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

3 Walpole Park South
Walpole, MA 02081
USA

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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Make A Queen Anne Style Foot Stool with: Mickey Callahan
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Monday, July 6, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, July 7, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Part 3: Wednesday, July 8, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Part 4: Thursday, July 9, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Part 5: Friday, July 10, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Prerequisite: Some Woodworking Experience Is Helpful
Description: What better way to develop and improve your skills in making cabriole legs by making a Queen Anne style foot stool. With the use of a few basic hand tools and machinery, students will be guided over five days in making an elegant piece of furniture that will fit well with any decor. Besides making the cabriole legs, students will also learn about sound design and construction techniques using mortise and tenon joinery and how to make and upholster a slip seat for the stool. This is going to be a popular class due to high demand so sign up early to save your space. Mickey is a professional furniture maker specializing in period furniture design and construction. Materials costs are included in the class tuition fee.
Tuition: $590.00

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Introduction To Sharpening Methods And Techniques with: Mickey Callahan
All

Tuesday, July 14, 6 AM - 9 AM

Tools Required: Eye Protection, Notebook And Pencil
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: $65.00

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Getting The Most From Your Tablesaw Without Sheddi with: Mickey Callahan
All

Thursday, July 16, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Notebook And Pencil, Eye Protection
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: $65.00

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Introduction To The Bandsaw with: Mickey Callahan
All

Tuesday, July 21, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Eye Protection
Description: The bandsaw is capable of many useful operations in the workshop that include re-sawing, cutting curved parts and an efficient backup to cutting wood when a table saw or chop saw are not practical. In this class, Mickey will explain and demonstrate the basic operation and uses of the bandsaw that also include several useful jigs to maximize the bandsaw's efficiency and accuracy. Students will also learn how to setup and align the machine using various blade sizes and teeth configurations along with proper maintenance practices and trouble shooting.
Tuition: $65.00

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Intro To Kitchen Cabinet Making: Part 2 - Making And Hanging A Drawer with: Kyle Walker
All

Wednesday, July 22, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Eye & Hearing Protection
Description: This is Part 2 of a three part series on how to make kitchen cabinets. Students will be taken through the process of building and installing a professional quality drawer to fit the cabinet that Kyle demonstrated and built in Part 1 of this series. As in Part 1, Kyle will review the creation of a materials cut list along with materials breakdown and stock preparation to final assembly. Once again he will use various machine tools and the pocket screw joinery system along with other forms of wood joinery methods and techniques. All students will have the opportunity to try any of the techniques demonstrated in the class. Part 3, "Making a Raised Panel Door" will be offered at a later date.
Tuition: $75.00

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

Thursday, July 23, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Notebook And Pencil, Eye Protection
Description: This class is intended to introduce students 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: $85.00

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Introduction To Bowl Turning with: Steve Wiseman
All

Saturday, July 25, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Tools Required: Eye Protection
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

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

Wednesday, July 29, 6 PM - 9 PM

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: $65.00

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

Thursday, July 30, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Eye & Hearing Protection
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: $85.00

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Build A Classic Adirondack Chair with: Mickey Callahan
All

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

Prerequisite: Some Prior Woodworking Experience
Tools Required: Eye & Hearing Protection, Pencil
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 $90.
Tuition: $185.00

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Jig Of The Month - Make A Shooting Board with: Mickey Callahan
Beginner/Intermediate

Tuesday, August 4, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Sharp Hand Plane & 12 Inch Combination Square
Description: A shooting board is used to guide a hand plane when you're trimming the ends of mitered frame members and other similar parts. The board's sturdy fences support stock accurately at either a 45- or 90 - degree angle as the hand plane (lying on its side and sliding along a straight guide) is pushed past, trimming the part to a precision angle or length. In this class, students will be given the opportunity to build their very own shooting board that they will be proud to own and use. There is an additional materials fee of $10.
Tuition: $85.00

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Woodcarving For Beginners with: Mickey Callahan
All

Friday, August 7, 9:30 AM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Contact Walpole Store For Tool List
Description: This class is intended to introduce students to woodcarving through the use of several simple exercises designed to teach students about proper chisel selection and how to keep them sharp. In addition, the carving exercises will teach students about basic design principals along with consideration of wood characteristics and how to read the grain in determining the direction of cuts. These simple exercises involve low relief type carving and can be the basis for learning more advanced skills as they apply to carving in the round and other forms of woodcarving.
Tuition: $125.00

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Introduction To CNC with: Paul Cavalloro
Beginner

