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4438 Austin Bluffs Parkway
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80918
USA

Hours of Operation

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

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Fountain Pen Making Basics with: George Jungerman
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, January 13, 1 PM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: None.
Tools Required: Notepad, Pencil, And Safety Glasses. Bring Your Own Turning Tools, If You Have Them.
Description: Fountain pens are highly-desired classic and elegant writing instruments, both for yourself or for a thoughtful and unique gift. Fountain pens are also very sellable handmade works. In this class, we will teach you how to turn and construct a beautiful fountain pen. This class is an excellent way to get into the art of turning with hands-on lathe experience. Each student will turn and construct a complete fountain pen to take home. All materials are included.
Tuition: $90.00

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Turning Tool Basics with: Raleigh Lockhart
Full

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

Prerequisite: None.
Tools Required: Notepad, Pencil, And Safety Glasses. Bring Your Own Turning Tools, If You Have Them.
Description: Students will learn all about the A, B, C, and D's of wood turning - Building the Foundation! This will include lathe operations, safety, tool selection, sharpening, and basics of turning. Students will learn all about turning tools, the different styles and grinds, as well as how to choose and sharpen your tools. You learn what each turning tool is used for, and how and when each should be used for different types of projects and different types of woods. We will go over wood grain, density, moisture content, domestics vs. exotics, how to correctly prepare turning blanks, the various methods of mounting your work on the lathe, and much more. This class is required if you wish to take any of the more intermediate and advanced turning classes such as bowls, boxes, pepper mills, segmented turning, acrylic turning, etc. This is a hands-on class! If you have them, bring your own tools to sharpen and use in the class. Keep you eye on the class schedule for additional great classes on a wide variety of turning projects and techniques!
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes: Please Wear Clothing Appropriate For A Wood Shop, Closed-toe Shoes, No Loose-fitting Clothing, And No Loose Strings Or Cords.

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Build A Mantle Shelf with: Keith Jay
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Thursday, March 21, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Part 2: Thursday, March 28, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: None, Although Prior Woodworking Experience Is Helpful.
Tools Required: Pencil And Notepad. If You Have Them: Safety Glasses, Tape Measure, 6" Or 12" Square, And Hearing Protection. OPTIONAL: Coping Saw.
Description: This class is designed to show the steps of how to use crown molding to make a mantle. The miniature mantle which each student will make in class will give you the understanding needed to make a full-sized mantle, or a special shelf to display that unique item in your home. This class will demonstrate cove cutting on the table saw which make up the components (cove, cap shelf, and the custom cove molding which students will implement in class). The router table and miter saw will also be used, and we will discuss other components often used in a fireplace surround. A variety of different samples and components optional in overall mantle design will also be shown and discussed in class. Each student will take home their mantle projects, and all materials are included in the tuition. Be sure to check out our store display of the project to be built!
Tuition: $160.00

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Woodworking III (Fine Furniture Series): Console Table with: Brian Hubel
Full

Part 1: Thursday, January 24, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Saturday, January 26, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 3: Sunday, January 27, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 4: Saturday, February 2, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 5: Sunday, February 3, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Woodworking I And II From Brian Hubel At Our Colorado Springs Location
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Tape Measure, Notepad, And Pencil.
Description: This is a 4-1/2 day comprehensive fine furniture building continuation of Woodworking II, including a MANDATORY orientation prior to class. Orientation occurs on the Thursday evening prior to the first day of building. The primary focus of this advanced class is compound cutting on the bandsaw and shaping with a spokeshave and other hand and power tools. Other topics covered will include floating table top design techniques, structure and functionality, exposed dowel joinery, and apron construction. Using skills learned in Woodworking I and II, students will build a beautiful and unique console table. Leg and apron wood selection is up to the instructor, and is subject to wood availability at the time of the class. Students will be asked to choose and purchase wood for their table top and lower shelf. Consultation with the instructor is required about 3 weeks prior to class, and student's wood choice must be pre-approved and provided to the instructor no later than 2 weeks prior to class. At the end of class, students will have a completed console table to take home. The final finish will be up to the student. Students wishing to learn more about finishing are encouraged to enroll in our informative "Finishing Basics" lecture class here in our Colorado Springs store. We look forward to seeing you there! NOTE: This class is scheduled only once or twice per year, and class size is limited to five students. Please confirm your spot early!!! Standby students and partial payments will be accepted, but not confirmed. Confirmed students must pay in full.
Tuition: $925.00

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Dovetail Box with: Ben Myers
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Saturday, February 9, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, February 10, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: None. Some Prior Woodworking Experience Is Preferred.
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Ruler Or Tape Measure, Notepad, And Pencil. Hearing Protection Is Optional. We Will Provide A Set If You Do Not Have Them.
Description: This class will take you into the world of small box making. Small boxes can be very simple to extremely elegant, from a simple recipe box to an intricate jewelry box. Once you learn the fundamental techniques, you can make just about any style in any size for any purpose. The half-blind dovetail will be the core of the box in this class, with a raised panel lid and contrasting woods. Other variations will be discussed, and mortised hinges will be discussed, but not included. Wood choice is up to the instructor and subject to availability at the time of class. Materials are included with the cost of tuition. At the end of this class, each student will take home a box of their own. Application of a finish coat will be discussed, but final finishing will be up to the student.
Tuition: $395.00

