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Phone:
314-993-0413
Fax:
314-993-7029
Email:
stlouis-retail@woodcraft.com

West Port Area
2077 Congressional Drive
Saint Louis, MO 63146

Classes


Fundamentals of Woodworking

Part 1: Saturday, June 10, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, June 11, 11 AM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Derek Bass
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2-10
Tools Required: Hearing & Eye Protection
Description: Learn the safe use of hand and power tools in this great introductory class. In this two day class, you will build and finish a project using most of the power tools in the shop. This is the perfect class to get you safely started in woodworking and learning to use the most common tools used by woodworkers. Materials are included
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $225.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Spray Finishing

Saturday, June 17, 9 AM - 1 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Derek Bass
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Hearing Protection & Safety Glasses: Bring your own HEPA Filter Mask if you have one
Description: In this class, you will apply lacquer and/or poly finishes using an HVLP spray gun (High Volume, Low Pressure). The results are spectacular, even for the beginner. If you want a quicker and easier way to achieve professional results, you may find that spray finishing is the quickest solution.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Bulid a Conteporary Hall Table

Part 1: Saturday, June 24, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, June 25, 9 AM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Derek Bass
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-4
Tools Required: Hearing & Eye Protection. Respirator or dust mask
Description: Step into the world of furniture making in this 2 day class and take home a Conteporary Hall Table made of Solid Cherry.
Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Woodworking or waiver from instructor
Tuition: $250.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Hand Plane Tune-Up

Saturday, July 8, 9 AM - 2 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Bring Your Own Plane and Eye Protection
Description: Bring your hand plane back to life with a little TLC! Those old hand planes found at estate sales can be great bargains. Also, a new plane straight out of the box needs some fine tuning to make it sing. You can get your plane in fine working order and learn proper use and care techniques in this class. Your instructor will demonstrate how to set up your plane for flattening, jointing, and smoothing your board. Bring a bench plane to class and leave with it ready to use. The class will concentrate on the three standard bench planes: Jointer, Jack, and Smoother.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $125.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Fundamentals of Woodworking

Part 1: Saturday, July 15, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, July 16, 11 AM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Derek Bass
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2-8
Tools Required: Hearing & Eye Protection
Description: Learn the safe use of hand and power tools in this great introductory class. In this two day class, you will build and finish a project using most of the power tools in the shop. This is the perfect class to get you safely started in woodworking and learning to use the most common tools used by woodworkers. Materials are included
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $225.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Cabinet style End Table

Part 1: Saturday, July 22, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, July 23, 9 AM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Derek Bass
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-4
Tools Required: Hearing & Eye Protection. Respirator or dust mask
Description: You will learn frame and panel construction and make a beautiful End Table from Cherry.
Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Woodworking or waiver from instructor
Tuition: $325.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Make your own 4 String Fretted Cigar Box Guitar

Saturday, July 29, 9 AM - 3 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Steve Whetstone
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Hearing & Eye Protection. Respirator or dust mask
Description: Let's take the CBG up a notch with this 4 String Fretted Cigar Box Guitar.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Introduction to Bowl Turning

Sunday, July 30, 11 AM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Frank Petruso
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-4
Tools Required: Eye and Hearing Protection, dust mask or respirator.
Description: Get started in bowl turning in this introductory class.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $125.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Workshop Sharpening - Plane Blades & Chisels

Thursday, August 3, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Don Bass
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-8
Tools Required: Bring Your Own Plane and Eye Protection
Description: Learn how to sharpen your plane blades and chisels for maximum effect. Bring a plane blade or chisel of your own and leave with a sharpened tool.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Fundamentals of Woodworking

Part 1: Saturday, August 5, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, August 6, 11 AM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Derek Bass
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2-10
Tools Required: Hearing & Eye Protection
Description: Learn the safe use of hand and power tools in this great introductory class. In this two day class, you will build and finish a project using most of the power tools in the shop. This is the perfect class to get you safely started in woodworking and learning to use the most common tools used by woodworkers. Materials are included
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $225.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Introduction to Milk Paints, Glazes & Pearl Effects

Thursday, August 10, 11 AM - 3 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Woodcraft Staff
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2-12
Tools Required: Eye protection
Description: In this hands on class you will explore the techniques used with General Finishes Milk Paints, Glazes and Pearl Effects. Come dressed to paint.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $50.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Introduction to Finishing

Saturday, August 12, 9 AM - 12 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Derek Bass
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2-10
Tools Required: N/A
Description: Want to learn how to create a professional finish and avoid mistakes? Introduction to Finishing is the place to start. You will learn about grain fillers, proper sanding techniques, dye stain pre-toners, sealer coats and how to create a uniform color. You will also learn about universal washcoats vs. prestain conditioners and oil based vs water based gel stains. Everything you need to know about covering wood and how to avoid splotching.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Spray Finishing

Thursday, August 17, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Derek Bass
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Hearing Protection & Safety Glasses: Bring your own HEPA Filter Mask if you have one
Description: In this class, you will apply lacquer and/or poly finishes using an HVLP spray gun (High Volume, Low Pressure). The results are spectacular, even for the beginner. If you want a quicker and easier way to achieve professional results, you may find that spray finishing is the quickest solution.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Fundamentals of Woodworking

Part 1: Saturday, August 19, 9 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, August 20, 11 AM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Derek Bass
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2-10
Tools Required: Hearing & Eye Protection
Description: Learn the safe use of hand and power tools in this great introductory class. In this two day class, you will build and finish a project using most of the power tools in the shop. This is the perfect class to get you safely started in woodworking and learning to use the most common tools used by woodworkers. Materials are included
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $225.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Hand Cut Dovetails

Saturday, August 19, 9 AM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Don Bass
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Eye & Hearing Protection & Respirator or dust mask
Description: Learn the proper technique for making hand cut dovetails.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $175.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Turn a Pen in Acrylic

Thursday, August 24, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Frank Petruso
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Eye and Hearing Protection, dust mask or respirator.
Description: Acrylic pen blanks come in an infinite selection of colors and make some beautiful pens. Acrylic can be a little tricky, learn the techniques to make a stunning pen.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $85.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Make your own Cigar Box Guitar

Saturday, August 26, 9 AM - 2 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Steve Whetstone
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required: Eye and Hearing Protection, dust mask or respirator.
Description: Cigar box guitars have been around forever and have gained popularity over the last few years. You will be making a basic 3 string fretless CBG and maybe even jamming with our CBG expert.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $125.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Make a 4 String Fretted Electric Cigar Box Guitar

Saturday, October 21, 9 AM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Steve Whetstone
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required:
Description: Take a 4 String Fretted CBG, add pickups and you're ready to jam
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $175.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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Make a Cookie Tin Banjo

Saturday, November 18, 9 AM - 3 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Steve Whetstone
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 2-8
Tools Required:
Description: The world of homemade instruments is limitless. This class will will test those limits. Bring your own cookie tin if you wish and go home ready to do some dueling.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes:

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

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