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October 2019

Essential Handtool & Joinery Skills

October 14 - October 18 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$770
learn to use your hand tools, fine wood shavings

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR RANDY MAXEY Essential Handtool & Joinery Skills Handtool work and joinery are vital skills for all woodworkers. There is nothing more valuable than being able to select and cut joints with skill and ease. This class taught by Randy Maxey will increase your joinery skills regardless of your starting point. You will learn how to select joints, how to lay them out, how to cut them accurately using a variety of hand tool, and machine-based methods. It is…

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The Art & Technicals of Box Making

October 21 - October 25 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
$750
box making class, box making, box, woodworking, joinery, craftsmanship

LEARN THE CLASSIC ART OF BOX MAKING This Box Making course builds on your woodworking and power tool knowledge and is a great stepping stone class to larger projects, like cabinets or drawers. Hands-on Creative Box Making In this hands-on five day class, you’ll learn and practice multiple box making techniques: design, carcass construction, resawing lumber, box joints, bevel cuts, and setting hinges and hardware. You will also experiment with: sliding and mortised, hinged  lids keyed miters, finger joints, rabbets…

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Chair Making with Michael Fortune

October 28 - November 1 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
$750
Michael fortune folding chair, chair making, folding chair, michael fortune, how to make a chair, woodworking,

Michael Fortune Designer, maker, teacher and mentor, Michael is one of Canada’s most respected contemporary furniture masters. With 33 years of experience, he builds limited edition work and residential furnishing. His innovative work has been in numerous exhibitions worldwide. Chair Making with Michael Fortune  This 5-day chair making class taught by master furniture maker Michael Fortune, will introduce you to a wide variety of new skills while making a folding chair.  A folding chair is a feat of engineering and…

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November 2019

Bandsaw Tuning| Michael Fortune

November 2 | 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
$100
bandsaw

Meet Your Instructor Michael Fortune Setting Up and Using the Bandsaw with Michael Fortune  This Saturday class taught by master furniture maker Michael Fortune, will help you get your bandsaw singing! The bandsaw can be one of the most versatile, safe and accurate machines in your workshop.  A new or used bandsaw can be can be tuned to cut precision joints or flawlessly resaw solid wood without after market accessories or expensive blades. Installing new tires, setting blade tension, tracking,…

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Finishing Furniture – The ABCs

November 9 - November 10 | 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
$460
French polishing, finishing, expert, lacquer, shellac, oil finish, wax finish, how to apply finish, wood finishes, polish

Meet Your Instructor Diane Shattuck Diane has been finishing for over 38 years. Growing up in Detroit, she operated woodworking business as well as having a custom finishing shop where she did restoration work in many historical buildings.  She has taught & demo’d at IWF, AWFS, Woodworkers, consulted with HGTV and blogs on FinishingIQ.com.  She currently is the company trainer for Gemini Industries. Learn To Finish Furniture This weekend finishing class provides a hands-on experience on finishing techniques and tools. Come learn…

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Greenwood Spoon Carving

November 9 - November 10 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$275
Jason lonon spoon, carving spoons, greenwood spoons, greenwood skills, spoon carving, jason lonon, carving, caving skills, spoon

          How to Carve Traditional Spoons  Greenwood spoon carving!  Come discover an addictive and easy new hobby, or sharpen your skills in pursuit of the perfect greenwood spoon. Just think how impressive it will be when you're camping and hand carve everyone a spoon, or serve a beautiful meal with custom made utensils for your guests! Learn how to carve traditional greenwood spoons with the minimal amount of tools. Starting with a hatchet, a knife, and…

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Greenwood Bowl Carving

November 11 - November 15 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$775
bowl carving with adz

        Carve an Green Wood Bowl - Open to All Get ready to turn an ordinary green wood log into a beautiful functional bowl using traditional tools and techniques. In this class taught by Jason Lonon, you’ll learn to sculpt wood into one-of-a-kind graceful vessels using traditional tools such as axes adze sloyd knives drawknives spokeshaves and gouges After covering wood selection and layout, we will focus on adze technique and axemanship.  You will be amazed at…

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Intro To Woodworking – Weekend

November 16 - November 17 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$460
dewalt chop saw, woodworking, learn how

Learn Beginning Woodworking The Weekend Beginning Woodworking class provides a hands-on workshop experience and a condensed introduction to foundational woodworking techniques and tools. It is ideal for determining if you’d like to get more involved in woodworking, refreshing your skills, or familiarizing yourself with safe power tool use.  It is a good first step in learning how to build furniture. You will learn and practice each step of  the woodworking process: project design and planning, construction drawings, lumber, milling, joinery, construction…

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Cutting Board – Saturday Funday

November 23 | 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
$90
make a cutting board, cutting board classes, one day wood class, beginners wood classes

Sunday Funday Except on Saturday!- Make an Artisanal Cutting Board Level: Open to All Starting with a block of wood, you will mill up and then glue together multiple strips to make up your  artisanal cutting board.  After its dried (good time to break for lunch) you’ll  cut your wood to final length and width.  You'll sand it to perfection and applied a lovely soy oil/beeswax finish and. you'll be set to go!   Get creative and do a little burning  designs…

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December 2019

Beginning Woodworking

December 2 - December 6 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$750

