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(610) 351-2966
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allentown@woodcraft.com

Parkway Shopping Center 1543 Lehigh Street
Allentown, PA 18103
USA

Hours of Operation

sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
monday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
tuesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
wednesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
thursday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
friday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Router 102: Router Table Basics -- CLS277 with: Neil Brown
Beginner

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

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.
Tuition: $75.00

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A.M. 7-Class Woodturning Course (Class 6/7) -- CLS271 with: Ed Youtz
Beginner

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

Prerequisite: Completing Spindle I, Introduction To Woodturning
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.
Tuition: $350.00

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P.M. 7-Class Woodturning Course (Class 6/7) -- CLS271 with: Ed Youtz
Beginner

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

Prerequisite: Completing Spindle I, Introduction To Woodturning
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.
Tuition: $350.00

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The Art Of Plate Turning -- CLS268 with: Ed Youtz
Beginner/Intermediate

Thursday, July 16, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: Introduction To Turning Or Spindle Turning I
Tools Required: Full Face Mask
Description: Learn how to turn basic plates. Turned plates or platters make attractive household ornaments. They show off the beauty of wood and make a great fruit or candy dish. You will be guided through mounting, designing, and finishing as you create your own small platter from an 8" blank.
Tuition: $75.00

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

Saturday, July 18, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Prerequisite: Working With VCarve Session III
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.
Tuition: $85.00

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VCarve--Working With Inlays -- CLS699 with: Barry Kroft
Intermediate

Saturday, July 18, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Prerequisite: VCarve Sessions I-IV
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.
Tuition: $85.00

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Turning Slim-Line Pens -- CLS026 with: Gary Schnell
Beginner

Sunday, July 19, 1 PM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Face Mask - All Other Tools And Material Will Be 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.
Tuition: $75.00

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A.M. 7-Class Woodturning Course (Class 7/7) -- CLS271 with: Ed Youtz
Beginner

Wednesday, July 22, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Prerequisite: Completing Spindle I, Introduction To Woodturning
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.
Tuition: $350.00

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P.M. 7-Class Woodturning Course (Class 7/7) -- CLS271 with: Ed Youtz
Beginner

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

Prerequisite: Completing Spindle I, Introduction To Woodturning
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.
Tuition: $350.00

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Base Cabinet & Drawer Construction -- CLS231 with: Neil Brown
Beginner/Intermediate

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

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: $150.00

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Pen Turning An Acrylic Pen -- CLS225 with: Gary Schnell
Beginner

Sunday, July 26, 1 PM - 4 PM

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.
Tuition: $75.00

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A.M. Learn To Turn -- Spindle I -- CLS123 with: Ed Youtz
Beginner

Wednesday, July 29, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Tools Required: Full Face Mask
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: $75.00

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P.M. Learn To Turn -- Spindle I -- CLS123 with: Ed Youtz
Beginner

Wednesday, July 29, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tools Required: Full Face Mask
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: $75.00

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Learn To Turn -- Spindle I -- CLS123 with: Ed Youtz
Beginner

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

Tools Required: Full Face Mask
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: $75.00

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Learn To Turn -- Full Day Of Turning -- CLS146 with: Gary Schnell
All

Saturday, August 1, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

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.
Tuition: $125.00

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Turn A Wall Street II Pen & Letter Opener -- CLS026 with: Gary Schnell
Beginner

Sunday, August 2, 1 PM - 4 PM

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.
Tuition: $75.00

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Introduction To CNC -- CLS633 with: Neil Brown
Beginner

Monday, August 3, 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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Veneering And Inlay -- CLS584 with: Neil Brown
Beginner/Intermediate

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

Prerequisite: Basic Woodworking
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
Tuition: $75.00

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

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

Tools Required: Hearing And Eye Protection
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: $75.00

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Crush Grind Peppermill -- CLS197 with: Neil Brown
Intermediate

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

Tools Required: Faceshield
Description: Learn to turn a crush-grind pepper mill. It is not as complicated as it looks. This style of mechanism allows freedom of creativity in the design. Come and make one and learn how to make many more. A crush-grind pepper mill makes an ideal gift!
Tuition: $75.00

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

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

Prerequisite: Intro To CNC
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.
Tuition: $85.00

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European Cabinet Class -- CLS390 with: Neil Brown
Beginner

Saturday, August 8, 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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Pen Turning A Cigar Pen -- CLS026 with: Gary Schnell
Beginner

Sunday, August 9, 1 PM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Full Face Mask Required – All Other Tools/Materials Provided
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.
Tuition: $75.00

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Working With VCarve, Session II -- CLS637 with: Neil Brown
Beginner/Intermediate

Monday, August 10, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: Working With VCarve Session I
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.
Tuition: $85.00

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Router 101 -- CLS172 with: Neil Brown
Beginner

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

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: $75.00

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Taste Of Lidded Containers -- CLS129 with: Neil Brown
Intermediate

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

Prerequisite: * * * * * Introduction To Turning * * * * *
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.
Tuition: $75.00

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

Friday, August 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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Make A Rolling Patio/Utility Table -- CLS658 with: Gary Schnell
Beginner

Saturday, August 15, 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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Turning A Bottle Stopper -- CLS203 with: Gary Schnell
Beginner

Sunday, August 16, 1 PM - 4 PM

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.
Tuition: $75.00

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Pen Turning A European Pen -- CLS026 with: Gary Schnell
Beginner

