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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

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mike Villines
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-6
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.
Prerequisite: Introduction to Turning
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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FROM LOG TO BOWL

Monday, February 19, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Wayne Loveless
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-3
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: : In this class we will cover the steps involved in turning fresh cut firewood into a functional bowl. We will discuss the best methods in harvesting the tree to properly processing the blank on the band saw. Once we have the blanks processed, we will rough turn the blank to a suitable thickness ready for the drying process. I will discuss the different steps of the drying process to better manage wood movement and cracking. Finally we will take a seasoned, pre-turned bowl and talk about the different chucking methods for re-turning the dry bowl into a finished piece.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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TURNING SPINDLE PROJECTS

Tuesday, February 20, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Wayne Loveless
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, outside spring calipers and a 3/8 Bedan tool item #06O12
Description: This class is for those students who want to take their spindle turning skills to the next level. All the projects we cover will be spindle projects. We will turn a candle stand, using a story board as well as a small finial. Other projects will include a two piece wooden mallet, spinning top, and other projects as time permits.
Prerequisite: Intro to Turning or Equivalent
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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INTRODUCTION TO TURNING

Wednesday, February 21, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: David Sapp
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-6
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.
Prerequisite: Recommended Reading: Turning Wood by Richard Raffan
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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SHARPENING YOUR TURNING TOOLS

Thursday, February 22, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: David Sapp
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Sharpening skills are essential for the woodturner. Let us show you how to maintain a sharp edge on your turning tools. We will have the the Wolverine Sharpening Jig by Oneway and the Sorby Pro-Edge set up to use. We will show you how to use either of these to properly sharpen your turning tools: gouges, scrapers & skews will be covered in depth. Each Student may bring 2 Turning Tools that need sharpening.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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HANDS-ON CABINET MAKING

Part 1: Saturday, February 24, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, February 25, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bob Peters
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-4
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.
Prerequisite: TableSaw/Jointer/Planer & Router/Router Table
Tuition: $275.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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TABLE SAW - JOINTER - PLANER

Thursday, March 1, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bob Peters
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2-6
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.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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101 CNC / VCARVE BASICS

Friday, March 2, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Debra Crane
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2-6
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."
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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102 CNC / VCARVE BEYOND BASICS(DRAWING & 2.5D)

Part 1: Saturday, March 3, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, March 4, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Debra Crane
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Student's own laptop, scrolling mouse, mouse pad and USB flash drive. VCarve must be installed (including clipart).
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."
Prerequisite: 101 CNC / VCARVE BASICS
Tuition: $300.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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SPOON CARVING

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Sheila Collins
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required:
Description: Spoon carving is a fun, almost anywhere/anytime carving activity. Learn to select material for carving, rough out your blank, avoid injury, deal with tricky grain issues and how to finish your new spoon. Our instructor will share tips, provide feedback and help troubleshoot any difficulties you experience in completing your project.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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ADVANCED HANDS-ON BOX MAKING

Saturday, March 10, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Sheila Collins
Skill Level: Advanced
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: If you have previously taken the Beginner Box Making Class and are ready for a bigger challenge, this is the class for you. The Advanced Class builds on the construction techniques from the basic class and is an intense one day build of a 2 drawer jewelry box with mortised hinges , specific design requirements, with a divided drop-in tray , a sliding tray and miter key accents.
Prerequisite: BASIC Hands-On Box Making Class
Tuition: $130.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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INTRO TO CHIP CARVING

Sunday, March 11, 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Sheila Collins
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-6
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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INTRODUCTION TO PEN TURNING

Thursday, March 22, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mike Villines
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-6
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!
Prerequisite: Introduction to Turning or equivalent experience.
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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INTRODUCTION TO TURNING

Saturday, March 24, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: David Sapp
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-6
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.
Prerequisite: Recommended Reading: Turning Wood by Richard Raffan
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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TURN A PEPPERMILL

Sunday, March 25, 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mike Villines
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-6
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.
Prerequisite: Introduction to Turning
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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ROUTER & ROUTER TABLE

Thursday, March 29, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bob Peters
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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RELIEF CARVE AN ANGEL

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Sheila Collins
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4-10
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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INTRODUCTION TO CARVING

Saturday, April 7, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Sheila Collins
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2-6
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.
Prerequisite: Woodcarving Course & Reference Manual and The Complete Book of Woodcarving
Tuition: $110.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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INTRODUCTION TO SCROLLSAW

Sunday, April 8, 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Sheila Collins
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2-6
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.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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TABLE SAW - JOINTER - PLANER

Thursday, April 12, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bob Peters
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2-6
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.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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BASIC HANDS-ON BOX MAKING

Saturday, April 14, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Sheila Collins
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2-6
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!
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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CHIP CARVED BREADBOARD

Sunday, April 15, 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Sheila Collins
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-6
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 Breadboard project and explore a finishing technique to highlight your chip carved pattern.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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TURN A DUCK CALL

