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703-737-7880
Fax:
703-737-6166
Email:
Leesburg@woodcraft.com

Battlefield Shopping Center 1067 Edwards Ferry Road, NE
Leesburg,VA 20176
USA

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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 - 5PM

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Custom Knife Making - CLS345 with Dave Grant
All

Part 1: Thursday, September 22, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, September 29, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 1-4
Description: This class is intended to teach safe knife making to woodworkers of any skill level. Starting with a knife blank, you will learn how to select, prepare and fasten the handle material. Then you will learn how to shape, polish and finish the handle and the metal. Advanced techniques such as folding knives and compound handles may also be taught depending on time. Each student should go home with a completed knife. STUDENT PROVIDES/BUYS KNIFE KIT AND SCALES.
Tuition: $130.00
Tuition Notes: Plus Supplies

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Restoring Old Hand Planes - CLS344 with Norm Reid
All

Friday, September 30, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Your Old Restorable Hand Planes And Sharpening Equipment.
Class Size: 1-6
Description: Learn how to restore your old hand planes to good working condition. Bring your old hand planes and sharpening equipment and get started on turning them into good workers. Learn how to lap the sole, remove rust, sharpen the blade, re-set the chipbreaker, upgrade the blade, refinish the toe and tote, and re-assemble and adjust the plane.
Tuition: $75.00

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Handplane Basics - CLS046 with Norm Reid
All

Saturday, October 1, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Size: 1-6
Description: Learn the correct plane to use for the job at hand. Learn how to flatten and edge-joint a board using hand planes as well as how to approach different woods and reading the grain.
Tuition: $130.00

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Introduction To The Lathe - CLS238 with Neil Super
All

Sunday, October 2, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Size: 1-5
Description: Tired of making things square and flat? Don't have room for all the equipment? Quench your woodworking desires through artistic turning. This class introduces you to the lathe, turning tools, sharpening and turning techniques. This class incorporates basic techniques to produce a candle stick.
Tuition: $160.00

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Basic Woodcarving - CLS173 with Rob Mock
All

Part 1: Tuesday, October 4, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, October 11, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 1-6
Description: Start with a block of wood and end with your own woodcarving creation. In this class you will learn the basics of woodcarving including knife skills, project layout, and the use of depth and proportion. These basic skills will lead you on a path to a lifetime of woodcarving enjoyment!
Tuition: $150.00

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River Cast Style Charcuterie Board - CLS1004 with Dave Grant
All

Part 1: Thursday, October 6, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, October 13, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 1-6
Description: Create a beautiful 9"X16" Charcuterie board (cheese board) using a river casting technique with wood and resin. You will learn to minimize and eliminate air bubbles, build a mold, and mix color and resin. When cured, release the mold, sand and apply a finish that will make this a one of a kind Charcuterie board.Student will need to purchase a 4"X36" board of their choice. All other supplies are included.
Tuition: $190.00

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River Cast Date Nights At Woodcraft - CLS1178 with Dave Grant
All

Part 1: Friday, October 7, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Friday, October 14, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 3 couples
Description: Create a beautiful 9"X16" Charcuterie board (cheese board) using a river casting technique with wood and resin. You will learn to minimize and eliminate air bubbles, build a mold, and mix color and resin. When cured, release the mold, sand and apply a finish that will make this a one of a kind Charcuterie board.Students will need to purchase a 4"X36" board of their choice. All other supplies are included. One board per couple with two colors.Tuition is $190 per couple.
Tuition: $190.00
Tuition Notes: (Fee is per couple)

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Furniture Making Level 1- Keepsake Box - CLS920 with Jeff Fleisher

Part 1: Saturday, October 8, 10 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, October 9, 10 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Woodworking Fundamentals Class Or Basic Woodworking Experience.
Class Size: 1-5
Description: This class is the next step in fine woodworking and furniture making. This elegant keepsake box features period furniture details and will improve any woodworker's skill level. In this two-day class you will learn dovetail joinery, building a bracket foot, routing decorative moldings and how to applying moldings to compensate for wood movement. This box design can easily be scaled up to create a jewelry box with multiple trays and/or drawers and even larger to build a blanket chest. During the process of building the Keepsake Box, the student will learn about the fundamentals of design and layout, the approach to building a multi-component furniture piece and the safe use of shop tools such as a router, drill press, jointer, planer and tablesaw.
Tuition: $320.00

