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Introduction to Carving for Youth
Instructor: Lucette Jones
Class Times: Thursday, July 24, 2014 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 mouse 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)

Shaker Boxes
Instructor: Carl Huth
Class Times: Saturday, July 26, 2014 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 3 - 8
Tools Required: None; all materials and equipment will be supplied by Woodcraft
Description: There are only 5 Shakers alive today in the United States. But their craftsmanship is still nurtured, in part, through others who teach their box making. In this class you will learn how to carve finger patterns, boil the box wood, wrap the wood on the appropriate forms, and apply copper tacks, drying bands, applying tops and bottoms to the boxes, and how to hold everything together with wooden pegs. Carl will also discuss finishing options and techniques that you can use when you take your boxes home. Lunch will be provided by Woodcraft. And Carl will share a little history of the Shaker communities and beliefs in the U.S. and the box making process during the lunch break. You will construct and take home three Shaker boxes that will look great in your home or are terrific gifts!
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: ($15 for materials, $80 for instruction)

Foundations of Pen Turning for Youth
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Sunday, July 27, 2014 11:00 AM - 2:30 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)

Introduction to Scroll Saws for Youth
Instructor: Mike Kreischer
Class Times: Thursday, July 31, 2014 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 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. 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)

Cabinet Making the Festool Way
Instructor: Mike Kreischer
Class Times: Saturday, August 09, 2014 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, August 10, 2014 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1 - 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 + FS Parallel Guides, MFT3 workbench, Kapex miter saw, Domino loose mortise and tenon joining system, OF1010/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)

Introduction to Lathes and Turning
Instructor: John Heslop
Class Times: Thursday, August 14, 2014 5:00 PM - 8:30 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 Chip Carving
Instructor: Kent Cartwright
Class Times: Saturday, August 16, 2014 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)

Low Relief Carving for Youth
Instructor: Lucette Jones
Class Times: Saturday, August 16, 2014 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: : Recommended for students to bring own carving tools, but not required
Description: Wikipedia defines relief carving “as ‘carving pictures in wood.’ The process of relief carving involves removing wood from a flat wood panel in such a way that an object appears to rise out of the wood.” In this class you will receive instruction on how to detail your sculpture or relief by use of your tools while improving your knowledge of carving techniques. The course begins with a demonstration of various techniques and tools that need to be considered when choosing or carving on your wood of choice. You will focus on technique more than a project and will take a practice board home. At the completion of this course, you will have learned the fundamentals of relief carving, had an opportunity to experiment with several basic techniques, and will have started a sampler that you can use for reference in additional carving projects and lead you to the next step in shallow or deep relief. 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: $65
Tuition Notes: ($55.00 instruction, $10.00 materials)

Beginning Woodshop: Cornhole Game
Instructor: Rick Bailin
Class Times: Sunday, August 17, 2014 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 4
Description: Cornhole is one of the most popular yard games in the Toledo area and with football season coming, this is a great game for tailgating. In this Beginning Woodshop class you will build a regulation sized Cornhole game and how to prep it for painting. You can then add your favorite school colors so you can be a big hit at the tailgate party.
Tuition: $105
Tuition Notes: ($35.00 materials, $75.00 instruction fee)

Basics of Bowl Turning
Instructor: Dennis Laney
Class Times: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 1:00 PM - 6:00 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)

Doors and Drawers the Festool Way
Instructor: Mike Kreischer
Class Times: Saturday, September 06, 2014 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday, September 07, 2014 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)

Get to Know your Bandsaw
Instructor: Rick Bailin
Class Times: Tuesday, September 09, 2014 1:00 PM - 4:00 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

Turning a Duck Call
Instructor: Rick Toda
Class Times: Thursday, September 11, 2014 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: Learn the techniques to make a personalized Duck Call for either yourself or a hunting buddy. Materials for one call including band and reed are included in the cost of the class. Each student will leave with a completed call and the knowledge to make more at home.
Tuition: $85
Tuition Notes: ($25.00 materials, $60.00 instruction)

Flat/Straight/Square
Instructor: Carl Kuhnle
Class Times: Saturday, September 13, 2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: Classroom tools will be used
Description: 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: Sunday, September 14, 2014 11:00 AM - 2:30 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)

