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Class Date Time Price  
Open Shop Time 08/22/2014 Fri, 1:00pm-4:00pm $30 Details
Open Shop Time 08/29/2014 Fri, 1:00pm-4:00pm $30 Details
Introduction to Woodworking (Parkland) 09/03/2014 - 09/11/2014 Wed, Thur 6:00pm-9:00pm $185 Details
Hand Tools 101 09/13/2014 Sat 9am-5pm $90 Details
Mission Sideboard 09/15/2014 - 09/19/2014 Mon-Fri 9am - 5pm $795 Details
Introduction to Pen Turning 09/15/2014 Mon, 6pm - 9pm $75 Details
Build a Bowed Arm Morris Chair 09/22/2014 - 09/27/2014 Mon-Sat 8am-5pm $735 Details
Figured Cutting Board 09/23/2014 - 09/25/2014 Tue-Thu, 6:30pm-9:30pm $165 Details
Introduction to Woodturning (Parkland Class) 09/29/2014 - 10/14/2014 Mon & Tue, 6:00pm-8:30pm $270 Details
Introduction to Furniture Building 10/04/2014 - 10/05/2014 Sat & Sun, 8:30am - 5:00pm $265 Details
Introduction to Pen Turning 10/07/2014 Tue, 1pm - 4pm $75 Details
Green-Wood Bowl Turnng 10/09/2014 Thur, 8:00am - 4:00pm $160 Details
Woodworking Basics (Parkland Class 10/15/2014 - 11/19/2014 Wed 6:00pm-9:00pm $290 Details
Cherry Blanket Chest 10/17/2014 - 10/19/2014 Fri, 6:00am - 9:00pm
Sat & Sun, 9:00am - 5:00pm
$460 Details
Book Rack 10/20/2014 - 10/23/2014 Mon & Thur, 6:30pm - 8:30pm $110 Details
Natural Edge Bowls 10/22/2014 Wed, 8:00am - 4:00pm $160 Details
Segmented Bowl Construction 10/25/2014 Sat, 8:00am - 6:00pm $223 Details
Introduction to Pen Turning 11/04/2014 Tue, 5:30pm - 8:30pm $75 Details
Introduction to Woodworking (Parkland) 11/08/2014 - 11/09/2014 Sat, 9:00am-3:00pm
Sun, 12:00pm-6:00pm
$185 Details
Hand-Cut Dovetails 11/15/2014 Sat 9am-4pm $95 Details
Intro to Cabinet Making 11/17/2014 - 12/02/2014 Mon, Tue 6:00pm-9:00pm
6 Evenings
$305 Details
Introduction to Pen Turning 12/03/2014 Wed, 1:00pm - 4:00pm $75 Details
Ornament Turning 12/03/2014 Wed, 5:30pm-8:30pm $75 Details
Ornament Turning 12/17/2014 Thu 1:00pm-4:00pm $75 Details
Introduction to Pen Turning 12/17/2014 Wed, 5:30pm - 8:30pm $75 Details
Introduction to Woodturning (Parkland Class) 01/07/2015 - 01/22/2015 Wed & Thur, 6:00pm-8:30pm $270 Details
Green-Wood Bowl Turnng 01/10/2015 Sat, 8:00am - 4:00pm $160 Details
Introduction to Pen Turning 01/15/2015 Thur, 1:00pm - 4:00pm $75 Details
Natural Edge Bowls 01/24/2015 $160 Details
Long Bow Building Workshop 03/13/2015 - 03/14/2015 Fri 12pm -6pm
Sat 9am-5pm
$430 Details
Long Bow Finishing 03/15/2015 Sun 9am-4pm $150 Details

  Open Shop Time
Instructor: Various
Dates: 08/22/2014 - 08/22/2014
Time: Fri, 1:00pm-4:00pm
Description: Students who have taken our classes are invited to use our school and tools during this defined time. If you have additional work on your class project or just want to practice and develop the skills that you learned this is the opportunity to do so. See the attached document for further details.
Cost: 30.00
Notes: This opportunity is only open to participants who have completed at least one CUWS class. All participants will be required to read, sign and initial the Rules and Regulations document (attached). All participants will also need to sign a standard liability waiver if we do not have a current one on file.
