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

Oracle Plaza Shopping Center
6230 N. Oracle Rd. #100
Tucson, AZ 85704

Hours of Operation

sunday 11 AM - 5 PM
monday 9 AM - 7 PM
tuesday 9 AM - 7 PM
wednesday 9 AM - 7 PM
thursday 9 AM - 8 PM
friday 9 AM - 7 PM
saturday 9 AM - 6 PM

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Classes


Blackbird Chic Craft Project

Saturday, May 27, 2 PM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Emily Robertson
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Dust Mask and Eye Protection
Description: Come and experience another fun-filled craft/finishing/re-finishing project with the lovely ladies of Blackbird Chic. Call or come by to find out what the newest project will be, and come prepared to create another masterpiece. Be sure to wear comfortable painting clothes.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Turning Rough Lumber Into Project-Ready Stock

Thursday, June 1, 5 PM - 8 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mark Frost
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-4
Tools Required: Eye & Ear Protection & Dust Mask
Description: Have you got a pile of ragged looking boards that you want to turn into something useful? This class will help guide you through the necessary steps to turning that rough lumber into the milled and dimensioned finished stock that you can use in your various woodworking projects. You'll learn how to safely use a power jointer and thickness planer to take any warp, twist, etc. out of your wood, as well as techniques to maximize the yield from your lumber. This class is a great place to start if you want to learn how to make custom pieces of furniture for yourself or for others.
Prerequisite: none
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Sharpening Clinic

Friday, June 2, 9 AM - 10 AM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bridger Berdel
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: Here's a chance for you to come in with a few of your dull hand tools (chisels, hand plane blades, etc.) and get some help on making them sharp once more. No power tool blades and a three tools per person limit, please.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $20.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Intermediate Intarsia

Part 1: Friday, June 2, 9 AM - 4 PM
Part 2: Friday, June 16, 9 AM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Dan Eklund
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 0-2
Tools Required: Eye Protection, Ear Protection
Description: Dan has been woodworking for more than 30 years. He studied with Judy Gale Roberts and Jerry Booher. Dan will teach their methodology for the student to complete an intermediate project. This project will be more complicated than the one completed in the introductory class and will take placed over two days. Materials will be provided.
Prerequisite: Scroll Saw Experience
Tuition: $200.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Introduction to the Lathe--Spindle Turning

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Chris Vemich
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-4
Tools Required: Bring your own dust mask and eye protection if you have them.
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.
Prerequisite: none
Tuition: $125.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Introduction to Woodburning

Sunday, June 4, 1 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Lynne East-Itkin
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-4
Tools Required:
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes: $60 Class Fee / $10 Materials Fee

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Lathe Tool Sharpening

Thursday, June 8, 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Chris Vemich
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Bring your own dust mask and eye protection if you have them.
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 two lathe tools and we will teach you what you need to know to have sharp lathe tools that are a joy to work with. Limit of two tools please.
Prerequisite: none
Tuition: $45.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Bowl Turning Basics

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Chris Vemich
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-4
Tools Required: Bring your own dust mask and eye protection if you have them.
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.
Prerequisite: Introduction to the Lathe
Tuition: $125.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Wood or Acrylic Pen Turning

Tuesday, June 13, 12 PM - 3:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Michael Phillips
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-4
Tools Required: Dust Mask & Safety Glasses
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $55.00
Tuition Notes: $55 for wood pen / $65 for acrylic

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Hand Plane Tuneup

Wednesday, June 14, 5 PM - 7 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bridger Berdel
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Bring your own plane
Description: Do you have an antique hand plane and want to learn how to make it work like new? Or maybe you have a new plane that you've been using right out of the box and you want to take it's performance to the next level. This class covers the process of improving the cutting ability and cut quality of wood and metal bodied hand planes. We'll help you take your plane apart, clean it up, adjust it, assess what repairs it might need, sharpen the blade, and then put it all back together. Bring your own hand plane in and any sharpening equipment you have that you want us to help you learn how to use to keep your plane blade sharp.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes: $65 Class Fee / $5 Materials Fee

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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3rd Thursday Open Shop / Beginning Woodworking

