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$170.00

Intermediate

Wood Turning 101 Basics - Perfect Pear Project

Saturday, March 9, 10 AM - 4:30 PM

In the Morning Session – Raleigh will begin with the A, B, C and D’s of Woodturning – Focusing on the Foundation of Woodturning. This will include lathe history, operations, Shop Safety, tool selection, sharpening, woodturning tool and wood selection. Raleigh will teach the students all about the different woodturning tools, the different styles and grinds, as well as how to choose, sharpen and how to use your woodturning tools. We will go over wood grain, density, moisture content, domestics vs. exotics, how to correctly prepare turning blanks, the various methods of mounting your work on the lathe, and much more. In the Afternoon Session – we will apply your morning skills to turn Perfect Pears!! Turning Perfect Pears is a repeatable woodturning project that you can repeat and wood turn in your home workshop! This class is a must to accelerate your skills for turning bowls, boxes, platters, and various woodturning projects. This is a hands-on class … so if you have woodturning tools, bring them so you can sharpen and use them in the class!

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$300.00

Intermediate

Small Box Series: Heirloom Keepsake Box

Part 1: Saturday, March 16, 10 AM - 4 PM

Part 2: Sunday, March 17, 10 AM - 4 PM

This 2-day class will explore the world of small box making with power tools. Small boxes can be very simple to extremely elegant, from a simple recipe caddy to an intricate heirloom treasury. Once you learn the fundamental techniques, you can make just about any style in any size for any purpose. Students will focus on mitered and splined joinery in this class, and learn how to fit a decorative lid, which will set within the top of the box. Your instructor will provide a selection of beautiful woods from which you will choose for your in-class project. Species for each class will be subject to availability at the time of class. At the end of Day 2, each student will take home the beautiful box which they build in class! Time permitting, application of a finish may be discussed, but final finishing will be up to the student. Students wishing to learn about finishing in-depth should enroll in our Applied Finishing class, and bring their bare wood boxes to learn all about bare wood preparation and apply finish during that class. NOTE: This class has special introductory pricing! Sign up now before the price is adjusted!

$650.00

All Levels

ULTIMATE EPOXY EXPERIENCE(Two 4 hour sessions)

Part 1: Monday, March 18, 9 AM - 1 PM

Part 2: Tuesday, March 19, 2 PM - 6 PM

Students who register for this class will receive 8+ hours of in depth instruction from Jess Crow, one of the nation's leading epoxy artistic woodworking innovators. Topics covered include using molds, making molds, mixing colorants and resin, conducting deep pours, de-molding projects, sanding, and applying a final epoxy finish. In addition to the extra time spent with Jess in a smaller class setting, all students will receive one of Jess' signature reusable resin molds to take home and use for future projects ($259.99 value)! You will be working on two projects throughout this class. One will be a multi-layered pour you will work over the two days and one will be done the first day of class and demolded the second day (weather and temperature permitting.)

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$199.00

All Levels

Ocean Charcuterie Board

Monday, March 18, 2 PM - 5:30 PM

Make a statement for your home or as a gift! Capture the popular Ocean Wave technique that Jess helped pioneer in this fun, engaging class. During this class, you'll start with a practice board to get a feel for creating cells within epoxy then you'll advance into making your own charcuterie board. Techniques covered include mixing colors and also how not to mix colors.

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$325.00

All Levels

End Table w/Epoxy

Tuesday, March 19, 9 AM - 1 PM

Ready to make an epoxy end table? Jess will cover using multiple pigments, inks, and mica powders in this class to create your own captivating one-of-a-kind 15" end table. Learn skills that will propel your future epoxy projects to the next level, including the "no sanding" technique, color dispersion methods, and how to achieve stunning edges. This is a great class to bring a friend or partner to! OCTOBER 2023 UPDATE: Now introducing multi-colored substrates and overlay options for eye-popping color combinations and offering exciting new mica color variations!

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$190.00

Intermediate

Wood Turning 201 - Turning Bowls

Saturday, March 23, 10 AM - 4:30 PM

In the First Hour - Raleigh will begin the class with the hands-on brief refresher of the A, B, C and D’s of Woodturning – Focusing on the Foundation of Woodturning and Shop Safety. Balance of the Day – it’s ALL about Turning Bowls! This is a hands-on class … so if you have woodturning tools, bring them so you can sharpen and use them in for the class! You will learn Wood and Tool selection to turn beautiful Bowls!

