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Phone:
(440) 232-7979
Fax:
(440) 232-7977
Email:
cleveland@woodcraft.com

23226 Broadway Ave
Oakwood Village, OH 44146
USA

Hours of Operation

sunday 12 PM - 5 PM
monday 9 AM - 7 PM
tuesday 9 AM - 7 PM
wednesday 9 AM - 7 PM
thursday 9 AM - 8 PM
friday 9 AM - 7 PM
saturday 9 AM - 6 PM

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THE BASIC BOWL – FROM TREE TO TABLE. with: Dave Sanborn
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, December 15, 9:30 AM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses And If Available; Bowl Turning Tools.
Description: This class will cover the basic steps required and answer your questions as you turn your first bowl. Do I want to turn green wood or dry blanks? I don't live on a farm, where do I find the logs to make green blanks? I found someone who wants a tree cut up, what's the best way to cut and store the logs? Where do I find dry blanks? Do they turn different than green blanks? Do I want to use conventional or carbide tools? We will spend the first part of the class discussing these issues as well as any others that you may have – Dave will explain the various choices and alternatives as well as demonstrate the basic mounts and steps involved in making a bowl. Late morning each student will have an opportunity to practice each tool on the practice blank Dave has mounted. Then each student will take a blank "from the tree to the table."
Tuition: $80.00

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Pen Turning, The Beginning with: Dave Sanborn
Beginner

Sunday, December 16, 12 PM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses And Turning Tools If You Have Them
Description: If you are interested in how to turn a pen, then this is the class for you. In this class, Dave will take you through the steps of turning a Beautiful Wall Street II pen on the lathe. You will take home a completed Wall Street II pen. Don't miss out on the fun.
Tuition: $60.00

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Low Relief Carving Or Carver's Choice with: Joe Leonard
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, January 5, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Prerequisite: Carving Tools, Call Store For List
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Learn the basics then turn your individual taste, hobbies and experience into a wonderful carved project. From the avid hunter to the furniture maker, low relief carving can greatly enhance any of your wood projects from gun stock to a cabinet door. Carving patterns come in a wide variety of themes and designs. Also if you decide to do Carver's Choice students can choose from relief, figures or signs. Just tell us the type of carving you'd like to do. Joe is a professional carver who has completed project for Euro Disney. Please join Joe Leonard in this unique carving class and have fun.
Tuition: $80.00

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Router Selection & Basic Operations with: Dave Kovach
Beginner

Sunday, January 6, 10:30 AM - 3 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses And Hearing Protection
Description: The Router is quickly becoming one of the most useful tools in the workshop, but where does one begin. In this informative class, we will take you from start to finish and help you get the most from your router. Topics covered will be safety, bit selection, router size, proper use, maintenance , and table use. Students will be able to make practice cuts with hand held and the router table. Routers will be provided, however you may bring your own subject to the instructors evaluation of it's safe operation.
Tuition: $80.00

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Two Wooden Utility Boxes. with: Tim Baylor
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Saturday, January 12, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Part 2: Sunday, January 13, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: We will use the jointer, thickness planer, miter saw, table saw and router table to make two of my favorite utility boxes. The techniques learned in this class can be applied to make a box of any size. Our first requires no hardware. We will make it large enough to hold a 8.5 x 11 ream of paper. Your second box can be any size as well. We will make it 16" x 12" or smaller if you like. I use this style of box to hold items with multiple parts. This style of box also makes an excellent briefcase. Hinges and latches for the second box will be provided as part of your materials.
Tuition: $120.00

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Scroll Saw Basics with: Greg Bruck
Beginner

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

Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: If you have been looking to get started in woodworking, the scroll saw is just the ticket. The scroll saw is a quiet and easy-to-use machine that will produce a wide variety of great projects. It can be used for creating fine, complex shapes and patterns such as fretwork, marquetry, intarsia, and inlay. This workshop is project oriented - designed for beginners just getting started or woodworkers wishing to expand their knowledge and skill level. Topics include blade selection, tension, pattern use, piercing, speeds, feed rates and cutting techniques. We will discuss scroll saw features, types, and what to look for when choosing a scroll saw. Students will see several examples of original scroll saws produced in the 1800's and have an opportunity to try some cutting on a treadle saw produced by Miller Falls in 1878. The goal for this workshop is for each student to have fun with woodworking, go home with a completed project and the inspiration to try more on their own.
Tuition: $80.00

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Knife Making For The Beginner with: Dave Kovach
Beginner

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

Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: In this class you will learn some basic techniques used in putting together a knife from a kit. We will focus on learning to attach and shape the handle material (knife scales). The Knife kit (Zhen 67 Layer Damascus Forged Parer Knife Kit #153655) and Scales will be provided.
Tuition: $80.00

