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Phone:
(913) 599-2800
Fax:
(913) 599-0226
Email:
kansas-retail@woodcraft.com

8645 Bluejacket Road
Lenexa, KS 66214
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 - 7 PM
friday 9 AM - 7 PM
saturday 9 AM - 6 PM

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Carve A Golf Caricature W/Knickers & Argyle Socks with: Dennis Bixby
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, October 20, 9 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Bench Knife, 2 Gouges, V-tool, Carving Glove
Description: Join resident carving expert Dennis Bixby as he guides you in this hands-on class making a truly memorable carving classic - The Old-Time Golfer. You will learn all the various techniques, correct tools and their proper usage along with getting those perfect cuts in creating your own masterpiece. This is a fun-filled class so sign up soon. All materials provided.
Tuition: $75.00

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Plate Platter with: Chip Siskey
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, October 21, 12 PM - 4 PM

Tools Required: 1/2" Bowl Gouge, Roundnosed Scraper, Spindle Gouge And Parting Tool Helpful
Description: NEW CLASS - Have you ever had a highly figured scrap board left over from a project and wondered how you can make the most of this beautiful chunk of wood? What about turning a plate? In this class we will use a waste block technique to mount a blank to turn your plate while introducing the key turning tools needed and focusing on their proper cutting presentation. The end result will be a decorative piece that can be displayed on the mantle, hung on the wall, or used in the kitchen.
Tuition: $75.00

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Make A Beautiful Thanksgiving Breadboard with: Mike Cobb
Beginner/Intermediate

Wednesday, October 24, 5:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: HOLIDAYS ARE NEAR! With Thanksgiving and Christmas right around the corner, why not add the traditional touch of your own handmade breadboard from great looking exotic and domestic hardwoods. Using a variety of power and hand tools you will create your own heirloom piece that will look great on your dining room table or use as a gift. See our in store sample.
Tuition: $70.00

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Make A Hammered Damascus Japanese Kitchen Knife with: Mike Jones
All

Saturday, October 27, 9 AM - 1 PM

Description: If you think your kitchen knives are sharp, think again. Woodcrafts own Japanese Hammered Damascus steel knives are virtually unbeatable in the kitchen. Join Mike Jones in this special hands-on class as he guides you in shaping beautiul exotic scales to custom fit your own santoku knife. You will learn all the necessary steps to make great artisan cutlery that can last a lifetime. This class is always a sellout, so sign up soon. All materials included.
Tuition: $105.00

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Turn A Thin Stemmed Goblet with: Chip Siskey
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, October 28, 12 PM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Woodturning Tools
Description: NEW CLASS - This is the one! A highly requested class that incorporates spindle turning techniques with some end grain hollowing. Chip will focus on proper cutting tool presentation to help you develop your spindle turning abilities, as well as, the chuck mounting techniques necessary when challenged with working on a piece that protrudes a few inches from the chuck. The resulting decorative thin stemmed goblet can be displayed or makes traditional wedding gift when embellished with captive rings.
Tuition: $75.00

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Build A Christmas Toy Chest with: Kevin Newman
Beginner/Intermediate

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

Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: TWO PART CLASS, Sat. Nov. 3rd, 9am-5pm and Sun., Nov. 4th, 9am-1pmThis hands on class will teach you all the skills to build and assemble a solid oak toy chest with lid. This can be the perfect Christmas gift for that special child or grandchild and be a keepsake for years to come. You will learn classic joinery techniques like tongue and groove, rabbet and pocket hole joints using the Kreg Jig. This is not only a great project,but also a superb opportunity to enhance your woodworking skills. All materials provided.
Tuition: $225.00

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Basic Router Techniques with: Mike Cobb
Beginner

Wednesday, November 7, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tools Required: Hearing Protection & Safety Glasses
Description: Many woodworkers consider the router the best tool in their shop. This "beginner's" router class, will cover which type of router is best suited for you, the 5 must have router bits and their uses, correct router cutting techniques, key accessories, router tables, maintenance and SAFETY. If you own a router or you're thinking about buying one, this class is tailor-made for you.
Tuition: $70.00

