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Phone:
(614) 273-0488
Fax:
(614) 273-0490
Email:
columbus-retail@woodcraft.com

1077 Bethel Road
Columbus, OH 43220
USA

Hours of Operation

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

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www.woodcraft.com/stores/columbus/classes

Carving A Basic Spoon with: Laura Gorun
Beginner

Sunday, August 9, 12 PM - 7 PM

Tools Required: Pfeil - L#5 Chisel Palm Gouge 8mm (Item#: 05X11) And Pfeil - Palm Handled Skew 8mm (Item #: 05R09)
Description: In this one day class, students will learn the basic considerations involved in carving a basic kitchen spoon, one of the most comprehensive and practical carving exercises available. You will learn about wood selection, carving characteristics, preparing blanks, basic carving techniques, and a traditional oil finish which may be applied not only to carving spoons, but to most any kind of carving. Students are offered a 10% discount on tools and supplies purchased for this class. reference materials and wood blanks will be provided. Class time includes a break for lunch.
Tuition: $110.00
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Rough To Ready with: Eric Rauschenbach
Beginner

Tuesday, August 11, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Join Eric in this basic class which is a good introduction to important woodworking tools and a must for all beginning woodworkers. Each student will receive a rough sawn board which they will proceed to flatten, square, and cut to a final size. Power tools used in this whole process are the jointer, table saw, and planer. Included in the class is a copy of Tauton's "Complete Illustrated Guide to Woodworking" (WC# 151023).
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes: Call 614-273-0488 To Sign Up!

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Pens, Pens, Pens with: Tom Wood
Beginner

Thursday, August 13, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: This is a great way to learn about turning wood on a Lathe. Before you buy a Lathe, you can learn about how to safely use it and the tools and accessories needed to make a ballpoint or Rolling Ball pen and also pencils! Once you gain this experience, it opens up the opportunity to take a number of other turning classes we offer. Turning items on the Lathe will allow you to make items for yourself as well as distinctive and beautiful gifts for friends and family. Students in this class will learn how to cut pen blanks, drill and mount the blanks on the lathe, turn the pen barrels and apply the finish. The final step will be assembling the pen. Each student will complete a pen they will be proud of during the class to take home and show friends and family.
Tuition: $65.00
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Knifemaking Class with: Brad Hunt
All

Tuesday, August 18, 6 PM - 9:30 PM

Description: This class will teach you the steps necessary to make a knife from one of our kits which will allow you to make other knives in the future at home. Choose and purchase the knife kit you will make from Item #'s 163956, 161953 or 159206 at the time you sign up for the class or choose another kit. On Brad's website, www.bradfordhuntdesign.com, he explains the process and the difficulty of various types of kits. We suggest you visit his website for more info. Brad Hunt, who is an expert in knifemaking, will help you complete your knife in this class. If you go to our website (www.woodcraft.com) and search for the knife kits above using the item #, you will see what the different knife kits look like! Brad will also bring along some knife scales he has produced using cast resin and and coloring techniques that are out of this world beautiful that you can purchase for your knife. Once you take this class, I am sure you will want to take another class and make a different kind of knife! You will need to bring knife scales or purchase them from Woodcraft or Brad Hunt. The class starts at 6 PM, but you are welcome to come at 5 PM to allow more time to get your knife completed.
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes: Call 614-273-0488 To Sign Up And Then Stop In Prior To The Class To Buy The Knife Kit You Want To Make!

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Focus On The Skew With Devon Palmer with: Devon Palmer
Intermediate

Saturday, August 22, 9 AM - 12 PM

Prerequisite: Spindle Turning Class
Tools Required: Bring Own Lathe Tools (if Possible)
Description: Experience turners are always talking about The Skew and what a fantastic job it does! It can be a tad scary to use, so learn from a Pro and take the class from Devon palmer that will teach you how to sharpen and setup different types of Skews, learn how to make all seven (7) of the basic cuts as well as advanced techniques applicable to spindle and pen turning. You will finish the night learning how to turn wooden eggs, just in time for Easter. How much fun is that?
Tuition: $75.00
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Scary Sharp with: Alan Wolf
Beginner

