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

Ravensworth Shopping Center 5248 Port Royal Road
Springfield, VA 22151

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 For Kids CLS155 with: Rod Montgomery
All

Tuesday, June 19, 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

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CLS615 Wood Turning Projects with: Felton Gilliam
Beginner

Thursday, June 21, 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

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Rustic Elegance Shelf - CLS757 with: Eve Vatt
Beginner

Friday, June 22, 6 PM - 9:30 PM

Description: Often times the beautiful display shelves in the rustic home goods catalogs seem to never be on the list of items sold and that can be very frustrating. At least it was for me, so I went to work and now you can too! Learn how to turn that knotted, rough, hard to use piece of cast off wood that would normally go into the burn pile into a beautiful display shelf for your home. See how some of the most frustrating imperfections in wood can be transformed in unique beautiful works of art that could stand on their own as an elegant addition to your home. Students will learn how to utilize various woods to build beautiful rustic shelves for their homes.
Tuition: $125

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Wood Joinery with: David Sayers
Beginner

Saturday, June 23, 10 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Woodworking Fundamentals Or Woodworking 101
Description: Do you want to start building furniture or cabinetry but don't know the difference between a butt joint and a mortise and tenon? The Wood Joinery Class will teach you what joints work best for which applications and multiple methods and techniques to create strong and durable joints. The class will cover traditional wood joinery and fastener joints that will allow you decide which method of wood working joinery works best for you.
Tuition: $250

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Box And Drawer Joinery with: David Sayers
All

Sunday, June 24, 10 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Woodworking Fundamentals Or Woodworking 101
Description: Do you want to build drawers or boxes but don't know the difference between a butt joint and a dovetail? The Drawer and Box Joinery Class will teach you what joints work best for which applications and multiple methods and techniques to create strong and durable joints. The class will cover traditional wood joinery and fastener joints that will allow you decide which method of wood working joinery works best for you.
Tuition: $250

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Mosiac Inlay - CLS754 with: Paul Singerland
All

Part 1: Monday, June 25, 6 PM - 9:30 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, June 26, 6 PM - 9:30 PM
Part 3: Friday, June 29, 6 PM - 9:30 PM

Prerequisite: Woodworking Fundamentals Or Woodworking 101
Description: The Mosiac Inlay Class will consist of 3 days of 3-4 hours each mainly due to the required dry time for glue before moving to next step. The first day will include an introduction, goals of the class, design of the Mosaic Inlay, safety measures, stock preparation and initial glue up. Day two consists of continuing glue up and r trimming the pattern to it's final dimension and adding a boarder perfling. Day three consists of final sanding and surface preparation, using an inlay router bit, discussion of types of non-toxic finishes, and beginning of the finishing process. If the attendees have a project piece for the inlay we can install the piece or discuss how to inlay the piece.
Tuition: $150

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CLS519 Milk Paint Finishes with: LIz Shaw
All

Wednesday, June 27, 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

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Wooden Notebook For Kids with: Nicole Reidinger
Beginner

Thursday, June 28, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Wooden Notebooks are a great introduction to woodworking for all ages. Students will create their own personalized mini notebook using the bandsaw, drillpress, sanding equipment and even get the opportunity to learn about finishing techniques. This project is also a great exercise for students who have not yet mastered an understanding of rulers and fractions. Students will be able to use wood burning pens to draw a design or their name on the finished product to further customize their piece. This class is taught Nicole Reidinger of Habitat Woodworks. She also teaches middle school woodworking with the Alexandria Seaport Foundation.
Tuition: $75

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Introduction To Veneering - Chess Board - CLS054 with: David Sayers
Beginner

Part 1: Saturday, June 30, 10 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, July 1, 10 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Veneer Saw
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 proper veneering techniques. Students will have a choice of various contrasting veneers to build their own chess board. Students will build a Figured Veneer Chess Board will be 16 inch x 16 inch with 2 inch squares. Students will take a home a chess board that is ready to be wrapped with a mitered wood frame, edge banded with veneer or built into a custom Chess Board Set.
Tuition: $200

