Guild of Oregon Woodworkers

7634 SW 34th Avenue Portland, OR 97219

Skill - Tool - Project Development

 The Classes you find in this section represent a WIDE variety of woodworking topics. Once you have a basic set of skills with hand tools and machines,  you are going to want to explore different interests. You will find that you might like one type of woodworking and not another. Many woodworkers are exploring new areas of interest all the time. (So in one sense, you are always a beginner) 

Whether you are deepening a particular skill or trying a new woodworking technique,  this is a list of classes for those with some basic experience. 

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    • 15 Sep 2018
    • 03 Nov 2018
    • 6 sessions
    • Madrone Studio, 8900 B NE Vancouver Way, Portland OR 97211
    • 1
    Registration is closed

    Green Woodworking Series: Make a Ladder Back Chair 18-1

    Instructor:  Norm Baird

              

    White Card Required



    There are two main objectives for this 5 1/2 day class:  learning to work with green wood and making a traditional ladder back chair.  It’s fun, rewarding and easier than you might think.  No prior experience is required and all the necessary tools will be available.  All you really need is a Guild white card.

    Students will be guided through all the steps to build their own hand-crafted ladder back chair.

     

    Green woodworking. We will start with small logs of Oregon White Oak, still full of sap, and split out rough blanks for chair legs and rungs.  Then we’ll shape them as far as we can go with drawknives, working at the shaving horse.  The sensations of guiding a sharp blade through a green workpiece are very satisfying to the senses.  With this approach, the parts will follow the grain of the wood, maybe not absolutely straight and square, but with maximum strength and fully functional.

     Making a ladder back chair. After swapping the green parts for dry, we will refine the rungs and legs to final shape and hand finish, using the drawknife and spokeshave. We’ll find we can achieve excellent precision when hand fitting round tenons on the rungs to mortises in the legs.  We will steam bend thin boards for back slats and heavier pieces for back legs.  Some assembly, some finish, weave the seat, and we will have finished chairs. Each student should be able to leave at the end of the class with a finished chair, even those who have never used these tools or made a greenwood project before.  

     Tools.  As with many areas of woodworking, if this is your first time working greenwood you may be using some tools new to you.   Please rest easy.  We have plenty of all the tools available, and you are welcome to use them throughout the class.  We have both vintage tools and tools purchased new from a variety of makers in a variety of styles.  If you are thinking about buying some tools of the greenwood trade, you might consider waiting until you have the opportunity to test drive” various ones in class.  Some of you may already own drawknives, spokeshaves, and shaving horses, and you’re encouraged to bring them to class. 

     Homework.  You should be aware of one other aspect of this class.  Expect some homework”.  These chairs have multiple rungs, legs, and back slats.  We have planned the schedule so that we can teach and you can practice each operation during class, then you can make some of the parts at home during the roughly 2 week intervals between sessions.  We are trying to avoid using class time for doing repetitive work you have already mastered, and to give you opportunity to fit these operations into your own shops.

    Schedule: 6 sessions

    #1  15 Sep 2018 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    #2  16 Sep 2018 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    #3  29 Sep 2018 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    #4  6 Oct 2018 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    #5  20 Oct 2018 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    #6  3 Nov 2018 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

    Questions?  We realize that some aspects of this class may be a bit different.  We encourage you to contact instructor Norm Baird, or class coordinator Rick Alexander to discuss tools, schedule, homework, or just chair making in general.  Both of us love this work, and enjoy sharing the experience of greenwood with others.



         


    In order to complete your registration payment must be made within 7 days.Please go online and pay using PayPal or by check made to the order of the Guild of Oregon Woodworkers. Reference the class title on the memo line and mail it to: GOOW-Registrar, C/O Julie Niemeyer, 20282 SW Inglis Drive, Beaverton, OR 97007


    Guild classes are Member only classes. Not a member? Visit the Membership webpage and Join Now.

    • 06 Oct 2018
    • 10 Nov 2018
    • 6 sessions
    • Multnomah Art Center Classroom 8
    • 0
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    Intro to Classical Carving with Chuck Rinehart 18-3

    A White Card is Not Required


    If this class is full, please add yourself to the Waitlist so we can notify you about the next class.

    Chuck Rinehart has been woodworking for 60 years and the last 30 have included an extensive background in Classical Carving.  This class sequence will be a hands-on opportunity to be guided by an expert.  Chuck has taught this class in Rochester, NY before moving to Portland in 2017.

    The class is limited to six students because there is a lot of personal supervision and limited bench space.

    This class requires a rather extensive investment in specific carving tools, and a detailed list will be emailed to registrants.  Chuck has arranged a good deal from Woodcarvers Supply in Florida for a complete kit for those who need a new set that will cost about $300 for 20 tools, a mallet and tool roll.  However, most students have some tools and need to buy ones that are missing, and those prices and sources will vary.  

    Recently the Guild Board approved acquiring several sets of the required carving tools and these might be available rent as an option for those who are sure yet whether they want to invest in the tools.

    The four hours per session will give you time to carve and experience a variety of techniques.  Most of the class is you carving, with some demonstrations.

    A two hour Orientation Session will be scheduled several weeks before the class to discuss the required tools, sharpening, and to answer questions.

    The class will be held in six sessions at the Multnomah Art Center (MAC) on consecutive Saturdays from 10:00 to 2:00 PM, but you can arrive 15-30 minutes early to help setup.  You will be expected to do carving between sessions.  Practice exercises and two carving projects are planned, and they will expose you to a variety of tools and techniques.  The second one will be a quite complex Acanthus leaf and the first one will be preparation.

    A paperback copy (used, out of print) book will be given to each student.  This will be the reference "textbook" we will use, called Woodcarving, The Beginners Guide by William Wheeler and Charles Hayward.