Foundation Beginning Woodwork This beginning woodworking class will teach you how to build furniture using both power tools and hand tools.  This course is perfect for beginners, self taught and for intermediates who want to hone their skills.  Everything you will need is here in the workshop along with really knowledgeable, patient instructors who will show you safe methods of work. Learn How to Use to Power Tools & Build Furniture In this hands-on class, you will learn the complete…

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Make A Beer Cup – Sunday Funday

December 7 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$90
lathe, wood cups, Wood turning classes, beer mugs

Sunday Funday - Make Your Own Beer Cup! Level: Open to All Come and have a fun afternoon learning how to make a beer cup errrr.......beer mug.  We've teamed up with the Hidden Springs Ale Works, so at the end of the afternoon you get to go next door and test it out! If you have never used a lathe before - don't worry! This is super easy and is step by step. You can do this and your instructor is…

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Carving | Alex Grabovetskiy

December 8 | 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
$200
wood carving, alex grabovetskiy, rosettes, learn to arve rosettes, learn to carve, carving skills,

Learn How to do Classical Carving Traditional Carving Techniques for Beginners & Intermediates This traditional carving class, taught by world-renown Alexander Grabovetskiy, will give you the skills to add creative, unique details to all your woodworking projects. This class will advance your abilities, no matter if you are new to carving or have been working on your skills for a while. In this extended one day class, you will practice of carving approaches, techniques and use a wide array of carving…

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Essential Handtool & Joinery Skills

December 9 - December 13 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$675
joinery, dovetails, woodworking class, woodworking joints

Essential Handtool & Joinery Skills Handtool work and joinery are vital skills for all woodworkers.  There is nothing more valuable than being able to select and cut joints with skill and ease. This class taught by Randy Maxey will increase your joinery skills regardless of your starting point. You will learn how to select joints, how to lay them out, how to cut them accurately using a variety of hand tool and machine based methods.  It is an incredible class…

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Woodcut Printing – Sunday Funday

December 15 | 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
$105
woodblock, printing, woodcut, design techniques, patterns, powerful visual imagery, shape, form, repetition, curves, design concepts, woodcut printing, woodworking

Meet Your Instructor Jennifer Harper is our instructor for this unique class. An accomplished printmaker and artist from Eustice FL, she has studied and taught nationally and internationally...Read More. Woodcut/Wood Block Print Making Level:  Open to All The ancient art of woodblock printing is a perfect craft to get started with printmaking. This easy workshop will introduce you to the tools and methods needed to allow you to carve and print from your own relief woodblocks. White lines and shapes…

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Cutting Board – Sunday Funday

December 22 | 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
$90
make a cutting board, cutting board classes, one day wood class, beginners wood classes

Sunday Funday Except on Saturday!- Make an Artisanal Chopping Board Level: Open to All Starting with a block of wood, you will mill up and then glue together multiple strips to make up your  artisanal chopping board.  After its dried (good time to break for lunch) you’ll  cut your wood to final length and width.  You'll sand it to perfection and applied a lovely soy oil/beeswax finish and. you'll be set to go!   Get creative and do a little burning  designs…

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Beginning Woodworking Weekend

December 28 - December 29 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$460
learn to use the joiner, introduction to wood class, Weekend classes

Learn Beginning Woodworking The Weekend Beginning Woodworking class provides a hands-on workshop experience and a condensed introduction to foundational woodworking techniques and tools. It is ideal for determining if you’d like to get more involved in woodworking, refreshing your skills, or familiarizing yourself with safe power tool use.  It is a good first step in learning how to build furniture. You will learn and practice each step of  the woodworking process: project design and planning, construction drawings, lumber, milling, joinery, construction…

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Beer Cup – Saturday Funday

December 28 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$90
lathe, wood cups, Wood turning classes, beer mugs

Saturday Funday - Make Your Own Beer Cup! Level: Open to All Come and have a fun afternoon learning how to make a beer cup errrr.......beer mug.  We've teamed up with the Hidden Springs Ale Works, so at the end of the afternoon you get to go next door and test it out! If you have never used a lathe before - don't worry! This is super easy and is step by step. You can do this and your instructor is…

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January 2020

Make A Pen – Saturday Funday

Jan 4, 2020 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
$125
pen turning

Sunday Funday Except on Saturday!- Turn Beautiful Pens Level: Open to All (Minimum age 12) Learn how to prepare, turn, and finish a wooden pen on the lathe. We will show you how to cut pen blanks, drill and mount the blanks on the lathe, turn the pen barrels and apply a finish.  You will make at least two pens - a wooden one and an acrylic one (just for fun). We have all the equipment, materials and safety gear you…

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Cutting Board – Saturday Funday

Jan 4, 2020 | 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
$125
cutting board

nal Sunday Funday Except on Saturday!- Make an Artisanal Cutting Board Level: Open to All Starting with a block of wood, you will mill up and then glue together multiple strips to make up your  artisanal cutting board. While the glue is drying, we'll break for lunch and there are some lovely restaurants locally so you can make a day of it! After its dried, you’ll  cut your wood to final length using a chop saw and plane it down to…

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Beginning Woodwork | Brian Reid