Thursday, June 15, 5 PM - 8 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mark Frost
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-4
Tools Required: Dust Mask and Eye Protection
Description: Got a small project that you want to work on, but you don't have a shop to work in? Or, maybe you want to learn woodworking while making fun and simple projects that you can show off to your family and friends, or even give as gifts. This is your chance to solve either of these problems/desires. All ages (within reason) are encouraged to attend, and age-appropriate projects will be available for you to choose from at a reasonable fee. Also, some limitations apply to using the shop for your own project, so call or come by if you have any questions.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $20.00
Tuition Notes: $20/hour or $50 for 3 hours

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Beginning Carving

Saturday, June 17, 9 AM - 1 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Vernon Farr
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety Glove, Thumb Guard and Detail Knife (Tools will be provided for use during first class only)
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes: $60 Class Fee / $5 Materials Fee

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Scroll Saw 1 and 2

Sunday, June 18, 12 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Stan Ries
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-4
Tools Required: Ear and Eye Protection
Description: If you've been wanting to learn how to use a scroll saw safely and efficiently, this is the class to get you started. If you've taken the scroll saw basics class before, this class will help you gain more experience while working on a project that you get to take home with you.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes: $70 for beginners / $90 for project

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Sharpening Clinic

Thursday, June 22, 6 PM - 7 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bridger Berdel
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: Here's a chance for you to come in with a few of your dull hand tools (chisels, hand plane blades, etc.) and get some help on making them sharp once more. No power tool blades and a three tools per person limit, please.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $20.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Introduction to Gourd Finishing

Sunday, July 2, 1 PM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Lynne East-Itkin
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses and Dust Masks
Description: Over the years we've received numerous requests for information and resources from the growing group of people locally that are interested in working with gourds. To satisfy this demand, Woodcraft of Tucson has started to carry an assortment of gourds of varying shapes and sizes here in your local store, and we are also lucky to have an instructor available that is experienced in working with gourds. This class is a good basic introduction to turning a gourd into a work of art. All materials will be provided, including the gourd, of course.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $80.00
Tuition Notes: $70 Class Fee / $10 Materials Fee

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Finishing Basics

Thursday, July 6, 5 PM - 7 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mark Frost
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Eye Protection
Description: In this class we'll help you understand the many different choices available when it comes to putting a finish on your project, and why you may want to choose one option over another.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $50.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Sharpening Clinic

Friday, July 7, 9 AM - 10 AM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bridger Berdel
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: Here's a chance for you to come in with a few of your dull hand tools (chisels, hand plane blades, etc.) and get some help on making them sharp once more. No power tool blades and a three tools per person limit, please.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $20.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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"Kids Korner" Beginning Carving Class

Monday, July 10, 1 PM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Vernon Farr
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Tools will be provided for first class.
Description: For those children that like to create things, this is the perfect chance to learn basic wood carving techniques. Our "Kids Korner" class emphasizes carving safely, and discusses types of carving tools, basic sharpening and basic types of cuts. This is a hands on class designed for kids 13 and up who want to learn a new skill and carve something they can take home to show off to family and friends.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Wood or Acrylic Pen Turning

Tuesday, July 11, 12 PM - 3:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Michael Phillips
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-4
Tools Required: Dust Mask & Safety Glasses
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $55.00
Tuition Notes: $55 for wood pen / $65 for acrylic

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Beginning Intarsia

Wednesday, July 12, 9 AM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Dan Eklund
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-4
Tools Required: Eye & Ear Protection & dust mask
Description: Dan has been woodworking for more than 30 years. He studied intarsia with Judy Gale Roberts and Jerry Booher. Dan will teach their methodology for the student to complete a beginning project. Materials will be provided.
Prerequisite: "Scroll Saw Basics" class or scroll saw experience required
Tuition: $125.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Hand Plane Tuneup

Wednesday, July 12, 5 PM - 7 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bridger Berdel
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Bring your own plane
Description: Do you have an antique hand plane and want to learn how to make it work like new? Or maybe you have a new plane that you've been using right out of the box and you want to take it's performance to the next level. This class covers the process of improving the cutting ability and cut quality of wood and metal bodied hand planes. We'll help you take your plane apart, clean it up, adjust it, assess what repairs it might need, sharpen the blade, and then put it all back together. Bring your own hand plane in and any sharpening equipment you have that you want us to help you learn how to use to keep your plane blade sharp.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes: $65 Class Fee / $5 Materials Fee

