Woodcraft of Woburn

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Phone:
781- 935-6414
Fax:
781- 935-6454
Email:
woburn@woodcraft.com

185 New Boston Street
Woburn, MA 01801

Hours of Operation

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

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Classes

Cabinetmaking III: Raised Panel Doors

Sunday, February 26, 10 AM - 3:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Tony Bratton
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-12
Tools Required: N/A
Description: Whether completing cabinets you’ve built yourself or updating your current cabinets, this class will provide you with the skills to build this attractive and sturdy door style. Tony will step you through the process from determining the size, to lining up the cutters for a perfect fit. Arched door style will be discussed. Includes Lunch! Special discount on related tools, books and supplies!
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $89.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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FREE OPEN WORKSHOP

Thursday, March 2, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Michael Wheeler
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 5-15
Tools Required: Pencil, Paper and ideas
Description: FREE OPEN WORKSHOP with Michael Wheeler. Let Michael and his 40 years woodworking experience answer questions and show how to complete your new or stalled projects. Topics to be covered will depend on student/instructors round table discussion at the end of class
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $0.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Cabinet Making IV: Assembly

Sunday, March 5, 10 AM - 3:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Tony Bratton
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-12
Tools Required: N/A
Description: The final class in our four part series will help you put it all together (literally). Tony will show you how to install several different drawer slide styles including the newest Blum concealed slides. Installation and adjusting of European hinges will be demonstrated, along with installation of knobs and pulls. Tony will also discuss different finishing options. Includes Lunch! Special discount on related tools, books and supplies!
Prerequisite: Cabinet Making I, II & III
Tuition: $89.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Building An Acoustic Guitar

Monday, March 6, 5 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Scott Dixon
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: N/a
Description: Many of those who have played or even admired the beauty of the guitar have shown interest in someday making an heirloom instrument that can be played today and passed on and continued to be played for generations. This class is designed to take a beginner/intermediate woodworker through the steps to make a steel string acoustic guitar from a unique kit. You will learn the terminology and the techniques focused on many of the specialized processes to complete your own personalized instrument. The process is broken down into small steps to familiarize the student with the construction of the neck including truss rod installation, fingerboard & fretting, abalone inlay and construction of the body including brace trimming/fitting, top installation, bridge gluing/alignment, purfling and final fit up of the neck to body joint using a bolt-on system. Each guitar will be completed leaving the final top coat finish up to the student. Look for our other classes designed for finishing technique
Prerequisite: none
Tuition: $675.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Turn A Mallet

Sunday, March 12, 9:30 AM - 3 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Edward McCormack
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required:
Description: No shop is complete with out a wooden mallet.In this new turning class you will learn many of the skills required in spindle turning while making this unique and beautiful mallet.See it on display in our store.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Tuning Up Your Stanley Plane

Saturday, March 18, 10 AM - 1 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Edward McCormack
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 3-8
Tools Required: none
Description: Novices rejoice! Come in and learn how to get your old Stanley (or other bailey-style) plane tuned up and running the way it should be. This is primarily a lecture with some demonstrations, that will cover the basics of both resuscitation of an old plane, care and feeding of a plane once it is up and running. Areas of interest will cover simple methods of rust removal, flattening the sole, flattening, seating and aligning the frog, tuning the chip breaker/capiron, and sharpening the blade. You will leave with the knowledge to rehab your old plane.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Solidwood or plywood how to decide

Saturday, April 1, 10 AM - 1 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Tony Bratton
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6-12
Tools Required:
Description: This lecture/demo will explain how to work with solid wood and plywood and how each will behave in use. Class will also cover planning for the best results of your plywood stock including sequenced sheets as well as how to cut plywood cleanly even if you don't have expensive specialty blades. The solid wood portion will cover how to correctly account for wood movement, when to use plain-sawn or quarter-sawn and how to create a "board" with quarter-sawn grain on all sides. Be ready to take notes as this class will be loaded with information.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $48.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Counter tops, desktops, table tops

