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Class Date Time Price  
Woodworking Safety 1
Class successfully completed
08/20/2016 Sat, 9am-4pm $150 Details
Beginning Woodworking I
08/27/2016 - 08/28/2016 Sat-Sun, 9am-4pm $215 Details
Advanced Pen Turning - Over and Under
09/07/2016 Wed, 6pm-9pm $85 Details
Introduction to Furniture Making
09/10/2016 - 09/11/2016 Sat-Sun, 9am-4pm $296 Details
Beginning Woodworking - Fancy Cutting Board (Parkland Class)
09/12/2016 - 09/20/2016 2 weeks
Mon-Tue(s), 6pm–9pm
$219 Details
Woodworking for Beginners
09/17/2016 - 09/18/2016 Sat-Sun, 9am-4pm $215 Details
Introduction to CNC Routing with VCarve Pro (Parkland Class)
09/20/2016 - 10/04/2016 Tue(s), 6pm-9pm at Parkland
Tue (Oct 4), 6pm-9pm at CUW School
$215 Details
The Dovetail: An Introduction to Traditional Hand-Cut Joinery
10/08/2016 - 10/09/2016 Sat-Sun, 9am-4pm $380 Details
Introduction to Pen Turning
10/11/2016 Tue, 6pm-9pm $75 Details
Intermediate Woodworking - Cabinet Making (Parkland Class)
10/12/2016 - 10/27/2016 3 weeks
Wed-Thu(s), 6pm-9pm
$345 Details
Beginning Woodworking - Wooden Keepsake Boxes (Parkland Class)
10/17/2016 - 10/25/2016 2 weeks
Mon-Tue(s), 6pm–9pm
$219 Details
Introduction to Woodturning - Session 1 (Parkland Class)
Sessions 1 and 2 are the same class, offered twice during the same semester.
11/02/2016 - 11/17/2016 3 weeks
Wed-Thu(s), 6pm-8:30pm
$295 Details
Beginning Woodworking - Mirror and Picture Frames (Parkland Class)
11/07/2016 - 11/15/2016 2 weeks
Mon-Tue(s), 6pm–9pm
$219 Details
Mantle Clock
CLASS FULL - Email classes@cuwoodshop.com to be added to the waiting list.
11/12/2016 - 11/13/2016 Sat-Sun, 9am-4pm $245 Details
Intermediate Woodworking - Country Cabinet (Parkland Class)
11/21/2016 - 11/29/2016 2 weeks
Mon-Tue(s), 6pm–9pm
$249 Details
Beginning Woodworking - Bookcase Building (Parkland Class)
12/05/2016 - 12/13/2016 2 weeks
Mon-Tue(s), 6pm–9pm
$219 Details
Beginning Woodworking - Build a Small Stool (Parkland Class)
01/09/2017 - 01/17/2017 2 weeks
Mon-Tue(s), 6pm–9pm
$219 Details
Introduction to Woodturning - Session 2 (Parkland Class)
Sessions 1 and 2 are the same class, offered twice during the same semester.
01/11/2017 - 01/26/2017 3 weeks
Wed-Thu(s), 6pm-8:30pm
$295 Details

  Woodworking Safety 1
  Class successfully completed
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 08/20/2016 - 08/20/2016
Time: Sat, 9am-4pm
Description: This class is designed for people who have had experience in woodworking and are familiar with the basic setup and operation of the power tools in a well-equipped workshop. Those who do not feel competent in the operations of power tools should first take our Power Tool Proficiency classes. Woodworking Safety 1 is designed to insure that individuals have the skills, knowledge, and woodworking habits to safely use tools and machinery in the CUWS School of Woodworking workshop.
Cost: 150.00
Notes: Students are encouraged to bring a sack lunch and their own safety glasses and hearing protectors if they have them.

At the end of this class, you may choose to take the examination for the Level 1 Woodworkers Certification to gain access to the CUWS School Workshop for Independent Skill Development, to work on your own projects. See [link] for a detailed explanation of this program.
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  Beginning Woodworking I
 
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 08/27/2016 - 08/28/2016
Time: Sat-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 - 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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  Introduction to Furniture Making
 
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 09/10/2016 - 09/11/2016
Time: Sat-Sun, 9am-4pm
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: 296.00
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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  Beginning Woodworking - Fancy Cutting Board (Parkland Class)
 
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 09/12/2016 - 09/20/2016
Time: 2 weeks
Mon-Tue(s), 6pm–9pm
Description: Learn basic tool use and woodworking skills as you build a useful project. Participants will use the table saw, jointer, planer, bandsaw, router, and sander to construct a maple cutting board adorned with beautiful intersecting curves of contrasting woods.
Cost: 219.00
Notes: All materials included. No previous woodworking experience necessary. Students are encouraged to bring their own safety glasses and hearing protection.
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  Woodworking for Beginners
 
