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610-351-2966
Fax:
610-351-3211
Email:
allentown@woodcraft.com

Parkway Shopping Center 1543 Lehigh Street
Allentown,PA 18103
USA

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Hours of Operation

sunday 12PM - 5PM
monday Closed
tuesday 9AM - 7PM
wednesday 9AM - 7PM
thursday 9AM - 7PM
friday 9AM - 7PM
saturday 9AM - 6PM

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Cancellations:Class cancellations will need to be made at least 48 hours prior to the day of the class for a full refund.

Working With VCarve, Session II -- CLS637 with Neil Brown

Sunday, July 3, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Prerequisite: Working With VCarve Session I
Tools Required: Laptop Computer
Class Size: 4
Description: This is the 2nd class in the series and will advance the skill level of the student to use VCarve software. In this class the student will learn how to use layers, import files, edit vectors, manipulate text and combine multiple toolpaths into one file. The student will design and carve a picture.
Tuition: $100.00

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Working With VCarve, Session III -- CLS638 with Neil Brown
Intermediate

Sunday, July 3, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Prerequisite: Working With VCarve Session II
Tools Required: Laptop Computer
Class Size: 4
Description: This is the 3rd class in the series and will advance the skill level of the student to use VCarve software. In this class the student will learn how to use Transform Function, dimension work, use guidelines, use Tabs, design and machine a gear.
Tuition: $100.00

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Router 101 -- CLS172 with Neil Brown
Beginner

Tuesday, July 5, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Size: 4
Description: This Course will cover various aspects of using routers, the class will review the router and components, various bits, proper adjustment, operation and safety of the router.
Tuition: $90.00

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Learn To Turn -- Spindle I -- CLS123 with Ken Burton
Beginner

Wednesday, July 6, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tools Required: Full Face Mask
Class Size: 1-3
Description: Cover basic lathe operation, safety, introduction to the use of the roughing gouge, parting tool, spindle gouge and practice exercises. This is a must class for anyone who wants to learn the art of wood turning.
Tuition: $90.00

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Hand-Cut Dovetails -- CLS416 with Ken Bangham
All

Thursday, July 7, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Size: 4
Description: Cutting dovetails using hand tools is a very satisfying process. Dovetails are the strongest mechanical joint in woodworking and very pleasing to the eye. Learn the process of cutting perfectly fitting joints. Learn how to prepare your stock, layout for the cuts and the tools to use.
Tuition: $100.00

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CNC Stacked Text -- CLS657 with Neil Brown

Friday, July 8, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: CNC Beginner's Sessions Or CNC Experience
Tools Required: Laptop Computer With Copy Of VCarve
Class Size: 4
Description: In this class you will learn other advanced functions and features found within VCarve/Aspire software. The majority of this class will be focusing on one of the uses for using Layers within VCarve/Aspire. How we can use Layers for creating your projects, the use of Layers within Toolpaths and the use of Layers as a Template. At the completion of this class you will be able create stacked text with various texts and sizes.
Tuition: $100.00

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Working With VCarve, Session IV -- CLS639 with Neil Brown
Intermediate

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

Prerequisite: Working With VCarve Session III
Tools Required: Laptop Computer
Class Size: 4
Description: This is the 4th class in the series and will advance the skill level of the student to use VCarve software. In this class the student will learn how to use design 3D project, import 3D objects, manipulate 3D objects, create a toolpath and machine a 3D model.
Tuition: $100.00

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VCarve-Working With Inlays -- CLS699 with Neil Brown
Intermediate

Saturday, July 9, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Prerequisite: VCarve Sessions I-IV
Tools Required: Laptop Computer
Class Size: 4
Description: Want to take your CNC knowledge to the next level? Learn to enhance you CNC projects and signs with inlays using contrasting colors. In this class you will learn how to prepare your project for inlaying and creating the inlay to fit your project.
Tuition: $100.00

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CNC Stacked Text -- CLS657 with Neil Brown