    Students should plan to bring a snack; lunch will not be provided, but there will be drinks.

    The class coordinator is Larry Wade, 503-312-7745 (text and cell); contact him for any questions.

    In order to complete your registration payment must be made quickly, preferably online when registering, but no later than 7 days. Please go online and use PayPal or Visa, and if mailing a check make it to the order of the Guild of Oregon Woodworkers. Reference the class title on the memo line (especially the date code at the end, 18-3) and mail it to: GOOW-Registrar, C/O Julie Niemeyer, 20282 SW Inglis Drive, Beaverton, OR 97007

    Guild classes are Member only classes. Not a member? Visit the Membership webpage and Join Now.

    • 23 Oct 2018
    • 06 Nov 2018
    • 3 sessions
    • Guild Shop
    • 1
    Join waitlist

    Follow-on Project 2: Classical Border Carving with Chuck Rinehart 18-1

    A White Card is Not Required

    Prior Carving Experience Required

     

    If this class is full, please add yourself to the Waitlist so we can notify you about the next class.

    There is a pre-class orientation meeting on Tuesday Oct 9th, 1:00-3:00 pm at the shop.  If you register, please RSVP to Larry Wade, lpwade@gmail.com.

    This is a three session class on consecutive Tuesdays to carve a border of your choice.  You will pick a border design that you want to carve and will be encouraged to make one that fits a real need in your life, like a picture or mirror frame, an enhancement to furniture or a decorative border in your house.  You will choose and purchase your own wood.  You will likely pick a design from a book of existing designs, and learn how to size it to fit your project dimensions.

    The class is intended for those who have completed Chuck's Introduction class, or have equivalent experience, tools and sharpening basics.  If in doubt, contact the class coordinator. Homework is expected.

    Chuck Rinehart has been woodworking for 60 years and the last 30 have included an extensive background in Classical Carving.  This class sequence will be a hands-on opportunity to be guided by an expert.  Chuck has taught this class in Rochester, NY before moving to Portland in 2017.

    The class is limited to six students because there is a lot of personal supervision and limited bench space.

    Recently the Guild Board approved acquiring some carving tools from an estate and some of these might be available for rental to augment your own set.

    The four hours per session will give you time to carve and experience a variety of techniques.  Most of the class is you carving, with some demonstrations.

    The class will be held in three weekly sessions at the Guild Shop from 9:00 AM to 1:000 PM, but you can arrive up to 30 minutes early to help setup.  You will be expected to do carving between sessions.  

    Students should plan to bring a snack; lunch will not be provided, but there will be drinks.

    The class coordinator is Larry Wade, 503-312-7745 (text and cell); contact him for any questions.

    In order to complete your registration payment must be made quickly, preferably online when registering, but no later than 7 days. Please go online and use PayPal or Visa, and if mailing a check make it to the order of the Guild of Oregon Woodworkers. Reference the class title on the memo line (especially the date code at the end, 18-3) and mail it to: GOOW-Registrar, C/O Julie Niemeyer, 20282 SW Inglis Drive, Beaverton, OR 97007

    Guild classes are Member only classes. Not a member? Visit the Membership webpage and Join Now.

    • 27 Oct 2018
    • 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Multnomah Art Center, Classroom 7 (near west entrance)
    • 5
    Register

    Carving Tool Sharpening  with Jeff Harness 18-1

    No White or Green Card required

    This six hour class focuses exclusively on carving tools, not chisels or plane blades.  Carving tools will include gouges, V tools and carving knives.

    There will be a dual focus - sharpening by hand and power.  Most of the emphasis will be on honing, but grinding will be covered using the 1" belt sander method.

    Experienced carver Jeff Harness is the instructor.

    No experience is necessary; Lunch will be provided.

    You are encouraged to bring your carving tools, even dull or questionable ones, and any sharpening stones or methods that you have.  You will be coached on how to use what you have, or advised on how to improve or replace your existing system.  Leather strops and honing compound will be available to use during the class, but bringing your own is an option.  Tools to sharpen will be available to practice with if you don't have your own.

    Two grinder-based powered honing systems will be used in the class. They run at half speed to avoid overheating tools, and have two wheels, one with a buffing rag, and the other and MDF/paper wheel, both loaded with honing compounds.  In addition, there will be two conventional 1" belt/5" disc sanders to use when edges need to be reshaped or ground down.

    For questions contact the class coordinator, Larry Wade, at lpwade@gmail.com or 503-312-7745.

    Please register online and pay using PayPal or by check made to the order of the Guild of Oregon Woodworkers. Reference the class title on the memo line and mail it to: GOOW-Registrar, C/O Julie Niemeyer, 20282 SW Inglis Drive, Beaverton, OR 97007

     


     

    • 03 Nov 2018
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Madrone Studio Workshop
    • 4
    Register
      

    Basics Lecture 5 - Joinery – 18-2

    Instructor – Alexander Anderson


    This class is held at Madrone Studio Workshop; 8900 B NE Vancouver Way, Portland, OR 97211

    Explore the many ways that a box or door can be put together. Alexander will demonstrate the common joints available and how to make them with various shop tools.

    This one of seven Basics Lecture classes that is offered to beginner level woodworkers. We recommend that you take any of these classes you feel you need in any order that fits your schedule. 

    Please contact Doug Drake at dougdrakedesign@gmail.com with questions. Please register online.


    In order to complete your registration payment must be made within 7 days.Please go online and pay using PayPal or by check made to the order of the Guild of Oregon Woodworkers. Reference the class title on the memo line and mail it to: GOOW-Registrar, C/O Julie Niemeyer, 20282 SW Inglis Drive, Beaverton, OR 97007


    Guild classes are Member only classes. Not a member? Visit the Membership webpage and Join Now.

