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Introduction to Scroll Saws for Youth
Instructor: Rick Bailin
Class Times: Thursday, June 29, 2017 5:00 PM - 8:30 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)

Introduction to Lathes and Turning for Youth
Instructor: John Heslop
Class Times: Thursday, July 6, 2017 5:00 PM - 9:00 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: $100
Tuition Notes: ($25 materials, $75 instruction)

Introduction to Scroll Saws for Youth
Instructor: Rick Bailin
Class Times: Sunday, July 9, 2017 11:00 AM - 2:30 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)

Foundations of Pen Turning for Youth
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Tuesday, July 11, 2017 3:30 PM - 7:00 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)

CNC Session 2: Working with VCarve
Instructor: Andy Krajnyak
Class Times: Thursday, July 13, 2017 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: A Laptop Computer. All other tools and software will be supplied
Description: So you’re interested in using a CNC device to do some carving. Once you have had the Intro class, you’re ready to learn about the software that drives the unit. This is an introductory course to the VCarve software used for designing projects for CNC. Students will learn the fundamentals of creating and machining a project on CNC.
Tuition: $85

Introduction to Lathes and Turning
Instructor: Paul Jayko
Class Times: Sunday, July 16, 2017 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)

Basics of Pyrography (Woodburning) for Youth
Instructor: Lucette Jones
Class Times: Sunday, July 23, 2017 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. 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 Carving from beginning to end
Instructor: Jean McDonald
Class Times: Tuesday, July 25, 2017 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 5
Tools Required: Carving glove, thumb guard, and bench knife
Description: Learn basic carving from beginning to end. Learn skills by selecting the wood, transferring the pattern, cutting out a rough profile on the Bandsaw then carving the object out of basswood. Students will learn safety, basic sharpening, basic carving techniques, impact of wood grain in your carving, and will discuss options for finishing. You can either bring their own tools from home or purchase the tools at the beginning of class for a 10% class discount. The wood will be supplied by Woodcraft.
Tuition: $50
Tuition Notes: ($5.00 materials, $45.00 instruction)

Introduction to Carving for Youth - Wizzards
Instructor: Lucette Jones
Class Times: Thursday, July 27, 2017 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)

Basics of Platter Turning
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Sunday, July 30, 2017 11:00 AM - 4:00 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)

Introduction to Lathes and Turning
Instructor: Paul Jayko
Class Times: Thursday, August 3, 2017 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)

Basics of Hollow Form Turning
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Sunday, August 6, 2017 11:00 AM - 4:00 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 and thin wall cutting techniques. You will also learn about finishing options for your vessel and will apply a finish to your project. 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)

Get to Know your Bandsaw
Instructor: Rick Bailin
Class Times: Thursday, August 10, 2017 5:00 PM - 8:00 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

Table Saw Basics
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Sunday, August 13, 2017 11:00 AM - 2:00 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

Turning a Rolling Pin
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Thursday, August 17, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: Learn the techniques to make a Rolling Pin for either displaying or using. Materials for one rolling pin including rod and nylon bushings are included in the cost of the class. Each student will leave with a completed rolling pin and the knowledge to make more at home.
Tuition: $105
Tuition Notes: ($45.00 materials, $60.00 instruction)

Carving Fairy House
Instructor: Lucette Jones
Class Times: Saturday, August 19, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Medium sized bench knife, small v-tool, and gouge; carving glove, and thumb guard.
Description: Whether you're a novice or intermediate carver, you’re sure to learn many useful skills and techniques in this Fairy House carving class. Lucette will show you the process for creating a house that will be a good addition to a fairy garden. She will explain the process of designing your project, cutting the blank, and then take you step-by-step through the carving process. This carving will make a great gift for your family members or friends who enjoy fairy gardens.
Tuition: $50
Tuition Notes: ($40.00 instruction, $10.00 materials)

Low Relief Carving
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Thursday, September 7, 2017 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 should bring a line drawing or printed design (max size of 4x8) on plain white paper to the class.
Tuition: $65
Tuition Notes: ($55.00 instruction, $10.00 materials)

Mastering the Router and Router Table
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Saturday, September 9, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 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. Bring along your router for a hands-on learning experience. 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: $150

Introduction to Lathes and Turning
Instructor: Paul Jayko
Class Times: Sunday, September 10, 2017 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)

Build a Block Plane
Instructor: Don Rasmusson
Class Times: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Woodcraft classroom tools will be used
Description: Reaching for a wooden block plane that you made will impress your woodworking friends. They probably have only seen them made in cast iron or bronze, When they watch you use your hand plane, they will want one of their own.
Tuition: $100
Tuition Notes: ($70.00 instruction, $30.00 materials)

Introduction to Scroll Saws
Instructor: Rick Bailin
Class Times: Thursday, September 14, 2017 5:00 PM - 8:00 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)

Basics of Pyrography (Woodburning)
Instructor: Lucette Jones
Class Times: Saturday, September 16, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 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)

Spindle & Mini Lathe Turning: Eye Glass Holder
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Sunday, September 17, 2017 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 3 - 6
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: Tired of losing your reading glasses? You need a place to put them so you always know where they are. Try turning one on a mini lathe. You’ve always thought turning 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 eye glass holders. These also make Great gifts for any occasion!
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of all materials to make wine stoppers

Making Jigs: Cross Cut Sled
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Tuesday, September 19, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: Learn how to make a Cross Cut Sled for use with your table saw. This jig helps you make both safer cuts and repeatable cuts. Students will purchase the materials and construct a cross cut sled during the class and leave with this useful shop tool.
Tuition: $85
Tuition Notes: ($40.00 materials, $45.00 instruction)

Carving an Eye Glass Holder
Instructor: Jean McDonald
Class Times: Sunday, September 24, 2017 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 5
Tools Required: Carving glove, thumb guard, and bench knife
Description: Tired of losing your reading glasses? You need a place to put them so you always know where they are. Carve your own eye glass holder from a basswood blank and solve your problems. All levels of wood carving experience are welcome.
Tuition: $70
Tuition Notes: ($10.00 materials, $60.00 instruction)

Basics of Bowl Turning
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Thursday, September 28, 2017 5:00 PM - 9:00 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)