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Wooden Toys
Instructor: Kelly Parkhurst
Class Times: Saturday, December 16, 2017 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: All tools will be supplied by Woodcraft
Description: Carefully crafted handmade toys can become family heirlooms passed from generation to generation. Wooden toys last forever and if you make the toy, the child in your life is sure to love it. We will teach you how to make your own wooden toy just in time for Christmas.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: ($15 materials, $80 instruction)

Introduction to Lathes and Turning
Instructor: Paul Jayko
Class Times: Thursday, December 28, 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)

ULU Knife and Chopping Block
Instructor: Carl Kuhnle
Class Times: Thursday, January 4, 2018 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday, January 11, 2018 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Classroom tools will be used.
Description: Designed by the Inuits, the ULU knife has been used for everything from skinning game, to haircuts, to trimming snow blocks for igloos. The curved blade excels at dicing vegetables and herbs, and trims meat. The handle’s position above the blade provides a significant mechanical advantage when chopping hard vegetables and frozen foods. To make full use of the new knife, make a double-sided cutting board to match the blade. The concave face keeps finely-chopped ingredients from spilling over the countertop. The flat side serves for slicing meats and cheeses. A number of power and hand tools will be used in making both the knife and chopping block. Make both of these items in a two day class and they will be ready for that someone special.
Tuition: $180
Tuition Notes: ($30 materials, $150 instruction)

Introduction to CNCs: Seminar
Instructor: Andy Krajnyak
Class Times: Saturday, January 6, 2018 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 10
Tools Required: None
Description: This is an introductory course to CNC. Students will learn the basic components of a CNC machine, how to set it up and fundamentals of the software on how to design and machine a simple sign. Handouts will be made available.
Tuition: $50

Beg Woodshop Series, Class 1: Cutting Board
Instructor: Andy Krajnyak
Class Times: Sunday, January 7, 2018 11:00 AM - 4:00 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: $120
Tuition Notes: ($20 materials, $100 instruction)

Hand Planes Basics Seminar
Instructor: Don Rasmusson
Class Times: Tuesday, January 9, 2018 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 10
Description: You will learn to use a range of hand planes to complement and enhance your skills. This class will focus on selection, set up, sharpening and usage of planes. You will use a variety of hand planes. This course is Handouts will be made available.
Tuition: $60

Table Saw Basics
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Saturday, January 13, 2018 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 5
Tools Required: Classroom tools will be used.
Description: With a focus on safety, we'll cover set up and maintenance, safe sawing techniques for solid wood and sheet goods and useful jigs and fixtures for this most common workshop power tool. Handouts will be made available.
Tuition: $50

Introduction to Carving (basswood mouse)
Instructor: Lucette Jones
Class Times: Sunday, January 14, 2018 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Bench knife, carving glove, thumb guard
Description: Learn basic carving skills by creating a mouse from 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 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: ($45 Instruction, $5 Materials)

Get to Know your Bandsaw
Instructor: Rick Bailin
Class Times: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 4:00 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

Cabinet Making the Festool Way
Instructor: Mike Kreischer
Class Times: Saturday, January 20, 2018 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday, January 21, 2018 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 two Inertia Pens with a Glass Finish
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Tuesday, January 23, 2018 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: Turn an Inertia 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: $100
Tuition Notes: ($30 materials, $70.00 instruction)

Turning Natural Edge Bowls
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Thursday, January 25, 2018 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Tools and materials will be supplied by the store. However, you may bring your own “Irish” grind bowl gouges, if you prefer.
Description: Turners have a variety of options when they put a rough piece of wood on a lathe. In some cases, the bark can be used as an integral part of the bowl, creating a “natural edge bowl” that provides an element of texture that the turner would not otherwise include. This natural edge can cause the bowl to have a unique curvature from the original log and add even more creativity and uniqueness to the art. In this one-day class, you will learn to work a raw log into a finished live-edge bowl. You will learn the strategy, elements, and techniques of turning an interrupted cut which is common to natural edge turning. You will also learn how to maximize the use of select turning tools while incorporating the natural edge / elements of your wood. You will learn the elements and techniques of natural edge turning and how to maximize the use of select turning tools while incorporating the natural edge / elements of your wood.
Tuition: $100
Tuition Notes: ($15 materials, $85 instruction)

