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

8645 Bluejacket Road
Lenexa, KS 66214

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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Classes


Total Package Finishing Parts 1,2 & 3

Tuesday, July 25, 5:30 PM - 8:30 AM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Craig Arnold
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Grubby clothes
Description: Tue., July 25th, 5:30pm-8:30pm Wed., July 26th,, 5:30pm-8:30pm Sat., July 29th, 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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Intermediate Router Techniques

Wednesday, August 2, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mike Cobb
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety glasses
Description: How about making a solid walnut weather station 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. All weather instruments and walnut included in tuition.
Prerequisite: Basic Router Techniques
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Build a Bookcase

Saturday, August 5, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Kevin Newman
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
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.
Prerequisite: n/a
Tuition: $195.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Pen Turning for Beginners

Sunday, August 6, 9 AM - 12 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Chris Teenor
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Wood Turning Tools
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Carve a Country Folk Caricature

Saturday, August 12, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Dennis Bixby
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Bring Or Purchase: Carving Glove, Carving Knife, #12-6mm (1/4") V-Tool, #7-3mm (1/8") Gouge
Description: Join this fun-filled class and let Dennis Bixby, local woodcarving expert, take you through the different tools, techniques and carefully choosing wood as you carve your country folk caricature figure. This is a great class and will provide a source of joy and relaxation for years to come.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Sharpening Carving Tools

Sunday, August 13, 9 AM - 12 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Dennis Bixby
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required:
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $50.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Wood Carving 101

Sunday, August 13, 2 PM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Dennis Bixby
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Bring any carving tools you own
Description: Whether your a beginner or an intermediate, join master-carver Dennis Bixby for a top of the line class on wood carving. For beginner's, Dennis will provide materials and techniques to get you started in the right direction. For intermediates, Dennis invites you to bring in your carvings where he can critique your work and give pointers which can take you to the next level. Both skill levels will also be taught proper tool selection, their usage and sharpening techniques. Seating is limited in this class.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $50.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Turn A Friction Fitted Box

Sunday, August 20, 12 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Anthony Harris
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Woodturning Tools
Description: Local turning expert Anthony Harris, will teach students the fine art of turning a round box with a friction fitted lid. Learn his special techniques, using the correct tools and precise details while making a wonderful box to give as a gift or keep for your own small treasures.
Prerequisite: Some Woodturning Experience Helpful
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Intarsia Fleur-de-lis

Saturday, August 26, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: David Roth
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Hearing Protection, Safety Glasses, Pencil, Notebook, Shop Apron & Scissors
Description: Create a beautifully detailed Intarsia piece called a Fleur-del-lis. Local expert David Roth will take you through the steps of techniques, design and controlled sanding to help you learn the wonderful art of intarsia. The project pattern and materials will be supplied by the instructor. Plus, you get to take home the piece of art you have created in class.
Prerequisite: Basic Scroll Saw Knowledge
Tuition: $95.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Learn To Turn A Platter

Sunday, August 27, 12 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Anthony Harris
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Bowl Gouge, Spindle Gouge, Parting Tool, and Round-nosed Scraper. Skew is useful. (Bring your own, if you have them; if not, use ours.)
Description: Why turn platters? It's a great platform for learning to create details – skills will make the rest of your projects really stand out. This class is primarily about learning to turn cross-grained wood, from how to get it on and off the lathe to how to design and execute good forms, details, and that mysterious shadowed rim. Additional topics will include, but not be limited to, safety, tool sharpening, how to use a spaced screw chuck, sanding, and finishes. Come and create something you'll be proud to display and even use.
Prerequisite: Some Woodturning Experience Helpful
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Make A Raised Panel Door

Saturday, September 9, 9 AM - 1 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Kevin Newman
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: N/A
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $95.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Pen Turning for Beginners

Sunday, September 10, 9 AM - 12 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Chris Teenor
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Wood Turning Tools
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Sharpening Your Lathe Tools

