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(913) 599-2800
(913) 599-0226

8645 Bluejacket Road
Lenexa, KS 66214

Hours of Operation

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

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Basic Router Techniques with: Mike Cobb

Thursday, September 10, 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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Build A Bookcase with: Kevin Newman

Saturday, September 12, 9 AM - 4 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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Resin Casting For Pens with: David Roth

Saturday, September 19, 9 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Hearing Protection, Safety Glasses, Pencil, Notebook, Shop Apron & Scissors
Description: This Class Is Rated: DM (Don't Miss) If you ever wanted to learn how to make your own colorful pen blanks on your own. Now is the time. Join David Roth in learning how to make such turning pen blanks. Learn what type of equipment you'll need. Types of resin to use. Which resin works best for pen blanks. Discuss on how to make a Mold for casting. Mold release info. Learn how to create a recipe for the colors you are making. So you can recreate that special color. THIS IS A PEN BLANK MAKING CLASS ONLY! Students will make pen blanks in class, then take the blanks home to make them into pens. A Demo will be shown on how to turn resin blanks in class. Things to bring to class. Safety glasses, vinyl gloves, pen, paper, clothing or apron you don't mind getting resin on. And Creativity
Tuition: $125.00

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Turn A Ring And A Holder with: Chip Siskey

Sunday, September 20, 11 AM - 3 PM

Description: NEW CLASS - Ring and Ring Holder – Turn a beautiful piece of jewelry. In this class we will discuss different options for turning a ring to overcome the inherent weakness of wood and grain orientation. In turning the ring, we will use a waste block and jam chuck, followed by an excellent skill builder spindle turning project that will result in beautiful and useful piece of art, a ring holder. 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 shop.
Tuition: $75.00

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

Part 1: Tuesday, September 22, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, September 23, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Part 3: Saturday, September 26, 9 AM - 12 PM

Tools Required: Grubby Clothes
Description: Tue., Sept. 22., 5:30pm-8:30pm Wed., Sept. 23,, 5:30pm-8:30pm Sat., Sept. 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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Beginner Open Bowl with: Chip Siskey

Sunday, September 27, 11 AM - 3 PM

Tools Required: 1/2" Bowl Gouge, Roundnosed Scraper, Spindle Gouge And Parting Tool Helpful
Description: Have you tried bowl turning with mixed results or is it something you've always wanted to try but didn't know where to begin. Join local turning guru Chip Siskey as he guides you towards turning bowls in a simple yet informative way. The focus will be on mounting techniques, grain direction, dealing with wood species as well as empahsis on placement of cutting tools and mastering the push cut achieve a smooth finish.
Tuition: $75.00

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

Part 1: Saturday, October 3, 9 AM - 3 PM
Part 2: Sunday, October 4, 10 AM - 1 PM

Tools Required: Hearing Protection, Safety Glasses, Tape Measure, Pencil & Paper
Description: In Part 1 of this two-day 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. On the second day of this class, Part 3, you'll learn 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 & 3.
Tuition: $225.00

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Intermediate Router Techniques with: Mike Cobb

Thursday, October 8, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Router Techniques
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: How about making a hanging walnut clock or weather station (your choice) with a top-of-the-line router table, while learning new router techniques 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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Make A Intarsia Fleur-de-lis with: David Roth

Saturday, October 10, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Some Scroll Saw Experience Is Helpful
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Pencil, Marking Knife, Carving Gouges
Description: For those intarsia fans or wannabe's, this is THE class for you. Local intarsia expert David Roth will help you create a beautiffuly detailed Intarsia piece called a Fleur-de-lis (see one at the store). David will focus on design, cutting and controlled sanding to help you learn the wonderful art of intarsia.
Tuition: $95.00

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

Saturday, October 24, 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: $80.00

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