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Phone:
(206) 767-6394
Fax:
(206) 767-8034
Email:
seattle-retail@woodcraft.com

5963 Corson Ave. S. Suite #120
Seattle, WA 98108

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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The Anarchists Camp Chair

Part 1: Thursday, August 17, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, August 24, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, August 31, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Thursday, September 7, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Steve Dando
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required:
Description: This is our take on the venerable mahogany and leather campaign chair used by the British Army in the 19th century. The chair had to be portable and be able to be broken down and packed in a hurry. Our version holds true to this heritage. Made from Sapele and riveted leather the class has a little of everything. To make the frame The student will use the Lathe, table saw, band saw, jointer, thickness planer, drill press and drum/belt sander. The leather components will be made from upholstery leather, cut and riveted by the student.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $525.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Turning 101

Part 1: Friday, August 25, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Saturday, August 26, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jack Wayne
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-4
Tools Required: Safety Gear (safety glasses, ear protection, dust protection, closed-toe shoes)
Description: This class covers basic lathe operation, safety, lathe tools, and some sharpening. This is a must class for anyone who wants to learn the art of woodturning. The Captain will guide you through several hands-on exercises to learn the basics of turning wood and you'll leave with a bowl and multi-use mallet. All tools are provided for this class.
Prerequisite: none
Tuition: $250.00
Tuition Notes: A material fee of $35 payable to the instructor is required for this class.

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

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Sawdust Therapy I (Beginning Woodworking)

Part 1: Monday, August 7, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Monday, August 14, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Monday, August 21, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Monday, August 28, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 5: Monday, September 11, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Steve Dando
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Safety Gear Including Hearing Protection, Safety Glasses & Dust Mask
Description: Learn the basics of using power tools for woodworking. You'll learn about the router, drill press, dovetail jigs, jointer, planer, band saw, and more as you create a tool box/garden tote/candle box.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $250.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Executive Pen

Tuesday, August 29, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: John Jones
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-4
Tools Required: Safety Gear (safety glasses, ear protection, dust protection, closed-toe shoes).
Description: Join our pen turning instructor John, as he guides you in creating an executive European-style pen, suitable for gift giving. Whether it's your first pen ever, or a new style for you, you'll learn some new tricks along with basic turning skills.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes: Includes materials for one pen

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

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Scroll Saw 101

Wednesday, August 30, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: David Lippincott
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-5
Tools Required: Safety gear, including eye, hearing, and dust protection.
Description: This class covers the types of scroll saws available, proper blade selection, set-up, and safe operation of the scroll saw. It's a hands-on class and you'll be going through numerous exercises: learning how to start a cut, follow patterns, make turns, and all the basics that'll get you started in a fun and fulfilling hobby.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Turning the Classic Pepper Mill

Sunday, September 3, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: David Lippincott
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 2-4
Tools Required: Safety Gear (safety glasses, ear protection, dust protection, closed-toe shoes). Turning Tools will be provided.
Description: In this class the student will learn how to design a pepper mill, transfer the design to a story board, and turn the pepper mill using the story board as a pattern. Through the course of several hands-on exercises to learn the basics of spindle turning, the student will produce their own pepper mill to take home. Lathe operation, safety and some sharpening will also be covered. Appropriate turning tools will be provided.
Prerequisite: Must Have Basic Turning Skills, Or Have Completed Turning 101.
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes: Includes materials for one pepper mill.

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

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Oaxacan Wood Carving

Part 1: Tuesday, September 5, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, September 12, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Tuesday, September 19, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Tuesday, September 26, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Saman Shojaei
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-10
Tools Required: Sharp carving tools (check with store) are required for the class; Safety Gear (safety glasses, ear protection, dust protection, closed-toe shoes)
Description: Anyone who has been to Mexico has seen these wildly painted carved animal figurines. In this introductory carving class Saman will teach the student how to carve and paint them for themselves. During the class, Saman will discuss and demonstrate tool use, as well as sharpening and honing techniques to keep your tool edges razor sharp. Once the carving is complete the real fun begins as your imagination is free to paint the figures as brightly and wildly as you like. Saman also happens to be and excellent painter and will show the students various ways to really make their creations unique.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $175.00
Tuition Notes: All materials are included in the cost of the class

