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302-323-0400
Fax:
302-323-1814
Email:
wilmington-retail@woodcraft.com

Shoppes of New Castle 166 South Dupont Highway, Suite H
New Castle, DE 19720
USA

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Hours of Operation

sunday 11 AM - 5 PM
monday 9 AM - 5 PM
tuesday 9 AM - 5 PM
wednesday 9 AM - 5 PM
thursday 9 AM - 5 PM
friday 9 AM - 5 PM
saturday 9 AM - 5 PM

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Router 101 with: Bill Campbell
Beginner

Thursday, May 13, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Tools Required: Hearing And Eye Protection
Description: Routers are the go-to power tool for decorative edges, moldings and joinery. Your instructor explains router types, and uses. A fact-filled demo class with everyone getting some hands-on practice. Learn safe hand held router technique with bearing guided bits, edge guides and a guide rail.
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes: $10 Materials Fee Payable To The Instructor

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Router Table & Door Making Basics with: Bill Campbell
Beginner

Thursday, May 13, 1 PM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Router Basics Or Equivalent Experience
Tools Required: Hearing Protection & Safety Glasses
Description: Build on your basic routing experience and gain confidence with the router table. Safely and quickly route different beautiful edge profiles, dadoes and rabbets. Techniques also include irregular shape template routing using a starter pin. Find out how easy it is to set up and practice tongue and groove and rail and stile joinery.
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes: $10 Materials Fee Payable To The Instructor

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Woodturning - Part III - BOWL BASICS with: Chuck Engstrom
Beginner

Saturday, May 22, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Prerequisite: Spindle Turning Class
Tools Required: Your Fingernail Grind Bowl Gouge, Scraper, Parting Tool And Face Shield.
Description: Learn with Chuck Engstrom - professional turner -how to prepare and mount a blank, size a tenon, chuck mounting, rough vs. finishing cuts with a "fingernail" bowl gouge. Then, reverse mounting, hollowing with gouges and scrapers and tricks for finishing the base. With Chuck's guidance you'll soon be turning out elegant bowls. Materials $8 payable to instructor.
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes: $8 Materials Payable To Instructor Take 3& 4 And Save $20 3 Hours

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Woodturning Part IV - More Bowl Techniques with: Chuck Engstrom
Intermediate/Advanced

Saturday, May 22, 1 PM - 4:30 PM

Prerequisite: Woodturning Part III
Tools Required: Bowl Gouge, Curved Hollowing Tool, Face Shield, Hearing Protection.
Description: Here's your opportunity to apply the basics covered in the morning session and enhance your skills. Learn even more techniques for added control with the versatile bowl gouge. You practice hollowing methods needed when forming an inward turned rim. Materials $8, payable to instructor.
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes: $8 Materials Payable To Instructor Take 3 & 4 And Save $20 3.5 Hours

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Hand Planes 101 with: Danielle Newman
All

Sunday, May 23, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Description: This is an introduction to hand planes. If you are a hand tool purist or a hybrid woodworker you will want to take this class. Danielle will cover proper set up and use of hand planes as well as plane technique and sharpening. Students will get the opportunity to work hands-on with our hand planes.
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes: 2 Hours

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Woodworking Basics - Laminated Cutting Board with: John Kain
Beginner

Thursday, May 27, 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Tools Required: Eye And Hearing Protection
Description: Have fun making a cutting board as you get hands-on experience with our shop machinery. You will use the table saw, jointer and planer to cut contrasting colored hardwoods strips. We also show you how to glue up and clamp your strips. We use the drum sander to flatten your board, then you shape it and add a juice groove with a router and template. It's a great introduction to woodworking machinery. Materials, $20 payable to instructor
Tuition: $160.00
Tuition Notes: $20 Materials Fee Payable To Instructor 8 Hours

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Scroll Saw Academy Part 1, With Elaine with: Elaine Pietrucha
Beginner

Saturday, May 29, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Description: This class is for the true beginner, covering scroll saw safety, blade choice and pattern transfer. Learn cutting techniques using practice pieces and simple patterns with curves, turns and straight lines. You will be using our Hegner machines.
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes: $5 Materials Payable To Instructor

