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Phone:
520-742-9663
Fax:
520-877-3850
Email:
tucson-retail@woodcraft.com

6230 N. Oracle Rd. #100
Tucson,AZ 85704
USA

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Hours of Operation

sunday 11 AM - 5 PM
monday 9 AM - 6 PM
tuesday 9 AM - 6 PM
wednesday 9 AM - 6 PM
thursday 9 AM - 6 PM
friday 9 AM - 6 PM
saturday 9 AM - 6 PM

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Wood Or Acrylic Pen Turning with Chris Dabney

Sunday, September 25, 2 PM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Dust Mask & Safety Glasses
Class Size: 4
Description: This pen turning class is designed for either beginners (turning wooden pens), or more experienced turners (turning acrylic pens) with the help of our expert pen turning instructor. We'll choose the pen kit (Wall Street 2), and you choose the blank (wood or acrylic). Either way, you have a nice pen to take home with you.
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes: $60 For Wood Pen / $70 For Acrylic

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Introduction To The Lathe--Spindle Turning with Chris Vemich
Beginner

Saturday, October 1, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Tools Required: Bring Your Own Dust Mask And Eye Protection If You Have Them.
Class Size: 4
Description: As a beginner or someone who needs a refresher course in woodturning, tool control concepts are extremely important. I will show you why those nasty "catches" happen and how to get good, clean cuts with your tools. Once you grasp these basics, it will be much easier to begin making pens, pepper grinders, bowls, boxes, hollow forms, and any other woodturning project. Instruction will include safety, lathe setup, theory of tool control, sharpening tips, and basic cuts that can be made on spindles. You will have practice creating traditional spindle features with five fundamental turning tools, and each student will work on a project to take home.
Tuition: $125.00

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Hand Planes with Joseph Caputo
All

Sunday, October 2, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Class Size: 3
Description: The Hand Plane offers the most satisfying sound to a woodworker giving that whispering "swish" as the blade cuts through the wood. No machines or motors to distract your focus from that preciuos piece of cherry or walnut.We will briefly discuss the history of hand planes. Go to the types of planes and the use of each type. Some general tips will be offered when buying, setting up, using and caring for a plane. Then go into more detail by disassembling the plane, pointing out the parts and functions. Then do some sharpening and discuss sharpening materials. After we get a good sharp iron, we will practice using the hand plane by edge joining and surfacing and learn to read the grain. as time permits, we will use some special planes to see their applications. if you have planes, bring them in to use or use ours. join us in the quiet work shop to use the hand plane and make some wood shavings. "SWISH"
Tuition: $50.00

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Bowl Turning Basics with Chris Vemich

Saturday, October 8, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Prerequisite: Introduction To The Lathe with 40 hours actual experience or experienced spindle turner
Tools Required: Bring Your Own Dust Mask And Eye Protection If You Have Them.
Class Size: 4
Description: This basic bowl class focuses on the craft of making a wooden bowl for everyday practical use. Instruction will include the basics of wood selection, mounting the wood to the lathe, design elements, and the use of bowl gouges and scrapers to turn and shape the bowl. Sanding and finishing techniques will also be discussed.
Tuition: $125.00

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Make A Scroll Saw Jack-O-Lantern or Cat with Sharon Irene
All

Sunday, October 9, 12 PM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Some Scroll Saw Experience Is Recommended, But Not Required Because We Will Practice.
Tools Required: Dust Mask & Safety Glasses
Class Size: 3
Description: Make a fun (or scary!) original Halloween decoration for yourself or to give as a gift. Bring any ideas and sketches you may have and be ready to create a Cat, Monster, pumpkin or ghost or... We will discuss design ideas and level of difficulty with fretwork options before you begin your project.
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes: $65.00 Class Fee/$10.00 Material Fee

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Beginning And Intermediate Intarsia with Dan Eklund

