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Phone:
(615) 599-9638
Fax:
615-599-8524
Email:
nashville-retail@woodcraft.com

209 South Royal Oaks Blvd Watson Glen Plaza #164
Franklin, TN 37064

Hours of Operation

sunday 12 PM - 5 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 - 6 PM

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TURN A PEPPERMILL with: Mike Villines
Beginner/Intermediate

Thursday, June 21, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: Introduction To Turning
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Let David show you how to turn a beautiful peppermill on the lathe. All aspects of turning the pepper mill will be covered, from blank selection to drilling the right sized holes. We will also cover design and the right finishes for your peppermill. This class is a lot of fun and you will take home a lovely hand-crafted peppermill that you created to show your friends and family.
Tuition: $90

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PORTER CABLE DOVETAIL JIG with: Frank Ramsey
Beginner

Saturday, June 23, 9 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Porter Cable 4212 Dovetail Jig With Bits1 3/4HP Router Or Better, No Compact Routers1/2" Straight Bit With A 1" Cut Length
Description: In this Class the student learn how to use the Porter Cable 4212 Dovetail Jig. We will cover thru dovetails, half blind dovetails, rabbeted half blind dovetails and sliding dovetails. In addition we will show you how to do box joints with the jig. Make sure to bring your 4212 (4216) jig, routers, and bits and Frank will help get you set up for success!
Tuition: $125

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CHIP CARVED PLATE with:
Beginner/Intermediate

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

Prerequisite: Previous Chip Carving Suggested
Tools Required: 5mm Mechanical Pencil
Description: Chip carving is one of the oldest decorative woodcarving techniques used to embellish boxes, furniture, spoons, plaques, plates and more. Students will learn how to sharpen carving knives properly, transfer/layout patterns and to carve borders, grids, rosettes and letters. We will complete a simple chip carved project and explore a finishing technique to highlight your chip carved pattern.
Tuition: $85

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TABLE SAW - JOINTER - PLANER with: Wayne Mobley
All

Thursday, June 28, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: The basis for any woodworking project is to start with flat and square lumber. In this class we will teach you how to use these three tools to prepare wood for use in your project. We will start with a rough board and flatten it, plane it and saw it to make it the perfect board for your project. We will also discuss safety. The student will leave this class with the confidence needed to prepare wood for any project.
Tuition: $60

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END GRAIN CUTTING BOARD with: David Sapp
Beginner

Part 1: Saturday, June 30, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, July 1, 9 AM - 5 PM

Description: This will be a 2 day weekend class. We will be creating an end grain cutting board from Maple. We will start with 1 1/2" strips, gluing them up to create blanks for the end grain segments. We will then plane & cut these segments out and glue them up to create the final cutting board. On the following day we will sand the board, cut it to the final shape and apply an oil finish.
Tuition: $195
Tuition Notes: This Class Would Be Great To Take As A Couple And If The Couple Would Like To Take The Class And Make One Cutting Board Then One Tuition Will Cover Both!

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101 CNC / VCARVE BASICS with: Debra Crane
Beginner

Sunday, July 8, 9 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Laptop With VCarve Installed + Scroll Mouse + USB Flash Drive
Description: The instructor will begin with a review of the CNC process / workflow and an overview of VCarve. Students will learn how to create a CNC job, design vectors using basic shapes and text, edit and transform vectors, create and manage toolpaths, and save g-code for running on the CNC. The final hours of the class are reserved for actual CNC machining on various size CNCs. Projects will include a simple sign, among others.Please Note: This foundation course is required for ALL future CNC classes. It is also Part 1 of the "Signage Series."
Tuition: $150