    • 08 Nov 2018
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • The Guild Shop
    • 7
    Register
      

    Basics Lecture 1- Introduction and Safety – 18-2

    Instructor – Eddee Edson

    This class gives an overview to wood and woodworking. It is designed to give the student a basic understanding of the terms and vocabulary of woodworking, types of wood, how it is cut, graded and sold. The class will also review safety issues including wood allergies, tools, hearing, sight, and dust control.

    This one of seven Basics Lecture classes that is offered to beginner level woodworkers. We recommend that you take any of these classes you feel you need in any order that fits your schedule. 

    Please contact Doug Drake at dougdrakedesign@gmail.com with questions.

     

    Please register online.

    In order to complete your registration payment must be made within 7 days.Please go online and pay using PayPal or send a check made to the order of the Guild of Oregon Woodworkers. Reference the class title on the memo line and mail it to: GOOW-Registrar, C/O Julie Niemeyer, 20282 SW Inglis Drive, Beaverton, OR 97007


    Guild classes are Member only classes. Not a member? Visit the Membership webpage and Join Now.

    • 13 Nov 2018
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Madrone Studio Workshop,
    • 9
    Register

    Basics Lecture 2 - Bench & Hand Tools – 18-2

    Instructor – Alexander Anderson


    This class is held at Madrone Studio Workshop; 8900 B NE Vancouver Way, Portland, OR 97211

    Explore the different hand planes, scrapers, measuring tools, and scribing tools. Alexander will show you how to use them as well as their care and maintenance. There will also be a demonstration of how to cut dovetails by hand.

    This one of seven Basics Lecture classes that is offered to beginner level woodworkers. We recommend that you take any of these classes you feel you need in any order that fits your schedule. 

    Please contact Doug Drake at dougdrakedesign@gmail.com with questions. Register online.

    In order to complete your registration payment must be made within 7 days. Please go online and pay using PayPal or send a check made to the order of the Guild of Oregon Woodworkers. Reference the class title on the memo line and mail it to: GOOW-Registrar, C/O Julie Niemeyer, 20282 SW Inglis Drive, Beaverton, OR 97007


    Guild classes are Member only classes. Not a member? Visit the Membership webpage and Join Now.

    • 15 Nov 2018
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • The Guild Shop
    • 10
    Register

    Basics Lecture 3 – Basics of Power Tools – 18-2

    Instructor – Alexander Anderson

     

    Discover the many uses and methods of the table saw, jointer, chop saw, planer, band saw, and drill press. Safety and maintenance will also be covered.

    This one of seven Basics Lecture classes that is offered to beginner level woodworkers. We recommend that you take any of these classes you feel you need in any order that fits your schedule. 

    Please contact Doug Drake at dougdrakedesign@gmail.com with questions. Plea,se register online.

    In order to complete your registration payment must be made within 7 days. Please go online and pay using PayPal or send a check made to the order of the Guild of Oregon Woodworkers. Reference the class title on the memo line and mail it to: GOOW-Registrar, C/O Julie Niemeyer, 20282 SW Inglis Drive, Beaverton, OR 97007


    Guild classes are Member only classes. Not a member? Visit the Membership webpage and Join Now.

    • 24 Nov 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • The Guild Shop
    • 3
    Register

    Sharpen Like a Pro, Part I, with Jeff Zens 18-1

     

    In this new and re-designed sharpening clinic, professional woodworker and Next Level author and instructor Jeff Zens will guide you through the essential steps to achieving a razor-sharp edge on your chisels and hand planes.  Knowing how and when to sharpen your cutting tools is a gateway skill, a “must have” for every woodworker who aspires to fine work.  Working with sharp tools is a revelation: once you experience the safety and effectiveness of a sharp hand plane or chisel you will never look back.  Advertisements to the contrary, tools do not come to you sharp and ready to use right out of the box.  No matter where they come from, a new cutting edge can always be improved.

     

    Now you can achieve the same results that the Guild’s Next Level students obtain, without committing to the entire NL series.  In this day-long, hands-on session, Jeff will walk you through the theory behind creating a keen edge on your cutting tools. You will quickly move beyond theory and put each of the sharpening steps into practice.  At the end of this hands-on workshop, most students will go home with at least one tool ready to work.  More importantly, you’ll have the knowledge necessary to get all of your edges into top condition and keep them working for you.

     

    This workshop is fast-paced and intense; be ready to go to work.  Bring your sharpening questions - there is always time for interesting discussion.

     

    A tool list will be sent to students upon registration.  Achieving success in this class requires that students be properly equipped, and some necessary class items might have a longer lead time.  Early registration is a good idea, because this workshop always sells out: don’t delay!


    If you have questions about this class, please contact our class coordinator; Gary Weeber at siweeb@gmail.com or 503-680-3827



    In order to complete your registration payment must be made within 7 days. Please go online and pay using PayPal or by check made to the order of the Guild of Oregon Woodworkers. Reference the class title on the memo line and mail it to: GOOW-Registrar, C/O Julie Niemeyer, 20282 SW Inglis Drive, Beaverton, OR 97007

    Guild claIsses are Member only classes. Not a member? Visit the Membership webpage and Join Now.

    • 04 Dec 2018
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Madrone Studio Workshop
    • 9
    Register
      

    Basics Lecture 5 - Joinery – 18-3

    Instructor – Alexander Anderson


    This class is held at Madrone Studio Workshop; 8900 B NE Vancouver Way, Portland, OR 97211

    Explore the many ways that a box or door can be put together. Alexander will demonstrate the common joints available and how to make them with various shop tools.

