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Bandsaw Tuning with Michael Fortune

July 7 - July 8

Meet Your Instructor Michael Fortune LIVE via VIDEO CONFERENCING Setting Up and Using the Bandsaw with Michael Fortune  This real-time online 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…

Intro To Woodturning

July 11 - July 12 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

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…

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Beginning Woodworking | Weekend

July 11 - July 12 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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…

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Woodturning For Craft & Hobby

July 13 - July 17 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR Peggy Schmid  Wood Turning for Craft and Hobby Learn to use a lathe to make beautiful turned pieces for your home or for sale.  It is perfect for beginners and intermediates who want to hone their skills and learn from a veteran maker - Peggy Schmid Learn…

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Teen Woodworking Camp

July 13 - July 17 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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.…

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Beginning Woodworking

July 13 - July 17 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

 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…

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Spoon Carving – Live Online

July 18 - July 21 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR Jason Lonon Hand Carve a Spoon with Jason Lonon Live & On-Line This is a comprehensive introduction to spoon carving in which you will start with a wood blank and simple carving tools.   This is the perfect time to learn a new skill from the comfort…

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The Art & Technicals of Box Making

July 20 - July 24 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR KATE SWANN THE ART AND TECHNICALS 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:…

Sharpening Jigs, Shooting Boards| Weekend

July 25 - July 26 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR ANDREW GIBSON Make The Jigs Needed for Handtool Work Sharpening Station/Shooting Board/Bench Hook Handtool skills are vital part of woodworking and good handtool work relies on  sharp tools and accuracy.  You can acheive both of these when you attend this class. You will make three jigs -…

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Beginning Woodworking | Weekend

July 25 - July 26 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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…

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Brush Making – Aspen Golann – Live Online

July 25 - July 30 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR Aspen Golann Brush Making with Aspen Golann Live & On-Line This is an easy starter class in the wonderful craft of brush making - both a fun and useful craft to get under your belt. This is the perfect time to learn a new skill and create…

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Beer Cup – Saturday Funday

July 25 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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…

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Carving – Live & OnLine

August 1 - August 5

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR MARY MAY   Live & On-Line Carving  with Mary May This is the perfect time to work on your craft! And you can do it from the comfort of your home, in your pajamas! Learn along with other woodworkers as you participate in this live video conference…

Chair Making | Philip Morley

August 1 - August 7 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR  PHILIP MORLEY    Chair making with Philip Morley Come and build your skills and furnish your home with this sleek and contemporary Morley Lounge chair. Designed with a Mid Century flair but supremely comfortable, this chair is an excellent way to both develop your woodworking skills and…

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Beginning Woodworking

August 10 - August 14 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

 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…

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Intro to Japanese Joinery – Live Online

August 15 - August 16 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR Dylan Iwakuni INTRODUCTION TO JAPANESE JOINERY Ari Shiguchi  with Dylan Iwakuni Live & On-Line Japan has a long history of building structures using the abundance of wood found throughout the land.  The wood was cut into unique and complex joints, allowing the wood to join with each…

Wood Turning for All | Rudy Lopez

August 17 - August 21 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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…

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Essential Handtool & Joinery Skills

August 17 - August 21 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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…

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Finishing Furniture | Weekend

August 22 - August 23 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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,…

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Cutting Board – Saturday Funday

August 22 | 11:00 am - 3:30 pm

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…

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Beer Cup – Saturday Funday

August 22 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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…

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Beginning Woodworking | Weekend

August 29 - August 30 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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…

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Wood Router Essentials | Weekend

August 29 - August 30 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR ANDREW GIBSON Router Essentials for Every Woodworker Fixed routers  and plunge routers add a LOT to the workshop, but they can be intimidating to use. With the amazingly diverse availability of router bit profiles, there are many different things you can do on a router table; from…

Intro To Making Shaker Boxes – Live Online

August 29 - September 1 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR Kelly Parker INTRODUCTION TO OVAL SHAKER BOXES KELLY PARKER Live & On-Line These lovely oval boxes crafted from bentwood are made by hand and are associated with Shaker folklife because they express the utility and uniformity that was valued in Shaker culture. Learn along with other makers as…

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Apprenticeship Fortune & Parker

September 7 - September 18 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

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…

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Precision Joinery – Weekend

September 19 - September 20 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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…

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Beer Cup – Saturday Funday

September 26 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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…

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Heirloom Desk

October 5 - October 10 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

 Make Your Heirloom Desk A great desk stands the test of time and in this class, you'll get to make a beautiful desk and incorporate some options for different aesthetics. We will keep the overall dimensions and incorporate a single drawer,  but some  of the other elements can be modified such…

Beginning Woodworking

October 12 - October 16 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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…

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Bowl Me Over

October 12 - October 16 | 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

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…

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Wood Router Essentials | Weekend

October 17 - October 18 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR ANDREW GIBSON Router Essentials for Every Woodworker Fixed routers  and plunge routers add a LOT to the workshop, but they can be intimidating to use. With the amazingly diverse availability of router bit profiles, there are many different things you can do on a router table; from…

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Wooden Sign Carving

October 19 - October 23 | 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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,…

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Beginning Woodworking | Weekend

October 24 - October 25 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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…

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Cutting Board – Saturday Funday

October 24 | 11:00 am - 3:30 pm

Funday 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…

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Beer Cup – Saturday Funday

October 24 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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…

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Curvature – Bend It Like Gumby

October 26 - October 30 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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…

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Horse Bow Building & Archery

October 26 - October 30 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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…

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Essential Handtool & Joinery Skills

November 2 - November 6 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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…

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Wood Router Essentials | Weekend

November 7 - November 8 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR ANDREW GIBSON Router Essentials for Every Woodworker Fixed routers  and plunge routers add a LOT to the workshop, but they can be intimidating to use. With the amazingly diverse availability of router bit profiles, there are many different things you can do on a router table; from…

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Intro To Woodturning

November 9 - November 13 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Meet Your Instructor  Peggy Schmid An Intro to Turning - 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…

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The Art & Technicals of Box Making

November 16 - November 20 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

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…

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Beginning Woodworking | Weekend

November 28 - November 29 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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…

Beginning Woodworking

November 30 - December 4 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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…

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Make A Jewelry Box – Weekend

December 5 - December 6 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR  ANDREW GIBSON Make a This Beautiful Jewerly Box Weekend Class - Open to All Build your woodworking skills AND make a fabulous jewerly box! Boxes are great ways to learn  mulitple skills and create something useful and beautiful.    The weekend will be spent working on precision…

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Cutting Board – Saturday Funday

December 5 | 11:00 am - 3:30 pm

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…

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