Sat, Aug 17
10:00am - 12:00pm
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You will gain a broad understanding of how Japanese woodworking distinguishes itself from Western approaches during this two hour talk and demonstration. The session will include an overview of traditional hand tools used in a range of work scale, from making small objects to full size timber frame building. This will be followed by a brief...
Saturday Aug 17th, 10am - 12pm
Looking to jump right into the world of fine woodworking? Is your goal is to continue creating projects long after attending one of our workshops? Then Introduction to Furniture Making is for you! Throughout this 16 hour intensive workshop (split over 4 or 6 sessions), students will build a solid foundation for their new venture into woodworking....
Sun, Jul 21
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Meets 4 Times
Sat, Jul 27
10:00am - 2:00pm
Meets 4 Times
Mon, Jul 29
6:45pm - 9:30pm
Meets 6 Times
Sun, Aug 18
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Meets 5 Times
Tue, Aug 20
6:45pm - 9:30pm
Meets 6 Times
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Sunday Jul 21st, 12pm - 4pm(4 sessions)
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Learn introductory skills to make objects and wood furniture. Begin with info on joinery concepts and wood physics as well as planes, cabinets scrapers and spoke shaves. You’ll learn how to safely operate woodworking machinery including the table saw, band saw, drill press, and miter saw. How to sharpen, and maintain hand tools is included. The project...
Monday Jul 22nd, 9:30am - 4:30pm(3 sessions)
The use of hand tools is often the favorite part of a woodworkers project; hand tools are quiet and demand a level of concentration that makes one forget about everything else. Immerse yourself in this one-day hand tools intensive taught by master craftsman Glen Guarino of Guarino Furniture Designs. Students will start out with a block of wood from...
Saturday Aug 3rd, 2pm - 7pm
You will learn about proper bowl & spindle woodturning, in addition to basic woodworking & shop safety. While learning these two distinct forms of turning, students will become familiar with every type of lathe tool, the different types of cuts required to make a finished product, and tool maintenance. All of which are required skills...
Saturday Jul 20th, 12pm - 5pm
Our most popular beginner class--5 weeks compressed into 5 days! Designed for beginners with little to no woodworking experience, this five-session class covers wood physics, shop safety and etiquette, an introduction to joinery concepts, and hands-on experience with the most commonly used woodworking machines. The project for this class is a...
Monday Jul 22nd, 10am - 1pm(5 sessions)
Join Master Craftsman Glen Guarino for an introduction to woodturning on our newly added midi lathes. Students will learn basic woodturning techniques, including safe speeds for various object sizes, mounting your work, making adjustments, choosing the right type of wood, how to keep lathe tools sharp, and much more. By the end of the workshop, students...
Sunday Jul 28th, 11am - 4pm
Interested in woodworking as a hobby but can't commit to our Introduction to Furniture Making workshop? Then we definitely recommend our Milling Lumber: Cutting Board workshop! With the exception of wood joinery, many of the same concepts and skills are learned in the Cutting Board workshop as in Introduction to Furniture Making, including...
Wednesday Jul 17th, 7pm - 9pm(3 sessions)
Using a saw on a pull stroke can be awkward at first. With a little practice and guidance it becomes second nature. In this half day class we will get acquainted and make friends with the Japaneses saws. A brief overview of saws will be followed by demonstration of cross and rip cutting. Optimum body positioning and angles of cut will be discussed....
Saturday Jul 20th, 9am - 11:30am
In this 5 days Posts and beams workshop you will learn about, large scale joinery layout and cutting, proportioning, center line layout and cutting sequence. Grain orientation as well as gable roof layout will also be covered. Lots of hands on cutting time! We will be crafting a 6′ x 12′ structure using timbers of various species. Mortices and...
Tuesday Jul 23rd, 9am - 6pm(5 sessions)
You sharpened and set up a Kanna (Japanese plane)! You made a pile of beautiful shavings! You resharpened a few times, made more shavings and now your plane needs some adjustment. Or, you want to expand your skills. This half day class focuses on the use and tweaking of the Kanna. You will learn how to create a flat surface, how to square an edge,...
Saturday Jul 20th, 1:30pm - 4pm
This class covers the same topics as Intro to Woodworking and is open to women-identified, transgender, and non-binary folks. Designed to empower and build community among diverse beginner woodworkers, this five-session class covers: wood physics shop safety and etiquette an introduction to joinery concepts hands-on experience with the most commonly...
Tuesday Jun 18th, 7pm - 10pm(5 sessions)
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The majority of our intensive workshops focus on milling and gluing up lumber, staple skills every woodworker should know. But, did you know that you can create furniture out of quality plywood? There are actually tons of species of plywood available, even walnut! Using plywood is an affordable option that takes significantly less time than milling...
Wednesday Jul 31st, 6:30pm - 9:30pm(4 sessions)
Design and model your own piece of furniture. The key premise is learning through making and testing. Working on full-size models and prototypes, develop a sense of human scale and proportion. Explore a variety of materials and techniques, gaining basic understanding of furniture construction and manufacturing. While developing individual projects,...
Monday Jul 22nd, 9:30am - 12:55pm(8 sessions)
Have experience woodworking, or are you a good self-learner? This workshop certifies you to access open studio for your own personal projects in just 1.5 hours! The goal of this workshop is to educate prospective members how to safely use major equipment found in the studio. Participants will be assessed on their ability to use the equipment...
Sunday Aug 18th, 10am - 11:30am