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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

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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 - 7 PM
friday 9 AM - 7 PM
saturday 9 AM - 6 PM

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Making A River Table with: Goodview Woodworks
All

Part 1: Saturday, June 12, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Part 2: Sunday, June 20, 1 PM - 4 PM

Description: Learn the techniques of making a River Table on a smaller scale.
Tuition: $400.00

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Finishing with: Brian Noble-Marx
Beginner

Wednesday, June 16, 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

Click Here to Request Information

Platters With Turning Tape with: Ray Deyo
Intermediate

Saturday, June 19, 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

Click Here to Request Information

Cutting Board with: Annessa Jones
All

Saturday, June 19, 9:30 AM - 4:30 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. Closed toe shoes and long hair pulled back required.
Tuition: $85.00

Click Here to Request Information

Porter Cable Dovetail Jig with: Bert Elchinger
All

Tuesday, June 22, 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

Click Here to Request Information

Drawer Construction with: Bert Elchinger
All

Wednesday, June 23, 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

Click Here to Request Information

Intermediate Woodworking with: Brian Noble-Marx
Intermediate

Part 1: Saturday, June 26, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, June 27, 9 AM - 2 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: $400.00

Click Here to Request Information

Basic Box Building with: Brian Noble-Marx
All

Wednesday, June 30, 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

Click Here to Request Information

Intermediate Finishing with: Bert Elchinger
Intermediate

Wednesday, July 7, 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

Woodworking Fundamentals with: Brian Noble-Marx
Full

Part 1: Saturday, July 10, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, July 11, 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: $275.00

Click Here to Request Information

Beginning Lathe Turning with: Hunter Tolley
All

Saturday, July 10, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Description: Learn the basics of woodturning on the lathe, through instruction with Hunter Tolley of 13 Oaks Woodshop. He 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

Click Here to Request Information

Acrylic Wall Street Pen with: Clark Brummett
Beginner

Sunday, July 11, 1 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

Click Here to Request Information

Intro To CNC with: John Gonzalez
All

Monday, July 12, 5:30 PM - 8:30 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: $80.00

Click Here to Request Information

Lumber Milling And Prep with: Bert Elchinger
All

Tuesday, July 13, 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

Click Here to Request Information

Date Night At Woodcraft with: Rick Crook
All

Friday, July 16, 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 materials. You only need to show up and be ready to make some saw dust. This month you'll make a wine bottle holder.
Tuition: $150.00

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

Saturday, July 17, 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

Click Here to Request Information

Making A River Table with: Goodview Woodworks
All

Part 1: Saturday, July 17, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Part 2: Sunday, July 25, 1 PM - 4 PM

Description: Learn the techniques of making a River Table on a smaller scale.
Tuition: $400.00

Click Here to Request Information

Humidor with: Rick Crook
All

Part 1: Tuesday, July 20, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, July 21, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Description: Building a box for the storage of fine cigars at a high humidity level - we'll cover these topics: How to properly seal your humidor's interior How to line a humidor How to prevent cupping How to properly fit the lid on a humidor How to charge your humidor with moisture Most humidors are constructed of Spanish cedar, with linings composed of the same species. Spanish cedar has a lot going for it when it comes to the housing of fine cigars. First and foremost, it's an incredibly stable wood, able to stand up to the extreme difference in relative humidity between the interior and exterior of the box. Additionally, Spanish cedar is naturally fragrant, owing to the oils that occur naturally within the wood.
Tuition: $175.00

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Adirondack Chair with: Rick Crook
All

Part 1: Saturday, July 31, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, August 1, 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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Making A River Table with: Goodview Woodworks
All

Part 1: Saturday, August 7, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Part 2: Sunday, August 15, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Description: Learn the techniques of making a River Table on a smaller scale.
Tuition: $400.00

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Beginning Wood Carving with: Tom Lasser
Beginner

Sunday, August 8, 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: $75.00

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Make A Wooden Toy with: Bert Elchinger
All

Tuesday, August 10, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Description: In This class you will start with modestly prepared materials and with instruction using hand and/or machine tools, you will build a wood toy (or some other fun wood item) to take home as a gift or enjoy yourself. Each class will be a different project. Although no woodworking experience is required, we advise that you have some experience using simple hand tools. Each project will be announced in the Woodcraft weekly email.
Tuition: $95.00

Click Here to Request Information

Cutting Board with: Annessa Jones
All

Saturday, August 14, 9:30 AM - 4:30 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. Closed toe shoes and long hair pulled back required.
Tuition: $85.00

Click Here to Request Information

Beginning Lathe Turning with: Hunter Tolley
All

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

Description: Learn the basics of woodturning on the lathe, through instruction with Hunter Tolley. He 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

