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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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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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Pen Turning For Beginners with: Chris Teenor
All

Sunday, February 3, 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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Intermediate Router Techniques with: Mike Cobb
Beginner/Intermediate

Monday, February 4, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Router Techniques
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: This class is designed to take your router skills to the next level while using a top-of-the-line router table in the classroom. You will make your own profiles, specialized cuts and joinery in this jam packed 3 hour session. So join us and and get hands-on experience that will simply make using the router table that much more productive in your own shop. Students will use a wide variety of router bits throughout all the exercises. Handouts will be provided.
Tuition: $85.00

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

Saturday, February 9, 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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Sharpening Basics-The Skill Of A Lifetime. with: Mike Cobb
All

Sunday, February 10, 9 AM - 12 PM

Description: Sharpening is without question one of the most important skills in being a good woodworker. If you just can't get the hang of how to get that razor sharp edge consistently, then learn this this simple but time proven method that works every time it's used. Mike will guide you through every step as your tool takes on an edge that will shave maple end-grain. Bring a chisel or plane iron or use one of ours and learn a lifetime skill. Handouts provided.
Tuition: $75.00

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Make A Raised Panel Door with: Kevin Newman
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, February 16, 12 PM - 4 PM

Description: Ever wonder if you could make one of those professional looking Raised Panel Doors? If so, this class is for you. Kevin will teach you all the techniques on how to make rail & stile frames and raised panel doors using the router table. Topics covered will include safety, bit selection, routers, router tables, raised panel construction and stock preparation.
Tuition: $100.00

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Turn A Thin Stemmed Goblet with: Chip Siskey
Beginner

Sunday, February 17, 12 PM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Spindle Gouge, Parting Tool And Round Nose Scraper
Description: This class incorporates spindle turning techniques with some end grain hollowing. We 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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Parquetry - Art In Woodworking with: David Roth
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, February 23, 9 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: 3/4" Blue Painter\'s Tape
Description: We are pleased to offer this class from our renouned instructor, David Roth. Join David as he teaches the secrets of the age-old art of Parquetry (creating intricate geometric designs in wood.) He will take the students step-by-step through the process of project design, layout, wood preparation and execution. You will complete a project suitable for framing or inclusion in complimentary projects. Come and learn this time-honored, satisfying craft and which will enable you to create beautiful projects to be used as gifts to others or yourself. Come see David's display at the store!
Tuition: $95.00

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Introduction To Woodturning with: Chip Siskey
Beginner

Sunday, February 24, 12 PM - 4 PM

Description: This class is a must for the beginner, or a jumpstart to someone who has been trying to learn as they go. In this class, we will focus on safe lathe operation with discussion of lathes, drive centers, chucks, and other available accessories. We will discuss woodturning tools you may already have or have run across, and those available comparing the usefulness and quality of the metals. Our focus will turn to the seven basic tool where we will discuss when and how to use each one. We will finish with some hands on experience to ensure you grasp the proper tool presentation and use for each of these tools. There are so many tools available, the class will help you to select the correct tools for the projects you wish to complete. If you have tools, bring them but they are not necessary.
Tuition: $75.00

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How To Make A Perfect Workshop with: Mike Cobb
All

Monday, February 25, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Description: If you've ever dreamed of that perfect workshop, then stop dreaming and learn how to make it reality. In this fun and informative class, you'll learn virtually all the key ingredients of how to revamp your old shop or design a new one from scratch. All the bases will be covered, from power, lighting and climate control to work flow, machinery, hand tools, finishing area, dust collection and lumber storage. This class doesn't miss a thing with the end result being a great environment to pursue your favorite hobby. Handouts provided.
Tuition: $70.00

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Build A Bookcase with: Kevin Newman
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, March 2, 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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Pen Turning For Beginners with: Chris Teenor
All

Sunday, March 3, 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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Basic Router Techniques with: Mike Cobb
Beginner

Monday, March 4, 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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Carve A Wooden Spoon with: Dennis Bixby
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, March 9, 9 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Bring Your Own Carving Tools
Description: Spoon carving is hot right now in the carving world and this is your chance to find out why so many people are requesting this class. With local expert Dennis Bixby at your side, you will learn the precise techniques for cutting and carving a beautiful decorative wooden spoon. Design your own one of a kind handle or choose from several designs. From advanced beginner to the more experienced carver, everyone will enjoy crafting this classic heirloom.
Tuition: $80.00

