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(703) 912-6727
Fax:
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Email:
springfield-retail@woodcraft.com

Ravensworth Shopping Center 5248 Port Royal Road
Springfield, VA 22151
USA

Hours of Operation

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

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Woodworking Fundamentals CLS183 with: Carey Wheeler
All

Part 1: Monday, April 22, 6 PM - 9:30 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, April 23, 6 PM - 9:30 PM

Description: Interested in woodworking but don't know where to start? Start with Woodworking Fundamentals at Woodcraft. You will learn how to safely and effectively use the most common woodworking tools to include the Miter Saw, Jointer, Planer, Table Saw, Band Saw and many more. You will also learn how to properly glue and clamp wood. We will also discuss many aspects of woodworking to include types of woodworking, types of wood, finishing and different techniques used in woodworking. The end result of your hard work will be a small project you will be proud to use and show off. Woodworking Fundamentals will provide you the basic skills and knowledge that will allow you to advance your woodworking skills. All materials are provided with in the cost of tuition.
Tuition: $150.00

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Built-in Cabinet Seminar CLS014 with: Jim Letteri
Intermediate

Wednesday, April 24, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Come learn from high-end cabinet maker Jim Letteri how to move from making typical standalone furniture to building your own built-in cabinets. Topics include design, construction, installation, and "tricks of the trade". Also included is a special "day of the class" deep discount on Jim's recommended books.
Tuition: $65.00

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Wooden Gift Box CLS242 with: Jon Kaufmann
All

Thursday, April 18, 6 PM - 9:30 PM

Description: Learn the techinques for building a fancy decorative boxes. Discover a simple approach for getting PERFECT mitered corners. Learn the beginning steps for enhancing a plain box. Go home with a beautiful wooden box you built yourself.
Tuition: $120.00

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CLS 670 Date Night At Woodcraft - Turning Project with: Felton Gilliam
All

Friday, April 26, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: A Significant Other
Description: Do you and your significant other want to learn basic wood working skills and create a one of a kind project that your friends will be envious of? We will provide the food, soft drinks, and materials. You only need to show up and be ready to make some saw dust. The class will begin with snacks, refreshments, time to socialize and project descriptions. The remaining time will be utilized to build the projects and to socialize as a group. Come join the fun in doing a Turning Project
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes: Per Person

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Introduction To The Lathe CLS238 with: Bill Ford
All

Saturday, April 27, 10 AM - 5 PM

Description: Tired of making things square and flat? Don't have room for all the equipment? This class introduces you to the lathe, turning tools, sharpening and turning techniques. This class incorporates basic techniques to include spindle and face plate turning. Once you're hooked on turning we offer pen and bowl turning classes.
Tuition: $150.00

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Woodworking Fundamentals CLS183 with: Bill Ford
All

Sunday, April 28, 10 AM - 5 PM

Description: Interested in woodworking but don't know where to start? Start with Woodworking Fundamentals at Woodcraft. You will learn how to safely and effectively use the most common woodworking tools to include the Miter Saw, Jointer, Planer, Table Saw, Band Saw and many more. You will also learn how to properly glue and clamp wood. We will also discuss many aspects of woodworking to include types of woodworking, types of wood, finishing and different techniques used in woodworking. The end result of your hard work will be a small project you will be proud to use and show off. Woodworking Fundamentals will provide you the basic skills and knowledge that will allow you to advance your woodworking skills. All materials are provided with in the cost of tuition.
Tuition: $150.00

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Furniture Design Basics CLS 756 with: Cristian Wicha
All

Monday, April 29, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Do you want to design your own furniture, cabinetry or projects but don't know where to begin? Do you know the difference between Shaker versus Modern designs or Arts and Crafts versus Federal? Come take our Furniture Design Basics Class and we will explain the differences between various styles of furniture to include the details that define that style. The class also teaches you how to approach the basic design of furniture to include size, proportion and joinery.
Tuition: $120.00

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Knife Scale Class CLS345 with: Walter Carroll
Beginner

Tuesday, April 30, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Prerequisite: Woodworking Fundamentals
Description: A good knife is an indispensable tool. This class will teach any level woodworker how to put handles on any knife kit. Students will learn how to select, attach, shape, and finish handles on a knife of their choice. *** STUDENTS WILL SUPPLY THEIR OWN KNIFE KIT AND KNIFE SCALES ***
Tuition: $100.00

