Woodshop

Woodshop

BETA Wood Carving: Chip Carving

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This class is only for members and is offered at a deeply discounted rate in exchange for your candid feedback for a beta version of a proposed class.
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Woodshop Project: Exotic wood Pen Turning

Lead by
Luke Howard

This class will teach you the basics of how to use a lathe as we make a pen out of exotic woods. We will walk you through the parts of the lathe, how it functions, and the wood-turning tools you will need to turn a square block of wood into a fine pin.

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Woodshop Projects: Cigar pen turning

Lead by
Devon Palmer

Learn to use a wood lathe as we make wooden "cigar" pens from exotic wood blanks. We will walk you through setting up the lathe and woodturning tools as you work a rectangular blank into a graceful pen.

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Woodshop Projects: Bandsaw Boxes

Lead by
Steve Estefan

This TWO EVENING workshop will give you an opportunity to use many of the tools in the wood shop to create a truly functional work of art in wood!   Expand your woodworking skills and unlock your creativity using the bandsaw and the other cool tools to build one of these beautiful boxes.

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Wood Carving: Moving Parts, Caged Ball

Lead by
Laura Gorun
Apprehensive about trying those old “whittlin' tricks?” Don't be! In this class, students will learn to carve a free-moving caged ball from a single block of wood.
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Intro to Woodturning

Lead by
Devon Palmer

Learn woodturning basics and safe use of the wood lathe in this introductory class.  We'll cover all of the basic tools and cuts as well as wood selection, prep and mounting.  Lastly, we'll make a corked bottle stopper covering sanding, finishing, chucking and mounting of wood.  

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Woodshop Orientation, Part A: Table & Panel Saws, Jointer and Planer

Lead by
Eric Lanese or Todd Sweigart or Steve Estefan

We've redesigned our Woodshop Orientation process into two, small-group classes,  with hands-on time on each machine.  You do not need to be a member to take either section, and you can take them in any order.

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Skill Builder: Tool & Blade Sharpening

Lead by
Devon Palmer

In this class, students will learn how to affordably profile and sharpen cutting instruments with "scary sharp" sandpaper/plate glass as opposed to commonly used oil and water stones. 

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Intro to Vessel Turning

Lead by
Devon Palmer

Skill level: Intermediate

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Wood Carving: Carving a Basic Spoon

Lead by
Laura Gorun
A great project for beginners, with enough challenge to satisfy more experienced carvers, as well, spoons are one the most comprehensive and versatile carving exercises around.
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