Our Courses


Woodworking Five Days

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
March 28, 2016 - April 1, 2016
Instructor: Alan Mitchell
Level: all
$550 + materials
Sorry, Class full.

This is an intensive one week course for all skill levels. Choose your own project, and receive individualized instruction, whether you're a beginner or an advanced woodworker. Bring your own materials, or purchase them from our inventory.




Elegant Boxes

Friday 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
September 9, 2016 - October 14, 2016
Instructor: Roger Myers
Level: all
$100 + $30 materials
Sorry, Class full.

During the six weeks you will build a keepsake box from one of several designs you can choose from and then turn it into a one-of-a-kind treasure by embellishing it with inlay and banding. You will learn basic box construction and joinery options, inlay and decoration, and finishing. You will probably want to keep this for yourself, but note it will be done in time for Christmas!




Shaker Oval Boxes

Friday Saturday 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
October 28, 2016 - October 29, 2016
Saturday: 9:00 AM to noon
Instructor: Alan Mitchell
Level: all
$90 + materials
Sorry, Class full.

This two session workshop will teach you how to make oval Shaker boxes. You can make as many boxes as time allows (typically two or three). We include a class booklet with project instructions, patterns, and sources for all materials.




Woodworking Five Days

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
November 14, 2016 - November 18, 2016
Instructor: Alan Mitchell
Level: all
$550 + materials
Sorry, Class full.

This is an intensive one week course for all skill levels. Choose your own project, and receive individualized instruction, whether you're a beginner or an advanced woodworker. Bring your own materials, or purchase them from our inventory.




Comprehensive Ten-Week Course in Woodworking

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
January 9, 2017 - March 24, 2017
no school the week of Feb. 20-24
Instructor: Alan Mitchell
Level: all
$4850 + materials
max students = 8

This course is designed for serious students who want to explore woodworking and furniture construction. It covers the study of wood; learning to draw and read plans; the care, use and sharpening of hand tools; and the safe use and maintenance of machine tools. Students will also learn joinery, project design, wood turning, veneering, and wood bending through a series of lessons and individual projects.




Wood Turning

Thursday 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
January 26, 2017 - May 4, 2017
alternating Thursdays
Instructor: Marcel Durette
Level: beginner+
$300 materials
Sorry, Class full.

An introductory class for beginning and intermediate wood turners. Marcel will spend time on both spindle turning and bowl turning. He will cover tool selection, sharpening, tool use and control, mounting methods, and finishing techniques. You will work on a variety of projects, and we will provide practice materials.




Picture Framing - Mat Cutting

Friday 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
March 17, 2017 - March 18, 2017
Saturday 9:00 - Noon
Instructor: Alan Mitchell
Level: all
$75 + $15 materials

In this two-part workshop, Alan will teach you basic picture frame construction, including moldings, mat board, mounting, finishing, and hanging. You will construct a picture frame in class. You will construct an 8"x10" picture frame in class.




Woodworking Five Days

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
March 20, 2017 - March 24, 2017
Instructor: Alan Mitchell
Level: all
$550 + materials

This is an intensive one week course for all skill levels. Choose your own project, and receive individualized instruction, whether you're a beginner or an advanced woodworker. Bring your own materials, or purchase them from our inventory.




Woodworking - All Levels - Afternoons

Monday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
April 3, 2017 - June 12, 2017
(No class vacation week, April 25)
Instructor: Alan Mitchell
Level: all
$325 + materials
max students = 8
Sorry, Class full.

A ten week course for all skill levels. Here's your chance to make that project you didn't dare tackle before. Learn the tricks of the trade from our forty+ years of experience. Limited to 8 students.




Woodworking - All Levels

Monday 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
April 3, 2017 - June 12, 2017
(No class vacation week, April 24)
Instructor: Alan Mitchell
Level: all
$325 + materials
max students = 8
Sorry, Class full.

A ten week course for all skill levels. Here's your chance to make that project you didn't dare tackle before. Learn the tricks of the trade from our forty+ years of experience. Limited to 8 students.




Woodworking - All Levels

Tuesday 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
April 4, 2017 - June 13, 2017
(No class vacation week, April 24)
Instructor: Alan Mitchell
Level: all
$325 + materials
max students = 8
Sorry, Class full.

A ten week course for all skill levels. Here's your chance to make that project you didn't dare tackle before. Learn the tricks of the trade from our forty+ years of experience. Limited to 8 students.




Woodworking - All Levels - Afternoons

Tuesday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
April 4, 2017 - June 13, 2017
Instructor: Alan Mitchell
Level: all
$325 + materials
max students = 8
Sorry, Class full.

A ten week course for all skill levels. Here's your chance to make that project you didn't dare tackle before. Learn the tricks of the trade from our twenty+ years of experience. Limited to 8 students.




Woodworking - All Levels

Wednesday 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
April 5, 2017 - June 14, 2017
(No class vacation week, April 24)
Instructor: P. David Richards
Level: all
$325 + materials
max students = 8
Sorry, Class full.

A ten week course for all skill levels. Here's your chance to make that project you didn't dare tackle before. Learn the tricks of the trade from our forty+ years of experience. Limited to 8 students.




Basic Woodworking

Sunday Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
June 3, 2017 - June 4, 2017
Instructor: Robert J Lacivita
Level: beginner
$210 materials
Sorry, Class full.

An intensive 2-day course designed to give you the foundation you need to build projects without the "oops" factor! This class will concentrate on material choice, layout, joinery, hand and power tools and more. Through instructor demonstrations and extensive hands-on student work, the mysteries of woodworking will be clarified.



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