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Wooden Mallet with: Paul Singerland
Beginner

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

Prerequisite: Woodworking Fundamentals
Description: Every woodworker needs a quality mallet. Learn how to make your own custom wooden mallet from a variety of hard woods. Students will learn how to construct a wooden mallet and how to fit the handle to the head. Students will be able to design size, weight and handle size to best suit their woodworking needs.
Tuition: $150.00

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Woodworking Fundamentals Weekend CLS183 with: Bill Ford
All

Saturday, May 4, 10 AM - 5 PM

Description: Want to try woodworking but not sure where to start? Hundreds of people start here, where you'll "meet the shop"! We'll show you how to use most of the common hand and power tools in the modern woodworking shop as you build and finish a project you'll be proud to display in your home.
Tuition: $150.00

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Introduction To The Lathe CLS238 with: Bill Ford
All

Sunday, May 5, 10 AM - 5 PM

Description: Tired of making things square and flat? Don't have room for all the equipment? This class introduces you to the lathe, turning tools, sharpening and turning techniques. This class incorporates basic techniques to produce a candle stick. Once you're hooked on turning we offer pen and bowl turning classes.
Tuition: $150.00

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Sketchup For Beginners with: Tom Darone
All

Monday, May 6, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: This is a beginning course on how to use Sketchup to design your woodworking projects. The objective of the is course is to teach students the basics of Sketchup, including configuring for woodworking, initial software setup, basic navigation, construction, and editing. Each student must supply their own laptop computer (Windows or Mac OS systems) with a mouse. Downloading Sketchup prior to the class is recommended, but you will receive downloading assistance at the beginning of the class if necessary.
Tuition: $90.00

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Pen Turning For Kids CLS154 with: Rod Montgomery
All

Tuesday, May 7, 6 PM - 8 PM

Prerequisite: Minimum Age Is 9 Years Old
Description: Kids can turn too! Let them experience the fun and pride of creating their own wooden pen using the lathe. They'll learn the complete process, from preparing the wood to turning the design to adding a final finish to make their pen shine!
Tuition: $55.00

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Sharpening CLS035 with: Christian Wicha
All

Wednesday, May 8, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Fine woodworking requires sharp tools. Learn how to put a razor edge on bench chisels, plane blades and cabinet scrapers. Bring a dull tool to class with you.
Tuition: $65.00

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Basic Woodcarving - CLS173 with: Michael Connors
All

Thursday, May 9, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: This class will be a great first step into carving. Not only will you learn the basics of carving with a whittling knife and keeping your knife sharp using a stone and strop, but you will also take home your first carving project (choose from) a dog, a whale, a giraffe or an elephant. Our experienced instructor will review safety procedures, different carving styles, and tools you will need to expand your new found hobby.
Tuition: $60.00

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Date Night At Woodcraft CLS 670 with: Different Instructors
All

Friday, May 10, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Do you and your significant other want to learn basic wood working skills and create a one of a kind project that your friends will be envious of? We will provide the food, soft drinks, and materials. You only need to show up and be ready to make some saw dust. The class will begin with snacks, refreshments, time to socialize and project descriptions. The remaining time will be utilized to build the projects and to socialize as a group. Come join the fun.
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes: Per Couple

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Build With Festool CLS 531 with: Mark Schwender
All

Saturday, May 11, 10 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Woodworking Fundamentals
Description: Have you wanted to use Festool products but have not had the opportunity? Want to experience the tools for yourself or learn new tricks? Come and take the Build with Festool Class and get hands on experience using the best tools on the market. Students will work together to build a night stand with drawer and adjustable shelf using all Festool products to include the track saw, domino joiner, sanders, kapex miter saw, routers and multiple accessories. Students will draw straws to see who gets to take the final product home. This is a great opportunity to experience Festool.
Tuition: $150.00

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The Complete Band Saw with: Andrew McSpadden
All

Sunday, May 12, 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Description: This class covers everything from Purchasing considerations, full adjustment, and maintenance. Explore the full range of the band saws capabilities including Re-sawing and Template cutting. You will learn ways to practice and improve your cutting skills on the most versatile machine in any shop. If you are a hand tool woodworker looking to save time and effort to focus on the finer aspects of your project, a turner looking to prepare stock ready to go on a lathe, or looking to add interest to your work with curves and angles, there is sure to be a lot of interesting ides here.
Tuition: $150.00

