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Phone:
423-710-8001
Fax:
423-531-3874
Email:
Chattanooga@Woodcraft.com

5824 Brainerd Road
Chattanooga, TN 37411
USA

Hours of Operation

sunday Closed
monday 10 AM - 6 PM
tuesday 10 AM - 6 PM
wednesday 10 AM - 6 PM
thursday 10 AM - 6 PM
friday 10 AM - 6 PM
saturday 10 AM - 6 PM

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TURNED LIDDED BOX with: Wayne Loveless
Beginner/Intermediate

Thursday, May 23, 10 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Intro To Turning
Description: This is another great class that gives you a chance to develop the turning skills you've acquired by working on a neat project in a fun environment. All the tools and the wood are provided to create a beautiful lidded wooden trinket box on the lathe. We will start by turning the lid, and then the base, fitting the lid to it, and finally we will finish off the bottom of the box.
Tuition: $75.00

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TURNED KITCHEN UTENSILS with: Wayne Loveless
All

Thursday, May 23, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Description: Take this class to turn a unique hand-crafted utensil for your kitchen! Students will learn how to select their blank, turn the handles, apply a food safe finish, and securely fasten the handle to the hardware. The cost includes the wood and hardware required to make one of the following kits: coffee scoop, pizza cutter, pie server, ice cream scoop, vegetable peeler, or cheese plane. When you register, please let us know which utensil you'd like to turn so we can have ample kits available.
Tuition: $75.00

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Intro To Bowl Turning with: Wayne Loveless
Beginner/Intermediate

Friday, May 24, 10 AM - 5 PM

Description: This class will introduce you to the fundamentals of bowl turning. In this class we will cover the basic chisels as well as the proper sharpening technique and the different grinds. Next we will cover how to mount the blank. Then we will cover the different cutting techniques. You will take what you have learned in the class to turn, sand, and apply an oil finish on your bowl.
Tuition: $120.00

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DATE NIGHT: CUSTOM KNIFE BLOCK with: Colby West
All

Friday, May 24, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Description: Looking for a new date night alternative? Check out this Date Night at the Wood Shop class! Couples will make a beautiful knife block out of walnut, cherry, and/or maple, custom fit to the knives of their choosing! NOTE: Please bring in the set of knives you want to use with it unless you're fine with "generic" spacing.
Tuition: $90.00

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TABLE SAW, JOINTER, PLANER with: Colby West
Beginner

Tuesday, May 28, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Description: The basis for any woodworking project is to start with flat and square lumber. In this class we will teach you how to use these three tools to prepare wood for use in your project. We will start with a rough board and flatten it, plane it, and saw it to make it the perfect board for your project. Students will leave with enough milled material to take home and glue up a cutting board.
Tuition: $60.00

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Making A Custom Knife with: Mike Renfroe
All

Wednesday, May 29, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tools Required: Saftey Glasses And Ear Protection
Description: Participants will learn the techniques for making custom knife handles to fit blades. They will leave this hands-on class with a completed knife that demonstrates their new-found skill to friends and family.
Tuition: $60.00

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FESTOOL FARM TABLE with: Wayne Loveless
All

Part 1: Thursday, May 30, 10 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Friday, May 31, 10 AM - 5 PM
Part 3: Saturday, June 1, 10 AM - 5 PM

Description: Learn more about the FESTOOL system while crafting your own beautiful Farm Table! Students will spend the first two days making their 6'-7' long table, complete with tapered legs and breadboard ends. On the third day, students will apply the finish of their choice, and learn how to distress the finish and apply "rustification" techniques to the top. Festool products used include the Kapex Miter Saw, Domino Joiner (both DF500 and DF700), TS55 and TS75 Track Saws, Rotex Sanders, Power Planer, and several others. Stationary tools like the Table Saw, Jointer, Planer, and Belt Sander will also be utilized.
Tuition: $525.00

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DATE NIGHT: BREAD KNIFE AND BOARD with: Bill LaRoque
All

Friday, May 31, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Description: Couples in this date night course will make a bread knife matched with a beautiful cutting board. The focus of the class will be the knife-making process; boards will be prepped ahead of time and will only require final surface preparation and finish application. Knife handles will be made from cherry, walnut, or similar hardwoods, and the maple cutting boards will feature matched stripes.
Tuition: $120.00

