Our Courses


Drafting 101 Tue pm

Tuesday 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
September 2, 2019
Instructor: Brian Miskinis
Level: all
$50

This is a great class to learn how to visualize and draw your projects on paper. If you have taken any of our project classes, you already know that we will be asking for some plans. Brian will teach you how to draw your plans, in an organized format. He will show you the best way to draw the views, what tools to use, and also will explain how to scale your drawings so they will fit on the paper. We will offer this class in two nights. However, if you can only make one of the nights, you will still gain a wealth of information. Sign up for Tue and Wed night separately, or just one of the nights.




Drafting 101 Wed pm

Wednesday 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
September 4, 2019
Instructor: Brian Miskinis
Level: all
$50

This is a great class to learn how to visualize and draw your projects on paper. If you have taken any of our project classes, you already know that we will be asking for some plans. Brian will teach you how to draw your plans, in an organized format. He will show you the best way to draw the views, what tools to use, and also will explain how to scale your drawings so they will fit on the paper. We will offer this class in two nights. However, if you can only make one of the nights, you will still gain a wealth of information. Sign up for Tue and Wed night separately, or just one of the nights.




Woodworking - All Levels

Tuesday 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
September 10, 2019 - November 12, 2019
Instructor: Scott Goodell
Level: all
$350 + 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.




Woodworking - All Levels

Wednesday 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
September 11, 2019 - November 13, 2019
Instructor: Brian Miskinis
Level: all
$350 + 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 forty+ years of experience. Limited to 8 students.




Bowl Turning II

Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
September 14, 2019
Instructor: Marcel Durette
Level: beginner+
$125
max students = 8

This class is for people who have already taken our one day bowl turning class, or have some experience in turing bowls, and would like some professional guidance. You will advance your skills by turning a dry bowl, while focusing on tool technique, design and different finishing methods. If time allows, we may experiment with some surface decoration too!




Wood Turning

Thursday 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
September 26, 2019 - January 2, 2020
alternating Thursdays
Instructor: Marcel Durette
Level: beginner+
$350
max students = 9

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.




Basic Woodworking

Sunday Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
September 28, 2019 - September 29, 2019
Instructor: Robert J Lacivita
Level: beginner
$250 + $25 materials

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
October 11, 2019 - October 12, 2019
Saturday 9:00 - Noon
Instructor: Brian Miskinis
Level: all
$90 + $20 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.




Shaker Oval Boxes

Friday Saturday 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
October 18, 2019 - October 19, 2019
Saturday: 9:00 AM to 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.




Wood Finishing

Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
October 26, 2019
Instructor: Gary Wood
Level: beginner+
$125 + $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 Dining Room Tray with Hand-cut Dovetails

Saturday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
November 2, 2019
Instructor: Steve Marcq
Level: all
$125 + $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.




Pen Turning

Friday 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
November 8, 2019
Instructor: Alan Mitchell
Level: all
$75
max students = 10

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 a complete kit for one pen.




Woodworking Project Class Five Days

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
November 18, 2019 - November 22, 2019
Instructor: Alan Mitchell
Level: all
$600 + materials
max students = 8

This is an intensive five 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.




Scroll Saw Seminar

Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
November 23, 2019
Instructor: Kevin Gelinas
Level: all
$125

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!




Woodturning - Christmas Tree Ornaments

Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
December 7, 2019
Instructor: Marcel Durette
Level: all
$125

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 14, 2019
Instructor: Alan Mitchell
Level: all
$125
max students = 12

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.




Wood Turning for Beginners

Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
January 4, 2020
Instructor: Alan Mitchell
Level: beginner
$125

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!




Router Workshop

Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
January 18, 2020
Instructor: Alan Mitchell
Level: beginner
$50

Alan 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.




Table Saw Workshop

Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
January 25, 2020
Instructor: Alan Mitchell
Level: beginner
$50

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 1, 2020
Prerequisite: Router Workshop
Instructor: Alan Mitchell
Level: beginner+
$125

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!




Lidded Boxes

Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
February 1, 2020
Instructor: Marcel Durette
$125 + $10 materials
max students = 8

Learn end grain hollowing as you make a round, keepsake box with a tight fitting lid. Marcel will go over ways to hold the wood, tool selection and techniques, and of course safety. This is a new, challenging skill that will open up all sorts of different and exciting projects for you.




Veneering

Saturday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
March 7, 2020
Instructor: Brian Sargant
Level: all
$125 + $30 materials
max students = 10

Learn the tools and techniques to successfully cut, match, tape and glue veneers. Brian will cover substrates and adhesives, inlay and boarder techniques, and the use of a vacuum press will be discussed and demonstrated. Make your own table top in this hands-on workshop.



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