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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
USA

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Hours of Operation

sunday 9 AM - 5 PM
monday 9 AM - 5 PM
tuesday 9 AM - 5 PM
wednesday 9 AM - 5 PM
thursday 9 AM - 5 PM
friday 9 AM - 5 PM
saturday 9 AM - 5 PM

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Comb Carving with Saman Shojaei
All

Part 1: Tuesday, May 24, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, May 31, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Tuesday, June 7, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: 05A15 - Straight chisel, single bevel, 1/3 05A02 - Skew chisel, double bevel, 1/505J06 - Sweep gouge, 12/6 Thumb guardCarving Glove
Class Size: 2 to 10
Description: Every now and again we like to try something new. This time we thought we'd try a Comb carving class. Yes real combs that you can actually comb your hair or beard with. The combs will be made from 1/8" x 3" x 6" cherry wood blanks. The comb can be whatever shape the student would like. Each student will cut and shape the tines of the comb. Once the tines are complete the student will personalize the the comb by carving a relief carved design into the spine of the comb.
Tuition: $175.00
Tuition Notes: Tool List Available Upon Registration

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Beginning Pen Turning with Alisabeth Nash
Beginner

Saturday, May 28, 1 PM - 4 PM

Class Size: 2 to 4
Description: Interested in wood turning, but don't know where to start. Why not start with a beginning class in pen turning. Pen turning is a fun and easy way to get your feet wet in the wood turning world. Students will be guided through the steps required to turn and finish a pen. The instructor will demonstrate the various tools required to make a pen and the types of finishes to apply to your finished piece. At the end of the class, each student will go home with their own finish pen.
Tuition: $125.00
Tuition Notes: Price Includes The Kit And Wood To Make One Pen Per Student.

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Beginning Knife Making with Robb Gray
All

Sunday, May 29, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Size: 2 to 6
Description: We are very lucky to have professional knife maker and leatherworker Robb Gray as our 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 be given a knife kit and a choice of knife scales. 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.
Tuition: $250.00
Tuition Notes: Knife Kit And Scales Are Included In The Cost Of The Class.

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Bandsaw 101 with Jeff Marsden
All

Thursday, June 2, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 2 to 6
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.
Tuition: $100.00

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Date Night! with Fred Abeles
Beginner

Friday, June 3, 5 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 2 - 4
Description: So...you've been indoors too long and you want to have fun and learn a new skill? We've got the answer for you: bring your significant other to our new "Date Night" and learn to turn on a lathe! One of you will go home with a fabulous new ice cream scoop with a "turned" handle by you; and your BFF will create and take home a pizza cutter that he/she has turned a handle for - the perfect combination for use on your subsequent date nights! So fun!
Tuition: $250.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition Is For Two People. Eye, Dust, And Hearing Protection Required; Please Wear Closed-toe Shoes.

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CNC Inlaid Cutting Boards with Kris Young
All

Part 1: Saturday, June 4, 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, June 5, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Students are required to have a basic knowledge of windows software and bring a laptop running a current version of windows to class.
Class Size: 2 to 4
Description: CNC machines are becoming an important part of woodworking. As the machines become more common and affordable they are finding their way into home woodworking shops. This class is for the absolute CNC novice. If you've seen the machines and are curious about their potential, then this is the class for you. Using Vectric's V-Carve Pro software, the student will develop a simple design for an inlaid, end grain cutting board. Once the design is complete, the student will be taken through the process of creating roughing and finishing tool cutting path files for the CNC machine to use. With the tool paths created the student will be shown how to set up and run the CNC machine to create their own unique inlaid cutting board.
Tuition: $375.00
Tuition Notes: Materials Are Included In The Cost Of The Class

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Casting with Resin with Jeff Marsden
All

Part 1: Saturday, June 11, 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, June 12, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Class Size: 2 to 6
Description: Learn the basics of casting with resins. Cast resins can be used for anything, from pen blanks to River Tables and everything in between. They can be entirely resin or combined with wood and other materials to make something new and unique for your woodworking projects. In this hands-on class, you'll learn the basics of resin types and their different uses, mold types, color, effects, casting with pressure and without, and the different materials that can be cast in with the resin.Each student will be given an opportunity to create several different castings during the class. If you’re at all curious about casting with resins, then this class is for you.
Tuition: $350.00
Tuition Notes: All materials are included in the cost of the class

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Beginning Woodturning - Bottle Stoppers with Alisabeth Nash
Beginner

Tuesday, June 14, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 2 to 4
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.
Tuition: $125.00
Tuition Notes: Includes Wood And One Stopper Kit.

