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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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March 2020

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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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

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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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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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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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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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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June 2020

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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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

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

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

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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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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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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