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203-847-9663
Fax:
(203) 846-4923
Email:
norwalk-retail@woodcraft.com

215 Westport Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06851
USA

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Hours of Operation

sunday 10 am - 5 pm
monday 10 am - 9 pm
tuesday 10 am - 9 pm
wednesday 10 am - 9 pm
thursday 10 am - 9 pm
friday 10 am - 7 pm
saturday 9 am - 6 pm

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Beginner Box Making With Bill Rogers with: Bill Rogers
All

Part 1: Thursday, May 27, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, June 3, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, June 10, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Thursday, June 17, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 5: Thursday, June 24, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Description: Making an attractive wooden box is a longstanding project for woodworkers, but it's not as easy as it might seem. Join pro woodworker Bill Rogers to build our refined version - using beautiful hard wood and measuring about 12" wide, 8" deep and 6" high. Learn the tools and skills needed to successfully complete this noteworthy project. Finish by choosing the latch you like best
Tuition: $285.00

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Absolute Beginner Coffee Table with: Dave Schrader
All

Part 1: Tuesday, June 8, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, June 15, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Tuesday, June 22, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Tuesday, June 29, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Description: Join Dave as he walks you through every step in building a simple rustic pine coffee table, explaining the whys and hows. Then you take up tools and do likewise. You'll learn how to handle drills and clamps, how to buy lumber, how to think a project through and how to deal with the inevitable difficulties that crop up along the way. All questions are welcome, and you'll be encouraged to try various ideas and methods to see what works. In just a few classes, you'll have built not only a great table, but also the confidence you need to tackle more complex projects in the future.
Tuition: $265.00
Tuition Notes: Plus $140 For Materials

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Dovetail Workshop With Joe Capasso with: Joe Capasso
All

Saturday, June 19, 10 AM - 2:30 PM

Tools Required: Please Bring Straight Or Dovetail Saw, Chisels 1/8,1/4,1/2 Inch
Description: Join Joe Capasso in a dovetail workshop. Learn to cut dovetails by hand, from the proper wood preparation to lay out and marking, to finishing. Joe will cover the different tools and techniques you will need to know.
Tuition: $145.00

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Make An Oak Folding Table with: Joe Capasso
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Saturday, June 26, 10 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, June 27, 10 AM - 4 PM

Description: Spend a weekend making a unique oak folding table. It's a perfect piece for the deck, patio, or den. The table is assembled with sturdy, straightforward joinery and is all wood—no metal hinges or other hardware. Join master woodworker Joe Capasso for a rewarding weekend planning and building some versatile furniture.
Tuition: $265.00
Tuition Notes: Materials Included

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Bowl Turning with: David Heim
All

Part 1: Wednesday, July 7, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, July 14, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Wednesday, July 21, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Wednesday, July 28, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Description: Making a bowl is exciting, rewarding, and loads of fun. David Heim has been turning bowls for more than 10 years, and he'll show you everything you need to know to work smartly and safely. In this two-day class, you'll learn how to hold wood securely on the lathe, how to make cuts that leave the wood smooth, and different ways to finish your handiwork
Tuition: $265.00

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Turn A Bowl With A Decorative Rim with: Don Metz
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, July 11, 10 AM - 3 PM

Prerequisite: Must Have Take A Previous Bowl Turning Class.
Description: In this class you will learn all of the techniques necessary to turn a wood bowl with a beautiful decorative edge enhancement on the lathe. Students will be instructed in the proper use of the Robert Sorby "micro-mini" texturing tool in order to produce a fine decorative edge to their own completed bowls.
Tuition: $140.00

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An Elegant Step Stool with: Bill Rogers
All

Part 1: Thursday, July 15, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, July 22, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, July 29, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Thursday, August 5, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 5: Thursday, August 12, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Description: Building this eye-catching step stool is a great way to gain or improve basic woodworking skills. Join professional woodworkers Bill Rogers and learn the skills and tools from beginning to end. Most of the shop tools will be used, with an empasis on the router - both hand held and router table. This class is designed not only to increase your knowledge and confidence, but also to let you leave with a completed project of which you can be proud.
Tuition: $290.00
Tuition Notes: Materials Included

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Build A Serving Tray with: Joseph Capasso
All

Part 1: Saturday, July 17, 10 AM - 3 PM
Part 2: Sunday, July 18, 10 AM - 3 PM

Description: A great project for hosting your next party, a simple but eligant serving tray. made from contrasting woods, the tray measures 16 by 12 inches with mitered corners and splines.
Tuition: $140.00

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The ABC's Of CNC with: Phil LaFleur
Beginner

Sunday, July 18, 10 AM - 2 PM

Tools Required: Bring A Laptop With A Free Trial Of V-Carve From Www.vectric.com
Description: Learn how to design, choose bits, preview, and program a CNC, using the Vectric V-Carve software. You will learn the basics of V-Carve as well as tips and tricks for using a CNC. At the end of the class, you will have the knowledge to program and use the CNC to cut your desired project. Bring a laptop with a free trial of V-Carve from www.vectric.com
Tuition: $120.00
Tuition Notes: 4-6

