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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

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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CLS204 - Sawdust Therapy I (Beginning Woodworking) with: Steve Dando
Beginner

Part 1: Monday, February 25, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Monday, March 4, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Monday, March 11, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Monday, March 18, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 5: Monday, March 25, 6 PM - 9 PM

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.
Tuition: $275.00
Tuition Notes: A $25 Material Fee Payable To The Instructor Is Required For This Class.

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CLS830 - Carving The Classic Acanthus Leaf with: Saman Shojaei
Beginner/Intermediate

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

Description: The Acanthus Leaf has been carved since ancient times, and is still popular today. This carving class is for those that would like to take up carving more seriously. Students will be introduced to traditional acanthus leaf designs, and will be introduced to all the fundamentals of carving required for this class. Including sharpening, care and maintenance of carving chisels, tool choices, transferring designs onto wood, the correct sequence of steps required to produce any 3D carving design, tool control and how to apply a basic oil and wax finish.
Tuition: $145.00
Tuition Notes: All Materials Are Included In The Cast Of The Class.

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CLS810 - Turning 102 with: Jack Wayne
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Tuesday, March 19, 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, March 20, 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Part 3: Thursday, March 21, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Safety Gear (safety Glasses, Ear Protection, Dust Protection, Closed-toe Shoes)
Description: This class is for those who have some turning experience and are looking to advance their skills in the craft. The class will focus on turning bowls, hollow forms, and platters and the wood and techniques to turn them. The class will take a deeper dive into texturing, finishing, and coloring techniques such as: spiraling tools, chatter tools, pyrography, sanding, and finishing, which will include sealers and finish selection, natural wood finishes including oils and waxes, spirit stains and application techniques, specialist wax finishes such as liming, and gilt treatments.
Tuition: $375.00
Tuition Notes: A Material Fee Of $75 Payable To The Instructor Is Required For This Class.

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CLS832 - Building A Traditional Japanese Tool Box with: Dale Brotherton
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Friday, March 22, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Saturday, March 23, 10 AM - 5 PM
Part 3: Sunday, March 24, 10 AM - 5 PM

Description: Japanese woodworkers are known for being able to combine simplicity, functionality and beauty into their designs. This skill building class, will be taught by Japanese trained woodworker Dale Brotherton and will focus on these core values. The traditional style tool box will be roughly 23"x14"x7" and is sized to hold a basic set of Japanese hand tools. So the student can focus on hand cutting the joinery, materials for the box will be supplied pre-milled to proper dimension. The construction of the box will incorporate multiple wedged thru tenons and will cover a broad range of skills, such as, wood selection and orientation, joint design, layout, chisel and handsaw cutout, hand planing and assembly. Students are required to bring their own Japanese (or western style) hand tools to use during the class. Completion of one of Dale's basic tool setup classes is a prerequisite to this class.
Tuition: $375.00
Tuition Notes: All Materials Are Included In The Cost Of The Class. Tool List Available On Registration For The Class.

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CLS834 - Turning A French Rolling Pin with: David Lippincott
Beginner

Wednesday, March 27, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: If your interested in wood turning, but not sure if its for you. Or if you just like to bake, but want a rolling pin fit to your hands, then this basics class is for you. 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: $100.00
Tuition Notes: All Materials Are Included In The Cost Of The Class.

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CLS403 - Executive Pen Turning with: John Jones
Beginner

Friday, March 29, 6 PM - 9 PM

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.
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes: Includes Materials For One Pen

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CLS345 - Beginning Knife Making with: Robb Gray
All

Saturday, March 30, 10 AM - 5:30 PM

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 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: $200.00

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CLS739 - Beginning Broom Making with: Kat Porath
Beginner

Sunday, March 31, 12 PM - 5 PM

Description: Broom making with Kat. Come make a traditional broom of your own using an old -fashioned technique called the "Appalachian Weave". You'll select and finish a handle of your choosing, then pick your corn, and finally wrap the twine and weave the pattern that secures it all together. The twine is wound around the handle and broom corn using a foot spindle to control and keep the twine taut. The styles of brooms to make include : 1. Round, either full two layers of corn, or a wispier version called a cobweb broom of one layer. 2. Flat, which calls for a couple of additional steps, may also be constructed.
Tuition: $135.00
Tuition Notes: A $25 Material Fee Payable To The Instructor Is Required For This Class