Jan 6, 2020 - Jan 10, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
$775

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR  BRIAN REID Foundation Beginning Woodwork This beginning woodworking class with aclaimed master furniture maker Brian Reid will teach you how to build furniture using both power tools and hand tools.  This course is perfect for beginners, self taught and for intermediates who want to hone their skills.  Everything you will need is here in the workshop along with really knowledgeable, patient instructors who will show you safe methods of work. Learn How to Use to Power Tools…

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Chisel Box & Marquetry – Weekend

Jan 11, 2020 - Jan 12, 2020 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$600
wooden box making

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR  ANDREW GIBSON Make a Chisel Storage Box Plus Marquetry Weekend Class - Open to All Build your skills and store your tools!  Chisels present a special challenge, their sharp edges can inflict damage as well as suffer it, so if your chisels are rattling around in a drawer, or still in flimsy original packaging, consider making a box to protect and organize them for easy retrieval. This class consists two weekends (Jan 11-12th AND Feb 29th -…

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Handtool & Joinery | Brian Reid

Jan 13, 2020 - Jan 17, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$775
learn to use your hand tools, fine wood shavings

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR  BRIAN REID Essential Handtool & Joinery Skills Handtool work and joinery are vital skills for all woodworkers.  There is nothing more valuable than being able to select and cut joints with skill and ease.  You'll be learning from a master craftsman - Brian Reid, who has a life time of learning to share with you. This class taught by Brian Reid will increase your joinery skills regardless of your starting point. You will learn how to select…

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Turning For The Home | Steve Cook

Jan 13, 2020 - Jan 17, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$800
rolling pin, woodturning

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR STEVE COOK  Beginning Wood Turning This beginning wood turning class will teach you how to use a lathe to make beautiful turned pieces for your home and friends. It is perfect for beginners and intermediates who want to hone their skills.  Everything you will need is here in the workshop along with really knowledgeable, patient instructors who will show you safe methods of work. Learn How to Use to a  Wood Lathe to Make Things for Your…

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Breaking The Rules| Box Making

Jan 20, 2020 - Jan 24, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$795
michael Cullen, boxes, boxes with embellishments, box making classes

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR MICHAEL CULLEN Learn How To Make Boxes A wonderful opportunity to explore the art of box making in a very creative way.  This class is open to non woodworker as well as woodworkers of all skill levels who would like to break into new territory. Bandsaw Box Skills In this five day class, taught by renowned furniture maker Michael Cullen a regular contributor to Fine Woodworking magazine, you’ll investigate different approaches and forms that a box can become…

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February 2020

Joinery & Handtools – Weekend

Feb 1, 2020 - Feb 2, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$460
learn to use your hand tools, fine wood shavings

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR ANDREW GIBSON Precision Joinery Weekend Workshop Come and spend a weekend learning how to cut the most precision joints with care and craft.  Do you want to hone your hand tool joinery skills and improve  your overall woodworking and furniture making? Everything you will need is here in the workshop along with a really knowledgeable, patient instructor who will show you step by step how to accomplish beautiful work.  Feel free to bring your own tools.  You'll…

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Shaker Table – Woodworking 102

Feb 3, 2020 - Feb 7, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
$795
shaker dovetail drawer

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR RANDY MAXEY Woodworking 102 - Shaker Table One Plank A beautiful classic table project to take your basic woodworking skills to the next level. These taunt, lean, elegant tables capture the essence of the iconic Shaker style and work well in every room in the home.  Made from American cherry this table will become more beautiful over time. You'll have the opportunity to do some hybrid woodworking and meld both handtools and machinery with this project.  The…

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Master The Bend | Garrett Hack

Feb 11, 2020 - Feb 13, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$550

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR GARRETT HACK WOODWORKING WITH CURVES As your woodworking skills develop, so does a natural interest in designing beyond the straight and square. Curved shapes can add elegance, allure, and even strength to your furniture designs. Come and explore and make several different curved parts by: laminating for curved drawers and chair parts, shaping out of the solid with hand tools, coopering (think barrel) for curved panels or case sides, steam bending. We will talk about how to…

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Chair Making | Chris Schwarz

Feb 17, 2020 - Feb 21, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$825
chair making with chris schwarz

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR  Christopher Schwarz Build a comfortable stick armchair in the Welsh tradition using tools and materials that are familiar to the typical woodworker. If chairmaking intimidates you, you aren’t alone. The tools, materials, and processes seem to require a pledge of allegiance to an entirely different craft that uses greenwood, shavehorses and steam boxes. It doesn’t have to be that way. With a bit of cleverness and (mostly) standard woodworking tools, you can build an extremely comfortable stick…

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Japanese Tool Box | Chris Schwarz

Feb 22, 2020 - Feb 23, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$485
schwarz tool box

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR  Christopher Schwarz JAPANESE SLIDING LID BOX Build a reproduction of an antique Japanese sliding-lid box using hand tools, carefully shaped finger joints and steel dome-head nails. Based on a Japanese box found at an Australian tool sale in 2013, this chest is an excellent introduction to precision sawing and handplaning. During this two-day class, you will make a simple sawing appliance that allows you to make the finger joints by hand and eye. You’ll also focus on…

