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Phone:
(972) 422-2732
Fax:
(469) 814-0888
Email:
dallas-retail@woodcraft.com

601 W. Plano Parkway Suite 145
Plano, TX 75075

Hours of Operation

sunday 11 AM - 5 PM
monday 9 AM - 7 PM
tuesday 9 AM - 7 PM
wednesday 9 AM - 7 PM
thursday 9 AM - 9 PM
friday 9 AM - 7 PM
saturday 9 AM - 6 PM

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Build an End-Grain Cutting Board

Part 1: Monday, February 19, 6 PM - 10 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, February 20, 6 PM - 10 PM
Part 3: Wednesday, February 21, 6 PM - 10 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mark Seay
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Pen and Paper
Description: HANDS-ON. We have a GREAT NEW CLASS from Mark Seay. Students will build, over the three nights, an End-Grain style Cutting Board from two contrasting types of wood. This 12" X 18" Cutting Board will be constructed from "End-Grain", not the Long-Grain of the boards. This traditional method of building a Cutting Board makes it VERY DURABLE. It will takes cuts from a knife and not show any damage for many years to come. Mark is a great woodworker and his hands-on approach to teaching will help you learn all the tricks for End-Grain cutting and glue-up. You will also learn many valuable machining tips that will help you in all your woodworking projects. This new class will be a very popular and fill quickly so, sign up A.S.A.P.
Prerequisite: Basic Knowledge of Power Tools Needed.
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of materials. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK BELOW. YOU CAN NOT SIGN-UP FROM THIS ON-LINE PAGE. Please call the store at 972-422-2732 with any questions or to sign-up. Anyone can help you.

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

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Beginning Bowl Turning

Part 1: Thursday, February 22, 6 PM - 10 PM
Part 2: Friday, February 23, 6 PM - 10 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Michael Boyle
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Dust Mask, Roughing Gouge, Spindle Gouge, Bowl Gouge, Scraper and Parting Tool.
Description: HANDS-ON. We have a Great New Teacher and a Great New Turning Class for anyone interested in learning how to turn a bowl. Michael will provide hands-on teaching as each students turns a medium-size bowl about 5-6 inches in diameter. Students will learn how to mount a bowl blank to the lathe using several different methods and which tools to use and how to use them to make clean efficient cuts. This class also will cover the various types of finish, including oils, friction polish and even just buffing with wax. This will be a very popular class so, Sign-up A.S.A.P.
Prerequisite: BASIC TURNING SKILLS NEEDED. PLEASE NO BEGINNERS.
Tuition: $95.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of materials. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK BELOW. YOU CAN NOT SIGN-UP FROM THIS ON-LINE PAGE. Please call the store at 972-422-2732 with any questions or to sign-up. Anyone can help you.

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

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Hand Cut Dovetails

Saturday, February 24, 9 AM - 6 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Howard Hale
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Marking Gauge, 6"; Or 12"; Ruler, Small Or Medium Try Square, Sliding Bevel, Scratch Awl, Dovetail Saw, Bench Chisels (1/4";, 3/8"; & 1";) & Bench Or Carvers Mallet
Description: HANDS-ON. The dovetail joint stands as the symbol of hand tool craftsmanship and for many is regarded as the most challenging test of their skills. Students will learn simple exercises that will give them great confidence with basic hand tools. Howard will provide personal attention and hands-on practice for everyone to learn the layout, sawing, chiseling and assembling of the joint. Both full and half blind dovetails will be covered and each student will receive a set of complete notes.
Prerequisite: Basic Knowledge Of Hand Tools Needed
Tuition: $155.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of materials. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK BELOW. YOU CAN NOT SIGN-UP FROM THIS ON-LINE PAGE. Please call the store at 972-422-2732 with any questions or to sign-up. Anyone can help you.

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

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Advanced Celtic Knot Pen Class

Sunday, February 25, 9 AM - 6 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Russell Bishop
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: General Pen Turning Tools
Description: HANDS-ON. Our master pen turner, Russell Bishop, has come up with a awesome new pen class! The Celtic Knot style is a VERY ORNATE design. The inlay "zig-zags" back and forth around the pen body. This is a top-of-the-line, first class pen that has a great feel and will be the talk of everyone that see it. Need a wonderful gift for someone special? This is it! We have one of these on display at our store...stop by and take a look. Class size is limited to 6 students so, sign up A.S.A.P.
Prerequisite: Pen turning experience needed. Please No beginners.
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of materials. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK BELOW. YOU CAN NOT SIGN-UP FROM THIS ON-LINE PAGE. Please call the store at 972-422-2732 with any questions or to sign-up. Anyone can help you.

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Hand Tool Basics & Sharpening

Part 1: Monday, February 26, 6 PM - 10 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, February 27, 6 PM - 10 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Howard Hale
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: 1/4", 3/8" & 1/2" Bench Chisels With Mallet Or Hammer, Cabinet Scraper Blade, Smoothing Plane & Dovetail Saw
Description: HANDS-ON. Chisels, scrapers, planes and saws are the most fundamental woodworking tools in the shop. Howard will provide hands-on instruction on how to sharpen, adjust and use each of these great tools. Students will practice "old world" basic exercises with each tool. Tool #1: Learn basic chisel techniques and how to cut a mortise for a hinge faster than any machine takes to set up. Tool #2: Learn how to use a cabinet scraper as a step toward applying a fine finish. Tool #3: Learn how great using a hand plane can be. Plane an edge straight, flatten a board and cut chamfers with ease. Tool #4: Sharpen and reset your dovetail saw so it cuts perfectly. Learn simple exercises that will give you great confidence with your saw. This is a wonderful hands-on class that anyone interested in hand tools will enjoy. Bring your own tools or buy new ones and leave this class knowing how to correctly use them on your next project.
Prerequisite: THIS IS NOT A RESTORATION CLASS. Tools need to be in working order. Please no old or rusted hand tools that could need a lot of work.
Tuition: $95.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of materials. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK BELOW. YOU CAN NOT SIGN-UP FROM THIS ON-LINE PAGE. Please call the store at 972-422-2732 with any questions or to sign-up. Anyone can help you.

