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walpole@woodcraft.com

3 Walpole Park South
Walpole, MA 2081
USA

Hours of Operation

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

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

Tuesday, March 26, 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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Make A Simple Cutting Board with: Chris Littlefield
Beginner

Wednesday, March 27, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Eye And Hearing Protection
Description: In this class Chris will guide students through the process of making a simple cutting board. He'll review the proper way to glue up the boards as well as techniques for cutting and shaping the project. There is an additional materials fee of $25. This cutting board will add beauty and function for the home.
Tuition: $75.00

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

Thursday, March 28, 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: Ken Lindgren
All

Saturday, March 30, 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. Ken 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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Fundamentals Of Wood Finishing with: Bill Hammond
All

Part 1: Sunday, March 31, 10 AM - 4 PM
Part 2: Sunday, April 7, 10 AM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Notebook And Pencil
Description: This is a two part series spread over the course of two consecutive Sundays that introduces students to the fundamentals of wood finishing. Bill Hammond, a professional finisher and furniture restoration expert, will cover the following in this series: 1) He starts off by addressing the characteristics of wood such as grain and color, wood surface preparation using abrasives and cutting edge tools and how to address grain raising issues. 2) Bill covers methods and techniques in applying and coloring wood using dyes and stains and discussing the pros and cons of both. In addition, there will be a short discussion on using chemicals or mordants to also alter the color of wood. 3) In this part Bill looks into various final finishes that include the use of oils or film building finishes such as shellac or varnishes along with a discussion on the various available products and their corresponding pros and cons. There will also be a discussion and demonstrating of "finishing the finish" through the use of various abrasive materials to bring about a more uniform surface free of dust and brush marks if present. This series should clear up any confusion or mysteries surrounding one's ability to achieve a near-perfect finish.
Tuition: $175.00

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Make Your Own Table Saw Cross Cut Sled with: Andrew Teixeira
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, April 6, 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Tools Required: 12" Combination Square, Eye & Hearing Protection
Description: This class was originally scheduled for Sunday March 31. However, due to a scheduling conflict, it is now scheduled for Saturday April 6. In order to cut boards and panels to length and width safely and accurately, a cross cut sled is essential for any woodshop equipped with a table saw. In this class, Andrew will guide students through the process of making their own table saw cross cut sled. He will also review the process of checking it for square so each woodworker can calibrate their sled at home. There is an additional materials fee of $75.00.
Tuition: $85.00

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

Tuesday, April 2, 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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Fundamentals Of Fine Woodworking & Furniture Makin with: Mickey Callahan
All

Part 1: Monday, April 8, 9:30 AM - 4 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, April 9, 9:30 AM - 4 PM
Part 3: Wednesday, April 10, 9:30 AM - 4 PM
Part 4: Thursday, April 11, 9:30 AM - 4 PM
Part 5: Friday, April 12, 9:30 AM - 4 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 30 years.
Tuition: $475.00

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Introduction To Bowl Turning with: Steve Wiseman
All

Saturday, April 13, 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. Bruce 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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Scroll Saw Club Meeting with: Melita Quesada
All

Sunday, April 14, 2 PM - 4 PM

Description: Attention all scroll saw users and woodworkers. This is the bi-monthly meeting of the Bay State Scrollahs Club gives like minded woodworkers the opportunity to get together in order to share and enjoy the scroll saw and the many avenues open to this form of woodworking. This meeting is free and open to everybody with an interest in scrolling. No experience is necessary. You don't need to own a scroll saw to get involved. The only prerequisite is to bring enthusiasm and willingness to share ideas. This is a club so it will be as good as what we all bring to it....Ideas, sharing, and enthusiasm.
Tuition: $0.00

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Introduction To Hand Tools with: Mickey Callahan
All