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$150.00

Beginner

Power Tool Fundamentals: Table Saw

Saturday, March 30, 10 AM - 4 PM

This is a basic instructional class directed at one of the most useful tools in the entire shop: the table saw. Students will learn basic table saw safety and operation in-depth. Step-by-step, we will walk you through table saw setup, essential personal safety, care and control of the saw, table saw anatomy, blade selection and proper installation, calibration, and how to safely get the most out of this valuable tool. We will be working specifically with the SawStop, and we'll learn the features specific to SawStop technology. However, the processes we cover apply to all table saws, and this class is for students who wish to learn about all table saws in general. Students will have hands-on experience in class as they apply the principles learned. This is not a project class, but rather a comprehensive master class on table saw essentials. These are small classes! Confirm your enrollment as soon as possible to ensure your spot in class.

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$85.00

All Levels

Cabinet Construction Series: Dovetail Drawers

Thursday, April 4, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

This class will walk you through the procedures and techniques in making machined half-blind dovetail drawers with the Porter Cable Dovetail Jig. Dovetail joinery is incredibly beautiful in both traditional and modern design. Moreover, it has superior mechanical strength and structure. Half-blind dovetails are frequently used in cabinet construction and drawers . Through (full) dovetails are seen in boxes, furniture, and carcase work. Any style of dovetail may be used in nearly all applications. Ben will show you just how uncomplicated machined half-blind dovetails can be. There is no reason to be afraid to add dovetail drawers to your next cabinet or furniture project. This is an instructional class where students will learn all about the dovetail jig, as well as learn hand held router skills using the half-blind template. Time permitting, we may also demonstrate through dovetails.

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$170.00

All Levels

Wood Turning 101 Basics - Amazing Apple Project

Saturday, April 6, 10 AM - 4:30 PM

In the Morning Session – Raleigh will begin with the A, B, C and D’s of Woodturning – Focusing on the Foundation of Woodturning. This will include lathe history, operations, Shop Safety, tool selection, sharpening, woodturning tool and wood selection. Raleigh will teach the students all about the different woodturning tools, the different styles and grinds, as well as how to choose, sharpen and how to use your woodturning tools. We will go over wood grain, density, moisture content, domestics vs. exotics, how to correctly prepare turning blanks, the various methods of mounting your work on the lathe, and much more. In the Afternoon Session – we will apply your morning skills to turn an Amazing Apples!! Turning an Amazing Apple is a repeatable woodturning project that you can repeat and wood turn in your home workshop! This class is a must to accelerate your skills for turning bowls, boxes, platters, and various woodturning projects. This is a hands-on class … so if you have woodturning tools, bring them so you can sharpen and use them in the class!

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$650.00

Beginner

Woodworking I (Fine Furniture Series): Trestle Table

Part 1: Sunday, April 7, 9 AM - 5 PM

Part 2: Saturday, April 13, 9 AM - 5 PM

Part 3: Sunday, April 14, 9 AM - 5 PM

This is an energetic 3-day in-depth introduction to the world of woodworking! Students will learn fundamentals of building fine furniture with our resident custom furniture maker, Brian Hubel (www.brianhubel.com). Topics featured will be wood science, joinery, design, power and hand tools, sharpening, shop safety, and accuracy in construction. Each student will use these newly-acquired skills to build their very own side trestle table. The final finish will be up to the students. Students wishing to learn more about finishing are encouraged to enroll in our hands-on "Applied Finishing" class here in our Colorado Springs store. This class is a prerequisite for Woodworking II, III, and IV here in the Colorado Springs store. Class size for our Woodworking I, II, III, and IV classes is limited to a handful of students. We STRONGLY encourage you to confirm your spot as soon as possible, as classes fill up fast and are only scheduled a few times throughout the year! NOTE: In advance of the class, students will need to choose from the following wood selection, depending on availability at the time of the class: Alder Ash Beech Birch Cherry Mahogany Maple (Non-Figured) Maple (Ambrosia) Oak (Red or White) Sapele Walnut (Black or Peruvian- ask if available) ALL WOOD CHOICES ARE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY AT THE TIME OF CLASS. All materials are included in the tuition, and students will take home their tables made in class. The instructor will contact you a week or so before class to discuss your wood choice. We look forward to seeing you there!

