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Phone:
616-957-9663
Fax:
616-957-9494
Email:
GrandRapids@Woodcraft.com

2914 Broadmoor SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
USA

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Hours of Operation

sunday 11 AM - 4 PM
monday 9 AM - 7 PM
tuesday 9 AM - 7 PM
wednesday 9 AM - 7 PM
thursday 9 AM - 7 PM
friday 9 AM - 7 PM
saturday 9 AM - 6 PM

Connect with Us


Intro To The CNC with: Bob Livingston
Beginner

Wednesday, May 12, 4 PM - 7 PM

Description: This introductory CNC (Computer Numeric Control) seminar will offer tips and advice on the SHARK CNC machine which uses the V Carve Pro software. Set up of a project will go from concept through completion and invite your interactions or questions along the way. If you have thoughts about a purchase or just starting out, this class is for you. Those with V Carve on their lap-top can get their own help if time permits.
Tuition: $60.00

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Bowl And Tray Workshop with: Dale Smith
Cancelled

Thursday, May 13, 4 PM - 7 PM

Description: Using a router, templates, and a drill press, this unique method provides an easy way to make divided bowls or trays by using various woods or a combination of woods to fashion an interesting project. Join in on this hands-on class where you will create and take home your own completed bowl.
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes: Price Includes Materials

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Scroll Saw Basics with: Sherry Hedgecock
Cancelled

Friday, May 14, 4 PM - 7 PM

Description: Using the Scroll Saw is a great way to make a variety of craft and shop projects. It is fun, easy, and very rewarding providing you use the right blades and techniques. In this basic workshop we cover the blades, type of wood, pattern transfer, cutting practices and is loaded with many useful tips. The class is held in our complete hands-on workshop and will include your own project to take home.
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes: Price Includes Materials

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Workshop 101 with: Dale Smith
Beginner

Saturday, May 15, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Description: Learn the basics and safety from the ground up... We will take you through the woodshop and let you put your hands on every tool that you could need to use while woodworking. We will cover the Table saw, Band saw, Miter saw, Scroll saw, Router, Sander, Drill Press and more. Also techniques about wood, grain, marking, measuring, and gluing will be included. Join in on this all day Saturday event. This is a hands on class and you will complete a tote-box project to take home.
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes: Price Includes Materials

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Woodburning with: Dale Smith
Beginner

Tuesday, May 18, 4 PM - 7 PM

Tools Required: Bring Your Burner Unit Or One Will Be Provided
Description: Learn the basics with a variable temperature wood burning unit: preparing wood, design layout, shading and finishing. This is the class for everyone interested in learning to create or embellish their works through the art of pyrography. You will complete a small design in class.
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes: Price Includes Materials

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Sharpening Lathe Tools with: Ken Blain
Beginner

Thursday, May 20, 4 PM - 7 PM

Description: Sharp lathe tools are essential for good results on the lathe. The class covers the basics of grinders, grinding wheel selection and setup, various jigs and their applications, and specific techniques for sharpening scrapers, gouges and skews. There maybe a chance to work on your own tools if time permits during the session.
Tuition: $50.00

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Basic Bowl Turning with: Ken Blain
Beginner/Intermediate

Friday, May 21, 4 PM - 7 PM

Description: This is a great class to advance your skills to bowl turning. The course is designed for the beginner to intermediate turner who wants to get a good foundation in turning bowls. Proper tools, blank selection, chucking methods, and form will be covered. Students will leave with their own finished bowl.
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes: Price Includes Materials

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Basic Bowl Turning with: Ken Blain
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, May 22, 10 AM - 1 PM

Description: This is a great class to advance your skills to bowl turning. The course is designed for the beginner to intermediate turner who wants to get a good foundation in turning bowls. Proper tools, blank selection, chucking methods, and form will be covered. Students will leave with their own finished bowl.
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes: Price Includes Materials

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Picture Framing Workshop with: Dale Smith
Beginner

Saturday, May 22, 2 PM - 5 PM

Description: Learn how to make your own picture frames using standard lumber. We'll cover the basics of routing profiles, cutting rabbits, joinery, assembling and hanging the frame. You will create your own 8 by 10 picture frame. Finishing suggestions will be included
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes: Price Includes Materials

