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(770) 587-3372
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(770) 587-9068
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atlanta-retail@woodcraft.com

8560 Holcomb Bridge Rd., Suite 115
Alpharetta, GA 30022

Hours of Operation

sunday 9 AM - 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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Intro To Woodworking I with: Terry Nielsen
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Saturday, May 19, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, May 20, 9 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Students Are Required To Furnish Some Hand Tools. A Link Is Provided In The Description Below For A Complete List.
Description: With Intro to Woodworking I, the student will learn the basic aspects, safety measures and uses of power tools and furniture assembly procedures. You will complete a small wall hanging cabinet. You will gain hands-on experience with basic joinery' how to "4 square" a board as well as hardware installation by the end of the last session.

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Tuition: $295
Tuition Notes: All Materials Included

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Pen Turning with: Frank Bowers
Beginner/Intermediate

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

Description: Improve your turning skills making two pens with wood blanks. Also learn sanding and finishing fundamentals. Use your creative talents to fashion a pen that you will be proud to show to all of your friends and say, "I made this".
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: Pen Materials Included In Tuition.

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Turning Pepper Mills with: Mark Sillay
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, June 3, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Spindle Turning Skills Preferred.
Description: There is something about the spicy odor and taste of freshly ground pepper corns which makes ordinary pepper seem dull and nearly tasteless. You will finish a pepper mill from a square block of wood and a pepper mill mechanism. This class will utilize and develop spindle turning skills.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: Pepper Mill Materials Included In Tuition.

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Turning Handles with: Frank Bowers
Beginner/Intermediate

Thursday, June 7, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: A good Pizza Cutter or an Ice Cream Scoop is a joy to use. They also make great gifts and can be turned in a small amount of time. In this class, we will turn the Handle for a stainless steel Pizza Cutter or Ice cream Scoop. Techniques are similar for both. This is a great project for beginning and intermediate Woodturners.All materials for one project will be provided as well as the necessary turning tools. Students will have the option of purchasing additional supplies using their class discount.
Tuition: $60
Tuition Notes: Materials For One Project Is Included In Tuition.

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Table Saw Basics And Techniques with: Terry Nielsen
Beginner/Intermediate

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

Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Dust Mask, Tape Measure And Pencils
Description: Terry will teach you how to use a table saw safely and accurately. Each student will have the opportunity to practice many table saw operations including cross cutting, ripping and taper cuts. The student will also make a basic crosscut sled. Terry will go over how to install the sliders so their sled will make accurate crosscuts. He will discuss the advantages/disadvantages of the various types of sliders available so the student can decide which type suits their needs and make a purchase accordingly.
Tuition: $135
Tuition Notes: All Materials Included

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Introduction To Turning II, Bowls with: Frank Bowers
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, June 10, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Description: Have you ever wanted to try wood turning? Join us in this class and learn how to turn a bowl. You will complete an attractive bowl of your own design about six inches in diameter and 2 inches deep. Also learn about the wood lathe, how to use basic tools and properties of wood for making different objects. Use the skills from this class to move on to other more advanced turning classes.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: Wood Materials Included In Tuition.

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Milk/ Chalk Paint Finishing with: David Jervis
Beginner/Intermediate

Thursday, June 21, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Love the distressed paint look, but have no idea how to do it? Discover how to using either milk or chalk paint. Part lecture, part hands-on experience, the student will learn about wood preparation, mixing, layering, distressing, and top coats. Application techniques will include types of brushes, rags, and buffing. Student will practice techniques on practice boards supplied. Each step is done on successive sections, giving you a record of the process.
Tuition: $95

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Introduction To Turning I, Spindles with: Frank Bowers
Beginner

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

Description: Have you ever wanted to try wood turning? Join us in this class and learn about the wood lathe, how to use basic tools and properties of wood for making different objects. Use the skills from this class to move on to other turning classes like pen turning, pepper mills, bowls, plates etc.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: Materials Included In Tuition.

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Introduction To Marquetry with: Jane Burke
Beginner

Sunday, June 24, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Description: Jane will teach you the art of marquetry. This one-day workshop is an experience that you don't want to miss. Leave with a beautiful piece of marquetry and a valuable new skill.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: Marquetry Materials Provided In Tuition.

