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Phone:
804-355-3945
Fax:
804-355-2532
Email:
richmond-retail@woodcraft.com

9862 West Broad Street
Glen Allen, VA 23060

Hours of Operation

sunday 12 PM - 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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Knife Making

Wednesday, July 26, 5:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Rick Crook
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: None
Description: From hunting and camping to preparing a simple meal, a good knife is indispensable. Learn the ins and outs of making a knife. You will select from one of four knife kits and numerous knife scales to create your own knife. Rick will cover sizing, shaping, fastening, finishing and polishing. You'll walk out of class with a sharp treasure!
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes: Includes knife kit and scales. Upgrades available.

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

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Green Wood Turning

Saturday, July 29, 9 AM - 12:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Ray Deyo
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: Learn about the problems and solutions when turning green wood. This hands-on class will address wood characteristics including cracking, warping and drying as well as mounting, using grain direction and more. Students will turn a bowl during this class.
Prerequisite:
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: Saturday, August 5, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, August 6, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Brian Noble-Marx
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: Each student will make a Shaker style table using the table saw, planer, jointer and router. Safety issues for each of these tools and others will be covered. Students will receive a good foundation for future woodworking endeavors by making a piece of furniture they will be proud to have completed. This is our most popular class - reserve your spot early.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $245.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Finishing

Wednesday, August 9, 5:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Brian Noble-Marx
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: N/a
Description: Finishing can make or break your project. Spend the evening with Brian as he unravels the mysteries of completing your project. This class will include surface preparation and a variety of finishes, including oil and water based materials, shellac and varnish.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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From Trash To Treasure

Saturday, August 12, 10 AM - 1 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Kimberly Roberts
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-12
Tools Required: Piece of furniture
Description: Refurbishing, restoring, and upcycling your furniture can be creative, fun and leave you with an exhilarating feeling that you did it yourself with just about any piece of wooden furniture you may own. Using General Finishes Paint, come learn how to transform those yard sale finds, thrift store picks or your grandmother’s hand me downs into unique beautiful treasures for your home. Bring a small piece of furniture (chair, small side table etc.) that is good condition (no major repairs etc.) and we will provide the rest of supplies needed to transform your trash to treasure. Student can email a photo of furniture to instructor prior to class to make sure that it is suitable piece to paint). In this class you will learn the basics of prepping, painting, distressing, waxing and sealing.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes: includes choice of paint and brush

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

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Flat, Square, & Straight

Tuesday, August 15, 5:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: David Haywood
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: None
Description: Learn the steps of dressing rough lumber into finished stock for final project use. This hands on class will teach you how to flatten, square, and true-up your boards before you begin your next project. You'll learn the jointer, planer, and tablesaw and how they work together to address cupped, warped and bent stock.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Intermediate Finishing

Wednesday, August 16, 5:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bert Elchinger
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: Take finishing to the next level. Through a combination of hands-on experience, demonstration and discussion, you will learn more about uniform staining, a variety of top coats with various application methods, rubbed out finishes, dealing with difficult grain and much more. It will incorporate time honored techniques and address carvings and turnings as well as traditional furniture. Basic finishing is a prerequisite for this class.
Prerequisite: Basic Finishing
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Date Night at Woodcraft Cheese Slicer

Friday, August 18, 6 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Rick Crook
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-4
Tools Required: We have you covered!
Description: Do you and your significant other want to learn basic wood working skills and have fun creating a one of a kind project together? We will provide the food, soft drinks, and materials. You only need to show up and be ready to make some saw dust. Projects will vary from month to month and will consist of small projects such as pens, bottle stoppers, bottle openers, picture holders, and wine bottle holders. The class will begin with appetizers, refreshments, time to socialize and project descriptions. The remaining time will be utilized to build the projects and to socialize as a group. This months project will be a cheese slicer.
Prerequisite: A Significant Other
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Router Magic

Saturday, August 19, 9 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Brian Noble-Marx
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: N/A
Description: Spend an entire day with the router, learning exactly what this versatile tool can do. This will be a very hands-on experience and will cover many router topics including creating inlays, template work (i.e.: liquid catch groove on a cutting board), using an edge guide, tongue and groove, and combining bits to create decorative moldings and accents.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $135.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Turn a Wood Bolt Action Rifle Pen

Sunday, August 20, 1 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Clark Brummett
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: Take your pen turning to the next level with this more intricate and very popular pen. It makes a perfect conversation starter and gift for wild life and fire arms enthusiasts.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Sharpening Basics

