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Phone:
(586) 268-1919
Fax:
(586) 268-4994
Email:
sterlingheights-retail@woodcraft.com

39245 Van Dyke Ave
Sterling Heights, MI 48313
USA

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Hours of Operation

sunday 11 AM - 4 PM
monday 9 AM - 7 PM
tuesday 9 AM - 7 PM
wednesday 9 AM - 7 PM
thursday 9 AM - 7 PM
friday 9 AM - 7 PM
saturday 9 AM - 6 PM

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Basic Furniture Restoration And Upcycling with: Bob McGarry
All

Tuesday, September 28, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tools Required: Notebook With Paper And A Pen Or Pencil.
Description: Curious about refinishing or upcycling older furniture? Than this overview class is for you. Bob will discuss current products and methods, to repair, refinish or change the appearance of your favorite piece of furniture, or that thrift store find. We will cover stripping methods, repair of existing finishes and color-over procedures. Common finish problems and the solutions, will also be covered.
Tuition: $65.00

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Basic Finishing Class Day 1 with: Bob McGarry
All

Saturday, October 2, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Safety glasses with side shields, dust mask, and hearing protection are mandatory. Shop apron, notebook and pencil are recommended.
Description: If you want to improve your finishing skills then this class is for you. Bob McGarry, our finishing expert will cover safety & surface prep including planes, scrapers, sanding and managing defects. Coloring wood using pigment stains, dye stains, chemical stains, glazes, and paints. Grain filling will also be discussed and demonstrated. Basic color theory will also be covered.
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes: $100 Per Day Or $175 For Both Days Taken Together

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Basic Finishing Class Day 2 with: Bob McGarry
All

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

Prerequisite: Basic Finishing Class Day 1
Tools Required: Safety glasses with side shields, dust mask, and hearing protection are mandatory. Shop apron, notebook and pencil are recommended.
Description: In this class, Bob McGarry will introduce you to finishes and solvents. He will cover shellac, lacquer finishes, oil vanishes, varnishes, combo finishes and water borne finished. He will also discuss and demonstrate how to finish our finishes by polishing (rubbing out). We will wrap-up with a question and answer period.
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes: $100 Or $175 For Both Days Taken Together

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Turning A Wallstreet II Pen with: Tim Kelley
All

Thursday, October 7, 6 PM - 8 PM

Tools Required: Required: Face Shield, Roughing Gouge, Or Carbide Rougher, Skew Or Carbide Finishing Tool.
Description: Learn pen turning, with one of the easiest, pens, the Wallstreet II. Its classic sleek, smooth, refined lines along with single tube construction make this pen a real hit. Each student will leave with a completed pen.
Tuition: $75.00

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Turn a Small Pepper Mill with: Tim Kelley
All

Monday, October 18, 6 PM - 8:30 PM

Tools Required: Face shield or safety glasses, roughing gouge or carbide rougher, skew or carbide finishing tool. Students will need to purchase a pepper mill kit #154182 for the class.
Description: Have you ever wanted to turn a traditional pepper mill but have been fearful of the process involved in creating one? Join Tim for this exciting turning project to complete an Antique Style Hand Pepper Grinder.
Tuition: $65.00

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Basic Table-Saw Skills - Table-saw 101 with: Bob McGarry
Beginner

Tuesday, October 19, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tools Required: Safety glasses with side shields, dust mask, and hearing protection are mandatory. Shop apron, notebook and pencil are recommended.
Description: Learn the basics of the most useful machine in your shop, the table-saw. We will cover the selection of the table-saw blades and accessories. Also, covered will be tune-up and maintenance of the table-saw. The basic safety rules will be covered and stressed. Using square stock, instructor will demonstrate the safe way to complete the eight basic cuts, which are the basis for about 98% of table-saw operations. Each student will have an opportunity to practice the 8 basic cuts in class
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes: Materials Extra About $9

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Joinery On The Table Saw - Table Saw 201 with: Bob McGarry
Intermediate

Tuesday, October 26, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Table Saw Skills, Or Introduction To Woodworking
Tools Required: Safety glasses with side shields, dust mask, and hearing protection are mandatory. Shop apron, notebook and pencil are recommended.
Description: In this follow-up course to table-saw 101, we will begin to put the eight basic cuts to work. Demonstration and practice making rabbits, lap joints, dados and tenons. Selection and set-up of dados blades will be discussed.
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes: Materials Extra About $9

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Intro To Woodworking with: Bob McGarry
Beginner

Saturday, October 30, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Safety glasses with side shields, dust mask, and hearing protection are mandatory. Please bring a pen or pencil, as you will want to take lots of notes.
Description: Want to get started in woodworking, but do not have someone to show you how, or the chance to try? We will cover woodworking safety; wood as a material; measuring and marking; using and selecting tools for sawing, boring and abrading wood, including hand tools, track saws, table saws, miter saw, band saw, drills and drill press, routers, and sanders. Each student will get hands on time with tools and should feel confident to start woodworking at home.
Tuition: $120.00