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$190.00

Intermediate

Wood Turning 201 - Recycled Finish Jar

Saturday, April 20, 10 AM - 4:30 PM

Raleigh Lockhart will begin the class with the hands-on brief refresher of the A, B, C and D’s of Woodturning – Focusing on the Foundation of Woodturning and Shop Safety. Balance of the Day – it’s ALL about Turning Handmade Woodturned Brushes! This is a hands-on class … so if you have woodturning tools, bring them so you can sharpen and use them in for the class! Raleigh will then teach you how to make Woodturned Lids for Recycled Jars. So … don’t throw away those special shaped jars – repurpose them with turned lids! You will walk-out with a Recycled Finish Jar for your Favorite Finish – mine is DEFT!

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$100.00

Beginner

Pen Making Basics: Fountain Pen

Sunday, April 21, 1 PM - 4 PM

Fountain pens are highly-desired classic and elegant writing instruments, both for yourself or for a thoughtful and unique gift. Fountain pens are also very sellable handmade works. In this class, we will teach you how to turn and construct a beautiful fountain pen. This class is an excellent way to get into the art of turning with hands-on lathe experience. Each student will turn and construct a complete fountain pen to take home. All materials are included. Consider making a distinctive fountain pen gift for your graduate, for a unique promotion or retirement gift, or other meaningful milestone which calls for a special celebration!

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$85.00

Beginner/Intermediate

Cabinet Construction Series: Raised Panel Doors

Tuesday, April 23, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

In this instructional class, we will walk you through the process of making a Raised panel door using Stile & Rail construction using the router table. Hand outs will be provided.

$300.00

Beginner

Small Project Series: Fancy Cutting Board

Saturday, April 27, 9 AM - 5 PM

Cutting boards are a great introductory project, and we'll teach you how to make a fancy one! With endless options for wood species, size, use, and design, this class is intended to bring you into the world of fancy cutting boards, and give you the skills and inspiration to design and build your own! In this class, you'll learn the design process behind the class project, how to template and prepare your pieces, how to glue and clamp your board together (including how not to glue and clamp!), and how to clean it up to it's final dimension. Time permitting, we'll chat about various finishes you might want to use. Applying finish is not covered in this class. (Please look for our Applied Finishing class for a more thorough discussion and hands-on finishing of your project.) This is an approachable, creative, and hands-on project that looks like a million bucks! Learn the techniques in this class to build endlessly creative boards of your own! NOTE: This is a brand new class designed by this instructor. Please take advantage of the introductory pricing before the price is adjusted!

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$170.00

Intermediate

Wood Turning 101 Basics - Perfect Pear Project

Saturday, May 4, 10 AM - 4:30 PM

In the Morning Session – Raleigh will begin with the A, B, C and D’s of Woodturning – Focusing on the Foundation of Woodturning. This will include lathe history, operations, Shop Safety, tool selection, sharpening, woodturning tool and wood selection. Raleigh will teach the students all about the different woodturning tools, the different styles and grinds, as well as how to choose, sharpen and how to use your woodturning tools. We will go over wood grain, density, moisture content, domestics vs. exotics, how to correctly prepare turning blanks, the various methods of mounting your work on the lathe, and much more. In the Afternoon Session – we will apply your morning skills to turn Perfect Pears!! Turning Perfect Pears is a repeatable woodturning project that you can repeat and wood turn in your home workshop! This class is a must to accelerate your skills for turning bowls, boxes, platters, and various woodturning projects. This is a hands-on class … so if you have woodturning tools, bring them so you can sharpen and use them in the class!

$125.00

Beginner/Intermediate

Pen Making Basics: The Next Step with CA Finishing

Sunday, May 5, 1 PM - 4 PM

This class is the second in our Pen Making Basics series. Learn the nuances of making a Cigar Pen! This is a hands-on class. Students will turn and assemble their own Cigar Pen, and finish it with a gorgeous, durable, and polished CA finish!

$450.00

Intermediate

Hand Tool Mastery Series II: The Essential Foot Stool

Part 1: Saturday, May 18, 9 AM - 5 PM

Part 2: Sunday, May 19, 9 AM - 5 PM

This class is an extension of Hand Tool Mastery I, where we continue to expand and hone our skill set with hand tools. We will continue to work on "lap" joinery (corner-lap and t-lap), while we introduce bridle joinery and the ever-versatile mortise and tenon. We will also introduce hand tool shaping in our class project. Each student will be putting these skills to use with the construction of a versatile foot stool, designed with artfully exposed joinery. All of the joinery, techniques, and construction theory in this class are transferable to many other furniture pieces, such as tables, stands, cases, and much more. Project completion and an applied finish will require independent work after class has concluded, when students are encouraged to continue practicing their learned skills leading up to Hand Tool Mastery III: The Dovetail Toolbox.

