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Phone:
508-668-2413
Fax:
508-668-2675
Email:
walpole@woodcraft.com

3 Walpole Park South
Walpole, MA 02081
USA (On Route 1 South, across from Rodman Arena)

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Hours of Operation

sunday 11-4pm
monday 9-7pm
tuesday 9-7pm
wednesday 9-7pm
thursday 9-7pm
friday 9-7pm
saturday 9-6pm

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Date Night - Make A Shaker-Style Hat And Coat Rack with Mickey Callahan
All

Thursday, May 26, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Eye & Hearing Protection
Class Size: 6
Description: Based on our very successful "Date Night" program, we have added a new class in how to make a Shaker-Style hat and coat rack. Not only is this class an opportunity for couples to enjoy making something useful, but also an opportunity to share an enjoyable evening, not only with your partner, but other couples as well. As part of the class, Woodcraft will be providing light refreshments and snacks to enhance the evening.
Tuition: $95.00

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Make A Band Sawn Wooden Box with Mickey Callahan
All

Friday, May 27, 9:30 AM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: None
Tools Required: Eye And Hearing Protection
Class Size: 4
Description: Boxes are fascinating. While an unopened box is only a vessel, a package, or container, it contents are unknown and presents an air of mystery. It lures us with a promise that something desirable lies concealed inside. In this hands-on class, students will be able to create their own air of mystery by constructing a simple box with only the use of the bandsaw, belt sander, and a few common hand tools. This a fun and creative way to stretch your imagination while developing skills that will be useful in other woodworking projects. The finished box will also make a wonderful gift for that special someone on your holiday gift list. All tools and materials are supplied by Woodcraft.
Tuition: $130.00

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Introduction To Sharpening Methods And Techniques with Mickey Callahan
All

Tuesday, May 31, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: None
Tools Required: Eye Protection, Notebook And Pencil
Class Size: 6
Description: This class is an overview of the various sharpening methods, techniques, jigs and abrasives/sharpening stones commonly used to sharpen most woodworking hand tools. The lecture and demonstration by Mickey will also cover the use of power grinding, both wet and dry, with various abrasives along with slower and less efficient methods employed to achieve a sharp edge on chisels, plane blades, turning tools, scrapers and carving chisels. This class is intended to clear up any confusion or mysteries that beginners or even advanced woodworkers have about tool sharpening. Time permitting, students will be given an opportunity to use some of the available equipment. Students are also encouraged to bring in a dull chisel or plane blade to enhance the discussion.
Tuition: $70.00

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Box Making for Beginners with Don Boudreau
All

Part 1: Wednesday, June 1, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, June 2, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: None
Tools Required: Dust Mask & Eye Protection
Class Size: 6
Description: Join us for a two day fun and informative class on box making taught by award-winning box maker Don Boudreau. You will design and build a compact keepsake box using a variety of exotic woods. Boxes can be functional as well as decorative and they make wonderful gifts. This class would be a good starter for someone wanting to get into some of the more advanced classes on box making. There is an additional materials fee of $35.
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes: Additional materials fee of $35.

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Box Making I With Don Boudreau with Don Boudreau
All

Part 1: Saturday, June 4, 9:30 AM - 4 PM
Part 2: Sunday, June 5, 9:30 AM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Some Woodworking Experience Helpful
Tools Required: 12" Combination Square, Eye & Hearing Protection
Class Size: 5
Description: In this two day class, students will learn and enjoy the art of making a basic box along with the chance to achieve something special that will help enhance their woodworking knowledge and skills. Don is an experienced woodworking teacher and maker of many exquisite wooden boxes. The class will cover an introduction to wood and its properties, examples of different box joints, the use of basic shop tools such as the table saw and bandsaw along with veneering techniques and wood finishing. With Don's guidance, students will create their own box while giving them a memorable experience and the ability to take on more challenging box making projects. This class will be a prerequisite to more complex box making classes that will be scheduled in the future. There is an additional materials fee of $35.
Tuition: $250.00

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Introduction To CNC with Paul Cavalloro
All

Wednesday, June 8, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: None
Tools Required: Eye Protection
Class Size: 6
Description: This class will help you decide if CNC Routing is right for you. This class will focus on the essential CNC processes and knowledge needed to help you with your decision. Students will learn the basics regarding the CAD/CAM software that drives the CNC routing machines as well as the general operation of a CNC router. The class includes a demonstration of the popular VCarve Pro CAD/CAM software and hands-on time creating toolpaths, setting up a job and operating the Axiom Pro CNC router. Woodcraft will supply all necessary materials.
Tuition: $85.00