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Bandsaw Basics & More with: John Kain
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, May 30, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Description: In this updated class we review saw adjustments and cutting techniques on the band saw. The class focuses on set-up and proper use of the band saw. Students will practice cutting curves, straight lines, and veneer.
Tuition: $90.00

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Woodworking Basics - Laminated Cutting Board with: Paul McQuilken
Beginner

Saturday, June 5, 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Tools Required: Eye And Hearing Protection
Description: Have fun making a cutting board as you get hands-on experience with our shop machinery. You will use the table saw, jointer and planer to cut contrasting colored hardwoods strips. We also show you how to glue up and clamp your strips. We use the drum sander to flatten your board, then you shape it and add a juice groove with a router and template. It's a great introduction to woodworking machinery.
Tuition: $160.00
Tuition Notes: $20 Materials Fee Payable To Instructor

Call 302-323-0400 To Sign Up

Hand Planes 101 with: Danielle Newman
All

Sunday, June 6, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Description: This is an introduction to hand planes. If you are a hand tool purist or a hybrid woodworker you will want to take this class. Danielle will cover proper set up and use of hand planes as well as plane technique and sharpening. Students will get the opportunity to work hands-on with our hand planes.
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes: 2 Hours

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Table Saw - Tuneup & Technique with: Craig Wright
Beginner

Saturday, June 12, 10 AM - 12 PM

Tools Required: Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: Essential for new woodworkers or anyone wanting a refresher of table saw techniques and accessories to improve accuracy and safety. Alignment check, blade choices, finger saving techniques for the miter gauge and fence and other table saw aids. (Our classroom is equipped with SawStop, the safest table saw ever made.) Mostly demo, with some hands-on exercises.
Tuition: $90.00

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Scroll Saw Academy - Part II with: Elaine Pietrucha
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, June 19, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Prerequisite: Scroll Saw Part I Or Some Experience
Description: Step up your scroll saw skills! We will practice inside and outside cuts, a must for delicate fretwork. As we build on your experience (from Part I ) you will create a simple fretwork project. All work is done on our Hegner precision scroll saws.
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes: $5 Materials

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Woodturning - Part III - BOWL BASICS with: Chuck Engstrom
Beginner

Saturday, June 26, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Prerequisite: Spindle Turning Class
Tools Required: Your Fingernail Grind Bowl Gouge, Scraper, Parting Tool And Face Shield.
Description: Learn with Chuck Engstrom - professional turner -how to prepare and mount a blank, size a tenon, chuck mounting, rough vs. finishing cuts with a "fingernail" bowl gouge. Then, reverse mounting, hollowing with gouges and scrapers and tricks for finishing the base. With Chuck's guidance you'll soon be turning out elegant bowls. Materials $8 payable to instructor.
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes: $8 Materials Payable To Instructor Take 3& 4 And Save $20 3 Hours

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Woodturning Part IV - More Bowl Techniques with: Chuck Engstrom
Intermediate/Advanced

Saturday, June 26, 1 PM - 4:30 PM

Prerequisite: Woodturning Part III
Tools Required: Bowl Gouge, Curved Hollowing Tool, Face Shield, Hearing Protection.
Description: Here's your opportunity to apply the basics covered in the morning session and enhance your skills. Learn even more techniques for added control with the versatile bowl gouge. You practice hollowing methods needed when forming an inward turned rim. Materials $8, payable to instructor.
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes: $8 Materials Payable To Instructor

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Pen Turning with: George Newman
Beginner

Sunday, June 27, 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Tools Required: Carbide Rougher And Finisher
Description: Making pens is fun and a great source of gifts for every occasion. You'll learn the steps from prepping the wood blank, mounting on the mandrel and turning to size with carbide tools. After sanding you'll apply a durable finish and assemble the parts of your very own pen.
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes: $10 Payable To The Instructor.