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  Open Shop Time
Instructor: Various
Dates: 08/29/2014 - 08/29/2014
Time: Fri, 1:00pm-4:00pm
Description: Students who have taken our classes are invited to use our school and tools during this defined time. If you have additional work on your class project or just want to practice and develop the skills that you learned this is the opportunity to do so. See the attached document for further details.
Cost: 30.00
Notes: This opportunity is only open to participants who have completed at least one CUWS class. All participants will be required to read, sign and initial the Rules and Regulations document (attached). All participants will also need to sign a standard liability waiver if we do not have a current one on file.
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  Introduction to Woodworking (Parkland)
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 09/03/2014 - 09/11/2014
Time: Wed, Thur 6:00pm-9:00pm
Description: This class is intended for those with no woodworking experience who would like to learn basic skills. The class will teach you how to select and prepare lumber and how to safely use hand tools and power tools to complete a simple project.
Cost: 185.00
Notes: All materials included.
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  Hand Tools 101
Instructor: Jeremy Taylor
Dates: 09/13/2014 - 09/13/2014
Time: Sat 9am-5pm
Description: Old hand tools lying around? Wonder why your hand plane doesn't work right? Spending too much time at the sharpening stone? Don't give up, bring them along to Hand Tools 101. Whether you're a beginner or just wanting to increase your knowledge and skill with hand tool maintenance, this class will teach you how to sharpen, setup, and use a variety of hand tools including bench planes, block planes, shoulder planes, scraper planes, card scrapers, chisels, handsaws, draw knives and spokeshaves. The class will begin with sharpening techniques for each tool using jigs and water stones and then proceed to the demonstration of the proper set-up for the task at hand. Once everyone is proudly holding their razor sharp, freshly tuned tools, the fun begins as you practice at your own bench.
Cost: 90.00
Notes:
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  Mission Sideboard
Instructor: John Garrison
Dates: 09/15/2014 - 09/19/2014
Time: Mon-Fri 9am - 5pm
Description: This class will offer you instruction in mortise and tenon construction, dovetail drawers, butterfly inlay and much more. It is a great introduction to furniture building.
Cost: 795.00
Notes: Tuition does NOT INCLUDE materials cost of $650+ depending on lumber selected. Several weeks before the class begins you will be sent a materials list so that you can select and purchase your lumber
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  Introduction to Pen Turning
Instructor: Mike Sargent
Dates: 09/15/2014 - 09/15/2014
Time: Mon, 6pm - 9pm
Description: Students will use basic spindle-turning skills to turn and assemble a beautiful wooden “slim-line” (7mm) style pen while learning the components used, such as pen kit, pen blank, mandrel, pen mill, and pen press. Each student will take home a wonderful pen to use or give as a gift to someone special.
Cost: 75.00
Notes: Prerequisites/skill level required: No previous experience needed Price includes all materials and supplies Comments: Students are encouraged to bring their own safety glasses and dust masks
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  Build a Bowed Arm Morris Chair
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 09/22/2014 - 09/27/2014
Time: Mon-Sat 8am-5pm
Description: Build your own classic Bowed-Arm Morris chair from selected quarter-sawn white oak. This beautiful highly figured wood makes this chair a classic. The arms are steam bent using a steam-box and a bending jig. There will be mortise and tenon joinery challenges which will include traditional tenon, floating tenon, and through mortise and tenon joints. Participants will also learn how to lay out the curved arms, and match them to the corresponding side rails and legs, with a tight fit. Upholstery, the foot stool, and finishing techniques will be reviewed but we will build only the chair in this 5 day class.
Cost: 735.00
Notes: Plus materials and supplies of about $290 at CU Woodshop Supply. Several weeks before the class begins you will be sent a materials list so that you can select and purchase your lumber. Prerequisite: Novice - basic woodworking experience and familiarity with common power tools.
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  Figured Cutting Board
Instructor: Mike Sargent
Dates: 09/23/2014 - 09/25/2014
Time: Tue-Thu, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Description: In this class you will build a hardwood cutting board approximately 12” by 20” in size. The attractive look is accomplished by cutting, gluing, slicing and truing up blanks to edge glue in an attractive pattern of your choice. You will be able to choose your own wood depending on the color and grain pattern you desire. Wood choices includes white oak, walnut, maple, cherry and hickory. Power tools to be used include the table saw, jointer, and a variety of sanders. Finish and maintenance options for your cutting board will at least be discussed and perhaps completed if time permits.
