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September 2019

Furniture Making – Skill Building – Queen Anne Table

September 22 - September 27 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$750
federal period furniture

woodworkinging, tableing, Build Your Funiture Making Skills Make A Queen Anne Table This small table is packed with both lovely, elegant form - shapely legs and nice proportions, and great function whether it is with the leaf up or down.  It is also an entertaining build experience for cabinetmakers and furniture makers alike! This class is perfect for woodworkers who are familiar with power and handtools and want to hone their skills in both furniture making in general and  period…

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Sunday Funday Cutting Board

September 29 | 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
$90
make a cutting board, cutting board classes, one day wood class, beginners wood classes

 Sunday Funday - 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 on your…

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October 2019

Intro To Marquetry Oval Fan – Weekend

October 5 - October 6 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$300
fan, marquetry, oval fan, inlay fan, inlay, woodworking, design, texture embellishment, beautiful fans,

See the Blog about the Fan Inlay Introduction To Marquetry Marquetry 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…

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Beginning Woodworking

October 7 - October 11 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$750
Beginning Woodworking, how to measure the right angle, learn to use hand tools

 Things You'll Learn About 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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Saturday Funday | Make an Artisanal Chopping Board

October 12 | 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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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 Brian Reid 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…

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The Classic Art of Box Making

October 21 - October 25 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
$750
Box making class, learn to build a box, week long classes, weekend classes

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

Setting Up the Bandsaw | Michael Fortune

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

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. 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…

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Finishing Furniture – The ABCs

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

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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Beginning Woodworking – Weekend Class

November 16 - November 17 | 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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Saturday Funday | Make an Artisanal Chopping Board

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 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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December 2019

Beginning Woodworking

December 2 - December 6 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$750
Beginning Woodworking, how to measure the right angle, learn to use hand tools

 Things You'll Learn About beginninging woodworkinging 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…

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Learn 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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Saturday Funday | Make an Artisanal Chopping Board

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 Class

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

Protected: Making Your Mark with Tool & Brush – Michael Cullen

Jan 27, 2020 - Feb 1, 2020 | 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

Making Your Mark with Tool & Brush A wonderful opportunity to explore the art of box making in a very creative way.  This private class is for non woodworker as well as woodworkers of all skill levels who would like to break into new territory.  The mix of skills and talents add to vibrancy to the group - come and relax and craft. Bandsaw Box Skills In this six day class, led by renowned furniture maker Michael Cullen a regular contributor…

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