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 09/17/2016 - 09/18/2016
Time: Sat-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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  Introduction to CNC Routing with VCarve Pro (Parkland Class)
 
Instructor: Allan Tuchman
Dates: 09/20/2016 - 10/04/2016
Time: Tue(s), 6pm-9pm at Parkland
Tue (Oct 4), 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 the CU Woodshop School of Woodworking.
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. Students are encouraged to bring their own safety glasses and hearing protection.
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  The Dovetail: An Introduction to Traditional Hand-Cut Joinery
 
Instructor: Karen Wales
Dates: 10/08/2016 - 10/09/2016
Time: Sat-Sun, 9am-4pm
Description: Here’s your chance to gain proficiency in cutting dovetails by hand. Instructor Karen Wales will teach you proper layout, sawing, chopping and fitting. She’ll also provide tips on troubleshooting and repair.

Once you’re comfortable with dovetailing, you’ll get started on building your own dovetailed tote — a handy and attractive carrying box that’s just right for a handful of tools, garden supplies or for use in home décor.
Cost: 380.00
Notes: Includes pre-cut and planed cherry for practice and mahogany for the tote. Students are encouraged to bring a sack lunch, and their own safety glasses if they have them.
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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 Easy Wood Tools to turn and then 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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  Intermediate Woodworking - Cabinet Making (Parkland Class)
 
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 10/12/2016 - 10/27/2016
Time: 3 weeks
Wed-Thu(s), 6pm-9pm
Description: This class is intended for those who have taken one or more beginning woodworking classes, or have had equivalent previous experience with woodworking tools. Students will be taught face frame construction, carcass building, and raised panel door making. Each student will build their own hardwood wall cabinet to take home.
Cost: 345.00
Notes: All materials included. Students are encouraged to bring their own safety glasses and hearing protection.
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  Beginning Woodworking - Wooden Keepsake Boxes (Parkland Class)
 
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 10/17/2016 - 10/25/2016
Time: 2 weeks
Mon-Tue(s), 6pm–9pm
Description: Learn basic tool use and woodworking skills as you build a useful project. Participants will use the table saw, jointer, planer, router table, and sander to build some small keepsake boxes using different joinery techniques.
Cost: 219.00
Notes: All materials included. No previous woodworking experience necessary. Students are encouraged to bring their own safety glasses and hearing protection.
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  Introduction to Woodturning - Session 1 (Parkland Class)
  Sessions 1 and 2 are the same class, offered twice during the same semester.
Instructor: Jerry Rhoads
Dates: 11/02/2016 - 11/17/2016
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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  Beginning Woodworking - Mirror and Picture Frames (Parkland Class)
 
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 11/07/2016 - 11/15/2016
Time: 2 weeks
Mon-Tue(s), 6pm–9pm
Description: Learn basic tool use and woodworking skills as you build a useful project. Participants will use the table saw, jointer, planer, router table, and sander to build some small wooden frames using different joinery techniques.
Cost: 219.00
Notes: All materials included. No previous woodworking experience necessary. Students are encouraged to bring their own safety glasses and hearing protection.
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  Mantle Clock
  CLASS FULL - Email classes@cuwoodshop.com to be added to the waiting list.
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 11/12/2016 - 11/13/2016
Time: Sat-Sun, 9am-4pm
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: All materials included. Please bring your own safety glasses and hearing protectors if you have them.
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  Intermediate Woodworking - Country Cabinet (Parkland Class)
 
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 11/21/2016 - 11/29/2016
Time: 2 weeks
Mon-Tue(s), 6pm–9pm
Description: This class is intended for those who have taken one or more beginning woodworking classes, or have had equivalent previous experience with woodworking tools. Students will learn how to safely use the jointer, planer, table saw, miter saw, band saw, drill press, and router table to build an attractive Country Cabinet with Towel Rack.
Cost: 249.00
Notes: All materials included. Students are encouraged to bring their own safety glasses and hearing protection.
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  Beginning Woodworking - Bookcase Building (Parkland Class)
 
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 12/05/2016 - 12/13/2016
Time: 2 weeks
Mon-Tue(s), 6pm–9pm
Description: Learn basic tool use and woodworking skills as you build a useful project. Participants will use the track saw, table saw, router, and sander to build a small bookcase using veneer plywood and edge banding.
Cost: 219.00
Notes: All materials included. No previous woodworking experience necessary. Students are encouraged to bring their own safety glasses and hearing protection.
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  Beginning Woodworking - Build a Small Stool (Parkland Class)
 
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 01/09/2017 - 01/17/2017
Time: 2 weeks
Mon-Tue(s), 6pm–9pm
Description: Learn basic tool use and woodworking skills as you build a useful project. Participants will use the table saw, jointer, planer, router, and sander to build a small stool.
Cost: 219.00
Notes: All materials included. No previous woodworking experience necessary. Students are encouraged to bring their own safety glasses and hearing protection.
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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: 01/11/2017 - 01/26/2017
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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