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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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Chair Making: Adirondack Style Chairs with: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Full

Saturday, May 26, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Beginning Woodshop Or Some Experience With Power Tools
Tools Required: None; Will Use Classroom Tools
Description: It's time to start building some deck or patio chairs for summer! In this class you will learn basic chair making, safe tool operation, and how to lay out, cut, and assemble your chair. Carl will also share tips on sinking screws, making your own plugs, and a number of other skills. You will gain hands-on experience with a chop saw, table saw, band saw, router/router table, sander, and drill press or hand drill. And your first Western Red Cedar Adirondack chair will be finished just in time to enjoy the 2018 spring, summer, and fall seasons! Options for finishing the chair will be discussed. Due to the time needed to prep the lumber needed for this class, you must enroll by MAY 11th.
Tuition: $200
Tuition Notes: ($90.00 Materials, $110.00 Instruction)

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Get To Know Your Bandsaw with: Rick Bailin
All

Thursday, May 31, 5 PM - 7 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, June 7, 5 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: No Pre-Requisites For This Class
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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Introduction To Lathes And Turning For Youth with: John Heslop
Beginner

Sunday, June 10, 11 AM - 3 PM

Prerequisite: Must Be At Least 4'10" Tall To Be Able To Work At The Lathe On A Workbench
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. You will also be given a book as part of this class.All students under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by their parent or guardian prior to the class. Forms may be obtained in the store or by requesting one be mailed to you. One adult for every 2 students under the age of 15 is expected to chaperon this class. Due to staging of lathes on workbenches, students must be at least 4'10" feet tall.
Tuition: $45
Tuition Notes: ($25 Materials, $20 Instruction)

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Basics Of Bowl Turning with: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Beginner

Thursday, June 14, 5 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: Introduction To Lathes And Turning Or Past Exposure/experience With Lathes
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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Introduction To Carving For Youth - Wizards with: Lucette Jones
Beginner

Tuesday, June 19, 1 PM - 3 PM

Prerequisite: Two Permission Forms Must Be Completed By A Parent/guardian Prior To The Class
Description: In this class you will learn basic carving skills by creating a Wizard from basswood. You will learn safety, basic sharpening, basic carving techniques, impact of wood grain in your carving, carving in-the-round, and will discuss options for finishing.You can either bring your own tools from home or purchase the tools before the class for a 10% class discount. The wood will be supplied by Woodcraft.All students under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by their parent or guardian prior to the class. Forms may be obtained in the store or by requesting that one be mailed to you. All youth must meet with the instructor or store manager at least one day before the class to review class responsibilities. We require one adult per 2 students under the age of 13 to also attend the class.
Tuition: $25
Tuition Notes: ($5.00 Materials, $20.00 Instruction)

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Basics Of Pyrography For Youth with: Lucette Jones
Beginner

Thursday, June 21, 5 PM - 8 PM

Description: This class is designed for the beginning pyrographer (woodburner). You will learn about the different pyrography tools available, where to look for project designs, materials to use for your projects, safety, pattern transfers, pyrography styles and color options, maintenance of your equipment, and will have discussion about finishing your work as part of the introduction to pyrography.A practice board will be used for you to learn about the four primary nibs, how to hold your pens, factors affecting your design, temperature issues, and shading. A small project will also be created during the class.You are encouraged to bring your own woodburning tools to the class. The first two students requesting it may use the two classroom woodburners that are available. You also have the option of purchasing pens or burners prior to the class for a class discount of 10% if you have registered for the class.This class will be directed to young adults and youth ages 12-17. Adults may take the class, but need to understand that the lesson plan will be focused on young adults and youth. All students under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by their parent or guardian prior to the class. Forms may be obtained in the store or by requesting that a packet be mailed to you. One adult for every 2 students under the age of 13 is expected to chaperon this class.
Tuition: $25
Tuition Notes: ($20 Instruction, $5 Materials)

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Woodworking For Kid's - Kid's Chair! with: Rick Bailin
Beginner

Saturday, June 23, 9 AM - 2 PM

Description: During this Woodworking for Kids, You and your child will learn how to properly use "Real Hand Tools". These tools will include a miter saw, hand drill/driver and sander. The kids will also learn to measure their work and mark it off with a Carpenters square. Gluing and screwing with also be learned when completing the chair. It is amazing to see the pride on a child's face when they build their own chair and bring it home for years of use! All materials, tools and safety glasses included.It is recommended that you bring a bag lunch with you. There will be breaks during in the morning and afternoon and an hour break for lunch (refrigerator and microwave available). All students under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by their parent / guardian prior to the class. Forms may be obtained in the store or by requesting one be mailed to you. We require one adult per 2 students under the age of 15 to also attend the class. Call the store for details.Students must register by June 16th to allow time for our instructor to prepare all materials.
Tuition: $55
Tuition Notes: ($35.00 Materials, $20.00 Instruction)

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Foundations Of Pen Turning For Youth with: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Beginner