Wednesday, August 23, 5:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Brian Noble-Marx
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: N/A
Description: This class will show how you can sharpen your shop tools using various methods including Tormek, water stones and oil stones. Please bring two dull tools to the class and they will leave with a razor sharp edge.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Making Base Cabinets

Saturday, August 26, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mike Handrahan
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: This class will unravel the secrets of base cabinet construction. It will include design, face frame versus frameless construction and adding drawers and doors. During the class, students will collectively make one base cabinet from scratch.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Beginning Wood Carving

Sunday, August 27, 1 PM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Tom Lasser
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Basic knife and gouge
Description: This class is designed for those who are interested in beginning carving as a woodworking hobby. You will be introduced to a variety of basic carving knife profiles, how and when they are used, proper care and sharpening. You will also begin a carving project which can be independently completed with what you will have learned in class.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Porter Cable Dovetail Jig

Wednesday, August 30, 5:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: David Haywood
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: None
Description: This class is for those who wish to enhance their projects with professional looking dovetail joints. Students will use the Porter Cable 12" dovetail jig while making all four joints: through, half-blind, box and sliding. Jig set up and adjustment as well as when the different joints are applied will be thoroughly covered.
Prerequisite: Prior router use
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: Saturday, September 9, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, September 10, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Brian Noble-Marx
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: Each student will make a Shaker style table using the table saw, planer, jointer and router. Safety issues for each of these tools and others will be covered. Students will receive a good foundation for future woodworking endeavors by making a piece of furniture they will be proud to have completed. This is our most popular class - reserve your spot early.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $245.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Bowl Turning: Mastering The Bowl Gouge

Saturday, September 9, 9 AM - 1 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Ray Deyo
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: N/a
Description: If you want to learn how to turn bowls on the lathe, this class is for you. Ray will focus on the fingernail bowl gouge as the primary tool and will teach you how to complete your piece with a perfect bottom. He will also explain the various methods for mounting your blank on the lathe and discuss wall thickness, design and turning speed.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Making Picture Frames

Tuesday, September 12, 1 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mike Handrahan
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: Learn the basics of making frames for various size pictures. You are taught how to use various woodworking joinery in making frames to hang with pride.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Basic Box Building

Wednesday, September 13, 5:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Brian Noble-Marx
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: N/a
Description: Small boxes have a wide variety of uses and make excellent gifts. They can be carved, accented with inlay or highly figured woods and decoratively changed with the router. In this class you will make a box using mitered joints and spline construction.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Adirondack Chair

Part 1: Saturday, September 16, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, September 17, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Rick Crook
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-5
Tools Required:
Description: The Adirondack is a classically American chair that invokes images of lazy summer days at the lake, by the pool or at a barbecue. Even a few minutes in this comfortable seat puts your mind into vacation mode. Not only will you enjoy building a lasting classic but also enjoy the chair's durability by being made from decay resistant cypress. You will learn how to use templates for consistent and repeatable component piece completion. You will then assemble those components into your own backyard masterpiece. This is a hands-on class where students will build their own chair and take home the templates to build more!
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $255.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Beginning Lathe Turning

Saturday, September 16, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: David Sterling
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: N/a
Description: Learn the basics of woodturning on the lathe, through instruction with David Sterling, a professional woodturner. David will cover safety issues, tool sharpening, sanding and mounting stock. You will gain knowledge through hands-on practice turning spindles and bowls.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $135.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Hand Cut Dovetails

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Tom Lasser
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: Students will learn to lay out and hand cut through and half blind dovetails. At the end of this class, you will be able to plan your projects around the pinnacle of woodworking joints...the dovetail. Tuition includes a new, personal chisel for each student.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Tuning and Using Hand Planes

Tuesday, September 19, 5:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: David Haywood
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: Learn how to tune up your hand plane for maximum enjoyment and gain tips on the proper care and use of this valuable tool. A variety of planes will be addressed to fit the needs of all.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Drawer Construction

Wednesday, September 20, 5:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: David Haywood
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: Construct a drawer using a variety of joints providing reference for future projects in your shop. This class will also cover measurement, fit, alignment and touch on the selection of guides and slides.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Build An Acoustic Guitar

Part 1: Friday, September 22, 9 AM - 7 PM
Part 2: Saturday, September 23, 8 AM - 6 PM
Part 3: Sunday, September 24, 8 AM - 3 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Scott Dixon US Guitar Works
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: Many of those who have played or even admired the beauty of the guitar have shown interest in someday making an heirloom instrument that can be played today and passed on for generations. This class is designed to take the beginner/intermediate woodworker through the steps to make a steel string acoustic guitar from a unique kit. You will learn the terminology and the techniques focused on many of the specialized processes to complete your own personalized instrument. The process is broken down into small steps to familiarize the student with the construction of the neck including truss rod installation, fingerboard and fretting, abalone inlay and construction of the body including brace trimming/fitting, top installation, bridge gluing/alignment, purfling and final fit of the neck to body joint using a bolt-on system. Each guitar will be completed leaving the final top coat finish up to the student.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $700.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Platters with Turning Tape

