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Phone:
262-785-6770
Fax:
262-785-6771
Email:
milwaukee-retail@woodcraft.com

14115 W. Greenfield Ave.
New Berlin, WI 53151

Hours of Operation

sunday 10 AM - 4 PM
monday 9 AM - 7 PM
tuesday 9 AM - 7 PM
wednesday 9 AM - 7 PM
thursday 9 AM - 9 PM
friday 9 AM - 7 PM
saturday 9 AM - 5 PM

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Classes


Veneered top Jewlery Box

Part 1: Tuesday, May 30, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, June 13, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Chris Kraemer
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-4
Tools Required: safety glasses and hearing protection
Description: Basic box making techniques with a veneered, hinged top. This is a 2 evening session. Vacuum bag, table saw, thickness planer, jointer and router will be used in this class
Prerequisite: basic woodworking ability
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes: Material $25

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

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The Porter Cable 4212 Dove Tail Jig

Thursday, June 1, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Chris Kraemer
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: note book
Description: Overview on set up , tips and using the 4212 from Porter Cable to do through and half blind dove tail joints. This is a great introduction if you are thinking of getting a dove tail jig, or a good refresher if you have not used yours for awhile.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $45.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Woodworking For Women

Thursday, June 8, 5 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Dan McClanahan
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-5
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Dust Mask, Hearing Protection & Notebook
Description: Ladies, if you wish to get a handle on the fundamentals of woodworking using the core machines of a shop, this is for you. The table saw, thickness planer, jointer, miter saw and router table will be explained and used as you dimension and route a board. A Shaker peg rack will be completed for you to take home and apply the finish of your choice.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes: Material $20

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

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Basic Router Techniques

Monday, June 12, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Dan McClanahan
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: Eye & hearing protection, notebook
Description: This introduction class to the router will cover safety, styles, router bit selection and is designed to inform the new router user to this tool. If you have a router, feel free to bring it, but if you are unsure of what router you should buy based on your projects, this will answer your questions.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $45.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Veneered top Jewlery Box

Part 1: Tuesday, May 30, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, June 13, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Chris Kraemer
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-4
Tools Required: safety glasses and hearing protection
Description: Basic box making techniques with a veneered, hinged top. This is a 2 evening session. Vacuum bag, table saw, thickness planer, jointer and router will be used in this class
Prerequisite: basic woodworking ability
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes: Material $25

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

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Fathers Day Pen

Thursday, June 15, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: To Be announced
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: face shield
Description: Basics of small turning will be covered as you select one of the Leaver Action or Fireman pen to turn. Select the pen kit and wood blank prior to class
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $45.00
Tuition Notes: Material on your own

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

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Table Saw Fundamentals

Thursday, June 22, 5 PM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Dan McClanahan
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: Notebook
Description: Discussion of table saw types, set up and various blades will be addressed in this lecture class. Focus on safety in using the table saw. Bring a notebook and your questions.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $45.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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HAND TOOL SHARPENING

Saturday, June 24, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Kevin Seigworth
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required:
Description: Learn what you need to know to quickly get razor sharp edges on your hand tools. In this hands-on class you will learn what is sharp, why we sharpen, how to sharpen and when to stop. The sharpening process can be applied across the many hand sharpening systems available today including water stones, diamond stones, oil stones or the scary sharp sandpaper system. This class will focus on sharpening plane irons and chisels. The skills learned can be applied to any cutting edge tool. Bring a dull chisel or plane blade to sharpen in class. If you own sharpening stones and or a honing guide, bring them along too.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Basic Router Techniques

Thursday, July 6, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Dan McClanahan
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Eye & hearing protection, notebook
Description: This introduction class to the router will cover safety, styles, router bit selection and is designed to inform the new router user to this tool. If you have a router, feel free to bring it, but if you are unsure of what router you should buy based on your projects, this will answer your questions.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $45.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Woodworking For Women

Thursday, July 20, 5 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Dan McClanahan
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-5
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Dust Mask, Hearing Protection & Notebook
Description: Ladies, if you wish to get a handle on the fundamentals of woodworking using the core machines of a shop, this is for you. The table saw, thickness planer, jointer, miter saw and router table will be explained and used as you dimension and route a board. A Shaker peg rack will be completed for you to take home and apply the finish of your choice.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes: Material $20

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

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Hand Cut Dovetail Techniques

Saturday, July 22, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Kevin Seigworth
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: See list above
Description: Elevate your woodworking by learning to cut the pinnacle of woodworking joints, the hand cut Dovetail. Hand cut dovetail joints are strong, beautiful and can differentiate your work from the run of the mill. The dovetail joint is not that difficult to execute once someone shows you how. In this hands-on class you will learn how to do layout and marking, sawing and chopping, and paring to your lines for a good fit. The class will cover both through and half-blind dovetails. This class is hands-on, so bring a dovetail saw, pencil, marking gauges, sliding T bevel, combination square, a set of sharp bench chisels and a mallet. If your chisels are not sharp consider taking the Hand Tools Sharpening class taught at Woodcraft. If you don't own all of these tools yet, bring what you have and borrow the rest in class. Some examples of each tools that are available at Woodcraft : 15337 Veritas Fine Cut Dovetail Saw; 154323 Woodriver Chisel set; 13T41 Mallet; 154340 Woodriver Wheel Mark
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Turn Christmas Ornaments