Sunday, September 10, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Anthony Harris
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: Bring your own tools to sharpen plus eye protection.
Description: Come and join one of the Midwest's turning experts, Anthony Harris, as you learn to correctly sharpen your own lathe tools. Anthony will show you key fundamental techniques as well as some of his own to achieve a razor-sharp and durable edge. All elements of sharpening for the lathe will be covered.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Basic Router Techniques

Wednesday, September 13, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mike Cobb
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-8
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.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Turn A Goblet Or Scoop On The Lathe

Sunday, September 17, 12 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Anthony Harris
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Wood Turning Tools
Description: Take your pick. With this turning class, you can make either a scoop or a goblet from resident turning expert Anthony Harris. In this great class, you will learn all the time-tested techniques in turning out a beautiful project of your choice. Anthony will cover all the bases with setup, tool selection the best way to make those perfect cuts on the lathe. Don't miss this one.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Mastering the Table Saw

Sunday, September 24, 9 AM - 12 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mike Cobb
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: n/a
Description: For all who own or are thinking about buying a table saw, this is a must-take-class. Learn how to tune and maintain your table saw for maximum performance. Mike will discuss saw selection, fence and blade type, proper alignment and correct cutting techniques. The discussion will also focus on techniques that ensure you get the best possible rips, crosscuts and miter cuts as well as covering special jigs and, above all, safety procedures.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Total Package Finishing Parts 1,2 & 3

Tuesday, September 26, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Craig Arnold
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Grubby clothes
Description: Tue., Sept. 26th, 5:30pm-8:30pm Wed., Sept. 27th,, 5:30pm-8:30pm Sat., Sept. 30th, 9am-12pm You've spent countless 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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Make A Kitchen Cabinet - Parts 1 & 2

Saturday, October 7, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Kevin Newman
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
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
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $225.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Make A Kitchen Cabinet - Part 3

Sunday, October 8, 9 AM - 12 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Kevin Newman
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
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.
Prerequisite: Making A Kitchen Cabinet Parts 1 & 2
Tuition: $225.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Intermediate Router Techniques

Wednesday, October 11, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mike Cobb
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety glasses
Description: How about making a solid walnut weather station 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. All weather instruments and walnut included in tuition.
Prerequisite: Basic Router Techniques
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Make Your Own Japanese Kitchen Knife

Saturday, October 14, 9 AM - 1 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mike Jones
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: If you think your kitchen knives are sharp, think again. Woodcrafts own Japanese ZHEN Damascus steel knives are virtually unbeatable in the kitchen. Join Mike Jones 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.
Prerequisite: n/a
Tuition: $95.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Pen Turning for Beginners

Sunday, October 15, 9 AM - 12 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Chris Teenor
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Wood Turning Tools
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Early Christmas Project-Bandsaw Box

Saturday, October 21, 9 AM - 12 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mike Cobb
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: n/a
Description: The bandsaw is a great machine, and in this fun-filled class everyone will put the saw through its paces by building a unique band saw box. Once you understand the basics and build our class project, then the sky's the limit as to what you can make with scrap lumber. Join us for this hands-on project and you'll be spending more time with your bandsaw than you ever imagined.
Prerequisite: n/a
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Loose Lid Box On The Lathe

Sunday, October 22, 12 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Anthony Harris
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: 1/2" Bowl Gouge, Roundnosed Scraper, Spindle Gouge and Parting Tool helpful
Description: Everybody needs those little containers to put their "stuff" in. This class is primarily about learning to turn cross-grained wood. You will learn to make a small bowl and fitted lid with a knob. You will also learn how to design and execute good forms, create details and undercut the bowl rim. Anthony will also cover how to use a screw chuck, sharpening, sanding, finishing and safety.
Prerequisite: Some turning experience helpful, but not required.
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Parquetry - Art in Woodworking

Saturday, October 28, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: David Roth
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: 3/4" Blue painter's tape
Description: We are pleased to offer this class from renowned 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. See David's work in our store.
Prerequisite: n/a
Tuition: $95.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Turn a Hollow Form Vessel

