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October 2019

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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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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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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January 2020

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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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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Bandsaw 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

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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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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April 2020

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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May 2020

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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October 2020

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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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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