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Phone:
419-389-0560
Fax:
419-389-0575
Email:
toledo@woodcraft.com

5311 Airport Highway
Toledo, OH 43615

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 - 9 PM
friday 9 AM - 7 PM
saturday 9 AM - 5 PM

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Basics Of Bowl Turning with: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Beginner

Thursday, September 27, 5 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: Introduction To Lathes And Turning Or Past Exposure/experience With Lathes
Tools Required: None; Classroom Tools Will Be Used
Description: Learn the basics of bowl turning! In this class you will learn lathe safety, tool sharpening, turning techniques, methods of mounting bowl blanks, sanding techniques, and finishing options for your final project. You will also receive useful tips and tricks to develop your own unique turning style.You will have hands-on experience with mini lathes, bowl gouges, and power sanders, taking home a sample bowl. With the skills and techniques taught, you will be able to turn your own exotic hardwood or domestic wood bowls.Due to the type of machines involved in this class, admittance to this class is restricted to adults (18+).
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: ($35.00 Materials, $60.00 Instruction)

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Beginning Intarsia with: Rick Bailin
Beginner

Part 1: Tuesday, October 2, 9 AM - 3 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, October 9, 9 AM - 3 PM

Prerequisite: Introduction To Scroll Saws Or Equivalent
Tools Required: None; Tools Will Be Supplied In The Classroom
Description: Have you seen the beautiful artwork hanging in the Woodcraft store – the ones where different woods are cut into forms and put together like a puzzle to make a picture? That's intarsia! It's related, in part, to marquetry and inlay and the artwork is centuries old. Today we use modern equipment and supplies to simplify the process while still creating a beautiful picture. We discuss the importance of using dry lumber, wood selection, working with a pattern, and you will begin scroll sawing the intarsia project. Rick will share his ideas on wood selection, learning to use the grain to enhance your intarsia pieces. You will have some choices on wood to use on your project. We will also cover general information about scroll saw blades as well as which blade works best for different species of wood. After your pieces are cut out, you will begin sanding and shaping your project. This is the part most people want some help with. The classroom environment is a great place to learn. After detailing the intarsia piece, you will cut out a backing and glue your project to the backing. This is a two-day class to allow for completion of the project. Time permitting on the second day, finishes can be applied. Scroll saw experience or Introduction to Scroll Saws is required.
Tuition: $175
Tuition Notes: ($25.00 Materials, $150.00 Instruction)

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Introduction To CNCs: Seminar with: Andy Krajnyak
Beginner

Thursday, October 4, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: This is an introductory course to CNC machines and software. Students will learn the basic components of a CNC machine, how to set it up, and fundamentals of the software on how to design and machine a simple sign.
Tuition: $50

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Spindle Turning: Pepper Mill with: Woodcraft Staff
Beginner

Sunday, October 7, 11 AM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Introduction To Lathes And Turning Or Equivilant
Tools Required: None; Classroom Tools Will Be Used.
Description: Mini lathe turning. You've always thought it looked like fun. And you are curious if you can turn something useful and functional. This is your class! Take home a handmade wooden pepper mill after this class. Learn the tricks and methods needed to make the task easy and fun. A 6 inch tall mill will be made. Plans and procedure will be part of the package so you can make more at home. These are beautiful, functional units.
Tuition: $110
Tuition Notes: ($40.00 Materials, $70.00 Instruction)

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Introduction To Lathes And Turning with: Paul Jayko
Beginner

Thursday, October 11, 5 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: No Pre-Requisites For This Class
Tools Required: None; Classroom Tools Will Be Used
Description: This class is a pre-requisite for all lathe and turning classes. The first half of the class will be an overview and discussion of the types and structure of the lathe equipment, safe use of the equipment, uses of various accessories, tool selection / options, proper care of tools, and types of wood used in turning. This basic education will apply to various types of turning. The second half of the class will be basic hands-on turning techniques. A small project will be made in this class for you to take home.
Tuition: $100
Tuition Notes: ($25 Materials, $75 Instruction)

