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Phone:
703-912-6727
Fax:
703-912-6736
Email:
springfield-retail@woodcraft.com

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

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Hours of Operation

sunday 9AM - 5PM
monday Closed Closed for Labor Day!
tuesday 9AM - 7PM
wednesday 9AM - 7PM
thursday 9AM - 7PM
friday 9AM - 7PM
saturday 9AM - 5PM

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Fundamentals Of Hand Tools - CLASSNT with Cristian Wicha
All

Tuesday, September 27, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 1 - 6
Description: Hand tools are a necessary part of woodworking project. After machining, you will need to smooth the surface of your work piece with a hand plane or maybe remove a small piece of wood to make the joint fit with a bench chisel. In this class different hand tools will be discussed and demonstrated. How to use a bench chisel to make a crisp edge, how to smooth and remove milling marks with a smoothing hand plane are just a few examples of what will be discussed and demonstrated. Multiple topics will be discussed such as: What are the different types of hand planes? What is the first hand plane to purchase? What is a good hand saw? How to use a marking gauge? These and other topics will be discussed to start you on your way to a great experience in purchasing and using hand tools.
Tuition: $95.00

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Date Night At Woodcraft CLS 670 with Bob MacKichan
All

Friday, September 30, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 2 - 6
Description: Do you and your significant other want to create a one of a kind woodworking project that your friends will be envious of while learning some woodworking skills? Projects are different in every class. Projects in the past include wine holders, tea lights, display boxes, barbeque grill tools, cheese boards, and clocks/weather stations.....just to name a few. These classes fill quickly often month's in advance so call soon to register. TO JOIN the FUN you only need to show up and make saw dust.
Tuition: $175.00
Tuition Notes: Per Couple

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Introduction To The Lathe CLS238 with Ken Poirier
All

Saturday, October 1, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Size: 1 - 4
Description: Tired of making things square and flat? Don’t have room for all the equipment? This class introduces youto the lathe, turning tools, sharpening and spindle turning techniques. This class teaches lathe safety,proper body mechanics and the use of basic tool techniques to produce two of the most commonlyfound shapes: beads and coves. After learning these techniques you will have the opportunity to turnone or two small projects chosen by the instructor. Once you’re hooked on turning we offer pen, bowlturning and other turned project classes.
Tuition: $170.00

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Making Dovetails with a Router with Bob MacKichan
Intermediate

Sunday, October 2, 1 PM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Intro to Router
Class Size: 1 - 6
Description: One of the quickest ways to make a dovetail joint for draws or boxes is with a router. In conjunction with a dovetail jig, you will be making perfect dovetails for draws, boxes and other items. This class will discuss the difference between a half-blind dovetail and a through dovetail. The use of both the Porter Cable and the Leigh jigs will be used. If you have always wanted to take your woodworking up a notch, this class is for you.
Tuition: $90.00

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Hand Cut Dovetails CLS416 with Cristian Wicha
All

Tuesday, October 4, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 1 - 5
Description: Learn the details necessary to hand cut a beautiful and functional through dovetail joint. Each student goes home with the confident knowledge on how to pursue many more beautiful hand cut dovetail joints.
Tuition: $110.00

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Date Night At Woodcraft CLS 670 with Bruce VanSledright
All

Friday, October 7, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 2 - 4
Description: Do you and your significant other want to create a one of a kind woodworking project that your friends will be envious of while learning some woodworking skills? Projects are different in every class. Projects in the past include wine holders, tea lights, display boxes, barbeque grill tools, cheese boards, and clocks/weather stations.....just to name a few. These classes fill quickly often month's in advance so call soon to register. TO JOIN the FUN you only need to show up and make saw dust.
Tuition: $175.00
Tuition Notes: Per Couple

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Woodworking Fundamentals Weekend CLS183 with Keith Novosel
All

Saturday, October 8, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Size: 1 - 5
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: $180.00

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Basic Woodcarving - CLS173 with Larry Secondo
All

Tuesday, October 11, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 1 - 6
Description: Want to learn some basic carving techniques and take home a finished piece? This class is a great place to start, we'll be making worry birds! You will begin with learning the difference in carving and whittling, basic safely and how to sharpen your knives and keep them in great shape. From there you will get the chance to explore the woods carvers use along with 5 different cuts and techniques ending with a quick course on extra carving tools. You'll have so much fun that before you know it, you'll have your completed hand-carved piece!
Tuition: $95.00

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Intro to Cabinet Making CLS014 with Bob MacKichan
All

