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$140.00

Beginner

Woodshop 101

with Lee Jonet

Saturday, March 2, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Looking to get started in woodworking but not sure where to begin? This is the class for you! Lee will introduce you to the most common tools in the shop and assure you understand how to operate each of them safely. You will also learn the essentials about wood grain and movement as you move through the milling process. Students will be paired up during the class, and will leave with a cutting/cheese board that will be a joy to show off This is a hands-on class so come ready to get dirty, have some fun, and create something beautiful!!!

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$295.00

All Levels

Epoxy Resin Charcuterie/Cutting Board

with Lee Jonet

Part 1: Sunday, March 3, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Part 2: Thursday, March 7, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Want to learn to use epoxy resin? This is the class for you! Join Lee as he takes you through the process of creating this unique charcuterie/cutting board using the Liquid Glass Deep Pour epoxy made by Super Clear Epoxy Resin Systems.

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$140.00

All Levels

Woodshop 101 at Night

with Lee Jonet

Part 1: Tuesday, March 5, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Part 2: Wednesday, March 6, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Looking to get started in woodworking but not sure where to begin? This is the class for you! Lee will introduce you to the most common tools in the shop and assure you understand how to operate each of them safely. You will also learn the essentials about wood grain and movement as you move through the milling process. Students will be paired up during the class, and will leave with a cutting/serving board that will be a joy to show off. This is a hands-on class so come ready to get dirty, have some fun, and create something beautiful!!

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$110.00

ALL

Table Saw Basics

with Louis Jordan

Friday, March 8, 9 AM - 12 PM

In this class the student will learn the fundamentals of using the table saw. Safety will be stressed. You will learn the various parts of the table saw, various types of table saws and their uses. You will also learn basic cutting operations and will make the cuts in a hands-on process. Safety will be an important part of the class. Get the fundamentals of using this important woodshop tool in class.

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$110.00

All Levels

Band Saw Basics

with Louis Jordan

Friday, March 8, 1 PM - 4 PM

Learn how to get the best performance from a truly versatile machine. We will demonstrate proper blade tracking setup, wheel alignment, and safety for your bandsaw. Get the best out of your bandsaw by learning more of what it can do for you!

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$100.00

ALL

Intro To Woodcarving

with Jerry McNulty

Saturday, March 9, 10 AM - 2 PM

We have a great class for anyone interested in Woodcarving. Students will learn how to carve with basic techniques, how to sharpen your tools and how to select that perfect piece of wood. Using only a knife, students will carve a 3D Basswood project. This is an excellent beginner class for adults and children who are considering Woodcarving as a new and fun hobby. This class is always very popular so, sign up early to avoid disappointment. Detail knife included with class.

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$150.00

Beginner

Lift Lid Keepsake Box

with Lee Jonet

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

Learning how to build a lift lid box is a great introduction to box making. The skills used to cut accurate miters will be explained in detail as students make their own box. The joints will be reinforced with splines of an accenting wood to add strength and beauty. You will be using a variety of tools to accomplish this including the table saw, router, drum sander and various hand tools. We will be using hardwoods to complete this project and you can take it home to apply the final finish. Different finishing techniques will be discussed in the class.

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$140.00

ALL

Band Saw Boxes

with Louis Jordan

Monday, March 11, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

This class will help you develop skills and techniques needed in making boxes on the band saw. Smooth cuts, interesting designs all lead to new projects, new designs, and great gifts.

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$140.00

All Levels

Miterless Picture Frame

with Lee Jonet

Wednesday, March 13, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Learn to make unique and beautiful miterless picture frames. We will be making three (3) styles of picture frames using different techniques and tools. You will be using a variety of tools to accomplish this including the table saw, router, drum sander and various hand tools. We will be using hardwoods to complete this project and you can take it home to apply the final finish. Different finishing techniques will be discussed in the class.

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$140.00

ALL

Intro To The Lathe

with Louis Jordan

Friday, March 15, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Have you thought about turning a beautiful project on the lathe? Now you can; select a bowl, vase, candlestick, or a goblet as your project. Louis will teach you the various parts of the lathe, proper safety, turning techniques, and a ton of useful tips. Finally, you will learn the various styles of finishing for your project. Not only do you learn to turn, but you take your chosen project home with you!

