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Scroll Saw Mount Rushmore
Instructor: Rick Bailin
Class Times: Tuesday, February 09, 2016 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 3
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: This class is targeted to students want to try something different on their scroll saw. Making a profile image of Mount Rushmore just in time for Presidents day. We will use some unique wood in this class. This is an intermediate class and students should have a basic understanding of safety guidelines, how to choose a saw blades for a project, why wood selection is important, pattern layouts and preparation for cutting a project, and techniques in cutting.
Tuition: $85
Tuition Notes: ($15.00 materials, $70.00 instruction)

Making a Farm Table with Festool
Instructor: Mike Kreischer
Class Times: Thursday, February 11, 2016 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Thursday, February 18, 2016 1:00 PM - 7:00 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)

Adult & Child Woodshop: Birdhouse
Instructor: Mike Kreischer
Class Times: Saturday, February 13, 2016 9:00 AM - 3:00 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 a birdhouse with a dog or cat face on it. It’s a crazy 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: $100
Tuition Notes: ($40.00 materials, $60.00 instruction)

Turning Lever Action Pen with a Glass Finish
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Sunday, February 14, 2016 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: Turn a Lever Action 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)

Natural Edge Box with Tom Belcher
Instructor: Tom Belcher
Class Times: Saturday, February 20, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 3 - 6
Tools Required: Classroom tools will be used
Description: Tom’s interest started in his youth and grew stronger when he took classes at Penta. Over the years his hobby has grown into a business, West River WoodWorks, a customer woodworking shop in Grand Rapids, OH. To further his knowledge, Tom has completed classes at the Mark Adams School of Woodworking in Embellishing your Work, Copper Lidded Turned Containers, Basic Veneering and Beautiful Boarders. Make a natural edge box for that special friend or significant person in your life. Join Tom in learning the basics of box making. Tom’s students 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. At 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: ($25.00 materials, $70.00 instruction fee)

Wood Jewelry: Bangle Bracelet
Instructor: Kelly Parkhurst
Class Times: Sunday, February 21, 2016 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 3
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be use
Description: Interested in making your own jewelry for Christmas gifts? Learn to rough cut and turn a bangle bracelet! You will have a choice of woods from which to make your bracelet. In this class you will learn skills with rough cutting on a bandsaw, drilling on a drill press, and shaping and sanding on a lathe. You will also learn about and have your choice of finishing options.
Tuition: $65
Tuition Notes: ($60.00 instruction, $5.00 materials)

Introduction to Carving (shelf sitter)
Instructor: Jean McDonald
Class Times: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 5
Tools Required: Bench knife, v-tool
Description: Learn basic carving skills by creating your own shelf sitter. Students will learn safety, basic sharpening, basic carving techniques, and will discuss options for finishing. Tools required for the class are: v-tool and bench knife. Students can either bring their own tools from home or purchase the tools at the beginning of class for a 10% class discount. Basswood blocks will be supplied by Woodcraft at no cost to the students.
Tuition: $50
Tuition Notes: ($5.00 materials, $30.00 instruction)

Gourd Carving
Instructor: Lucette Jones
Class Times: Thursday, February 25, 2016 5:00 PM - 9:00 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)

Carving a Leprechaun
Instructor: Lucette Jones
Class Times: Saturday, February 27, 2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 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 "Leprechaun" just in time for St. Patrick’s Day.. Students will learn safety, basic sharpening, and basic carving techniques while learning the basics of sculpting "small, green creatures" in wood. Each participant will bring to life their own "Leprechaun" during the class.
Tuition: $65
Tuition Notes: ($5.00 materials, $60.00 instruction)

Mastering the Router Table with Jerry Bingham
Instructor: Jerry Bingham
Class Times: Sunday, February 28, 2016 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Classroom tools will be used.
Description: Jerry is a retired journeyman mold maker and machinist who has a lot of experience with detailed, precision work. Jerry has been a woodworking since 1983. He has attended many Festool classes and is a member of the Northwest Ohio Woodworkers Guild. In this class, Jerry will 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. You will also learn about the lock miter joint in plywood on hand and see how none of the plies show with this joint and you will learn how to do freehand routing.
Tuition: $150

Spindle Turning: Pepper Mill
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Thursday, March 03, 2016 5:00 PM - 9:00 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)

Beg Woodshop Series, Cutting Board
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Saturday, March 05, 2016 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 3
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: Would you like to learn the basics of wood and wood selection for projects and the safe operation of power tools and hand tools while making a simple and useful project? This class will introduce you to wood and lumber basics; the safe operation of a table saw, jointer, bandsaw, drill press, sander, planer, and clamps; and tips in finishing any project. You will learn design, layout, material requirement calculations, use of adhesives, and clamping techniques. As you perfect these skills, you will learn how these fundamentals will be basic to other areas of woodworking such as cabinetry and furniture. At the end of this class you will have produced a cutting board that can be a key accessory for your kitchen or as a beautiful gift for someone special!
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: ($20 materials, $75 instruction)

