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

6770 S. Peoria St
Centennial, CO 80112
USA

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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Relief Carving with: Charlie Milliser
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Thursday, March 7, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, March 14, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, March 21, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Thursday, March 28, 6 PM - 9 PM

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. Tools Required: Safety glove, Strop & compound, Flexcut detail knife KN13, Swissmade Gouge D7/6 +/- (Sweep of 7, Width of 5mm-8mm)
Tuition: $130.00

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Three Dimensional Carving with: Charlie Milliser
Full

Part 1: Sunday, March 10, 2 PM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, March 17, 2 PM - 5 PM
Part 3: Sunday, March 24, 2 PM - 5 PM
Part 4: Sunday, March 31, 2 PM - 5 PM

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. Tools Required: Pfeil Swiss-made gouge 7/14, Pfeil Swiss-made gouge D7/6, KN13 Detail Knife, Safety Glove, Strop & Sharpening Compound
Tuition: $130.00

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Woodworking 101 with: Shawn Smith
Full

Part 1: Tuesday, March 12, 6 PM - 9:30 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, March 13, 6 PM - 9:30 PM
Part 3: Tuesday, March 19, 6 PM - 9:30 PM
Part 4: Wednesday, March 20, 6 PM - 9:30 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses, 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 a Jointer, Table Saw and Planer. While learning the fundamentals of these machines, you will make a project that you will be proud of. 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 fills up fast, so sign up soon! Tools Required: Safety Glasses/Goggles, Hearing protection, Quality woodworking square or combination square.
Tuition: $195.00

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Introduction To Woodturning with: Doug Greiner
Full

Saturday, March 23, 9 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Eye Protection (Safety Glasses Or Goggles)
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. If you have your own personal turning tools, you are welcome to bring them; otherwise, turning tools will be furnished.
Tuition: $105.00

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Turn An Acrylic Pen with: Woodcraft Staff
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, March 24, 9 AM - 1 PM

Prerequisite: Turn A Pen Class Or Previous Turning Experience
Tools Required: Eye Protection (Safety Glasses Or Goggles)
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.
Tuition: $70.00

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Turn A Hollow Form with: Doug Manter
Intermediate/Advanced

Saturday, March 30, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Prior Turning Experience. Suggest Taking The Intro To Woodturning Class (Bowls Or Spindles).
Tools Required: Eye Protection (Safety Glasses Or Goggles)
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.
Tuition: $125.00

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Relief Carving with: Charlie Milliser
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Thursday, April 4, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, April 11, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, April 18, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Thursday, April 25, 6 PM - 9 PM

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.
Tuition: $130.00

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Basic Cabinet Construction with: Gus Hartmann
Full

Part 1: Saturday, April 6, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, April 7, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Woodworking Knowledge.
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Dust Mask, Combination Square, Steel Rule
Description: Learn the basics of cabinet-making. This approach to cabinet construction can be utilized in the kitchen, bathroom or shop. In this course students will be constructing a small pre-designed cabinet, in a 3-phase process: (1) Carcass construction, (2) Face frame construction, and (3) Cabinet door construction.
Tuition: $195.00
Tuition Notes: Materials Are Included.

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Woodworking 101 with: Doug Manter
Full

Part 1: Saturday, April 13, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, April 14, 9 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses, 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 a Jointer, Table Saw and Planer. While learning the fundamentals of these machines, you will make a project that you will be proud of. 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 fills up fast, so sign up soon!
Tuition: $195.00

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Router Basics with: Brendan Whitehead
Beginner

Saturday, April 20, 10 AM - 5 PM

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.
Tuition: $100.00

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Introduction To Woodturning with: Doug Greiner
Full

Saturday, April 27, 9 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Eye Protection (Safety Glasses Or Goggles)
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. If you have your own personal turning tools, you are welcome to bring them; otherwise, turning tools will be furnished.
Tuition: $105.00

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Sharpening Turning Tools with: Don Edwards
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, April 28, 9 AM - 1 PM

