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Phone:
714-963-9663
Fax:
714-963-9611
Email:
orangecounty-retail@woodcraft.com

10770 Talbert Avenue
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
USA

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Hours of Operation

sunday 11 AM - 4 PM
monday 10 AM - 6 PM
tuesday 10 AM - 6 PM
wednesday 10 AM - 6 PM
thursday 10 AM - 6 PM
friday 10 AM - 6 PM
saturday 10 AM - 4 PM

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Lathe Turned Bowls with: Steve Romo
All

Saturday, October 2, 12 AM - 1 PM

Prerequisite: Completion Of Basic Lathe Or Some Turning Experience Is Required For This Class
Tools Required: Bring Safety Glasses Or Shield If You Would Like To Use Your Own
Description: Students will learn basic faceplate wood lathe techniques. Each student will have a lathe and needed tools available. Safety will be emphasized. Various means of mounting work on the lathe will be demonstrated and discussed. Emphasis will be on faceplate (side grain) turning. Students will learn to cut with lathe tools that will greatly eliminate sanding of the finished product. Students will complete one or two small bowls as time permits. Material and all tools will be provided. Completion of Basic Lathe or some turning experience is required for this class.
Tuition: $110.00

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Carving Shells, Scrolls And Leaves with: Boris Khechoyan
All

Part 1: Saturday, October 9, 9 AM - 4 AM
Part 2: Sunday, October 10, 9 AM - 1 AM

Tools Required: Check The Store For Recommended Tools
Description: This class will introduce you to basic wood carving of Shells, Scrolls and Leaves. You will learn the anatomy of wood, various carving tools, basic techniques of perspective, proportions and symmetry, desing process and ways to embellish your artwork as well as giving it a character that is specific to your style and design.
Tuition: $275.00
Tuition Notes: Additional $40.00 material fees due in class

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Basic Lathe Turning Techniques with: Steve Romo
All

Saturday, October 16, 9 AM - 4 AM

Tools Required: Tools Provided. Bring Safety Glasses Or Shield If You Would Like To Use Your Own
Description: Students will learn basic wood lathe techniques applicable to spindle turning. Each student will have a lathe and needed tools available. Safety is emphasized. Emphasis is on the four basic spindle cuts: bead, cove, notch and planing. Students will use a roughing gouge, spindle gouge, parting tool and skw. Materials and all tools are provided.
Tuition: $110.00

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Pen Turning with: Woodcraft Staff
All

Sunday, October 17, 11 AM - 2:30 PM

Tools Required: Bring Safety Glasses Or Shield If You Would Like To Use Your Own
Description: Students will learn basic wood lathe techniques primarily applied to pen turning. Each student will have a lathe and needed tools available as well as a pen kit. Safety will be emphasized. Mounting work on the lathe will be demonstrated and discussed. Emphasis will be on pen turning techniques and styles. Students will learn to cut with lathe tools which will greatly eliminate sanding of the finished product, and various finishes will be discussed. Material and all tools provided.
Tuition: $55.00

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Table Saw Basics with: Jim Mcwilliam
All

Sunday, October 17, 12 PM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Bring Safety Glasses Or Shield If You Would Like To Use Your Own
Description: In this four-hour course the safe use of the table saw, methods of tuning up, caring for your table saw and the proper procedure for squaring lumber will be discussed. Each student will have the opportunity to observe and ask questions that pertain to the table saw and in some cases be able to perform operations that require hands-on training. Safety and safe use of the table saw will be emphasized at all times. Each student will learn the proper eight-step procedure for squaring lumber. Squaring lumber is an essential skill for making accurate projects and for conserving materials.
Tuition: $60.00

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Basic Router Techniques with: Steve Ankenbauer
All

Saturday, October 23, 6 AM - 1 PM

Tools Required: Bring Your Router If You Have One
Description: This class will cover three objectives: to introduce and familiarize the students to the router and router components, to review the various router bits and the appropriate application of each, and to familiarize the students with the operation and adjustment of the router. This is a hands-on class, so each student will have the opportunity to make several cuts. Course material includes safety, bit selection, router maintenance, depth setting, pattern routing, edge routing, reading the grain and hands-on exercises. All materials will be supplied.
Tuition: $110.00

