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Phone:
(208) 338-1190
Fax:
(208) 338-1192
Email:
boise-retail@woodcraft.com

Overland Park Shopping Center 7005 West Overland Road
Boise, ID 83709
USA

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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 - 7 PM
friday 9 AM - 7 PM
saturday 9 AM - 6 PM

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Wood Staining with: Jeff Watson
Beginner

Monday, September 27, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: A hands-on experience that will allow you to tackle your next staining project with confidence and achieve successful results. We'll cover the various types of stains (oil, water and alcohol based) as well as the various ways to apply them from brush and wipe-on to spaying and toning. Also sign-up for Introduction to Basic Finishing and Spray Finishing Techniques. Get all three classes for $195, saving you $30.
Tuition: $75.00

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Hand Tool Sharpening with: Tanner Scott
Beginner

Tuesday, September 28, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Sharpening is an essential skill when using hand tools. And sharp tools are so much more fun to use! Hone your skills in sharpening plane blades and chisels with bench stones. You will learn a simple, straightforward process to bring an edge tool to peak performance. This class is a prerequisite for the Hand Tool Joinery classes.
Tuition: $65.00

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Toni Twist Pen with: Steve Merrill

Wednesday, September 29, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Steve is styling with his Toni Twist and so can you. Try this modified slim line kit and add another design to your pen making repertoire.
Tuition: $75.00

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Porter Cable Dovetails with: Aaron Cornell
Beginner

Thursday, September 30, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: We will introduce you to making machine cut dovetails with your Porter Cable Dovetail jig and a router. What at first may appear difficult, will become easy for you, after watching the set up procedure and practicing the proper technique. Trouble shooting errors will be covered. Please bring your router with a 1/2" collet to class and your Porter Cable Dovetail Jig.
Tuition: $75.00

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Leigh Dovetail Jewelry Box with: Aaron Cornell
All

Part 1: Friday, October 1, 5 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Saturday, October 2, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 3: Sunday, October 3, 11 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Leigh D4R Pro Jig.
Tools Required: Leigh D4R Pro Jig With Model F13 Finger-joint Template.
Description: Learn the great things the Leigh Dovetail jig can do for your woodworking. You will learn basic tool and jig set-up while you build a variable-space dovetailed jewelry box.
Tuition: $250.00

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Introduction To Basic Finishing with: Jeff Watson
All

Monday, October 4, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Dust Mask
Description: This will be a "hands on" finishing class where students will learn easy and quick finishes. These take no special mixed ingredients, using only simple, off the shelf materials you can achieve 3-4 different useful finishes that will really express how you feel about your work! No paint brush required! Also sign-up for Wood Staining and Spray Finishing Techniques. Get all three classes for $195, saving you $30.
Tuition: $75.00

Click Here to Request Information

Scroll Saw Intro with: Brian Bass

Tuesday, October 5, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: The class covers: safety, saw selection, saw set-up, blade selection, basic cutting, square corners, pattern selection and use, sanding and finishing. The class is hands-on and the students will participate in several practice exercises in addition to learning care and maintenance. A saw will be provided for you.
Tuition: $75.00

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Router Table Techniques with: Bob Rudkin
Beginner

Wednesday, October 6, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses & Dust Mask
Description: In this class you will learn to use your router more fully as a precise joint maker, pattern cutter, edger (jointer), and additional router table techniques. Please bring dust mask, eye and hearing protection.
Tuition: $75.00

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Hand Tool Joinery: Dovetails with: Tim Stewart

Thursday, October 7, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Call Store For Details.
Description: Learn how to execute hand cut dovetails without trepidation. This is an intensive course in the use of saw and chisel to create the iconic joint in woodworking. Emphasized are the methods used to dramatically improve the strength and appearance of your dovetail joints. (If you have them, bring your chisels and dovetail or small tenon saw to class.)
Tuition: $65.00

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Router Inlay with: Aaron Cornell

Saturday, October 9, 2 PM - 5 PM

Description: Advance your router skills with this great technique. Using the brass bearing inlay kit form Whiteside tools you will learn to make templates of any shape and rout these forms along with a matching inset piece into your working surface. Using this procedure you will be able to generate a host of designs and add pizzaz to your custom wood working. Bring Plunge Router and Inlay Kit 09I16.
Tuition: $75.00