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SUPPER SEMINAR: WORKSHOP SET UP with: Wayne Loveless
All

Monday, June 3, 5:30 PM - 8 PM

Description: Join us for this evening seminar on how to set up your workshop for maximum safety and efficiency. We will cover workflow, tool spatial requirements, and workbench layout, and offer tips for shops of all sizes. As time permits, we will also delve into dust collection systems and air filtration placement to help keep your shop clean and eliminate dust.
Tuition: $20.00

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KIDS WOODWORKING SERIES with: Larry Ridge
Beginner

Part 1: Tuesday, June 4, 1 PM - 3:30 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, June 11, 1 PM - 3:30 PM
Part 3: Tuesday, June 18, 1 PM - 3:30 PM
Part 4: Tuesday, June 25, 1 PM - 3:30 PM
Part 5: Tuesday, July 9, 1 PM - 3:30 PM

Description: This class is a great way to introduce your kids to the world of woodworking! This particular series is geared toward kids ranging from 8-15 years old, but we also can hold classes for younger children or high school students. In this series, students will make six different projects over the course of seven weeks: Blue Bird House, Keepsake Box, Turned Pen, Cutting Board, Wood Burning, and Wood Carving.
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes: Also Includes Woodcraving Session On July 16. Individual Sessions Can Be Take For $20/ea.

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KIDS WOODWORKING SERIES with: Larry Ridge
Beginner

Part 1: Wednesday, June 5, 1 PM - 3:30 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, June 12, 1 PM - 3:30 PM
Part 3: Wednesday, June 19, 1 PM - 3:30 PM
Part 4: Wednesday, June 26, 1 PM - 3:30 PM
Part 5: Wednesday, July 10, 1 PM - 3:30 PM

Description: This class is a great way to introduce your kids to the world of woodworking. This particular series is geared toward kids ranging from 8-15 years old; we also can hold classes for younger children or high school students. In this series, students will build six different projects over the course of six sessions: Blue Bird House, Keepsake Box, Turned Pens, Cutting Board, Woodburning, and Woodcarving.
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes: Also Includes Woodcarving Session On July 17. Individual Sessions Can Be Taken For $20/ea.

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SUPPER SEMINAR: THE DIRT ON DUST COLLECTION with: John Carmichael
All

Monday, June 10, 5:30 PM - 8 PM

Description: Take this Supper Seminar Series Session to learn all you need to know about setting up your shop's dust collection system! Our resident dust collection expert will walk you through the physics of dust collection technology, determining system requirements, choosing and laying out ductwork, applying cyclone technology, and adding dust extractors to your arsenal.
Tuition: $20.00

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Turning A Hollow Form The Easy Way with: Mike Renfroe
Intermediate

Tuesday, June 11, 5:30 PM - 8 PM

Description: This class shows how to turn a hollow form the easy way - turning a small vessel in two parts. Then, glue the two parts together to create the vessel and finish the piece. Painting it is an option.
Tuition: $75.00

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SUPPER SEMINAR: CNC OVERVIEW with: Debra Crane
All

Thursday, June 13, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Description: Take this seminar to get an depth look at the world of CNCs. We'll discuss various machine specifications and accessories, introduce the VCarve software program, and demonstrate how to create a tool path and run a project.
Tuition: $25.00

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DATE NIGHT: SERVINGS TRAYS with: Colby West
Beginner

Friday, June 14, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Description: In this edition of our popular Date Night at the Wood Shop series, students will make a matched pair of serving trays out of cherry. Class will cover lap and bridle joinery, grooving, pinned joints, surface prep, and finish selection and application.
Tuition: $125.00

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CNC 101: THE BASICS (CORE) with: Debra Crane
Beginner