$150.00

Beginner

Power Tool Fundamentals: Bandsaw

Saturday, June 1, 10 AM - 4 PM

This is a basic instructional class directed at one of the most useful tools in the entire shop: the bandsaw! Students will learn basic bandsaw safety and operation including rip cutting, cross cutting, re-sawing, and compound cutting. Step by step, we will walk you through essential personal safety as well as care and control of the saw, bandsaw setup, anatomy, blade selection and proper installation, calibration, re-saw drift, and how to get the most out of this valuable tool. During the morning and afternoon sessions, as we discuss these important bandsaw fundamentals, we will put new skills to use with cross cutting, rip cutting, re-sawing, and a bonus mock-up project involving pattern work!

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$170.00

All Levels

Wood Turning 101 Basics - Amazing Apple Project

Saturday, June 8, 10 AM - 4:30 PM

In the Morning Session – Raleigh will begin with the A, B, C and D’s of Woodturning – Focusing on the Foundation of Woodturning. This will include lathe history, operations, Shop Safety, tool selection, sharpening, woodturning tool and wood selection. Raleigh will teach the students all about the different woodturning tools, the different styles and grinds, as well as how to choose, sharpen and how to use your woodturning tools. We will go over wood grain, density, moisture content, domestics vs. exotics, how to correctly prepare turning blanks, the various methods of mounting your work on the lathe, and much more. In the Afternoon Session – we will apply your morning skills to turn an Amazing Apples!! Turning an Amazing Apple is a repeatable woodturning project that you can repeat and wood turn in your home workshop! This class is a must to accelerate your skills for turning bowls, boxes, platters, and various woodturning projects. This is a hands-on class … so if you have woodturning tools, bring them so you can sharpen and use them in the class!

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$100.00

Beginner

Pen Making Basics: Acrylic Pen

Sunday, June 9, 1 PM - 4 PM

Turn a pen from colorful acrylic! This class is an excellent way to get into the art of turning with hands-on lathe experience. Each student will turn and construct a complete acrylic pen to take home. All materials are included.

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$675.00

Intermediate

Woodworking II (Fine Furniture Series): Dovetail Wall Cabinet

Part 1: Thursday, June 13, 9 AM - 5 PM

Part 2: Friday, June 14, 9 AM - 5 PM

Part 3: Saturday, June 15, 9 AM - 5 PM

This is a 3-day in-depth follow-up to Woodworking I. Students will build on their skills learned in Woodworking I as they apply it to the basics of furniture-style case construction, frame and panel construction, and inset door construction of fine furniture. Other topics covered will include machine-cut dovetail joinery, additional power and hand tools, and ongoing shop safety. Precision design and construction techniques are also covered. Each student will use these newly acquired skills to build their very own beautiful solid wood wall cabinet. Class size is extremely limited, so please confirm your spot early!! Some explanations and pointers on finishing will be discussed in this class, but the final finish will be up to the student. Students wishing to learn more about finishing are encouraged to enroll in our informative "Finishing Basics" lecture class here in our Colorado Springs store. NOTE: All materials are included in the tuition, and each student will take home their wall cabinets. In advance of the class, students will need to choose from the following selection of wood, depending on availability at the time of the class: Alder Ash Beech Birch Cherry Mahogany Maple (Non-Figured) Maple (Ambrosia) Oak (Red or White) Sapele Walnut (Black or Peruvian- ask if available) ALL WOOD CHOICES ARE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY AT THE TIME OF CLASS. The instructor will contact you a week or so in advance to discuss your wood choice. We STRONGLY encourage you to confirm your spot as soon as possible, as classes fill up fast and are only scheduled a few times throughout the year. We look forward to seeing you there!

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$190.00

Intermediate

Wood Turning 201 - Signature Leaf Platter

Saturday, June 22, 10 AM - 4:30 PM

In the First Hour - Raleigh will begin the class with the hands-on brief refresher of the A, B, C and D’s of Woodturning – Focusing on the Foundation of Woodturning and Shop Safety. Balance of the Day – it’s ALL about Leaf Platters! This is a hands-on class … so if you have woodturning tools, bring them so you can sharpen and use them in for the class! You will learn how to use the leaves you find as a pattern to create a Leaf Patter Woodturning Blank. Then we will turn them into Leaf Platters …this is Signature and a FUN Class!