Click Here to Request Information

Hand Tool Sharpening with: Tanner Scott
Beginner

Monday, October 11, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Sharpening is an essential skill when using hand tools. And sharp tools are so much more fun to use! Hone your skills in sharpening plane blades and chisels with bench stones. You will learn a simple, straightforward process to bring an edge tool to peak performance. This class is a prerequisite for the Hand Tool Joinery classes.
Tuition: $65.00

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Turn A Lidded Box with: Steve Young

Thursday, October 14, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: Wood Turning Workshop Or Equivalent Experience
Description: Create a lidded box. This project will challenge you on several levels. First learning to cut end grain inside a cavity; and second, making a tight fitting lid. These are useful skills to attain and the box will be a great reminder of learning them.
Tuition: $75.00

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Cabinet Construction with: Aaron Cornell
All

Part 1: Friday, October 15, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Saturday, October 16, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 3: Sunday, October 17, 10 AM - 4 PM

Description: Learn how to plan, cut, assemble and mount an upper and lower cabinet. In addition, learn how to make a style and rail door with a flat panel along with how to mount euro hinges and drawer slides to the cabinets and adjust them properly.
Tuition: $425.00

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Spray Finishing Techniques with: Jeff Watson
Beginner

Monday, October 18, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Spraying a finish on your project is like the holy grail of woodwork finishing, yet the process intimidates so many people for fear of ruining all of their hard work. This class is designed to take the guesswork out of the finishing process with hands-on practice and will teach you: types of finish to spray, thinning of finish, and types of spray guns. After taking this class, you will have the confidence to finish your next project like a pro and take your skills to the next level. Also sign-up for Introduction to Basic Finishing and Wood Staining. Get all three classes for $195, saving you $30.
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes: The Price Range Of Spray Guns At Woodcraft Is From $50-$350. A Sprayer Is Provided In The Class. Although, The Instructor Can Help You With The Purchase And Use Of Our Sprayers.

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Introduction To Wood Burning with: Liz Meyer
Beginner

Tuesday, October 19, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: Bring A "Colwood Style" Wood Burner.
Tools Required: Please Bring A Wood Burner With You.
Description: Learn the fundamentals of woodburning. Students will learn pattern transfer, outlining, shading, texturing and tip selection.
Tuition: $75.00

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Beginning Carving with: Eric Owens
Beginner

Wednesday, October 20, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: Open To Students 14 And Up. Minors Must Be Accompanied By An Adult.
Description: This fun carving project, could be your first step to learning something new. Carving is great fun and a hobby you can do anywhere. In class, you will learn tool basics, layout and proper technique. (CLS173)
Tuition: $45.00

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Wooden Spoon Making with: John Mumford
Beginner

Thursday, October 21, 5 PM - 9 PM

Description: Add some beautiful wooden spoons to your kitchen utensils collection. Learn the basics of shape and design, using the spoke shave and carving chisels to create an amazing spoon that you can actually use.
Tuition: $75.00

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Bowl Turning with: Gary Smith

Saturday, October 23, 8 AM - 3 PM

Tools Required: Dust Mask & Eye Protection
Description: Gary's basic bowl class concentrates on the craft of making a wooden bowl for everyday practical use. The basics of wood selection, mounting the wood to the lathe, design elements and the use of bowl gouges to turn and shape the bowl. Sanding and finishing will also be discussed.
Tuition: $105.00

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Wood Staining with: Jeff Watson
Beginner

Monday, October 25, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: A hands-on experience that will allow you to tackle your next staining project with confidence and achieve successful results. We'll cover the various types of stains (oil, water and alcohol based) as well as the various ways to apply them from brush and wipe-on to spaying and toning. Also sign-up for Introduction to Basic Finishing and Spray Finishing Techniques. Get all three classes for $195, saving you $30.
Tuition: $75.00

Click Here to Request Information

Lathe Tool Sharpening with: Steve Young
All

Thursday, October 28, 6 PM - 8 PM

Tools Required: Dull Turning Tools
Description: Discover the techniques to sharpen your lathe tools in a quick, accurate and repeatable way. Instruction will include the use of the popular Wolverine jig system and other aids which will give you superb results. Sharp tools are safer to use, they enable you to create higher quality work and you will get more enjoyment while turning. So sign-up and learn how to stay sharp.
Tuition: $55.00

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Box Making with: Brian Bass
All

