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Parkway Shopping Center
1543 Lehigh Street
Allentown, PA 18103

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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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Learn To Turn -- Full Day Of Turning -- CLS146

Saturday, April 21, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Gary Schnell
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1-5
Tools Required: Full Face Mask
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 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 appropriate tools. At the end of class students should be able to turn a bowl on their own.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $125
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Turning A Bottle Stopper -- CLS203

Sunday, April 22, 1 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Gary Schnell
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Full Face Shield
Description: For a great gift idea for someone whether it be a housewarming gift or for that visit to a friend. Turning a bottle stopper is easy once we show you how. Once you start you will not want to stop making them.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes:
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Working With VCarve, Session III -- CLS638

Monday, April 23, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Neil Brown
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
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.
Prerequisite: Working With VCarve Session II
Tuition: $85
Tuition Notes:
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A.M. 7-Class Woodturning Course (Class 7/7) -- CLS271

Wednesday, April 25, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Ed Youtz
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Face Shield
Description: This course follows SPINDLE I and will turn the beginner into a safe, experienced, wood turner. The seven 3-hour classes build the student's understanding and skill through practice on beads and coves, tool sharpening, eggs, matched multiples, a cup and lidded box, plate, and bowls. Weekly projects go home with the student and the method of instruction is demonstration and coaching.
Prerequisite: Completing Spindle I, Introduction To Woodturning
Tuition: $350
Tuition Notes:
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P.M. 7-Class Woodturning Course (Class 7/7) -- CLS271

Wednesday, April 25, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Ed Youtz
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Face Shield
Description: This course follows SPINDLE I and will turn the beginner into a safe, experienced, wood turner. The seven 3-hour classes build the student's understanding and skill through practice on beads and coves, tool sharpening, eggs, matched multiples, a cup and lidded box, plate, and bowls. Weekly projects go home with the student and the method of instruction is demonstration and coaching.
Prerequisite: Completing Spindle I, Introduction To Woodturning
Tuition: $350
Tuition Notes:
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Secrets Of The Skew -- CLS234

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Ed Youtz
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required:
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.
Prerequisite: 7-class Turning Course Or Permission
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes:
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Working With VCarve, Session IV -- CLS639

Friday, April 27, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Neil Brown
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Laptop Computer
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.
Prerequisite: Working With VCarve Session III
Tuition: $85
Tuition Notes:
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Make A Rolling Patio/Utility Table -- CLS658

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Gary Schnell
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required:
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $120
Tuition Notes:
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Pen Turning An Acrylic Pen -- CLS225

Sunday, April 29, 1 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Gary Schnell
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Face Mask
Description: We will teach you the art of turning finely crafted Acrylic Pens. These pens are fast becoming favorites all across the country. In this class you will learn the proper techniques for turning, sanding, polishing and assembly. You will leave the class with a beautiful pen in the color combination you select.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75
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VCarve--Working With Inlays -- CLS699

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Barry Kroft
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Laptop Computer
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.
Prerequisite: VCarve Sessions I-IV
Tuition: $85
Tuition Notes:
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Turning A Rolling Pin -- CLS029

Tuesday, May 1, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Neil Brown
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Full Face Shield All Other Materials Will Be Provided.
Description: In this class you will take your spindle turning skills to another level. You will learn how to turn evenly flat spindles necessary for rolling pins. You will challenge your spindle turning creativity by turning matching spindles by way of turning 2 matching handles for the rolling pin. You will learn some precision turning, use of turning jigs and use of other non conventional turning tools. At the end of this class you will know how to make your own rolling pin with ball bearings and matching handles. You will know how jigs are used within your turnings. How other tools can be applied to your turnings.
Prerequisite: Introduction To Turning Or Spindle I Turning
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes:
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A.M. Intermediate 7-Class Turning Course (Class 1/7) -- CLS272

Wednesday, May 2, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Ed Youtz
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Full Face Shield
Description: This is a course for those who have had the Beginners 7-Class Wood Turning Course. We will review and improve the student's skills in spindle and bowl turning with special attention to tool making, sanding and finishing, natural edge bowls, goblets, and small hollow forms. Additional topics will be included to meet the needs of each class.
Prerequisite: Beginners 7-Class Turning Course
Tuition: $350
Tuition Notes: (for 7 Classes)
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P.M. Intermediate 7-Class Turning Course (Class 1/7) -- CLS272

