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919-781-1911
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4317 Pleasant Valley Road
Raleigh, NC 27612


Woodworking Fundamentals

Part 1: Saturday, August 26, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, August 27, 12 PM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bill Wallace
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Ear Plugs
Description: Want to try woodworking but not sure where to start? Start right here, where you'll "meet the shop"! We'll show you how to use many of the common hand and power tools in the modern woodworking shop as you put together and finish a project you'll be proud to display in your home. This course will explore the safety and use of, by hands-on practice, the table saw, jointer, planer, band saw, drum sander, drill press and much more. Additional topics will be basic wood types, selection and preparation, types of joinery, gluing and basic finishing. Gain some knowledge and hands-on practice that will last a lifetime. Class Code CLS183
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $175.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Bowl turning

Saturday, September 9, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Dan Wall
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 3-6
Tools Required: provided by Woodcraft
Description: This course is designed to introduce the student to the required safety considerations of woodturning, the correct use of the basic bowl turning tools and finishing touches. CLS265
Prerequisite: turning 101 or turning experience
Tuition: $125.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Pen Turning 101

Sunday, September 10, 1 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Dan Wall
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Pen turning 101 uses basic spindle turning skills to craft a beautiful Toni twist ink pen. Learn all the components used such as pen blanks, mandrels, pen mills and a pen press while you make a handmade wooden pen on the lathe. Pen turning is easy and enjoyable, and they make great gifts. Class Code CLS026
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Understanding Wood Finishing

Part 1: Monday, September 11, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, September 12, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Herb Shelly
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3-10
Tools Required: None
Description: An in-depth look at wood finishing, covering surface preparation, pore filling, staining and top coats. You will learn all of the skills required to produce spectacular projects. Class Code CLS097
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Woodworking Fundamentals

Part 1: Saturday, September 23, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, September 24, 12 PM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bill Wallace
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Ear Plugs
Description: Want to try woodworking but not sure where to start? Start right here, where you'll "meet the shop"! We'll show you how to use many of the common hand and power tools in the modern woodworking shop as you put together and finish a project you'll be proud to display in your home. This course will explore the safety and use of, by hands-on practice, the table saw, jointer, planer, band saw, drum sander, drill press and much more. Additional topics will be basic wood types, selection and preparation, types of joinery, gluing and basic finishing. Gain some knowledge and hands-on practice that will last a lifetime. Class Code CLS183
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $175.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Sharpening Turning Tools

Thursday, September 28, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Alan Leland
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3-6
Tools Required: Dull Turning Tools, Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: Successful turning projects are made and lost by the sharpness of the tools you use. This course covers the basics of grinders, grinding wheel selection and setup, various jigs and their applications, and techniques for sharpening bowl gouges, scrapers, skew chisels, spindle gouges and more. Class Code CLS066
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Turning 101

Saturday, September 30, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Alan Leland
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 3-6
Tools Required: Hearing Protection & Safety Glasses
Description: The focus of this class is on learning basic tool techniques and introducing students to the wonderful world of wood turning. This class is geared towards beginners but anyone who desires to improve their turning skills is welcome. In the morning we will turn a Bead & Cove Stick and then later in the afternoon we will turn a mallet or some similar simple project using what was learned in the morning session. The bead & Cove stick contains all the elements except hollowing that you will need to turn out excellent turned work with very little effort. (The bead or convex curve-the cove or concave curve and the flat or straight line) This is the place to start on your woodturning journey as it will provide you with the knowledge and skill to that will make your turning more pleasurable and less frustrating. CLS269
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $125.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Scroll Saw 101

Saturday, October 7, 9 AM - 12 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Sandy Ange
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: The class covers the types, common features, and proper use of the scroll saw. Students will participate in several hands on exercises to practice various techniques. Class Code CLS181
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Relief Carving

Part 1: Saturday, October 14, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, October 15, 12 PM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Leon Harkins
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 3-6
Tools Required: relief carving tools, if available
Description: This class is designed for beginning and intermediate students. Relief carving is the process of removing wood from around the figure and then adding detail to the figure. Leon is an excellent instructor who also teaches at the NC State Craft Center and the John C. Campbell Folk School. We are very pleased to have Leon teaching at the Raleigh Woodcraft store and are sure all students will learn a great deal from this fine instructor. CLS059
Prerequisite: none
Tuition: $165.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Pen Turning 101

Sunday, October 22, 1 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Dan Wall
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Pen turning 101 uses basic spindle turning skills to craft a beautiful Toni twist ink pen. Learn all the components used such as pen blanks, mandrels, pen mills and a pen press while you make a handmade wooden pen on the lathe. Pen turning is easy and enjoyable, and they make great gifts. Class Code CLS026
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Simple Christmas Ornaments

