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(614) 273-0488
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columbus-retail@woodcraft.com

1077 Bethel Road
Columbus, OH 43220

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 - 9 PM
friday 9 AM - 7 PM
saturday 9 AM - 6 PM

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Pens, Pens, Pens with: Tom Wood
Beginner

Thursday, April 19, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Students will learn how to cut pen blanks, drill and mount the blanks on the lathe, turn the pen barrels and apply the finish. Then final step will be assembling the pen. Each student will complete a pen during the class.
Tuition: $50

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Intro To Pyrography with: Sara Wilson
All

Thursday, May 31, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: The basics of woodburning (pyrography) will be discussed, types of wood, preparing the surface and transferring a design. We will be making a dirty/clean dishwasher magnet while covering basic techniques. Add this to your turning projects along with color and you will definitely have a piece of art to be proud of!
Tuition: $50
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Bowl Turning Basics with: Barry Todd
Beginner

Saturday, June 2, 10 AM - 5 PM

Description: Students will learn blank preparation, mounting onto the lathe, tool choice and presentation for forming the outer shape of the bowl and then hollowing out of the inside. This will be followed by sanding both the inside and outside of the bowl, prior to removal of the "spigot" from the bottom of the bowl. Finishes will be discussed. Each student will take home what the have made in the class. Bring your turning tools if you have them.
Tuition: $125
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Carving A Basic Spoon with: Laura Gorun
Beginner

Sunday, June 3, 10 AM - 5 PM

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: $85
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Bandsaw Basics with: Tyler Will
Beginner

Monday, June 4, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Join Tyler 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.
Tuition: $65
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Router Basics with: Eric Rauschenbach
Full

Tuesday, June 5, 6 PM - 9 PM

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
Tuition Notes: Call 614-273-0488 To Sign Up!

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Router Basics with: Eric Rauschenbach
Full

Wednesday, June 6, 6 PM - 9 PM

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
Tuition Notes: Call 614-273-0488 To Sign Up!

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Pens, Pens, Pens with: Tom Wood
Beginner

Thursday, June 7, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Students will learn how to cut pen blanks, drill and mount the blanks on the lathe, turn the pen barrels and apply the finish. Then final step will be assembling the pen. Each student will complete a pen during the class.
Tuition: $50
Tuition Notes: Call 614-273-0488 To Sign Up! Don't Wait, Very Popular Class That Fills Up Fast!

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Scary Sharp with: Alan Wolf
Beginner

Saturday, June 9, 2 PM - 5 PM

Description: In this class, students wil learn how to sharpen and profile cutting instruments with "diamond stones and strop". The class starts with a brief lecture on cutting theory, blade design, care/use, matching cutting angles with materials and use. Finally we'll move on to powered sharpening using belt sanders and bench grinders. Alan encourages you to bring your Plane Blades and Chisels to the class.
Tuition: $65
Tuition Notes: Call The Store To Sign Up. 614-273-0488

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Table Saw From A-Z with: John Fair
Beginner

Sunday, June 10, 9 AM - 5 PM

Description: This class will help you become more familiar and comfortable with the tool that is the heart and backbone of most woodworking shops. First, John Fair will demonstrate how to safely operate the table saw. In part two of the class, students work on tuning the saw and then have one on one instruction on how to make rip cuts, cross cuts and dado cuts. Students will also receive a 10% discount on the day of the class for any of the non-power table saw accessories featured during the class.
Tuition: $75
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Building An Electric Guitar with: Ed Panzer
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Tuesday, June 19, 9 AM - 6 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, June 20, 9 AM - 6 PM
Part 3: Thursday, June 21, 9 AM - 6 PM

Description: This class is designed to accommodate the beginner/intermediate woodworker in building their own electric guitar. You will learn the basic techniques of building an electric guitar. This will be broke down in bite size tasks that enables 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. You will also learn to install frets and slot a nut. You will learn how to wire it up and to properly setup a guitar to play perfect. Each guitar will be completed before leaving class. Painting/finishing the guitar will be left to the student to complete after the class. Finishing techniques will be discussed to aid to the students.
Tuition: $695
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Hand Made Wooden Rabbet Plane with: Alan Wolf
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, June 23, 9 AM - 5 PM

Description: Join Alan in making a Rabbet Plane using some power and hand tools common to most beginning to intermediate wood workers. The 3/4" non skewed escapement style plane is made from quarter sawn beech and comes with a fully tapered blade that will be shaped and heat treated in the class.
Tuition: $150
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Advanced Table Saw Techniques with: John Fair
Intermediate

Sunday, June 24, 9 AM - 5 PM

Description: In this demonstration class students will expand upon the techniques learned in the Table Saw A-Z class. First, learn to build a Table Saw Sled (also known as a Crosscut sled). A Table Saw sled provides greater control and precision, as well as greater safety since the entire work piece is supported. We will learn how to make jigs that will help create raised panels and varying degrees of miters. In addition, we will discuss and cut compound miters with a taper jig, and learn to build a taper jig. You will the learn to make cove mouldings without any special bits, using just a saw blade. Next you will learn how to make a template cutting jig, which will cut multiple sided items very accurately. In a manner similar to how a key is cut, your template cutting jig will follow a pattern while cutting, without damaging the pattern itself. For the final portion of the class, you will learn how to build a circle cutting jig on your table saw. Think lazy susans, wheels for toys, and round tabletops and you will see how invaluable this jig will be!
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes: Call The Store At 614-273-0488 To Sign Up!

