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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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Date Night At Woodcraft CLS670 with: Instructors Different
All

Friday, October 1, 6 PM - 9 PM

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 months project will be ... Tuition Of $150 Is PER COUPLE
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition Is 150 PER COUPLE

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Basic Router Techniques - CLS907 with: Rich Eckert
All

Saturday, October 2, 10 AM - 5 PM

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: $130.00

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Introduction To The Lathe - CLS238 with: Neil Super
All

Sunday, October 3, 10 AM - 5 PM

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: $140.00

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Wood Finishing 101 - CLS178 with: Tom Guild
All

Wednesday, September 29, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: You're not finished until it's finished and this course help 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: $70.00

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Basic Woodcarving - CLS173 with: Rob Mock
All

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

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: $135.00

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Custom Knife Making - CLS345 with: Dave Grant
All

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

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: $120.00
Tuition Notes: Plus Supplies

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Restoring Old Hand Planes CLS344 with: Norm Reid
All

Friday, September 24, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Your Old Restorable Hand Planes And Sharpening Equipment.
Description: Learn how to restore your old hand planes to good working condtion. 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: $65.00

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Woodworking Fundamentals - CLS825 with: Jeff Fleisher
All

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

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 as you build and finish a project you'll be proud to display in your home.
Tuition: $260.00

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Scroll Saw Level I - CLS181 with: Brian Biggs
All

Friday, October 15, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: With endless possibilities, your biggest challenge will be deciding what you can do next with your scroll saw. This tool opens up the worlds of intarsia, fretwork, marquetry, and inlay work, just to begin! Learn blade selection, tensioning, and the pros and cons of fixed speed versus various speed saws while making several take-home projects.
Tuition: $120.00

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Turning Simple Christmas Ornaments CLS903 with: Ken Poirier
All

Saturday, October 16, 10 AM - 5 PM

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: $120.00

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Turning Hollow Globe Christmas Ornaments with: Ken Poirier
Advanced

Sunday, October 17, 10 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Two Turning Classes With At Least One Spindle (between Centers) Turning Class Or An Equivalent Of An Intermediate Level Of Turning Skill.
Description: The hollow globe "Icicle ornament will combine several different elements of spindle turning including shaping a symmetrical curved shape, hollowing a vessel and thin finial turning. The skills taught in this class will enhance the student's turning repertoire and provide a basis for building advanced turning skills and techniques. Various surface embellishment options will be discussed and demonstrated. The student will bring home an ornament for their own display or to use as a gift.
Tuition: $120.00

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Woodworking For Kids And Teens CLS155 with: Scott McCray
All

Wednesday, October 20, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Do you want to get your child involved in woodworking? Have they been expressing an interest in building something of their own? Now's their chance! We are offering a basic woodworking class where they will learn shop and tool basics and, using minimal hand tools, assemble and decorate a box. We will discuss safety, board preparation, joinery, measuring, gluing up and more! Appropriate for most youngsters who can alternate between periods of instruction and activity (recommend ages 10 and up). Adult supervision recommended for younger children.
Tuition: $60.00

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River Cast Style Charcuterie Board CLS1004 with: Dave Grant
All

Part 1: Thursday, October 21, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, October 28, 6 PM - 9 PM

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 dry, 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: $170.00

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Sharpening - CLS035 with: Brian Biggs
All

Friday, October 22, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Learn how to properly sharpen and hone your blades so your chisels cut effortlessly and your planes make wispy shavings with little tear-out. We will discuss the pros and cons of the many sharpening systems and honing guides. Bring along a chisel or plane iron to try out the techniques.
Tuition: $70.00

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Turn A Platter CLS370 with: Ken Poirier
Intermediate

Saturday, October 23, 10 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Introduction To The Lathe Or Equivalent Experience. Turning A Bowl Also Helpful.
Description: You've turned a bowl, but have you ever turned a platter? This class will show you how to expand your running repertoire with this classic form. The student will be shown how to best achieve a flawless finish and how to add unique embellishments to make this more than just a utilitarian turning. Students will also be shown how to create a simple display stand from the platter blank cutoffs.
Tuition: $130.00

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Introduction To The Lathe - CLS238 with: Neil Super
All

Sunday, October 24, 10 AM - 5 PM

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: $140.00

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Porter Cable Dovetail Jig – CLS521 with: Seb Romano
Canceled