Wednesday, May 2, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Ed Youtz
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Full Face Shield
Description: This is a course for those who have had the Beginners 7-Class Wood Turning Course. We will review and improve the student's skills in spindle and bowl turning with special attention to tool making, sanding and finishing, natural edge bowls, goblets, and small hollow forms. Additional topics will be included to meet the needs of each class.
Prerequisite: Beginners 7-Class Turning Course
Tuition: $350
Tuition Notes: (for 7 Classes)
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Scroll Saw 101 -- CLS181

Thursday, May 3, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Leeann Behler
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes:
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Face-Frame Cabinet Construction -- CLS288

Saturday, May 5, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Neil Brown
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required:
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.
Prerequisite: Basic Woodworking Skills
Tuition: $150
Tuition Notes: Save $25.00 When You Sign Up & Pay For This And The Cathedral Arch Raised Panel Doors Class.
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Turn A Wall Street II Pen & Letter Opener -- CLS026

Sunday, May 6, 1 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Gary Schnell
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Full Face Shield
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. Soon you will be making pens for all your friends.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes:
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Hand-Cut Dovetails -- CLS416

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Ken Bangham
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required:
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $100
Tuition Notes:
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A.M. Intermediate 7-Class Turning Course (Class 2/7) -- CLS272

Wednesday, May 9, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Ed Youtz
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Full Face Shield
Description: This is a course for those who have had the Beginners 7-Class Wood Turning Course. We will review and improve the student's skills in spindle and bowl turning with special attention to tool making, sanding and finishing, natural edge bowls, goblets, and small hollow forms. Additional topics will be included to meet the needs of each class.
Prerequisite: Beginners 7-Class Turning Course
Tuition: $350
Tuition Notes: (for 7 Classes)
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P.M. Intermediate 7-Class Turning Course (Class 2/7) -- CLS272

Wednesday, May 9, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Ed Youtz
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Full Face Shield
Description: This is a course for those who have had the Beginners 7-Class Wood Turning Course. We will review and improve the student's skills in spindle and bowl turning with special attention to tool making, sanding and finishing, natural edge bowls, goblets, and small hollow forms. Additional topics will be included to meet the needs of each class.
Prerequisite: Beginners 7-Class Turning Course
Tuition: $350
Tuition Notes: (for 7 Classes)
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Tool Sharpening For Wood Turners -- CLS066

Thursday, May 10, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Ed Youtz
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Face Mask, Bring Your Dull Tools
Description: Bring your dull gouges, skews, parting tools, and scrapers to a class on sharpening wood turning tools. Students will learn how to achieve a sharp edge on all of their tools. Strength and weaknesses of the grinding methods will be discussed. Different bevel angles will be evaluated with students able to try tools with different angles. Students should take home the knowledge of how to sharpen their tools. THIS IS A MUST CLASS FOR ANY WOOD TURNER
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes:
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Introduction To CNC -- CLS633

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Neil Brown
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required:
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $85
Tuition Notes:
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Working With VCarve, Session I -- CLS636

Saturday, May 12, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Neil Brown
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Laptop Computer
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.
Prerequisite: Intro To CNC
Tuition: $85
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Working With VCarve, Session II -- CLS637

Sunday, May 13, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Neil Brown
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Laptop Computer
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 tool paths into one file. The student will design and carve a picture. GIVE YOUR MOTHER A VERY SPECIAL TREAT ON MOTHER'S DAY--BRING HER TO WOODCRAFT TO LEARN VCARVE II & III WITH YOU (SHE COMES FOR FREE).
Prerequisite: Working With VCarve Session I
Tuition: $85
Tuition Notes:
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Working With VCarve, Session III -- CLS638

Sunday, May 13, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Neil Brown
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
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. GIVE YOUR MOTHER A VERY SPECIAL TREAT ON MOTHER'S DAY--BRING HER TO WOODCRAFT TO LEARN VCARVE II & III WITH YOU (SHE COMES FOR FREE).
Prerequisite: Working With VCarve Session II
Tuition: $85
Tuition Notes:
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A.M. Intermediate 7-Class Turning Course (Class 3/7) -- CLS272

Wednesday, May 16, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Ed Youtz
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Full Face Shield
Description: This is a course for those who have had the Beginners 7-Class Wood Turning Course. We will review and improve the student's skills in spindle and bowl turning with special attention to tool making, sanding and finishing, natural edge bowls, goblets, and small hollow forms. Additional topics will be included to meet the needs of each class.
Prerequisite: Beginners 7-Class Turning Course
Tuition: $350
Tuition Notes: (for 7 Classes)
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P.M. Intermediate 7-Class Turning Course (Class 3/7) -- CLS272