Tuesday, April 16, 6 PM - 8:30 PM

Description: This class is designed for those woodworkers who are either just getting into the craft or have been exclusively using woodworking machinery in their work and wonder why they can't make wood joints fit properly or have a hard time preparing wood surfaces for a flawless finish. Part of the answer to these problems is in the proper use of hand tools such as hand saws, chisels, planes and scrapers. Mickey will also introduce students to the proper selection and use of layout and measuring tools for consistency and accuracy. By incorporating properly tuned-up hand tools into your work, you are bound to become a better woodworker.
Tuition: $40.00

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Learn How To Make A Raised Panel Door with: Kyle Walker
All

Wednesday, April 17, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Eye And Hearing Protection
Description: 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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Build A Miter Fold Floating Shelf with: Andrew Teixeira
Beginner

Thursday, April 18, 5 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Tape Measure, Combination Square, Pencil
Description: This class will introduce students to the technique of miter folding. If you want to build faster and manipulate the grain in your project like a pro, this class is for you. Andrew will guide students in using the miter fold technique as they build a contemporary floating shelf. He will also review the proper methods for hanging the shelf on the wall so it can take ample weight. There is an additional materials fee of $50.
Tuition: $85.00

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Introduction To Sharpening Methods And Techniques with: Mickey Callahan
All

Sunday, April 28, 10 AM - 1 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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Make A Traditional Wooden Hand Plane with: Mickey Callahan
Beginner/Intermediate

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

Tools Required: 12" Combination Square, Eye & Hearing Protection
Description: As woodworkers, we know the satisfaction of creating something with your own hands that you recognize as being useful and good. In this class over the course of two consecutive days, students will make their own tradional wooden hand plane that will reward them with flat, gleaming wood surfaces and an unmatched planning experience. By reaching for a wooden hand plane that you have made, you will astound your woodworking friends. Students will be guided by Mickey in the construction of a Krenov-style smoothing plane equipped with a thick blade and chip breaker which can easily be sharpened. Lastly, students will be encouraged to custom shape their plane's wooden body for a comfortable fit in their hands. there is an additional materials fee of $60.
Tuition: $190.00

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

Tuesday, April 23, 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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Scroll Saw 101 with: Melita Quesada
All

Wednesday, April 24, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Step into the classroom and right up to the scroll saw, even if it's your first time using one! We'll get right down to several practice exercises that increase in difficulty as you go. Cover these items: Overview of scroll saw history, types, parts and uses. Introduction of the four major steps for every cut. Transfer of patterns to wood and completion of simple cuts: straight, wavy, jagged. Cutting of a simple object on the scroll saw. Use of the loop method to create continuous, flowing cuts. Use of a drill bit to start interior cuts and completion of the cuts on the scroll saw. Use of a backing board to cut very small objects.
Tuition: $75.00

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

Thursday, April 25, 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, April 27, 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 CNC with: Victor D'Alfonso
Beginner

Tuesday, April 30, 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: $80.00

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The KISS Philosophy On Wood Finishing with: Mickey Callahan
All

Wednesday, May 1, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Notebook And Pencil
Description: So you just finished constructing your masterpiece and you are suddenly aware that you now have to put a finish on it. So you go to the store and suddenly find yourself confronted with shelves of cans of all sorts with advertising that says this is the best finish since sliced bread! Who or what do you want to believe. In this class, Mickey will clear up those confusing questions and more by guiding students in the fine art and mysteries of choosing the proper finish. Students will learn the difference between materials and where and when to use them such as shellac, polyurethane varnish, and oil finishes just to name a few. Students are encouraged to bring their questions and enthusiasm to this fun and informative class. Here's an interesting question. Do you know why M&Ms don't melt in your hand? The first student to answer correctly will win a bag of M&Ms. Don't miss out!
Tuition: $65.00

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

Saturday, May 4, 9:30 AM - 3:30 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.
Tuition: $85.00

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Introduction To Hand Tools with: Mickey Callahan
All

