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804-355-3945
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804-355-2532
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richmond-retail@woodcraft.com

9862 West Broad Street
Glen Allen, VA 23060
USA

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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Intermediate Woodworking with: Brian Noble-Marx
Intermediate

Part 1: Saturday, April 27, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, April 28, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Completion Of "Fundamentals Of Woodworking"
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.
Tuition: $380.00

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Beginning Wood Carving with: Tom Lasser
Beginner

Sunday, April 28, 1 PM - 4 PM

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.
Tuition: $75.00

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Introduction To Pyrography with: Maria Gregory
All

Friday, May 3, 10 AM - 2 PM

Description: This class will provide an introduction to wood pyrography, the technique of decorating wood by burning a design on the surface with a wood burning tool. This can be accomplished using stencils or free hand designs. You will be shown what supplies and tools needed to begin this art form through hands on demonstration.
Tuition: $80.00

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Woodworking Fundamentals with: Brian Noble-Marx
Beginner

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

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.
Tuition: $260.00

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Turn A Wood Bolt Action Rifle Pen with: Clark Brummett
All

Sunday, May 5, 1 PM - 4:30 PM

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.
Tuition: $75.00

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Working With VCarve, Session 1 with: TBD
Beginner

Monday, May 6, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: Intro To CNC
Tools Required: Laptop Computer
Description: This is an introductory course to VCarve software used for designing projects for a CNC (Computer Numerical System) machine. Students will learn the fundamentals of creating and machining a project on a CNC machine
Tuition: $70.00

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Hand Planes with: David Haywood
Beginner/Intermediate

Tuesday, May 7, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Description: In this class period furniture maker Ray Journigan will show you why there were so many different types of planes and what each one was used for. Through demonstrations, he will show you why the most expensive plane is NOT necessary to get a perfect surface. Watch his procedure of making rough lumber turn into glass smooth, finish ready surfaces in just minutes, no sanding necessary! Ever wonder what to look for in a flea marker plane? How to sharpen it for razor thin shavings? How to set it up properly? What makes one plane better than another? Come see why every shop needs a good hand plane no matter what style furniture you make. If you are thinking about incorporating hand tools into your work, take this class before you buy your first hand plane.
Tuition: $75.00

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Porter Cable Dovetail Jig with: David Haywood
All

Wednesday, May 8, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: Prior Router Use
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.
Tuition: $75.00

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Introduction To Pyrography with: Maria Gregory
All

Friday, May 10, 10 AM - 2 PM

Description: This class will provide an introduction to wood pyrography, the technique of decorating wood by burning a design on the surface with a wood burning tool. This can be accomplished using stencils or free hand designs. You will be shown what supplies and tools needed to begin this art form through hands on demonstration.
Tuition: $80.00

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Upper Cabinet Construction with: Mike Handrahan
All

Saturday, May 11, 9 AM - 5 PM

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.
Tuition: $85.00

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Beginning Lathe Turning with: David Sterling
All

Saturday, May 11, 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM

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.
Tuition: $145.00

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NEW CLASS!! Intermediate Finishing with: TBD
Intermediate

Tuesday, May 14, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Finishing
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.
Tuition: $80.00

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Date Night At Woodcraft with: Rick Crook
All

Friday, May 17, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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/openers, pepper grinders, etc.
Tuition: $150.00

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Router Magic with: Brian Noble-Marx
Beginner

Saturday, May 18, 9 AM - 5 PM

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.
Tuition: $145.00

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Basic Box Building with: Brian Noble-Marx
All

Tuesday, May 21, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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.
Tuition: $85.00

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Sharpening Basics with: Brian Noble-Marx
All

Wednesday, May 29, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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.
Tuition: $75.00

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Woodworking Fundamentals with: Brian Noble-Marx
Beginner

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

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.
Tuition: $260.00

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Making Picture Frames with: Mike Handrahan
All

Tuesday, June 4, 1 PM - 4:30 PM

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.
Tuition: $75.00

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Drawer Construction with: Bert Elchinger
All

Wednesday, June 5, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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.
Tuition: $75.00

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Intermediate Lathe Turning with: Ray Deyo
Intermediate/Advanced

Saturday, June 8, 9 AM - 3 PM

Prerequisite: Beginning Lathe And Bowl Gouge
Description: This class is designed to expand your turning skills through using multiplecpieces to make a lidded candy dish with finial top and stand. Students will learn turned tenon construction, how to use jamb chucks and various methods of fitting a top to its base. This is an intermediate/advanced class and students will need to be comfortable with spindle and bowl gouges.
Tuition: $125.00

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Acrylic Wall Street Pen with: Clark Brummett
Beginner

Sunday, June 9, 1:30 PM - 5 PM

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.
Tuition: $75.00

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Knife Making with: Rick Crook
Beginner

Wednesday, June 12, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Description: From hunting and camping to preparing a simple meal, a good knife is indispensable. Learn the ins and outs of making your own knife handles. 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!
Tuition: $80.00

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Date Night At Woodcraft with: Rick Crook
All

Friday, June 14, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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/openers, pepper grinders, etc.
Tuition: $150.00

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Platters With Turning Tape with: Ray Deyo
Intermediate

Saturday, June 15, 9 AM - 1 PM

Description: Platters expose the beauty of wood grain, add a warm look to your serving table, and make quick, easy and excellent gifts. They can be made from a single piece of 1" thick material or a lamination to create pattern or color variation. With a little creativity, they can become cheese or cake platters, chip and dip combinations, or even a Lazy Susan. you will turn both sides using turning tape (an alternative mounting technique) without the aid of a chuck, glue block or screws. Learn the design requirements to make a perfect platter every time!
Tuition: $80.00

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Hand Cut Dovetails with: Tom Lasser
Beginner