Introduction to Lathes and Turning
Instructor: John Heslop
Class Times: Sunday, March 06, 2016 11:00 AM - 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)

Spring Relief Carving
Instructor: Jean McDonald
Class Times: Tuesday, March 08, 2016 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Bench knife or skew, gouge (#6, #8 or #9), parting tool or “V” gouge (approx ¼” size). All tools need to be sharp. Carving glove and thumb guard. A list of recommended and available tools will be mailed to you with your class registration.
Description: Relief carving is carving pictures in wood where the figures are slightly raised from the background. In low relief the pictures are usually no more than ½” in depth in the wood. It is done in distinct, shallow layers. In this class you will learn to transfer a drawing or design to a board, prep the work for carving your image, and use low relief carving techniques to achieve your desired design. Color and stain options for your carving will also be discussed. Students will use a spring theme for the class.
Tuition: $65
Tuition Notes: ($55.00 instruction, $10.00 materials)

Advanced Pen Making: Acrylics
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Thursday, March 10, 2016 5:00 PM - 9:00 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)

Cabinet Making the Festool Way
Instructor: Mike Kreischer
Class Times: Saturday, March 12, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, March 13, 2016 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)

Turning Duplicate Spindles: Candlesticks
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Tuesday, March 15, 2016 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 3 - 4
Tools Required: All tools will be supplied by Woodcraft
Description: Learn how to create duplicate spindles for a woodworking project. In this class you will learn to create identical spindles with the use of a profile store stick, calipers, parting tool, and your favorite skew and gouge.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: ($15 materials, $80 instruction)

Get to Know your Bandsaw
Instructor: Rick Bailin
Class Times: Thursday, March 17, 2016 12:00 PM - 3:00 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

Scroll Saw Puzzles
Instructor: Rick Bailin
Class Times: Tuesday, March 22, 2016 4:00 PM - 7:00 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)

Workshop Seminar: Dust Collection
Instructor: Don Rasmusson
Class Times: Thursday, March 24, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 16
Tools Required: None
Description: Designing a new shop or redesigning your existing shop? Avoid getting too much dust on the floor and all over your project and tools, and most important, out of your lungs. During this seminar, Don will be introduced to the different types of dust collection systems and air filtration systems. Learn to identify what you need and what is best for your workshop.
Tuition: $50

Carve an Owl (Beginning Carving)
Instructor: Lucette Jones
Class Times: Thursday, March 31, 2016 4:00 PM - 7:00 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)

Hall or SofaTable
Instructor: Tom Belcher
Class Times: Saturday, April 02, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, April 03, 2016 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: Class sign-up deadline: March 19, 2016. This is a two-day class in which you will learn furniture building basics while building a hall or sofa 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 day you will learn the importance of wood selection, design and layout techniques, and panel glue-ups. During the second day you will learn how to make tapered legs, attach the apron to the legs, 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, Kreg Jig. 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 March 19, the class will be cancelled and all enrollment fees will be returned.
Tuition: $335
Tuition Notes: ($225 instruction, $110 materials)

Flat/Straight/Square
Instructor: Tom Belcher
Class Times: Tuesday, April 05, 2016 4:00 PM - 6:00 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)

Introduction to Lathes and Turning
Instructor: John Heslop
Class Times: Thursday, April 07, 2016 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)

Hand Cut Dovetails
Instructor: Don Rasmusson
Class Times: Sunday, April 10, 2016 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)

Turning Cigar Pen with a Glass Finish
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Tuesday, April 12, 2016 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: Turn a Cigar pen from exotic hardwood. Once your pen has 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: $75
Tuition Notes: ($25.00 materials, $50.00 instruction)

Introduction to Carving (Pretzel)
Instructor: Jean McDonald
Class Times: Thursday, April 14, 2016 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Bench knife, carving glove, and thumb guard
Description: In this class you will be introduced to carving safety and techniques. You will learn how to carve wood with and against the grain, carving holes and centers, how to round your carving, and how to finish your project.
Tuition: $40
Tuition Notes: ($35.00 instruction, $5.00 materials)

Basics of Hollow Form Turning (Goblet)
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Sunday, April 17, 2016 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 2
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: Using the Easy Wood Tools (rougher, detailer, finisher, and hollower), you will learn the basics of hollowing, thin stem and thin wall cutting techniques, and use of a tennis ball for turning support. You will also learn about finishing options for your vessel and will apply a finish to your project. If time permits, you will have an opportunity to turn a second vessel. Individualized assistance and instruction will be provided for the second vessel. Due to the equipment and tools used in this class, this class is limited to adults (18+).
Tuition: $110
Tuition Notes: ($30.00 materials, $80.00 instruction)

