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$90.00

All Levels

CLS416 - Hand Cut Dovetails

with Tim Gilman

Saturday, March 9, 9 AM - 12 PM

Dovetails can improve the strength and appearance of your work. Your instructor will demonstrate the process of tool selection, joint layout, sawing, chiseling, and fitting. Then the instructor will help you use our tools to practice that process. Dovetails cut in the class you can bring home with you. With this class and practice you will be able to use dovetails in your projects.

$110.00

All Levels

CLS212- Scroll Saw: Compound Cutting CHESS Pieces

with Tim Gilman

Saturday, March 9, 1 PM - 4 PM

This class will be a fun way to learn compound cutting while making some chess pieces. The class will begin with a demonstration of attaching patterns, selecting blades, making compound cuts with on the scroll saw and smoothing your cuts with a sanding star. Then Tim will help you practice attaching patterns and cutting out some chess pieces you can take home. While there will only be class time to cut out several chess pieces, you will leave with an understanding of thee process. PLUS you will get to keep the book of scroll saw chess set patterns that was used in the class. with these pattern, the knowledge and practice gained from this class you'll be able to make your own chess set at home. Also consider taking the "Making a Chess Board" class that is typically offered a few weeks after this class!

$90.00

All Levels

CLS295 Making Wooden Jewelry

with Jack Huggins

Thursday, March 14, 10 AM - 1 PM

In this class you will make a number of pieces of jewelry from miscellaneous small pieces of wood. The machines involved will be the wood lathe and scroll saw along with a number of hand tools. The designs will be created by the students.

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$100.00

All Levels

CLS233 - Cast Epoxy Resin Serving Tray

with Shaela Savage

Saturday, March 16, 9:30 AM - 12:30 AM

This class you will use one of the store's molds to cast a solid epoxy resin serving tray. Instructor will demonstrate various methods to add visual interest to epoxy. Students will decide what methods they want to try and mix, color and pour their tray. Projects would be ready for pickup in about 2 days.

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$100.00

All Levels

CLS233 - Creating & Coloring Epoxy Resin Coasters

with Shaela Savage

Saturday, March 16, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

This class will teach you how to mix, color and pour epoxy by making a set of coasters. Coasters will take about 2 days to dry, once dry you can pick up what you made and take them home!

$90.00

All Levels

CLS162- Intro to Pyrography (Wood Burning)

with Jim Hiser

Sunday, March 17, 1 PM - 4 PM

Pyrography is the art of decorating wood with burn marks resulting from the controlled application of a woodburning pen. In this class the student will learn to use the basic tools for making artistic designs on wood, starting with several techniques for transferring designs to the wood. The student will also learn different pyrography skills such as stippling, shading, relief.

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$90.00

All Levels

CLS027 Turn 2 Pens

with Jack Huggins

Thursday, March 21, 10 AM - 1 PM

Make 2 pens! Jack will give you hands on instruction step by step to make 1 pen. Then he will let you repeat those steps to commit them to memory while being available to help as needed while you make a 2nd pen. Making 2 pens back to back is a great way to get you comfortable enough to go home and make pens on your own!

$90.00

All Levels

CLS035- Sharpening with Sorby ProEdge, Tormek, Worksharp and Wolverine

with Todd Rine

Saturday, March 23, 10 AM - 1 PM

Introduction and use of various sharpening tools. Dry grinding on Worksharp 3000, Sorby ProEdge and Wolverine Jig and wet grinding on the Tormek are covered Students may bring several turning tools and/or several bevel edge chisels to practice sharpening with.

$90.00

Beginner

CLS046 - Hand Plane Selection, Restoration & Sharpening

with Todd Rine

Saturday, March 23, 2 PM - 5 PM

Learn how to select, restore, sharpen and use one of the most misunderstood tools in the shop. Various types of hand planes, uses, tuning, sharpening and care will be covered. Bring an old plane to fix up and take home sharp.

$150.00

All Levels

CLS1031 - Making A Chess Board

with Shaela Savage

Sunday, March 24, 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Students will make a full size chess board from two contrasting wood types by using various tools such as the table saw, planer, and router table. Proper gluing and clamping techniques will be discussed as well as several finishing options. The skills learned in the class can be applied to other projects such as cutting or charcuterie boards. Also consider taking the "Scroll Saw: Chess Pieces" class that is typically offered a few weeks before this class!

$90.00

All Levels

CLS024 - Private Turning Class

with Don Wilson

Saturday, March 30, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Give the gift of an experience they will always remember! Contact your Woodcraft Store to schedule a private class for your friends, family or coworkers!