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Beginning Woodworking

Feb 24, 2020 - Feb 28, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$775

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR KATE SWANN  Foundation Beginning Woodwork This foundation beginning woodworking class, will teach you how to build furniture using both power tools and hand tools. This course is perfect for beginners or for intermediates who want to hone their skills. Everything you will need is here in the workshop along with really knowledgeable, patient instructors who will show you safe methods of work. Learn How to Use to Power Tools & Build Furniture In this hands-on class, you will…

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Intro To Marquetry – Weekend

Feb 29, 2020 - Mar 1, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$460
compass rose

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR ANDREW GIBSON Introduction To Marquetry Marquetery is the process of making pictures from small pieces of veneer and insetting them into a larger, thicker piece of material such as a box lid, cabinet door, or table top. Marquetry has been used for centuries to add decorative details to many types of furniture and even used as a dedicated media for purely artistic works.  You'll often find marquetry and particularly the compass rose in Federal style furniture. Regardless of your interests…

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March 2020

Recurve Bow Building & Archery

Mar 2, 2020 - Mar 6, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$870
dave mead long bow

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR DAVE MEAD  Composite Bow Making Learn the unique art of making one of the most ancient bow designs - the composite bow. You will learn from Dave Mead, a master bowyer, who has spent years perfecting the performance of this bow and arrow combo. Capable of shooting fast and flat over great ranges similar to the modern gear of today, it will bring more to the table than the archer is prepared for. This bow covers all archery needs.…

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Beer Cup – Saturday Funday

Mar 7, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$125
lathe, wood cups, Wood turning classes, beer mugs

Saturday Funday - Make Your Own Beer Cup! Level: Open to All Come and have a fun afternoon learning how to make a beer cup errrr.......beer mug.  We've teamed up with the Hidden Springs Ale Works, so at the end of the afternoon you get to go next door and test it out! If you have never used a lathe before - don't worry! This is super easy and is step by step. You can do this and your instructor is…

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Spoon & In Round Carvings

Mar 9, 2020 - Mar 13, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$795

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR MIRIAM CARPENTER Spoon & Small In The Round Carving This workshop aims to strip away intimidation and complication, making carving straightforward and enjoyable. This workshop is suitable for all levels. Students will also have the option to make netsuke - Not familiar with Netsuke?  Netsuke are small sculptural objects which  gradually developed in Japan over a period of more than three hundred years - they are delightful, thoughtful objects that entrace the maker and the viewer! They…

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Beginning Woodworking | Weekend

Mar 14, 2020 - Mar 15, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$475
dewalt chop saw, woodworking, learn how

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR KATE SWANN Learn To Woodwork The Weekend Beginning Woodworking class provides a hands-on workshop experience and a condensed introduction to foundational woodworking techniques and power tools. It is ideal for determining if you’d like to get more involved in woodworking, refreshing your skills, or familiarizing yourself with safe power tool use.  It is a good first step in learning how to build furniture. You will learn and practice each step of  the woodworking process: project design and…

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Wood Router Essentials | Weekend

Mar 21, 2020 - Mar 22, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$460
wood router

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR ANDREW GIBSON Router Essentials for Every Woodworker A router tables and plunge routers add a LOT to the shop but they can be intimidating. With the amazingly diverse availability of router bit profiles, there are many different things you can do on a router table; from edge profiling to joinery. Because of the high rpm of a router motor, the cut quality is great, typically requiring very little sanding and your instructor, Andrew Gibson,  will show you…

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Cutting Board – Sunday Funday

Mar 29, 2020 | 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
$125
cutting board

Sunday Funday - Make an Artisanal Cutting Board Level: Open to All Starting with a block of wood, you will mill up and then glue together multiple strips to make up your  artisanal cutting board. While the glue is drying, we'll break for lunch and there are some lovely restaurants locally so you can make a day of it! After its dried, you’ll  cut your wood to final length using a chop saw and plane it down to final thickness using…

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April 2020

Beginning Woodworking | Weekend

Apr 4, 2020 - Apr 5, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$475
dewalt chop saw, woodworking, learn how

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR KATE SWANN Learn To Woodwork The Weekend Beginning Woodworking class provides a hands-on workshop experience and a condensed introduction to foundational woodworking techniques and power tools. It is ideal for determining if you’d like to get more involved in woodworking, refreshing your skills, or familiarizing yourself with safe power tool use.  It is a good first step in learning how to build furniture. You will learn and practice each step of  the woodworking process: project design and…

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Beer Cup – Saturday Funday

Apr 4, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$125
lathe, wood cups, Wood turning classes, beer mugs

Saturday Funday - Make Your Own Beer Cup! Level: Open to All Come and have a fun afternoon learning how to make a beer cup errrr.......beer mug.  We've teamed up with the Hidden Springs Ale Works, so at the end of the afternoon you get to go next door and test it out! If you have never used a lathe before - don't worry! This is super easy and is step by step. You can do this and your instructor is…

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The Art & Technicals of Box Making

Apr 6, 2020 - Apr 10, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
$795
box making class, box making, box, woodworking, joinery, craftsmanship

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR KATE SWANN THE CLASSIC & TECHNICAL ART OF BOX MAKING This Box Making course builds on your woodworking and power tool knowledge and is a great stepping stone class to larger projects, like cabinets or drawers. In this hands-on five day class, you'll learn and practice multiple box making techniques: design, carcass construction, resawing lumber, box joints, bevel cuts, and setting hinges and hardware. This is as much a "technical skills" class as it is a box making class.…

