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(610) 351-2966
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(610) 351-3211
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allentown@woodcraft.com

Parkway Shopping Center 1543 Lehigh Street
Allentown, PA 18103
USA

Hours of Operation

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

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

Saturday, July 7, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Woodworking Skills
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: $150.00
Tuition Notes: Save $25.00 When You Sign Up & Pay For This And The Cathedral Arch Raised Panel Doors Class.

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Hand-Cut Dovetails -- CLS416 with: Ken Bangham
All

Tuesday, July 10, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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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Making A Skinner Knife -- CLS345 with: Barry Kroft
Beginner

Tuesday, July 24, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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: $75.00

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Secrets Of The Skew -- CLS234 with: Ed Youtz
Intermediate/Advanced

Thursday, July 26, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: 7-class Turning Course Or Permission
Description: Skew lovers know it is an efficient tool for completing many jobs. Skew haters know it is likely to ruin any piece of wood it touches. Take this 3-hour class, SECRETS OF THE SKEW, describing what skew lovers know about the care and use of the skew. Practice shaping wood quickly and easily using the skew while learning to avoid the catches that doom projects to the burn pile. Become a skew lover.
Tuition: $75.00

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Cathedral-Arch Panel Cabinet Doors -- CLS017 with: Neil Brown
Intermediate

Saturday, July 28, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Woodworking Knowledge
Description: You will make two cathedral arch raised panel cabinet doors. This configuration of raised panel doors will include a fixture (template) that will allow you to add decorative arches 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: $125.00

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Introduction To CNC -- CLS633 with: Neil Brown
Beginner

Monday, August 6, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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: $85.00

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HVLP Spray Finisher -- CLS177 with: Neil Brown
Beginner

Tuesday, August 7, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Description: You have tried rubbed on and brushed on finishes, now it is time to try using a High Volume/Low Pressure (HVLP) spray system to create a beautiful finish on any wood project. If you are thinking of getting an HVLP sprayer or if you already own one but have not learned how to use it for that perfect finish, then you MUST attend this class. You will learn the details of running these great sprayers, from needles and thinning to cleaning and fine turning for difficult materials.
Tuition: $75.00

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European Cabinet Class -- CLS390 with: Neil Brown
Beginner

Saturday, August 11, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Description: Students will build a frameless cabinet, locate holes for shelf pins, make the shelf and a flat panel type door and mount the door. This will be done using all Festool tools.
Tuition: $150.00

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Dovetail Jig Class -- CLS109 with: Neil Brown
Beginner

Tuesday, August 14, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: Router 101 Or Some Router Experience
Description: Dovetail Jig In 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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Make A Rolling Patio/Utility Table -- CLS658 with: Gary Schnell
Beginner

Saturday, August 25, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Description: You will make a very functional table that can be used for a variety of purposes, such as a patio table, a table on which to work with plants, or a general use table. The table has a top of 48" by 18" and is 35" high. It has a lower shelf and locking casters. During construction, you will use a table saw and band saw. You also will use a Kreg jig and screws to secure the boards of the tabletop together, as well as to join it with the frame of the table. Heavy duty Kreg screws also will be used in the basic construction. A router will be used to round some of the edges and a sander to smooth the tabletop. Locking wheels will complete the table. At the end of the session, you will take home a highly functional table that is ready to stain and finish if you wish.
Tuition: $140.00

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Turn A Holiday Ornament -- CLS029 with: Gary Schnell
Beginner

Sunday, November 18, 1 PM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Full Face Shield All Other Materials Will Be Provided.
Description: Learn to turn simple but elegant holiday ornaments using basic wood-turning techniques. Will make a Holiday ornament and apply a finish. Will be ready to give as gifts or to use yourself.
Tuition: $75.00

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Turn A Holiday Ornament -- CLS029 with: Gary Schnell
Beginner

Sunday, December 2, 1 PM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Full Face Shield All Other Materials Will Be Provided.
Description: Learn to turn simple but elegant holiday ornaments using basic wood-turning techniques. Will make a Holiday ornament and apply a finish. Will be ready to give as gifts or to use yourself.
Tuition: $75.00

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Turn A Holiday Ornament -- CLS029 with: Gary Schnell
Beginner

Tuesday, December 11, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tools Required: Full Face Shield All Other Materials Will Be Provided.
Description: Learn to turn simple but elegant holiday ornaments using basic wood-turning techniques. Will make a Holiday ornament and apply a finish. Will be ready to give as gifts or to use yourself.
Tuition: $75.00

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

Friday, December 14, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: Working With VCarve Session II
Tools Required: Laptop Computer
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: $85.00

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The Art Of Bowl Turning -- CLS024 with: Ed Youtz
Beginner/Intermediate

Thursday, January 24, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: MUST Have Introduction To Turning Or Spindle I Turning
Tools Required: Full Face Shield Required -- All Other Tools & Materials Provided
Description: 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 the class students should be able to turn a bowl on their own.
Tuition: $75.00

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