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Sharpening Chisel/Plane Iron with: Bill Blackburn
All

Sunday, October 24, 9 AM - 1 PM

Tools Required: Bring A Dull Chisel Or Plane Iron
Description: We will show you how to put the perfect edge on your tools using water stones. This is a hands-on class. Bring one of your tools to sharpen (no more than one please). You will take it home honed and ready to use.
Tuition: $60.00

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Bandsaw 101 with: Fred Wilmott
All

Saturday, October 30, 9 AM - 1 PM

Tools Required: Bring Safety Glasses Or Shield If You Would Like To Use Your Own
Description: This class will help you get the best performance from this truly versatile machine. Learn setup and tune-up, blade selection, alignment and safety. Learn the best way to make a tight turn, how to re-saw boards and much more. Great class for a new saw owner or experienced woodworkers who want to sharpen their skills.
Tuition: $70.00

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Building A Ukulele with: Jim Mcwilliam

Part 1: Saturday, November 6, 9 AM - 4 AM
Part 2: Sunday, November 7, 9 AM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Tools Provided. Bring Safety Glasses Or Shield If You Would Like To Use Your Own
Description: Build your own Ukulele. This weekend class will provide the instruction, tools and material to build a Ukulele from a Stewart McDonald kit. At the end of the class you will have a very playable instrument from a well designed kit ready to have a final finish applied at home.
Tuition: $400.00
Tuition Notes: Kit Included

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Lathe Turned Bowls with: Steve Romo
All

Saturday, November 13, 9 AM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Completion Of Basic Lathe Or Some Turning Experience Is Required For This Class
Tools Required: Bring Safety Glasses Or Shield If You Would Like To Use Your Own
Description: Students will learn basic faceplate wood lathe techniques. Each student will have a lathe and needed tools available. Safety will be emphasized. Various means of mounting work on the lathe will be demonstrated and discussed. Emphasis will be on faceplate (side grain) turning. Students will learn to cut with lathe tools that will greatly eliminate sanding of the finished product. Students will complete one or two small bowls as time permits. Material and all tools will be provided. Completion of Basic Lathe or some turning experience is required for this class.
Tuition: $110.00

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Pen Turning with: Woodcraft Staff
All

Sunday, November 14, 11 AM - 2:30 PM

Tools Required: Bring Safety Glasses Or Shield If You Would Like To Use Your Own
Description: Students will learn basic wood lathe techniques primarily applied to pen turning. Each student will have a lathe and needed tools available as well as a pen kit. Safety will be emphasized. Mounting work on the lathe will be demonstrated and discussed. Emphasis will be on pen turning techniques and styles. Students will learn to cut with lathe tools which will greatly eliminate sanding of the finished product, and various finishes will be discussed. Material and all tools provided.
Tuition: $55.00

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Cabinet Making Basics with: Larry Margules
All

Saturday, November 20, 9 AM - 4 PM

Description: This course will launch your home-improvement skills so you can tackle that shop, bathroom or kitchen remodeling projects. Part lecture, part demo, part hands-on, this class covers everything from the planning and design stage of your project to making an accurate take-off and materials list, to construction techniques. The instructor will demonstrate step by step the construction of the cabinet box, the face-frame using the Kreg Pocket Hole Jig system (you get the chance to practice the techniques) and then get to see how all of this goes together to make the final product. You will also learn how to construct a simple drawer box and learn a few options in constructing a cabinet door. We will teach you how to install the door using European style hinges. Ideas for more advanced door and drawer front options will also be discussed. You'll leave with a fundamental understanding of the entire process and ideas to customize these principles for your home project.
Tuition: $150.00

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Basic Lathe Turning Techniques with: Steve Romo
All

Sunday, November 21, 9 AM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Tools Provided. Bring Safety Glasses Or Shield If You Would Like To Use Your Own
Description: Students will learn basic wood lathe techniques applicable to spindle turning. Each student will have a lathe and needed tools available. Safety is emphasized. Emphasis is on the four basic spindle cuts: bead, cove, notch and planing. Students will use a roughing gouge, spindle gouge, parting tool and skw. Materials and all tools are provided.
Tuition: $110.00

