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Class Date Time Price  
Introduction to Woodworking - Session 1 (Parkland Class)
Class in progress
02/01/2016 - 02/09/2016 2 weeks
Mon-Tue(s), 6pm–9pm
$219 Details
Introduction to Woodturning - Session 1 (Parkland Class)
Class in progress
02/03/2016 - 02/18/2016 3 weeks
Wed-Thu(s), 6pm-8:30pm
$295 Details
Introduction to Furniture Making (Parkland Class)
02/16/2016 - 02/24/2016 2 weeks
Tue-Wed(s), 6pm-9pm
$249 Details
Kitchen Cabinet Upgrades
02/20/2016 - 02/21/2016 Sat 8:30am-12:30pm and 1pm-5pm; Sun 1pm-5pm $205 Details
Introduction to CNC Routing with VCarve Pro (Parkland Class)
02/22/2016 - 03/02/2016 Mon(s), 6pm-9pm at Parkland
Wed (Mar 2), 6pm-9pm at CUW School
$215 Details
Green-Wood Bowl Turning
03/02/2016 Wed, 8am-4pm $160 Details
Introduction to Pen Turning
03/03/2016 Thu, 6pm-9pm $75 Details
Natural Edge Bowls
03/03/2016 Thu, 8am-4pm $160 Details
Build a Bench for Charity
03/04/2016 - 03/06/2016 Fri, 6pm-9pm; Sat, 9am-5pm; Sun 12pm-5pm $445 Details
Introduction to Cabinet Making (Parkland Class)
03/08/2016 - 03/23/2016 3 weeks
Tue-Wed(s), 6pm–9pm
$345 Details
Build Your Own Shave Horse
03/11/2016 Fri, 10am-3pm $80 Details
Spoon Carving
03/12/2016 Sat, 10am-3pm $75 Details
Spoon Carving
Same class as Saturday
03/13/2016 Sun, 10am-3pm $75 Details
Mission Sideboard
03/18/2016 - 04/03/2016 2 weekends (5 days)
Fri-Sun, 9am-5pm; Sat-Sun 9am-5pm
$795 Details
Introduction to Woodworking - Session 2 (Parkland Class)
Class is full. Consider Beginning Woodworking I 4/30-5/1
04/05/2016 - 04/13/2016 2 weeks
Tue-Wed(s), 6pm–9pm
$219 Details
Build Your Own Natural-Edge Table or Bench
04/09/2016 - 04/17/2016 2 weekends
Sat-Sun(s), 8:30am-5pm
$460 Details
Bottle Stopper
04/18/2016 Mon, 6pm-9pm $65 Details
Basic Woodworking (Parkland Class)
04/19/2016 - 04/27/2016 2 weeks
Tue-Wed(s), 6pm–9pm
$295 Details
Green-Wood Bowl Turning
04/27/2016 Wed, 8am-4pm $160 Details
Mission Style Hall Table
04/28/2016 - 04/30/2016 Thu-Sat, 6pm-9pm $215 Details
Natural Edge Bowls
04/28/2016 Thu, 8am-4pm $160 Details
Beginning Woodworking I
04/30/2016 - 05/01/2016 Sat and Sun, 9am-4pm $215 Details
Advanced Pen Turning - Mother's Day
05/03/2016 Tue, 6pm-9pm $85 Details
Introduction to Woodturning - Session 2 (Parkland Class)
Sessions 1 and 2 are the same class, offered twice during the same semester.
05/04/2016 - 05/19/2016 3 weeks
Wed-Thu(s), 6pm-8:30pm
$295 Details
Maloof Style Sculpted Rocker
Registration closes 30 days prior to first session
05/06/2016 - 05/22/2016 3 weekends
Fri-Sun(s), 8am-5pm
$1,600 Details
Green-Wood Bowl Turning
05/24/2016 Tue, 8am-4pm $160 Details
Natural Edge Bowls
05/25/2016 Wed, 8am-4pm $160 Details
Introduction to Pen Turning
06/08/2016 Wed, 6pm-9pm $75 Details
Build a Windsor-Style Stool with Luke Barnett
06/24/2016 - 06/26/2016 Fri-Sun, 8:30am-5pm $380 Details
Advanced Pen Turning - Over and Under
09/07/2016 Wed, 6pm-9pm $85 Details
Stickley Tall Clock
Registration closes 30 days prior to first session
09/12/2016 - 09/16/2016 Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm $795 Details
Introduction to Pen Turning
10/11/2016 Tue, 6pm-9pm $75 Details

