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Festool has introduced their new Carvex Jigsaw! The saw is available now for purchase in our store. If you have any questions about the innovative new saw, come on down and ask for Mike Murphy, who has been to Festool's training center where he got the lowdown on all the features of the new Carvex Jigsaw.
CHECK OUT THESE GREAT UPCOMING CLASSES
Mike's Pen Turning Workshop with Mike Murphy
Thursday, August 21, 6pm - 8:30pm
In this class/workshop, our resident pen expert Mike will help you with any and all pen turning problems or questions. If you need help with ANYTHING pen related, this is the class for YOU!
Tools Required: Turning tools, wood, and any pen kit & the accompanying bushings that you wish to work on.
Carving a Robed Gnome or Wizard with Jim Hanson
Sunday, September 14, 9:30am - 3:30pm
Gnomes and wizards, with their special magical powers, still fascinate the young at heart. Learn to create your own magical creature in this five-hour, hands-on class. Samples are on display at the store.
Tools Required: Bench Knife, Detail Knife, 2mm Or 3mm Parting Tool, #5 - 12mm Gouge, #6 - 8mm Gouge & Carving Glove
Prerequisites: Some carving experience or the Face Carving class.
Shop Layout & Set-up with Jeremy Nuttall
Thursday, September 18, 6pm - 8:30pm
Jeremy is a professional woodworker with years of shop experience. He will help you get your own shop set up right. Topics like electrical, lighting, tool selection & placement, and dust collection will be covered. After this class, you will be ready to set up an efficient shop. Bring something to write with & a notepad.
Introduction to Woodworking: Make a Laminated Cutting Board with Jeremy Nuttall
Saturday, September 20, 9:30am - 4pm
In this hands-on class, you will be introduced to tools like the table saw, jointer, planer, band saw, spindle sander, and router. Students will construct a multi-colored cutting board using hardwoods like maple, beech, cherry, alder, purpleheart, yellowheart and padauk. General and machine safety, wood choice, and adhesive selection will be covered. And you will take home a cutting board fit for the finest gourmet kitchen!
Tools Required: Safety Glasses and Hearing Protection, note pad and a pencil.