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Woodworking Fundamentals Weekday CLS183 with: Carey Wheeler
All

Part 1: Monday, May 13, 6 PM - 9:30 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, May 14, 6 PM - 9:30 PM

Description: Want to try woodworking but not sure where to start? Hundreds of people start here, where you'll "meet the shop"! We'll show you how to use most of the common hand and power tools in the modern woodworking shop as you build and finish a project you'll be proud to display in your home.
Tuition: $150.00

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Raised Panel Doors CLS180 with: Jim Letteri
All

Wednesday, May 15, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Router Or Equivalent Experience
Description: Learn to make a raised panel door using the router table. We will cover the use of all 3 bits (stile/rail and raise panel). The glue up process and sizing of the door will also be discussed. This is a must for those fine cabinetry projects.
Tuition: $100.00

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Building A Picture Frame with: Nate Blodgett
All

Thursday, May 16, 5:30 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: Woodworking Fundamentals
Description: Want to learn to make your very own custom picture frame. We will teach you to craft your very own personal 8" x 10" picture frame using only a table saw. You will learn how to select grain pattern, fabricate frame components, cut miter joints, complete sanding and glue up, and installing framing hardware. You will complete your own frame in-class and will also discuss how to mount and matte photographs or artwork as well as different frame finishes.
Tuition: $100.00

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Intarsia CLS187 with: Nate Johnson
All

Part 1: Friday, May 17, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Saturday, May 18, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 3: Sunday, May 19, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: Scroll Saw Basics Or Equivalent Experience
Description: Combining art with woodworking, intarsia is a centuries-old technique where create an overall image by cutting and forming individual parts of the image from contrasting woods. Join us and create your own masterpiece as you learn wood selection, layout techniques, sawing techniques, sanding and shaping for that wonderful 3D effect, as well as the gluing and final finishing of your own take home project.
Tuition: $240.00

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Basic Router Techniques CLS172 with: Bill Ford
All

Monday, May 20, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Description: Students will learn how to maintain and service their router and router bits, select the proper router bits, profile the edges of your project, cut mortises, dadoes, rabbits and perform other fundamental cabinet-making techniques. Following the completion of the class you have the knowledge needed to use your router safely and effectively.
Tuition: $120.00

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Spoons & Spatulas CLS679 with: Nicole Reidinger
All

Tuesday, May 21, 6 PM - 9:30 PM

Description: Students will craft their very own spoon or spatula using various types of wood. They will learn to use the bandsaw, sanding equipment, and how to use gouges and chisels to carve a bowl into a spoon. They will also learn sanding techniques for working with unusual shapes, how to graduate from rough to fine grit sandpaper and how to finish their spoon or spatula. For more information about Nicole visit her website and Facebook page at www.habitatwoodworks.com https://www.facebook.com/habitatwoodworks
Tuition: $85.00

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Wood Turning Projects CLS615 with: Felton Gilliam
All

Wednesday, May 22, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Have fun and learn to turn these unique items that make great gifts!!! You will learn to make bottle stoppers of various sizes, shapes, and styles using wood of different types. Everything is provided - there is NO additional expense to the student.
Tuition: $90.00

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Furniture Design Basics CLS 756 with: Cristian Wicha
All

Thursday, May 23, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Do you want to design your own furniture, cabinetry or projects but don't know where to begin? Do you know the difference between Shaker versus Modern designs or Arts and Crafts versus Federal? Come take our Furniture Design Basics Class and we will explain the differences between various styles of furniture to include the details that define that style. The class also teaches you how to approach the basic design of furniture to include size, proportion and joinery.
Tuition: $120.00

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Squaring Rough Lumber CLS163 with: Carey Wheeler
Beginner

Tuesday, May 28, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection, Dust Mask & Notebook
Description: Save money and gain control of your project from end-to-end when you learn the proper use of the jointer, thickness planer, and table saw to take rough cut lumber to four-square stock.
Tuition: $75.00

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Knife Scale CLS345 with: Walter Carroll
All

Wednesday, May 29, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Description: A good knife is an indispensable tool. This class will teach any level woodworker how to put handles on any knife kit. Students will learn how to select, attach, shape, and finish handles on a knife of their choice. *** STUDENTS WILL SUPPLY THEIR OWN KNIFE KIT AND KNIFE SCALES ***
Tuition: $100.00