  Introduction to Woodworking - Session 1 (Parkland Class)
  Class in progress
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 02/01/2016 - 02/09/2016
Time: 2 weeks
Mon-Tue(s), 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: 219.00
Notes: All materials included. Students are encouraged to bring their own safety glasses and hearing protection if they have them.
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  Introduction to Woodturning - Session 1 (Parkland Class)
  Class in progress
Instructor: Jerry Rhoads
Dates: 02/03/2016 - 02/18/2016
Time: 3 weeks
Wed-Thu(s), 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: 295.00
Notes: Recommended book: Woodturning, a Foundation Course by Keith Rowley.

Students are encouraged to bring their own safety glasses and dust masks.
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  Introduction to Furniture Making (Parkland Class)
 
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 02/16/2016 - 02/24/2016
Time: 2 weeks
Tue-Wed(s), 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: 249.00
Notes: Prerequisites/skill level required: Completion of Introduction to Woodworking or equivalent woodworking experience is recommended.

All materials included. Please bring your own safety glasses and hearing protectors if you have them.
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  Kitchen Cabinet Upgrades
 
Instructor: CUWS Team
Dates: 02/20/2016 - 02/21/2016
Time: Sat 8:30am-12:30pm and 1pm-5pm; Sun 1pm-5pm
Description: Replacing your outdated kitchen cabinets can cost many thousands of dollars when all you are really looking for is a more modern appearance. Why replace the whole cabinet when all that is needed is a new skin and new doors and drawer fronts for a fraction of the cost. This class will consist of 3 half-day sessions. The first session will be dedicated “replacing the skin.” That is covering the face frames and end panels with real-wood veneer. The second session will demonstrate the construction of “Stub-Tenon and Groove,” “Cope and Stick” and “Raised Panel” doors such as those used on high-end kitchen cabinets. Each student will make a small raised panel door and a matching drawer front. In the third session, construction of a “Cathedral Raised Panel” door will be demonstrated and examples of how simple doors can be dressed up with engraved designs using a CNC router or custom laser engraving.

This class will be a team effort:
  • Veneering and laminating will be taught by David Wilson (dwilson@CUWoodshop.com)
  • Door construction will be taught by Michael Van Pelt (mvanpelt@cuwoodshop.com)
  • CNC routing will be presented by Allan Tuchman
  • Laser Engraving will be presented by Scott Hunter
Cost: 205.00
Notes: Prerequites: Students should be basically familiar with the use of a tablesaw.

Students are encouraged to bring safety glasses and hearing protection if they have them. Students are also encouraged to bring a lunch for Saturday.
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  Introduction to CNC Routing with VCarve Pro (Parkland Class)
 
Instructor: Allan Tuchman
Dates: 02/22/2016 - 03/02/2016
Time: Mon(s), 6pm-9pm at Parkland
Wed (Mar 2), 6pm-9pm at CUW School
Description: The CNC router is a tool for cutting and carving wood. It is widely used to achieve high accuracy and repeatability while decreasing production time. This tool is now available to the small woodworking shop, furniture maker and woodworking hobbyist. The key to using CNC technology is the Computer aided Design (CAD) and Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software. This class will provide an introduction to CNC routers and teach the fundamentals of CAD/CAM software using a popular package, VCarve Pro. You will create your own wooden sign which you will carve on one of the CNC machines at CU Woodshop Supply.
Cost: 215.00
Notes: Students must be comfortable working with Windows PC’s and using a computer mouse. Experience with design, graphics, or photo editing software is helpful. A free trial copy of VCarve Pro can be downloaded from www.vectric.com
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  Green-Wood Bowl Turning
 
Instructor: Jerry Rhoads
Dates: 03/02/2016 - 03/02/2016
Time: Wed, 8am-4pm
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: Mike Sargent
Dates: 03/03/2016 - 03/03/2016
Time: Thu, 6pm-9pm
Description: Students will learn basic spindle-turning skills to turn and assemble a beautiful wooden Slimline (7mm) style pen. You will learn how to use and assemble the various components in a pen kit, as well as the mandrel, pen mill, and pen press. Each student will take home a personally crafted pen to use or give as a gift to someone special.
Cost: 75.00
Notes: Prerequisites/skill level required: No previous experience needed.