Wednesday, October 12, 9 AM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Scroll Saw Proficiency.
Tools Required: Eye & Ear Protection & Dust Mask
Class Size: 2
Description: Dan has been woodworking for more than 35 years. He studied intarsia, a decorative, semi-3D wood mosaic technique, with Judy Gale Roberts and Jerry Booher. Dan will teach their methodology for the student to complete a beginning or intermediate project. Materials will be provided.
Tuition: $125.00

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Beginning/Intermediate/Advanced Finishing Techniques with Bob Levey
All

Thursday, October 13, 3 PM - 6 PM

Class Size: 8
Description: Come meet our finishing expert who is anxious to help you with all your finishing questions. He'll explain the many finishing options you have and why one may work better for your project than another. Information covered will include preparation, choice of wood, different options for coloring wood and different types of finishes. Intermediate techniques include color mixing, matching, rubbing out different sheen levels and some distressing as desired. Advanced information is also available.
Tuition: $60.00

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Introduction To The Table Saw with Joseph Caputo
Beginner

Saturday, October 15, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Tools Required: Dust Mask, Eye And Hearing Protection
Class Size: 4
Description: If you have never used or have little experience with power tools and want to learn, then this class is for you. The Introduction to the Table Saw class will cover safety, tool components, setup and checks, basic cuts including crosscuts, rip cuts, miter cuts, bevel cuts and special setups for specific cuts. Some hands-on time will be available for you to practice. Build your confidence using this work horse of the wood shop. We will be using the SawStop table saw as our tool of choice.
Tuition: $60.00

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Introduction To Woodburning with Lynne East-Itkin
All

Sunday, October 16, 1 PM - 4 PM

Class Size: 4
Description: In this class you will learn the basics of woodburning. The various tools and techniques needed will be discussed, as well as any safety concerns. Either bring your own woodburning tool if you'd like, or one will be provided for you to use.
Tuition: $70.00

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Beginning Carving with Larry Flynn
All

Saturday, October 22, 9 AM - 1 PM

Tools Required: Tools Will Be Provided For First Class.
Class Size: 5
Description: Are you looking for a new hobby or do you have some extra time on your hands and want to learn how to whittle away the hours? Come to our beginning carving class and we will teach you everything you need to know to get started in the fun and rewarding world of woodcarving. The basics of carving, the different types of carving, and how to carve safely will be explained and demonstrated. How to choose which carving tool to use for any given project, as well as how to keep them sharp will also be discussed. This is a hands-on class, so bring any carving tools you have, and we will help you learn how to use them safely, or we can help you pick out the best tools to suit your needs.
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes: ($60 Class Fee / $5 Materials Fee)

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Introduction to Using the Router with Joseph Caputo
Beginner

Sunday, October 23, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Tools Required: Dust Mask, Eye And Hearing Protection
Class Size: 2
Description: If you have a router and want to start using it or are thinking of getting one, this class is for you. We will cover these topics: Why use a router, types of routers, similarities and differences, components, bits, safe operation, router limits, bit speed, size of cut and some router accessories.You will have time to practice installing bits for edge profiling, dado cuts, rabbet cuts and flush cuts.
Tuition: $75.00

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Router Table with Joseph Caputo
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, October 23, 2 PM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Dust Mask, Eye And Hearing Protection
Class Size: 2
Description: A router table enables you to find more and safer ways to use your router including mortise joints, jointing edges, trim work, end grain cuts, veneer joints and cope & stick.Set up and safe router use will be discussed and practiced.
Tuition: $75.00

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Band Saw Basics with Joseph Caputo
All

Saturday, October 29, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Prerequisite: None.
Tools Required: Eye And Ear Protection And A Dust Mask
Class Size: 2
Description: A band saw is one of the most versatile tools in a woodworkers shop, but only if it is tuned up correctly. This class will teach you how to do that tune up properly, and how to maintain your band saw for years of reliable service. We will discuss which blade is best for any given situation, and how to use your band saw safely and efficiently when completing various cuts like resawing, cutting curves and compound curves, and when using various jigs.
Tuition: $40.00
Tuition Notes: Materials Not Included. Bring Scrap Wood Or Buy At Woodcraft.

