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Class Date Time Price  
Advanced Pen Turning –Make a designer pen 04/02/2015 Thursday 6pm to 9pm $85 Details
Adirondack Chair 04/11/2015 - 04/12/2015 Sat,Sun 8:30am-5:00pm $385 Details
Hands on Joinery 04/14/2015 Tue. 6:00pm-9:00pm $75 Details
Build an Acoustic Guitar 04/17/2015 - 04/19/2015 Fri 6:00pm-10:00pm
Sat 8:30am-5:00pm
Sun 8:30am-5:00pm
$625 Details
Hands on Joinery 04/25/2015 Sat. 9:00am-12:00pm $75 Details
Maloof Style Sculpted Rocker 05/01/2015 - 05/17/2015 3 Weekends
Fri - Sun, 8:00am-5:00pm
$1,600 Details
Green-Wood Bowl Turning 05/05/2015 Tue, 8:00am - 4:00pm $160 Details
Introduction to Woodworking (Parkland Class) 05/12/2015 - 06/02/2015 Tuesday evenings, 6:00pm-9:00pm $185 Details
Natural Edge Bowls 05/18/2015 Tue. 8:00am-4:00pm $160 Details
Figured Cutting Board 05/20/2015 - 06/03/2015 Wed, 6:00pm-9:00pm $165 Details
Introduction to CNC Routing with VCarve Pro (Parkland Class) 06/01/2015 - 06/10/2015 6:00pm to 9:00 PM Monday June 1 & 8 at Parkland, and Wednesday June 10 at CU Woodshop $215 Details
Build a Bowed Arm Morris Chair 06/08/2015 - 06/13/2015 Mon-Sat 8am-5pm $735 Details
Introduction to Woodturning (Parkland Class) 07/08/2015 - 07/23/2015 Wed & Thur, 6:00pm-8:30pm $275 Details
Hand Tools 101 07/18/2015 Sat 9am-5pm $90 Details
Mission Style Hall Table 09/08/2015 - 09/10/2015 Tue-Thu, 6pm-9pm $215 Details
Mission Sideboard 09/14/2015 - 09/18/2015 Mon-Fri 9am - 5pm $795 Details
Hand-Cut Dovetails 09/19/2015 Sat 9am-4pm $95 Details
Turn a Bottle Stopper 11/05/2015 Thu. 6:30pm to 9:00pm $65 Details

  Advanced Pen Turning –Make a designer pen
Instructor: Michael Sargent
Dates: 04/02/2015 - 04/02/2015
Time: Thursday 6pm to 9pm
Description: Learn to make an elegant designer pen that can be carried with pride or presented to someone as a special gift. The twist pen made will be a Nouveau Sceptre design, will have Gold TN and Rhodium Fittings, and will be made from an acrylic blank. In addition to using the skills learned in the basic pen-turning class, you will learn the techniques used to turn and finish acrylic pen blanks. At the end of the class you will take home your new skills, and a beautifully finished designer pen.
Cost: 85.00
Notes: Prerequisite - Beginning Pen Turning Class or previous pen turning experience. Bring your own safety glasses and dust mask. Class registration closes March 26, 2015.
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  Adirondack Chair
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 04/11/2015 - 04/12/2015
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: All materials and supplies included.
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  Hands on Joinery
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 04/14/2015 - 04/14/2015
Time: Tue. 6:00pm-9:00pm
Description: Although it looks and sounds simple the process of jointing two pieces of wood together can be a real challenge. A woodworker needs to have in his arsenal a number of ways to glue two pieces of wood together. It needs to be correct and it should be easy and straight forward. Every woodworker must master these skills in order to produce quality cabinets, furniture, and projects. In this class we will cover Kreg Pocket Holes, biscuits, dowels and the Festool Domino. Join Mike in this class as he will show you a number of ways to create wide stock (that is flat & true). Face frame construction and exploring how pocket joinery can make your work faster and easier will be taught.
Cost: 75.00
Notes: Students should bring their own dust mask, eye and hearing protection if they have them.
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  Build an Acoustic Guitar
Instructor: Nick Cioni
Dates: 04/17/2015 - 04/19/2015
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 and all supplies
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  Hands on Joinery
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 04/25/2015 - 04/25/2015
Time: Sat. 9:00am-12:00pm
Description: Although it looks and sounds simple the process of jointing two pieces of wood together can be a real challenge. A woodworker needs to have in his arsenal a number of ways to glue two pieces of wood together. It needs to be correct and it should be easy and straight forward. Every woodworker must master these skills in order to produce quality cabinets, furniture, and projects. In this class we will cover Kreg Pocket Holes, biscuits, dowels and the Festool Domino. Join Mike in this class as he will show you a number of ways to create wide stock (that is flat & true). Face frame construction and exploring how pocket joinery can make your work faster and easier will be taught.
Cost: 75.00
Notes: Students should bring their own dust mask, eye and hearing protection if they have them.
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  Maloof Style Sculpted Rocker
Instructor: John Garrison
Dates: 05/01/2015 - 05/17/2015
Time: 3 Weekends Fri - Sun, 8:00am-5:00pm
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 is an intensive 9 days 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. It is amazingly comfortable and will be passed down to many generations.
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: 05/05/2015 - 05/05/2015
Time: Tue, 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 Woodworking (Parkland Class)
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 05/12/2015 - 06/02/2015
Time: Tuesday evenings, 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. REGISTRATION OPENS APRIL 6
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  Natural Edge Bowls
Instructor: Jerry Rhoads
Dates: 05/18/2015 - 05/18/2015
Time: Tue. 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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  Figured Cutting Board
Instructor: Mike Sargent
Dates: 05/20/2015 - 06/03/2015
Time: Wed, 6:00pm-9:00pm
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. Class registration closes Thursday 5/14.
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  Introduction to CNC Routing with VCarve Pro (Parkland Class)
Instructor: Allan Tuchman
Dates: 06/01/2015 - 06/10/2015
Time: 6:00pm to 9:00 PM Monday June 1 & 8 at Parkland, and Wednesday June 10 at CU Woodshop
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: REGISTRATION OPENS APRIL 6. 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 http://www.vectric.com.
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  Build a Bowed Arm Morris Chair
Instructor: Mike Van Pelt
Dates: 06/08/2015 - 06/13/2015
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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  Introduction to Woodturning (Parkland Class)
Instructor: Jerry Rhoads
Dates: 07/08/2015 - 07/23/2015
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: 275.00
Notes: Recommended book: Woodturning, a Foundation Course by Keith Rowley REGISTRATION OPENS APRIL 6
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  Hand Tools 101
Instructor: Jeremy Taylor
Dates: 07/18/2015 - 07/18/2015
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 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
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  Mission Style Hall Table
Instructor: Mike Sargent
Dates: 09/08/2015 - 09/10/2015
Time: Tue-Thu, 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 Class registration closes 9/1/15
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  Mission Sideboard
Instructor: John Garrison
Dates: 09/14/2015 - 09/18/2015
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. 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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  Hand-Cut Dovetails
Instructor: Jeremy Taylor
Dates: 09/19/2015 - 09/19/2015
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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  Turn a Bottle Stopper
Instructor: Mike Sargent
Dates: 11/05/2015 - 11/05/2015
Time: Thu. 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: Class registration closes 10/29/15.
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