Click Here to Request Information

Wooden Gift Box CLS242 with: Jon Kaufmann
All

Thursday, May 30, 6 PM - 9:30 PM

Description: Learn the techinques for building a fancy decorative boxes. Discover a simple approach for getting PERFECT mitered corners. Learn the beginning steps for enhancing a plain box. Go home with a beautiful wooden box you built yourself.
Tuition: $120.00

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Basic Pen Turning CLS026 with: Rod Montgomery
All

Friday, May 31, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Create a beautiful pen and pencil set the first time you use a lathe. A great gift for friends and relatives.
Tuition: $90.00

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Introduction To The Lathe CLS238 with: Bill Ford
All

Saturday, June 1, 10 AM - 5 PM

Description: Tired of making things square and flat? Don't have room for all the equipment? This class introduces you to the lathe, turning tools, sharpening and turning techniques. This class incorporates basic techniques to produce a candle stick. Once you're hooked on turning we offer pen and bowl turning classes.
Tuition: $150.00

Click Here to Request Information

Woodworking Fundamentals Weekend CLS183 with: Bill Ford
All

Sunday, June 2, 10 AM - 5 PM

Description: Want to try woodworking but not sure where to start? Hundreds of people start here, where you'll "meet the shop"! We'll show you how to use most of the common hand and power tools in the modern woodworking shop as you build and finish a project you'll be proud to display in your home.
Tuition: $150.00

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Table Saw JIGS (Crosscut Sled) - CLASSNT with: Jon Kaufman
Beginner

Part 1: Monday, June 3, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, June 4, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: Fundamentals Of Woodworking Or How To Square Lumber
Description: Interested in taking your woodworking to another level. Learning how and making JIGS to make repeatable and accurate cuts is essential. We will teach you how to make a JIG for your table saw that you will use for as long as you do woodworking. You will leave this class with your very own custom made crosscut sled.
Tuition: $225.00

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Sharpening CLS035 with: Christian Wicha
All

Wednesday, June 5, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Fine woodworking requires sharp tools. Learn how to put a razor edge on bench chisels, plane blades and cabinet scrapers. Bring a dull tool to class with you.
Tuition: $65.00

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Basic Woodcarving - CLS173 with: Michael Connors
All

Thursday, June 6, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: This class will be a great first step into carving. Not only will you learn the basics of carving with a whittling knife and keeping your knife sharp using a stone and strop, but you will also take home your first carving project (choose from) a dog, a whale, a giraffe or an elephant. Our experienced instructor will review safety procedures, different carving styles, and tools you will need to expand your new found hobby.
Tuition: $60.00

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Scroll Saw Level I CLS181 with: Nate Johnson
All

Friday, June 7, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: With endless possibilities, your biggest challenge will be deciding what you can do next with your scroll saw. This tool opens up the worlds of intarsia, fretwork, marquetry, and inlay work, just to begin! Learn blade selection, tensioning, and the pros and cons of fixed speed versus various speed saws while making several take-home projects.
Tuition: $100.00

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Decorative Veneering - Serving Tray - CLS054 with: Peter Brown
All

Part 1: Saturday, June 8, 10 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, June 9, 10 AM - 5 PM

Description: Students will learn basic veneering techniques to include: how to cut, size, arrange, tape and adhere veneer to a stable substrate using a vacuum pump and bag and other veneering techniques such as banding and sand shading. Students will have a choice of various veneers to build their own chess board. Students will build a Serving Tray. Students will take a home a project that is ready to finished.
Tuition: $200.00

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Bowl Turning - CLS024 with: Bill Ford
All

Monday, June 10, 5 PM - 9 PM

Description: You've done the pen, you've done the candlesticks—now it's time to expand your skills when you step up to bowl turning. Learn wood selection, preparation, mounting techniques, finishing, and how to use the side ground bowl gouge.
Tuition: $90.00

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Woodworking For Kids CLS155 with: Rod Montgomery
All

Tuesday, June 11, 6 PM - 8 PM

Description: Help your kids learn a lifelong hobby! This fundamentals course will show them the use of several hand and power tools, emphasizing how to use the tools safely and correctly to produce quality results.
Tuition: $55.00

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BuiltIn Cabinet Seminar CLS014 with: Jim Letteri
Intermediate