Saturday, April 1, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Tony Bratton
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 6-12
Tools Required:
Description: One of the most visible parts of a kitchen, office or dining room is the surface you work at or on. This class will build on the knowledge learned from the Plywood/solid wood class taught earlier in the day. These surfaces have similarities and differences, The class will breakdown each. Subjects covered will be substrate, building up the edge, joining sections, how to attach a solid top to allow for expansion and contraction, scribing to a wall, evenly rounding corners and more.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $48.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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FREE OPEN WORKSHOP

Thursday, April 6, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Michael Wheeler
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 5-15
Tools Required: Pencil, Paper and ideas
Description: FREE OPEN WORKSHOP with Michael Wheeler. Let Michael and his 40 years woodworking experience answer questions and show how to complete your new or stalled projects. Topics to be covered will depend on student/instructors round table discussion at the end of class
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $0.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Table Saw Setup & Techniques

Saturday, April 8, 10 AM - 3 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Michael Wheeler
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 0-10
Tools Required: Safety Glasses & Hearing Protection
Description: Learn the safest and most useful techniques of tablesaw setup and usage from a true woodworking master. Mike will teach you everything you need to know to safely and comfortably run your tablesaw with precise results. This is an excellent class for the beginner or person who just wants a good refresher on saw setup and functions.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Scroll Saw Bowls

Sunday, April 9, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Joe Russell
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 3-6
Tools Required:
Description: This is amazing just how easy it is to create beautiful free formed bowls on the scroll saw (you're not limited to just round). And with minimal amount of wood! come in and have some fun being creative. Speecial discounts for related tools.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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A Taste of Bowl Turning

Saturday, April 15, 10 AM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Rick Angus
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 2-6
Tools Required:
Description: This is the perfect class for you to get a taste of bowl turning and see if you really like it. Students will be guided theough the fundamental cutting techniques using gouges and scrapers to create a smooth accurate surface. Students will learn how to mount the bowl blank to a faceplate, use a scroll chuck to remount and turn the rim and inside of the bowl, and then grip the bowl with a jam chuck to finish the foot. In the process students will develop an eye for making the shape desired as well as learn the skills to use the tools correctly with a smooth technique. All tools will be provided. The $95 includes all materials.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $95.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Build a Shaker End Table

Part 1: Sunday, April 16, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Part 2: Sunday, April 23, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Edward McCormack
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: hand plane and chisels
Description: This class will get you started making furniture. Two Sundays of learning and fun, You will mill lumber, glue up the top, create the tapered legs and finish the top with a hand rubbed finish. There is a $25 materials fee included in the tuition. Includes lunch.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $200.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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The Art Of Pen Turning

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Ronald Blais
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses,
Description: Learn to make the same professional style pens as those available in fine gift shops. Ron will instruct you on the complete process from wood selection to final finish, along with numerous tips and techniques to help you produce excellent results every time. Soon you will be making pens for both fun and profit. Ron has been teaching pen turning for many years and has recently won both First Prize AND Best-in-Show at the annual MAPG/IAP meeting. Drop into the store to see some of his current work. The Class includes two pen kits and two wood blanks. And as a student in the class you are eligible to recieve a special offer of a complete set of pen turning tools all worth over $60 for only $30.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Turn a Bottle Stopper

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

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Ronald Blais
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses or Face Shield
Description: Learn to Turn an elegant Wine Bottle Stopper. This class is for Beginners to Experienced Turners. You will learn the "Ins and Outs" of making Unique Gifts for that someone special. Learn to make the same professional stoppers as those available in fine gift shops. Arthur will instruct you on the complete process from wood selection to final finish, along with numerous tips and techniques to help you produce excellent results every time. Soon you will be making stoppers for both fun and profit. Drop into the store to see some of his current work. As a student in the class you are eligible to recieve a special offer of a 3pc set of turning tools worth over $60 for only $25.The Class includes a Bottle Stopper kit and wood blank.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Woodworking Fundamentals: Milling the lumber

