Classes

A Japanese Approach to Handtool Joinery- A silent workshop with Andrew Hunter

Join furniture maker and educator Andrew Hunter and spend three days learning the Japanese approach to joinery while working exclusively with handtools.

three consecutive days

Make a Dovetailed & Kumiko Tea Chest with Mike Pekovich

Sharing a cup of tea with friends is a nice way to spend an afternoon or end a meal. The experience is made even better by serving up tea selections in a handmade chest.

2 weekends- 5 days total

Step Into Woodworking

Step into Woodworking: A Simple Stylish Bench

The focus of this class is on safety and on using tools that don’t cost a fortune and are readily available just about anywhere.

3 days

Step One: A Simple Plant Stand

The focus of this class is on safety and on using tools that don’t cost a fortune and are readily available just about anywhere.

Fundamentals of Furniture-Making

Build an Arts & Crafts Style Side Table with Bob Van Dyke

This six day (two 3-day weekends) hands-on class is an opportunity to learn the basic concepts of woodworking and furniture making.

Building Kitchen Cabinets with Tim Spratlin

Tim Spratlin is a professional cabinet maker and is able to show you loads of time saving techniques to help you on your way to building your own kitchen cabinets.

Furniture Making I: Walnut Jewelry Box

A hands-on course that covers the basic concepts of woodworking and furniture making.

Furniture Making II: Shaker Hall Table

An eight-session (or two weekend) class that is a continuation of the Furniture making I class.

Woodturning

Basic Woodturning Weekend with Rick Angus

This is a great beginning woodturning class- in a weekend format

one weekend

Beginning Woodturning with Rick Angus

This six evening class is designed for the beginning (or frustrated) woodturner and features extensive hands-on practice each night.

six evenings

Learn to Turn Natural-Edge (Bark-Rim) Bowls with Rick Angus

Learn to Turn Natural-Edge (Bark-Rim) Bowls with Rick Angus

One Weekend

One Day Woodturning with Rick Angus

This one day class will get you hooked on turning– Guaranteed!

single day class

Sharpening Turning Tools with Rick Angus

Lets face it- You are dead in the water if you are trying to do any woodturning with dull tools. Not only does the surface of the work come out better with sharp tools, but you have way more control and you can use a much lighter touch.

One Day

Spindle Turning for Furniture Making with Rick Angus

How do the masters make duplicate spindle pieces for furniture—and do it in a profitable manner? The answer? Practice, some special techniques and utilizing a template system which allows easy, quickly and accurate marking of turning blanks.

One weekend

STRICTLY BOWLS - A Woodturning Class with Rick Angus

Many students have asked for a class that offers the opportunity to turn bowls and only bowls. This class is for students with some turning experience. The night time woodturning or the weekend Basic Woodturning are required.

One weekend

Turn a Bowl from a Log with Rick Angus

Turning "green" wood offers turners opportunities that don't exist when using kiln-dried lumber.

one weekend

Turning Lidded Containers with Rick Angus

Learn to turn these popular lidded containers and let your imagination take over.

Turning Plates & Platters with Rick Angus

Wooden plates & platters are great projects to expand your bowl making skills and are a great way to use up off cuts from other projects that are not using thick stock.

four evenings

Turning Plates & Platters with Rick Angus

Wooden plates & platters are great projects to expand your bowl making skills and are a great way to use up off cuts from other projects that are not using thick stock.

four evenings

Woodturning II - The Next Step! - with Rick Angus

Now that you have made a few bowls on a glue block, join us to learn the next level of cross-grain bowl turning techniques.

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