Introduction to Lathes and Turning
Instructor: Paul Jayko
Class Times: Sunday, January 28, 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)

Woodcut / Low Relief Carving
Instructor: Lucette Jones
Class Times: Thursday, February 1, 2018 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: V-Carving gouge (1/8" or 3mm or smaller), round bottom gouge (1/8" or 3mm #9 or smaller), carving glove
Description: We will use basic carving tools to create a woodcut that can be used as a print block or as a decoration. We will provide a simple pattern or you may bring your own simple line drawing. Tools may be purchased before the class at a 10% discount.
Tuition: $65
Tuition Notes: ($55.00 instruction, $10.00 materials)

Live Edge Coffee Table/Bench
Instructor: Don Rasmusson
Class Times: Sunday, February 4, 2018 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday, February 5, 2018 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 3
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: Make your own Live Edge Coffee table/ bench (roughly 20x36.) This class will teach you how to do varies task including, flattening with a router jig, attaching legs while allowing for wood movement, sanding and finishing. This piece of furniture can easily be used as a coffee table or a bench. Cost of the class is for the legs and instruction, not the slab.
Tuition: $200
Tuition Notes: ($150 for Instruction and $50 for Materials) not including Slab.

Get to Know your Bandsaw
Instructor: Rick Bailin
Class Times: Tuesday, February 6, 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
Instructor: Paul Jayko
Class Times: Thursday, February 8, 2018 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: This class is a pre-requisite for all lathe and turning classes. The first half of the class will be an overview and discussion of the types and structure of the lathe equipment, safe use of the equipment, uses of various accessories, tool selection / options, proper care of tools, and types of wood used in turning. This basic education will apply to various types of turning. The second half of the class will be basic hands-on turning techniques. A small project will be made in this class for you to take home.
Tuition: $100
Tuition Notes: ($25 materials, $75 instruction)

Introduction to Chip Carving
Instructor: Roger Martin
Class Times: Saturday, February 10, 2018 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)

Carve an Owl (Beginning Carving)
Instructor: Lucette Jones
Class Times: Sunday, February 11, 2018 11:00 AM - 2:00 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)

Advanced Pen Making: Acrylics
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Tuesday, February 13, 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)

Router Basics
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Thursday, February 15, 2018 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Shop tools will be used unless you want to bring your own router.
Description: This popular class presents essential information that will help you safely operate one of the workshop's most versatile tools. Set-up, safety, router bits and techniques will be covered. Bring along your router for a hands-on learning experience. We will also show your how to use your Porter Cable Dovetail Jig as well. Handouts will be made available.
Tuition: $50

Making a Farm Table with Festool
Instructor: Mike Kreischer
Class Times: Saturday, February 17, 2018 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday, February 18, 2018 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2
Tools Required: Classroom tools will be used
Description: Class sign-up deadline: January 24, 2018. In the Farm Table Class, we will cover the tools and techniques necessary to construct and finish a simple, but classic piece of wooden furniture. Though participants will walk away with a range of broadly applicable skills, the class will concentrate primarily on the precise and efficient break down, processing, and finishing raw materials using Festool saws, routers, sanders, dust extractors, tables, and more. In short, the class will cover the basics of the Festool System, as applied to real-world furniture building applications.
Tuition: $425
Tuition Notes: ($225 for Instruction and $200 for Materials)

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

Table Saw Basics
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Thursday, February 22, 2018 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 5
Tools Required: Classroom tools will be used.
Description: With a focus on safety, we'll cover set up and maintenance, safe sawing techniques for solid wood and sheet goods and useful jigs and fixtures for this most common workshop power tool. Handouts will be made available.
Tuition: $50