Sunday, June 24, 11 AM - 2:30 PM

Description: Have you admired the wooden pens sold in jewelry stores and wondered how they were made? This is the class for you! You will use a lathe and madrel, lathe tools, and drill press in the creation of your own pen. You will be provided instruction on how to prepare wood blanks, setting up a lathe and mandrel, turning the blanks, finishing the wood, and assembling the pen. You will have hands-on experience with a bandsaw, drill press, and lathe. Tuition will include materials required for the class: pen blank, pen kit, instruction book.All students under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by their parent or guardian prior to the class. Forms may be obtained in the store or by requesting one be mailed to you. One adult for every 2 students under the age of 13 is expected to chaperon this class. Due to staging of lathes on workbenches, students must be at least 4'10" tall.
Tuition: $45
Tuition Notes: ($25 Materials, $20 Instruction)

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Introduction To Scroll Saws For Youth with: Rick Bailin
Beginner

Thursday, June 28, 5 PM - 8:30 PM

Description: This class is for youth who want to learn the basics of scroll sawing. 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, a template on which you will learn sawing techniques, and will leave the class with a completed project and enough knowledge and experience to create your own projects.All students under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by their parent / guardian prior to the class. Forms may be obtained in the store or by requesting one be mailed to you. We require one adult per 2 students under the age of 13 to also attend the class.
Tuition: $35
Tuition Notes: ($15.00 Materials, $20.00 Instruction)

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Introduction To Lathes And Turning For Youth with: John Heslop
Beginner

Thursday, July 5, 5 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: Must Be At Least 4'10" Tall To Be Able To Work At The Lathe On A Workbench
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. You will also be given a book as part of this class.All students under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by their parent or guardian prior to the class. Forms may be obtained in the store or by requesting one be mailed to you. One adult for every 2 students under the age of 15 is expected to chaperon this class. Due to staging of lathes on workbenches, students must be at least 4'10" feet tall.
Tuition: $45
Tuition Notes: $25 Materials, $20 Instruction

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Woodworking For Kid's - Kid's Stool! with: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Beginner

Saturday, July 7, 9 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Must Be At Least 9 Years Old; Two Permission Forms Must Be Completed By A Parent/guardian Prior To The Class.
Description: During this Woodworking for Kids, You and your child will learn how to properly use "Real Hand Tools". These tools will include a miter saw, hand drill/driver and sander. The kids will also learn to measure their work and mark it off with a Carpenters square. Gluing and screwing with also be learned when completing the chair. It is amazing to see the pride on a child's face when they build their own chair and bring it home for years of use! All materials, tools and safety glasses included.It is recommended that you bring a bag lunch with you. There will be breaks during in the morning and afternoon and an hour break for lunch (refrigerator and microwave available). All students under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by their parent / guardian prior to the class. Forms may be obtained in the store or by requesting one be mailed to you. We require one adult per 2 students under the age of 15 to also attend the class. Call the store for details.Students must register by June 25th to allow time for our instructor to prepare all materials.
Tuition: $50
Tuition Notes: ($30.00 Materials, $20.00 Instruction)

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Introduction To Scroll Saws For Youth with: Rick Bailin
Beginner

Sunday, July 8, 11 AM - 2:30 PM

Description: This class is for youth who want to learn the basics of scroll sawing. 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, a template on which you will learn sawing techniques, and will leave the class with a completed project and enough knowledge and experience to create your own projects.All students under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by their parent / guardian prior to the class. Forms may be obtained in the store or by requesting one be mailed to you. We require one adult per 2 students under the age of 13 to also attend the class.
Tuition: $35
Tuition Notes: ($15.00 Materials, $20.00 Instruction)

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Foundations Of Pen Turning For Youth with: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Beginner

Tuesday, July 10, 3:30 PM - 7 PM

Description: Have you admired the wooden pens sold in jewelry stores and wondered how they were made? This is the class for you! You will use a lathe and madrel, lathe tools, and drill press in the creation of your own pen. You will be provided instruction on how to prepare wood blanks, setting up a lathe and mandrel, turning the blanks, finishing the wood, and assembling the pen. You will have hands-on experience with a bandsaw, drill press, and lathe. Tuition will include materials required for the class: pen blank, pen kit, instruction book.All students under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by their parent or guardian prior to the class. Forms may be obtained in the store or by requesting one be mailed to you. One adult for every 2 students under the age of 13 is expected to chaperon this class. Due to staging of lathes on workbenches, students must be at least 4'10" tall.
Tuition: $45
Tuition Notes: ($25 Materials, $20 Instruction)

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

Thursday, July 12, 5 PM - 8 PM

Prerequisite: Introduction To CNCs
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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Introduction To Lathes And Turning with: Paul Jayko
Beginner

Sunday, July 15, 11 AM - 3 PM

Prerequisite: No Pre-Requisites For This Class
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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Introduction To Carving For Youth - Wizards with: Lucette Jones
Beginner

