Classes

Fall 2017

Classes
  • Class Introduction To Woodw

    Complete Novice

    Registration Closed
    Peter Stevens
    Oct. 9 - Dec. 11, Monday evenings, 6pm to 9pm
    Level: Skills Class: Open to all Levels
    Cost: $495 ($480 with cash or check)
    Materials: Included

    Everyone starts at the beginning. Learn how to work with wood and tools and discover a new world of creativity and satisfaction.

  • Shaker Bench

    Cool Projects Class

    Peter Stevens
    Oct. 10th - Dec. 12th, Tuesdays 6-9pm
    Level: Projects for Beginners and Beyond
    Cost: $525
    Materials: Included

    Come make a cool project with us. Learn joinery and finishing. Work with your hands and heart and mind to create something great.

  • Spence Hand Tool Shop

    Compleat Novice Too

    Waiting list only
    Jamie Zartler
    Oct. 12 - Dec. 21, Thursday evenings, 6pm to 9pm
    Level: All levels welcome
    Cost: $495 ($480 cash or check)
    Materials: Included

    Everyone starts at the beginning. Learn how to work with wood and tools. Discover a new world of creativity and satisfaction.

  • Shea Ash Bench

    Mastery Programs Application Fee

    with Master Woodworker Gary Rogowski

    Level:
    Cost: $100

    Invest in yourself. Invest in your education

Lectures
  • G Milling

    From Rough to Finish: Milling your Wood

    with Master Woodworker Gary Rogowski
    Wednesday, October 25th, 6-8pm
    Level: Skills Lecture: Open to all levels
    Cost: $53 ($50 with cash or check)
    Materials: Paper and Pencil, Hearing and Eye Protection

    Milling your stock flat and square is the first job on the road to a successful project. It requires sharp blades and a keen mind, using your wits while keeping all your fingers.

  • Tablesaws

    Table Saws: Safety & Set-up

    with Master Woodworker Gary Rogowski
    Wednesday, November 22, 6pm - 8pm
    Level: Skills Lecture: Open to all levels
    Cost: $53 ($50 with cash or check)
    Materials: Hearing and Eye Protection

    The table saw is the center of most wood shops. Learn how to set up your table saw so that it runs safely and with greater accuracy.

  • Snowflake2

    Band Saws: Tuning and Using

    with Master Woodworker Gary Rogowski
    Dec. 6th, 6pm-8pm
    Level: Skills Lecture: Open to all levels
    Cost: $53 ($50 cash or check)
    Materials: Hearing and Eye Protection

    The band saw is the most important machine in your shop because of its versatility. It has to run well in order to cut well. Learn how to tune and use your band saw.

Masterworks
  • Build A Workbench

    Masterworks: Work Bench

    Registration Closed
    with Master Woodworker Gary Rogowski
    November 13th - 17th, 9am-4pm
    Level: Bench Projects: Beginning to Intermediate
    Cost: $890 ($865 with cash or check)
    Materials: $800 estimated

    Your shop needs a tough work bench. One that is solid, built to last, flat and sturdy. Forget about bolting your bench together like so many store bought benches. Learn one of woodworking’s strongest joints, the wedged tenon.

Workshops
  • Class Sharpening Your Tools

    Sharpening Simplified

    Peter Stevens
    Nov. 1 and Nov. 8 Two Wednesday evenings, 6-9pm
    Level: All Levels
    Cost: $150 ($145 with cash or check)
    Materials: Included

    Sharp tools will change your woodworking life. Learn how.

  • Class Handplanes Spokeshave

    Handplanes: Tuning and Using

    with Master Woodworker Gary Rogowski
    Nov. 4-5 Sat.-Sun, 10am-5pm
    Level: All levels welcome
    Cost: $335 ($325 cash or check)
    Materials: Included

    Planes can be huge time savers in the shop. Learn how to tune and use them and prepare to be amazed at the results.

  • 6 Board Chest Side

    6 Board Sea Chest

    One spot remaining
    Kate Fox
    Dec. 1, Friday 6-9pm. Dec. 2-3 Sat.-Sun. 10am - 5pm
    Level: Beyond beginner
    Cost: $365 ($350 cash or check)
    Materials: Included

    A hands on workshop in building a centuries' old design.

  • Wood Bend

    Wood Bending

    with Master Woodworker Gary Rogowski
    December 16, 10am to 5pm
    Level: All levels welcome
    Cost: $150 ($145 cash or check)
    Materials: Included

    Wood has the amazing capacity to bend without breaking, if you know what you're doing. Learn three techniques for bending wood that will expand your design possibilities.