Wednesday, June 12, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Come learn from high-end cabinet maker Jim Letteri how to move from making typical standalone furniture to building your own built-in cabinets. Topics include design, construction, installation, and "tricks of the trade". Also included is a special "day of the class" deep discount on Jim's recommended books.
Tuition: $65.00

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Hand Cut Dovetails CLS416 with: Christian Wicha
All

Thursday, June 13, 5:30 PM - 9 PM

Description: Learn the details necessary to hand cut a beautiful and functional through dovetail joint. Each student goes home with a keepsake box incorporating their first hand cut dovetails as well as the confident knowledge on how to pursue many more beautiful hand cut dovetail joints.
Tuition: $85.00

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Acrylic Pens CLS225 with: Rod Montgomery
All

Friday, June 14, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Have you wanted to start turning acrylic pens but don't know what tools you need or how to do it? This class will show you how to properly turn amazing acrylic pens that you will be proud to show off.
Tuition: $90.00

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Knife Scale CLS345 with: Walter Carroll
All

Saturday, June 15, 11 AM - 3 PM

Description: A good knife is an indispensable tool. This class will teach any level woodworker how to put handles on any knife kit. Students will learn how to select, attach, shape, and finish handles on a knife of their choice. *** STUDENTS WILL SUPPLY THEIR OWN KNIFE KIT AND KNIFE SCALES ***
Tuition: $100.00

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Basic Wood Finishing CLASSNT with: Andrew McSpadden
All

Sunday, June 16, 10 AM - 5 PM

Description: Are you ready to finally understand the basics of how to hand finish the project you just spent hours building? Basic wood finishing is the perfect class for you. The one day seminar is geared towards explaining and demonstrating the basic concepts and processes behind sanding and finishing. The course will cover all aspects of wood preparation, coloring and finishing. The goal is to give students a basic understanding of the different techniques for applying color, and finish by hand. Topics covered include wood selection, sanding and preparation of material, pore filling, oil and water based dye stains, and how to finish. Additionally, it will demonstrate techniques for enhancing grain and how to identify the proper protection of future projects. All supplies will be provided and students need only a basic knowledge of sanding, wood species, and finishing terminology.
Tuition: $125.00

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Woodworking Fundamentals Weekday CLS183 with: Carey Wheeler
All

Part 1: Monday, June 17, 6 PM - 9:30 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, June 18, 6 PM - 9:30 PM

Description: Want to try woodworking but not sure where to start? Hundreds of people start here, where you'll "meet the shop"! We'll show you how to use most of the common hand and power tools in the modern woodworking shop as you build and finish a project you'll be proud to display in your home.
Tuition: $150.00

Click Here to Request Information

Wood Turning Projects CLS615 with: Felton Gilliam
All

Wednesday, June 19, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: Introduction To Lathe
Description: Have fun and learn to turn these unique items that make great gifts!!! You will learn to make bottle stoppers of various sizes, shapes, and styles using wood of different types. Everything is provided - there is NO additional expense to the student.
Tuition: $90.00

Click Here to Request Information

Furniture Design Basics CLS 756 with: Cristian Wicha
All

Thursday, June 20, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Do you want to design your own furniture, cabinetry or projects but don't know where to begin? Do you know the difference between Shaker versus Modern designs or Arts and Crafts versus Federal? Come take our Furniture Design Basics Class and we will explain the differences between various styles of furniture to include the details that define that style. The class also teaches you how to approach the basic design of furniture to include size, proportion and joinery.
Tuition: $120.00

Click Here to Request Information

Date Night At Woodcraft CLS 670 with: Different Instructors
All

Friday, June 21, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Do you and your significant other want to learn basic wood working skills and create a one of a kind project that your friends will be envious of? We will provide the food, soft drinks, and materials. You only need to show up and be ready to make some saw dust. The class will begin with snacks, refreshments, time to socialize and project descriptions. The remaining time will be utilized to build the projects and to socialize as a group. Come join the fun.
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes: Per Couple

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Build With Festool CLS 531 with: Mark Schwender
All

Saturday, June 22, 10 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Woodworking Fundamentals
Description: Have you wanted to use Festool products but have not had the opportunity? Want to experience the tools for yourself or learn new tricks? Come and take the Build with Festool Class and get hands on experience using the best tools on the market. Students will work together to build a night stand with drawer and adjustable shelf using all Festool products to include the track saw, domino joiner, sanders, kapex miter saw, routers and multiple accessories. Students will draw straws to see who gets to take the final product home. This is a great opportunity to experience Festool.
Tuition: $150.00