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Date Night At Woodcraft - Cutting Board with: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
All

Friday, October 12, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: None; Classroom Tools Will Be Used
Description: Do you and your significant other want to try something different on "Date Night?" Why not learn basic wood working skills and have fun creating a one of a kind project together? We will provide the food, soft drinks, and materials. You only need to show up and be ready to make some saw dust. Projects will vary from month to month and will consist of small projects such as pens, bottle stoppers, bottle openers, picture holders, wine bottle holders and more. The class will begin with appetizers, refreshments, time to socialize, and project descriptions. The remaining time will be utilized to build the projects and to socialize as a group. This month's project will be a cutting board you can show off to your friends. Cost is $150 per couple.
Tuition: $150

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Carving Fairy Mushrooms with: Lucette Jones
Beginner

Saturday, October 13, 9 AM - 12 PM

Description: Whether you're a novice or intermediate carver, you're sure to learn many useful skills and techniques in this Fairy Mushroom carving class. Lucette will show you the process for creating a mushroom that will be a good addition to a fairy garden. She will explain the process of designing your project, cutting the blank, and then take you step-by-step through the carving process. This carving will make a great gift for your family members or friends who enjoy fairy gardens.
Tuition: $50
Tuition Notes: ($40.00 Instruction, $10.00 Materials)

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Scroll Saw Techniques With Trivets with: Rick Bailin
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, October 14, 11 AM - 3 PM

Prerequisite: Introduction To Scroll Saw And/or More Than 6 Months Of Experience With Scroll Saws
Tools Required: None; Tools Used Are Included In The Class Costs
Description: Now is the time to start making to holiday gifts. Scroll Sawing one of those gifts is a good idea. There are so many intricate or three-dimensional projects that you can create with a scroll saw! In this class you will learn design and layout requirements, how to use wood selection to improve your design, special cutting tips, and alternate materials to use for special effects. We will share our experiences and knowledge on the many projects we have created. If time permits you will also be able to discuss any designs you might be thinking about creating. You will have a project and designs to take home at the end of class.
Tuition: $80
Tuition Notes: ($20 Materials, $60 Instruction)

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Hand Cut Dovetails with: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Beginner

Tuesday, October 16, 4 PM - 7 PM

Tools Required: None; Classroom Tools Will Be Used.
Description: A dovetail is associated with quality workmanship in woodworking. It is most often seen in cabinetry / case work. They are considered one of the strongest types of joints that is used in woodworking. Hand cut dovetails take more time than power tool joinery, but it offers more beauty in the configuration than any power tool can offer. You will learn pin and tail marking of your dovetails and use a saw and chisel to create your own dovetails. You will create and take home your own sample board of hand cut dovetails.
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes: ($65 Instruction, $10 Materials)

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Table Saw Basics with: Tim Myers
Beginner/Intermediate

Thursday, October 18, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tools Required: Classroom Tools Will Be Used.
Description: With a focus on safety, we'll cover set up and maintenance, safe sawing techniques for solid wood and sheet goods and useful jigs and fixtures for this most common workshop power tool. Handouts will be made available.
Tuition: $50

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Cabinet Making The Festool Way with: Mike Kreischer
All

Part 1: Saturday, October 20, 9 AM - 4 PM
Part 2: Sunday, October 21, 11 AM - 4 PM

Tools Required: None, Classroom Tools Will Be Used.
Description: Want to know how Festool can make your next project faster, easier, smarter? Come join Mike and learn how to build cabinet carcasses using Festool equipment and accessories with streamlined True32 cabinet making techniques. In this two day hands-on intensive course you will build a frameless upper cabinet and a face-frame lower cabinet starting with a sheet of plywood and ending up with assembled boxes ready for finish. Instruction will cover a full array of Festool products and accessories: TS 55 plunge saw, MFT3 workbench, Kapex miter saw, Domino loose mortise and tenon joining system, OF1400 Routers + LR32 hole drilling accessory, MFK 700 trim router, Rotex sanders, finish sanders, specialty sanders, and CT dust extractors with HEPA filtration. Whether you already drank the Kool-aid and own every Festool Product or don't own any, this class is for you. No huge shop, table saw or router table required. No prior cabinet making experience necessary.
Tuition: $350
Tuition Notes: ($225 For Instruction And $125 For Materials)