Saturday, June 15, 10 AM - 6 PM

Tools Required: Student’s Own Laptop With VCarve Installed (including All Clipart) + Scroll Mouse And Pad + USB Flash Drive. Contact Us About Downloading A Free Trial Version Of The Software.
Description: This core CNC class begins with an overview of the CNC process / workflow and the design software offered by Vectric, including: VCarve Desktop, VCarve Pro & Aspire. Students will learn how to create a CNC job, design vectors using basic shapes and basic text, edit and transform vectors, create and manage tool definitions, create and manage toolpaths, and save g-code for machining on the CNC. The final hour of the class is reserved for actual CNC machining on various size CNCs. Projects will include a variety of simple signs. Please Note: This basic course is required for ALL future CNC classes.
Tuition: $150.00

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CNC 202: ALL THINGS TEXT with: Debra Crane
Beginner/Intermediate

Monday, June 17, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: CNC 101
Tools Required: Student’s Own Laptop With VCarve Installed (including All Clipart) + Scroll Mouse And Pad + USB Flash Drive. Contact Us About Downloading A Free Trial Version Of The Software.
Description: Learn advanced text-based techniques: choosing fonts, curving text, distorting, converting to curves, and node editing. Projects: custom monogram, floating script, retro sign design, and "stacked text-on-text".
Tuition: $150.00

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SUPPER SEMINAR: INSTALLING KITCHEN CABINETS with: Jon Boley
All

Monday, June 17, 5:30 PM - 8 PM

Description: Take this seminar to learn a lot of great tips on installing kitchen cabinets, we will discuss installation techniques, and present several methods to ensure you're plumb happy with your level results. We will also demonstrate some of the key tools in a cabinet installers tool box, including cabinet jacks, face frame clamps, accuscribe pro, and much more. As time permits, we will discuss additional topics like attaching drawer fronts and installing door/drawer hardware.
Tuition: $20.00

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CNC 203: INLAYS AND EDGES with: Debra Crane
Beginner/Intermediate

Tuesday, June 18, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: CNC 101
Tools Required: Student’s Own Laptop With VCarve Installed (including All Clipart) + Scroll Mouse And Pad + USB Flash Drive. Contact Us About Downloading A Free Trial Version Of The Software.
Description: Learn to create advanced inlays and custom decorative edges. Create inlays in "flat" and "recessed" fields, highly detailed "V-inlays," and raised prism inlays. Projects: inlay sign, inlay platter & custom artist medallion.
Tuition: $150.00

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DATE NIGHT: ULU KNIFE AND DISH with: Charlie Patton
All

Friday, June 21, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Description: Couples who take this course will get to make their own Ulu Knife with a matched cutting board. The focus of this class will be on making the knife handles, but it will also feature a glimpse into the world of CNC Machines as we'll hollow out the center of the board with our Shark HD4 CNC.
Tuition: $115.00

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SUPPER SEMINAR: ROUTER TABLE BASICS with: Wayne Loveless
All

Monday, June 24, 5:30 PM - 8 PM

Description: Students who attend this Supper Seminar Series Session will watch as Wayne demonstrates the versatility of a router table. Throughout the seminar, he will discuss safety and maintenance and will demonstrate how to do template routing, create cope-and-stick joinery, use the starter pin, and more!
Tuition: $20.00

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TABLE SAW, JOINTER, PLANER with: Colby West
Beginner

Tuesday, June 25, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Description: The basis for any woodworking project is to start with flat and square lumber. In this class we will teach you how to use these three tools to prepare wood for use in your project. We will start with a rough board and flatten it, plane it, and saw it to make it the perfect board for your project. Students will leave with enough milled material to take home and make into a cutting board.
Tuition: $60.00

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FURNITURE FUNDAMENTALS with: Wayne Loveless
Beginner

Part 1: Thursday, June 27, 10 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Friday, June 28, 10 AM - 5 PM
Part 3: Saturday, June 29, 10 AM - 5 PM

Description: If you're interested in getting started in furniture-making, this class is for you! Students will spend three days of intensive practice on: designing furniture, milling and dimensioning lumber, making Mortise and Tenon joinery, tapering legs, gluing up panels, constructing drawer boxes, preparing surfaces, and applying finishes. Students will leave with a beautiful Shaker Side Table and a confidence to apply their skills to future furniture projects.
Tuition: $375.00

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DATE NIGHT: COOKBOOK HOLDER/CUTTING BOARD with: Colby West
Beginner