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Carved In Wood : The Learning Curve with: Keith Jay
All

Part 1: Thursday, February 21, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Part 2: Thursday, February 28, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: SKU On 3 Tools: 05A10, 05D05 (or 05E04), 05T81
Tools Required: 1/8mm Skew Chisel & 5/12 Or 7/14 Gouge & 12/4 V-Tool
Description: This course will cover all the basics of woodcarving including types, safety, usage of various tools, sharpening, wood selection and basic techniques. Students will begin with a learning piece using basic carving methods. A super course for anyone considering woodcarving as a new and fun hobby. Although this class carves relief technique style, we will introduce you to many of the other dynamic realms of carving including in-the-round, sign making, chip carving, and more. This class is prerequisite for all other carving classes.
Tuition: $160.00

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CNC II: 3D Carving with: Bob Stanforth
Intermediate

Saturday, February 16, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: CNC I: CNC Basics And Vectric Software, Or Base Knowledge Of Vectric (V-Carve)
Tools Required: Laptop With Full Or Demo Vectric Software Pre-Loaded, Notepad, Pencil, Eye Protection, And Your Thinking Cap. Vectric Software May Be Either The Desktop, Pro, Or Aspire Version.
Description: This is the SECOND class and follow-up to our original class, CNC I: CNC Basics and Vectric Software. This follow-up covers 3-dimensional carving, tiling, and double-sided carving. This class requires that you either have completed the pre-requisite, or that you have a base knowledge of Vectric (V-Carve) software.
Tuition: $140.00

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Hand Tool Mastery Series I: The Essentials with: Brian Hubel
Full

Part 1: Saturday, February 23, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, February 24, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: None.
Tools Required: Students Are Encouraged, But Not Required, To Bring Their Own Chisels, Dovetail, Tenon, Or Carcass Saws, A Woodworker's Mallet, Sharpening Set, Marking And Measuring Tools, And Hand Planes.
Description: Welcome to our exclusive two-day intensive introduction to the world of hand tools. In this first class of the Hand Tools Mastery Series, students will focus on sharpening skills, layout/marking concepts, and proper setup and usage of essential tools unique to hand tool construction. Students will practice helpful drills to increase muscle memory proficiency with chisels, hand saws, and hand planes. Throughout this class and the upcoming series, we will explore and practice the wide variety of hand tools which will be key in your ongoing woodworking success. We will also make two indispensable shop jigs in class which each student will take home: the bench hook and the shooting board. Students are encouraged, but not required, to bring their own personal hand tools. We look forward to seeing you in class!
Tuition: $350.00

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Turning Tool Basics with: Milo Scott
All

Sunday, February 17, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: None.
Tools Required: Notepad, Pencil, And Safety Glasses. Bring Your Own Turning Tools, If You Have Them.
Description: Students will learn all about the A, B, C, and D's of wood turning - Building the Foundation! This will include lathe operations, safety, tool selection, sharpening, and basics of turning. Students will learn all about turning tools, the different styles and grinds, as well as how to choose and sharpen your tools. You learn what each turning tool is used for, and how and when each should be used for different types of projects and different types of woods. We will go over wood grain, density, moisture content, domestics vs. exotics, how to correctly prepare turning blanks, the various methods of mounting your work on the lathe, and much more. This class is required if you wish to take any of the more intermediate and advanced turning classes such as bowls, boxes, pepper mills, segmented turning, acrylic turning, etc. This is a hands-on class! If you have them, bring your own tools to sharpen and use in the class. Keep you eye on the class schedule for additional great classes on a wide variety of turning projects and techniques!
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes: Please Wear Clothing Appropriate For A Wood Shop, Closed-toe Shoes, No Loose-fitting Clothing, And No Loose Strings Or Cords.

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Custom Knife Scales with: George Jungerman
All

Part 1: Thursday, April 4, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Part 2: Thursday, April 11, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: None, Although Basic Wood Shop Experience Is Helpful.
Tools Required: Notepad And Pencil, Ear And Eye Protection (if You Have Them).
Description: An exquisitely crafted knife handle mounted to blade stock makes for a truly unique wood project. In this class we will learn to attach and shape the handle material (knife scales). The knife kit and wood scales will be provided, and each student will take their custom project home.
Tuition: $125.00

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Handmade Hand Planes II: The Router Plane with: Keith Jay
Intermediate