Sunday, October 29, 12 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Anthony Harris
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Basic turning tools plus some type of hollowing tool
Description: An absolute must-take class for turners who want to learn the right way to hollow out any lathe project. Let Anthony teach you how to master the techniques of hollow form turning, while enhancing your skill level. Learn to master the "invisible" cuts that make these projects so unique and prized.
Prerequisite: Some turning experience helpful, but not necessary
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Make a Jointer's Mallet

Thursday, November 2, 5:30 PM - 8:30 AM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mike Cobb
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety glasses
Description: Every woodworker needs a special tool to help drive a bench chisel into that perfect chunk of hardwood for any number of joints, as well as persuading two boards together at glue-up time. That multipurpose tool is a jointer's mallet. In this hands-on class, you will use beautiful hardwoods for the body and handle as you cut, shape, wedge, sand and custom fit a classic mallet that is sure to become an heirloom tool you can pass down to that younger woodworker in your family. All materials included.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Build A Christmas Toy Chest

Saturday, November 4, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Kevin Newman
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety glasses
Description: This is a 2 part class: Day 1-Sat., Nov. 4th, 9am -5pm, Day 2-Sun. Nov. 5th, 9am-1pm. This 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 covers both days.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $225.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Basic Router Techniques

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mike Cobb
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-8
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.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Carve a Santa or Snowman for Christmas

Saturday, November 11, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Dennis Bixby
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: Bench knife, 2 gouges, V-tool, carving glove
Description: Want to learn woodcarving but never knew how to get started? Learn about the tools, wood, sharpening, carving technique and wood finishing. Students can expect to finish a carved Santa or Snowman during this class. Join expert Dennis Bixby and learn how to put those specific touches to your carving. This Santa makes a great gift for that special person at Christmas.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Pen Turning for Beginners

Sunday, November 12, 9 AM - 12 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Chris Teenor
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Wood Turning Tools
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Sharpening Basics-The Skill of a Lifetime.

Wednesday, November 15, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mike Cobb
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: N/a
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 bench chisel or plane iron or use one of ours and learn a lifetime skill.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Christmas Ornaments on the Scroll Saw

Saturday, November 18, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: David Roth
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety glasses
Description: Spruce up that Christmas tree with some beautiful handmade ornaments on the scroll saw. One of the best scroll saw instructors in the Midwest, David will guide you using specific stacking techniques and teaching all the methods for precise, accurate and smooth cuts. These unique ornaments make great gifts by themselves or as an add-on for already wrapped presents.
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 A Platter

Sunday, November 19, 12 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Anthony Harris
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Bowl Gouge, Spindle Gouge, Parting Tool, and Round-nosed Scraper. Skew is useful. (Bring your own, if you have them; if not, use ours.)
Description: Why turn platters? It's a great way for learning to create details – skills that will make the rest of your projects really stand out. This class is primarily about learning to turn cross-grained wood, from how to get it on and off the lathe to designing and executing good forms, details, and that mysterious shadowed rim. Additional topics will include, but not be limited to, safety, tool sharpening, how to use a spaced screw chuck, sanding, and finishes. Your project is made for actual table use during the upcoming holiday season.
Prerequisite: Some Woodturning Experience Helpful
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Turning Icicles and Snowmen

Sunday, November 26, 12 PM - 5:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Anthony Harris
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: While it may be cold outside, you'll be nice and toasty turning icicles and snowmen under the tutelage of Anthony Harris. A great spindle learning experience, utilizing the proper tools, proper cuts and making specific shapes for these ornaments that you can hang on your tree. Additionally, you will learn correct sanding skills on the lathe, proper sharpening and attaching hardware to your ornaments.
Prerequisite: Some turning experience helpful but not necessary
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Total Package Finishing Parts 1,2 & 3

Tuesday, November 28, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Craig Arnold
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Grubby clothes
Description: Tue., Nov. 28th, 5:30pm-8:30pm Wed., Nov. 29th, 5:30pm-8:30pm Sat., Dec. 2nd, 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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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