Students are encouraged to bring their own safety glasses and dust masks.

Registration Deadline: 2/25/2016
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  Natural Edge Bowls
 
Instructor: Jerry Rhoads
Dates: 03/03/2016 - 03/03/2016
Time: Thu, 8am-4pm
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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  Build a Bench for Charity
 
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 03/04/2016 - 03/06/2016
Time: Fri, 6pm-9pm; Sat, 9am-5pm; Sun 12pm-5pm
Description: Learn the skills necessary to build a beautiful Cyprus bench to be donated to Habitat for Humanity for use on the front porch of one of their homes. Working from a plan published by Wood magazine, this attractive but sturdy garden bench is constructed with traditional mortise and tenon joinery. When you donate your bench to Habitat for Humanity, you may claim two thirds of the class fee as a tax deductible gift and CU Woodshop will give you a $100 discount to take the class a second time and keep a bench for yourself.

This is a win-win situation. Perfect your woodworking skills while contributing to our local community. This class is open to beginners, but some prior experience with woodworking tools would be beneficial. You will work with table saws, band saws, planers, jointers, routers, mortising machines, and sanders to build the bench.
Cost: 445.00
Notes: Includes $200 worth of cyprus. Beginners are welcome. Bring your own safety glasses and hearing protectors if you have them.
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  Introduction to Cabinet Making (Parkland Class)
 
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 03/08/2016 - 03/23/2016
Time: 3 weeks
Tue-Wed(s), 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 basis for many woodworking projects.
Cost: 345.00
Notes: Students are encouraged to bring their own safety glasses and hearing protection.
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  Build Your Own Shave Horse
 
Instructor: Luke Barnett
Dates: 03/11/2016 - 03/11/2016
Time: Fri, 10am-3pm
Description: Woodworking doesn't have to be expensive. With only a few tools and a little bit of knowledge, you can make many projects, including this shaving horse. The shaving horse is basically a very fast, foot operated vise that is utilized by a broad range of craftsman including wood turners, bodgers, coopers, chair makers, shingle makers and many other traditional trades. With traditional woodworking rapidly gaining popularity, people are using drawknives and spoke shaves to make chairs, paddles, snowshoes, splint basket parts, walking sticks, and many other great items. Luke Barnett uses a shave horse like this in his Windsor chair making. He shapes all pieces of the chair while sitting on a shaving horse using the drawknife to rapidly shape log pieces into rough parts. Using standard construction lumber (provided) you can build your own shave horse, and then use it in the Spoon Carving class the next day. A shave horse will be required for a Windsor Stool Making class to be offered this summer.
Cost: 80.00
Notes: All materials included. Fee increases to $95 on Feb 15. Last date to register is March 1.

Prerequisites: Students should be familiar with the use of the table saw, miter saw, and bandsaw.

Bring a sack lunch and your own safety glasses if you have them.
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  Spoon Carving
 
Instructor: Luke Barnett
Dates: 03/12/2016 - 03/12/2016
Time: Sat, 10am-3pm
Description: Ever wanted to make something with your own two hands? Are you interested in learning woodworking? Then whittle a wooden spoon. Students will start with a piece of firewood and using only a few tools, will create something they can be proud of and use for years. Tools will be provided, but students are welcome to bring their own tools if they have them. The three main tools are a hatchet, a good fixed blade knife, and a hook knife. The skills learned in this class could provide the foundation for moving on to the next level of making stools and chairs.
Cost: 75.00
Notes: All materials included. Fee increases to $90 on Feb 15. Last date to register is March 1.

Prerequisites: No woodworking experience necessary.

Bring a sack lunch and your own safety glasses if you have them.
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  Spoon Carving
  Same class as Saturday
Instructor: Luke Barnett
Dates: 03/13/2016 - 03/13/2016
Time: Sun, 10am-3pm
Description: Ever wanted to make something with your own two hands? Are you interested in learning woodworking? Then whittle a wooden spoon. Students will start with a piece of firewood and using only a few tools, will create something they can be proud of and use for years. Tools will be provided, but students are welcome to bring their own tools if they have them. The three main tools are a hatchet, a good fixed blade knife, and a hook knife. The skills learned in this class could provide the foundation for moving on to the next level of making stools and chairs.
Cost: 75.00
Notes: All materials included. Fee increases to $90 on Feb 15. Last date to register is March 1.

