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WOODWORKING CLASSES

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We offer beginning and intermediate classes on fully utilizing the multitude of woodworking possibilities with lathes, routers and more. Give us a call to sign up and learn a new tecnique or fine tune your current skills.

FEATURED CLASSES

CALL 800-292-5937 TO PRE-REGISTER

 

 
TURN A WOODEN BOWL THE EASY WAY
PLEASE PRE-REGISTER FOR CLASSES CLASS SIZE MAXIMUM IS 3. FIVE CLASSES

CLASS DATES:

 

MAY 9 & 10, 2014

 

TO PREREGISTER: Call 800-292-5937 or EMAIL US

COST OF CLASS: $150 Including all materials.

LOCATION: Charlotte MI store.Please call 800-292-5937 ext. 313 to pre-register. Instructor Ernie Schuette will confirm all class dates with each participant prior to the class. Maximum class size is three. Classes may be canceleed if it doesn't have at least two participants. If you have questions about the class content call Ernie Schuette, (517) 775-2166

CLASS LEVEL: Intermdiate. This class is designed for the turner who wants to get a better handle on bowl turning. The 3/8” Bowl Gouge will be used for 98% of the work on the bowl, starting from a “green” bowl blank. The student will learn the Pull Cut, Bevel or Push Cut, and the Shear Cut.

TOPICS COVERED: This class is designed for the turner who wants to get a better handle on bowl turning. The 3/8" Bowl Gouge will be used for 98% of the work on the bowl, starting from a "green" bowl blank. The student will learn the Pull Cut, Beveled or Push Cut, and the Shear Cut. Topics covered will include safety, wood selection, preparation of the bowl blank, mounting options, tool selection, sharpening, sanding (both power and hand), and finishing options for the final project. You will leave the class with various hand-outs and a nearly finished bowl.

FOLLOWING CLASSES ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY:

 

LATHE TOOL SHARPENING:

LOCATION & DATE: Charlotte MI Store. By Appointment. Please call 800-292-5937 ext: 313.
CLASS LEVEL: Beginning
CLASS LENGTH: 4 Hours
COST: $45
PREREQUISITE: None
BRING: Your scrapers, gouges, and skews. Tools available for purchase day of class.
TOPICS COVERED: Basics of grinders, grinding wheel selection and setup, various jigs and their application (with emphasis on the Wolverine Grinding System), specific techniques to sharpen scrapers, gouges, and skews.

OVAL FRAMES CLASS:

LOCATION & DATE:Charlotte Store. By Appointment. Please call 800-292-5937 ext: 313.
CLASS LEVEL: Intermediate
CLASS LENGTH: 4 Hours
COST: $50
PREREQUISITE: Router Class I, or basic experience with a router.
BRING: A router. Tools available for purchase day of class.
TOPICS COVERED: In this class you learn to build a jig to cut an oval frame with a router. This shop-built fixture will allow you to build various sizes of oval frames.

 

ROUTER CLASS I:

INSTRUCTOR: Keith July
LOCATION & DATE:Charlotte Store. By Appointment. Please call 800-292-5937 ext: 313.
CLASS LEVEL: Beginning
CLASS LENGTH: 4 Hours
COST: $80
PREREQUISITE: None
Bring: A router. Tools available for purchase day of class.
TOPICS COVERED: This workshop will cover the basic uses of the router, including selecting the correct router and bits for various woodworking applications.

 

ROUTER CLASS II:

INSTRUCTOR: Keith July
LOCATION & DATE: Charlotte Store. By Appointment. Please call 800-292-5937 ext: 313.
CLASS LEVEL: Intermediate
CLASS LENGTH: 4 Hours
COST: $80
PREREQUISITE: Router Class I, or beginning router experience.
BRING: A router. Tools available for purchase day of class.
TOPICS COVERED: This class will cover the many uses of the router table. You will also learn to cut circles and dados, using various shop-built jigs and fixtures.

 

WOOD TURNING GUILD MEETINGS:

LOCATION & DATE: Johnson's Workbench, Charlotte MI location. The first Saturday of each month, September through May. Guild does not meet in June, July and August. For more details call 800-292-5937 ext: 313.
TIME: 11:00 am.
TOPICS COVERED: A great opportunity to share ideas, and tips for wood turning projects.

 

DID'T FIND THE CLASS YOU'RE LOOKING FOR?

If you didn't find a specific woodworking topic you're interested in, contact us. We'll be happy to work something out for you. Call 800-292-5937 or email us info@theworkbench.com

 

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