Cost: 165.00
Notes: Prerequisite: Some woodworking experience recommended. All materials provided.
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  Introduction to Woodturning (Parkland Class)
Instructor: Jerry Rhoads
Dates: 09/29/2014 - 10/14/2014
Time: Mon & Tue, 6:00pm-8:30pm
Description: Skilled craftsmen have been using the lathe for woodturning for centuries. Join professional woodturner, Jerry Rhoads in the CU Woodshop School of Woodworking to learn how you can turn a piece of wood into a work of art.
Cost: 270.00
Notes: Recommended book: Woodturning, a Foundation Course by Keith Rowley
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  Introduction to Furniture Building
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 10/04/2014 - 10/05/2014
Time: Sat & Sun, 8:30am - 5:00pm
Description: Learn a wide variety of woodworking techniques as you build a cherry candle-stand table with turned pedestal, curved legs, sliding dovetails, and a round top. Students will use the lathe to turn the “wine-bottle” shaped pedestal and the planer, jointer, band saw, table saw, router, and sander to form the other components. This is a beautiful project with which to learn new skills and hone up some of the old ones as well.
Cost: 265.00
Notes: Prerequisites/skill level required: Completion of Introduction to Woodworking or equivalent woodworking experience is recommended. Tuition: $265, includes all materials Please bring your own safety glasses and hearing protectors if you have them.
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  Introduction to Pen Turning
Instructor: Jerry Rhoads
Dates: 10/07/2014 - 10/07/2014
Time: Tue, 1pm - 4pm
Description: Students will use basic spindle-turning skills to turn and assemble a beautiful wooden “slim-line” (7mm) style pen while learning the components used, such as pen kit, pen blank, mandrel, pen mill, and pen press. Each student will take home a wonderful pen to use or give as a gift to someone special.
Cost: 75.00
Notes: Includes all materials and supplies
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  Green-Wood Bowl Turnng
Instructor: Jerry Rhoads
Dates: 10/09/2014 - 10/09/2014
Time: Thur, 8:00am - 4:00pm
Description: Learn face grain turning while turning a regular shaped bowl and a "Skinny" (thin walled) bowl from green (unseasoned) wood. Proper technique, tools, safety, and sharpening bowl gouges will be taught.
Cost: 160.00
Notes: Prerequisites/skill level required: Some woodturning experience and knowledge of the wood lathe is necessary for this class. Price includes 2 bowl blanks. Please bring your own lunch. Comments: Students are encouraged to bring their own safety glasses, face shields, and dust masks.
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  Woodworking Basics (Parkland Class
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 10/15/2014 - 11/19/2014
Time: Wed 6:00pm-9:00pm
Description: This class is intended for those who have taken Introduction to Woodworking, or have had some previous experience with woodworking tools. Students will learn how to safely use the jointer, planer, tablesaw, miter saw, band saw, drill press, and router table to build an attractive Country Cabinet with Towel Rack.
Cost: 290.00
Notes:
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  Cherry Blanket Chest
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 10/17/2014 - 10/19/2014
Time: Fri, 6:00am - 9:00pm Sat & Sun, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Description: Mike will teach some basic as well as new woodworking skills in this class which is ideal for the beginning woodworker. Students will use the jointer, planer, table saw, router and sanders to construct this attractive dovetailed chest. Preferred gluing and clamping techniques will be taught. Students will also use a router and dovetail jig to cut the through dovetails. The 18”wide x36”long x 18” deep box will be constructed from solid cherry with a poplar or plywood bottom.
Cost: 460.00
Notes: Price includes all materials. Please bring your own safety glasses and hearing protectors if you have them.
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  Book Rack
Instructor: Mike Sargent
Dates: 10/20/2014 - 10/23/2014
Time: Mon & Thur, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Description: This class is perfect for woodworkers with little or no woodworking experience. All joinery is completed with edge gluing and the use of wood screws that simulate through tenons. This style was popular during the early years of the 20th century. Power tools to be used include table saw, band saw, sanders, a mortising machine, drills and possibly a jointer. Wood choices for this project include white oak, walnut, cherry or hickory. This choice is determined by color, grain and stile desired.
Cost: 110.00
Notes: All materials included
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  Natural Edge Bowls
Instructor: Jerry Rhoads
Dates: 10/22/2014 - 10/22/2014
Time: Wed, 8:00am - 4:00pm
Description: Enrich your bowl turning experience by turning a couple of natural edge bowls. Learn tricks for making your natural edge bowls look great even when the bark is lost.