    This one of seven Basics Lecture classes that is offered to beginner level woodworkers. We recommend that you take any of these classes you feel you need in any order that fits your schedule. 

    Please contact Doug Drake at dougdrakedesign@gmail.com with questions. Please register online.


    In order to complete your registration payment must be made within 7 days.Please go online and pay using PayPal or by check made to the order of the Guild of Oregon Woodworkers. Reference the class title on the memo line and mail it to: GOOW-Registrar, C/O Julie Niemeyer, 20282 SW Inglis Drive, Beaverton, OR 97007


    Guild classes are Member only classes. Not a member? Visit the Membership webpage and Join Now.

    • 08 Dec 2018
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • The Guild Shop
    • 10
    Register
      

    Basics Lecture 1- Introduction and Safety – 18-3

    Instructor – Eddee Edson

    This class gives an overview to wood and woodworking. It is designed to give the student a basic understanding of the terms and vocabulary of woodworking, types of wood, how it is cut, graded and sold. The class will also review safety issues including wood allergies, tools, hearing, sight, and dust control.

    This one of seven Basics Lecture classes that is offered to beginner level woodworkers. We recommend that you take any of these classes you feel you need in any order that fits your schedule. 

    Please contact Doug Drake at dougdrakedesign@gmail.com with questions.

     

    Please register online.

    In order to complete your registration payment must be made within 7 days.Please go online and pay using PayPal or send a check made to the order of the Guild of Oregon Woodworkers. Reference the class title on the memo line and mail it to: GOOW-Registrar, C/O Julie Niemeyer, 20282 SW Inglis Drive, Beaverton, OR 97007


    Guild classes are Member only classes. Not a member? Visit the Membership webpage and Join Now.

    • 11 Dec 2018
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Madrone Studio Workshop,
    • 9
    Register

    Basics Lecture 2 - Bench & Hand Tools – 18-2

    Instructor – Alexander Anderson


    This class is held at Madrone Studio Workshop; 8900 B NE Vancouver Way, Portland, OR 97211

    Explore the different hand planes, scrapers, measuring tools, and scribing tools. Alexander will show you how to use them as well as their care and maintenance. There will also be a demonstration of how to cut dovetails by hand.

    This one of seven Basics Lecture classes that is offered to beginner level woodworkers. We recommend that you take any of these classes you feel you need in any order that fits your schedule. 

    Please contact Doug Drake at dougdrakedesign@gmail.com with questions. Register online.

    In order to complete your registration payment must be made within 7 days. Please go online and pay using PayPal or send a check made to the order of the Guild of Oregon Woodworkers. Reference the class title on the memo line and mail it to: GOOW-Registrar, C/O Julie Niemeyer, 20282 SW Inglis Drive, Beaverton, OR 97007


    Guild classes are Member only classes. Not a member? Visit the Membership webpage and Join Now.

    • 12 Dec 2018
    • 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • The Guild Shop
    • 9
    Register

    Basics Lecture 3 – Basics of Power Tools – 18-3

    Instructor – Alexander Anderson


     

    Discover the many uses and methods of the table saw, jointer, chop saw, planer, band saw, and drill press. Safety and maintenance will also be covered.

    This one of seven Basics Lecture classes that is offered to beginner level woodworkers. We recommend that you take any of these classes you feel you need in any order that fits your schedule. 

    Please contact Doug Drake at dougdrakedesign@gmail.com with questions.


    Please register online.

    In order to complete your registration payment must be made within 7 days. Please go online and pay using PayPal or send a check made to the order of the Guild of Oregon Woodworkers. Reference the class title on the memo line and mail it to: GOOW-Registrar, C/O Julie Niemeyer, 20282 SW Inglis Drive, Beaverton, OR 97007


    Guild classes are Member only classes. Not a member? Visit the Membership webpage and Join Now.

    • 31 Dec 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Guild Shop
    • 14
    Register
     

    Build a Stool from Scratch

    Instructors: Dennis Dolph, Ed Ferguson, Julie Niemeyer

    This is the Interest List for this class. If you are interested in taking it register here. When we have a critical mass we schedule this class, probably in early winter 2019

    This two day, hands-on class is designed for beginning woodworkers, however, all skill levels are welcome. In this class the students will start with a 4 inch slab a wood and proceed to build a custom sized stool using loose tenon joinery. During the class the students will learn to use the Jointer, Plainer, Horizontal Mortiser, Multi- Router, Table Saw, Band Saw, and Glue- up and Clamps.

    Materials are an extra cost of $35, cash or check written to the Guild, payable at the first class. This gives the student the option to bring their own wood, if desired. Please speak with the coordinator about dimensions. There will be four instructors so there will be plenty of help available. Lunch is included both days.

    Class Dates: TBA


    Price: $195

    No Green Card required

    If you have any questions, please contact Dennis Dolph at damd@spiretech.com or Ed Feguson at ed@edmundferguson.com

    Please register online and pay using PayPal or by check made to the order of the Guild of Oregon Woodworkers. Reference the class title on the memo line and mail it to: GOOW-Registrar, C/O Julie Niemeyer, 20282 SW Inglis Drive, Beaverton, OR 97007

    Guild classes are Member only classes. Not a member? Visit the Membership webpage and join now.

