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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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Date Night At Woodcraft with: Rick Crook
Beginner

Friday, July 20, 5:30 PM - 9 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, 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.
Tuition: $150
Tuition Notes: Per Couple

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Bowl Turning with: Ray Deyo
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, July 21, 9 AM - 12:30 PM

Prerequisite: Some Lathe Experience Required
Description: The focus of this class is the spindle gouge - one of the most important turning tools. You will gain a strong comfort level learning how the tool works, avoiding catches, making detail cuts and the advantages of different grinds.
Tuition: $75

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Making Base Cabinets with: Mike Handrahan
All

Saturday, July 21, 9:30 AM - 4:30 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

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Band Saw Box with: Clark Brummett
Beginner

Sunday, July 22, 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

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Introduction To CNC with: Ed Sontag
Beginner

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

Description: This is an introductory course to CNC. Students will learn the basic components of a CNC machine and fundamentals of how to design and machine a simple sign.
Tuition: $65

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Hollow Form Basics with: Ray Deyo
Intermediate

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

Prerequisite: Bowl Turning Experience
Description: Add another level to your turning enjoyment. With a focus on narrow opening vessels, you will become familiar with the tools while turning a hollow form, discuss design, address green versus dry wood and conclude with a what's needed to eventually create larger vessels.
Tuition: $85

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Making A Cutting Board with: Mike Sontag
Beginner

Saturday, July 28, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Description: Cutting boards are beautiful every-day useful items you can make in a one-day class. Family and friends will marvel at the various exotic woods that you chose for your cutting board. Your exposure to six basic machines will be: table saw, jointer, planer, miter saw, band saw, router table, hand router and drum sander.
Tuition: $85

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Beginning Wood Carving with: Tom Lasser
Beginner

Sunday, July 29, 1 PM - 5 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

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Basic Box Building with: Brian Noble-Marx
Beginner

Wednesday, August 1, 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

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Woodworking Fundamentals with: Brian Noble-Marx
Beginner

Part 1: Saturday, August 4, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, August 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: $245

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

Sunday, August 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: $80

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Knife Making with: Rick Crook
Beginner

Wednesday, August 8, 5 PM - 8 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

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Upper Cabinet Construction with: Mike Handrahan
All

Saturday, August 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: $80

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Turning Pepper Mills with: Rick Crook
Intermediate

Part 1: Saturday, August 11, 9 AM - 12 PM
Part 2: Saturday, August 11, 9 AM - 12 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

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Tuning And Using Hand Planes with: David Haywood
All

Tuesday, August 14, 5:30 PM - 9 PM

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.
Tuition: $75

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Finishing with: Brian Noble-Marx
Beginner

Wednesday, August 15, 5:30 PM - 9 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

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Sharpening Basics with: Brian Noble-Marx
All

Wednesday, August 22, 5:30 PM - 9 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

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Date Night At Woodcraft with: Rick Crook
All

Friday, August 24, 5:30 PM - 9 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

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Router Magic with: Brian Noble-Marx
Beginner

Saturday, August 25, 9 AM - 4:30 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

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Hand Cut Dovetails with: Tom Lasser
Beginner

Wednesday, August 29, 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

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Making Picture Frames with: Mike Handrahan
All

Tuesday, September 4, 1 PM - 4 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: $70

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Woodworking Fundamentals with: Brian Noble-Marx
Beginner

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

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Beginning Lathe Turning with: David Sterling
All

Saturday, September 8, 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

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Beginning Lathe Turning with: David Sterling
All

Saturday, September 8, 12 PM - 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

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Acrylic Wall Street Pen with: Clark Brummett
Beginner

Sunday, September 9, 1 PM - 4:30 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

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Drawer Construction with: David Haywood
All

Wednesday, September 12, 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

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Platters With Turning Tape with: Ray Deyo
Intermediate

Saturday, September 15, 9 AM - 12 PM

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!
Tuition: $75

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Hand Cut Dovetails with: Tom Lasser
Beginner

Sunday, September 16, 9 AM - 12 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

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NEW CLASS!! Intermediate Finishing with: Bert Elchinger
Intermediate

Tuesday, September 18, 5 PM - 7:30 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: $75

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Raised Panel Doors with: Mike Handrahan
All

Tuesday, September 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

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Basic Box Building with: Brian Noble-Marx
All

Wednesday, September 19, 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: $75

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

Part 1: Friday, September 21, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Saturday, September 22, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 3: Sunday, September 23, 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

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Date Night At Woodcraft with: Rick Crook
All

Friday, September 21, 5:30 PM - 9 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

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Making A Cutting Board with: Mike Sontag
Beginner

Saturday, September 29, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Description: Cutting boards are beautiful every-day useful items you can make in a one-day class. Family and friends will marvel at the various exotic woods that you chose for your cutting board. Your exposure to six basic machines will be: table saw, jointer, planer, miter saw, bank saw, router table, hand router and drum sander.
Tuition: $85

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Woodworking Fundamentals with: Brian Noble-Marx
Beginner

Part 1: Saturday, October 6, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, October 7, 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

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American Slim Line Pen with: Clark Brummett
All

Sunday, October 7, 1 PM - 4 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: $85

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Beginning Lathe Turning with: David Sterling
All

Saturday, November 10, 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

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