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

215 Westport Ave
Norwalk, CT 06851

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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Beginning Woodworking: Build A Wall Organizer

Part 1: Thursday, July 13, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, July 20, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, July 27, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Thursday, August 3, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 5: Thursday, August 10, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bill Rogers
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6-8
Tools Required: N/A
Description: Working with professional woodworker Bill Rogers, you'll understand the tools, skills and processes involved in building this appealing coat rack / shelf combo. He walks you through every step, explaining the whys as well as the hows. To build your own version you'll use most of the tools in the shop. In addition, you will learn how to think a project through, and how to deal with the inevitable difficulties that crop up along the way. Toward the end, you choose between Shaker pegs or coat hooks. In just a few classes, you'll have not only built a great project, but also the confidence you need to tackle more complex ones in the future.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $220.00
Tuition Notes: materials $35

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

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Dovetail Workshop

Saturday, July 29, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Joseph Capasso
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4-6
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $130.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Install Crown Molding Like A Pro

Sunday, July 30, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bill Rogers
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6-8
Tools Required: N/A
Description: Nothing adds a touch of class to a room like a bold crown molding, but it can be a daunting task for the inexperienced. Join Bill Rogers, and learn how he deals with crooked walls, unlevel ceilings and out-of-square doors. Work with him to trim a room, and find out the tricks of the trade for coping, leveling and getting the job done quickly and well.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $95.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Build A Bookcase

Part 1: Tuesday, August 1, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, August 8, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Tuesday, August 15, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Tuesday, August 22, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 5: Tuesday, August 29, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Dave Schrader
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4-6
Tools Required: N/A
Description: A bookcase adds storage space to any room, and in building it you'll learn principles of cabinetmaking that can be applied to more complicated projects. You'll learn how to accurately cut on the table saw, how to make dadoes and rabbets, how to apply solid edging and how to make simple molding. When you finish this class, you'll have valuable skills and a handsome bookcase that will grace any room.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $260.00
Tuition Notes: materials $160

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

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Beginning Woodworking: Build A Wall Organizer

Part 1: Thursday, July 13, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, July 20, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, July 27, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Thursday, August 3, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 5: Thursday, August 10, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bill Rogers
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6-8
Tools Required: N/A
Description: Working with professional woodworker Bill Rogers, you'll understand the tools, skills and processes involved in building this appealing coat rack / shelf combo. He walks you through every step, explaining the whys as well as the hows. To build your own version you'll use most of the tools in the shop. In addition, you will learn how to think a project through, and how to deal with the inevitable difficulties that crop up along the way. Toward the end, you choose between Shaker pegs or coat hooks. In just a few classes, you'll have not only built a great project, but also the confidence you need to tackle more complex ones in the future.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $220.00
Tuition Notes: materials $35

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

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The Basics of CNC with Phil LaFleur

Sunday, August 6, 10 AM - 2 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Phil LaFleur
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6-8
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 the CNC. We will work with Vectric V-Carve. Bring a laptop with a free trial of V-Carve from www.vectric.com. This class will teach the basics of using V-Carve software. We'll also talk about tips and tricks in using a CNC. You will leave will the knowledge to program and use the CNC to cut your desired project.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Bowl Turning

Part 1: Wednesday, August 9, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, August 16, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Wednesday, August 23, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Wednesday, August 30, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Andy Barnum
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-5
Tools Required: N/a
Description: Learn to turn bowls on the lathe with one of the area's most exciting turners. Andy teaches workshops here and around the greater New York area. This will expand your skills if you have tried bowl turning, and it's a great starting point for those who wish to.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $265.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Trestle Coffee Table

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Joseph Capasso
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 4-6
Tools Required: materials: soft maple $80 / Cherry $95
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
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of woodworking
Tuition: $260.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Build a Six-Sided Working Lighthouse

Part 1: Thursday, August 17, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, August 24, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, August 31, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Thursday, September 7, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bo Burr
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4-8
Tools Required:
Description: I guarantee you will have fun building this working lighthouse, which you can decorate at home to resemble your favorite lighthouse or any way you choose. The course is for beginners as well as more advanced woodworkers. Over the four weeks you will learn to use a variety of woodworking machines, including the table saw, miter saw, jointer, planer and even a drill press. You will learn to cut compound angles and miter cuts in addition to some simple assembly techniques including gluing miters. This lighthouse stands 32 inches tall and has a working light that flashes. You will be proud to display it in your home or yard, or even turn it into a birdhouse.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $260.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Turning Boot Camp