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Trestle Coffee Table with: Joe Capasso
All

Part 1: Tuesday, August 10, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, August 17, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Tuesday, August 24, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Tuesday, August 31, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Understanding Of Woodworking
Description: This is a four-evening class on making a trestle-style coffee table, size 18" by 33" and 18" tall. While making the top, you will learn to make breadboard ends. While making the legs, you will learn to make tusk tenon joints for knock-down joinery. Optional joinery can be wedged through tenons or Dominoes. You may choose to make your table of cherry or soft maple.
Tuition: $260.00
Tuition Notes: Materials: Soft Maple $ 80 / Cherry $95

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Class with: John Matchak
Beginner

Thursday, August 12, 5 PM - 7 PM

Description: John Armenia, the regional representative of Shaper Origin, will be here to demonstrate this amazing handheld CNC router. Stop by to see what it is capable of, get your questions answered and get a hands-on lesson.
Tuition: $0.00

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Turning Boxes with: Don Metz
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, August 15, 10 AM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Turning Skills
Description: This is a hands-on class for beginner turners to learn how to make boxes on the lathe. Learn some new skills while making some beautiful keepsake boxes.
Tuition: $120.00

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Turning Boot Camp with: David Heim
All

Part 1: Saturday, August 21, 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Part 2: Sunday, August 22, 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Description: Turn 'til you're dizzy in this two day "boot camp". David will show you how to do it all in two days' time. Consider him your "Drill Sargent of Shavings" and prepare to be turned into shape! You'll complete three to four turning projects to enhance your skills.
Tuition: $265.00

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Router Basics with: Bill Rogers
All

Saturday, August 28, 12:30 PM - 5 PM

Description: Routers do only one thing - spin fast. The rest of their noted versatility is due entirely to the knowledge and ingenuity of the operator. In this class, you'll learn about the various kinds of bits and when to use them, how to guide your router along the work piece, and what kinds of jigs work best. We'll also talk about how to set up a router table and how to choose a router. This class will help you use your router to its fullest potential.
Tuition: $120.00

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Basic Tablesaw with: Bill Rogers
All

Sunday, September 12, 12:30 PM - 5 PM

Description: The tablesaw is a fundamental tool for woodworking, and one of the more tricky machines in the shop. Learn how to run a tablesaw the right way from the beginning. Learn how to safely make the basic cuts, and how to keep your tablesaw running right.
Tuition: $120.00

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Absolute Beginner Coffee Table with: Dave Schrader
All

Part 1: Tuesday, September 14, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, September 21, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Tuesday, September 28, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Tuesday, October 5, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Description: Join Dave as he walks you through every step in building a simple rustic pine coffee table, explaining the whys and hows. Then you take up tools and do likewise. You'll learn how to handle drills and clamps, how to buy lumber, how to think a project through and how to deal with the inevitable difficulties that crop up along the way. All questions are welcome, and you'll be encouraged to try various ideas and methods to see what works. In just a few classes, you'll have built not only a great table, but also the confidence you need to tackle more complex projects in the future.
Tuition: $265.00
Tuition Notes: Plus $140 For Materials

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Sharpening with: Joe Capasso
Beginner

Wednesday, September 15, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Description: Sharp tools make the difference between fighting your work and mastering it. This class will give you the knowledge you need to keep all of your blades sharp. It covers diamond stones, wet stones, sandpaper and the Tormek sharpening system. Bring a couple of your own blades to learn with.
Tuition: $120.00

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Bowl Turning with: David Heim
All

Part 1: Saturday, September 18, 10 AM - 4 PM
Part 2: Sunday, September 19, 10 AM - 4 PM

Description: Making a bowl is exciting, rewarding, and loads of fun. David Heim has been turning bowls for more than 10 years, and he'll show you everything you need to know to work smartly and safely. In this two-day class, you'll learn how to hold wood securely on the lathe, how to make cuts that leave the wood smooth, and different ways to finish your handiwork
Tuition: $265.00

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Hand Plane Tune-Up with: Joe Capasso
All

Saturday, September 25, 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Description: The hand plane is one of the most important tools in woodworking, no matter how many machines you have. It's the only way to fit joints, make subtle curves and flatten wide panels. This great class will give you all the info you need to buy the right plane, tune it up and use it for high-level work. Bring a plane or two to work on.
Tuition: $120.00
Tuition Notes: Bring One Hand Plane

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Basics Of Hollow Form with: Don Metz
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, September 26, 10 AM - 3 PM

Prerequisite: Previous Turning Expericence
Description: Don will teach the prep and skills to turn a simple hollow form.
Tuition: $120.00

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Sketch Up For Woodworkers with: David Heim
All

Saturday, October 2, 10 AM - 2 PM

Tools Required: Required That Each Student Bring A Lap Top Computer (Mac Or Windows) With SketchUp Make 2017 (the Correct Free Version) Already Installed. Get It At Sketchup.com/download/all.
Description: David Heim is a previous editor of "Fine Woodworking". SketchUp is a powerful, immensely popular drawing program that more and more woodworkers use. But like any new piece of software, SketchUp contains some traps for newcomers. In this course, you will learn how to avoid those traps and begin using SketchUp with confidence. You will draw a model of a side table with tapered legs. You'll also learn how to draw dovetails quickly and easiy, plus how to generate measured drawings and a cutlist. You will see how working in SketchUp lets you preview the actual construction in the shop and solve problems without wasting expensive wood. You'll also learn the six Rules for SketchUp Success.
Tuition: $120.00