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Woodturning - Part 1 with: Steve Childers
Beginner

Saturday, July 10, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Tools Required: Bring Roughing Gouge, Spindle Gouge, Parting Tool & Safety Glasses
Description: For new turners or anyone wanting hands-on coaching using and sharpening spindle turning tools (roughing and spindle gouges, and parting tool.) Practice forming beads, coves and combined shapes to make your own candlestick or bud vase.
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes: $5 Material Fee Payable To The Instructor

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Woodturning - Part II...More Spindle & Turn A Goblet with: Steve Childers
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, July 10, 1 PM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Turning Part I
Tools Required: Skew, Spindle Gouge, Parting Tool, Round Nose Scraper, Eye Protection
Description: Build on the morning session with more advanced spindle turning, including how to use a skew gouge. Then, dive deeper, using the spindle gouge for end grain hollowing...and make a cool Goblet to toast your success.
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes: $5 Material Fee Payable To The Instructor

Call 302-323-0400 To Sign Up

Bandsaw Basics & More with: Paul McQuilken
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, July 11, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Description: In this updated class we review saw adjustments and cutting techniques on the band saw. The class focuses on set-up and proper use of the band saw. Students will practice cutting curves, straight lines, and veneer.
Tuition: $90.00

Call 302-323-0400 To Sign Up

Woodworking Basics - Laminated Cutting Board with: Paul McQuilken
Beginner

Saturday, July 17, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Tools Required: Eye And Hearing Protection
Description: Have fun making a cutting board as you get hands-on experience with our shop machinery. You will use the table saw, jointer and planer to cut contrasting colored hardwoods strips. We also show you how to glue up and clamp your strips. We use the drum sander to flatten your board, then you shape it and add a juice groove with a router and template. It's a great introduction to woodworking machinery.
Tuition: $160.00
Tuition Notes: $20 Materials Fee Payable To The Instructor

Call 302-323-0400 To Sign Up

Woodturning - Part III - BOWL BASICS with: Chuck Engstrom
Beginner

Saturday, July 24, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Prerequisite: Spindle Turning Class I & II
Tools Required: Your Fingernail Grind Bowl Gouge, Scraper, Parting Tool And Face Shield.
Description: Learn with Chuck Engstrom - professional turner -how to prepare and mount a blank, size a tenon, chuck mounting, rough vs. finishing cuts with a "fingernail" bowl gouge. Then, reverse mounting, hollowing with gouges and scrapers and tricks for finishing the base. With Chuck's guidance you'll soon be turning out elegant bowls. Materials $8 payable to instructor.
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes: $8 Materials Fee Payable To The Instructor.

Call 302-323-0400 To Sign Up

Woodturning Part IV - More Bowl Techniques with: Chuck Engstrom
Intermediate/Advanced

Saturday, July 24, 1 PM - 4:30 PM

Prerequisite: Woodturning Part III
Tools Required: Bowl Gouge, Curved Hollowing Tool, Face Shield, Hearing Protection.
Description: Here's your opportunity to apply the basics covered in the morning session and enhance your skills. Learn even more techniques for added control with the versatile bowl gouge. You practice hollowing methods needed when forming an inward turned rim.
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes: $8 Materials Fee Payable To The Instructor.

Call 302-323-0400 To Sign Up

Scroll Saw Part III, Bevel Cutting with: Elaine Pietrucha
Intermediate

Saturday, July 31, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Prerequisite: Parts I & II
Description: Learning how to cut with the table tilted will open up a world of creative options like collapsible baskets, bowls, inlays and more. Our bevel cutting practice patterns will prepare you for more complicated projects in the future. Participants get to use our Hegner precision scroll saws.
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes: $5 Materials Fee Payable To Instructor.

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Dovetails And Jigs with: Bill Campbell
Beginner/Intermediate

Thursday, September 9, 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Description: Learn to cut beautiful dove tail joints using a jig and router. This class will feature hands on practice with the dovetail jig from Porter Cable, but if you have one, please feel free to bring your own jig with you. The instructor will outline the strengths and weaknesses of the jig and students will practice making dovetails and pins. This class is a must for anyone looking to build their joinery skills.
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes: $20 Materials Fee Payable To The Instructor

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Woodturning - Part 1 with: Steve Childers
Beginner

Saturday, September 11, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Tools Required: Bring Roughing Gouge, Spindle Gouge, Parting Tool & Safety Glasses
Description: For new turners or anyone wanting hands-on coaching using and sharpening spindle turning tools (roughing and spindle gouges, and parting tool). Practice forming beads, coves and combined shapes to make your own candlestick or bud vase.
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes: $5 Materials Fee Payable To The Instructor

Call 302-323-0400 To Sign Up

Woodturning - Part II...More Spindle & Turn A Goblet with: Steve Childers
Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday, September 11, 1 PM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Turning Part I
Tools Required: Skew, Spindle Gouge, Parting Tool, Round Nose Scraper, Eye Protection
Description: Build on the morning session with more advanced spindle turning, including how to use a skew gouge. Then, dive deeper, using the spindle gouge for end grain hollowing...and make a cool Goblet to toast your success.
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes: $5 Materials Fee Payable To The Instructor.