Friday, June 28, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Description: In this date night course, couples will make a cutting board out of Hard Maple and their choice of African Padauk or Peruvian Walnut. Then they will make a stand for the board, which will allow the cutting board to double as an iPad/Cookbook Holder. Students will leave with a completed project, ready to put to use and show off to their friends and family.
Tuition: $95.00

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SUPPER SEMINAR: INTRO TO GOOGLE SKETCH-UP with: Robert Nease
All

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

Description: This supper seminar presents the capabilities of Google Sketch-Up in a demonstration format. Participants will learn the basics and see how Sketch-Up can ease project design and adaption.
Tuition: $20.00

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DATE NIGHT: KEEPSAKE BOX with: Bill LaRoque
All

Friday, July 12, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Description: Take this Date Night class to make a beautiful keepsake box! Couples will learn basic box-making techniques as they craft their boxes from a variety of hardwood species.
Tuition: $105.00

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SUPPER SEMINAR: SHOP DUST COLLECTION SET UP with: John Carmichael
All

Monday, July 15, 5:30 PM - 8 PM

Description: Take this Supper Seminar Series Session to learn all you need to know about setting up your shop's dust collection system! Our resident dust collection expert will walk you through the physics of dust collection technology, determining system requirements, choosing and laying out ductwork, applying cyclone technology, and adding dust extractors to your arsenal.
Tuition: $20.00

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DATE NIGHT: CUSTOM KNIFE BLOCK with: Colby West
All

Friday, July 19, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Description: Looking for a new date night alternative? Check out this Date Night at the Wood Shop class! Couples will make a beautiful knife block out of walnut, cherry, and/or maple, custom fit to the knives of their choosing! NOTE: Please bring in the set of knives you want to use with it unless you're fine with "generic" spacing.
Tuition: $90.00

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CNC 101: THE BASICS (CORE) with: Debra Crane
Beginner

Monday, July 22, 9 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Student’s Own Laptop With VCarve Installed (including All Clipart) + Scroll Mouse And Pad + USB Flash Drive. Contact Us About Downloading A Free Trial Version Of The Software.
Description: This core CNC class begins with an overview of the CNC process / workflow and the design software offered by Vectric, including: VCarve Desktop, VCarve Pro & Aspire. Students will learn how to create a CNC job, design vectors using basic shapes and basic text, edit and transform vectors, create and manage tool definitions, create and manage toolpaths, and save g-code for machining on the CNC. The final hour of the class is reserved for actual CNC machining on various size CNCs. Projects will include a variety of simple signs. Please Note: This basic course is required for ALL future CNC classes.
Tuition: $150.00

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SUPPER SEMINAR: SHARPENING CARVING CHISELS with: Larry Ridge
All

Monday, July 22, 5:30 PM - 8 PM

Description: Join Larry for this evening session on how to sharpen and hone your favorite carving chisels. Utilizing the techniques he's honed over decades of experience, Larry will teach you everything you need to know about putting a keen edge on your tools.
Tuition: $20.00

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CNC 201: MAKER'S FOUNDATION with: Debra Crane
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Tuesday, July 23, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, July 24, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: CNC 101
Tools Required: Student’s Own Laptop With VCarve Installed (including All Clipart) + Scroll Mouse And Pad + USB Flash Drive. Contact Us About Downloading A Free Trial Version Of The Software.
Description: Introduces new concepts: 2D clipart, bitmap tracing, node editing, offsets, arrays, and creating original drawings. New toolpaths: texturing, fluting, drilling and prism. Projects: coasters, cutting boards, games and candle holder.
Tuition: $300.00

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CNC 202: ALL THINGS TEXT with: Debra Crane
Beginner/Intermediate

Thursday, July 25, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: CNC 101
Tools Required: Student’s Own Laptop With VCarve Installed (including All Clipart) + Scroll Mouse And Pad + USB Flash Drive. Contact Us About Downloading A Free Trial Version Of The Software.
Description: Learn advanced text-based techniques: choosing fonts, curving text, distorting, converting to curves, and node editing. Projects: custom monogram, floating script, retro sign design, and "stacked text-on-text".
Tuition: $150.00