Part 1: Saturday, March 2, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Part 2: Sunday, March 3, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Prerequisite: Handmade Hand Planes I: The Block Plane
Tools Required: Fine Cutting Hand Saw, Ruler Or Square, (Rasps, Floats, & Files, If Available)
Description: We learned from the first class in this series (Handmade Hand Planes: The Block Plane) that making and using your own hand tools creates a great level of satisfaction. Expand your collection with the second class in this series in which Keith will walk you through the steps to create your own router plane. You will receive instruction on making and sharpening the blade, then shaping the plane to suit your needs and fit your own hands. Topcoat finishing and dressing will be discussed, and will be left for the students to complete as they wish. At the end of class, each student will take home their own handmade router plane. Tuition includes all materials.
Tuition: $325.00

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Woodworking IV (Fine Furniture Series): Bent Lamination with: Brian Hubel
Full

Part 1: Saturday, March 16, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, March 17, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 3: Saturday, March 23, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 4: Sunday, March 24, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Brian Hubel's Woodworking I, II, And III Classes From Our Colorado Springs Store
Tools Required: Notebook And Pen/pencil. If You Have Them, Please Bring Your Eye Protection, A Tape Measure, And A 6" Or 12" Double Or Combo Square.
Description: In this fourth installment of our fine furniture building series with Brian Hubel, students will focus on bent lamination using both vacuum forming and male/female form methods to create a variation of the "Recurve" wall shelf (www.brianhubel.com). Students will continue to build upon prior skills, as well as learn new skills which include form building, glue selection, re-sawing, joinery, and more. The spine material of the shelf will be chosen by the instructor, and subject to availability at the time of class. Students will choose their shelf material 1-2 weeks prior to class from the following wood selection: Alder Ash Beech Birch Cherry Mahogany (ask if available) Maple (Non-Figured) Maple (Ambrosia) Oak (Red or White) Sapele Walnut (Black or Peruvian- ask if available) ALL WOOD CHOICES ARE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY AT THE TIME OF CLASS. At the end of class, students will have a completed a bent laminated suspended wall shelf to take home. The final finish will be up to the student. Students wishing to learn more about finishing are encouraged to enroll in our informative "Finishing Basics" lecture class here in our Colorado Springs store. NOTE: This class is limited to five students. Please confirm your spot early!!! Standby students and partial payments will be accepted, but not confirmed. Confirmed students must pay in full.
Tuition: $925.00
Tuition Notes: All Materials Are Included With The Cost Of Tuition.

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Cabinet Construction: Cabinet Series with: George Muinch
All

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

Tools Required: Pencil, Notepad, And Safety Glasses, And Your Hand Plane Questions.
Description: On Day 1, you'll learn the fundamentals of cabinet design. You will come to understand why appliances, sinks, and cabinets are placed in a kitchen to maximize functionality, efficiency and ascetics. On the 2nd part of day 1, you will participate in some of the material preparation for your cabinet. You'll learn the standard sizes for cabinetry components as well as other standards in the industry. Day 2 begins with the completion of component preparation and building of the cabinet case. This portion will be instructional as well as hands on. The last session of day 2 will take you through making and installing the door and drawer. Each student will go home with a mock cabinet that they have built which can be used for reference when they start their cabinet project at home!
Tuition: $295.00

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Shop Drawings And Pattern Layout with: Bob Stanforth
All

Saturday, March 30, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Prerequisite: None.
Tools Required: Pencil, Notepad, Straight Edge, And A Compass If You Have One.
Description: Learn how to draw patterns of any size using a compass and straight edge. This practical demo will cover how to layout a square, hexagon, octagon, bisect angles, and more.
Tuition: $65.00

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Wood Pen Making Basics with: George Jungerman
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, March 31, 1 PM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: None.
Tools Required: Notepad, Pencil, And Safety Glasses. Bring Your Own Turning Tools, If You Have Them.
Description: Turn a pen from exotic hardwoods. This class is an excellent way to get into woodworking and woodturning with hands-on shop experience with the lathe. Each student will turn and construct a complete pen. All materials are included.
Tuition: $75.00

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Woodworking I (Fine Furniture Series): Trestle Table with: Brian Hubel
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Saturday, May 11, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Saturday, May 18, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 3: Sunday, May 19, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: None.
Tools Required: Notebook And Pen/pencil. If You Have Them, Please Bring Your Eye Protection, A Tape Measure, And A 6" Or 12" Double Or Combo Square.
Description: This is a 3-day in-depth introduction to the world of woodworking. Students will learn fundamentals of building fine furniture with our resident fine furniture maker, Brian Hubel (www.brianhubel.com). Topics covered will be joinery, power and hand tools, sharpening, and shop safety. Basic construction and design techniques are also covered. Each student will use these newly acquired skills to build their very own side trestle table. The final finish will be up to the students. Students wishing to learn more about finishing are encouraged to enroll in our informative "Finishing Basics" lecture class here in our Colorado Springs store. This is a prerequisite for Woodworking II and III, here in the Colorado Springs store. Class size for our Woodworking I, II, and III classes is limited to five students. We STRONGLY encourage you to confirm your spot as soon as possible, as classes fill up fast! NOTE: In advance of the class, students will need to choose from the following wood selection, depending on availability at the time of the class: Alder Ash Beech Birch Cherry Mahogany (ask if available) Maple (Non-Figured) Maple (Ambrosia) Oak (Red or White) Sapele Walnut (Black or Peruvian- ask if available) ALL WOOD CHOICES ARE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY AT THE TIME OF CLASS. We look forward to seeing you there!
Tuition: $575.00
Tuition Notes: All Materials Are Included In The Tuition. Please Wear Clothing Appropriate For The Wood Shop. This Includes Closed-Toe Shoes, Long Hair Tied Back, No Loose Fitting Clothing Or Loose Cords/Ties (such As Hoodie Ties), No Jewelry.

