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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
USA

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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Introduction To Hand Tools with: David Jervis
Cancelled

Part 1: Thursday, September 20, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, September 27, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, October 4, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Thursday, October 11, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: This introductory class will teach the student how to build with hand tools instead of using Power Tools. The student will learn how to accurately dimension lumber, do an accurate layout, dovetail joints, cut a through mortise/tenon joint and fine-tune final assembly. The student will accomplish this by building a small Tool Tote inspired by one built by Roy Underhill and Shannon Rogers.

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Tuition: $295.00
Tuition Notes: All Wood Materials Provided With Tuition

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Introduction To Woodworking I with: Terry Nielsen
Full

Part 1: Saturday, October 13, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, October 14, 9 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Intro To Power Classes Tool 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.
Tuition: $295.00
Tuition Notes: Wood Materials Included In Tuition

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Carving A Cardinal with: Luke Greene
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Thursday, October 18, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, October 25, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, November 1, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Carving Knives, carving glove, thumb guard, pencil & eraser, ruler, strop and 80 grit sandpaper.
Description: Learn to hand carve birds using knives. The Student will hand carve a Cardinal that can be used as a wine stopper or mounted on a branch/piece of wood. The goal of this class will be for the student to learn Styles & Techniques to carve any project as well as take home a completed carved Cardinal. Finishing, treating and painting will be discussed. This will be a 3-Evening Class spread out over the course of several weeks.
Tuition: $125.00
Tuition Notes: Wood Materials Included In Tuition

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Introduction To Turning I, Spindles with: Frank Bowers
Beginner

Saturday, October 20, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Breathing Protection, Light Weight Learher Gloves, Pencils
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: $95.00
Tuition Notes: Wood Materials Included In Tuition.

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

Sunday, October 21, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Breathing Protection, Light Weight Learher Gloves, Pencils
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: $95.00
Tuition Notes: Materials Included In Tuition

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Introduction To Hand Tools with: David Jervis
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Saturday, October 27, 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, October 28, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: An Accurate Adjustable Square, Pencil, Low Angle Block Plane, 1/2" & 1" Chisels. Optional: Jack Plane A 6 Or 5 1/2 Plane, A 3 Or 4 Hand Plane.
Description: This introductory class will teach the student how to build with hand tools instead of using Power Tools. The student will learn how to accurately dimension lumber, do an accurate layout, dovetail joints, cut a through mortise/tenon joint and fine-tune final assembly. The student will accomplish this by building a small Tool Tote inspired by one built by Roy Underhill and Shannon Rogers.
Tuition: $295.00
Tuition Notes: All Wood Materials Provided With Tuition

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Relief Carving - A Celtic Knot with: Christina White
Beginner

Part 1: Saturday, November 3, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Part 2: Sunday, November 4, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Tools Required: Relief Carving Tools
Description: Students will carve a Celtic knot, beautiful by itself, but also a useful decorative application to other wood projects. Carvings can be applied to cabinet fronts, boxes, hang simply on the wall, or be incorporated into furniture. It is a wonderful beginner's project for relief carving, but the steps we follow will be useful in learning more advanced carving techniques in the future. Students will be provided with a choice of beginner's patterns and basswood blanks. Everyone will learn proper use of carving tools, safety, tool maintenance, sharpening and stropping techniques.
Tuition: $235.00
Tuition Notes: Materials Included In Tuition

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Band Saw Basics with: Terry Nielsen
Beginner

Thursday, November 8, 6 PM - 9 PM

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: $95.00
Tuition Notes: Wood Materials Included In Tuition.

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

Thursday, November 15, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Love the distressed paint look, but have no idea how to do it ? Discover how to use 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: $95.00
Tuition Notes: All Materials Included

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

Saturday, November 17, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Prerequisite: Experience Turning A Basic Bowl
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Breathing Protection, Light Weight Leather Gloves, Pencils
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: $95.00
Tuition Notes: Wood Materials Included In Tuition

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Pen Turning with: Frank Bowers
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, November 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: $95.00
Tuition Notes: Pen Materials Provided In Tuition

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

Wednesday, November 28, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Chisel Or Plane Iron Of Good Quality And Good Quality Water Stones For Sharpening.
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: $95.00

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Introduction To Turning I, Spindles with: Frank Bowers
Beginner

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

Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Breathing Protection, Light Weight Leather Gloves, Pencils
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: $95.00
Tuition Notes: Wood Materials Included In Tuition.

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

Sunday, December 2, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Breathing Protection, Light Weight Leather Gloves, Pencils
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: $95.00
Tuition Notes: Materials Included In Tuition

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Introduction To Finishing with: David Jervis
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Wednesday, December 5, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, December 12, 6 PM - 9 PM

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: $150.00

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Boxes On The Bandsaw with: Terry Nielsen
Intermediate

Saturday, December 8, 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: $105.00
Tuition Notes: Materials Included In Tuition.

