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Phone:
509-892-9663
Fax:
509-892-9633
Email:
spokane@woodcraft.com

212 N. Sullivan Rd. Ste. C
Spokane Valley, WA 99037

Hours of Operation

sunday 10 AM - 5 PM
monday 9 AM - 7 PM
tuesday 9 AM - 7 PM
wednesday 9 AM - 7 PM
thursday 9 AM - 7 PM
friday 9 AM - 8 PM
saturday 9 AM - 6 PM

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Fundamentals Of Finishing with: Marc Daniels
Beginner

Wednesday, July 18, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: This fundamental skills class is aimed primarily at beginning woodworkers. The class will cover such topics as sanding, oil based versus water based finishes, and dyes. We will discuss the application of several finishes. All materials and supplies will be provided. ( CLS229)
Tuition: $65

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Kid's Class: Build A Bird House with: Nick And Rosemary Charles
Cancelled

Thursday, July 19, 12 PM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Kid's Safety Class
Description: In this hands on class, Nick and Rosemary will help your child build a bird house! This should be a great time for both you and your little one.
Tuition: $40

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Bandsaw Boxes Made Simple with: Larry Loe
All

Saturday, July 21, 10 AM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Woodshop Safety; Band Saw 101
Tools Required: Safety Glasses Or Goggles
Description: In this class you will tune up your skills by using the band saw, spindle sander, belt sander, disk sander, clamping and gluing. With expert guidance from Larry, you will take a simple block of wood and turn it into a beautiful box. The skills you learn will enable you to progress into many other uses for your band saw. (CLS266)
Tuition: $90

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I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream For Ice Cream! with: John Ferrell
Cancelled

Sunday, July 22, 1 PM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Shop Safety; Some Turning Experience
Description: In this hands on class we will show you just how easy it is to create a one of a kind ice cream scoop. The scoop itself is made of a heavy food grade stainless steel sure to stand up to the most frozen ice cream. Featuring a stainless steel ferrule to seal the end grain of the handle, you're sure to be serving your summertime treat for years to come!
Tuition: $65

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Penturning For Kids with: J.D. Walker
All

Thursday, July 26, 12 PM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Ages10-18
Description: Looking for a great summertime activity for your kids? Let JD teach them the ins and outs of turning their very own custom made pen on the lathe! Your child will have a write good time!
Tuition: $40

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Basic Woodshop Safety with: Marc Daniels
All

Friday, July 27, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Woodcraft's Basic Woodshop Safety class is an introduction to safe shop practices. As this class is a prerequisite to other classes offered by Woodcraft, the instructor will discuss general safety concerns as they relate to the equipment located in our shop. It also presents the student an opportunity to become familiar with Woodcraft's particular machinery. While your own equipment will most likely be different than ours, the safety practices learned will be easily applied in your shop. Hands on experience will be gained on some of the most commonly used equipment in the shop. Hearing and eye protection are required. (CLS226)
Tuition: $15

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Principles Of Bowl Turning with: Cal Hanson
Beginner

Saturday, July 28, 10 AM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Intro To The Wood Lathe (cls311)
Tools Required: Dust Mask & Safety Glasses
Description: What a perfect gift - a bowl that you make yourself and fill with snacks. We will show you how to shape and turn a lovely bowl. Learn the dynamics of wood shrinkage; the parts, proper use, differences, advantages and disadvantages of the fingernail versus regular grind bowl gouge; methods of mounting material to the lathe, safety issues, turning speed, and the safe use of a bowl gouge. (Materials Included)(cls024)
Tuition: $115

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Router 101 with: Marc Daniels
Beginner

Sunday, July 29, 1 PM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Safety Class
Tools Required: Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: Join us for the first in a series of skills building router classes sure to put you on the right track with your new router. This hands-on course will cover the basic functions of one of the workshop's most versatile tools. The router can be used for everything from putting a decorative edge on wood, to making fast and accurate mortise and tenon joints. Topics include router safety, choosing a router, making jigs, bit selection, router tables and more. Students will get practical experience using the fixed base router and router table, while completing a small project. This course provides the foundation for more advanced techniques and classes. (ROUT101NT)
Tuition: $60

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Introduction To The Wood Lathe with: Cal Hanson
Beginner

Saturday, August 4, 10 AM - 4 PM

Description: This class is for the brand new woodturner and those for whom any association with the lathe may have been many years ago. It is also for those who have recently acquired a lathe or those who are anticipating purchasing one. We will introduce you to the basics of woodturning, the medium we use (wood), some of the things you can do on the lathe, which lathe might be best for you, and how to use it safely. You will be told about all of those other things you will need but nobody told you about - tools, grinders, chucks, drills, sandpaper, finishes, etc. Some of these (tools and grinders) are a necessity, while others are desirable options. You will then sharpen a spindle gouge and a parting tool so you can make some simple beads and coves. Time permitting and how well you grasp a few basic tool techniques, you will be guided through making a simple project that you can take home and use. (All materials are included)(CLS311)
Tuition: $75