Saturday, September 23, 9 AM - 12:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Ray Deyo
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: Platters expose the beauty of wood grain and make quick,excellent gifts.You can turn a wonderful platter made of easily accessible 1" material with only your faceplate and double faced turning tape. You will turn both sides without chucks, glue blocks or screws and the technique can be used in many other turning applications!
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Raised Panel Doors

Tuesday, September 26, 1 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mike Handrahan
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: Raised panel doors are the ultimate touch on your cabinetmaking project. This class features the instruction and layout of raised panel doors with each student making rails, styles and a raised panel.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Intermediate Woodworking

Part 1: Saturday, September 30, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, October 1, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Brian Noble-Marx
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 0-4
Tools Required:
Description: This class builds on the foundations established in our Fundamentals class taking your woodworking skills to the next level. With the aid of major power tools and the Leigh jig, you will build a dovetailed blanket chest with lifting top and decorative feet. Joinery, wood preparation and lamination are a key focus. This is an intermediate level class requiring completion of "Fundamentals of Woodworking" as a prerequisite. Stop in to see examples of your finished product.
Prerequisite: Completion of "Fundamentals of Woodworking"
Tuition: $380.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Intermediate Woodworking

Part 1: Saturday, September 30, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, October 1, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Brian Noble-Marx
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 0-4
Tools Required:
Description: This class builds on the foundations established in our Fundamentals class taking your woodworking skills to the next level. With the aid of major power tools and the Leigh jig, you will build a dovetailed blanket chest with lifting top and decorative feet. Joinery, wood preparation and lamination are a key focus. This is an intermediate level class requiring completion of "Fundamentals of Woodworking" as a prerequisite. Stop in to see examples of your finished product.
Prerequisite: Completion of "Fundamentals of Woodworking"
Tuition: $380.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Finishing

Wednesday, October 4, 5:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Brian Noble-Marx
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: N/a
Description: Finishing can make or break your project. Spend the evening with Brian as he unravels the mysteries of completing your project. This class will include surface preparation and a variety of finishes, including oil and water based materials, shellac and varnish.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Woodworking Fundamentals

Part 1: Saturday, October 7, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, October 8, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Brian Noble-Marx
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: Each student will make a Shaker style table using the table saw, planer, jointer and router. Safety issues for each of these tools and others will be covered. Students will receive a good foundation for future woodworking endeavors by making a piece of furniture they will be proud to have completed. This is our most popular class - reserve your spot early.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $245.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Knife Making

Wednesday, October 11, 5:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Rick Crook
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: None
Description: From hunting and camping to preparing a simple meal, a good knife is indispensable. Learn the ins and outs of making a knife. You will select from one of four knife kits and numerous knife scales to create your own knife. Rick will cover sizing, shaping, fastening, finishing and polishing. You'll walk out of class with a sharp treasure!
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes: Includes knife kit and scales. Upgrades available.

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

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Upper Cabinet Construction

Saturday, October 14, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mike Handrahan
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: This class will take the mystery out of building upper cabinets. It will include design, face frame versus frameless construction and doors. During the class, students will collectively make one upper cabinet from scratch.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Acrylic Wall Street Pen

Sunday, October 15, 1 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Clark Brummett
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: Add more shine and color to your pens with acrylics. This class will teach you the proper method of preparing, turning and finishing this wonderful material while making your own Wall Street pen.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Flat, Square, & Straight

Tuesday, October 17, 5:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: David Haywood
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: None
Description: Learn the steps of dressing rough lumber into finished stock for final project use. This hands on class will teach you how to flatten, square, and true-up your boards before you begin your next project. You'll learn the jointer, planer, and tablesaw and how they work together to address cupped, warped and bent stock.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Intermediate Finishing

Wednesday, October 18, 5:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bert Elchinger
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: Take finishing to the next level. Through a combination of hands-on experience, demonstration and discussion, you will learn more about uniform staining, a variety of top coats with various application methods, rubbed out finishes, dealing with difficult grain and much more. It will incorporate time honored techniques and address carvings and turnings as well as traditional furniture. Basic finishing is a prerequisite for this class.
Prerequisite: Basic Finishing
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Router Magic