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Bowl Turning, Beyond The Basics' with: Dave Sanborn
Intermediate/Advanced

Saturday, January 26, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Bowl From Tree To Table
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection & Turning Tools If You Have Them
Description: If you have mastered basic bowl turning and want to jump to the next level, then this is the class for you. In this class we will cover the use of various tool techniques to achieve the best possible finish on your bowl prior to sanding using both carbide and conventional scrapers and gouges. Dave will also show you a few "tricks" and techniques to enhance the quality of troublesome soft/punky wood and reduce tareout and enhance sanding. We will also cover the basics of sharpening both gouges and scrapers - sharp tools are essential for a quality finish. We will end with disscussion and demonstration of various final finishes and the use of the Beal Buffing System.
Tuition: $80.00

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Turning A Pepper Mill. with: Dave Sanborn
Intermediate

Sunday, January 27, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Description: This will be a great addition to the grilling season of summer. Everyone needs a Pepper mill and they make a useful piece of tableware! During this class you will learn spindle turning, finishing and drilling techniques and various mounting methods required to make the pepper mill.
Tuition: $80.00

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Walking Sticks/ Or Carvers Choice. with: Joe Leonard
Beginner/Intermediate

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

Tools Required: Call Store For List
Description: Please join professional carver Joe Leonard in this walking stick class. If you want to carve a different project just let us know and Joe will get you started in the right direction. Joe has completed projects for Euro Disney. Improve your skills while you learn from one of the best.
Tuition: $80.00

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Four Step Cabinet Making. with: Dave Kovach
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Saturday, February 9, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Part 2: Sunday, February 10, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: The furniture that the Shakers built is making an amazing comeback., but what if your skills need polishing in order to join the furniture revolution? This four step classes will take you through the woodworking process. STEP ONE: Material prep will utilize the jointer, planer, table saw, chop saw as well as hand planes. STEP TWO: This step will be in Carcass construction, both traditional and modern carcass making techniques will be demonstrated and used I order to construct the cabinet carcass. Included will be dovetailing, mortise and tenon, dado and pocket holes. STEP THREE: When most non-woodworkers look at a cabinet, all they see are the doors and drawers. Students will cut a door panel as well as rails and stiles using a router table. STEP FOUR: Making the drawer. Drawers are the most abused form of woodworking. Nothing will undergo the constant open and shut problems that they have to endure. This final Step will teach the student how to properly construct and install the drawer for your cabinet. If you are interested in beginning woodworking or honing your existing skills, then this is the class for you
Tuition: $200.00

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Band Saw Box. with: Tim Baylor
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, February 16, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: You will use the bandsaw to make a tradional bandsaw box. The techniques learned in this class can be applied to make a bandsaw box of any size. A bandsaw box requires no hardware. Bandsaw boxes make a great gift, it's organic curves seems to delight people of all ages. Joinus and you will leave with a bandsaw box of your making along with the knowledge to make many more. Materials provided will aloow you to make one bandsaw box.
Tuition: $80.00

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THE BASIC BOWL – FROM TREE TO TABLE. with: Dave Sanborn
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, February 17, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses And If Available; Bowl Turning Tools.
Description: This class will cover the basic steps required and answer your questions as you turn your first bowl. Do I want to turn green wood or dry blanks? I don't live on a farm, where do I find the logs to make green blanks? I found someone who wants a tree cut up, what's the best way to cut and store the logs? Where do I find dry blanks? Do they turn different than green blanks? Do I want to use conventional or carbide tools? We will spend the first part of the class discussing these issues as well as any others that you may have – Dave will explain the various choices and alternatives as well as demonstrate the basic mounts and steps involved in making a bowl. Late morning each student will have an opportunity to practice each tool on the practice blank Dave has mounted. Then each student will take a blank "from the tree to the table."
Tuition: $80.00

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Turning 101.5. with: Dave Sanborn
Beginner

Thursday, February 21, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses Or Face Shield
Description: This class will provide you with valuable knowledge that you will continue to use in all your turnings. The second in a series taught by Dave Sanborn designed for the new or prospective turner. In the first class, we touched on the high points of both Spindle and Bowl (Face Plate) turning, today we will emphasize Spindle (Between Centers) turning. We will begin the day discussing the basic fundamentals of Spindle Turning. Several mounting techniques; between centers, four jaw chucks, jam chucks, etc., will be discussed and demonstrated. We will move on to learning how to turn basic coves and beads and do exercises to gain confidence with a spindle gouge. Nothing brings pride to a woodworker more than making things to display in their own home, so we will spend the afternoon using the skills we learned in the morning to make a Bud Vase that you will be proud to have in your home.
Tuition: $80.00