Part 1: Saturday, August 19, 10 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, August 20, 10 AM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Gary Wood
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3-5
Tools Required: N/A
Description: Turn till you're dizzy in this 2day "Boot Camp". Gary Wood will show you how to do it all and in Two days time. Consider him your Drill Sergeant of Shavings and prepare to be turned into shape. Three to four turning projects to enhance your skills.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $260.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Router Basics

Saturday, August 26, 12:30 PM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bill Rogers
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: N/A
Description: Learn the basic skills of operating a router. This is a hands-on class about the use and safe operation of a router for both hand held and mounted in a table.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Turn A Wooden Pen

Sunday, August 27, 1 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Don Metz
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-5
Tools Required: N/A
Description: If you've ever wanted to learn how to use a lathe, making a wooden pen is a great place to start. Using off-the-shelf pen kits and easy-to-use mini lathes, you'll learn how to make one of the most satisfying lathe projects. Pens are fast and easy to make, and the results are spectacular. They make great conversation pieces, and are always appreciated as gifts.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Build a Six-Sided Working Lighthouse

Part 1: Thursday, August 17, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, August 24, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, August 31, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Thursday, September 7, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bo Burr
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4-8
Tools Required:
Description: I guarantee you will have fun building this working lighthouse, which you can decorate at home to resemble your favorite lighthouse or any way you choose. The course is for beginners as well as more advanced woodworkers. Over the four weeks you will learn to use a variety of woodworking machines, including the table saw, miter saw, jointer, planer and even a drill press. You will learn to cut compound angles and miter cuts in addition to some simple assembly techniques including gluing miters. This lighthouse stands 32 inches tall and has a working light that flashes. You will be proud to display it in your home or yard, or even turn it into a birdhouse.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $260.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Designing & Building A Built-In Bookcase

Sunday, September 10, 12:30 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bill Rogers
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6-8
Tools Required: N/A
Description: A built-in bookcase is a great decorating project to tackle yourself. Besides storage space for all those books, it adds a great deal of personality to your home. The woodworking is pretty simple, but you need to take a lot of factors into account in the design stage. Join pro Bill Rogers and learn things like how choice of finish effects wood selection, how to make good-looking no-sag plywood shelves, choosing an appropriate trim and other details like the best way to hold up the shelves. Bring your questions and a notebook. You'll learn a lot.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Beginner Woodworking: Build A Shaker Bench

Part 1: Thursday, September 14, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, September 21, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, September 28, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Thursday, October 5, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 5: Thursday, October 12, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bill Rogers
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: N/A
Description: It's a woodworking tradition that beginners build a sturdy, good-looking bench. We're holding to tradition, but building a slightly more sophisticated version. About three feet long and made of wide solid hardwood, this bench has the elegant stance and refined simplicity for which the Shakers are renowned. In building your bench, you'll learn to use most of the tools in the woodshop, and you'll learn the refinements of using screws and wooden plugs.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $260.00
Tuition Notes: materials approx. $85

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

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The Basics for Finishing by Hand

Saturday, September 16, 10 AM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Gary Wood
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6-8
Tools Required:
Description: Wood Finishing for amateurs and small shop professionals can be done with very few tools and materials to achive good results. Learn the basic steps to a fine finish on your special projects. The most commonly used finishes will be discussed, including varnish, shellac, and oil. We will pay attention to surface preparation, conservation of materials, and labor saving techniques. This will be a great foundation course to advance your skills, Practices materials will be provided for a unique, hands on experience.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $145.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Absolute Beginner Coffee Table

Part 1: Tuesday, September 19, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, September 26, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Tuesday, October 3, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Tuesday, October 10, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Dave Schrader
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6-8
Tools Required: N/a
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $260.00
Tuition Notes: materials $140

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

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Bowl Turning

Part 1: Saturday, September 23, 10 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, September 24, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Andy Barnum
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-5
Tools Required: N/a
Description: Learn to turn bowls on the lathe with one of the area's most exciting turners. Andy teaches workshops here and around the greater New York area. This will expand your skills if you have tried bowl turning, and it's a great starting point for those who wish to.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $265.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Sketch Up for Woodworkers

Saturday, September 30, 10 AM - 2 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: David Heim
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: required that each student bring a lap top computer (Mac or Windows) with Google SketchUp 8 (the free version) already installed
Description: David Heim, is a previous editor of "Fine Woodworking". SketchUp is a powerful, immensely popular 3D drawing program that more and more woodworkers use. But like any new piece of software, SketchUp contains some traps for newcomers. This course is for the newbies—people who have not used the program at all. You will begin with exercises to learn how to navigate the 3D drawing space with confidence and use the essential SketchUp drawing and modeling tools. Then, you will apply those new skills to draw a simple table. This will give you the knowledge and confidence to keep using SketchUp in your own woodworking.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Absolute Beginner Coffee Table

