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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.
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. Note: Rosette photo from John Hiller's book, Woocarving.
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

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)

Carving Woodstock
Instructor: Lucette Jones
Class Times: Thursday, May 26, 2016 5:00 PM - 8:00 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 “Woodstock”. Students will learn safety, basic sharpening, and basic carving techniques while learning the basics of sculpting "small, yellow creatures" in wood. Each participant will bring to life their own "Woodstock during the class.
Tuition: $55
Tuition Notes: ($5.00 materials, $50.00 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)

Youth Woodshop: Gumball Smackdown
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Saturday, June 04, 2016 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Classroom tools will be used.
Description: Want a gumball? Just smack the plunger as hard as you can and catch the gumball on its return trip to earth. Using mostly hand tools, come in and make one of these Gumball Smackdown delivery systems.
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes: $25 materials, $50 instruction

Introduction to Lathes and Turning
Instructor: John Heslop
Class Times: Sunday, June 05, 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)

Introduction to Lathes and Turning for Youth
Instructor: John Heslop
Class Times: Sunday, June 12, 2016 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 3
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: This class is a pre-requisite for all lathe and turning classes. The first half of the class will be an overview and discussion of the types and structure of the lathe equipment, safe use of the equipment, uses of various accessories, tool selection / options, proper care of tools, and types of wood used in turning. This basic education will apply to various types of turning. The second half of the class will be basic hands-on turning techniques. A small project will be made in this class for you to take home. You will also be given a book as part of this class. All students under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by their parent or guardian prior to the class. Forms may be obtained in the store or by requesting one be mailed to you. One adult for every 2 students under the age of 15 is expected to chaperon this class. Due to staging of lathes on workbenches, students must be at least 4'10" feet tall.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: ($25 materials, $70 instruction)

Basics of Pyrography (Woodburning) for Youth
Instructor: Lucette Jones
Class Times: Thursday, June 16, 2016 5:00 PM - 8:00 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 for Youth - Wizzards
Instructor: Lucette Jones
Class Times: Monday, June 20, 2016 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)

Introduction to Scroll Saws for Youth
Instructor: Rick Bailin
Class Times: Thursday, June 23, 2016 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 Carving for Kids (Ages 6-11)
Instructor: Lucette Jones
Class Times: Sunday, June 26, 2016 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: None; materials and tools will be supplied by Woodcraft
Description: This class is for youth between the ages of 6 and 11. Basic carving skills are taught in this class by carving with soap and using rasps and files. You will learn safety, basic carving techniques and skills, and what the impact of your carving material will be. All materials and tools will be supplied by Woodcraft. Each student will have a block of basswood to take home with them to practice their new skills. A discount coupon will be given to every student completing the class for 10% off any tools you wish to purchase after the class. All students must have a waiver signed by their parent or guardian 10 days 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 week 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: $28
Tuition Notes: ($4 materials, $24 instruction)

Foundations of Pen Turning for Youth
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Thursday, June 30, 2016 5:00 PM - 8:30 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: Rick Bailin
Class Times: Thursday, July 07, 2016 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)

Basics of Pyrography (Woodburning) for Youth
Instructor: Lucette Jones
Class Times: Sunday, July 10, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 5
Tools Required: Woodburning tools; call Woodcraft if you have questions about your tools for the class.
Description: This class is designed for the beginning pyrographer (woodburner). You will learn about the different pyrography tools available, where to look for project designs, materials to use for your projects, safety, pattern transfers, pyrography styles and color options, maintenance of your equipment, and will have discussion about finishing your work as part of the introduction to pyrography. A practice board will be used for you to learn about the four primary nibs, how to hold your pens, factors affecting your design, temperature issues, and shading. A small project will also be created during the class. You are encouraged to bring your own woodburning tools to the class. The first two students requesting it may use the two classroom woodburners that are available. You also have the option of purchasing pens or burners prior to the class for a class discount of 10% if you have registered for the class. This class will be directed to young adults and youth ages 12-17. Adults may take the class, but need to understand that the lesson plan will be focused on young adults and youth. All students under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by their parent or guardian prior to the class. Forms may be obtained in the store or by requesting that a packet be mailed to you. One adult for every 2 students under the age of 13 is expected to chaperon this class.
Tuition: $50
Tuition Notes: ($45 instruction, $5 materials)