Spindle Turning: Pepper Mill
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Sunday, February 25, 2018 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 3 - 6
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used.
Description: Mini lathe turning. You’ve always thought it looked like fun. And you are curious if you can turn something useful and functional. This is your class! Take home a handmade wooden pepper mill after this class. Learn the tricks and methods needed to make the task easy and fun. A 6 inch tall mill will be made. Plans and procedure will be part of the package so you can make more at home. These are beautiful, functional units.
Tuition: $110
Tuition Notes: ($40.00 materials, $70.00 instruction)

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

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

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

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

End Grain Cutting Board
Instructor: Carl Kuhnle
Class Times: Wednesday, March 7, 2018 3:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: We have a GREAT CLASS. Students will build, over the three nights, an End-Grain style Cutting Board from two contrasting types of wood. This 12" X 18" Cutting Board will be constructed from "End-Grain", not the Long-Grain of the boards. This traditional method of building a Cutting Board makes it VERY DURABLE. It will take cuts from a knife and not show any damage for many years to come. Our instructor is a great woodworker and his hands-on approach to teaching will help you learn all the tricks for End-Grain cutting and glue-up. You will also learn many valuable machining tips that will help you in all your woodworking projects. This new class will be a very popular and fill quickly so, sign up A.S.A.P. This class will be cancelled one week in advance if not enough students have signed up.
Tuition: $150
Tuition Notes: Materials $25, Instructional $125

Introduction to Lathes and Turning
Instructor: Paul Jayko
Class Times: Sunday, March 11, 2018 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: This class is a pre-requisite for all lathe and turning classes. The first half of the class will be an overview and discussion of the types and structure of the lathe equipment, safe use of the equipment, uses of various accessories, tool selection / options, proper care of tools, and types of wood used in turning. This basic education will apply to various types of turning. The second half of the class will be basic hands-on turning techniques. A small project will be made in this class for you to take home.
Tuition: $100
Tuition Notes: ($25 materials, $75 instruction)

Router Basics
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Tuesday, March 13, 2018 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Shop tools will be used unless you want to bring your own router.
Description: This popular class presents essential information that will help you safely operate one of the workshop's most versatile tools. Set-up, safety, router bits and techniques will be covered. Bring along your router for a hands-on learning experience. We will also show your how to use your Porter Cable Dovetail Jig as well. Handouts will be made available.
Tuition: $50

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

Table Saw Basics
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Saturday, March 24, 2018 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 5
Tools Required: Classroom tools will be used.
Description: With a focus on safety, we'll cover set up and maintenance, safe sawing techniques for solid wood and sheet goods and useful jigs and fixtures for this most common workshop power tool. Handouts will be made available.
Tuition: $50

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

Get to Know your Bandsaw
Instructor: Rick Bailin
Class Times: Tuesday, March 27, 2018 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 10
Tools Required: Classroom tools will be used.
Description: The band saw is a very versatile machine but sometimes requires a bit of coaxing to produce its best performance. In this class, set up adjustments, blade selection and tension, basic maintenance and various cutting techniques will be covered and demonstrated. Also, we will cover jigs, fixtures, and accessories that can make woodworking more accurate, efficient, and enjoyable. Sketches and plans will be provided to students to use with your own equipment at home.
Tuition: $50

Spindle & Mini Lathe Turning: Wine Bottle Stoppers
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Saturday, March 31, 2018 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 3 - 6
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: Mini lathe turning. You’ve always thought it looked like fun. And you are curious if you can turn something useful and functional. This is your class! You will learn how to make Wine Bottle Stoppers. Different types will be discussed, Chrome kit stoppers, Cork, and Silicone seal stoppers. These make Great gifts for any occasion!
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes: ($50.00 instruction, $25.00 materials)