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Flat/Straight/Square with: Don Rasmusson
Beginner

Tuesday, October 23, 5 PM - 7 PM

Description: Class sign-up deadline: One week prior to class. Join us in this basic class which is a good introduction to important woodworking tools and a must for all beginning woodworkers. Each student will receive a rough sawn board which they will proceed to flatten, square, and cut to a final size. Power tools used in this whole process are the jointer, table saw, and planer. Included in the class is a copy of Tauton's "Complete Illustrated Guide to Woodworking" (WC# 151023).
Tuition: $90
Tuition Notes: ($70.00 Instruction, $20.00 Materials)

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Beginning Woodshop: Mantel Clock with: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Beginner

Thursday, October 25, 6 PM - 8:30 PM

Description: This class will provide you with an opportunity to learn basic tools and skills by making Mantel Clock.In this class you will learn the safe and proper way of using basic tools: table saw, router table, hand drill, and bandsaw. You will learn the skills of safety, measuring, cutting, and effective gluing while making your own clock.
Tuition: $90
Tuition Notes: ($22 Materials, $68 Instruction)

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Introduction To Wood Finishing - Seminar with: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
All

Sunday, October 28, 11 AM - 2 PM

Description: In this demonstration class, we will cover sealers, stains, dyes, and hand applied finishes. He will focus on various types of topcoats both water borne and solvent based, as well as some spray finishes. Proper sanding techniques will also be addressed.
Tuition: $50

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Live Edge Sofa Table with: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
All

Part 1: Thursday, November 1, 5 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, November 8, 5 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Thursday, November 15, 5 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: None; Classroom Tools Will Be Used
Description: Make your own Live Edge Sofa table (roughly 16x36.) This class will teach you how to do various tasks including, flattening with a router jig, attaching legs while allowing for wood movement, sanding, and finishing. This piece of furniture can easily be used as a sofa table or a hall table.Purchase your own slab during our slab day sale and we'll hold on to it until the class. Cost of the class is for the legs and instruction, not the slab.
Tuition: $200
Tuition Notes: ($150 For Instruction, $50 For Materials) Does Not Include Cost Of Slab.

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Carving Wooden Spirit Whistle with: Lucette Jones
Beginner

Saturday, November 3, 9 AM - 12 PM

Description: Whether you're a novice or intermediate carver, you're sure to learn many useful skills and techniques in this Wooden Spirit Whistle carving class. Lucette will show you the process for creating a whistle that will be a great gift for young or old. She will explain the process of designing your project, cutting and drilling the blank, and then take you step-by-step through the carving process. This carving will make an excellent holiday gift for your family members or friends who enjoy making noise.
Tuition: $50
Tuition Notes: ($40.00 Instruction, $10.00 Materials)

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Introduction To Lathes And Turning with: Paul Jayko
Beginner

Sunday, November 4, 11 AM - 3 PM

Tools Required: None; Classroom Tools Will Be Used
Description: This class is a pre-requisite for all lathe and turning classes. The first half of the class will be an overview and discussion of the types and structure of the lathe equipment, safe use of the equipment, uses of various accessories, tool selection / options, proper care of tools, and types of wood used in turning. This basic education will apply to various types of turning. The second half of the class will be basic hands-on turning techniques. A small project will be made in this class for you to take home.
Tuition: $100
Tuition Notes: ($25 Materials, $75 Instruction)

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End Grain Cutting Board with: Carl Kuhnle
Beginner