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Scroll Saw Level I CLS181 with: Nate Johnson
All

Friday, July 6, 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

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Woodworking Fundamentals CLS183 with: Bill Ford
All

Saturday, July 7, 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

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Introduction To The Lathe CLS238 with: Bill Ford
All

Sunday, July 8, 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

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Furniture Design Basics CLS 756 with: Cristian Wicha
All

Monday, July 9, 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

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Basic Router CLS 172 with: David Sayers
Beginner

Tuesday, July 10, 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: $100

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Raised Panel Cabinetry With The Router CLS180 with: Jim Letteri
All

Wednesday, July 11, 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

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Chip Carving CLS152 with: Rod Montgomery
All

Thursday, July 12, 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

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Date Night At Woodcraft- CLS 670 - BBQ Tool Handles with: Felton Gilliam
All

Friday, July 13, 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. Projects will vary from month to month and will consist of small projects such as pens, bottle stoppers, bottle openers, salt and pepper mills and wine bottle holders. The class will begin with desserts, refreshments, time to socialize and project descriptions. The remaining time will be utilized to build the projects and to socialize as a group. This months project will be BBQ Tool Handles.
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes: Per Person

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Build With Festool CLS 531 with: David Sayers
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, July 14, 10 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Woodworking Fundamentals Or Woodworking 101
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: $175

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Basic Wood Finishing with: Andrew McSpadden
All

Sunday, July 15, 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

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Woodworking Fundamentals CLS183 with: Carey Wheeler
All

Part 1: Monday, July 16, 6 PM - 9:30 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, July 17, 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

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Knife Scale Class with: Walter Carroll
Beginner

Wednesday, July 18, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Prerequisite: Woodworking Fundamentals
Description: A good kitchen knife is an indispensable tool for preparing food. This class will take you from a kitchen knife kit, to a beautiful family heirloom, in one evening. Once you've gained experience, you'll be able to complete an entire matching set, and they make great gifts, too. Students will learn to shape knife scales for a kitchen knife using bandsaw or scroll saw. Accurately layout and drill for rivets on the drill press and much more.
Tuition: $125

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Acrylic Pens with: Rod Montgomery
Beginner

Thursday, July 19, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Pens
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: $100

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CLS242 Wooden Gift Box with: Jon Kaufmann
All

Friday, July 20, 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

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Boxes On The Scroll Saw CLS538 with: Nate Johnson
All

Part 1: Saturday, July 21, 10 AM - 5 PM
Part 2: Sunday, July 22, 10 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Scroll Saw Basics Or Equivalent
Description: Have you ever wanted to create a band saw box but didn't have a band saw? Now is your chance to learn how by expanding the use of your scroll saw. These boxes make great keepsake and small jewelry boxes that you will want to show your friends and family. During the class you will learn blade selection based on the type of wood you choose, how to use patterns for accuracy, glue up procedures, sanding and how to use the scroll saw to make band saw style boxes on your scroll saw. You will have the choice of 3 different patterns.
Tuition: $160

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CLS650 End Grain Cutting Board with: David Sayers
All

Part 1: Monday, July 23, 6 PM - 9:30 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, July 24, 6 PM - 9:30 PM
Part 3: Wednesday, July 25, 6 PM - 9:30 PM

Description: The first day will include an introduction, goals of the class, design of the cutting board, safety measures, stock preparation and initial panel glue up. Day two consists of cleaning up the panel and planning to final thickness, cutting the panel into the into the end grain segments, segment preparation and end grain panel glue up. Day three consists of cleaning up the end grain cutting board, sanding/flattening the cutting board, cutting to final dimensions, routing the juice groove, the finger grooves, and edges, final sanding and surface preparation, discussion of types of food safe finishes, cutting board maintenance, and beginning of the finishing process. The attendees will be able to complete the finishing of the cutting board at home.
Tuition: $250

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Bowl Turning - CLS024 with: Bill Ford
All

