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Woodworking Classes

FREE Woodworking Classes start January 27. 

All classes are on Saturdays and run from 10 a.m. to noon.

Please contact the store to register by email or just call 309-347-5111.  

Carving Wooden Spoons

January 27:  Spoon Carving

Learn how to turn your scrap pieces into useful and wanted spoons.  This is a demonstration class with some hands-on using different tools.

This is a FREE class.

Spindle Turning Class

February 3:  Basic Spindle Turning on the Lathe

This class will cover basic turning techniques and sharpening of turning tools.

This class includes hands-on instruction.  Please bring your turning tools.

This is a FREE class.

Choosing and Using Hand Planes

February 10:  Choosing and Using Hand Planes

Hand planes are still relevant in modern woodworking.  This class will cover using planes for joinery and in conjunction with power tools, as well as sharpening.

This is a FREE class.
Beginning Bowl Turning Class

February 17:  Beginning Bowl Turning

Basic techniques for turning bowls and plates including sanding and finishing. 

Bring your turning tools if you'd like help with any issues or questions at the end of class.

This is a FREE class.

The Workbench

March 24:  The Workbench

Workbenches are the real heart of your woodworking shop.  You will learn about work-holding devices and appliances: their use and construction.  Different styles of workbenches and their relevance to modern woodworking will also be covered. 

This is a FREE class.

March 31:  Cutting Dovetails by Hand and Machine

Using hand tools or a router jig to cut dovetails are both good skills to learn.

This is a FREE class.


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