Past events

18 Oct 2018 BASICS LECTURE #3- BASICS OF POWER TOOLS 18-1
11 Oct 2018 BASICS LECTURE #2- BENCH & HAND TOOLS 18-1
10 Oct 2018 BASICS LECTURE #1-INTRODUCTION & SAFETY 18-1
06 Oct 2018 BASICS LECTURE#5- JOINERY 18-1
02 Oct 2018 Introduction to Incise Letter Carving with Chuck Rinehart 18-1
25 Sep 2018 Overview of the Maloof Joint with Bob O'Connor 18-1
20 Sep 2018 Sharpening and Using your Card Scraper for Wonderful Results 18-1
14 Sep 2018 Michael Fortune Stool with Steam Bent Footrest 18-1
13 Sep 2018 Learn to Make an Upholstered Slip Seat with Michael Fortune 18-1
10 Sep 2018 Chair Mock-up Workshop with Michael Fortune 18-1
08 Sep 2018 Woodworking at the Next Level: NL-7 Machine Maintenance and Set-up 18-1
28 Aug 2018 Chair Design Workshop 18-1
17 Jul 2018 Sliding Table Saw Skills 18-2
10 Jul 2018 Band Saw Clinic 18-1
26 May 2018 Guild Family Woodworking Program-Orientation Meeting
22 May 2018 Classical Carving with Chuck Rinehart 18-2
18 May 2018 Building Confidence for the Beginning Woodworker with Kelly Parker 18-1
17 May 2018 Shaping Clinic: Creating Identical Compound Curve Parts with Kelly Parker 18-1
15 May 2018 Design Boot Camp: Finding Your voice with Kelly Parker 18-1
01 May 2018 Sliding Table Saw Skills 18-1
28 Apr 2018 Simple, Solid Workbench for Beginners and Beyond with Asa Christiana
20 Apr 2018 GARRETT HACK: PRECISION WITH HAND TOOLS 18-1
18 Apr 2018 GARRETT HACK: ELEGANT DETAILS 18-1
17 Apr 2018 GARRETT HACK: PRACTICAL DESIGN 18-1
11 Apr 2018 Become a Guild Class Coordinator 18-1
03 Apr 2018 Sharpening and Using your Card Scraper for Wonderful Results 18-1
27 Mar 2018 Introduction to Project Milling 18-1
14 Mar 2018 Foolproof Mortises and Tenons with Asa Christiana 18-1
13 Mar 2018 Make a Veneered Panel with Chip Webster 18-1
03 Mar 2018 Introduction to Carving in the Round - 18-1
27 Feb 2018 Fundamentals of Fine Craftsmanship: 3. Tune Up Every Machine in Your Shop with Asa Christiana
23 Jan 2018 CNC Basics - Getting Started
30 Dec 2017 INTEREST LIST - Introduction to Carving in the Round - 17-1
13 Dec 2017 Introduction to Project Milling 17-1
09 Dec 2017 Finally; A Hand Plane Class Designed for You, By You 17-1
05 Dec 2017 Restore a Metal Bench Plane 17-2
25 Nov 2017 Sharpen Like A Pro: Bench Tool Sharpening Clinic with Jeff Zens 17-2
18 Nov 2017 Make a Greenwood Stool 17-1
07 Nov 2017 Think Finishing Before You Start Your Project 17-1
04 Nov 2017 Relief Carving 101 - 17-2
25 Oct 2017 Fundamentals of Fine Craftsmanship: 2. Prep Materials like a Pro with Asa Christiana 17-1
24 Oct 2017 Bandsaw Clinic 17-2
11 Oct 2017 Fundamentals of Fine Craftsmanship: 1. Foolproof Furniture Design, with Asa Christiana 17-1
26 Sep 2017 Sliding Table Saw Skills 17-3
26 Aug 2017 BUILD A GARDEN BENCH IN A MORNING with ASA CHRISTIANA 17-1
26 Jul 2017 Photograph Your Work Like a Pro with Asa Christiana  17-1
22 Jul 2017 Fundamentals of Cabinetry 17-1
23 Jun 2017 Advanced Jigs + Fixtures Workshop with Michael Fortune 17-1
20 Jun 2017 Foundation Jigs + Fixtures Workshop with Michael Fortune 17-1
19 Jun 2017 Jigs + Fixtures Clinic with Michael Fortune 17-1
17 Jun 2017 Carving Tool Sharpening - 17-1
14 Jun 2017 Measuring, Marking & Layout for Woodworkers 17-1
30 May 2017 Bandsaw Clinic 17-1
27 May 2017 Bench Tools Sharpening Clinic with Jeff Zens 17-1
29 Apr 2017 Japanese Woodworking Class 17-1
11 Apr 2017 Finishing Series: Surface Preparation 17-1
08 Apr 2017 Relief Carving 101 - 17-1
04 Apr 2017 Finishing Series: Applying a Varnish Finish 17-1
11 Mar 2017 Build a Stool from Scratch 17-1
22 Feb 2017 Sliding Table Saw Skills 17-2
08 Feb 2017 Design for the Woodworker Function or Art? 17-1
28 Jan 2017 Wide Belt Sander Training for Shop Attendants Only 17-1
18 Jan 2017 Restore a Metal Bench Plane 17-1
03 Jan 2017 Sliding Table Saw Skills 17-1
31 Dec 2016 WAITLIST-Making a Traditional Ladderback Chair 16-1
31 Dec 2016 WAITLIST=Japanese Sawhorse Workshop 16-1
31 Dec 2016 WAITLIST:Steam Bending with Frank LaRoque 16-1
10 Dec 2016 Jointer and Planer Skills 16-8
29 Nov 2016 Build a Tool Tote 16-1
22 Nov 2016 Intro to the Multi-Router: MR101 16-7
15 Nov 2016 Spokeshave 16-1
15 Nov 2016 Router and Router Table Skills 16-11
