01 - Basic Woodworking
One Hour Session

This course is designed to be an initial exposure and skills building class that continue layer on each other. One-time classes are available to explore and gauge interest, improve specific skill sets and/or explore advanced techniques.

 

1 Hour/Session, Includes lumber

Class size (4 max/group):

1 - $75/student

2 - $60/student

3 - $45/student

4 - $35/student

 

Topics, machinery and techniques covered during semester:

  1. Basic Safety

  2. Wood species exploration

  3. Wood movement

  4. Table saw

  5. Joiner/Planer

  6. Drill types, Drill Bits

  7. Miter Saw

  8. Bandsaw

  9. Handplanes and other hand tools

  10. Clamps, Glue and Adhesives

  11. Sanding

  12. Tool Sharpening

  13. Routers

  14. Stains and Finishes

  15. Basic Joinery Techniques

 

Safety glasses and hearing protection will be provided. Close toe shoes required, pants are recommended.

 

*Advanced topics, machinery and techniques available depending on progress of student (i.e. dovetail joints, design theory, engineering, lumber selection/material breakdown)

03 - Build Your Own Table!
$5400

-Up to 40hrs of instruction and building.

-Finished Project: Hand-crafted 8ft, 40in     Wide Hardwood Dining Table

-One of Two Styles: Parson or Oval

-Wood Choices: White Oak, Maple, Walnut

 

Maximum Class Size - 1 (or two family members)

Day 1

  1. Design, Joinery, Engineering and Plans

  2. Lumber selection and parts breakdown

  3. Initial milling/Stack-and-sticker

Day 2

  1. Milling, dimensioning

  2. Component glue-ups and assembly

Day 3

  1. Sanding, Joinery

  2. Pre-finishing

Day 4

  1. Glue-ups

  2. Assembly

Day 5

  1. Hardware installation

  2. Mounting base frame to tabletop

Different wood species and project sizing available.  Contact to inquire!

05 - Lathe 101: Introduction 
$150

2 Hours/Session, Including Lumber

Maximum Class size - 1

Topics Covered:

  1. Lumber grain, orientation and selection

  2. Safety

  3. Basic Tools

  4. Sharpening

  5. Lathe Basics

  6. Positioning/Ergonomics/Sightline

  7. Centering and rough turning stock

  8. Hands-On Practice

02 - Basic Woodworking
16 Week Semester Course

Semester students can expect to learn all aspects covered in the basic woodworking individual class.  Students will additionally have the opportunity to complete a woodworking project(s) as part of their semester goals, employing the skills developed (i.e. picnic table, bench, keepsake box, chest, etc).  

1 Hour/Session, Includes lumber
Semester: 16 weeks (2 max/group) -$1200/student

 

Topics, machinery and techniques covered during semester:

  1. Basic Safety

  2. Wood species exploration

  3. Wood movement

  4. Table saw

  5. Joiner/Planer

  6. Drill types, Drill Bits

  7. Miter Saw

  8. Bandsaw

  9. Handplanes and other hand tools

  10. Clamps, Glue and Adhesives

  11. Sanding

  12. Tool Sharpening

  13. Routers

  14. Stains and Finishes

  15. Basic Joinery Techniques

 

Safety glasses and hearing protection will be provided. Close toe shoes required, pants are recommended.

 

*Advanced topics, machinery and techniques available depending on progress of student (i.e. dovetail joints, design theory, engineering, lumber selection/material breakdown)

04 - Build Your Own Bench!
$1700

-Up to 12hrs of instruction and building

-Finished Project: Hand-crafted 7ft, 15in       Wide Modern Hardwood Bench

-Wood Choices: White Oak, Maple, Walnut

 

 

Maximum Class Size: 2

 

Day 1

  1. Design, Joinery, Engineering and Plans 

  2. Lumber selection and parts breakdown

  3. Initial milling/Stack-and-sticker

Day 2

  1. Final milling, dimensioning and layout

  2. Initial glue up

Day 3

  1. Pre-Sanding

  2. Prep and final glue-up

Day 4

  1. Final Sanding

  2. Finish application

 

Different wood species and project sizing available.  Contact to inquire!

06 - Lathe 102: Basic Techniques
$150

2 Hours/Session, Including Lumber

Finished Project: Candlesticks or Pencil Cup

Maximum Class size - 1

Topics Covered:

  1. Intro to specialty tools

  2. Intro to curves, beads and coves

  3. Design layout and story sticks

  4. Lumber preparation

  5. Lathe work

  6. Sanding basics

  7. Finishing application