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Phone:
(614) 273-0488
Fax:
(614) 273-0490
Email:
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

Thursday, July 27, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Tom Wood
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $50.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Hand Cut Through Dovetails

Sunday, July 30, 12 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Tyler Hillyard
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Dozuki Z Handsaw #12f27 Fret Saw #141410 Chisels 1/4" #152811 3/8" #152812 1/2" #152813 Dividers #141197 Marking Gauge #154340 Dovetail Marking Gauge 14 Degree #153361 Marking Knife #153622 Mallet #141342 ( Or Equivalent Tools)
Description: Tyler will lead you through the process of cutting a through dovetail using nothing but hand tools. A 10% discount will be offered for the tools required.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Carving A T'ang Dynasty Horse

Part 1: Thursday, August 10, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, August 17, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, August 24, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Thursday, September 14, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 5: Thursday, September 21, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bill Zych
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: #12mm Palm V - Parting Tool 05y92, #9 10mm Palm Gouge 05y05, 3/8" Flex Palm Straight Chisel, 128312, Detail Knife or XActo Knives with #11 Blades
Description: Students will carve a basswood miniature size of the iconic and revered Chinese, T'ang Dynasty Horse. Often buried with members of the royal family this wildly popular image of Chinese art will be approximately 14" tall. Emphasis will be centered on bodily proportions and the horses attitude especially the head which defines the horses level of excitement. To complete the carving, homework between classes will be essential. Painting, staining, etc. will be discussed dependent upon the level of completion by all class members. A basswood rough out will be supplied as a part of the class.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $180.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Bamboo Backed Long Bow Building & Finishing Class

Part 1: Friday, August 11, 12 PM - 5 PM
Part 2: Saturday, August 12, 9 AM - 6 PM
Part 3: Sunday, August 13, 10 AM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Tom Turgeon
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: Nicholson #50 Rasp #06B02, a screw-on handle for the rasp #06B55; Recommended Tools - Universal Vise #144592 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
Prerequisite: Students must complete Tom's Long Bow Class to be eligible for his Reflex/Deflex Class
Tuition: $550.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Bandsaw Basics

Tuesday, August 15, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Tyler Will
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Notepad, Safety Glasses
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Carving Tricks "Captive Rings"

Friday, August 18, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Laura Gorun
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: Pfeil 8mm #5 sweep Palme gouge #05X11 (or similar profile and quality, but SHARP), OR a small, SHARP Carving- or Pocket Knife. Sharpening Strop. A carving glove is also strongly recommened.
Description: Apprehensive about trying those old "Whittlin' Tricks?" Don't be! In this class, students will learn to carve a free moving captive ring from a single block of wood (provided). You will also learn several basic carving techniques and principles, and be introduced to safety, sharpening, planning, design traditions, and more through this project. Students are offered a 10% discount on tools & supplies purchase for the class. Reference materials and wood blanks will be provided. Class time includes a break for lunch.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Hand Cut Through Dovetails

Sunday, August 27, 12 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Tyler Hillyard
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Dozuki Z Handsaw #12f27 Fret Saw #141410 Chisels 1/4" #152811 3/8" #152812 1/2" #152813 Dividers #141197 Marking Gauge #154340 Dovetail Marking Gauge 14 Degree #153361 Marking Knife #153622 Mallet #141342 ( Or Equivalent Tools)
Description: Tyler will lead you through the process of cutting a through dovetail using nothing but hand tools. A 10% discount will be offered for the tools required.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Rough to Ready

Tuesday, August 29, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Tyler Will
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: None
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).
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Power Carving An Eagle Head

Part 1: Tuesday, September 5, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, September 12, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Lori Andrews
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Flexible Shaft Moto Tool With Foot Pedal (Foredom, Dremel, Pfingst) Capable Of A 3/32" Or 1/8" Shaft & Carving Glove (Leather Or Suede)
Description: This class is for the beginning power carver who owns one of these tools, but who may have never used it to its full potential. Students will get familiar with their tool while practicing power carving techniques. Layout and design will be covered as well. The subject will be an Eagle head.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Pens, Pens, Pens

Wednesday, September 6, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Tom Wood
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $50.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Bandsaw Basics

Monday, September 11, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Tyler Will
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Notepad, Safety Glasses
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Carving A T'ang Dynasty Horse