29 Oct 2016 Bench Tools Sharpening Clinic 16-2
26 Oct 2016 Bandsaw and Bench Mounted Sanders 16-9
25 Oct 2016 Router and Router Table Skills 16-10
25 Oct 2016 Sliding Table Saw Skills 16-5
18 Oct 2016 Table Saw and Chop Saw Skills 16-10
14 Oct 2016 Make A Waterfall Edge Table with Michael Fortune 16-1
10 Oct 2016 Chair Design & Construction with Michael Fortune 16-1
08 Oct 2016 Make Formed Wood Hand Mirrors with Michael Fortune 16-1
07 Oct 2016 Band Saw Clinic with Michael Fortune 16-1
30 Sep 2016 Advanced Finishing Techniques Workshop with Michael Dresdner 16-1
27 Sep 2016 Router and Router Table Skills 16-9
20 Sep 2016 Bandsaw and Bench mounted Sanders 16-8
20 Sep 2016 Table Saw and Chop Saw Skills 16-9
09 Sep 2016 Basic Finishing "By Hand and Eye" with Michael Dresdner 16-1
24 Aug 2016 Restore a metal bench plane 16-1
23 Aug 2016 Router and Router Table Skills 16-8
16 Aug 2016 Jointer and Planer Skills 16-6
13 Aug 2016 Measuring, Marking and Layout 16-1
09 Aug 2016 Think Finish Before You Start Building 16-1
02 Aug 2016 Table Saw and Chop Saw Skills 16-8
27 Jul 2016 Intro to Intarsia 16-1
26 Jul 2016 Jointer and Planer Skills 16-5
19 Jul 2016 Router and Router Table Skills 16-7
13 Jul 2016 Intro to Scroll Saw 16-1
12 Jul 2016 Intro to the Multi-Router: MR101 16-5
12 Jul 2016 Bandsaw, Drill Press and Bench Mounted Sanders Skills 16-7
05 Jul 2016 Table Saw and Chop Saw Skills 16-7
22 Jun 2016 Table Saw and Chop Saw Skills 16-6
21 Jun 2016 Router and Router Table Skills 16-6
19 Jun 2016 Repairing Common Mishaps in Woodworking 16-2
14 Jun 2016 Bandsaw, Drill Press and Bench Mounted Sanders Skills 16-6
14 Jun 2016 Sliding Table Saw Skills 16-4
10 Jun 2016 CNC Workshop with Legacy Woodworking Machinery 16-1
04 Jun 2016 Fundamentals of Cabinetmaking 16-1
02 Jun 2016 RC Tugboat Model Workshop 16-1
28 May 2016 Bench Tools Sharpening Clinic 16-1
24 May 2016 Router and Router Table Skills 16-5
21 May 2016 Shave Horse Class - Work Party 16-1
17 May 2016 Bandsaw, Drill Press and Bench Mounted Sanders Skills 16-5
17 May 2016 Table Saw and Chop Saw Skills 16-5
07 May 2016 Build a Workbench 16-1
03 May 2016 Intro to the Multi-Router: MR101 16-4
26 Apr 2016 Jointer and Planer Skills 16-4
19 Apr 2016 Carving: The Art of the Columbia River 16-1
19 Apr 2016 Router and Router Table Skills 16-4
12 Apr 2016 Table Saw and Chop Saw Skills 16-4
09 Apr 2016 Sliding Table Saw Skills 16-3
09 Apr 2016 Wide Belt Sander Skills 16-2
05 Apr 2016 Bandsaw, Drill Press and Bench Mounted Sanders Skills 16-4
29 Mar 2016 Router and Router Table Skills 16-3
29 Mar 2016 Jointer and Planer Skills 16-3
24 Mar 2016 2 Day Box Making Workshop with Doug Stowe 16-2
23 Mar 2016 FREE PRESENTATION PROGRAM WITH DOUG STOWE
22 Mar 2016 Wall Cabinet Workshop with Doug Stowe 16-1
21 Mar 2016 Doug Stowe - Woodworking Education - A Symposium for Hands-on Learning
20 Mar 2016 1 Day Box Making Workshop with Doug Stowe 16-1
19 Mar 2016 Box Making Demonstration with Doug Stowe 16-1
15 Mar 2016 Wide Belt Sander Skills 16-1
01 Mar 2016 Drawer Design and Construction 16-1
21 Feb 2016 Repairing Common Mishaps in Woodworking 16-1
13 Feb 2016 Build a Stool From Scratch 16-1
29 Jan 2016 CNC Router Workshop
12 Jan 2016 Sliding Table Saw Skills 16-1
12 Dec 2015 Build a Box Cabinet Using a Router and Dovetail Jig 15-1
01 Dec 2015 Wipe On Finishing with Austin Heitzman 16-1
27 Oct 2015 Sliding Table Saw Skills 15-7
24 Oct 2015 Beginning Sketchup Class 15-1
10 Oct 2015 Sliding Table Saw Skills 15-6
30 Sep 2015 Wood Forming with Michael Fortune 15-1
29 Sep 2015 Bandsaw Clinic with Michael Fortune 15-1
26 Sep 2015 Design for Woodworkers with Michael Fortune 15-1
16 Sep 2015 Glues 15-2
15 Sep 2015 Sliding Table Saw Skills 15-5
26 Aug 2015 Glues 15-1
25 Aug 2015 Four Ways to Camber a Plane Iron – Summer Lite Class 15-1
18 Aug 2015 Making, Caring, Feeding & Use of Marking Knives 15-1
11 Aug 2015 Sharpening Your Card Scraper: Chasing the Elusive Burr with Jeff Zens – Summer Lite Class 15-1
04 Aug 2015 Introduction to Using Veneer – Summer Lite Class 15-1
25 Jul 2015 Multi-Router: MR201 15-2
24 Jul 2015 Blacksmithing Hinges 15-2
24 Jul 2015 Blacksmithing Hinges 15-1
21 Jul 2015 Think Finish Before you Start Building - Summer Lite Class 15-1