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$170.00

Intermediate

Wood Turning 101 Basics - Perfect Pear Project

Saturday, July 13, 10 AM - 4:30 PM

In the Morning Session – Raleigh will begin with the A, B, C and D’s of Woodturning – Focusing on the Foundation of Woodturning. This will include lathe history, operations, Shop Safety, tool selection, sharpening, woodturning tool and wood selection. Raleigh will teach the students all about the different woodturning tools, the different styles and grinds, as well as how to choose, sharpen and how to use your woodturning tools. We will go over wood grain, density, moisture content, domestics vs. exotics, how to correctly prepare turning blanks, the various methods of mounting your work on the lathe, and much more. In the Afternoon Session – we will apply your morning skills to turn Perfect Pears!! Turning Perfect Pears is a repeatable woodturning project that you can repeat and wood turn in your home workshop! This class is a must to accelerate your skills for turning bowls, boxes, platters, and various woodturning projects. This is a hands-on class … so if you have woodturning tools, bring them so you can sharpen and use them in the class!

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$100.00

Beginner

Pen Making Basics: Fountain Pen

Sunday, July 14, 1 PM - 4 PM

Fountain pens are highly-desired classic and elegant writing instruments, both for yourself or for a thoughtful and unique gift. Fountain pens are also very sellable handmade works. In this class, we will teach you how to turn and construct a beautiful fountain pen. This class is an excellent way to get into the art of turning with hands-on lathe experience. Each student will turn and construct a complete fountain pen to take home. All materials are included. Consider making a distinctive fountain pen gift for your graduate, for a unique promotion or retirement gift, or other meaningful milestone which calls for a special celebration!

$600.00

All Levels

End Table Using Domino Joinery

Part 1: Saturday, July 20, 10 AM - 5 PM

Part 2: Sunday, July 21, 10 AM - 5 PM

Part 3: Saturday, July 27, 10 AM - 5 PM

The Festool Domino is an incredibly useful tool for connecting joinery of all types. In this class, students will understand the ins and outs of the Festool Domino, and will learn how to use it hands-on to build a solid wood end table. You do not need to own a Domino to take this class! Students may use this opportunity to experiment with the different Dominos in class, and decide if and which is most useful tool in your own shop. Students should have some prior woodworking experience, because this is not an intro to woodworking class, or a continuation of table-building. (For intro to woodworking and our fine furniture series, please see Woodworking I, II, III, and IV with Brian Hubel.) This is a standalone project class on how and why to use the Domino. By the end of the third day of class, students will have applied Domino joinery to build their own table to take home, and will develop endless ideas on using this type of joinery in many other woodworking projects. Top coat finishing will not be discussed due to time constraints. Please check our schedule for Applied Finishing, in which you will bring an unfinished project, such as this table, and finish it in class. There are many creative uses for the Festool Domino, and this class is a great way to start!

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$170.00

All Levels

Wood Turning 101 Basics - Limitless Leaf Project

Saturday, August 10, 10 AM - 4:30 PM

In the Morning Session – Raleigh will begin with the A, B, C and D’s of Woodturning – Focusing on the Foundation of Woodturning. This will include lathe history, operations, Shop Safety, tool selection, sharpening, woodturning tool and wood selection. Raleigh will teach the students all about the different woodturning tools, the different styles and grinds, as well as how to choose, sharpen and how to use your woodturning tools. We will go over wood grain, density, moisture content, domestics vs. exotics, how to correctly prepare turning blanks, the various methods of mounting your work on the lathe, and much more. In the Afternoon Session – we will apply your morning skills to turn into Limitless Leaves!! Turning Limitless Leaves is a repeatable woodturning project that you can repeat and wood turn in your home workshop. This class is a must to accelerate your skills for turning bowls, boxes, platters, and various woodturning projects. This is a hands-on class … so if you have woodturning tools, bring them so you can sharpen and use them in the class!

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$190.00

Intermediate

Wood Turning 201 - Turning and Burning Platters

Saturday, August 24, 10 AM - 4:30 PM

In the First Hour - Raleigh Lockhart will begin the class with the hands-on brief refresher of the A, B, C and D’s of Woodturning – Focusing on the Foundation of Woodturning and Shop Safety. Balance of the Day – it’s ALL about Turning and Burning Platters! This is a hands-on class … so if you have woodturning tools, bring them so you can sharpen and use them in for the class! We will turn a beautiful Platter then introduce you `into Pyrography - Wood burning!