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Scroll Saw Intarsia with: Dale Smith
Intermediate

Monday, May 24, 4 PM - 7 PM

Prerequisite: Some Scroll Saw Experience
Description: Intarsia can provide beautiful and stunning works of art using the scroll saw and various woods. This is an overview of the complete intarsia / segmentation process. This is a hands-on project which will cover pattern transfer, sanding techniques, 3-D effects and mounting
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes: Price Includes Materials

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Advanced Scroll Saw with: Dale Smith
Beginner/Intermediate

Tuesday, May 25, 4 PM - 7 PM

Prerequisite: Some Scroll Saw Experience
Description: This class will emphasize in doing more advanced cuts. We will show how easy it is to make perfect inlays, unique 3D pieces and the techniques of fun puzzles. You will craft several hands-on projects to take home. As always, we welcome any questions and will demonstrate additional techniques if time permits
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes: Price Includes Materials

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Intro To The CNC with: Bob Livingston
Beginner

Wednesday, May 26, 4 PM - 7 PM

Description: This introductory CNC (Computer Numeric Control) seminar will offer tips and advice on the SHARK CNC machine which uses the V Carve Pro software. Set up of a project will go from concept through completion and invite your interactions or questions along the way. If you have thoughts about a purchase or just starting out, this class is for you. Those with V Carve on their lap-top can get their own help if time permits.
Tuition: $60.00

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Dovetails With A Porter Cable Jig with: Dale Smith
Beginner

Thursday, May 27, 4 PM - 7 PM

Description: This seminar is devoted to machine cutting dovetails on the Porter Cable 4212 Jig. Learn all the ins and outs of this wonderful jig. Bit selection and proper techniques will be demonstrated. You will learn to set up and produce 4 different kinds of dovetails.
Tuition: $60.00

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Workshop 101 with: Dale Smith
Beginner

Friday, May 28, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Description: Learn the basics and safety from the ground up... We will take you through the woodshop and let you put your hands on every tool that you could need to use while woodworking. We will cover the Table saw, Band saw, Miter saw, Scroll saw, Router, Sander, Drill Press and more. Also techniques about wood, grain, marking, measuring, and gluing will be included. Join in on this all day Saturday event. This is a hands on class and you will complete a tote-box project to take home.
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes: Price Includes Materials

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Cabinet Workshop with: Dale Smith
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, May 29, 9:30 AM - 6 PM

Description: During this class, each participant will construct their own single stand-alone 20 X20 cabinet to take home when complete. The process will include making the carcass shell, face frame front, flat panel door and pull out drawer. Methods will include pocket hole joinery, drawer slides, door hinges. You will advance your skill in the table saw, miter saw, router, marking and measuring, as well as Kreg joinery.
Tuition: $250.00
Tuition Notes: Price Includes All Materials

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Introduction To The Lathe with: Ken Blain
Beginner

Friday, June 4, 4 PM - 7 PM

Description: A great "how-to" class. In this seminar, topics will include general usage, mounting operations, speed ranges, face plates, chucks, types of tools to use, types of wood, grain orientation, position, and safe practices. Hands on trial cutting may be available if time permits.
Tuition: $50.00

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Basic Pen Turning with: Ken Blain
Beginner

Saturday, June 5, 10 AM - 1 PM

Description: Learn basic spindle turning skills to handcraft your own attractive pen. Learn all the components used such as pen blanks, mandrels, pen mills and the pen press while you make a handmade wooden pen on the lathe. Pen turning is easy and enjoyable, and you will end up with your own great ink pen
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes: Price Includes Materials

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Band Saw Box with: Dale Smith
Beginner

Saturday, June 5, 2 PM - 5 PM

Description: This class is dedicated to the band saw. A great opportunity to ask any questions about band saws such as blades, guides, resawing or maintenance etc. This will be a hands-on class to construct your own band saw box and to increase your skills.
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes: Price Includes Materials

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Relief Carving with: Dale Smith
Beginner

Wednesday, June 9, 4 PM - 7 PM

Description: This introduction class will highlight the relief method of hand carving. Topics will be on over-all techniques, pattern transfer, types of knives, cutting methods, holding practices, depth attention as well as sharpening and safety. You will work on a small hands-on project during the class.
Tuition: $60.00

