Design Your Woodworking Vision

Learn how to manifest your vision into a viable shop plan through a step by step planning and drawing process. Your instructor will take the class through aesthetic and functional considerations, guiding participants through three dimensional drawings, joinery and detail options, and a cut list for use in the wood shop. Bring percolating ideas to explore, some graph paper, a pencil, a straight edge or ruler, and tape measure.



Registration will begin May 1

Course is limited to 10 people per date.



Keep Your Tools Sharp

Learn how to create and maintain one on chisels and plane irons using waterstones. Beginning with theory and moving on to the basic tool kit, the primary focus will be on  the hands on process of honing hand tools in the Japanese fashion turning neglected edges into gleaming blades. 

Registration will begin May 1

Course is limited to 6 people per date.


Hand Finishing to Perfection

Learn to use the card scraper, a simple, inexpensive tool which can produce consistent results with no dust and little fuss. Learn when and how to use it, and how to keep it sharp.  Take the pride in your project up to the next level!

Registration - Fall 2021 

Course is limited to 8 people per date.



Build a Bandsaw Box

Focusing exclusively on the bandsaw, each student will make a lidded box using only this versatile tool and a few hand tools.  Learn to use the bandsaw for straight and curved cutting.  Learn to turn tapered and curved forms in functional and beautiful boxes.  

Registration - Fall 2021

Course is limited to 6 people per date.

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