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Turning Pepper Mills with: Mark Sillay
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, December 9, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Spindle Turning Skills Preferred.
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, 3/8" Spindle Gouge, 3/16" Parting Tool, Roughing Gouge.
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: $95.00
Tuition Notes: Pepper Mill Materials Included In Tuition.

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Introduction To Woodworking I with: Terry Nielsen
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Saturday, December 15, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, December 16, 9 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Intro To Power Classes Tool 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.
Tuition: $295.00
Tuition Notes: Wood Materials Included In Tuition

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Pen Turning with: Frank Bowers
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, December 22, 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: $95.00
Tuition Notes: Pen Materials Provided In Tuition

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Turn A Pizza Cutter Or An Ice Cream Scoop Handle with: Frank Bowers
Beginner/Intermediate

Thursday, January 3, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Breathing Protection, Light Weight Leather Gloves, Pencils
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: $60.00
Tuition Notes: Materials Included To Complete One Pizza Cutter OR Ice Cream Scoop.

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Introduction To Woodworking II with: Terry Nielsen
Intermediate/Advanced

Part 1: Saturday, January 5, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, January 6, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Completion Of Either Intro To Woodworking I, Intro To Cabinet Making Or Consent Of Instructor.
Description: In this class, the Student will expand upon what they have already learned by using the bandsaw and router, in addition to the tools learned in the previous class, to build a Shaker Side Table. The student will learn how to make the mortise and tenon joint using the Festool Domino tool, a simple Dovetail Drawer, as well as how to add a taper to a leg.
Tuition: $350.00
Tuition Notes: Materials Included In Tuition.

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Band Saw Basics with: Terry Nielsen
Beginner

Thursday, January 17, 6 PM - 9 PM

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: $95.00
Tuition Notes: Wood Materials Included In Tuition.

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Basic Chip Carving with: Mickey Hudspeth
Beginner

Saturday, January 12, 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 Sign Up 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. A carving knife and stab knife are recommended, and are available at Woodcraft. Leave your knives at the store when you signup and Mickey will have them sharpened, ready for use in class. He discusses the best technique to sharpen your knives so you will have the skill necessary for future work.
Tuition: $95.00
Tuition Notes: Wood Materials Included In Tuition.

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Pen Turning with: Frank Bowers
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, January 13, 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: $95.00
Tuition Notes: Pen Materials Provided In Tuition

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Introduction To Turning I, Spindles with: Frank Bowers
Beginner

Saturday, January 19, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Breathing Protection, Light Weight Leather Gloves, Pencils
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: $95.00
Tuition Notes: Wood Materials Included In Tuition.

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

Sunday, January 20, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Breathing Protection, Light Weight Leather Gloves, Pencils
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: $95.00
Tuition Notes: Materials Included In Tuition

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Introduction To Cabinet Making with: Terry Nielsen
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Saturday, January 26, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, January 27, 9 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection, Dust Mask, Tape Measure, Combination Square And Pencil.
Description: In this hands-on class, each student will complete a 15" face frame style base cabinet with drawer and a Shaker-Style 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: $295.00
Tuition Notes: Materials Included In Tuition

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Introduction To Hand-Cut Dovetails with: Jim Milam
Beginner/Intermediate

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

Tools Required: Dovetail & Fret Saw, Marking Gauge, Dovetail Marker, Dividers, Small Combination Or Double Square, Set Of Bevel Edge Chisels (1/2, 3/8, 1/4, 1/8"), Mallet, Smooth And Low Angle Block Planes, Steel Hammer, Marking Knife, & A .5mm Mechanical Pencil
Description: Want to "sign" your work with your own hand-cut dovetails? Learn the fundamentals of executing this fundamental furniture joint using traditional hand tool methods. As part of conveying an efficient method for cutting the through dovetail by hand, proper technique for sharpening edge tools, stock preparation, laying out and marking the tail and pin boards, hand sawing, paring with a chisel to a line and gluing and assembly will be covered. Each student will learn and practice hands-on techniques at the bench and execute at least one successful through dovetail joint.
Tuition: $95.00
Tuition Notes: Wood Materials Furnished With Tuition

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Router Basics & Techniques with: Terry Nielsen
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, February 9, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Experience With The Router Is A Strong Advantage, But Is Not Required.
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Dust Mask And Hearing Protection Required ! Students May Bring Their Own Router And Bits, But It Is Not Mandatory.
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: $135.00

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Pen Turning with: Frank Bowers
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, February 10, 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: $95.00
Tuition Notes: Pen Materials Provided In Tuition

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Introduction To Turning I, Spindles with: Frank Bowers
Beginner

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

Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Breathing Protection, Light Weight Leather Gloves, Pencils
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: $95.00
Tuition Notes: Wood Materials Included In Tuition.

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

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

Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Breathing Protection, Light Weight Leather Gloves, Pencils
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: $95.00
Tuition Notes: Materials Included In Tuition

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