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Finishing Basics with: Dale Smith
Beginner

Thursday, June 10, 4 PM - 7 PM

Description: This is a seminar- workshop on simple finishing methods for woodworkers. A variety of topics include gels stains, oil or water stains and topcoats, paints, dyes, wood restoration, exteriors, etc. We will share our best tips, advices, and informational handouts.
Tuition: $50.00

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Scroll Saw Basics with: Sherry Hedgecock
Beginner

Friday, June 11, 4 PM - 7 PM

Description: Using the Scroll Saw is a great way to make a variety of craft and shop projects. It is fun, easy, and very rewarding providing you use the right blades and techniques. In this basic workshop we cover the blades, type of wood, pattern transfer, cutting practices and is loaded with many useful tips. The class is held in our complete hands-on workshop and will include your own project to take home.
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes: Price Includes Materials

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Workshop 101 with: Dale Smith
Beginner

Saturday, June 12, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Description: Learn the basics and safety from the ground up... We will take you through the woodshop and let you put your hands on every tool that you could need to use while woodworking. We will cover the Table saw, Band saw, Miter saw, Scroll saw, Router, Sander, Drill Press and more. Also techniques about wood, grain, marking, measuring, and gluing will be included. Join in on this all day Saturday event. This is a hands on class and you will complete a tote-box project to take home.
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes: Price Includes Materials

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Router Basics with: Dale Smith
Beginner

Tuesday, June 15, 4 PM - 7 PM

Description: A router can do a lot for your woodworking projects. Hundreds of bits are available to make outstanding decorative edges, slotting, surfacing, cutouts and more. With its high speed and heavy torque it can be a challenging tool for the inexperienced. This class is loaded with tips and procedures designed to achieve your confidence and creativity.
Tuition: $60.00

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Intro To The CNC with: Bob Livingston
Beginner

Wednesday, June 16, 4 PM - 7 PM

Description: This introductory CNC (Computer Numeric Control) seminar will offer tips and advice on the SHARK CNC machine which uses the V Carve Pro software. Set up of a project will go from concept through completion and invite your interactions or questions along the way. If you have thoughts about a purchase or just starting out, this class is for you. Those with V Carve on their lap-top can get their own help if time permits.
Tuition: $60.00

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Woodburning with: Dale Smith
Beginner

Thursday, June 17, 4 PM - 7 PM

Tools Required: Bring Your Burner Unit Or One Will Be Provided
Description: Learn the basics with a variable temperature wood burning unit: preparing wood, design layout, shading and finishing. This is the class for everyone interested in learning to create or embellish their works through the art of pyrography. You will complete a small design in class.
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes: Price Includes Materials

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Basic Cabinetry with: Dale Smith
Beginner/Intermediate

Friday, June 18, 9:30 AM - 6 PM

Description: During this class, each participant will construct their own single stand-alone 20 X20 cabinet to take home when complete. The process will include making the carcass shell, face frame front, flat panel door and pull out drawer. Methods will include pocket hole joinery, drawer slides, door hinges. You will advance your skill in the table saw, miter saw, router, marking and measuring, as well as Kreg joinery.
Tuition: $250.00
Tuition Notes: Price Includes Materials

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Basic Cabinetry with: Dale Smith
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, June 19, 9:30 AM - 6 PM

Description: During this class, each participant will construct their own single stand-alone 20 X20 cabinet to take home when complete. The process will include making the carcass shell, face frame front, flat panel door and pull out drawer. Methods will include pocket hole joinery, drawer slides, door hinges. You will advance your skill in the table saw, miter saw, router, marking and measuring, as well as Kreg joinery.
Tuition: $250.00
Tuition Notes: Price Includes Materials

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Advanced Scroll Saw with: Dale Smith
Beginner/Intermediate

Tuesday, June 22, 4 PM - 7 PM

Prerequisite: Some Scroll Saw Experience
Description: This class will emphasize in doing more advanced cuts. We will show how easy it is to make perfect inlays, unique 3D pieces and the techniques of fun puzzles. You will craft several hands-on projects to take home. As always, we welcome any questions and will demonstrate additional techniques, such as intarsia, if time permits
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes: Price Includes Materials

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Picture Framing Workshop with: Dale Smith
Beginner

