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Parkway Shopping Center 1543 Lehigh Street
Allentown, PA 18103

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
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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 JigIn this class you learn about the anatomy of the dovetail jig and its application. The templates, router, router bits and guide bushings. A brief discussion about the various other dovetail jigs on the market. The dovetail jig we will use in the class is the Porter Cable 4200 series. Explain the dovetail types and their usage, such as through, half blind, variable space, sliding and box joints. We will discuss stock material and its layout for cutting dovetails. Also we will discuss the safety aspects of using the dovetail jig and its components.
Tuition: $100

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

Thursday, August 16, 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

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

Friday, August 17, 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

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

Saturday, August 18, 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

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Turning A Bottle Stopper -- CLS203 with: Gary Schnell
Beginner

Sunday, August 19, 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

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

Wednesday, August 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

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

Wednesday, August 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

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

Thursday, August 23, 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

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

Friday, August 24, 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

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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

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

Sunday, August 26, 1 PM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Full Face Shield
Description: You can make the great looking pens and pencils, 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 and pencils for all your friends.
Tuition: $75

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

Monday, August 27, 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

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

Wednesday, August 29, 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

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

Wednesday, August 29, 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

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

Thursday, August 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

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

Saturday, September 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

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

Sunday, September 2, 1 PM - 4 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

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

Tuesday, September 4, 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

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

Wednesday, September 5, 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

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

Wednesday, September 5, 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

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

Thursday, September 6, 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

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Table Saw 101 -- CLS280 with: Neil Brown
Beginner

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

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Introduction To CNC -- CLS633 with: Neil Brown
Beginner

Saturday, September 8, 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

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

Saturday, September 8, 1:30 PM - 4:30 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

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

Sunday, September 9, 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 tool paths into one file. The student will design and carve a picture.
Tuition: $85

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

Sunday, September 9, 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

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

Monday, September 10, 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

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

Tuesday, September 11, 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

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A.M. 7-Class Woodturning Course (Class 1/7) -- CLS271 with: Ed Youtz
Beginner

Wednesday, September 12, 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

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P.M. 7-Class Woodturning Course (Class 1/7) -- CLS271 with: Ed Youtz
Beginner

Wednesday, September 12, 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

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

Saturday, September 15, 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

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

Saturday, September 15, 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

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Turning A Bottle Stopper -- CLS203 with: Gary Schnell
Beginner

Sunday, September 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

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A.M. 7-Class Woodturning Course (Class 2/7) -- CLS271 with: Ed Youtz
Beginner

Wednesday, September 19, 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

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P.M. 7-Class Woodturning Course (Class 2/7) -- CLS271 with: Ed Youtz
Beginner

Wednesday, September 19, 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

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Tool Sharpening For Wood Turners -- CLS066 with: Ed Youtz
All

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

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
Tuition: $75

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

Saturday, September 22, 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
Tuition Notes: Save $25.00 When You Sign Up & Pay For This And The Cathedral Arch Raised Panel Doors Class.

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

Sunday, September 23, 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

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A.M. 7-Class Woodturning Course (Class 3/7) -- CLS271 with: Ed Youtz
Beginner

Wednesday, September 26, 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

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P.M. 7-Class Woodturning Course (Class 3/7) -- CLS271 with: Ed Youtz
Beginner

Wednesday, September 26, 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

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Scroll Saw 101 -- CLS181 with: Leeann Behler
Beginner

Thursday, September 27, 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

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

Saturday, September 29, 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

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

Sunday, September 30, 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

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Band Saw 102 -- Making A Cutting Board -- CLS279 with: Leeann Behler
Beginner

Tuesday, October 2, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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.
Tuition: $75

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A.M. 7-Class Woodturning Course (Class 4/7) -- CLS271 with: Ed Youtz
Beginner

Wednesday, October 3, 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

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P.M. 7-Class Woodturning Course (Class 4/7) -- CLS271 with: Ed Youtz
Beginner

Wednesday, October 3, 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

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

Thursday, October 4, 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

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

Saturday, October 6, 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

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

Sunday, October 7, 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

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Introduction To CNC -- CLS633 with: Neil Brown
Beginner