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CLS833 - Building Adirondack Chairs with: Steve Dando
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Monday, April 1, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Monday, April 8, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Monday, April 15, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Monday, April 22, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Safety glasses, pencil, tape measure and dust mask.
Description: Few things are as uniquely American as an Adirondack chair. Build this timeless classic in our 4-night Adirondack chair class. You will learn how to use templates for consistent and repeatable component piece completion. You will then assemble those components into your own backyard masterpiece. Once you have completed this class you will be able to use these techniques to build additional Adirondack chairs for yourself, friends and relatives. Tools used during this class will include the Table Saw, Band Saw, Miter Saw, Spindle and Disk Sander, Router and Drill Driver.
Tuition: $250.00
Tuition Notes: A $100 Material Fee Payable To The Instructor Is Required For This Class.

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CLS679 - Beginning Spoon Carving with: Saman Shojaei
Beginner

Tuesday, April 2, 6 PM - 10 PM

Description: In this 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.
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes: Materials Are Provided For This Class

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CLS181 - Scroll Saw 101 with: David Lippincott
Beginner

Wednesday, April 3, 6 PM - 9 PM

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.
Tuition: $90.00

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CLS760 - Router 102 with: Steve Dando
Beginner

Thursday, April 4, 6 PM - 9 PM

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: $90.00

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CLS803 - The Roubo, A Workbench's Workbench with: Jeff Marsden
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Friday, April 5, 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Part 2: Saturday, April 6, 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Part 3: Sunday, April 7, 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Part 4: Friday, April 12, 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Part 5: Saturday, April 13, 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Part 6: Sunday, April 14, 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Part 7: Friday, April 19, 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Part 8: Saturday, April 20, 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Part 9: Sunday, April 21, 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM

Description: Move over Sjoberg, we're building the mother, father and grandparents of all benches. If you've been thinking of buying a bench, why not build one? In this class we will be building the bench made famous by Andre Roubo (1739-1791) in his book L'Art du Menuisier (The Art of Joinery). The size and heft (north of 450 lbs!) of this bench make it ideal for hand tool use. The bench will be made from solid select grade European Beech with a Sapele or Cherry leg vise, deadman and removable tool board. The top is a massive 25" x 79" x 4" thick (no aprons hiding a thinner top on this bench!!). The legs are 3-1/2" x 5" x 32"(+\- as the bench will be optimized to each student's height). The bench will be fitted with a leg vise, sliding tail vise, sliding deadman and a removable tool board that fits down the middle of the bench top. Don't worry about getting this monster home: the bench is designed with knock-down hardware to aide in transport to your shop. Once in it's new home, though, we suggest you don't move it again - your back will thank you! All materials and standard hardware are included in the cost of the class. If you'd like to see a picture of the bench, call the store and we'll email one out to you.
Tuition: $1,875.00
Tuition Notes: Upgrade Your Bench To Benchcrafted Hardware $850, Payable To The Instructor. To Allow For Material Purchasing, Students Must Be Signed Up By 3/15/2019.

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CLS810 - Turning 102 with: Jack Wayne
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Tuesday, April 9, 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, April 10, 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Part 3: Thursday, April 11, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Safety Gear (safety Glasses, Ear Protection, Dust Protection, Closed-toe Shoes)
Description: This class is for those who have some turning experience and are looking to advance their skills in the craft. The class will focus on turning bowls, hollow forms, and platters and the wood and techniques to turn them. The class will take a deeper dive into texturing, finishing, and coloring techniques such as: spiraling tools, chatter tools, pyrography, sanding, and finishing, which will include sealers and finish selection, natural wood finishes including oils and waxes, spirit stains and application techniques, specialist wax finishes such as liming, and gilt treatments.
Tuition: $375.00
Tuition Notes: A Material Fee Of $65 Payable To The Instructor Is Required For This Class.