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Crown Molding for Beginners

Part 1: Wednesday, February 28, 6 PM - 10 PM
Part 2: Thursday, March 1, 6 PM - 10 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Howard Hale
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: HANDS-ON. We have a great new class that will cover the basics of wide Crown Molding work on the Router Table using our new line of Freud Crown Molding Bits. This hands-on class will have students using the router table to cut some molding and then build a small decortive shelf with mitered corners. You will learn router table and feather board setup, alignment and height transistion for the two router bits and how to make the top and bottom finishing cuts so the molding will fit perfect along the ceiling and wall. If the 38/52 degree confuses you, then this is the perfect class for you! Class size is limited to six so, sign up quick!
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $130.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of materials. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK BELOW. YOU CAN NOT SIGN-UP FROM THIS ON-LINE PAGE. Please call the store at 972-422-2732 with any questions or to sign-up. Anyone can help you.

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Crown Molding for Beginners

Part 1: Wednesday, February 28, 6 PM - 10 PM
Part 2: Thursday, March 1, 6 PM - 10 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Howard Hale
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: HANDS-ON. We have a great new class that will cover the basics of wide Crown Molding work on the Router Table using our new line of Freud Crown Molding Bits. This hands-on class will have students using the router table to cut some molding and then build a small decortive shelf with mitered corners. You will learn router table and feather board setup, alignment and height transistion for the two router bits and how to make the top and bottom finishing cuts so the molding will fit perfect along the ceiling and wall. If the 38/52 degree confuses you, then this is the perfect class for you! Class size is limited to six so, sign up quick!
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $130.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of materials. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK BELOW. YOU CAN NOT SIGN-UP FROM THIS ON-LINE PAGE. Please call the store at 972-422-2732 with any questions or to sign-up. Anyone can help you.

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Square Board Fundamentals

Friday, March 2, 6 PM - 10 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Howard Hale
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Pen, Paper and Safety Glasses
Description: HANDS-ON. Got rough boards? Want to learn the simple steps needed to machine that board square, flat and the correct thickness to build something? Then this is the perfect hands-on class for you. Howard will teach the basics of wood technology and stock preparation. This fun, quick class will cover the use of the table saw, jointer and thickness planer. Students will also learn which side of the board should be used for the outside of the project and learn how to glue up a panel without it cupping. DON'T UNDER ESTIMATE THIS CLASS!!...it is a "MUST TAKE" for anyone buying rough cut lumber. This class fills quickly so, sign up A.S.A.P.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of materials. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK BELOW. YOU CAN NOT SIGN-UP FROM THIS ON-LINE PAGE. Please call the store at 972-422-2732 with any questions or to sign-up. Anyone can help you.

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

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Finishing For The Home Shop

Saturday, March 3, 9 AM - 6 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Howard Hale
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-20
Tools Required: Pen & Paper
Description: LECTURE/DEMO. Confused with all the different ways to finish your project? Learn simple "old world" finishing from a student of Fine Woodworking's contributing editor and woodworking master, Tage Frid. This class will teach the four finishes that will easily work for the home shop. Demos will show how to prepare the wood for finishing, using everything from the thickness planer, to cabinet scraper, to the proper way to use sandpaper. Then learn the easy steps to apply a traditional oil finish, spray lacquer, varnish and French polish. Students will receive handy take-home notes detailing each of these finishes.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes:

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Cabinet Making For Beginners

Sunday, March 4, 9 AM - 6 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Howard Hale
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-20
Tools Required: Pen & Paper
Description: LECTURE/DEMO. This is the perfect sister class for our popular Raised Panel Door Class. In this Lecture/Demo, students will learn how to build first-class looking cabinets for the kitchen, laundry room, bathroom or workshop. Learn how to build both the upper and lower units and how to install them for that perfect fit. Various joinery methods will be shown including Kreg Pocket Holes and Biscuits. Learn how to install Euro-style hinges with or without a face-frame, and also learn the tricks of the trade to installing drawer glides. This is a great class... don't miss it!
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes:

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Basic Turning

Part 1: Monday, March 5, 6 PM - 10 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, March 6, 6 PM - 10 PM
Part 3: Wednesday, March 7, 6 PM - 10 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Paul DeMars and Chuck Silber
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Dust Mask, Gouge, Skew & Scraper
Description: HANDS-ON. The Basic Lathe Class has gotten a face lift with two new teachers. Our two lathe experts, Paul DeMars and Chuck Silber, will co-teach this dynamic and fundamental, "3-session", class for all beginning turners. Session #1: Spindle Turning. This class is geared to help you get started on the lathe. Tool selection, handling, safety and machine basics will be covered. You will learn how to make cuts to produce beads, coves and other basic spindle shapes. Session #2: Bowl Turning/Face Grain. Perfect your basic skills by learning to turn a wooden bowl. Face plate turning, tool selection, techniques, sanding and finishing will be covered. Session #3: Bowl Turning/End- Grain. Learn to turn another style of bowl by it's end-grain. End-grain bowls are very different than face-grain bowls and will allow you to expand your turning skills. Both Paul and Chuck are great teachers and will provide each student with hands-on skills that will last a lifetime.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $185.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of materials. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK BELOW. YOU CAN NOT SIGN-UP FROM THIS ON-LINE PAGE. Please call the store at 972-422-2732 with any questions or to sign-up. Anyone can help you.

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SketchUp Design for Beginners

Part 1: Tuesday, March 6, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, March 7, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Tim Brown
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: PC or Mac required with SketchUp already installed, pen and paper.
Description: We have an AWESOME NEW CLASS for anyone interested in designing your woodworking projects with your computer. Tim Brown will teach this Hands-On class in which everyone will work on Drawing Design, Basic Drawing, Components, Basic Joinery, Printing, and saving the drawing as well as editing an existing drawing. This promises to be a GREAT CLASS and the class size is limited so, sign up A.S.A.P.
Prerequisite: PC or Mac required with SketchUp already installed.
Tuition: $95.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of materials. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK BELOW. YOU CAN NOT SIGN-UP FROM THIS ON-LINE PAGE. Please call the store at 972-422-2732 with any questions or to sign-up. Anyone can help you.

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Turn A Lidded Box

Part 1: Thursday, March 8, 6 PM - 10 PM
Part 2: Friday, March 9, 6 PM - 10 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Michael Boyle
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: General Turning Tools and a Face Shield
Description: HANDS-ON. ATTENTION ALL TURNERS !!! We have a new Turning Class that will be a big hit! Michael Boyle will provide hands-on teaching as each student turns a small "coke-can" size box with a fitted lid. You will learn how to cut the lid off the main bowl body and then cut a lip on the lid, just right so, it "SNAPS" into place. This is a fun lathe project and will teach you valuable turning skills that will last a life time. Space is limited so, sign up A.S.A.P.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $95.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of materials. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK BELOW. YOU CAN NOT SIGN-UP FROM THIS ON-LINE PAGE. Please call the store at 972-422-2732 with any questions or to sign-up. Anyone can help you.