Thursday, June 24, 4 PM - 11 PM

Description: Learn how to make your own picture frames using standard lumber. We'll cover the basics of routing profiles, cutting rabbits, joinery, assembling and hanging the frame. You will create your own 8 by 10 picture frame. Finishing suggestions will be included
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes: Price Includes Materials

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Sharpening Lathe Tools with: Ken Blain
Beginner

Friday, June 25, 4 PM - 7 PM

Description: Sharp lathe tools are essential for good results on the lathe. The class covers the basics of grinders, grinding wheel selection and setup, various jigs and their applications, and specific techniques for sharpening scrapers, gouges and skews. There maybe a chance to work on your own tools if time permits during the session.
Tuition: $50.00

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Basic Bowl Turning with: Ken Blain
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, June 26, 10 AM - 1 PM

Description: This is a great class to advance your skills to bowl turning. The course is designed for the beginner to intermediate turner who wants to get a good foundation in turning bowls. Proper tools, blank selection, chucking methods, and form will be covered. Students will leave with their own finished bowl.
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes: Price Includes Materials

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Bowl And Tray Workshop with: Dale Smith
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, June 26, 2 PM - 5 PM

Description: Using a router, templates, and a drill press, this unique method provides an easy way to make divided bowls or trays by using various woods or a combination of woods to fashion an interesting project. Join in on this hands-on class where you will create and take home your own completed bowl.
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes: Price Includes Materials

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Dovetails With A Porter Cable Jig with: Dale Smith
Beginner

Wednesday, June 30, 4 PM - 7 PM

Description: This seminar is devoted to machine cutting dovetails on the Porter Cable 4212 Jig. Learn all the ins and outs of this wonderful jig. Bit selection and proper techniques will be demonstrated. You will learn to set up and produce 4 different kinds of dovetails.
Tuition: $60.00

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Relief Carving with: Dale Smith
Beginner

Wednesday, July 7, 4 PM - 7 PM

Description: This introduction class will highlight the relief method of hand carving. Topics will be on over-all techniques, pattern transfer, types of knives, cutting methods, holding practices, depth attention as well as sharpening and safety. You will work on a small hands-on project during the class.
Tuition: $60.00

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Finishing Basics with: Dale Smith
Beginner

Thursday, July 8, 4 PM - 6 PM

Description: This is a seminar- workshop on simple finishing methods for woodworkers. A variety of topics include gels stains, oil or water stains and topcoats, paints, dyes, wood restoration, exteriors, etc. We will share our best tips, advices, and informational handouts.
Tuition: $50.00

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Introduction To The Lathe with: Ken Blain
Beginner

Friday, July 9, 4 PM - 7 PM

Description: A great "how-to" class. In this seminar, topics will include general usage, mounting operations, speed ranges, face plates, chucks, types of tools to use, types of wood, grain orientation, position, and safe practices. Hands on trial cutting may be available if time permits.
Tuition: $50.00

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Basic Pen Turning with: Ken Blain
Beginner

Saturday, July 10, 9:30 AM - 12 PM

Description: Learn basic spindle turning skills to handcraft your own attractive pen. Learn all the components used such as pen blanks, mandrels, pen mills and the pen press while you make a handmade wooden pen on the lathe. Pen turning is easy and enjoyable, and you will end up with your own great ink pen
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes: Price Includes Materials

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Turn A Platter with: Ken Blain
Intermediate

Saturday, July 10, 1 PM - 4 PM

Description: This is a great class for wood turners who are interested in creating an attractive medium sized platter. Similar to bowl turning, this class will help in learning control and tool techniques. Proper tools, blank selection, chucking methods will be discussed as well as safety and approaches. This hands on session will include the use of your own lathe, tools, and a provided blank.
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes: Price Includes Materials

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Scroll Saw Basics with: Sherry Hedgecock
Beginner

Tuesday, July 13, 4 PM - 7 PM

Description: Using the Scroll Saw is a great way to make a variety of craft and shop projects. It is fun, easy, and very rewarding providing you use the right blades and techniques. In this basic workshop we cover the blades, type of wood, pattern transfer, cutting practices and is loaded with many useful tips. The class is held in our complete hands-on workshop and will include your own project to take home.
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes: Price Includes Materials