Saturday, October 21, 9 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Brian Noble-Marx
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: N/A
Description: Spend an entire day with the router, learning exactly what this versatile tool can do. This will be a very hands-on experience and will cover many router topics including creating inlays, template work (i.e.: liquid catch groove on a cutting board), using an edge guide, tongue and groove, and combining bits to create decorative moldings and accents.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $135.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Beginning Wood Carving

Sunday, October 22, 1 PM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Tom Lasser
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Basic knife and gouge
Description: This class is designed for those who are interested in beginning carving as a woodworking hobby. You will be introduced to a variety of basic carving knife profiles, how and when they are used, proper care and sharpening. You will also begin a carving project which can be independently completed with what you will have learned in class.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Sharpening Basics

Wednesday, October 25, 5:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Brian Noble-Marx
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: N/A
Description: This class will show how you can sharpen your shop tools using various methods including Tormek, water stones and oil stones. Please bring two dull tools to the class and they will leave with a razor sharp edge.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Green Wood Turning

Saturday, October 28, 9 AM - 12:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Ray Deyo
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: Learn about the problems and solutions when turning green wood. This hands-on class will address wood characteristics including cracking, warping and drying as well as mounting, using grain direction and more. Students will turn a bowl during this class.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Lock Miter Box Joints

Sunday, October 29, 9 AM - 12:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Rick Crook
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: High quality boxes (humidors, jewelry and music boxes, etc.) demand high quality miter joints. The best of these joints are made with a lock miter router bit. In this class you will learn what tools you need to use this bit effectively. You will learn how to set up the bit in your router table and how to cut this joint. Join us in the classroom and take your boxes to a much higher level of craftsmanship.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Making Base Cabinets

Saturday, November 4, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mike Handrahan
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: This class will unravel the secrets of base cabinet construction. It will include design, face frame versus frameless construction and adding drawers and doors. During the class, students will collectively make one base cabinet from scratch.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Band Saw Box

Sunday, November 5, 1 PM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Clark Brummett
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-4
Tools Required: N/A
Description: Learn how to design and make your own box with one or two drawers. You will also learn how to get your band saw setup and tuned properly. These boxes are great for gift ideas year round.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Tuning and Using Hand Planes

Tuesday, November 7, 5:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: David Haywood
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: Learn how to tune up your hand plane for maximum enjoyment and gain tips on the proper care and use of this valuable tool. A variety of planes will be addressed to fit the needs of all.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Basic Box Building

Wednesday, November 8, 5:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Brian Noble-Marx
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: N/a
Description: Small boxes have a wide variety of uses and make excellent gifts. They can be carved, accented with inlay or highly figured woods and decoratively changed with the router. In this class you will make a box using mitered joints and spline construction.
Prerequisite:
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: Saturday, November 11, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, November 12, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Brian Noble-Marx
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: Each student will make a Shaker style table using the table saw, planer, jointer and router. Safety issues for each of these tools and others will be covered. Students will receive a good foundation for future woodworking endeavors by making a piece of furniture they will be proud to have completed. This is our most popular class - reserve your spot early.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $245.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Beginning Lathe Turning

Saturday, November 11, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: David Sterling
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: N/a
Description: Learn the basics of woodturning on the lathe, through instruction with David Sterling, a professional woodturner. David will cover safety issues, tool sharpening, sanding and mounting stock. You will gain knowledge through hands-on practice turning spindles and bowls.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $135.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Making Picture Frames

Tuesday, November 14, 1 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mike Handrahan
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: Learn the basics of making frames for various size pictures. You are taught how to use various woodworking joinery in making frames to hang with pride.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes:

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Porter Cable Dovetail Jig

Wednesday, November 15, 5:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: David Haywood
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: None
Description: This class is for those who wish to enhance their projects with professional looking dovetail joints. Students will use the Porter Cable 12" dovetail jig while making all four joints: through, half-blind, box and sliding. Jig set up and adjustment as well as when the different joints are applied will be thoroughly covered.
Prerequisite: Prior router use
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Bowl Turning: Mastering The Bowl Gouge

Saturday, November 18, 9 AM - 1 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Ray Deyo
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: N/a
Description: If you want to learn how to turn bowls on the lathe, this class is for you. Ray will focus on the fingernail bowl gouge as the primary tool and will teach you how to complete your piece with a perfect bottom. He will also explain the various methods for mounting your blank on the lathe and discuss wall thickness, design and turning speed.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Intermediate Woodworking

