Weekend – May 20-22, 2022
Cutting Boards and Kitchenware
Make wood platters that are perfect for cutting boards, cheese platters, or cookie
trays. Learn to take wood from rough lumber to finished pieces using hand and power
tools. Combine multiple wood types and try your hand at carving embellishments to
create one-of-a-kind cutting boards that are perfect for multiple uses.
Beginner (Experience with wood machines is helpful, but not required)
Weekend – May 27-29, 2022
Powercarved Candlestick Holders
Use a variety of tools and machinery to create unique candlestick holders. Experiment
with surface design techniques and texturing, as well as finishing techniques including
power carving, hand carving, texturing and shaping using the bandsaw, inlay, gold
leaf, milk paint, and wood burning.
Weeklong – June 5-10, 2022
Examine traditional and modern wooden toy designs. Build from plans or design your
own! Learn to use basic wood machinery and hand tools with options to make wheels
on the lathe or incorporate other materials to create moving parts. Use non-toxic
finishes like beeswax and milk paint. Make 2-3 toys to take home.
A material fee of $30 for a 12" x 16/4 basswood blank is payable to instructor on the first day of class.
All skill levels
Weeklong – June 12-17, 2022
Shaker Stools 2.0
Adapt the classic Shaker stool design to make it your own. Build on the strengths
found in the traditional design and modify it with modern technology. Design and build
a stool using turning techniques that allow for maximum creativity. Experiment with
texture and finishes before learning to weave a comfy seat.
The following materials will be available directly from the instructor - Shaker Tape (Cotton webbing) 40 yards- $60, 2" thick upholstery foam- $10
Weeklong – June 19-24, 2022
Design, Build, Admire
Discuss the characteristics of wood, then jump into design and create full-scale drawings.
Cover machines used for dimensioning and shaping of rough lumber into finely crafted
furniture, including using the router for fine details. Discover the structural aspects
of joinery with focus on floating mortise-and-tenons. Finishes will be covered.
Weeklong – July 17-22, 2022
Creative Box Design
Learn the safe and efficient use of hand and power tools as you design and create
several small boxes. Cover box construction using miter joints with splines and several
types of lids and handles. Learn basic woodworking techniques and use shaping, texture,
and color to personalize your design.
Weekend – July 29-31
Bowls, Platters, Hollow Forms, Texture with Milk Paint and Dye
Learn to create form, color and contrast in your turned pieces. Gain proficiency in
selecting the right tools, using them correctly and sharpening them for clean, effortless
cuts. Acquire skill in texturing and coloring with milk paint and dye.
A materials fee of $58 includes three bowl blanks, one platter blank, milk paint,
sponge brushes and steel brushes and is payable to the instructor.