Woodcraft of San Antonio

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Phone:
(210) 545-5885
Fax:
(866) 544-4525
Email:
sanantonio-retail@woodcraft.com

13719 San Pedro
San Antonio, TX 78232

Hours of Operation

sunday 11 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

Intro to the Lathe

Friday, January 27, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: Eye, ear & dust protection, high necked shirt
Description: Have you thought about turning a beautiful project on the lathe? Now you can; select a bowl, vase, candlestick, or a goblet as your project. Louis will teach you the various parts of the lathe, proper safety, turning techniques, and a ton of useful tips. Finally, you will learn the various styles of finishing for your project. Not only do you learn to turn, but you take your chosen project home with you!
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Pen Turning Basics

Monday, January 30, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: N/A
Description: Use basic spindle turning skills to craft a beautiful wooden ink pen. Learn all the components used such as pen blanks, mandrels, pen mills and the pen press while you make a handmade wooden pen on the lathe. Pen turning is easy and enjoyable, and you end up with a great ink pen.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Turning Segmented Bowls

Saturday, February 4, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Class Size: 1-3
Tools Required: Safety glasses, dust mask, high neck t-shirt
Description: In this class, Louis will cover all of the aspects of turning a segmented bowl. Included in the class will be instruction on the difference between stacking segmented rings, making staves and wood lamination. You will learn the mathematics of design, cutting, and glue up. Using the table saw Louis will cover the various methods of cutting segments which will be glued into segment rings. At the end of the class, you will have a segmented bowl to turn. Take advantage of this offering... the class should fill up quickly.
Prerequisite: Bowl turning experience required
Tuition: $110.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Intro to the Scroll Saw: Puzzle

Friday, February 10, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-3
Tools Required: Eye Protection, Dust Mask
Description: In this class you will learn to use a scroll saw. Louis will teach you proper safety procedures, blade selection, set-up, design options, and material selection. Now it is time for some skill drills so you can get a feel for straight cuts as well as curved cuts. Next it is time to cut your project with your newly acquired skills. You end the afternoon with a new skill as well as a puzzle.
Prerequisite: none
Tuition: $95.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Intro to the Lathe

Monday, February 13, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: Eye, ear & dust protection, high necked shirt
Description: Have you thought about turning a beautiful project on the lathe? Now you can; select a bowl, vase, candlestick, or a goblet as your project. Louis will teach you the various parts of the lathe, proper safety, turning techniques, and a ton of useful tips. Finally, you will learn the various styles of finishing for your project. Not only do you learn to turn, but you take your chosen project home with you!
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Tuning and Using Your Hand Plane

Monday, February 13, 5 PM - 8 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: Bring one hand plane to be tuned and sharpened
Description: During this hand-on class, the student will learn the uses, tuning and overall maintenance for hand planes. Sharpening techniques will be discussed and practiced. Lastly, students will learn to tune their hand plane to get optimal results. Great class to learn all the ins and outs of hand plane usage/maintenance. Class length dependent on number of students.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Introduction to Wood Burning

Friday, February 24, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: Eye protection, dust mask.
Description: Wood burning (pyrography) is an age-old craft to create images in wood...whether it be flat surfaces, or decorations in turned pieces. In this hands-on class, Louis teaches the techniques used in making a beautiful picture burned into wood. You will learn layout, copying, design transfer, wood selection, and burning methods. A wood burning tool is included in the materials cost. You will leave with a beautiful picture on wood.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Pen Turning Basics

Monday, February 27, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: N/A
Description: Use basic spindle turning skills to craft a beautiful wooden ink pen. Learn all the components used such as pen blanks, mandrels, pen mills and the pen press while you make a handmade wooden pen on the lathe. Pen turning is easy and enjoyable, and you end up with a great ink pen.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Intro to the Lathe

Friday, March 3, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: Eye, ear & dust protection, high necked shirt
Description: Have you thought about turning a beautiful project on the lathe? Now you can; select a bowl, vase, candlestick, or a goblet as your project. Louis will teach you the various parts of the lathe, proper safety, turning techniques, and a ton of useful tips. Finally, you will learn the various styles of finishing for your project. Not only do you learn to turn, but you take your chosen project home with you!
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Intro to the Table Saw

Friday, March 10, 9 AM - 12 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: Eye, hearing & dust protection
Description: In this class the student will learn the fundamentals of using the table saw. Safety will be stressed. You will learn the various parts of the table saw, various types of table saws and their uses. You will also learn basic cutting operations and will make the cuts in a hands-on process. Safety will be an important part of the class. Get the fundamentals of using this important woodshop tool in class.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Band Saw Basics

Friday, March 10, 1 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: None
Description: Learn how to get the best performance from a truly versatile machine. We will demonstrate proper blade tracking setup, wheel alignment, and safety for your bandsaw. Get the best out of your bandsaw by learning more of what it can do for you!
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Pen Turning Basics

Monday, March 13, 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: Safety glasses, dust mask, high neck t-shirt
Description: Use basic spindle turning skills to craft a beautiful wooden ink pen. Learn all the components used such as pen blanks, mandrels, pen mills and the pen press while you make a handmade wooden pen on the lathe. Pen turning is easy and enjoyable, and you end up with a great ink pen.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

