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Phone:
(512) 407-8787
Fax:
(512) 407-8790
Email:
Austin-retail@woodcraft.com

10901 IH 35 North
Austin, TX 78753

Hours of Operation

sunday 11 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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Loose Tenon Joinery End Table (Domino Table)

Part 1: Friday, February 23, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Part 2: Saturday, February 24, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Part 3: Sunday, February 25, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jerry Davis
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: All Tools Are Provided.
Description: The selection of furniture for your home stirs different emotions in every person. The "Domino" end table lets you build a quality piece of furniture in a reasonable amount of time and provides a successful and satisfying experience. Every home uses end tables so why not build on your woodworking skills while using Festool's German engineered Domino Joiner. Join Jerry as he takes you through the furniture making process. Beyond the simple joinery and striking lines you will construct a solid end table that will surely become a family heirloom.
Prerequisite: Desire To Build A "heirloom" Furniture Piece
Tuition: $395
Tuition Notes:
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CNC103-Importing Images/Vcarving/Pocketing/Profile

Monday, February 26, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Terry Jones
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Notebook And Pencil
Description: This course introduces the concepts and capabilities of computer numerical control machine (CNC Shark). Topics include setup, operation, and basic applications. Upon completion, students should be able to explain operator safety, machine protection, data input, program preparation, and program storage. Using an endmill, students will V carve, pocket, and profile a guitar out of their stock of wood.
Prerequisite: CNC102
Tuition: $100
Tuition Notes:
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Southern Huntboard

Part 1: Monday, February 26, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, February 27, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Part 3: Wednesday, February 28, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Part 4: Thursday, March 1, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Cancelled
Instructor: Paul Sauder
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: All Supplies Will Be Provided
Description: Sideboard, credenza, buffet? No, it’s a Southern huntboard. This piece can find a home in nearly any part of the house. A hard working kitchen would gain substantial prep space, or perhaps you need a little more space in the dining room to set sides and beverages. It could even go seamlessly into a bedroom or hall way. Let’s not forget what a great time you’ll have building this piece. We are going to get our hands on the Festool domino to help with joinery and breadboard ends. The Porter Cable dovetail jig will create the contrasting half blind dovetails in the drawers, while a few quick passes at the jointer will up your tapering skills.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $450
Tuition Notes:
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CNC104-Importing 3D Model/Roughing/Finishing/Profi

Tuesday, February 27, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Terry Jones
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Notebook And Pencil
Description: This course introduces the concepts and capabilities of computer numerical control machine (CNC Shark). Topics include setup, operation, and basic applications. Upon completion, students should be able to explain operator safety, machine protection, data input, program preparation, and program storage. In this class, the carving demonstration consumes a minimum of two hours cut time. The finished part will be given away in a drawing at the end of class.
Prerequisite: CNC103
Tuition: $100
Tuition Notes:
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Get A Handle On Knife Making

Wednesday, February 28, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Glenn Fiedler
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: All Tools Are Provided.
Description: From cutting and marking in the shop, to hunting and camping, to preparing a simple meal, a good knife is indispensable. Create a custom knife you will be proud to show and use for a lifetime, or give as an impressive gift. We will use a Japanese made kit that you can make a high-quality knife from without the metal working tools or expertise required to make the blade. This 8-1/4" overall length blade features a slightly dropped point. The knife is made from 5/32" thick 6A high carbon stainless steel for edge retention. It has a 3-5/8" blade section which is hollow ground and highly polished. Shape, mount and finish your custom handles for a truly one-of-a-kind, high-quality knife.
Prerequisite: Desire To Make A Custom Knife.
Tuition: $110
Tuition Notes:
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Scroll Saw Basics

Monday, March 5, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Daniel McNeill
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required:
Description: Have you ever wanted to do some woodworking but were hesitant to start because it seemed out of reach? Scroll sawing is a woodworking techniquethat is easy to learn and doesn't involve very many tools. Sign up today and learn the basics of scroll sawing as well as safety, blade types, uses and basic scroll saw operation. You might discover the woodworker in you!
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $85
Tuition Notes:
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Finish The Job - Selecting The Right Finish

Wednesday, March 28, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Rick Chichester
Skill Level: All
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: If Applicable, Bring An Item You Want To Refinish
Description: Oil based, water based, tung oil, linseed oil, shellac, varnish…the list goes on and on! It’s easy to see why finishing can get a little intimidating. Well, it’s time to take the mystery out of finishing! Want to know how to get the water ring removed from the table? Have a scratch that needs to disappear? Which woods are prone to blotching and how do you prevent it? Understanding the various finishes available will help you to solve all sorts of woodworking challenges and protect your handmade treasure for generations to come. This hands on class will turn you into a finishing expert ready to tackle that next project. From surface preparation to finish selection to application, this class will walk you through the process, leaving you with the confidence to refinish your kitchen cabinets, upcycle that unique project or correctly finish that project you have invested so much time and energy in. Be sure to come with any questions you might have.
Prerequisite: Desire To Finish Your Project!
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes:
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Beginners Lathe Class

