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Phone:
(303) 290-0007
Fax:
(303) 290-6764
Email:
denver-retail@woodcraft.com

6770 S. Peoria St
Centennial, CO 80112

Hours of Operation

sunday 9 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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Classes


Alaskan Ulu & Dished Cutting Board

Saturday, June 24, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Brendan Whitehead
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-8
Tools Required: Eye protection
Description: The Alaskan Ulu knife has been in use for over 5000 years and has proved itself to be a most useful tool in any kitchen. It’s great for skinning, slicing meat, dicing vegetables and herbs, when matched with a dished cutting board. In this class you will learn all of the skills necessary to create a unique handle for your Ulu along with a matched dished cutting board. You will leave with a finished project and the knowledge that will allow you to recreate more in your home shop. All materials are included as part of seminar fee.
Prerequisite: Basic woodworking experience
Tuition: $135.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Turn a Finial Box

Sunday, June 25, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Don Edwards
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 2-4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Dust Mask. If You Have Your Own Turning Tools You Are Encouraged To Bring Them, But They Must Be Very Sharp: Otherwise Turning Tools Will Be Furnished.
Description: Come join us in the shop, and learn how to turn a Finial Box. Students will learn to make a perfect suction-fit lid, turn decorative top knots and finials, using Fingernail Spindle Gouges. You will learn how to manipulate skew chisels; hollow out the box and lid use parting tools; make jam chucks; add decorative touches; fix cracks and splits; and finally sand and finish on the lathe. Class tuition includes all turning materials.
Prerequisite: Prior Wood Turning Experience REQUIRED
Tuition: $135.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Cutting Board

Saturday, July 1, 9:30 AM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jim Davy
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Eye protection
Description: Learn to make a cutting board with various species of wood. You will prepare, glue, cut on a band saw, rout, and finally apply a food-safe finish. This process will result in a stunning cutting board! You will learn how to use a router and one of our templates to make a fun shape or choose to keep a traditional rectangular shape. Some sanding and finishing will need to be completed at home.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Corn Hole Game Board

Sunday, July 2, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Michael Cunningham
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-4
Tools Required: Safety Goggles
Description: Build your own Corn Hole Game Board to be used at tailgating or backyard parties. What is a “Corn Hole Board Game”? Well, in a nutshell, you take a hefty little beanbag (called a corn bag since its filled with corn feed….not beans), toss it at a rectangular plywood board about 30 feet away, and hope to either stick it somewhere on the platform or sink it through the single hole cut into the surface. Join us for a day and we’ll help you build a board to be used for your summer outings. Bags purchased separately.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $135.00
Tuition Notes: Make in time for July 4th Celebrations!

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

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Build a River Table

Part 1: Friday, July 7, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Saturday, July 8, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 3: Sunday, July 9, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Brendan Whitehead
Skill Level: Advanced
Class Size: 2-4
Tools Required: Safety glasses, hearing protection and dust mask
Description: Have you ever wanted to make a true one of a kind piece of furniture that serves not only as a functional piece of furniture but also as a piece of art? A River Table is a truly unique piece of functional art that you can build for your own home. They have gained popularity over the last few years through magazines and social media, but are far beyond the reach of most people due to cost and availability. In this class we aim to demystify the techniques and process used to create one of these unique tables. Each student will leave with a fully assembled one of a kind table, at a fraction of the retail price for one of these tables. This is an advanced class that requires that students have experience milling lumber and free hand routing. If you are unsure if you have the necessary skills needed to complete the class, please talk with instructor prior to signing up to. The tuition fee for this class includes all of the materials. Due to the unique nature of the materials used
Prerequisite: Prior woodworking experience
Tuition: $1,800.00
Tuition Notes: Sign up by June 11 to pick your wood & glass

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

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Introduction to Woodturning

Saturday, July 15, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Doug Greiner
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-7
Tools Required: Safety Goggles Or Glasses. If you have your own personal turning tools, you are welcome to bring them, otherwise turning tools will be furnished.
Description: Join us in the shop and learn the basics of lathe turning and how to correctly turn spindles. This class is designed for the beginning turner as well as those students who have done some turning but may still have some questions about spindle turning. Each student will turn a practice spindle, and a small woodworker’s mallet to take home. Students will learn the parts of the lathe, turning tools, proper turning techniques, finishing techniques used for turning, and SAFETY while turning. Class tuition includes the turning materials used for the projects.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $95.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Knife Making

