Our Courses


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
$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!




Pen Turning

Friday 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
December 1, 2017
Instructor: Alan Mitchell
Level: all
$50

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
$100

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
$100
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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