Sunday, July 10, 1 PM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: CNC Beginner's Sessions Or CNC Experience
Tools Required: Laptop Computer With Copy Of VCarve
Class Size: 4
Description: In this class you will learn other advanced functions and features found within VCarve/Aspire software. The majority of this class will be focusing on one of the uses for using Layers within VCarve/Aspire. How we can use Layers for creating your projects, the use of Layers within Toolpaths and the use of Layers as a Template. At the completion of this class you will be able create stacked text with various texts and sizes.
Tuition: $100.00

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Band Saw 101 -- CLS171 with Neil Brown
Beginner

Monday, July 11, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Size: 4
Description: This beginning band saw class will provide a hands-on approach to learning the anatomy of the bandsaw. Topics include instruction on the types of band saws, band saw blades and tuning procedures.
Tuition: $90.00

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Resin Casting For Woodturning -- CLS0994 with Vincent Costa

Tuesday, July 12, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Woodturning Experience
Tools Required: Full Face Shield All Other Materials Will Be Provided.
Class Size: 4
Description: In this class you will prepare stock, prepare a casting mold and turn to a finished project. Preparing stock consist of cutting and/or sanding stock to fit into your casting mold. Prepare the casting mold consist of assembling, sealing and coating the mold to accept the casting resin. The prepared stock and mold will be placed into a pressure pot with the required pressure for a duration of time. Once the project is removed from the pressure pot, you will prepare it for mounting onto the lathe and then turned to a completed project. The project will be sanded to a finished grit, parted off the lathe and then polished to a glossy smooth finished.
Tuition: $100.00

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Learn To Turn -- Spindle I -- CLS123 with Ken Burton
Beginner

Wednesday, July 13, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tools Required: Full Face Mask
Class Size: 1-3
Description: Cover basic lathe operation, safety, introduction to the use of the roughing gouge, parting tool, spindle gouge and practice exercises. This is a must class for anyone who wants to learn the art of wood turning.
Tuition: $90.00

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Japanese Toolbox -- CLS832 with Ken Bangham
All

Thursday, July 14, 4 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Class Size: 1-4
Description: Make a small version of a traditional Japanese toolbox using hand tools. This unique design is beautiful in its simplicity, with an ingenious sliding top and locking wedge. Inset ends have built-in hand holds. Most parts are pre-cut and marked. You will assemble with cut nails and learn to use a hand plane, chisels and hand saw to complete. This box is perfect for keepsakes and other small items. Beginners welcome! Dimensions 16" long x 7 ½" wide x 5 ¾" high.
Tuition: $110.00

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Box Making - W/ Incra IBox Jig - CLS634 with Tom Amy

Friday, July 15, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Woodworking, Tablesaw Basics
Tools Required: Hearing And Eye Protection
Class Size: 4
Description: Learn to make decorative, jointed boxes using the Incra IBox Jig. Set up and box construction will be done on the Tablesaw.
Tuition: $100.00

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Learn To Turn -- Full Day Of Turning - CLS146 with Vincent Costa
All

Saturday, July 16, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Tools Required: Full Face Mask
Class Size: 4
Description: This class is designed for a full day of turning. In the morning you turn a Pen and the afternoon you turn a bowl. Pen Turning Description: You can make the great looking pens, ones that are as unique as those available in fine gift shops. Learn the tips and techniques that produce excellent results every time. You will be shown how to cut, drill, square the ends, turn, sand, apply a durable finish quickly and then assemble the parts. You start with a raw piece of wood, a pen kit with hardware, a Mini Lathe, and by the end of class you have a beautiful, functional piece of woodworking that you did yourself. Learn the fundamentals of creating a pen from wood selection, tool selection and proper lathe techniques to finishing. Soon you will be making pens for all your friends.Bowl Turning Description: Each student will turn a bowl. Blanks will be mounted and the outside shaped including a tenon. The blank will be reversed and held in a chuck while the inside is hollowed and smoothed. The blank is finally reversed to turn away the tenon. Students will practice the cuts appropriate for shaping and smoothing the inside and outside using a bowl gouge and a scraper. At the end of class students should be able to turn a bowl on their own.
Tuition: $125.00

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Dovetail Jig Class -- CLS109 with Neil Brown
Beginner