Tools Required: Bring Your Dull Turning Tools
Description: If you have ever tried to sharpen a gouge, you know how frustrating it can be. We will show you how to save yourself time, frustration, and money, and learn how to grind your turning tools right the first time. Your instructor will demonstrate various ways to sharpen your turning tools using different sharpening systems.
Tuition: $70.00

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Turn A Pizza Cutter with: Andy Boudreau
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, April 28, 2 PM - 6 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Wood Turning
Tools Required: Eye Protection (Safety Glasses Or Goggles)
Description: Pizza is one of America's favorite foods! Join us in the shop to create a pizza cutter with a wooden handle, hand-crafted on the Lathe. Pizza Cutters cut more than just pizza - we use them to cut sandwiches, waffles, and pancakes. In this class you learn some basics about turning on a lathe, tools, and techniques. The pizza cutter kit and basic wood for the handle are included in the class fee.
Tuition: $75.00

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Relief Carving with: Charlie Milliser
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Thursday, May 2, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, May 9, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, May 16, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Thursday, May 23, 6 PM - 9 PM

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.
Tuition: $130.00

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Turn A Bowl with: Doug Greiner
Intermediate

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

Prerequisite: Intro To Woodturning Class Or Prior Turning Experience
Tools Required: Face Shield
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. If you have your own personal turning tools, you are encouraged to bring them; otherwise, turning tools will be furnished.
Tuition: $110.00

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Knife Making with: Brendan Whitehead
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, May 5, 10 AM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Eye Protection (Safety Glasses Or Goggles)
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.
Tuition: $115.00

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Woodworking 101 with: Shawn Smith
Full

Part 1: Tuesday, May 7, 6 PM - 9:30 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, May 8, 6 PM - 9:30 PM
Part 3: Tuesday, May 14, 6 PM - 9:30 PM
Part 4: Wednesday, May 15, 6 PM - 9:30 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses, 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 a Jointer, Table Saw and Planer. While learning the fundamentals of these machines, you will make a project that you will be proud of. 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 fills up fast, so sign up soon!
Tuition: $195.00

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Bandsaw 101 with: Jim Davy
Beginner

Saturday, May 11, 10 AM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Eye Protection (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.
Tuition: $95.00

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Natural-Edge Bowl Turning with: Doug Manter
Intermediate

Sunday, May 12, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Prerequisite: Turn A Bowl Class Or Some Bowl-turning Experience Needed, As This Class Is Not For The First Time Bowl Turner.
Tools Required: Safety Glasses (Face Shield Recommended). Dust Protection. Bring Your Favorite Bowl Gouges And Scrapers. 3/8"-1/2" Bowl Gouge Recommended. Tools Will Be On Hand, If Needed.
Description: Expand your bowl turning skills by learning the art of natural-edge bowl turning. You will have hands-on experience using the proper turning techniques for natural edge bowls. You will learn blank preparation and how to mount the blank on the lathe to achieve a well-balanced and aesthetically pleasing bowl, and how to manage bark. Wood Blanks will be provided.
Tuition: $115.00

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Build A River Table with: Brendan Whitehead
Advanced

Part 1: Friday, May 17, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Saturday, May 18, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 3: Sunday, May 19, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Prior Woodworking Experience
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 in this class, each student is required to pick their table top material and glass THREE WEEKS OR MORE PRIOR to the start of class so that they can be acquired and prepared. For students that sign up after the deadline, the wood slab and glass will be pre-selected for you. The practical portion of this class requires one evening and two full days. This does not include application of finish due to drying times but will cover the theory of it.
Tuition: $1,800.00

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Introduction To Woodturning with: Doug Greiner
Beginner

Saturday, May 25, 9 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Eye Protection (Safety Glasses Or Goggles)
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. If you have your own personal turning tools, you are welcome to bring them; otherwise, turning tools will be furnished.
Tuition: $105.00

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Scroll Saw 101 with: Jim Davy
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, May 26, 9 AM - 1 PM

Tools Required: Eye Protection (Safety Glasses Or Goggles)
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.
Tuition: $75.00

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Introduction To Finishing with: Shawn Smith
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, May 26, 2 PM - 6 PM