Thursday, April 27, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Tom Duram
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4-8
Tools Required: Safety Glasses,
Description: This course serves two purposes. First the skill building of safely using three tools: the jointer, the planer and the table saw. The second objective is how these three tools are used in concert to mill straight, square suitable for fine wood working. Each student will use each of these tools with instructor supervision.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Decorative scrolling 101

Saturday, April 29, 9:30 AM - 3 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Joe Russell
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: safety glasses
Description: Learn the integral techniques of scroll-work including how to make clean straight cuts and how to cut smooth curves. As a hands on class, students will be guided through the process of making ornaments and puzzles.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes: Includes materials and lunch

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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FREE OPEN WORKSHOP

Thursday, May 4, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Michael Wheeler
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 5-15
Tools Required: Pencil, Paper and ideas
Description: FREE OPEN WORKSHOP with Michael Wheeler. Let Michael and his 40 years woodworking experience answer questions and show how to complete your new or stalled projects. Topics to be covered will depend on student/instructors round table discussion at the end of class
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $0.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Turning Natural Edge Bowls

Saturday, May 6, 9:30 AM - 3 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mike Souter
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Face Shield, Bowl Gouge, Spindle Gouge & Parting Tool
Description: Tools Required: Face Shield, Bowl Gouge, Spindle Gouge & Parting Tool Natural edge turnings are a unique form that any turner can learn. Donna will guide students through the entire process of “releasing” that beautiful bowl from a piece of wood. Learn blank preparation from the log, band saw cutting tips, mounting options, efficient methods of balancing the blank on the lathe both physically and aesthetically, reverse chucking techniques to finish the foot, sanding and finishing options.
Prerequisite: Basic bowl turning
Tuition: $95.00
Tuition Notes: Includes materials and lunch

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Cabinet Making I: Carcass Construction

Sunday, May 7, 10 AM - 3:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Tony Bratton
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 5-12
Tools Required: N/A
Description: In the first of this four part series students will learn to assemble a plywood carcass using traditional joinery methods and pocket screws. Cabinet assembly methods will be discussed and examples shown. Face frames will be assembled with pocket screws. Applying edge banding will be demonstrated. Includes Lunch! Special discount on related tools, books and supplies!
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $89.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Cutting Boards

Part 1: Thursday, May 11, 6 PM - 9 PM
Part 2: Thursday, May 25, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Edward McCormack
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Hand Plane
Description: In this two Thursday night class, Make a classic cutting board for yourself or a loved one. Great gift idea! Leave with a finished product that you made by hand. All materials included.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $70.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Band Saw Techniques

Saturday, May 13, 10 AM - 2 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Michael Wheeler
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 0-10
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection & Notebook
Description: Michael will teach you all the tricks to get the most performance out of your band saw. He will cover alignment, tensioning techniques and common joinery cutting techniques. He will follow up with a demonstration on Cabriole, Queen Anne legs. Time permitting, each student may have the chance to cut out a leg.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $65.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Cabinetmaking II: Drawer making / Using a dovetail

Sunday, May 14, 10 AM - 3:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Tony Bratton
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 5-12
Tools Required: None Special discounts on related tools.
Description: This class, the second session of our four part cabinet series, will be a hands on/demonstration class. Students will learn to use a dovetail jig and router. Alternate construction methods, including strengths and limitations of the various styles will be discussed, along with special requirements for concealed drawer slides. Includes Lunch! Special discount on related tools, books and supplies!
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $89.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Cabinetmaking III: Raised Panel Doors

Sunday, May 21, 10 AM - 3:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Tony Bratton
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 5-12
Tools Required: N/A
Description: Whether completing cabinets you’ve built yourself or updating your current cabinets, this class will provide you with the skills to build this attractive and sturdy door style. Tony will step you through the process from determining the size, to lining up the cutters for a perfect fit. Arched door style will be discussed. Includes Lunch! Special discount on related tools, books and supplies!
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $89.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Cabinet Making IV: Assembly