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Beginning Chip Carving

Saturday, March 10, 9 AM - 6 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Paul DeMars
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: Two Chip Carving Knives and Carving Glove.
Description: HANDS-ON. Paul DeMars has a NEW CLASS that anyone interested in carving will enjoy! Chip Carving has been used in European and Russian countries for centuries, as a way to decorate furniture, jewelry boxes, large chests and even on Building walls and doors. Chip Carving is a technique of carving geometric shapes into the wood to make designs and patterns. Chip Carving is one of the easiest forms of carving as it only uses two carving knives. With Paul's hands-on approach to teaching, students will learn how to design a Chip Carving pattern, basic tool techniques and how to sharpen and hone your tools. This will be a great class with great results. It will fill quickly so, sign up A.S.A.P.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of materials. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK BELOW. YOU CAN NOT SIGN-UP FROM THIS ON-LINE PAGE. Please call the store at 972-422-2732 with any questions or to sign-up. Anyone can help you.

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Basic Pen Turning Class

Sunday, March 11, 9 AM - 6 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Russell Bishop
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: Pen, Paper, Safety Glasses, Dust Mask, Gouge & Skew Or Scraper
Description: HANDS-ON. Join Russell Bishop as he brings the world of pen turning to life. Pen turning on the lathe is a great hobby that can also make extra money. Russell will show students the basic steps of how to set up your lathe with the right mandrel and bushings for easy turning with great results. You will leave the class with a top notch looking pen and the skills needed to make many more.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of materials. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK BELOW. YOU CAN NOT SIGN-UP FROM THIS ON-LINE PAGE. Please call the store at 972-422-2732 with any questions or to sign-up. Anyone can help you.

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

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Build an End-Grain Cutting Board

Part 1: Monday, March 12, 6 PM - 10 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, March 13, 6 PM - 10 PM
Part 3: Wednesday, March 14, 6 PM - 10 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mark Seay
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Pen and Paper
Description: HANDS-ON. We have a GREAT NEW CLASS from Mark Seay. Students will build, over the three nights, an End-Grain style Cutting Board from two contrasting types of wood. This 12" X 18" Cutting Board will be constructed from "End-Grain", not the Long-Grain of the boards. This traditional method of building a Cutting Board makes it VERY DURABLE. It will takes cuts from a knife and not show any damage for many years to come. Mark is a great woodworker and his hands-on approach to teaching will help you learn all the tricks for End-Grain cutting and glue-up. You will also learn many valuable machining tips that will help you in all your woodworking projects. This new class will be a very popular and fill quickly so, sign up A.S.A.P.
Prerequisite: Basic Knowledge of Power Tools Needed.
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of materials. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK BELOW. YOU CAN NOT SIGN-UP FROM THIS ON-LINE PAGE. Please call the store at 972-422-2732 with any questions or to sign-up. Anyone can help you.

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Raised Panel Doors

Part 1: Thursday, March 15, 6 PM - 10 PM
Part 2: Friday, March 16, 6 PM - 10 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Howard Hale
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection, Pen & Paper
Description: HANDS-ON. Students will learn two great methods for making a raised panel door. Learn features for rail and stile design and the many looks the panel can have. Each student will make two small raised panel doors - one with the table saw and one with the router table. Students will receive a notebook outlining both methods.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $130.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of materials. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK BELOW. YOU CAN NOT SIGN-UP FROM THIS ON-LINE PAGE. Please call the store at 972-422-2732 with any questions or to sign-up. Anyone can help you.

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Basic Woodworking

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Martin Benchot
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Pen, Paper, Safety Glasses, Dust Mask & Hearing Protection
Description: HANDS-ON. OUR MOST POPULAR CLASS!! This foundation course introduces you to the wonderful world of woodworking. You will learn how to set alignment and use the table saw, jointer, band saw, router and router table, stationary and portable sanders, as well as basic hand tools. Safety will be emphasized with each machine. Each student will complete a hands-on project using basic joinery techniques. Types of wood and finishing techniques will also be discussed. This is a great class and it fills quickly every month so, sign up A.S.A.P.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $285.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of materials. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK BELOW. YOU CAN NOT SIGN-UP FROM THIS ON-LINE PAGE. Please call the store at 972-422-2732 with any questions or to sign-up. Anyone can help you.

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Build A Spline Corner Keepsake Box

Part 1: Monday, March 19, 6 PM - 10 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, March 20, 6 PM - 10 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mark Seay
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection, Pen and Paper
Description: HANDS-ON. Mark Seay has come up with a great Table Saw Box Class. Mark is a wonderful teacher and his hands-on style of teaching really helps everyone learn about "how" to do woodworking! Students will make a small Keepsake Box with a unique pyramid shaped lid cut from a solid block of wood on the table saw. Students will learn how to make an awesome Table Saw jig for cutting any type of small multi-shaped object. The little box will have spline cut corners with contrasting wood splines to give it strength. The pyramid lid also has two contrasting woods to give the top an extra sharp look. This is a really great looking little box and would make a wonderful gift for that someone special.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $95.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of materials. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK BELOW. YOU CAN NOT SIGN-UP FROM THIS ON-LINE PAGE. Please call the store at 972-422-2732 with any questions or to sign-up. Anyone can help you.

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Build an Adirondack Chair

Part 1: Thursday, March 22, 6 PM - 10 PM
Part 2: Friday, March 23, 6 PM - 10 PM
Part 3: Saturday, March 24, 9 AM - 6 PM
Part 4: Sunday, March 25, 9 AM - 6 PM
Part 5: Thursday, March 29, 6 PM - 10 PM
Part 6: Friday, March 30, 6 PM - 10 PM
Part 7: Saturday, March 31, 9 AM - 6 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Howard Hale and Mark Seay
Skill Level: Advanced
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Pen and Paper, Safety Glasses and Dust Mask.
Description: HANDS-ON. ADVANCED WOODWORKING CLASS! ONLY OFFERED ONCE A YEAR! What better way to enjoy the outdoors than in a hand-made Adirondack Chair, that you built yourself. Howard Hale and Mark Seay have combined talents to teach this awesome advanced woodworking class. With their unique teaching skills they will provide hands-on instruction as each student makes a modern, first-class looking chair from solid hardwood. This is not a regular "run-of-the-mill" looking adron-chair. It is a spectacular design with a curved seat and adjustable back. Students will completely finish construction and take the chair home ready to either paint (which is traditional) or put a Outdoor Oil finsh on at their own leisure. You will recieve a full set of advanced plans with templets to make more chairs in the future. This is our only Advanced Woodworking Class and with only six openings for students it will fill quickly so, sign up A.S.A.P. NOTE: THIS IS A VERY PHYSICALLY CHALLENGING ADVANCED CLASS...PLEASE COME PREPARED!!
Prerequisite: Advanced Woodworking Skills Needed. Please No Beginners.
Tuition: $785.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of materials. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK BELOW. YOU CAN NOT SIGN-UP FROM THIS ON-LINE PAGE. Please call the store at 972-422-2732 with any questions or to sign-up. Anyone can help you.