Thursday, July 26, 5 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: CLS238 - Intro. Lathe
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

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Date Night At Woodcraft - CLS 670 -Turn A Pen with: Rod Montgomery
All

Friday, July 27, 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 desserts, refreshments, and materials. You only need to show up and be ready to make some saw dust. Projects will vary from month to month and will consist of small projects such as pens, bottle stoppers, bottle openers, salt and pepper mills and wine bottle holders - this month's project is turning pens.
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes: Per Person

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CNC 101 - CLS697 with: Carey Wheeler
All

Saturday, July 28, 10 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Laptop
Description: Looking to add something new to your woodworking skill set? Computer controlled machines are becoming an affordable option for the woodworking hobbyist. Learn the basics of CNC machining and computer design software to take your woodworking to the next level. This course will cover topics ranging from basic Computer Aided Design (CAD) and toolpath programming to machine setup and operation. Each student will use CAD to design a small project that will be engraved on a CNC router.
Tuition: $125

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Custom Skateboard - CLS 692 with: Cristian Wicha
All

Sunday, July 29, 10 AM - 5 PM

Description: Do you want to learn how to make your own custom skate board? Sign up for the Custom Skateboard Class and you will be able to design and make your own custom veneered skateboard deck. You will have the choice of three different styles of pre-made, rock maple, skateboard forms that you can cut and shape into your own custom shaped skateboard. As part of the process you will learn how to apply decorative veneers to the bottom of your skateboard that will give it a truly personal touch. Students will learn how to cut out skateboards, profile edges, work with veneer and prepare the skateboard deck for final touches. Final finishing is not included but will be discussed. This is a great class for skateboarders and parents and children who want to build a project together. The class is instructed by Cristian Wicha who owns and operates Flying Fish Skateboards.
Tuition: $245

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Basic Woodcarving - CLS173 with: Michael Connors
Beginner

Monday, July 30, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: This class will be a great first step into carving. You will learn the three major cuts used by carvers; and sharpening with a stone and strop. You will carve a standing duck, a valuable exercise in carving concave and convex curves, as well as understanding wood grain. Our experienced instructor will review safety procedures, different carving styles, various wood characteristics, and tools you will need to expand your new found hobby.
Tuition: $60

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Pen Turning For Kids CLS154 with: Rod Montgomery
All

Tuesday, July 31, 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

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Resawing Lumber CLS691 with: Ray Hager
Beginner

Wednesday, August 1, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: Woodworking Fundamentals Or Woodworking 101
Description: Students will learn how to resaw lumber using a bandsaw and tablesaw. Students will learn how to select the proper blade for resawing, how to set up a bandsaw to properly resaw lumber, how to set for blade drift and proper resawing techniques. Students will also learn how to accurately resaw lumber in order to get their desired dimensions. Students will get hands on experience re-sawing lumber on the bandsaw and tablesaw.
Tuition: $100

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Scroll Saw Level I CLS181 with: Nate Johnson
All

Friday, August 3, 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

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Woodworking For Kids CLS155 with: Rod Montgomery
All

Monday, August 6, 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

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Advanced Router CLS 277 with: David Sayers
Intermediate

Tuesday, August 7, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Prerequisite: Basic Router
Description: Students will build on the skills they learned in Basic Routers. Students will learn how to cut circles, arches and ovals, how to make and use router templates, create butterfly inlays, use various jigs to guides to make repeatable cuts and how to set up and use a router table. Following the completion of the class you have the knowledge needed to use your router in a wide range of applications.
Tuition: $120

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Rustic Elegance Shelf - CLS757 with: Eve Vatt
Beginner

Wednesday, August 8, 6 PM - 9:30 PM

Description: Often times the beautiful display shelves in the rustic home goods catalogs seem to never be on the list of items sold and that can be very frustrating. At least it was for me, so I went to work and now you can too! Learn how to turn that knotted, rough, hard to use piece of cast off wood that would normally go into the burn pile into a beautiful display shelf for your home. See how some of the most frustrating imperfections in wood can be transformed in unique beautiful works of art that could stand on their own as an elegant addition to your home. Students will learn how to utilize various woods to build beautiful rustic shelves for their homes.
Tuition: $125