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Mid Century Modern Coffee Table

Apr 12, 2020 - Apr 17, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
$835

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR MIRIAM CARPENTER Design & Build a Mid Century Coffee Table  By the end of this class, you will have designed, built, and finished a perfectly sized mid-century modern coffee table for your home! In this great hands-on class, you will learn the complete process of woodworking from concept to finished product, plus you will end up with your own hand made coffee table. This class is for beginners and intermediate woodworkers. You will learn about: Designing MCM Furniture…

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Woodcut Printing – Sunday Funday

Apr 19, 2020 | 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
$110

MEET  YOUR INSTRUCTOR JENNIFER HARPER Woodcut/Wood Block Print Making Level:  Open to All The ancient art of woodblock printing is a perfect craft to get started with printmaking. This easy workshop will introduce you to the tools and methods needed to allow you to carve and print from your own relief woodblocks. White lines and shapes are created when areas are carved away. The type of chisel (V-gouge, U-gouge or knife) dictates the shape of the space as well as…

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Essential Handtool & Joinery Skills

Apr 20, 2020 - Apr 24, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$795
learn to use your hand tools, fine wood shavings

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR RANDY MAXEY  Essential Handtool & Joinery Skills Handtool work and joinery are vital skills for all woodworkers.  There is nothing more valuable than being able to select and cut joints with skill and ease. This class taught by Randy Maxey will increase your joinery skills regardless of your starting point. You will learn how to select joints, how to lay them out, how to cut them accurately using a variety of hand tool and machine based methods.…

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Precision Joinery – Weekend

Apr 25, 2020 - Apr 26, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$460
joinery, picture frame, precision joinery, joinery skills

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR ANDREW GIBSON Precision Joinery - Beautiful Picture Frames  Weekend Workshop While the digital age is upon us, we all have physical pictures of places and people that keep memories fresh for us.  Framing them in a hand made frame makes them even more memorable.  Come and spend a weekend learning how to craft a custom made frame for one of your treasured pictures. This class is perfect for beginners or for intermediates who want to build hand…

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May 2020

The Business of Woodwork

May 2, 2020 - May 3, 2020 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$475

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS KATE SWANN MARK STEPHENSON Woodworking Business School - Live Weekend Event There's a lot to the business side of woodworking, like how you think about your business as a business, how to price your work, and how to market your business, so you stay profitable and stay off the income roller coaster.Mark Stephenson from Ownermarketingschool.com and Kate Swann from the Florida School of Woodwork team up for the first-ever course to help you unlock the business potential in the work you…

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Woodturning For Profit Nick Cook

May 4, 2020 - May 8, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$795
rolling pin, woodturning

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR NICK COOK  Wood Turning for Profit Learn to use a lathe to make beautiful turned pieces for your home for sale.  It is perfect for beginners and intermediates who want to hone their skills and learn from a veteran maker - Nick Cook -  about making small items for sale . Learn How to Use to a  Wood Lathe to Make A Profit It really doesn’t take long before you will have products to sell.  Even if…

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Make A Pen – Sunday Funday

May 10, 2020 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
$125
pen turning

Sunday Funday Except on Saturday!- Turn Beautiful Pens Level: Open to All (Minimum age 12) Learn how to prepare, turn, and finish a wooden pen on the lathe. We will show you how to cut pen blanks, drill and mount the blanks on the lathe, turn the pen barrels and apply a finish.  You will make at least two pens - a wooden one and an acrylic one (just for fun). We have all the equipment, materials and safety gear you…

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Curvature – Bend It Like Gumby

May 11, 2020 - May 15, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$845

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR  KELLY PARKER Curvature - Bending Wood Imagine: the gentle bend of a meandering stream… the supple curve of a woman’s hip… the fluid lines of a sports car.  These beautiful organic forms are intrinsically pleasing to us.  You can bring this same graceful quality to your furniture by learning the basics of bending wood. Steam - Vacuum - Hot Pipe  - Kerf Bending Join Kelly Parker for a 5-day hands-on adventure as you explore the art and…

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Beginning Woodworking | Weekend

May 23, 2020 - May 24, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$475
dewalt chop saw, woodworking, learn how

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR KATE SWANN Learn To Woodwork The Weekend Beginning Woodworking class provides a hands-on workshop experience and a condensed introduction to foundational woodworking techniques and power tools. It is ideal for determining if you’d like to get more involved in woodworking, refreshing your skills, or familiarizing yourself with safe power tool use.  It is a good first step in learning how to build furniture. You will learn and practice each step of  the woodworking process: project design and…

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Beer Cup – Saturday Funday

May 23, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$120
lathe, wood cups, Wood turning classes, beer mugs

Saturday Funday - Make Your Own Beer Cup! Level: Open to All Come and have a fun afternoon learning how to make a beer cup errrr.......beer mug.  We've teamed up with the Hidden Springs Ale Works, so at the end of the afternoon you get to go next door and test it out! If you have never used a lathe before - don't worry! This is super easy and is step by step. You can do this and your instructor is…

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Casework | Modern Nightstand

