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Introduction to Pyrography (Wood Burning)

Saturday, February 24, 1 PM - 2 PM

The demonstration will show basic wood burning techniques using stencil designs. It would showcase the various different wood burning tips and how they can be used.

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Make an Epoxy Bowl Blank

Saturday, March 2, 1 PM - 2 PM

In this demo, resident instructor Jim will show the process he uses to make an epoxy bowl blank with a wooden base. In a demo on March 23, resident Instructor Bruce will show what it takes to turn the resulting blank.

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Table Saw Tune Up

Saturday, March 9, 1 PM - 2 PM

Keeping your table saw in top working order makes your project easier and safer. Stop in as we show you how!

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CNC Demo

Saturday, March 16, 1 PM - 2 PM

Creating complex carvings just got easier with the CNC machine. We’ll show you the basics on how to use a CNC machine and some tips to get you started.

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Turn an epoxy bowl

Saturday, March 23, 1 PM - 2 PM

In this demo, Instructor Bruce will show what it takes to turn the epoxy bowl blank made in our March 2 demo.

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Using Cactus juice to stabilize turning blanks

Saturday, March 30, 1 PM - 2 PM

Cactus juice is a wonderful resource for turning beautiful blanks with questionable stability into beautiful, easy to use turning stock. See how to use Cactus juice in this demo.

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Alumilite Resin

Saturday, April 13, 1 PM - 2 PM

Ready to make your own turning blank or start that river table you’ve been dreaming of? Join us to learn how to get started with resin casting. We’ll go over the basics and show you how to pour a pen blank to get started.

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3rd Annual Woodcraft Las Vegas Vendor Show & SALE

Saturday, April 20, 9 AM - 5 AM

Get ready for our biggest sale and vendor event of the year! One day only, Saturday April 20, 2024. DEMOS! SALES! Silent Auction to benefit a local highschool woodshop.

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Cutting boards

Saturday, April 20, 1 PM - 2 PM

Fun to make and functional in the kitchen – learn to create a custom cutting board. We’ll explain how to put it together and finish it with design and safety in mind.

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Using Cyanoacrylate to Make a Beautiful Pen Finish

Saturday, April 27, 1 PM - 2 PM

A CA (Cyanoacrylate glue) finish is made by building up multiple layers of CA on your turned pen blank, then polishing to a high-gloss. The result is a high gloss, extremely durable finish, and can be used on virtually any type of pen or small turning.

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Shaper Origin: A JobSite CNC

Saturday, May 4, 1 PM - 2 PM

The Shaper origin brings the precision of CNC to a jobsite capable platform. Origin is the world’s first hand-held CNC router. With onboard automatic cut correction, Origin makes precision cutting easy. A CNC requires you to bring the project to the machine: the shaper origin allows you to bring the machine to the project.

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Bandsaw Tune Up

Saturday, May 11, 1 PM - 2 PM

Don’t just kick the tires. Learn how to properly keep your bandsaw in top working order.

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Festool Demo (New Tool)

Saturday, May 18, 1 PM - 2 PM

Featuring the newest in Festool innovations.

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Carter lathe accessories

Saturday, May 25, 1 PM - 2 PM

Carter's turning line, founded by the owners own passion for turning, simplify a variety of turning projects. See how these products can improve large bowl turning, hollow forms, and other beautiful projects.

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Router Bit and Saw Blade Maintenance

Saturday, June 8, 1 PM - 2 PM

Keeping your bits and blades clean makes for cleaner cuts. Join us as we step through how to remove the buildup on your bits and blades.

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Ice Cream Scoop

Saturday, June 15, 1 PM - 2 PM

I scream; you scream; we all scream for ice cream – and scooping it out with your own ice cream scoop just makes it sweeter. Let us show you the basics for turning your new favorite scoop.

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Router Basics

Saturday, July 13, 12 AM - 12 AM

Making rabbets or putting a roundover edge on a board in your future? Our in-store experts will walk you through what you need to know to start using a router.

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Outdoor Finishes

Saturday, July 20, 1 PM - 2 PM

Ensure your outdoor projects can stand up to the weather by choosing the right outdoor finish. Let us show you the options and how to pick the right one for your project.

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Hand Plane Tune Up

Saturday, August 10, 1 PM - 2 PM

Making clean cuts with a hand plane is easy – if you have your plane set up properly. Join us as we go over how to dial it in for the right cut.

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Food/Child Safe Finish Options

Saturday, August 17, 1 PM - 2 PM

Safety first! Any projects that come in contact with the mouth need special attention with finish. Learn about all the food and child safe finish options available and when you need to use them.

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Workbenches and workholding

Saturday, September 14, 1 PM - 2 PM

Where you work makes a big impact on how you work. Let us show you the importance of using a workbench and vises to keep your work steady.

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How to Choose a Chuck for your Lathe

Saturday, September 21, 1 PM - 2 PM

Holding your turning blank in place properly means a safe and fun turning experience. Join us as we walk through the different chuck options and when you need to use them.

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Sharpening your Tools

Saturday, October 12, 1 PM - 2 PM

Sharp tools are safe tools. Stop in and learn how to properly keep the edge of your tools sharp.

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Intro to Knife Making

Saturday, October 19, 1 PM - 2 PM

Build your own custom knife that you (or someone you know) will treasure for years to come. Join us as we walk you through the process.

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Joinery Jigs – How to Use/why to buy

Saturday, November 9, 1 PM - 2 PM

A couple boards and some nails might work, but they may not be the best solution to keeping your project in one piece. Join us as we review different types of joinery jigs to help you build a strong finished piece.

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Router Jigs and Templates

Saturday, November 16, 1 PM - 2 PM

With a router and a template, you can create custom jigs and fixtures for your shop or complex designs for projects. Learn how to get started today.