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

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Basic Finishing

Wednesday, September 6, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Michele Morton
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2-10
Tools Required: Safety Gear
Description: Join finishing expert, Michele Morton, in a Q & A class that will focus on the "basics" of finishing. Michele will answer questions and review application methods for oil, urethane, varnish, lacquer, shellac and waxes. A discussion regarding the differences between stains and dyes and mixing and matching custom colors. How to prevent disastrous mistakes and methods to correct them will also be covered. Come with your questions and lets help take the mystery out of finishing. If you need to know the basics, or need a refresher, this is the class for you!
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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The Anarchists Camp Chair

Part 1: Thursday, August 17, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, August 24, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, August 31, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Thursday, September 7, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Steve Dando
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required:
Description: This is our take on the venerable mahogany and leather campaign chair used by the British Army in the 19th century. The chair had to be portable and be able to be broken down and packed in a hurry. Our version holds true to this heritage. Made from Sapele and riveted leather the class has a little of everything. To make the frame The student will use the Lathe, table saw, band saw, jointer, thickness planer, drill press and drum/belt sander. The leather components will be made from upholstery leather, cut and riveted by the student.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $525.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Turning 101

Part 1: Friday, September 8, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Saturday, September 9, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jack Wayne
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-4
Tools Required: Safety Gear (safety glasses, ear protection, dust protection, closed-toe shoes)
Description: This class covers basic lathe operation, safety, lathe tools, and some sharpening. This is a must class for anyone who wants to learn the art of woodturning. The Captain will guide you through several hands-on exercises to learn the basics of turning wood and you'll leave with a bowl and multi-use mallet. All tools are provided for this class.
Prerequisite: none
Tuition: $250.00
Tuition Notes: A material fee of $35 payable to the instructor is required for this class.

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

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Pyrography/Wood Burning 101

Sunday, September 10, 12:30 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Sylvia Wayne
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Bring your woodburning tools, tools will be provide if you do not have any. Safety Gear (safety glasses, ear protection, dust protection, closed-toe shoes).
Description: This is a class for anyone who has ever wanted to add designs or decorations to "jazz-up" their woodworking projects. Specifically, those who have a woodburning tool in their shop or craft room that they haven't quite figured out how to use yet. Sylvia will show you the basic burning tips needed for any machine. Then she'll show you her way of using each of them to achieve any simple design that you might want to create. Bring your woodburning tools and let Sylvia show you how to put them to work for you.
Prerequisite: none
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes: Includes materials

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

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Sawdust Therapy I (Beginning Woodworking)

Part 1: Monday, August 7, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Monday, August 14, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Monday, August 21, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Monday, August 28, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 5: Monday, September 11, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Steve Dando
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Safety Gear Including Hearing Protection, Safety Glasses & Dust Mask
Description: Learn the basics of using power tools for woodworking. You'll learn about the router, drill press, dovetail jigs, jointer, planer, band saw, and more as you create a tool box/garden tote/candle box.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $250.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Carving in the Round

Part 1: Wednesday, September 13, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, September 20, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Wednesday, September 27, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Wednesday, October 4, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Saman Shojaei
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-10
Tools Required: Sharp carving tools (check with store) are required for the class; Safety Gear (safety glasses, ear protection, dust protection, closed-toe shoes)
Description: Would you like to see how you would do carving a 3-dimensional figure or object? Saman is just the person to show you how to go about it, from the different tools to use to what woods to choose for your project. In this class, a 3-dimensional whimsical animal will be carved. During the class, Saman will discuss and demonstrate sharpening and honing techniques to keep your tool edges razor sharp.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $175.00
Tuition Notes: All materials are included in the cost of the class

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

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Intro to SketchUp for Woodworking