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Beginning Carving

Saturday, July 15, 9 AM - 1 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Vernon Farr
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety Glove, Thumb Guard and Detail Knife (Tools will be provided for use during first class only)
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes: $60 Class Fee / $5 Materials Fee

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Scroll Saw 1 and 2

Sunday, July 16, 12 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Stan Ries
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-4
Tools Required: Ear and Eye Protection
Description: If you've been wanting to learn how to use a scroll saw safely and efficiently, this is the class to get you started. If you've taken the scroll saw basics class before, this class will help you gain more experience while working on a project that you get to take home with you.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes: $70 for beginners / $90 for project

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Sharpening Clinic

Wednesday, July 19, 6 PM - 7 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bridger Berdel
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: Here's a chance for you to come in with a few of your dull hand tools (chisels, hand plane blades, etc.) and get some help on making them sharp once more. No power tool blades and a three tools per person limit, please.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $20.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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3rd Thursday Open Shop / Beginning Woodworking

Thursday, July 20, 5 PM - 8 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mark Frost
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-4
Tools Required: Dust Mask and Eye Protection
Description: Got a small project that you want to work on, but you don't have a shop to work in? Or, maybe you want to learn woodworking while making fun and simple projects that you can show off to your family and friends, or even give as gifts. This is your chance to solve either of these problems/desires. All ages (within reason) are encouraged to attend, and age-appropriate projects will be available for you to choose from at a reasonable fee. Also, some limitations apply to using the shop for your own project, so call or come by if you have any questions.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $20.00
Tuition Notes: $20 per hour or $50 for 3 hours

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Scroll Saw Puzzle Project

Saturday, July 22, 9 AM - 12 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Sharon Irene
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 0-4
Tools Required:
Description: Learn to create your own wooden jigsaw puzzles on the scroll saw using greeting cards. This is a hands on class, so when you leave you'll have a treasured keepsake that you can send to friends and loved ones, or you can keep it for yourself. Please bring two greeting cards with their envelopes.
Prerequisite: Beginning scroll saw class or scroll saw experience is recommended
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes: $50 Class Fee / $10 Materials Fee

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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"Kids Korner" Beginning Carving Class

Monday, July 24, 1 PM - 5 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Vernon Farr
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Tools will be provided for first class.
Description: For those children that like to create things, this is the perfect chance to learn basic wood carving techniques. Our "Kids Korner" class emphasizes carving safely, and discusses types of carving tools, basic sharpening and basic types of cuts. This is a hands on class designed for kids 13 and up who want to learn a new skill and carve something they can take home to show off to family and friends.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Introduction to the Lathe--Spindle Turning

Saturday, July 29, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Chris Vemich
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-4
Tools Required: Bring your own dust mask and eye protection if you have them.
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.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $125.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Wood or Acrylic Pen Turning

Tuesday, August 1, 10 AM - 1:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Michael Phillips
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-4
Tools Required: Dust Mask & Safety Glasses
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $55.00
Tuition Notes: $55 for wood pen / $65 for acrylic

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Making Box Joints

Thursday, August 3, 5 PM - 8 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mark Frost
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-4
Tools Required: Eye Protection, Dust Mask and Hearing Protection.
Description: Box joints (aka finger joints) are often used to join the corners of boxes and drawers. They're not that difficult to cut, once you know the technique and have the necessary jig. We'll show you what you need to know and how to make the jig, so you can go home and start making boxes by the bunches.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Sharpening Clinic

Friday, August 4, 9 AM - 10 AM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bridger Berdel
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: Here's a chance for you to come in with a few of your dull hand tools (chisels, hand plane blades, etc.) and get some help on making them sharp once more. No power tool blades and a three tools per person limit, please.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $20.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Introduction to Woodburning

Sunday, August 6, 1 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Lynne East-Itkin
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-4
Tools Required:
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes: $60 Class Fee / $10 Materials Fee

