Woodcraft of Norwalk

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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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Classes

Clover Side Table

Saturday, January 21, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
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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The Basics for Finishing by Hand

Saturday, January 21, 10 AM - 12:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 8-10
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: $70.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Clover Side Table

Sunday, January 22, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
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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Absolute Beginner Coffee Table

Tuesday, January 24, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
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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Beginner Woodworking: Build A Shaker Bench

Thursday, January 26, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
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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Introduction To Carving

Sunday, January 29, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
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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Absolute Beginner Coffee Table

Tuesday, January 31, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
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

Wednesday, February 1, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
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

Thursday, February 2, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
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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Wooden Spoon Carving & Decorating

Saturday, February 4, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2-5
Tools Required: Tools Are Required, Call For Details, Rentals Available
Description: Al Miller, our European trained Master Carver, will teach (first time ever) beginner students how to carve and decorate wooden spoons that can be used as an eating or cooking utensil. The class will focus on hand and power carving, incised carved decoration including Kolrosing, aesthetic and structural spoon design, the safe and proper use of the tools used and an understanding of the characteristics of wood necessary in making an eating spoon. Teaching methods will include different samples of wooden spoons and butter knives (both old world Scandinavian and modern designs), group demonstrations, VCR tapes and color photos, and individual help. Special demonstrations on care and sharpening of tools. Sharpening equipment, oil finishing supplies and power carving equipment will be provided by the instructor.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $160.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Turning Boxes

Saturday, February 4, 1 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
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:

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

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Wooden Spoon Carving & Decorating

Sunday, February 5, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2-5
Tools Required: Tools Are Required, Call For Details, Rentals Available
Description: Al Miller, our European trained Master Carver, will teach (first time ever) beginner students how to carve and decorate wooden spoons that can be used as an eating or cooking utensil. The class will focus on hand and power carving, incised carved decoration including Kolrosing, aesthetic and structural spoon design, the safe and proper use of the tools used and an understanding of the characteristics of wood necessary in making an eating spoon. Teaching methods will include different samples of wooden spoons and butter knives (both old world Scandinavian and modern designs), group demonstrations, VCR tapes and color photos, and individual help. Special demonstrations on care and sharpening of tools. Sharpening equipment, oil finishing supplies and power carving equipment will be provided by the instructor.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $160.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Building A Shaker End Table

Tuesday, February 7, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6-8
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: $240.00
Tuition Notes: materials aprox. 120

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

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Bowl Turning

Wednesday, February 8, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
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

Thursday, February 9, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
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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Building A Shaker End Table

Tuesday, February 14, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6-8
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: $240.00
Tuition Notes: materials aprox. 120

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

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Bowl Turning

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

Class Status: Open
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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FURNITURE REPAIR

Saturday, February 18, 10 AM - 12:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6-8
Tools Required:
Description: A plain kitchen chair or a fine antique table sometimes needs fixing. This class will cover structural repairs and re-gluing, spot repairs like veneer replacements and chips, and making new parts. The limits and compromises of making old pieces 'like new' will be discussed, and each student will have a practice board to try the basic repairs. Materials will be provided and we will allow plenty of time for questions.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Introduction To Wood Turning

Sunday, February 19, 10 AM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-5
Tools Required: Na
Description: Learn the fun of wood turning in this exciting class. Different skills are taught, while learning how to use the various tools. Gary will cover the basic skills of spindle turning, while everyone makes a great maple rolling pin.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $120.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Building A Shaker End Table

Tuesday, February 21, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6-8
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: $240.00
Tuition Notes: materials aprox. 120

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

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Bowl Turning

Wednesday, February 22, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
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 A SIMPLE Box

Saturday, February 25, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
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: $70.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Chisel and Hand Plane Sharpening and Basics

Monday, February 27, 7 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6-8
Tools Required:
Description: Come in and learn how to increase your skills with chisels and hand planes. Joe will cover basic the basic skills and sharpening of both of these wood working tools.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $40.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Building A Shaker End Table

Tuesday, February 28, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6-8
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: $240.00
Tuition Notes: materials aprox. 120

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

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Mastering The Bandsaw

Tuesday, March 7, 7 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4-6
Tools Required: N/A
Description: The bandsaw can handle nearly every sawing operation in the shop. It can rip, cut curves, crosscut and resaw -but only when you have it adjusted properly and set up right. Woodworkers Club owner John Matchak shows you how to use the bandsaw for everything from ripping, beveling and cutting curves, to even cutting dovetails. You’ll also learn how to tune your bandsaw to make it sing.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $50.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Beginning Woodworking: Build A Wall Organizer