Description: The crowning process of any woodworking project is the finish. There are many different types of finishes to choose from. In this basic class we will cover surface preparation, chemical composition of finishes, application procedures, and how to "finish the finish." Learn the basics about different finishes and their unique properties so you can pick the right product to showcase your project.
Tuition: $95.00

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Introduction To CNC with: Dylan Letzler
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, June 1, 9 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Laptop Or Other Computer, Eye Protection, Hearing Protection
Description: Ever wanted to learn how to design CNC projects? Join Dylan for a day to learn the basics of using the VCarve software to design your very own project! Bring your own laptop and copy of VCarve if you have it. Students will leave with a small, 2-Dimensional relief carving of their own design. More advanced topics, such as inlay and 3-Dimensional carving, will be discussed.
Tuition: $95.00
Tuition Notes: Materials Are Included

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Cutting Board with: Jim Davy
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, June 2, 9:30 AM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Eye Protection (Safety Glasses Or Goggles)
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.
Tuition: $75.00

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Woodworking 101 with: Doug Manter
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Saturday, June 8, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, June 9, 9 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses, 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 a Jointer, Table Saw and Planer. While learning the fundamentals of these machines, you will make a project that you will be proud of. 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 fills up fast, so sign up soon!
Tuition: $195.00

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Turn A Bowl with: Doug Greiner
Intermediate

Saturday, June 15, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Prerequisite: Intro To Woodturning Class Or Prior Turning Experience
Tools Required: Face Shield
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. If you have your own personal turning tools, you are encouraged to bring them; otherwise, turning tools will be furnished.
Tuition: $110.00

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Corn Hole Game Board with: Michael Cunningham
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, June 16, 9 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Eye Protection (Safety Glasses Or 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.
Tuition: $135.00

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End-Grain Cutting Board with: Doug Manter
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Friday, June 21, 5 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Saturday, June 22, 9 AM - 1 PM
Part 3: Sunday, June 23, 9 AM - 1 PM

Prerequisite: WW101 Or Good Familiarity With A Jointer & Planer
Tools Required: Combination Square, Butcher Block Oil
Description: In this class, Doug will teach you the techniques for cutting and gluing material for making an attractive end grain cutting board, approximately 10"x12". Covered in this class will be dimensioning the lumber, laying out an attractive pattern, gluing the pieces for a solid, long lasting cutting board. And, finally, finishing options. The wood and glue used to construct the cutting board are included in the class tuition.
Tuition: $195.00

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Turn A Pen with: Andy Boudreau
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, June 22, 2 PM - 6 PM

Tools Required: Eye Protection (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.
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes: Materials Are Included In The Cost Of The Class.

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Introduction To Woodturning with: Doug Greiner
Beginner

Saturday, June 29, 9 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Eye Protection (Safety Glasses Or Goggles)
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. If you have your own personal turning tools, you are welcome to bring them; otherwise, turning tools will be furnished.
Tuition: $105.00

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Router Basics with: Brendan Whitehead
Beginner

Sunday, June 30, 10 AM - 5 PM

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.
Tuition: $100.00

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Woodworking 101 with: Doug Manter
Beginner/Intermediate

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

Tools Required: Safety Glasses, 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 a Jointer, Table Saw and Planer. While learning the fundamentals of these machines, you will make a project that you will be proud of. 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 fills up fast, so sign up soon!
Tuition: $195.00

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Pyrography 101 with: Amber Osborn
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Thursday, July 11, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, July 18, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, July 25, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Thursday, August 1, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Woodburning Tool With Interchangeable Tips
Description: Join Amber for four weeknights to learn the techniques and design elements of wood burning, or pyrography. This class is intended for beginners and those looking to improve their skills. Students may bring their own projects to work on; otherwise, a project will be provided.
Tuition: $130.00

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Turn An Ice Cream Scoop with: Andy Boudreau
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, July 13, 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Wood Turning
Tools Required: Eye Protection (Safety Glasses Or Goggles)
Description: I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Summer is the perfect time for a cool treat, and what better way to scoop it out than with a custom turned ice cream scoop? In this class you learn some basics about turning on a lathe, tools, and techniques. The ice cream scoop kit and basic wood for the handle are included in the class fee.
Tuition: $75.00