Saturday, October 15, 10 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Fundamentals
Class Size: 1-5
Description: Have you wanted to do projects such as kitchen cabinets, bathroom vanities, bookcases, and shop/storage cabinets? If so, this is the class for you. You will learn the common techniques for any of these projects. During this six hour class the instruction will include the selection of materials, dado and rabbet joinery, making face frames and raised panel doors providing you with the fundamental skills to apply to any of these types of projects. During the class, the instructor will build, with class participation, a wall cabinet to demonstrate the basic joinery methods for making the carcass and fabricating the face frame and raised panel doors.
Tuition: $200.00

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Woodworking Fundamentals Weekend CLS183 with Chris Mills
All

Sunday, October 16, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Size: 1 - 5
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: $180.00

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Sharpening CLS035 with Cristian Wicha
All

Tuesday, October 18, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 1 - 6
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: $95.00

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Spoons & Spatulas CLS679 with Nate Blodgett
All

Thursday, October 20, 6 PM - 9:30 PM

Class Size: 1 - 6
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.
Tuition: $100.00

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Date Night At Woodcraft CLS 670 with Nate Blodgett
All

Friday, October 21, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 2 - 6
Description: Do you and your significant other want to create a one of a kind woodworking project that your friends will be envious of while learning some woodworking skills? Projects are different in every class. Projects in the past include wine holders, tea lights, display boxes, barbeque grill tools, cheese boards, and clocks/weather stations.....just to name a few. These classes fill quickly often month's in advance so call soon to register. TO JOIN the FUN you only need to show up and make saw dust.
Tuition: $175.00
Tuition Notes: Per Couple

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Shaker Style Table - Design To Finish - CLASSNT with Bruce VanSledright/Carey Wheeler
All

Part 1: Saturday, October 22, 10 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, October 23, 10 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Woodworking Fundamentals Or How To Square Lumber
Class Size: 1-4
Description: This class will take your woodworking skills to the next level. The design of the table will be outlined including how to calculate the number of Board Feet required. After the material is milled, we will show how to re-saw the material to make a book matching table top. The table legs will be tapered on two sides and a bead detail will be routed into the aprons. After the table is assembled using pocket screws, finish will be discussed. You will build a table that you will be proud to display in your home.
Tuition: $550.00

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Bowl Turning - CLS024 with Ken Poirier
All

Tuesday, October 25, 5 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 1 - 4
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: $95.00

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Woodworking Fundamentals Weekend CLS183 with Bob MacKichan
All

Saturday, October 29, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Size: 1 - 6
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: $180.00

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Sketchup For Beginners CLS439 with Tom Darone
All

Sunday, October 30, 2 PM - 5 PM

Class Size: 1 - 6
Description: This is a beginning course on how to use Sketchup to design your woodworking projects. The objective of the course is to teach students the basics of Sketchup, including configuring the toolset for woodworking design, basic navigating, drawing, and editing. The student will also design a table to put all the skills to use. Each student must contact the instructor before the class (1 week ahead is strongly encouraged) to arrange/select how to obtain the software. Three options will be provided, two of which require working with the Windows operating system. The online free Sketchup version will not work for this class.
Tuition: $100.00

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Date Night At Woodcraft CLS 670 with Bruce VanSledright
All

Friday, November 4, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 2 - 4
Description: Do you and your significant other want to create a one of a kind woodworking project that your friends will be envious of while learning some woodworking skills? Projects are different in every class. Projects in the past include wine holders, tea lights, display boxes, barbeque grill tools, cheese boards, and clocks/weather stations.....just to name a few. These classes fill quickly often month's in advance so call soon to register. TO JOIN the FUN you only need to show up and make saw dust.
Tuition: $175.00
Tuition Notes: Per Couple

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Build With Festool CLS 531 with Mark Schwender
All

Saturday, November 5, 10 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Woodworking Fundamentals
Class Size: 1 - 6
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: $170.00

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Woodworking Fundamentals Weekend CLS183 with Chris Mills
All

Sunday, November 6, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Size: 1 - 5
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: $180.00

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Resin Casting with Alumilite CLS1015 with Cristian Wicha
All

Tuesday, November 8, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 1-6
Description: Learn to cast using two part resins to create knife scales, pen blanks or whatever your imagination can create! You will be learning how to create your own molds and will need to bring in a small object about golf ball size or smaller. You will see how all the smallest details will show up in your mold.
Tuition: $110.00
Tuition Notes: Bring a small object to cast

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Sharpening Turning Tools CLS066 with Ken Poirier
All

Thursday, November 10, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 1-4
Description: A sharp turning tool is the turner's best friend. If you are having difficulty achieving smooth cuts and relying on scraping rather than cutting then this is the class for you. In this class you will learn a quick and easy way to repeatedly and consistently sharpen all of your wood turning tools using the Wolverine sharpening system on a slow speed grinder. The Vari-grind jig will be demystified and you will be shown a simple method to sharpen all of your bowl and spindle gouges. Sharpening the spindle roughing gouge, skew, and scraper will also be discussed and demonstrated. Bring your turning tools - as many as you want to sharpen to practice your skills in class.
Tuition: $95.00
Tuition Notes: Students Are Encouraged To Bring Their Own Turning Tools To Sharpen.

