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Woodcraft of Woodcraft of Austin


Woodcraft of Austin

10901 IH 35 North
Austin, TX 78753
Call Us: (512) 407-8787
Fax Us: (512) 407-8790
  • Sunday: 11 AM - 5 PM
  • Monday: 9 AM - 7 PM
  • Tuesday: 9 AM - 7 PM
  • Wednesday: 9 AM - 7 PM
  • Thursday: 9 AM - 9 PM
  • Friday: 9 AM - 7 PM
  • Saturday: 9 AM - 6 PM

Curtis Turner
Curtis began seriously working with wood in 2000. Curtis traces his interest in building items to his early childhood. He still has the first tool box he made from scraps at the age of 10. As a young man, he developed a love of teaching as a scuba instructor and dive guide. His enjoyment of teaching surfaced during his professional years in the high tech industry, and continues into all aspects of woodworking. Currently, Curtis enjoys traveling the country conducting hand tool woodworking demonstrations for Lie-Nielsen Toolworks. He was 2012 President of Central Texas Woodturners,a member of the American Association of Woodturners, and Fine Woodworkers of Austin. PUBLICATIONS: 1. American Woodturner September 2013 Vol 28, no. 4 page 23 Article: on Making a spring pole lathe at Roy Underhill's school 2. American Woodturner June 2012 Vol 27, no. 3, page 13 Article on ABIA CTWA Exhibit
Jerry Davis
Jerry Davis is the lead instructor at Woodcraft Austin. The Classroom at the Austin store was recently named for him and is now called the The Jerry R. Davis Classroom and School of Fine Woodworking. It was so named on February 2010 to honor his dedication to the art of woodworking, his passion for the craft and his desire to teach us all. He teaches numerous project classes as well as many tool specific classes. Project classes taught by Jerry include The Domino End Table, The Domino Coffee Table, The ZEE Chair, The Rolling Arm Savannah Chair, The Dovetail Presentation Box, The Cross Brace Chair and side Table, The Heirloom Jewelry Box, just to name a few. Some of his Tool Specific Classes include Bandsaw Magic, Tablesaw Basics, Routers and Router Jigs and Finishing Basics. Come by the store... talk to Jerry and see why he's Woodcraft Austin's go to guy!
David Dick
Most of you know David from the former Hogan's/Paxtons. He joined our team as an instructor and we all welcomed his addition to our lineup of skilled professionals. David is a turning pro and his bowl class is always "SOLD OUT." Let David show you how to turn a blank of wood into a bowl masterpiece.
Kenneth Lightle
Kenneth Lightle’s woodworking experience includes furniture construction, home remodeling and picture framing. He holds a degree in Industrial Technology from Texas State University in San Marcos. His educational background includes: foundry—pouring aluminum, work in cast iron and brass, welding, machining, woodworking, manual drafting and CAD, photography, printing, material science/ metallurgy, quality control, manufacturing, industrial design/facility layout and industrial safety. While in school, he served 4 years as a teaching assistant in the furniture construction class offered by Texas State. Kenneth is interested in hand and power woodworking tools, design, furniture construction and musical instrument construction.
Doug Green
Doug is one of the sales staff here at Woodcraft Austin. Come see and learn his unique talent and creativity in pen making, "with a twist", and clever wine bottle stoppers.