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Phone:
(916) 362-9664
Fax:
(916) 362-9702
Email:
sacramento-retail@woodcraft.com

9523 Folsom Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95827

Hours of Operation

sunday 9 AM - 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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Classes


Leigh Dovetail Jig Basics

Saturday, June 24, 9:30 AM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Ray Woodbeck
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: A Leigh Jig, Router with a 7/16” guide bushing, ½” 8 degree dovetail bit, 5/16” straight bit, Eye & Hearing Protection.
Description: In this hands-on class, you will learn how to make through and half-blind dovetails while you build a box! Setup, alignment, and proper use will all be covered by Ray. This class is a MUST for anyone who owns one of Leigh's versatile jigs!
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $105.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Carving a Hillbilly

Part 1: Sunday, June 18, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Part 2: Sunday, June 25, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jim Hanson
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Bench Knife, Detail Knife, 2mm Or 3mm Parting Tool, #5 - 12mm Gouge, #6 - 8mm Gouge & Carving Glove
Description: Caricature carving is very popular and in this two day, hands-on class, Jim will take you step by step through the carving of a caricature Hillbilly. Jim's years of carving experience and his great teaching style make this one of our most popular figure carving classes.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes: This is a two day class, the $150.00 covers both days.

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Classic American Style Pen

Thursday, June 29, 6 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jack Stellman
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Tools provided by the instructor include a sharp 1/2" Spindle Gouge & a sharp 3/16” Parting Tool. You may bring your own if you desire. Bring your own safety glasses & hearing protection.
Description: This is a more advanced class for those wanting to learn how to make a Classic American pen. These attractive pens are more difficult to turn and require different turning tools and techniques. Our resident pen expert Jack Stellman will show you all the tips and tricks.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Introduction to Turning Wood: Bowl and Mallet

Saturday, July 8, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jeremy Nuttall
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Roughing Gouge, Bowl Gouge, Spindle Gouge, Skew, Parting Tool, Face Shield & Dust Mask
Description: In this hands-on class, Jeremy will be teaching both of the main skills in woodturning; face plate turning and how to create all of the basic spindle shapes and cuts. Students will turn a small bowl and a wooden mallet. This is the perfect class for the beginning turner, or a great way to hone your turning skills. Jeremy is a credentialed teacher and is a premier local woodturner.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $95.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Jack's Turning Workshop

Sunday, July 9, 1 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jack Stellman
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Wood and any pen or small turning kit & the accompanying bushings that you wish to work on. The instructor will provide the turning tools. You may bring your own if you prefer.
Description: In this class/workshop, our resident pen & small turning projects expert Jack will help you with any and all turning problems or questions. If you need help with ANYTHING pen or small project related, this is the class for YOU!
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Turn a European Style Pen

Thursday, July 13, 6 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jack Stellman
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Tools provided by the instructor include a sharp 1/2" Spindle Gouge & a sharp 3/16” parting tool. You may bring your own if you desire. Bring your own safety Glasses & hearing protection.
Description: If you have been turning slim line pens and want to expand your turning skills then this is the class for you. Jack will take you through the steps to make a beautiful European style pen. He has the helpful hints and tips to help you create a fine writing instrument.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Introduction to CNC Carving

Saturday, July 15, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bob Prichard
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 1-10
Tools Required:
Description: This demonstration class will introduce students to the new & affordable computer controlled carving machines that have hit the market. Bob is an expert on these machines & he'll get you on your way to being an expert too!
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $95.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Introduction to Woodworking: Make a Laminated Cutting Board

Sunday, July 16, 9:30 AM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Ray Woodbeck
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses and Hearing Protection, note pad and a pencil.
Description: In this hands-on class, you will be introduced to tools like the table saw, jointer, planer, band saw, spindle sander, and router. Students will construct a multi-colored cutting board using hardwoods like maple, beech, cherry, alder, purpleheart, yellowheart and padauk. General and machine safety, wood choice, and adhesive selection will be covered. And you will take home a cutting board fit for the finest gourmet kitchen!
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $115.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Make your Own Resin Pen Blank Wall Street Pen

Part 1: Thursday, July 20, 6 PM - 8:30 PM
Part 2: Thursday, July 27, 6 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Tyler Hickox
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses. Woodcraft supplies all turning tools.
Description: In this two night class, students will not only learn to turn a Wall Street II pen, but they will make their own custom resin pen blanks! On the first night, everyone will make their custom resin blanks! On the second night, students will turn the pen from the blank they created!
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $120.00
Tuition Notes: This is a two-night class. It will be held on two consecutive Thursday nights. The $120.00 covers both nights and all materials.