Click Here to Request Information

Tuning and Using Your Hand Plane

Monday, March 13, 5 PM - 8 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: Bring one hand plane to be tuned and sharpened
Description: During this hand-on class, the student will learn the uses, tuning and overall maintenance for hand planes. Sharpening techniques will be discussed and practiced. Lastly, students will learn to tune their hand plane to get optimal results. Great class to learn all the ins and outs of hand plane usage/maintenance. Class length dependent on number of students.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Intermediate/Advanced Lathe Techniques

Saturday, March 18, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: eye protection, dust mask, high neck T-shirt
Description: This class is for those that have turning experience and want to expand their knowledge and techniques. Some of the techniques you will practice include: Reproduction work, captive rings, beads, indexed fluting, finials, offset turning, and also discussing precision boring, and custom mandrels.
Prerequisite: Turning experience
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Intro to the Lathe

Friday, March 24, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: Eye, ear & dust protection, high necked shirt
Description: Have you thought about turning a beautiful project on the lathe? Now you can; select a bowl, vase, candlestick, or a goblet as your project. Louis will teach you the various parts of the lathe, proper safety, turning techniques, and a ton of useful tips. Finally, you will learn the various styles of finishing for your project. Not only do you learn to turn, but you take your chosen project home with you!
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes:

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

Click Here to Request Information

Router Basics

Monday, March 27, 9 AM - 12 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: Eye, ear and dust protection
Description: During this hands-on class students will learn about the different types of routers, router bits, maintenance procedures, and safety tips. After some open discussion about how a router can be an asset in your shop, you will move into actual operation. It is time for a few skill drills and learn to apply proper techniques to get a smooth profile on your project. This is a great refresher class and stepping stone to the afternoon class which is Router Table Basics.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Router Table Basics

Monday, March 27, 1 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: Eye, Ear & Dust protection
Description: During this class students will learn how a router table can be a valuable asset in the shop. This is a hands-on class where you will learn proper safety techniques, set-up, bit selection, and maintenance of your router table. If you have ever thought about making your own custom moulding/trim then this class is a must. In fact, after some open discussion you will learn how a couple of bits can produce a variety of profiles. Then you will actually mill a custom piece of moulding/trim. This is a great class for anyone wanting to get the most out of their router table.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Turning Segmented Bowls

Friday, April 7, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Class Size: 1-3
Tools Required: Safety glasses, dust mask, high neck t-shirt
Description: In this class, Louis will cover all of the aspects of turning a segmented bowl. Included in the class will be instruction on the difference between stacking segmented rings, making staves and wood lamination. You will learn the mathematics of design, cutting, and glue up. Using the table saw Louis will cover the various methods of cutting segments which will be glued into segment rings. At the end of the class, you will have a segmented bowl to turn. Take advantage of this offering... the class should fill up quickly.
Prerequisite: Bowl turning experience required
Tuition: $110.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Pen Turning Basics

Monday, April 10, 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: Provided
Description: Use basic spindle turning skills to craft a beautiful wooden ink pen. Learn all the components used such as pen blanks, mandrels, pen mills and the pen press while you make a handmade wooden pen on the lathe. Pen turning is easy and enjoyable, and you end up with a great ink pen.
Prerequisite: Basic turning skills
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

Click Here to Request Information

Intro to the Lathe

Saturday, April 15, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: Eye, ear & dust protection, high necked shirt
Description: Have you thought about turning a beautiful project on the lathe? Now you can; select a bowl, vase, candlestick, or a goblet as your project. Louis will teach you the various parts of the lathe, proper safety, turning techniques, and a ton of useful tips. Finally, you will learn the various styles of finishing for your project. Not only do you learn to turn, but you take your chosen project home with you!
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes:

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

Click Here to Request Information

Intro to the Table Saw

Friday, April 21, 9 AM - 12 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: Eye, hearing & dust protection
Description: In this class the student will learn the fundamentals of using the table saw. Safety will be stressed. You will learn the various parts of the table saw, various types of table saws and their uses. You will also learn basic cutting operations and will make the cuts in a hands-on process. Safety will be an important part of the class. Get the fundamentals of using this important woodshop tool in class.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Intro to the Lathe

Monday, April 24, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: Eye, ear & dust protection, high necked shirt
Description: Have you thought about turning a beautiful project on the lathe? Now you can; select a bowl, vase, candlestick, or a goblet as your project. Louis will teach you the various parts of the lathe, proper safety, turning techniques, and a ton of useful tips. Finally, you will learn the various styles of finishing for your project. Not only do you learn to turn, but you take your chosen project home with you!
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes:

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

Click Here to Request Information

Router Basics

Friday, April 28, 9 AM - 12 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: Eye, ear and dust protection
Description: During this hands-on class students will learn about the different types of routers, router bits, maintenance procedures, and safety tips. After some open discussion about how a router can be an asset in your shop, you will move into actual operation. It is time for a few skill drills and learn to apply proper techniques to get a smooth profile on your project. This is a great refresher class and stepping stone to the afternoon class which is Router Table Basics.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

Click Here to Request Information

Router Table Basics

Friday, April 28, 1 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 1-4
Tools Required: Eye, Ear & Dust protection
Description: During this class students will learn how a router table can be a valuable asset in the shop. This is a hands-on class where you will learn proper safety techniques, set-up, bit selection, and maintenance of your router table. If you have ever thought about making your own custom moulding/trim then this class is a must. In fact, after some open discussion you will learn how a couple of bits can produce a variety of profiles. Then you will actually mill a custom piece of moulding/trim. This is a great class for anyone wanting to get the most out of their router table.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

Click Here to Request Information

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