Part 1: Tuesday, November 6, 3:30 PM - 7 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, November 13, 3:30 PM - 7 PM
Part 3: Tuesday, November 20, 3:30 PM - 7 PM

Tools Required: None; Classroom Tools Will Be Used
Description: This is a GREAT CLASS! Students will build, over the three nights, an End-Grain style Cutting Board from two contrasting types of wood. This 12" X 18" Cutting Board will be constructed from "End-Grain", not the Long-Grain of the boards. This traditional method of building a Cutting Board makes it VERY DURABLE. It will take cuts from a knife and not show any damage for many years to come. Our instructor is an experienced woodworker and his hands-on approach to teaching will help you learn all the tricks for end-grain cutting and glue-up. You will also learn many valuable machining tips that will help you in other woodworking projects. This is a very popular class and will fill quickly so, sign up A.S.A.P. This class will be cancelled one week in advance if not enough students have signed up.
Tuition: $150
Tuition Notes: Materials $25, Instructional $125

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Turning A Honey Dipper With A Captive Ring with: Amy Davis
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, November 11, 11 AM - 3 PM

Prerequisite: Introduction To Lathes And Turning Or Past Exposure/experience With Lathes
Tools Required: None; Classroom Tools Will Be Used
Description: Learn the techniques to make a Honey Dipper with a Captivated Ring for either displaying or using. Materials for the honey dipper are included in the cost of the class. Each student will leave with a completed project and the knowledge to make more at home.
Tuition: $70
Tuition Notes: ($10.00 Materials, $60.00 Instruction)

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Build A Block Plane with: Don Rasmusson
Intermediate

Saturday, November 17, 9 AM - 12 PM

Tools Required: Woodcraft Classroom Tools Will Be Used
Description: Reaching for a wooden block plane that you made will impress your woodworking friends. They probably have only seen them made in cast iron or bronze, When they watch you use your hand plane, they will want one of their own.
Tuition: $100
Tuition Notes: ($70.00 Instruction, $30.00 Materials)

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Carving A Name Plate Out Of Cottonwood Bark with: Lucette Jones
All

Sunday, November 18, 11 AM - 2 PM

Tools Required: Carving KNnife, Small Gouge, V-tool, Safety Glove And A Thumb Guard.
Description: Carve a name plate from a piece of Cottonwood Bark blank. Both beginners and experienced carvers will have fun carving this project that is sure to become a family heirloom. Suggested tools include a carving knife, small gouge, a V-tool, safety glove and a thumb guard.
Tuition: $55
Tuition Notes: ($7.00 Materials, $48.00 Instruction)

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Sharpening For Turners with: Carl Kuhnle
Beginner

Sunday, November 25, 11 AM - 2 PM

Tools Required: Students Are Encouraged To Bring A Gouge, Parting Tool, And Skew To Class
Description: You have heard us say repeatedly that "a sharp tool is a safe tool" and "the best results are from sharp tools." One of the first skills that a turner should learn is how to properly sharpen his tools. You will learn the basics of sharpening a gouge, parting tool, and skew chisel. Even if you have been turning for some time, this class will be helpful in providing tips on improving your sharpening techniques and perfecting a sharp edge. There will be discussion and demonstration on the differences of wet and dry sharpening. Everyone will have a chance to sharpen at least one of their turning tools.
Tuition: $50

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Turning Kaleidoscope Pen With A Glass Finish with: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Beginner/Intermediate

Tuesday, November 27, 5 PM - 7 PM

Prerequisite: Intro To Lathes And Turning & Foundations Of Pen Turning – Or Equivalent Experience
Tools Required: None; Classroom Tools Will Be Used
Description: You will first turn a Kaleidoscope pen from exotic hardwood. Once it's turned, you will learn the advanced finishing technique of CA application. Have you ever wondered how advanced pen makers apply that smooth, glossy finish to their pens? Cyanoacrylate, sometimes referred to as "Super Glue," is a finish applied in place of a friction polish or wax. Sanded with micro mesh, CA polishes up to a high sheen which is as beautiful as it is durable. It is a tricky technique to master! Come learn the tricks of the trade from our expert pen maker. All materials are included for both the pen and finishing portions of the class.
Tuition: $65
Tuition Notes: ($25 Materials, $40.00 Instruction)