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Advanced Celtic Knot Pen Class

Monday, March 26, 6 PM - 10 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Russell Bishop
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: General Pen Turning Tools
Description: HANDS-ON. Our master pen turner, Russell Bishop, has come up with a awesome new pen class! The Celtic Knot style is a VERY ORNATE design. The inlay "zig-zags" back and forth around the pen body. This is a top-of-the-line, first class pen that has a great feel and will be the talk of everyone that see it. Need a wonderful gift for someone special? This is it! We have one of these on display at our store...stop by and take a look. Class size is limited to 6 students so, sign up A.S.A.P.
Prerequisite: Pen turning experience needed. Please No beginners.
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of materials. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK BELOW. YOU CAN NOT SIGN-UP FROM THIS ON-LINE PAGE. Please call the store at 972-422-2732 with any questions or to sign-up. Anyone can help you.

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Router Basics

Part 1: Tuesday, March 27, 6 PM - 10 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, March 28, 6 PM - 10 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Howard Hale
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection and Pen & Paper
Description: HANDS-ON. We have a great class that will teach all the ins-and-outs of how to use your Router. Both Router table work and hand-held Router work will be covered. Students will get hands-on experience and build a small storage box during this informative class. You will learn different techinques of cut, fence and miter gauge work, Router bit selection and basic Router safety. Cutting dados, rabbets, slots, mitered corners and edge trim will be easy. This is a VERY POPULAR class and will fill quickly so, sign up A.S.A.P.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $95.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of materials. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK BELOW. YOU CAN NOT SIGN-UP FROM THIS ON-LINE PAGE. Please call the store at 972-422-2732 with any questions or to sign-up. Anyone can help you.

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Build A Wooden Hand Plane

Part 1: Tuesday, April 3, 6 PM - 10 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, April 4, 6 PM - 10 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Howard Hale
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-5
Tools Required: Pen, Paper, Safety Glasses, Dust Mask & Hearing Protection
Description: HANDS-ON. The hand plane is the "violin" of hand tools. It is a humble tool that can be used in the shaping and smoothing of almost every project you build. Howard will provide hands-on instruction as each student builds a Krenov-style wooden smoothing plane using a variety of hardwoods and a top-of-the-line Hock plane blade kit. This smoothing plane will cut beautifully and be a treasured lifetime tool. You will even make a small blade setting hammer. Cost includes all materials and each student will receive a full set of plans.
Prerequisite: Basic Knowledge Of Woodworking Machines
Tuition: $285.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of materials. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK BELOW. YOU CAN NOT SIGN-UP FROM THIS ON-LINE PAGE. Please call the store at 972-422-2732 with any questions or to sign-up. Anyone can help you.

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Square Board Fundamentals

Thursday, April 5, 6 PM - 10 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Howard Hale
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Pen, Paper and Safety Glasses
Description: HANDS-ON. Got rough boards? Want to learn the simple steps needed to machine that board square, flat and the correct thickness to build something? Then this is the perfect hands-on class for you. Howard will teach the basics of wood technology and stock preparation. This fun, quick class will cover the use of the table saw, jointer and thickness planer. Students will also learn which side of the board should be used for the outside of the project and learn how to glue up a panel without it cupping. DON'T UNDER ESTIMATE THIS CLASS!!...it is a "MUST TAKE" for anyone buying rough cut lumber. This class fills quickly so, sign up A.S.A.P.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of materials. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK BELOW. YOU CAN NOT SIGN-UP FROM THIS ON-LINE PAGE. Please call the store at 972-422-2732 with any questions or to sign-up. Anyone can help you.

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Hand Cut Dovetails

Saturday, April 7, 9 AM - 6 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Howard Hale
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Marking Gauge, 6"; Or 12"; Ruler, Small Or Medium Try Square, Sliding Bevel, Scratch Awl, Dovetail Saw, Bench Chisels (1/4";, 3/8"; & 1";) & Bench Or Carvers Mallet
Description: HANDS-ON. The dovetail joint stands as the symbol of hand tool craftsmanship and for many is regarded as the most challenging test of their skills. Students will learn simple exercises that will give them great confidence with basic hand tools. Howard will provide personal attention and hands-on practice for everyone to learn the layout, sawing, chiseling and assembling of the joint. Both full and half blind dovetails will be covered and each student will receive a set of complete notes.
Prerequisite: Basic Knowledge Of Hand Tools Needed
Tuition: $155.00
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Band Saw Box

Sunday, April 8, 9 AM - 6 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mark Seay
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Notebook & Pencil
Description: HANDS-ON. We have a GREAT NEW CLASS and a GREAT NEW TEACHER! Let Mark Seay show you the amazing world of Band Saw Boxes. Band saw boxes are a great project and gift idea for anyone. Their unique shape makes them look impossible to make, yet with Mark's hands-on instruction you will understand all the ins and outs to create this amazing looking box. Mark is a great woodworker and teacher. Along with learning how to make a Band Saw Box, Mark will show you lots of great woodworking tips and Band Saw techniques. This will be a wonderful class and will fill quickly so, sign up A.S.A.P.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $95.00
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Router Basics

Part 1: Monday, April 9, 6 PM - 10 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, April 10, 6 PM - 10 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Howard Hale
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection and Pen & Paper
Description: HANDS-ON. We have a great class that will teach all the ins-and-outs of how to use your Router. Both Router table work and hand-held Router work will be covered. Students will get hands-on experience and build a small storage box during this informative class. You will learn different techinques of cut, fence and miter gauge work, Router bit selection and basic Router safety. Cutting dados, rabbets, slots, mitered corners and edge trim will be easy. This is a VERY POPULAR class and will fill quickly so, sign up A.S.A.P.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $95.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of materials. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK BELOW. YOU CAN NOT SIGN-UP FROM THIS ON-LINE PAGE. Please call the store at 972-422-2732 with any questions or to sign-up. Anyone can help you.

