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WOODWORKING CLASSES

WE'VE GOT CLASS!
We offer beginning and intermediate classes on fully utilizing the multitude of woodworking possibilities with lathes and routers. Give us a call to sign up and learn a new tecnique or fine tune your current skills.
FEATURED WOODWORKING CLASS

 

LEARN THE EASY WAY
TO MAKE A WOODEN BOWL
Preregistration is necessary

You may have met instructor Ernie Schutte at one of our Wood Expos.

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 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 handouts, a nearly finished bowl.

Cost of Class: $120 including all materials.

Class Date:
Friday & Saturday, May 11-12, 2012

Instructor Ernie Schutte will confirm all class dates with each participant prior to the class. Maximum class size is three. Classes may be added if enough turners sign up. Classes may be cancelled if it does not have at least two participants. Instructor is Ernie Schuette, 517-775-2166

 
 

 

FOLLOWING CLASSES ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY:

LATHE TOOL SHARPENING:

LOCATION & DATE: Charlotte 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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