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Bandsaw Basics with: Tyler Will
Beginner

Monday, July 9, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Join Tyler 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.
Tuition: $65
Tuition Notes: Call 614-273-0488 To Sign Up!

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Router Basics with: Eric Rauschenbach
Beginner

Tuesday, July 10, 6 PM - 9 PM

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
Tuition Notes: Call 614-273-0488 To Sign Up!

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Router Basics with: Eric Rauschenbach
Beginner

Wednesday, July 11, 6 PM - 9 PM

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
Tuition Notes: Call 614-273-0488 To Sign Up!

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Pens, Pens, Pens with: Tom Wood
Beginner

Thursday, July 12, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Students will learn how to cut pen blanks, drill and mount the blanks on the lathe, turn the pen barrels and apply the finish. Then final step will be assembling the pen. Each student will complete a pen during the class.
Tuition: $50
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3 Joint Dado Class with: Alan Wolf
Beginner

Friday, July 13, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: The Dado/ Rabbet, and Housing Dado joint. This is part of the Hand tool series of classes. The student will make a simple, open top box with a partition using these joints. We be using scrub plane and smoothing planes to finish dimension the timber provided (New Zealand Pine). Tools include marking gauge, marking knife, rabbet plane, and a 1/2" beveled chisel to cut the housing dado for the partition in the box.All Tools will be provided, however your encouraged to bring your own. If you have a rabbet or smoothing plane thats not performing well, consider bringing them to the May 25 class on tuning and using bench planes where it can be brought up to working condition.This is an elementary level class and young students are welcome ( 10 years old minimum. If aged 10-12, they need to be accompanied by adult.
Tuition: $75
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Rough To Ready with: Tyler Will
Beginner

Monday, July 16, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Join Tyler 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
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Turning A Fishing Lure with: Tom Wood
All

Wednesday, July 18, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Every tackle box needs a classic surface lure for attracting monster muskie, pike and bass. In this class Tom Wood will teach students to turn, paint, and seal a torpedo style fishing lure. The final step will be mounting the hardware and hooks. The students will take home the fishing lure that they complete.
Tuition: $65
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Building An Electric Guitar with: Ed Panzer
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Friday, July 20, 9 AM - 7 PM
Part 2: Saturday, July 21, 9 AM - 6 PM
Part 3: Sunday, July 22, 9 AM - 5 PM

Description: This class is designed to accommodate the beginner/intermediate woodworker in building their own electric guitar. You will learn the basic techniques of building an electric guitar. This will be broke down in bite size tasks that enables 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. You will also learn to install frets and slot a nut. You will learn how to wire it up and to properly setup a guitar to play perfect. Each guitar will be completed before leaving class. Painting/finishing the guitar will be left to the student to complete after the class. Finishing techniques will be discussed to aid to the students.
Tuition: $695
Tuition Notes: Call 614-273-0488 To Sign Up!

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Pens, Pens, Pens with: Tom Wood
Beginner

Thursday, July 26, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Students will learn how to cut pen blanks, drill and mount the blanks on the lathe, turn the pen barrels and apply the finish. Then final step will be assembling the pen. Each student will complete a pen during the class.
Tuition: $50
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Making A Bread Board With Hand Tools with: Alan Wolf
Beginner/Intermediate

Friday, July 27, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: Introduction To Hand Planes Class Or Demonstrate Ability To Tune Up A Hand Plane Suitable For The Class.
Description: Part of the Hand Tool Series: Students will make a bread board, similar to the example here, with hand plane and a no. 80 cabinet scraper. The class will learn how to prepare the wood and properly glue-up the boards provided from a Woodcraft hardwood bread board kit, item #158776 included in the cost of the class. Students will also learn about types of bread boards and options available when considering making them. There will also be demonstrations how to cut curves for handles using a chisel, saw and spokeshave. Tools required are either a Smoothing plane (#3, 4 or 5) or a Jack Plane (#6). A No. 80 type Cabinet Scraper is optional. Please bring sharp and ready to use tools!
Tuition: $75
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Shaker Side Table with: Tyler Hillyard
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, July 29, 9 AM - 5 PM

Description: In this class students will make a Shaker Side Table from solid Cherry. Standing 29" inches tall and 21" x 21" wide this table is constructed using Kreg Pocket Hole Joinery and features tapered legs. Power Tools students will be using are the table saw, compound miter saw, jointer and drum sander. Finishing options will be discussed. A 10% discount is offered to students wishing to purchase finishing materials for their tables.
Tuition: $175
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Bamboo Backed Long Bow Building & Finishing Class with: Tom Turgeon
All

