Classes

Spring 2020

Classes
  • Pin Hinged Box

    Complete Novice Spring

    Registration Closed
    with Paul Barker
    Mar.16-May 18 Mondays, 6-9pm
    Level: All levels welcome
    Cost: $495
    Materials: All materials included

    Everyone starts woodworking at the beginning. Start here with us and embark on a lifetime journey of discovery.

  • Spence Hand Tool Shop

    Complete Novice Too

    Registration Closed
    Kate Fox
    Mar. 19 - May 21, Thursday evenings, 6pm to 9pm
    Level: All levels welcome
    Cost: $495 ($480 cash or check)
    Materials: Included

    Our Novice class fills so fast we have to offer two. This class teaches the same skills with a different project. Everyone starts at the beginning. Learn how to work with wood and tools.

  • Rubys Knees 001

    Shaping Table Legs

    with Master Woodworker Gary Rogowski
    Apr. 7-May 5, Tuesdays from 5 to 8pm
    Level: Bench Projects: Beginning and beyond
    Cost: $475 ($460, cash or check)
    Materials: All materials included

    Wood is remarkably malleable. Learn to shape it and produce 5 different styles of table legs. This class qualifies as a Mastery Program prerequisite.

  • Bench Tools

    Making Bench Tools

    with Jeff Miller
    Tuesday evenings 6-9pm, May 12-June 2
    Level: All levels welcome
    Cost: $325
    Materials: All materials included

    Building tools to use at your bench is a joy. Come and discover how to build tools for accuracy and joinery.

Lectures
  • Writer 1

    Mistakes!

    with Master Woodworker Gary Rogowski
    Wednesday 6-8pm, April Fools Day 2020
    Level: All levels welcome
    Cost: $53 or $50 cash or check
    Materials: All materials included

    No, you will not learn new methods of making mistakes. Learn some techniques to fix the basic ones we all make and for some of the doozies too. No fooling about this.

  • Snowflake2

    Band Saws: Tuning and Using

    with Master Woodworker Gary Rogowski
    Wednesday April 22, 6pm-8pm
    Level: Skills Lecture: Open to all levels
    Cost: $53 or $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
  • Craftsman Round Table

    Craftsman Round Table

    with Master Woodworker Gary Rogowski
    Apr. 13-17 10am-5pm, Monday through Friday
    Level: Beyond Beginner
    Cost: $875
    Materials: $120

    Hone your skills as you make this beautiful and practical piece.

Workshops
  • Class Sharpening Your Tools

    Sharpening Simplified

    with Shea Vollstedt
    Saturday, March 28, 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.

  • Gr Finishing

    3 Simple Finishes

    with Master Woodworker Gary Rogowski
    April 3-5, Fri-Sun. 10am-5pm
    Level: All levels welcome
    Cost: $525
    Materials: All materials included

    Finishing is part chemistry, alchemy, and attention. Learn the secrets for using them all to put on a finish that looks and feels great.

  • Class

    Introduction to Woodworking Weekend Too

    with Shea Vollstedt
    Apr. 25-26 Sat.-Sun. 10am to 5pm
    Level: All levels welcome
    Cost: $265 ($260 cash or check)
    Materials: All materials included

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

  • Sideboard Inlay Detail

    Inlay Secrets

    with Master Woodworker Gary Rogowski
    May 2-3 Sat.-Sun. 10am-5pm
    Level: All levels welcome
    Cost: $335 ($325 with cash or check)
    Materials: Included

    Inlay will transform your work. There are simple techniques you can learn that can make a simple piece sing out loud.