Saturday, September 16, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jerry Bass
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2-12
Tools Required: Your computer with the most recent version of SketchUp (free version) and a 2-button mouse with wheel
Description: In this class, you'll learn all the SketchUp basics needed for effective design and modeling of wood projects. This class takes you through a sequence of learning modules, each starting with discussion and demonstration, and ending with you performing the operations on your own computer under instructor guidance. There are also project modules during which you use the skills learned up to that point to create a realistic model of something relevant to woodworking. Applying skills you will have learned throughout the day, you will use SketchUp to model a table with tapered legs, assembled using mortise and tenon joinery, and including decorative features you select to customize the design.
Prerequisite: Basic familiarity with Google SketchUp
Tuition: $160.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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A Journey on Joinery (For the Beginner)

Sunday, September 17, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jerry Bass
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-8
Tools Required: Safety Gear (safety glasses, ear protection, dust protection, closed-toe shoes).
Description: This introductory class will teach you about six different types of popular joints: a drawer lock joint, a mortise and tenon joint, a dowel joint, a box joint, a dado joint, and biscuit joinery. You will create a serving tray using each of these six joints, and will use tools such as the mortiser, router table and dado blade on a tablesaw. Join Jerry as he shows you how to construct each joint and learn his insights as to "how to select the appropriate joint for various woodworking projects." Jerry's instruction and guidance will ease any hesitations you may have had about joinery and you'll leave with your own 'hands-on reminder' (i.e., the serving tray)!
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $160.00
Tuition Notes: A material fee of $20 payable to the instructor is required for this class

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

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Sawdust Therapy I (Beginning Woodworking)

Part 1: Monday, September 18, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Monday, September 25, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Monday, October 2, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Monday, October 9, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 5: Monday, October 16, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Steve Dando
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Safety Gear Including Hearing Protection, Safety Glasses & Dust Mask
Description: Learn the basics of using power tools for woodworking. You'll learn about the router, drill press, dovetail jigs, jointer, planer, band saw, and more as you create a tool box/garden tote/candle box.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $250.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Beginning Knife Making

Saturday, September 23, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Robb Gray
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2-8
Tools Required:
Description: We are very lucky to have professional knife maker and leatherworker Robb Gray joining us as our new knife making instructor here at Woodcraft. Robb's work can be seen at Filson's flagship store here in Seattle and on their website. His work can also be found in private collections around the world. A good knife is indispensable, in this class Robb will guide the student through the process of making them. Each student will select from one of four knife kits and numerous knife scales to create their own knife. Robb will cover handle sizing, shaping, fastening, finishing and polishing. He will also discuss customizing kit blades to refine the blade shape and how to properly sharpen and maintain the blade. At the end of the class the student will walk out of class with a sharp quality knife that will last them a life time. If time permits Robb will discuss how to design and lay out a leather sheath, so you can make a sheath at home or in a future class.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $175.00
Tuition Notes: Upgrades to Knife kits and handles are available.

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

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Sawdust Therapy I (Beginning Woodworking)

Part 1: Monday, September 18, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Monday, September 25, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Monday, October 2, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Monday, October 9, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 5: Monday, October 16, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Steve Dando
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Safety Gear Including Hearing Protection, Safety Glasses & Dust Mask
Description: Learn the basics of using power tools for woodworking. You'll learn about the router, drill press, dovetail jigs, jointer, planer, band saw, and more as you create a tool box/garden tote/candle box.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $250.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Sharpening 101

Tuesday, October 3, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jeff Marsden
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2-10
Tools Required:
Description: Sharpening 101 introduces you to the various types of sharpening. Oil stones, water stones, diamond stones, dry grinding, and sharpening on the Tormek are covered. Various woodworking hand tools will be sharpened and appropriate bevel angles will be discussed for each tool. This is a hands-on class that is sure to hone your sharpening skills. Bring your dull tools to practice on.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Carving in the Round

Part 1: Wednesday, September 13, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, September 20, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Wednesday, September 27, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Wednesday, October 4, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Saman Shojaei
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-10
Tools Required: Sharp carving tools (check with store) are required for the class; Safety Gear (safety glasses, ear protection, dust protection, closed-toe shoes)
Description: Would you like to see how you would do carving a 3-dimensional figure or object? Saman is just the person to show you how to go about it, from the different tools to use to what woods to choose for your project. In this class, a 3-dimensional whimsical animal will be carved. During the class, Saman will discuss and demonstrate sharpening and honing techniques to keep your tool edges razor sharp.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $175.00
Tuition Notes: All materials are included in the cost of the class