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CNC BOOTCAMP: 102 & 103 VCARVE UNLEASHED with: Debra Crane
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Monday, July 9, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, July 10, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 3: Wednesday, July 11, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 4: Thursday, July 12, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 5: Friday, July 13, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: 101 CNC / VCarve Basics An Absolute Must!
Tools Required: Student’s Own Laptop With VCarve Installed (including All Clipart) + Scroll Mouse And Pad + USB Flash Drive
Description: The instructor will begin this 5-day bootcamp with a quick review of 101 CNC / VCarve Basics, but will quickly launch into new concepts covered in both 102 & 103 CNC / VCarve Beyond Basics. The week-long format of this class allows students to cover a wide array of VCarve tools and techniques in order to unlock their full CNC maker potential. Topics include: creating open and closed vectors, using and modifying 2D & 3D clipart, importing and tracing bitmaps, leveraging node editing, creating 2.5D and 3D toolpaths, creating new tool definitions, optimizing toolpathing, and employing various machining strategies. A portion of the class time will be reserved for actual CNC machining. Projects include a 2.5D house sign, an inlay original maker's mark, a 3D medallion, a 3D house sign, and a 3D shield+banner combo with text.Please Note: This special 5-day bootcamp comprises both Part 2 and Part 3 of the "Signage Series."
Tuition: $600

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HANDS-ON CABINET MAKING with: Wayne Mobley
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Saturday, July 14, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, July 15, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: TableSaw/Jointer/Planer & Router/Router Table
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: This class is a Hands-On project class where you will use the skills you learned in the Table Saw and Router Classes. The Cabinet you will build will feature Raised Panel Sides and a Raised Panel Door. The top and bottom of the cabinet will feature moldings you will make in the class. This will be a great chance to show off you new skills with a project that will work well in any decor.
Tuition: $275

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ROUTER & ROUTER TABLE with: Wayne Mobley
Full

Thursday, July 19, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Description: In this class the student will learn how routers can to improve their woodworking. We will discuss the different types of routers, and how they are used. We will cover the difference in using a handheld router and using a router in a router table. How to choose the right accessories and the right bits will be covered and the student will leave this class with the confidence to use the router for their projects.
Tuition: $75

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INTRODUCTION TO TURNING with: David Sapp
Full

Saturday, July 21, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Recommended Reading: Turning Wood By Richard Raffan
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: This is a Full Day Class. In the morning we will cover the basics of the lathe, lathe tools and accessories. This will be followed with some introductory spindle turning. We will cover roughing a spindle, making V-Cuts, and turning beads & coves. In the Afternoon students will continue mastering their turning skills by turning bowls on the lathe. We will start with a discussion of various holding techniques, how to prepare bowl blanks and a discussion on design. This class is a pre-requisite for all other woodturning classes.
Tuition: $150

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BEYOND THE BASIC BOWL with: David Sapp
Beginner/Intermediate

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

Prerequisite: Introduction To Turning Class
Description: This is a great class to take your bowl turning skills to the next level. The class will continue to build on the principles introduced in the Intro To Turning Class. All tools and wood blanks are provided. Students will continue to learn about lathe tools and the techniques used to turn a bowl. Lathe safety, blank selection, chucking techniques and form will be covered. Students will leave with a finished bowl to show off to their friends and family members.
Tuition: $75

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INTRO TO PEN TURNING with: Mike Villines
Beginner/Intermediate

Thursday, July 26, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: Introduction To Turning Or Equivalent Experience.
Tools Required: Safety Glasses And Recommended Reading: Pens From The Wood Lathe By Dick Sing
Description: Students will learn the proper steps to make a pen, from cutting and turning to finishing and final assembly. Each student will turn a pen to take home to show friends and family members. CAUTION: Pen Turning can be very addictive!
Tuition: $65

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BASIC HANDS-ON BOX MAKING with: Sheila Collins
Beginner

Saturday, July 28, 9 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: The Basic Hands-On Box Class will cover simple box construction techniques using mitered corners. We will cover material selection and design options. The class will examine a number of finished boxes and how small changes in design can lead to an interesting array of boxes. Each participant selects and designs their small keepsake/gift sized box from scratch within the limitations of available material. Sheila will help solve the frustrating issues that a beginning box maker encounters and keeps you from tossing out the box and giving up. Instead she will apply craftsman skill to solve your issues and complete the box successfully!
Tuition: $85

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INTRODUCTION TO SCROLLSAW with: Sheila Collins
Beginner