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Fundamentals Of Hand Plane Selection, Setup, And Use with Mickey Callahan
All

Thursday, June 9, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: None
Tools Required: Hand Plane If Available
Class Size: 6
Description: Hand planes are at the core of the woodworker's tool set, but must be properly tuned to get consistent results. The details of setup, adjustment, and technique can make the difference between frustration and success with the hand plane. This course will equip students with the understanding and skills to directly apply to using hand planes in your workshop. Students are encouraged to bring in a hand plane if available, as this course will be hands-on as well as a lecture and demonstration.
Tuition: $75.00

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Introduction To Bowl Turning with Steve Wiseman
All

Saturday, June 11, 9:30 AM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: None
Tools Required: Eye Protection
Class Size: 6
Description: This class is intended for beginners and for those who wish to brush up on their bowl turning skills. Steve will begin by a review of safety precautions followed by a discussion and demonstration of the turning tools needed along with methods and proper sharpening techniques. Students will also learn about wood selection and grain orientation and the use of face plates and chucks. Under close supervision, students will be assigned to their own lathe where they will learn to turn one or two small bowls by the end class. There is an additional materials fee of $20.00
Tuition: $125.00
Tuition Notes: Additional Materials Fee of $20.

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An Artisan Course - Session 3: Design & Build a Piece of Furniture with Mickey Callahan
All

Part 1: Monday, June 13, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, June 14, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Wednesday, June 15, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 4: Thursday, June 16, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 5: Saturday, June 18, 9:30 AM - 4 PM
Part 6: Sunday, June 19, 9:30 AM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Sessions 1 & 2 or equivalent
Tools Required: #4 Or 5 Bench Plane, Bench Chisels, Measuring Tools, Eye & Hearing Protection
Class Size: 4
Description: Coupled with the knowledge and skills acquired in Sessions 1 and 2, students will be given the opportunity to design and build a piece of furniture based on a number of optional choices that will be discussed with the instructor prior to the start of the session. This will include the actual design and drawing along with estimating the amount of wood and material needed to actually build the piece while under the guidance of the instructor. In addition, more complex and alternate joinery methods and techniques will be explored. In this session, students should be prepared for a longer commitment of time and effort and willing to do homework assignments in between classes over the course of the session. Additional material fees will be determined in advance of the session based upon the students choice of project and discussions with the instructor.
Tuition: $575.00
Tuition Notes: Material costs TBD

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Getting The Most From Your Tablesaw Without Shedding Any Blood Or Tears with Mickey Callahan
All

Tuesday, June 21, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: None
Tools Required: Notebook And Pencil, Eye Protection
Class Size: 6
Description: The tablesaw is considered to be the focal point of any well-equipped workshop. This class is designed primarily for the beginner just starting out in woodworking and to introduce students through hands-on experience the safe and proper way of using the tablesaw. Mickey will demonstrate the basic operations of ripping and crosscutting along with the proper setup and blade selection for each of the operations. In addition, various jigs will be demonstrated and used to augment the tablesaw's versatility in making wood joints safely and efficiently. This class will also be a prerequisite for more advanced courses that involve tablesaw use.
Tuition: $75.00

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Introduction To Woodturning And Make A Wooden Pen with Paul Cavalloro
All

Wednesday, June 22, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: None
Tools Required: Notebook And Pencil, Eye Protection
Class Size: 6
Description: With the combination of lecture, demonstration and hands-on training, students will be introduced to the joys of wood turning by learning how to make a wooden pen on the wood lathe. Students will also be introduced to lathe safety, lathe turning tools and important accessories as they apply to both spindle and bowl turning. By taking this introductory course, students will be better prepared to take further hands-on wood turning classes. All tools and materials will be supplied by Woodcraft.
Tuition: $90.00

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Box Making 2 with Don Boudreau
All

Part 1: Saturday, June 25, 9:30 AM - 4 PM
Part 2: Sunday, June 26, 9:30 AM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Box Making 1 & some woodworking experience helpful
Tools Required: Eye & Hearing Protection, Pencil, Combination Square
Class Size: 5
Description: In this two day class, students will learn to explore the endless design possibilities in box making. Students will learn pattern routing, cove cutting and use of the gooseneck scraper. The box will be constructed primarily of exotic woods including Leopardwood, Zebrawood and Wenge.Don is an experienced woodworking teacher and maker of many exquisite wooden boxes. With Don's guidance, students will create their own box while giving them a memorable experience and the ability to take on more challenging box making projects. There is an additional materials fee of $35
Tuition: $250.00

