Woodcraft of Cleveland (East)

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

23226 Broadway Ave
Oakwood Village, OH 44146

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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Classes

Turning a Pepper Mill

Saturday, January 28, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Face Shield Or Safety Glasses, If Available: Roughing Gouge, Spindle Gouge, Parting Tool
Description: This will be a great addition to the grilling season of summer. Everyone needs a Pepper mill and it makes 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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Wood Burning Basics

Sunday, January 29, 10 AM - 3 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: In this "Beginners"(first) class you will have the opportunity to learn about the tools and materials, selection of wood needed and preparing the wood to get started. Once you learn how easy it is to create a stunning and dramatic woodburned design, you will discover a wide variety of project surfaces that are perfect for you next burning. This class will cover the basics and you'll complete a basic pattern. In the "Wood Burning for the Holidays" class you'll have the opportunity to further your skills by learning about more wood selections, transferring the various more complex patterns into one project and finishing the project your working on with painting various details to highlight the project.
Prerequisite: Safety glasses
Tuition: $50.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Carving, Hearts and Flowers or Carvers Choice

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

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-10
Tools Required: Carving Tools, Call for a list.
Description: Students can choose from either a relief or in the round Rose or carved floral and/or heart pattern. These projects will incorporate new skills and techniques. If this is not for your, just let Joe know what you want to carve and he will help you with your own project.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Wood burning for Valentine's Day

Sunday, February 5, 9 AM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Wood burner if available
Description: If your interested in wood burning then this class is a great place to start or to improve your skills. The class will cover the choices in burners and tips you can use in any burning project. The project for this class will be valentine themed design.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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THE BASIC BOWL – FROM TREE TO TABLE

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

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
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."
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Turning 101.5

Saturday, February 11, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
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.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Leigh Jig Crash Course

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

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety glasses, Leigh Jig & Router If Available
Description: Come in and see how easy dovetails can be using the Leigh dovetail jig. The class will cover half blind, through and end to end dovetails. If you're considering purchasing a Leigh jig or own one already, this class will help clear the confusion. Technique, bits and router selection will also be covered.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $50.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Bandsaw Box

Saturday, February 18, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety glasses
Description: You will use the Bandsaw to make a traditional 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 great gifts, its organic curves seems to delight people of all ages. Join us and you will leave with a bandsaw box of your making along with the knowledge to make many more. Materials provided will allow you to make one bandsaw box. Tuition: $80.00
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Acrylic Atlas Pen Turning

Sunday, February 19, 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Turn A wonderful Atlas pen from a colorful vibrant acrylic pen blank. Each student will learn how to make a pen from the ground up and take it home. The beautiful thing about acrylic blanks is that when its finished it looks like a colorful vibrant liquid tube.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $50.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Adirondack Chair

Saturday, February 25, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-5
Tools Required: Safety glasses
Description: Build a Adirondack chair from a template, using the bandsaw, table saw and router table. Students will construct this patio or deck favorite in a two day class. This chair will be constructed from paint able Hardwood. A nonrefundable $40 Material fee is included in the tuition cost.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $180.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Adirondack Chair

Sunday, February 26, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-5
Tools Required: Safety glasses
Description: Build a Adirondack chair from a template, using the bandsaw, table saw and router table. Students will construct this patio or deck favorite in a two day class. This chair will be constructed from paint able Hardwood. A nonrefundable $40 Material fee is included in the tuition cost.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $180.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Low Relief Carving or Carver's Choice

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

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-10
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.
Prerequisite: Carving Tools, Call Store for List
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Tapered Legs

Sunday, March 5, 12:30 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: Learning how to taper legs, lets you give your project a completely different look just by completing a few new simple steps. This class will take you thru the steps of making tapered legs, using different methods. You will use the bandsaw and jointer or hand plane, a shop made jig and the Micro Jig Microdail Tapering Jig.
Prerequisite: safety glasses
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Lathe Selection & Turning 101

Saturday, March 11, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety glasses or face shield.
Description: If you are a new turner or considering the purchase of a lathe and trying your hand at turning, this class will help you get started in the right direction. The first series by Dave 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, 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. NOTE: Watch for "Spindle Turning 101.5" - the follow-up to this class in which we will build on the knowledge gained and make a second style of Mallet which will be slightly more complex in its construction but both equal in usefulness and the pride you will gain while making your own tools,
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Sharpening Basics