$90.00

All Levels

CLS129- Turning A Lidded Box On The Lathe

with Don Wilson

Saturday, March 30, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Students will start by learning about proper proportions. Then you will mount a blank in the chuck, rough out the blank and begin hollowing the end grain. Students will then make a lidded box by hollowing the box and lid, fitting them together, and turning away the mounting tenons. Safety is emphasized while students sharpen the bowl gouge and scraper, mount the wood, and make the end grain hollowing cuts. After this class, students should be able to make a lidded box on their own. If you have turning tools, you are encouraged to bring them- if not, we have tools available.

$90.00

All Levels

CLS024 - The Art of Bowl Turning

with Don Wilson

Saturday, April 6, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

This class can teach someone new to the lathe how to make a bowl and can help an intermediate student refine their skills. Topics that will be covered in class: proper tool rest set up, proper approach and angle for efficient cutting, differences between the three different cutters (rougher, finisher and detail), scraping, shear cutting and sharpening. Students will practice the cuts appropriate for shaping and smoothing the inside and outside using traditional tools and carbide tools. Students will turn a bowl in this class. At the end of the class students should be able to turn a bowl on their own. Students are encouraged, although not required, to bring their own tools for an easier transition of skills from class to your own shop.

$95.00

All Levels

CLS408 - Turning A Peppermill

with Don Wilson

Saturday, April 6, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

In this hands on class each student will be shown how to turn a traditional pepper mill using a pre-drilled peppermill blank and then each student will turn a peppermill that they can take home. Students are encouraged, although not required, to bring their own tools for an easier transition of skills from class to your own shop.

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$315.00

All Levels

CLS958 - Epoxy River Table Part 1 of 2

with Shaela Savage

Sunday, April 7, 1 PM - 5 PM

This is a 2 part class, All students attend both dates. Tution includes the 1st & 2nd date. In this class students will be introduced to the process of making an epoxy river table, including mold construction, slab preparation, and epoxy pouring. Several different epoxy options will be discussed, along with dye and dust coloring. In part one, students will build the mold, cut and treat the slab, and pour the river. In part two, students will be instructed on how to prepare their river table for an epoxy top coat using several power tools such as the table saw, jointer, various sanders, and router table. After preparing, the top coat will be poured and projects would be ready for pickup in about a day.

$90.00

Beginner

CLS397- Scroll Saw Intro 101

with Tim Gilman

Saturday, April 13, 9 AM - 12 AM

In this course the student will learn to identify the different types of scroll saws and blades while gaining an understanding of which blade is used for which material. The student will also learn the basic operating principles of the scroll saw including changing blade tension, blade speed, and table angle. Learning proper safety including basic shop safety, personal safety, and safe procedures using the scroll saw will be stressed. This is a hands on class where the student will learn how to make different types of cuts and make some simple projects that can be taken home.

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$150.00

Beginner

CLS187- Intro To Intarsia

with Tim Gilman

Saturday, April 13, 1 PM - 5 PM

This new class will be a fun way to practice intarsia whether it’s your first time or you’ve taken classes before. In this class you will be making a butterfly. First you will use the scroll saw to cut the wood into pieces & then you’ll use the Guinevere sanding system to give those pieces a life like appearance. When you are done sanding you’ll have the opportunity to dye the wood. Plus you’ll get to keep the book of intarsia skills & patterns that was used in this class. This book has 24 other projects in it! With the knowledge & practice gained from this class you’ll be ready to continue your intarsia journey making projects from this book at home!

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$0.01

All Levels

CLS958 - Epoxy River Table Part 2 of 2

with Shaela Savage

Sunday, April 14, 1 PM - 5 PM

Part 2. Part 1 already took place the previous Sunday. All students who attended previous Sunday attend this class. No addtional cost for this class, tution for this class included in payment for last Sunday's class.

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$110.00

All Levels

CLS233 Epoxy Resin and Wood Serving Tray

with Shaela Savage

Saturday, April 20, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

In this class students use the table saw to rip and crosscut wood to make the rectangular base and sides of a serving tray. Students will machine a groove in the sides and miter the corners and then glue to the sides to the rectangular base creating a cavity which epoxy resin can be poured into. Instructor will demonstrate various methods to add visual interest to the tray with epoxy. Students will then mix and add color to epoxy resin and pour it in the cavity of the serving tray. Projects would be ready for pickup in about 2 days.

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$90.00

Beginner

CLS280 - Tablesaw 101

with Todd Rine

Saturday, April 27, 10 AM - 1 PM

The class will cover the set up of your table saw and some of the basic operations such as ripping, crosscutting, using a tenoning jig, cutting dadoes and using a crosscut sled. A good get-to-know-your-saw class.