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Carved In Wood : The Learning Curve with: Keith Jay
All

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

Prerequisite: SKU On 3 Tools: 05A10, 05D05 (or 05E04), 05T81
Tools Required: 1/8mm Skew Chisel & 5/12 Or 7/14 Gouge & 12/4 V-Tool
Description: This course will cover all the basics of woodcarving including types, safety, usage of various tools, sharpening, wood selection and basic techniques. Students will begin with a learning piece using basic carving methods. A super course for anyone considering woodcarving as a new and fun hobby. Although this class carves relief technique style, we will introduce you to many of the other dynamic realms of carving including in-the-round, sign making, chip carving, and more. This class is prerequisite for all other carving classes.
Tuition: $160.00

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Finishing Basics with: George Matranga
All

Thursday, April 18, 5:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Prerequisite: None.
Tools Required: Notepad And Pen/pencil For This Instructional Class.
Description: This is an instructional class where students will gain a well-rounded understanding of water and oil based finishes, lacquers, gels, waxes, shellacs, their solvents and thinners, compatibility issues, and wood preparation, sealing, and conditioning to obtain the best overall result. Brush-on and wipe-on applications will be covered in this practical demonstration by Brian Hubel. Some spray application may be discussed, time permitting. Learn the strengths and weaknesses of a multitude of finishes and how each is applied. This class also discusses oil, water, and alcohol-based dyes, stains, anilines, pigments, how they best apply, compatibility issues, how to thin or constitute them, if necessary, how to apply them, and protect them. This class does not cover painting, distressing, and faux techniques.
Tuition: $75.00

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CNC 101 with: Bob Stanforth
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, April 20, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: None.
Tools Required: Laptop With Full Or Demo Vectric Software Pre-Loaded, Notepad, Pencil, Eye Protection, And Your Thinking Cap. Vectric Software May Be Either The Desktop, Pro, Or Aspire Version.
Description: Computer Numeric Control (CNC) technology offers woodworkers far greater accuracy and repeatability for many types of router and power carving projects for professionals and hobbyists alike to create custom multiples of most anything faster and more accurately than any project fabricated manually. This class will show you how versatile our in-store CNC units can be as Bob teaches students Vectric's software and the variety of file types which may be imported, graphics compatibility, post processing cut paths, what materials are best to cut, and what shapes and styles may be fabricated. Materials may range from woods, plastics, MDF, soft non-ferrous metals, and solid surfacing materials. In this class, Bob will demonstrate a variety of techniques and projects which are useful to a range of woodworking specialties. Possible projects may include relief projects such as rosettes and other furniture embellishments, matching period pieces for restoration work, plaques, puzzles, labyrinths, intarsia pieces, boxes, RC craft pieces, bowls, home accessories such as Christmas tree ornaments and kitchen items, business branding and marketing collateral, and much more! NOTE: To get the most out of the class, students MUST pre-load their laptop with either the demo or paid version of Vectric software (either the Desktop, Pro, or Aspire version).
Tuition: $140.00

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Instrument Making: Tenor Ukulele From Scratch with: Brian Gaines
Intermediate/Advanced

Part 1: Thursday, April 25, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Friday, April 26, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 3: Saturday, April 27, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 4: Sunday, April 28, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 5: Friday, May 3, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 6: Saturday, May 4, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 7: Sunday, May 5, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: At Least Some Woodworking Experience. Taking Our Acoustic Guitar Class First Is Highly Recommended (But Not Required)
Tools Required: Eye And Hearing Protection, Notepad, And Pencil. Tuition Includes All Other Tools And Materials For Ukulele Construction
Description: Bring the sweet, melodic sounds of Hawai'i home with you. Join us in Woodcraft of Colorado Springs's Tenor Ukulele Class and build what has long been considered Hawai'i's national instrument. In this Ukulele building class, students will build a tenor ukulele (pronounced "oo-koo-ley'-ley" in Hawai'i) while learning basic historical facts about the origination of the instrument and its rise to popularity. Students will learn aspects of solid tone wood instrument construction including jointing and shaping the top, back and sides of the instrument. Students will heat/steam-bend the sides into the classic bell shape, construct and carve the neck, machine head, and fretboard. Students will learn the details of installing bindings and rosette, frets, reference dots, and tuning machines. Finally, students will set the scale for their ukulele, install the bridge, saddle, and nut, and learn to string and tune their ukulele. The basics of stringed instrument finishing will be discussed, however the final finish will be each student's responsibility after the class is complete. The Tenor Ukulele Class is a comprehensive fast-paced 6-½ day class beginning with a mandatory orientation on Thursday of the first week and continuing with instruction and construction on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday for two weeks. Wood selections will be made by the instructor, subject to availability at the time of class. Due to acquisition and availability of materials and instructor class prep, no substitutions will be allowed, and cancellations will not be permitted later than 2 weeks prior to the beginning of class. This class will be offered on a limited basis, so please reserve your workstation early!
Tuition: $695.00