Monday, October 8, 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

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HVLP Spray Finisher -- CLS177 with: Neil Brown
Beginner

Tuesday, October 9, 5:30 AM - 8:30 AM

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

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A.M. 7-Class Woodturning Course (Class 5/7) -- CLS271 with: Ed Youtz
Beginner

Wednesday, October 10, 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

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P.M. 7-Class Woodturning Course (Class 5/7) -- CLS271 with: Ed Youtz
Beginner

Wednesday, October 10, 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

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

Friday, October 12, 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

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

Saturday, October 13, 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

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

Sunday, October 14, 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

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

Wednesday, October 17, 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

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

Wednesday, October 17, 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

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

Thursday, October 18, 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

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

Friday, October 19, 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

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

Monday, October 22, 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

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

Wednesday, October 24, 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

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

Wednesday, October 24, 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

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

Thursday, October 25, 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

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

Friday, October 26, 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

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

Saturday, October 27, 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

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Turning A Bottle Stopper -- CLS203 with: Gary Schnell
Beginner

Sunday, October 28, 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

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

Monday, October 29, 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

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Making A Bowl Using A Router -- CLS516 with: Leeann Behler
Intermediate

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

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

Wednesday, October 31, 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

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

Wednesday, October 31, 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

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

Thursday, November 1, 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

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European Cabinet Class -- CLS390 with: Neil Brown
Beginner

Saturday, November 3, 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

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

Sunday, November 4, 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

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A.M. 7-Class Woodturning Course (Class 1/7) -- CLS271 with: Ed Youtz
Beginner

Wednesday, November 7, 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

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P.M. 7-Class Woodturning Course (Class 1/7) -- CLS271 with: Ed Youtz
Beginner

Wednesday, November 7, 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

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Introduction To CNC -- CLS633 with: Neil Brown
Beginner

Saturday, November 10, 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

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

Saturday, November 10, 1:30 PM - 4:30 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

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

Sunday, November 11, 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 tool paths into one file. The student will design and carve a picture.
Tuition: $85

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

Sunday, November 11, 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

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A.M. 7-Class Woodturning Course (Class 2/7) -- CLS271 with: Ed Youtz
Beginner

Wednesday, November 14, 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

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P.M. 7-Class Woodturning Course (Class 2/7) -- CLS271 with: Ed Youtz
Beginner

Wednesday, November 14, 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

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

Saturday, November 17, 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

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

Saturday, November 17, 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

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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

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A.M. 7-Class Woodturning Course (Class 3/7) -- CLS271 with: Ed Youtz
Beginner

Wednesday, November 21, 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

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P.M. 7-Class Woodturning Course (Class 3/7) -- CLS271 with: Ed Youtz
Beginner

Wednesday, November 21, 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

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A.M. 7-Class Woodturning Course (Class 4/7) -- CLS271 with: Ed Youtz
Beginner

Wednesday, November 28, 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

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P.M. 7-Class Woodturning Course (Class 4/7) -- CLS271 with: Ed Youtz
Beginner

Wednesday, November 28, 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

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Tool Sharpening For Wood Turners -- CLS066 with: Ed Youtz
All

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

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
Tuition: $75

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

Saturday, December 1, 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
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 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

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Introduction To CNC -- CLS633 with: Neil Brown
Beginner

Monday, December 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

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A.M. 7-Class Woodturning Course (Class 5/7) -- CLS271 with: Ed Youtz
Beginner

Wednesday, December 5, 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

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P.M. 7-Class Woodturning Course (Class 5/7) -- CLS271 with: Ed Youtz
Beginner

Wednesday, December 5, 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

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

Thursday, December 6, 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

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

Friday, December 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

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

Saturday, December 8, 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

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

Monday, December 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

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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

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

Wednesday, December 12, 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

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

Wednesday, December 12, 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

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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

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

Saturday, December 15, 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

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

Wednesday, December 19, 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

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

Wednesday, December 19, 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

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

Thursday, December 20, 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

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

Friday, December 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

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

Friday, December 28, 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

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