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Make Your Own Custom Wood Pen Blank with Chris Dabney
All

Sunday, October 30, 11 AM - 1 PM

Tools Required: Dust Mask And Eye Protection
Class Size: 6
Description: If you're into making pens and want to take them to the next level, take this class and learn how to make custom, unique, one of a kind pen blanks. We'll help you make your own segmented wood pen blank. Once you've learned the techniques there's no telling what your creativity can achieve.
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes: $55.00 Class Fee/$10.00 Material Fee

Call 520-742-9663 To Sign Up

Wood Or Acrylic Pen Turning with Chris Dabney

Sunday, October 30, 2 PM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Dust Mask & Safety Glasses
Class Size: 4
Description: This pen turning class is designed for either beginners (turning wooden pens), or more experienced turners (turning acrylic pens) with the help of our expert pen turning instructor. We'll choose the pen kit (Wall Street 2), and you choose the blank (wood or acrylic). Either way, you have a nice pen to take home with you.
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes: $60 For Wood Pen / $70 For Acrylic

Call 520-742-9663 To Sign Up

Beginning/Intermediate/Advanced Finishing Techniques with Bob Levey
All

Thursday, November 3, 3 PM - 6 PM

Class Size: 8
Description: Come meet our finishing expert who is anxious to help you with all your finishing questions. He'll explain the many finishing options you have and why one may work better for your project than another. Information covered will include preparation, choice of wood, different options for coloring wood and different types of finishes. Intermediate techniques include color mixing, matching, rubbing out different sheen levels and some distressing as desired. Advanced information is also available.
Tuition: $60.00

Call 520-742-9663 To Sign Up

Introduction To The Lathe--Spindle Turning with Chris Vemich
Beginner

Saturday, November 5, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Tools Required: Bring Your Own Dust Mask And Eye Protection If You Have Them.
Class Size: 4
Description: As a beginner or someone who needs a refresher course in woodturning, tool control concepts are extremely important. I will show you why those nasty "catches" happen and how to get good, clean cuts with your tools. Once you grasp these basics, it will be much easier to begin making pens, pepper grinders, bowls, boxes, hollow forms, and any other woodturning project. Instruction will include safety, lathe setup, theory of tool control, sharpening tips, and basic cuts that can be made on spindles. You will have practice creating traditional spindle features with five fundamental turning tools, and each student will work on a project to take home.
Tuition: $125.00

Call 520-742-9663 To Sign Up

Lathe Tool Sharpening with Chris Vemich
Beginner

Thursday, November 10, 4 PM - 7 PM

Tools Required: Bring Your Own Dust Mask And Eye Protection If You Have Them.
Class Size: 6
Description: Dull tools prevent you from doing your best work and are dangerous. Let us show you a quick and easy way to sharpen your turning tools using a slow speed grinder and the Wolverine Jig. We'll help you with the steps to setting up the jig and how to get the most out of the jig so you'll be back to your turning project in no time. Just bring your own safety glasses and lathe tools and we will teach you what you need to know to have sharp lathe tools that are a joy to work with.
Tuition: $50.00

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Introduction To The Table Saw with Joseph Caputo
Beginner

Saturday, November 12, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Tools Required: Dust Mask, Eye And Hearing Protection
Class Size: 4
Description: If you have never used or have little experience with power tools and want to learn, then this class is for you. The Introduction to the Table Saw class will cover safety, tool components, setup and checks, basic cuts including crosscuts, rip cuts, miter cuts, bevel cuts and special setups for specific cuts. Some hands-on time will be available for you to practice. Build your confidence using this work horse of the wood shop. We will be using the SawStop table saw as our tool of choice.
Tuition: $60.00

