Woodcraft of Parkersburg

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Phone:
(304) 485-4050
Fax:
(304) 485-4056
Email:
parkersburg-retail@woodcraft.com

4420 Emerson Ave.
Parkersburg, WV 26104

Hours of Operation

sunday 9 AM - 5 PM
monday 9 AM - 7 PM
tuesday 9 AM - 7 PM
wednesday 9 AM - 7 PM
thursday 9 AM - 9 PM
friday 9 AM - 7 PM
saturday 9 AM - 6 PM

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Classes

Make a Knife

Sunday, April 30, 12 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mike Collins
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: N/A
Description: Mike will show us the steps required to lay out and attach handle scales to a knife kit. He will cover layout, cutting, sanding, and final fitting and finishing of your very own custom handle. you will be completing the Camillus HT-7 knife kit.
Prerequisite: Basic shop knowledge
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes: All materials will be provided.

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

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Beyond Basic Woodburning.

Sunday, May 7, 1 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Rebekah Williamson
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-5
Tools Required:
Description: Join Rebekah to learn intermediate to advanced wood burning techniques. This course is great for learning shading, fur, feathers, and finer detail! Use a template or create your own unique design.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $45.00
Tuition Notes: All materials will be provided.

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

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Turn A Wall Street II Acrylic Pen

Thursday, May 18, 6 PM - 9 AM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jason Rose
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Safety glasses
Description: In this class we will learn the intricacies of turning Acrylic pens. You will learn the required techniques to achieve the desired fine finish and high gloss of your very own acrylic pen!
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $45.00
Tuition Notes: All materials will be provided.

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

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Pen Turning

Sunday, May 21, 1 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mark Allen
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Come join Mark as he teaches you the skills necessary for making a beautiful handcrafted pen. These pens make wonderful gifts for all occasions.
Prerequisite: n/a
Tuition: $40.00
Tuition Notes: All materials will be provided.

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

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Sharpening lathe tools.

Friday, May 26, 10 AM - 2 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Shawn Staats
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 4-6
Tools Required: Feel free to bring a couple of the tools you have the most problems sharpening.
Description: learn how to get your turning tools sharp and keep them that way. We will be using the wolverine sharpening system that is very similar to the nova and sharpfast systems.
Prerequisite: N/A
Tuition: $45.00
Tuition Notes: All materials will be provided.

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

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Scroll Saw A Collapsible Basket.

Sunday, May 28, 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jason Rose
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-4
Tools Required: N/A
Description: In this class Jason will show you how to make a collapsible basket on the scroll saw. He will go over wood selection, layout, design, cutting, and finishing. These baskets when closed lay flat and look like a board, but when you lift the handle, they expand to make a really attractive basket for your counter or as great gift.
Prerequisite: N/A
Tuition: $50.00
Tuition Notes: All materials will be provided.

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

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Pen Turning

Sunday, June 11, 1 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mark Allen
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Come join Mark as he teaches you the skills necessary for making a beautiful handcrafted pen. These pens make wonderful gifts for all occasions.
Prerequisite: n/a
Tuition: $40.00
Tuition Notes: All materials will be provided.

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

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Chip-Carving Basics

Thursday, June 15, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Fred Williams
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: If you desire, you may bring a carving glove.
Description: Learn how to use this easy carving technique to add designs and decorations to your projects, or make artistic carvings to stand alone. Lay-out, processes, and safety will be covered. You will complete a small project to take home with you.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $45.00
Tuition Notes: All materials will be provided.

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

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Segmented Turning

Saturday, June 17, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Brent Hanning
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Safety glasses and a calculator
Description: Brent Hanning has agreed to teach a new class on segmented turning. You will learn about layout, measuring, cutting, gluing and turning segmented bowls. These bowls are beautiful and unique. The bowl you make will be one you can display or use with pride. He will also go over the design and turning of segmented flowers! The flowers are a unique and lasting gift for any occasion.
Prerequisite: n/a
Tuition: $165.00
Tuition Notes: All materials will be provided.

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

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Hand Tool Essentials

Saturday, June 24, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: TJ NIchols
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2-7
Tools Required:
Description: In this class TJ will cover the essential basics of the most used hand tools. You will learn the different styles and uses of chisels and the techniques to utilize them. He will also cover the Fret, Coping, Rip, and Crosscut saws, their uses and techniques to get the best cuts from them. To finish up TJ will go over the various Hand Plane types, uses, and the basic tuning and setup of them. You can bring your own tools to use if desired, or bring a couple that you need help with.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes: Al materials will be provided.

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

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Compound Cutting with the Scroll Saw.

Sunday, June 25, 12:30 PM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jason Rose
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-4
Tools Required: N/A
Description: Jason will walk us through the process of wood selection, layout, cutting, and finishing of a compound cut scroll saw project. This style of scroll work gives you a 3D project that stands on its own, and will open a whole new world of creativity for your scroll saw!
Prerequisite: N/A
Tuition: $45.00
Tuition Notes: All materials will be provided.

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

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Router Skills 101

Saturday, July 15, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jason Weidner
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-8
Tools Required: Safety glasses, Hearing Protection.
Description: The router is arguably the most versatile tool in the shop. In this class you will learn how to choose and set up plunge and fixed base routers for basic operations. We will discuss cutter selection and use various profiles to safely route decorative edging and cut basic joinery(rabbets and dados). This is a "hands on" class.
Prerequisite: n/a
Tuition: $50.00
Tuition Notes: All materials will be provided.

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

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Pen Turning

Sunday, July 16, 1 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mark Allen
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Come join Mark as he teaches you the skills necessary for making a beautiful handcrafted pen. These pens make wonderful gifts for all occasions.
Prerequisite: n/a
Tuition: $40.00
Tuition Notes: All materials will be provided.

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

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Scroll Saw A Puzzle

Sunday, July 23, 12 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jason Rose
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: N/A
Description: Join Jason and learn how to use your scroll saw to create fun, and entertaining puzzles. These puzzles are fun for all ages. Once you know how to make them you can create puzzles as simple or complex as you like.
Prerequisite: N/A
Tuition: $45.00
Tuition Notes: All materials will be provided.

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

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A Razor's Edge

Friday, July 28, 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Shawn Staats
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 4-6
Tools Required: A chisel or plane blade. (or both).
Description: How would you like to have the sharpest hand chisels and planes in the neighborhood? In this class, Shawn will show you how to achieve that desired, fine, polished edge you've always wanted. Bring a chisel or hand plane blade to sharpen. You will receive a new 250/1000 grit sharpening stone to take home.
Prerequisite: n/a
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes: All materials will be provided.

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

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Woodworking for Women

Part 1: Saturday, July 29, 9 AM - 6 PM
Part 2: Sunday, July 30, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jason Weidner
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Safety glasses and hearing protection.
Description: Ladies, would you like to learn how to use a table saw, router, jointer, planer, and compound miter saw in a non-intimidating environment? Then this is the class for you. Jason will cover the basic set-up, appropriate use, and safety of all this equipment. This is a hands-on class, so come prepared to get your hands dirty.
Prerequisite: n/a
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes: All materials will be provided.

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

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