Thursday, July 21, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: Router 101 Or Some Router Experience
Class Size: 1-3
Description: Dovetail JigIn this class you learn about the anatomy of the dovetail jig and its application. The templates, router, router bits and guide bushings. A brief discussion about the various other dovetail jigs on the market. The dovetail jig we will use in the class is the Porter Cable 4200 series. Explain the dovetail types and their usage, such as through, half blind, variable space, sliding and box joints. We will discuss stock material and its layout for cutting dovetails. Also we will discuss the safety aspects of using the dovetail jig and its components.
Tuition: $100.00

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Table Saw 101 -- CLS280 with Neil Brown
Beginner

Friday, July 22, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Size: 1-4
Description: Table Saw 101 introduces you to basic table saw operation and safety. The class will review the types of table saws, table saw anatomy, how to maintain and tune your saw, proper cross cutting and ripping techniques. This is a hands-on class with proper operation and safety as the main topic.
Tuition: $90.00

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Face-Frame Cabinet Construction -- CLS288 with Neil Brown
Intermediate

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

Prerequisite: Basic Woodworking Skills
Class Size: 1-4
Description: One of the most common methods of building cabinets involves a face frame, which is an assembly of vertical and horizontal pieces of wood, typically 1 x 2's. This face frame is attached to the front of the cabinet box (carcass) and the cabinet doors cover the openings in the face frame. Students will also be making a cabinet casing to match the face frame using specific joinery methods to assure solid construction. Students should be prepared for hands-on use of the miter saw, drill press, table saw, router, Kreg Jig, misc. clamps and forstner bits. Skills developed in this class will apply to many other woodworking projects. Students will be able to take the completed assembly home.
Tuition: $200.00

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4 Week Woodturning Course with Ken Burton
All

Part 1: Wednesday, July 27, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, August 3, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Part 3: Wednesday, August 10, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Part 4: Wednesday, August 17, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: Learn to Turn - Spindle I
Tools Required: Face Shield
Class Size: 1-3
Description: This course follows SPINDLE I and will turn the beginner into a safe, experienced, wood turner. The four 3-hour classes build the student's understanding and skill through practice. Weekly projects go home with the student and the method of instruction is demonstrated and coached.
Tuition: $350.00

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Hand-Applied Finishes -- CLS273 with Ken Bangham
All

Thursday, July 28, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Size: 4
Description: Featuring General Finish's new products. Wipe-on and brush-on both oil and water based finishes for the small-shop woodworker. The instructor will go over most of the General Finishes line of products with "how to prepare" instructions along with the advantages of the various products. In this class, you'll find out which finishes work best for particular applications, and how to apply them to achieve a lustrous sheen that begs to be touched and that scoffs at dirt and moisture.
Tuition: $90.00

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Epoxy Resin - Voids/Rivers (part 1) -- CLS0993 with David Villafane
All

Saturday, July 30, 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Class Size: 1-4
Description: This class will walk you through an understanding of two-part epoxy resins to fill voids in wood and create river patterns using wood via a hands-on project. You will prepare your stock to be placed into your mold. Materials for use for creating your mold. Assembling, sealing and placing stock securely into your mold. Understanding the two-part epoxy resin being used, that is the mixing ratio, working time, single pour volume and curing time. How to mix color into your two-part epoxy resin and how to measure for the amount of two-part epoxy resin to use for your project. Demolding your project and sanding to the finished grit.
Tuition: $180.00

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Sharpening Plane Irons & Bench Chisels -- CLS417 with Ken Bangham
Beginner

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

Tools Required: Bring Your Dull Tools
Class Size: 4
Description: Sharp tools make all the difference in woodworking. However, it’s a fact that nearly all new woodworking chisels and plane irons are not ready to use. Once they’re properly sharpened, your woodworking skills will improve. In this class, you will learn how to put a truly keen edge on your tools using the Flat Sharpening method. We will teach you how to sharpen your chisels and plane iron blades. All you need to bring are typical tools you would like to sharpen; chisels or hand plane iron blades.
Tuition: $100.00

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Epoxy Resin - Voids/Rivers (part 2) -- CLS0993 with David Villafane
All