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Table Saw - Advanced with: Bryan Koppert
Intermediate

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

Prerequisite: Tablesaw A To Z Or Equivalent Experience
Tools Required: Safety Glasses / Hearing Protection
Description: Did you know you can cut a circle on the table saw? Raise your skills to the next level - the table saw can do more than just cut boards to width & length. Spend a day at Woodcraft with Bryan and he will introduce you to various jigs , accessories, and techniques that will greatly improve your accuracy and the scope of tasks that can be performed on the on your table saw.
Tuition: $80.00

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Pen Turning, The Beginning with: Dave Sanborn
Beginner

Sunday, February 24, 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses And Turning Tools If You Have Them
Description: If you are interested in how to turn a pen, then this is the class for you. In this class, Dave will take you through the steps of turning a Beautiful Wall Street II pen on the lathe. You will take home a completed Wall Street II pen. Don't miss out on the fun.
Tuition: $60.00

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Discover The Creative Art Of Wood Carving. with: Joe Leonard
Beginner/Intermediate

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

Tools Required: Call Store For Details On Tools
Description: Carving makes each wood project personal and special. Whether you want to learn to carve or interested in refining your carving skills this class will be a benefit to you. This class will help the first time carvers with tools, techniques and projects, Come one come all, and join professional Carver Joe Leonard and build your skills or start on a new lifetime passion.
Tuition: $80.00

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Woodworking - Getting Started For The Beginner with: Dave Kovach
Beginner

Saturday, March 9, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses / Hearing Protection
Description: If you've been interested in woodworking and would like to learn which tools to start with and how to use them safely, join Dave in this class. While building and assembling a Step Stool to take home, you will learn how to use a Table Saw, Jointer, Band Saw, and Router Table.
Tuition: $90.00

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Resawing On The Bandsaw. with: Tim Baylor
Beginner

Sunday, March 10, 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: Small pieces from large pieces, in a nutshell that's what resawing is. We will take you through the steps to produce bandsaw veneer. Blade selection, adjustment, tune-up and fence usage will be covered. If you are having trouble resawing on your bandsaw this class will get you going in the right direction.
Tuition: $60.00

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The PLANE Facts with: Greg Bruck
Beginner

Saturday, March 16, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Hand tools have a rightful and well deserved place in the workshop. They are quiet, effective and enjoyable to use. Of all the hand tools, the bench plane is on top of the list. In this workshop, we will discuss how to tune-up hand planes and adjust them to create fine wood shaving. Various methods of sharpening will be covered along with a variety of honing guides. While the focus will be on bench planes, we will also review some of those important tools such as card scrapers and cabinet scrapers that help create that smooth wood surface. Using their own work sample, students will have an opportunity to compare and contrast a number of various planes ranging from the #3 smooth plane through the #7 jointer plane. The goal for this workshop is for each student to have a better understanding of hand planes along with those tools used to help us create that next important woodworking project.
Tuition: $80.00

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THE BASIC BOWL – FROM TREE TO TABLE. with: Dave Sanborn
Beginner/Intermediate

Thursday, March 21, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses And If Available; Bowl Turning Tools.
Description: This class will cover the basic steps required and answer your questions as you turn your first bowl. Do I want to turn green wood or dry blanks? I don't live on a farm, where do I find the logs to make green blanks? I found someone who wants a tree cut up, what's the best way to cut and store the logs? Where do I find dry blanks? Do they turn different than green blanks? Do I want to use conventional or carbide tools? We will spend the first part of the class discussing these issues as well as any others that you may have – Dave will explain the various choices and alternatives as well as demonstrate the basic mounts and steps involved in making a bowl. Late morning each student will have an opportunity to practice each tool on the practice blank Dave has mounted. Then each student will take a blank "from the tree to the table."
Tuition: $80.00

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Bowl Turning, Beyond The Basics' with: Dave Sanborn
Intermediate/Advanced

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

Prerequisite: Basic Bowl From Tree To Table
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection & Turning Tools If You Have Them
Description: If you have mastered basic bowl turning and want to jump to the next level, then this is the class for you. In this class we will cover the use of various tool techniques to achieve the best possible finish on your bowl prior to sanding using both carbide and conventional scrapers and gouges. Dave will also show you a few "tricks" and techniques to enhance the quality of troublesome soft/punky wood and reduce tareout and enhance sanding. We will also cover the basics of sharpening both gouges and scrapers - sharp tools are essential for a quality finish. We will end with disscussion and demonstration of various final finishes and the use of the Beal Buffing System.
Tuition: $80.00