Click Here to Request Information

Spoons & Spatulas CLS679 with: Nicole Reidinger
All

Sunday, June 23, 10 AM - 2:30 PM

Description: Students will craft their very own spoon or spatula using various types of wood. They will learn to use the bandsaw, sanding equipment, and how to use gouges and chisels to carve a bowl into a spoon. They will also learn sanding techniques for working with unusual shapes, how to graduate from rough to fine grit sandpaper and how to finish their spoon or spatula. For more information about Nicole visit her website and Facebook page at www.habitatwoodworks.com https://www.facebook.com/habitatwoodworks
Tuition: $85.00

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Basic Router Techniques CLS172 with: Bill Ford
All

Monday, June 24, 5:30 PM - 9 PM

Description: Students will learn how to maintain and service their router and router bits, select the proper router bits, profile the edges of your project, cut mortises, dadoes, rabbits and perform other fundamental cabinet-making techniques. Following the completion of the class you have the knowledge needed to use your router safely and effectively.
Tuition: $120.00

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Building A Picture Frame CLASSNT with: Nate Blodgett
All

Tuesday, June 25, 5:30 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: Woodworking Fundamentals
Description: Want to learn to make your very own custom picture frame. We will teach you to craft your very own personal 8" x 10" picture frame using only a table saw. You will learn how to select grain pattern, fabricate frame components, cut miter joints, complete sanding and glue up, and installing framing hardware. You will complete your own frame in-class and will also discuss how to mount and matte photographs or artwork as well as different frame finishes.
Tuition: $100.00

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Milk Paint Finishes CLS519 with: LIz Shaw
All

Wednesday, June 26, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Painted furniture is all the rave today. Using General Finishes Milk Paint, come learn how to transform those yard sale finds, thrift store picks or your grandmother's hand me downs into unique beautiful treasures for your home. Bring a small piece of furniture (chair, small side table etc.) that is good condition (no major repairs etc.) and we will provide the rest of supplies needed to transform your trash to treasure. Student can email a photo of furniture to instructor prior to class to make sure that it is suitable piece to paint). In this class you will learn the basics of prepping, painting, distressing, waxing and sealing.
Tuition: $75.00

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Wooden Gift Box CLS242 with: Jon Kaufman
All

Thursday, June 27, 6 PM - 9:30 PM

Description: Learn the techinques for building a fancy decorative boxes. Discover a simple approach for getting PERFECT mitered corners. Learn the beginning steps for enhancing a plain box. Go home with a beautiful wooden box you built yourself.
Tuition: $120.00

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Basic Chip Carving CLS152 with: Rod Montgomery
All

Friday, June 28, 6 PM - 9:30 PM

Description: This course teaches about the tools, basic cuts and elementary techniques essential to creating your own beautiful chip carved pieces. Chip carving gets its name from the process in which the carver "chips" away precise, regular pieces of wood, leaving a design cut into a flat wood surface. Chip Carving: Techniques & patterns, by Wayne Barton
Tuition: $90.00

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Scroll Saw Level II CLASSNT with: Nate Johnson
All

Saturday, June 29, 10 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Scroll Saw Level I
Description: With the knowledge that you learned in Scroll Saw I, take you skills to the next level. You will make more advanced projects like bowls, boxes, and intricate ornaments using a scroll saw .
Tuition: $175.00

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Squaring Rough Lumber CLS163 with: Carey Wheeler
Beginner

Sunday, June 30, 10 AM - 2 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection, Dust Mask & Notebook
Description: Save money and gain control of your project from end-to-end when you learn the proper use of the jointer, thickness planer, and table saw to take rough cut lumber to four-square stock.
Tuition: $75.00

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Sketchup For Beginners with: Tom Darone
All

Monday, July 1, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: This is a beginning course on how to use Sketchup to design your woodworking projects. The objective of the is course is to teach students the basics of Sketchup, including configuring for woodworking, initial software setup, basic navigation, construction, and editing. Each student must supply their own laptop computer (Windows or Mac OS systems) with a mouse. Downloading Sketchup prior to the class is recommended, but you will receive downloading assistance at the beginning of the class if necessary.
Tuition: $90.00

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Squaring Rough Lumber CLS163 with: John Pape
Beginner