Thursday, August 13, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Eye Protection
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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Build A Ridiculously Simple Piece Of Furniture - M with: Mickey Callahan
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Saturday, August 15, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Part 2: Sunday, August 16, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Tools Required: Pencil, Eye & Hearing Protection
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 $35.
Tuition: $185.00

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Introduction To Sharpening Methods And Techniques with: Mickey Callahan
All

Tuesday, August 18, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Eye Protection, Notebook And Pencil
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: $65.00

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Cabinet Scrapers - Use And Care with: Mickey Callahan
All

Thursday, August 20, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Basic Cabinet Card Scraper
Description: The cabinet card scraper is one of the most powerful but least understood hand tools. If sharpened and used properly, it can create a wood surface finish far superior to using abrasives and power sanders. In this hands-on class, students will learn the proper sharpening methods and techniques necessary to achieve a consistent sharp edge and results. Mickey will also introduce curved edge scrapers and how you can make your own from discarded tool steel. Learning how to use the basic cabinet scraper will immediately elevate your skill and abilities in fine woodworking.
Tuition: $65.00

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Fundamentals Of Fine Woodworking & Furniture Makin with: Mickey Callahan
Beginner/Intermediate

Part 1: Monday, August 24, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, August 25, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Part 3: Wednesday, August 26, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Part 4: Thursday, August 27, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Part 5: Friday, August 28, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Tools Required: Pencil, Eye & Hearing Protection
Description: This is an intensive five day class that will introduce students to the fundamentals of fine woodworking and furniture making. The class will cover wood properties and characteristics along with the proper selection of material, developing cut lists for projects and how to properly prepare and join wood for a small and useful project that will be part of the class experience. This class is designed for those who have very little or no knowledge and skills related to woodworking and wish to explore the craft and become more proficient. Students will also have an opportunity to develop the confidence that is necessary to work in a wood shop machine environment while also learning how to use basic hand tools such as bench chisels, hand planes and scrapers. All tools and materials are included in the tuition fee. Mickey has been a custom furniture maker and teacher of the craft for over 25 years.
Tuition: $475.00

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

Thursday, August 27, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Notebook And Pencil, Eye Protection
Description: This class is intended to introduce students 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: $85.00

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Introduction To Bowl Turning with: Steve Wiseman
All

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

Tools Required: Eye Protection
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's an additional materials fee of $20.
Tuition: $125.00

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

Tuesday, September 1, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Hand Plane If Available
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: $65.00

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How To Make Routed Dovetails with: Christopher Hoctor
Beginner/Intermediate

Thursday, September 3, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: Some Previous Experience With Routers
Tools Required: Eye And Hearing Protection
Description: Many woodworkers find dovetailing jigs for the router very frustrating to set up. In this class, Christopher will explain his method for routing dovetails successfully. The Porter-Cable 4212 Dovetailing fixture will be used in class to route through dovetails; half blind dovetails and rabbeted half-blind dovetails. This class is meant to relieve the frustration that many encounter. Students will be given the opportunity to use the equipment that Andrew will focus on. There is an additional materials fee of $10.
Tuition: $75.00

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Getting Started In Woodworking with: Mickey Callahan
All

Wednesday, September 9, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Notebook And Pencil
Description: This class is intended to introduce people to the joys of woodworking and how it can enrich one's life. Mickey has been a passionate woodworker and custom furniture maker for over 30 years and will share in some of his experiences that will hopefully excite beginners to pursue woodworking as a favorite past time. He will also provide an overview of various kinds of wood, woodworking tools and machinery and how best to develop your interests and skills.
Tuition: $65.00

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Introduction To The Bandsaw with: Mickey Callahan
All

Thursday, September 10, 12 PM - 3 PM

Description: The bandsaw is capable of many useful operations in the workshop that include re-sawing, cutting curved parts and an efficient backup to cutting wood when a table saw or chop saw are not practical. In this class, Mickey will explain and demonstrate the basic operation and uses of the bandsaw that also include several useful jigs to maximize the bandsaw's efficiency and accuracy. Students will also learn how to setup and align the machine using various blade sizes and teeth configurations along with proper maintenance practices and trouble shooting.
Tuition: $65.00

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Make A Band Sawn Wooden Box with: Mickey Callahan
All

Saturday, September 12, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Tools Required: Eye And Hearing Protection
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: $125.00

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How To Make Through Dovetails By Hand with: Mickey Callahan
All