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Router Table Techniques

Saturday, July 22, 9:30 AM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jeremy Nuttall
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Any router bits you own, safety glasses & hearing protection
Description: Learn to use a router table in this hands on class. The use of fences, jigs, and specialty bits will be covered along with router table safety.
Prerequisite: Previous Router Experience
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Face Carving

Sunday, July 23, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jim Hanson
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Carving Glove, Thumb Guard, Detail Knife & Standard Carving Knife
Description: Develop a face stick that you can use as a reference for future carvings. Jim will show you how to carve basic features and details such as the eyes, nose, mouth and ears. Samples are on display at the store.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $95.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Inlay Techniques

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Adam Panto
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Tools provided by the instructor include sharp wood chisels & carving tools, mallet, scroll saw, routers & bits. You may bring your own if you desire. Bring your own safety glasses & hearing protection.
Description: Inlay can add to any project, but it can be intimidating. In this hands-on class, Adam will show students multiple ways to create inlay using both routers, the scroll saw, & hand tools. The instructor provides all the wood and students will take home two inlaid wood pieces.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $105.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Birdhouses & Nesting Boxes for Native Birds

Sunday, July 30, 9:30 AM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Adam Panto
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection, and a Dust Mask (if desired).
Description: Our local birds can always use another cozy place to raise a family. In this class, Adam will show you how to build the proper sized nesting boxes for the birds where you live. Ornithologists have figured out what various species are looking for & Adam, an avid birder, will pass the knowledge on to you! Each student will take home at least one completed nesting box.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes: All materials provided

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Introduction to Power Carving

Thursday, August 3, 6 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Adam Panto
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-10
Tools Required:
Description: There is more to power carving than most people think. In this demonstration class, Adam will cover Foredom and Dremel use, along with power carving techniques using angle grinders, die grinders, bandsaws, stationary belt sanders, and even carving chainsaws! He will also cover safety, wood selection and design considerations. From wooden spoons to large sculpture, power carving can do it all!
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Scroll Saw Techniques

Saturday, August 5, 9:30 AM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Adam Panto
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-8
Tools Required: Contact Store For Saw Availability. Students should plan on bringing their own saw if they own one.
Description: In this fun, hands-on class Adam starts with the basics. Blade selection, safety, layout, and basic cutting techniques are all covered. Then, he will take you step by step through a project or two you can take home with you!
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $105.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Woodburning

Sunday, August 6, 9:30 AM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Ray Woodbeck
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: All participants will need to bring their own wood burning tool and tips. Optional materials include your own wood species and artwork that you can burn onto the wood.
Description: In this class you will learn the basics of wood burning. You will learn how to burn lettering and pictures onto wood in this hands-on class. Bring your own art that can be copied and burned onto the wood. Ray will teach how to work with the grain patterns and control the heat of the wood burning tool.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Turn a Candlestick

Thursday, August 10, 6 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mike Dunajski
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: The instructor will provide the turning tools. Bring a Face Shield & Dust Mask
Description: Using spindle turning tools, Mike will teach students to create a custom candlestick on the lathe. A candlestick is the perfect first project for the beginning turner, or a great way to hone your spindle turning skills.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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How to Use Planers & Jointers

Saturday, August 12, 9:30 AM - 12 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Adam Panto
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection & Notebook
Description: In this demonstration/lecture class, students will learn how to set up both the jointer and the thickness planer, and how to use them safely. You will learn how to properly machine rough sawn wood into surfaced lumber ready to use for any project. Topics will include setting knives, infeed and outfeed table height, proper feed direction, and reading grain.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Get The Most Out Of Your Tablesaw