Tuesday, July 2, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection, Dust Mask & Notebook
Description: Save money and gain control of your project from end-to-end when you learn the proper use of the jointer, thickness planer, and table saw to take rough cut lumber to four-square stock.
Tuition: $75.00

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Woodworking Fundamentals Weekday CLS183 with: Carey Wheeler
All

Part 1: Monday, July 8, 6 PM - 9:30 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, July 9, 6 AM - 9:30 AM

Description: Want to try woodworking but not sure where to start? Hundreds of people start here, where you'll "meet the shop"! We'll show you how to use most of the common hand and power tools in the modern woodworking shop as you build and finish a project you'll be proud to display in your home.
Tuition: $150.00

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Raised Panel Doors CLS180 with: Jim Letteri
All

Wednesday, July 10, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Router Or Equivalent Experience
Description: Learn to make a raised panel door using the router table. We will cover the use of all 3 bits (stile/rail and raise panel). The glue up process and sizing of the door will also be discussed. This is a must for those fine cabinetry projects.
Tuition: $100.00

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Pen Turning For Kids CLS154 with: Rod Montgomery
All

Thursday, July 11, 6 PM - 8 PM

Prerequisite: Minimum Age Is 9 Years Old
Description: Kids can turn too! Let them experience the fun and pride of creating their own wooden pen using the lathe. They'll learn the complete process, from preparing the wood to turning the design to adding a final finish to make their pen shine!
Tuition: $55.00

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Scroll Saw Level I CLS181 with: Nate Johnson
All

Friday, July 12, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: With endless possibilities, your biggest challenge will be deciding what you can do next with your scroll saw. This tool opens up the worlds of intarsia, fretwork, marquetry, and inlay work, just to begin! Learn blade selection, tensioning, and the pros and cons of fixed speed versus various speed saws while making several take-home projects.
Tuition: $100.00

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The Complete Band Saw with: Andrew McSpadden
All

Saturday, July 13, 10 AM - 5 PM

Description: This class covers everything from Purchasing considerations, full adjustment, and maintenance. Explore the full range of the band saws capabilities including Re-sawing and Template cutting. You will learn ways to practice and improve your cutting skills on the most versatile machine in any shop. If you are a hand tool woodworker looking to save time and effort to focus on the finer aspects of your project, a turner looking to prepare stock ready to go on a lathe, or looking to add interest to your work with curves and angles, there is sure to be a lot of interesting ides here.
Tuition: $150.00

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Basic Woodcarving - CLS173 with: Michael Connors
All

Sunday, July 14, 11 AM - 2 PM

Description: This class will be a great first step into carving. Not only will you learn the basics of carving with a whittling knife and keeping your knife sharp using a stone and strop, but you will also take home your first carving project (choose from) a dog, a whale, a giraffe or an elephant. Our experienced instructor will review safety procedures, different carving styles, and tools you will need to expand your new found hobby.
Tuition: $75.00

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Basic Router Techniques CLS172 with: Bill Ford
All

Monday, July 15, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Description: Students will learn how to maintain and service their router and router bits, select the proper router bits, profile the edges of your project, cut mortises, dadoes, rabbits and perform other fundamental cabinet-making techniques. Following the completion of the class you have the knowledge needed to use your router safely and effectively.
Tuition: $120.00

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Sharpening CLS035 with: Christian Wicha
All

Tuesday, July 16, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Fine woodworking requires sharp tools. Learn how to put a razor edge on bench chisels, plane blades and cabinet scrapers. Bring a dull tool to class with you.
Tuition: $65.00

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Wood Turning Projects CLS615 with: Felton Gilliam
All

Wednesday, July 17, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: Introduction To Lathe
Description: Have fun and learn to turn these unique items that make great gifts!!! You will learn to make bottle stoppers of various sizes, shapes, and styles using wood of different types. Everything is provided - there is NO additional expense to the student.
Tuition: $90.00

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Date Night At Woodcraft CLS 670 with: Different Instructors
All

Friday, July 19, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Do you and your significant other want to learn basic wood working skills and create a one of a kind project that your friends will be envious of? We will provide the food, soft drinks, and materials. You only need to show up and be ready to make some saw dust. The class will begin with snacks, refreshments, time to socialize and project descriptions. The remaining time will be utilized to build the projects and to socialize as a group. Come join the fun.
Tuition: $150.00
Tuition Notes: Per Couple

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Woodworking Fundamentals Weekend CLS183 with: Bill Ford
All