May 25, 2020 - May 30, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
$925

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR KATE SWANN MAKE A MODERN TWO DRAWER NIGHTSTAND CABINET The class is design to bring together a wide variety of techniques and building processes into one project build. It is ideal for extending woodworking knowledge established in earlier courses. You will need to have some knowledge under your belt - how to mill lumber, make joints such as mortise and tenon, box joints, etc. Although students will work independently, there will be plenty of learning opportunities as…

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June 2020

Beginning Woodworking

Jun 1, 2020 - Jun 5, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$775
pm classes, evening woodworking classes, wood shop beginners, side tables

 Things You'll Learn About MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR KATE SWANN Foundation Beginning Woodwork This foundation beginning woodworking class, will teach you how to build furniture using both power tools and hand tools. This course is perfect for beginners or for intermediates who want to hone their skills. Everything you will need is here in the workshop along with really knowledgeable, patient instructors who will show you safe methods of work. Learn How to Use to Power Tools & Build Furniture In…

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Low Relief Carving For Furniture

Jun 8, 2020 - Jun 12, 2020 | 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
$795

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR ALEXANDER GRABOVETSKIY Carving for Furniture Low Relief Carving Techniques Low relief Carving for furniture, also known as Flemish or Liège style was a very popular from 16th to 19th century in Belgium-Franch culture. It also moved to England and was incorporated by Great Furniture makers such as Thomas Chippendale. In this class, we will discover the beauty and richness of low relief carving.   Low relief carving makes something look very 3d even if it only 1/8” (3mm)…

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Beer Cup – Saturday Funday

Jun 20, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$125
lathe, wood cups, Wood turning classes, beer mugs

Saturday Funday - Make Your Own Beer Cup! Level: Open to All Come and have a fun afternoon learning how to make a beer cup errrr.......beer mug.  We've teamed up with the Hidden Springs Ale Works, so at the end of the afternoon you get to go next door and test it out! If you have never used a lathe before - don't worry! This is super easy and is step by step. You can do this and your instructor is…

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July 2020

Intro To Woodturning

Jul 11, 2020 - Jul 12, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
learn to turn in Tampa, Tampa turning classes

Meet Your Instructor Peggy Schmid Introduction To Turning Wood on a Lathe A wonderful opportunity to learn to turn on a lathe with a great instructor in comfortably paced class. Open to new turners, as well as those of all skill levels who would like to break bad turning habits and fortify their skill base. Taught by renowned turner Peggy Schmid  you will build a strong foundation of techniques for spindle, end grain, and faceplate turning. Starting with the essentials…

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Teen Woodworking Camp

Jul 13, 2020 - Jul 17, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$780
teen with handplane

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR  KATE SWANN TEEN WOODWORKING – SHOP CLASS Minimum age 14 – 17 yrs Our fully equipped shop is the scene of creative,  engineering, and practical skill building work for 5 hours of instruction every day as well for free time. The skills your teen will learn here, will last a life time. Parents this class is open both girls and boys.  No knowledge is required and the class is well supervised. In this hands-on class, you will…

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Beer Cup – Saturday Funday

Jul 25, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free
lathe, wood cups, Wood turning classes, beer mugs

Saturday Funday - Make Your Own Beer Cup! Level: Open to All Come and have a fun afternoon learning how to make a beer cup errrr.......beer mug.  We've teamed up with the Hidden Springs Ale Works, so at the end of the afternoon you get to go next door and test it out! If you have never used a lathe before - don't worry! This is super easy and is step by step. You can do this and your instructor is…

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August 2020

Chair Making | Philip Morely

Aug 1, 2020 - Aug 7, 2020 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$995

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR  PHILIP MORELY    Chair making with Philip Morely Come and build your skills and furnish your home with this sleek and contemporary Morely Lounge chair. Designed with a Mid Century flair but supremely comfortable, this chair is an excellent way to both develop your woodworking skills and make a statement in your home. Designed by Philip Morely - your instructor, you'll find yourself learning about traditional joinery and careful craft and unique design touches. This build will…

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Beginning Woodworking

Aug 10, 2020 - Aug 14, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$775
side table, beginnning woodwork

 Things You'll Learn About MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR KATE SWANN Foundation Beginning Woodwork This foundation beginning woodworking class, will teach you how to build furniture using both power tools and hand tools. This course is perfect for beginners or for intermediates who want to hone their skills. Everything you will need is here in the workshop along with really knowledgeable, patient instructors who will show you safe methods of work. Learn How to Use to Power Tools & Build Furniture In…

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Wood Turning for All | Rudy Lopez

Aug 17, 2020 - Aug 21, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$795
Learn to turn with Rudy, intermediate turning classes

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR RUDY LOPEZ Wood Turning for All Woodturning is a great hobby and it has a short learning curve, the skills last a lifetime, and you get to make wood chips fly! Few things are more satisfying than creating something out of wood with your own two hands-that beautiful bowl, useful pen, or one-of-a-kind ornament turned on the lathe instantly becomes a source of pride, a family heirloom, or a favorite gift. This class is will teach you…

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Essential Handtool & Joinery Skills

Aug 17, 2020 - Aug 21, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$775
learn to use your hand tools, fine wood shavings

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR RANDY MAXEY Essential Handtool & Joinery Skills Handtool work and joinery are vital skills for all woodworkers. There is nothing more valuable than being able to select and cut joints with skill and ease. This class taught by Randy Maxey will increase your joinery skills regardless of your starting point. You will learn how to select joints, how to lay them out, how to cut them accurately using a variety of hand tool, and machine-based methods. It is…

