Classes

Spring 2019

Classes
  • Spence Hand Tool Shop

    Complete Novice Too

    with Jeff Miller
    Mar. 20 - May 22, Wednesday evenings, 6pm to 9pm
    Level: All levels welcome
    Cost: $495 ($480 cash or check)
    Materials: Included

    Our first class filled for Spring. This duplicate class teaches the same skills. Everyone starts at the beginning. Learn how to work with wood and tools.

  • Spoon Carver Intro

    Complete Novice Spring

    Registration Closed
    with Shea Vollstedt
    Thursday evenings 6-9pm, Mar. 21-May 23
    Level: All levels welcome
    Cost: $495 ($480 check or cash)
    Materials: All materials included

    Everyone starts woodworking in the same place. Come and join the fun of learning a skill with your hands so you can create beautiful things.

  • Wall Cabinet

    Cool Projects: Wall Hung Cabinet

    Peter Stevens
    Tuesday evenings Mar. 26-May 28, 6-9pm
    Level: Beyond Beginner
    Cost: $545
    Materials: All materials included

    Hone your woodworking skills and make a great cabinet with drawer.

Lectures
  • Leg Inlay

    Shellac, the Miracle Finish

    with Master Woodworker Gary Rogowski
    Monday evening April 15, 6-8pm
    Level: All levels welcome
    Cost: $53 ($50 check or cash)
    Materials: All materials included

    What's the question? Shellac is the answer.

  • G Milling

    Milling your Wood: From Rough to Finish

    with Master Woodworker Gary Rogowski
    Monday April 22, 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.

Workshops
  • Planes, Spshaves, Scrapers

    Hand Planes, Spoke Shaves, and Scrapers

    Registration Closed
    Peter Stevens
    Monday evenings, 6-9pm April 1 and April 8
    Level: All levels welcome
    Cost: $145
    Materials: All materials included

    Hand planes, spoke shaves, and scrapers are time savers at the bench. Learn to tune and use them properly.

  • Class Sharpening Your Tools

    Sharpening Simplified

    Only three spots remaining!
    Peter Stevens
    Saturday, April 13, 10am - 5pm
    Level: All Levels
    Cost: $150 ($145 with cash or check)
    Materials: All materials included

    Sharp tools will change your woodworking life. Learn how to make your blades sing.

  • 1 Measuring Pencil Marking

    The Hand Tool Shop 1: Measuring Tools & Techniques

    with Master Woodworker Gary Rogowski
    April 22 - 26th 10am-5pm daily, Mon-Fri
    Level: All Levels Encouraged
    Cost: $850 ($825 with Cash or check)
    Materials: Included

    Week one of The Hand Tool Shop series focuses on our measuring and marking tools.

  • Chisel Handles

    The Hand Tool Shop 2: Chisels and Saws

    with Master Woodworker Gary Rogowski
    April 29 -May 3, 10am to 5pm, Monday through Friday
    Level: All Levels Encouraged
    Cost: $850 ($825 with Cash or check)
    Materials: Included

    Week two of The Hand Tool Shop series-- the focus is on cutting tools: chisels and saws while we make a tool box with a steam bent handle.

  • Hand Plane

    The Hand Tool Shop 3: Hand Planes

    with Master Woodworker Gary Rogowski
    May 6 - 10, 10am to 5pm each day
    Level: All levels welcome
    Cost: $850 ($825 cash or check)
    Materials: All materials included

    Making your own hand tools that are useful and beautiful is a gift that you give to yourself. They will give you a lifelong satisfaction and you'll have some very useful tools for your bench and shop.