Saturday, July 20, 10 AM - 5 PM

Description: Want to try woodworking but not sure where to start? Hundreds of people start here, where you'll "meet the shop"! We'll show you how to use most of the common hand and power tools in the modern woodworking shop as you build and finish a project you'll be proud to display in your home.
Tuition: $150.00

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Introduction To The Lathe CLS238 with: Bill Ford
All

Sunday, July 21, 10 AM - 5 PM

Description: Tired of making things square and flat? Don't have room for all the equipment? This class introduces you to the lathe, turning tools, sharpening and turning techniques. This class incorporates basic techniques to produce a candle stick. Once you're hooked on turning we offer pen and bowl turning classes.
Tuition: $150.00

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Building A Picture Frame CLASSNT with: Nate Blodgett
All

Monday, July 22, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: Woodworking Fundamentals
Description: Want to learn to make your very own custom picture frame. We will teach you to craft your very own personal 8" x 10" picture frame using only a table saw. You will learn how to select grain pattern, fabricate frame components, cut miter joints, complete sanding and glue up, and installing framing hardware. You will complete your own frame in-class and will also discuss how to mount and matte photographs or artwork as well as different frame finishes.
Tuition: $100.00

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Hand Cut Dovetails CLS416 with: Christian Wicha
All

Wednesday, July 24, 5:30 PM - 9 PM

Description: Learn the details necessary to hand cut a beautiful and functional through dovetail joint. Each student goes home with a keepsake box incorporating their first hand cut dovetails as well as the confident knowledge on how to pursue many more beautiful hand cut dovetail joints.
Tuition: $85.00

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Wooden Gift Box CLS242 with: Jon Kaufman
All

Thursday, July 25, 6 PM - 9:30 PM

Description: Learn the techinques for building a fancy decorative boxes. Discover a simple approach for getting PERFECT mitered corners. Learn the beginning steps for enhancing a plain box. Go home with a beautiful wooden box you built yourself.
Tuition: $120.00

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Basic Chip Carving CLS152 with: Rod Montgomery
All

Friday, July 26, 6 PM - 9:30 PM

Description: This course teaches about the tools, basic cuts and elementary techniques essential to creating your own beautiful chip carved pieces. Chip carving gets its name from the process in which the carver "chips" away precise, regular pieces of wood, leaving a design cut into a flat wood surface. Chip Carving: Techniques & patterns, by Wayne Barton
Tuition: $90.00

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The Art Of Wood Burning CLS162 with: Nate Johnson
All

Saturday, July 27, 10 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Wood Burning Kit With A Minimum Of Five Tips. Call Store For Details
Description: Burn your own beautiful images into wood! Topics include the different types of burning tips and their care, selection of materials, and burning characteristics of different wood species. You'll walk out with several projects you created through a series of exercises guided by our expert instructor.
Tuition: $120.00

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Knife Scale CLS345 with: Walter Carroll
All

Sunday, July 28, 11 AM - 6 PM

Description: A good knife is an indispensable tool. This class will teach any level woodworker how to put handles on any knife kit. Students will learn how to select, attach, shape, and finish handles on a knife of their choice. *** STUDENTS WILL SUPPLY THEIR OWN KNIFE KIT AND KNIFE SCALES ***
Tuition: $100.00

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Bowl Turning - CLS024 with: Bill Ford
All

Monday, July 29, 5 PM - 9 PM

Description: You've done the pen, you've done the candlesticks—now it's time to expand your skills when you step up to bowl turning. Learn wood selection, preparation, mounting techniques, finishing, and how to use the side ground bowl gouge.
Tuition: $90.00

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Squaring Rough Lumber CLS163 with: John Pape
Beginner

Tuesday, July 30, 6 PM - 9 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection, Dust Mask & Notebook
Description: Save money and gain control of your project from end-to-end when you learn the proper use of the jointer, thickness planer, and table saw to take rough cut lumber to four-square stock.
Tuition: $75.00

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Basic Woodcarving - CLS173 with: Michael Connors
All

Wednesday, July 31, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: This class will be a great first step into carving. Not only will you learn the basics of carving with a whittling knife and keeping your knife sharp using a stone and strop, but you will also take home your first carving project (choose from) a dog, a whale, a giraffe or an elephant. Our experienced instructor will review safety procedures, different carving styles, and tools you will need to expand your new found hobby.
Tuition: $75.00

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