Thursday, October 26, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Alan Leland
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 3-6
Tools Required: None
Description: Students will turn a variety of simple ornaments. Emphasis will be on developing tool technique and developing a feel for good design. The first ornament will be the Toy Soldier or Nut Cracker style ornament or a Snowman followed by an Angel or a simple Ball and Icicle ornament. This is a fun class full of experimentation and discovering just how much fun turning can be. Class Code CLS021
Prerequisite: Turning 101
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Introduction to chip carving

Part 1: Saturday, October 28, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, October 29, 12 PM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Leon Harkins
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 3-6
Tools Required: None
Description: Come and learn chip carving from professional carver Leon Harkins. In this class you will learn the basics of chip carving by working on an instructor provided project. The instructor will provide the necessary carving knives for the class. CLS152
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $165.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Woodworking Fundamentals

Part 1: Saturday, November 4, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, November 5, 12 PM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bill Wallace
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Ear Plugs
Description: Want to try woodworking but not sure where to start? Start right here, where you'll "meet the shop"! We'll show you how to use many of the common hand and power tools in the modern woodworking shop as you put together and finish a project you'll be proud to display in your home. This course will explore the safety and use of, by hands-on practice, the table saw, jointer, planer, band saw, drum sander, drill press and much more. Additional topics will be basic wood types, selection and preparation, types of joinery, gluing and basic finishing. Gain some knowledge and hands-on practice that will last a lifetime. Class Code CLS183
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $175.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Understanding Wood Finishing

Part 1: Monday, November 6, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, November 7, 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Herb Shelly
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3-10
Tools Required: None
Description: An in-depth look at wood finishing, covering surface preparation, pore filling, staining and top coats. You will learn all of the skills required to produce spectacular projects. Class Code CLS097
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Bowl turning

Saturday, November 11, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bill Wallace
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 3-6
Tools Required: provided by Woodcraft
Description: This course is designed to introduce the student to the required safety considerations of woodturning, the correct use of the basic bowl turning tools and finishing touches. CLS265
Prerequisite: turning 101 or turning experience
Tuition: $125.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Pen Turning 101

Sunday, November 19, 1 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Dan Wall
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Pen turning 101 uses basic spindle turning skills to craft a beautiful Toni twist ink pen. Learn all the components used such as pen blanks, mandrels, pen mills and a pen press while you make a handmade wooden pen on the lathe. Pen turning is easy and enjoyable, and they make great gifts. Class Code CLS026
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Christmas Ornament - Hollow Globe

Saturday, December 2, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Alan Leland
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 3-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: The class will teach you how to turn and hollow a globe for a Christmas ornament. Students will start by turning and hollowing a 2 1/2 in diameter globe. A variety of methods for mounting the globe and hollowing it will be covered. After completing the globe a cap and icicle for the globe will be turned. This workshop is geared for intermediate to advanced turners. Class Code CLS195
Prerequisite: Turning 101
Tuition: $125.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Pen Turning 101

Sunday, December 17, 1 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Dan Wall
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses
Description: Pen turning 101 uses basic spindle turning skills to craft a beautiful Toni twist ink pen. Learn all the components used such as pen blanks, mandrels, pen mills and a pen press while you make a handmade wooden pen on the lathe. Pen turning is easy and enjoyable, and they make great gifts. Class Code CLS026
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Woodworking Fundamentals

Part 1: Wednesday, December 27, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Thursday, December 28, 12 PM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bill Wallace
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Ear Plugs
Description: Want to try woodworking but not sure where to start? Start right here, where you'll "meet the shop"! We'll show you how to use many of the common hand and power tools in the modern woodworking shop as you put together and finish a project you'll be proud to display in your home. This course will explore the safety and use of, by hands-on practice, the table saw, jointer, planer, band saw, drum sander, drill press and much more. Additional topics will be basic wood types, selection and preparation, types of joinery, gluing and basic finishing. Gain some knowledge and hands-on practice that will last a lifetime. Class Code CLS183
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $175.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Bowl turning

Friday, December 29, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bill Wallace
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 3-6
Tools Required: provided by Woodcraft
Description: This course is designed to introduce the student to the required safety considerations of woodturning, the correct use of the basic bowl turning tools and finishing touches. CLS265
Prerequisite: turning 101 or turning experience
Tuition: $125.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Turning 101

Saturday, December 30, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Alan Leland
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 3-6
Tools Required: Hearing Protection & Safety Glasses
Description: The focus of this class is on learning basic tool techniques and introducing students to the wonderful world of wood turning. This class is geared towards beginners but anyone who desires to improve their turning skills is welcome. In the morning we will turn a Bead & Cove Stick and then later in the afternoon we will turn a mallet or some similar simple project using what was learned in the morning session. The bead & Cove stick contains all the elements except hollowing that you will need to turn out excellent turned work with very little effort. (The bead or convex curve-the cove or concave curve and the flat or straight line) This is the place to start on your woodturning journey as it will provide you with the knowledge and skill to that will make your turning more pleasurable and less frustrating. CLS269
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $125.00
Tuition Notes:

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

Click Here to Request Information

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