Wednesday, May 16, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Ed Youtz
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Full Face Shield
Description: This is a course for those who have had the Beginners 7-Class Wood Turning Course. We will review and improve the student's skills in spindle and bowl turning with special attention to tool making, sanding and finishing, natural edge bowls, goblets, and small hollow forms. Additional topics will be included to meet the needs of each class.
Prerequisite: Beginners 7-Class Turning Course
Tuition: $350
Tuition Notes: (for 7 Classes)
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Table Saw 101 -- CLS280

Thursday, May 17, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Neil Brown
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required:
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes:
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Working With VCarve, Session IV -- CLS639

Saturday, May 19, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Neil Brown
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Laptop Computer
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.
Prerequisite: Working With VCarve Session III
Tuition: $85
Tuition Notes:
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VCarve--Working With Inlays -- CLS699

Saturday, May 19, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Barry Kroft
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Laptop Computer
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.
Prerequisite: VCarve Sessions I-IV
Tuition: $85
Tuition Notes:
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Turning A Bottle Stopper -- CLS203

Sunday, May 20, 1 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Gary Schnell
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Full Face Shield
Description: For a great gift idea for someone whether it be a housewarming gift or for that visit to a friend. Turning a bottle stopper is easy once we show you how. Once you start you will not want to stop making them.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes:
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Veneering And Inlay -- CLS584

Wednesday, May 23, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Neil Brown
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Students will learn Veneering and Inlay principles and basic techniques. Veneering offers the woodworker the use of woods and woodworking options that are unavailable utilizing solid wood. Prior woodworking experience is helpful but not required. Woodworkers can expect to learn techniques that will advance their skills and provide an exciting range of woodworking options. Some of the topics to be covered in the class include: veneering styles, types of veneer and substrates, veneer cutting, arranging, types of glues used, and various veneer matches. The class will include: hands-on matching, cutting, taping and gluing veneers and inlays. Included in the class price is Woodworkers Guide to Veneering & Inlay by Jonathan Benson Woodcraft Item #838809
Prerequisite: Basic Woodworking
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes:
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Band Saw 102 -- Making A Cutting Board -- CLS279

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Leeann Behler
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses And Ear Protection
Description: In this class the student will learn how to make a cutting board using 3 different types of wood. He will learn how to measure, cut, glue, and round off the edges of the board and then put on a finish. By the end of the class the students will have the knowledge to go to his own shop and make many more cutting boards for friends and family.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes:
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Cathedral-Arch Panel Cabinet Doors -- CLS017

Saturday, May 26, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Neil Brown
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required:
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.
Prerequisite: Basic Woodworking Knowledge
Tuition: $125
Tuition Notes:
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Pen Turning A European Pen -- CLS026

Sunday, May 27, 1 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Gary Schnell
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Face Mask Required – All Other Tools/materials Provided
Description: You too can make the great looking pens. 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. 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
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes:
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Taste Of Lidded Containers -- CLS129

Tuesday, May 29, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Neil Brown
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Face Mask Required; Turning Tools And Wood Provided
Description: Students will start by turning an end grain cup. This will include roughing a blank, mounting it in a chuck, drilling a depth hole, and hollowing the end grain with a bowl gouge. 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.
Prerequisite: * * * * * Introduction To Turning * * * * *
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes:
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A.M. Intermediate 7-Class Turning Course (Class 4/7) -- CLS272

Wednesday, May 30, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Ed Youtz
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Full Face Shield
Description: This is a course for those who have had the Beginners 7-Class Wood Turning Course. We will review and improve the student's skills in spindle and bowl turning with special attention to tool making, sanding and finishing, natural edge bowls, goblets, and small hollow forms. Additional topics will be included to meet the needs of each class.
Prerequisite: Beginners 7-Class Turning Course
Tuition: $350
Tuition Notes: (for 7 Classes)
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P.M. Intermediate 7-Class Turning Course (Class 4/7) -- CLS272

Wednesday, May 30, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Ed Youtz
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Full Face Shield
Description: This is a course for those who have had the Beginners 7-Class Wood Turning Course. We will review and improve the student's skills in spindle and bowl turning with special attention to tool making, sanding and finishing, natural edge bowls, goblets, and small hollow forms. Additional topics will be included to meet the needs of each class.
Prerequisite: Beginners 7-Class Turning Course
Tuition: $350
Tuition Notes: (for 7 Classes)
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Router 102: Router Table Basics -- CLS277

