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

5311 Airport Highway
Toledo, OH 43615
USA

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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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: $200.00
Tuition Notes: ($150 For Instruction, $50 For Materials) Does Not Include Cost Of Slab.

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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: $150.00
Tuition Notes: Materials $25, Instructional $125

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Build A Block Plane with: Don Rasmusson
Cancelled

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: $100.00
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: $55.00
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: $50.00

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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: $65.00
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: $50.00

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Turn A Holiday Tree Ornament with: Toledo Woodcraft Staff
Beginner

Sunday, December 2, 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: $85.00
Tuition Notes: ($10 Materials, $75 Instruction)

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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: $100.00
Tuition Notes: ($25 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: $95.00
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: $120.00
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: $50.00
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: $100.00
Tuition Notes: ($25 Materials, $75 Instruction)

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Hand Planes Basics Seminar with: Dennis Laney
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: $60.00

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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: $100.00
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: $425.00
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: $85.00
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: $50.00

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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: $150.00

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Shaker Boxes with: Carl Huth
Beginner

Saturday, January 19, 9 AM - 4 PM

Description: There are only 5 Shakers alive today in the United States. But their craftsmanship is still nurtured, in part, through others who teach the box making. In this class you will learn how to carve finger patterns, boil the box wood, wrap the wood on the appropriate forms, and apply copper tacks, drying bands, applying tops and bottoms to the boxes, and how to hold everything together with wooden pegs. Carl will also discuss finishing options and techniques that you can use when you take your boxes home. Lunch will be provided by Woodcraft. And Carl will share a little history of the Shaker communities and beliefs in the U.S. and the box making process during the lunch break. You will construct and take home three Shaker boxes that will look great in your home or you will be proud to give as gifts!
Tuition: $125.00
Tuition Notes: ($45 For Materials, $80 For Instruction)

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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: $95.00

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Lecture Series: Dust Collection- Layout And Design with: Don Rasmusson
All

Tuesday, January 22, 1 PM - 4 PM

Description: Dust collection is a necessary evil. Tame the beast in this class filled with tips and tricks. In this three-hour class you will cover a wide range of topics including wiring and electrical loads, shop vacs vs. air filter vs. dust collectors, air flow, runs, plumbing, amperage, and MORE! Join Don for a class that will be sure to payoff in a more pleasant (and clean) shop experience.
Tuition: $50.00

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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: $125.00

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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: $50.00
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: $105.00
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: $85.00

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