Basics of Bowl Turning
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Thursday, September 18, 2014 1:00 PM - 6:00 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)

Back to Basics
Instructor: Chad Stanton
Class Times: Sunday, September 21, 2014 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3 - 6
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: Don’t have room or the budget for power tools? Chad Stanton will teach you how to use only hand tools. You will learn how to use hand planes, hand saws, chisels, measuring and marking tools. You will learn how to cut and plane wood by hand while creating a small candle box. Chad Stanton is a widely recognized master woodworker and excellent educator. Click on the links below to learn more about Chad, then call the Toledo Woodcraft store to sign up for the class. Better hurry because space is limited. http://www.stantonfinefurniture.com http://www.americanwoodworker.tv/videostags/chad-stanton/ http://lumberjocks.com/bigchopperoo
Tuition: $225
Tuition Notes: Materials included

3D Scroll Saw Techniques
Instructor: Mike Kreischer
Class Times: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 3
Tools Required: None; tools used are included in the class costs
Description: There are so many three-dimensional items that you can create with a scroll saw! How about your own chess set? Reindeer for Christmas ornaments? Clocks or puzzle vaults for gifts? In this class you will learn design and layout requirements, how to use wood selection to improve your design, special cutting tips, alternate materials to use for special effects, and accessories to use for 3D projects. And Mike will share his experiences and knowledge on the many projects he has created. If time permits you will also be able to discuss any designs you might be thinking about creating. You will have a project to take home at the end of class.
Tuition: $80
Tuition Notes: $20.00 materials, $60.00 instruction

Fundamentals of Intarsia
Instructor: Rick Bailin
Class Times: Thursday, September 25, 2014 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 3
Tools Required: None; tools will be supplied in the classroom
Description: Have you seen the beautiful artwork hanging in the Woodcraft store – the ones where different woods are cut into forms and put together like a puzzle to make a picture? That’s intarsia! It’s related, in part, to marquetry and inlay and the artwork is centuries old. Today we use modern equipment and supplies to simplify the process while still creating a beautiful picture. This class will provide an overview of safe operating procedures as well as give tips on wood selection, use of patterns, techniques of sawing the wood pieces, checking the fit, sanding, shaping, and gluing. You will learn the use of the scroll saw, band saw, various sanding options, and types of glue and finishes to complete a project that you can hang in your home. Some scroll saw experience is beneficial. Due to the gluing and drying requirements, you will have an extended lunch break (about 1 hr). You will be working on a project that you can take home, apply some finish, and hand on your wall.
Tuition: $90
Tuition Notes: ($15.00 materials, $75.00 instruction)

Foundations of Pen Turning
Instructor: Scott Clausing
Class Times: Saturday, September 27, 2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 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)

Bandsaw Boxes
Instructor: Larry LaBeau
Class Times: Sunday, September 28, 2014 11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 3
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: Boxes do not need to be square or rectangular in shape. And they can be made on bandsaws, not just table saws! Learn how to make attractive free-form shaped boxes using a bandsaw, sander, and drill. In this class you will be taken through all the steps of transferring plans, cutting, sanding, gluing, and finishing of the box. If time permits, there may be additional discussion covering additional creative options such as woodburning and inlay.
Tuition: $115
Tuition Notes: ($25.00 materials, $90.00 instruction)

Furniture Making; Shaker Side Table
Instructor: Carl Kuhnle
Class Times: Saturday, October 04, 2014 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: Class sign-up deadline: September 19, 2014 In this class you will learn furniture building basics while building a side table. You will have the choice of two woods from which to build your table (cherry or oak); wood choice must be made at time of class registration so that delivery and lumber packs may be delivered and prepared for each student prior to the class. During the first part of the class you will learn the importance of wood selection, design and layout techniques, and panel glue-ups. During the second half you will learn how to make tapered legs, cut the aprons and how to attach them together, 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, and 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 September 191, the class will be cancelled and all enrollment fees will be returned.
Tuition: $200
Tuition Notes: ($125 instruction, $75 materials)

Mastering Hand Cut Dovetails
Instructor: Dennis Laney
Class Times: Sunday, October 05, 2014 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)