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It's Pizza Time

Part 1: Wednesday, April 11, 6 PM - 10 PM
Part 2: Thursday, April 12, 6 PM - 10 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mark Seay and Chuck Silber
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protecting and Pen and Paper.
Description: HANDS-ON. We have a GREAT NEW CLASS! Mark Seay and Chuck Silber have combined their Turning skills and Flat Work skills and created a very unique class! Under Chuck's help, students will lathe turn the handle to a full size, heavy duty stainless Pizza Cutter. Under Mark's help, students will cut, glue-up and shape a Pizza Paddle for the oven. The Pizza Cutter and Pizza Paddle will be a matched set and add both style to you kitchen and help your next Pizza Party be a great success! This will be an AWESOME CLASS to learn several woodworking skills and you will take home two wonderful projects. Two great teachers, Eight great students and Two great projects! Just add PIZZA at home and have fun! ...and it doesn't cost much dough...
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $150.00
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Basic Pen Turning Class

Saturday, April 14, 9 AM - 6 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Russell Bishop
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: Pen, Paper, Safety Glasses, Dust Mask, Gouge & Skew Or Scraper
Description: HANDS-ON. Join Russell Bishop as he brings the world of pen turning to life. Pen turning on the lathe is a great hobby that can also make extra money. Russell will show students the basic steps of how to set up your lathe with the right mandrel and bushings for easy turning with great results. You will leave the class with a top notch looking pen and the skills needed to make many more.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
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Advanced Celtic Knot Pen Class

Sunday, April 15, 9 AM - 6 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Russell Bishop
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: General Pen Turning Tools
Description: HANDS-ON. Our master pen turner, Russell Bishop, has come up with a awesome new pen class! The Celtic Knot style is a VERY ORNATE design. The inlay "zig-zags" back and forth around the pen body. This is a top-of-the-line, first class pen that has a great feel and will be the talk of everyone that see it. Need a wonderful gift for someone special? This is it! We have one of these on display at our store...stop by and take a look. Class size is limited to 6 students so, sign up A.S.A.P.
Prerequisite: Pen turning experience needed. Please No beginners.
Tuition: $100.00
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Basic Turning

Part 1: Monday, April 16, 6 PM - 10 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, April 17, 6 PM - 10 PM
Part 3: Wednesday, April 18, 6 PM - 10 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Paul DeMars and Chuck Silber
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Dust Mask, Gouge, Skew & Scraper
Description: HANDS-ON. The Basic Lathe Class has gotten a face lift with two new teachers. Our two lathe experts, Paul DeMars and Chuck Silber, will co-teach this dynamic and fundamental, "3-session", class for all beginning turners. Session #1: Spindle Turning. This class is geared to help you get started on the lathe. Tool selection, handling, safety and machine basics will be covered. You will learn how to make cuts to produce beads, coves and other basic spindle shapes. Session #2: Bowl Turning/Face Grain. Perfect your basic skills by learning to turn a wooden bowl. Face plate turning, tool selection, techniques, sanding and finishing will be covered. Session #3: Bowl Turning/End- Grain. Learn to turn another style of bowl by it's end-grain. End-grain bowls are very different than face-grain bowls and will allow you to expand your turning skills. Both Paul and Chuck are great teachers and will provide each student with hands-on skills that will last a lifetime.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $185.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of materials. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK BELOW. YOU CAN NOT SIGN-UP FROM THIS ON-LINE PAGE. Please call the store at 972-422-2732 with any questions or to sign-up. Anyone can help you.

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Beginning Bowl Turning

Part 1: Thursday, April 19, 6 PM - 10 PM
Part 2: Friday, April 20, 6 PM - 10 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Michael Boyle
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Dust Mask, Roughing Gouge, Spindle Gouge, Bowl Gouge, Scraper and Parting Tool.
Description: HANDS-ON. We have a Great New Teacher and a Great New Turning Class for anyone interested in learning how to turn a bowl. Michael will provide hands-on teaching as each students turns a medium-size bowl about 5-6 inches in diameter. Students will learn how to mount a bowl blank to the lathe using several different methods and which tools to use and how to use them to make clean efficient cuts. This class also will cover the various types of finish, including oils, friction polish and even just buffing with wax. This will be a very popular class so, Sign-up A.S.A.P.
Prerequisite: BASIC TURNING SKILLS NEEDED. PLEASE NO BEGINNERS.
Tuition: $95.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of materials. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK BELOW. YOU CAN NOT SIGN-UP FROM THIS ON-LINE PAGE. Please call the store at 972-422-2732 with any questions or to sign-up. Anyone can help you.

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Basic Woodworking

Part 1: Saturday, April 21, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, April 22, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Martin Benchot
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Pen, Paper, Safety Glasses, Dust Mask & Hearing Protection
Description: HANDS-ON. OUR MOST POPULAR CLASS!! OFFERED TWICE A MONTH ON THE FIRST AND THIRD WEEKENDS!! This foundation course introduces you to the wonderful world of woodworking. You will learn how to set alignment and use the table saw, jointer, band saw, router and router table, stationary and portable sanders, as well as basic hand tools. Safety will be emphasized with each machine. Each student will complete a hands-on project using basic joinery techniques. Types of wood and finishing techniques will also be discussed. This is a great class and it fills quickly every month so, sign up A.S.A.P.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $285.00
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Hand Tool Basics & Sharpening

Part 1: Monday, April 23, 6 PM - 10 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, April 24, 6 PM - 10 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Howard Hale
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: 1/4", 3/8" & 1/2" Bench Chisels With Mallet Or Hammer, Cabinet Scraper Blade, Smoothing Plane & Dovetail Saw
Description: HANDS-ON. Chisels, scrapers, planes and saws are the most fundamental woodworking tools in the shop. Howard will provide hands-on instruction on how to sharpen, adjust and use each of these great tools. Students will practice "old world" basic exercises with each tool. Tool #1: Learn basic chisel techniques and how to cut a mortise for a hinge faster than any machine takes to set up. Tool #2: Learn how to use a cabinet scraper as a step toward applying a fine finish. Tool #3: Learn how great using a hand plane can be. Plane an edge straight, flatten a board and cut chamfers with ease. Tool #4: Sharpen and reset your dovetail saw so it cuts perfectly. Learn simple exercises that will give you great confidence with your saw. This is a wonderful hands-on class that anyone interested in hand tools will enjoy. Bring your own tools or buy new ones and leave this class knowing how to correctly use them on your next project.
Prerequisite: THIS IS NOT A RESTORATION CLASS. Tools need to be in working order. Please no old or rusted hand tools that could need a lot of work.
Tuition: $95.00
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Turn A Lidded Box