$125.00

Beginner/Intermediate

Pen Making Basics: The Next Step with CA Finishing

Sunday, August 25, 1 PM - 4 PM

This class is the second in our Pen Making Basics series. Learn the nuances of making a Cigar Pen! This is a hands-on class. Students will turn and assemble their own Cigar Pen, and finish it with a gorgeous, durable, and polished CA finish!

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$150.00

Beginner

Power Tool Fundamentals: Table Saw

Saturday, August 31, 10 AM - 4 PM

This is a basic instructional class directed at one of the most useful tools in the entire shop: the table saw. Students will learn basic table saw safety and operation in-depth. Step-by-step, we will walk you through table saw setup, essential personal safety, care and control of the saw, table saw anatomy, blade selection and proper installation, calibration, and how to safely get the most out of this valuable tool. We will be working specifically with the SawStop, and we'll learn the features specific to SawStop technology. However, the processes we cover apply to all table saws, and this class is for students who wish to learn about all table saws in general. Students will have hands-on experience in class as they apply the principles learned. This is not a project class, but rather a comprehensive master class on table saw essentials. These are small classes! Confirm your enrollment as soon as possible to ensure your spot in class.

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$170.00

All Levels

Wood Turning 101 Basics - Amazing Apple Project

Saturday, September 7, 10 AM - 4:30 PM

In the Morning Session – Raleigh will begin with the A, B, C and D’s of Woodturning – Focusing on the Foundation of Woodturning. This will include lathe history, operations, Shop Safety, tool selection, sharpening, woodturning tool and wood selection. Raleigh will teach the students all about the different woodturning tools, the different styles and grinds, as well as how to choose, sharpen and how to use your woodturning tools. We will go over wood grain, density, moisture content, domestics vs. exotics, how to correctly prepare turning blanks, the various methods of mounting your work on the lathe, and much more. In the Afternoon Session – we will apply your morning skills to turn an Amazing Apples!! Turning an Amazing Apple is a repeatable woodturning project that you can repeat and wood turn in your home workshop! This class is a must to accelerate your skills for turning bowls, boxes, platters, and various woodturning projects. This is a hands-on class … so if you have woodturning tools, bring them so you can sharpen and use them in the class!

$160.00

Beginner

Custom Knife Scales

Sunday, September 8, 10 AM - 4 PM

An exquisitely crafted knife handle mounted to blade stock makes for a truly unique wood project. In this class, we will learn to attach and shape the wood handle material (knife scales). The steel knife kit and wood scales will be provided, and each student will take their custom project home.

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$190.00

Intermediate

Wood Turning 201 - Candlesticks

Saturday, September 21, 10 AM - 4:30 PM

Raleigh Lockhart will begin the class with the hands-on brief refresher of the A, B, C and D’s of Woodturning – Focusing on the Foundation of Woodturning and Shop Safety. Balance of the Day – it’s ALL about Turning a Candlestick! This is a hands-on class … so if you have woodturning tools, bring them so you can sharpen and use them in for the class! Raleigh will then teach you how to make wood-turned Candlesticks.

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$170.00

All Levels

Wood Turning 101 Basics - Amazing Apple Project

Saturday, October 5, 10 AM - 4:30 PM

In the Morning Session – Raleigh will begin with the A, B, C and D’s of Woodturning – Focusing on the Foundation of Woodturning. This will include lathe history, operations, Shop Safety, tool selection, sharpening, woodturning tool and wood selection. Raleigh will teach the students all about the different woodturning tools, the different styles and grinds, as well as how to choose, sharpen and how to use your woodturning tools. We will go over wood grain, density, moisture content, domestics vs. exotics, how to correctly prepare turning blanks, the various methods of mounting your work on the lathe, and much more. In the Afternoon Session – we will apply your morning skills to turn an Amazing Apples!! Turning an Amazing Apple is a repeatable woodturning project that you can repeat and wood turn in your home workshop! This class is a must to accelerate your skills for turning bowls, boxes, platters, and various woodturning projects. This is a hands-on class … so if you have woodturning tools, bring them so you can sharpen and use them in the class!