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Introduction To Cabinet Making with: Terry Nielsen
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Saturday, July 7, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, July 8, 9 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required:
Description: In this hands-on class, each student will complete a 15" face frame style base cabinet with drawer and raised panel door. Cabinet styles and design considerations will be discussed that can be adapted for several different applications including kitchen cabinets, entertainment centers, and bookcases. Construction of the cabinet carcass, face frame and drawer will employee the Kreg Joinery system and construction of the raised panel door will utilize the traditional cope and stick method. Additional joinery techniques for the carcass, face frame, drawer and door will be discussed. You will learn the safe and proper use of the table saw, compound miter saw, router table and finishing sander as you complete the project. All materials are furnished for this class.
Tuition: $295
Tuition Notes: Materials Included In Tuition.

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Band Saw Basics with: Terry Nielsen
Beginner

Thursday, July 12, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses And Dust Mask
Description: In this one-evening class learn the fundamentals of band saw safety, operation, maintenance, and how to select the proper blade for a project. To demonstrate the versatility of the band saw, we will cover stack cutting, re-sawing, and cutting various shapes. Apply what you learn by making a cutting board with two contrasting wood colors. The projects will also cover clamping techniques, use of a router, and food safe finishes.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: Materials Included

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Pen Turning with: Frank Bowers
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, July 14, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Description: Improve your turning skills making two pens with wood blanks. Also learn sanding and finishing fundamentals. Use your creative talents to fashion a pen that you will be proud to show to all of your friends and say, "I made this".
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: Materials Included In Tuition.

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Scroll Saw Basics with: Hans Meier
Beginner

Sunday, July 15, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Description: Scroll-sawing the most popular, rewarding and safest of all woodworking activities. The tool is easy for beginning woodworkers of all ages to create a wide variety of useful and fun items. This class will show you how to set-up and use the saw, select the proper blade for different projects, find or create and use patterns, and to sand and finish your creation. You will practice basic in- and outside cuts complete a desk nameplate, puzzles, and a three-dimensional ornament.
Tuition: $115
Tuition Notes: Wood Materials Plus Scroll Saw Workbook Included In Tuition.

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Router Basics & Techniques with: Terry Nielsen
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, July 21, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Experience With The Router Is A Strong Advantage, But Is Not Required.
Description: Learn how to set-up the handheld router and router table to make different types of cuts that are used in making furniture, cabinets, boxes and other woodworking. These techniques will be used to demonstrate several project examples. This class is valuable for everyone from the beginner to the more experienced woodworker wanting to brush up on his or her router and router table skills
Tuition: $135

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Boxes On The Bandsaw with: Terry Nielsen
Intermediate

Sunday, July 22, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Prerequisite: Bandsaw Experience Required
Description: Terry demonstrates the fundamentals of tuning a bandsaw for optimal performance and how to select a blade to use for different cuts. You will learn how to design, cut, sand and assemble a unique box on the bandsaw. Take home a project that will amaze your friends and family.
Tuition: $105
Tuition Notes: Materials Included In Tuition.

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Sharpening Chisels And Plane Irons with: David Jervis
Beginner/Intermediate

Thursday, July 26, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Sharpening is a critical aspect of woodworking. In this class, students will be presented with an overview, a detailed process and a demonstration on how to sharpen plane irons and chisels. Sharpening supplies, tools, and helpful jigs will be discussed as well as several alternate sharpening approaches/methods. Students will practice sharpening their personal plane irons and chisels with help from the instructor.
Tuition: $95

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Introduction To Turning I, Spindles with: Frank Bowers
Beginner

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

Description: Have you ever wanted to try wood turning? Join us in this class and learn about the wood lathe, how to use basic tools and properties of wood for making different objects. Use the skills from this class to move on to other turning classes like pen turning, pepper mills, bowls, plates etc.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: Materials Included In Tuition.

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Introduction To Turning II, Bowls with: Frank Bowers
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, August 5, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Description: Have you ever wanted to try wood turning? Join us in this class and learn how to turn a bowl. You will complete an attractive bowl of your own design about six inches in diameter and 2 inches deep. Also learn about the wood lathe, how to use basic tools and properties of wood for making different objects. Use the skills from this class to move on to other more advanced turning classes.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: Materials Included In Tuition.

