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Class Date Time Price  
Open Shop Time 04/25/2014 Fri, 1:00pm-4:00pm $30 Details
Tile Top Outdoor Table 04/28/2014 - 05/01/2014 Mon-Thu, 6:30-9:30 $245 Details
Introduction to Woodworking (CUWS Class) 05/12/2014 - 05/20/2014 Mon. & Tue. 6pm-9pm $185 Details
Introduction to Furniture Building 05/14/2014 - 05/22/2014 Wed & Thu, 6pm-9pm $265 Details
Figured Cutting Board 05/27/2014 - 06/10/2014 Tue, 6:30pm-9:30pm $165 Details
Pen Turning 05/28/2014 Wed, 1pm - 4pm $65 Details
Intro to Woodturning (Parkland) 05/28/2014 - 06/12/2014 Wed,Thu 6pm-8:30pm $270 Details
Hand Tools only Stepstool 05/31/2014 - 06/01/2014 Sat,Sun 9:00am-5:00pm $280 Details
Adirondack Chair 06/07/2014 - 06/08/2014 Sat,Sun 8:30am-5:00pm $385 Details
Build an Acoustic Guitar 06/13/2014 - 06/15/2014 Fri 6:00pm-10:00pm
Sat 8:30am-5:00pm
Sun 8:30am-5:00pm
$625 Details
Mission Style Hall Table 06/16/2014 - 06/18/2014 Mon-Wed, 6pm-9pm $215 Details
Green-Wood Bowl Turnng 06/19/2014 Thu, 8:00am - 4:00pm $150 Details
Introduction to Pen Turning 06/19/2014 Thu, 5:30pm - 8:30pm $65 Details
Guitar Finishing 06/20/2014 - 06/22/2014 Fri, 6:00pm-10:00pm
Sat, 9:00am-5:00pm
Sun 12:00pm-5:00pm
$450 Details
Mission Style Bed 06/23/2014 - 06/28/2014 Mon - Sat, 8:30am - 5:00pm $675 Details
Youth Woodworking (Parkland Class) 06/30/2014 - 07/08/2014 Tue and Wed 1:00pm - 4:00pm $185 Details
Introduction to Woodworking (Parkland) 07/08/2014 - 07/16/2014 Tue, Wed 6:00pm-9:00pm $185 Details
Mantle Clock 07/12/2014 - 07/13/2014 Sat & Sun, 9:00am - 3:00pm $245 Details
Turn a Bottle Stopper 07/21/2014 Mon. 6:30pm to 9:00pm $65 Details
Woodworking Basics (Parkland Class) 07/22/2014 - 08/06/2014 Tue, Wed 6:00pm-9:00pm $290 Details
Hand-Cut Dovetails 07/26/2014 Sat 9am-4pm $95 Details
Intro to Cabinet Making 08/11/2014 - 08/20/2014 Mon-Wed, 6pm-9pm $305 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
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
Mantle Clock 10/01/2014 - 10/09/2014 Wed & Thur 6:00pm - 9:00pm
$245 Details
Introduction to Furniture Building 10/04/2014 - 10/05/2014 Sat & Sun, 8:30am - 5:00pm $265 Details
Book Rack 10/20/2014 - 10/23/2014 Mon & Thur, 6:30pm - 8:30pm $110 Details
Segmented Bowl Construction 10/25/2014 Sat, 8:00am - 4:30pm $223 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

  Open Shop Time
Instructor: Various
Dates: 04/25/2014 - 04/25/2014
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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  Tile Top Outdoor Table
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 04/28/2014 - 05/01/2014
Time: Mon-Thu, 6:30-9:30
Description: This table will be a perfect addition to your yard, deck or patio providing a place to set drinks, food, books or anything. Approximately 20” square and 18” tall it will be made from cypress, a great looking wood that is ideal for outdoor projects. Students will be taught safe woodworking practices while using the table saw, sliding miter saw and router. Plus they will learn and use pocket-hole joinery as well as a variety of sanding techniques. Beginners are welcome but it will help to have taken an introductory woodworking class.
Cost: 245.00
Notes: Includes all materials except the tile. Students should purchase and bring a 12”x12” ceramic tile of their choice from a local building supply store or flooring specialist.