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Sharpening Basics-The Skill Of A Lifetime. with: Mike Cobb
All

Saturday, March 16, 9 AM - 12 PM

Description: Sharpening is without question one of the most important skills in being a good woodworker. If you just can't get the hang of how to get that razor sharp edge consistently, then learn this this simple but time proven method that works every time it's used. Mike will guide you through every step as your tool takes on an edge that will shave maple end-grain. Bring a chisel or plane iron or use one of ours and learn a lifetime skill. Handouts provided.
Tuition: $75.00

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Turn A Beautiful Plate From Scrap Wood with: Chip Siskey
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, March 17, 12 PM - 4 PM

Description: Have you ever had a highly figured scrap board left over from a project? How can you display this figure? Turn a plate. In this class we will use a waste block technique to mount a blank to turn a plate for display or use. We will focus on proper cutting tool 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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Reviving Old & New Hand Planes with: Mike Cobb
All

Wednesday, March 20, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tools Required: New Or Old Hand Plane
Description: Whether it was your grandfather's plane or a new one you couldn't pass up two years ago, this class will cover cleanup and tune-up from start to finish. Hand planes are growing in popularity and for good reason. They're fast, remarkably efficient, safe to se and quiet with no dust collection needed. We'll cover key parts, sharpening, alignment and of course getting those wonderful gossamer shavings. So dust off that old or new plane, bring it with you and walk out with superbly tuned-up hand plane that will give you years of of great performance.
Tuition: $70.00

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Birdhouse Ornament with: Chip Siskey
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, March 24, 12 PM - 4 PM

Description: NEW CLASS – In this fun-filled class you will turn multiple pieces to assemble a birdhouse ornament. Chip will discuss several shapes and options to help you make an ornament of your own design. This hands-on skill building exercise will enhance your spindle turning skills. The result will be a piece of art you will be proud to display. Check out our miniature birdhouse's at the store.
Tuition: $75.00

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

Part 1: Tuesday, March 26, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, March 27, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Part 3: Saturday, March 30, 9 AM - 1 PM

Tools Required: Grubby Clothes
Description: 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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Make A Kitchen Cabinet - Parts 1 & 2 with: Kevin Newman
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, April 6, 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, April 7, 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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Pen Turning For Beginners with: Chris Teenor
All

Sunday, April 14, 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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Intermediate Router Techniques with: Mike Cobb
Beginner/Intermediate

Monday, April 8, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Router Techniques
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: How about making a solid walnut desk clock with a top-of-the-line router table, while learning the advantages of the router table all in 3 hours? Sound like a fun evening? Why not join us and let Mike show you some must-have router techniques followed with hands-on exercises. 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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Sharpening Carving Tools with: Dennis Bixby
All

Saturday, April 13, 9 AM - 1 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.
Tuition: $65.00

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Totally Terrific Turners Tool Sharpening 101 with: Chip Siskey
All

Sunday, April 14, 12 PM - 4 PM

Description: Sharp tools are a necessity for woodturning, and the most used tools will need to be sharpened multiple times to finish some projects. In this class, we will demystify the many choices available to sharpen your tools and which method would work best for the tools you have, or those you plan to get in the future. We will discuss jigs that make the process easy and repeatable, so you can spend more time turning and less time sharpening. We will discuss tool profiles and angles for traditional turning tools and how to achieve these quickly and efficiently. We will cover the angles of the bevel and why you may want to have more than one of the same tool at different angles. If you have tools, bring them but they are not necessary.
Tuition: $75.00

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Turn A Serpentine Bowl with: Chip Siskey
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, April 28, 12 PM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Bowl Gouges, Scrapers & Parting Tool
Description: In this class we will make a shallow bowl that incorporates a classic Roman ogee shape with a wide rim. Chip will focus on mounting techniques and proper tool presentation for cutting techniques. An ideal art piece to display on a coffee table or a mantle. Required tools: eye protection, bowl gouge, spindle gouge, round nose scraper, parting tool
Tuition: $75.00

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