Click Here to Request Information

Hand Planes with: Bert Elchinger
Beginner/Intermediate

Tuesday, August 17, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Description: In this class Bert will show you why there are 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: $85.00

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Knife Making with: Rick Crook
Beginner

Wednesday, August 18, 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

Click Here to Request Information

Woodworking Fundamentals with: Brian Noble-Marx
Full

Part 1: Saturday, August 21, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, August 22, 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: $275.00

Click Here to Request Information

Finishing with: Brian Noble-Marx
Beginner

Wednesday, August 25, 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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Build An Acoustic Guitar with: Scott Dixon US Guitar Works
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Friday, August 27, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Saturday, August 28, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 3: Sunday, August 29, 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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Woodworking Fundamentals with: Brian Noble-Marx
Beginner

Part 1: Monday, August 30, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, August 31, 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: $275.00

Click Here to Request Information

Porter Cable Dovetail Jig with: Bert Elchinger
All

Wednesday, September 1, 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

Click Here to Request Information

Router Magic with: Brian Noble-Marx
Beginner

Saturday, September 4, 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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Spoon Carving with: Tim Gochenour
Beginner

Saturday, September 4, 9 AM - 1 PM

Description: There's nothing better than taking a hunk of wood and turning it into a beautiful cooking utensil. From start to finish we will use Green Woodworking Methods to create a personalized spoon.
Tuition: $90.00

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Date Night At Woodcraft with: Rick Crook
All

Friday, September 10, 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 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

Click Here to Request Information

Woodworking Fundamentals with: Brian Noble-Marx
Beginner

Part 1: Saturday, September 11, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, September 12, 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: $275.00

Click Here to Request Information

Beginning Lathe Turning with: Hunter Tolley
All

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

Description: Learn the basics of woodturning on the lathe, through instruction with Hunter Tolley of 13 Oaks Woodshop. He 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

Click Here to Request Information

Sharpening Basics with: Brian Noble-Marx
All

Wednesday, September 15, 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: Bert Elchinger
All

Wednesday, September 15, 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

Click Here to Request Information

Intro To CNC with: John Gonzalez
All

Monday, September 20, 5:30 PM - 8:30 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: $80.00

Click Here to Request Information

3D Cutting Boards With Alex Snodgrass with: Alex Snodgrass
All

Saturday, September 25, 9 AM - 5 PM

Description: Description Description This is a great opportunity to make a 3D cutting board with the master himself. Alex Snodgrass. Using only three different woods-maple, cherry, and walnut- Alex will show each student how to make a 3D end grain cutting board. This hands-on class begins by teaching each student how to tune a bandsaw to make perfect cuts. Once learned, this skill will make future bandsaw use a breeze. The class will then progress through the techniques required to make the cutting board: how to make dead-on straight cuts on the bandsaw, how to make accurate angled cuts on the bandsaw, and how to plane, sand, glue, and clamp the cutting board. The processes learned here will also transfer over to into all other areas of your woodworking endeavors. Alex will also discuss the steps required to make two of his other 3D cutting boards: the Ball and the Four Leaf Clover cutting boards. By the end of the weekend, each student will have their own fantastic 3D cutting board to keep or gift! Topics covered include: -Bandsaw myths debunked -Bandsaw mechanics -Correct blade tension -Making accurate cuts with the bandsaw -Making accurate angled cuts with the bandsaw -Gluing techniques -End grain planing -End grain pattern alignment -Food safe finishes -Care and maintenance of cutting boards
Tuition: $400.00

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Platters With Turning Tape with: Ray Deyo
Intermediate

Saturday, October 2, 9 AM - 5 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

Click Here to Request Information

Woodworking Fundamentals with: Brian Noble-Marx
Beginner

Part 1: Saturday, October 2, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, October 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: $275.00

Click Here to Request Information

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

Sunday, October 3, 1 PM - 5 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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Knife Making with: Rick Crook
Beginner

Wednesday, October 6, 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

Click Here to Request Information

Router Magic with: Brian Noble-Marx
Beginner

Saturday, October 9, 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

Click Here to Request Information

Lumber Milling And Prep with: Bert Elchinger
All

Tuesday, October 12, 5:30 AM - 8:30 AM

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

Click Here to Request Information

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

Saturday, October 16, 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

Click Here to Request Information

3D Cutting Boards With Alex Snodgrass with: Alex Snodgrass
All

Saturday, October 16, 9 AM - 5 PM

Description: This is a great opportunity to make a 3D cutting board with the master himself. Alex Snodgrass. Using only three different woods-maple, cherry, and walnut- Alex will show each student how to make a 3D end grain cutting board. This hands-on class begins by teaching each student how to tune a bandsaw to make perfect cuts. Once learned, this skill will make future bandsaw use a breeze. The class will then progress through the techniques required to make the cutting board: how to make dead-on straight cuts on the bandsaw, how to make accurate angled cuts on the bandsaw, and how to plane, sand, glue, and clamp the cutting board. The processes learned here will also transfer over to into all other areas of your woodworking endeavors. Alex will also discuss the steps required to make two of his other 3D cutting boards: the Ball and the Four Leaf Clover cutting boards. By the end of the weekend, each student will have their own fantastic 3D cutting board to keep or gift! Topics covered include: -Bandsaw myths debunked -Bandsaw mechanics -Correct blade tension -Making accurate cuts with the bandsaw -Making accurate angled cuts with the bandsaw -Gluing techniques -End grain planing -End grain pattern alignment -Food safe finishes -Care and maintenance of cutting boards
Tuition: $400.00