$90.00

All Levels

CLS345 - Knife Making Class

with Todd Rine

Saturday, April 27, 2 PM - 5 PM

In this class, you'll make a Camillus Mask knife from a blank. The class includes wood resawing, blank shaping, knife assembly, and finishing.

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$200.00

All Levels

CLS650 - Make An End Grain Cutting Board

with Shaela Savage

Saturday, May 11, 10 AM - 5 PM

Why buy a cutting board when you can make one for less. In this class you will get hands on practice cutting the wood on the table saw, gluing and clamping, sanding with a drum and orbital sander and applying a food safe finish. Students will take home a completed cutting board.

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$315.00

All Levels

CLS958 - Epoxy River Table Part 1 of 2

with Shaela Savage

Sunday, May 19, 1 PM - 5 PM

This is a 2 part class, All students attend both dates. Tution includes the 1st & 2nd date. In this class students will be introduced to the process of making an epoxy river table, including mold construction, slab preparation, and epoxy pouring. Several different epoxy options will be discussed, along with dye and dust coloring. In part one, students will build the mold, cut and treat the slab, and pour the river. In part two, students will be instructed on how to prepare their river table for an epoxy top coat using several power tools such as the table saw, jointer, various sanders, and router table. After preparing, the top coat will be poured and projects would be ready for pickup in about a day.

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$0.00

All Levels

CLS958 - Epoxy River Table Part 2 of 2

with Shaela Savage

Sunday, May 26, 1 PM - 5 PM

Part 2. Part 1 already took place the previous Sunday. All students who attended previous Sunday attend this class. No addtional cost for this class, tution for this class included in payment for last Sunday's class.

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$450.00

All Levels

CLS822 - 3D Cutting Board

with Alex Snodgrass

Saturday, June 1, 9 AM - 6 PM

This is a great opportunity to make a 3D cutting board with the master himself: Alex Snodgrass. Using only three different woods – maple, cherry, and walnut – Alex will show each student how to make a stunning 3D end-grain cutting board. He will begin by teaching each student how to tune a bandsaw to make perfect cuts. Students will then progress through techniques required to build a cutting board: how to make dead-on straight cuts and accurate angled cuts on the bandsaw, and how to plane, sand, glue, and clamp the cutting board. Topics to be covered include: bandsaw myths debunked, bandsaw mechanics, correct blade tension, accurate angle cuts, gluing techniques, end-grain planing, end-grain pattern alignment, food-safe finishes, and care and maintenance of cutting boards. By the end of the day, each student will have a fantastic 3D cutting board made with their own hands! This class is designed for woodworkers of all skill levels. From the beginner to the advanced woodworker, every student will leave the class with a 3D cutting board and a smile on their face. Register today – only 10 seats available!

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$0.00

All Levels

Maximize Your Bandsaw

with Alex Snodgrass

Sunday, June 2, 2 PM - 3:30 PM

Alex Snodgrass from @bandsawlife2660 on Youtube and alex.snodgrass on Instagram, will be at our store! In person he will show you everything you need to know to get your bandsaw running at an optimum performance level. Alex will review all aspects of a multitude of topics, such as tune-up, blade selection, guide adjustments and selection, resawing, and scroll cutting, as well as an overview of all the latest and greatest bandsaw accessories. Sign up today – space is limited.

$90.00

Beginner

CLS397- Scroll Saw Intro 101

with Tim Gilman

Saturday, June 15, 9 AM - 12 AM

In this course the student will learn to identify the different types of scroll saws and blades while gaining an understanding of which blade is used for which material. The student will also learn the basic operating principles of the scroll saw including changing blade tension, blade speed, and table angle. Learning proper safety including basic shop safety, personal safety, and safe procedures using the scroll saw will be stressed. This is a hands on class where the student will learn how to make different types of cuts and make some simple projects that can be taken home.

$110.00

All Levels

CLS398 - Scroll Saw Compound Cutting Magic Wands

with Tim Gilman

Saturday, June 15, 1 PM - 4 PM

This class will be a fun way to learn compound cutting while making some “Magic” Wands. The class will begin with a demonstration of attaching patterns, selecting blades, making compound cuts on the scroll saw & smoothing your cuts with a sanding star. Then Tim will help you practice attaching patterns & cutting out some “Magic” Wands you can take home. While there will only be class time to cut several Wands, you will leave with an understanding of the process. Plus you will get to keep the book of Wand making techniques & patterns you used in the class! With the knowledge & practice gained from this class you’ll be able to continue your magical journey making wands from this book at home!