Router Basics
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Tuesday, October 07, 2014 4:30 PM - 6:30 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.
Tuition: $50

Gourd Carving
Instructor: Lucette Jones
Class Times: Thursday, October 09, 2014 4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 8
Tools Required: Carving glove, thumb guard, and bench knife
Description: If you have ever wanted to learn carving but aren’t interested in a wood project, this is your class! Gourd carving and decorating is becoming very popular with a number of books being written and patterns printed. Typically a hard shell, dried gourd is the medium used for the carving surface. They can be carved, painted, sanded, burned, dyed, polished, and more. Though you will be using a semi-green gourd in this class to help you learn the carving techniques, you will be taught drying techniques and tips and learn pattern and beginning carving skills. You might not complete your gourd during the class, but you will have the skills to finish it at home.
Tuition: $55
Tuition Notes: ($50 instruction, $5 materials)

Festool Systainer Cabinet
Instructor: Mike Kreischer
Class Times: Saturday, October 11, 2014 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, October 12, 2014 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2
Tools Required: None, Classroom tools will be used.
Description: You own Festool and the tool you need is always on the bottom. Join Mike and make a systainer cabinet and have quick access to the tool inside. As a side benefit, the cabinet height is the same as your MFT, how handy is that? In this two day hands-on intensive course you will build a frameless cabinet and the systainer trays. Instruction will cover a full array of Festool products and accessories: TS 55 plunge saw + FS Parallel Guides, MFT3 workbench, Kapex miter saw, Domino loose mortise and tenon joining system, OF1010/OF1400 Routers + LR32 hole drilling accessory, MFK 700 trim router, Rotex sanders, finish sanders, specialty sanders, and CT dust extractors with HEPA filtration. No prior cabinet making experience necessary.
Tuition: $350
Tuition Notes: ($225 for Instruction and $125 for Materials)

Introduction to Lathes and Turning
Instructor: John Heslop
Class Times: Tuesday, October 14, 2014 11:00 AM - 2:00 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)

Turning Finials
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Thursday, October 16, 2014 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 4
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: Details are everything and finials have been used as details on everything from four post beds to grandfather clocks to lidded boxes. In a three hour demonstration and practical application class you will be instructed in the art of making fine decorative finials on the mini lathe. A sharp spindle gouge and a steady hand is all it takes, eye protection is required and the turning 101 course is a prerequisite.
Tuition: $80
Tuition Notes: ($20.00 materials, $60.00 instruction)

Bust Carving
Instructor: Roger Martin
Class Times: Saturday, October 18, 2014 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sunday, October 19, 2014 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: All medium and full sized carving tools and knives you have, carving glove, and thumb guard. Recommended: carving mallet
Description: Bust carving is an advanced form of in the round or sculpture carving. Most often it is a representation of the upper part of the human figure and includes head, neck, and shoulders. In this class you will learn what woods to use, techniques of using your carving tools and mallets to sculpt out the features, anatomical proportions for facial features, and many other skills and tips. This is a two day class. You will not be expected to finish your bust in the two days, but you will learn the skills and techniques to complete it on your own. Bring to the class any photos of any person or busts you might wish to use as a model.
Tuition: $175
Tuition Notes: ($125 instruction, $50 materials)

Creating Knife Handles
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 2:00 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 Christmas 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 resawing 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 for Christmas! 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: $80
Tuition Notes: ($60.00 instruction, $20.00 materials)

Introduction to Carving (basswood mouse)
Instructor: Lucette Jones
Class Times: Thursday, October 23, 2014 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 5
Tools Required: Carving glove, thumb guard, and bench knife
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 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)

Intermediate Intarsia
Instructor: Rick Bailin
Class Times: Thursday, October 30, 2014 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2 - 3
Tools Required: None; tools will be supplied in the classroom
Description: In this class you will learn how to use more detailed Intarsia patterns and about the piecing of the patterns,techniques of wood selection, cutting, sanding, fitting and mounting, shaping, and finishing. You will use a scroll saw, various sanders, glue and finishes to complete a project that they you can hang in your home or give to a special person as a gift.
Tuition: $105
Tuition Notes: ($30.00 materials, $75.00 instruction)