Our Courses


Woodworking Project Class Four Days

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
July 16, 2018 - July 19, 2018
Instructor: Brian Miskinis
Level: all
$450 + materials
max students = 8

This is an intensive four day 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

Monday Tuesday 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
July 16, 2018 - July 31, 2018
Instructor: Brian Miskinis
Level: all
$200 + materials
max students = 8

A six night/3 week course for all skill levels. We will meet on Monday and Tuesday nights from 6:30-9:30pm for three consecutive weeks. Here's your chance to make that project you didn't dare tackle before, or perhaps finish one you have already started. Limited to 8 students.




Wood Turning for Beginners

Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
September 8, 2018
Instructor: Alan Mitchell
Level: beginner
$100
max students = 9

This one-day seminar provides hands-on instruction in basic spindle turning. You'll learn the fundamentals of tool selection, sharpening, and turning between centers. Do you own your own lathe tools? Bring them to class, and take them home properly sharpened!




Woodworking - All Levels

Tuesday 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
September 11, 2018 - November 13, 2018
Instructor: Scott Goodell
Level: all
$325
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.




Woodworking - All Levels

Wednesday 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
September 12, 2018 - November 14, 2018
Instructor: Brian Miskinis
Level: all
$325
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 15, 2018 - September 16, 2018
Instructor: Robert J Lacivita
Level: beginner
$225

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 20, 2018 - December 27, 2018
alternating Thursdays (Note: some class dates may be revised to accommodate holidays)
Instructor: Marcel Durette
Level: beginner+
$300

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.




Bowl Turning

Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
September 22, 2018
Instructor: Marcel Durette
Level: beginner+
$100

This class will cover the fundamentals of bowl turning, including tool selection and sharpening, mounting methods, turning procedures, and finishes. You will also be introduced to "green" bowl turning. Everyone turns a bowl!




Wood Finishing

Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
October 13, 2018
Instructor: Gary Wood
Level: beginner+
$110 + $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.




Introduction to Woodworking Tools for Women

Sunday Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
October 20, 2018 - October 21, 2018
Instructor: Liz Hallen
Level: beginner
$100 + $20 materials

This class is for women, or moms and daughters, who would like to become comfortable and competent using everyday hand tools. In this weekend, you will make a beautiful lidded box, while learning how to use a variety of tools including a measuring tape, bevel gauge, combination square, drill driver, palm sander, hand plane, Japanese handsaw, wood burner, chisels and the small bandsaw. Moms who wish to also sign up their daughters, may due so. Minimum age is 10 years old. What a great way to work together while you each create your own 'masterpiece'! Liz is a professional woodworker who teaches woodworking to girls at Camp Oneway in Hebron, New Hampshire, during the summers. She owns and operates River's Bend Woodworking Studio in Plymouth, and is a juried member of the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen.




Shaker Oval Boxes

Friday Saturday 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
October 26, 2018 - October 27, 2018
Saturday 9:00AM - Noon
Instructor: Alan Mitchell
Level: all
$100 + materials
max students = 10

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 3, 2018
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 17, 2018
Instructor: Kevin Gelinas
Level: all
$100

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!



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