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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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Router Basics 101

Saturday, February 24, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Cal Agor
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: Safety Glasses / Hearing Protection
Description: The Basic 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 to help you get the most from your router. Topics covered will be safety, bit selection, proper use, handling, maintenance and many other interesting topics
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Simply Basic Joinery

Sunday, February 25, 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bryan Koppert
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: Safety Glasses / Hearing Protection
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Discover the Creative Art of Wood Carving or Carver's Choice

Saturday, March 3, 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: Carving makes each wood project personal and special. Whether you want to learn to carve or are interested in refining your carving skills this class is for you. This class will help the first time carver with tool usage, techniques and projects. Or Carver's Choice for the carver learning to further improve theirs skills. Come one come all, and join Professional Carver, Joe Leonard, and build your skills or start on a new lifetime passion.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Basic Drawer Construction & Hardware Installation 101

Saturday, March 10, 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: Join Dave in constructing 2 basic drawers and then installing them using the basic drawer slide hardware. The both drawers will be mounted using side mount and undermount drawer slides. The first drawer will be mounted using side mount drawer hardware. then, the second drawer will be an undermount slide. All materials and hardware are included in the cost of the class. Join Dave and learn the simplicity of building the basic drawers by just using a tablesaw.
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, March 11, 12 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Cal Agor
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Wood Burning Equipment if you have it
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. Also will be taught pattern transfer to your selection of wood and how to cut and piece together patterns to create your own design. 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.
Prerequisite: Safety glasses
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, March 15, 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: $80.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Turning 101.5

Saturday, March 17, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Dave Sanborn
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: $80.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Pen Turning, the Beginning

Sunday, March 18, 12:30 PM - 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 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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $50.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Two Wooden Utility Boxes

Part 1: Saturday, March 24, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Part 2: Sunday, March 25, 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Tim Baylor
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-8
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $120.00
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, April 7, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Joe Leonard
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: $80.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Kitchen Cabinet Carcass Basics 101

Sunday, April 8, 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: This class will discuss what you need to consider when you build a kitchen cabinet. You will build a carcass from plywood, with a solid wood face frame. After your cabinet is built, there will be discussions and a DEMONSTRATION on how to build and install a door, a drawer and the appropriate hardware.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Turning 101.5 - Spindle

Thursday, April 12, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Dave Sanborn
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: $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, April 14, 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: $80.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Pen Turning, the Beginning

Sunday, April 15, 12:30 PM - 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 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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $55.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Bowl Turning, Beyond the Basics

Sunday, April 22, 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: $90.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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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: $190.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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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: $75.00
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 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: $80.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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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: $90.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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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 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: $80.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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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: $200.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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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 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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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