Thursday, March 9, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
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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Bowl Turning

Saturday, March 11, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
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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Bowl Turning

Sunday, March 12, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
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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Clover Side Table

Tuesday, March 14, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
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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Beginning Woodworking: Build A Wall Organizer

Thursday, March 16, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
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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Make an Electric Guitar

Saturday, March 18, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6-8
Tools Required:
Description: Join Chad in assembling, finishing, and hooking up an electric guitar. This is a pre-cut body and neck of the "Les Paul " style. This is a beginner's class for young and old. this is meant to be the starting point for starting to build more of your own guitars. We will supply the kit and all supplies. also check out his web site www.stringupguitars.com .
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $299.00
Tuition Notes: Includes all supplies and materials and guitar kit

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

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REFINISHING

Saturday, March 18, 10 AM - 12:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6-8
Tools Required:
Description: Learn about the finishing materials and techniques that were used on furniture throughout different periods of our history, and learn how to preserve and recreate these traditional finishes with basic hand application of shellac, varnish, wax and colorants. We will work with the new category of safer finish removers that can make refinishing much more enjoyable, and demonstrate techniques to revitalize old finishes without the need for stripping. Photos for show and tell are welcome. Practice materials and practice furniture will be provided.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Make an Electric Guitar

Sunday, March 19, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6-8
Tools Required:
Description: Join Chad in assembling, finishing, and hooking up an electric guitar. This is a pre-cut body and neck of the "Les Paul " style. This is a beginner's class for young and old. this is meant to be the starting point for starting to build more of your own guitars. We will supply the kit and all supplies. also check out his web site www.stringupguitars.com .
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $299.00
Tuition Notes: Includes all supplies and materials and guitar kit

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

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Hand Plane Tune-Up

Monday, March 20, 7 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4-6
Tools Required: N/a
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $50.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Clover Side Table

Tuesday, March 21, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
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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Beginning Woodworking: Build A Wall Organizer

Thursday, March 23, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
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, March 25, 10 AM - 2 PM

Class Status: Open
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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Turn A Wooden Pen

Saturday, March 25, 1 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
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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The Basics Of Letter Carving

Sunday, March 26, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-10
Tools Required: N/a
Description: Learn to carve Roman style incise serif and raised no serif letters. You will also see how to make floating letters. Use a variety of tools and have a mini lesson on sharpening. This will get you ready for Al's advanced class in Old English letter carving. Al Miller is a former Industrial Arts/Technology teacher and a recipient of Connecticut's Celebration of Excellence Award. Stop in and see samples of Al's work.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $130.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Clover Side Table

Tuesday, March 28, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
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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Beginning Woodworking: Build A Wall Organizer

Thursday, March 30, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
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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Clover Side Table

Tuesday, April 4, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
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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Bowl Turning

Wednesday, April 5, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
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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Beginning Woodworking: Build A Wall Organizer

Thursday, April 6, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
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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Finishing with Oil

Saturday, April 8, 10 AM - 12:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6-8
Tools Required:
Description: Developments in finish technology have advanced oil finishing to new levels of versatility. Oils that are durable, decorative, and food safe are among the types we will explore. Application tips and techniques will be discussed and practiced, including adding an 'oil step' to your current finishing routine. Materials provided.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Spindle Turning Basics 1

Saturday, April 8, 1:30 PM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-5
Tools Required:
Description: Beginning and novice turners will be introduced to the lathe and all tools used for between center turnings. Learn the practical and decorative applications that make spindle turning an enjoyable skill. You will leave with a spindle of your own and knowledge to encourage ongoing lathe experience. Practice materials provided.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Router Basics

Sunday, April 9, 12:30 PM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4-6
Tools Required:
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Joinery with the Festool Domino

Tuesday, April 11, 7 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: Learn the ways the Festool Domino can save you time with precise and effecient joinery. Come in and learn why this tool is changing the way we think of doing joinery and woodworking.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $35.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Bowl Turning

Wednesday, April 12, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
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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Build a Six-Sided Working Lighthouse

Thursday, April 13, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
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: materials included

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

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Bowl Turning

Wednesday, April 19, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
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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Build a Six-Sided Working Lighthouse