Intermediate Carving (Decorative Spoon)
Instructor: Lucette Jones
Class Times: Tuesday, April 19, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 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)

Sharpening for Turners
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Thursday, April 21, 2016 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

Making a Farm Table with Festool
Instructor: Mike Kreischer
Class Times: Saturday, April 23, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, April 24, 2016 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 3
Tools Required: Classroom tools will be used
Description: Class sign-up deadline: April 8, 2016. 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)

Carve a Caricature(Beginning Carving)
Instructor: Lucette Jones
Class Times: Tuesday, April 26, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 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 a caricature out of basswood egg. You will learn safety, honing, basic sharpening, basic carving techniques, and 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: John Heslop
Class Times: Thursday, April 28, 2016 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.
Tuition: $50

Beginning Woodshop Series, Class 1: Box Joint Box
Instructor: Larry LaBeau
Class Times: Saturday, April 30, 2016 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: Class signup deadline: March 22, 2016 This is the first in a series of three class levels that 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 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. Or you might want to give it to someone special as a gift. This class will be cancelled one week in advance if not enough students have signed up. There will be a 45min lunch break. We have a refrigerator & microwave for any food you bring in. There are also a number of restaurants in the area.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: ($85.00 instruction, $10.00 materials - lumber discounted for this class)

Introduction to Lathes and Turning
Instructor: John Heslop
Class Times: Sunday, May 01, 2016 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)

Relief Carving a Rosette
Instructor: Jean McDonald
Class Times: Tuesday, May 10, 2016 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Bench knife or skew, gouge (#6, #8 or #9), parting tool or “V” gouge (approx ¼” size). All tools need to be sharp. Carving glove and thumb guard. A list of recommended and available tools will be mailed to you with your class registration.
Description: Relief carving is carving pictures in wood where the figures are slightly raised from the background. In low relief the pictures are usually no more than ½” in depth in the wood. It is done in distinct, shallow layers. In this class you will learn to transfer a drawing or design to a board, prep the work for carving your image, and use low relief carving techniques to achieve your desired design. Color and stain options for your carving will also be discussed. Students will carve a Rosette for the class.
Tuition: $65
Tuition Notes: ($55.00 instruction, $10.00 materials)

Basics of Bowl Turning
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Thursday, May 12, 2016 4:00 PM - 8:00 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)

Know Your Wood Lathe Seminar
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Sunday, May 15, 2016 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: No tools used
Description: Just bought a Wood Lathe? Want to learn how to take care of it? This is a seminar that will teach you how the lathes work and how to maintain them. It will show you 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.
Tuition: $50
Tuition Notes: ($25 materials, $70 instruction)

Beg Woodshop Series, Level 2: Step Stool
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Tuesday, May 17, 2016 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 3
Tools Required: None; will use classroom tools
Description: This is the second in a series of three classes that will introduce you to wood / lumber basics; the safe operation of a table saw, router, planer, jointer, jigs, and sander; and tips in finishing any project. As you perfect your skills in this class, you will learn how these fundamentals will be basic to other areas of woodworking such as cabinetry and furniture making. In this particular class you will learn skills of joinery, using jigs, proper sawing techniques, and will have discussion on finishing options and techniques. At the end of this class you will have built a small step stool that can be used around your home or given as a gift. You will have a 30 minute break for lunch. There are restaurants in the area or you can use our refrigerator and microwave in the store.
Tuition: $100
Tuition Notes: ($85 instruction, $15 materials)

Mortise and Tenon Joint Seminar
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Thursday, May 19, 2016 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 10
Tools Required: None
Description: Learn how to make this time-tested furniture joint! We'll look at several methods for making mortise and tenons as well as where and when to use them. Methods include by hand, with a drill press and table saw and with the router.
Tuition: $50

Turning an Ice Cream Scoop
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Sunday, May 22, 2016 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: Hungry for ice cream? In this class you will learn design preparation, turning techniques and methods, use of live and dead centers, wire burning, and sanding techniques. All techniques apply to other turned items you can make: candle holders, bud vases, rehafting, ornaments, and many others. In the process of learning these techniques, you will turn handles for an ice cream scoop – just in time to share with the class (ice cream to be searved at the end of class).
Tuition: $80
Tuition Notes: ($20.00 materials, $60.00 instruction)

Doors and Drawers the Festool Way
Instructor: Mike Kreischer
Class Times: Saturday, May 28, 2016 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday, May 29, 2016 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)