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Pyrography/Wood Burning 101 with Saman Shojaei
Beginner

Wednesday, June 15, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Bring Your Woodburning Tools
Class Size: 2 to 6
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. Saman will show you the basic burning tips needed for any machine. Then he'll show you his way of using each of them to achieve any simple design that you might want to create. Bring your woodburning tools and let Saman show you how to put them to work for you.
Tuition: $125.00

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Date Night! with Fred Abeles
Beginner

Friday, June 17, 5 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 2 - 4
Description: So...you've been indoors too long and you want to have fun and learn a new skill? We've got the answer for you: bring your significant other to our new "Date Night" and learn to turn on a lathe! One of you will go home with a fabulous new ice cream scoop with a "turned" handle by you; and your BFF will create and take home a pizza cutter that he/she has turned a handle for - the perfect combination for use on your subsequent date nights! So fun!
Tuition: $250.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition Is For Two People. Eye, Dust, And Hearing Protection Required; Please Wear Closed-toe Shoes.

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A Journey On Joinery (For The Beginner) with Jerry Bass
Beginner

Part 1: Saturday, June 18, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, June 19, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Size: 2 to 8
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)!
Tuition: $350.00
Tuition Notes: A Material Fee Of $30 Payable To The Instructor Is Required For This Class.

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French Rolling Pins with Fred Abeles
All

Tuesday, June 21, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 2 to 4
Description: If your interested in wood turning, but not sure if its for you, then this basics class is a great way to test the waters. The class will cover choosing a wood lathe, basic operation of the wood lathe, turning tools and sharpening. During the class the student will make a French style rolling pin using the roughing gouge, spindle gouge and the skew. Dave will also discuss suitable woods and finishes for making rolling pins.
Tuition: $150.00

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Beginning Relief Carving with Saman Shojaei
All

Part 1: Wednesday, June 22, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, June 29, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Wednesday, July 6, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: 05A15 - Straight chisel, single bevel, 1/3 05A02 - Skew chisel, double bevel, 1/505J06 - Sweep gouge, 12/6 Thumb guardCarving Glove
Class Size: 2 to 10
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.
Tuition: $250.00
Tuition Notes: All Wood Materials Are Included In The Cost Of The Class

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Sharpening 101 with Jeff Marsden
All

Saturday, June 25, 9 AM - 12 PM

Class Size: 2 to 6
Description: Sharpening 101 introduces you to the various ways of sharpening. Water stones, diamond stones, ceramic stones, slow speed, and high-speed grinding, and sharpening on systems like Tormek are covered. The classes primary focus will be on sharpening bench chisels and hand plane blades. Other tools will also be discussed and demoed. This is a hands-on class that is sure to hone your sharpening skills, so be sure to bring your dull tools to practice on.
Tuition: $125.00

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Flat, Square, & Straight - Jointer/Planer/Tablesaw with Jeff Marsden

Saturday, June 25, 1 PM - 4 PM

Class Size: 2 to 6
Description: In order to get clean, tight-fitting joints in your woodworking projects, you must be able to accurately flatten, square, and true-up your boards before you even begin the joinery. In this class, you'll learn how the Jointer, Planer, and Tablesaw work together to help you accomplish this fundamental, but necessary task.
Tuition: $125.00

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Beginning Knife Making with Robb Gray
All

Sunday, June 26, 10 AM - 4 PM

Class Size: 2 to 6
Description: We are very lucky to have professional knife maker and leatherworker Robb Gray as our 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 be given a knife kit and a choice of knife scales. 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.
Tuition: $250.00
Tuition Notes: Knife Kit And Scales Are Included In The Cost Of The Class.

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Date Night! with Fred Abeles
Beginner

Friday, July 1, 5 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 2 - 4
Description: So...you've been indoors too long and you want to have fun and learn a new skill? We've got the answer for you: bring your significant other to our new "Date Night" and learn to turn on a lathe! One of you will go home with a fabulous new ice cream scoop with a "turned" handle by you; and your BFF will create and take home a pizza cutter that he/she has turned a handle for - the perfect combination for use on your subsequent date nights! So fun!
Tuition: $250.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition Is For Two People. Eye, Dust, And Hearing Protection Required; Please Wear Closed-toe Shoes.

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Scroll Saw 101 with Jeff Marsden
Beginner

Saturday, July 2, 9 AM - 12 PM

Class Size: 2 TO 4
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.
Tuition: $125.00

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Chopsticks with Jeff Marsden
All

Saturday, July 2, 1 PM - 4 PM

Class Size: 2 to 6
Description: The only thing that beats sitting down with friends to a tasty spread of Asian food is showing off your woodworking skills. In this class the student will make their own custom chopsticks and rest to set them on.
Tuition: $125.00
Tuition Notes: All materials are included in the cost of the class.