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CLS848 - Oaxacan Wood Carving with: Saman Shojaei
Beginner

Part 1: Tuesday, April 9, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, April 16, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Tuesday, April 23, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Tuesday, April 30, 6 PM - 9 PM

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.
Tuition: $175.00
Tuition Notes: All Materials Are Included In The Cost Of The Class

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CLS391 - Intermediate Relief Carving with: Saman Shojaei
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Wednesday, April 10, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, April 17, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Wednesday, April 24, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Wednesday, May 1, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: This class is intended for students who already have some relief carving experience and are ready to take their carving to the next level. In this class, the student will relief carve a pair of life-like ducks in flight. Students will be shown how to give the relief carving a sense of depth, making the subject appear to be 3 dimensional. The correct tools, methods of sharpening, and finishing will also be discussed. Stop by the store to see a finished example of the project. You can also email us at: woodcraft307@woodcraftseattle.com to request a picture.
Tuition: $175.00

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CLS841 Timber Frame Saw Horses with: Steve Dando
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Thursday, April 11, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, April 18, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, April 25, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Thursday, May 2, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: In this class we'll be exploring the basic joinery used in timber framing. The class will focus on the the layout and cutting of the basic joints used in timber framing. These joints are: the basic mortise and tenon, the brace mortise and tenon and the housed mortise and tenon. The sawhorse will be made from stout 4" x 4" European Beech and measure 40" x 30". The joints will all be held together using draw pins. No nails or glued required!
Tuition: $275.00
Tuition Notes: A Material Fee Of $100, Payable To The Instructor Is Required For This Class.

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CLS740 - Turning 101 with: Jack Wayne
Beginner

Part 1: Friday, April 26, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Saturday, April 27, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

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.
Tuition: $275.00
Tuition Notes: A Material Fee Of $45 Payable To The Instructor Is Required For This Class.

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CLS812 - Beginning Woodworking - Squaring Up Wood Using Handplanes with: Laurence Lance
All

Sunday, April 28, 10 AM - 4 PM

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.
Tuition: $135.00
Tuition Notes: All Materials Are Included In The Price Of The Class

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CLS204 - Sawdust Therapy I (Beginning Woodworking) with: Steve Dando
Beginner

Part 1: Monday, April 29, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Monday, May 6, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Monday, May 13, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Monday, May 20, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 5: Monday, June 3, 6 PM - 9 PM

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.
Tuition: $275.00
Tuition Notes: A $25 Material Fee Payable To The Instructor Is Required For This Class.

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CLS831 - The Continuing Journey On Joinery with: Jerry Bass
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Friday, May 3, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Saturday, May 4, 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Part 3: Sunday, May 5, 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Description: This intermediate class will teach you all about dovetail joints. You will create a keepsake box using half-blind and through dovetails, with both types being cut using a router with dovetail jig, and also entirely by hand with saw and chisel. Day 1 begins with rough-cut lumber, so you will start by preparing the stock using the jointer, planer, and tablesaw. You will then layout, cut and fit the joinery. Day 1 ends with the project glued-up and left in clamps, after making any necessary adjustments to ensure it is square. Day 2 includes removing the project from clamps, fitting the top, and finishing touches that make a real difference. You will also use other tools including handplanes, the router table and the bandsaw.
Tuition: $325.00
Tuition Notes: A $25 Material Fee Payable To The Instructor Is Required For This Class.

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CLS203 - Beginning Woodturning - Bottle Stoppers with: Fred Abeles
Beginner

Wednesday, May 8, 6 PM - 9 PM

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.
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes: Includes Wood And One Stopper Kit.

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CLS171 - Bandsaw 101 with: John Jones
All

Friday, May 10, 6 PM - 9 PM

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: $60.00

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CLS345 - Beginning Knife Making with: Robb Gray
All

Saturday, May 11, 10 AM - 5 PM

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 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: $200.00

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CLS697 - Introduction To The CNC Router with: Eugene Bagdon
All

Sunday, May 12, 10 AM - 5 PM

Description: CNC routers are becoming an important part of woodworking. As the machines become more common and affordable they are finding their way into home wood working 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. The class will guide the student through the core concepts of computer aided design and manufacturing, CAD/CAM for short. Using Vectric's Aspire software, the student will develop a design for a sign for their home. Once the design is complete, the student will be taken through the process of creating roughing tool and finishing tool cutting path files for the CNC machine to use. Once the design is complete and the tool cutting path files are created, each student will be shown how to set up and run the CNC router to create their own unique lidded box. A carved design will also be incorporated into the lid.
Tuition: $225.00
Tuition Notes: Materials Are Included In The Cost Of The Class. Students Must Have Their Own Laptop And USB Drive.