Thursday, April 20, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
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: materials included

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

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Acanthus Carving

Saturday, April 22, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4-6
Tools Required: Call For Tool List
Description: When you think of classical carving, you're probably thinking of the acanthus design: swirling leaves, with complex shapes and patterns. Learn classical carving the right way with Al Miller. He trained with old-school European carvers, and he's an award-winning teacher from right here in Connecticut. The design can be used as is, or incorporated into furniture and moldings as a decorative accent.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $260.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Acanthus Carving

Sunday, April 23, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 4-6
Tools Required: Call For Tool List
Description: When you think of classical carving, you're probably thinking of the acanthus design: swirling leaves, with complex shapes and patterns. Learn classical carving the right way with Al Miller. He trained with old-school European carvers, and he's an award-winning teacher from right here in Connecticut. The design can be used as is, or incorporated into furniture and moldings as a decorative accent.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $260.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Bowl Turning

Wednesday, April 26, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
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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Build a Six-Sided Working Lighthouse

Thursday, April 27, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
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: materials included

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

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Picture Framing

Sunday, April 30, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
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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Build a Six-Sided Working Lighthouse

Thursday, May 4, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
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: materials included

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

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Absolute Beginner Coffee Table

Tuesday, May 9, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
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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Beginner Woodworking: Build A Shaker Bench

Thursday, May 11, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
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 Country Look

Saturday, May 13, 10 AM - 12:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6-8
Tools Required:
Description: Wood exposed to years of daily use and the elements develops a worn, pleasing look. We can effectively simulate the "country look" with techniques including burnishing, glazing and decorative painting. Bring your questions and a photo or small piece for discussion. Practice materials provided.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Spindle Turning Basics 2

Saturday, May 13, 1:30 PM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-5
Tools Required:
Description: Designed for those who took Spindle Turning Basics 1 or those who have a little experience at the lathe. This class will reinforce the skills needed to turn items between centers, and look at various practical applications such as furniture legs, balusters, and decorative items. Tool selection, turning technique and finishing at the lathe will be covered. Practice materials provided.
Prerequisite: spindle turning basics
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Absolute Beginner Coffee Table

Tuesday, May 16, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
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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Beginner Woodworking: Build A Shaker Bench

Thursday, May 18, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
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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Bowl Turning

Saturday, May 20, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
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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Bowl Turning

Sunday, May 21, 10 AM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
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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Absolute Beginner Coffee Table

Tuesday, May 23, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
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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Beginner Woodworking: Build A Shaker Bench

Thursday, May 25, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
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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Absolute Beginner Coffee Table

Tuesday, May 30, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
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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Beginner Woodworking: Build A Shaker Bench

Thursday, June 1, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
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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Sketch Up for Woodworkers

Saturday, June 3, 10 AM - 2 PM

Class Status: Open
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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Beginner Woodworking: Build A Shaker Bench

Thursday, June 8, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
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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Make an Electric Guitar

Saturday, June 10, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6-8
Tools Required:
Description: Join Chad in assembling, finishing, and hooking up an electric guitar. This is a pre-cut body and neck of the "Les Paul " style. This is a beginner's class for young and old. This is meant to be the starting point for starting to build more of your own guitars. We will supply the kit and all supplies. You can also visit his web site www.stringupguitars.com .
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $299.00
Tuition Notes: Includes all supplies and materials and guitar kit

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

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Make an Electric Guitar

Sunday, June 11, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6-8
Tools Required:
Description: Join Chad in assembling, finishing, and hooking up an electric guitar. This is a pre-cut body and neck of the "Les Paul " style. This is a beginner's class for young and old. This is meant to be the starting point for starting to build more of your own guitars. We will supply the kit and all supplies. You can also visit his web site www.stringupguitars.com .
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $299.00
Tuition Notes: Includes all supplies and materials and guitar kit

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

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French Polishing

Saturday, June 17, 10 AM - 3 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6-8
Tools Required:
Description: French polishing is a low-tech approach to the highest quality finish, and very few tools are needed to achieve good results. Gary will share his unique approach to french polishing that greatly simplifies the process. Coloring, polishing for antique restoration, and french polishing at the lathe will be demonstrated. Students will leave with a completed panel of their own. Materials provided.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $70.00
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
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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Sketch Up for Woodworkers

Saturday, November 4, 10 AM - 2 PM

Class Status: Open
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
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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