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$140.00

All Levels

Wooden Utensils using the Band Saw

with Lee Jonet

Sunday, March 17, 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Found in every kitchen, wooden utensils may be the most useful and beautiful of your kitchen tools. And, as popular as they are to use, they are also extremely popular to make, requiring minimal equipment and material while unleashing maximum creativity. Using full size templates with a variety of woods, a bandsaw and a mix of hand tools, you will produce your own wooden utensils to use. We also discuss appropriate types of woods, other tools you can use, finishing and care of your beautiful wooden utensils that you’ll be using in your kitchen for years to come.

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$140.00

ALL

Intro To The Scroll Saw: Puzzle

with Louis Jordan

Monday, March 18, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

In this class you will learn to use a scroll saw. Louis will teach you proper safety procedures, blade selection, set-up, design options, and material selection. Now it is time for some skill drills so you can get a feel for straight cuts as well as curved cuts. Next it is time to cut your project with your newly acquired skills. You end the afternoon with a new skill as well as a puzzle.

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$150.00

All Levels

Wooden Bench Mallets

with Lee Jonet

Tuesday, March 19, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

The wooden mallet is one of the easiest tools to make, and is essential for all joinery and furniture making. The wooden mallet might be described as a hammer with a wooden head. In this class you will start with your raw materials to make your wooden bench mallets. We’ll be making a traditional style mallet using a solid head and handle and a modern style mallet using different woods for contrast and beauty. We’ll use a variety of tools to complete this task and discuss other designs and uses.

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$285.00

All Levels

Build A Wooden Hand Plane

with Paul Sauder

Part 1: Wednesday, March 20, 5:30 PM - 9 PM

Part 2: Thursday, March 21, 5:30 PM - 9 PM

HANDS-ON. The hand plane is the "violin" of hand tools. It is a humble tool that can be used in the shaping and smoothing of almost every project you build. Paul will provide hands-on instruction as each student builds a Krenov-style wooden smoothing plane using a variety of hardwoods and a top-of-the-line Hock plane blade kit. This smoothing plane will cut beautifully and be a treasured lifetime tool. You will even make a small blade setting hammer. Cost includes all materials and each student will receive a full set of plans.

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$110.00

Beginner

Router Basics

with Louis Jordan

Friday, March 22, 9 AM - 12 PM

During this hands-on class students will learn about the different types of routers, router bits, maintenance procedures, and safety tips. After some open discussion about how a router can be an asset in your shop, you will move into actual operation. It is time for a few skill drills and learn to apply proper techniques to get a smooth profile on your project. This is a great refresher class and stepping stone to the afternoon class which is Router Table Basics.

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$110.00

Beginner

Router Table Basics

with Louis Jordan

Friday, March 22, 1 PM - 4 PM

During this class students will learn how a router table can be a valuable asset in the shop. This is a hands-on class where you will learn proper safety techniques, set-up, bit selection, and maintenance of your router table. If you have ever thought about making your own custom moulding/trim then this class is a must. In fact, after some open discussion you will learn how a couple of bits can produce a variety of profiles. Then you will actually mill a custom piece of moulding/trim. This is a great class for anyone wanting to get the most out of their router table.

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$150.00

Beginner

Lift Lid Keepsake Box

with Lee Jonet

Saturday, March 23, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Learning how to build a lift lid box is a great introduction to box making. The skills used to cut accurate miters will be explained in detail as students make their own box. The joints will be reinforced with splines of an accenting wood to add strength and beauty. You will be using a variety of tools to accomplish this including the table saw, router, drum sander and various hand tools. We will be using hardwoods to complete this project and you can take it home to apply the final finish. Different finishing techniques will be discussed in the class.

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$140.00

ALL

Intro To The Lathe

with Louis Jordan

Monday, March 25, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Have you thought about turning a beautiful project on the lathe? Now you can; select a bowl, vase, candlestick, or a goblet as your project. Louis will teach you the various parts of the lathe, proper safety, turning techniques, and a ton of useful tips. Finally, you will learn the various styles of finishing for your project. Not only do you learn to turn, but you take your chosen project home with you!

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$195.00

Intermediate

End-Grain Cutting Board

with Lee Jonet

Part 1: Tuesday, March 26, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Part 2: Wednesday, March 27, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Part 3: Thursday, March 28, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

This eye-catching kitchen accessory may look challenging, but it's amazingly easy to construct and makes for one tough cutting surface. In just a few evenings you too can make this striking project from maple, cherry and walnut. Join Lee and help him rustle up some wood, clamps and water-resistant glue and let's get started.