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Beginning Intarsia

Wednesday, August 9, 9 AM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Dan Eklund
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-4
Tools Required: Eye & Ear Protection & dust mask
Description: Dan has been woodworking for more than 30 years. He studied intarsia with Judy Gale Roberts and Jerry Booher. Dan will teach their methodology for the student to complete a beginning project. Materials will be provided.
Prerequisite: "Scroll Saw Basics" class or scroll saw experience required
Tuition: $125.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Hand Plane Tuneup

Wednesday, August 9, 5 PM - 7 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bridger Berdel
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Bring your own plane
Description: Do you have an antique hand plane and want to learn how to make it work like new? Or maybe you have a new plane that you've been using right out of the box and you want to take it's performance to the next level. This class covers the process of improving the cutting ability and cut quality of wood and metal bodied hand planes. We'll help you take your plane apart, clean it up, adjust it, assess what repairs it might need, sharpen the blade, and then put it all back together. Bring your own hand plane in and any sharpening equipment you have that you want us to help you learn how to use to keep your plane blade sharp.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes: $65 Class Fee / $5 Materials Fee

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Scroll Saw Photo Puzzle Project

Sunday, August 13, 1 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Sharon Irene
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 0-4
Tools Required:
Description: Learn to create your own wooden jigsaw puzzle on the scroll saw using a 5x7 photo that you'll bring with you to class. This is a hands on class, so when you leave you'll have a treasured keepsake that you can give to friends and loved ones, or you can keep it for yourself. Please bring at least two copies of any 5x7 photo just in case you make a mistake and need a do-over.
Prerequisite: Beginning scroll saw class or scroll saw experience is recommended.
Tuition: $60.00
Tuition Notes: $50 Class Fee / $10 Materials Fee

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Sharpening Clinic

Wednesday, August 16, 6 PM - 7 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Bridger Berdel
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: Here's a chance for you to come in with a few of your dull hand tools (chisels, hand plane blades, etc.) and get some help on making them sharp once more. No power tool blades and a three tools per person limit, please.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $20.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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3rd Thursday Open Shop / Beginning Woodworking

Thursday, August 17, 5 PM - 8 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mark Frost
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-3
Tools Required: Dust Mask and Eye Protection
Description: Got a small project that you want to work on, but you don't have a shop to work in? Or, maybe you want to learn woodworking while making fun and simple projects that you can show off to your family and friends, or even give as gifts. This is your chance to solve either of these problems/desires. All ages (within reason) are encouraged to attend, and age-appropriate projects will be available for you to choose from at a reasonable fee. Also, some limitations apply to using the shop for your own project, so call or come by if you have any questions.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $20.00
Tuition Notes: $20 per hour or $50 for 3 hours.

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Beginning Carving

Saturday, August 19, 9 AM - 1 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Vernon Farr
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety Glove, Thumb Guard and Detail Knife (Tools will be provided for use during first class only)
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.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes: $60 Class Fee / $5 Materials Fee

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Scroll Saw 1 and 2

Sunday, August 20, 12 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Stan Ries
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-4
Tools Required: Ear and Eye Protection
Description: If you've been wanting to learn how to use a scroll saw safely and efficiently, this is the class to get you started. If you've taken the scroll saw basics class before, this class will help you gain more experience while working on a project that you get to take home with you.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes: $70 for beginners / $90 for project

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Lathe Tool Sharpening

Thursday, August 24, 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Chris Vemich
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Bring your own dust mask and eye protection if you have them.
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 two lathe tools and we will teach you what you need to know to have sharp lathe tools that are a joy to work with. Limit of two tools please.
Prerequisite: none
Tuition: $45.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Turn a Pepper Mill

Saturday, August 26, 10 AM - 3 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Michael Phillips
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Class Size: 0-3
Tools Required: Bring your own dust mask and eye protection if you have them.
Description: Come join our woodturning pro as he takes you through the steps to turning your very own unique pepper mill. He will show you the steps from boring the blank, to making the tenon for a sharp fitting cap and finally sanding, finishing and assembly. Each student will receive a 6” pepper mill kit and the wood blank to make the pepper mill out of.
Prerequisite: Prior turning experience required.
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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