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CLS615 Wood Turning Projects with: Felton Gilliam
Beginner

Thursday, August 9, 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

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The Art Of Wood Burning CLS162 with: Nate Johnson
All

Saturday, August 11, 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

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CLS533 Hand Plane Workshop with: Norm Reid
All

Sunday, August 12, 10 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Plane, Sharpening Stone/equipment
Description: Learn important skills about prepping, using, and maintaining your hand planes. This class combines lecture and hands-on to cover a wide range of topics including: plane and blade types, adjusting and setting up your plane, sharpening, techinques of use, and caring for your plane. Bring your plane(s) and sharpening equipment and go home with your planes ready to go!
Tuition: $110

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Woodworking Fundamentals CLS183 with: Carey Wheeler
All

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

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CLS014 BuiltIn Cabinet Seminar with: Jim Letteri
Intermediate

Wednesday, August 15, 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

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Wooden Notebook For Kids with: Nicole Reidinger
Beginner

Thursday, August 16, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Wooden Notebooks are a great introduction to woodworking for all ages. Students will create their own personalized mini notebook using the bandsaw, drillpress, sanding equipment and even get the opportunity to learn about finishing techniques. This project is also a great exercise for students who have not yet mastered an understanding of rulers and fractions. Students will be able to use wood burning pens to draw a design or their name on the finished product to further customize their piece. This class is taught Nicole Reidinger of Habitat Woodworks. She also teaches middle school woodworking with the Alexandria Seaport Foundation.
Tuition: $75

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CLS026 Basic Pens with: Rod Montgomery
All

Friday, August 17, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Create a beautiful pen the first time you use a lathe. A great gift for friends and relatives.
Tuition: $90

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CLS612 Woodworking Fundamentals 2 - Basic Cabinetry with: Bill Ford
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, August 18, 10 AM - 5 PM

Prerequisite: Woodworking Fundamentals Or Woodworking 101
Description: Build on the skills you learned in Woodworking Fundamentals and learn more advanced techniques while designing and building a bookshelf and a small cabinet. The class will teach you how to work with plywood, learn cabinet design and joinery for shelves and cabinets, how to construct face frames and a cabinet door. Students will work together to build two projects and will draw straws to determine who gets to take them home. Woodworking Fundamentals 2 will continue to develop your woodworking skills and prepare you to take on more advanced projects with confidence.
Tuition: $150

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Introduction To The Lathe CLS238 with: Bill Ford
All

Sunday, August 19, 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

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CLS651 Flag Display Box with: David Sayers
Beginner/Intermediate

Tuesday, August 21, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Description: The Walnut Flag Case course teaches and reinforces fundamental woodworking skills and builds on use of joinery in a small project. These fundamentals include design of flag display case, stock preparation, cutting 45 degree miters, utilizing miter splines for strength, making repetitive and accurate cuts, making a face frame, proper glue up procedures and how to incorporate glass in a project.Students will make: Walnut (Option for Cherry) Flag Case (Holds 3 x 5 flag) with 8.3125 inches tall x 16.625 inches wide x 4 inches deep.
Tuition: $125

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CLS649 Building A Military Shadow Box with: David Sayers
Beginner/Intermediate

Wednesday, August 22, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Description: The Shadow Box course teaches and reinforces fundamental woodworking skills and builds on use of joinery in a small project. These fundamentals include design of shadow boxes, stock preparation, cutting 45 degree miters, utilizing miter splines for strength, making repetitive and accurate cuts, making a face frame, proper glue up procedures and how to incorporate glass and matting in a project.Students will make: Walnut (Option of Cherry) Shadow Box 13 Inches tall x 16 5/8 Inches wide x 4 inches deep.
Tuition: $140

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CLS519 Milk Paint Finishes with: LIz Shaw
All

