Woodcraft of Kansas City

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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

Make a Beautiful Walnut/Maple Cutting Board

Saturday, April 29, 9 AM - 12 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mike Cobb
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety glasses
Description: Cutting boards are the current rage in kitchen decor right now, so why not add your own personal touch in creating a great handmade cutting board from some beautiful walnut and maple hardwood. 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 to use as a gift. All materials included in tuition.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Make A Raised Panel Door

Saturday, May 6, 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: $90.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Pen Turning for Beginners

Sunday, May 7, 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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Basic Router Techniques

Wednesday, May 10, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mike Cobb
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
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 Cowboy

Saturday, May 13, 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 class and let Dennis Bixby, an old friend of Woodcraft's, take you through the different tools, uses, sharpening and choosing wood as you carve your cowboy figure. Woodcarving will provide a source of joy and relaxation for years to come.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Intarsia Bird Design (Dove)

Saturday, May 20, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: David Roth
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-4
Tools Required: Hearing Protection, Safety Glasses, Pencil, Notebook, Shop Apron & Scissors
Description: Create a beautifully detailed Intarsia dove with midwest expert David Roth. In this fun-fill day, David 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 David. The morning session will consist of cutting and sanding, while the afternoon session will focus on the face details. By the end of the day, you'll get to take home a beautiful 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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Total Package Finishing Parts 1,2 & 3

Tuesday, May 23, 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., May 23rd, 5:30pm-8:30pm Wed., May 24th, 5:30pm-8:30pm Sat., May 27th, 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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Make A Kitchen Cabinet - Parts 1 & 2

Saturday, June 3, 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, June 4, 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, June 7, 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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Pen Turning for Beginners

Sunday, June 11, 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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Turn A Friction Fitted Box

Sunday, June 18, 12 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Anthony Harris
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Woodturning Tools
Description: In this great skill building class, regional turning expert, Anthony Harris will teach students the key techniques needed to turn a round box with a friction fitted lid. Learn the right way to make this box from a skilled teacher 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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Sharpening Basics-The Skill of a Lifetime.

Saturday, June 24, 9 AM - 12 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 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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Pen Turning for Beginners

Sunday, July 9, 9 AM - 12 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Chris Teenor
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Wood Turning Tools, Safety glasses
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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Basic Router Techniques

Wednesday, July 12, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mike Cobb
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
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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Make Your Own Japanese Kitchen Knife

Saturday, July 15, 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 - blade and scales 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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Basic LatheTurning

Sunday, July 16, 12 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Anthony Harris
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: N/A
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.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Basic Carving 101

Saturday, July 22, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Dennis Bixby
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: Have you ever wanted to learn how to carve but don't know how to get started? Dennis Bixby, one of the Midwest's top carving teacher's will take you through the basic steps of learning this wonderful hobby. You will be shown what tools to use and how to use them as you actually carve a sweet potato with Dennis as your guide. All questions will be answered in this truly enjoyable learning experience. Sign up soon, there are only 6 seats available. Carving tools will be furnished at no charge.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Bowl Turning Boot Camp Pts.1 & 2

Sunday, July 23, 12 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Anthony Harris
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Bowl Gouges, Scrapers & Parting Tool
Description: This is a 2-part class. Sun. July 23rd, 12pm -4:30pm, Sun. July 30th, 12pm-4:30pm. This great class will provide students with the basic knowledge and techniques needed to turn open bowls on the lathe. Topics will include mounting techniques, roughing procedures, safety, finishing and other tips to help you in your bowl-turning endeavors. Anthony is a very high-level turner with a great deal of knowledge on the subject. Bowl-turning blanks provided. Tuition includes parts 1 & 2
Prerequisite: Some Turning Experience Helpful But Not Necessary
Tuition: $150.00
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, 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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