Part 1: Saturday, November 18, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, November 19, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Brian Noble-Marx
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 0-4
Tools Required:
Description: This class builds on the foundations established in our Fundamentals class taking your woodworking skills to the next level. With the aid of major power tools and the Leigh jig, you will build a dovetailed blanket chest with lifting top and decorative feet. Joinery, wood preparation and lamination are a key focus. This is an intermediate level class requiring completion of "Fundamentals of Woodworking" as a prerequisite. Stop in to see examples of your finished product.
Prerequisite: Completion of "Fundamentals of Woodworking"
Tuition: $380.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Turn a Wood Bolt Action Rifle Pen

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Clark Brummett
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: Take your pen turning to the next level with this more intricate and very popular pen. It makes a perfect conversation starter and gift for wild life and fire arms enthusiasts.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Woodworking Fundamentals

Part 1: Saturday, December 2, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, December 3, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Brian Noble-Marx
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: Each student will make a Shaker style table using the table saw, planer, jointer and router. Safety issues for each of these tools and others will be covered. Students will receive a good foundation for future woodworking endeavors by making a piece of furniture they will be proud to have completed. This is our most popular class - reserve your spot early.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $245.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Flat, Square, & Straight

Tuesday, December 5, 5:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: David Haywood
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: None
Description: Learn the steps of dressing rough lumber into finished stock for final project use. This hands on class will teach you how to flatten, square, and true-up your boards before you begin your next project. You'll learn the jointer, planer, and tablesaw and how they work together to address cupped, warped and bent stock.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Finishing

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Brian Noble-Marx
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: N/a
Description: Finishing can make or break your project. Spend the evening with Brian as he unravels the mysteries of completing your project. This class will include surface preparation and a variety of finishes, including oil and water based materials, shellac and varnish.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Knife Making

Saturday, December 9, 9 AM - 12:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Rick Crook
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: None
Description: From hunting and camping to preparing a simple meal, a good knife is indispensable. Learn the ins and outs of making a knife. You will select from one of four knife kits and numerous knife scales to create your own knife. Rick will cover sizing, shaping, fastening, finishing and polishing. You'll walk out of class with a sharp treasure!
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes: Includes knife kit and scales. Upgrades available.

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

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Hand Cut Dovetails

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Tom Lasser
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: Students will learn to lay out and hand cut through and half blind dovetails. At the end of this class, you will be able to plan your projects around the pinnacle of woodworking joints...the dovetail. Tuition includes a new, personal chisel for each student.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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American Slim Line Pen

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Clark Brummett
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: N/A
Description: This is a great introductory class for pen turning. Learn through instruction and hands-on experience by completing your own personally turned American Slim Line pen. These pens make excellent gifts for friends and family.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Raised Panel Doors

Tuesday, December 12, 1 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mike Handrahan
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: Raised panel doors are the ultimate touch on your cabinetmaking project. This class features the instruction and layout of raised panel doors with each student making rails, styles and a raised panel.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Drawer Construction

Wednesday, December 13, 5:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: David Haywood
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: Construct a drawer using a variety of joints providing reference for future projects in your shop. This class will also cover measurement, fit, alignment and touch on the selection of guides and slides.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Router Magic

Saturday, December 16, 9 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Brian Noble-Marx
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: N/A
Description: Spend an entire day with the router, learning exactly what this versatile tool can do. This will be a very hands-on experience and will cover many router topics including creating inlays, template work (i.e.: liquid catch groove on a cutting board), using an edge guide, tongue and groove, and combining bits to create decorative moldings and accents.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $135.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Beginning Wood Carving

Sunday, December 17, 1 PM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Tom Lasser
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Basic knife and gouge
Description: This class is designed for those who are interested in beginning carving as a woodworking hobby. You will be introduced to a variety of basic carving knife profiles, how and when they are used, proper care and sharpening. You will also begin a carving project which can be independently completed with what you will have learned in class.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Intermediate Finishing

Wednesday, December 20, 5:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bert Elchinger
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: Take finishing to the next level. Through a combination of hands-on experience, demonstration and discussion, you will learn more about uniform staining, a variety of top coats with various application methods, rubbed out finishes, dealing with difficult grain and much more. It will incorporate time honored techniques and address carvings and turnings as well as traditional furniture. Basic finishing is a prerequisite for this class.
Prerequisite: Basic Finishing
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes:

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Sharpening Basics

Wednesday, December 27, 5:30 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Brian Noble-Marx
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: N/A
Description: This class will show how you can sharpen your shop tools using various methods including Tormek, water stones and oil stones. Please bring two dull tools to the class and they will leave with a razor sharp edge.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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