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Basic Woodshop Safety with: Marc Daniels
All

Sunday, August 5, 1 PM - 4 PM

Description: Woodcraft's Basic Woodshop Safety class is an introduction to safe shop practices. As this class is a prerequisite to other classes offered by Woodcraft, the instructor will discuss general safety concerns as they relate to the equipment located in our shop. It also presents the student an opportunity to become familiar with Woodcraft's particular machinery. While your own equipment will most likely be different than ours, the safety practices learned will be easily applied in your shop. Hands on experience will be gained on some of the most commonly used equipment in the shop. Hearing and eye protection are required. (CLS226)
Tuition: $15

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Introduction To Pyrography/Woodburning with: Doris Munson
Beginner

Saturday, August 11, 10 AM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Bring Your Own Woodburning Tools
Description: This introductory class begins with making a special project that has been designed with the Walnut Hollow Versatool in mind. Of course, if you have a different set of tools feel free to bring them. (The versa tool will be available for purchase the day of the class) CLS259
Tuition: $75

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Knife Making 101 - Custom Knife Scales with: David Shockley
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, August 12, 1 PM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Shop Safety
Description: Join David to create a knife you will be proud to show and use for a lifetime, or for a quality gift. In this class you will make a Drop Point Hunter's Knife. You will learn how to shape, mount and finish custom handles for a truly one-of-a-kind knife. Class includes all materials.CLS345
Tuition: $65

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Hand Cut Inlays with: Marc Daniels
Beginner

Saturday, August 18, 10 AM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Shop Safety
Tools Required: Jewelers Saw, Needle Files (not Rasps) ?'s Ask Sales Associate.
Description: In this hands on class you will learn the technique to hand cut pieces of wood and inlay into a contrasting wood background. Alternative inlay materials and tools will be discussed.
Tuition: $75

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Bandsaw 101 with: Larry Loe
Beginner

Sunday, August 19, 1 PM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Safety Class
Tools Required: Eye Protection
Description: Learn how to select a blade and adjust the tension, set the guide blocks/bearings, check wheel alignment, change tires, switch blades and use the tilting table. In addition, some cutting techniques such as re-sawing and circle cutting will be covered as well. This is a hands-on class so come prepared to practice and get dusty. BSAW101NT
Tuition: $50

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Basic Pen Turning with: John Ferrell
Beginner

Saturday, August 25, 10 AM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Eye Protection
Description: Did you know that you can make the same stylish and professional looking pens as those available in fine gift shops? Learn the techniques that produce excellent results every time. John will show you how to cut, drill, square the ends, turn, sand, apply a durable finish quickly and then assemble the parts. Soon you will be making pens for all of your friends. And now you can double your enjoyment... make one pen to give away and one for yourself. That's right...you get to make TWO pens! (CLS026)
Tuition: $75

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Decorative Woodburning with: Doris Munson
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, August 26, 1 PM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Intro To Pyrography/Wood Burning
Tools Required: Walnut Hollow Versa Tool Or Bring Your Own
Description: In this class you will apply the skills learned in our introductory class as you create a decorative scene on the lid of a small wooden box.
Tuition: $85

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Basic Woodshop Safety with: Marc Daniels
Beginner

Friday, August 31, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Woodcraft's Basic Woodshop Safety class is an introduction to safe shop practices. As this class is a prerequisite to other classes offered by Woodcraft, the instructor will discuss general safety concerns as they relate to the equipment located in our shop. It also presents the student an opportunity to become familiar with Woodcraft's particular machinery. While your own equipment will most likely be different than ours, the safety practices learned will be easily applied in your shop. Hands on experience will be gained on some of the most commonly used equipment in the shop. Hearing and eye protection are required. (CLS226)
Tuition: $15

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Reviving & Restoring Hand Planes with: David Shockley
All

Saturday, September 1, 10 AM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses, And Any Hand Plane You Own
Description: Do you have an old bench plane around that you don't use? Did you buy an old plane at a yard or estate sale that needs some TLC ? Or how about newer planes that you don't use because they don't perform up to your expectations? David will show you how to make old planes useable again and how to tune up new planes to make them perform 100% better. Some of the subjects covered will include sharpening, dealing with rust, repairing knobs and totes, flattening soles and what to look for when contemplating the purchase of a plane - old or new. ( Your plane irons must be in reasonable condition - not too much rust or pitting). Join us for a day of fun making this important hand tool a part of your arsenal again.(cls344)
Tuition: $75