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

Prerequisite: Students Must Complete Tom's Long Bow Class To Be Eligible For His Reflex/Deflex Class
Tools Required: Nicholson #50 Rasp #06B02, A Screw-on Handle For The Rasp #06B55; Recommended Tools - Universal Vise #144592, Turgeon Tools Flat Spokeshave #851315, Nicholson Cabinet File #06B06. A 10% Discount Will Be Applied If Purchased For This Class.
Description: Master Bowyer Tom Turgeon's Long Bow-building classes have been a sensation across the country! Tom currently works directly with our nation's Wounded Warriors, teaching servicemen and women in every branch of our US Military to build their own long bows. Tom has also been featured on PBS' "American Woodshop", and has been published in "Woodcraft Magazine", and the Woodworker's Guild of America's on-line Magazine. Tom has delighted archers, bow hunters and woodworkers alike with this 2-1/2 day, hands-on immersion class in building authentic Long Bows. First-time students to Tom's classes will make a traditional, Bamboo-Backed Long bow. Returning students will make an advanced, Reflex-Deflex Long bow. This hands-on class will cover selection of woods, curing and tillering of a stave, stringing, and shooting a hand-crafted bamboo-backed Long bow. Students will take home a bow, two wooden arrows, a hand-twisted Flemish bowstring, and a working knowledge of how to "teach" wood to bend. On day 3 students will apply a professional grade finish. Whether they envision a clear, durable topcoat over natural bamboo or an extravagant dye induced midnight handle into star burst limbs, Tom will share over twenty years of experience using proven weather-proof finishing techniques. This class will definitely take your long bow and finishing skills to the highest level!
Tuition: $550
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Building An Electric Guitar with: Ed Panzer
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Tuesday, August 21, 9 AM - 6 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, August 22, 9 AM - 6 PM
Part 3: Thursday, August 23, 9 AM - 6 PM

Description: This class is designed to accommodate the beginner/intermediate woodworker in building their own electric guitar. You will learn the basic techniques of building an electric guitar. This will be broke down in bite size tasks that enables 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. You will also learn to install frets and slot a nut. You will learn how to wire it up and to properly setup a guitar to play perfect. Each guitar will be completed before leaving class. Painting/finishing the guitar will be left to the student to complete after the class. Finishing techniques will be discussed to aid to the students.
Tuition: $695
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Building An Electric Guitar with: Ed Panzer
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Friday, September 14, 9 AM - 7 PM
Part 2: Saturday, September 15, 9 AM - 6 PM
Part 3: Sunday, September 16, 9 AM - 5 PM

Description: This class is designed to accommodate the beginner/intermediate woodworker in building their own electric guitar. You will learn the basic techniques of building an electric guitar. This will be broke down in bite size tasks that enables 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. You will also learn to install frets and slot a nut. You will learn how to wire it up and to properly setup a guitar to play perfect. Each guitar will be completed before leaving class. Painting/finishing the guitar will be left to the student to complete after the class. Finishing techniques will be discussed to aid to the students.
Tuition: $695
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Building An Electric Guitar with: Ed Panzer
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Friday, November 9, 9 AM - 7 PM
Part 2: Saturday, November 10, 9 AM - 6 PM
Part 3: Sunday, November 11, 9 AM - 5 PM

Description: This class is designed to accommodate the beginner/intermediate woodworker in building their own electric guitar. You will learn the basic techniques of building an electric guitar. This will be broke down in bite size tasks that enables 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. You will also learn to install frets and slot a nut. You will learn how to wire it up and to properly setup a guitar to play perfect. Each guitar will be completed before leaving class. Painting/finishing the guitar will be left to the student to complete after the class. Finishing techniques will be discussed to aid to the students.
Tuition: $695
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Building An Acoustic Guitar with: Scott Dixon
Full

Part 1: Friday, November 16, 9 AM - 7 PM
Part 2: Saturday, November 17, 8 AM - 5 PM
Part 3: Sunday, November 18, 8 AM - 4 PM

Description: Many of those who have played or even admired the beauty of the guitar have shown interest in someday making an heirloom instrument that can be played today and passed on and continued to be played for generations. This class is designed to take a beginner/intermediate woodworker through the steps to make a steel string acoustic guitar from a unique kit. You will learn the terminology and the techniques focused on many of the specialized processes to complete your own personalized instrument. The process is broken down into small steps to familiarize the student with the construction of the neck including truss rod installation, fingerboard and fretting, abalone inlay and construction of the body including brace trimming/fitting, top installation, bridge gluing/alignment, purfling and final fit up to the neck to body joint using a bolt-on system. Each guitar will be completed leaving the final topcoat finish up to the student. If you are interested in this class be sure to visit the store to see and play the finished guitar. Two models are available - Sapele or Figured Maple.
Tuition: $700
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