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Segmented Pen Turning with: Mark Gisi
Intermediate

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

Prerequisite: Lathe Experience
Tools Required: Notepad, Pencil, And Safety Glasses. Bring Your Own Turning Tools, If You Have Them.
Description: If you want to take your pen turning to the next level and have always wanted to know how to turn those segmented works of art, then this is the class for you. This class is aimed at providing you with a great hands-on learning experience to understand each of the steps involved in creating a segmented pen. Topics including design, wood selection, accent applications, stock prep, glue-up, turning, and finishing all will be covered, and students will make their own segmented pen to take home. Some finishing may be required at home. Guaranteed to get you addicted!
Tuition: $160.00
Tuition Notes: Please Wear Clothing Appropriate For The Wood Shop, Closed-toe Shoes, No Loose-fitting Clothing, And No Loose Cords Or Ties.

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Woodworking II (Fine Furniture Series): Dovetail Wall Cabinet with: Brian Hubel
Full

Part 1: Saturday, April 6, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, April 7, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 3: Saturday, April 13, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Woodworking I From Brian Hubel At Woodcraft Colorado Springs. Also, This Class Is A Pre-requisite To Woodworking III, And IV.
Tools Required: Notebook And Pen/pencil. If You Have Them, Please Bring Your Eye Protection, Ear Protection, A Tape Measure, And A 6" Or 12" Double Or Combo Square.
Description: This is a 3-day in-depth follow-up to Woodworking I. Students will build on their skills learned in Woodworking I as they apply it to the basics of case construction, frame and panel construction, and door construction of fine furniture. Students will also learn how to mortise and set hinges. Other topics covered will include dovetail joinery, additional power and hand tools, and ongoing shop safety. Precision design and construction techniques are also covered. Each student will use these newly acquired skills to build their very own beautiful wall display case. Class size is extremely limited, so please confirm your spot early!! Some explanations and pointers on finishing will be discussed in this class, but the final finish will be up to the student. Students wishing to learn more about finishing are encouraged to enroll in our informative "Finishing Basics" lecture class here in our Colorado Springs store. NOTE: All materials are included. In advance of the class, students will need to choose from the following selection of wood, depending on availability at the time of the class: Alder Ash Beech Birch Cherry Mahogany (ask if available) Maple (Non-Figured) Maple (Ambrosia) Oak (Red or White) Sapele Walnut (Black or Peruvian- ask if available) ALL WOOD CHOICES ARE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY AT THE TIME OF CLASS. As always, we are happy to lend guidance with any questions on your wood choice. We look forward to seeing you there!
Tuition: $575.00
Tuition Notes: All Materials Are Included In The Tuition. Please Wear Clothes Appropriate For The Wood Shop. This Includes No Loose Fitting Clothing Or Strings/ties (such As Hoodie Ties), Long Hair Tied Back, No Jewelry, Closed Toe Shoes.

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Hand Tool Mastery Series I: The Essentials with: Brian Hubel
All

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

Prerequisite: None.
Tools Required: Students Are Encouraged, But Not Required, To Bring Their Own Chisels, Dovetail, Tenon, Or Carcass Saws, A Woodworker's Mallet, Sharpening Set, Marking And Measuring Tools, And Hand Planes.
Description: Welcome to our exclusive two-day intensive introduction to the world of hand tools. In this first class of the Hand Tools Mastery Series, students will focus on sharpening skills, layout/marking concepts, and proper setup and usage of essential tools unique to hand tool construction. Students will practice helpful drills to increase muscle memory proficiency with chisels, hand saws, and hand planes. Throughout this class and the upcoming series, we will explore and practice the wide variety of hand tools which will be key in your ongoing woodworking success. We will also make two indispensable shop jigs in class which each student will take home: the bench hook and the shooting board. Students are encouraged, but not required, to bring their own personal hand tools. We look forward to seeing you in class!
Tuition: $350.00

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Turning And Burning: Platters with: Raleigh Lockhart
All

Saturday, June 8, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: None.
Tools Required: Notepad, Pencil, And Safety Glasses. Bring Your Own Turning Tools, If You Have Them.
Description: Raleigh Lockhart will begin the class with the hands-on refresher of the A, B, C, and D's of wood turning - Building the Foundation! This will include lathe operations, safety, tool selection, sharpening, and basics of turning. Then you will transfer this knowledge to turning a classic platter. Once your platter is turned, you will add some burning embellishment on it as well! You will reinforce your existing skills, and learn many new skills in one class!
Tuition: $175.00
Tuition Notes: All Materials Are Included With Your Paid Tuition.

