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

4265 28th Street SE Ste C
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
USA

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

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Advanced Scroll Saw with: Dale Smith
Beginner/Intermediate

Wednesday, February 19, 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

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Picture Framing Workshop with: Dale Smith
Full

Thursday, February 20, 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

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Basic Bowl Turning with: Ken Blain
Full

Saturday, February 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

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Basic Pen Turning with: Ken Blain
Beginner

Tuesday, February 25, 4 PM - 7 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

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Dovetails With A Porter Cable Jig with: Dale Smith
Beginner

Thursday, February 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

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Cabinet Workshop with: Dale Smith
Full

Saturday, February 29, 9:30 AM - 5:30 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

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NO CLASSES In March - April with: Woodcraft Staff
All

Part 1: Sunday, March 1, 12 PM - 1 PM
Part 2: Thursday, April 30, 12 PM - 1 PM

Description: NOTICE: We will need to suspend our Woodcraft classes for March and after while we are transitioning our workshop into the new location. We anticipate that we will again resume the classes in May. Thank you in advance for your patience and we look forward to seeing you at our new classroom and workshop. Please attend our free Saturday 1:00 in-store Demo's in the meantime.
Tuition: $0.00

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Relief Carving with: Dale Smith
Beginner

Tuesday, May 5, 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

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Scroll Saw Basics with: Dale Smith
Beginner

Thursday, May 7, 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

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Introduction To The Lathe with: Ken Blain
Beginner

Friday, May 8, 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

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Basic Pen Turning with: Ken Blain
Beginner

Saturday, May 9, 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

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Woodburning with: Dale Smith
Beginner

Monday, May 11, 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

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Intro To The CNC with: Bob Livingston
Beginner

Wednesday, May 13, 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

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Router Basics with: Dale Smith
Beginner

Thursday, May 14, 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 hands-on class is loaded with tips and procedures designed to achieve your confidence and creativity.
Tuition: $60.00

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Workshop 101 with: Dale Smith
Beginner

Saturday, May 16, 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

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Picture Framing Workshop with: Dale Smith
Beginner

Tuesday, May 19, 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

Advanced Scroll Saw with: Dale Smith
Beginner/Intermediate

Wednesday, May 20, 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

Basic Bowl Turning with: Ken Blain
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, May 23, 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, 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

Cabinet Workshop with: Dale Smith
Beginner/Intermediate

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

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