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  Introduction to Woodworking (CUWS Class)
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 05/12/2014 - 05/20/2014
Time: Mon. & Tue. 6pm-9pm
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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  Introduction to Furniture Building
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 05/14/2014 - 05/22/2014
Time: Wed & Thu, 6pm-9pm
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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  Figured Cutting Board
Instructor: Mike Sargent
Dates: 05/27/2014 - 06/10/2014
Time: Tue, 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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  Pen Turning
Instructor: Jerry Rhoads
Dates: 05/28/2014 - 05/28/2014
Time: Wed, 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: 65.00
Notes: Includes all materials and supplies
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  Intro to Woodturning (Parkland)
Instructor: Jerry Rhoads
Dates: 05/28/2014 - 06/12/2014
Time: Wed,Thu 6pm-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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  Hand Tools only Stepstool
Instructor: Jeremy Taylor
Dates: 05/31/2014 - 06/01/2014
Time: Sat,Sun 9:00am-5:00pm
Description: Construct a Shaker-style step stool using only hand tools. The method of joinery will be hand-cut dovetails using contrasting woods (walnut and maple) to show off the dovetails. The class will cover hand-planing, scraping, sanding, gluing, clamping and trimming, plus a few tricks for fixing mistakes.
Cost: 280.00
Notes: Prerequisites/skill level required: novice to intermediate woodworking skills
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  Adirondack Chair
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 06/07/2014 - 06/08/2014
Time: Sat,Sun 8:30am-5:00pm
Description: This true American Classic is made for outdoor use either on the porch or in the yard. It is designed to endure all kinds of weather. Our version of the chair will be made from Cypress which is especially resistant to rot, mildew, and insect infestation. Plus, it can have highly attractive grain patterns. Students will leave the class with an exceptionally well built chair as well as many new woodworking skills and techniques. Machinery used to build the chair includes the miter saw, table saw, jointer, planer, drill press, edge sander, spindle sander and router.
Cost: 385.00
Notes: Tuition includes materials and lunch both days.
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  Build an Acoustic Guitar
Instructor: Nick Cioni
Dates: 06/13/2014 - 06/15/2014
Time: Fri 6:00pm-10:00pm Sat 8:30am-5:00pm Sun 8:30am-5:00pm
Description: The process of building an acoustic guitar is a great accomplishment for any woodworker! The art of lutherie (instrument making) has been evolving for hundreds of years and this guitar making class is an ideal introduction to the process of building beautiful guitars. It’s easy to get discouraged by the complexity of building an acoustic instrument, but this class will break down the critical process of instrument construction and empower each woodworker to move their skills forward and gain a better understanding of modern instrument building. All luthiers say that it takes a lifetime to become a master, but this class will be a great benefit even for an experienced instrument maker. Weather you have made several instruments and want to refine your craft or have never built an instrument before, this class will present a functional construction process and focus on the critical points of building a high quality instruments. In addition to constructing the guitar kit, the class will introduce wood bending for instrument sides, top joining, top thicknessing, and basic instrument “voicing.” The class will also cover inlay techniques and address individual concerns on customizing guitars and building from scratch when working from instrument plans for those who plan to build on their own.
Cost: 625.00
Notes: Price includes guitar kit, materials, supplies and box lunches on Saturday and Sunday.
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  Mission Style Hall Table
Instructor: Mike Sargent
Dates: 06/16/2014 - 06/18/2014
Time: Mon-Wed, 6pm-9pm
Description: With Mike you can build one of these elegant hall tables in 3 evenings. In the class you will learn or receive help mastering the table saw, planer, joiner if your lumber needs it, sanders and a variety of drills. You will have your choice of making your table out of oak, maple, cherry or walnut. Finished table dimensions are 48” long X 14” deep X 32” high. You may be able to change the size of your table if desired for an additional cost.
Cost: 215.00
Notes: Some woodworking experience recommended
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  Green-Wood Bowl Turnng
Instructor: Jerry Rhoads
Dates: 06/19/2014 - 06/19/2014
Time: Thu, 8:00am - 4:00pm
Description: Turn up to three green (unseasoned wood) bowls, as you learn the proper tools to use on face grain turning and good safety habits. You will make bowls of different shapes including a regular bowl, a “skinny” (thin walled bowl), and if time allows a natural edge bowl.
Cost: 150.00
Notes: Prerequisites/skill level required: Some woodturning experience and knowledge of the wood lathe is necessary for this class. Price includes 3 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: 06/19/2014 - 06/19/2014
Time: Thu, 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: 65.00
Notes: Includes all materials and supplies.