Saturday, August 12, 1:30 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection & Notebook
Description: This will be a demonstration style class which will highlight the proper tuning and usage of your table saw. You will learn how to align the blade and fence, and work a tenoning jig, sliding table, finger joint jig and other table saw accessories.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Intro To Pen Turning - The American Slim

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jack Stellman
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Tools provided by the instructor include a sharp 1/2" Spindle Gouge & a sharp 3/16” parting tool. You may bring your own if you desire. Bring your own safety glasses & hearing protection.
Description: Students will learn the proper steps to make a unique pen, from cutting and turning to finishing and final assembly. Each person will turn a pen to take home. They make great gifts, so sign up today!
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Cabinetry 1: Building a Carcass & Face Frame

Saturday, August 19, 9:30 AM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mike Dunajski
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: The first step in building cabinets is constructing the "box" or carcass. In this hands on class, you will learn the proper techniques to create a strong and durable cabinet carcass. Joinery and assembly techniques for most cabinet applications will be covered. The Kreg jig will be used for the face frame assembly as well.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $115.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Carving A Bottle Stopper

Sunday, August 20, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jim Hanson
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Bench Knife, Detail Knife, 2mm Or 3mm Parting Tool, #5 - 12mm Gouge, #6 - 8mm Gouge & Carving Glove
Description: Carve a bottle stopper with a western character head on it. Jim will bring in a couple designs for you to choose from. With a minimum of tools, you can create a great conversation piece that will also keep those open bottles corked!
Prerequisite: Some carving experience or the Face Carving class.
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Turn an Acrylic Wall Street Pen

Thursday, August 24, 6 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jack Stellman
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Tools provided by the instructor include a sharp 1/2" Spindle Gouge. You may bring your own if you desire. Bring your own safety Glasses & hearing protection.
Description: Jack will teach you to turn this popular, elegant pen. He will also show you the tips and techniques required to successfully drill, glue, turn, and finish acrylic pen blanks.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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An American Classic: The Adirondack Chair

Part 1: Saturday, August 26, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Part 2: Sunday, August 27, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mike Dunajski
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Cordless Drill, Router, Jigsaw, Adirondack Chair Templates, Safety Glasses, and Hearing Protection
Description: This is a hands-on class where students will build their own chair & take home the templates to build more! By following a plan, using templates & portable power tools, you will learn to build an American Classic - the Adirondack chair. Instructions for finishing will be covered for you to complete at home.
Prerequisite: Basic Woodworking Skills
Tuition: $225.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Cabinetry 2: Building Stile & Rail Doors

Saturday, September 2, 9:30 AM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mike Dunajski
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: In this class, you'll learn to make stile and rail cabinet doors with a raised panel. Students will take home their completed doors. As in most cabinet making, the table saw and router table are the main tools used for door construction.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $105.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Carving A Cowboy Head

Sunday, September 3, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jim Hanson
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Bench Knife, Detail Knife, 2mm Or 3mm Parting Tool, #5 - 12mm Gouge, #6 - 8mm Gouge & Carving Glove
Description: Howdy partners! Mosey on down to the ol' Woodcraft carving corral and carve yourself a western cowboy plaque! Jumpin' Jim Hanson will take you step by step through the carving, using his 25 plus years of carving experience to give you all the tips, tricks and techniques needed to produce a prize-winning carving.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Fancy Laminated Turning Techniques

Thursday, September 7, 6 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mike Dunajski
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 0-10
Tools Required:
Description: In this demonstration class, Mike will show students how to glue up & turn several different beautiful patterns for small turning projects like ornaments, bottle stoppers, etc. Stop by the store to see what you'll learn how to do.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Turning A Cigar Pen

Sunday, September 10, 1:30 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jack Stellman
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Tools provided by the instructor include a sharp 1/2" Spindle Gouge & a sharp 3/16” parting tool. You may bring your own if you desire. Bring your own safety glasses & hearing protection.
Description: Have you ever wanted a fine writing instrument? Let Jack teach you to turn this extra-large beauty. This is the undisputed KING of writing utensils and they make great gifts.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Sharpening Your Hand Tools