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Introduction To Finishing with: David Jervis
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Thursday, August 9, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, August 16, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Breathing Protection If Needed, Notepad
Description: Love to build, but hate to finish projects? Discover how to apply a finish with confidence. Part lecture, part hands-on experience, the student will learn about wood preparation, staining, coloring, sealers, and top coats. Application techniques will include brushing and rubbing. Student will practice techniques on practice boards supplied. Each step is done on successive sections, giving you a record of the process.
Tuition: $150
Tuition Notes: All Materials Included

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Introduction To Woodworking I with: Terry Nielsen
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Saturday, August 11, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, August 12, 9 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required:
Description: With Intro to Woodworking I, the student will learn the basic aspects, safety measures and uses of power tools and furniture assembly procedures. You will complete a small wall hanging cabinet. You will gain hands-on experience with basic joinery' how to "4 square" a board as well as hardware installation by the end of the last session.
Tuition: $295
Tuition Notes: Materials Included In Tuition.

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Pen Turning with: Frank Bowers
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, August 18, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Description: Improve your turning skills making two pens with wood blanks. Also learn sanding and finishing fundamentals. Use your creative talents to fashion a pen that you will be proud to show to all of your friends and say, "I made this".
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: Pen Materials Included In Tuition.

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Sharpening Chisels And Plane Irons with: David Jervis
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, August 19, 9 AM - 12 PM

Description: Sharpening is a critical aspect of woodworking. In this class, students will be presented with an overview, a detailed process and a demonstration on how to sharpen plane irons and chisels. Sharpening supplies, tools, and helpful jigs will be discussed as well as several alternate sharpening approaches/methods. Students will practice sharpening their personal plane irons and chisels with help from the instructor.
Tuition: $95

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Basic Chip Carving with: Mickey Hudspeth
Beginner

Sunday, August 19, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Tools Required: Wayne Barton Style Carving Knife (Hock "D", WC # 148537) Leave Your Knife At The Store When You Signup And Mickey Will Have It Sharpened, Ready For Use In Class.
Description: Get a great start at the art of chip carving from this one day course. Learn about the basics of chip carving, wood selection, carving design issues and how to hold the knife. Mickey provides you with a basswood carving blank and a 12 point rosette pattern that will utilize all of the basic cuts. Apply what you learn to make beautiful carvings or enhance other projects such as boxes, chests, bowls etc.
He discusses the best technique to sharpen your knives so you will have the skill necessary for future work.
Mickey recommends "The Complete Guide to Chip Carving" by Wayne Barton (#837277)
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: Materials Included

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Turning A Natural Edge Bowl with: Frank Bowers
Beginner/Intermediate

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

Prerequisite: Experience Turning A Basic Bowl
Description: After you've had the experience of turning a regular bowl, this class will take you through the procedure of turning a bowl with bark around the edge with the appearance of being an oval shape. You will complete an attractive natural edge bowl of your own design about 8" in diameter and 3" deep. Also learn more about the wood lathe, how to use basic tools and properties of wood for making different objects.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: Wood Materials Included In Tuition

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Super Tune A Hand Plane with: David Jervis
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, August 26, 9 AM - 12 PM

Description: Learn important skills about preparing, using and maintaining your hand planes. Topics include plane and blade types, setting up and adjusting your plane, sharpening, caring for your plane and techniques of use. Students are encouraged to bring in a couple of their personal hand planes. Students will also receive a discount of 15% on the purchase of one (1) new, Wood River hand plane.
Tuition: $95

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Make A Shooting Board with: David Jervis
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, August 26, 1 PM - 4 PM

Description: Although it may seem like a luxury item, once you add a shooting board to your workshop you'll wonder how you managed without one. In this class, the student will finish a basic shooting board in a right or left hand configuration. This includes getting the fence 'square'. Then you will get to practice the techniques necessary to achieve optimal results. This class will include a lecture about shooting board basics and various add-ons or upgrades Though not necessary, it is recommended that the student bring the plane they plan to use with the completed shooting board.
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: Materials Included In Tuition

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