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  Guitar Finishing
Instructor: Nick Cioni
Dates: 06/20/2014 - 06/22/2014
Time: Fri, 6:00pm-10:00pm Sat, 9:00am-5:00pm Sun 12:00pm-5:00pm
Description: If you took one of our Acoustic Guitar classes and built your own guitar, then this class will give you the opportunity to complete the high quality finish that it deserves. Luthier Nicholas Cioni will demonstrate the step by step process that will result in a glassy smooth finish that brings out the natural beauty of the wood in your guitar. Although this is not a refinishing class, if you have a stringed instrument that has been stripped down to bare wood and is now ready for a finish, please contact the instructor at ncioni@yahoo.com to see if this class could meet your needs too. Experienced and first time luthiers alike can create a professional guitar finish in this class.
Cost: 450.00
Notes: Cost includes a complete Behlen’s Guitar Finishing kit and a box lunch on Saturday.
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  Mission Style Bed
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 06/23/2014 - 06/28/2014
Time: Mon - Sat, 8:30am - 5:00pm
Description: This classic bed was created by William Morris a now famous designer and social reformer. The stout, yet elegant style is a winning combination that has lasted generations. Join us and build this classic for yourself using quarter sawn white oak. Students will be able to complete the build of this project in the six day schedule. You will then be able to apply the finish of your choice at home or in one of our ‘open shop’ times. Mike will give you finish options to consider including an old fashioned finish recipe that he has developed and used.
Cost: 675.00
Notes: Plus materials and supplies of about $800 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. Basic woodworking experience and familiarity with common power tools required.
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  Youth Woodworking (Parkland Class)
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 06/30/2014 - 07/08/2014
Time: Tue and Wed 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Description: This class is intended for high school age students who would like to learn basic skills. This class, created especially for young people will teach how to select and prepare lumber and how to safely use hand tools and power tools to complete at least one simple project. It is designed to run six weekday afternoons after school but before evening commitments. Class time will be available for students to ask questions and interact with the instructor and school staff to insure complete understanding of safe tool practices.
Cost: 185.00
Notes:
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  Introduction to Woodworking (Parkland)
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 07/08/2014 - 07/16/2014
Time: Tue, Wed 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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  Mantle Clock
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 07/12/2014 - 07/13/2014
Time: Sat & Sun, 9:00am - 3:00pm
Description: Beautiful tiger grained maple is the wood you will use to build this heirloom mantle clock. Traditional woodworking skills and techniques will be demonstrated and used to build this for your home or office. You will also learn how to safely work with small pieces using the latest tools and techniques.
Cost: 245.00
Notes: Includes all supplies and materials.
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  Turn a Bottle Stopper
Instructor: Mike Sargent
Dates: 07/21/2014 - 07/21/2014
Time: Mon. 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Description: In this class we will turn a bottle stopper on the lathe. We will start by turning a wooden blank into a decorative shape. It will then be attached to a metal and rubber chrome plated stopper that you will take home to reseal your favorite wine or spirit. No prior wood-turning experience is required. If you have previously turned a pen or other small object, this will be an interesting extension of your wood-turning skills. All supplies (including a wooden blank), tools, and finishing materials will be provided. However, if you have a piece of wood that you wish to use, please bring it. This blank should be about 1.5-2” square by 2-3” long. Face shields and safety glasses are also furnished. A dust mask is strongly recommended; please bring one of your choosing.
Cost: 65.00
Notes:
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  Woodworking Basics (Parkland Class)
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 07/22/2014 - 08/06/2014
Time: Tue, 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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  Hand-Cut Dovetails
Instructor: Jeremy Taylor
Dates: 07/26/2014 - 07/26/2014
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: 08/11/2014 - 08/20/2014
Time: Mon-Wed, 6pm-9pm
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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  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: Recommended book: "The Handplane Book" by Garrett Hack
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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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  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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  Mantle Clock
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 10/01/2014 - 10/09/2014
Time: Wed & Thur 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Description: Beautiful tiger grained maple is the wood you will use to build this heirloom mantle clock. Traditional woodworking skills and techniques will be demonstrated and used to build this for your home or office. You will also learn how to safely work with small pieces using the latest tools and techniques.
Cost: 245.00
Notes: Includes all supplies and materials.
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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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  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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  Segmented Bowl Construction
Instructor: Paul Cobb
Dates: 10/25/2014 - 10/25/2014
Time: Sat, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Description: This hands on class 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.
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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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