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Lathe Turned Bowls with: Steve Romo
All

Saturday, November 27, 9 AM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Completion Of Basic Lathe Or Some Turning Experience Is Required For This Class
Tools Required: Bring Safety Glasses Or Shield If You Would Like To Use Your Own
Description: Students will learn basic faceplate wood lathe techniques. Each student will have a lathe and needed tools available. Safety will be emphasized. Various means of mounting work on the lathe will be demonstrated and discussed. Emphasis will be on faceplate (side grain) turning. Students will learn to cut with lathe tools that will greatly eliminate sanding of the finished product. Students will complete one or two small bowls as time permits. Material and all tools will be provided. Completion of Basic Lathe or some turning experience is required for this class.
Tuition: $110.00

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Pen Turning with: Woodcraft Staff
All

Sunday, November 28, 11 AM - 2:30 PM

Tools Required: Bring Safety Glasses Or Shield If You Would Like To Use Your Own
Description: Students will learn basic wood lathe techniques primarily applied to pen turning. Each student will have a lathe and needed tools available as well as a pen kit. Safety will be emphasized. Mounting work on the lathe will be demonstrated and discussed. Emphasis will be on pen turning techniques and styles. Students will learn to cut with lathe tools which will greatly eliminate sanding of the finished product, and various finishes will be discussed. Material and all tools provided.
Tuition: $55.00

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Lathe Turned Bowls with: Steve Romo
All

Saturday, December 4, 9 AM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Completion Of Basic Lathe Or Some Turning Experience Is Required For This Class
Tools Required: Bring Safety Glasses Or Shield If You Would Like To Use Your Own
Description: Students will learn basic faceplate wood lathe techniques. Each student will have a lathe and needed tools available. Safety will be emphasized. Various means of mounting work on the lathe will be demonstrated and discussed. Emphasis will be on faceplate (side grain) turning. Students will learn to cut with lathe tools that will greatly eliminate sanding of the finished product. Students will complete one or two small bowls as time permits. Material and all tools will be provided. Completion of Basic Lathe or some turning experience is required for this class.
Tuition: $110.00

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Table Saw Basics with: Jim Mcwilliam
All

Sunday, December 5, 12 PM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Bring Safety Glasses Or Shield If You Would Like To Use Your Own
Description: In this four-hour course the safe use of the table saw, methods of tuning up, caring for your table saw and the proper procedure for squaring lumber will be discussed. Each student will have the opportunity to observe and ask questions that pertain to the table saw and in some cases be able to perform operations that require hands-on training. Safety and safe use of the table saw will be emphasized at all times. Each student will learn the proper eight-step procedure for squaring lumber. Squaring lumber is an essential skill for making accurate projects and for conserving materials.
Tuition: $60.00

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Pen Turning with: Woodcraft Staff
All

Saturday, December 11, 10 AM - 1:30 PM

Tools Required: Bring Safety Glasses Or Shield If You Would Like To Use Your Own
Description: Students will learn basic wood lathe techniques primarily applied to pen turning. Each student will have a lathe and needed tools available as well as a pen kit. Safety will be emphasized. Mounting work on the lathe will be demonstrated and discussed. Emphasis will be on pen turning techniques and styles. Students will learn to cut with lathe tools which will greatly eliminate sanding of the finished product, and various finishes will be discussed. Material and all tools provided.
Tuition: $55.00

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Sharpening Chisel/Plane Iron with: Bill Blackburn
All

Sunday, December 12, 12 PM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Bring A Dull Chisel Or Plane Iron
Description: We will show you how to put the perfect edge on your tools using water stones. This is a hands-on class. Bring one of your tools to sharpen (no more than one please). You will take it home honed and ready to use.
Tuition: $60.00

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Basic Lathe Turning Techniques with: Steve Romo
All

Saturday, December 18, 9 AM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Tools Provided. Bring Safety Glasses Or Shield If You Would Like To Use Your Own
Description: Students will learn basic wood lathe techniques applicable to spindle turning. Each student will have a lathe and needed tools available. Safety is emphasized. Emphasis is on the four basic spindle cuts: bead, cove, notch and planing. Students will use a roughing gouge, spindle gouge, parting tool and skw. Materials and all tools are provided.
Tuition: $110.00