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Woodworking III (Fine Furniture Series): Console Table with: Brian Hubel
Intermediate/Advanced

Part 1: Thursday, June 20, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Saturday, June 22, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 3: Sunday, June 23, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 4: Saturday, June 29, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 5: Sunday, June 30, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Woodworking I And II From Brian Hubel At Our Colorado Springs Location
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Tape Measure, Notepad, And Pencil.
Description: This is a 4-1/2 day comprehensive fine furniture building continuation of Woodworking II, including a MANDATORY orientation prior to class. Orientation occurs on the Thursday evening prior to the first day of building. The primary focus of this advanced class is compound cutting on the bandsaw and shaping with a spokeshave and other hand and power tools. Other topics covered will include floating table top design techniques, structure and functionality, exposed dowel joinery, and apron construction. Using skills learned in Woodworking I and II, students will build a beautiful and unique console table. Leg and apron wood selection is up to the instructor, and is subject to wood availability at the time of the class. Students will be asked to choose and purchase wood for their table top and lower shelf. Consultation with the instructor is required about 3 weeks prior to class, and student's wood choice must be pre-approved and provided to the instructor no later than 2 weeks prior to class. At the end of class, students will have a completed console table to take home. The final finish will be up to the student. Students wishing to learn more about finishing are encouraged to enroll in our informative "Finishing Basics" lecture class here in our Colorado Springs store. We look forward to seeing you there! NOTE: This class is scheduled only once or twice per year, and class size is limited. Please confirm your spot early!!! Standby students and partial payments will be accepted, but not confirmed. Confirmed students must pay in full.
Tuition: $925.00

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Woodworking I (Fine Furniture Series): Trestle Table with: Brian Hubel
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Sunday, July 14, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Saturday, July 20, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 3: Sunday, July 21, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: None.
Tools Required: Notebook And Pen/pencil. If You Have Them, Please Bring Your Eye Protection, A Tape Measure, And A 6" Or 12" Double Or Combo Square.
Description: This is a 3-day in-depth introduction to the world of woodworking. Students will learn fundamentals of building fine furniture with our resident fine furniture maker, Brian Hubel (www.brianhubel.com). Topics covered will be joinery, power and hand tools, sharpening, and shop safety. Basic construction and design techniques are also covered. Each student will use these newly acquired skills to build their very own side trestle table. The final finish will be up to the students. Students wishing to learn more about finishing are encouraged to enroll in our informative "Finishing Basics" lecture class here in our Colorado Springs store. This is a prerequisite for Woodworking II and III, here in the Colorado Springs store. Class size for our Woodworking I, II, and III classes is limited to five students. We STRONGLY encourage you to confirm your spot as soon as possible, as classes fill up fast! NOTE: In advance of the class, students will need to choose from the following wood selection, depending on availability at the time of the class: Alder Ash Beech Birch Cherry Mahogany (ask if available) Maple (Non-Figured) Maple (Ambrosia) Oak (Red or White) Sapele Walnut (Black or Peruvian- ask if available) ALL WOOD CHOICES ARE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY AT THE TIME OF CLASS. We look forward to seeing you there!
Tuition: $575.00
Tuition Notes: All Materials Are Included In The Tuition. Please Wear Clothing Appropriate For The Wood Shop. This Includes Closed-Toe Shoes, Long Hair Tied Back, No Loose Fitting Clothing Or Loose Cords/Ties (such As Hoodie Ties), No Jewelry.

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Making Lathe Tools with: Raleigh Lockhart
All

Saturday, July 13, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Notepad, Pencil, And Safety Glasses.
Description: Ambitious craftsmen and craftswomen understand their craft inside and out, with the ability to enhance their craft with custom tools of the trade. Raleigh Lockhart will teach you how to take your craft of turning to the next level by creating your own turning tools! We always start with a strong foundation of the craft, and you will begin this class with the hands-on refresher for the A, B, C, and D's of wood turning - Building the Foundation! This will include lathe operations, safety, tool selection, sharpening, and basics of turning, as the information is relevant to this class. Then we will make wood turning tools that will become your favorites for years to come!
Tuition: $175.00
Tuition Notes: All Materials Are Included With Your Paid Tuition.

