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Phone:
317-578-3400
Fax:
317-578-3401
Email:
indy-retail@woodcraft.com

7330 East 86th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46256

Hours of Operation

sunday 10 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 - 5 PM

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Classes


Intro To Woodworking

Part 1: Monday, July 17, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Monday, July 24, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Al Huls
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1-5
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection, Dust Mask & Notebook
Description: This class is for the beginning woodworker or anyone who wants to refresh their skills! You'll learn techniques for the safe and efficient use of the jointer, planer, table saw, band saw, router and drill press. By class end, you will have created a beautiful cutting board for your home. This is a great opportunity to learn the basics of craftsmanship. If you are new or returning to woodworking, don't miss this one!
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Beginning Relief Carving

Monday, July 24, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Full
Instructor: Jerry Savage
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: See store for details
Description: You will learn the basics of tool identification, honing, basic cuts, and wood & pattern selection. You may either bring your own tools or purchase a set of Flexcut tools at a steeply discounted package price for this class.
Prerequisite: none
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes: with tools $140

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

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Table Saw Fences, Sleds, and Jigs

Thursday, July 27, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Al Huls
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: Safety glasses, Hearing Protection
Description: Want to get more out of your table saw? Join us to make an a cut off fence, a sacrificial fence, a sliding table and other jigs...all designed to make your table saw easier to use.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Shaker Style Hat/Coat Rack

Tuesday, August 1, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jay Jarrett
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: safety glasses, hearing protection
Description: Build a 4 peg shaker style hat/coat peg rack. You will be operating a table saw, router and drill press to make your own custom rack
Prerequisite: none
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Router Table Workshop

Wednesday, August 2, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Randy Kerkhoff
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: If you want to add a router table to your workshop or need basic information on one you have, this class will be invaluable. We will cover router requirements, correct fence alignment, bit set-up & selection, hold-downs, safe free hand routing, jigs, dust collection, template routing and much more. If you want to make doors for the pieces you make, this class will really help.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Intro to Woodburning

Thursday, August 3, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Judy Woodruff
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: Ask for tool list
Description: The Intro to Woodburning is the first of three classes. Judy, an award winning artist, will teach you the intricacies of pyrography. You will learn how to lay out a pattern and begin the texturing of your project.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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French Polishing

Saturday, August 5, 1 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Al Huls
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required:
Description: French Polishing is a technique to lay down a high gloss finish on a prized project where you want an exceptional look. While this is a softer finish that doesn't like sweaty glasses set on it you do get a fantastic sheen and depth in your finish. We will walk you through the steps to make this outstanding finish.
Prerequisite: none
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Intro To Woodworking

Part 1: Monday, August 7, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Monday, August 14, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Al Huls
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1-5
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection, Dust Mask & Notebook
Description: This class is for the beginning woodworker or anyone who wants to refresh their skills! You'll learn techniques for the safe and efficient use of the jointer, planer, table saw, band saw, router and drill press. By class end, you will have created a beautiful cutting board for your home. This is a great opportunity to learn the basics of craftsmanship. If you are new or returning to woodworking, don't miss this one!
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Turning Classic Lidded Boxes

Part 1: Tuesday, August 8, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, August 15, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bob Anderson
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: N/A
Description: Take your turning to a new level with this turned lidded box class. Bob will show you the skills needed to turn a piece of wood into a classic round box with a tight fitting lid to match. Once you've made one, you won't be able to stop!
Prerequisite: Learn To Turn or Lathe Turning Experience
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Learn Pen Making

Wednesday, August 9, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Joe Alexander
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Create and keep a beautiful pen even if you haven't used a power tool before. You are introduced to the tools and techniques used to make a great looking pen your first time. One of our most popular classes.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Router Bowl

Thursday, August 10, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Randy Kerkhoff
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: Safety glasses
Description: You will learn how your router can be used to make a bowl or tray and how to make the templates. You will be able to make bowls or decorative holiday trays for any season. You will use a drill press to hog out your bowl and a hand router to shape and finish your bowl.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Build a Custom Hunter's Knife

Wednesday, August 16, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jim Odell
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: Safety glasses
Description: Would you like to have your own custom hunting knife? You will attach wood handle blanks to a drop point blade, shape, sand and finish to make a knife that is truly one of a kind. This drop point knife has an overall length of 7 3/4" with a blade length of 3". There will be a choice of wood for the handle.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Sharpening Plane Blades & Chisels