Part 1: Wednesday, April 25, 6 PM - 10 PM
Part 2: Thursday, April 26, 6 PM - 10 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Michael Boyle
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: General Turning Tools and a Face Sheild
Description: HANDS-ON. ATTENTION ALL TURNERS !!! We have a new Turning Class that will be a big hit! Michael Boyle will provide hands-on teaching as each student turns a small "coke-can" size box with a fitted lid. You will learn how to cut the lid off the main bowl body and then cut a lip on the lid, just right so, it "SNAPS" into place. This is a fun lathe project and will teach you valuable turning skills that will last a life time. Space is limited so, sign up A.S.A.P.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $95.00
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Woodcarving for Beginners

Friday, April 27, 6 PM - 10 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Paul DeMars
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required:
Description: HANDS-ON. Our Assistant Manager, Paul DeMars, has a great new class for anyone interested in Woodcarving. Students will learn how to carve with basic techniques, how to sharpen your tools and how to select that perfect peice of wood. Using only a knife, you will carve two 4"-5" tall birds. One is a simple Owl and the other is a more stylized Bird. This will be an excellent beginner class for adults and children who are considering Woodcarving as a new and fun hobby. This class will be VERY popular so, sign up A.S.A.P.
Prerequisite: PARENT MUST STAY WITH CHILD STUDENT. AGE 10 AND ABOVE.
Tuition: $55.00
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Advanced Kallenshaan Pen

Saturday, April 28, 9 AM - 6 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Larry Maughan
Skill Level: Advanced
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: General Pen Turning Tools and a Face Shield.
Description: HANDS-ON. We have another great advanced pen class for anyone interested in super charging their pen turning skills. Kallenshaan Pens have very unique laser cut designs similar to a jig-saw puzzle. Larry Maughan will teach you how to glue all the little pieces, of the pen kit, that make up the Kallenshaan design. Then students will turn the pen using a very different style of turning that will help prevent the pen blank from being torn-up while spinning on the lathe. This class will push your pen turning skills and teach you new skills that will last a life time. Unlike our other pen classes this class is limited to only 6 students so, sign up as soon as possible! You will have a great time and take home an awesome looking pen.
Prerequisite: PLEASE NO BEGINNERS. BASIC PEN TURNING SKILLS ARE REQUIRED.
Tuition: $125.00
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Woodworking For Women

Sunday, April 29, 9 AM - 6 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Teresa Jones
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Proection and Pen & Paper
Description: HANDS-ON. BUILD A BUTTER DISH AND MATCHING CHEESE BOARD. Teresa Jones has an awesome new class designed specifically for all our women woodworkers. Teresa will provide hands-on teaching covering all aspects of woodworking from design to glue-up to finishing. Students will learn how to use the various woodworking machines safely and will take home two great projects ready to use in the kitchen. This promises to be a very popular class so, sign up A.S.A.P.
Prerequisite: NOTE: Although designed for our female customers, this class would also be great for any of our male customers.
Tuition: $125.00
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Router Basics

Part 1: Monday, April 30, 6 PM - 10 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, May 1, 6 PM - 10 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Howard Hale
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection and Pen & Paper
Description: HANDS-ON. We have a great class that will teach all the ins-and-outs of how to use your Router. Both Router table work and hand-held Router work will be covered. Students will get hands-on experience and build a small storage box during this informative class. You will learn different techinques of cut, fence and miter gauge work, Router bit selection and basic Router safety. Cutting dados, rabbets, slots, mitered corners and edge trim will be easy. This is a VERY POPULAR class and will fill quickly so, sign up A.S.A.P.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $95.00
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Router Basics

Part 1: Monday, April 30, 6 PM - 10 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, May 1, 6 PM - 10 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Howard Hale
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection and Pen & Paper
Description: HANDS-ON. We have a great class that will teach all the ins-and-outs of how to use your Router. Both Router table work and hand-held Router work will be covered. Students will get hands-on experience and build a small storage box during this informative class. You will learn different techinques of cut, fence and miter gauge work, Router bit selection and basic Router safety. Cutting dados, rabbets, slots, mitered corners and edge trim will be easy. This is a VERY POPULAR class and will fill quickly so, sign up A.S.A.P.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $95.00
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Band Saw Basics

Friday, May 4, 6 PM - 10 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Howard Hale
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Pen and Paper and Safety Glasses
Description: HANDS-ON. ATTENTION ANYONE THAT HAS A BAND SAW! Are you a beginner or old-timer and have a Band Saw and not sure if it is working just right? Then this is the perfect class for you. This class will begin at "step one" on BandSaw setup and tuneup. Wheel alinement, blade selection, blade installation, cool blocks vs bearing guides and fine tuning will all be covered. Each student will do a setup and then cut a piece of perfect veneer. DON'T UNDERESTIMATE THIS CLASS! It is a MUST TAKE for anyone, beginner or old-timer, that uses this great machine. This promises to be a very popular class and will fill quickly so, sign up A.S.A.P.
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Tuition: $60.00
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Cabinet Making For Beginners

Saturday, May 5, 9 AM - 6 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Howard Hale
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-20
Tools Required: Pen & Paper
Description: LECTURE/DEMO. This is the perfect sister class for our popular Raised Panel Door Class. In this Lecture/Demo, students will learn how to build first-class looking cabinets for the kitchen, laundry room, bathroom or workshop. Learn how to build both the upper and lower units and how to install them for that perfect fit. Various joinery methods will be shown including Kreg Pocket Holes and Biscuits. Learn how to install Euro-style hinges with or without a face-frame, and also learn the tricks of the trade to installing drawer glides. This is a great class... don't miss it!
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $85.00
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Basic Pen Turning Class

Sunday, May 6, 9 AM - 6 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Russell Bishop
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: Pen, Paper, Safety Glasses, Dust Mask, Gouge & Skew Or Scraper
Description: HANDS-ON. Join Russell Bishop as he brings the world of pen turning to life. Pen turning on the lathe is a great hobby that can also make extra money. Russell will show students the basic steps of how to set up your lathe with the right mandrel and bushings for easy turning with great results. You will leave the class with a top notch looking pen and the skills needed to make many more.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of materials. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK BELOW. YOU CAN NOT SIGN-UP FROM THIS ON-LINE PAGE. Please call the store at 972-422-2732 with any questions or to sign-up. Anyone can help you.