Saturday, August 22, 1 PM - 5 PM

Description: This new expanded hands on class is for entry and advanced sharpening of Bench Tools such as Plane, Chisel and Spoke Shave Irons, as well as, Scrapers and also easy Kitchen Knife Sharpening will be covered. Alan Wolf, our hand tool expert, will focus on the use of Diamond Plates and the Strop, but will discuss other methods like using wet/dry sandpaper and water/oil stones along with when to use grinders or sanders. He will explain the various types of steel and how they may effect your sharpening and use of your tools, as well as, how to match the correct angle to the material with and without various jigs you will be able to use in the class. Bring your dull irons to class and bring them home sharp with the knowledge on how to keep them sharp! There will be a ten percent (10%) discount for items purchased for the class prior to or the day of the class. Alan highly recommends either Item #172199 (Retail - $69.99) or if you intend to also flatten Waterstones, Item 852975 (Retail - $132.99). Don't forget to bring your tools to sharpen!
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes: Call 614-273-0488 To Sign Up For The Class.

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Small Turning Projects With Devon Palmer with: Devon Palmer
Intermediate

Sunday, August 23, 9 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses. Bring Your Own Turning Tools If You Have Them.
Description: This course is designed to expand the student's skill set through 2 useful projects: A Spin Top to demonstrate the use of the chatter tool and a Small Lidded Box to learn end grain hollowing, fitting lids/tenons, and chucking. These techniques will have wide application in your future woodturning projects.
Tuition: $125.00
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Turned Hollow Forms with: Devon Palmer
Intermediate

Saturday, August 29, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Spindle Or Bowl Class
Description: This is a great class to learn basic end grain hollowing and hollow form design techniques. You will complete two projects: a small open end grain vase and a hollow enclosed vase with a small opening at the top of the piece. During the class, you will learn how to prep, mount, shape and finish your items. A class prerequisite is at least one full day turning class such as spindle or bowl turning.
Tuition: $125.00
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Cast Resin Colored Pencil Bowl Class with: Devon Palmer
Intermediate

Sunday, August 30, 9 AM - 2 PM

Prerequisite: Spindle Turning
Tools Required: Bring Own Lathe Tools (if Possible)
Description: This is a class to turn on a Lathe a Colored Pencil Bowl that we prepare for you in advance. The student will learn how to initially mount the blank and Devon will run thru all the steps necessary to turn the blank into a bowl, sanding it and then polishing the bowl to a glass finish! Bring your turning tools if you have them. The Bowl Blanks will be cast prior to the class using Alumilite Clear Slow in a pressure pot in synthetic molds we are making for this class. You will have a choice of the blank you want to use based upon the order of sign-up for the class. At some point we may even sell the blanks in the store!
Tuition: $175.00
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Router Basics with: Eric Rauschenbach
Beginner

Tuesday, September 8, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Notebook, Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: The router is one of the most versatile tools in the shop. Whether you are a new router user or you've dusted off the cobwebs, this is a great class. Learn the ins and outs of router types, horse power, bit selection, proper safety, accessories, jigs and router tables versus shaper tables. Bring all those puzzling router questions to stump the teacher, and have a great time in this informative class. This is a hands-on class, so each student will have the opportunity to make several cuts.
Tuition: $65.00
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Making And Turning A Segmented Bowl with: Scott Gordon
Intermediate/Advanced

Part 1: Thursday, September 10, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, September 17, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, September 24, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: Bowl Turning Class
Description: In this 3-night segmenting class, students will make a segmented bowl. Various tools and jigs will be used including a table saw, drum sander and of course, a lathe. Students should be familiar with bowl turning techniques in general – this is a different way to create a bowl and other turned items with more design possibilities. A survey of various apps and software to help in the design of the bowl will also be presented. At the end of the class, each student will have made: 1 (or more) ring clamps, 1 alignment disc (to be used on the lathe) and 1 segmented bowl approximately 7.5" in diameter and 5" tall. You will complete, sand and finish, the bowl in your own studio/shop. The student will be required to have the following: • Turning tools – bowl gouges preferred although carbide tools can be used. Spindle gouges and roughing tools are not acceptable. • Threaded faceplate – this should be from your own lathe. We will attach it to the proper lathe to perform what we need in class. • A live, tailstock, chuck accessory (with a #2 Morse Taper). This needs to fit your faceplate threads. For a 1-1/4" - 8TPI faceplate, this would be Woodcraft Item #417754. For a 1" - 8TPI faceplate this would be Woodcraft Item #849636. If you need to order one, make sure you do it a couple weeks BEFORE the second class.
Tuition: $195.00
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Bandsaw Basics with: Eric Rauschenbach
Beginner