Monday, August 21, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Al Huls
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses & Dull Blade Or Chisel
Description: Sharp tools are essential to good woodworking! Learn how to get your hand plane blades and chisels razor sharp.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Beginning Relief Carving

Wednesday, August 23, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jerry Savage
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: See store for details
Description: You will learn the basics of tool identification, honing, basic cuts, and wood & pattern selection. You may either bring your own tools or purchase a set of Flexcut tools at a steeply discounted package price for this class.
Prerequisite: none
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes: with tools $140

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

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Raised Panel Doors on a Table Saw

Thursday, August 24, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Al Huls
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required:
Description: Beautiful Raised Panel Doors can be made on the table saw. Learn the angles and cuts to make a template that can be used to pattern your future projects.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Hand Cut Dovetails

Saturday, August 26, 1 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Al Huls
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses. Dovetail Saws Provided But Bring Your Own If You Have One!
Description: The dovetail joint is one of the oldest and most recognizable woodworking joints. Hand cut dovetails remain the preserve of a small percent of all woodworkers. Learn the secrets of creating beautiful dovetails in this hands-on workshop. Al will teach the simple, intuitive method of making these joints without complicated jigs and power tools.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Learn To Turn!

Part 1: Tuesday, September 5, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, September 12, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bob Anderson
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: If you have only been turning pens on your mini-lathe or want to just learn more about turning, this two part class is a terrific value! Bob Anderson will guide you every step of the way. In addition to surprising yourself with a very creative spindle and face plate project, you will learn the basics of this popular woodworking machine. From the different types of lathes, to tool selection, machine operation and simple maintenance, this fun class will provide valuable skills.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Squaring Up Lumber with the Jointer & Planer

Saturday, September 9, 2 PM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Al Huls
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required:
Description: Properly sized and squared lumber is the foundation for enjoyable woodworking and great results. Turn a 2'x 4' piece of lumber into a usable board in this hands on class. You'll also learn how to set up and maintain your shop equipment to minimize downtime.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Router Basics

Monday, September 11, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Randy Kerkhoff
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: This class presents important information that will help you safely operate one of the workshop's most versatile tools. We will discuss the different types of routers, accessories,and router bits. Learn to make safe cuts free hand and with a router table. This is one of our most popular classes.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Woodburning, Part 2

Thursday, September 14, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Judy Woodruff
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required:
Description: Judy will advance your skills beyond what you learned in Intro to Woodburning.
Prerequisite: Intro to Woodburning
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Veneering

Tuesday, September 19, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: John Gogola
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required:
Description: Have you been hesitant to try beautiful wood veneers on your next project or think that veneering is not as good as solid stock? Did you know that veneering is: cost effective, requires no investment in expensive tools & is easier than you thought? Here you will create a small flat panel just like those found on many cabinets. In addition, you will add a simple inlay that will make your work stand out. We will cover all aspects of veneer in this class including how it is produced, book matching, adhesives, cauls, vacuum clamping & finishing. High Recommended!!!
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Dazzling Cigar Pens!

Wednesday, September 20, 6 PM - 7 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Craig Helming
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required:
Description: Have you ever turned a pen from a stabilized wood pen blank? Using these blanks will push your pens to the next level! You will learn advanced techniques for making the finish on your pens sing! You'll turn a classic cigar pen using a premium pen blank and some finishing techniques sure to send you home with a stunning writing instrument!
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Build a Mountain Dulcimer

Part 1: Saturday, September 23, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, September 24, 10 AM - 3 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Scott Conner
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: None
Description: In this two day class Scott Conner will lead you in assembling your very own Mountain Dulcimer in either a classic hour glass pattern or a tear drop design on Saturday and then he will teach you to play your instrument on Sunday.
Prerequisite: Sign up by September 1st
Tuition: $250.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Ice Cream Scoop

Tuesday, September 26, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jim Odell
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required:
Description: Turn a beautiful wood handle of your design to fit one of our two ice cream dippers. we provide all tools and supplies.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Understanding Wood Finishing

Wednesday, September 27, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Al Huls
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required:
Description: This class is a comprehensive look at wood finishing covering surface preparation,pore filling, staining and top coats. You'll learn all you need to know to confidently finish all your woodworking projects.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Intro To Woodworking