Sunday, June 16, 1 PM - 4:30 PM

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.
Tuition: $75.00

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Raised Panel Doors with: Mike Handrahan
All

Tuesday, June 18, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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.
Tuition: $75.00

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Finishing with: Brian Noble-Marx
Beginner

Wednesday, June 19, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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.
Tuition: $70.00

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Woodworking Fundamentals with: Brian Noble-Marx
Beginner

Part 1: Saturday, June 22, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, June 23, 9 AM - 5 PM

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.
Tuition: $260.00

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Knife Making with: Rick Crook
Beginner

Wednesday, June 26, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Description: From hunting and camping to preparing a simple meal, a good knife is indispensable. Learn the ins and outs of making your own knife handles. 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!
Tuition: $80.00

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Adirondack Chair with: Rick Crook
All

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

Description: Spend a weekend with Woodcraft and leave with a traditional Adirondack chair. This course is designed for the entry to intermediate level woodworker who would like to improve their furniture building skills. You will work with both power and hand tools to cut, drill, sand and assemble this classic chair. Instructions, drawings, cypress wood and fasteners are included in the tuition.
Tuition: $255.00

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American Slim Line Pen with: Clark Brummett
All

Sunday, July 7, 1 PM - 5 PM

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.
Tuition: $75.00

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NEW CLASS!! Intermediate Finishing with: TBD
Intermediate

Wednesday, July 10, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Finishing
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.
Tuition: $80.00

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Beginning Lathe Turning with: David Sterling
All

Saturday, July 13, 9 AM - 5 PM

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.
Tuition: $145.00

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Turned Lidded Boxes with: Clark Brummett
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, July 14, 1 PM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Turning 101 Or Equivelent
Tools Required: Safety Glasses Or Face Shield, Basic Turning Tools,
Description: Students will learn how to turn lidded boxes on the lathe using scroll chucks. Turning techniques, turning tools, wood selection and finishing will be covered. Students will leave with a finished lidded box
Tuition: $85.00

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Lumber Milling And Prep with: Hunter Tolley
All

Tuesday, July 16, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Description: Learn the steps of dressing rough lumber into finished stock for final project use. This hands on class will address cupped, warped and bent stock, controlling snipe, tapering boards when desired and the differences between helical and straight knife cutter heads.
Tuition: $75.00

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Bowl Turning: Mastering The Bowl Gouge with: Ray Deyo
Intermediate

Saturday, July 20, 9 AM - 1 PM

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.
Tuition: $80.00

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Making Base Cabinets with: Mike Handrahan
All

Saturday, July 20, 9 AM - 5 PM

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.
Tuition: $85.00

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Cutting Board with: Kelli Sontag
All

Saturday, August 24, 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Description: Learn to make a cutting board using various species of wood and machines. You will cut, joint, glue and sand. This process will result in a stunning cutting board! You will learn how to use a miter saw, table saw, jointer and sander. Some sanding and finishing will need to be completed at home.
Tuition: $85.00

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Cutting Board with: Kelli Sontag
All

Saturday, August 24, 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Description: Learn to make a cutting board using various species of wood and machines. You will cut, joint, glue and sand. This process will result in a stunning cutting board! You will learn how to use a miter saw, table saw, jointer and sander. Some sanding and finishing will need to be completed at home.
Tuition: $85.00

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Basic Box Building with: Brian Noble-Marx
All

Wednesday, September 18, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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.
Tuition: $85.00

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NEW CLASS!! Intermediate Finishing with: TBD
Intermediate

Wednesday, September 18, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Finishing
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.
Tuition: $80.00

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Build An Acoustic Guitar with: Scott Dixon US Guitar Works
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Friday, September 20, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Saturday, September 21, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 3: Sunday, September 22, 9 AM - 5 PM

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.
Tuition: $700.00

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Intermediate Lathe Turning with: Ray Deyo
Intermediate/Advanced

Saturday, October 12, 9 AM - 3 PM

Prerequisite: Beginning Lathe And Bowl Gouge
Description: This class is designed to expand your turning skills through using multiplecpieces to make a lidded candy dish with finial top and stand. Students will learn turned tenon construction, how to use jamb chucks and various methods of fitting a top to its base. This is an intermediate/advanced class and students will need to be comfortable with spindle and bowl gouges.
Tuition: $125.00

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Cutting Board with: Kelli Sontag
All

Saturday, November 2, 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Description: Learn to make a cutting board using various species of wood and machines. You will cut, joint, glue and sand. This process will result in a stunning cutting board! You will learn how to use a miter saw, table saw, jointer and sander. Some sanding and finishing will need to be completed at home.
Tuition: $85.00

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Cutting Board with: Kelli Sontag
All

Saturday, November 2, 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Description: Learn to make a cutting board using various species of wood and machines. You will cut, joint, glue and sand. This process will result in a stunning cutting board! You will learn how to use a miter saw, table saw, jointer and sander. Some sanding and finishing will need to be completed at home.
Tuition: $85.00

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Basic Box Building with: Brian Noble-Marx
All

Wednesday, November 6, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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.
Tuition: $85.00

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NEW CLASS!! Intermediate Finishing with: TBD
Intermediate

Wednesday, November 13, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Finishing
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.
Tuition: $80.00

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Intermediate Lathe Turning with: Ray Deyo
Intermediate/Advanced

Saturday, December 14, 9 AM - 3 PM

Prerequisite: Beginning Lathe And Bowl Gouge
Description: This class is designed to expand your turning skills through using multiplecpieces to make a lidded candy dish with finial top and stand. Students will learn turned tenon construction, how to use jamb chucks and various methods of fitting a top to its base. This is an intermediate/advanced class and students will need to be comfortable with spindle and bowl gouges.
Tuition: $125.00

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