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Finishing Furniture | Weekend

Aug 22, 2020 - Aug 23, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$500
French polishing, finishing, expert, lacquer, shellac, oil finish, wax finish, how to apply finish, wood finishes, polish

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR DIANE SHATTUCK Learn To Finish Furniture This weekend finishing class provides a hands-on experience on finishing techniques and tools. Come learn why you finish, how to choose the right finish and explore all the different types of coatings available that will give your piece a professional grade finish. By the end of the class, you will know how to color with dyes and pigments how to apply varnish, shellac, and oil finishes as well as spray finishes while demystifying the many color and finishing products.…

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Cutting Board – Saturday FundaY

Aug 22, 2020 | 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
$125
cutting board

Sunday Funday Except on Saturday!- Make an Artisanal Cutting Board Level: Open to All Starting with a block of wood, you will mill up and then glue together multiple strips to make up your  artisanal cutting board. While the glue is drying, we'll break for lunch and there are some lovely restaurants locally so you can make a day of it! After its dried, you’ll  cut your wood to final length using a chop saw and plane it down to final…

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Beer Cup – Saturday Funday

Aug 22, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$125
lathe, wood cups, Wood turning classes, beer mugs

Saturday Funday - Make Your Own Beer Cup! Level: Open to All Come and have a fun afternoon learning how to make a beer cup errrr.......beer mug.  We've teamed up with the Hidden Springs Ale Works, so at the end of the afternoon you get to go next door and test it out! If you have never used a lathe before - don't worry! This is super easy and is step by step. You can do this and your instructor is…

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September 2020

Apprenticeship Fortune & Parker

Sep 7, 2020 - Sep 18, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
$1810
Michael Fortune, instructor, michael fortune teaching, portrait, woodwork nerd, head shot

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS MICHAEL FORTUNE KELLY PARKER Apprenticeship with Michael Fortune & Kelly Parker    Taught by master furniture makers, Michael Fortune, and Kelly Parker, this two-week apprenticeship will profoundly impact your learning. It is a comprehensive class where you will take a design idea from proof-of-concept into fabrication. We will focus on creating a table. You are going to want to be able to work through all aspects of the build, so if your project is overly large if it…

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Precision Joinery – Weekend

Sep 19, 2020 - Sep 20, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$505
joinery, picture frame, precision joinery, joinery skills

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR ANDREW GIBSON Precision Joinery - Beautiful Picture Frames  Weekend Workshop While the digital age is upon us, we all have physical pictures of places and people that keep memories fresh for us.  Framing them in a hand made frame makes them even more memorable.  Come and spend a weekend learning how to craft a custom made frame for one of your treasured pictures. This class is perfect for beginners or for intermediates who want to build hand…

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Beer Cup – Saturday Funday

Sep 26, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$125
lathe, wood cups, Wood turning classes, beer mugs

Saturday Funday - Make Your Own Beer Cup! Level: Open to All Come and have a fun afternoon learning how to make a beer cup errrr.......beer mug.  We've teamed up with the Hidden Springs Ale Works, so at the end of the afternoon you get to go next door and test it out! If you have never used a lathe before - don't worry! This is super easy and is step by step. You can do this and your instructor is…

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October 2020

Heirloom Desk | Nancy Hiller

Oct 5, 2020 - Oct 10, 2020 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$1025
arts and craft desk

MEET YOU INSTRUCTOR  NANCY HILLER  Heirloom English Arts & Crafts Desk The classic English desk functions well for a laptop or as a writing desk. As a gift for a loved one, or as a part of your office its combines traditional joinery with modern-day building techniques and will last for generations. Inspired by once widely-known English manufacturer’s designs for bedroom washstands, this desk incorporates the signature ring-turned feet and curved aprons of the Harris Lebus furniture company. (Please note…

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Make a Bike – Ride A Tree

Oct 11, 2020 - Oct 17, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
$1885

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR CHRIS CONNOR Make a Bike Ride A Tree Level: Open to All Learn to build a wood bike!  How do you go about building the ultimate combination of form and function? Build a wood bicycle. This class will teach you the process required to design, shape, bond, align, and ride a wood bicycle. Not just a pretty showpiece, but something that you can ride and enjoy for years to come. A wood bicycle combines the best of design and craftsmanship requiring a…

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Beginning Woodworking

Oct 12, 2020 - Oct 16, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$775

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR KATE SWANN Foundation Beginning Woodwork This foundation beginning woodworking class, will teach you how to build furniture using both power tools and hand tools. This course is perfect for beginners or for intermediates who want to hone their skills. Everything you will need is here in the workshop along with really knowledgeable, patient instructors who will show you safe methods of work. Learn How to Use to Power Tools & Build Furniture In this hands-on class, you will…

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Bowl Me Over | Don Geiger

Oct 12, 2020 - Oct 16, 2020 | 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
$800
wooden bowl turned on lathe