Saturday, July 21, 9 AM - 11 AM

Prerequisite: Two Permission Forms Must Be Completed By A Parent/guardian Prior To The Class
Description: In this class you will learn basic carving skills by creating a wizard from basswood. You will learn safety, basic sharpening, basic carving techniques, impact of wood grain in your carving, carving in-the-round, and will discuss options for finishing.You can either bring your own tools from home or purchase the tools before the class for a 10% class discount. The wood will be supplied by Woodcraft.All students under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by their parent or guardian prior to the class. Forms may be obtained in the store or by requesting that one be mailed to you. All youth must meet with the instructor or store manager at least one day before the class to review class responsibilities. We require one adult per 2 students under the age of 13 to also attend the class.
Tuition: $25
Tuition Notes: ($5.00 Materials, $20.00 Instruction)

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Basics Of Pyrography For Youth with: Lucette Jones
Beginner

Sunday, July 22, 11 AM - 2 PM

Description: This class is designed for the beginning pyrographer (woodburner). You will learn about the different pyrography tools available, where to look for project designs, materials to use for your projects, safety, pattern transfers, pyrography styles and color options, maintenance of your equipment, and will have discussion about finishing your work as part of the introduction to pyrography.A practice board will be used for you to learn about the four primary nibs, how to hold your pens, factors affecting your design, temperature issues, and shading. A small project will also be created during the class.You are encouraged to bring your own woodburning tools to the class. The first two students requesting it may use the two classroom woodburners that are available. You also have the option of purchasing pens or burners prior to the class for a class discount of 10% if you have registered for the class.This class will be directed to young adults and youth ages 12-17. Adults may take the class, but need to understand that the lesson plan will be focused on young adults and youth. All students under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by their parent or guardian prior to the class. Forms may be obtained in the store or by requesting that a packet be mailed to you. One adult for every 2 students under the age of 13 is expected to chaperon this class.
Tuition: $25
Tuition Notes: ($20 Instruction, $5 Materials)

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Basics Of Platter Turning with: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Beginner

Thursday, July 26, 5 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: Introduction To Lathes And Turning Or Past Exposure/experience With Lathes
Description: Want to try something different? Try turning a platter! In this class you will learn lathe safety, tool sharpening, turning techniques, methods of mounting platter 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 platter. With the skills and techniques taught, you will be able to turn your own exotic hardwood or domestic wood platters.Due to the type of machines involved in this class, admittance to this class is restricted to adults (18+).
Tuition: $95

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Beginning Woodworking For Youth with: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Beginner

Part 1: Saturday, July 28, 9 AM - 4 PM
Part 2: Sunday, July 29, 11 AM - 4 PM

Description: In this class you will learn the fundamentals of woodworking from how the timber is grown and harvested to completing your own finished projects. Safety is the number one objective in using any tool and what will be emphasized strongly in this class. We will discuss and review how to take care of and to properly use hand and power tools. You will learn to layout, cut, assemble and finish three projects: a push stick for safety, a bird house, and a wooden puzzle.It is recommended that you bring a bag lunch with you. There will be breaks during in the morning and afternoon and a one hour break for lunch on both days (refrigerator and microwave available). Refreshments will be provided.All students under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by their parent / guardian prior to the class. Forms may be obtained in the store or by requesting one be mailed to you. We require one adult per 2 students under the age of 15 to also attend the class. Call the store for details.Boy Scouts: This class qualifies for the BSA Woodworking Merit badge. Please contact the store for prerequisites and requirements to earn the badge.Students must register by July 18th to allow time for our instructor to prepare all materials.
Tuition: $45
Tuition Notes: ($25.00 Materials, $20.00 Instruction)

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Introduction To Lathes And Turning with: Paul Jayko
Beginner

Thursday, August 2, 5 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: No Pre-Requisites For This Class
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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Introduction To Carving (basswood Mouse) with: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Beginner

Sunday, August 12, 11 AM - 3 PM

Description: Learn basic carving skills by creating a mouse from basswood. Students will learn safety, basic sharpening, basic carving techniques, impact of wood grain in your carving, and will discuss options for finishing. You can either bring their 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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Get To Know Your Bandsaw with: Rick Bailin
All

Thursday, August 16, 5 PM - 7 PM

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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Basics Of Hollow Form Turning with: Woodcraft Staff
Intermediate

Sunday, August 19, 11 AM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Intro To Lathes & Turning Or Equivalent Knowledge & Experience
Description: Using the Easy Wood Tools (rougher, detailer, finisher, and hollower), you will learn the basics of hollowing and thin wall cutting techniques. You will also learn about finishing options for your vessel and will apply a finish to your project. Due to the equipment and tools used in this class, this class is limited to adults (18+).
Tuition: $110
Tuition Notes: ($30.00 Materials, $80.00 Instruction)

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Spindle & Mini Lathe Turning: Wine Bottle Stoppers with: Paul Jayko
Beginner

Thursday, August 23, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: Introduction To Lathes And Turning
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! You will learn how to make Wine Bottle Stoppers. Different types will be discussed, Chrome kit stoppers, Cork, and Silicone seal stoppers. These make Great gifts for any occasion!
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes: ($50.00 Instruction, $25.00 Materials)

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Table Saw Basics with: Tim Myers
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, August 26, 11 AM - 2 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. Handouts will be made available.
Tuition: $50

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