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Built-in Cabinet Seminar - CLS014 with Jim Letteri
Intermediate

Wednesday, October 12, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 1-6
Description: Come learn from high-end cabinet maker Jim Letteri how to move from making typical standalone furniture to building your own built-in cabinets. Topics include design, construction, installation, and "tricks of the trade". Also included is a special "day of the class" deep discount on Jim's recommended books.
Tuition: $75.00

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Turning Simple Christmas Ornaments - CLS903 with Ken Poirier
All

Saturday, October 15, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Size: 1-6
Description: Christmas ornaments are fun to turn for personal use or to give away as gifts. This class will show the student how turn a variety of different ornaments between centers (spindle turning). In addition, various embellishment and painting techniques will be demonstrated to enhance the creations. Time permitting, up to 6 different ornaments will be demonstrated.
Tuition: $130.00

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Wood Finishing 101 - CLS178 with John Snow
All

Tuesday, October 18, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 1-6
Description: You're not finished until it's finished and this course helps you add the perfect touch to complete your project. You'll learn the concepts behind finishing, how to prepare your surface, how staining and dye work, and several basic finishes. You will practice the specific skills you need to apply a general purpose finish to your prized projects.
Tuition: $80.00

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Resin Casting With Alumilite - CLS1012 with Dave Grant
Beginner

Thursday, October 20, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 1-6
Description: Learn to cast using two part resins to create knife scales, pen blanks or whatever your imagination can create! You will be learning how to create your own molds and will need to bring in a small object about golf ball size or smaller. You will see how all the smallest details will show up in your mold.
Tuition: $110.00

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Build An Acoustic Guitar - CLS149 with Scott Dixon
All

Part 1: Friday, October 21, 9 AM - 7 PM
Part 2: Saturday, October 22, 8 AM - 6 PM
Part 3: Sunday, October 23, 8 AM - 6 PM

Class Size: 1-6
Description: Using our unique kit, you'll build an acoustic steel-string guitar that becomes your own personalized instrument. Our step-by-step process guides you through truss rod installation, fingerboard and fret assembly on the neck, as well as brace trimming and alignment, top installation, bridge gluing and alignment, purfling, and final setup on the body. You'll walk out of class with either a Sapele Back & Sides w/Spruce Top (835123) or Curly Maply Back & Sides w/Cedar Top (835124) acoustic guitar—your choice—ready for a final top coat finish.
Tuition: $850.00

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Scroll Saw Level II - CLS227 with Allyson Roach
Intermediate

Monday, October 24, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: Scroll Saw 1 Or Experience
Class Size: 1-6
Description: You’ve learned the basics, now it’s time to work on your skills! Join us for a night full of scrolling where you will practice with various materials and blades and learn techniques for producing precise cuts. We will spend a little bit of time chatting about unique uses for the scroll saw, but most of the class time will be spent on the saws and you’ll even leave the class with a small project. (Prerequisite: Intro to Scroll Saw Class, or basic saw knowledge)
Tuition: $130.00

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Woodworking Fundamentals: Shaker Single Step Stool - CLS827 with Rich Eckert

Part 1: Tuesday, October 25, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, October 26, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, October 27, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 1-4
Description: New to woodworking or looking to refresh your skills? What to see how someone else would do it? We have different Fundamentals classes where instructors teach you the skills to safely and properly use equipment, tools and jigs. In all classes you will learn about taking rough wood into a finished piece using the planer, jointer, mitersaw and tablesaw. In this class you will make a unique Shaker inspired step stool with a back/handle. Along with the tools listed above you will also use Porter Cable's box joint jig, router table, and a mortiser.
Tuition: $290.00

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3D Cutting Board With Alex Snodgrass - CLS822 with Alex Snodgrass
All