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Hand Tools 101: Planes with: Brendan Whitehead
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, July 14, 10 AM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Hand Planes ( If You Have One)
Description: If you have ever wondered how woodworkers made furniture before they had power tools or if you just want to understand why your hand tools never seem to work as well as they do in videos and magazines, the classes in the "Hand Tools 101" series will answer those questions. In this class we focus on the Hand Plane, a tool that can flatten and smooth out a board for use in any project. We will teach you the art of sharpening, tuning and using a hand plane effectively. Once you have mastered the plane, it can be used to help eliminate a majority of your edge sanding. The result is a smoother surface in a fraction of the time plus it is a lot more fun than sanding! Students are encouraged to bring their own hand planes to see how you can tune and use your hand plane like a pro and have it perform like new.
Tuition: $95.00

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Introduction To Woodturning with: Andy Boudreau
Beginner

Saturday, July 20, 9 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Eye Protection (Safety Glasses Or Goggles)
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. If you have your own personal turning tools, you are welcome to bring them; otherwise, turning tools will be furnished.
Tuition: $105.00

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Turn A Bowl with: Doug Greiner
Intermediate

Saturday, July 27, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Prerequisite: Intro To Woodturning Class Or Prior Turning Experience
Tools Required: Face Shield
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. If you have your own personal turning tools, you are encouraged to bring them; otherwise, turning tools will be furnished.
Tuition: $110.00

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Alaskan Ulu & Dished Cutting Board with: Brendan Whitehead
Beginner

Sunday, July 28, 9 AM - 1 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Woodworking Experience
Tools Required: Eye Protection (Safety Glasses Or Goggles)
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 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.
Tuition: $75.00

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Sharpening Turning Tools with: Don Edwards
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, July 28, 1:30 PM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Bring Your Dull Turning Tools
Description: If you have ever tried to sharpen a gouge, you know how frustrating it can be. We will show you how to save yourself time, frustration, and money, and learn how to grind your turning tools right the first time. Your instructor will demonstrate various ways to sharpen your turning tools using different sharpening systems.
Tuition: $70.00

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Basic Cabinet Construction with: Gus Hartmann
Beginner/Intermediate

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

Prerequisite: Basic Woodworking Knowledge.
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Dust Mask, Combination Square, Steel Rule
Description: Learn the basics of cabinet-making. This approach to cabinet construction can be utilized in the kitchen, bathroom or shop. In this course students will be constructing a small pre-designed cabinet, in a 3-phase process: (1) Carcass construction, (2) Face frame construction, and (3) Cabinet door construction.
Tuition: $195.00
Tuition Notes: Materials Are Included.

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Knife Making with: Brendan Whitehead
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, August 10, 10 AM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Eye Protection (Safety Glasses Or Goggles)
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.
Tuition: $115.00

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Advanced Knife Making Techniques with: Brendan Whitehead
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, August 11, 10 AM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Dust Mask & Eye Protection
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.
Tuition: $115.00
Tuition Notes: A Basic Skinner Knife Will Be Supplied For File Work Practice.

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Woodworking 101 with: Shawn Smith
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Tuesday, August 13, 6 PM - 9:30 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, August 14, 6 PM - 9:30 PM
Part 3: Tuesday, August 20, 6 PM - 9:30 PM
Part 4: Wednesday, August 21, 6 PM - 9:30 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses, 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 a Jointer, Table Saw and Planer. While learning the fundamentals of these machines, you will make a project that you will be proud of. 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 fills up fast, so sign up soon!
Tuition: $195.00

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Introduction To Woodturning with: Doug Greiner
Beginner

Saturday, August 17, 9 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Eye Protection (Safety Glasses Or Goggles)
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. If you have your own personal turning tools, you are welcome to bring them; otherwise, turning tools will be furnished.
Tuition: $105.00

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Turn A Finial Box with: Don Edwards
Intermediate/Advanced

Sunday, August 18, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Prior Wood Turning Experience REQUIRED
Tools Required: Eye Protection (Safety Glasses Or Goggles)
Description: If you have turned bowls and spindles on a lathe and would like to expand your skills, then this is the course for you! Learn how to turn a Finial Box, which is a lidded container with an in-fitting lid and a finial made from one piece of wood. In this class we will teach you how 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 finish your art piece with a final sand and finish on the lathe.
Tuition: $135.00
Tuition Notes: Class Tuition Includes All Turning Materials.