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

Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Class Size: 1-4
Description: This class will walk you through an understanding of two-part epoxy resins to fill voids in wood and create river patterns using wood via a hands-on project. You will prepare your stock to be placed into your mold. Materials for use for creating your mold. Assembling, sealing and placing stock securely into your mold. Understanding the two-part epoxy resin being used, that is the mixing ratio, working time, single pour volume and curing time. How to mix color into your two-part epoxy resin and how to measure for the amount of two-part epoxy resin to use for your project. Demolding your project and sanding to the finished grit.
Tuition: $180.00

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Introduction To CNC - CLS633 with Neil Brown
Beginner

Monday, August 8, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Size: 4
Description: This is a introductory course to CNC. Students will learn the basic components of a CNC machine and fundamentals of how to design and machine a simple sign.
Tuition: $100.00

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Router 102: Router Table Basics --CLS 277 with Neil Brown
All

Tuesday, August 9, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tools Required: Bring Hearing Protection, Tools & Material Provided
Class Size: 1-4
Description: Students will learn about the different router tables and fence systems available. In addition, students will develop an understanding of the advantages of using a router table instead of a hand-held router for specific woodworking functions and about bits that are only used in the router table.
Tuition: $90.00

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Hand Planes In The Workshop - CLS046 with Ken Bangham
Beginner

Thursday, August 11, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Size: 4
Description: Learn how to select, 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 your own hand plane or use one of ours.
Tuition: $100.00

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Working With VCarve, Session I -- CLS636 with Neil Brown
Beginner

Friday, August 12, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: Intro To CNC
Tools Required: Laptop Computer
Class Size: 4
Description: This is a introductory course to VCarve software used for designing projects for CNC. Students will learn the fundamentals of creating and machining a project on CNC.
Tuition: $100.00

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Raised Panel Cabinet Doors -- CLS017 with Neil Brown
Intermediate

Saturday, August 13, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Woodworking Knowledge
Class Size: 1-4
Description: You will make 2 Raised Panel cabinet doors. This configuration of raised panel doors will include a fixture (template) that will allow you to add decorative profiles to the door. You will also learn how to size the panel within its frame to accommodate wood’s seasonal movement. The doors will be built using a band saw, templates, and router table, with a constant emphasis on safety. This class will give you the confidence you need for making raised panel doors in your own shop.
Tuition: $150.00

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Band-Saw Boxes Made Simple -- CLS266 with Neil Brown

Thursday, August 18, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: Bandsaw 101 Or Bandsaw Experience
Class Size: 4
Description: Band-saw box art and techniques will spark your interest in woodcrafting and ignite your creative skills. With this woodworking style, you can free yourself from the safe structure of a ruler and let your imagination flow. In this class you will learn the full potential of your band saw. Tools being used will be: band saw, spindle sander, and assorted hand tools.
Tuition: $90.00

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Working With VCarve, Session II -- CLS637 with Neil Brown

Friday, August 19, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: Working With VCarve Session I
Tools Required: Laptop Computer
Class Size: 4
Description: This is the 2nd class in the series and will advance the skill level of the student to use VCarve software. In this class the student will learn how to use layers, import files, edit vectors, manipulate text and combine multiple toolpaths into one file. The student will design and carve a picture.
Tuition: $100.00

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Working With VCarve, Session III -- CLS638 with Neil Brown
Intermediate

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

Prerequisite: Working With VCarve Session II
Tools Required: Laptop Computer
Class Size: 4
Description: This is the 3rd class in the series and will advance the skill level of the student to use VCarve software. In this class the student will learn how to use Transform Function, dimension work, use guidelines, use Tabs, design and machine a gear.
Tuition: $100.00

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Learn To Turn -- Spindle I -- CLS123 with Ken Burton
Beginner

Wednesday, August 24, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tools Required: Full Face Mask
Class Size: 1-3
Description: Cover basic lathe operation, safety, introduction to the use of the roughing gouge, parting tool, spindle gouge and practice exercises. This is a must class for anyone who wants to learn the art of wood turning.
Tuition: $90.00

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Handcut Dovetail Keepsake Box -- CLS928 with Ken Bangham
Intermediate