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mike Villines
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Duck Calls are the perfect gift or craft item for the aspiring hunters in our midst. Take this class and let Mike show you how to perfect your technique to make fantastic Duck Calls from our Woodcraft Kits. The class Tuition will include a mandrel for you to take home and turn more calls!!
Prerequisite: Intro to Turning or Equivalent
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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INTRODUCTION TO TURNING

Saturday, April 21, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: David Sapp
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-6
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.
Prerequisite: Recommended Reading: Turning Wood by Richard Raffan
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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BEYOND THE BASIC BOWL

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: David Sapp
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
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.
Prerequisite: Introduction to Turning Class
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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BANDSAW FUNDAMENTALS

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bob Peters
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-6
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.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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HANDS-ON CABINET MAKING

Part 1: Saturday, April 28, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, April 29, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bob Peters
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-4
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.
Prerequisite: TableSaw/Jointer/Planer & Router/Router Table
Tuition: $275.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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ROUTER & ROUTER TABLE

Thursday, May 3, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bob Peters
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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101 CNC / VCARVE BASICS

Friday, May 4, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Debra Crane
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2-6
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."
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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103 CNC / VCARVE BEYOND BASICS (3D MODELING)

Part 1: Saturday, May 5, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, May 6, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Debra Crane
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Student's own laptop, scrolling mouse, mouse pad and USB flash drive. VCarve must be installed (clipart included).
Description: The instructor will begin with a quick review of the CNC / VCarve basics and 2D drawing, 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 reviewing design and toolpath considerations specific for 3D models to optimize 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."
Prerequisite: 101 CNC / VCarve Basics & 102 CNC / VCarve Beyond Basics (Drawing & 2.5D).
Tuition: $300.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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INTRO TO PEN TURNING

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mike Villines
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-6
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!
Prerequisite: Introduction to Turning or equivalent experience.
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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INTRODUCTION TO TURNING

Saturday, May 12, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: David Sapp
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-6
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.
Prerequisite: Recommended Reading: Turning Wood by Richard Raffan
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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NATURAL EDGE BOWL

Sunday, May 13, 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: David Sapp
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-6
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!
Prerequisite: Introduction to Turning
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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SPOON CARVING

Thursday, May 17, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Sheila Collins
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required:
Description: Spoon carving is a fun, almost anywhere/anytime carving activity. Learn to select material for carving, rough out your blank, avoid injury, deal with tricky grain issues and how to finish your new spoon. Our instructor will share tips, provide feedback and help troubleshoot any difficulties you experience in completing your project.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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ADVANCED HANDS-ON BOX MAKING

Saturday, May 19, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Sheila Collins
Skill Level: Advanced
Class Size: 2-4
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: If you have previously taken the Beginner Box Making Class and are ready for a bigger challenge, this is the class for you. The Advanced Class builds on the construction techniques from the basic class and is an intense one day build of a 2 drawer jewelry box with mortised hinges , specific design requirements, with a divided drop-in tray , a sliding tray and miter key accents.
Prerequisite: BASIC Hands-On Box Making Class
Tuition: $130.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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PYROGRAPHY: THE ART OF FIRE DRAWING

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Sheila Collins
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Explore the art of “fire drawing” to add another visual dimension to projects such as boxes, turnings, jewelry, furniture or create patterns on wood, gourds or leather for display. Learn about the burners, pens and tips used to apply images/designs to wood, gourd or leather. Practice creating lines, shading, text, pattern transfer and complete a simple pyrography project.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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TABLE SAW - JOINTER - PLANER

Thursday, May 24, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bob Peters
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2-6
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.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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HANDS-ON CABINET MAKING

Part 1: Saturday, June 2, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, June 3, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bob Peters
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-4
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.
Prerequisite: TableSaw/Jointer/Planer & Router/Router Table
Tuition: $275.00
Tuition Notes:

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ROUTER & ROUTER TABLE

Thursday, June 7, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bob Peters
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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101 CNC / VCARVE BASICS

Saturday, June 9, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Debra Crane
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2-6
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."
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes:

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ACRYLIC PEN TURNING

Thursday, June 14, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mike Villines
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-6
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 using acrylic pen blanks, from cutting and turning to finishing and final assembly. Acrylic turns much like wood but there are few things that are different! Let us open up this new world of pen turning for you! Each student will turn a pen to take home to show friends and family members.
Prerequisite: Introduction to Turning or equivalent experience.
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes:

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INTRODUCTION TO TURNING

Saturday, June 16, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: David Sapp
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-6
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.
Prerequisite: Recommended Reading: Turning Wood by Richard Raffan
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes:

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TURN A PEPPERMILL

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mike Villines
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-6
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.
Prerequisite: Introduction to Turning
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes:

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TABLE SAW - JOINTER - PLANER

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bob Peters
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2-6
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.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes:

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101 CNC / VCARVE BASICS

Sunday, July 8, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Debra Crane
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2-6
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."
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes:

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