Saturday, October 29, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Size: 8-10
Description: This is a great opportunity to make a 3D cutting board with the master himself, Alex Snodgrass. Using only three different woods - maple, cherry, and walnut - Alex will show each student how to make a 3D end grain cutting board. This hands-on class begins by teaching each student how to tune a bandsaw to make perfect cuts. Once learned, this skill will make future bandsaw use a breeze. The class will then progress through the techniques required to make the cutting board: how to make dead-on straight cuts on the bandsaw, how to make accurate angled cuts on the bandsaw, and how to plane, sand, glue, and clamp the cutting board. The processes learned here will also transfer over into all other areas of your woodworking endeavors. Alex will also discuss the steps required to make two of his other 3D cutting boards: the Ball and the Four Leaf Clover cutting boards. By the end of the day, each student will have their own fantastic 3D cutting board to keep or gift! Topics covered include: *Bandsaw myths debunked *Bandsaw mechanics *Correct blade tension *Making accurate cuts with the bandsaw *Making accurate angled cuts with the bandsaw *Gluing techniques *End grain planing *End grain pattern alignment *Food safe finishes *Care and maintenance of cutting boards
Tuition: $450.00
Tuition Notes: NO REFUNDS/RESCHEDULES LESS THAN 7 DAYS PRIOR TO CLASS

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3D Cutting Board With Alex Snodgrass - CLS822 with Alex Snodgrass
All

Sunday, October 30, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Size: 8-10
Description: This is a great opportunity to make a 3D cutting board with the master himself, Alex Snodgrass. Using only three different woods - maple, cherry, and walnut - Alex will show each student how to make a 3D end grain cutting board. This hands-on class begins by teaching each student how to tune a bandsaw to make perfect cuts. Once learned, this skill will make future bandsaw use a breeze. The class will then progress through the techniques required to make the cutting board: how to make dead-on straight cuts on the bandsaw, how to make accurate angled cuts on the bandsaw, and how to plane, sand, glue, and clamp the cutting board. The processes learned here will also transfer over into all other areas of your woodworking endeavors. Alex will also discuss the steps required to make two of his other 3D cutting boards: the Ball and the Four Leaf Clover cutting boards. By the end of the day, each student will have their own fantastic 3D cutting board to keep or gift! Topics covered include:-Bandsaw myths debunked-Bandsaw mechanics-Correct blade tension-Making accurate cuts with the bandsaw-Making accurate angled cuts with the bandsaw-Gluing techniques-End grain planing-End grain pattern alignment-Food safe finishes-Care and maintenance of cutting boards
Tuition: $450.00
Tuition Notes: NO REFUNDS/RESCHEDULES LESS THAN 7 DAYS PRIOR TO CLASS

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Date Night At Woodcraft - CLS670 with Different Instructors
All

Friday, November 4, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 3 couples
Description: Do you and your significant other want to learn basic wood working skills and have fun creating a one of a kind project together? We will provide materials, all you do is show up and be ready to make some saw dust. Projects will vary from month to month and will consist of small projects such as pens, bottle stoppers, bottle openers, picture holders, and wine bottle holders. This month's project will be...Tuition is $160 per couple.
Tuition: $160.00
Tuition Notes: (Fee is per couple)

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Introduction To The Lathe - CLS238 with Neil Super
All

Sunday, November 6, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Size: 1-5
Description: Tired of making things square and flat? Don't have room for all the equipment? Quench your woodworking desires through artistic turning. This class introduces you to the lathe, turning tools, sharpening and turning techniques. This class incorporates basic techniques to produce a candle stick.
Tuition: $160.00

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Relief Carving - CLS391 with Rob Mock

Part 1: Tuesday, November 8, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, November 15, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 1-6
Description: Through relief carving, a common piece of flat wood is transformed into your own woodcarving creation. In this class you will learn basic relief carving techniques such as stop cuts, undercutting, and depth and shadows. The application of the skills is universal and can be used in sign making, decorating furniture, picture frames, standalone creations, and more.
Tuition: $150.00

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River Cast Style Charcuterie Board - CLS1004 with Dave Grant
All

Part 1: Thursday, November 10, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, November 17, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 1-6
Description: Create a beautiful 9"X16" Charcuterie board (cheese board) using a river casting technique with wood and resin. You will learn to minimize and eliminate air bubbles, build a mold, and mix color and resin. When cured, release the mold, sand and apply a finish that will make this a one of a kind Charcuterie board.Student will need to purchase a 4"X36" board of their choice. All other supplies are included.
Tuition: $190.00

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Woodworking Fundamentals: Table - CLS825 with Jeff Fleisher
All