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

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Beginning Relief Carving

Part 1: Tuesday, October 10, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, October 17, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Tuesday, October 24, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Tuesday, October 31, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Saman Shojaei
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-10
Tools Required: See Handout at the Store for recommended chisels and supplies; and Safety Gear (safety glasses, ear protection, dust protection, closed-toe shoes)
Description: Relief carving is the method used to raise a carved design on wood so that it stands above the background. Our instructor Saman will guide each student though a series of project based exercises designed to build the student's confidence. Carving chisels come in a myriad of shapes and sizes and learning the proper way to sharpen and hone the basic chisel shapes will be emphasized. This hands-on course will give you the fundamentals you need to move on to Three Dimensional Carving and Carving For Furniture.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $175.00
Tuition Notes: All carving materials are included in the price of the class

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

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Scroll Saw 101

Wednesday, October 11, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: David Lippincott
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-5
Tools Required: Safety gear, including eye, hearing, and dust protection.
Description: This class covers the types of scroll saws available, proper blade selection, set-up, and safe operation of the scroll saw. It's a hands-on class and you'll be going through numerous exercises: learning how to start a cut, follow patterns, make turns, and all the basics that'll get you started in a fun and fulfilling hobby.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Building a Dutch Tool Chest

Part 1: Thursday, October 12, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, October 19, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, October 26, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Thursday, November 2, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 5: Thursday, November 9, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 6: Thursday, November 16, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Steve Dando
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Safety Gear (safety glasses, ear protection, dust protection, closed-toe shoes)
Description: If you're like me, your hand tools are lying all over your shop and you can never find a tool when you need it. In this class we're going to help you fix that by making your hand tools a home. We will be building a classic Dutch tool chest. The chest is modeled after the Dutch Tool Chest by Christopher Schwartz. The chest will be made from Poplar and will include carrying handles, hinged lid. A variety of joints including dovetails, miters, dados, etc..., will be used in the construction of the chest. This is a solid chest, meant to last a lifetime and beyond.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $275.00
Tuition Notes: A material fee of $175 is required for this class

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

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Continuous Arm Windsor Chair

Part 1: Friday, October 13, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Saturday, October 14, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 3: Sunday, October 15, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Dave Hamilton
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 4-8
Tools Required: Materials & Tools List Available Upon Registration; Safety Gear (safety glasses, ear protection, dust protection, closed-toe shoes)
Description: Build this classic and comfortable chair when Master Chairmaker, Dave Hamilton, returns to share his expertise in this well loved class. You'll go home with your own Windsor, as well as the "know-how" to make many more of these popular chairs!
Prerequisite: Some Woodworking Experience
Tuition: $795.00
Tuition Notes: Includes materials

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

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Basic Finishing

Wednesday, October 18, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Michele Morton
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2-10
Tools Required: Safety Gear
Description: Join finishing expert, Michele Morton, in a Q & A class that will focus on the "basics" of finishing. Michele will answer questions and review application methods for oil, urethane, varnish, lacquer, shellac and waxes. A discussion regarding the differences between stains and dyes and mixing and matching custom colors. How to prevent disastrous mistakes and methods to correct them will also be covered. Come with your questions and lets help take the mystery out of finishing. If you need to know the basics, or need a refresher, this is the class for you!
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Pyrography/Wood Burning 101

Friday, October 20, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Sylvia Wayne
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Bring your woodburning tools, tools will be provide if you do not have any. Safety Gear (safety glasses, ear protection, dust protection, closed-toe shoes).
Description: This is a class for anyone who has ever wanted to add designs or decorations to "jazz-up" their woodworking projects. Specifically, those who have a woodburning tool in their shop or craft room that they haven't quite figured out how to use yet. Sylvia will show you the basic burning tips needed for any machine. Then she'll show you her way of using each of them to achieve any simple design that you might want to create. Bring your woodburning tools and let Sylvia show you how to put them to work for you.
Prerequisite: none
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes: Includes materials