Call 520-742-9663 To Sign Up

Introduction to Using the Router with Joseph Caputo
Beginner

Saturday, November 12, 2 PM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Dust Mask, Eye And Hearing Protection
Class Size: 2
Description: If you have a router and want to start using it or are thinking of getting one, this class is for you. We will cover these topics: Why use a router, types of routers, similarities and differences, components, bits, safe operation, router limits, bit speed, size of cut and some router accessories.You will have time to practice installing bits for edge profiling, dado cuts, rabbet cuts and flush cuts.
Tuition: $75.00

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Scroll Saw Gratitude Heart Box with Sharon Irene
All

Sunday, November 13, 12 PM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Scroll Saw Experience Recommended, but not Required
Tools Required: Eye & Ear Protection & A Dust Mask
Class Size: 3
Description: Learn how to make a sweet little heart box on the scroll saw. Is there someone you are Thankful for? When you're done you can take this beauty home or give it to a loved one!
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes: $60 Class Fee/$15 Materials Fee

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Introduction To Gourd Finishing with Lynne East-Itkin
Beginner

Tuesday, November 15, 1 PM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses And Dust Masks
Class Size: 4
Description: Learn from our expert instructor how to work with gourds from start to finish to create a beautiful work of art. Lynne will show you a variety of interesting techniques.
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes: $70 Class Fee / $10 Materials Fee

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Beginning And Intermediate Intarsia with Dan Eklund

Wednesday, November 16, 9 AM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Scroll Saw Proficiency.
Tools Required: Eye & Ear Protection & Dust Mask
Class Size: 2
Description: Dan has been woodworking for more than 35 years. He studied intarsia, a decorative, semi-3D wood mosaic technique, with Judy Gale Roberts and Jerry Booher. Dan will teach their methodology for the student to complete a beginning or intermediate project. Materials will be provided.
Tuition: $125.00

Call 520-742-9663 To Sign Up

Beginning Carving with Larry Flynn
All

Saturday, November 19, 9 AM - 1 PM

Tools Required: Tools Will Be Provided For First Class.
Class Size: 5
Description: Are you looking for a new hobby or do you have some extra time on your hands and want to learn how to whittle away the hours? Come to our beginning carving class and we will teach you everything you need to know to get started in the fun and rewarding world of woodcarving. The basics of carving, the different types of carving, and how to carve safely will be explained and demonstrated. How to choose which carving tool to use for any given project, as well as how to keep them sharp will also be discussed. This is a hands-on class, so bring any carving tools you have, and we will help you learn how to use them safely, or we can help you pick out the best tools to suit your needs.
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes: ($60 Class Fee / $5 Materials Fee)

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Woodworking Fundamentals with Rich Thead
All

Sunday, November 20, 11 AM - 3 PM

Prerequisite: None
Tools Required: Tools Will Be Provided For First Class.
Class Size: 6
Description: At the end of this class you will understand the basic concepts needed to further your journey into woodworking. We'll cover wood movement and how to account for it in your work. How to shop for lumber, and how to mill it to the dimensions you need for your project. You will learn about different glues and how and when to use them, as well as mechanical fasteners such as screws and brad nails. We will discuss different types of joints and the benefits of each.You will also learn about basic woodworking tools—both hand tools and power tools—and how they are used. This will prepare you for classes that focus on specific tools and techniques.
Tuition: $75.00

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Router Table with Joseph Caputo
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, November 26, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Tools Required: Dust Mask, Eye And Hearing Protection
Class Size: 2
Description: A router table enables you to find more and safer ways to use your router including mortise joints, jointing edges, trim work, end grain cuts, veneer joints and cope & stick.Set up and safe router use will be discussed and practiced.
Tuition: $75.00

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Hand Planes with Joseph Caputo
All