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Introduction To The Lathe CLS238 with Chris Bunn
All

Saturday, November 12, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Size: 1 - 5
Description: Tired of making things square and flat? Don’t have room for all the equipment? This class introduces youto the lathe, turning tools, sharpening and spindle turning techniques. This class teaches lathe safety,proper body mechanics and the use of basic tool techniques to produce two of the most commonlyfound shapes: beads and coves. After learning these techniques you will have the opportunity to turnone or two small projects chosen by the instructor. Once you’re hooked on turning we offer pen, bowlturning and other turned project classes.
Tuition: $170.00

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Flat And Square: The Art Of Milling Lumber CLS163 with Bruce VanSledright
Beginner

Sunday, November 13, 10 AM - 1 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection, Dust Mask & Notebook
Class Size: 1 - 4
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: $100.00
Tuition Notes: Student Must Be 16 Years Of Age Or Older

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Basic Woodcarving Worry Bird - CLS173 with Larry Secondo
All

Tuesday, November 15, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 1-6
Description: Want to learn some basic carving techniques and take home a finished piece? This class is a great place to start, we'll be making worry birds! You will begin with learning the difference in carving and whittling, basic safely and how to sharpen your knives and keep them in great shape. From there you will get the chance to explore the woods carvers use along with 5 different cuts and techniques ending with a quick course on extra carving tools. You'll have so much fun that before you know it, you'll have your completed hand-carved piece!
Tuition: $95.00

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Basic Pen Turning CLS026 with Nate Blodgett
All

Thursday, November 17, 6 PM - 9:30 PM

Class Size: 1 - 6
Description: Create a beautiful pen and pencil set the first time you use a lathe. A great gift for friends and relatives.
Tuition: $120.00

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Date Night At Woodcraft CLS 670 with Nate Blodgett
All

Friday, November 18, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 2 - 6
Description: Do you and your significant other want to create a one of a kind woodworking project that your friends will be envious of while learning some woodworking skills? Projects are different in every class. Projects in the past include wine holders, tea lights, display boxes, barbeque grill tools, cheese boards, and clocks/weather stations.....just to name a few. These classes fill quickly often month's in advance so call soon to register. TO JOIN the FUN you only need to show up and make saw dust.
Tuition: $175.00
Tuition Notes: Per Couple

Call 703-912-6727 To Sign Up

Woodworking Fundamentals Weekend CLS183 with Bob MacKichan
All

Saturday, November 19, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Size: 1 - 6
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: $180.00

Call 703-912-6727 To Sign Up

Introduction To The Lathe CLS238 with Ken Poirier
All

Sunday, November 20, 10 AM - 5 PM

Class Size: 1 - 5
Description: Tired of making things square and flat? Don’t have room for all the equipment? This class introduces youto the lathe, turning tools, sharpening and spindle turning techniques. This class teaches lathe safety,proper body mechanics and the use of basic tool techniques to produce two of the most commonlyfound shapes: beads and coves. After learning these techniques you will have the opportunity to turnone or two small projects chosen by the instructor. Once you’re hooked on turning we offer pen, bowlturning and other turned project classes.
Tuition: $170.00

Call 703-912-6727 To Sign Up

Fundamentals Of Hand Tools - CLS640 with Cristian Wicha
All

Tuesday, November 22, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Size: 1 - 6
Description: Hand tools are a necessary part of woodworking project. After machining, you will need to smooth the surface of your work piece with a hand plane or maybe remove a small piece of wood to make the joint fit with a bench chisel. In this class different hand tools will be discussed and demonstrated. How to use a bench chisel to make a crisp edge, how to smooth and remove milling marks with a smoothing hand plane are just a few examples of what will be discussed and demonstrated. Multiple topics will be discussed such as: What are the different types of hand planes? What is the first hand plane to purchase? What is a good hand saw? How to use a marking gauge? These and other topics will be discussed to start you on your way to a great experience in purchasing and using hand tools.
Tuition: $95.00

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