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CLS810 - Turning 102 with: Jack Wayne
Intermediate

Part 1: Tuesday, May 14, 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, May 15, 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Part 3: Thursday, May 16, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Turning 101 Or Instructors Approval.
Tools Required: Safety Gear, Including Eye And Hearing Protection
Description: This class is for those who have some turning experience and are looking to advance their skills in the craft. The class will focus on turning bowls, hollow forms, and platters and the wood and techniques to turn them. The class will take a deeper dive into texturing, finishing, and coloring techniques such as: spiraling tools, chatter tools, pyrography, sanding, and finishing, which will include sealers and finish selection, natural wood finishes including oils and waxes, spirit stains and application techniques, specialist wax finishes such as liming, and gilt treatments.
Tuition: $375.00
Tuition Notes: A Material Fee Of $75 Payable To The Instructor Is Required For This Class.

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CLS737 - Carving In The Round with: Saman Shojaei
All

Part 1: Wednesday, May 15, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, May 22, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Wednesday, May 29, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Wednesday, June 5, 6 PM - 9 PM

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.
Tuition: $185.00
Tuition Notes: All Materials Are Included In The Cost Of The Class.

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CLS729 - Router 101 with: Steve Dando
Beginner

Thursday, May 16, 6 PM - 9 PM

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: $100.00

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CLS206 - Beginning Pen Turning with: Fred Abeles
Beginner

Friday, May 17, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Interested in woodturning, 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 you feet wet in the wood turning world. Join our instructor Fred as he guides you through the steps required to turn and finish a pen. Fred will demonstarte 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: $100.00
Tuition Notes: Price Includes The Kit And Wood To Make One Pen Per Student.

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CLS883 - Beginning Kumiko with: Jeff Marsden
All

Part 1: Saturday, May 18, 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, May 19, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Description: One of the main elements of sliding Shoji doors are the beautifully interwoven Kumiko decoratations. Kumiko is a lattice-work of carefully fitted, narrow pieces of wood that create repeating patterns. The Japanese have developed an amazing array of designs. These designs range from simple rectangular patterns to very complex designs that seem to only be limited by the imagination of the maker. A true test of a craftsperson's skill and patience, our 2-day kumiko class will instruct students in the basic techniques, tools and jigs involved in accurately making kumiko. Students will learn to make the exacting cuts required to make the hemp-leaf (asa no ha) and the four-leaf (yotsuba izutsu tsugi) patterns, both of which are commonly used making Shoji screens. The course provides an excellent foundation for creating additional patterns at home. This class is also a prerequisite for our Shoji screen making class in coming in June. To make kumiko accuracy requires special jigs to achieve the precise angles and material thickness required. The jigs will be provided for the class and are available for sale to the students. Ask the instructor for details.
Tuition: $275.00

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CLS884 - Marquetry with: Saman Shojaei
All

Part 1: Tuesday, May 21, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, May 28, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Tuesday, June 4, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Tuesday, June 11, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Materials & Tools List Available Upon Registration
Description: Discover the world of making beautiful pictures with wood. In this class Saman will teach you how to design, cut and assemble varies pieces of wood to make a beautiful picture of a bird on a branch. The finished piece can then be either displayed on it's own or incorporated into a box lid or other project. This is a hand tool class and will teach the student wood selection, how to use a fret saw, scrapers and how to glue up a multi piece panel.
Tuition: $175.00
Tuition Notes: Price Includes Wood.

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CLS730 - Template Routing with: Steve Dando
All

Thursday, May 23, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: OK, so you can cut clean, straight lines......how about adding some curves to your work? The router is the tool that can help you get there. Learn when, why, and how to build templates that'll help you add curves with consistency, accuracy, and repeat-ability. Templates also enable you to do fine furniture joinery, like mortise and tenon joints. And don't forget about those gorgeous inlays that can turn your work into unique masterpieces. You'll be amazed at what you learn in just three hours.
Tuition: $100.00

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CLS882 - Carved Keepsake Box with: Saman Shojaei
All

Part 1: Friday, May 24, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Saturday, May 25, 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Part 3: Sunday, May 26, 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Tools Required: Materials & Tools List Available Upon Registration
Description: In this class we're going to be pulling a number of decorative skills together into one project. The top of the box will be carved in the classic Wyoming Sheridan style pattern. This is the floral pattern that adorns a lot of cowboy saddles and related leather work. With the pattern carved, paint will be applied to the box to highlight the carving. We'll apply decorative edge banding around the top, and lastly we'll line the inside of the box with silk for that extra special touch. A number of skills will be taught in this class. These include transferring patterns to wood, relief carving, how to use the different carving tools required, router table setup and use. Fitting silk and batting panels to the inside of the box. A pre-made Basswood box will be supplied with this class.
Tuition: $225.00
Tuition Notes: A Pre-made Basswood Box Is Included In The Cost Of The Class.