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Pen Turning with: Woodcraft Staff
All

Saturday, January 8, 10 AM - 1:30 PM

Tools Required: Bring Safety Glasses Or Shield If You Would Like To Use Your Own
Description: Students will learn basic wood lathe techniques primarily applied to pen turning. Each student will have a lathe and needed tools available as well as a pen kit. Safety will be emphasized. Mounting work on the lathe will be demonstrated and discussed. Emphasis will be on pen turning techniques and styles. Students will learn to cut with lathe tools which will greatly eliminate sanding of the finished product, and various finishes will be discussed. Material and all tools provided.
Tuition: $55.00

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Basic Lathe Turning Techniques with: Steve Romo
All

Saturday, January 15, 9 AM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Tools Provided. Bring Safety Glasses Or Shield If You Would Like To Use Your Own
Description: Students will learn basic wood lathe techniques applicable to spindle turning. Each student will have a lathe and needed tools available. Safety is emphasized. Emphasis is on the four basic spindle cuts: bead, cove, notch and planing. Students will use a roughing gouge, spindle gouge, parting tool and skw. Materials and all tools are provided.
Tuition: $110.00

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Cabinet Making Basics with: Larry Margules
All

Saturday, January 22, 9 AM - 5 PM

Description: This course will launch your home-improvement skills so you can tackle that shop, bathroom or kitchen remodeling projects. Part lecture, part demo, part hands-on, this class covers everything from the planning and design stage of your project to making an accurate take-off and materials list, to construction techniques. The instructor will demonstrate step by step the construction of the cabinet box, the face-frame using the Kreg Pocket Hole Jig system (you get the chance to practice the techniques) and then get to see how all of this goes together to make the final product. You will also learn how to construct a simple drawer box and learn a few options in constructing a cabinet door. We will teach you how to install the door using European style hinges. Ideas for more advanced door and drawer front options will also be discussed. You'll leave with a fundamental understanding of the entire process and ideas to customize these principles for your home project.
Tuition: $150.00

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CNC 101 with: Art Prangley
All

Sunday, January 23, 11 AM - 3:30 AM

Prerequisite: Comfortable With Using A PC
Description: This class will introduce students to the CNC machine and the software required to operate it. Students will learn the parts of the CNN machine and how to set it up and initialize the operating software (Mach 3) for proper operation. We will discuss VCarve CAM (computer Aided Manufacturing) software necessary to generate the G (Gerber) code to operate the CNC machine. Each student will go through the steps necessary to design a sign and program the machine to do the engraving and outline cuts for their design. The machine being utilized for this class is a Axiom router based CNC machine, but the techniques being taught apply to any CNC machine.
Tuition: $75.00

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Lathe Turned Bowls with: Steve Romo
All

Saturday, January 29, 9 AM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Completion Of Basic Lathe Or Some Turning Experience Is Required For This Class
Tools Required: Bring Safety Glasses Or Shield If You Would Like To Use Your Own
Description: Students will learn basic faceplate wood lathe techniques. Each student will have a lathe and needed tools available. Safety will be emphasized. Various means of mounting work on the lathe will be demonstrated and discussed. Emphasis will be on faceplate (side grain) turning. Students will learn to cut with lathe tools that will greatly eliminate sanding of the finished product. Students will complete one or two small bowls as time permits. Material and all tools will be provided. Completion of Basic Lathe or some turning experience is required for this class.
Tuition: $110.00

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Crown Moulding with: Jim Mcwilliam

Sunday, January 30, 12 AM - 12 AM

Tools Required: Bring Safety Glasses/Shield If You Would Like To Use Your Own
Description: In this four hour class students will be introduced to the safe use of the motorized miter saw in conjunction with cutting the corner joints for successfully installing crown and other types of trim. Unlock the mystery of cutting corner joints for all types of trim. The different types of mouldings and their uses will be introduced. Angle finding tools will be demonstrated and students will have the opportunity to use them while using the motorized miter saw to cut mouldings to fit. Students will fit moulding to inside corners, and outside corners while being introduced to the various tools required.
Tuition: $60.00

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