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CNC 203: INLAYS AND EDGES with: Debra Crane
Beginner/Intermediate

Friday, July 26, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: CNC 101
Tools Required: Student’s Own Laptop With VCarve Installed (including All Clipart) + Scroll Mouse And Pad + USB Flash Drive. Contact Us About Downloading A Free Trial Version Of The Software.
Description: Learn to create advanced inlays and custom decorative edges. Create inlays in "flat" and "recessed" fields, highly detailed "V-inlays," and raised prism inlays. Projects: inlay sign, inlay platter & custom artist medallion.
Tuition: $150.00

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DATE NIGHT: BREAD KNIFE AND BOARD with: Bill LaRoque
All

Friday, July 26, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Description: Couples in this date night course will make a bread knife matched with a beautiful cutting board. The focus of the class will be the knife-making process; boards will be prepped ahead of time and will only require final surface preparation and finish application. Knife handles will be made from cherry, walnut, or similar hardwoods, and the maple cutting boards will feature matched stripes.
Tuition: $120.00

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CNC 301: 3D COMPOSITION with: Debra Crane
All

Saturday, July 27, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: CNC 101
Tools Required: Student’s Own Laptop With VCarve Installed (including All Clipart) + Scroll Mouse And Pad + USB Flash Drive. Contact Us About Downloading A Free Trial Version Of The Software.
Description: Begins with a review of VCarve's 3D clipart types, Design & Make's 3D library, and strategies for importing other 3D components. Learn to "place" single & multi 3D models. Manipulate model specs, tilting and fading for effective composition. Add vectors and control toolpaths for efficient machining. Projects: 3D medallion, 3D sign and 3D family crest.
Tuition: $150.00

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SUPPER SEMINAR: ROUTER TABLE BASICS with: Wayne Loveless
All

Monday, July 29, 5:30 PM - 8 PM

Description: Students who attend this Supper Seminar Series Session will watch as Wayne demonstrates the versatility of a router table. Throughout the seminar, he will discuss safety and maintenance and will demonstrate how to do template routing, create cope-and-stick joinery, use the starter pin, and more!
Tuition: $20.00

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TABLE SAW, JOINTER, PLANER with: Colby West
Beginner

Tuesday, July 30, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Description: The basis for any woodworking project is to start with flat and square lumber. In this class we will teach you how to use these three tools to prepare wood for use in your project. We will start with a rough board and flatten it, plane it, and saw it to make it the perfect board for your project. Students will leave with enough milled material to take home and make into a cutting board.
Tuition: $60.00

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3D CUTTING BOARD WITH ALEX SNODGRASS with: Alex Snodgrass
All

Part 1: Friday, August 2, 10 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Saturday, August 3, 10 AM - 5 PM

Description: Make a mind-blowing 3D Cutting Board in this class taught by nationally-acclaimed woodworker Alex Snodgrass! Alex is a renowned woodworker and bandsaw expert that has developed a creative way to achieve the 3D look through angled cuts on the bandsaw. Students will learn bandsaw tuning tips, cutting tricks, gluing techniques, and applying a food safe finish. Completed boards are approximately 11" x 18".
Tuition: $400.00

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CABINET CURIOSITIES with: Garrett Hack
All

Part 1: Monday, March 9, 10 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, March 10, 10 AM - 5 PM
Part 3: Wednesday, March 11, 10 AM - 5 PM
Part 4: Thursday, March 12, 10 AM - 5 PM
Part 5: Friday, March 13, 10 AM - 5 PM

Description: Case construction is a fundamental furniture making skill. Designing and building a small cabinet is an ideal project to explore the design, details, and challenges of solid wood construction before starting on much larger casepieces. We'll delve into strong case joinery, choosing appropriate materials, dealing with wood movement, securing shelves and backs, making and attaching moldings, case corner details, making and hinging doors, and if we have time, making drawers. Emphasis will be on hand skills and hand tools to size, smooth, shape, and fit parts. We will also integrate machines to make the building process efficient and accurate.
Tuition: $1,000.00
Tuition Notes: Class Will Run The Entire Week And Finish Up On Saturday, March 14.

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