Thursday, August 25, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: Handcut Dovetails -- CLS416
Tools Required: Tools Provided
Class Size: 1-3
Description: Now that you have mastered the art of Handcut Dovetails, you can that your experience to new heights by making this simply Handcut Dovetails Keepsake Box.
Tuition: $150.00

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Working With VCarve, Session IV -- CLS639 with Neil Brown
Intermediate

Friday, August 26, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: Working With VCarve Session III
Tools Required: Laptop Computer
Class Size: 4
Description: This is the 4th class in the series and will advance the skill level of the student to use VCarve software. In this class the student will learn how to use design 3D project, import 3D objects, manipulate 3D objects, create a toolpath and machine a 3D model.
Tuition: $100.00

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Base Cabinet & Drawer Construction -- CLS231 with Neil Brown

Saturday, August 27, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Prerequisite: Face Frame Cabinet Construction
Class Size: 4
Description: This class will teach the proper sizing of base cabinets, face frame construction, drawer construction and installation. The skills learned in this class will be Kreg Pocket Hole and Dado & Rabbet Joinery, installation of cabinet top using various methods. Tools to be used are Kreg System, routers, jointer, and table saw.A CABINET TOP IS OPTIONAL AND WILL BE AN ADDITIONAL $100.00 (Butcher Block Top)
Tuition: $200.00

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VCarve-Working With Inlays -- CLS699 with Neil Brown
Intermediate

Monday, August 29, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: VCarve Sessions I-IV
Tools Required: Laptop Computer
Class Size: 4
Description: Want to take your CNC knowledge to the next level? Learn to enhance you CNC projects and signs with inlays using contrasting colors. In this class you will learn how to prepare your project for inlaying and creating the inlay to fit your project.
Tuition: $100.00

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Learn To Turn -- Spindle I -- CLS123 with Ken Burton
Beginner

Wednesday, August 31, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tools Required: Full Face Mask
Class Size: 1-3
Description: Cover basic lathe operation, safety, introduction to the use of the roughing gouge, parting tool, spindle gouge and practice exercises. This is a must class for anyone who wants to learn the art of wood turning.
Tuition: $90.00

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Flat, Square & Straight-Joint/Plane/Saw - CLS163 with Neil Brown
Beginner

Thursday, September 1, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tools Required: Hearing And Eye Protection
Class Size: 4
Description: In order to get clean, tight-fitting joints in your woodworking projects, you must be able to accurately flatten, square, and true-up your boards before you even begin the joinery. In this class, you'll learn how the Jointer, Planer, and Tablesaw work together to help you accomplish this fundamental, but necessary task.
Tuition: $90.00

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CNC Stacked Text -- CLS657 with Neil Brown

Friday, September 2, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: CNC Beginner's Sessions Or CNC Experience
Tools Required: Laptop Computer With Copy Of VCarve
Class Size: 1-6
Description: In this class you will learn other advanced functions and features found within VCarve/Aspire software. The majority of this class will be focusing on one of the uses for using Layers within VCarve/Aspire. How we can use Layers for creating your projects, the use of Layers within Toolpaths and the use of Layers as a Template. At the completion of this class you will be able create stacked text with various texts and sizes.
Tuition: $100.00

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Epoxy Resin - Voids/Rivers (part 1) -- CLS0993 with David Villafane
All

Saturday, September 3, 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Class Size: 1-4
Description: This class will walk you through an understanding of two-part epoxy resins to fill voids in wood and create river patterns using wood via a hands-on project. You will prepare your stock to be placed into your mold. Materials for use for creating your mold. Assembling, sealing and placing stock securely into your mold. Understanding the two-part epoxy resin being used, that is the mixing ratio, working time, single pour volume and curing time. How to mix color into your two-part epoxy resin and how to measure for the amount of two-part epoxy resin to use for your project. Demolding your project and sanding to the finished grit.
Tuition: $180.00

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Making A Skinner Knife -- CLS345 with Leo Siefring
Beginner

Tuesday, September 6, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Size: 3
Description: In this class, you'll make a skinner knife from a blank. The class includes wood resawing, blank shaping, knife assembly, and finishing. This class is an excellent introduction to skills needed when making a variety of different types of knives.
Tuition: $90.00