Sunday, July 16, 10 AM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Brendan Whitehead
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-8
Tools Required: safety eye wear
Description: An exquisitely crafted knife handle mounted to blade stock makes for a truly unique wood project. The class tuition covers the cost of the blade stock. Handle stock is to be provided by the student. Handle stock can also be purchased the day of the class. Any items purchased the day of the class qualifies for a 10% discount.
Prerequisite: Purchase of handle stock
Tuition: $115.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Woodworking 101: Build a Box

Part 1: Saturday, July 22, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, July 23, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Doug Manter
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses/Goggles, Hearing protection, Quality woodworking square or combination square.
Description: Every woodworker knows that getting straight, true, and square cuts are half the battle in any woodworking project. In this four-evening class, we will teach you how to set up and correctly use the jointer, table saw and planer. After learning the fundamentals of setting up the equipment, you will learn how to make a beautiful box that is truly square. This is THE class to take if you are interested in getting started the right way in woodworking. Materials are included in the cost of the class. This one will fill up fast, so sign up soon!
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $195.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Turn a Pen

Saturday, July 29, 9 AM - 1 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Doug Greiner
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-7
Tools Required: Safety Glasses Or Goggles
Description: Probably one of the most immediately gratifying woodworking projects is turning a pen. You start with a raw piece of wood, some hardware, and a couple of tools and within a short time you have a beautiful, functional project that you did yourself. Learn the fundamentals of creating a pen and leave with one you can use or give as a gift. Materials are included in the cost of the class.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $55.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Turn an Acrylic Pen

Saturday, July 29, 2 PM - 6 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Charles Holzheimer
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-7
Tools Required: Safety Glasses or Goggles. If you have your own personal turning tools, you are encouraged to bring them, otherwise turning tools will be furnished.
Description: Take your pen turning to the next level using acrylics. They are both colorful and fun! You will learn the proper techniques for turning, sanding, polishing and assembly. You will leave the class with a beautiful pen in the color combination you select. Pen Kit will be provided. Students will need to purchase an acrylic blank in the color they choose.
Prerequisite: Turn a Pen class or previous turning experience
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Natural Edged Bowls

Sunday, July 30, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Doug Manter
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Eye Protection, bowl turning tools
Description: Take the next step when you learn how to make a natural edged bowl. You will layout and cut the blank, learn chucking techniques and turning techniques.
Prerequisite: Must have some bowl turning experience.
Tuition: $110.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Bandsaw 101

Saturday, August 5, 9 AM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Charles Holzheimer
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses Or Goggles
Description: Join Woodcraft Staff for an introductory course on the bandsaw. Learn about parts of the bandsaw, proper operation, special sawing techniques, and a comprehensive list of safety rules. As a student you will be using the bandsaw to create several laminated cutting boards.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Turn a Bowl

Sunday, August 6, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Doug Greiner
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-7
Tools Required: Face Shield. If you have your own personal turning tools, you are encouraged to bring them, otherwise turning tools will be furnished.
Description: Join us in the shop and learn the basics of turning a BOWL on a lathe. This class is designed for those students who have done some turning but want to learn how to do a BOWL. Students will be introduced to faceplate /chuck turning. Students will learn proper mounting of the work piece, roughing cut, cutting and sizing tenon, outside and inside bowl cuts, scraper cuts, finishing the foot, and finishing techniques. Students will turn a bowl of their own to take home. Class tuition includes the turning materials.
Prerequisite: Intro to Woodturning class or Prior turning experience
Tuition: $110.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Woodworking 101: Build a Box