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The ABC's Of CNC with: Phil LaFleur
Beginner

Sunday, October 3, 10 AM - 2 PM

Tools Required: Bring A Laptop With A Free Trial Of V-Carve From Www.vectric.com
Description: Learn how to design, choose bits, preview, and program a CNC, using the Vectric V-Carve software. You will learn the basics of V-Carve as well as tips and tricks for using a CNC. At the end of the class, you will have the knowledge to program and use the CNC to cut your desired project. Bring a laptop with a free trial of V-Carve from www.vectric.com
Tuition: $120.00

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Bowl Turning with: David Heim
All

Part 1: Wednesday, October 6, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, October 13, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Wednesday, October 20, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Wednesday, October 27, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Description: Making a bowl is exciting, rewarding, and loads of fun. David Heim has been turning bowls for more than 10 years, and he'll show you everything you need to know to work smartly and safely. In this two-day class, you'll learn how to hold wood securely on the lathe, how to make cuts that leave the wood smooth, and different ways to finish your handiwork
Tuition: $265.00

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Trestle Coffee Table with: Joe Capasso
All

Part 1: Saturday, October 9, 10 AM - 3:30 PM
Part 2: Sunday, October 10, 10 AM - 3:30 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Understanding Of Woodworking
Description: This is a two day class on making a trestle-style coffee table, size 18" by 33" and 18" tall. While making the top, you will learn to make breadboard ends. While making the legs, you will learn to make tusk tenon joints for knock-down joinery. Optional joinery can be wedged through tenons or Dominoes. You may choose to make your table of cherry or soft maple.
Tuition: $260.00
Tuition Notes: Materials: Soft Maple $ 80 / Cherry $95

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Turning Weed Pots with: Don Metz
All

Sunday, October 17, 12 PM - 4 PM

Description: Turners call the small flower vases made on the lathe "weed pots". The are great projects to learn hoe to turn and make excellent gifts. Learn to turn your skills into making fabulous weed pots as gifts.
Tuition: $85.00

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Beginner Box Making With Bill Rogers with: Bill Rogers
All

Part 1: Thursday, October 21, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, October 28, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, November 4, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Thursday, November 11, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 5: Thursday, November 18, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Description: Making an attractive wooden box is a longstanding project for woodworkers, but it's not as easy as it might seem.Join pro woodworker Bill Rogers to build our refined version - using beautiful hard wood and measuring about 12" wide, 8" deep and 6" high. Learn the tools and skills needed to successfully complete this noteworthy project. Finish by choosing the latch you like best
Tuition: $285.00

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Intermediate Turning Class with: David Heim
Intermediate

Part 1: Saturday, October 23, 10 AM - 4 PM
Part 2: Sunday, October 24, 10 AM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Previous Turning Class With David H. Or Andy B.
Description: This is a class to take your turning skills to a new level. Students will turn a multi layered stand.
Tuition: $265.00

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Build A Shaker End Table Class with: Dave Schrader
All

Part 1: Tuesday, October 26, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, November 2, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Tuesday, November 9, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Tuesday, November 16, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Description: An elegant Shaker style end table can teach volumes. You'll learn how to select grain for the best appearance in the legs and top, how to cut tapers on the tablesaw, gluing up and flattening the top, and how to assemble your table. The additional fee for materials varies with your choice of wood.
Tuition: $265.00
Tuition Notes: Plus Approximately $120 For Materials

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Hand Plane Tune-Up with: Joe Capasso
All

Saturday, November 6, 12:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Description: The hand plane is one of the most important tools in woodworking, no matter how many machines you have. It's the only way to fit joints, make subtle curves and flatten wide panels. This great class will give you all the info you need to buy the right plane, tune it up and use it for high-level work. Bring a plane or two to work on.
Tuition: $120.00
Tuition Notes: Bring One Hand Plane

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Picture Framing with: Craig Johnson
All

Sunday, November 14, 10 AM - 3 PM

Description: In this very busy day of instruction, you will learn everything that you need to complete a picture framing job. You will cut single or double mats and mounting board. You will miter and join a frame to fit your own piece of art (print, photo, etc. up to 11" by 14") and finish the assembly with glass and backing.
Tuition: $140.00

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Bowl Turning with: David Heim
All

Part 1: Saturday, November 20, 10 AM - 3:30 PM
Part 2: Sunday, November 21, 10 AM - 3:30 PM

Description: Making a bowl is exciting, rewarding, and loads of fun. David Heim has been turning bowls for more than 10 years, and he'll show you everything you need to know to work smartly and safely. In this two-day class, you'll learn how to hold wood securely on the lathe, how to make cuts that leave the wood smooth, and different ways to finish your handiwork
Tuition: $265.00

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