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Get To Know Your Bandsaw with: Rick Bailin
All

Thursday, November 29, 6 PM - 8 PM

Tools Required: Classroom Tools Will Be Used.
Description: The band saw is a very versatile machine but sometimes requires a bit of coaxing to produce its best performance. In this class, set up adjustments, blade selection and tension, basic maintenance and various cutting techniques will be covered and demonstrated.Also, we will cover jigs, fixtures, and accessories that can make woodworking more accurate, efficient, and enjoyable. Sketches and plans will be provided to students to use with your own equipment at home.
Tuition: $50

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Introduction To Lathes And Turning with: Paul Jayko
Beginner

Thursday, December 6, 5 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: No Pre-Requisites For This Class
Tools Required: None; Classroom Tools Will Be Used
Description: This class is a pre-requisite for all lathe and turning classes. The first half of the class will be an overview and discussion of the types and structure of the lathe equipment, safe use of the equipment, uses of various accessories, tool selection / options, proper care of tools, and types of wood used in turning. This basic education will apply to various types of turning. The second half of the class will be basic hands-on turning techniques. A small project will be made in this class for you to take home.
Tuition: $100
Tuition Notes: ($25 Materials, $75 Instruction)

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Turn A Holiday Tree Ornament with: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Beginner

Saturday, December 8, 10 AM - 2 PM

Description: Utilizing spindle turning and wood holding techniques and your own imagination, create a delicate hanging tree ornament out of solid hardwood, just in time for the holidays. These make beautiful gifts for others, or great family keepsakes for yourself. No prior wood turning experience necessary.
Tuition: $85
Tuition Notes: ($10 Materials, $75 Instruction)

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Basics Of Bowl Turning with: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Beginner

Sunday, December 9, 11 AM - 3 PM

Prerequisite: Introduction To Lathes And Turning Or Past Exposure/experience With Lathes
Tools Required: None; Classroom Tools Will Be Used
Description: Learn the basics of bowl turning! In this class you will learn lathe safety, tool sharpening, turning techniques, methods of mounting bowl blanks, sanding techniques, and finishing options for your final project. You will also receive useful tips and tricks to develop your own unique turning style.You will have hands-on experience with mini lathes, bowl gouges, and power sanders, taking home a sample bowl. With the skills and techniques taught, you will be able to turn your own exotic hardwood or domestic wood bowls.Due to the type of machines involved in this class, admittance to this class is restricted to adults (18+).
Tuition: $95
Tuition Notes: ($35.00 Materials, $60.00 Instruction)

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Beginning Woodshop Series, Class 1: Cutting Board with: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Beginner

Thursday, January 3, 1 PM - 6 PM

Tools Required: None; Classroom Tools Will Be Used
Description: Would you like to learn the basics of wood and wood selection for projects and the safe operation of power tools and hand tools while making a simple and useful project? This class will introduce you to wood and lumber basics; the safe operation of a table saw, jointer, bandsaw, drill press, sander, planer, and clamps; and tips in finishing any project. You will learn design, layout, material requirement calculations, use of adhesives, and clamping techniques. As you perfect these skills, you will learn how these fundamentals will be basic to other areas of woodworking such as cabinetry and furniture.At the end of this class you will have produced a cutting board that can be a key accessory for your kitchen or as a beautiful gift for someone special!
Tuition: $120
Tuition Notes: ($20 Materials, $100 Instruction)

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Carve An Elephant (Beginning Carving) with: Lucette Jones
Beginner