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Woodworking IV (Fine Furniture Series): Bent Lamination with: Brian Hubel
Intermediate/Advanced

Part 1: Monday, September 23, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, September 24, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 3: Wednesday, September 25, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 4: Thursday, September 26, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Brian Hubel's Woodworking I, II, And III Classes From Our Colorado Springs Store
Tools Required: Notebook And Pen/pencil. If You Have Them, Please Bring Your Eye Protection, A Tape Measure, And A 6" Or 12" Double Or Combo Square.
Description: In this fourth installment of our fine furniture building series with Brian Hubel, students will focus on bent lamination using both vacuum forming and male/female form methods to create a variation of the "Recurve" wall shelf (www.brianhubel.com). Students will continue to build upon prior skills, as well as learn new skills which include form building, glue selection, re-sawing, joinery, and more. The spine material of the shelf will be chosen by the instructor, and subject to availability at the time of class. Students will choose their shelf material 1-2 weeks prior to class from the following wood selection: Alder Ash Beech Birch Cherry Mahogany (ask if available) Maple (Non-Figured) Maple (Ambrosia) Oak (Red or White) Sapele Walnut (Black or Peruvian- ask if available) ALL WOOD CHOICES ARE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY AT THE TIME OF CLASS. At the end of class, students will have a completed a bent laminated suspended wall shelf to take home. The final finish will be up to the student. Students wishing to learn more about finishing are encouraged to enroll in our informative "Finishing Basics" lecture class here in our Colorado Springs store. NOTE: This class is limited to five students. Please confirm your spot early!!! Standby students and partial payments will be accepted, but not confirmed. Confirmed students must pay in full.
Tuition: $925.00
Tuition Notes: All Materials Are Included With The Cost Of Tuition.

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Hand Tool Mastery Series II with: Brian Hubel
Intermediate

Part 1: Sunday, August 4, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, August 11, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 3: Sunday, August 18, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Hand Tool Mastery I: The Essentials
Tools Required: Students Are Encouraged, But Not Required, To Bring Their Own Chisels, Dovetail, Tenon, Or Carcass Saws, A Woodworker's Mallet, Sharpening Set, Marking And Measuring Tools, And Hand Planes.
Description: tbd
Tuition: $500.00

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Turn A Birdhouse Ornament with: Raleigh Lockhart
All

Saturday, August 24, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: None, Although Turning Tool Basics Or At Least Some Other Turning Experience Is Helpful.
Tools Required: Notepad, Pencil, And Safety Glasses. Bring Your Own Turning Tools, If You Have Them.
Description: No tree is complete without a birdhouse! Learn to turn a decorative birdhouse ornament suitable for year-round decorating or an an heirloom for the family Christmas tree. Class will begin with the A, B, C, and D's of wood turning - Building the Foundation! This will include lathe operations, safety, tool selection, sharpening, and basics of turning. Then students will move into the featured learning of the day: turning a decorative birdhouse! Birdhouses have become one of wood turners favorite projects to make and display all year. Enroll now to learn how fun this project is to make, own, and give as a special gift! Each student will turn a birdhouse ornament to take home.
Tuition: $175.00
Tuition Notes: All Materials Are Included With Your Paid Tuition.

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Woodworking II (Fine Furniture Series): Dovetail Wall Cabinet with: Brian Hubel
Intermediate

Part 1: Friday, August 30, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, September 1, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 3: Sunday, September 8, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Woodworking I From Brian Hubel At Woodcraft Colorado Springs. Also, This Class Is A Pre-requisite To Woodworking III, And IV.
Tools Required: Notebook And Pen/pencil. If You Have Them, Please Bring Your Eye Protection, Ear Protection, A Tape Measure, And A 6" Or 12" Double Or Combo Square.
Description: This is a 3-day in-depth follow-up to Woodworking I. Students will build on their skills learned in Woodworking I as they apply it to the basics of case construction, frame and panel construction, and door construction of fine furniture. Students will also learn how to mortise and set hinges. Other topics covered will include dovetail joinery, additional power and hand tools, and ongoing shop safety. Precision design and construction techniques are also covered. Each student will use these newly acquired skills to build their very own beautiful wall display case. Class size is extremely limited, so please confirm your spot early!! Some explanations and pointers on finishing will be discussed in this class, but the final finish will be up to the student. Students wishing to learn more about finishing are encouraged to enroll in our informative "Finishing Basics" lecture class here in our Colorado Springs store. NOTE: All materials are included. In advance of the class, students will need to choose from the following selection of wood, depending on availability at the time of the class: Alder Ash Beech Birch Cherry Mahogany (ask if available) Maple (Non-Figured) Maple (Ambrosia) Oak (Red or White) Sapele Walnut (Black or Peruvian- ask if available) ALL WOOD CHOICES ARE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY AT THE TIME OF CLASS. We look forward to seeing you there!
Tuition: $575.00
Tuition Notes: All Materials Are Included In The Tuition. Please Wear Clothes Appropriate For The Wood Shop. This Includes No Loose Fitting Clothing Or Strings/ties (such As Hoodie Ties), Long Hair Tied Back, No Jewelry, Closed Toe Shoes.