Thursday, May 31, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Neil Brown
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Bring Hearing Protection, Tools & Material Provided
Description: Students will learn about the different router tables and fence systems available. In addition, instruction 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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75
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Learn To Turn -- Full Day Of Turning -- CLS146

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Gary Schnell
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1-5
Tools Required:
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 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 appropriate tools. At the end of class students should be able to turn a bowl on their own.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $125
Tuition Notes:
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Turn A Wall Street II Pen & Letter Opener -- CLS026

Sunday, June 3, 1 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Gary Schnell
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required:
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. Soon you will be making pens for all your friends.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes:
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Introduction To CNC -- CLS633

Monday, June 4, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Neil Brown
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required:
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $85
Tuition Notes:
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Hand-Applied Finishes -- CLS273

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Ken Bangham
Skill Level: All
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required:
Description: Featuring General Finish's new products. Wipe-on and brush-on both oil and water based finishes for the small-shop woodworker. Neil will go over almost the entire line of General Finishes 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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes:
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A.M. Intermediate 7-Class Turning Course (Class 5/7) -- CLS272

Wednesday, June 6, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Class Status:
Instructor: Ed Youtz
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required:
Description: This is a course for those who have had the Beginners 7-Class Wood Turning Course. We will review and improve the student's skills in spindle and bowl turning with special attention to tool making, sanding and finishing, natural edge bowls, goblets, and small hollow forms. Additional topics will be included to meet the needs of each class.
Prerequisite: Beginners 7-Class Turning Course
Tuition: $350
Tuition Notes: (for 7 Classes)
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P.M. Intermediate 7-Class Turning Course (Class 5/7) -- CLS272

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

Class Status:
Instructor: Ed Youtz
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required:
Description: This is a course for those who have had the Beginners 7-Class Wood Turning Course. We will review and improve the student's skills in spindle and bowl turning with special attention to tool making, sanding and finishing, natural edge bowls, goblets, and small hollow forms. Additional topics will be included to meet the needs of each class.
Prerequisite: Beginners 7-Class Turning Course
Tuition: $350
Tuition Notes: (for 7 Classes)
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The Art Of Bowl Turning -- CLS024

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Ed Youtz
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required:
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.
Prerequisite: MUST Have Introduction To Turning Or Spindle I Turning
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes:
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Working With VCarve, Session I -- CLS636

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Neil Brown
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required:
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.
Prerequisite: Intro To CNC
Tuition: $85
Tuition Notes:
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European Cabinet Class -- CLS390

Saturday, June 9, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Neil Brown
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required:
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $150
Tuition Notes:
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Pen Turning A Cigar Pen -- CLS026

Sunday, June 10, 1 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Gary Schnell
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required:
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. Soon you will be making pens for all your friends.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes:
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Working With VCarve, Session II -- CLS637

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Neil Brown
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required:
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 tool paths into one file. The student will design and carve a picture.
Prerequisite: Working With VCarve Session I
Tuition: $85
Tuition Notes:
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Making A Bowl Using A Router -- CLS516

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Leeann Behler
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required:
Description: Learn to make a wooden bowl without a lathe. Using a router and router bits, you can make a wooden bowl. You will learn the process of making a bowl using a router, special router bits and a template. You will learn the process of creating uniquely shaped bowls. Bowl shapes you can't make on a lathe.
Prerequisite: Router 101
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes:
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A.M. Intermediate 7-Class Turning Course (Class 6/7) -- CLS272

Wednesday, June 13, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Class Status:
Instructor: Ed Youtz
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: This is a course for those who have had the Beginners 7-Class Wood Turning Course. We will review and improve the student's skills in spindle and bowl turning with special attention to tool making, sanding and finishing, natural edge bowls, goblets, and small hollow forms. Additional topics will be included to meet the needs of each class.
Prerequisite: Beginners 7-Class Turning Course
Tuition: $350
Tuition Notes: (for 7 Classes)
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P.M. Intermediate 7-Class Turning Course (Class 6/7) -- CLS272

