WOODWORKING: The Art Center offers a range of classes to meet the needs of all aspiring woodworkers. Our state-of-the-art workshop is the perfect place to engage with your creativity through wood.

FALL 2021 REGISTRATION:
JULY 19 - MEMBER REGISTRATION
AUGUST 2 - REGISTRATION OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

 

Class Levels By Color

Beginning

Intermediate

Advanced

All Levels


FALL 2021 CLASSES


IN-STUDIO CLASSES


MONDAY

 

Wood Turning

Take your creativity out for a spin, and learn how to turn wood on the lathe! With a focus on tool and wood selection, chucking options, as well as sanding and finishing, students will be able to make spindles for handles, furniture legs, or even simple bowls.Please click here to see the class preview and supply list.

Monday • 7 Weeks • August 23, 2021—October 11, 2021 • 6:30 PM—9:30 PM • $363.00 • All Levels • Steve Wolf

 

Design + Build Simple Furniture

Find inspiration in the clean simplicity of Shaker and Arts & Craft designs! As you expand your wood skills, students will be able to create a bookcase, trestle table, standing cabinet, or other projects fine-tuned to their needs and abilities. Outside of projects, students will learn machine and hand-skill techniques to produce sturdy mortise, tenon, and other joinery. Requires beginning class or prior experience.Please click here to see the class preview and supply list.

Monday • 15 Weeks • August 23, 2021—December 6, 2021 • 9:30 AM—12:30 PM • $560.00 • Advanced • Steve Wolf

 

Wood Carving

Cut, carve, and sandwich designs to create your very own image in relief! While learning the ways of tools like the router and gouges, you’ll be carving your next masterpiece in no time. Please click here to see the class preview and supply list.

Monday • 7 Weeks • October 25, 2021—December 6, 2021 • 6:30 PM—9:30 PM • $363.00 • All Levels • Steve Wolf

 

TUESDAY

 

Wood Lamp Making


Need a little light in your life? This class will guide you through the process of designing, constructing, and wiring your own table or floor lamp.


Tuesday • 4 Weeks • July 20—August 10 • 9:00 AM—Noon • $259 • Intermediate • Gabriel Mo

 

Woodshop Basics: Turning Pens

Throw those pencils away and learn to make slimline pens on the lathe! This class will show you how to turn a blank, apply different finishes, and assemble a pen kit. Materials and project plans will be provided.

Tuesday • 4 Weeks • August 24, 2021—September 14, 2021 • 10:00 AM—12:00 PM • $230.00 • Beginning • Shawn Everette

 

Woodshop Basics: Spoons

Create your own fully functional handmade spoon! With a focus on tool safety and overall familiarity with the wood shop, this class will cover the basics of shaping and finishing wood by hand and with power tools. Materials and project plans will be provided.

Tuesday • 4 Weeks • August 24, 2021—September 14, 2021 • 4:00 PM—6:00 PM • $210.00 • Beginning • Gabriel Mo

 

Independent Study: Woodworking

Master hand and power tools to elevate your woodworking skills! In this advanced class, you will get a review of tools and their proper usage as well as individualized guidance and demonstrations on advanced design. Please click here to see the class preview and supply list.

Tuesday • 15 Weeks • August 24, 2021—November 30, 2021 • 6:00 PM—9:00 PM • $560.00 • Advanced • Kimberly McNeelan

 

Woodshop Basics: Turning Pens

Throw those pencils away and learn to make slimline pens on the lathe! This class will show you how to turn a blank, apply different finishes, and assemble a pen kit. Materials and project plans will be provided.

Tuesday • 4 Weeks • September 28, 2021—October 19, 2021 • 10:00 AM—12:00 PM • $230.00 • Beginning • Shawn Everette

 

Woodshop Basics: Bird + Bat Houses

Learn woodworking basics while creating shelter for our winged wildlife! With a focus on tool safety and overall familiarity with the wood shop, this class will guide students through the process of making their own bird or bat house from start to finish. Materials and project plans will be provided.

Tuesday • 4 Weeks • September 28, 2021—October 19, 2021 • 4:00 PM—6:00 PM • $255.00 • Beginning • Gabriel Mo

 

Woodworking 1

Get familiarized with the ins and outs of a professional wood shop! With a focus on tool safety and proper equipment operation, you’ll have all the necessary skills to advance to a higher level woodworking class! Please click here to see the class preview and supply list.

Wednesday • 7 Weeks • October 19, 2021—November 30, 2021 • 6:30 PM—9:30 PM • $363.00 • Beginning • Lance Pruitt

 

Woodshop Basics: Spoons

Create your own fully functional handmade spoon! With a focus on tool safety and getting comfortable in the wood shop, this class will cover the basics of shaping and finishing wood by hand and with power tools. All materials are provided in the class fee.