Saturday, January 5, 9 AM - 1 PM

Tools Required: Bench Knife, #2 Or #3 V-tool, Carving Glove, And Thumb Guard
Description: Learn basic carving skills by carving an elephant out of a piece of basswood. You will learn safety, honing, basic sharpening, basic carving techniques, impact of wood grain in your carving, and will discuss options for finishing. You can either bring your own tools from home or purchase the tools at the beginning of class for a 10% class discount. The wood will be supplied by Woodcraft.
Tuition: $50
Tuition Notes: ($5.00 Materials, $45.00 Instruction)

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Introduction To Lathes And Turning with: Paul Jayko
Beginner

Sunday, January 6, 11 AM - 3 PM

Tools Required: None; Classroom Tools Will Be Used
Description: This class is a pre-requisite for all lathe and turning classes. The first half of the class will be an overview and discussion of the types and structure of the lathe equipment, safe use of the equipment, uses of various accessories, tool selection / options, proper care of tools, and types of wood used in turning. This basic education will apply to various types of turning. The second half of the class will be basic hands-on turning techniques. A small project will be made in this class for you to take home.
Tuition: $100
Tuition Notes: ($25 Materials, $75 Instruction)

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Hand Planes Basics Seminar with: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
All

Tuesday, January 8, 4 PM - 7 PM

Description: You will learn to use a range of hand planes to complement and enhance your skills. This class will focus on selection, set up, sharpening and usage of planes. You will use a variety of hand planes. This course is for those new to hand planes or those wanting to get more from their own planes.
Tuition: $60

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Turning Natural Edge Bowls with: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Intermediate

Thursday, January 10, 4 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: Intro To Lathes And Turning And Basics Of Bowl Turning. Demonstrated Experience In Bowl Turning May Be An Accepted Substitute With Instructor Approval.
Description: Turners have a variety of options when they put a rough piece of wood on a lathe. In some cases, the bark can be used as an integral part of the bowl, creating a "natural edge bowl" that provides an element of texture that the turner would not otherwise include. This natural edge can cause the bowl to have a unique curvature from the original log and add even more creativity and uniqueness to the art.In this one-day class, you will learn to work a raw log into a finished live-edge bowl. You will learn the strategy, elements, and techniques of turning an interrupted cut which is common to natural edge turning. You will also learn how to maximize the use of select turning tools while incorporating the natural edge / elements of your wood. You will learn the elements and techniques of natural edge turning and how to maximize the use of select turning tools while incorporating the natural edge / elements of your wood.
Tuition: $100
Tuition Notes: ($15 Materials, $85 Instruction)

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Making A Farm Table With Festool with: Mike Kreischer
Beginner

Part 1: Saturday, January 12, 9 AM - 4 PM
Part 2: Sunday, January 13, 11 AM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Classroom Tools Will Be Used
Description: Class sign-up deadline: January 2, 2019.In the Farm Table Class, we will cover the tools and techniques necessary to construct and finish a simple, but classic piece of wooden furniture. Though participants will walk away with a range of broadly applicable skills, the class will concentrate primarily on the precise and efficient break down, processing, and finishing raw materials using Festool saws, routers, sanders, dust extractors, tables, and more. In short, the class will cover the basics of the Festool System, as applied to real-world furniture building applications.
Tuition: $425
Tuition Notes: ($225 For Instruction And $200 For Materials)

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Introduction To Scroll Saws with: Rick Bailin
Beginner

Tuesday, January 15, 5 PM - 7 PM

Tools Required: None; Classroom Tools Will Be Used
Description: If you are interested in learning scroll saw, this is YOUR class! You will learn basic safety guidelines, how to choose a saw and blades for a project, why wood selection is important, pattern layouts and preparation for cutting a project, and techniques in cutting.You will have hands on experience with the equipment and will leave the class with practice templates, a completed project, and enough knowledge and experience to create your own projects.
Tuition: $85
Tuition Notes: ($15.00 Materials, $70.00 Instruction)

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Table Saw Basics with: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Beginner/Intermediate