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

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Hands on Applied Finishing 101

Saturday, October 21, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Michele Morton
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2-10
Tools Required: Safety Gear
Description: Get hands on experience working with dyes, stains and mordants. Understand how to use shellac as a seal coat. Apply water based and oil based grain fillers. Learn how to properly brush on a finish and the best brushes to use. Get experience rubbing out a finish to achieve the sheen you desire. Most importantly, we will discuss safety and proper disposal of rags, brushes, gloves and the other finishing tools.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Beginning Knife Making

Sunday, October 22, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Robb Gray
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2-8
Tools Required:
Description: We are very lucky to have professional knife maker and leatherworker Robb Gray joining us as our new knife making instructor here at Woodcraft. Robb's work can be seen at Filson's flagship store here in Seattle and on their website. His work can also be found in private collections around the world. A good knife is indispensable, in this class Robb will guide the student through the process of making them. Each student will select from one of four knife kits and numerous knife scales to create their own knife. Robb will cover handle sizing, shaping, fastening, finishing and polishing. He will also discuss customizing kit blades to refine the blade shape and how to properly sharpen and maintain the blade. At the end of the class the student will walk out of class with a sharp quality knife that will last them a life time. If time permits Robb will discuss how to design and lay out a leather sheath, so you can make a sheath at home or in a future class.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $175.00
Tuition Notes: Upgrades to Knife kits and handles are available.

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

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Router 102

Monday, October 23, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Steve Dando
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-5
Tools Required: Safety Equipment, including Eye, Hearing, and Dust Protection, and closed-toe shoes.
Description: Students will learn about different router tables and fence systems available today. In addition, instruction will include understanding the advantages of using a router table instead of a hand-held router for specific woodworking functions and about bits that should only be used in the router table.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Beginning Spoon Carving

Wednesday, October 25, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Saman Shojaei
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-10
Tools Required: Pfeil 8mm #5 sweep Palm Gouge #05x11 (or similar profile and quality, but SHARP), Sharpening Strop. A Carving glove is also strongly recommended.
Description: In this all day class, students will learn the basics of carving a basic kitchen spoon, one of the most comprehensive and practical carving exercises available. You will learn about wood selection, carving characteristics, preparing blanks, basic carving techniques, and a traditional oil finish which may be applied not only to carving spoons, but to most any kind of carving.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes: Materials are provided for this class

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

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Turning 101

Part 1: Friday, October 27, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Saturday, October 28, 9:30 PM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jack Wayne
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-4
Tools Required: Safety Gear (safety glasses, ear protection, dust protection, closed-toe shoes)
Description: This class covers basic lathe operation, safety, lathe tools, and some sharpening. This is a must class for anyone who wants to learn the art of woodturning. The Captain will guide you through several hands-on exercises to learn the basics of turning wood and you'll leave with a bowl and multi-use mallet. All tools are provided for this class.
Prerequisite: none
Tuition: $250.00
Tuition Notes: A material fee of $35 payable to the instructor is required for this class.

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

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Kid's Woodworking Class with Brad Meyer Build a Relaxing Kid's Chair!

Sunday, October 29, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Brad Meyer
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2-8
Tools Required:
Description: During this Kid's Woodworking Class, You and your child will learn how to properly use "Real Hand Tools". These tools will include a saw, hand drill, hammer and sander. The kids will also learn to measure their work and mark it off with a Carpenters square. Gluing and screwing with also be learned when completing the chair. It is amazing to see the pride on a child's face when they build their own chair and bring it home for years of use! All materials, tools and safety glasses included. An adult must accompany the child during this class.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes: for ages 5-12, Children Must be accompanied by a parent

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Slab Bench

Part 1: Monday, October 30, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Monday, November 6, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Monday, November 13, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Monday, November 20, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Steve Dando
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required:
Description: Time to bring out the big guns, er.....Ok chisels. In this class our instructor Steve will guide the students in the construction of a slab bench. The bench will measure 14"w x 44"long x 17" tall and all the pieces will be made from 2" thick European Beech lumber. Or if you've got that special slab of wood you been hanging on to, bring it to class and make your bench from it.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $250.00
Tuition Notes: A $200 material fee payable to the instructor is required for this class.