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Turning A Wallstreet II Pen with: Tim Kelley
All

Monday, November 1, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tools Required: Required: Face Shield, Roughing Gouge, Or Carbide Rougher, Skew Or Carbide Finishing Tool.
Description: Learn pen turning, with one of the easiest, pens, the Wallstreet II. Its classic sleek, smooth, refined lines along with single tube construction make this pen a real hit. Each student will leave with a completed pen.
Tuition: $75.00

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Prepairing Stock Using The Jointer, Planer & Table Saw with: Bob McGarry
Beginner

Tuesday, November 9, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Table Saw Skills
Tools Required: Safety glasses with side shields, dust mask, and hearing protection are mandatory. Shop apron, notebook and pencil are recommended.
Description: This class will cover selection & set-up of the jointer and planer, explanation followed by demonstration of milling stock four square using the FEE method. The class will, also, cover squaring stock wider than jointer bed.
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes: Materials Included

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Turn a Small Pepper Mill with: Tim Kelley
All

Thursday, November 11, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tools Required: Face shield or safety glasses, roughing gouge or carbide rougher, skew or carbide finishing tool. Students will need to purchase a pepper mill kit #154182 for the class.
Description: Have you ever wanted to turn a traditional pepper mill but have been fearful of the process involved in creating one? Join Tim for this exciting turning project to complete an Antique Style Hand Pepper Grinder.
Tuition: $65.00

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Basic Knife Making with: Bob McGarry

Tuesday, November 16, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tools Required: Safety glasses with side shields, dust mask, and hearing protection are mandatory. Shop apron, notebook and pencil are recommended.
Description: A great project to make as a gift. Join Bob in making a skinner style knife, using a WoodRiver kit, selecting your own wooden handle blanks, available in-store.
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes: Materials Extra

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Intro To Woodworking with: Bob McGarry
Beginner

Sunday, November 21, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Safety glasses with side shields, dust mask, and hearing protection are mandatory. Please bring a pen or pencil, as you will want to take lots of notes.
Description: Want to get started in woodworking, but do not have someone to show you how, or the chance to try? We will cover woodworking safety; wood as a material; measuring and marking; using and selecting tools for sawing, boring and abrading wood, including hand tools, track saws, table saws, miter saw, band saw, drills and drill press, routers, and sanders. Each student will get hands on time with tools and should feel confident to start woodworking at home.
Tuition: $120.00

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Sharpening Chisels And Planes with: Bob McGarry

Tuesday, November 30, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tools Required: Safety glasses with side shields, dust mask, and hearing protection are mandatory. Shop apron, notebook and pencil are recommended.
Description: Using hand tools can take your woodworking to the next level, however, to use them effectively, you need to know how to sharpen them, and keep them sharp. Grinding, honing, and stropping will be covered, and when and how to apply each, to keep your tools operating at the peak of performance. By the end of the class you will understand what sharp is and know how to achieve it in your shop. Bring a chisel or plane iron of your own, and if time permits you can start on sharpening your tools.
Tuition: $60.00

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Turning A Wallstreet II Pen with: Tim Kelley
All

Monday, December 6, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tools Required: Required: Face Shield, Roughing Gouge, Or Carbide Rougher, Skew Or Carbide Finishing Tool.
Description: Learn pen turning, with one of the easiest, pens, the Wallstreet II. Its classic sleek, smooth, refined lines along with single tube construction make this pen a real hit. Each student will leave with a completed pen.
Tuition: $75.00

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Mastering The Hand Plane I with: Bob McGarry
Beginner

Tuesday, December 7, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prerequisite: Sharpening Chisels And Planes Recommended.
Tools Required: A Sharpened And Tuned-up Bench Plane.
Description: Learn how to use a hand plane like a pro. In this class we will use different types of planes in their various applications. Learn the techniques to make a perfectly square board, rabbet a groove, clean a shoulder and true up a tenon.
Tuition: $85.00

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Turn a Small Pepper Mill with: Tim Kelley
All

Thursday, December 9, 6 PM - 8:30 PM

Tools Required: Face shield or safety glasses, roughing gouge or carbide rougher, skew or carbide finishing tool. Students will need to purchase a pepper mill kit #154182 for the class.
Description: Have you ever wanted to turn a traditional pepper mill but have been fearful of the process involved in creating one? Join Tim for this exciting turning project to complete an Antique Style Hand Pepper Grinder.
Tuition: $65.00

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Intro To Woodworking with: Bob McGarry
Beginner

Saturday, December 18, 9:30 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Safety glasses with side shields, dust mask, and hearing protection are mandatory. Please bring a pen or pencil, as you will want to take lots of notes.
Description: Want to get started in woodworking, but do not have someone to show you how, or the chance to try? We will cover woodworking safety; wood as a material; measuring and marking; using and selecting tools for sawing, boring and abrading wood, including hand tools, track saws, table saws, miter saw, band saw, drills and drill press, routers, and sanders. Each student will get hands on time with tools and should feel confident to start woodworking at home.
Tuition: $120.00

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