Our Courses


Woodturning - Christmas Tree Ornaments

Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
December 5, 2020
Instructor: Marcel Durette
Level: all
$135 + $10 materials
max students = 8

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.




Router Workshop

Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
January 16, 2021
Instructor: Roger Myers
Level: beginner
$60

Roger will help you learn to get the most out of your router. You will learn how to select a router, do partial and full edge shaping, decorative and plain edging, dado and rabbet cuts, picture frame moldings, dovetails, etc. He will also discuss jigs, guides and templates.




Wood Turning for Beginners

Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
January 23, 2021
Instructor: Matt Newton
Level: beginner
$145
max students = 8

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!




Wood Turning

Thursday 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
January 28, 2021 - May 6, 2021
alternating Thursdays
Instructor: Matt Newton
Level: beginner+
$350
max students = 8

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.




Table Saw Workshop

Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
January 30, 2021
Instructor: Roger Myers
Level: beginner
$60

Demonstrations and discussions on how to select a table saw and operate it safely. Instruction will include basic cutting methods, making raised panels, joints and more. Also learn about jigs and fixtures you can build yourself.




Hands-on Router Class

Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
February 6, 2021
Prerequisite: Router Workshop
Instructor: Brian Miskinis
Level: beginner+
$135
max students = 10

Bring your own router or use one of ours. This class is designed to help you get familiar with a router's parts, setup and use. We'll do a number of exercises and projects, and you will learn edge routing, inside and outside profiling, various methods of holding your workpiece and how to use a router table. Space is limited!




Basic Woodworking

Sunday Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
February 20, 2021 - February 21, 2021
Instructor: Robert J Lacivita
Level: beginner
$270 + $25 materials
max students = 9

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.




Picture Framing - Mat Cutting

Friday Saturday 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
March 5, 2021 - March 6, 2021
Saturday 9:00 - Noon
Instructor: Brian Miskinis
Level: all
$135 + $25 materials
max students = 8

In this two-part workshop, Brian 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.




Bowl Turning

Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
March 13, 2021
Instructor: Matt Newton
Level: beginner+
$135 + $10 materials
max students = 8

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!




Furniture Refinishing and Restoration

Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
March 27, 2021
Instructor: Gary Wood
Level: all
$135 + $20 materials
max students = 10

Caring for antiques and fine furniture requires special attention to the finish. You'll learn about historical materials and techniques, and how to recreate traditional finishes using today's shellac, varnish, wax and natural pigments. New, safer finish removers make refinishing more enjoyable, but we'll also show you how to revive finishes without stripping. Feel free to bring a small item to touch up, or a problem photo for class discussion. Practice materials will be provided. Ten students maximum.



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