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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
USA

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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Scroll Saw Fundamentals with: Harlem Sandberg
All

Saturday, December 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: $75.00

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Basic Woodshop Safety with: Marc Daniels
All

Friday, December 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: $15.00

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Sharpening Hand Tools with: David Shockley
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, December 29, 10 AM - 4 PM

Tools Required: One Hand Tool To Be Sharpened
Description: This class will focus on sharpening three of the most common edge tools in the wood shop; the hand plane the chisel and turning tools. David will explain the use of angle setting jigs as well as the differences between oil and water stones. A slow speed grinder with the Wolverine system and the Tormek machine will also be covered. Students are encouraged to bring one tool to be sharpened.
Tuition: $50.00

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Introduction To The Wood Lathe with: Cal Hanson
Beginner

Saturday, January 5, 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: $75.00

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Basic Woodshop Safety with: Marc Daniels
All

Sunday, January 6, 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: $15.00

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Build An Acoustic Guitar with: Marc Daniels
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Saturday, January 12, 10 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, January 13, 8 AM - 1 PM
Part 3: Monday, January 14, 3 PM - 6 PM
Part 4: Wednesday, January 16, 3 PM - 6 PM
Part 5: Friday, January 18, 3 PM - 6 PM
Part 6: Saturday, January 19, 7 AM - 2 PM
Part 7: Sunday, January 20, 8 AM - 1 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Shop Safety
Description: Many who play or even just admire the beauty of the guitar wish they could make their own heirloom instrument that can be played today and then passed on for generations. For those of you who feel this way, here's your chance. This class is designed to take a beginner/intermediate woodworker through the process of making a steel string acoustic guitar from a unique kit. You will learn the terminology of, and the specialized techniques necessary to complete your own personal instrument. The process is broken down into small steps to familiarize the student with the construction of the neck including truss rod installation, fingerboard and fretting and abalone inlay. You will also cover construction of the body which includes brace trimming/fitting, top installation, bridge gluing/alignment, purfling and final fitting of the neck to the body using a bolt on system. Each guitar will be completed leaving the final top coat finish up to the student. (look for our other classes designed for finishing techniques)Be sure to visit the store to see and play a finished guitar. Two models are available, Sapele or Sycamore. CLS149
Tuition: $700.00

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Basic Woodshop Safety with: Marc Daniels
All

Friday, January 25, 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: $15.00

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Bandsaw 101 with: Larry Loe
All

Saturday, January 26, 10 AM - 1 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: $50.00

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

Saturday, January 26, 2 PM - 5 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 start with. This hands on class will show you the techniques you need to turn that rough cut lumber into beautiful ready to use lumber. CLS230
Tuition: $50.00

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Working With VCarve, Session I with: Rick Sherman
Beginner

Sunday, January 27, 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: $85.00

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Router 101 with: Marc Daniels
All

Wednesday, January 30, 6 PM - 9 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: $60.00

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Basic Pen Turning with: John Ferrell
All

Saturday, February 2, 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: $75.00

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Basic Woodshop Safety with: Marc Daniels
All

Sunday, February 3, 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: $15.00

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Reviving & Restoring Hand Planes with: David Shockley
All

Saturday, February 9, 10 AM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Shop Safety
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: $75.00

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Bandsaw 101 with: Larry Loe
All

Sunday, February 10, 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: $50.00

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Fundamentals Of Finishing with: Marc Daniels
Beginner

Wednesday, February 13, 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: $65.00

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Principles Of Bowl Turning with: Cal Hanson
Beginner

Saturday, February 16, 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: $115.00

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

Sunday, February 17, 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 start with. This hands on class will show you the techniques you need to turn that rough cut lumber into beautiful ready to use lumber. CLS230
Tuition: $50.00

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Basic Woodshop Safety with: Marc Daniels
All

Friday, February 22, 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: $15.00

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Scroll Saw Fundamentals with: Harlem Sandberg
All

Saturday, February 23, 10 AM - 4 PM

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: $75.00

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Turn An Acrylic Pen with: John Ferrell
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, February 24, 1 PM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Pen Turning
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: $60.00

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Introduction To The Wood Lathe with: Cal Hanson
Beginner

Saturday, March 2, 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: $75.00

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Basic Woodshop Safety with: Marc Daniels
All

Sunday, March 3, 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: $15.00

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Build The Sounds Of The Islands with: Marc Daniels
Intermediate/Advanced

Part 1: Saturday, March 9, 10 AM - 4 PM
Part 2: Sunday, March 10, 11 AM - 4 PM
Part 3: Monday, March 11, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Wednesday, March 13, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 5: Friday, March 15, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Shop Safety Class
Description: Build a tenor ukulele with Marcus Daniels. Although the sides and binding will be pre-bent and the fingerboard slotted, all other aspects of building will be covered in this class including but not limited to: joinery of the top and back, making a rosette, cutting a sound hole, making and gluing in all braces, installing wood binding, building and attaching the neck, fret work, inlay and making a bridge. The instrument will be completed in the white (playable, but no finish). This class is designed for experienced woodworkers. We will be using hand saws, chisels, files and rasps as well as a router, drill press band saw and power sanders. PLEASE NOTE: You must be enrolled no later than three weeks prior to the first day of class.
Tuition: $800.00

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Advanced / Kitless Pen Making with: John Ferrell
Advanced

Saturday, March 23, 10 AM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: None; However, Intermediate To Advanced Pen Turning Skills Is Recommended.
Description: This seminar is for the advanced pen turner who wants to take their craft to the next level. This is not a hands on class. Rather, it is a presentation designed to introduce the student to tools and techniques not normally used in pen turning. We will discuss such topics as design, tooling, and of course the creative process itself. During the course of the seminar, demonstrations will be presented on the use of taps and dies, center drills, calipers and more.
Tuition: $200.00

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

Sunday, March 24, 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: $60.00

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Basic Woodshop Safety with: Marc Daniels
All

Friday, March 29, 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: $15.00

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Principles Of Bowl Turning with: Cal Hanson
Beginner

Saturday, March 30, 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: $115.00

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Table Saw Basics with: J.D. Walker
All

Sunday, March 31, 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: $50.00

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