Thursday, August 23, 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

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CLS 670 - Date Night At Woodcraft - Wine Bottle Holder with: Nate Johnson
All

Friday, August 24, 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. Projects will vary from month to month and will consist of small projects such as pens, bottle stoppers, bottle openers, salt and pepper mills and wine bottle holders. The class will begin with appetizers, refreshments, time to socialize and project descriptions. The remaining time will be utilized to build the projects and to socialize as a group. This months project is a wine bottle holder.
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes: Per Person

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CNC 101 - CLS697 with: Carey Wheeler
All

Saturday, August 25, 10 AM - 5 PM

Tools Required: Laptop
Description: Looking to add something new to your woodworking skill set? Computer controlled machines are becoming an affordable option for the woodworking hobbyist. Learn the basics of CNC machining and computer design software to take your woodworking to the next level. This course will cover topics ranging from basic Computer Aided Design (CAD) and toolpath programming to machine setup and operation. Each student will use CAD to design a small project that will be engraved on a CNC router.
Tuition: $125

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Bean Bag Toss Game Boards with: David Sayers
Beginner

Sunday, August 26, 10 AM - 5 PM

Description: Do you like playing bean bag toss but don't have your own set of boards? Buying a custom set can be expensive. Come take our Bean Bag Toss Game Board Class and we will show you how to make your own set of boards that you can take home and paint however you like. The class will also illustrate how a Kreg Pocket Screw Jig can build a variety of strong joints quickly. Each student will make a set of boards that lock together with storage to hold your bean bags.
Tuition: $175

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Basic Woodcarving - CLS173 with: Michael Connors
Beginner

Monday, August 27, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: This class will be a great first step into carving. You will learn the three major cuts used by carvers; and sharpening with a stone and strop. You will carve a standing duck, a valuable exercise in carving concave and convex curves, as well as understanding wood grain. Our experienced instructor will review safety procedures, different carving styles, various wood characteristics, and tools you will need to expand your new found hobby.
Tuition: $60

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Military Coin Rack - CLS694 with: David Sayers
Beginner

Tuesday, August 28, 6 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: Woodworking Fundamentals Or Woodworking 101
Description: The coin rack course teaches and reinforces fundamental woodworking skills. These fundamentals include stock preparation and selection, proper wood planing, jointing and re-sawing techniques, table saw setup and operation, use of a dado stack, proper and glue and clamping procedures, and finishing techniques. Students will build a Walnut Coin Rack with Maple Accents 8 inches deep x 12 inches wide x 1 ¾ tall (Holds approximately 65-70 coins).
Tuition: $100

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Dyeing For A Great Finish with: David Sayers
All

Thursday, August 30, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Description: Students will learn how to incorporate dyes into their woodworking projects by learning how to use, mix, seal and finish woods that have been dyed.Students will learn the following: how dyes differ from stains, different types of dyes, how to prepare the surface for dyes, how to mix dyes and the pros and cons of using either Denatured Alcohol or Water, different methods of applying the dye to their work piece, how to mix dyes to create custom colors, save the mixture recipe for future use, seal in the dyes using de-waxed shellac or a spray on finish, how to mix dye with finishes in order to create a toner. Students will also learn how to create a color board in order to determine the best color for their project.
Tuition: $100

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Spoons & Spatulas with: Nicole Reidinger
Beginner

Friday, August 31, 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.comhttps://www.facebook.com/habitatwoodworks
Tuition: $85

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Pen Turning For Kids CLS154 with: Rod Montgomery
All

Tuesday, September 4, 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

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Raised Panel Cabinetry With The Router CLS180 with: Jim Letteri
All

Wednesday, September 5, 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

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Basic Router CLS 172 with: David Sayers
Beginner

Thursday, September 6, 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: $100

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CLS 670 Date Night At Woodcraft - Wooden Speaker For Cell Phones with: Nicole Reidinger
All