Sunday, May 28, 10 AM - 3:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Tony Bratton
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Class Size: 5-12
Tools Required: N/A
Description: The final class in our four part series will help you put it all together (literally). Tony will show you how to install several different drawer slide styles including the newest Blum concealed slides. Installation and adjusting of European hinges will be demonstrated, along with installation of knobs and pulls. Tony will also discuss different finishing options. Includes Lunch! Special discount on related tools, books and supplies!
Prerequisite: Cabinet Making I, II & III
Tuition: $89.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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FREE OPEN WORKSHOP

Thursday, June 1, 6 PM - 9 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Michael Wheeler
Skill Level: None
Class Size: 5-15
Tools Required: Pencil, Paper and ideas
Description: FREE OPEN WORKSHOP with Michael Wheeler. Let Michael and his 40 years woodworking experience answer questions and show how to complete your new or stalled projects. Topics to be covered will depend on student/instructors round table discussion at the end of class
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $0.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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The Art Of Pen Turning

Saturday, June 3, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Ronald Blais
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Safety Glasses, Pen Turning Tools, Bushings for your lathe
Description: Learn to make the same professional style pens as those available in fine gift shops. Ron will instruct you on the complete process from wood selection to final finish, along with numerous tips and techniques to help you produce excellent results every time. Soon you will be making pens for both fun and profit. Ron has been teaching pen turning for many years and has recently won both First Prize AND Best-in-Show at the annual MAPG/IAP meeting. Drop into the store to see some of his current work. The Class includes two pen kits and two wood blanks. And as a student in the class you are eligible to recieve a special offer of a complete set of pen turning tools all worth over $60 for only $30.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Turn A Pepper Mill

Saturday, June 3, 1 PM - 4 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Ronald Blais
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: Roughing Gouge, 3/8" Spindle Goude, Parting Tool And Face Shield
Description: You will turn a pepper mill using a Cherry Blank and a pepper mill mechanism. Mechanism and Cherry Blank included in fee. Every kitchen needs a pepper mill. The aroma and taste of freshly ground pepper brings a new dimension to your culinary skills. This class will use and build upon spindle turning techniques and wood holding methods while you make this beautiful and useful item. Completion of the Basic Lathe course or approval of the instructor is required for this course.
Prerequisite: Some Woodturning experiance
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Repairing Dents and Dings in your Furniture

Sunday, June 4, 10 AM - 3:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Edward McCormack
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6-8
Tools Required:
Description: Learn to asses the degree of damage then learn how to repair the dings and dents in your furniture, using Burn in tools, two part epoxy and fill sticks. Tool will also be available for purchase at a discounted price for students.
Prerequisite:
Tuition: $100.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Essential Jigs and Fixtures

Thursday, June 8, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Edward McCormack
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 0-8
Tools Required: Hearing and eye protection
Description: Fixtures allow cabinetmakers to make specialized cuts safely and efficiently. In this class Students will make two simple Table saw fixtures for their home shop. These fixtures will be used in combination with one of the most important fixtures for the table saw: the cross-cut sled. Students will learn the needed techniques to make their own sled and observe how it is calibrated to produce perfect 90 degree cross-cuts.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $75.00
Tuition Notes: $10 materials fee

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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Turning A Natural Edge Goblet

Saturday, June 10, 10 AM - 1:30 PM

Class Status: Open
Instructor: Mike Souter
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Size: 0-6
Tools Required: 3/8 Or 1/2" Spindle Gouge, Parting Tool, Face Shield, A 1/2" Round Nose Scraper Is Optional
Description: Through the magic of woodturning learn how to turn a natural edge goblet. Techniques for holding the piece while turning the long stem will be taught. End grain hollowing and spindle turning techniques will be emphasized.
Prerequisite: Some Turning Experience Required
Tuition: $90.00
Tuition Notes:

Please Note: Fees are nonrefundable within one week of the scheduled seminar.

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