Call 302-323-0400 To Sign Up

Carving 101 - Decorative Spoon with: Mike Okner
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, September 12, 11:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Tools Required: Carving Knife And Spoon Gouge (or Pull Knife), Safety Glove And Thumb Guard
Description: Discover the satisfying craft of carving. In this class you learn basic carving techniques and make a Celtic style decorative spoon with floral handle design. It's a perfect project to practice how to safely use a carving knife and gouges. Bring your tools or come in early for starter tool recommendations.
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes: $10 Material Fee Payable To The Instructor

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Woodworking Basics - Laminated Cutting Board with: Paul McQuilken
Beginner

Saturday, September 18, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Tools Required: Eye And Hearing Protection
Description: Have fun making a cutting board as you get hands-on experience with our shop machinery. You will use the table saw, jointer and planer to cut contrasting colored hardwoods strips. We also show you how to glue up and clamp your strips. We use the drum sander to flatten your board, then you shape it and add a juice groove with a router and template. It's a great introduction to woodworking machinery.
Tuition: $160.00
Tuition Notes: $20 Materials Fee Payable To The Instructor.

Call 302-323-0400 To Sign Up

Router 101 with: Bill Campbell
Beginner

Sunday, September 19, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Tools Required: Hearing And Eye Protection
Description: Routers are the go-to power tool for decorative edges, moldings and joinery. Your instructor explains router types, and uses. A fact-filled demo class with everyone getting some hands-on practice. Learn safe hand held router technique with bearing guided bits, edge guides and a guide rail.
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes: $10 Materials Fee Payable To The Instructor

Call 302-323-0400 To Sign Up

Router Table & Door Making Basics with: Bill Campbell
Beginner

Sunday, September 19, 2 PM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Router Basics Or Equivalent Experience
Tools Required: Hearing Protection & Safety Glasses
Description: Build on your basic routing experience and gain confidence with the router table. Safely and quickly route different beautiful edge profiles, dadoes and rabbets. Techniques also include irregular shape template routing using a starter pin. Find out how easy it is to set up and practice tongue and groove and rail and stile joinery.
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes: $10 Materials Fee Payable To The Instructor

Call 302-323-0400 To Sign Up

Woodturning - Part III - BOWL BASICS with: Chuck Engstrom
Beginner

Saturday, September 25, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Prerequisite: Spindle Turning Class
Tools Required: Your Fingernail Grind Bowl Gouge, Scraper, Parting Tool And Face Shield.
Description: Learn with Chuck Engstrom - professional turner -how to prepare and mount a blank, size a tenon, chuck mounting, rough vs. finishing cuts with a "fingernail" bowl gouge. Then, reverse mounting, hollowing with gouges and scrapers and tricks for finishing the base. With Chuck's guidance you'll soon be turning out elegant bowls.
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes: $8 Materials Payable To Instructor

Call 302-323-0400 To Sign Up

Woodturning Part IV - More Bowl Techniques with: Chuck Engstrom
Intermediate/Advanced

Saturday, September 25, 1 PM - 4 PM

Prerequisite: Woodturning Part III
Tools Required: Bowl Gouge, Curved Hollowing Tool, Face Shield, Hearing Protection.
Description: Here's your opportunity to apply the basics covered in the morning session and enhance your skills. Learn even more techniques for added control with the versatile bowl gouge. You practice hollowing methods needed when forming an inward turned rim.
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes: $8 Materials Payable To Instructor

Call 302-323-0400 To Sign Up

Bandsaw Basics & More with: Paul McQuilken
Beginner/Intermediate

Sunday, September 26, 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Tools Required: Hearing Protection & Safety Glasses
Description: In this updated class we review saw adjustments and cutting techniques on the band saw. The class focuses on set-up and proper use of the band saw. Students will practice cutting curves, straight lines, and veneer.
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes: $5 Materials Fee Payable To The Instructor

Call 302-323-0400 To Sign Up

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