21 Jul 2015 Wide Belt Sander Skills 15-5
17 Jul 2015 Repairing Common Mishaps In Woodworking - Summer Lite class 15-1
27 Jun 2015 The Art of Live-Edge 15-1
01 Jun 2015 Build Your Own Project with Ken Vetterick
12 May 2015 Intro to the Multi-Router: MR101 15-2
09 May 2015 Sliding Table Saw Skills 15-4
09 May 2015 Wide Belt Sander Skills 15-4
05 May 2015 Intro to the Multi-Router: MR101 15-1
18 Apr 2015 Repairing Common Mishaps in Woodworking 15-1
11 Apr 2015 WAIT LIST for Make a Tool Chest for New Anarchists with Chris Schwarz 15-1
11 Apr 2015 Make a Tool Chest for New Anarchists with Chris Schwarz 15-1
10 Apr 2015 Make a Wooden Try Square with Chris Schwarz 15-1
07 Apr 2015 Wide Belt Sander Skills 15-3
07 Apr 2015 Sliding Table Saw Skills 15-3
04 Apr 2015 Practicing the Fundamentals 15-1
14 Mar 2015 Designing with Wood: Selecting The Best Materials For Your Project 15-1
06 Mar 2015 Bandsaw, Drill Press and Bench Mounted Sanders Skills 15-3
06 Mar 2015 Table Saw and Chop Saw Skills 15-3
04 Mar 2015 Wide Belt Sander Skills 15-2
24 Feb 2015 Router and Router Table Skills 15-2
23 Feb 2015 Applying a Varnish Finish 15-1
23 Feb 2015 Wide Belt Sander Skills 15-1
20 Feb 2015 Sliding Table Saw Skills 15-1
19 Feb 2015 Table Saw and Chop Saw Skills 15-2
17 Feb 2015 Jointer and Planer Skills 15-1
07 Feb 2015 Bandsaw, Drill Press and Bench Mounted Sanders Skills 15-2
27 Jan 2015 DESIGN EXPLORATION: ACTIVATE YOUR PRACTICE 15-1
27 Jan 2015 Router and Router Table Skills 15-1
23 Jan 2015 FREE CLASS (Kinda): What’s a Deadman, and Why Would I Want To Build One?
10 Jan 2015 Advanced Multi-Router Joinery 15-1
29 Nov 2014 Introduction to Multi-Router Joinery 14-1
17 Nov 2014 Learn to Build & Use Scratch Stock 14-1
17 Nov 2014 Learn How To Make and Use A Router Half Fence
17 Nov 2014 Make a Raised Panel with Routers
08 Nov 2014 Build a One Drawer Jewelry Box
31 Oct 2014 Jointer and Planer Skills 14-5
30 Oct 2014 Sliding Table Saw Skills 14-2
29 Oct 2014 Router and Router Table Skills 14-4
28 Oct 2014 New User Shop Safety & Orientation meeting
25 Oct 2014 BUILD A MULTIPLE CHOICE TABLE COFFEE TABLE, HALL/ENTRY TABLE, OR END TABLE 14-1
21 Oct 2014 New User Shop Safety & Orientation meeting
17 Oct 2014 Jointer and Planer Skills 14-4
10 Oct 2014 Router and Router Table Skills 14-3
03 Oct 2014 EXPLORE THE POSSIBILITIES OF THE SPOKE SHAVE 14-1
03 Oct 2014 New User Shop Safety & Orientation meeting
26 Sep 2014 Jointer and Planer Skills 14-3
25 Sep 2014 New User Shop Safety & Orientation meeting
22 Sep 2014 Router and Router Table Skills 14-2
20 Sep 2014 Table Saw and Chop Saw Skills 14-4
20 Sep 2014 Jointer and Planer Skills 14-2
15 Sep 2014 New User Shop Safety & Orientation meeting
08 Sep 2014 Table Saw and Chop Saw Skills 14-3
06 Sep 2014 Power Tool Maintenance 14-1
03 Sep 2014 Bandsaw, Drill Press and Bench Mounted Sanders Skills 14-2
26 Aug 2014 New User Shop Orientation
20 Aug 2014 Table Saw and Chop Saw Skills 14-2
18 Aug 2014 New User Shop Orientation
11 Aug 2014 Router and Router Table Skills 14-1
09 Aug 2014 New User Shop Orientation
08 Aug 2014 Jointer and Planer Skills 14-1
06 Aug 2014 Table Saw and Chop Saw Skills 14-1
19 Jul 2014 Steam Bending with Frank LaRoque 14-1
09 Jul 2014 Sharpening Your Card Scraper 14-1: Chasing the Elusive Burr with Jeff Zens
28 Jun 2014 Build an Outdoor Chair with Bill Bolstad 14-1
14 Jun 2014 Purchasing Hardwoods for Your Project 14-2
23 Mar 2014 Build a Tool Tote - A Workshop for Beginners 14-3
14 Mar 2014 Language and Principles of Furniture Design with George Walker 14-1
09 Mar 2014 14-1 Green Card On Steroids/ Safety and Operation Training - Core Tools
26 Feb 2014 SawStop Presentation 14-1
23 Feb 2014 Green Card Safety and Operation Training - Core Tools
21 Feb 2014 Build a Tool Tote - A Workshop for Beginners 14-2
18 Feb 2014 Project Class: Build a Blanket Chest and Perfect your Dovetails with Austin Heitzman 14-1
16 Feb 2014 Shop Attendants Training 14-1
12 Feb 2014 Green Card Safety and Operation Training - Core Tools
12 Feb 2014 First Aid for Shop Attendants 14-1
31 Jan 2014 Green Card Safety and Operation Training - Core Tools
29 Jan 2014 SawStop Maintenance 14-1