Part 1: Tuesday, September 19, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, September 26, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Tuesday, October 3, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Tuesday, October 10, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Dave Schrader
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6-8
Tools Required: N/a
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $260.00
Tuition Notes: materials $140

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

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Bowl Turning

Part 1: Wednesday, October 4, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, October 11, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Wednesday, October 18, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Wednesday, October 25, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Andy Barnum
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-5
Tools Required: N/a
Description: Learn to turn bowls on the lathe with one of the area's most exciting turners. Andy teaches workshops here and around the greater New York area. This will expand your skills if you have tried bowl turning, and it's a great starting point for those who wish to.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $265.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Beginner Woodworking: Build A Shaker Bench

Part 1: Thursday, September 14, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, September 21, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, September 28, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Thursday, October 5, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 5: Thursday, October 12, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bill Rogers
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: N/A
Description: It's a woodworking tradition that beginners build a sturdy, good-looking bench. We're holding to tradition, but building a slightly more sophisticated version. About three feet long and made of wide solid hardwood, this bench has the elegant stance and refined simplicity for which the Shakers are renowned. In building your bench, you'll learn to use most of the tools in the woodshop, and you'll learn the refinements of using screws and wooden plugs.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $260.00
Tuition Notes: materials approx. $85

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

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The Basics of CNC

Sunday, October 15, 10 AM - 2 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Phil LaFleur
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6-8
Tools Required: Bring a laptop with a free trial of V-Carve from www.vetric.com
Description: Learn how to design, choose bits, preview, and program the CNC. We will work with Vetric V-Carve. Bring a laptop with a free trial of V-Carve from www.vetric.com6 - 8. This class willteach the basics of using V-Carve software. We'll also talk about tips and tricks in using a CNC. You willleave with the knowledge to program and use the CNC to cut your desired project.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Raised Panel Doors On The Router Table

Part 1: Tuesday, October 17, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, October 19, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Joseph Capasso
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 4-6
Tools Required: bring a lunch
Description: Building a raised panel door on the router table really puts it through its paces. You’ll see how to make straight cuts, bevels, grooves and joints in the course of building one door. Dan is a professional cabinet maker and skilled woodworker who knows all the ins and outs of fine and efficient work. You’ll learn all the skills and tricks you need to tackle a whole kitchen full of raised panel doors.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Candle Stand Weekend

Part 1: Saturday, October 21, 10 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, October 22, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Gary Wood
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 0-5
Tools Required:
Description: Make your choice of an Early American or Shaker style candle stand in this two day workshop. Familiarity with basic woodworking tools and the lathe are require, but your confidence and skill will increase as we go step by step to complete this attractive and useful table. Alder will be used for ease of turning and construction. Gary will then demonstrate a finishing technique to make alder become " instant cherry".
Prerequisite: Basic wood working skills and basic turning skills
Tuition: $260.00
Tuition Notes: material cost 40

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

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Introduction To Carving

Sunday, October 29, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Al Miller
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: N/a
Description: This is a new class to introduce carving on a simple and fun level. Learn the basic carving techniques while creating a simple bread serving board. Learn tool selection and use to enhance future projects.
Prerequisite: N/A
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Beginning Woodworking: Build A Wall Organizer

Part 1: Thursday, November 2, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, November 9, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, November 16, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Thursday, November 30, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bill Rogers
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6-8
Tools Required: N/A
Description: Working with professional woodworker Bill Rogers, you'll understand the tools, skills and processes involved in building this appealing coat rack / shelf combo. He walks you through every step, explaining the whys as well as the hows. To build your own version you'll use most of the tools in the shop. In addition, you will learn how to think a project through, and how to deal with the inevitable difficulties that crop up along the way. Toward the end, you choose between Shaker pegs or coat hooks. In just a few classes, you'll have not only built a great project, but also the confidence you need to tackle more complex ones in the future.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $220.00
Tuition Notes: materials $35

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

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Sketch Up for Woodworkers

Saturday, November 4, 10 AM - 2 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: David Heim
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: required that each student bring a lap top computer (Mac or Windows) with Google SketchUp 8 (the free version) already installed
Description: David Heim, is a previous editor of "Fine Woodworking". SketchUp is a powerful, immensely popular 3D drawing program that more and more woodworkers use. But like any new piece of software, SketchUp contains some traps for newcomers. This course is for the newbies—people who have not used the program at all. You will begin with exercises to learn how to navigate the 3D drawing space with confidence and use the essential SketchUp drawing and modeling tools. Then, you will apply those new skills to draw a simple table. This will give you the knowledge and confidence to keep using SketchUp in your own woodworking.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Picture Framing

Sunday, November 5, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Craig Johnson
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6-8
Tools Required: No Tools needed, But bring a lunch
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $145.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Clover Side Table