Part 1: Wednesday, August 9, 5:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, August 10, 5:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Wednesday, August 16, 5:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Thursday, August 17, 5:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses/Goggles, Hearing protection, Quality woodworking square or combination square.
Description: Every woodworker knows that getting straight, true, and square cuts are half the battle in any woodworking project. In this four-evening class, we will teach you how to set up and correctly use the jointer, table saw and planer. After learning the fundamentals of setting up the equipment, you will learn how to make a beautiful box that is truly square. This is THE class to take if you are interested in getting started the right way in woodworking. Materials are included in the cost of the class. This one will fill up fast, so sign up soon!
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $195.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Introduction to Hollow Form Turning

Saturday, August 12, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Doug Manter
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Class Size: 2-7
Tools Required: Safety Glasses or Goggles (Face Shield recommended). You are encouraged to bring your own turning tools, otherwise turning tools will be provided.
Description: Join us for an introductory course for those familiar with woodturning techniques. If you have turned bowls or spindles on a lathe and would like to expand your skills to include hollow forms such as vases and pots, then this is the course for you! All aspects will be covered from chucking the piece, grain orientation, to the final presentation. Learn hollow turning skills, tool application and the entire process. Finishing options will be discussed as well. Students will need to provide a dry wood blank (3” x 3” x 6” or larger), which can be purchased at a 10% discount on the day of the class.
Prerequisite: Prior turning experience. Suggest taking the Intro to Woodturning class (Bowls or Spindles).
Tuition: $125.00
Tuition Notes: Requires previous turning experience

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

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Using Your Hand Held Router

Sunday, August 13, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Brendan Whitehead
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-8
Tools Required: Safety glasses & Ear protection
Description: Routers can be intimidating. In this hands-on class, students will learn how to safely use this versatile tool for creating decorative edges, cutting groove and dadoes, and template routing among other techniques. Bit selection and router accessories will also be covered.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Introduction to Woodturning

Saturday, August 19, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Doug Greiner
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-7
Tools Required: Safety Goggles Or Glasses. If you have your own personal turning tools, you are welcome to bring them, otherwise turning tools will be furnished.
Description: Join us in the shop and learn the basics of lathe turning and how to correctly turn spindles. This class is designed for the beginning turner as well as those students who have done some turning but may still have some questions about spindle turning. Each student will turn a practice spindle, and a small woodworker’s mallet to take home. Students will learn the parts of the lathe, turning tools, proper turning techniques, finishing techniques used for turning, and SAFETY while turning. Class tuition includes the turning materials used for the projects.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $95.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Advanced Knife Making

Sunday, August 20, 10 AM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Brendan Whitehead
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-8
Tools Required: A basic skinner knife will be supplied for file work practice.
Description: In this advanced class you will learn how to take your custom knife making skills to the next level. Brendan will take you through working with high end handle materials including fossilized materials, mokume, micarta, antler, buffalo horn and musk ox horn. The class will also cover embellishments such as custom made mosaic pins and file work. This is a lecture style class, with some hands on work, but students will not leave with a completed project. Students will also need eye protection and a dust mask.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $115.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Relief Carving

Part 1: Thursday, August 24, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, August 31, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, September 7, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Thursday, September 14, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Charlie Milliser
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-10
Tools Required: Safety glove, Strop and compound, Flexcut detail knife KN13, Swissmade D7/6 +/-
Description: Join Charlie and other carvers of all skill levels in four sequential sessions to learn the techniques of relief carving. Charlie Milliser is a well known local carver who truly enjoys sharing his vast knowledge of relief carving with his students. Please direct questions to Charlie at cjmilliser@gmail.com. Tuition is for 12 hours of class time. Students are required to participate in 4 sessions in a row.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $130.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Bandsaw Box

Part 1: Saturday, August 26, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, August 27, 9 AM - 12 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Charles Holzheimer
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Safety glasses, Dust mask, Notebook & pencil
Description: Bandsaw boxes are always unique and individual and this design builds on that freedom. With this woodworking style you can limit the use of rulers and let your imagination determine what your box will look like. When the course is complete you will take home a hinged box that can hold long items like tapered candles, pasta, incense or long matches. The tuition includes the wood used to build the box and any other supplies needed to complete the project.
Prerequisite: Some band saw experience suggested but beginners are welcome
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes: Materials are included in the Tuition