Cost: 160.00
Notes: Must have taken Green Wood Bowl Turning. Must also have knowledge of the woodturning lathe and be familiar with the use of a bowl gouge. Price includes 2 bowl blanks. Please bring your own lunch. Comments: Students are encouraged to bring their own safety glasses, face shields, and dust masks.
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  Segmented Bowl Construction
Instructor: Paul Cobb
Dates: 10/25/2014 - 10/25/2014
Time: Sat, 8:00am - 6:00pm
Description: This hands on class is designed for those new to segmented turning and covers basic flat disc construction including feature ring enhancement. Students must be familiar with lathe operations and have some bowl turning experience. We will focus on construction techniques that insure perfect joinery and lathe turning processes to complete the project. We will also identify sources of information to help with design and construction including software available to simplify and shorten the design time. In addition, I will show you some things to avoid in construction based on my experience. Class notes (hand outs) include detail descriptions of the process and examples of the software used in the design process. Our objective is to give you the tools to allow you to build a great project the first time.
Cost: 223.00
Notes: Bowl turning experience required. Price includes all materials and lunch.
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  Introduction to Pen Turning
Instructor: Jerry Rhoads
Dates: 11/04/2014 - 11/04/2014
Time: Tue, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Description: Students will use basic spindle-turning skills to turn and assemble a beautiful wooden “slim-line” (7mm) style pen while learning the components used, such as pen kit, pen blank, mandrel, pen mill, and pen press. Each student will take home a wonderful pen to use or give as a gift to someone special.
Cost: 75.00
Notes: Includes all materials and supplies.
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  Introduction to Woodworking (Parkland)
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 11/08/2014 - 11/09/2014
Time: Sat, 9:00am-3:00pm Sun, 12:00pm-6:00pm
Description: This class is intended for those with no woodworking experience who would like to learn basic skills. The class will teach you how to select and prepare lumber and how to safely use hand tools and power tools to complete a simple project.
Cost: 185.00
Notes: All materials included.
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  Hand-Cut Dovetails
Instructor: Jeremy Taylor
Dates: 11/15/2014 - 11/15/2014
Time: Sat 9am-4pm
Description: This class will start with defining what a dovetail joint is and what it's used for. Then we will discuss the proper angles in which dovetails are to be cut (hardwood vs. softwood) and the tools used in laying out and cutting dovetail joinery. A marking gauge, sliding square, angle layout, marking knife, dovetail saw, chisels, block plane and old card scraper are the tools that will be used. We will demonstrate a through hand-cut dovetail, and a blind hand-cut dovetail. The students will then cut their own (no projects, just two pieces of wood dovetailed together). We will then cover gluing, clamping and trimming, and show a few tricks for fixing mistakes.
Cost: 95.00
Notes: Prerequisites/skill level required: intermediate woodworking skill
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  Intro to Cabinet Making
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 11/17/2014 - 12/02/2014
Time: Mon, Tue 6:00pm-9:00pm 6 Evenings
Description: Each student will build their own wall cabinet in this hands-on class. Students will be taught face frame construction, carcass building, and raised panel door making. This class is a great format to learn new skills that will become the bases of many woodworking projects.
Cost: 305.00
Notes: All materials provided
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  Introduction to Pen Turning
Instructor: Jerry Rhoads
Dates: 12/03/2014 - 12/03/2014
Time: Wed, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Description: Students will use basic spindle-turning skills to turn and assemble a beautiful wooden “slim-line” (7mm) style pen while learning the components used, such as pen kit, pen blank, mandrel, pen mill, and pen press. Each student will take home a wonderful pen to use or give as a gift to someone special.
Cost: 75.00
Notes: Includes all materials and supplies.
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  Ornament Turning
Instructor: Jerry Rhoads
Dates: 12/03/2014 - 12/03/2014
Time: Wed, 5:30pm-8:30pm
Description: Create tree shaped ornaments while learning to use the roughing gouge, spindle gouge, and parting tool. Only basic skills are used. Beginners welcome.
Cost: 75.00
Notes: Includes all materials and supplies.
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  Ornament Turning
Instructor: Jerry Rhoads
Dates: 12/17/2014 - 12/17/2014
Time: Thu 1:00pm-4:00pm
Description: Create tree shaped ornaments while learning to use the roughing gouge, spindle gouge, and parting tool. Only basic skills are used. Beginners welcome.