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Nativity Relief Carving with: Dennis Bixby
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, November 10, 9 AM - 5 PM

Description: NEW CLASS - With Christmas right around the corner, it's the perfect time to carve a nativity scene for your home or to give as a gift to someone special. Join local carving expert Dennis Bixby as he takes you through a full day of hands-on carving making a folk art nativity scene out of basswood. Basic tools to include 3 mm #9 gouge, 10mm # 5 gouge, 14mm #1 or 3 gouge, a basic bench knife (kn-14), a 6mm V tool and a carving glove. C
Tuition: $90.00

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Pen Turning For Beginners with: Chris Teenor
All

Sunday, November 11, 9 AM - 12 PM

Description: With little or no lathe experience, you can make your very own beautiful pen in 3 hours. Resident expert Chris Teenor has taught hundreds of students the art of pen-making in just one evening class. Your very own pen makes a great gift for almost any occasion. And the great part is, once you've made one, you can virtually make any style you wish. Without a doubt, this is our most popular class.
Tuition: $70.00

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Turn A Globe Christmas Ornament with: Chip Siskey
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, November 11, 12 PM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Woodturning Tools
Description: Learn to turn a traditional woodturner's Christmas ornament. In this class we will turn and assemble a three piece Christmas ornament with a hollow globe. We will discuss several shapes and options to help you make an ornament of your own design. The resulting ornament will be ready for the tree, or can be displayed on an ornament holder year round. This is an excellent skill building exercise incorporating a small hollow form and spindle turning.
Tuition: $75.00

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Tuning The Band Saw For Perfect Cuts with: Mike Cobb
Beginner

Monday, November 12, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Description: WHAT'S WRONG WITH MY BAND SAW? Is your band saw not making those flawless cuts like it should? Do you have trouble with resawing? If these and other problems are making you want to give up on your band saw, then join us for an eye-opening session on getting your prize machine back in great working order. In this class, you will learn correct setup, key blade selection, lining up all 6 of those troublesome guides. proper blade tension and cutting technique. You will also be involved in making some of your own cuts with a custom tuned band saw in the classroom.
Tuition: $75.00

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Sharpening Carving Tools with: Dennis Bixby
All

Saturday, November 17, 12 PM - 4 PM

Description: In this highly requested class, master-carver Dennis Bixby covers the many methods of getting that perfect edge to your carving tools...yes, even the "v tool". By the end of this class you will know exactly how to convert that dull knife or chisel into a razor sharp tool. Fundamental sharpening skills will be taught along with power sharpening.
Tuition: $80.00

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Total Package Finishing Parts 1,2 & 3 with: Craig Arnold
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Tuesday, November 27, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, November 28, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Part 3: Saturday, December 1, 9 AM - 1 PM

Tools Required: Grubby Clothes
Description: Tue., Nov. 27th, 5:30pm-8:30pm Wed., Nov. 28th, 5:30pm-8:30pm Sat., Dec. 1st 9am-12pm You've spent coutless hours and dollars building your project, now learn the finishing techniques that will set your work apart. In this 3-Part hands-on session, you will learn and apply a variety of techniques to finish your projects. Covered topics will include wood prep.,coloring techniques,stains and dyes and finish application. You will learn wiping, brushing and spraying techniques while practicing on cherry, red oak and pine. Lastly you will make steps showing the progress on each species of wood.Tuition includes all 3 sessions.
Tuition: $150.00

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Pen Turning For Beginners with: Chris Teenor
All

Sunday, December 2, 9 AM - 12 PM

Description: With little or no lathe experience, you can make your very own beautiful pen in 3 hours. Resident expert Chris Teenor has taught hundreds of students the art of pen-making in just one evening class. Your very own pen makes a great gift for almost any occasion. And the great part is, once you've made one, you can virtually make any style you wish. Without a doubt, this is our most popular class.
Tuition: $70.00

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Build A Christmas Weather Station with: Mike Cobb
Beginner/Intermediate

Wednesday, December 5, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Router Techniques
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: How about making a great weather station for a Christmas present? It's the proverbial gift that keeps on giving all year round. Your weather station will include a thermometer, hygrometer and barometer all included in the tuition price. So why not join us and let Mike show you some must-have router techniques that will make your project really stand out.. Students will learn safe methods for completing a number of different cuts while using a variety of router bits. Additionally, you will make specialized cuts on the drill press.
Tuition: $85.00