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

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Cutting Board

Saturday, September 2, 9:30 AM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jim Davy
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-8
Tools Required: Eye protection
Description: Learn to make a cutting board with various species of wood. You will prepare, glue, cut on a band saw, rout, and finally apply a food-safe finish. This process will result in a stunning cutting board! You will learn how to use a router and one of our templates to make a fun shape or choose to keep a traditional rectangular shape. Some sanding and finishing will need to be completed at home.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Relief Carving

Part 1: Thursday, August 24, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, August 31, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, September 7, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Thursday, September 14, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Charlie Milliser
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-10
Tools Required: Safety glove, Strop and compound, Flexcut detail knife KN13, Swissmade D7/6 +/-
Description: Join Charlie and other carvers of all skill levels in four sequential sessions to learn the techniques of relief carving. Charlie Milliser is a well known local carver who truly enjoys sharing his vast knowledge of relief carving with his students. Please direct questions to Charlie at cjmilliser@gmail.com. Tuition is for 12 hours of class time. Students are required to participate in 4 sessions in a row.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $130.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Scroll Saw 101

Saturday, September 9, 10 AM - 2 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Chris Combs
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: This course introduces you to one of the most productive (and fun) tools in any workshop...the scroll saw. In this hands-on class you will learn saw set-up, proper operation of the scroll saw, including proper blade selection, and how to fine-tune a scroll saw. You will learn how to make internal and external cuts. We'll get right down to several practice exercises that increase in difficulty as you go. By the end of the class you will be ready to tackle any scroll saw project.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Alaskan Ulu & Dished Cutting Board

Sunday, September 10, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Brendan Whitehead
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Eye protection
Description: The Alaskan Ulu knife has been in use for over 5000 years and has proved itself to be a most useful tool in any kitchen. It’s great for skinning, slicing meat, dicing vegetables and herbs, when matched with a dished cutting board. In this class you will learn all of the skills necessary to create a unique handle for your Ulu along with a matched dished cutting board. You will leave with a finished project and the knowledge that will allow you to recreate more in your home shop. All materials are included as part of seminar fee.
Prerequisite: Basic woodworking experience
Tuition: $135.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Woodworking 101: Build a Trestle Table

Part 1: Saturday, September 16, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, September 17, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 3: Monday, September 18, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Doug Manter
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses/Goggles, Hearing protection, Quality woodworking square or combination square.
Description: Every woodworker knows that getting straight, true, and square cuts are half the battle in any woodworking project. In this class, we will teach you how to set up and correctly use the jointer, table saw and planer. After learning the fundamentals of setting up the equipment, you will learn how to make boards that are truly square. Using these boards, you will make a trestle table that is just the perfect size for any room or use. This is THE class to take if you are interested in getting started the right way in woodworking. Materials are included in the cost of the class. This one will fill up fast, so sign up soon!
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $255.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Relief Carving

Part 1: Thursday, September 21, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, September 28, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, October 5, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Thursday, October 12, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Charlie Milliser
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-8
Tools Required: Safety glove, Strop and compound, Flexcut detail knife KN13, Swissmade D7/6 +/-
Description: Join Charlie and other carvers of all skill levels in four sequential sessions to learn the techniques of relief carving. Charlie Milliser is a well known local carver who truly enjoys sharing his vast knowledge of relief carving with his students. Please direct questions to Charlie at cjmilliser@gmail.com. Tuition is for 12 hours of class time. Students are required to participate in 4 sessions in a row.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $130.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Build a River Table

Part 1: Friday, September 22, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Saturday, September 23, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 3: Sunday, September 24, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Brendan Whitehead
Skill Level: Advanced
Class Size: 2-4
Tools Required: Safety glasses, hearing protection and dust mask
Description: Have you ever wanted to make a true one of a kind piece of furniture that serves not only as a functional piece of furniture but also as a piece of art? A River Table is a truly unique piece of functional art that you can build for your own home. They have gained popularity over the last few years through magazines and social media, but are far beyond the reach of most people due to cost and availability. In this class we aim to demystify the techniques and process used to create one of these unique tables. Each student will leave with a fully assembled one of a kind table, at a fraction of the retail price for one of these tables. This is an advanced class that requires that students have experience milling lumber and free hand routing. If you are unsure if you have the necessary skills needed to complete the class, please talk with instructor prior to signing up to. The tuition fee for this class includes all of the materials. Due to the unique nature of the materials used
Prerequisite: Prior woodworking experience
Tuition: $1,800.00
Tuition Notes: Materials are included in the Tuition