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Scroll Saw Christmas Ornaments

Wednesday, November 1, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: David Lippincott
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Safety Gear
Description: Join talented scoll-sawer, David, as he guides you in creating beautiful Christmas ornaments. Each student will choose from a number of Christmas themed patterns. Once a pattern is chosen David will guide each student through the proper methods to cut ornament. In this class you will learn scroll saw basics and safety, and go home with special ornaments for your tree!
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes:

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Building a Dutch Tool Chest

Part 1: Thursday, October 12, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, October 19, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, October 26, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Thursday, November 2, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 5: Thursday, November 9, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 6: Thursday, November 16, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Steve Dando
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Safety Gear (safety glasses, ear protection, dust protection, closed-toe shoes)
Description: If you're like me, your hand tools are lying all over your shop and you can never find a tool when you need it. In this class we're going to help you fix that by making your hand tools a home. We will be building a classic Dutch tool chest. The chest is modeled after the Dutch Tool Chest by Christopher Schwartz. The chest will be made from Poplar and will include carrying handles, hinged lid. A variety of joints including dovetails, miters, dados, etc..., will be used in the construction of the chest. This is a solid chest, meant to last a lifetime and beyond.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $275.00
Tuition Notes: A material fee of $175 is required for this class

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

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Table Saw 101

Friday, November 3, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: John Jones
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Safety Gear (safety glasses, ear protection, dust protection, closed-toe shoes)
Description: Table Saw 101 introduces you to basic table saw operation and safety. The class will review the types of table saws, table saw anatomy, how to maintain and tune your saw, and proper cross cutting and ripping techniques. This is a hands-on class with proper operation and safety as the main topic.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes:

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Intro to SketchUp for Woodworking

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jerry Bass
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2-12
Tools Required: Your computer with the most recent version of SketchUp (free version) and a 2-button mouse with wheel
Description: In this class, you'll learn all the SketchUp basics needed for effective design and modeling of wood projects. This class takes you through a sequence of learning modules, each starting with discussion and demonstration, and ending with you performing the operations on your own computer under instructor guidance. There are also project modules during which you use the skills learned up to that point to create a realistic model of something relevant to woodworking. Applying skills you will have learned throughout the day, you will use SketchUp to model a table with tapered legs, assembled using mortise and tenon joinery, and including decorative features you select to customize the design.
Prerequisite: Basic familiarity with Google SketchUp
Tuition: $160.00
Tuition Notes:

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A Journey on Joinery (For the Beginner)

Sunday, November 5, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jerry Bass
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-8
Tools Required: Safety Gear (safety glasses, ear protection, dust protection, closed-toe shoes).
Description: This introductory class will teach you about six different types of popular joints: a drawer lock joint, a mortise and tenon joint, a dowel joint, a box joint, a dado joint, and biscuit joinery. You will create a serving tray using each of these six joints, and will use tools such as the mortiser, router table and dado blade on a tablesaw. Join Jerry as he shows you how to construct each joint and learn his insights as to "how to select the appropriate joint for various woodworking projects." Jerry's instruction and guidance will ease any hesitations you may have had about joinery and you'll leave with your own 'hands-on reminder' (i.e., the serving tray)!
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $160.00
Tuition Notes: A material fee of $20 payable to the instructor is required for this class

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Slab Bench

Part 1: Monday, October 30, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Monday, November 6, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Monday, November 13, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Monday, November 20, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Steve Dando
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required:
Description: Time to bring out the big guns, er.....Ok chisels. In this class our instructor Steve will guide the students in the construction of a slab bench. The bench will measure 14"w x 44"long x 17" tall and all the pieces will be made from 2" thick European Beech lumber. Or if you've got that special slab of wood you been hanging on to, bring it to class and make your bench from it.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $250.00
Tuition Notes: A $200 material fee payable to the instructor is required for this class.