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Introduction To Sharpening Methods And Techniques with Mickey Callahan
All

Tuesday, June 28, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: None
Tools Required: Eye Protection, Notebook And Pencil
Class Size: 6
Description: This class is an overview of the various sharpening methods, techniques, jigs and abrasives/sharpening stones commonly used to sharpen most woodworking hand tools. The lecture and demonstration by Mickey will also cover the use of power grinding, both wet and dry, with various abrasives along with slower and less efficient methods employed to achieve a sharp edge on chisels, plane blades, turning tools, scrapers and carving chisels. This class is intended to clear up any confusion or mysteries that beginners or even advanced woodworkers have about tool sharpening. Time permitting, students will be given an opportunity to use some of the available equipment. Students are also encouraged to bring in a dull chisel or plane blade to enhance the discussion.
Tuition: $75.00

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Date Night - Make A Decorative Picture Frame with Mickey Callahan
All

Thursday, June 30, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: None
Tools Required: Eye & Hearing Protection, Pencil
Class Size: 6
Description: What a better way to spend time with your significant other than at Woodcraft making a decorative picture frame. A frame that can be used to show off an 8" X 10" picture of your favorite someone or your latest art work. Why not come and enjoy the company of couples out for an evening while learning some basic woodworking skills. Since this is Woodcraft's monthly date night at the Walpole store, Woodcraft will be supplying all refreshments and materials. Tuition fee is per couple.
Tuition: $90.00

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Make a Cutting Board With A Bread Knife with Don Boudreau
All

Saturday, July 2, 9:30 AM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: None
Tools Required: Eye & Hearing Protection
Class Size: 6
Description: In this class, students will make a wooden cutting board made from the lamination of several different species of wood that will be sure to dazzle family and friends. In addition, students will make a small bread knife that can be used along with the cutting board. There is an additional materials fee of $50 that includes all wood and knife hardware.
Tuition: $125.00

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Build A Classic Adirondack Chair with Mickey Callahan
Beginner

Part 1: Thursday, July 7, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Part 2: Friday, July 8, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Prerequisite: Some Prior Woodworking Experience
Tools Required: Eye & Hearing Protection, Pencil
Class Size: 4
Description: The Adirondack chair is an American icon that invokes images of lazy summer days at the lake, by the pool or at a barbecue. Even a few minutes in this comfortable seat puts your mind into vacation mode. Not only will you enjoy building a lasting classic but also enjoy the chair's durability by being made from decay resistant wood such as cypress or red cedar. By using simple pattern-routing techniques and simple joinery will ensure simple assembly and rock-solid construction for years of use. There is an additional materials fee of $150.
Tuition: $395.00

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Build a Krenov-Style Cabinet-On-Frame with Mickey Callahan
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Monday, July 11, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, July 12, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Part 3: Wednesday, July 13, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Part 4: Thursday, July 14, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Part 5: Friday, July 15, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Prerequisite: some woodworking experience helpful
Tools Required: Contact The Store For Details
Class Size: 4
Description: James Krenov was known for his sleek and unique cabinets on frames incorporating the influence of Japanese and Scandinavian designs, He is also known for his writings and illustrations on woodworking and in particular, "The Cabinetmaker's Notebook" which has inspired countless woodworkers around the world. In this week long class, Mickey, a seasoned custom furniture maker and teacher, will guide students in the making of their very own Krenov-style cabinet-on-frame capturing the essence of true craftsmanship.
Tuition: $700.00
Tuition Notes: additional materials fee: $300

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How To Build Flat, Straight, & Square with Mickey Callahan
All

Tuesday, July 19, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Eye & Hearing Protection
Class Size: 8
Description: To build with clean, tight-fitting joints and properly dimensioned parts, you must be able to accurately flatten, square, and true-up your boards ahead of time. In this class students will learn how to use the jointer and thickness planers along with the tablesaw to help achieve this fundamental, but necessary task. Students will also learn how to edge-join boards.
Tuition: $75.00

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Introduction To Woodturning And Make A Wooden Pen with Paul Cavalloro
All

