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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
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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Raised Panel Doors with: Mike Handrahan
All

Tuesday, December 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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Sharpening Basics with: Brian Noble-Marx
All

Tuesday, December 18, 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, January 5, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, January 6, 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: $245.00

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American Slim Line Pen with: Clark Brummett
All

Sunday, January 6, 1 PM - 4:30 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: $70.00

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Lumber Milling And Prep with: Hunter Tolley
All

Tuesday, January 8, 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: $70.00

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Beginning Lathe Turning with: David Sterling
All

Saturday, January 12, 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: $135.00

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Router Magic with: Brian Noble-Marx
Beginner

Saturday, January 12, 9:30 AM - 5:30 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: $135.00

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Band Saw Box with: Clark Brummett
All

Sunday, January 13, 1 PM - 4:30 PM

Description: Expand the use of your band saw by making a variety of boxes. As you perfect the technique, a unique shape, any number of drawers and thickness are at your discretion. These make wonderful gifts or sale items.
Tuition: $80.00

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Basic Box Building with: Brian Noble-Marx
All

Wednesday, January 16, 5:30 PM - 9 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: $75.00

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Date Night At Woodcraft with: Rick Crook
All

Friday, January 18, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Description: Do you and your significant other want to le3arn 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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Intermediate Woodworking with: Brian Noble-Marx
Intermediate

Part 1: Saturday, January 19, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, January 20, 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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Bowl Turning: Mastering The Bowl Gouge with: Ray Deyo
Intermediate

Saturday, January 19, 9 AM - 12 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: $75.00

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

Saturday, January 19, 9 AM - 12:30 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: $75.00

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NEW CLASS!! Intermediate Finishing with: Bert Elchinger
Intermediate

Wednesday, January 23, 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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Hollow Form Basics with: Ray Deyo
Intermediate

Saturday, January 26, 9 AM - 12:30 PM

Prerequisite: Bowl Turning Experience
Description: Turning hollow forms requires a completely different approach to bowl turning. Standard tools won't work because of depth and design and quite often you can't see the tool in action. This class is designed to introduce you to hollow form turning. It will expand what you can make and help you successfully change your current designs. In the process of of actually turning a hollow form, you will learn how to use the tool, anticipate where it is cutting, and keep it sharp.
Tuition: $85.00

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Making Base Cabinets with: Mike Handrahan
All

Saturday, January 26, 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: $80.00

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Beginning Wood Carving with: Tom Lasser
Beginner

Sunday, January 27, 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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Sharpening Basics with: Brian Noble-Marx
All

Wednesday, January 30, 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, February 2, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, February 3, 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: $245.00

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Woodworking Fundamentals with: Brian Noble-Marx
Beginner

Part 1: Saturday, February 2, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, February 3, 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: $245.00

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

Sunday, February 3, 1 AM - 4 AM

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: $80.00

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

Sunday, February 3, 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: $80.00

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Working With VCarve, Session 1 with: TBD
Beginner

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

Description: In this class we will show you why there were so many different types of planes and what each one was used for. Through demonstrations, we 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: $85.00

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Hand Planes with: David Haywood
Beginner/Intermediate

Tuesday, February 5, 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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Make A Humidor with: Rick Crook
All

Part 1: Tuesday, February 5, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, February 6, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Description: This is a great class to learn how to make a box. It will include how to attach mitered sides. It will also include how to work the top and bottom, lining the humidor with Spanish cedar and installing a humidification system.
Tuition: $175.00

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Platters With Turning Tape with: Ray Deyo
Intermediate

Saturday, February 9, 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: $75.00

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Cutting Board with: Kelli Sontag
All

Saturday, February 9, 9 AM - 2 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, February 9, 9:30 AM - 3:30 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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Date Night At Woodcraft with: Rick Crook
All

Friday, February 15, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Description: Do you and your significant other want to le3arn 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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Date Night At Woodcraft with: Rick Crook
All

Friday, February 15, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Description: Do you and your significant other want to le3arn 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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Turning Pepper Mills with: Ray Deyo
Intermediate

Saturday, February 16, 9 AM - 1 PM

Description: There is something about the spicy odor and taste of freshly ground pepper corns which makes ordinary pepper seem dull and nearly tasteless. You will finish a 6" pepper mill including the installation of the grinding mechanism. This class will utilize and develop spindle turning skills.
Tuition: $85.00

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Raised Panel Doors with: Mike Handrahan
All

Saturday, February 16, 9:30 AM - 1:30 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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Turned Lidded Boxes with: Clark Brummett
Beginner

Sunday, February 17, 1 PM - 4 PM

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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Porter Cable Dovetail Jig with: David Haywood
All

Tuesday, February 19, 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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Finishing with: Brian Noble-Marx
Beginner

Wednesday, February 20, 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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Router Magic with: Brian Noble-Marx
Beginner

Saturday, February 23, 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: $135.00

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Knife Making with: Rick Crook
Beginner

Wednesday, February 27, 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 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!
Tuition: $75.00

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Woodworking Fundamentals with: Brian Noble-Marx
Beginner

Part 1: Saturday, March 2, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, March 3, 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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Acrylic Wall Street Pen with: Clark Brummett
Beginner

Sunday, March 3, 1 PM - 4 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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Working With VCarve, Session 2 with: TBD
Beginner/Intermediate

Monday, March 4, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: Working With VCarve Session 1
Tools Required: Laptop Computer
Description: This is the 2nd class in the series and will advance the skill level of the student to use VCarve software. In this class the student will learn how to use layers, import files, edit vectors, manipulate text and combine multiple toolpaths into one file. The student will design and carve a picture.
Tuition: $70.00

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Making Picture Frames with: Mike Handrahan
All

Tuesday, March 5, 5:30 PM - 8:30 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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Basic Box Building with: Brian Noble-Marx
All

Wednesday, March 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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Beginning Lathe Turning with: David Sterling
All

Saturday, March 2, 9:30 AM - 4:30 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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Date Night At Woodcraft with: Rick Crook
All

Friday, March 15, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Description: Do you and your significant other want to le3arn 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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Hand Cut Dovetails with: Tom Lasser
Beginner

Sunday, March 17, 1 PM - 4 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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NEW CLASS!! Intermediate Finishing with: TBD
Intermediate

Tuesday, March 19, 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

Click Here to Request Information

Sharpening Basics with: Brian Noble-Marx
All

Wednesday, March 20, 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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Drawer Construction with: David Haywood
All

Wednesday, March 20, 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: $70.00
Tuition Notes: 6

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Router Magic with: Brian Noble-Marx
Beginner

Saturday, March 23, 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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Adirondack Chair with: Rick Crook
All

Part 1: Saturday, March 30, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, March 31, 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: $235.00

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