Saturday, October 30, 9 AM - 4 PM

Description: Box making is a fundamental skill that can be applied to many different aspects of woodworking. Whether you are a beginner, or just looking to add to your knowledge about woodworking. This is a class for you. Rabbet joints, inset hinges, wood choice and more will be covered in the class.
Tuition: $105.00

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Rough To Ready with: Brian Bass
All

Monday, November 1, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: None.
Description: Learn how to use the planer, jointer, and table saw to safely prepare and correctly dimension wood. Virtually every wood project begins with this exercise and a thorough understanding of the basics will be a great foundation upon which you may build a safe and creative hobby experience.
Tuition: $75.00

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Table Top with Epoxy/Resin with: David Donnelly
All

Part 1: Tuesday, November 2, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, November 9, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Learn how colored epoxy adds a creative zest to wood projects. Here we will make a small table top, approx. 22" x 16", which will make a nice coffee table or end table. First day: make the mold, prep the wood, mix the liquid acrylic and color agent, and pour it into the mold. Second day: After the acrylic has cured we will remove the wood from the mold and use the planer, jointer, and drum sander to clean up the surfaces. Legs can be added for additional purchase.
Tuition: $225.00

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Handheld Router Techniques with: Bob Rudkin
Beginner

Wednesday, November 3, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Students will be introduced to basic router functions, router bits, and their appropriate applications. Hands on experience will allow students to become familiar with the adjustment and basic freehand operation of the router. If you have your own router, please bring it. Please bring eye, hearing protection and dust mask.
Tuition: $75.00

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Introduction To Hand Tools with: Tim Stewart
Beginner

Thursday, November 4, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: An introduction to the essential skills of preparing stock by hand. This class will provide you with practical knowledge and hands-on experience in the most fundamental skills required in hand tool woodworking. The emphasis is on using a hand plane to efficiently flatten and square all six sides of a board. (If you have one, bring your favorite bench plane to class.)
Tuition: $55.00

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Bandsaw Set-Up with: Brian Stockham

Monday, November 8, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses & Dust Mask
Description: Learn how to select a blade and adjust the tension, set the guide blocks/bearings, check wheel alignment, change tires, switch blades and use the tilting table. In addition, some cutting techniques such as re-sawing and circle cutting will be covered as well. This is a hands-on class so come prepared to practice and get dusty.
Tuition: $75.00

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Beginning Carving with: Eric Owens
Beginner

Wednesday, November 10, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: Open To Students 14 And Up. Minors Must Be Accompanied By An Adult.
Description: This fun carving project, could be your first step to learning something new. Carving is great fun and a hobby you can do anywhere. In class, you will learn tool basics, layout and proper technique. (CLS173)
Tuition: $45.00

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Building A Cutting Board with: Tanner Scott
All

Thursday, November 11, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: This class will show just how easy it is to make your own cutting board. This class will cover milling rough lumber, glue up, planing, sanding, routing, and finishing. Every student will leave with a finished cutting board.
Tuition: $95.00

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Spray Finishing Techniques with: Jeff Watson
Beginner

Monday, November 15, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Spraying a finish on your project is like the holy grail of woodwork finishing, yet the process intimidates so many people for fear of ruining all of their hard work. This class is designed to take the guesswork out of the finishing process with hands-on practice and will teach you: types of finish to spray, thinning of finish, and types of spray guns. After taking this class, you will have the confidence to finish your next project like a pro and take your skills to the next level. Also sign-up for Introduction to Basic Finishing and Wood Staining. Get all three classes for $195, saving you $30.
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes: The Price Range Of Spray Guns At Woodcraft Is From $50-$350. A Sprayer Is Provided In The Class. Although, The Instructor Can Help You With The Purchase And Use Of Our Sprayers.

Click Here to Request Information

Introduction To Wood Burning with: Liz Meyer
Beginner

Tuesday, November 16, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: Bring A "Colwood Style" Wood Burner.
Tools Required: Please Bring A Wood Burner With You.
Description: Learn the fundamentals of woodburning. Students will learn pattern transfer, outlining, shading, texturing and tip selection.
Tuition: $75.00

Click Here to Request Information

Toni Twist Pen with: Steve Merrill

Wednesday, November 17, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Steve is styling with his Toni Twist and so can you. Try this modified slim line kit and add another design to your pen making repertoire.
Tuition: $75.00