Friday, April 20, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Sandy Sternadel
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: Tools Provided
Description: Learn all about lathes and their uses. You will learn about different types of lathes and lathe tools, lathe operations, all of the working parts of a lathe and great ways to use them. If you are thinking about buying a lathe this class will outline everything you need to get started. This is not a project class but there will be some hands on.
Prerequisite: Desire To Learn To Use The Lathe
Tuition: $100
Tuition Notes:
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Basic Figure Carving (Boot)

Monday, April 23, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Joe Gallio
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required:
Description: Join Joe as he walks you through the joyful art of figure carving. This skill is a great one to get under your belt so as to start applying it to your other woodworking projects! In this class, Joe will walk you through the process of creating a great looking boot.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $85
Tuition Notes:
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Spray Your Finish!

Tuesday, April 24, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jerry Davis
Skill Level: All
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: All Are Provided.
Description: Advancement in technology has moved spraying finishes to the forefront of the finishing arena. Finishes and the tools that are now available can give superior results to any small shop woodworker. HVLP Spray equipment and vastly improved waterborne materials are game changers in the finishing arena. Spraying can be done safely by following the basics, choosing the right equipment, troubleshooting and solving any problems that may crop up. In this class you will learn all the techniques needed to give you a quick grasp of spraying your finish!
Prerequisite: Desire To Learn The Superior Results Of A Spray Finish.
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes:
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Sharpening Your Woodshop Tools

Thursday, April 26, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jerry Davis
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Bring Any Tool You Might Want Sharpened.
Description: Sharp tools are the keystone to a fine tuned shop. Chisels, knives, lathe tools and various items around the shop are instrumental in getting the most out of your woodworking skills. Join us as we show you the "rules" of sharpening all your essential woodworking tools.
Prerequisite: Some Knowledge Or Desire To Learn Sharpening Techniques.
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes:
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Get a Handle on Knife Making

Wednesday, May 2, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Class Status:
Instructor: Glenn Fiedler
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size:
Tools Required:
Description: From cutting and marking in the shop, to hunting and camping, to preparing a simple meal, a good knife is indispensable. Create a custom knife you will be proud to show and use for a lifetime, or give as an impressive gift. We will use a Japanese made kit that you can make a high-quality knife from without the metal working tools or expertise required to make the blade. This 8-1/4" overall length blade features a slightly dropped point. The knife is made from 5/32" thick 6A high carbon stainless steel for edge retention. It has a 3-5/8" blade section which is hollow ground and highly polished. Shape, mount and finish your custom handles for a truly one-of-a-kind, high-quality knife.
Prerequisite: Desire to make a custom knife.
Tuition: $110
Tuition Notes:
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Adirondack Chair

Part 1: Friday, May 18, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Part 2: Saturday, May 19, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Part 3: Sunday, May 20, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Rick Chichester
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: All Provided!
Description: Join Rick as he helps you build a VERY comfortable chair in which to enjoy the cool spring evenings. Weather proof Cypress wood is used to construct this comfortable outdoor easy chair.
Prerequisite: Desire To Have Fun!
Tuition: $200
Tuition Notes:
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CNC105-Bringing It All Together

Sunday, May 27, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Terry Jones
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Notebook And Pencil
Description: This course introduces the concepts and capabilities of computer numerical control machine (CNC Shark). Topics include setup, operation, and basic applications. Upon completion, students should be able to explain operator safety, machine protection, data input, program preparation, and program storage. As this class, the carving demonstration consumes minimum of 2 hours cut time. The finished part will be given away in a drawing at the end of class. Students will manufacture a Fire Department Shield with 3D model imported bit changes between ballnose and various sizes of endmills on the CNC machining center.
Prerequisite: CNC104
Tuition: $100
Tuition Notes:
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Woodshop 101

Saturday, June 2, 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Class Status:
Instructor: Sandy Sternadel
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required:
Description: Learn the basics from the ground up... Join Sandy as he takes you through the woodshop and lets you put your hands on every tool that you could need to use while woodworking. We will cover the Tablesaw, Bandsaw, Jointer, Router, Sander, Planer, and Dust Collection. If you have been looking for a BEGINNING WOODWORKING class, look no further... this is the class for you. This is a hands on class so be ready to have some fun.
Prerequisite: Desire To Learn About Woodworking Tools
Tuition: $100
Tuition Notes:
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