Tuesday, September 15, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Notepad, Safety Glasses
Description: Join Eric Rauschenbach and learn all about one of the most versatile machines in the woodshop! In this class, students will learn the anatomy of the bandsaw, blade types and how to set up and maintain a bandsaw. This class is a perfect for those looking to become more familiar with the bandsaw and its operations. This is a perfect class for someone interested in buying a bandsaw too!
Tuition: $65.00
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Scroll Saw Basics with: Jason Rose
Beginner

Friday, September 18, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: This is a beginner class taught by Scroll Saw Wizard, Jason Rose. We will cover features of a Scroll Saw, wood selection, blade selection, and pattern mounting techniques.  We will also cut out some basic animal shapes to help you get comfortable using the machine, changing blades and completing projects. This is a pre-requisite for our other scroll saw classes.
Tuition: $65.00
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Scroll Saw - Compound Cutting And Puzzles with: Jason Rose
Beginner

Saturday, September 19, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Scroll Saw Class Or Some Experience With A Scroll Saw.
Description: This is a full day class where you will learn how to incorporate compound cutting in your projects in the morning and then complete a puzzle in the afternoon. Jason will explain the proper and correct way to make 3-D projects with your scroll saw. He will cover proper blank preparation and pattern mounting (remounting). He will also guide you through at least 1 compound cutting project and maybe more depending on time in the morning. Then, after a break for lunch, you will launch into puzzle-making. Jason will cover the best types of wood and blades for making puzzles and the techniques used to make the pieces interlock. Each student will leave with a puzzle. You can make great gifts with either skill you learn during this fun day!
Tuition: $125.00
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Intro To Creating Clear Cast Label Pen Blanks with: Jason Rose
All

Sunday, September 20, 10 AM - 5 PM

Description: In this class Jason Rose, an expert in resin casting pen blanks, will walk you thru the steps to produce your own clear cast label pen blanks from printing the label to casting it in a pressure pot! He will explain all the equipment and supplies needed if you want to do these at home. During the class you will make your own that you can take home and use to turn a Wall Street II Pen on your lathe! The cost of the class includes all the materials to complete your blanks.
Tuition: $110.00
Tuition Notes: Call 614-273-0488 To Sign Up.

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Pens, Pens, Pens with: Tom Wood
Beginner

Tuesday, September 22, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: This is a great way to learn about turning wood on a Lathe. Before you buy a Lathe, you can learn about how to safely use it and the tools and accessories needed to make a ballpoint or Rolling Ball pen and also pencils! Once you gain this experience, it opens up the opportunity to take a number of other turning classes we offer. Turning items on the Lathe will allow you to make items for yourself as well as distinctive and beautiful gifts for friends and family. Students in this class will learn how to cut pen blanks, drill and mount the blanks on the lathe, turn the pen barrels and apply the finish. The final step will be assembling the pen. Each student will complete a pen they will be proud of during the class to take home and show friends and family.
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes: Call 614-273-0488 To Sign Up!

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Woodturning Date Night With Devon Palmer with: Devon Palmer
Beginner

Friday, September 25, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Bring Tools If You Have Them, Not Required.
Description: It's a Date! In this class, you and your partner will learn how to cut pen blanks, drill and mount the blanks on the lathe, turn the pen barrels and apply finish. Devon will demo and review the process over a pizza dinner. Devon always has cookies or something else too! How fun is that? After dinner, each of you will turn your pen taking the steps Devon featured with the final step of assembling the pen. Each student will complete a pen that they will be proud to show off during the class. No experience is necessary!
Tuition: $125.00
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Intro To Spindle Turning with: Devon Palmer
Beginner

Saturday, September 26, 9 AM - 5 PM

Description: Explore woodturning with this introductory class to spindle turning. Learn how to use and sharpen basic woodturning tools: spindle gouges, roughing gouges, scrapers, parting tool and the skew. We'll cover basic safety, lathe setup, mounting/chucking of wood and basic cuts with each of the tools. We'll finish the day using the developed skills in turning and finishing a bottle stopper.
Tuition: $125.00
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Intro To Bowl Turning with: Devon Palmer
Intermediate

Sunday, September 27, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Spindle Turning Class
Description: In this course, students will learn how to turn a small wooden bowl from green wood. They'll go through the process of selecting, preparing, and mounting the wood on the lathe, discuss tool selection/use and sharpening, shaping/turning of the outside/inside, sanding/finishing and drying of green wood.
Tuition: $150.00
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Building An Electric Guitar with: Ed Panzer
Beginner/Intermediate