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Build A Bookcase with: Kevin Newman
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, December 8, 9 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Eye Protection, Tape Measure, Pencil, Notepad
Description: In this hands-on class, you will learn all the skills necessary to build and assemble a small bookcase with an adjustable shelf that will be yours to take home. You will master how to use a router table to make a dado joint, rabbet joint, tongue and groove joint and a lock miter joint to construct your bookcase. You will also master pocket-hole joinery using the Kreg Jig to construct the face frames. These are common woodworking joints that can be used in a variety of woodworking applications. This is a great project to help build or start your skills as a woodworker.
Tuition: $200.00

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Turn A Friction Lidded Box with: Chip Siskey
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, December 9, 12 PM - 4 PM

Tools Required: 1/2" Bowl Gouge, Roundnosed Scraper, Spindle Gouge And Parting Tool Helpful
Description: A challenging project, but makes an excellent gift or decoration. Chip will teach you the basic concept of turning friction fitted lidded boxes. Chip will share his knowledge of turning different style boxes including tenon boxes, inset-lidded boxes and hollow lidded boxes. From there, you will choose one box type to turn and develop your own creative piece of decorative art. From concepts on box turning, you will be able to create many beautiful boxes when you go back to your shop.
Tuition: $75.00

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Carving A Christmas Ornament For Beginners with: Dennis Bixby
Beginner

Saturday, December 15, 9 AM - 1 PM

Description: It's not too late to add a special ornament to the tree and Dennis is the guy who can help you make it happen. Spend the morning with a carving wizard and learn carving techniques the correct way as Dennis guides you in carving a beautiful ornament you'll treasure for years. Bring your carving tools and we'll supply the wood in this fun-filled morning. Sign up soon as there's only room for 8.
Tuition: $75.00

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Turn A Ring Holder with: Chip Siskey
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, December 16, 12 PM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Woodturning Tools
Description: NEW CLASS - A perfect gift for the holiday season!This spindle turning project is an excellent skill builder that will result in a beautiful and useful piece of art. We will work on two styles, a square edge and a candle design. The focus will be on proper tool presentation for basic spindle turning with some fine details. With the skills you develop, you will be able to create many beautiful pieces when you go back to your own shop.
Tuition: $75.00

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LAST MINUTE - Bandsaw Box For Christmas with: Mike Cobb
Beginner/Intermediate

Wednesday, December 19, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Description: YES it's late, but there's still time to make a last minute gift for that special someone. In this fun-filled class you'll learn the basics for building a unique band saw box. Once you apply these skill-building techniques in making your class project, then the sky's the limit as to what you can make with any species of wood. Join us for this hands-on project and complete your gift list in one evenng. All materials included with tuition.
Tuition: $85.00

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Make A Kitchen Cabinet - Parts 1 & 2 with: Kevin Newman
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, January 5, 9 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Hearing Protection, Safety Glasses, Tape Measure, Pencil & Paper
Description: In Part 1 of this three-part class you will learn about good kitchen design, what materials are used in building kitchen cabinets, cabinet layout/design and how to generate a cut list. You'll be able to accomplish this, not by using expensive computer software but by using a very old and effective method: the story pole. Part 2 of the class will teach you how to cut and assemble face frames using the Kreg pocket-hole jig joinery system and joining them to the cabinet . This part of the class will also cover how to make and assemble economical and sturdy cabinet drawers using the drawer-lock joint. Tuition includes Part 3
Tuition: $225.00

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Make A Kitchen Cabinet - Part 3 with: Kevin Newman
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, January 6, 9 AM - 12 PM

Prerequisite: Making A Kitchen Cabinet Parts 1 & 2
Tools Required: Hearing Protection, Safety Glasses, Tape Measure, Pencil & Paper
Description: The final part of this class is learning to assemble your own cabinet, the installation of drawer guides and the drawer itself. Kevin will guide you through the steps that will make your project rival that of a big professional shop at a fraction of the cost. Tuition includes parts 1 & 2.
Tuition: $225.00

