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

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Intermediate Finishing with: Bert Elchinger
Intermediate

Wednesday, July 8, 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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Woodworking Fundamentals with: Brian Noble-Marx
Beginner

Part 1: Saturday, July 11, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, July 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: $260.00

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Beginning Lathe Turning with: David Sterling
All

Saturday, July 11, 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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Acrylic Wall Street Pen with: Clark Brummett
Beginner

Sunday, July 12, 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

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Lumber Milling And Prep with: TBD
All

Tuesday, July 14, 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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Date Night At Woodcraft with: TBD
All

Friday, July 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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Making Base Cabinets with: Mike Handrahan
All

Saturday, July 18, 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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Bowl Turning: Mastering The Bowl Gouge with: Ray Deyo
Intermediate

Saturday, July 18, 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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Band Saw Box with: Clark Brummett
All

Sunday, July 19, 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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Humidor with: Rick Crook
All

Part 1: Tuesday, July 21, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, July 22, 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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Upper Cabinet Construction with: Mike Handrahan
All

Saturday, July 25, 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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Hollow Form Basics with: Ray Deyo
Intermediate

Saturday, July 25, 9 AM - 1 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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Cutting Board with: Kelli Sontag
Cancelled

Saturday, July 25, 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

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Basic Box Building with: Brian Noble-Marx
All

Wednesday, July 29, 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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Woodworking Fundamentals with: Brian Noble-Marx
Beginner

Part 1: Saturday, August 1, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, August 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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Turn A Wood Bolt Action Rifle Pen with: Clark Brummett
All

Sunday, August 2, 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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Make A Wooden Toy with: Bert Elchinger
All

Tuesday, August 4, 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

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Upper Cabinet Construction with: Mike Handrahan
All

Saturday, August 8, 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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Turning Pepper Mills with: Ray Deyo
Intermediate

Saturday, August 8, 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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Hand Planes with: Bert Elchinger
Beginner/Intermediate

Tuesday, August 11, 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 12, 5:30 PM - 9:30 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, August 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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Making A River Table with: Nathan Porter
All

Part 1: Saturday, August 15, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Part 2: Sunday, August 23, 1 PM - 3:30 PM

Description: Learn the techniques of making a River Table on a smaller scale and you'll leave with a project that can be used for an art wall hanging, end table, cutting board, etc. The first class is Saturday and the second class is on a Sunday a week later.
Tuition: $400.00

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Beginning Lathe Turning with: David Sterling
All

Saturday, August 15, 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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Beginning Wood Carving with: Tom Lasser
Beginner

Sunday, August 16, 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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Finishing with: Brian Noble-Marx
Beginner

Wednesday, August 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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Router Magic with: Brian Noble-Marx
Beginner

Saturday, August 22, 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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Porter Cable Dovetail Jig with: TBD
All

Wednesday, August 26, 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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Woodworking Fundamentals with: Brian Noble-Marx
Beginner

Part 1: Saturday, August 29, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, August 30, 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, September 1, 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: $75.00

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Beginning Lathe Turning with: David Sterling
All

Saturday, September 5, 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, September 11, 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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Woodworking Fundamentals with: Brian Noble-Marx
Beginner

Part 1: Saturday, September 12, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, September 13, 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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Basic Box Building with: Brian Noble-Marx
All

Wednesday, September 16, 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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Acrylic Wall Street Pen with: Clark Brummett
Beginner

Sunday, September 20, 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

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Intro To CNC with: John Gonzalez
All

Monday, September 21, 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

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Drawer Construction with: Bert Elchinger
All

Wednesday, September 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

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Making A River Table with: Nathan Porter
All

Part 1: Saturday, September 26, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Part 2: Sunday, October 11, 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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Turn A Lidded Box with: Clark Brummett
All

Sunday, September 27, 1 PM - 5 PM

Description: This is the perfect beginner class if you're interested in lathe turning. Clark will guide through making a small lidded box. All supplies are provided.
Tuition: $85.00

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Sharpening Basics with: Brian Noble-Marx
All

Wednesday, September 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, October 3, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, October 4, 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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Platters With Turning Tape with: Ray Deyo
Intermediate

Saturday, October 3, 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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Acrylic Wall Street Pen with: Clark Brummett
Beginner

Sunday, October 4, 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

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Knife Making with: Rick Crook
Beginner

Wednesday, October 7, 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

Finishing with: Brian Noble-Marx
Beginner

Wednesday, October 21, 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

Date Night At Woodcraft with: Rick Crook
All

Friday, October 23, 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

Click Here to Request Information

Router Magic with: Brian Noble-Marx
Beginner

Saturday, October 24, 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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Turning Finials with: Ray Deyo
Intermediate

Saturday, October 24, 9 AM - 1 PM

Description: Finial can be the finishing touch to turned boxes and hollow forms and, and are considered by many to be the pinnacle of the wood turning. The class covers the turning and sharpening techniques required to create masterful finials. This is a hands-on class using the spindle gouge and skew chisel. The instructor will reveal methods for turning long, slender turnings.
Tuition: $80.00

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Beginning Wood Carving with: Tom Lasser
Beginner

Sunday, October 25, 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

Click Here to Request Information

Band Saw Box with: Clark Brummett
All

Sunday, October 25, 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

Click Here to Request Information

Make A Wooden Toy with: Bert Elchinger
All

Tuesday, October 27, 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

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