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

Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Let us introduce you to the scrollsaw and it's potential to create both beautiful and useful pieces of work. This class will be a hands-on class. Learn proper set-up procedures and blade selection for projects. Each student will complete a scrollsaw project.
Tuition: $75

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TABLE SAW - JOINTER - PLANER with: Wayne Mobley
Beginner

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

Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: The basis for any woodworking project is to start with flat and square lumber. In this class we will teach you how to use these three tools to prepare wood for use in your project. We will start with a rough board and flatten it, plane it and saw it to make it the perfect board for your project. We will also discuss safety. The student will leave this class with the confidence needed to prepare wood for any project.
Tuition: $60

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INTRO TO CARVING with: Sheila Collins
All

Saturday, August 4, 9 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Bring Your Own Tools Or Use Ours
Description: Carving overview covers safety, basic tool techniques, sharpening fundamentals and simplified tool selection. What makes a good carving as well as what differentiates carving disciplines and what they have in common are discussed. In the hands-on portion of the program, you will do a relief carving.
Tuition: $110

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RELIEF CARVE AN ANGEL with: Sheila Collins
Beginner

Sunday, August 5, 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Relief carve an angel while learning to sharpen carving knives properly, transfer/layout patterns, carve levels to make your project more interesting and explore a finishing technique to highlight your carved pattern. Our instructor will share tips, provide feedback and help troubleshoot any difficulties you experience in completing your relief carving.
Tuition: $85

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INTRO TO CHIP CARVING with: Sheila Collins
Beginner

Thursday, August 9, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Tools Required: .5mm Mechanical Pencil
Description: Chip carving is a great way to begin woodcarving using only one or two knives. It is one of the oldest kinds of decorative woodcarving used to embellish boxes, furniture, spoons, plaques, plates and more. Students will learn how to sharpen carving knives properly, transfer/layout patterns and to carve borders, grids, rosettes and letters. We will complete a simple chip carved project and explore a finishing technique to highlight your chip carved pattern.
Tuition: $60

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101 CNC / VCARVE BASICS with: Debra Crane
Beginner

Saturday, August 11, 9 AM - 5 PM

Description: The instructor will begin with a review of the CNC process / workflow and an overview of VCarve. Students will learn how to create a CNC job, design vectors using basic shapes and text, edit and transform vectors, create and manage toolpaths, and save g-code for running on the CNC. The final hours of the class are reserved for actual CNC machining on various size CNCs. Projects will include a simple sign, among others.Please Note: This foundation course is required for ALL future CNC classes. It is also Part 1 of the "Signage Series."
Tuition: $150

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ROUTER & ROUTER TABLE with: Wayne Mobley
Beginner

Thursday, August 16, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Description: In this class the student will learn how routers can to improve their woodworking. We will discuss the different types of routers, and how they are used. We will cover the difference in using a handheld router and using a router in a router table. How to choose the right accessories and the right bits will be covered and the student will leave this class with the confidence to use the router for their projects.
Tuition: $75

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INTRODUCTION TO TURNING with: David Sapp
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, August 18, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Recommended Reading: Turning Wood By Richard Raffan
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: This is a Full Day Class. In the morning we will cover the basics of the lathe, lathe tools and accessories. This will be followed with some introductory spindle turning. We will cover roughing a spindle, making V-Cuts, and turning beads & coves. In the Afternoon students will continue mastering their turning skills by turning bowls on the lathe. We will start with a discussion of various holding techniques, how to prepare bowl blanks and a discussion on design. This class is a pre-requisite for all other woodturning classes.
Tuition: $150

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TURN A LIDDED BOX ON THE LATHE with: David Sapp
Beginner/Intermediate

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

Prerequisite: Intro To Turning
Description: This class will take the skills that you have mastered in the Intro to Turning Class, and take it to the next level. All the tools and the wood are provided to create a beautifully hand-crafted lidded wooden trinket box on the lathe. We will Start by turning the Lid. We will then turn the base, fitting the lid and finally finishing off the bottom of the box.
Tuition: $75

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SEGMENTED ORNAMENT with: David Sapp
Beginner