Thursday, September 14, 6 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Daniel Livsey
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: One dull hand tool.
Description: Do you have trouble getting that razor-sharp edge on your plane irons and chisels? If so, this is the class for you! Using both bench stones and sharpening machines, we will show you how to put the perfect edge on your hand tools. Since this is a hands-on class, make sure you bring a tool to sharpen (no more than one). You'll take it home honed and ready to use.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $55.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Porter Cable Dovetail Jig Basics

Saturday, September 16, 9:30 AM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Ray Woodbeck
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Bring your Porter Cable Jig & Bits
Description: Dovetails are a classic woodworking joint, and in this class, you will learn the ins and outs of Porter Cable's 4200 Series dovetail jigs as you build a box. The 4216 Deluxe Combo Jig will be used by the instructor in the class to show students just how easy it can be to create strong, accurate half-blind dovetails with a quality jig and the know-how to use it!
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $105.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Power Carving: Carve a Rainbow Trout

Saturday, September 23, 9:30 AM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Adam Panto
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Power Carver, Dust Mask, Face Shield or Safety Glasses
Description: If you own a Dremel, Foredom, or other rotary tool this class is for you! Adam will show you how to carve a realistic rainbow trout in this hands-on class. He will cover stock removal techniques, choosing the right burrs for the job, the double-cut technique on the bandsaw for quick stock removal and more.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $115.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Scroll Saw Intarsia

Sunday, September 24, 9:30 AM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Adam Panto
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Tools provided by the instructor include scroll saws & scroll saw blades. We recommend that you bring your own saw if you own one. Bring your own safety glasses & hearing protection.
Description: Intarsia is a technique where pictures are created in wood using different species and grain patterns for contrast. The cutting is done on a scroll saw in such a way that they fit together perfectly. The individual pieces are shaped and sanded to create depth. In this hands-on class, each student will be creating an intarsia penguin out of maple and walnut.
Prerequisite: Basic Scrollsaw experience or the Scroll Basics Class.
Tuition: $110.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Intro to Hand-Cut Dovetails

Thursday, September 28, 6 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Dave Traversi
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Dovetail saw (western or Japanese), SHARP 1/2” & 1/4” chisels, mallet, marking knife, dovetail marker, pencil, marking gauge, fret saw, & eye protection. A pair of magnification glasses, pocket knife and a pair of dividers are optional.
Description: The topic of this hands-on class is the most fundamental of all woodworking joints: The Through Dovetail. Students will learn the basics of dovetail layout as well as basic saw and chisel control as we practice cutting many dovetails. Safety and tool selection will be covered as well. A handout is provided, eliminating the need to take notes & highlighting the basic steps covered in class as well as some suggested exercises to guide you as you master this classic joint.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Introduction to Turning Wood: Bowl and Mallet

Saturday, September 30, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jack Stellman
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Roughing Gouge, Bowl Gouge, Spindle Gouge, Skew, Parting Tool, Face Shield & Dust Mask
Description: In this hands-on class, Jack will be teaching both of the main skills in woodturning; face plate turning and how to create all of the basic spindle shapes and cuts. Students will turn a small bowl and a wooden mallet. This is the perfect class for the beginning turner, or a great way to hone your turning skills.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $95.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Cabinetry 3: How to Build Drawers

Sunday, October 1, 9:30 AM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mike Dunajski
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: Drawers can be one of the trickiest parts in the building of cabinets. In this hands-on class, students will learn techniques used to build strong, dependable drawers for your home or workshop cabinetry. Most of the work will be done using just a router table and a table saw, but Mike will cover other tools as well.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes:

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Make a Custom Drop Point Knife

Saturday, October 7, 1 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mike Dunajski
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 0-5
Tools Required: All tools provided by the store. Bring hearing protection & safety glasses
Description: In this hands on class, students of any skill level will learn the ins and outs of knife making! With a set of wooden knife scales and a drop point knife blank provided by the store, each student will create their own custom knife to take home. Mike will cover attaching the scales to the knife blank, shaping, and the final finishing/polishing.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Turning a Bolt Action Pen