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Bandsaw Boxes Made Simple with: Larry Loe
All

Saturday, September 8, 10 AM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Woodshop Safety
Tools Required: Safety Glasses Or Goggles
Description: In this class you will tune up your skills by using the band saw, spindle sander, belt sander, disk sander, clamping and gluing. With expert guidance from Larry, you will take a simple block of wood and turn it into a beautiful box. The skills you learn will enable you to progress into many other uses for your band saw. (CLS266)
Tuition: $90

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Basic Woodshop Safety with: Marc Daniels
All

Sunday, September 9, 1 PM - 4 PM

Description: Woodcraft's Basic Woodshop Safety class is an introduction to safe shop practices. As this class is a prerequisite to other classes offered by Woodcraft, the instructor will discuss general safety concerns as they relate to the equipment located in our shop. It also presents the student an opportunity to become familiar with Woodcraft's particular machinery. While your own equipment will most likely be different than ours, the safety practices learned will be easily applied in your shop. Hands on experience will be gained on some of the most commonly used equipment in the shop. Hearing and eye protection are required. (CLS226)
Tuition: $15

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Basic Pen Turning with: John Ferrell
All

Saturday, September 15, 10 AM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Eye Protection
Description: Did you know that you can make the same stylish and professional looking pens as those available in fine gift shops? Learn the techniques that produce excellent results every time. John will show you how to cut, drill, square the ends, turn, sand, apply a durable finish quickly and then assemble the parts. Soon you will be making pens for all of your friends. And now you can double your enjoyment... make one pen to give away and one for yourself. That's right...you get to make TWO pens! (CLS026)
Tuition: $75

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Working With VCarve with: Rick Sherman
Beginner

Sunday, September 16, 1 PM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Windows Based Laptop Computer
Description: This is an introductory course to Vectrics VCarve software used for designing projects for CNC. Students will learn the fundamentals of programming, previewing the design and choosing bits. CLS636
Tuition: $85

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Fundamentals Of Finishing with: Marc Daniels
Beginner

Wednesday, September 19, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: This fundamental skills class is aimed primarily at beginning woodworkers. The class will cover such topics as sanding, oil based versus water based finishes, and dyes. We will discuss the application of several finishes. All materials and supplies will be provided. ( CLS229)
Tuition: $65

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Scroll Saw Fundamentals with: Harlem Sandberg
All

Saturday, September 22, 10 AM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Shop Safety
Description: Harlem will teach you to use the tool that makes many craft projects possible. This hands-on class will introduce you to the operations of the scroll saw, safety features and precautions, as well as blade selection, pattern transfer and other special operations. Tools, blades and materials are provided.(CLS181)
Tuition: $75

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From Rough To Ready; Lumber Preparation with: David Shockley
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, September 23, 1 PM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Shop Safety Class
Description: If you haven't realized it yet,, you soon will. Your projects will only be as square and true as the lumber you started with. This hands on class will show you the techniques you need to turn that rough stock into beautiful ready to use lumber. CLS230
Tuition: $50

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Turn An Acrylic Pen with: John Ferrell
Beginner/Intermediate

Wednesday, September 26, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: Pen Turning Basics
Description: Turning acrylic pens is not really any harder than turning a wooden pen...but it is different. In this hands on class, you will learn about the differences in drilling, turning and finishing acrylic pens as you create your very own acrylic pen.
Tuition: $60

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Basic Woodshop Safety with: Marc Daniels
All

Friday, September 28, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Woodcraft's Basic Woodshop Safety class is an introduction to safe shop practices. As this class is a prerequisite to other classes offered by Woodcraft, the instructor will discuss general safety concerns as they relate to the equipment located in our shop. It also presents the student an opportunity to become familiar with Woodcraft's particular machinery. While your own equipment will most likely be different than ours, the safety practices learned will be easily applied in your shop. Hands on experience will be gained on some of the most commonly used equipment in the shop. Hearing and eye protection are required. (CLS226)
Tuition: $15

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Principles Of Bowl Turning with: Cal Hanson
Beginner

Saturday, September 29, 10 AM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Intro To The Wood Lathe (cls311)
Tools Required: Dust Mask & Safety Glasses
Description: What a perfect gift - a bowl that you make yourself and fill with snacks. We will show you how to shape and turn a lovely bowl. Learn the dynamics of wood shrinkage; the parts, proper use, differences, advantages and disadvantages of the fingernail versus regular grind bowl gouge; methods of mounting material to the lathe, safety issues, turning speed, and the safe use of a bowl gouge. (Materials Included)(cls024)
Tuition: $115

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Table Saw Basics with: J.D. Walker
All

