Winter Woodworking Series

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Deadline for 201|202|203-1/23, 301|302|303- 2/25

 

100 Series is also available in Late February.


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101: Woodworking Basics, Lumber Evaluation and Project Planning $50 - SOLD OUT!

1/17, 6:00-8:30 pm

Learn about the characteristics of wood and how to identify them including hardness, grain, crowning, cupping, bowing and other qualities to look for when purchasing wood.

Skills/Topics Covered:

  • Get a feel for different wood types & their properties
  • Selecting the right wood for your project
  • Learn to read project plans
  • Create a bill of material

102: Woodshop Safety Class $75 - SOLD OUT!

1/19, 6:00-9:00 pm

This class will walk you through how to use all major power tools. At the end, you will have a completed small cheese board and are qualified for (supervised) use of The Foundry's wood shop.

103: Hardwood Cutting Board $100 - SOLD OUT!

103a: 1/26, 6:00-9:30 pm

103b: 2/2, 6:00-9:30 pm

In this 2 part class you will make a beautiful 11" x 15" hardwood cutting board from a variety of woods in The Foundry's shared woodshop.

Skills/Topics Covered:

  • Using the table saw, planer, joiner, router, and sander
  • Strategies and techniques for gluing and clamping
  • How to choose the appropriate finish for your project
  • How to match wood properties to suit your project

201: Keepsake Box $100 

1/28, 9:00 am-4:00 pm

Learn how to make a timeless gift by learning box-making essentials. All materials will be provided.

Skills/Topics Covered:

  • Reading plans and milling lumber
  • Measuring and marking
  • Operating a jointer and surface planer
  • Using a miter saw, table saw, and bandsaw
  • Making a spline miter joint
  • Cutting a rabbet, dado
  • Gluing and clamping
  • Sanding and strategies for finishing

202: Picture Frame $100- 4 SLOTS

2/11, 9:00 am-5:00 pm

In this 6 hour workshop participants will learn the skills necessary to cut, assemble, and finish a fine art frame to fit an 8 x 10; print. All materials will be provided, including wood, glass and backing. Participants will walk home with their very own keepsake frame.

Skills/Topics Covered:

  • Reading plans, milling lumber
  • Cutting miters on a table saw using a sled
  • Cutting rabbets on a table saw
  • Making biscuit joints
  • Gluing joints properly
  • Proper sanding techniques, sanding block, palm sander
  • Finishing wood

203: Wall Hanging Cabinet $250 - 2 SLOTS

203a: 2/9, 6- 9:30 pm

203b: 2/16, 6-9:30 pm

203c: 2/23, 6-9:30 pm

Learn the basics of cabinet making on a small scale by making a wall hanging cabinet! All material including hinges and knobs are included.

Skills/Topics Covered:

  • Read plans, mill lumber
  • Drill shelf holes
  • Dadoing and rabbeting
  • Dowel joinery
  • Fitting and hanging doors
  • Installing and aligning hardware
  • *Note* some additional time outside of class may be needed  for completion. Open shop opportunities will be handled on a case by case basis at no additional charge.  

301: Shaker Step Stool $200 -7 SLOTS

301a: 3/2, 6-9:30 pm

301b: 3/9, 6-9:30 pm

301c: 3/16, 6-9:30 pm

Participants can boost their joinery skills by learning how to create dovetails to make a traditional 2 step shaker step stool that will last generations.

Skills/Topics Covered:

  • Reading plans 
  • Glue up a panel
  • Create dovetails using a router and dovetail jig
  • Glue up and clamping for dovetail
  • Use bandsaw to create curved cut-outs
  • strategies and appropriate use of stains, dyes, evaporating finishes, and natural finishes
  • *Note* some additional time outside of class may be needed  for completion. Open shop opportunities will be handled on a case by case basis at no additional charge.  

302: Floating Table $550- 4 SLOTS

302a: 3/18, 10:00-4:00 pm

302b: 3/23, 6:00-9:00 pm

302c: 3/30, 6:00-9:00 pm

Begin your furniture making journey with this beautiful floating table class. Learn to make furniture with this modern design.

Skills/Topics Covered:

  • Best material utilization practices
  • Create a beveled table top
  • Create curved edges using bandsaw
  • Mark and cut double tenons
  • Cut tapered legs
  • Furniture assembly strategies
  • *Note* some additional time outside of class may be needed  for completion. Open shop opportunities will be handled on a case by case basis at no additional charge.  

303: Design Planning Day $75 -6 SLOTS

3/28, 6:00-8:30 pm

Learn how to sketch a project design by hand and create a plan for materials and account for joinery methods. Sketch book included.

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Requirements

Must be able to stand for long periods of time and lift 25 lbs.

Must be 18 years old, 16+ with parent permission.

*Note* The 200 Series does not require prior experience-participants do not need to have taken the 100 series in order to sign up.  

Discount and Payment Options

  • Receive a 10% discount when you purchase the Full Series!
  • Receive a 5% discount when you purchase the complete 100, 200, or 300 Series
  • Installment plan: $450 down payment required upon purchase. Payment due dates 2/2-$350, 3/2-$350, 3/22-$350 by 5pm.

Purchase the full series or place a down payment to receive the following perks:

  • 1 month of Enthusiast Level Membership to The Foundry's Woodshop (25 hours/week of supervised night and weekend hours), $100 value
  • 1 hour of personal project instruction, $60 value

Cancellation Policy  

Missed Classes: If you are unable to make it to a class, you may be able to make it up during the following season. However, this does not guarantee a seat as is it subject to availability and classes fill quickly. It is highly suggested that you check your availability before purchase. 

WHEN
January 17, 2017 at 6pm - April 01, 2017
WHERE
The Foundry
CONTACT
Tamera Knight · · 7168851381
34 RSVPS

Will you come?

$1,350.00 Full Series

10% Discount Pre-applied. Includes 100, 200, 300+ 1 month Enthusiast Membership + 1 hour Personal Instruction [unavailable]

$450.00 Full Series Downpayment

Installment plan: $450 down payment required upon purchase. Payment due dates 2/2-$350, 3/2-$350, 3/22-$350 by 5pm. Includes 100, 200, 300+ 1 month Enthusiast Membership + 1 hour Perso nal Instruction [unavailable]

$213.75 Full 100 Seres

5% discount preapplied - includes 101, 102, & 103 [sold out- Beginners series available 1/12-2/24 ]

$427.50 Full 200 Series

5% discount preapplied - includes 201, 202, & 203

$783.50 Full 300 Seres

5% discount preapplied - includes 301, 302, & 303

$50.00 101: Woodworking Basics

Lumber and planning [sold out - Beginners series available 2/21]

$75.00 102: Woodshop Safety Class

Mandatory for all new woodshop users [sold out - Beginners series available 2/23 & 2/24]

$100.00 103: Hardwood Cutting Board

Use major shop tools [sold out - Beginners series available Starts 2/24]

$100.00 201: Keepsake Box

Basic to intermediate joinery

$100.00 202: Picture Frame

Further joinery and finishing techniques

$250.00 203: Wall Hanging Cabinet

Hands-on basics of cabinet making

$200.00 301: Shaker Step Stool

Traditional Shaker design

$550.00 302: Floating table

Introduction to furniture making.

$75.00 303: Design Planning Day

Sketch and design your first solo project with expert feedback and consultation.

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