Introduction to Lathes and Turning
Instructor: John Heslop
Class Times: Thursday, July 14, 2016 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: $95
Tuition Notes: ($25 materials, $70 instruction)

Youth Woodshop: Gumball Smackdown
Instructor: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Saturday, July 16, 2016 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: Classroom tools will be used.
Description: Want a gumball? Just smack the plunger as hard as you can and catch the gumball on its return trip to earth. Using mostly hand tools, come in and make one of these Gumball Smackdown delivery systems.
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes: $25 materials, $50 instruction

Introduction to Lathes and Turning for Youth
Instructor: John Heslop
Class Times: Sunday, July 17, 2016 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 3
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: This class is a pre-requisite for all lathe and turning classes. The first half of the class will be an overview and discussion of the types and structure of the lathe equipment, safe use of the equipment, uses of various accessories, tool selection / options, proper care of tools, and types of wood used in turning. This basic education will apply to various types of turning. The second half of the class will be basic hands-on turning techniques. A small project will be made in this class for you to take home. You will also be given a book as part of this class. All students under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by their parent or guardian prior to the class. Forms may be obtained in the store or by requesting one be mailed to you. One adult for every 2 students under the age of 15 is expected to chaperon this class. Due to staging of lathes on workbenches, students must be at least 4'10" feet tall.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: ($25 materials, $70 instruction)

Introduction to Carving for Youth - Wizzards
Instructor: Lucette Jones
Class Times: Thursday, July 21, 2016 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)

Beginning Woodworking for Youth
Instructor: Rick Bailin
Class Times: Saturday, July 23, 2016 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday, July 24, 2016 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: None; classroom tools will be used
Description: In this class you will learn the fundamentals of woodworking from how the timber is grown and harvested to completing your own finished projects. Safety is the number one objective in using any tool and what will be emphasized strongly in this class. We will discuss and review how to take care of and to properly use hand and power tools. You will learn to layout, cut, assemble and finish three projects: a push stick for safety, a bird house, and a wooden puzzle. It is recommended that you bring a bag lunch with you. There will be breaks during in the morning and afternoon and a one hour break for lunch on both days (refrigerator and microwave available). Refreshments will be provided. All students under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by their parent / guardian prior to the class. Forms may be obtained in the store or by requesting one be mailed to you. We require one adult per 2 students under the age of 15 to also attend the class. Call the store for details. Boy Scouts: This class qualifies for the BSA Woodworking Merit badge. Please contact the store for prerequisites and requirements to earn the badge. Students must register by July 9 to allow time for our instructor to prepare all materials.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: ($20.00 materials, $75.00 instruction)

Foundations of Pen Turning for Youth
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Class Times: Thursday, July 28, 2016 5:00 PM - 8:30 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 Carving for Kids (Ages 6-11)
Instructor: Lucette Jones
Class Times: Sunday, July 31, 2016 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2 - 6
Tools Required: None; materials and tools will be supplied by Woodcraft
Description: This class is for youth between the ages of 6 and 11. Basic carving skills are taught in this class by carving with soap and using rasps and files. You will learn safety, basic carving techniques and skills, and what the impact of your carving material will be. All materials and tools will be supplied by Woodcraft. Each student will have a block of basswood to take home with them to practice their new skills. A discount coupon will be given to every student completing the class for 10% off any tools you wish to purchase after the class. All students must have a waiver signed by their parent or guardian 10 days 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 week 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: $28
Tuition Notes: ($4 materials, $24 instruction)