Thursday, January 17, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: With a focus on safety, we'll cover set up and maintenance, safe sawing techniques for solid wood and sheet goods and useful jigs and fixtures for this most common workshop power tool.
Tuition: $50

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Date Night At Woodcraft - Cheese Slicer & Planer with: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
All

Friday, January 18, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: None; Classroom Tools Will Be Used
Description: Do you and your significant other want to try something different on "Date Night?" Why not learn basic wood working skills and have fun creating a one of a kind project together? We will provide the food, soft drinks, and materials. You only need to show up and be ready to make some saw dust. Projects will vary from month to month and will consist of small projects such as pens, bottle stoppers, bottle openers, picture holders, wine bottle holders and more. The class will begin with appetizers, refreshments, time to socialize, and project descriptions. The remaining time will be utilized to build the projects and to socialize as a group. This month's project will be a cutting board you can show off to your friends. Cost is $150 per couple.
Tuition: $150

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Turning A Lidded Box with: Amy Davis
Intermediate

Sunday, January 20, 11 AM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Introduction To Lathes And Turning Or Past Exposure/experience With Lathes
Tools Required: None; All Materials And Equipment Will Be Supplied By Woodcraft
Description: This class is designed for the intermediate turners who are looking to enhance their abilities. Wood turned boxes are a fun exercise in turning a 2-piece project; the base and the top. Wood turned boxes can be both beautiful and functional. They can be turned as artwork to be a conversation piece or they can be turned to be used as a storage container. Our instructor will teach you how to make the box with a lid that will fit.
Tuition: $95

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Mastering The Router And Router Table with: Tim Myers
Beginner

Thursday, January 24, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Classroom Tools Will Be Used.
Description: This popular class presents essential information that will help you safely operate one of the workshop's most versatile tools. Set-up, safety, router bits and techniques will be covered. If you prefer, you may bring your own router to the class for hands-on familiarity with your own router. We will also teach you about the different router tables and fence systems available and the advantages of using a router table instead of a handheld router for some woodworking functions. Students will learn about bits that are only used in the router table, setting up the table with an edge profile bit, and setting up the tongue and groove bit.
Tuition: $125

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Carve A Gnome (Intrmediate Carving) with: Lucette Jones
Beginner

Sunday, January 27, 11 AM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Bench Knife, #2 Or #3 V-tool, Carving Glove, And Thumb Guard
Description: Learn basic carving skills by carving a gnome out of a piece of basswood. You will learn safety, honing, basic sharpening, basic carving techniques, impact of wood grain in your carving, and will discuss options for finishing. You can either bring your own tools from home or purchase the tools at the beginning of class for a 10% class discount. The wood will be supplied by Woodcraft.
Tuition: $50
Tuition Notes: ($5.00 Materials, $45.00 Instruction)

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Turning A Goblet with: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Intermediate

Tuesday, January 29, 1 PM - 6 PM

Prerequisite: Introduction To Lathes And Turning Or Past Exposure/experience With Lathes
Tools Required: None; All Materials And Equipment Will Be Supplied By Woodcraft
Description: This class is designed for the intermediate turners who are looking to enhance their abilities. Wood turned goblets are a fun exercise in turning. Learn how to delicately cut a thin stem attached to a bowl and a base and then pare it off without twisting that tender stem to shreds. Students need to be an intermediate turner; either through class instruction or having completed numerous projects, or better yet, both.
Tuition: $105
Tuition Notes: $15 Materials, $90 For Instruction.

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CNC Session 2: Working With VCarve with: Andy Krajnyak
Beginner

Thursday, January 31, 5 PM - 8 PM

Prerequisite: Introduction To CNCs
Tools Required: A Laptop Computer. All Other Tools And Software Will Be Supplied
Description: So you're interested in using a CNC device to do some carving. Once you have had the Intro class, you're ready to learn about the software that drives the unit. This is an introductory course to the VCarve software used for designing projects for CNC. Students will learn the fundamentals of creating and machining a project on CNC.
Tuition: $85

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