Part 1: Thursday, August 23, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Part 2: Saturday, August 25, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Intro To Turning
Description: This will be a 2 day class. On the first evening we will cut the segments to create the ornament and glue the segments together to create the ornament blank. On day 2 we will take the blank and create the globe of the ornament. Then we will turn the top and bottom finial to complete the ornament. This class is an intermediate class and will require prior turning experience! Bring your own tools or use our classroom tools.
Tuition: $195
Tuition Notes: Tuition Includes All Materials, Clamps & Glue

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TURN A PEPPERMILL with: Mike Villines
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, August 26, 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Prerequisite: Introduction To Turning
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Let Mike show you how to turn a beautiful peppermill on the lathe. All aspects of turning the pepper mill will be covered, from blank selection to drilling the right sized holes. We will also cover design and the right finishes for your peppermill. This class is a lot of fun and you will take home a lovely hand-crafted peppermill that you created to show your friends and family.
Tuition: $90

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TABLE SAW - JOINTER - PLANER with: Wayne Mobley
Beginner

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

Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: The basis for any woodworking project is to start with flat and square lumber. In this class we will teach you how to use these three tools to prepare wood for use in your project. We will start with a rough board and flatten it, plane it and saw it to make it the perfect board for your project. We will also discuss safety. The student will leave this class with the confidence needed to prepare wood for any project.
Tuition: $60

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BANDSAW FUNDAMENTALS with: Wayne Mobley
Beginner/Intermediate

Thursday, September 6, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: In this class the students will learn about using a Band Saw. We will discuss the different types and sizes of Band Saws, and how to set them up properly. We will cover how to choose the right accessories and the right blades for your projects. The students will leave the class with the confidence they need to use the Band Saw in their next project.
Tuition: $60

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HANDS-ON CABINET MAKING with: Wayne Mobley
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Saturday, September 8, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, September 9, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: TableSaw/Jointer/Planer & Router/Router Table
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: This class is a Hands-On project class where you will use the skills you learned in the Table Saw and Router Classes. The Cabinet you will build will feature Raised Panel Sides and a Raised Panel Door. The top and bottom of the cabinet will feature moldings you will make in the class. This will be a great chance to show off you new skills with a project that will work well in any decor.
Tuition: $275

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101 CNC / VCARVE BASICS with: Debra Crane
Beginner

Friday, September 14, 9 AM - 5 PM

Description: The instructor will begin with a review of the CNC process / workflow and an overview of VCarve. Students will learn how to create a CNC job, design vectors using basic shapes and text, edit and transform vectors, create and manage toolpaths, and save g-code for running on the CNC. The final hours of the class are reserved for actual CNC machining on various size CNCs. Projects will include a simple sign, among others.Please Note: This foundation course is required for ALL future CNC classes. It is also Part 1 of the "Signage Series."
Tuition: $150

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102 CNC / VCARVE BEYOND BASICS(DRAWING & 2.5D) with: Debra Crane
Beginner

Part 1: Saturday, September 15, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, September 16, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: 101 CNC / VCARVE BASICS
Tools Required: Student’s Own Laptop With VCarve Installed (including All Clipart) + Scroll Mouse And Pad + USB Flash Drive
Description: The instructor will begin with a quick review of CNC / VCarve basics, but will quickly launch into new concepts, including 2D clipart, bitmap tracing, node editing, welding / subtracting, grouping and offsets. Students will learn how to create original open and closed vectors combining and modifying basic shapes, lines, arcs & Bezier curves. New 2.5D toolpaths include: texturing, prism, inlay, fluting & moulding. A portion of class time will be reserved for actual CNC machining. Projects will include a 2.5D house sign and an inlay original Maker's Mark medallion.Please Note: This second foundation course is required for many future CNC classes. It is Part 2 of the "Signage Series."
Tuition: $300

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ROUTER & ROUTER TABLE with: Wayne Mobley
Beginner

