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(303) 290-0007
Fax:
(303) 290-6764
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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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Woodworking 101 with: Doug Manter
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Saturday, June 23, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, June 24, 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 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 project 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!Tools Required: Safety Glasses/Goggles, Hearing protection, Quality woodworking square or combination square.
Tuition: $195

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Turn A Bowl with: Doug Greiner
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, June 30, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Intro To Woodturning Class Or Prior Turning Experience
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

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Corn Hole Game Board with: Michael Cunningham
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, July 1, 9 AM - 5 PM

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

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Build An Electric Guitar with: Shawn Smith
Cancelled

Part 1: Saturday, July 7, 9:30 AM - 6 PM
Part 2: Sunday, July 8, 9:30 AM - 6 PM
Part 3: Saturday, July 14, 9:30 AM - 6 PM
Part 4: Sunday, July 15, 9:30 AM - 6 PM
Part 5: Monday, July 30, 6 PM - 2:30 AM
Part 6: Tuesday, July 31, 6 PM - 9:30 PM

Tools Required: Eye Protection (Safety Glasses Or Goggles)
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.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.
Tuition: $350

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Woodworking 101 with: Gus Hartmann
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Tuesday, July 17, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, July 18, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Part 3: Tuesday, July 24, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Part 4: Wednesday, July 25, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

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 will fill up fast, so sign up soon!Tools Required: Safety Glasses/Goggles, Hearing protection, Quality woodworking square or combination square.
Tuition: $195

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Spray Finishing with: Shawn Smith
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Friday, July 20, 5:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Saturday, July 21, 9 AM - 1 PM
Part 3: Sunday, July 22, 9 AM - 1 PM

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 run until 1:00pm for students who are not a part of the Guitar class. The class will extend until 5:00 pm on Saturday & Sunday for students finishing their electric guitars.
Tuition: $150

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Introduction To Woodturning with: Doug Greiner
Beginner

Saturday, July 28, 9 AM - 5 PM

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: $95

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Turn A Pizza Cutter with: Gus Hartmann
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, July 29, 9 AM - 12:30 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Wood Turning
Description: Pizza is one ofAmerica's favorite foods! Join us in the shop to create a pizza cutter or a bottle opener 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

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Turn A Pen with: Gus Hartmann
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, July 29, 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM

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

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Turn A Bowl with: Doug Greiner
Beginner/Intermediate

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

Prerequisite: Intro To Woodturning Class Or Prior Turning Experience
Tools Required: Eye Protection (Safety Glasses Or Goggles)
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

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Advanced Knife Making Techniques with: Brendan Whitehead
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, August 5, 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
Tuition Notes: A Basic Skinner Knife Will Be Supplied For File Work Practice.

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Woodworking 101 with: Doug Manter
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Saturday, August 11, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, August 12, 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 will fill up fast, so sign up soon!Tools Required: Safety Glasses/Goggles, Hearing protection, Quality woodworking square or combination square.
Tuition: $195

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Cutting Board with: Jim Davy
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, August 18, 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

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Sharpening Plane Blades & Chisels with: Brendan Whitehead
Beginner

Sunday, August 19, 9 AM - 12 PM

Description: Learn to properly sharpen your plane blades and chisels to enhance your experience using these tools
Tuition: $55

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Relief Carving with: Charlie Milliser
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Thursday, August 23, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, August 30, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, September 6, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Thursday, September 13, 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

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Introduction To Woodturning with: Doug Greiner
Beginner

Saturday, August 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: $95

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Turn A Pen with: Gus Hartmann
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, August 26, 1 PM - 5 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

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Bandsaw 101 with: Charles Holzheimer
Beginner

Sunday, September 2, 9:30 AM - 4:30 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: $90

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Introduction To Finishing with: Shawn Smith
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, September 8, 1 PM - 5 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: $75

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Turn A Pizza Cutter with: Gus Hartmann
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, September 9, 9 AM - 1 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Wood Turning
Tools Required: Eye Protection (Safety Glasses Or Goggles)
Description: Pizza is one ofAmerica'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

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Woodworking 101 with: Shawn Smith
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Tuesday, September 11, 5:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, September 12, 5:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Tuesday, September 18, 5:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Wednesday, September 19, 5:30 PM - 9 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 will fill up fast, so sign up soon!Tools Required: Safety Glasses/Goggles, Hearing protection, Quality woodworking square or combination square.
Tuition: $195

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Basic Cabinet Construction with: Gus Hartmann
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Saturday, September 15, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, September 16, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Woodworking Knowledge.
Tools Required: Saftey 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. This class is offered in either a 2-day or 4-evening format.
Tuition: $195
Tuition Notes: Materials Are Included.

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Relief Carving with: Charlie Milliser
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Thursday, September 20, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, September 27, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, October 4, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Thursday, October 11, 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

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Introduction To Woodturning with: Doug Greiner
Beginner

Saturday, September 22, 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: $95

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Turn A Bowl with: Doug Greiner
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, September 23, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Prerequisite: Intro To Woodturning Class Or Prior Turning Experience
Tools Required: Eye Protection (Safety Glasses Or Goggles)
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

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Using Your Hand-Held Router with: Brendan Whitehead
Beginner

Saturday, September 29, 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

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Turn A Hollow Form with: Doug Manter
Intermediate/Advanced

Sunday, September 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

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Introduction To Woodturning with: Doug Greiner
Beginner

Sunday, October 7, 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: $95

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Woodworking 101 with: Doug Manter
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Saturday, October 13, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, October 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 will fill up fast, so sign up soon!Tools Required: Safety Glasses/Goggles, Hearing protection, Quality woodworking square or combination square.
Tuition: $195

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Relief Carving with: Charlie Milliser
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Thursday, October 18, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, October 25, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, November 1, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Thursday, November 8, 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

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Turn A Bowl with: Doug Greiner
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, October 27, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Intro To Woodturning Class Or Prior Turning Experience
Tools Required: Eye Protection (Safety Glasses Or Goggles)
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

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Sharpening Turning Tools with: Don Edwards
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, October 28, 9 AM - 12 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

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3D Carving with: Charlie Milliser
All

Part 1: Sunday, October 28, 2 PM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, November 4, 2 PM - 5 PM
Part 3: Sunday, November 11, 2 PM - 5 PM
Part 4: Sunday, November 18, 2 PM - 5 PM

Description: Having trouble carving a realistic looking face? Do you have a face carving project underway and need help? This class will show you how to carve a well-proportioned face with an emphasis on layout, rough-out and finish of your project. Also taught will be how to carve anatomically correct eyes, mouths and noses which will add true character to your work. You are encouraged to bring in your projects already started. Even though face carving is the main emphasis, creating a whole carving with style and flow will be shared. Suggested tools: Flexcut KN13 detail knife, Swissmade gouge 7/14, Swissmade D5/8 or D7/6, sharpening strop and compound. A V-tool, Fishtail shaped gouge and a U-shaped gouge will be helpful. We can discuss gouges sizes and shape the first day of class. Woodcraft carries a full line of Swissmade and Flexcut tools.Materials: A basswood block minimum of 8 inches by 15 inches. Butternut and Aspen wood blocks will work well also.The class will be four class sessions of 3 hours per session.
Tuition: $130

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