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

Description: This is a great opportunity to make a Tele-Type Guitar for yourself or give the class as a gift for someone that loves to play guitars! This class is designed to accommodate the beginner/intermediate woodworker in building their own electric guitar learning basic woodworking techniques in the process. The process will be broken down in bite sized tasks that enable the student to get a clear understanding of the various steps in making an electric guitar. You will learn how to make a body, hand carve a neck, install a truss rod and install the fret board after you install frets and slot a nut. Finally, you will learn how to wire it up and to properly setup a guitar to play perfectly for you. Each guitar will be completed before leaving the class, however, painting/finishing the guitar will be left to the student to complete after the class at home. Finishing techniques will be discussed to provide guidance and Ed will be available to answer questions after the class. Ed is a professional guitar maker, with vast experience making both acoustic and electric guitars. He works at the store so stop in on Monday or Wednesday mornings to talk to him and to view the sample guitar we have on display.
Tuition: $775.00
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Rough To Ready with: Eric Rauschenbach
Beginner

Tuesday, October 6, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Join Eric in this basic class which is a good introduction to important woodworking tools and a must for all beginning woodworkers. Each student will receive a rough sawn board which they will proceed to flatten, square, and cut to a final size. Power tools used in this whole process are the jointer, table saw, and planer. Included in the class is a copy of Tauton's "Complete Illustrated Guide to Woodworking" (WC# 151023).
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes: Call 614-273-0488 To Sign Up!

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Router Basics with: Eric Rauschenbach
Beginner

Tuesday, October 13, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Notebook, Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: The router is one of the most versatile tools in the shop. Whether you are a new router user or you've dusted off the cobwebs, this is a great class. Learn the ins and outs of router types, horse power, bit selection, proper safety, accessories, jigs and router tables versus shaper tables. Bring all those puzzling router questions to stump the teacher, and have a great time in this informative class. This is a hands-on class, so each student will have the opportunity to make several cuts.
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes: Call 614-273-0488 To Sign Up!

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3D Cutting Board On A Bandsaw W/ Alex Snodgrass with: Alex Snodgrass
All

Part 1: Saturday, October 17, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, October 18, 9 AM - 5 PM

Description: Bandsaw expert, Alex Snodgrass, is coming to Columbus to teach his well known 3D Cutting Board Class and you don't want to miss this opportunity to learn from the best! Our first class last Fall was a huge success! In the class, students will learn how to make a beautiful 3D, end grain cutting board! The cutting board makes a wonderful addition to any kitchen as a gift item or even as a way to generate a little extra cash. It only takes three different woods, maple, cherry and walnut to achieve this unique design. Students will also learn how to tune and maintain a Bandsaw which will make cutting, even complex shapes, easier than ever. From straight and angled cuts to planing, sanding, clamping and gluing, students will produce their own finished cutting board. This same process can be used in other areas of woodworking, such as making turning blanks for segmented turning. Alex will discuss the steps for making two other types of cutting boards and by the end of the weekend, students will have a seemingly complicated cutting board that will amaze their friends and family!
Tuition: $425.00
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Knifemaking Class with: Brad Hunt
All

Tuesday, October 20, 6 PM - 9:30 PM

Description: This class will teach you the steps necessary to make a knife from one of our kits which will allow you to make other knives in the future at home. Choose and purchase the knife kit you will make from Item #'s 163956, 161953 or 159206 at the time you sign up for the class or choose another kit. On Brad's website, www.bradfordhuntdesign.com, he explains the process and the difficulty of various types of kits. We suggest you visit his website for more info. Brad Hunt, who is an expert in knifemaking, will help you complete your knife in this class. If you go to our website (www.woodcraft.com) and search for the knife kits above using the item #, you will see what the different knife kits look like! Brad will also bring along some knife scales he has produced using cast resin and and coloring techniques that are out of this world beautiful that you can purchase for your knife. Once you take this class, I am sure you will want to take another class and make a different kind of knife! You will need to bring knife scales or purchase them from Woodcraft or Brad Hunt. The class starts at 6 PM, but you are welcome to come at 5 PM to allow more time to get your knife completed.
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes: Call 614-273-0488 To Sign Up And Then Stop In Prior To The Class To Buy The Knife Kit You Want To Make!

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