Saturday, November 26, 2 PM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Bring Your Own Plane
Class Size: 3
Description: The Hand Plane offers the most satisfying sound to a woodworker giving that whispering "swish" as the blade cuts through the wood. No machines or motors to distract your focus from that preciuos piece of cherry or walnut.We will briefly discuss the history of hand planes. Go to the types of planes and the use of each type. Some general tips will be offered when buying, setting up, using and caring for a plane. Then go into more detail by disassembling the plane, pointing out the parts and functions. Then do some sharpening and discuss sharpening materials. After we get a good sharp iron, we will practice using the hand plane by edge joining and surfacing and learn to read the grain. as time permits, we will use some special planes to see their applications. if you have planes, bring them in to use or use ours. join us in the quiet work shop to use the hand plane and make some wood shavings. "SWISH"
Tuition: $50.00

Call 520-742-9663 To Sign Up

Make Your Own Custom Wood Pen Blank with Chris Dabney
All

Sunday, November 27, 11 AM - 1 PM

Tools Required: Dust Mask And Eye Protection
Class Size: 6
Description: If you're into making pens and want to take them to the next level, take this class and learn how to make custom, unique, one of a kind pen blanks. We'll help you make your own segmented wood pen blank. Once you've learned the techniques there's no telling what your creativity can achieve.
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes: $55.00 Class Fee/$10.00 Material Fee

Call 520-742-9663 To Sign Up

Wood Or Acrylic Pen Turning with Chris Dabney

Sunday, November 27, 2 PM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Dust Mask & Safety Glasses
Class Size: 4
Description: This pen turning class is designed for either beginners (turning wooden pens), or more experienced turners (turning acrylic pens) with the help of our expert pen turning instructor. We'll choose the pen kit (Wall Street 2), and you choose the blank (wood or acrylic). Either way, you have a nice pen to take home with you.
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes: $60 For Wood Pen / $70 For Acrylic

Call 520-742-9663 To Sign Up

Introduction To The Lathe--Spindle Turning with Chris Vemich
Beginner

Saturday, December 3, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Tools Required: Bring Your Own Dust Mask And Eye Protection If You Have Them.
Class Size: 4
Description: As a beginner or someone who needs a refresher course in woodturning, tool control concepts are extremely important. I will show you why those nasty "catches" happen and how to get good, clean cuts with your tools. Once you grasp these basics, it will be much easier to begin making pens, pepper grinders, bowls, boxes, hollow forms, and any other woodturning project. Instruction will include safety, lathe setup, theory of tool control, sharpening tips, and basic cuts that can be made on spindles. You will have practice creating traditional spindle features with five fundamental turning tools, and each student will work on a project to take home.
Tuition: $125.00

Call 520-742-9663 To Sign Up

Introduction To Woodburning with Lynne East-Itkin
All

Sunday, December 4, 1 PM - 4 PM

Class Size: 4
Description: In this class you will learn the basics of woodburning. The various tools and techniques needed will be discussed, as well as any safety concerns. Either bring your own woodburning tool if you'd like, or one will be provided for you to use.
Tuition: $70.00

Call 520-742-9663 To Sign Up

Introduction to Using the Router with Joseph Caputo
Beginner

Tuesday, December 6, 10 AM - 12 PM

Tools Required: Dust Mask, Eye And Hearing Protection
Class Size: 2
Description: If you have a router and want to start using it or are thinking of getting one, this class is for you. We will cover these topics: Why use a router, types of routers, similarities and differences, components, bits, safe operation, router limits, bit speed, size of cut and some router accessories.You will have time to practice installing bits for edge profiling, dado cuts, rabbet cuts and flush cuts.
Tuition: $75.00

Call 520-742-9663 To Sign Up

Router Table with Joseph Caputo
Beginner/Intermediate

Wednesday, December 7, 10 AM - 12 PM

Tools Required: Eye & Ear Protection & Dust Mask
Class Size: 2
Description: A router table enables you to find more and safer ways to use your router including mortise joints, jointing edges, trim work, end grain cuts, veneer joints and cope & stick.Set up and safe router use will be discussed and practiced.
Tuition: $75.00