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Hand Tool Basics, 3 Joints With 9 Tools with Steve Dando
All

Part 1: Thursday, July 7, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, July 14, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, July 21, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Thursday, July 28, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 5: Thursday, August 4, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 2 to 6
Description: Hand tools can take over where your power tools leave off. They'll help you smooth your boards for a top shelf finish, fine tune the fit of your joinery, and create beautiful wood furniture. So get started right.......or get back on track where you left off years ago. In this class you'll learn how to use the 9 basic hand tools: chisel, hand plane, dovetail saw, combination square, marking knife, sliding bevel, router, plane, and hammer. Then learn how to put them to work making the 3 traditional joints used in fine woodworking: the dado, the mortise and tenon, and the dovetail.
Tuition: $360.00
Tuition Notes: A $35 Material Fee Payable To The Instructor Is Required For This Class.

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Shaker Oval Boxes with Mike Thurlow
All

Part 1: Saturday, July 9, 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, July 10, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Class Size: 2 to 6
Description: Learn to make a bentwood, Shaker oval box. Students in this two-day class will learn to bend wood using the hot water bath method, tack the box band, shape and fit the top and bottom boards. At the end of the class each student will have their own oval box.
Tuition: $275.00

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Sawdust Therapy I (Beginning Woodworking) with Steve Dando
Beginner

Part 1: Monday, July 11, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Monday, July 18, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Monday, July 25, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Monday, August 1, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 5: Monday, August 8, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Safety Gear Including Hearing Protection, Safety Glasses & Dust Mask
Class Size: 2 to 6
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.
Tuition: $375.00
Tuition Notes: A $50 Material Fee Payable To The Instructor Is Required For This Class.

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Introduction To Intarsia with Saman Shojaei

Part 1: Tuesday, July 12, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, July 19, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Tuesday, July 26, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 2 to 6
Description: Intarsia is a technique where beautiful pictures are created in wood using different species and grain patterns for contrast. In this hands-on class, each student will be creating a Koi fish out of various colored woods. The cutting is done on a scroll saw, then each individual piece is shaped using carving tools and sandpaper to create depth. Once all the pieces are cut, shaped, and sanded they are glued up on a backer board to create the picture.
Tuition: $200.00

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Beginning Pen Turning with Alisabeth Nash
Beginner

Wednesday, July 13, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Materials & Tools List Available Upon Registration
Class Size: 2 to 4
Description: Interested in wood turning, but don't know where to start. Why not start with a beginning class in pen turning. Pen turning is a fun and easy way to get your feet wet in the wood turning world. Students will be guided through the steps required to turn and finish a pen. The instructor will demonstrate the various tools required to make a pen and the types of finishes to apply to your finished piece. At the end of the class, each student will go home with their own finish pen.
Tuition: $125.00
Tuition Notes: Price Includes The Kit And Wood To Make One Pen Per Student.

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Turning 101 with Jack Wayne
Beginner

Part 1: Friday, July 15, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Saturday, July 16, 9 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Safety Gear
Class Size: 2 to 4
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.
Tuition: $400.00
Tuition Notes: A $75 material fee payable to the instructor is required for this class.

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Beginning Woodworking - Squaring Up Wood Using Hand Planes with Laurence Lance
All

Sunday, July 17, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Size: 2 to 6
Description: Flat, Straight, and Square - Are you up for the challenge? Stop using your grandfather's old hand planes as paperweights. 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 planning 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.
Tuition: $250.00
Tuition Notes: All Materials Are Included In The Price Of The Class

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Date Night! with Fred Abeles
Beginner

Friday, July 22, 5 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 2 - 4
Description: So...you've been indoors too long and you want to have fun and learn a new skill? We've got the answer for you: bring your significant other to our new "Date Night" and learn to turn on a lathe! One of you will go home with a fabulous new ice cream scoop with a "turned" handle by you; and your BFF will create and take home a pizza cutter that he/she has turned a handle for - the perfect combination for use on your subsequent date nights! So fun!
Tuition: $250.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition Is For Two People. Eye, Dust, And Hearing Protection Required; Please Wear Closed-toe Shoes.

