Class Schedule

November - December 2018 Classes

November 2018

November 5 - 7 Bench Time Week

Bring your projects in for help with completion or start a new piece of furniture.  Instruction provided for the skills you would like to improve, shop basics to advanced techniques.  We provide your own workbench, power and hand tools, and individual instruction as needed.  $225

November 12 - 14 Introduction to Cabinet Making

Brush up on the fundamentals including project design, wood selection and preparation, joinery techniques, assembly and finishing.  $225

November 17 Table Saw Techniques

This may be the most versatile tool in your shop.  Learn how to set up and safely operate your saw, make jigs, miters, different blades and their uses.  Learn how to get more work out of your table saw. $65

November 20  Picture Framing

Bring in your artwork and learn to make a picture frame for it.  $75


November 24  Tool Sharpening

Bring in your chisels, hand planes and cabinet scrapers and learn to clean and sharpen them.  $60

November 28  Hand Cut Dovetails

Learn about this ancient joinery technique. Design principles, wood selection and preparation, drawers, case pieces, half blind, through, and sliding dovetails for different applications. $65

December 2018

December 3 - 7  Shaker Table

A classic design for this table that can be used as a side table in any room.  You will learn wood selection, preparation, and layout, mortise and tenon and dovetail joinery as well as optimized shop techniques. $450 plus wood

December 11 - 12 Wooden Xylophone

Looking for something different for a Christmas gift?  This instrument sounds great and anyone can play it!  $80

December 18 - 19  Cutting/Cheese Board

Want to give a hand made gift?  You can do it!   Be creative and make someone happy at the same time. $75

Which class would you like to take?  If you don't see it listed here, call us and we'll put it on our schedule!

Concurrent Classes are offered on request if the class is not already full.

These include:

Table Saw Techniques

Hand Cut Dovetails

Dining Table

Introduction to Furniture Making

Furniture Repair

Chair Seat Weaving

Sofa or Hall Table

Picture Framing

Pencil Post Bed


Advanced Joinery

Coffee Table

Night School classes available on request!

Watch this page for new class listings or call us at 910-597-2158

Call for more information on any class

Each class includes everything you need, your own workbench, hand tools and materials.  Our small class size means you get the individual instruction and help that you need.  Is there a different class you'd like to see?  Call us about it!  910-597-2158

Individual Instruction

Call to find out more about scheduling individual instruction or tool calibration and set up services for your home shop.

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Register by clicking the link below or by calling 910-597-2158 or by email  We accept major credit cards but prefer that you pay by check.  An information packet will be sent to each registered student.

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