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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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Classes


Rough to Ready

Tuesday, May 30, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Tyler Will
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: None
Description: Join Tyler Will 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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More Table Saw Techniques

Saturday, June 3, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: John Fair
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: Notebook, Pencil, Dust Mask, Ear Protection, Safety Glasses, Small Ground Square
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 tabl
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Knowing Ohio Woods Better

Sunday, June 11, 1 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Randy Sanders
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 0-25
Tools Required: Notebook
Description: Ohio woodworkers, builders and others are fortunate to live in a state with such an abundance and diversity of wood species. Join tree farmer and woodworker Randy Sanders to learn more about these types of wood. He has logged, milled, dried and worked with more than 30 species during the past 9 years. Using a power point presentation, handouts and wood examples, Randy will discuss the basic properties, structure and uses of these woods. Examples of more than 25 Ohio woods will be handled, viewed and discussed. Randy will show the most common ways lumber and flitches are cut from logs as well as common defects and anomalies such as burls, sweep, and blackout disease. You will gain a better understanding of common wood terms including grain (straight, spiral, edge, top, end), figure, ray flecking, ring-porous, spalting and others that will help you better identify what you see when looking at wood.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $25.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Power Carving an Eagle's Head

Part 1: Tuesday, June 13, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, June 20, 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 two session class is for the beginning pwer carver who owns one of these tools, but who may have never used it o its full potential. Students will get familiar with their tool while practicing power carving techniques. Layout and design will be covered as well. There will be homework between sessions. 10% off is offered to students who need to make a purchase of bits or a power carving tool needed for this class.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Router Basics

Wednesday, June 14, 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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Making and Caning a Stool

Part 1: Saturday, June 17, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Saturday, June 24, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Tyler Will
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-4
Tools Required:
Description: In this "two day" class, students will learn how to make a stool and finish it off with a "caned" top. You'll learn the 7 step method of chair caning. This will teach you all necessary steps to achieve a beautiful and functional seat.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Rough to Ready

Tuesday, June 27, 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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Pens, Pens, Pens

Wednesday, June 28, 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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Carving Tricks: "Ball in Cage"

Friday, June 30, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Laura Gorun
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: Small Charp Carving Knife. Even most pocket knives will do. Instructor prefers: Small Shallow Palm gouge #05x11 and/orSkew #05R09. A Carving Glove And The Book "Woodcarving Magic" #852947 Is Also Recommended.
Description: Have you been apprehensive about trying those old "Whittlin" Tricks? Don't be! In this one day class, students will carve a free-moving ball in a cage from a single block of wood (provided). You will also practice several basic carving techniques, and learn about planning, design traditions, and more through this project. Students of this class are offered a 10% discount on tools & Book Purchased for the class.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Bandsaw Basics

Tuesday, July 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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Live Edge Coffee Table/Bench

Saturday, July 15, 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 20x36 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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Turning an Acrylic Euro Pen

Wednesday, July 19, 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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Turning a Cigar Pen

Thursday, July 20, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Devon Palmer
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: Students will learn how to turn and customize their own Cigar style pen. They will learn fitting, turning and finishing techniques in this class.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Carving A Basic Spoon

Friday, July 21, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Laura Gorun
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: Pfeil 8mm #5 sweep Palm Gouge #05x11 (or similar profile and quality, but SHARP), Sharpening Strop. A Carving glove is also strongly recommended.
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
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Woodturning Date Night

Friday, July 21, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Devon Palmer
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
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. The instructor will demo and review the process over dinner (included: box lunch style, options chosen at class sign-up) Then final step will be assembling the pen. Each student will complete a pen during the class.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Intro to Spindle Turning

Saturday, July 22, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Devon Palmer
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Bring If You Have: Roughing, Spindle & Bowl Gouges, Parting Tool, Scraper & Skew. Otherwise, these tools are provided in the classroom.
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 and a multi-tip screwdriver.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $110.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Intro to Bowl Turning

Sunday, July 23, 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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Rough to Ready

Tuesday, July 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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Router Basics

Wednesday, July 26, 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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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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Turning a Fishing Lure

Wednesday, August 9, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Tom Wood
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-4
Tools Required:
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $50.00
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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Small Turning Projects

Sunday, August 20, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Devon Palmer
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Bring If You Have:Roughing, Spindle & Bowl Gouges, Parting Tool, Scraper & Skew. Otherwse, these tool are provided in the classroom.
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 tec hniques will have wide application in your future woodturning projects.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Turning a Cigar Pen

Monday, August 21, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Devon Palmer
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: Students will learn how to turn and customize their own Cigar style pen. They will learn fitting, turning and finishing techniques in this class.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Scary Sharp

Tuesday, August 22, 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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Turning a Duck Call

Wednesday, August 23, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Tom Wood
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: None
Description: In this class Tom will instruct students how to turn and customize their own "Duck" call. This is a great class for all hunters/outdoorsmen and women.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $50.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Woodturning Date Night

Friday, August 25, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Devon Palmer
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
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. The instructor will demo and review the process over dinner (included: box lunch style, options chosen at class sign-up) Then final step will be assembling the pen. Each student will complete a pen during the class.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Intro to Bowl Turning

Saturday, August 26, 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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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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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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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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