Tuesday • 4 Weeks • November 2, 2021—November 23, 2021 • 4:00 PM—6:00 PM • $210.00 • Beginning • Gabriel Mo

 

WEDNESDAY

 

Intro to Wood: Hand Planes

This class is anything but plain! Explore different types of planes, how to sharpen plane blades, as well as basic leveling and joinery techniques. Complete with demonstrations and individualized guidance, students will be introduced to Western metal hand planes such as the scrub, joiner, jack, smoothing or plow. Please click here to see the class preview and supply list.

Wednesday • 7 Weeks • August 25, 2021—October 6, 2021 • 9:00 AM—12:00 PM • $363.00 • Beginning • Ralph Peck

 

Woodworking 1

Get familiarized with the ins and outs of a professional wood shop! With a focus on tool safety and proper equipment operation, you’ll have all the necessary skills to advance to a higher level woodworking class! Please click here to see the class preview and supply list.

Wednesday • 15 Weeks • September 1, 2021—December 8, 2021 • 6:30 PM—9:30 PM • $560.00 • Beginning • Steve Wolf

 

THURSDAY

 

Intro to Wood

Learn the basics of woodworking in a safe and structured environment! By getting comfortable in the wood shop and focusing on tool safety and proper equipment operation, students will walk away having all the necessary skills to advance to a higher level woodworking class. Click here to see the class preview and supply list.

Thursday • 7 Weeks • August 26, 2021—October 7, 2021 • 9:00 AM—12:00 PM • $363.00 • Beginning • Andrew Schnell

 

Intro to Wood: Spline Boxes

Looking for unique home storage solutions? Try out a spline box! In taking this class, students will create a unique handmade box while becoming familiar with fundamental tools and processes in the wood shop. With a special focus on safety and proper tool operation, we will cover everything from milling and shaping rough lumber to completing a project using spline joinery and basic finishes.

Thursday • 7 Weeks • August 26, 2021—October 7, 2021 • 6:30 PM—9:30 PM • $363.00 • Beginning • Gabriel Mo

 

Independent Study: Woodworking

Master hand and power tools to elevate your woodworking skills! In this advanced class, you will get a review of tools and their proper usage as well as individualized guidance and demonstrations on advanced design. Please click here to see the class preview and supply list.

Thursday • 7 Weeks • October 21, 2021—December 9, 2021 • 9:00 AM—12:00 PM • $363.00 • Advanced • Andrew Schnell

 

Woodworking 2: Coffee Tables

Create a coffee table worthy of your next cup! Learn first-hand some of the many aspects of creating an elevated surface, students will develop their skills in fundamental joinery, construction techniques, and functional design — all in one project.

Thursday • 7 Weeks • October 21, 2021—December 9, 2021 • 6:30 PM—9:30 PM • $363.00 • Intermediate • Gabriel Mo

 

FRIDAY

 

Independent Study: Woodworking

Master hand and power tools to elevate your woodworking skills! In this advanced class, you will get a review of tools and their proper usage as well as individualized guidance and demonstrations on advanced design. Please click here to see the class preview and supply list.

Friday • 7 Weeks • August 27, 2021—October 8, 2021 • 9:00 AM—12:00 PM • $363.00 • Advanced • Craig Mann

 

Woodworking 2: Box Making

Enjoy the art of woodworking without getting bogged down with a huge project! Exploring the world of box making, students will be able to learn the ins and outs of traditional woodworking and simple decorative techniques. Please click here to see the class preview and supply list.

Friday • 7 Weeks • August 27, 2021—October 8, 2021 • 1:00 PM—4:00 PM • $363.00 • Intermediate • Craig Mann

 

Independent Study: Woodworking

Master hand and power tools to elevate your woodworking skills! In this advanced class, you will get a review of tools and their proper usage as well as individualized guidance and demonstrations on advanced design.Please click here to see the class preview and supply list.

Friday • 7 Weeks • October 22, 2021—December 10, 2021 • 9:00 AM—12:00 PM • $363.00 • Advanced • Craig Mann

 

Wood Turned Stave Vessels

We can’t stave our excitement for this class any longer! Starting with a flat board and using several jigs to cut angled and tapered staves, students will then take the glued cylindrical and turn it on the lathe until it becomes a rounded hollow vessel.

Friday • 7 Weeks • October 22, 2021—December 10, 2021 • 1:00 PM—4:00 PM • $363.00 • All Levels • Craig Mann

 

 

SATURDAY

Independent Study: Woodworking

Master hand and power tools to elevate your woodworking skills! In this advanced class, you will get a review of tools and their proper usage as well as individualized guidance and demonstrations on advanced design. Please click here to see the class preview and supply list.

Saturday • 7 Weeks • August 28, 2021—October 16, 2021 • 9:00 AM—12:00 PM • $363.00 • Advanced • Craig Mann

 


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