Wednesday, October 27, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: If you've put off cutting dovetails with your router because of the complicated set-up of dovetail jigs, wait no longer. Porter-Cable's 12″ dovetail jig will have you up and cutting dovetails in minutes. This course will show you how to set up and adjust your dovetail jig to create the half-blind dovetail joint quickly and easily. Bring your Porter Cable jig/bits (in the box is fine), and router.
Tuition: $75.00

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3D Scroll Saw Ornaments - CLS212 with: Brian Biggs

Saturday, October 30, 10 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Scroll Saw I Or Equivalent Experience
Description: Create detailed, heirloom quality ornaments for many occasions using advanced scroll saw techniques. Topics include wood selection, blade selection, saw speed recommendations, and more..
Tuition: $120.00

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Relief Carving CLS391 with: Rob Mock

Part 1: Wednesday, November 3, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, November 10, 6 PM - 9 PM

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: $135.00

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Date Night At Woodcraft CLS670 with: Instructors Different
All

Friday, November 5, 6 PM - 9 PM

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 months project will be ... Tuition Of $150 Is PER COUPLE
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition Is 150 PER COUPLE

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Introduction To The Lathe - CLS238 with: Neil Super
All

Sunday, November 7, 10 AM - 5 PM

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: $140.00

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River Cast Style Charcuterie Board CLS1004 with: Dave Grant
All

Part 1: Thursday, November 11, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, November 18, 6 PM - 9 PM

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 dry, 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: $170.00

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Furniture Making Level 1- Shaker Table- CLS208 with: Jeff Fleisher

Part 1: Saturday, November 13, 10 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, November 14, 10 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Woodworking Fundamentals Class Or Basic Woodworking Experience.
Description: Another in our Level I options for those who have completed the Furniture Making Introduction lecture, this Shaker Table design is a perfect blend of traditional joints and delicate lines. Learn fundamental furniture design and layout, grain matching, mortise and tenon joinery, cutting tapered legs, and basic hand tool use of chisels and planes.
Tuition: $340.00

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Turn A Lidded Box CLS904 with: Dave Robinson
Intermediate

Wednesday, November 17, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: Introduction To The Lathe Or Equivalent Experience
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: $75.00

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

Part 1: Saturday, November 20, 10 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, November 21, 10 AM - 5 PM

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: $260.00

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End Grain Cutting Board CLS650 with: Tom Smart
All

Part 1: Sunday, November 28, 12 PM - 5 PM
Part 2: Monday, November 29, 6 PM - 9:30 PM
Part 3: Tuesday, November 30, 6 PM - 9:30 PM

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: $230.00

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HVLP Spray System Fine Finishing - CLS177 with: Rich Eckert
All

Wednesday, December 1, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: You've tried rubbed on and brushed on finishes, now it is time to put your High Volume/Low Pressure (HVLP) spraying system to use to create a beautiful finish on any wood project. Learn spray techniques, surface preparation, filling, finish coating, final rub-out and buffing.
Tuition: $85.00

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Wood Finishing 101 - CLS178 with: Tom Guild
All

Thursday, December 2, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: You're not finished until it's finished and this course help 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: $70.00

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Date Night At Woodcraft CLS670 with: Instructors Different
All

Friday, December 3, 6 PM - 9 PM

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 months project will be ... Tuition Of $150 Is PER COUPLE
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition Is 150 PER COUPLE

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Basic Router Techniques - CLS907 with: Rich Eckert
All

Saturday, December 4, 10 AM - 5 PM

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: $130.00

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Introduction To The Lathe - CLS238 with: Neil Super
All

Sunday, December 5, 10 AM - 5 PM

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: $140.00

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Sharpening Turning Tools CLS066 with: Ken Poirier
All

Monday, December 6, 6 PM - 9 PM

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 show 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: $65.00

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Intro CNC CLS851 with: Mike Fraser
All

Wednesday, December 8, 6 PM - 9 PM

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: $65.00

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River Cast Style Charcuterie Board CLS1004 with: Dave Grant
All

Part 1: Thursday, December 9, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, December 16, 6 PM - 9 PM

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 dry, 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: $170.00

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Introduction To The Lathe - CLS238 with: Neil Super
All

Sunday, December 19, 10 AM - 5 PM

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: $140.00

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Skew Fundamentals CLS234 with: Ken Poirier
Intermediate

Monday, December 20, 6 PM - 9 PM

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: $70.00

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