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Intro To The CNC with: Bob Livingston
Beginner

Wednesday, July 14, 4 PM - 7 PM

Description: This introductory CNC (Computer Numeric Control) seminar will offer tips and advice on the SHARK CNC machine which uses the V Carve Pro software. Set up of a project will go from concept through completion and invite your interactions or questions along the way. If you have thoughts about a purchase or just starting out, this class is for you. Those with V Carve on their lap-top can get their own help if time permits.
Tuition: $60.00

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Band Saw Box with: Dale Smith
Beginner

Thursday, July 15, 4 PM - 7 PM

Description: This class is dedicated to the band saw. A great opportunity to ask any questions about band saws such as blades, guides, resawing or maintenance etc. This will be a hands-on class to construct your own band saw box and to increase your skills.
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes: Price Includes Materials

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Advanced Scroll Saw with: Dale Smith
Beginner/Intermediate

Friday, July 16, 4 PM - 7 PM

Prerequisite: Some Scroll Saw Experience
Description: This class will emphasize in doing more advanced cuts. We will show how easy it is to make perfect inlays, unique 3D pieces and the techniques of fun puzzles. You will craft several hands-on projects to take home. As always, we welcome any questions and will demonstrate additional techniques if time permits
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes: Price Includes Materials

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Workshop 101 with: Dale Smith
Beginner

Saturday, July 17, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Description: Learn the basics and safety from the ground up... We will take you through the woodshop and let you put your hands on every tool that you could need to use while woodworking. We will cover the Table saw, Band saw, Miter saw, Scroll saw, Router, Sander, Drill Press and more. Also techniques about wood, grain, marking, measuring, and gluing will be included. Join in on this all day Saturday event. This is a hands on class and you will complete a tote-box project to take home.
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes: Price Includes Materials

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Woodburning with: Dale Smith
Beginner

Tuesday, July 20, 4 PM - 7 PM

Tools Required: Bring Your Burner Unit Or One Will Be Provided
Description: Learn the basics with a variable temperature wood burning unit: preparing wood, design layout, shading and finishing. This is the class for everyone interested in learning to create or embellish their works through the art of pyrography. You will complete a small design in class.
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes: Price Includes Materials

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Picture Framing Workshop with: Dale Smith
Beginner

Thursday, July 22, 4 PM - 7 PM

Description: Learn how to make your own picture frames using standard lumber. We'll cover the basics of routing profiles, cutting rabbits, joinery, assembling and hanging the frame. You will create your own 8 by 10 picture frame. Finishing suggestions will be included
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes: Price Includes Materials

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Bowl And Tray Workshop with: Dale Smith
Beginner/Intermediate

Friday, July 23, 4 PM - 7 PM

Description: Using a router, templates, and a drill press, this unique method provides an easy way to make divided bowls or trays by using various woods or a combination of woods to fashion an interesting project. Join in on this hands-on class where you will create and take home your own completed bowl.
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes: Price Includes Materials

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Basic Bowl Turning with: Ken Blain
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, July 24, 10 AM - 1 PM

Description: This is a great class to advance your skills to bowl turning. The course is designed for the beginner to intermediate turner who wants to get a good foundation in turning bowls. Proper tools, blank selection, chucking methods, and form will be covered. Students will leave with their own finished bowl.
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes: Price Includes Materials

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Dovetails With A Porter Cable Jig with: Dale Smith
Beginner

Wednesday, July 28, 4 PM - 7 PM

Description: This seminar is devoted to machine cutting dovetails on the Porter Cable 4212 Jig. Learn all the ins and outs of this wonderful jig. Bit selection and proper techniques will be demonstrated. You will learn to set up and produce 4 different kinds of dovetails.
Tuition: $60.00

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

Basic Cabinetry with: Dale Smith
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, July 31, 9:30 AM - 6 PM

Description: During this class, each participant will construct their own single stand-alone 20 X20 cabinet to take home when complete. The process will include making the carcass shell, face frame front, flat panel door and pull out drawer. Methods will include pocket hole joinery, drawer slides, door hinges. You will advance your skill in the table saw, miter saw, router, marking and measuring, as well as Kreg joinery.
Tuition: $250.00
Tuition Notes: Price Includes Materials

Call 616-957-9663 To Sign Up

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