Wednesday, July 20, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: None
Tools Required: Notebook And Pencil, Eye Protection
Class Size: 6
Description: With the combination of lecture, demonstration and hands-on training, students will be introduced to the joys of wood turning by learning how to make a wooden pen on the wood lathe. Students will also be introduced to lathe safety, lathe turning tools and important accessories as they apply to both spindle and bowl turning. By taking this introductory course, students will be better prepared to take further hands-on wood turning classes. All tools and materials will be supplied by Woodcraft.
Tuition: $90.00

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Introduction To Bowl Turning with Steve Wiseman
All

Saturday, July 23, 9:30 AM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: None
Tools Required: Eye Protection
Class Size: 6
Description: This class is intended for beginners and for those who wish to brush up on their bowl turning skills. Steve will begin by a review of safety precautions followed by a discussion and demonstration of the turning tools needed along with methods and proper sharpening techniques. Students will also learn about wood selection and grain orientation and the use of face plates and chucks. Under close supervision, students will be assigned to their own lathe where they will learn to turn one or two small bowls by the end class. There is an additional materials cost of $20.
Tuition: $130.00
Tuition Notes: Additional materials cost of $20

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Introduction To Bowl Turning with Steve Wiseman
All

Sunday, July 24, 9:30 AM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: None
Tools Required: Eye Protection
Class Size: 6
Description: This class is intended for beginners and for those who wish to brush up on their bowl turning skills. Steve will begin by a review of safety precautions followed by a discussion and demonstration of the turning tools needed along with methods and proper sharpening techniques. Students will also learn about wood selection and grain orientation and the use of face plates and chucks. Under close supervision, students will be assigned to their own lathe where they will learn to turn one or two small bowls by the end class. There is an additional materials fee of $20.
Tuition: $130.00
Tuition Notes: Additional materials fee of $20

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Introduction To Sharpening Methods And Techniques with Mickey Callahan
All

Thursday, July 28, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: None
Tools Required: Eye Protection, Notebook And Pencil
Class Size: 6
Description: This class is an overview of the various sharpening methods, techniques, jigs and abrasives/sharpening stones commonly used to sharpen most woodworking hand tools. The lecture and demonstration by Mickey will also cover the use of power grinding, both wet and dry, with various abrasives along with slower and less efficient methods employed to achieve a sharp edge on chisels, plane blades, turning tools, scrapers and carving chisels. This class is intended to clear up any confusion or mysteries that beginners or even advanced woodworkers have about tool sharpening. Time permitting, students will be given an opportunity to use some of the available equipment. Students are also encouraged to bring in a dull chisel or plane blade to enhance the discussion.
Tuition: $75.00

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Box Making I With Don Boudreau with Don Boudreau
All

Part 1: Saturday, July 30, 9:30 AM - 4 PM
Part 2: Sunday, July 31, 9:30 AM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Some Woodworking Experience Helpful
Tools Required: 12" Combination Square, Eye & Hearing Protection
Class Size: 4
Description: In this two day class, students will learn and enjoy the art of making a basic box along with the chance to achieve something special that will help enhance their woodworking knowledge and skills. Don is an experienced woodworking teacher and maker of many exquisite wooden boxes. The class will cover an introduction to wood and its properties, examples of different box joints, the use of basic shop tools such as the table saw and bandsaw along with veneering techniques and wood finishing. With Don's guidance, students will create their own box while giving them a memorable experience and the ability to take on more challenging box making projects. This class will be a prerequisite to more complex box making classes that will be scheduled in the future. There is an additional materials fee of $35.
Tuition: $250.00

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Make A Contemporary Curved -Leg, Floating Top Console Table with Mickey Callahan
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Monday, August 1, 9:30 AM - 4 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, August 2, 9:30 AM - 4 PM
Part 3: Wednesday, August 3, 9:30 AM - 4 PM
Part 4: Thursday, August 4, 9:30 AM - 4 PM
Part 5: Friday, August 5, 9:30 AM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Some woodworking experience helpful
Tools Required: 12" Combination Square, Eye & Hearing Protection
Class Size: 4
Description: In this week-long class, students will be guided in the making of an elegant contemporary, curved-leg console table with a top that will look like it's floating on its legs and frame. This is a unique opportunity to get hooked on making organic curves in wood and learn how to create negative spaces that will fool the eye. The class will place a strong emphasis on the use of hand tools coupled with machinery. There is an additional materials fee of $195.00.
Tuition: $625.00
Tuition Notes: Materials fee of $195.00

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Introduction To Bowl Turning with Steve Wiseman
All

Saturday, August 6, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Prerequisite: None
Tools Required: Eye Protection
Class Size: 6
Description: This class is intended for beginners and for those who wish to brush up on their bowl turning skills. Steve will begin by a review of safety precautions followed by a discussion and demonstration of the turning tools needed along with methods and proper sharpening techniques. Students will also learn about wood selection and grain orientation and the use of face plates and chucks. Under close supervision, students will be assigned to their own lathe where they will learn to turn one or two small bowls by the end class. There is an additional materials fee of $20.
Tuition: $125.00
Tuition Notes: Additional materials fee of $20.

