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

Saturday, June 2, 9 AM - 1 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: $90

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Pen Turning For Beginners with: Chris Teenor
All

Sunday, June 3, 9 AM - 12 PM

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.
Tuition: $70

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Intermediate Router Techniques with: Mike Cobb
Beginner/Intermediate

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

Prerequisite: Basic Router Techniques
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: How about making a beautiful hardwood 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.
Tuition: $85

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Mastering The Table Saw with: Mike Cobb
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, June 10, 9 AM - 12 PM

Description: 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.
Tuition: $70

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Basic LatheTurning with: Anthony Harris
Beginner

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

Description: In this beginner class, you will learn basic lathe operations, safety procedures, key lathe tools, sharpening and then participate in skill-building practice exercises. A "must take"class for anyone who wants to learn the art of woodturning. One of the midwest's premier turners, Anthony Harris, will guide you through five hands-on turning exercises which are the basis for all lathe work.
Tuition: $75

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Carving Country Critters with: Dennis Bixby
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, June 23, 9 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Carving Glove, Carving Or Pocket Knife (locking Blade Preferred) And Pencil. Bring Other Hand Tools If You Wish.
Description: Sign up for this fun-filled class and enjoy a day of handcrafting a caricature country animal from Midwest carving expert, Dennis Bixby. This caricature form of animals wearing hats, coats & overalls. Don't miss out as this class fills up fast. Materials included in tuition.
Tuition: $70

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Sharpening Your Lathe Tools with: Anthony Harris
All

Sunday, June 24, 12 PM - 4:30 PM

Tools Required: Bring Your Own Tools To Sharpen Plus Eye Protection.
Description: Come and join Anthony Harris as you learn to correctly sharpen your own lathe tools. Anthony will show you how to employ 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.
Tuition: $75

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Pen Turning For Beginners with: Chris Teenor
All

Sunday, July 1, 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

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Basic Router Techniques with: Mike Cobb
Beginner

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

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

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

Saturday, July 14, 9 AM - 1 PM

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.
Tuition: $105

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Fundamentals Of Woodworking Pt. 1, 2 &3 with: Mike Cobb
Beginner

Part 1: Tuesday, July 17, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Part 2: Thursday, July 19, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Part 3: Sunday, July 22, 9 AM - 5 PM

Description: 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

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

Saturday, July 21, 9 AM - 5 PM

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, complete with knickers and argyle socks. 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

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

Part 1: Tuesday, July 24, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, July 25, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Part 3: Saturday, July 28, 9 AM - 1 PM

Description: Tue., July 24th, 5:30pm-8:30pmWed., July 25th, 5:30pm-8:30pmSat., July 28th., 9am-12pmYou'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

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Build A Bookcase with: Kevin Newman
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, August 4, 9 AM - 5 PM

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

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Pen Turning For Beginners with: Chris Teenor
All

Sunday, August 5, 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

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Intermediate Router Techniques with: Mike Cobb
Beginner/Intermediate

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

Prerequisite: Basic Router Techniques
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. Additionally, you will make specialized cuts on the drill press.
Tuition: $85

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Make Your Own Colorful Pen Blanks with: David Roth
Beginner

Saturday, August 11, 9 AM - 4:30 PM

Description: If you've ever wanted to learn how to make your own colorful pen blanks, NOW is the time. Join David Roth in learning the type of equipment you need, how to create a recipe for the colors you like and much more. This is a pen blank making class only. Students will have time to make 4 unique blanks in class, then take them home and turn whatever style pen they like. All materials included. Don't miss David's Demo on blank making in July.
Tuition: $65

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

Sunday, August 12, 9 AM - 12 PM

Description: Are you finding your band saw isn't making those precision cuts like it should? Do you have trouble with resawing your beautiful boards right down the middle? 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 to making perfect cuts. 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 cuts with a custom tuned band saw and last but not least, we'll cover all critical safety procedures .
Tuition: $75

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Carve A Wood Spirit/Tree Fellow with: Dennis Bixby
Beginner

Saturday, August 18, 9 AM - 5 PM

Description: NEW CLASS - Join resident carving expert Dennis Bixby and learn the time honored method of carving basic facial expressions and texturing while converting part of a tree into a beautiful wooden art piece. Tuition includes wood blank.
Tuition: $85

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

Sunday, August 19, 12 PM - 4 PM

Description: A challenging project, but makes an excellent gift or decoration. Chip will teach youthe basic concept of turning friction fitted lidded boxes. Chip will share his knowledge of turningdifferent 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. Fromconcepts on box turning, you will be able to create many beautiful boxes when you go back to yourshop.
Tuition: $75

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

Saturday, August 25, 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

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Turn A Serpentine Bowl with: Chip Siskey
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, August 26, 12 PM - 4 PM

Description: In this class we will make a shallow bowl that incorporates a classic Roman ogeeshape with a wide rim. Chip will focus on mounting techniques and proper tool presentation forcutting 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

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