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Fusion 360 with Jerry Bass
All

Part 1: Saturday, July 23, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, July 24, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Size: 1 to 8
Description: Get started using the free Fusion 360 CAD program to design your projects in full 3D. Verify everything fits before making the first cut. Then print drawings, complete with dimensions and cut lists, for use in the shop. This class assumes no prior knowledge of CAD or Fusion 360. It guides you through an ordered sequence of demonstrations and exercises on your own PC to build skills in manageable steps, leading to the effective use of Fusion 360 for Woodworking.Students are required to bring a laptop with Fusion 360 pre-installed to class. The laptop (either a PC or MAC) will require a power adapter, and Mouse with Center Scroll Wheel.
Tuition: $325.00

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Beginning Woodturning - Seam Rippers with Alisabeth Nash
All

Wednesday, July 27, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 2 to 4
Description: In this fun beginners woodturning class we'll be making seam rippers. Made from a provided kit the student will turn, shape, finish, and install the wood handle for the seam ripper. At the end of the class each student will have their own unique seam ripper. Seam rippers also make great gifts for the sewer in your life.
Tuition: $125.00

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Turning 101 with Jack Wayne
Beginner

Part 1: Friday, July 22, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Saturday, July 23, 9 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Safety Gear
Class Size: 2 to 4
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.
Tuition: $400.00
Tuition Notes: A $75 material fee payable to the instructor is required for this class.

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Beginning Knife Making with Robb Gray
All

Sunday, July 31, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Size: 2 to 6
Description: We are very lucky to have professional knife maker and leatherworker Robb Gray as our 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 be given a knife kit and a choice of knife scales. 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.
Tuition: $250.00
Tuition Notes: Knife Kit And Scales Are Included In The Cost Of The Class.

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Date Night! with Fred Abeles
Beginner

Wednesday, August 3, 5 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 2 - 4
Description: So...you've been indoors too long and you want to have fun and learn a new skill? We've got the answer for you: bring your significant other to our new "Date Night" and learn to turn on a lathe! One of you will go home with a fabulous new ice cream scoop with a "turned" handle by you; and your BFF will create and take home a pizza cutter that he/she has turned a handle for - the perfect combination for use on your subsequent date nights! So fun!
Tuition: $250.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition Is For Two People. Eye, Dust, And Hearing Protection Required; Please Wear Closed-toe Shoes.

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Journey On Joinery (For The Beginner) with Jerry Bass
Beginner

Part 1: Saturday, August 6, 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, August 7, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Class Size: 2 to 8
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)!
Tuition: $350.00
Tuition Notes: A Material Fee Of $20 Payable To The Instructor Is Required For This Class.

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Beginning Woodturning - Bottle Stoppers with Alisabeth Nash
Beginner

Wednesday, August 10, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 2 to 4
Description: If you're 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.
Tuition: $125.00
Tuition Notes: Includes Wood And One Stopper Kit.

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Sawdust Therapy II (Intermed Woodworking) with Steve Dando

Part 1: Thursday, August 11, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, August 18, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, August 25, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Thursday, September 1, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 5: Thursday, September 8, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: Sawdust Therapy I Or Previous Power Tool Experience
Class Size: 2 to 6
Description: Join our knowledgeable instructor Steve as he helps you move your woodworking skills up to the next level. In this class students will make a classic Arts and Crafts End Table in the Greene and Greene style. During the class students will learn how to estimate and purchase wood for the table. Once the wood has been procured the class moves on to preparing the lumber, layout and cutting of the various joints, edge shaping, Glue-up/assembly, and more. The result: a solidly made, beautiful heirloom end table that will last forever!
Tuition: $400.00

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Cooking Class: Eye Catching Cutting Boards with Alisabeth Nash
All

Sunday, July 3, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Class Size: 2 to 6
Description: Yes, you read correctly - your Seattle Woodcraft is now offering cooking classes! Bon Appetite!In this cooking class, our Sous Chef Alisabeth will show you how to properly prepare and arrange various cuts of wood to make a beautiful cutting board suitable for cutting and displaying meats, cheeses, and breads.The cutting board will be made from various widths of domestic and exotic hardwoods glued together.We know you'll be pleased with the results and the boards will make great gifts for family and friends.
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes: A $25 Material Fee Payable To The Instructor Is Required For This Class.

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Router 101 with Steve Dando
Beginner

Monday, August 15, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 2 to 6
Description: This class will cover three objectives: 1) Introduce and familiarize the students with the router and router components, 2) Review the various types of router bits and the appropriated application of each, and 3) Familiarize the students 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.
Tuition: $125.00

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Date Night! with Fred Abeles
Beginner

Wednesday, August 17, 5 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 2 - 4
Description: So...you've been indoors too long and you want to have fun and learn a new skill? We've got the answer for you: bring your significant other to our new "Date Night" and learn to turn on a lathe! One of you will go home with a fabulous new ice cream scoop with a "turned" handle by you; and your BFF will create and take home a pizza cutter that he/she has turned a handle for - the perfect combination for use on your subsequent date nights! So fun!
Tuition: $250.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition Is For Two People. Eye, Dust, And Hearing Protection Required; Please Wear Closed-toe Shoes.