Thursday, September 20, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Description: In this class the student will learn how routers can to improve their woodworking. We will discuss the different types of routers, and how they are used. We will cover the difference in using a handheld router and using a router in a router table. How to choose the right accessories and the right bits will be covered and the student will leave this class with the confidence to use the router for their projects.
Tuition: $75

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INTRODUCTION TO TURNING with: David Sapp
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, September 22, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Recommended Reading: Turning Wood By Richard Raffan
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: This is a Full Day Class. In the morning we will cover the basics of the lathe, lathe tools and accessories. This will be followed with some introductory spindle turning. We will cover roughing a spindle, making V-Cuts, and turning beads & coves. In the Afternoon students will continue mastering their turning skills by turning bowls on the lathe. We will start with a discussion of various holding techniques, how to prepare bowl blanks and a discussion on design. This class is a pre-requisite for all other woodturning classes.
Tuition: $150

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NATURAL EDGE BOWL with: David Sapp
Beginner/Intermediate

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

Prerequisite: Introduction To Turning
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: A Natural Edge bowl is created when you turn a bowl from a log such that the bark stays on the rim of the bowl. Sounds complicated but it really isn't. Take this class and we will take all the mystery out of it, from how to get started, to balancing the rim, If you really want to impress your friends then come take this class... and I promise you will never look at a wood pile the same again!
Tuition: $90

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TABLE SAW - JOINTER - PLANER with: Wayne Mobley
Beginner

Thursday, September 27, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: The basis for any woodworking project is to start with flat and square lumber. In this class we will teach you how to use these three tools to prepare wood for use in your project. We will start with a rough board and flatten it, plane it and saw it to make it the perfect board for your project. We will also discuss safety. The student will leave this class with the confidence needed to prepare wood for any project.
Tuition: $60

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BASIC HANDS-ON BOX MAKING with: Sheila Collins
Beginner

Saturday, September 29, 9 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: The Basic Hands-On Box Class will cover simple box construction techniques using mitered corners. We will cover material selection and design options. The class will examine a number of finished boxes and how small changes in design can lead to an interesting array of boxes. Each participant selects and designs their small keepsake/gift sized box from scratch within the limitations of available material. Sheila will help solve the frustrating issues that a beginning box maker encounters and keeps you from tossing out the box and giving up. Instead she will apply craftsman skill to solve your issues and complete the box successfully!
Tuition: $85

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INTRO TO SCROLLSAW with: Sheila Collins
Beginner

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

Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Let us introduce you to the scrollsaw and it's potential to create both beautiful and useful pieces of work. This class will be a hands-on class. Learn proper set-up procedures and blade selection for projects. Each student will complete a scrollsaw project.
Tuition: $75

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101 CNC / VCARVE BASICS with: Debra Crane
Beginner

Friday, November 9, 9 AM - 5 PM

Description: The instructor will begin with a review of the CNC process / workflow and an overview of VCarve. Students will learn how to create a CNC job, design vectors using basic shapes and text, edit and transform vectors, create and manage toolpaths, and save g-code for running on the CNC. The final hours of the class are reserved for actual CNC machining on various size CNCs. Projects will include a simple sign, among others.Please Note: This foundation course is required for ALL future CNC classes. It is also Part 1 of the "Signage Series."
Tuition: $150

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103 CNC / VCARVE BEYOND BASICS (3D MODELING) with: Debra Crane
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Saturday, November 10, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, November 11, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: 101 CNC / VCarve Basics + 102 CNC / VCarve Beyond Basics (Drawing & 2.5D)
Tools Required: Student’s Own Laptop With VCarve Installed (including All Clipart) + Scroll Mouse And Pad + USB Flash Drive
Description: The instructor will begin with a quick review of VCarve basics, but will quickly launch into new concepts, including: 3D clipart viewing and modelling, understanding additive and subtractive 3D models, combining multiple 3D models and applying tilting / fading, adding text and vectors to 3D models, and optimizing toolpathing for reduced CNC machining time. A portion of class time will be reserved for actual CNC machining. Projects will include a 3D medallion, a 3D house sign, and a 3D shield+banner combo with text.Please Note: This course is Part 3 of the "Signage Series."
Tuition: $300

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