Prerequisites: No woodworking experience necessary.

Bring a sack lunch and your own safety glasses if you have them.
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  Mission Sideboard
 
Instructor: John Garrison
Dates: 03/18/2016 - 04/03/2016
Time: 2 weekends (5 days)
Fri-Sun, 9am-5pm; Sat-Sun 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. A few 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 Woodworking - Session 2 (Parkland Class)
  Class is full. Consider Beginning Woodworking I 4/30-5/1
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 04/05/2016 - 04/13/2016
Time: 2 weeks
Tue-Wed(s), 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: 219.00
Notes: All materials included. Students are encouraged to bring their own safety glasses and hearing protection if they have them.
Class PDF: Download
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  Build Your Own Natural-Edge Table or Bench
 
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 04/09/2016 - 04/17/2016
Time: 2 weekends
Sat-Sun(s), 8:30am-5pm
Description: Coffee tables, end tables, and benches made from natural edge, or live edge wooden slabs can make wonderful and unique additions to your home. Although the size and bulk wooden slabs may be intimidating, they are not that difficult to build if you know the tricks. Students will purchase the slab or slabs of their choice prior to the beginning of the class. CU Woodshop Supply will have a variety of slabs to choose from that will allow creating tables and benches up to 72” long and 24” wide.

We will use a router and frame to level the slabs while traditional mortise and tenon joinery or Festool Dominos will be used to join the legs to the top. To add a unique design feature, a butterfly joint can be used to highlight and strengthen a natural crack. Proper sanding and finishing techniques will be used to achieve a beautiful piece of furniture with a luxurious finish.
Cost: 460.00
Notes: Does not include materials. A natural-edge slab should be chosen and purchased separately before the beginning of the class. Cost of slab can range from $100 to $300 or more depending on the size and type of wood chosen.
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  Bottle Stopper
 
Instructor: Mike Sargent
Dates: 04/18/2016 - 04/18/2016
Time: Mon, 6pm-9pm
Description: In this class you will turn a bottle stopper on the lathe. We will use Easy Wood tools to turn a wooden blank into a decorative shape. It will then be attached to the proper hardware creating a stopper you will take home to reseal your favorite wine or spirits bottle. No prior wood-turning experience is needed. If you have previously turned a pen or other small object, this will be a rewarding extension of your wood-turning skills and techniques. You may wish to sketch a shape you would like to create from the picture below or other source. All supplies (including a wooden blank), tools, and finishing materials will be provided. However, if you have a piece of wood or other suitable material 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: Class registration closes 4/11/2016.
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  Basic Woodworking (Parkland Class)
 
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 04/19/2016 - 04/27/2016
Time: 2 weeks
Tue-Wed(s), 6pm–9pm
Description: This 2 week 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: 295.00
Notes: Students are encouraged to bring their own safety glasses and hearing protection.
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  Green-Wood Bowl Turning
 
Instructor: Jerry Rhoads
Dates: 04/27/2016 - 04/27/2016
Time: Wed, 8am-4pm
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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  Mission Style Hall Table
 
Instructor: Mike Sargent
Dates: 04/28/2016 - 04/30/2016
Time: Thu-Sat, 6pm-9pm
Description: You can build one of these elegant hall tables of domestically-grown cherry in three classes. You will learn some additional skills in the use of a table saw, planer, joiner, sanders and drills. The finished table dimensions are 48” long X 14” deep X 32” high. Pictured below is a cherry table; one made of oak is on display at CU Woodshop Supply. You will have a fully assembled table to take home at the end of the third class. It will then be ready to do a light final sanding and apply a finish of your choice, which we discuss in the final class.
Cost: 215.00
Notes: A beginning woodworking class or other basic woodworking experience is strongly recommended. Class registration closes 4/21/2016
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  Natural Edge Bowls
 
Instructor: Jerry Rhoads
Dates: 04/28/2016 - 04/28/2016
Time: Thu, 8am-4pm
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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  Beginning Woodworking I
 