Part 1: Saturday, November 12, 10 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, November 13, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Size: 1-6
Description: Want to try woodworking but not sure where to start? Hundreds of people start here, where you'll "meet the shop"! We'll show you how to use most of the common hand and power tools in the modern woodworking shop. You will learn about taking rough wood into a finished piece using the planer, jointer, miter saw, router and tablesaw. The class project will be a Shaker-style table design and is a perfect blend of traditional joints and delicate lines. Learn mortise and tenon joinery, cutting tapered legs, and basic hand tool use of chisels and planes. Learn the fundamentals of woodworking and take home a hand crafted piece of furniture.
Tuition: $290.00

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Turn A Lidded Box - CLS904 with Dave Robinson
Intermediate

Wednesday, November 16, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: Introduction To The Lathe Or Equivalent Experience
Class Size: 1-6
Description: Lidded boxes are small "Treasure Chests" that can be made in many shapes and sizes on a lathe. They have been made many ways over the years with different options and embellishments. In this class, Dave Robinson breaks lidded box building down to the simplest and fastest method to complete the project. We will explore some of the fancier options that students can take to the next level on their own such as threaded lids, metal, exotic wood, and stone powder inlays. By sticking to the basics and the easiest ways, students will go home with a finished lidded box at the end of this session.Skills developed in this class translate to making a pepper mill and turning a platter or a bowl.
Tuition: $85.00

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End Grain Cutting Board - CLS650 with Tom Smart
All

Part 1: Sunday, November 20, 12 PM - 5 PM
Part 2: Monday, November 21, 6 PM - 9:30 PM
Part 3: Tuesday, November 22, 6 PM - 9:30 PM

Class Size: 1-3
Description: The intent of this class is to learn the basic skills and underlying principles used to construct an end grain board. This can be a cutting board, cheese board, butcher block, etc. The class is in three sessions because there are two overnight glue ups required. Day 1 we will discuss why to construct something end grain; how to prevent cracking; types of wood to use (and not use); required tools and their safe use; how to layout the board; performing the initial preparation of the stock and first glue up. Day 2 consists of cleaning the board up, cutting and arranging it into the desired final pattern, and the second glue up. Day 3 will be the final clean up; trimming; final sanding; edge routing/sanding; a discussion on finishes and how to maintain the board.
Tuition: $250.00

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Scroll Saw 3D Ornaments - CLS212 with Allyson Roach

Tuesday, November 29, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: Scroll Saw I Or Equivalent Experience
Class Size: 1-3
Description: Trim the tree with handmade ornaments that you crafted! In this advanced scroll saw class you will learn all about compound cutting and how to create intricate and beautiful 3D projects. Class time will be spent learning how to prep a workpiece and cover all the steps leading up to, and including, scrolling the compound cuts. You will head home with at least one ornament to add to your holiday décor!
Tuition: $130.00

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River Cast Style Charcuterie Board - CLS1004 with Dave Grant
All

Part 1: Thursday, December 1, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, December 8, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 1-6
Description: Create a beautiful 9"X16" Charcuterie board (cheese board) using a river casting technique with wood and resin. You will learn to minimize and eliminate air bubbles, build a mold, and mix color and resin. When cured, release the mold, sand and apply a finish that will make this a one of a kind Charcuterie board.Student will need to purchase a 4"X36" board of their choice. All other supplies are included.
Tuition: $190.00

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Date Night At Woodcraft - CLS670 with Different Instructors
All

Friday, December 2, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 3 couples
Description: Do you and your significant other want to learn basic wood working skills and have fun creating a one of a kind project together? We will provide materials, all you do is show up and be ready to make some saw dust. Projects will vary from month to month and will consist of small projects such as pens, bottle stoppers, bottle openers, picture holders, and wine bottle holders. This month's project will be...Tuition is $160 per couple.
Tuition: $160.00
Tuition Notes: (Fee is per couple)

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Basic Router Techniques - CLS907 with Rich Eckert
All

Saturday, December 3, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Size: 1-5
Description: Don't overlook all the help you can get from your router by learning these fundamental techniques. Your hands-on work will have you practicing basic joinery using jigs, moving your router to the router table, and freehand routing.
Tuition: $150.00

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Introduction To The Lathe - CLS238 with Neil Super
All