Thursday, October 12, 6 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jack Stellman
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Tools provided by the instructor include a sharp 1/2" Spindle Gouge. You may bring your own if you desire. Bring your own safety glasses & hearing protection.
Description: Have you ever wanted a fine writing instrument? Let Jack teach you to make a bolt action pen in this hands-on class. It's a great pen that perfectly shows off beautiful wood and it's a real conversation piece too!
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Using Your Hand Held Router

Sunday, October 15, 9:30 AM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Adam Panto
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: Bring your router, any router bits you own, hearing protection & safety glasses
Description: Routers can be intimidating. In this hands on class, students will learn how to safely use this versatile tool for creating decorative edges, cutting grooves and dadoes, and template routing among other techniques. Bit selection and router accessories will also be covered.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $105.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Introduction To Relief Carving

Thursday, October 19, 6 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Adam Panto
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-10
Tools Required: Notebook & Pencil
Description: In this demonstration class, Adam will discuss the different types of relief carving, carving patterns, and some basic designs for relief carving. He will also go over tool basics, sharpening, and wood selection. A professional carver, Adam will demonstrate various techniques and styles of carving.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Bandsaw Techniques

Saturday, October 21, 9:30 AM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Adam Panto
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Dust mask or Respirator, Notebook & Pencil
Description: The bandsaw can be one of the most useful tools in your shop. In this hands-on class, students will learn to set up and align a bandsaw, bandsaw safety, proper cutting techniques, and what blades to use for specific cuts. He will also cover specific techniques like curve cutting, double-cutting, bevel cutting, resawing, and more. Students will leave the class with a greater appreciation for this versatile tool and the confidence to use it. And each student will cut a bandsaw box to take home!
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $110.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Face Carving

Sunday, October 22, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jim Hanson
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Carving Glove, Thumb Guard, Detail Knife & Standard Carving Knife
Description: Develop a face stick that you can use as a reference for future carvings. Jim will show you how to carve basic features and details such as the eyes, nose, mouth and ears. Samples are on display at the store.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $95.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Advanced Hand-Cut Dovetails

Thursday, October 26, 6 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Dave Traversi
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Dovetail saw (western or Japanese), SHARP 1/2”, 1/4”, & 1/8” chisels, mallet, marking knife, dovetail marker, pencil, marking gauge, fret saw, 2 pair of dividers, & eye protection. A pair of left/right skew chisels or a fishtail chisel, magnification
Description: In this advanced hands-on class, students will learn the most beautiful and useful form of dovetail joinery: The Half Blind Dovetail. We will cut many dovetails and learn several useful shortcuts to achieve beautiful results. Safety and tool selection will be discussed. Lastly, we will uncover the importance of using a shooting board and bench plane to get beautiful results.
Prerequisite: Students should have completed the Intro To Hand-Cut Dovetails class or have prior experience cutting through dovetails.
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Introduction to Woodworking: Make a Laminated Cutting Board

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Ray Woodbeck
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses and Hearing Protection, note pad and a pencil.
Description: In this hands-on class, you will be introduced to tools like the table saw, jointer, planer, band saw, spindle sander, and router. Students will construct a multi-colored cutting board using hardwoods like maple, beech, cherry, alder, purpleheart, yellowheart and padauk. General and machine safety, wood choice, and adhesive selection will be covered. And you will take home a cutting board fit for the finest gourmet kitchen!
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $115.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Turning Lidded Boxes

Sunday, October 29, 1 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jack Stellman
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses or Face Shield & Dust Mask
Description: Perfect for both the beginner or intermediate student interested in the endless variety of box shapes the lathe can produce. You will learn the back-cutting technique for producing lidded boxes on the lathe. Don't miss out on this exciting class!
Prerequisite: Spindle or Bowl Turning Class or basic lathe skills.
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Hollow Form Turning

Thursday, November 9, 6 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Daniel Livsey
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: The instructor will provide turning tools, please bring safety glasses & dust masks.
Description: If you’ve turned a few bowls, maybe you’re ready to start turning vases or other hollow forms. This class will focus on both hollowing end-grain and cross-grain forms. Daniel will provide the tools & prepared blanks so the students can get straight to hollowing. Students are welcome to bring their own hollowing tools if they own them.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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