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4 Week Woodturning Course with Ken Burton
All

Part 1: Wednesday, September 7, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, September 14, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Part 3: Wednesday, September 21, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Part 4: Wednesday, September 28, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: Learn to Turn - Spindle I
Tools Required: Face Shield
Class Size: 1-3
Description: This course follows SPINDLE I and will turn the beginner into a safe, experienced, wood turner. The four 3-hour classes build the student's understanding and skill through practice. Weekly projects go home with the student and the method of instruction is demonstrated and coached.
Tuition: $350.00

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Hand-Cut Dovetails -- CLS416 with Ken Bangham
All

Thursday, September 8, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Size: 4
Description: Cutting dovetails using hand tools is a very satisfying process. Dovetails are the strongest mechanical joint in woodworking and very pleasing to the eye. Learn the process of cutting perfectly fitting joints. Learn how to prepare your stock, layout for the cuts and the tools to use.
Tuition: $100.00

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Scroll Saw 101 -- CLS181 with Leeann Behler
Beginner

Friday, September 9, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Class Size: 2
Description: In this course you will learn to identify the different types of scroll saws, the different types of blades and to understand what blade is used for different materials. You will learn the basic operating principles including, changing blade tension, and blade speed and table angle. You will also learn proper safety including basic shop safety, personal safety and safe procedures using the scroll saw. This is a hands on class where you will learn how to make different types of cuts and make some simple projects that you can take home.
Tuition: $90.00

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Epoxy Resin - Voids/Rivers (part 2) -- CLS0993 with David Villafane
All

Saturday, September 10, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Class Size: 1-4
Description: This class will walk you through an understanding of two-part epoxy resins to fill voids in wood and create river patterns using wood via a hands-on project. You will prepare your stock to be placed into your mold. Materials for use for creating your mold. Assembling, sealing and placing stock securely into your mold. Understanding the two-part epoxy resin being used, that is the mixing ratio, working time, single pour volume and curing time. How to mix color into your two-part epoxy resin and how to measure for the amount of two-part epoxy resin to use for your project. Demolding your project and sanding to the finished grit.
Tuition: $180.00

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Resin Casting For Wood1-4turning -- CLS0994 with Vincent Costa

Tuesday, September 13, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Woodturning Experience
Tools Required: Full Face Shield All Other Materials Will Be Provided.
Class Size: 1-3
Description: In this class you will prepare stock, prepare a casting mold and turn to a finished project. Preparing stock consist of cutting and/or sanding stock to fit into your casting mold. Prepare the casting mold consist of assembling, sealing and coating the mold to accept the casting resin. The prepared stock and mold will be placed into a pressure pot with the required pressure for a duration of time. Once the project is removed from the pressure pot, you will prepare it for mounting onto the lathe and then turned to a completed project. The project will be sanded to a finished grit, parted off the lathe and then polished to a glossy smooth finished.
Tuition: $100.00

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Japanese Toolbox -- CLS832 with Ken Bangham
Intermediate/Advanced

Thursday, September 15, 4 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: Woodworking Experience
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Class Size: 1-3
Description: Make a small version of a traditional Japanese toolbox using hand tools. This unique design is beautiful in its simplicity, with an ingenious sliding top and locking wedge. Inset ends have built-in hand holds. Most parts are pre-cut and marked. You will assemble with cut nails and learn to use a hand plane, chisels and hand saw to complete. This box is perfect for keepsakes and other small items. Beginners welcome! Dimensions 16" long x 7 ½" wide x 5 ¾" high.
Tuition: $110.00

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Table Saw 101 -- CLS280 with Neil Brown
Beginner

Friday, September 16, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Size: 1-4
Description: Table Saw 101 introduces you to basic table saw operation and safety. The class will review the types of table saws, table saw anatomy, how to maintain and tune your saw, proper cross cutting and ripping techniques. This is a hands-on class with proper operation and safety as the main topic.
Tuition: $90.00

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Introduction To CNC - CLS633 with Neil Brown
Beginner