Click Here to Request Information

Wooden Spoon Making with: John Mumford
Beginner

Thursday, November 18, 5 PM - 9 PM

Description: Add some beautiful wooden spoons to your kitchen utensils collection. Learn the basics of shape and design, using the spoke shave and carving chisels to create an amazing spoon that you can actually use.
Tuition: $75.00

Click Here to Request Information

CNC The XYZ with: Earnie Callender
Beginner

Friday, November 19, 6 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: Each Participant Will Need A Laptop With The Free Trial Version Of VCarve Installed. Download From Www.vectric.com/downloads/trial-software.html
Description: CNC the XYZ:…an introductory seminar into the world of the CNC. This three block program includes: an introduction to software, an overview of CNC mechanics and how to cut a v-carve sign. During the software portion, participants will create a sign using Vectric VCarve and develop a toolpath. Followed by instruction on how to secure a blank, the parts, the operation and safe use of a CNC. A demonstration of a V-Carved sign concludes the seminar.
Tuition: $25.00

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Bowl Turning with: Gary Smith

Saturday, November 20, 8 AM - 3 PM

Tools Required: Dust Mask & Eye Protection
Description: Gary's basic bowl class concentrates on the craft of making a wooden bowl for everyday practical use. The basics of wood selection, mounting the wood to the lathe, design elements and the use of bowl gouges to turn and shape the bowl. Sanding and finishing will also be discussed.
Tuition: $105.00

Click Here to Request Information

Hand Tool Sharpening with: Tanner Scott
Beginner

Monday, November 22, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Sharpening is an essential skill when using hand tools. And sharp tools are so much more fun to use! Hone your skills in sharpening plane blades and chisels with bench stones. You will learn a simple, straightforward process to bring an edge tool to peak performance. This class is a prerequisite for the Hand Tool Joinery classes.
Tuition: $65.00

Click Here to Request Information

Tablesaw Techniques & Safety with: Bob Rudkin

Tuesday, November 23, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: This class is designed for those who want to learn the basics of table saw use and for those who want to increase their knowledge of the many available accessories and jigs. The instructor will cover table saw safety, setup and tuning. He will cover the uses of the fence and miter gauge, blade types, and blade uses. Please bring eye, hearing protection and dust mask.
Tuition: $75.00

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Wood Staining with: Jeff Watson
Beginner

Monday, November 29, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: None.
Description: A hands-on experience that will allow you to tackle your next staining project with confidence and achieve successful results. We'll cover the various types of stains (oil, water and alcohol based) as well as the various ways to apply them from brush and wipe-on to spaying and toning. Also sign-up for Introduction to Basic Finishing and Spray Finishing Techniques. Get all three classes for $195, saving you $30.
Tuition: $75.00

Click Here to Request Information

Router Table Techniques with: Bob Rudkin
Beginner

Wednesday, December 1, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: In this class you will learn to use your router more fully as a precise joint maker, pattern cutter, edger (jointer), and additional router table techniques. Please bring dust mask, eye and hearing protection.
Tuition: $75.00

Click Here to Request Information

Hand Tool Joinery: Dovetails with: Tim Stewart

Thursday, December 2, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Learn how to execute hand cut dovetails without trepidation. This is an intensive course in the use of saw and chisel to create the iconic joint in woodworking. Emphasized are the methods used to dramatically improve the strength and appearance of your dovetail joints. (If you have them, bring your chisels and dovetail or small tenon saw to class.)
Tuition: $65.00

Click Here to Request Information

Leigh Dovetail Jewelry Box with: Aaron Cornell
All

Part 1: Friday, December 3, 5 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Saturday, December 4, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 3: Sunday, December 5, 11 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Leigh D4R Pro Jig.
Tools Required: Bring Your Own Leigh Jig
Description: Learn the great things the Leigh Dovetail jig can do for your woodworking. You will learn basic tool and jig set-up while you build a variable-space dovetailed jewelry box.
Tuition: $250.00

Click Here to Request Information

Scroll Saw Intro with: Brian Bass

Monday, December 6, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: The class covers: safety, saw selection, saw set-up, blade selection, basic cutting, square corners, pattern selection and use, sanding and finishing. The class is hands-on and the students will participate in several practice exercises in addition to learning care and maintenance. A saw will be provided for you.
Tuition: $75.00