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Basic Turning

Part 1: Monday, May 7, 6 PM - 10 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, May 8, 6 PM - 10 PM
Part 3: Wednesday, May 9, 6 PM - 10 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Paul DeMars and Chuck Silber
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Dust Mask, Gouge, Skew & Scraper
Description: HANDS-ON. The Basic Lathe Class has gotten a face lift with two new teachers. Our two lathe experts, Paul DeMars and Chuck Silber, will co-teach this dynamic and fundamental, "3-session", class for all beginning turners. Session #1: Spindle Turning. This class is geared to help you get started on the lathe. Tool selection, handling, safety and machine basics will be covered. You will learn how to make cuts to produce beads, coves and other basic spindle shapes. Session #2: Bowl Turning/Face Grain. Perfect your basic skills by learning to turn a wooden bowl. Face plate turning, tool selection, techniques, sanding and finishing will be covered. Session #3: Bowl Turning/End- Grain. Learn to turn another style of bowl by it's end-grain. End-grain bowls are very different than face-grain bowls and will allow you to expand your turning skills. Both Paul and Chuck are great teachers and will provide each student with hands-on skills that will last a lifetime.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $185.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of materials. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK BELOW. YOU CAN NOT SIGN-UP FROM THIS ON-LINE PAGE. Please call the store at 972-422-2732 with any questions or to sign-up. Anyone can help you.

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Beginning Bowl Turning

Part 1: Thursday, May 10, 6 PM - 10 PM
Part 2: Friday, May 11, 6 PM - 10 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Michael Boyle
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Dust Mask, Roughing Gouge, Spindle Gouge, Bowl Gouge, Scraper and Parting Tool.
Description: HANDS-ON. We have a Great New Teacher and a Great New Turning Class for anyone interested in learning how to turn a bowl. Michael will provide hands-on teaching as each students turns a medium-size bowl about 5-6 inches in diameter. Students will learn how to mount a bowl blank to the lathe using several different methods and which tools to use and how to use them to make clean efficient cuts. This class also will cover the various types of finish, including oils, friction polish and even just buffing with wax. This will be a very popular class so, Sign-up A.S.A.P.
Prerequisite: BASIC TURNING SKILLS NEEDED. PLEASE NO BEGINNERS.
Tuition: $95.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of materials. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK BELOW. YOU CAN NOT SIGN-UP FROM THIS ON-LINE PAGE. Please call the store at 972-422-2732 with any questions or to sign-up. Anyone can help you.

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Router Basics

Saturday, May 12, 9 AM - 6 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Howard Hale
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection and Pen & Paper
Description: HANDS-ON. We have a great class that will teach all the ins-and-outs of how to use your Router. Both Router table work and hand-held Router work will be covered. Students will get hands-on experience and build a small storage box during this informative class. You will learn different techinques of cut, fence and miter gauge work, Router bit selection and basic Router safety. Cutting dados, rabbets, slots, mitered corners and edge trim will be easy. This is a VERY POPULAR class and will fill quickly so, sign up A.S.A.P.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $95.00
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Finishing For The Home Shop

Sunday, May 13, 9 AM - 6 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Howard Hale
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-20
Tools Required: Pen & Paper
Description: LECTURE/DEMO. Confused with all the different ways to finish your project? Learn simple "old world" finishing from a student of Fine Woodworking's contributing editor and woodworking master, Tage Frid. This class will teach the four finishes that will easily work for the home shop. Demos will show how to prepare the wood for finishing, using everything from the thickness planer, to cabinet scraper, to the proper way to use sandpaper. Then learn the easy steps to apply a traditional oil finish, spray lacquer, varnish and French polish. Students will receive handy take-home notes detailing each of these finishes.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $85.00
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Build an End-Grain Cutting Board

Part 1: Monday, May 14, 6 PM - 10 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, May 15, 6 PM - 10 PM
Part 3: Wednesday, May 16, 6 PM - 10 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mark Seay
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Pen and Paper
Description: HANDS-ON. We have a GREAT NEW CLASS from Mark Seay. Students will build, over the three nights, an End-Grain style Cutting Board from two contrasting types of wood. This 12" X 18" Cutting Board will be constructed from "End-Grain", not the Long-Grain of the boards. This traditional method of building a Cutting Board makes it VERY DURABLE. It will takes cuts from a knife and not show any damage for many years to come. Mark is a great woodworker and his hands-on approach to teaching will help you learn all the tricks for End-Grain cutting and glue-up. You will also learn many valuable machining tips that will help you in all your woodworking projects. This new class will be a very popular and fill quickly so, sign up A.S.A.P.
Prerequisite: Basic Knowledge of Power Tools Needed.
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of materials. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK BELOW. YOU CAN NOT SIGN-UP FROM THIS ON-LINE PAGE. Please call the store at 972-422-2732 with any questions or to sign-up. Anyone can help you.

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Square Board Fundamentals

Thursday, May 17, 6 PM - 10 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Howard Hale
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Pen, Paper and Safety Glasses
Description: HANDS-ON. Got rough boards? Want to learn the simple steps needed to machine that board square, flat and the correct thickness to build something? Then this is the perfect hands-on class for you. Howard will teach the basics of wood technology and stock preparation. This fun, quick class will cover the use of the table saw, jointer and thickness planer. Students will also learn which side of the board should be used for the outside of the project and learn how to glue up a panel without it cupping. DON'T UNDER ESTIMATE THIS CLASS!!...it is a "MUST TAKE" for anyone buying rough cut lumber. This class fills quickly so, sign up A.S.A.P.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of materials. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK BELOW. YOU CAN NOT SIGN-UP FROM THIS ON-LINE PAGE. Please call the store at 972-422-2732 with any questions or to sign-up. Anyone can help you.

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Basic Woodworking

Part 1: Saturday, May 19, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, May 20, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Martin Benchot
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Pen, Paper, Safety Glasses, Dust Mask & Hearing Protection
Description: HANDS-ON. OUR MOST POPULAR CLASS!! OFFERED TWICE A MONTH ON THE FIRST AND THIRD WEEKENDS!! This foundation course introduces you to the wonderful world of woodworking. You will learn how to set alignment and use the table saw, jointer, band saw, router and router table, stationary and portable sanders, as well as basic hand tools. Safety will be emphasized with each machine. Each student will complete a hands-on project using basic joinery techniques. Types of wood and finishing techniques will also be discussed. This is a great class and it fills quickly every month so, sign up A.S.A.P.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $285.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of materials. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK BELOW. YOU CAN NOT SIGN-UP FROM THIS ON-LINE PAGE. Please call the store at 972-422-2732 with any questions or to sign-up. Anyone can help you.