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

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Basic Finishing

Wednesday, November 8, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Michele Morton
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2-10
Tools Required: Safety Gear
Description: Join finishing expert, Michele Morton, in a Q & A class that will focus on the "basics" of finishing. Michele will answer questions and review application methods for oil, urethane, varnish, lacquer, shellac and waxes. A discussion regarding the differences between stains and dyes and mixing and matching custom colors. How to prevent disastrous mistakes and methods to correct them will also be covered. Come with your questions and lets help take the mystery out of finishing. If you need to know the basics, or need a refresher, this is the class for you!
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes:

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Hands on Applied Finishing 101

Sunday, November 12, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Michele Morton
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2-10
Tools Required: Safety Gear
Description: Get hands on experience working with dyes, stains and mordants. Understand how to use shellac as a seal coat. Apply water based and oil based grain fillers. Learn how to properly brush on a finish and the best brushes to use. Get experience rubbing out a finish to achieve the sheen you desire. Most importantly, we will discuss safety and proper disposal of rags, brushes, gloves and the other finishing tools.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes:

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Beginning Carving - Santa Claus

Part 1: Tuesday, November 14, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, November 21, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Tuesday, November 28, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Tuesday, December 5, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Saman Shojaei
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Carving Tools; Safety Gear (safety glasses, ear protection, dust protection, closed-toe shoes)
Description: Would you like to see how you would do carving a 3-dimensional figure or object? Saman is just the person to show you how to go about it, from the different tools to use, to what woods to choose for your project. In this class the student will learn the basics of carving in the round. Saman will guide each student through the process of creating a 3-dimensional Santa Claus figure. During the class, Saman will discuss and demonstrate sharpening and honing techniques to keep your tool edges razor sharp.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $225.00
Tuition Notes: Materials included

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

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Bandsaw 101

Wednesday, November 15, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: John Jones
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Safety Gear (safety glasses, ear protection, dust protection, closed-toe shoes)
Description: This class will teach you the proper set-up and operation of one of the most versatile and most useful power tools in your shop, the Bandsaw. Learn about the different sizes of bandsaws and their typical uses. We'll talk about choosing the right blade for what you're doing. Learn how to rip, crosscut, and cut curves efficiently and safely. And we'll show you a variety of useful bandsaw accessories that are currently available.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes:

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Router 101

Thursday, November 16, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Steve Dando
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-5
Tools Required: Safety Gear (safety glasses, ear protection, dust protection, closed-toe shoes)
Description: This class will cover three objectives: 1) Introduce and familiarize the student with the router and router components; 2) Review the various types of router bits and the appropriate application of each; and 3) Familiarize the student with the operation and adjustment of the router. This is a Hands-On class, so each student will have the opportunity to make several cuts.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes:

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Turning 101

Part 1: Friday, November 17, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Saturday, November 18, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jack Wayne
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-4
Tools Required: Safety Gear (safety glasses, ear protection, dust protection, closed-toe shoes)
Description: This class covers basic lathe operation, safety, lathe tools, and some sharpening. This is a must class for anyone who wants to learn the art of woodturning. The Captain will guide you through several hands-on exercises to learn the basics of turning wood and you'll leave with a bowl and multi-use mallet. All tools are provided for this class.
Prerequisite: none
Tuition: $275.00
Tuition Notes: A material fee of $35 payable to the instructor is required for this class.