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Intro To SketchUp For Woodworking with Jerry Bass
All

Saturday, August 20, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Familiarity With Google SketchUp
Class Size: 2 to 8
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.
Tuition: $225.00
Tuition Notes: Basic Familiarity With PC Usage And Your Own Laptop With The Latest Version Of Sketchup.

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Sharpening 101 with Jeff Marsden
All

Sunday, August 21, 9 AM - 12 PM

Class Size: 2 to 6
Description: Sharpening 101 introduces you to the various ways of sharpening. Water stones, diamond stones, ceramic stones, slow speed, and high-speed grinding, and sharpening on systems like Tormek are covered. The classes primary focus will be on sharpening bench chisels and hand plane blades. Other tools will also be discussed and demoed. This is a hands-on class that is sure to hone your sharpening skills, so be sure to bring your dull tools to practice on.
Tuition: $150.00

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Flat, Square, & Straight - Jointer/Planer/Tablesaw with Jeff Marsden
All

Sunday, August 21, 1 PM - 4 PM

Class Size: 2 to 6
Description: In order to get clean, tight-fitting joints in your woodworking projects, you must be able to accurately flatten, square, and true-up your boards before you even begin the joinery. In this class, you'll learn how the Jointer, Planer, and Tablesaw work together to help you accomplish this fundamental, but necessary task.
Tuition: $150.00

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Router 102 with Steve Dando
Beginner

Monday, August 22, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 2 to 6
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.
Tuition: $125.00

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Beginning Pen Turning with Alisabeth Nash
Beginner

Wednesday, August 24, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 2 to 4
Description: Interested in wood turning, but don't know where to start. Why not start with a beginning class in pen turning. Pen turning is a fun and easy way to get your feet wet in the wood turning world. Students will be guided through the steps required to turn and finish a pen. The instructor will demonstrate the various tools required to make a pen and the types of finishes to apply to your finished piece. At the end of the class, each student will go home with their own finish pen.
Tuition: $125.00
Tuition Notes: Price Includes The Kit And Wood To Make One Pen Per Student.

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Turning 101 with Jack Wayne

Part 1: Friday, August 26, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Saturday, August 27, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Size: 2 to 4
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.
Tuition: $400.00
Tuition Notes: A Material Fee Of $75 Payable To The Instructor Is Required For This Class.

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Beginning Knife Making with Robb Gray
All

Sunday, August 28, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Size: 2 to 6
Description: We are very lucky to have professional knife maker and leatherworker Robb Gray as our 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 be given a knife kit and a choice of knife scales. 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.
Tuition: $250.00
Tuition Notes: Knife Kit And Scales Are Included In The Cost Of The Class.

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Router 103 - Dovetail Jigs In Detail with Steve Dando
All

Monday, August 29, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 2 to 6
Description: In this beginning class the student will learn to make the king of woodworking joints - the Dovetail joint. The student will be introduced to the various types of jig and router options available for making this joint. Learn the basic dovetail types and possible variations available with certain jigs. This is a hands on class and each student will have the opportunity to operate one or more jigs during the class.
Tuition: $125.00

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Date Night! with Fred Abeles
Beginner

Wednesday, August 31, 5 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 2 - 4
Description: So...you've been indoors too long and you want to have fun and learn a new skill? We've got the answer for you: bring your significant other to our new "Date Night" and learn to turn on a lathe! One of you will go home with a fabulous new ice cream scoop with a "turned" handle by you; and your BFF will create and take home a pizza cutter that he/she has turned a handle for - the perfect combination for use on your subsequent date nights! So fun!
Tuition: $250.00
Tuition Notes: Tuition Is For Two People. Eye, Dust, And Hearing Protection Required; Please Wear Closed-toe Shoes.

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Sawdust Therapy I (Beginning Woodworking) with Steve Dando
Beginner

Part 1: Monday, September 12, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Monday, September 19, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Monday, September 26, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Monday, October 3, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 5: Monday, October 10, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Safety Gear Including Hearing Protection, Safety Glasses & Dust Mask
Class Size: 2 to 6
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.
Tuition: $400.00
Tuition Notes: A $75 Material Fee Payable To The Instructor Is Required For This Class.

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