Part 1: Monday, November 6, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Monday, November 13, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Monday, November 20, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Monday, November 27, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Joseph Capasso
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4-6
Tools Required:
Description: The Clover table has long been a symbol of good luck for the home. This nice little table is a prefect fit for a side table for a reading chair or for plants. The table consist of three legs, a small lower shelf and a clover leaf style top. Table is made from maple, easy to stain or paint. A great beginners class, for it's review of many different shop tools used in construction.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $260.00
Tuition Notes: Materials cost of $80

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

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Building A Shaker End Table

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Dave Shrader
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: N/A
Description: An elegant little Shaker-style end table can teach volumes. You’ll learn how to select grain for the best appearance in the legs and tops, how to cut tapers on the tablesaw, gluing up and flattening the top, and how to apply a stunning oil/varnish finish. Additional fee for materials varies depending on your choices.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $260.00
Tuition Notes: materials approx. $85

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

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Bowl Turning

Part 1: Saturday, November 25, 10 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, November 26, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Andy Barnum
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-5
Tools Required: N/a
Description: Learn to turn bowls on the lathe with one of the area's most exciting turners. Andy teaches workshops here and around the greater New York area. This will expand your skills if you have tried bowl turning, and it's a great starting point for those who wish to.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $265.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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The Basics of CNC

Sunday, December 3, 10 AM - 2 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Phil LaFleur
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6-8
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 the CNC. We will work with Vectric V-Carve. Bring a laptop with a free trial of V-Carve from www.vectric.com. This class will teach the basics of using V-Carve software. We'll also talk about tips and tricks in using a CNC. You will leave will the knowledge to program and use the CNC to cut your desired project.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Bowl Turning

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Andy Barnum
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-5
Tools Required: N/a
Description: Learn to turn bowls on the lathe with one of the area's most exciting turners. Andy teaches workshops here and around the greater New York area. This will expand your skills if you have tried bowl turning, and it's a great starting point for those who wish to.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $265.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Turning Boxes

Saturday, December 16, 1 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Don Metz
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-5
Tools Required: N/a
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 beatiful keep sake boxes.
Prerequisite: basic turning skills
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes:

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Cutting Board with applied Hand Carving

Sunday, December 17, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Al Miller
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: N/a
Description: This is a new class to introduce carving on a simple and fun level. Learn the basic carving techniques while creating a simple bread serving board. Learn tool selection and use to enhance future projects. This make a wonderful Mother's Day gift.
Prerequisite: N/A
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes:

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Absolute Beginner Coffee Table

Part 1: Tuesday, January 9, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, January 16, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Tuesday, January 23, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Tuesday, January 30, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Dave Schrader
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6-8
Tools Required: N/a
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $260.00
Tuition Notes: materials $140

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Beginner Woodworking: Build A Shaker Bench

Part 1: Thursday, January 11, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, January 18, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, January 25, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Thursday, February 1, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 5: Thursday, February 8, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bill Rogers
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: N/A
Description: It's a woodworking tradition that beginners build a sturdy, good-looking bench. We're holding to tradition, but building a slightly more sophisticated version. About three feet long and made of wide solid hardwood, this bench has the elegant stance and refined simplicity for which the Shakers are renowned. In building your bench, you'll learn to use most of the tools in the woodshop, and you'll learn the refinements of using screws and wooden plugs.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $260.00
Tuition Notes: materials approx. $85

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Bowl Turning

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Andy Barnum
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-5
Tools Required: N/a
Description: Learn to turn bowls on the lathe with one of the area's most exciting turners. Andy teaches workshops here and around the greater New York area. This will expand your skills if you have tried bowl turning, and it's a great starting point for those who wish to.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $265.00
Tuition Notes:

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Introduction To Carving

Sunday, January 28, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Al Miller
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: N/a
Description: This is a new class to introduce carving on a simple and fun level. Learn the basic carving techniques while creating a simple bread serving board. Learn tool selection and use to enhance future projects.
Prerequisite: N/A
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Beginner Woodworking: Build A Shaker Bench

Part 1: Thursday, January 11, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, January 18, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, January 25, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Thursday, February 1, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 5: Thursday, February 8, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bill Rogers
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: N/A
Description: It's a woodworking tradition that beginners build a sturdy, good-looking bench. We're holding to tradition, but building a slightly more sophisticated version. About three feet long and made of wide solid hardwood, this bench has the elegant stance and refined simplicity for which the Shakers are renowned. In building your bench, you'll learn to use most of the tools in the woodshop, and you'll learn the refinements of using screws and wooden plugs.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $260.00
Tuition Notes: materials approx. $85

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

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