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$300.00

All Levels

Intro to Kumiko

with Paul Sauder

Thursday, March 28, 9 AM - 4 PM

It’s easy to understand why Kumiko has been appreciated century after century. Its eye-pleasing patterns appear complex. However, the process is straight forward and easy to execute with minimal tools. Once the material is prepped and the loud power tools shut down, you can enjoy the peaceful, zen-like process of assembling the panel. By the end of class, each student will have assembled one Asa-No-Ha hemp leaf pattern. Each student will also leave for home with two jig blocks and enough material to assemble a second, larger panel. With these skills, Kumiko is a playful design element that will surely find its way into your future projects. We hope you will join us as we turn off the power tools, slow down a little, and step up our hand tool skills while learning the process of an ancient woodworking tradition.

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$110.00

Beginner

Sharpening: Using A Tormek, Wolverine, Or Sorby Pro Edge

with Louis Jordan

Friday, March 29, 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Louis will go over the different types of sharpening stones, and sandpaper, for sharpening by hand and with the Wolverine, Pro Edge and Tormek sharpening machines. You will learn about how to find the correct angle for sharpening and honing to give your turning tools a razor sharp edge. Bring your three most-used lathe tools to sharpen.

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$150.00

All Levels

Resin Casting Basics

with Louis Jordan

Saturday, March 30, 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Are you interested in learning the steps to make a Resin Casting for the lathe? During this class we will cover the following steps; mixing the resin using a gram scale, mixing colorants (dyes or poweders), filling molds, and proper usage of a pressure pot. We will discuss differernt types of molds, materials to make a mold, materials to put in the mold, and ways to attach your casting to a lathe. Now it is time to cast your own project. You will take home your own casting to take home and turn.

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$295.00

All Levels

Epoxy Resin Charcuterie/Cutting Board

with Lee Jonet

Part 1: Sunday, March 31, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Part 2: Thursday, April 4, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Want to learn to use epoxy resin? This is the class for you! Join Lee as he takes you through the process of creating this unique charcuterie/cutting board using the Liquid Glass Deep Pour epoxy made by Super Clear Epoxy Resin Systems.

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$100.00

All Levels

Intro to Hand Planes

with Paul Sauder

Tuesday, April 2, 5:30 PM - 9 PM

The hand plane can be an intimidating tool. From sharpening to setup to use, confusion can easily set in, discouraging even a well-seasoned woodworker from putting this tool to use. However, with a little practice, you will soon realize the versatility of this tool. Join us for an evening to learn how to get the most out of this classic woodworking tool!

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$600.00

All Levels

Shaker Series - Hall Table

with Paul Sauder

Part 1: Friday, April 12, 5:30 PM - 9 PM

Part 2: Saturday, April 13, 9 AM - 4 PM

Part 3: Sunday, April 14, 9 AM - 4 PM

Have you been interested in furniture making but not sure where to start? Or maybe you’ve taken our 101 class and are looking to go to the next level. Our Shaker Hall Table class is a great next step. In this class we will discuss the basics of furniture construction as we build a classic piece of furniture. Following Shaker tradition, we will use cherry, a beautiful wood that is both easy to work and looks great. As for construction, the Festool Domino® will quickly knock out the joinery. Tapers at the table saw will be quick, easy, and safe! A little clean up with the hand plane and some sandpaper will bring this table together in this three-day class. Join this with our other Shaker Series classes and you will have a beautiful hand-made furniture set at a fraction of the cost, not to mention bragging rights having built it all yourself!

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$125.00

All Levels

Intro to Chip Carving

with April Reis

Saturday, April 20, 10 AM - 2 PM

Chip carving is a unique and beautiful style of woodcarving. What looks intricate and complicated can be learned in a few hours using only a knife. From simple modern geometric patterns to the complex old-world style, this class will teach you the basics including how to apply a pattern to the wood, holding the knife correctly, and staining or waxing your finished project. The class includes a chip carving knife, strop, and practice boards.

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$125.00

Beginner

Dovetails @ the Table Saw

with Paul Sauder

Tuesday, April 30, 5:30 PM - 9 PM

Dovetails are often considered the hallmark of woodworking craftsmanship. As such, many shy away and get intimidated by this joint. In this short class, you will walk away armed with the knowledge, skill and confidence to incorporate dovetails into any woodworking project you see fit. While there are literally dozens of (legitimate) methods to cut dovetails, the table saw approach, taught in this class, is efficient, flexible (layout as you wish) and straightforward, allowing you to produce excellent looking dovetails in minimal time. Join us for a quick class that will help you confidently execute this joint in your many future woodworking projects!