Click Here to Request Information

Band Saw Box with: Clark Brummett
All

Sunday, October 24, 1 PM - 5 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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Make A Wooden Toy with: Bert Elchinger
All

Tuesday, October 26, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Description: In This class you will start with modestly prepared materials and with instruction using hand and/or machine tools, you will build a wood toy (or some other fun wood item) to take home as a gift or enjoy yourself. Each class will be a different project. Although no woodworking experience is required, we advise that you have some experience using simple hand tools. Each project will be announced in the Woodcraft weekly email.
Tuition: $95.00

Click Here to Request Information

Making A River Table with: Goodview Woodworks
All

Part 1: Saturday, October 30, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Part 2: Sunday, November 7, 1 PM - 4 PM

Description: Learn the techniques of making a River Table on a smaller scale.
Tuition: $400.00

Click Here to Request Information

Intro To CNC with: John Gonzalez
All

Monday, November 1, 5:30 PM - 8:30 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: $80.00

Click Here to Request Information

Basic Box Building with: Brian Noble-Marx
All

Wednesday, November 3, 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

Click Here to Request Information

Cutting Board with: Annessa Jones
All

Saturday, November 6, 9:30 AM - 4:30 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. Closed toe shoes and long hair pulled back required.
Tuition: $85.00

Click Here to Request Information

Hand Planes with: Bert Elchinger
Beginner/Intermediate

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

Description: In this class Bert will show you why there are 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: $85.00

Click Here to Request Information

Woodworking Fundamentals with: Brian Noble-Marx
Beginner

Part 1: Saturday, November 13, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, November 14, 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: $275.00

Click Here to Request Information

Beginning Lathe Turning with: Hunter Tolley
All

Saturday, November 13, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Description: Learn the basics of woodturning on the lathe, through instruction with Hunter Tolley of 13 Oaks Woodshop. Hewill cover safety issues, tool sharpening, sanding and mounting stock. You will gain knowledge through hands-on practice turning spindles and bowls.
Tuition: $145.00

Click Here to Request Information

Acrylic Wall Street Pen with: Clark Brummett
Beginner

Sunday, November 14, 1 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

Click Here to Request Information

Intermediate Finishing with: Bert Elchinger
Intermediate

Wednesday, November 17, 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

Date Night At Woodcraft with: Rick Crook
All

Friday, November 19, 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 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

Click Here to Request Information

Intermediate Woodworking with: Brian Noble-Marx
Intermediate

Part 1: Saturday, November 20, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, November 21, 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: $400.00

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Spoon Carving with: Tim Gochenour
Beginner

Sunday, November 28, 1 PM - 5 PM

Description: There's nothing better than taking a hunk of wood and turning it into a beautiful cooking utensil. From start to finish we will use Green Woodworking Methods to create a personalized spoon.
Tuition: $90.00

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Sharpening Basics with: Brian Noble-Marx
All

Wednesday, December 1, 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, December 4, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, December 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: $275.00

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Make A Wooden Toy with: Bert Elchinger
All

Tuesday, December 7, 5:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Description: In This class you will start with modestly prepared materials and with instruction using hand and/or machine tools, you will build a wood toy (or some other fun wood item) to take home as a gift or enjoy yourself. Each class will be a different project. Although no woodworking experience is required, we advise that you have some experience using simple hand tools. Each project will be announced in the Woodcraft weekly email.
Tuition: $95.00

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Knife Making with: Rick Crook
Beginner

Wednesday, December 8, 5:30 AM - 8:30 AM

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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Router Magic with: Brian Noble-Marx
Beginner

Saturday, December 11, 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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Finishing with: Brian Noble-Marx
Beginner

Wednesday, December 15, 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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Build An Electric Guitar with: Dan Case
Intermediate

Part 1: Friday, December 17, 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Saturday, December 18, 9 AM - 4:30 PM
Part 3: Sunday, December 19, 9 AM - 4:30 PM

Description: Students will build a Telecaster style electric guitar from prepared wood blanks and should have experience using a plunge and table router, band saw, hand saw, files, rasps and sanders. All supplies are included.
Tuition: $800.00

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