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 04/30/2016 - 05/01/2016
Time: Sat and Sun, 9am-4pm
Description: This class is intended for those with no woodworking experience who would like to learn the basic skills required to build their own projects from wood. Students will learn to safely use the table saw, miter saw, jointer, planer, bandsaw, and power sanders to create a simple project. The skills learned in this class will prepare you to take more advanced classes where you can build beautiful furniture pieces for your home.
Cost: 215.00
Notes: All materials included. Students are encouraged to bring a snack lunch each day and their own safety glasses and hearing protection if they have them.
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  Advanced Pen Turning - Mother's Day
 
Instructor: Mike Sargent
Dates: 05/03/2016 - 05/03/2016
Time: Tue, 6pm-9pm
Description: The Majestic Squire pen is a very elegant instrument that is ideally suited for either a male or female scribe. The pen clasp is set with a sparkling Swarovski Crystal demonstrating the sophisticated good taste of the owner. Participants will expand the turning and finishing skills learned in the basic pen-turning class to produce a prize for themselves or to present as a cherished gift for a special person. Hint: Mother's Day is just a few days away on Sunday, May 8th. You might also choose to give this class to someone that you think might like to make his/her own instrument. This pen will have Titanium Nitride hardware coatings that provide great durability and will maintain its beauty for years to come. A selection of exotic hardwoods will be available to choose from including Black and White Ebony, Black Ebony, Kingwood, Tulipwood, and Olivewood. You may also purchase a wood blank of your choosing at the CU Woodshop or bring one of your own. You will take home your handsome pen at the end of this class to use or present as a gift. Handsome gift boxes are available for purchase at CU WoodShop Supply.
Cost: 85.00
Notes: Includes the Gold & Black TN Click Pen Kit, an exotic wood blank, use of the tools & lathes, and finishing supplies.

Participants are encouraged to have taken the basic pen-turning class or done previous spindle turning.

You are encouraged to bring your own safety glasses, dust mask and any desired hearing protection.

Registration Deadline: 4/26/2016
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  Introduction to Woodturning - Session 2 (Parkland Class)
  Sessions 1 and 2 are the same class, offered twice during the same semester.
Instructor: Jerry Rhoads
Dates: 05/04/2016 - 05/19/2016
Time: 3 weeks
Wed-Thu(s), 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: 295.00
Notes: Recommended book: Woodturning, a Foundation Course by Keith Rowley.

Students are encouraged to bring their own safety glasses and dust masks.
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  Maloof Style Sculpted Rocker
  Registration closes 30 days prior to first session
Instructor: John Garrison
Dates: 05/06/2016 - 05/22/2016
Time: 3 weekends
Fri-Sun(s), 8am-5pm
Description: The beautiful flow and joinery of a Sculpted Rocking Chair is regarded in the top of the woodworking field. The process of building one will open up your woodworking skills to a new level. This chair is amazingly comfortable and will be passed down to many generations.

This is an intensive 9 day class in which you will learn techniques of cold bent lamination, coopering, compound cove cutting, radius mortise and tenon, shaping with routers, grinders, rasps, and drums; the list goes on and on. This chair can be made from a variety of different woods. Curly Maple, Walnut, and Cherry make beautiful chairs.
Cost: 1600.00
Notes: Prerequisites/skill level required: Intermediate to advanced skills, you will need experience with the band saw, table saw, and router before taking this class.

Materials are NOT INCLUDED and will cost from $500 to $900+, depending on wood selected. You will want to use the best wood you can get for this beautiful rocker.
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  Green-Wood Bowl Turning
 
Instructor: Jerry Rhoads
Dates: 05/24/2016 - 05/24/2016
Time: Tue, 8am-4pm
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.
Class PDF: Download
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  Natural Edge Bowls
 
Instructor: Jerry Rhoads
Dates: 05/25/2016 - 05/25/2016
Time: Wed, 8am-4pm
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.
Class PDF: Download
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  Introduction to Pen Turning
 
Instructor: Mike Sargent
Dates: 06/08/2016 - 06/08/2016
Time: Wed, 6pm-9pm
Description: Students will learn basic spindle-turning skills to turn and assemble a beautiful wooden Slimline (7mm) style pen. You will learn how to use and assemble the various components in a pen kit, as well as the mandrel, pen mill, and pen press. Each student will take home a personally crafted pen to use or give as a gift to someone special.
Cost: 75.00
Notes: Prerequisites/skill level required: No previous experience needed.