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Introduction To Bowl Turning with Steve Wiseman
All

Saturday, August 13, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Prerequisite: None
Tools Required: Eye Protection
Class Size: 6
Description: This class is intended for beginners and for those who wish to brush up on their bowl turning skills. Steve will begin by a review of safety precautions followed by a discussion and demonstration of the turning tools needed along with methods and proper sharpening techniques. Students will also learn about wood selection and grain orientation and the use of face plates and chucks. Under close supervision, students will be assigned to their own lathe where they will learn to turn one or two small bowls by the end class. There is an additional materials fee of $20.
Tuition: $125.00
Tuition Notes: Additional materials fee of $20.

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Box Making for Beginners with Don Boudreau
All

Part 1: Tuesday, August 16, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, August 17, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: None
Tools Required: Dust Mask & Eye Protection
Class Size: 5
Description: Join us for a two day fun and informative class on box making taught by award-winning box maker Don Boudreau. You will design and build a compact keepsake box using a variety of exotic woods. Boxes can be functional as well as decorative and they make wonderful gifts. This class would be a good starter for someone wanting to get into some of the more advanced classes on box making. There is an additional materials fee of $35.
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes: Additional materials fee of $35.

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Box Making I With Don Boudreau with Don Boudreau
All

Part 1: Saturday, August 20, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Part 2: Sunday, August 21, 11 AM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Some Woodworking Experience Helpful
Tools Required: 12" Combination Square, Eye & Hearing Protection
Class Size: 4
Description: In this two day class, students will learn and enjoy the art of making a basic box along with the chance to achieve something special that will help enhance their woodworking knowledge and skills. Don is an experienced woodworking teacher and maker of many exquisite wooden boxes. The class will cover an introduction to wood and its properties, examples of different box joints, the use of basic shop tools such as the table saw and bandsaw along with veneering techniques and wood finishing. With Don's guidance, students will create their own box while giving them a memorable experience and the ability to take on more challenging box making projects. This class will be a prerequisite to more complex box making classes that will be scheduled in the future. There is an additional materials fee of $35.
Tuition: $250.00
Tuition Notes: Additional materials fee of $35.

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Introduction To Sharpening Methods And Techniques with Mickey Callahan
All

Wednesday, August 24, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: None
Tools Required: Eye Protection, Notebook And Pencil
Class Size: 6
Description: This class is an overview of the various sharpening methods, techniques, jigs and abrasives/sharpening stones commonly used to sharpen most woodworking hand tools. The lecture and demonstration by Mickey will also cover the use of power grinding, both wet and dry, with various abrasives along with slower and less efficient methods employed to achieve a sharp edge on chisels, plane blades, turning tools, scrapers and carving chisels. This class is intended to clear up any confusion or mysteries that beginners or even advanced woodworkers have about tool sharpening. Time permitting, students will be given an opportunity to use some of the available equipment. Students are also encouraged to bring in a dull chisel or plane blade to enhance the discussion.
Tuition: $75.00

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Build A Ridiculously Simple Piece Of Furniture - M with Mickey Callahan
All

Part 1: Saturday, August 27, 9:30 AM - 4 PM
Part 2: Sunday, August 28, 11 AM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: None
Tools Required: Pencil, Eye & Hearing Protection
Class Size: 4
Description: This is the first in a series of How To Build "Ridiculously Simple Furniture Projects." This class will provide students the feeling of satisfaction in having built something with your own two hands; something you can point to and tell your friends and grandkids "I built that 40 years ago." To kick off this series, students will be guided over the course of two evening classes in the making of an elegant but useful Arts and Crafts Style side table. So whether you're a woodworker who likes to dabble, a homeowner or apartment dweller looking to furnish a few rooms or a complete rookie that's been tempted to give woodworking a shot, here's your chance. Roll up your sleeves, enjoy the aroma of freshly cut wood and simply enjoy the experience. There is an additional materials fee of $25.
Tuition: $250.00

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