22 Jan 2014 Finally: A Hand Plane Class Designed for You, By You 14-1
20 Jan 2014 Finish Before You Start 14-1
12 Jan 2014 Green Card Safety and Operation Training - Core Tools
08 Jan 2014 Japanese Sawhorse Workshop 14-1
06 Jan 2014 Build a Tool Tote - A Workshop for Beginners 14-1
04 Jan 2014 Build a Bill Bolstad Jewelry Box with Drawers 14-1
11 Dec 2013 Green Card Safety and Operation Training - Core Tools
07 Dec 2013 Stress Free Glue Up & Assembly 13-1
30 Nov 2013 Green Card Safety and Operation Training - Core Tools
18 Nov 2013 Build a Tool Tote - A Workshop for Beginners 13-1
16 Nov 2013 Wood Carving Basics Workshop with Mary May 13-1
15 Nov 2013 Wood Carving Problem Solving Open Session with Mary May 13-1
15 Nov 2013 Introduction to Relief Wood Carving with Mary May 13-1
07 Nov 2013 Green Card Safety and Operation Training - Core Tools
02 Nov 2013 Purchasing Hardwoods for Your Project 13-1
21 Oct 2013 Green Card Safety and Operation Training - Core Tools
19 Oct 2013 Build a Vertical Necklace Storage Box 13-1
18 Oct 2013 Green Card Safety and Operation Training - Core Tools
16 Oct 2013 Introduction to the Vacuum Press 13-1
15 Oct 2013 Drawer Design & Construction 13-1
12 Oct 2013 Green Card Safety and Operation Training - Core Tools
11 Oct 2013 Green Card Safety and Operation Training - Core Tools
01 Oct 2013 Sharpening Bench Tools-Basic Sharpening Workshop 13-1
28 Sep 2013 Green Card Safety and Operation Training - Core Tools
26 Sep 2013 Four Ways to Camber a Plane Iron 13-1
24 Sep 2013 Green Card Safety and Operation Training - Core Tools
23 Sep 2013 Green Card Safety and Operation Training - Core Tools
14 Sep 2013 Build a Bill Bolstad Jewelry Box with Drawers 13-1
12 Sep 2013 Shop Attendant Review
11 Sep 2013 Green Card Safety and Operation Training - Core Tools
09 Sep 2013 Green Card Safety and Operation Training - Core Tools
28 Aug 2013 Tool Making with John Economaki 13-1
26 Aug 2013 Green Card Safety and Operation Training - Core Tools
26 Aug 2013 Green Card Safety and Operation Training - Core Tools
23 Aug 2013 Green Card Safety and Operation Training - Core Tools
23 Aug 2013 Green Card Safety and Operation Training - Core Tools
22 Aug 2013 Green Card Safety and Operation Training - Core Tools
22 Aug 2013 Green Card Safety and Operation Training - Core Tools
22 Jun 2013 Beyond the Basic Edge: Sharpening Cards, Shaves, and Knives, Creating Cambers, and more. 13-1
15 Jun 2013 Repairing Old Chairs 13-1
01 Jun 2013 Making a Wooden Plane 13-1
18 May 2013 Applying a Fast Drying Varnish Finish 13-1
02 May 2013 Bandsaw/Resaw Introduction13-1
16 Mar 2013 Bill Bolstad Table 4 Ways !
02 Mar 2013 Project Class: Build a Blanket Chest and Perfect your Dovetails with Austin Heitzman 13-1
16 Feb 2013 Introduction to Double Bevel Marquetry 13-1
09 Feb 2013 Beginning Wood Turning 13-1
02 Feb 2013 Working w/a Live Edge: Building a Side Table 13-1
26 Jan 2013 Power Tool Maintenance 13-1
19 Jan 2013 Making a Wooden Plane 13-1
12 Jan 2013 Introduction to Chair Building 13-1
08 Jan 2013 Learn to Build a Cross Cut Sled for your Tablesaw 13-1
15 Dec 2012 Making & Using Router Jigs 12-1
24 Nov 2012 Steam Bending with Frank LaRoque 12-1
17 Nov 2012 Drawing:Part One with Frank LaRoque 12-1
10 Nov 2012 Simple, Sturdy Drawers 12-1
03 Nov 2012 Build a Bill Bolstad Jewelry Box with Drawers 12-1
27 Oct 2012 Greene & Greene Details with Darrell Peart 12-1
20 Oct 2012 Invisible Repairs 12-1 with Frank LaRoque
06 Oct 2012 ALAN ZELL TRADE SHOW SEMINAR 12-1
14 Aug 2012 Working With Gnarly Woods: Taming Your Wild Boards 12-1
12 Aug 2012 Sharpening Your Card Scraper 12-1: Chasing the Elusive Burr
07 Aug 2012 Veneer 12-1, A Summer Lite Class
06 Aug 2012 Tips And Tricks: Making Sleds & Jigs For Your Router & Table Saw 12-1
14 Jul 2012 Beginning Wood Turning 12-2
09 Jun 2012 Intermediate SketchUp 12-1
02 Jun 2012 Beginning Wood Turning 12-1
19 May 2012 Hall Mirror 12-1
21 Apr 2012 Beginning SketchUp 12-1
31 Mar 2012 Bandsaw 12-1
31 Mar 2012 Scroll Saw Artistry 12-1
17 Mar 2012 Knife Hinges 12-1
04 Feb 2012 Hall Table 12-1
21 Jan 2012 Selecting Hardwoods for Your Project 12-1
25 Dec 2011 Template-Class
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