Cost: 75.00
Notes: Includes all materials and supplies.
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  Introduction to Pen Turning
Instructor: Jerry Rhoads
Dates: 12/17/2014 - 12/17/2014
Time: Wed, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Description: Students will use basic spindle-turning skills to turn and assemble a beautiful wooden “slim-line” (7mm) style pen while learning the components used, such as pen kit, pen blank, mandrel, pen mill, and pen press. Each student will take home a wonderful pen to use or give as a gift to someone special.
Cost: 75.00
Notes: Includes all materials and supplies.
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  Introduction to Woodturning (Parkland Class)
Instructor: Jerry Rhoads
Dates: 01/07/2015 - 01/22/2015
Time: Wed & Thur, 6:00pm-8:30pm
Description: Skilled craftsmen have been using the lathe for woodturning for centuries. Join professional woodturner, Jerry Rhoads in the CU Woodshop School of Woodworking to learn how you can turn a piece of wood into a work of art.
Cost: 270.00
Notes: Recommended book: Woodturning, a Foundation Course by Keith Rowley
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  Green-Wood Bowl Turnng
Instructor: Jerry Rhoads
Dates: 01/10/2015 - 01/10/2015
Time: Sat, 8:00am - 4:00pm
Description: Learn face grain turning while turning a regular shaped bowl and a "Skinny" (thin walled) bowl from green (unseasoned) wood. Proper technique, tools, safety, and sharpening bowl gouges will be taught.
Cost: 160.00
Notes: Prerequisites/skill level required: Some woodturning experience and knowledge of the wood lathe is necessary for this class. Price includes 2 bowl blanks. Please bring your own lunch. Comments: Students are encouraged to bring their own safety glasses, face shields, and dust masks.
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  Introduction to Pen Turning
Instructor: Jerry Rhoads
Dates: 01/15/2015 - 01/15/2015
Time: Thur, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Description: tudents will use basic spindle-turning skills to turn and assemble a beautiful wooden “slim-line” (7mm) style pen while learning the components used, such as pen kit, pen blank, mandrel, pen mill, and pen press. Each student will take home a wonderful pen to use or give as a gift to someone special.
Cost: 75.00
Notes: Includes all materials and supplies.
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  Natural Edge Bowls
Instructor: Jerry Rhoads
Dates: 01/24/2015 - 01/24/2015
Time:
Description: Enrich your bowl turning experience by turning a couple of natural edge bowls. Learn tricks for making your natural edge bowls look great even when the bark is lost.
Cost: 160.00
Notes: Must have taken Green Wood Bowl Turning. Must also have knowledge of the woodturning lathe and be familiar with the use of a bowl gouge. Price includes 2 bowl blanks. Please bring your own lunch. Comments: Students are encouraged to bring their own safety glasses, face shields, and dust masks.
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  Long Bow Building Workshop
Instructor: Tom Turgeon
Dates: 03/13/2015 - 03/14/2015
Time: Fri 12pm -6pm Sat 9am-5pm
Description: For more than two decades, Master Bowyer Tom Turgeon has delighted archers, bow hunters and woodworkers with his 1-1/2 day, immersion class. In this 10% instructional, 90% hands-on workshop, students learn or hone proper hand tool skills to create their own heirloom quality, functional works of art. First-time students to Tom's classes will make a traditional, bamboo-backed long bow. Returning students will make an advanced, Reflex-Deflex Long Bow. Both classes will cover selection of woods, curing and tillering of a stave, stringing, and shooting a hand crafted bamboo backed Long Bow!
Cost: 430.00
Notes: Prerequisites/skill level required: Beginner to Advanced Materials and Supplies Included: Every student will take home a bow, two wooden arrows, and a hand-twisted Flemish bowstring
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  Long Bow Finishing
Instructor: Tom Turgeon
Dates: 03/15/2015 - 03/15/2015
Time: Sun 9am-4pm
Description: Master Bowyer Tom Turgeon takes you to the next level-- a flawless, professional finish -- to complete your Long Bow! Whether it's a clear, durable topcoat or an extravagant dye-induced midnight blue handle with starburst limbs, Tom will share over 20 years of experience using proven, weather-resistant finishing techniques so your long bow will look as great as it shoots!
Cost: 150.00
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