Part 1: Thursday, August 10, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, August 17, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, August 24, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Thursday, September 14, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 5: Thursday, September 21, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bill Zych
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: #12mm Palm V - Parting Tool 05y92, #9 10mm Palm Gouge 05y05, 3/8" Flex Palm Straight Chisel, 128312, Detail Knife or XActo Knives with #11 Blades
Description: Students will carve a basswood miniature size of the iconic and revered Chinese, T'ang Dynasty Horse. Often buried with members of the royal family this wildly popular image of Chinese art will be approximately 14" tall. Emphasis will be centered on bodily proportions and the horses attitude especially the head which defines the horses level of excitement. To complete the carving, homework between classes will be essential. Painting, staining, etc. will be discussed dependent upon the level of completion by all class members. A basswood rough out will be supplied as a part of the class.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $180.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Router Basics

Tuesday, September 19, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Eric Rauschenbach
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-4
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Live Edge Coffee Table/Bench

Saturday, September 23, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Treg Sherman
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-4
Tools Required:
Description: Make your own Ash Live Edge Coffee table.(roughly 20"x36" In this class, Treg with Urbn Timber will teach you how to do varies task including, flattening with a router jig, attaching steel legs while allowing for wood movement and sanding. This piece of furniture can easily be used as a coffee table or a bench.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $375.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Rough to Ready

Monday, September 25, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Tyler Will
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: None
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).
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Bandsaw Basics

Monday, October 16, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Tyler Will
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Notepad, Safety Glasses
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Router Basics

Tuesday, October 17, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Eric Rauschenbach
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-4
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Building An Acoustic Guitar

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Scott Dixon
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
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 s
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $675.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Scary Sharp

Tuesday, October 24, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Devon Palmer
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: In this class, students wil learn how to affordably profile and sharpen cutting instruments with "scary sharp" sandpaper/plate glass as opposed to commonly used oil and water stones. The class starts with a brief lecture on cutting theory, blade design, care/use, matching cutting angles with materials and use. We'll start with sharpening using wet/dry sandpaper on float plate glass (an inexpensive and effective way to sharpen). To complete, we'll move on to powered sharpening using belt sanders and bench grinders.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Lathe Tool Sharpening

Wednesday, October 25, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Devon Palmer
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Bring Own Lathe Tools (if possible)
Description: Jim brings his knowledge of sharpening to this course that is a necessity for all turners. It covers the basics of grinders, grinding wheel selection and setup, various jigs and their applications, and specific techniques for sharpening scrapers, gouges and skews. Students will have a chance to work on their own tools during the practice session.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Turning an Acrylic Euro Pen

Thursday, October 26, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Devon Palmer
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: None required, but, bring them if you have them (small scrapers or easy woodturning tools are best)
Description: Students will learn how to turn and customize their own European style pen with an emphasis on Acrylic/alternate materials. This differs from Wood pens with the following points: tool selection and edge profiling best suited for turning acrylics, drilling bits and strategies to counteract meltdown of the blank and creating a clean thru-hole, pen tube selection and dealing with semi-translucent pen blanks, finishing/polishing with Micromesh and plastic polish
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Intro to Bowl Turning

Saturday, October 28, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Devon Palmer
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 0-4
Tools Required: Bring If You Have: Roughing, Spindle & Bowl Gouges, Paring Tool, Scraper & Skew. Otherwise, these tools are provided in the classroom.
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Turned Hollow Forms

Sunday, October 29, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Devon Palmer
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Spindle Gouge & Parting Tool
Description: Student will learn basic end grain hollowing techniques and hollow form design techniques. They will complete two projects: a small open end grain vase and the , prep, mount, shape & hollow a small enclosed hollow form through a small opening at the top of the piece. A class prerequisite is at least one full day turning class such as spindle or bowl turning.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $125.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Rough to Ready

Monday, October 30, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Tyler Will
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: None
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).
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Finishing Methods

Thursday, November 2, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Roger Plummer
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-20
Tools Required: None
Description: In this lecture style class, Roger will discuss the different methods used to finish your woodworking projects. He'll talk about things like, surface prep, applicators, open vs closed grain, dyes vs stains, pore fillers, oil and varnish, waterbased, shellac, toners and glazes, rubbing out and wax.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $25.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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