Tuesday, May 7, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: This class is designed for those woodworkers who are either just getting into the craft or have been exclusively using woodworking machinery in their work and wonder why they can't make wood joints fit properly or have a hard time preparing wood surfaces for a flawless finish. Part of the answer to these problems is in the proper use of hand tools such as hand saws, chisels, planes and scrapers. Mickey will also introduce students to the proper selection and use of layout and measuring tools for consistency and accuracy. By incorporating properly tuned-up hand tools into your work, you are bound to become a better woodworker.
Tuition: $65.00

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

Thursday, May 9, 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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Introduction To Bowl Turning with: Steve Wiseman
All

Saturday, May 11, 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 The Bandsaw with: Mickey Callahan
All

Tuesday, May 14, 6 PM - 9 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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Date Night - Make A Triple Wine Bottle Cradle with: Mickey Callahan
All

Thursday, May 16, 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: $90.00

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

Part 1: Saturday, May 18, 9:30 AM - 4 PM
Part 2: Sunday, May 19, 9:30 AM - 4 PM

Tools Required: Pencil, Eye & Hearing Protection
Description: 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 days 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 $40.
Tuition: $140.00

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Introduction To Veneering with: Mickey Callahan
All

Tuesday, May 21, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Veneering today doesn't require any special skills and can be quickly learned. Whether you have a concern for the environment or the scarcity of select hardwoods, veneering provides the means to use beautiful figured woods at a fraction of the cost of solid wood. It also allows woodworkers to use more stable substrates such as plywood and MDF and still achieve beautiful results. In this class, Mickey will demonstrate the tools, and materials used that are necessary to cut, join, and clamp veneers as well as the various clamping devices such as mechanical and vacuum presses. In addition, Mickey will discuss how veneers are made and the best sources for them. This introductory class is a prerequisite for further project related classes that will be offered in the near future.
Tuition: $65.00

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

Wednesday, May 22, 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 and the importance of hand tools in the process.
Tuition: $65.00

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Introduction To Sharpening Methods And Techniques with: Mickey Callahan
All

Thursday, May 23, 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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Woodcarving For Beginners with: Mickey Callahan
All

Friday, May 24, 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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Scroll Saw 101 with: Melita Quesada
Beginner

Wednesday, May 29, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Step into the classroom and right up to the scroll saw, even if it's your first time using one! We'll get right down to several practice exercises that increase in difficulty as you go. Cover these items: Overview of scroll saw history, types, parts and uses. Introduction of the four major steps for every cut. Transfer of patterns to wood and completion of simple cuts: straight, wavy, jagged. Cutting of a simple object on the scroll saw. Use of the loop method to create continuous, flowing cuts. Use of a drill bit to start interior cuts and completion of the cuts on the scroll saw. Use of a backing board to cut very small objects.
Tuition: $75.00

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

Thursday, May 30, 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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Build A Classic Adirondack Chair with: Mickey Callahan
Beginner

Part 1: Saturday, June 1, 12 PM - 7 PM
Part 2: Sunday, June 2, 12 PM - 7 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 $100.
Tuition: $225.00

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

Thursday, June 6, 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 Bowl Turning with: Steve Wiseman
All

Saturday, June 8, 9:30 AM - 4 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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Fundamentals Of Fine Woodworking & Furniture Makin with: Mickey Callahan
Beginner

Part 1: Monday, June 10, 9:30 AM - 4 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, June 11, 9:30 AM - 4 PM
Part 3: Wednesday, June 12, 9:30 AM - 4 PM
Part 4: Thursday, June 13, 9:30 AM - 4 PM
Part 5: Friday, June 14, 9:30 AM - 4 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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Introduction To Sharpening Methods And Techniques with: Mickey Callahan
All

Tuesday, June 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 primarily chisels, and plane blades. 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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Introduction To Woodturning And Make A Wooden Pen with: Steve Wiseman
All

Thursday, June 20, 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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Date Night - Make A Decorative Picture Frame with: Mickey Callahan
All

Thursday, June 27, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Eye & Hearing Protection, Pencil
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: $85.00

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Make A Band Sawn Wooden Box with: Mickey Callahan
All

Saturday, June 29, 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 wooden 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. There is an additional materials fee of $15.
Tuition: $125.00

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