Thursday, July 27, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Chris Kraemer
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: Christmas in JULY Christmas Ornaments to gift or add to your tree.... 1 kit and 1 wood blank is included. Time permitting, you can purchase more and keep turning.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $45.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Wood Finishing

Saturday, August 26, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Kevin Seigworth
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: Notebook
Description: If applying a finish to your woodworking projects is a chore, a nightmare or simply confusing, this class will help you take control of the process. Learn what you need to know to pop the grain on figured woods and how to select the best finish for the particular needs of your project. Get the results you want with the proper surface preparation, the correct combination of finishing products, and use of the correct application techniques and tools for the job. Topics include: Properties and the finishing characteristics of wood species Surface preparation and dealing with defects Coloring wood with dyes, stains and toners Selecting top coats and the characteristics of each Application tools including brushing and spray gun basics, and Finishing the finish
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Hand Planes

Saturday, September 23, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Kevin Seigworth
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: Suggested book; The Foundations of Better Woodworking by Jeff Miller
Description: Learn to tune-up, sharpen and use hand planes to improve your woodworking. Flatten wide boards that will not fit on your jointer, use a smoothing plane to skip all that sanding, and perfect the fit by removing just thousandths of an inch when needed. This hands-on class will cover how to tune-up a new or old plane, getting the blade sharp, and how to set-up and use the primary bench planes. These include the block, jack, jointer and smooth plane. Bring your planes, sharpening stones, honing guides and a practice board to class if you have them. If not, you can borrow what you need in class.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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How to setup and use hand tools, to improve your w

Saturday, September 30, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Kevin Seigworth
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: note book, pencil
Description: Learn how to properly setup and use hand tools to improve your woodworking in this class. Hand tools can complement your machine woodworking if you understand which is the proper tool for the job, how to set it up and the technique to use it. Hand tools can be safer, quieter, faster, more precise and reduce your sanding significantly. This is a hands on class. Topics include: why use hand tools; measuring and marking; chisels; sawing; rasps; spokeshaves; card scrapers; hand planes; bench hooks; shooting boards and sharpening jigs.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Sharpening Woodturning (Lathe) Tools

Thursday, October 12, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Kevin Seigworth
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required:
Description: Learn the fundamentals of sharpening lathe tools to increase your success at wood turning. This class will cover grinding wheel selection, grinding technique, and proper setup and use of the popular Oneway Wolverine grinding system. Correct shapes and angles for roughing, bowl and spindle gouges including the fingernail and Irish grind will be covered. The techniques for sharpening parting tools, skews and scrapers are included.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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HAND TOOL SHARPENING

Saturday, October 28, 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Kevin Seigworth
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required:
Description: Learn what you need to know to quickly get razor sharp edges on your hand tools. In this hands-on class you will learn what is sharp, why we sharpen, how to sharpen and when to stop. The sharpening process can be applied across the many hand sharpening systems available today including water stones, diamond stones, oil stones or the scary sharp sandpaper system. This class will focus on sharpening plane irons and chisels. The skills learned can be applied to any cutting edge tool. Bring a dull chisel or plane blade to sharpen in class. If you own sharpening stones and or a honing guide, bring them along too.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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French Polishing

Thursday, November 9, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Kevin Seigworth
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: Recommended book: Understanding Wood Finishing by Bob Flexner
Description: French Polishing was considered the ultimate high end finish for the finest furniture being built in 17th century France. The technique is still practised today by restorers of high end antiques, luthiers for the unequalled acoustic qualities it imparts to stringed instruments, and anyone looking to bring out the beauty in wood. French Polishing is an old world technique of applying shellac with a cloth pad, oil and pumice. It produces a smooth high gloss finish that gives the illusion of great depth. This hands on class will help you develop the feel, touch and visual clues that are critical to success.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes: Material $10

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

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Hand Cut Dovetail Techniques

Saturday, November 18, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Kevin Seigworth
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: See list above
Description: Elevate your woodworking by learning to cut the pinnacle of woodworking joints, the hand cut Dovetail. Hand cut dovetail joints are strong, beautiful and can differentiate your work from the run of the mill. The dovetail joint is not that difficult to execute once someone shows you how. In this hands-on class you will learn how to do layout and marking, sawing and chopping, and paring to your lines for a good fit. The class will cover both through and half-blind dovetails. This class is hands-on, so bring a dovetail saw, pencil, marking gauges, sliding T bevel, combination square, a set of sharp bench chisels and a mallet. If your chisels are not sharp consider taking the Hand Tools Sharpening class taught at Woodcraft. If you don't own all of these tools yet, bring what you have and borrow the rest in class. Some examples of each tools that are available at Woodcraft : 15337 Veritas Fine Cut Dovetail Saw; 154323 Woodriver Chisel set; 13T41 Mallet; 154340 Woodriver Wheel Mark
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Wood Finishing

Saturday, December 2, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Kevin Seigworth
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: Notebook
Description: If applying a finish to your woodworking projects is a chore, a nightmare or simply confusing, this class will help you take control of the process. Learn what you need to know to pop the grain on figured woods and how to select the best finish for the particular needs of your project. Get the results you want with the proper surface preparation, the correct combination of finishing products, and use of the correct application techniques and tools for the job. Topics include: Properties and the finishing characteristics of wood species Surface preparation and dealing with defects Coloring wood with dyes, stains and toners Selecting top coats and the characteristics of each Application tools including brushing and spray gun basics, and Finishing the finish
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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