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

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Bandsawn Boxes

Sunday, November 19, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: John Jones
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Safety Gear (safety glasses, ear protection, dust protection, closed-toe shoes).
Description: This class highlights the versatility of the bandsaw. During this class, you will make a truly unique treasure box, with pullout drawer, from a single block of wood. You'll learn about wood selection, pattern placement, proper cutting sequence, gluing, and finishing. Everyone needs a special box to hold their special jewelry, those rare coins, Grandpa's old pocket watch, or whatever you treasure. And they make great gifts for friends and family!
Prerequisite: Basic Bandsaw experience
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes: Includes materials

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

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Beginning Woodworking - Squaring up wood using handplanes

Sunday, November 19, 10 AM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Laurence Lance
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Safety Gear (Eye, Ear, Dust Protection and closed-toe shoes)
Description: Flat, Straight and Square - Are you up for the challenge? Stop using your grandfather's old hand planes as paper weights. In this class we're going to show you how they are meant to be used. You might just be surprised at how well they actually work. The class will cover tuning, sharpening and the proper techniques for planing rough stock to dimensioned lumber So, are you up for the challenge? Other topics discussed during the class will be the use of various types of bench jigs used in the process of squaring and cutting wood.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes: All materials are included in the price of the class

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Turning the Classic Pepper Mill

Sunday, November 26, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: David Lippincott
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 2-4
Tools Required: Safety Gear (safety glasses, ear protection, dust protection, closed-toe shoes). Turning Tools will be provided.
Description: In this class the student will learn how to design a pepper mill, transfer the design to a story board, and turn the pepper mill using the story board as a pattern. Through the course of several hands-on exercises to learn the basics of spindle turning, the student will produce their own pepper mill to take home. Lathe operation, safety and some sharpening will also be covered. Appropriate turning tools will be provided.
Prerequisite: Must Have Basic Turning Skills, Or Have Completed Turning 101.
Tuition: $175.00
Tuition Notes: Includes materials for one pepper mill.

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beginning Woodturning - Bottle Stoppers

Wednesday, November 29, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Alisabeth Nash
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-5
Tools Required: Safety Gear, Including Eye, Hearing & Dust Protection, & Closed-Toe Shoes
Description: If your thinking of getting into woodturning; Bottle stoppers are the perfect place to start. In this class you'll learn the basics of spindle turning. Alisabeth will guide the students through basic tool use and finishing. At the end of the class each student will go home with their own custom treasure.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes: includes wood and stopper kit

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Router 102

Thursday, November 30, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Steve Dando
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-5
Tools Required: Safety Equipment, including Eye, Hearing, and Dust Protection, and closed-toe shoes.
Description: Students will learn about different router tables and fence systems available today. In addition, instruction will include understanding the advantages of using a router table instead of a hand-held router for specific woodworking functions and about bits that should only be used in the router table.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes:

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Sharpening 101

Friday, December 1, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jeff Marsden
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2-10
Tools Required:
Description: Sharpening 101 introduces you to the various types of sharpening. Oil stones, water stones, diamond stones, dry grinding, and sharpening on the Tormek are covered. Various woodworking hand tools will be sharpened and appropriate bevel angles will be discussed for each tool. This is a hands-on class that is sure to hone your sharpening skills. Bring your dull tools to practice on.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes:

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Beginning Carving - Santa Claus

Part 1: Tuesday, November 14, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, November 21, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Tuesday, November 28, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Tuesday, December 5, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Saman Shojaei
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Carving Tools; Safety Gear (safety glasses, ear protection, dust protection, closed-toe shoes)
Description: Would you like to see how you would do carving a 3-dimensional figure or object? Saman is just the person to show you how to go about it, from the different tools to use, to what woods to choose for your project. In this class the student will learn the basics of carving in the round. Saman will guide each student through the process of creating a 3-dimensional Santa Claus figure. During the class, Saman will discuss and demonstrate sharpening and honing techniques to keep your tool edges razor sharp.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $225.00
Tuition Notes: Materials included

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

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Turning 101

Part 1: Friday, December 8, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Saturday, December 9, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Jack Wayne
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-4
Tools Required: Safety Gear (safety glasses, ear protection, dust protection, closed-toe shoes)
Description: This class covers basic lathe operation, safety, lathe tools, and some sharpening. This is a must class for anyone who wants to learn the art of woodturning. The Captain will guide you through several hands-on exercises to learn the basics of turning wood and you'll leave with a bowl and multi-use mallet. All tools are provided for this class.
Prerequisite: none
Tuition: $275.00
Tuition Notes: A material fee of $35 payable to the instructor is required for this class.

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