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Phone:
805-658-9663
Fax:
805-658-9664
Email:
Ventura@Woodcraft.com

3860 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93003
USA

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Hours of Operation

sunday 10 AM - 4 PM
monday 10 AM - 6 PM
tuesday 10 AM - 6 PM
wednesday 10 AM - 6 PM
thursday 10 AM - 6 PM
friday 10 AM - 6 PM
saturday 10 AM - 4 PM

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Making A Cheese Slicer with: Mark Mayer
All

Tuesday, September 28, 5 PM - 8 PM

Description: This is a fun and easy class for woodworkers of all skill levels. We will be taking the satisfying exercise of making a cutting board and adding a twist: we will be building a cheese slicing mechanism into it for a truly unique and useful project that will be sure to turn out great, even for beginners.
Tuition: $95.00

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Art Of Woodturning - Texturing with: Scott Johnston
All

Saturday, October 2, 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Description: This class is all about enhancing the design of your turned pieces to create unique forms of visual art. Bring your imagination and we will assist you in developing your design and drawing skills in elements of shape, scale, balance and visual flow. Showing the importance of drawing your design will provide a visual reference or guide while turning.  We’ll also explore sculptural and textural embellishments to transform a spectrum of wood turned pieces into striking interpretations of Turned Wood Art.You will turn a decorative, textured bud vase (2 3/4" x 7") of your own design or, if you already have a turned piece that you want to enhance, please bring it.Students MUST PROVIDE THEIR OWN: Flex shaft or Dremel (like carving tool), bur(s) and/or woodburning tool and tips. Students will need to provide their own safety glasses and hearing protection. If you don't have your own, you can purchase these items before class. Wood will be provided.
Tuition: $160.00

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Pen & Pencil Turning - Slim Style with: Mark Mayer
Beginner

Tuesday, October 12, 5 PM - 8 PM

Description: Warning: This form of woodworking could become habit-forming! You'll be grinning ear to ear after making your first turned pen! In this hands-on class, you'll turn, every step of the way, a beautiful wooden pen and pencil set that you'll be proud to show off or give as a gift. And you'll go home with a basic understanding of lathe operation, tools, and turning techniques.
Tuition: $100.00

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Basics Of Cabinet Making with: Larry Margules
All

Saturday, October 16, 9 AM - 4 PM

Description: This course in basic cabinet making will launch your home-improvement skills so you can tackle that shop, bathroom, or kitchen remodeling project! Part lecture, part demo, part hands-on, this class covers everything from the planning and design stage of your project to making an accurate take-off and materials list to construction techniques. The instructor will demonstrate step by step the construction of the cabinet box and the face-frame using the Kreg Pocket Hole Jig system (You’ll get a chance to practice the techniques) and final assembly. Also learn how to construct a simple drawer box, several options for constructing a cabinet door, and door installation using European-style hinges. Ideas for more advanced door- and drawer-front options will also be discussed. You’ll leave with a fundamental understanding of the entire process and ideas to customize these principles for your home project. One cabinet will be built during the class and awarded by random drawing to a lucky participant to take home!
Tuition: $160.00

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Resin Basics (Alumalite Clear Slow) with: Mark Mayer
All

Sunday, October 17, 11 AM - 3 PM

Description: Have you wanted to start resin casting but aren't sure what you need to begin? In this class you will have your questions answered! We will go over everything you need to get started including resin types, molds, pressure pots, dyes and mica powders. There will also be demonstration of techniques showing the process step by step.
Tuition: $75.00

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Turning A Bottle Stopper with: Mark Mayer
Beginner

Tuesday, October 19, 5 PM - 8 PM

Description: Make a great present! In this beginner level class, you'll be guided step by step in the creation of a bottle stopper. You'll learn to mount the blank in the chuck, turn the blank, finish and assemble the completeed stopper for a memorable gift or keepsake.
Tuition: $85.00

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Pen Turning - Wall St. II Acrylic with: Mark Mayer
All

Sunday, October 24, 11 AM - 3 PM

Description: This pen's classic shape and heft make it a favorite of our customers, especially for gift-giving. For beginners and/or those new to acrylic blank turning, this class teaches you every step from cutting the blank to drilling to turning. Acrylics have distinct differences from wood in their turning characteristics, and the tips you'll get will speed up your learning curve. You'll leave with an attractive, finished pen and a sound understanding of the pen-making process and tools.
Tuition: $100.00

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Making A Serving Board with: Mark Mayer
All

Tuesday, October 26, 5 PM - 8 PM

Description: In this class, you will make a custom serving board of your own design. You will use a bandsaw, router, drill press, and various sanders to make your one of a kind piece. We will use SoCal Woodshop Board Wax on the serving board giving it a perfect, smooth finish.
Tuition: $95.00

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