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Relief Carving with: Charlie Milliser
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Thursday, August 22, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, August 29, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, September 5, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Thursday, September 12, 6 PM - 9 PM

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.
Tuition: $130.00

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Scroll Saw 101 with: Jim Davy
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, August 24, 9 AM - 1 PM

Tools Required: Eye Protection (Safety Glasses Or Goggles)
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.
Tuition: $75.00

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Router Basics with: Brendan Whitehead
Beginner

Sunday, August 25, 10 AM - 5 PM

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.
Tuition: $100.00

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Introduction To CNC with: Dylan Letzler
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, August 31, 9 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Laptop Or Other Computer, Eye Protection, Hearing Protection
Description: Ever wanted to learn how to design CNC projects? Join Dylan for a day to learn the basics of using the VCarve software to design your very own project! Bring your own laptop and copy of VCarve if you have it. Students will leave with a small, 2-Dimensional relief carving of their own design. More advanced topics, such as inlay and 3-Dimensional carving, will be discussed.
Tuition: $95.00
Tuition Notes: Materials Are Included

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Turn A Pen with: Gus Hartmann
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, September 1, 9 AM - 1 PM

Tools Required: Eye Protection (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.
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes: Materials Are Included In The Cost Of The Class.

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Turn An Acrylic Pen with: Gus Hartmann
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, September 1, 2 PM - 6 PM

Prerequisite: Turn A Pen Class Or Previous Turning Experience
Tools Required: Eye Protection (Safety Glasses Or Goggles)
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.
Tuition: $70.00

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Turn A Bowl with: Doug Greiner
Intermediate

Saturday, September 7, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Prerequisite: Intro To Woodturning Class Or Prior Turning Experience
Tools Required: Face Shield
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. If you have your own personal turning tools, you are encouraged to bring them; otherwise, turning tools will be furnished.
Tuition: $110.00

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Cutting Board with: Jim Davy
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, September 8, 9:30 AM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Eye Protection (Safety Glasses Or Goggles)
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.
Tuition: $75.00

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Introduction To Woodturning with: Andy Boudreau
Beginner

Saturday, September 14, 9 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Eye Protection (Safety Glasses Or Goggles)
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. If you have your own personal turning tools, you are welcome to bring them; otherwise, turning tools will be furnished.
Tuition: $105.00

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Introduction To Finishing with: Shawn Smith
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, September 15, 9:30 AM - 1 PM

Description: The crowning process of any woodworking project is the finish. There are many different types of finishes to choose from. In this basic class we will cover surface preparation, chemical composition of finishes, application procedures, and how to "finish the finish." Learn the basics about different finishes and their unique properties so you can pick the right product to showcase your project.
Tuition: $95.00

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Relief Carving with: Charlie Milliser
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Thursday, September 19, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, September 26, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, October 3, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Thursday, October 10, 6 PM - 9 PM

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.
Tuition: $130.00

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Woodworking 101 with: Doug Manter
Beginner/Intermediate

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

Tools Required: Safety Glasses, 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 a Jointer, Table Saw and Planer. While learning the fundamentals of these machines, you will make a project that you will be proud of. 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 fills up fast, so sign up soon!
Tuition: $195.00

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Bandsaw 101 with: Jim Davy
Beginner

Saturday, September 28, 10 AM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Eye Protection (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.
Tuition: $95.00

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Hollow Form Turning with: Doug Manter
Intermediate/Advanced

Sunday, September 29, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Prior Turning Experience. Suggest Taking The Intro To Woodturning Class (Bowls Or Spindles).
Tools Required: Eye Protection (Safety Glasses Or Goggles)
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.
Tuition: $125.00

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