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

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: This Basic Sharpening class is meant for the woodworker. There is nothing more frustrating than trying to maintain sharp tools in your shop. During the class we will discuss sharpening systems, methods and hand tool sharpening. Included in the cost of the class is; a Wood River Honing Guide, A NORTON Water Combo 1000/4000 (8x3) stone and a IRWIN Blue Chip Bench Chisel 1/2". You can upgrade to a Veritas MKII Honing Guide for and additional $55.00.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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SEGMENTATION 101 The Beginning

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

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety glasses or face shield.
Description: This instructional class will give yiu the basics necessary to go home and start your own segmented turning project. Spend the day with Dave and he will demonstrate and explain how simple it can be to cut perfect segments and take the stress out of making segmented bowls. Dave will show you how to use the INCA "Modular Jig & Fixture System" to build a sled for cutting segments accurately and consistently with virtually no error correction needed at assembly time. Using this process, you can concentrate on the design and aesthetics of the piece rather than stressing over just making the segments line up and how to get the piece on the lathe and turned without exploding. We can't make a segmented project in one day, so the "on hands" part will be limited. You will get to cut a ring of segments and Dave will demonstrate and lecture extensively!
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Four Step Cabinet Making:Material Prep

Saturday, March 18, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-5
Tools Required: Safety glasses and 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 making revolution? This four step class will take you through the woodworking process. Material prep will utilize the jointer, planer, tablesaw, chop saw as well as hand planes. If you were ever interested in beginning woodworking or honing your existing skills, this is the class for you.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $50.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Four Step Cabinet Making: Carcass

Saturday, March 18, 1 PM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-5
Tools Required: Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: The second step in the furniture making series will be in carcass construction. Both traditional and modern carcass making techniques will be demonstrated and used in order to construct the wall cabinet carcass. Included will be dovetailing, mortise and tenon, dado and pocket holes.
Prerequisite: Step One
Tuition: $50.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Four Step Cabinet Making: Doors

Sunday, March 19, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-5
Tools Required: Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: When most non-woodworkers look at a cabinet, all they see are the doors and drawers. The last two classes of the four step cabinet making class involve the construction of them. Students will cut a paneled door as well as rail and stiles.
Prerequisite: Steps One & Two
Tuition: $50.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Four Step Cabinet Making: Drawers

Sunday, March 19, 1 PM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-5
Tools Required: Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: The final in the four step series. Drawers are the most abused form of woodworking. Nothing will undergo the constant open and shut problems that they have to endure. This final class will teach students how to properly construct and install the drawers for their cabinet.
Prerequisite: Steps One, Two & Three
Tuition: $50.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Adirondack Chair

Saturday, March 25, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: Build a adirondack chair from a template, using the bandsaw and router table. Students will construct this patio or deck favorite in one day. Template and paintable wood is supplied.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $180.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Adirondack Chair

Sunday, March 26, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: Build a adirondack chair from a template, using the bandsaw and router table. Students will construct this patio or deck favorite in one day. Template and paintable wood is supplied.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $180.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Woodcarving, The Beginning

Saturday, April 1, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-10
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Carving Glove
Description: This class is intended to introduce students to woodcarving. The application of several simple exercises is designed to teach students about proper chisel selection, use and how to keep them sharp. In addition, the carving exercise will teach students about basic design principals along with consideration of wood characteristics and how to read the grain determining the direction of the cuts. These simple exercises in carving can be the basis for learning more advanced skills as they apply to carving in the round and other forms of woodcarving. Also for the students with basic skills you can select other project to do to enhance your carving skills having Joe there to assist you when you need advice. Join Joe and have an interesting and fun day.
Prerequisite: Carving Tools, or Call Store for List
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Veneering 101

Sunday, April 2, 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Have you ever wanted to use Veneer to dress up a table top, box or some other custom project? Join Tim for this class and learn to apply Veneer using a cold press vacuum clamping system. We will also explore the use of contact adhesive and other glues. We will discuss other ways to attach Veneer. The techniques learned in this class can be applied to projects of any size.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $50.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Basic Panel Door Class