Call 520-742-9663 To Sign Up

Beginning/Intermediate/Advanced Finishing Techniques with Bob Levey
All

Thursday, December 8, 3 PM - 6 PM

Class Size: 8
Description: Come meet our finishing expert who is anxious to help you with all your finishing questions. He'll explain the many finishing options you have and why one may work better for your project than another. Information covered will include preparation, choice of wood, different options for coloring wood and different types of finishes. Intermediate techniques include color mixing, matching, rubbing out different sheen levels and some distressing as desired. Advanced information is also available.
Tuition: $60.00

Call 520-742-9663 To Sign Up

Bowl Turning Basics with Chris Vemich

Saturday, December 10, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Prerequisite: Introduction To The Lathe with 40 hours actual experience or experienced spindle turner
Tools Required: Bring Your Own Dust Mask And Eye Protection If You Have Them.
Class Size: 4
Description: This basic bowl class focuses on the craft of making a wooden bowl for everyday practical use. Instruction will include the basics of wood selection, mounting the wood to the lathe, design elements, and the use of bowl gouges and scrapers to turn and shape the bowl. Sanding and finishing techniques will also be discussed.
Tuition: $125.00

Call 520-742-9663 To Sign Up

Making Ornaments On The Lathe with Sharon Irene
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, December 11, 12 PM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Some Lathe Experience Recommended.
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Dust Masks And Hearing Protection
Class Size: 3
Description: Want to make some beautiful wooden Christmas ornaments to give as gifts or to keep as treasured family heirlooms? Come to this class and we'll show you how to turn them on a lathe. This is a fun way to use up those small scrap pieces of beautiful wood that you couldn't bring yourself to throw away.
Tuition: $85.00

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Beginning And Intermediate Intarsia with Dan Eklund

Wednesday, December 14, 9 AM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Scroll Saw Proficiency.
Tools Required: Eye & Ear Protection & Dust Mask
Class Size: 2
Description: Dan has been woodworking for more than 35 years. He studied intarsia, a decorative, semi-3D wood mosaic technique, with Judy Gale Roberts and Jerry Booher. Dan will teach their methodology for the student to complete a beginning or intermediate project. Materials will be provided.
Tuition: $125.00

Call 520-742-9663 To Sign Up

Beginning Carving with Larry Flynn
All

Saturday, December 17, 9 AM - 1 PM

Tools Required: Tools Will Be Provided For First Class.
Class Size: 5
Description: Are you looking for a new hobby or do you have some extra time on your hands and want to learn how to whittle away the hours? Come to our beginning carving class and we will teach you everything you need to know to get started in the fun and rewarding world of woodcarving. The basics of carving, the different types of carving, and how to carve safely will be explained and demonstrated. How to choose which carving tool to use for any given project, as well as how to keep them sharp will also be discussed. This is a hands-on class, so bring any carving tools you have, and we will help you learn how to use them safely, or we can help you pick out the best tools to suit your needs.
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes: ($60 Class Fee / $5 Materials Fee)

Call 520-742-9663 To Sign Up

Introduction To The Table Saw with Joseph Caputo
Beginner

Sunday, December 18, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Tools Required: Dust Mask, Eye And Hearing Protection
Class Size: 4
Description: If you have never used or have little experience with power tools and want to learn, then this class is for you. The Introduction to the Table Saw class will cover safety, tool components, setup and checks, basic cuts including crosscuts, rip cuts, miter cuts, bevel cuts and special setups for specific cuts. Some hands-on time will be available for you to practice. Build your confidence using this work horse of the wood shop. We will be using the SawStop table saw as our tool of choice.
Tuition: $60.00

Call 520-742-9663 To Sign Up

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