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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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Adirondack Chair

Part 1: Saturday, April 28, 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, April 29, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Cal Agor
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: Build a Clasic Adirondack chair from a template, using the bandsaw, tablesaw, compound miter saw, spindle sander and a hand router. Students will construct this patio or deck favorite in two days. Cal will also show you various stages of assembling the Adirondack chair to make building easier and options in assembling to customize your chair. Template, hardware and paintable wood is supplied. A nonrefundable $40 material fee is included in the tuition cost.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $190
Tuition Notes:
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Lathe Selection & Turning 101

Thursday, May 10, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Dave Sanborn
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: , Safety Glasses And Turning Tools If You Have Some
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. 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 - 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
Tuition Notes:
Click Here to Request Information

The Basic Bowl From Tree To Table

Saturday, May 12, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Dave Sanborn
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses And Turning Tools If You Have Them
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? Find someone that is having their trees cut down, what's the best way to cut and store the green logs? Where do I find dry blanks? Do they turn different than green blanks? Do I want to use conventional or carbide turning tools? We will spend the first half 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 using various tools on the blank Dave has mounted. The each student will take a blank "from the tree to the table" bowl home.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $80
Tuition Notes:
Click Here to Request Information

Bowl Turning, Beyond The Basics

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Dave Sanborn
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Class Size: 0-6
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.
Prerequisite: Basic Bowl From Tree To Table
Tuition: $90
Tuition Notes:
Click Here to Request Information

High Relief Carving Or Carver's Choice.

Saturday, May 19, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Joe Leonard
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-10
Tools Required: Carving Tools If You Have Them
Description: Learn the basics of High Relief Carving then turn it into your individual taste. This experience will open your world of carving into a wonderful hobby. High relief carving can greatly enhance any of your wood projects like cabinet doors or around the house decor. Carving patterns come in a wide variety of themes and designs. Also if you decide to do Carver's Choice students can bring their current project or choose from relief, figures or sign designs. Just tell us the type of carving you'd like to do. Joe is a professional carver who has completed projects for Euro Disney and other clients. Please join Joe in this unique carving class and have fun discovering the wonderful world of carving.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $80
Tuition Notes:
Click Here to Request Information

Four Step Cabinet Making

Part 1: Saturday, June 2, 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, June 3, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Dave Kovach
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
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, tablesaw, chop saw as well as hand planes. Step Two: This step will bi in Carcass constuction. Both traditional and modern carcass making techniques will be demonstrated and used in 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 the see are the doors and drawers. Students will cut a panel door 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 their cabinet. If you were ever interested in beginning woodworking or honing your existing skills, then this is the class for you.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $200
Tuition Notes:
Click Here to Request Information

Discover The Creative Art Of Wood Carving & Carver's Choice.

Saturday, June 9, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Joe Leonard
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-10
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 you are 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. Also if you decide to do Carver's Choice students can bring their current project or choose from relief, figures or sign designs. Just tell us the type of carving you'd like to do. Joe will be happy to assist you with any questions or problems you may have.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $80
Tuition Notes:
Click Here to Request Information

Lathe Selection & Turning 101

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Dave Sanborn
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
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. 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 - slightly more complex in its construction but both equal in usefulness and the pride you will gain while making your own tools.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $80
Tuition Notes:
Click Here to Request Information

Turning Either A Salt Or Pepper Mill

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

Class Status:
Instructor: Dave Sanborn
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 6
Tools Required:
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: $80
Tuition Notes:
Click Here to Request Information

SPINDLE TURNING 101.5

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Dave Sanborn
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses Or Face Shield
Description: SPINDLE TURNING 101.5The 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 their own tools so we will spend the afternoon using the skills we learned in the morning to make a Gavel Style Mallet that you will be proud to have in your shop. For the band new turner we recommend taking Lathe Selection & Turning 101 before you take this class.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $80
Tuition Notes:
Click Here to Request Information

Walking Sticks/ Or Carvers Choice.

Saturday, July 7, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status:
Instructor: Joe Leonard
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 10
Tools Required:
Description: Please join professional carver Joe Leonard in this walking stick class. Joe has completed projects for Euro Disney. Improve your skills while you learn from one of the best. Also if you decide to do Carver's Choice students can bring their current project or choose from relief, figures or sign designs. Just tell us the type of carving you'd like to do. Joe will be happy to assist you with any questions or problems you may have.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $80
Tuition Notes:
Click Here to Request Information

The Basic Bowl From Tree To Table

Saturday, July 14, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status:
Instructor: Dave Sanborn
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 6
Tools Required:
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? Find someone that is having their trees cut down, what's the best way to cut and store the green logs? Where do I find dry blanks? Do they turn different than green blanks? Do I want to use conventional or carbide turning tools? We will spend the first half 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 using various tools on the blank Dave has mounted. The each student will take a blank "from the tree to the table" bowl home.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $80
Tuition Notes:
Click Here to Request Information

Pen Turning, The Beginning

Sunday, July 15, 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status:
Instructor: Dave Sanborn
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required:
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $55
Tuition Notes:
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Bandsaw Box

Saturday, July 21, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status:
Instructor: Tim Baylor
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 6
Tools Required:
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
Tuition Notes:
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Basic Drawer Construction & Hardware Installation

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

Class Status:
Instructor: Dave Kovach
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required:
Description: Join Dave and learn the simplicity of building a basic drawer using only a table saw. You will construct two basic drawers and install them in a carcass using drawer slide hardware. The first drawer will be mounted using side mount hardware - the second drawer will be mounted using using center mount hardware. A premade carcass and all materials will be provided and are included in the price of the class.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $90
Tuition Notes:
Click Here to Request Information

The Basic Bowl From Tree To Table,

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

Class Status:
Instructor: Dave Sanborn
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 6
Tools Required:
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? Find someone that is having their trees cut down, what's the best way to cut and store the green logs? Where do I find dry blanks? Do they turn different than green blanks? Do I want to use conventional or carbide turning tools? We will spend the first half 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 using various tools on the blank Dave has mounted. The each student will take a blank "from the tree to the table"
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $80
Tuition Notes:
Click Here to Request Information

Low Relief Carving Or Carver's Choice

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

Class Status:
Instructor: Joe Leonard
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 10
Tools Required:
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: $80
Tuition Notes:
Click Here to Request Information

Resawing On The Bandsaw.

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

Class Status:
Instructor: Tim Baylor
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Required:
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
Tuition Notes:
Click Here to Request Information

Four Step Cabinet Making.

Part 1: Saturday, August 18, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Part 2: Sunday, August 19, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status:
Instructor: Dave Kovach
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 6
Tools Required:
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
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $200
Tuition Notes:
Click Here to Request Information

Bowl Turning, Beyond The Basics'

Saturday, August 25, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status:
Instructor: Dave Sanborn
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Class Size: 6
Tools Required:
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.
Prerequisite: Basic Bowl From Tree To Table Or Equivalent Experience
Tuition: $80
Tuition Notes:
Click Here to Request Information

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