Part 1: Thursday, September 28, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, October 5, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Al Huls
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1-5
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection, Dust Mask & Notebook
Description: This class is for the beginning woodworker or anyone who wants to refresh their skills! You'll learn techniques for the safe and efficient use of the jointer, planer, table saw, band saw, router and drill press. By class end, you will have created a beautiful cutting board for your home. This is a great opportunity to learn the basics of craftsmanship. If you are new or returning to woodworking, don't miss this one!
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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#4 Wooden Plane

Thursday, October 5, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Al Huls
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: safety glasses
Description: You will cut and build a #4 wooden jack plane to complement our wooden block plane. This plane will be ready to use when you leave the class.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $125.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Intro To Woodworking

Part 1: Thursday, September 28, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, October 5, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Al Huls
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1-5
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection, Dust Mask & Notebook
Description: This class is for the beginning woodworker or anyone who wants to refresh their skills! You'll learn techniques for the safe and efficient use of the jointer, planer, table saw, band saw, router and drill press. By class end, you will have created a beautiful cutting board for your home. This is a great opportunity to learn the basics of craftsmanship. If you are new or returning to woodworking, don't miss this one!
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Advanced Scrollsaw

Monday, October 9, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Joe Alexander
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required:
Description: Learn how to stack cut 4 pieces from different woods at the same time, mixing the woods to create four unique hanging ornaments.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Beautiful Bowl Basics

Tuesday, October 10, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bob Anderson
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required:
Description: If you are familiar with the lathe and want to learn the basics of bowl turning, this class will set the ground work for making beautiful bowls. It will take you step by step through different methods for holding the wood on the lathe, tool selection and sharpening, basic bowl forms and finishing techniques are all covered. The end result will be your own beautiful bowl and the confidence to make more bowls in your own workshop.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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HVLP Spray Finishing

Wednesday, October 11, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Al Huls
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: How do you finish a project? A High Volume Low Pressure spray system will absolutely make your life easier. In this class you will become familiar with all components, adjustments, and correct application. A highly recommended class for the serious woodworker
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Get Framed!

Thursday, October 12, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Al Huls
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: So you want to display the photos of your climb on Mount Everest? You will need some cool looking hardwood frames but how do you do it? While the styles are endless, the process is the same for creating frames for your favorite photos, posters, or shadow boxes. In this class you will make a 8 1/2 x 11" frame by using the router table, table saw and miter saw. Sacrificial fences, jigs, determining inside demensions, assembly methods & clamping are more of the topics we will cover. Like most woodwokers, you likely get many frame requests and this class will help speed the process.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Joinery Techniques

Saturday, October 14, 2 PM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Al Huls
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: Tools will be available in class but students are encouraged to bring their favorite tools.
Description: Put you hand and power tools to work and learn how to make the right joint for every application. Butt joints,dado,tongue and groove, mortise and tenon lap, miter pocket and glued joints and more will add to your overall woodworking skills. You will practice making joints with hand and/or power tools under Roger's expert guidance. A great class for all woodworkers.
Prerequisite: Basic hand and power tool skills.
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Intro To Woodworking

Part 1: Monday, October 16, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Monday, October 23, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Al Huls
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1-5
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection, Dust Mask & Notebook
Description: This class is for the beginning woodworker or anyone who wants to refresh their skills! You'll learn techniques for the safe and efficient use of the jointer, planer, table saw, band saw, router and drill press. By class end, you will have created a beautiful cutting board for your home. This is a great opportunity to learn the basics of craftsmanship. If you are new or returning to woodworking, don't miss this one!
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Valet Tray

Tuesday, October 24, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Randy Kerkhoff
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: Safety glasses
Description: Need a tray to hold keys? Or coins? Or jewelry? A router can be used to create a beautiful valet tray with three compartments. These make great gifts for Christmas, Easter or Mother's Day. Start to finish in one 3 hour class.
Prerequisite: Router Basics
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Woodburning, part 3

Thursday, October 26, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Judy Woodruff
Skill Level: Advanced
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required:
Description: You will complete your project under Judy's tutelage. After completing this session you will be ready to take on any project you desire.
Prerequisite: Intermediate Woodworking
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Band Saw a Puzzle Box

Tuesday, November 21, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Randy Kerkhoff
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: safety glasses, hearing protection, notebook, pencil
Description: Highlight the versatility of your band saw by making a simple puzzle box out of a block of wood with a pullout drawer. It is truly unique and will be treasured for years to come. The class will cover wood selection, pattern placement, cutting sequence, gluing and a discussion on finishing.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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