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

Class Status:
Instructor: Ed Youtz
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required:
Description: This is a course for those who have had the Beginners 7-Class Wood Turning Course. We will review and improve the student's skills in spindle and bowl turning with special attention to tool making, sanding and finishing, natural edge bowls, goblets, and small hollow forms. Additional topics will be included to meet the needs of each class.
Prerequisite: Beginners 7-Class Turning Course
Tuition: $350
Tuition Notes: (for 7 Classes)
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Working With VCarve, Session III -- CLS638

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Neil Brown
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required:
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.
Prerequisite: Working With VCarve Session II
Tuition: $85
Tuition Notes:
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Base Cabinet & Drawer Construction -- CLS231

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Neil Brown
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required:
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)
Prerequisite: Face Frame Cabinet Construction
Tuition: $150
Tuition Notes:
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Pen Turning A Slim-Line Pen And Pencil -- CLS026

Sunday, June 17, 1 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Gary Schnell
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required:
Description: You too can make the great looking pens. 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. 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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes:
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Router 101 -- CLS172

Wednesday, June 20, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status:
Instructor: Neil Brown
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required:
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes:
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Band Saw 101 -- CLS171

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Neil Brown
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required:
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes:
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Working With VCarve, Session IV -- CLS639

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Neil Brown
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required:
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.
Prerequisite: Working With VCarve Session III
Tuition: $85
Tuition Notes:
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Make A Rolling Patio/Utility Table -- CLS658

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Gary Schnell
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required:
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $140
Tuition Notes:
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Turning A Bottle Stopper -- CLS203

Sunday, June 24, 1 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Gary Schnell
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required:
Description: For a great gift idea for someone whether it be a housewarming gift or for that visit to a friend. Turning a bottle stopper is easy once we show you how. Once you start you will not want to stop making them.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes:
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VCarve--Working With Inlays -- CLS699

Monday, June 25, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Barry Kroft
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required:
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.
Prerequisite: VCarve Sessions I-IV
Tuition: $85
Tuition Notes:
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A.M. Intermediate 7-Class Turning Course (Class 7/7) -- CLS272

Wednesday, June 27, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Class Status:
Instructor: Ed Youtz
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required:
Description: This is a course for those who have had the Beginners 7-Class Wood Turning Course. We will review and improve the student's skills in spindle and bowl turning with special attention to tool making, sanding and finishing, natural edge bowls, goblets, and small hollow forms. Additional topics will be included to meet the needs of each class.
Prerequisite: Beginners 7-Class Turning Course
Tuition: $350
Tuition Notes: (for 7 Classes)
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P.M. Intermediate 7-Class Turning Course (Class 7/7) -- CLS272

Wednesday, June 27, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status:
Instructor: Ed Youtz
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required:
Description: This is a course for those who have had the Beginners 7-Class Wood Turning Course. We will review and improve the student's skills in spindle and bowl turning with special attention to tool making, sanding and finishing, natural edge bowls, goblets, and small hollow forms. Additional topics will be included to meet the needs of each class.
Prerequisite: Beginners 7-Class Turning Course
Tuition: $350
Tuition Notes: (for 7 Classes)
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Making A Skinner Knife -- CLS345

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Barry Kroft
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required:
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes:
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HVLP Spray Finisher -- CLS177

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Neil Brown
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required:
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes:
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Flat, Square & Straight-Joint/Plane/Saw - CLS163

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Neil Brown
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required:
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes:
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Introduction To CNC -- CLS633

Saturday, July 14, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Neil Brown
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required:
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $85
Tuition Notes:
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Working With VCarve, Session I -- CLS636

Saturday, July 14, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Neil Brown
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required:
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.
Prerequisite: Intro To CNC
Tuition: $85
Tuition Notes:
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Working With VCarve, Session III -- CLS638

Sunday, July 15, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Neil Brown
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required:
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.
Prerequisite: Working With VCarve Session II
Tuition: $85
Tuition Notes:
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Working With VCarve, Session II -- CLS637

Sunday, July 15, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Neil Brown
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required:
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 tool paths into one file. The student will design and carve a picture.
Prerequisite: Working With VCarve Session I
Tuition: $85
Tuition Notes:
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Working With VCarve, Session IV -- CLS639

Saturday, July 21, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Neil Brown
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required:
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.
Prerequisite: Working With VCarve Session III
Tuition: $85
Tuition Notes:
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VCarve--Working With Inlays -- CLS699

Saturday, July 21, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Barry Kroft
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required:
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.
Prerequisite: VCarve Sessions I-IV
Tuition: $85
Tuition Notes:
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