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR DON GEIGER Bowl Me Over - Learn to Turn Bowls  Learn how to use a lathe to make bowls in a fun, relaxed week of lathe time - you will turn thin-walled, wet wood bowls, natural edge bowls, and dry wood bowls from cured blanks - we will do square bowls if time permits! Don Geiger will show you all the basics and some of the more advanced techniques used to turn bowls on a lathe. Go from very simple things to gradually more…

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Wooden Sign Carving

Oct 19, 2020 - Oct 23, 2020 | 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
$795
sign carving

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR ALEXANDER GRABOVETSKIY Classical Sign & Letter Carving Traditional Carving Techniques   This lettering and sign carving class, taught by world-renown Alexander Grabovetskiy, will give you the skills to add creative, unique details to all your woodworking projects. Alexander has designed this introductory course for carver, furniture makers, graphic designers,  sign makers, and anyone who wants to create beautiful lettering in wood with sharp carving tools. Instruction begins with the selection and sharpening of carving tools, followed by…

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Cutting Board – Saturday Funday

Oct 24, 2020 | 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
$125
cutting board

Sunday Funday Except on Saturday!- Make an Artisanal Cutting Board Level: Open to All Starting with a block of wood, you will mill up and then glue together multiple strips to make up your  artisanal cutting board. While the glue is drying, we'll break for lunch and there are some lovely restaurants locally so you can make a day of it! After its dried, you’ll  cut your wood to final length using a chop saw and plane it down to final…

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Beer Cup – Saturday Funday

Oct 24, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$130
lathe, wood cups, Wood turning classes, beer mugs

Saturday Funday - Make Your Own Beer Cup! Level: Open to All Come and have a fun afternoon learning how to make a beer cup errrr.......beer mug.  We've teamed up with the Hidden Springs Ale Works, so at the end of the afternoon you get to go next door and test it out! If you have never used a lathe before - don't worry! This is super easy and is step by step. You can do this and your instructor is…

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Horse Bow Building & Archery

Oct 26, 2020 - Oct 30, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$870
dave mead long bow

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR DAVE MEAD  Composite Bow Making Learn the unique art of making one of the most ancient bow designs - the composite bow. You will learn from Dave Mead, a master bowyer, who has spent years perfecting the performance of this bow and arrow combo. Capable of shooting fast and flat over great ranges similar to the modern gear of today, it will bring more to the table than the archer is prepared for. This bow covers all archery needs.…

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November 2020

Pen Making – Saturday Funday

Nov 7, 2020 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
$125
pen turning

Sunday Funday Except on Saturday!- Turn Beautiful Pens Level: Open to All (Minimum age 12) Learn how to prepare, turn, and finish a wooden pen on the lathe. We will show you how to cut pen blanks, drill and mount the blanks on the lathe, turn the pen barrels and apply a finish.  You will make at least two pens - a wooden one and an acrylic one (just for fun). We have all the equipment, materials and safety gear you…

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Christmas Gifts – Wood Turning

Nov 9, 2020 - Nov 13, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
$495
wooden snowman

Meet Your Instructor  Peggy Schmid Make Christmas Gifts Using The Lathe A wonderful opportunity to learn to turn on a lathe with a great instructor in comfortably paced class. Open to new turners, as well as those of all skill levels who would like to break bad turning habits and fortify their skill base. Taught by renowned turner Peggy Schmid you will have a fun week making small gifts for those you love. This is a hands on class.  Every…

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The Art & Technicals of Box Making

Nov 16, 2020 - Nov 20, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
$825
box making class, box making, box, woodworking, joinery, craftsmanship

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR KATE SWANN THE CLASSIC & TECHNICAL ART OF BOX MAKING This Box Making course builds on your woodworking and power tool knowledge and is a great stepping stone class to larger projects, like cabinets or drawers. In this hands-on five day class, you'll learn and practice multiple box making techniques: design, carcass construction, resawing lumber, box joints, bevel cuts, and setting hinges and hardware. This is as much a "technical skills" class as it is a box making class.…

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Beginning Woodworking

Nov 30, 2020 - Dec 4, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$775

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR KATE SWANN Foundation Beginning Woodwork This foundation beginning woodworking class, will teach you how to build furniture using both power tools and hand tools. This course is perfect for beginners or for intermediates who want to hone their skills. Everything you will need is here in the workshop along with really knowledgeable, patient instructors who will show you safe methods of work. Learn How to Use to Power Tools & Build Furniture In this hands-on class, you will…

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December 2020

Cutting Board – Saturday Funday

Dec 5, 2020 | 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
$125
cutting board

Sunday Funday Except on Saturday!- Make an Artisanal Cutting Board Level: Open to All Starting with a block of wood, you will mill up and then glue together multiple strips to make up your  artisanal cutting board. While the glue is drying, we'll break for lunch and there are some lovely restaurants locally so you can make a day of it! After its dried, you’ll  cut your wood to final length using a chop saw and plane it down to final…

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Essential Handtool & Joinery Skills

Dec 7, 2020 - Dec 11, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$795
learn to use your hand tools, fine wood shavings

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR RANDY MAXEY Essential Handtool & Joinery Skills Handtool work and joinery are vital skills for all woodworkers. There is nothing more valuable than being able to select and cut joints with skill and ease. This class taught by Randy Maxey will increase your joinery skills regardless of your starting point. You will learn how to select joints, how to lay them out, how to cut them accurately using a variety of hand tool, and machine-based methods. It is…

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