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Lathe Operation/Selection & Turning 101. with: Dave Sanborn
Beginner

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

Tools Required: , Safety Glasses
Description: If you are a new turner or considering the purchase of a lathe or trying your hand at turning, this class will help you get started in the right direction. The first in a series by Dave Sanborn designed specifically for the new or prospective turners; this class will cover basic features and options available for the lathe itself as well as available accessories and tools. In the morning, Dave will demonstrate and discuss the basics of Conventional and Carbide tools; Spindle, Bowl, and Pen turning; and various accessories. In the afternoon, you will do some hands on exercises and make a Mallet that will be a valuable addition to your workshop.
Tuition: $80.00

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Machine Operation, with: Bryan Koppert
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, March 30, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection And Leigh Box Joint & Beehive Jig #163441
Description: So you have the machines, now how do you use them properly. Woodworking instructor, Bryan Koppert, will take you through the proper set-up, usage, and maintenance on your four basic pieces of equipment; the planer, jointer, table saw, and band saw. Topics addressed will be : order of machine operations, knife and blade replacement, repair and replacement issues, and basic jigs & fixtures. Come to class with your questions and Bryan will discuss them with you.
Tuition: $80.00

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Low Relief Carving Or Carver's Choice with: Joe Leonard
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, April 6, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Prerequisite: Carving Tools, Call Store For List
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Learn the basics then turn your individual taste, hobbies and experience into a wonderful carved project. From the avid hunter to the furniture maker, low relief carving can greatly enhance any of your wood projects from gun stock to a cabinet door. Carving patterns come in a wide variety of themes and designs. Also if you decide to do Carver's Choice students can choose from relief, figures or signs. Just tell us the type of carving you'd like to do. Joe is a professional carver who has completed project for Euro Disney. Please join Joe Leonard in this unique carving class and have fun.
Tuition: $80.00

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Simply Basic Joinery with: Bryan Koppert
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, April 7, 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Prerequisite: Safety Glasses
Description: Learn different joinery techniques. Box making has been around since the time of the ancient Egyptians. Boxes can be made and used for all kinds of reasons; drawers, coins, art supplies,jewelry, storing good wine or any other items. The techniques you'll learn can be applied to many types of projects. We all have to start somewhere, and with a little determination and enthusiasm, these newfound skills can open the world to creating anything your mind can imagine. In this class you will learn different joinery options that you can use in the future box making classes.
Tuition: $65.00

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Knife Making For The Beginner with: Dave Kovach
Beginner

Saturday, April 13, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: In this class you will learn some basic techniques used in putting together a knife from a kit. We will focus on learning to attach and shape the handle material (knife scales). The Knife kit (Zhen 67 Layer Damascus Forged Parer Knife Kit #153655) and Scales will be provided.
Tuition: $80.00

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Turned Bird House with: Dave Sanborn
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, April 14, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glass/Face Shield, Hearing Protections & Turning Tools If You Have Them
Description: A spring project for the birds. Spend the day with Dave and use your basic bowl turning skills to make a home for some feathered friends in your neighborhood.
Tuition: $80.00

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THE BASIC BOWL – FROM TREE TO TABLE. with: Dave Sanborn
Beginner/Intermediate

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

Tools Required: Safety Glasses And If Available; Bowl Turning Tools.
Description: This class will cover the basic steps required and answer your questions as you turn your first bowl. Do I want to turn green wood or dry blanks? I don't live on a farm, where do I find the logs to make green blanks? I found someone who wants a tree cut up, what's the best way to cut and store the logs? Where do I find dry blanks? Do they turn different than green blanks? Do I want to use conventional or carbide tools? We will spend the first part of the class discussing these issues as well as any others that you may have – Dave will explain the various choices and alternatives as well as demonstrate the basic mounts and steps involved in making a bowl. Late morning each student will have an opportunity to practice each tool on the practice blank Dave has mounted. Then each student will take a blank "from the tree to the table."
Tuition: $80.00

Call (440) 232-7979 To Sign Up

Two Wooden Utility Boxes.. with: Tim Baylor
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Saturday, April 27, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Part 2: Sunday, April 28, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: We will use the jointer, thickness planer, miter saw, table saw and router table to make two of my favorite utility boxes. The techniques learned in this class can be applied to make a box of any size. Our first requires no hardware. We will make it large enough to hold a 8.5 x 11 ream of paper. Your second box can be any size as well. We will make it 16" x 12" or smaller if you like. I use this style of box to hold items with multiple parts. This style of box also makes an excellent briefcase. Hinges and latches for the second box will be provided as part of your materials.
Tuition: $120.00

Call (440) 232-7979 To Sign Up

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