Sunday, September 13, 10 AM - 4 PM

Description: Making dovetail joints by hand can be a challenge but easily learned through a methodical approach. In this hands-on class, Mickey intends to teach students how to make through dovetails by hand easily and efficiently. With a series of exercises, students will develop the skills and know-how to properly layout and fit the joint using nothing more than hand saws and chisels. This a skill that will no doubt add eye-appeal and bragging rights to your next woodworking project. In addition, this class will create a firmer foundation for those wishing to learn more challenging hand tool skills used in other types of dovetail joinery such as half-blind and hidden, mitered dovetails. Students are encouraged to bring their own sharp bench chisels, dovetail back saw and a 12 inch combination square along with a mallet and sliding bevel square. Tools will be available if you can't provide your own. All wood materials are included in the class fee.
Tuition: $125.00

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

Tuesday, September 15, 6 PM - 9 PM

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: $65.00

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Intro To Kitchen Cabinet Making - Part 3: Learn How To Make A Raised Panel Door with: Kyle Walker
All

Wednesday, September 16, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Eye And Hearing Protection
Description: This is Part 3 of How to Make Kitchen Cabinets. In this class,, Kyle will take students through the process of making a raised panel door starting with the design of the door and then onto the choosing of stock and its preparation. Students will also learn the sequence of steps necessary to make a successful kitchen-style raised panel door using common woodworking tools such as the router table and table saw along with typical joinery methods and techniques. Kyle is an experienced, professional cabinet with over 30 years in the trade. Here's your opportunity to learn from the best.
Tuition: $75.00

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Introduction To Routers 101 with: Christopher Hoctor
All

Thursday, September 17, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Eye And Hearing Protection
Description: The router is considered to be the most versatile power tool in any workshop. In addition, it offers a means to complete complex tasks efficiently. In this class, Christopher will provide insight through a series of demonstrations on how a hand-held router can be employed safely in a variety of basic tasks used in wood joinery as well as edge and surface shaping. There will also be a demonstration of various jigs that can be employed with the hand-held router. Time permitting, students will be given a hands-on opportunity to perform certain tasks under close supervision of the instructor. By taking this class, students will have a fundamental understanding of the router that will be helpful in future, more advanced woodworking classes.
Tuition: $75.00

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Introduction To Bowl Turning with: Steve Wiseman
All

Saturday, September 19, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Tools Required: Eye Protection
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

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Introduction To Sharpening Methods And Techniques with: Mickey Callahan
All

Tuesday, September 22, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Eye Protection, Notebook And Pencil
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: $65.00

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Date Night - Make A Triple Wine Bottle Cradle with: Mickey Callahan
All

Thursday, September 24, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Eye And Hearing Protection
Description: This is another small project in our "Date Night Series" that will surely please all who enjoy a sip of vino from time-to-time. Couples will share in the joy and learning of how to create a simple but elegant display rack for your most favorite bottles of wine. However, if you're like me, the bottles never stay full for very long! Come and share a few laughs and enjoy the fun in making something with your hands. The class fee is for each couple.
Tuition: $85.00

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Wooden Bowl Turning - Advanced Techniques with: Steve Wiseman
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, September 26, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Prerequisite: Some Bowl Turning Experience
Tools Required: Eye Protection
Description: This class will give students the opportunity to explore advance bowl turning techniques with the help and guidance from an experienced turner and instructor, Steve Wiseman. Steve will also discuss and demonstrate the turning of platters and other hollow-vessel forms easily created on the wood lathe. There is an additional materials fee of $20.
Tuition: $12,500.00

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Introduction To Woodturning And Make A Wooden Pen with: Steve Wiseman
All

Sunday, September 27, 12 PM - 3 PM

Tools Required: Notebook And Pencil, Eye Protection
Description: This class is intended to introduce students 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: $85.00

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Fundamentals Of Fine Woodworking & Furniture Makin with: Mickey Callahan
All

Part 1: Monday, September 28, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, September 29, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Part 3: Wednesday, September 30, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Part 4: Thursday, October 1, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Part 5: Friday, October 2, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Description: This is an intensive five day class that will introduce students to the fundamentals of fine woodworking and furniture making. The class will cover wood properties and characteristics along with the proper selection of material, developing cut lists for projects and how to properly prepare and join wood for a small and useful project that will be part of the class experience. This class is designed for those who have very little or no knowledge and skills related to woodworking and wish to explore the craft and become more proficient. Students will also have an opportunity to develop the confidence that is necessary to work in a wood shop machine environment while also learning how to use basic hand tools such as bench chisels, hand planes and scrapers. All tools and materials are included in the tuition fee. Mickey has been a custom furniture maker and teacher of the craft for over 25 years.
Tuition: $475.00

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