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

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
Tuition: $75.00

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Turning A Rolling Pin -- CLS029 with: Neil Brown
Beginner/Intermediate

Thursday, August 20, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: Introduction To Turning Or Spindle I Turning
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.
Tuition: $75.00

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

Friday, August 21, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: Working With VCarve Session III
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.
Tuition: $85.00

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Festool Farm Table--CLS715 (1/2) with: Neil Brown
All

Saturday, August 22, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Description: In this class you will prepare lumber to construct the table top, apron and legs. Then cut the necessary joinery to assemble these parts. The joinery method for this table will be achieved using the Festool Domino XL. The table will be assembled in a manner that you will easily be able to disassemble it so to take it home then reassemble it.
Tuition: $400.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition Includes 2 Days, As Well As The Materials Used In Construction Of The Farm Table.

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Festool Farm Table--CLS715 (2/2) with: Neil Brown
All

Sunday, August 23, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Description: In this class you will prepare lumber to construct the table top, apron and legs. Then cut the necessary joinery to assemble these parts. The joinery method for this table will be achieved using the Festool Domino XL. The table will be assembled in a manner that you will easily be able to disassemble it so to take it home then reassemble it.
Tuition: $400.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition Includes 2 Days, As Well As The Materials Used In Construction Of The Farm Table.

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VCarve--Working With Inlays -- CLS699 with: Barry Kroft
Intermediate

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

Prerequisite: VCarve Sessions I-IV
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.
Tuition: $85.00

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HVLP Spray Finisher -- CLS177 with: Neil Brown
Beginner

Wednesday, August 26, 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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Hand-Cut Dovetails -- CLS416 with: Ken Bangham
All

Thursday, August 27, 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 Bowl Using A Router -- CLS516 with: Leeann Behler
Intermediate

Saturday, August 29, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Prerequisite: Router 101
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.
Tuition: $75.00

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Table Saw 101 -- CLS280 with: Neil Brown
Beginner

Saturday, August 29, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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: $75.00

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Turning Slim-Line Pens -- CLS026 with: Gary Schnell
Beginner

Sunday, August 30, 1 PM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Face Mask - All Other Tools And Material Will Be 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.
Tuition: $75.00

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Dovetail Jig Class -- CLS109 with: Neil Brown
Beginner

Tuesday, September 1, 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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The Art Of Bowl Turning -- CLS024 with: Neil Brown
Beginner/Intermediate

Wednesday, September 2, 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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CNC Stacked Text -- CLS657 with: Neil Brown
Intermediate/Advanced

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

Prerequisite: CNC Beginner's Sessions Or CNC Experience
Tools Required: Laptop Computer With Copy Of VCarve
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: $90.00

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Introduction To CNC -- CLS633 with: Neil Brown
Beginner

Saturday, September 5, 9:30 AM - 12:30 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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Working With VCarve, Session II -- CLS637 with: Neil Brown
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, September 6, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Prerequisite: Working With VCarve Session I
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 toolpaths into one file. The student will design and carve a picture.
Tuition: $85.00

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

Sunday, September 6, 1:30 PM - 4:30 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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Router 102: Router Table Basics -- CLS277 with: Neil Brown
Beginner

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

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.
Tuition: $75.00

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Band-Saw Boxes Made Simple -- CLS266 with: Leeann Behler
Beginner/Intermediate

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

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: $75.00

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

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

Prerequisite: Working With VCarve Session III
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.
Tuition: $85.00

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VCarve--Working With Inlays -- CLS699 with: Barry Kroft
Intermediate

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

Prerequisite: VCarve Sessions I-IV
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.
Tuition: $85.00

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Turning Slim-Line Pens -- CLS026 with: Gary Schnell
Beginner

Sunday, September 13, 1 PM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Face Mask - All Other Tools And Material Will Be 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.
Tuition: $75.00

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

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

Tools Required: Bring Your Dull Tools
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. How to sharpen your chisels and plane blades. We will be using honing stones, grinders and wet sharpening systems. All you need to bring are typical tools you would like to sharpen; chisels, plane blades.
Tuition: $75.00

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Hand-Applied Finishes -- CLS273 with: Ken Bangham
All

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

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 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.
Tuition: $75.00

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

Saturday, September 19, 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

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Pen Turning An Acrylic Pen -- CLS225 with: Gary Schnell
Beginner

Sunday, September 20, 1 PM - 4 PM

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.
Tuition: $75.00

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Veneering And Inlay - CLS584 with: Neil Brown
Beginner/Intermediate

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

Prerequisite: Basic Woodworking
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
Tuition: $75.00

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Band Saw 101 -- CLS171 with: Neil Brown
Beginner

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

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: $75.00

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

Saturday, September 26, 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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Turn A Wall Street II Pen & Letter Opener -- CLS026 with: Gary Schnell
Beginner

Sunday, September 27, 1 PM - 4 PM

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.
Tuition: $75.00

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Hand Planes In The Workshop -- CLS046 with: Ken Bangham
Beginner

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

Tools Required: Bring One Of Your Hand Planes
Description: Learn how to select, restore, 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 an old plane to fix up and take home sharp.
Tuition: $75.00

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Scroll Saw 101 -- CLS181 with: Leeann Behler
Beginner

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

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.
Tuition: $75.00

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