Saturday, September 17, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Class Size: 1-4
Description: This is a introductory course to CNC. Students will learn the basic components of a CNC machine and fundamentals of how to design and machine a simple sign.
Tuition: $100.00

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Working With VCarve, Session I -- CLS636 with Neil Brown
Beginner

Saturday, September 17, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Prerequisite: Intro To CNC
Tools Required: Laptop Computer
Class Size: 1-4
Description: This is a introductory course to VCarve software used for designing projects for CNC. Students will learn the fundamentals of creating and machining a project on CNC.
Tuition: $100.00

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Working With VCarve, Session II -- CLS637 with Neil Brown

Sunday, September 18, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Prerequisite: Working With VCarve Session I
Tools Required: Laptop Computer
Class Size: 1-4
Description: This is the 2nd class in the series and will advance the skill level of the student to use VCarve software. In this class the student will learn how to use layers, import files, edit vectors, manipulate text and combine multiple toolpaths into one file. The student will design and carve a picture.
Tuition: $100.00

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Working With VCarve, Session III -- CLS638 with Neil Brown
Intermediate

Sunday, September 18, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Prerequisite: Working With VCarve Session II
Tools Required: Laptop Computer
Class Size: 1-4
Description: This is the 3rd class in the series and will advance the skill level of the student to use VCarve software. In this class the student will learn how to use Transform Function, dimension work, use guidelines, use Tabs, design and machine a gear.
Tuition: $100.00

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Dovetail Jig Class -- CLS109 with Neil Brown
Beginner

Thursday, September 22, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: Router 101 Or Some Router Experience
Class Size: 1-3
Description: Dovetail JigIn this class you learn about the anatomy of the dovetail jig and its application. The templates, router, router bits and guide bushings. A brief discussion about the various other dovetail jigs on the market. The dovetail jig we will use in the class is the Porter Cable 4200 series. Explain the dovetail types and their usage, such as through, half blind, variable space, sliding and box joints. We will discuss stock material and its layout for cutting dovetails. Also we will discuss the safety aspects of using the dovetail jig and its components.
Tuition: $100.00

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Working With VCarve, Session IV -- CLS639 with Neil Brown
Intermediate

Saturday, September 24, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Prerequisite: Working With VCarve Session III
Tools Required: Laptop Computer
Class Size: 1-4
Description: This is the 4th class in the series and will advance the skill level of the student to use VCarve software. In this class the student will learn how to use design 3D project, import 3D objects, manipulate 3D objects, create a toolpath and machine a 3D model.
Tuition: $100.00

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VCarve-Working With Inlays -- CLS699 with Neil Brown
Intermediate

Saturday, September 24, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Prerequisite: VCarve Sessions I-IV
Tools Required: Laptop Computer
Class Size: 1-4
Description: Want to take your CNC knowledge to the next level? Learn to enhance you CNC projects and signs with inlays using contrasting colors. In this class you will learn how to prepare your project for inlaying and creating the inlay to fit your project.
Tuition: $100.00

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CNC Stacked Text -- CLS657 with Neil Brown

Sunday, September 25, 1 PM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: CNC Beginner's Sessions Or CNC Experience
Tools Required: Laptop Computer With Copy Of VCarve
Class Size: 1-6
Description: In this class you will learn other advanced functions and features found within VCarve/Aspire software. The majority of this class will be focusing on one of the uses for using Layers within VCarve/Aspire. How we can use Layers for creating your projects, the use of Layers within Toolpaths and the use of Layers as a Template. At the completion of this class you will be able create stacked text with various texts and sizes.
Tuition: $100.00

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Hand-Applied Finishes -- CLS273 with Ken Bangham
All

Thursday, September 29, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Size: 1-4
Description: Featuring General Finish's new products. Wipe-on and brush-on both oil and water based finishes for the small-shop woodworker. The instructor will go over most of the General Finishes line of products with "how to prepare" instructions along with the advantages of the various products. In this class, you'll find out which finishes work best for particular applications, and how to apply them to achieve a lustrous sheen that begs to be touched and that scoffs at dirt and moisture.
Tuition: $90.00

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