Friday, September 7, 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. Projects will vary from month to month and will consist of small projects such as pens, bottle stoppers, bottle openers, salt and pepper mills and wine bottle holders. The class will begin with appetizers, refreshments, time to socialize and project descriptions. The remaining time will be utilized to build the projects and to socialize as a group. This months project is a Wooden Speaker for Cell Phones.
Tuition: $75
Tuition Notes: Per Person

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Woodworking Fundamentals CLS183 with: Bill Ford
All

Saturday, September 8, 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

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Introduction To The Lathe CLS238 with: Bill Ford
All

Sunday, September 9, 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

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CLS652 Floating Top End Table with: David Sayers
Intermediate

Part 1: Monday, September 10, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, September 11, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Part 3: Wednesday, September 12, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Prerequisite: Woodworking Fundamentals Or Equiv. Exp.
Description: You will make a Sapele and Maple Floating Top End Table: 22.5" wide x 22.5" deep x 27" tall. This class teaches and reinforces fundamental woodworking skills and introduces students to loose tenon and mortises by using a Festool Domino Joiner. These fundamentals include design of furniture, using contrasting woods, stock preparation, using a taper jig on a table saw, making a panel, using a Festool Domino Joiner, using a router and preparing a project for finish.
Tuition: $450

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Furniture Design Basics CLS 756 with: Cristian Wicha
All

Thursday, September 13, 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

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Introduction To Intarsia CLS187 with: Nate Johnson
All

Part 1: Friday, September 14, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Saturday, September 15, 10 AM - 5 PM
Part 3: Sunday, September 16, 10 AM - 5 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

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Woodworking Fundamentals CLS183 with: Carey Wheeler
All

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

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Knife Scale Class with: Walter Carroll
Beginner

Wednesday, September 19, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Prerequisite: Woodworking Fundamentals
Description: A good kitchen knife is an indispensable tool for preparing food. This class will take you from a kitchen knife kit, to a beautiful family heirloom, in one evening. Once you've gained experience, you'll be able to complete an entire matching set, and they make great gifts, too. Students will learn to shape knife scales for a kitchen knife using bandsaw or scroll saw. Accurately layout and drill for rivets on the drill press and much more.
Tuition: $125

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CLS026 Basic Pens with: Rod Montgomery
All

Friday, September 21, 6 PM - 9 PM

Description: Create a beautiful pen the first time you use a lathe. A great gift for friends and relatives.
Tuition: $90

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Basic Wood Finishing with: Andrew McSpadden
All

Sunday, September 23, 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

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Woodworking Fundamentals 2 - Shaker End Table with: David Sayers
Beginner

Part 1: Tuesday, September 25, 6 PM - 9:30 PM
Part 2: Wednesday, September 26, 6 PM - 9:30 PM

Prerequisite: Woodworking Fundamentals
Description: Continue to build your woodworking skills in Woodworking Fundamentals 2 Shaker End Table. Students will learn how to build their first end table out of Cherry. Students build off of lessons learned in Fundamentals 1 and learn how to use a doweling jig to make strong and accurate joints, how to cut tapered legs, basic furniture design and much more. A dowel jig is included in the price of tuition so you can go home and make a matching end table with that requires very few tools.
Tuition: $250
Tuition Notes: Includes Dowel Jig

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Bowl Turning - CLS024 with: Bill Ford
All

Thursday, September 27, 5 PM - 9 PM

Prerequisite: CLS238 - Intro. Lathe
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

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CLS242 Wooden Gift Box with: Jon Kaufmann
All

Friday, September 28, 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

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CLS 083 Wooden Spokeshave with: Andrew McSpadden
Beginner

Saturday, September 29, 10 AM - 5 PM

Description: This class will allow you to learn how to build an heirloom quality spokeshave using a blade and adjustment kit and an instrument quality fiddleback maple blank. You will also learn spokeshave design, use, and function. Faceted method of creating a curve for consistency and working ease, layout and drilling of the blank, shaping of the handles and assembly, adjusting, and test cutting.This is a great class in order to build your hand tool skills and leave with a new hand tool.
Tuition: $150

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