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

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Build an Electric Guitar

Part 1: Saturday, September 30, 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, October 1, 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Part 3: Saturday, October 7, 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Part 4: Sunday, October 8, 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Part 5: Monday, November 6, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 6: Tuesday, November 7, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Shawn Smith
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Guitar materials, pencil, dust mask, hearing protection, and safety glasses. It would be helpful to have 6” & 24” Imperial/Metric steel rulers, and a 4” or 6” adjustable square.
Description: Build a beautiful electric guitar with internationally trained luthier Shawn Smith. This course is appropriate for beginning and advanced woodworkers alike. During the course you will build a solid body electric guitar with top quality materials. For the sake of time we will use a pre-fabricated neck, but every other aspect of building the guitar will be covered including installing the electronics. The purchase of the guitar building materials is required in addition to the class fee. At the completion of the class you should have a beautiful and great sounding guitar that you will be very proud of.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $495.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Build an Electric Guitar

Part 1: Saturday, September 30, 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, October 1, 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Part 3: Saturday, October 7, 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Part 4: Sunday, October 8, 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Part 5: Monday, November 6, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 6: Tuesday, November 7, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Shawn Smith
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Guitar materials, pencil, dust mask, hearing protection, and safety glasses. It would be helpful to have 6” & 24” Imperial/Metric steel rulers, and a 4” or 6” adjustable square.
Description: Build a beautiful electric guitar with internationally trained luthier Shawn Smith. This course is appropriate for beginning and advanced woodworkers alike. During the course you will build a solid body electric guitar with top quality materials. For the sake of time we will use a pre-fabricated neck, but every other aspect of building the guitar will be covered including installing the electronics. The purchase of the guitar building materials is required in addition to the class fee. At the completion of the class you should have a beautiful and great sounding guitar that you will be very proud of.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $495.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Relief Carving

Part 1: Thursday, September 21, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, September 28, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, October 5, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Thursday, October 12, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Charlie Milliser
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-8
Tools Required: Safety glove, Strop and compound, Flexcut detail knife KN13, Swissmade D7/6 +/-
Description: Join Charlie and other carvers of all skill levels in four sequential sessions to learn the techniques of relief carving. Charlie Milliser is a well known local carver who truly enjoys sharing his vast knowledge of relief carving with his students. Please direct questions to Charlie at cjmilliser@gmail.com. Tuition is for 12 hours of class time. Students are required to participate in 4 sessions in a row.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $130.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Three Dimensional Carving

Part 1: Sunday, October 15, 2 PM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, October 22, 2 PM - 5 PM
Part 3: Sunday, October 29, 2 PM - 5 PM
Part 4: Sunday, November 5, 2 PM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Charlie Milliser
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-8
Tools Required: Flexcut KN13 detail knife, Pfeil Swiss made D7/6 gouge, Pfeil Swiss made 7/14 gouge, Safety glove, Sharpening Strop
Description: If you have ever wanted to carve three-dimensionally but didn't know how to start or make your piece more lifelike, this is the class for you. Whether you want to understand how to carve realistically a face, bears, horses, wolves or other animals, this class can help you do that. The class will offer direct instruction for novice carvers and guidance for those who are more advanced. The goal of the class is to make three-dimensional carving accessible and enjoyable for all carvers. Carvers should come with at least a 4 x 10 x 12 block of wood (basswood or butternut are easiest to work with). Carving tools should be of similar sizes & shapes as those listed.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $130.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Relief Carving

Part 1: Thursday, October 19, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, October 26, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, November 2, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Thursday, November 9, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Charlie Milliser
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-8
Tools Required: Safety glove, Strop and compound, Flexcut detail knife KN13, Swissmade D7/6 +/-
Description: Join Charlie and other carvers of all skill levels in four sequential sessions to learn the techniques of relief carving. Charlie Milliser is a well known local carver who truly enjoys sharing his vast knowledge of relief carving with his students. Please direct questions to Charlie at cjmilliser@gmail.com. Tuition is for 12 hours of class time. Students are required to participate in 4 sessions in a row.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $130.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Introduction to Woodturning