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Basic Router Techniques with: Mike Cobb
Beginner

Wednesday, January 9, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tools Required: Hearing Protection & Safety Glasses
Description: Many woodworkers consider the router the best tool in their shop. This "beginner's" router class, will cover which type of router is best suited for you, the 5 must have router bits and their uses, correct router cutting techniques, key accessories, router tables, maintenance and SAFETY. If you own a router or you're thinking about buying one, this class is tailor-made for you.
Tuition: $75.00

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Carve A Cowboy Caricature with: Dennis Bixby
All

Saturday, January 12, 9 AM - 5 PM

Description: Join this class and let Dennis Bixby, one of the Midwest's best carvers, take you through the different tools, techniques, sharpening and wood selection as you carve your own caricature cowboy figure. This is a great skill building class that smooth out the process in taking your carving to the next level in addition to providing you with source of joy and relaxation for years to come.
Tuition: $85.00

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Pen Turning For Beginners with: Chris Teenor
All

Sunday, January 13, 9 AM - 12 PM

Description: With little or no lathe experience, you can make your very own beautiful pen in 3 hours. Resident expert Chris Teenor has taught hundreds of students the art of pen-making in just one evening class. Your very own pen makes a great gift for almost any occasion. And the great part is, once you've made one, you can virtually make any style you wish. Without a doubt, this is our most popular class.
Tuition: $70.00

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Fundamentals Of Woodworking Pt. 1 with: Mike Cobb
Beginner

Tuesday, January 15, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Tue., Jan 15th, 5;30pm-8:30pm, Wed., Jan. 16th, 5:30pm-8:30pm, Sat., Jan. 20th, 9am-5pm. If you've ever wanted to try your hand at woodworking but didn't know where to begin, this is the class for you. In this jam-packed 3 session class, you will learn shop layout, basic hand tools, the 4 necessary machines, power tool selection, Choosing and squaring up lumber, joinery techniques, how to sharpen tools, finishing and safety. Additionally, you will make a great project during your 3 sessions beginning on the the first evening. Tuition for this 3 DAY class includes all materials.
Tuition: $195.00

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Beginner's Open Bowl with: Chip Siskey
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, January 20, 12 PM - 4 PM

Tools Required: 1/2" Bowl Gouge, Roundnosed Scraper, Spindle Gouge And Parting Tool Helpful
Description: NEW CLASS - Did you get a new lathe for Christmas? Or would you simply like to get better at making bowls on your existing lathe? Chip will guide you towards turning bowls in a simple yet informative way. The focus will be on mounting techniques, grain orientation, dealing with wood species as well as emphasis on placement of cutting tools and mastering the push cut to acheive a smooth finish.
Tuition: $75.00

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Total Package Finishing Parts 1,2 & 3 with: Craig Arnold
Beginner/Intermediate

Tuesday, January 22, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tools Required: Grubby Clothes
Description: Tue., Jan. 22nd, 5:30pm-8:30pm Wed., Jan. 23rd, 5:30pm-8:30pm Sat., Jan. 26th, 9am-12pm You've spent coutless hours and dollars building your project, now learn the finishing techniques that will set your work apart. In this 3-Part hands-on session, you will learn and apply a variety of techniques to finish your projects. Covered topics will include wood prep.,coloring techniques,stains and dyes and finish application. You will learn wiping, brushing and spraying techniques while practicing on cherry, red oak and pine. Lastly you will make steps showing the progress on each species of wood.Tuition includes all 3 sessions.
Tuition: $150.00

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Square Edge Bowl with: Chip Siskey
Intermediate

Sunday, January 27, 12 PM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Some Turning Experience Is Recommended
Tools Required: 1/2" Bowl Gouge, Roundnosed Scraper, Spindle Gouge And Parting Tool Helpful
Description: NEW CLASS - In this class you will make a shallow bowl that incorporates a square edge rim. Chip will focus on mounting techniques and proper tool presentation for smooth cutting with an emphasis on the clean cut necessary to leave a square edge. This is an ideal art piece to display on a coffee table or mantle.
Tuition: $75.00

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