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CLS740 - Turning 101 with: Jack Wayne
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Friday, May 31, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Saturday, June 1, 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

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: $300.00
Tuition Notes: A Material Fee Of $45 Payable To The Instructor Is Required For This Class.

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CLS731 - Pyrography/Wood Burning 101 with: Sylvia Wayne
Beginner

Sunday, June 2, 12 PM - 4 PM

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.
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes: Includes Materials

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CLS899 - An Introduction To Building Japanese Shoji Screens with: Jeff Marsden
All

Part 1: Friday, June 7, 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Part 2: Saturday, June 8, 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Part 3: Sunday, June 9, 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Description: Shoji screens have been made for centuries in Japan and used primarily as room dividers and sliding doors. In this three day class, you will learn how to make a classic and functional Shoji screen complete with with paper backing. Each student will make two Shoji, each around 16"x 24". We will use all of the same methods required for constructing a full sized Shoji. With the Shoji completed each student will also build a frame to hold and display the finished Shoji.
Tuition: $375.00
Tuition Notes: Cost Includes Materials

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CLS439 - Intro To SketchUp For Woodworking with: Jerry Bass
All

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

Prerequisite: Basic Familiarity With PC Usage
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: $160.00

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CLS735 - A Journey On Joinery (For The Beginner) with: Jerry Bass
Beginner

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

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)!
Tuition: $160.00
Tuition Notes: A Material Fee Of $20 Payable To The Instructor Is Required For This Class

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CLS829 - Cabinet Making 101 with: Doug Angell
All

Part 1: Monday, June 10, 10 AM - 4 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, June 11, 10 AM - 4 PM
Part 3: Wednesday, June 12, 10 AM - 4 PM
Part 4: Thursday, June 13, 10 AM - 4 PM
Part 5: Friday, June 14, 10 AM - 4 PM

Description: The pinnacle of home cabinetmaking is the kitchen cabinet. Our instructor, Doug Angell, is a professional cabinet maker. Doug will show you time saving techniques to help you on your way to building your own kitchen cabinets. You may just be interested in a simple project like a bathroom vanity– but the techniques and principles are all the same! Doug will review the standards involved in modern cabinet design; i.e., the height of counters, depths of cabinets, etc., and demonstrate the installation process. The cabinet you will make in class is; a 30" wide x 24" deep, free standing unit that utilizes all the challenges you will face in building a full set of cabinets. The project will incorporate a face frame, a raised panel door, a drawer, a laminated top and European hardware. Options for different types of counter-tops will be discussed. The cabinet you make in class can be used at home as a free standing vanity, a storage cabinet or even a sharpening station in a workshop- but more importantly, it will give you the knowledge and confidence to tackle that larger kitchen project that you have been putting off! If you've been waiting for the right time to rebuild your kitchen, then this class will get you started on the right track.
Tuition: $595.00

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CLS897 - Locked Miters On The Router Table with: Steve Dando
All

Monday, June 10, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Locked miters are one of the best joints for reinforcing a common miter joint, but getting them right can be tricky. In this class our instructor Steve will teach you how to set up your router table for creating the perfect locked miter joints.
Tuition: $100.00

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CLS187 - Introduction To Intarsia with: Saman Shojaei
All

Part 1: Wednesday, June 12, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, June 19, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Wednesday, June 26, 6 PM - 9 PM

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: $175.00
Tuition Notes: All Tools And Materials Are Included In The Cost Of The Class.

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CLS730 - Template Routing with: Steve Dando
All

Thursday, June 13, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: OK, so you can cut clean, straight lines......how about adding some curves to your work? The router is the tool that can help you get there. Learn when, why, and how to build templates that'll help you add curves with consistency, accuracy, and repeat-ability. Templates also enable you to do fine furniture joinery, like mortise and tenon joints. And don't forget about those gorgeous inlays that can turn your work into unique masterpieces. You'll be amazed at what you learn in just three hours.
Tuition: $100.00

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CLS206 - Beginning Pen Turning with: John Jones
Beginner

Friday, June 14, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Interested in woodturning, 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 you feet wet in the wood turning world. Join our instructor Fred as he guides you through the steps required to turn and finish a pen. Fred will demonstarte 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: $100.00
Tuition Notes: Price Includes The Kit And Wood To Make One Pen Per Student.