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Build A Spline Corner Keepsake Box

Part 1: Monday, May 21, 6 PM - 10 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, May 22, 6 PM - 10 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mark Seay
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection, Pen and Paper
Description: HANDS-ON. Mark Seay has come up with a great Table Saw Box Class. Mark is a wonderful teacher and his hands-on style of teaching really helps everyone learn about "how" to do woodworking! Students will make a small Keepsake Box with a unique pyramid shaped lid cut from a solid block of wood on the table saw. Students will learn how to make an awesome Table Saw jig for cutting any type of small multi-shaped object. The little box will have spline cut corners with contrasting wood splines to give it strength. The pyramid lid also has two contrasting woods to give the top an extra sharp look. This is a really great looking little box and would make a wonderful gift for that someone special.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $95.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of materials. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK BELOW. YOU CAN NOT SIGN-UP FROM THIS ON-LINE PAGE. Please call the store at 972-422-2732 with any questions or to sign-up. Anyone can help you.

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Raised Panel Doors

Part 1: Wednesday, May 23, 6 PM - 10 PM
Part 2: Thursday, May 24, 6 PM - 10 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Howard Hale
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection, Pen & Paper
Description: HANDS-ON. Students will learn two great methods for making a raised panel door. Learn features for rail and stile design and the many looks the panel can have. Each student will make two small raised panel doors - one with the table saw and one with the router table. Students will receive a notebook outlining both methods.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $130.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of materials. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK BELOW. YOU CAN NOT SIGN-UP FROM THIS ON-LINE PAGE. Please call the store at 972-422-2732 with any questions or to sign-up. Anyone can help you.

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Woodcarving for Beginners

Friday, May 25, 6 PM - 10 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Paul DeMars
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required:
Description: HANDS-ON. Our Assistant Manager, Paul DeMars, has a great new class for anyone interested in Woodcarving. Students will learn how to carve with basic techniques, how to sharpen your tools and how to select that perfect peice of wood. Using only a knife, you will carve two 4"-5" tall birds. One is a simple Owl and the other is a more stylized Bird. This will be an excellent beginner class for adults and children who are considering Woodcarving as a new and fun hobby. This class will be VERY popular so, sign up A.S.A.P.
Prerequisite: PARENT MUST STAY WITH CHILD STUDENT. AGE 10 AND ABOVE.
Tuition: $55.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of materials. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK BELOW. YOU CAN NOT SIGN-UP FROM THIS ON-LINE PAGE. Please call the store at 972-422-2732 with any questions or to sign-up. Anyone can help you.

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Chip Carve a Cross

Saturday, May 26, 9 AM - 6 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Paul DeMars
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: Chip Carving Knives and a Carving Glove.
Description: HANDS-ON. Paul DeMars as come up with a great new class that will have students Chip Carving an 8" tall Cross suitable to display anywhere in your house. Chip Carving is a unique form of carving, in which little triangles are carved out of the wood to make geometric patterns. Chip Carving is easy to learn and will get wonderful comments from everyone that sees it. Paul is a great teacher with a wonderful hands-on style of teaching that everyone loves. This new class promises to be very popular so, sign up A.S.A.P.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of materials. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK BELOW. YOU CAN NOT SIGN-UP FROM THIS ON-LINE PAGE. Please call the store at 972-422-2732 with any questions or to sign-up. Anyone can help you.

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Advanced Celtic Knot Pen Class

Sunday, May 27, 9 AM - 6 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Russell Bishop
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: General Pen Turning Tools
Description: HANDS-ON. Our master pen turner, Russell Bishop, has come up with a awesome new pen class! The Celtic Knot style is a VERY ORNATE design. The inlay "zig-zags" back and forth around the pen body. This is a top-of-the-line, first class pen that has a great feel and will be the talk of everyone that see it. Need a wonderful gift for someone special? This is it! We have one of these on display at our store...stop by and take a look. Class size is limited to 6 students so, sign up A.S.A.P.
Prerequisite: Pen turning experience needed. Please No beginners.
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of materials. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK BELOW. YOU CAN NOT SIGN-UP FROM THIS ON-LINE PAGE. Please call the store at 972-422-2732 with any questions or to sign-up. Anyone can help you.

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Turn A Lidded Box

Part 1: Monday, May 28, 6 PM - 10 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, May 29, 6 PM - 10 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Michael Boyle
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: General Turning Tools and a Face Sheild
Description: HANDS-ON. ATTENTION ALL TURNERS !!! We have a new Turning Class that will be a big hit! Michael Boyle will provide hands-on teaching as each student turns a small "coke-can" size box with a fitted lid. You will learn how to cut the lid off the main bowl body and then cut a lip on the lid, just right so, it "SNAPS" into place. This is a fun lathe project and will teach you valuable turning skills that will last a life time. Space is limited so, sign up A.S.A.P.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $95.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of materials. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK BELOW. YOU CAN NOT SIGN-UP FROM THIS ON-LINE PAGE. Please call the store at 972-422-2732 with any questions or to sign-up. Anyone can help you.

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It's Pizza Time

Part 1: Wednesday, May 30, 6 PM - 10 PM
Part 2: Thursday, May 31, 6 PM - 10 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mark Seay and Chuck Silber
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protecting and Pen and Paper.
Description: HANDS-ON. We have a GREAT NEW CLASS! Mark Seay and Chuck Silber have combined their Turning skills and Flat Work skills and created a very unique class! Under Chuck's help, students will lathe turn the handle to a full size, heavy duty stainless Pizza Cutter. Under Mark's help, students will cut, glue-up and shape a Pizza Paddle for the oven. The Pizza Cutter and Pizza Paddle will be a matched set and add both style to you kitchen and help your next Pizza Party be a great success! This will be an AWESOME CLASS to learn several woodworking skills and you will take home two wonderful projects. Two great teachers, Eight great students and Two great projects! Just add PIZZA at home and have fun! ...and it doesn't cost much dough...
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition includes cost of materials. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK BELOW. YOU CAN NOT SIGN-UP FROM THIS ON-LINE PAGE. Please call the store at 972-422-2732 with any questions or to sign-up. Anyone can help you.

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