Sunday, December 4, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Size: 1-5
Description: Tired of making things square and flat? Don't have room for all the equipment? Quench your woodworking desires through artistic turning. This class introduces you to the lathe, turning tools, sharpening and turning techniques. This class incorporates basic techniques to produce a candle stick.
Tuition: $160.00

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Sharpening Turning Tools - CLS066 with Ken Poirier
All

Monday, December 5, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 1-4
Description: A sharp tool is a turner's best friend. If you are having difficulty achieving smooth cuts and relying on scraping rather than cutting then this is the class for you. In this class you will learn a quick and easy way to repeatedly and consistently sharpen all of your wood turning tools using the Wolverine sharpening system on a slow speed grinder. The Varigrind jig will be demystified and you will be shown a simple method to sharpen all of your bowl and spindle gouges. Sharpening the spindle roughing gouge, skew, and scraper will also be discussed and demonstrated. Bring your turning tools - as many as you want to sharpen to practice your skills in class.
Tuition: $75.00

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Raised Panel Doors With The Router - CLS180 with Jim Letteri

Wednesday, December 7, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Router Or Equivalent Experience
Class Size: 1-6
Description: Put your kitchen update on track as you learn dozens of tips and tricks from our expert cabinet maker. You'll walk out of this hands on class with a sample raised panel door, where all the elements—rails, stiles, and panel—are all created on the router table.
Tuition: $110.00

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Beginning Pen Turning - CLS026 with Tom Guild
All

Friday, December 9, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 1-6
Description: Wondering if turning is for you, but don't want to make a big investment to find out? We've got your answer when you learn to turn a beautiful wooden pen your first time on the lathe! What a great way to show off your new hobby with this great gift for family and friends!
Tuition: $110.00

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Woodworking Fundamentals: Table - CLS825 with Jeff Fleisher
All

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

Class Size: 1-6
Description: Want to try woodworking but not sure where to start? Hundreds of people start here, where you'll "meet the shop"! We'll show you how to use most of the common hand and power tools in the modern woodworking shop. You will learn about taking rough wood into a finished piece using the planer, jointer, miter saw, router and tablesaw. The class project will be a Shaker-style table design and is a perfect blend of traditional joints and delicate lines. Learn mortise and tenon joinery, cutting tapered legs, and basic hand tool use of chisels and planes. Learn the fundamentals of woodworking and take home a hand crafted piece of furniture.
Tuition: $290.00

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Wood Finishing 101 - CLS178 with Tom Guild
All

Monday, December 12, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 1-6
Description: You're not finished until it's finished and this course helps you add the perfect touch to complete your project. You'll learn the concepts behind finishing, how to prepare your surface, how staining and dye work, and several basic finishes. You will practice the specific skills you need to apply a general purpose finish to your prized projects.
Tuition: $80.00

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Skew Fundamentals - CLS234 with Ken Poirier
Intermediate

Wednesday, December 14, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 1-6
Description: Using the skew is a challenge for many turners. This class will demystify the skew and show you how to avoid the dreaded run back. Proper sharpening and cutting geometry will be demonstrated and students will learn several basic skew cuts - roughing, peeling, planing, bead and cove cuts with the skew. The student will complete the class by turning a small tool handle with just the skew.
Tuition: $80.00

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Intro CNC - CLS851 with Mike Fraser
All

Thursday, December 15, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 1-6
Description: Computer Numeric Control -- CNC – is a system where a user can conceive & design a project, then let the computer controlled hardware produce it. This class will explore the fundamentals of CNC processing including terminology, concepts, processes & hardware systems. We will work through the basic work flow of manufacturing by CNC by exploring in detail the stages of: concept definition, design, engineering, machining and finish & assembly. Each of these stages will be demonstrated using a project of the student's interest with a goal of completing the finished piece if student load and time permit.
Tuition: $75.00

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Bowl Turning - CLS024 with Paul Muirhead
Intermediate

Sunday, December 18, 10 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Intro To The Lathe Or Equivalent Experience
Class Size: 4
Description: You've done the pen, you've done the candlesticks—now it's time to expand your skills when you step up to bowl turning. Learn wood selection, preparation, mounting techniques, finishing, and how to use the side ground bowl gouge.
Tuition: $150.00

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