Saturday, October 21, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Doug Greiner
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-7
Tools Required: Safety Goggles Or Glasses. If you have your own personal turning tools, you are welcome to bring them, otherwise turning tools will be furnished.
Description: Join us in the shop and learn the basics of lathe turning and how to correctly turn spindles. This class is designed for the beginning turner as well as those students who have done some turning but may still have some questions about spindle turning. Each student will turn a practice spindle, and a small woodworker’s mallet to take home. Students will learn the parts of the lathe, turning tools, proper turning techniques, finishing techniques used for turning, and SAFETY while turning. Class tuition includes the turning materials used for the projects.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $95.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Spray Finishing

Part 1: Friday, October 27, 6 PM - 9:30 PM
Part 2: Saturday, October 28, 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Part 3: Sunday, October 29, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Shawn Smith
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-8
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Respirator Mask
Description: Learn how to apply a beautiful finish to your projects using a sprayer. This hands-on workshop gives you the opportunity to apply finish to a small project of your choice, or perfecting your technique on sample boards. Students of the 'Build an Electric Guitar' class can apply finish to their newly built guitar. This class will take the mystery out of how to apply a professional looking finish on your project. The class covers: pore filling and prep work, characteristics of different finishes, tinting, proper spraying technique, and “finishing the finish”. One finish (usually Enduro-Var) and Timbermate pore filler will be provided. Students are welcome to bring a different finishing product with the instructor’s approval. NOTE: The class will extend until 5pm on Saturday & Sunday for students finishing their electric guitars.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $185.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Relief Carving

Part 1: Thursday, October 19, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, October 26, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, November 2, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Thursday, November 9, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Charlie Milliser
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-8
Tools Required: Safety glove, Strop and compound, Flexcut detail knife KN13, Swissmade D7/6 +/-
Description: Join Charlie and other carvers of all skill levels in four sequential sessions to learn the techniques of relief carving. Charlie Milliser is a well known local carver who truly enjoys sharing his vast knowledge of relief carving with his students. Please direct questions to Charlie at cjmilliser@gmail.com. Tuition is for 12 hours of class time. Students are required to participate in 4 sessions in a row.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $130.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Cutting Board

Saturday, November 4, 9:30 AM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jim Davy
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-8
Tools Required: Eye protection
Description: Learn to make a cutting board with various species of wood. You will prepare, glue, cut on a band saw, rout, and finally apply a food-safe finish. This process will result in a stunning cutting board! You will learn how to use a router and one of our templates to make a fun shape or choose to keep a traditional rectangular shape. Some sanding and finishing will need to be completed at home.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Turn a Pen

Sunday, November 5, 9 AM - 1 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Doug Greiner
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-7
Tools Required: Safety Glasses Or Goggles
Description: Probably one of the most immediately gratifying woodworking projects is turning a pen. You start with a raw piece of wood, some hardware, and a couple of tools and within a short time you have a beautiful, functional project that you did yourself. Learn the fundamentals of creating a pen and leave with one you can use or give as a gift. Materials are included in the cost of the class.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $55.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Three Dimensional Carving

Part 1: Sunday, October 15, 2 PM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, October 22, 2 PM - 5 PM
Part 3: Sunday, October 29, 2 PM - 5 PM
Part 4: Sunday, November 5, 2 PM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Charlie Milliser
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-8
Tools Required: Flexcut KN13 detail knife, Pfeil Swiss made D7/6 gouge, Pfeil Swiss made 7/14 gouge, Safety glove, Sharpening Strop
Description: If you have ever wanted to carve three-dimensionally but didn't know how to start or make your piece more lifelike, this is the class for you. Whether you want to understand how to carve realistically a face, bears, horses, wolves or other animals, this class can help you do that. The class will offer direct instruction for novice carvers and guidance for those who are more advanced. The goal of the class is to make three-dimensional carving accessible and enjoyable for all carvers. Carvers should come with at least a 4 x 10 x 12 block of wood (basswood or butternut are easiest to work with). Carving tools should be of similar sizes & shapes as those listed.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $130.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Build an Electric Guitar

