction, $5 materials)

Beg Woodshop: Picture Framing (Youth Class)
Instructor: Larry LaBeau
Class Times: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: In this class you will learn the safe and proper way of using basic tools used in making your own picture frames. In the first part of the class, students will become familiar with the table saw, router table, hand miter saw, and drill press. Skills learned include safety, measuring, cutting, mitering, and gluing process. Please bring a 5x7 picture (photo, art, etc) to the class with you. Due to the power tools being used in this class, youth must be at least 13 years of age. 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. Our instructor reserves the right to have a student observe instead of participate if their safety on a specific process is in question at any time.
Tuition: $70
Tuition Notes: ($10 materials, $60 instruction)

Adult & Child Woodshop: Footstool
Instructor: Mike Kreischer
Class Times: Tuesday, July 28, 2015 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: Share a fun learning experience with your son or daughter, grandchild, or any significant child in your life. We are offering the opportunity for an adult and a child to make a making footstool. It’s a project that will be fun for all ages. (Children must be 8 years of age or older) In this class you will learn the safe and proper way of using basic tools used in making your own birdhouse. In the first part of the class, students will become familiar with the table saw, scroll saw, miter saw, and drill press. Skills learned include safety, measuring, cutting, mitering, and gluing process. Power tools will be primarily used by the adult with the child helping with the construction of the birdhouse. Youth must be at least 8 years of age. 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 child is expected to participate in this class. Our instructor reserves the right to have a student observe instead of participate if their safety on a specific process is in question at any time.
Tuition: $115
Tuition Notes: ($40.00 materials, $75.00 instruction)

Beg Woodshop: Picture Frame
Instructor: John Heslop
Class Times: Sunday, August 02, 2015 11:00 AM - 3:00 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. 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: $80
Tuition Notes: ($10 materials, $60 instruction)

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)