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Turning Tool Basics with: Raleigh Lockhart
All

Saturday, September 21, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: None.
Tools Required: Notepad, Pencil, And Safety Glasses. Bring Your Own Turning Tools, If You Have Them.
Description: Students will learn all about the A, B, C, and D's of wood turning - Building the Foundation! This will include lathe operations, safety, tool selection, sharpening, and basics of turning. Students will learn all about turning tools, the different styles and grinds, as well as how to choose and sharpen your tools. You learn what each turning tool is used for, and how and when each should be used for different types of projects and different types of woods. We will go over wood grain, density, moisture content, domestics vs. exotics, how to correctly prepare turning blanks, the various methods of mounting your work on the lathe, and much more. This class is required if you wish to take any of the more intermediate and advanced turning classes such as bowls, boxes, pepper mills, segmented turning, acrylic turning, etc. This is a hands-on class! If you have them, bring your own tools to sharpen and use in the class. Keep you eye on the class schedule for additional great classes on a wide variety of turning projects and techniques!
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes: Please Wear Clothing Appropriate For A Wood Shop, Closed-toe Shoes, No Loose-fitting Clothing, And No Loose Strings Or Cords.

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Woodworking IV (Fine Furniture Series): Bent Lamination with: Brian Hubel
Full

Part 1: Saturday, October 5, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, October 6, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 3: Saturday, October 12, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 4: Sunday, October 13, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Brian Hubel's Woodworking I, II, And III Classes From Our Colorado Springs Store
Tools Required: Notebook And Pen/pencil. If You Have Them, Please Bring Your Eye Protection, A Tape Measure, And A 6" Or 12" Double Or Combo Square.
Description: In this fourth installment of our fine furniture building series with Brian Hubel, students will focus on bent lamination using both vacuum forming and male/female form methods to create a variation of the "Recurve" wall shelf (www.brianhubel.com). Students will continue to build upon prior skills, as well as learn new skills which include form building, glue selection, re-sawing, joinery, and more. The spine material of the shelf will be chosen by the instructor, and subject to availability at the time of class. Students will choose their shelf material 1-2 weeks prior to class from the following wood selection: Alder Ash Beech Birch Cherry Mahogany (ask if available) Maple (Non-Figured) Maple (Ambrosia) Oak (Red or White) Sapele Walnut (Black or Peruvian- ask if available) ALL WOOD CHOICES ARE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY AT THE TIME OF CLASS. At the end of class, students will have a completed a bent laminated suspended wall shelf to take home. The final finish will be up to the student. Students wishing to learn more about finishing are encouraged to enroll in our informative "Finishing Basics" lecture class here in our Colorado Springs store. NOTE: This class is limited to five students. Please confirm your spot early!!! Standby students and partial payments will be accepted, but not confirmed. Confirmed students must pay in full.
Tuition: $925.00
Tuition Notes: All Materials Are Included With The Cost Of Tuition.

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Turning A Leaf Bowl with: Raleigh Lockhart
All

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

Prerequisite: None, Although Some Prior Turning Experience Is Helpful.
Tools Required: Notepad, Pencil, And Safety Glasses. Bring Your Own Turning Tools, If You Have Them.
Description: Learn how to turn these elegant leaf bowls or platters in this "hands-on" class with Raleigh Lockhart. Raleigh has over 35 years of experience in wood turning and has taught and demonstrated this class in both gallery and educational settings to all skill levels from beginner to advanced. As with many artisans in all types of media, Raleigh has enjoyed developing personal favorites and signature designs throughout his years of wood turning. Nature inspired this beautiful personal signature, the leaf platter, and we are excited that Raleigh will be sharing it with you. This is a beginner class in which prior turning experience is useful but not required. Raleigh will start the class with a brief overview, including lathe operations, safety, tool selection, sharpening, and turning basics, followed by a "hands-on" refresher of the A, B, C, and D's of wood turning - Building the Foundation! Demonstrating the use of each wood turning tool and then having the students practice turning with them will be a great refresher and skill block learning. Then Raleigh will share how to use an actual leaf as a pattern to make bowl blanks. (Blanks are made with a scroll saw. Any scroll saw work is outside of this class.) With wood leaf blanks provided to you by Raleigh, students will turn them into shallow wood turned leaf bowls! This is a very fun class … and the next time you are on that special trip … you must bring home a leaf to use for your own leaf platters!
Tuition: $175.00
Tuition Notes: All Materials Are Included In Your Paid Tuition.

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Turning And Burning: Bowls with: Raleigh Lockhart
All

Saturday, December 21, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: None.
Tools Required: Notepad, Pencil, And Safety Glasses. Bring Your Own Turning Tools, If You Have Them.
Description: Raleigh Lockhart will begin the class with the hands-on refresher of the A, B, C, and D's of wood turning - Building the Foundation! This will include lathe operations, safety, tool selection, sharpening, and basics of turning. Then you will transfer this knowledge to turning a beautiful bowl. Once your bowl is turned, you will add some burning embellishment on it as well! You will reinforce your existing skills, and learn many new skills all in one class!
Tuition: $175.00
Tuition Notes: All Materials Are Included With Your Paid Tuition.

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