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Woodcraft of Atlanta

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Phone:
(770) 587-3372
Fax:
(770) 587-9068
Email:
atlanta-retail@woodcraft.com

8560 Holcomb Bridge Rd., Suite 115, Alpharetta 30022
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

Connect with Us

Workbench Workholding Solutions
Saturday, July 21, 1 PM - 2 PM

No matter what the project, there is a safe and efficient way to secure and work on your project. Choices include Vises, Bench dogs, Holdfasts, Clamps, Planing Stops and various jigs can all be used to hold your work steady on your workbench.

Bandsaw Tuneup
Saturday, July 28, 1 PM - 2 PM

We'll show you how to give your saw a thorough once-over to ensure that the parts are all in good operating order. And we'll go over how to fix common problems and quickly dance through the steps involved in changing blades.

Using Milk/Chalk Paints To Create A Distressed Finish
Saturday, August 4, 1 PM - 2 PM

Using a combination of Layering, Sanding, Glazing & Dry-brushing Techniques you can create a variety of finishes.

Finishing Choices: Water Vs Oil, Brush Vs Spray
Saturday, August 11, 1 PM - 2 PM

Finishing a project can be daunting task. Come on by as we demonstrate the differences between water and oil based topcoats. We will discuss methods of application, including the choice of brush as well as when spraying might be the better option.

Router Selection
Saturday, August 18, 1 PM - 2 PM

Choosing a router can be overwhelming. Let us help as we discuss the differences between a trim, fixed base and a plunge router. We will also discuss the best router type for different applications such as edge trimming, pattern routing, table use, etc.

CnC In The Woodshop
Saturday, August 25, 1 PM - 2 PM

Working with wood can take any number of directions and is often impacted by advances in technology. Most recently, the use of CNC machines has gained notice among those with a penchant for creative design using wood and other materials. Let Woodcraft show you how to take advantage of Computer-Generated Woodworking, hands-free cutting, drilling, carving, and engraving at the push of a button!

Bandsaw: Resawing And Blade Selection
Saturday, September 8, 1 PM - 2 PM

Besides cutting curves, one of the best uses of a Bandsaw is sawing your lumber to your desired thickness. This allows you to create your own veneers and mill that special piece to size versus planing it away. We will discuss how to setup the bandsaw as well as what blades work best.

T-Tracks, Creating Jigs & Fixtures
Saturday, September 15, 1 PM - 2 PM

When creating jigs and fixtures for shop use, there is a desire to make it "future-proof". That is the ability to accommodate multiple variations and wood sizes. Using T-Tracks along with the correct T-Bolt combination allows you to do this. We will go over the various bolts, fixtures and tracks available.

Sharpening Turning Gouges On The Tormek
Saturday, September 22, 1 PM - 2 PM

As with any aspect of woodworking, sharp is a must. The Tormek Grinders provide an alternative to the traditional grinder. Come on by as we demonstrate how you can get a consistent and sharp edge to your turning tools.

Using Stains, Water Vs Oil
Saturday, September 29, 1 PM - 2 PM

When finishing a piece, there are a lot of choices available. Stop on by as we discuss the differences between using water and oil based stains. Various tips and techniques will be discussed as well.

Making A Pen Using A Lathe
Saturday, October 6, 1 PM - 2 PM

A Hand-crafted Pen is a joy to use. Let us show you how easy it is to make one using one of our kits.

SawStop Table Saw
Saturday, October 13, 1 PM - 2 PM

SawStop makes one of the best and safest table saws on the market. They have recently introduced a line of cast-iron router tables to go along with their saws. Let us show you all of the new accessories that go along with this exciting development.

Intro To Knife Making
Saturday, October 20, 1 PM - 2 PM

Using a well-made knife is always a pleasure. When it is one where you have made the handle, then it is just icing on the cake. Come on by as we share tips and techniques so you can make one of your own.

Applying A Finish - Techniques
Saturday, October 27, 1 PM - 2 PM

Finishing is considered by many one of the toughest aspects of building a piece. What grit do I sand to? How many coats? Water vs Oil, which one and why.Come on by @ 1pm as we talk about this as well as show techniques that will give predictable, repeatable results. Bring your questions and we will give answers.

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