Part 1: Saturday, September 30, 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, October 1, 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Part 3: Saturday, October 7, 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Part 4: Sunday, October 8, 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Part 5: Monday, November 6, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 6: Tuesday, November 7, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Shawn Smith
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Guitar materials, pencil, dust mask, hearing protection, and safety glasses. It would be helpful to have 6” & 24” Imperial/Metric steel rulers, and a 4” or 6” adjustable square.
Description: Build a beautiful electric guitar with internationally trained luthier Shawn Smith. This course is appropriate for beginning and advanced woodworkers alike. During the course you will build a solid body electric guitar with top quality materials. For the sake of time we will use a pre-fabricated neck, but every other aspect of building the guitar will be covered including installing the electronics. The purchase of the guitar building materials is required in addition to the class fee. At the completion of the class you should have a beautiful and great sounding guitar that you will be very proud of.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $495.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Turn a Bowl

Saturday, November 11, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Doug Greiner
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-7
Tools Required: Face Shield. If you have your own personal turning tools, you are encouraged to bring them, otherwise turning tools will be furnished.
Description: Join us in the shop and learn the basics of turning a BOWL on a lathe. This class is designed for those students who have done some turning but want to learn how to do a BOWL. Students will be introduced to faceplate /chuck turning. Students will learn proper mounting of the work piece, roughing cut, cutting and sizing tenon, outside and inside bowl cuts, scraper cuts, finishing the foot, and finishing techniques. Students will turn a bowl of their own to take home. Class tuition includes the turning materials.
Prerequisite: Intro to Woodturning class or Prior turning experience
Tuition: $110.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Using Your Hand Held Router

Sunday, November 12, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Brendan Whitehead
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-8
Tools Required: Safety glasses & Ear protection
Description: Routers can be intimidating. In this hands-on class, students will learn how to safely use this versatile tool for creating decorative edges, cutting groove and dadoes, and template routing among other techniques. Bit selection and router accessories will also be covered.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Woodworking 101: Build a Box

Part 1: Saturday, November 18, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, November 19, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Doug Manter
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses/Goggles, Hearing protection, Quality woodworking square or combination square.
Description: Every woodworker knows that getting straight, true, and square cuts are half the battle in any woodworking project. In this four-evening class, we will teach you how to set up and correctly use the jointer, table saw and planer. After learning the fundamentals of setting up the equipment, you will learn how to make a beautiful box that is truly square. This is THE class to take if you are interested in getting started the right way in woodworking. Materials are included in the cost of the class. This one will fill up fast, so sign up soon!
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $195.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Scroll Saw 101

Friday, November 24, 10 AM - 2 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Chris Combs
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: This course introduces you to one of the most productive (and fun) tools in any workshop...the scroll saw. In this hands-on class you will learn saw set-up, proper operation of the scroll saw, including proper blade selection, and how to fine-tune a scroll saw. You will learn how to make internal and external cuts. We'll get right down to several practice exercises that increase in difficulty as you go. By the end of the class you will be ready to tackle any scroll saw project.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Introduction to Woodturning

Saturday, November 25, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Doug Greiner
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-7
Tools Required: Safety Goggles Or Glasses. If you have your own personal turning tools, you are welcome to bring them, otherwise turning tools will be furnished.
Description: Join us in the shop and learn the basics of lathe turning and how to correctly turn spindles. This class is designed for the beginning turner as well as those students who have done some turning but may still have some questions about spindle turning. Each student will turn a practice spindle, and a small woodworker’s mallet to take home. Students will learn the parts of the lathe, turning tools, proper turning techniques, finishing techniques used for turning, and SAFETY while turning. Class tuition includes the turning materials used for the projects.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $95.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Wooden Cheeseboard

Sunday, November 26, 10 AM - 1 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-8
Tools Required:
Description: Learn how to take an ordinary piece of wood and one our Cheese Cutter kits and transform them into a beautiful Cheese Board that you would be proud to serve at any party or give as a gift.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $55.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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