Sunday, September 30, 1 PM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Woodshop Safety
Description: The table saw is the centerpiece of any woodworking shop. However, many people are not getting the best performance from this critical machine. We will cover such topics as safe operations, how to tune up your saw for peak performance, how to check it during use, and tricks and tips to make sure it continues to perform as you want it to. Hands on work will include basic rip cuts and cross cuts. (CLS280)
Tuition: $50

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Introduction To The Wood Lathe with: Cal Hanson
Beginner

Saturday, October 6, 10 AM - 4 PM

Description: This class is for the brand new woodturner and those for whom any association with the lathe may have been many years ago. It is also for those who have recently acquired a lathe or those who are anticipating purchasing one. We will introduce you to the basics of woodturning, the medium we use (wood), some of the things you can do on the lathe, which lathe might be best for you, and how to use it safely. You will be told about all of those other things you will need but nobody told you about - tools, grinders, chucks, drills, sandpaper, finishes, etc. Some of these (tools and grinders) are a necessity, while others are desirable options. You will then sharpen a spindle gouge and a parting tool so you can make some simple beads and coves. Time permitting and how well you grasp a few basic tool techniques, you will be guided through making a simple project that you can take home and use. (All materials are included)(CLS311)
Tuition: $75

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Basic Woodshop Safety with: Marc Daniels
All

Sunday, October 7, 1 PM - 4 PM

Description: Woodcraft's Basic Woodshop Safety class is an introduction to safe shop practices. As this class is a prerequisite to other classes offered by Woodcraft, the instructor will discuss general safety concerns as they relate to the equipment located in our shop. It also presents the student an opportunity to become familiar with Woodcraft's particular machinery. While your own equipment will most likely be different than ours, the safety practices learned will be easily applied in your shop. Hands on experience will be gained on some of the most commonly used equipment in the shop. Hearing and eye protection are required. (CLS226)
Tuition: $15

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Bandsaw 101 with: Larry Loe
All

Sunday, October 14, 1 PM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Safety Class
Tools Required: Eye Protection
Description: Learn how to select a blade and adjust the tension, set the guide blocks/bearings, check wheel alignment, change tires, switch blades and use the tilting table. In addition, some cutting techniques such as re-sawing and circle cutting will be covered as well. This is a hands-on class so come prepared to practice and get dusty. BSAW101NT
Tuition: $50

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Take Your Pen Turning To The Next Level with: John Ferrell
Intermediate

Saturday, October 20, 10 AM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Pen Turning For Beginner's
Tools Required: Bring Your Own Tools (If You Have Them)
Description: If you have already discovered that "life's too short to use an ugly pen", and are ready to take your pens to the next level, this class is for you! John will cover the finer art of turning more advanced pens using some unique techniques. Come prepared to see and turn some amazing pens. CLS027
Tuition: $90

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Knife Making 101 - Custom Knife Scales with: David Shockley
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, October 21, 1 PM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Shop Safety
Description: Join David to create a knife you will be proud to show and use for a lifetime, or for a quality gift. In this class you will make a Drop Point Hunter's Knife. You will learn how to shape, mount and finish custom handles for a truly one-of-a-kind knife. Class includes all materials.CLS345
Tuition: $65

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Basic Woodshop Safety with: Marc Daniels
All

Friday, October 26, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Woodcraft's Basic Woodshop Safety class is an introduction to safe shop practices. As this class is a prerequisite to other classes offered by Woodcraft, the instructor will discuss general safety concerns as they relate to the equipment located in our shop. It also presents the student an opportunity to become familiar with Woodcraft's particular machinery. While your own equipment will most likely be different than ours, the safety practices learned will be easily applied in your shop. Hands on experience will be gained on some of the most commonly used equipment in the shop. Hearing and eye protection are required. (CLS226)
Tuition: $15

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Segmentation On The Scroll Saw with: Doris Munson
Beginner

Saturday, October 27, 10 AM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Shop Safety
Description: This is a pre-intarsia class. You will cut the project out of one piece of wood. The pieces will fit together without shaping. You will use some simple sanding techniques to give the project a more 3-dimensional feel. Bring a Dremel or other rotary sander if you have one.
Tuition: $75

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Hand Turned Pizza Cutters with: John Ferrell
All

Sunday, October 28, 1 PM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Intro To The Wood Lathe Or Some Basic Turning Experience
Description: Tired of your pizza not being cut all the way through? Tired of struggling to finish cutting them? Well, we have just the solution for you. Make your own pizza cutter! You will learn how to turn a handle for and assemble a pizza cutter that will handle any pizza there is. We will also show you some tips and tricks to make this project even easier. Believe me, the pizza that this cutter won't handle hasn't been baked yet!
Tuition: $75

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