Students are encouraged to bring their own safety glasses and dust masks.

Registration Deadline: 6/1/2016
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  Build a Windsor-Style Stool with Luke Barnett
 
Instructor: Luke Barnett
Dates: 06/24/2016 - 06/26/2016
Time: Fri-Sun, 8:30am-5pm
Description: Build a hand-carved Windsor-style stool. The instructor will demonstrate how to split and rive parts for the stool from green oak logs. Then using partially air-dried wood, students will shape the parts with a shave horse, drawknife, and spokeshave. The legs will be steam bent and set aside to dry while other parts are being made. Students will learn to carve the seat using traditional seat carving techniques.
Cost: 380.00
Notes: All materials included. Fee increases to $420 on May 23. Last date to register is June 10.

Prerequisites/skill level required: No woodworking experience necessary but having first taken the Shave Horse and Spoon Carving classes would be very beneficial.

Bring a sack lunch and your own safety glasses if you have them.
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  Advanced Pen Turning - Over and Under
 
Instructor: Mike Sargent
Dates: 09/07/2016 - 09/07/2016
Time: Wed, 6pm-9pm
Description: Students will use the turning and finishing skills learned in the basic pen-turning class to make this handsome pen. Inspired by the popular Over and Under combination rifle/shotgun, this 24kt Gold Rollerball pen will make the perfect gift for any hunter, sportsman, or gun enthusiast. Either make it for her/him or give this class as a gift. All facets of this roller ball pen are big and impressive, including a simulated 12ga shotgun shell cap, a .30 caliber cartridge pen body, and a shotgun clip. A selection of exotic hardwoods will be available to choose from. You may also purchase a ¾”(sq) x 5” wood blank of your choosing at the CU Woodshop or bring one of your own. You will take home your handsome pen at the end of this class to use or present as a gift. Several styles of pen boxes are also available at CU Woodshop.
Cost: 85.00
Notes: Includes the Over and Under Shotgun 24kt Gold Roller Ball Pen Kit, an exotic wood blank, use of the tools & lathes, and finishing supplies.

Prerequisites/skill level required: Students are encouraged to have taken Intro to Pen Turning or have done previous spindle turning.

Students are encouraged to bring their own safety glasses, dust mask and any desired hearing protection.

Registration Deadline: 8/31/2016
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  Stickley Tall Clock
  Registration closes 30 days prior to first session
Instructor: John Garrison
Dates: 09/12/2016 - 09/16/2016
Time: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm
Description: This clock was originally designed by L & JG Stickley circa 1910. Originals lately have sold for $50,000 to $70,000. The original clock is housed at the historic Stickley Craftsman Farm in New Jersey. Stickley reproductions sell at fine furniture stores for over $6,500. Building the Tall Clock will require a great deal of hard work. You will be building a family heirloom that will last for generations. The clock is made from beautiful quarter-sawn white oak and has a high quality movement. This design features classic Stickley craftsmanship. In our 5 day class you will learn about mortise and tenon techniques, frame and panel construction, building door and the secrets of fitting them in the case. We will cover finishing techniques and installation of clock components and hardware. You will have a great sense of accomplishment after building this clock, and have more confidence in building your next furniture project.
Cost: 795.00
Notes: Prerequisites/skill level required: Intermediate woodworking skills.

Materials are NOT INCLUDED and are estimated to be around $650 for a quality movement and $750 for wood and supplies.
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  Introduction to Pen Turning
 
Instructor: Mike Sargent
Dates: 10/11/2016 - 10/11/2016
Time: Tue, 6pm-9pm
Description: Students will learn basic spindle-turning skills to turn and assemble a beautiful wooden Slimline (7mm) style pen. You will learn how to use and assemble the various components in a pen kit, as well as the mandrel, pen mill, and pen press. Each student will take home a personally crafted pen to use or give as a gift to someone special.
Cost: 75.00
Notes: Prerequisites/skill level required: No previous experience needed.

Students are encouraged to bring their own safety glasses and dust masks.

Registration Deadline: 10/4/2016
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