Click Here to Request Information

Lathe Tool Sharpening with: Steve Young
All

Thursday, December 9, 6 PM - 8 PM

Tools Required: Dull Turning Tools
Description: Discover the techniques to sharpen your lathe tools in a quick, accurate and repeatable way. Instruction will include the use of the popular Wolverine jig system and other aids which will give you superb results. Sharp tools are safer to use, they enable you to create higher quality work and you will get more enjoyment while turning. So sign-up and learn how to stay sharp.
Tuition: $55.00

Click Here to Request Information

Router Inlay with: Aaron Cornell

Saturday, December 11, 2 PM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Router with plunge base and Inlay set 09I16
Description: Advance your router skills with this great technique. Using the brass bearing inlay kit form Whiteside tools you will learn to make templates of any shape and rout these forms along with a matching inset piece into your working surface. Using this procedure you will be able to generate a host of designs and add pizzaz to your custom wood working. Bring Plunge Router and Inlay Kit 09I16.
Tuition: $75.00

Click Here to Request Information

Introduction To Basic Finishing with: Jeff Watson
All

Monday, December 13, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Dust Mask
Description: This will be a "hands on" finishing class where students will learn easy and quick finishes. These take no special mixed ingredients, using only simple, off the shelf materials you can achieve 3-4 different useful finishes that will really express how you feel about your work! No paint brush required! Also sign-up for Wood Staining and Spray Finishing Techniques. Get all three classes for $195, saving you $30.
Tuition: $75.00

Click Here to Request Information

Beginning Carving with: Eric Owens
Beginner

Wednesday, December 15, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: Open To Students 14 And Up. Minors Must Be Accompanied By An Adult.
Description: This fun carving project, could be your first step to learning something new. Carving is great fun and a hobby you can do anywhere. In class, you will learn tool basics, layout and proper technique. (CLS173)
Tuition: $45.00

Click Here to Request Information

Wooden Spoon Making with: John Mumford
Beginner

Thursday, December 16, 5 PM - 9 PM

Description: Add some beautiful wooden spoons to your kitchen utensils collection. Learn the basics of shape and design, using the spoke shave and carving chisels to create an amazing spoon that you can actually use.
Tuition: $75.00

Click Here to Request Information

Cabinet Construction with: Aaron Cornell
All

Part 1: Friday, December 17, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Saturday, December 18, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 3: Sunday, December 19, 10 AM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Dust Mask & Eye Protection
Description: Learn how to plan, cut, assemble and mount an upper and lower cabinet. In addition, learn how to make a style and rail door with a flat panel along with how to mount euro hinges and drawer slides to the cabinets and adjust them properly.
Tuition: $425.00

Click Here to Request Information

Spray Finishing Techniques with: Jeff Watson
Beginner

Monday, December 20, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Spraying a finish on your project is like the holy grail of woodwork finishing, yet the process intimidates so many people for fear of ruining all of their hard work. This class is designed to take the guesswork out of the finishing process with hands-on practice and will teach you: types of finish to spray, thinning of finish, and types of spray guns. After taking this class, you will have the confidence to finish your next project like a pro and take your skills to the next level. Also sign-up for Introduction to Basic Finishing and Wood Staining. Get all three classes for $195, saving you $30.
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes: The Price Range Of Spray Guns At Woodcraft Is From $50-$350. A Sprayer Is Provided In The Class. Although, The Instructor Can Help You With The Purchase And Use Of Our Sprayers.

Click Here to Request Information

Introduction To Wood Burning with: Liz Meyer
Beginner

Tuesday, December 21, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: Bring A "Colwood Style" Wood Burner.
Tools Required: Please Bring A Wood Burner With You.
Description: Learn the fundamentals of woodburning. Students will learn pattern transfer, outlining, shading, texturing and tip selection.
Tuition: $75.00

Click Here to Request Information

Toni Twist Pen with: Steve Merrill

Monday, December 27, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Steve is styling with his Toni Twist and so can you. Try this modified slim line kit and add another design to your pen making repertoire.
Tuition: $75.00

Click Here to Request Information

Wood Staining with: Jeff Watson
Beginner

Monday, December 27, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses & Dust Mask
Description: A hands-on experience that will allow you to tackle your next staining project with confidence and achieve successful results. We'll cover the various types of stains (oil, water and alcohol based) as well as the various ways to apply them from brush and wipe-on to spaying and toning. Also sign-up for Introduction to Basic Finishing and Spray Finishing Techniques. Get all three classes for $195, saving you $30.
Tuition: $75.00

Click Here to Request Information

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