Our Courses

Woodworking - All Levels - Afternoons

Tuesday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
September 12, 2017 - November 14, 2017
Instructor: Alan Mitchell
Level: all
$325 + materials
max students = 8

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.

Basic Woodworking

Sunday Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
September 16, 2017 - September 17, 2017
Instructor: Robert J Lacivita
Level: beginner

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.

Wood Turning

Thursday 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
September 28, 2017 - January 4, 2018
alternating Thursdays (Note: some class dates may be revised to accommodate holidays)
Instructor: Marcel Durette
Level: beginner+

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.

Wood Finishing

Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
October 7, 2017
Instructor: Gary Wood
Level: beginner+
$100 + $10 materials

Excellent wood finishing results can be obtained using just a few tools and materials. You'll learn the basic steps to get a fine finish, using varnish, shellac and oil on practice boards. You'll also learn which brush or pad to use, and how to add color with stains, glazes and waxes. This is a one day intensive course with time for discussion.

Shaker Oval Boxes

Friday 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
October 27, 2017 - October 28, 2017
Saturday 9:00AM - Noon
Instructor: Alan Mitchell
Level: all
$90 + materials

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.

Shaker Dining Room Tray with Hand-cut Dovetails

Saturday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
November 4, 2017
Instructor: Steve Marcq
Level: all
$100 + $30 materials

Learn how to lay out and cut dovetails as you make a Shaker-style dining room tray. Steve has helped hundreds of students cut their first dovetails and complete a project that they can display with pride. Even if you have some dovetail experience, this is a great chance to perfect your technique under the tutelage of a master craftsman.

Scroll Saw Seminar

Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
November 18, 2017
Instructor: Kevin Gelinas
Level: all

There are many incredible ways to use the scroll saw, including countless techniques that most of us would never consider. We will share some of our techniques to help you get the most out of your scroll saw. Bring your scroll saw to class, or rent one of ours, and have fun as you learn!

Woodworking Five Days

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
November 27, 2017 - December 1, 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.

Pen Turning

Friday 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
December 1, 2017
Instructor: Alan Mitchell
Level: all

By turning a pen out of your favorite wood you can create a beautiful and personal holiday gift. Turning pens is easy and incredibly fun, and once you've tried it, you'll always think twice before throwing out your wood scraps! The class price includes complete kits for two pens; extra kits will be available for you to purchase.

Woodturning - Christmas Tree Ornaments

Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
December 2, 2017
Instructor: Marcel Durette
Level: all

This class will be a fun day of turning small ornaments to decorate your tree or give as gifts. No turning experience is required. If you have some turning experience, you can turn some captured rings or work on another challenging project. If you have your own turning tools, bring them to class and we'll help you sharpen them.

Cutting Boards for Christmas!

Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
December 9, 2017
Instructor: Alan Mitchell
Level: all
max students = 15

The perfect time to spend a day in the shop and crank out some useful Christmas gifts for your loved ones. You may choose from several designs to make some small slicing boards and also a 'glued-up' lamination with personalized design stripes of different woods.

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