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$100.00

Beginner

Pen Making Basics: Acrylic Pen

Sunday, October 6, 1 PM - 4 PM

Turn a pen from colorful acrylic! This class is an excellent way to get into the art of turning with hands-on lathe experience. Each student will turn and construct a complete acrylic pen to take home. All materials are included.

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$190.00

Intermediate

Wood Turning 201 - Pumpkins & Airbrushing

Saturday, October 19, 10 AM - 4:30 PM

In the First Hour - Raleigh will begin the class with the hands-on brief refresher of the A, B, C and D’s of Woodturning - Focusing on the Foundation of Woodturning and Shop Safety. Balance of the Day – it’s ALL about Turning and Airbrushing Pumpkins! This is a hands-on class … so if you have woodturning tools, bring them so you can sharpen and use them in for the class! Raleigh will then teach you how to make Woodturning and Airbrush a Pumpkin.

$160.00

Beginner

Custom Knife Scales

Tuesday, November 5, 10 AM - 4 PM

An exquisitely crafted knife handle mounted to blade stock makes for a truly unique wood project. In this class, we will learn to attach and shape the wood handle material (knife scales). The steel knife kit and wood scales will be provided, and each student will take their custom project home.

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$170.00

All Levels

Wood Turning 101 Basics - Limitless Leaf Project

Saturday, November 23, 10 AM - 4:30 PM

In the Morning Session – Raleigh will begin with the A, B, C and D’s of Woodturning – Focusing on the Foundation of Woodturning. This will include lathe history, operations, Shop Safety, tool selection, sharpening, woodturning tool and wood selection. Raleigh will teach the students all about the different woodturning tools, the different styles and grinds, as well as how to choose, sharpen and how to use your woodturning tools. We will go over wood grain, density, moisture content, domestics vs. exotics, how to correctly prepare turning blanks, the various methods of mounting your work on the lathe, and much more. In the Afternoon Session – we will apply your morning skills to turn into Limitless Leaves!! Turning Limitless Leaves is a repeatable woodturning project that you can repeat and wood turn in your home workshop. This class is a must to accelerate your skills for turning bowls, boxes, platters, and various woodturning projects. This is a hands-on class … so if you have woodturning tools, bring them so you can sharpen and use them in the class!

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$170.00

All Levels

Wood Turning 101 Basics - Splendid Snowflake Bowl Project

Saturday, December 7, 10 AM - 4:30 PM

In the Morning Session – Raleigh will begin with the A, B, C and D’s of Woodturning – Focusing on the Foundation of Woodturning. This will include lathe history, operations, Shop Safety, tool selection, sharpening, woodturning tool and wood selection. Raleigh will teach the students all about the different woodturning tools, the different styles and grinds, as well as how to choose, sharpen and how to use your woodturning tools. We will go over wood grain, density, moisture content, domestics vs. exotics, how to correctly prepare turning blanks, the various methods of mounting your work on the lathe, and much more. In the Afternoon Session – we will apply your morning skills to turn Splendid Snowflakes!! Turning Splendid Snowflake is a repeatable woodturning project that you can repeat and wood turn in your home workshop. This class is a must to accelerate your skills for turning bowls, boxes, platters, and various woodturning projects. This is a hands-on class … so if you have woodturning tools, bring them so you can sharpen and use them in the class!

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$190.00

Intermediate

Wood Turning 201 - Decorative Birdhouses

Saturday, December 21, 10 AM - 4:30 PM

In the First Hour - Raleigh will begin the class with the hands-on brief refresher of the A, B, C and D’s of Woodturning – Focusing on the Foundation of Woodturning and Shop Safety. Balance of the Day – it’s ALL about Decorative Birdhouses for all Seasons! This is a hands-on class … so if you have woodturning tools, bring them so you can sharpen and use them in for the class! You will learn Wood and Tool selection to turn beautiful Decorative Birdhouses!

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$190.00

Intermediate

Wood Turning 201 - Turning and Burning Platters

Saturday, December 28, 10 AM - 4:30 PM

In the First Hour - Raleigh Lockhart will begin the class with the hands-on brief refresher of the A, B, C and D’s of Woodturning – Focusing on the Foundation of Woodturning and Shop Safety. Balance of the Day – it’s ALL about Turning and Burning Platters! This is a hands-on class … so if you have woodturning tools, bring them so you can sharpen and use them in for the class! We will turn a beautiful Platter then introduce you `into Pyrography - Wood burning!