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Woodcraft of Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill

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Phone:
919-781-1911
Fax:
919-781-1980
Email:
Raleigh-retail@woodcraft.com

4317 Pleasant Valley Road
Raleigh,NC 27612
USA

Retail Store Pricing May Vary from Internet or Catalog Pricing

Hardware How To: Drawer Slide Installation
Saturday, July 9, 1 PM - 2 PM

Learn about the types of drawer slides; special features, clamping and mounting styles.

Wood Types
Saturday, July 16, 1 PM - 2 PM

Learn all about wood. We will explore the differences between hard wood and soft woods, tight grain and open grain, wood sensitivities, personal protection and so much more.

Bandsaw Tune-Up
Saturday, August 13, 1 PM - 2 PM

We’ll show you how to give your saw a thorough once-over to ensure that the parts are all in good operating order. And we’ll go over how to fix common problems and quickly dance through the steps involved in changing blades.

Dust Collection
Saturday, August 20, 1 PM - 2 PM

Sawdust may smell nice, but it can be harmful to your health. Learn the importance of proper dust collection in your shop. We’ll discuss proper placement of dust collectors and air cleaners. We will also concentrate on how using the multitude of available fittings works to maximize efficiencies.

Resawing and Blade Selection
Saturday, September 10, 1 PM - 2 PM

Resawing opens whole new dimensions in woodworking. It allows you to convert small logs into lumber, create book-matched panels, and even slice your own veneer. Let Woodcraft help you get started.

Cutting Boards
Saturday, September 17, 1 PM - 2 PM

Cutting Boards are classic woodworking projects and especially useful gifts. We will show you how to use our precut cutting board stock to quickly and easily make a beautiful cutting board. We have removed some of the steps and waste by milling the stock for you. All you need to do is select the wood, arrange it in your own pattern, glue, clamp and sand.

Veneering/Simple Inlay
Saturday, October 8, 1 PM - 2 PM

Learn how easy it is to use inlay to create extraordinary projects. Paua Abalone, a rare and unique material found only in New Zealand, comes in precut inlay strips that make installation fast and simple – no fussing with inlaying small particles. Flexible material bends around turned forms and even ring channel blanks. No power tools necessary.

Drawer Construction w/Dovetails
Saturday, October 15, 1 PM - 2 PM

We can all admit it – every time we open up a wooden drawer we look to see the type of joinery used. Like stitching on a fine piece of clothing, joinery is a sign of the maker’s skill and an indication of the overall quality of the piece. Today’s demo will identify several styles and methods of creating the perfect drawer.

Intro to Knife making
Saturday, November 12, 1 PM - 2 PM

Let us show you how to create a custom knife handle from any of our knife kits. We’ll show you how to cut the wooden scales that make up the handle, bond them firmly to the blade’s tang using epoxy and pins, and then shape and finish the scales for a dazzling look.

Small Project Gifts
Saturday, November 19, 1 PM - 2 PM

Let us show you how to create a few of our favorite gifts. We have a selection of kits that can get you started. Start your Handcrafted Holidays now!

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