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CLS898 - Japanese Planing Board with: Jeff Marsden
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, June 15, 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Description: In this class we will build be building a classic Japanese planing board. Made from only 4 pieces of wood these little boards are strong, portable and very useful. The board will consist of two feet attached to the planing board with sliding dovetails, the planing board, and a planing stop. The many board will also have a grove milled down one side so that the board can also be used as a shooting board for squaring up materials.
Tuition: $175.00
Tuition Notes: All Materials Are Included In The Cost Of The Class.

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CLS896 - Bandsawn Boxes with: John Jones
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, June 16, 10 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Bandsaw Experience
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!
Tuition: $200.00
Tuition Notes: Includes Materials

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CLS807 - Sawdust Therapy 2 (Beginning Woodworking - Design/Build) with: Steve Dando
Beginner

Part 1: Monday, June 17, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Monday, June 24, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Monday, July 1, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Monday, July 8, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 5: Monday, July 15, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: Saw Dust Therapy 1 Or Instructor Approval
Tools Required: Safety Gear (safety Glasses, Ear Protection, Dust Protection, Closed-toe Shoes)
Description: In this class, while building a beautiful Arts & Crafts End Table, our instructor Steve will help you move your woodworking skills up to the next level. The table design is one that Steve has developed from various Arts & Crafts elements of the Gamble and Blacker Houses. Steve will show the student how to take off dimensions from existing furniture, how to lay out and draw shop drawings to build from, how to make a cutting list, and how to estimate the materials required to build the End Table. Using their Cutting Lists the students will acquire materials of their choice from which to build the table. Then using the drawings they made, each student will build the End Table. The various skills learned in Sawdust Therapy 1 will be reviewed and reinforced during the construction of the table. These include table saw, jointer, thickness planer and router set up and use.
Tuition: $275.00
Tuition Notes: Student Supplies Materials Of Their Own Choice

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CLS810 - Turning 102 with: Jack Wayne
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Tuesday, June 18, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, June 19, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Part 3: Thursday, June 20, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Prerequisite: Turning 101 Or Instructors Approval.
Tools Required: Safety Gear, Including Eye And Hearing Protection
Description: This class is for those who have some turning experience and are looking to advance their skills in the craft. The class will focus on turning bowls, hollow forms, and platters and the wood and techniques to turn them. The class will take a deeper dive into texturing, finishing, and coloring techniques such as: spiraling tools, chatter tools, pyrography, sanding, and finishing, which will include sealers and finish selection, natural wood finishes including oils and waxes, spirit stains and application techniques, specialist wax finishes such as liming, and gilt treatments.
Tuition: $375.00
Tuition Notes: A Material Fee Of $75 Payable To The Instructor Is Required For This Class.

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CLS821 - Beginning Woodblock Carving And Printing with: Saman Shojaei
All

Part 1: Tuesday, June 18, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, June 25, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: In this class we'll explore woodblock carving and printing. First each student with guidance from the instructor will develop a simple single color design to make a print of. Next we'll move on to woodblock carving techniques. Once the student has an understanding of the carving process, we'll transfer their design to a block of wood and carve it out. Finally we'll apply ink to the carved block and using our restored bookbinding press we'll create the print on art paper. The blocks can be used over and over and are the students to take home. The prints created in the class will be good for framing and cards. Time permitting hand coloring the prints will also be discussed and demonstrated. Carving tools, wood and art paper are all included in the cost of the class.
Tuition: $165.00
Tuition Notes: All Materials Are Include In The Class.

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CLS203 - Beginning Woodturning - Bottle Stoppers with: Fred Abeles
Beginner

Friday, June 21, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Safety Gear, Including Eye, Hearing & Dust Protection, & Closed-Toe Shoes
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: $100.00
Tuition Notes: Includes Wood And One Stopper Kit.

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CLS740 - Turning 101 with: Jack Wayne
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Friday, June 28, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Saturday, June 29, 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

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: $300.00
Tuition Notes: A Material Fee Of $45 Payable To The Instructor Is Required For This Class.

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CLS812 - Beginning Woodworking, Squaring Up Wood Using Handplanes with: Laurence Lance
All

Sunday, June 30, 10 AM - 4 PM

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.
Tuition: $125.00
Tuition Notes: All Materials Are Included In The Price Of The Class

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