Saturday, April 8, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: This class will teach you the basics of how to make a panel door using a router table making your styles and rails and the proper assembly of the panel door. Dave will also discuss the various type of router bit sets available to create different styles of panel doors.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Beginning Pen Turning

Sunday, April 9, 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety glasses or face shield.
Description: If you're interested in how to turn a pen then this class is 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 pen. Don't miss the fun.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $45.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Turning 101.5

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

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
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.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Turning either a Salt or Pepper Mill

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

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Face Shield Or Safety Glasses, If Available: Roughing Gouge, Spindle Gouge, Parting Tool
Description: This will be a great addition to the grilling season of summer. Everyone needs a Salt or 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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Kitchen Cabinet Basics 101

Saturday, April 22, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-5
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: This class will discuss what you need to consider when you build a kitchen base cabinet. You will build a carcass from plywood, with a solid wood face frame. After your cabinet is built, there will be discussions and demonstration on how to build and install a door, a drawer, and the appropriate hardware.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $135.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Atlas Pens

Sunday, April 23, 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Turn a wonderful Atlas pen from exotic hardwood or a colorful vibrant acrylic blank. Each student will learn how to make a pen from the ground up and take home a completed pen.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $50.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Mud Room Bench

Saturday, April 29, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: Build a beautiful and functional Mud Room Bench for your home. We will be using Baltic Birch plywood to build the basic carcass, then we will use paintable hardwood for the trim and the seat will be made out of cherry hardwood. This class will give you new skills or add to your level of woodworking skills. You will be shown the proper use of the following equipment - table saw, FESTOOL Track Saw, compound miter saw (chop saw), planer, router table, pneumatic finish nail gun and other hand power tools. Come and join us in building this beautiful and functional Mud Room Bench. Finish sanding and painting will NOT be done in class because of time constrains, that will be left for you to do at home where you can choose the right color to paint the bench to match your décor of your home.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $190.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Mud Room Bench

Sunday, April 30, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: Build a beautiful and functional Mud Room Bench for your home. We will be using Baltic Birch plywood to build the basic carcass, then we will use paintable hardwood for the trim and the seat will be made out of cherry hardwood. This class will give you new skills or add to your level of woodworking skills. You will be shown the proper use of the following equipment - table saw, FESTOOL Track Saw, compound miter saw (chop saw), planer, router table, pneumatic finish nail gun and other hand power tools. Come and join us in building this beautiful and functional Mud Room Bench. Finish sanding and painting will NOT be done in class because of time constrains, that will be left for you to do at home where you can choose the right color to paint the bench to match your décor of your home.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $190.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Resawing On The Bandsaw

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

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-10
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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THE BASIC BOWL – FROM TREE TO TABLE

Thursday, May 11, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
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."
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Segmentation101 the beginning

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

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: This instructional class will give you the basics necessary to go home and start your own segmented turning project. Spend the day with Dave and he will demonstrate and explain how simple it can be to cut perfect segments and take the stress out of making segmented bowls. Dave will show you how to use the Incra "Modular Jig & Fixture System" to build a sled for cutting segments accurately and consistently with virtually no error correction needed at assembly time. Using this process, you can concentrate on the design and asthetics of the piece rather then stressing over just making the segments line up and how to get the piece on the lathe and turned without exploding. We can't make a segmented project in one day, so the "hands on" part will be limited. You will get to cut a ring of segments and Dave will demonstrate and lecture extensively!
Prerequisite: Must be knowledgeable about basic bowl turning practices.
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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The Basic Bowl - From Tree to Table

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

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
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 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 that Dave have mounted. Then each student will take a blank "from the tree to the table".80.00
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Craftsman style clock.

Sunday, May 21, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-5
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: This Mantle Clock is small in size, but it is loaded with appeal. The construction will give you the opportunity to learn mortise and tennon joiner, while creating a frame that is tapered. You will also create a unique face for the clock. This small project will teach you several woodworking fundamentals that you can apply to future projects regardless of the size.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $110.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Carving, Hearts and Flowers

Saturday, May 27, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-10
Tools Required: Carving Tools, Call for a list.
Description: Students can choose from either a relief or in the round Rose or carved floral and/or heart pattern. These projects will incorporate new skills and techniques. If this is not for your, just let Joe know what you want to carve and he will help you with your own project.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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