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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Upcoming events

    • 14 Jun 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM (PDT)
    • Guild Shop, 7634 SW 34th Ave., Portland
    • 19
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    Meeting Leader - Jeff Hilber

    You must bring these items to the meeting or you will be required to take this class again;

    1. The completed Tool Safety exam Answer Sheet

    2. The completed Self Assessment form

    The Safety and Orientation is a no charge (free) class and is the first step toward earning your Guild Green Card and access to our power tool workshop. (The second required step is to complete all four of the Machine Skills classes OR take the comprehensive HOST test.)

    The purpose of this class is to familiarize you with the core power tools in the Guild’s workshop, and provide you with our safety criteria and procedures for using them. In this class you will view a video on safety, grade your written safety test (that you have completed prior to class), and review the Guild’s shop practices

    Prior to the Safety and Orientation meeting you must:

    1. Study the Tool Safety Manual on how to use the tools safely

    2 . Take the Tool Safety Exam with answers recorded on the Answer Sheet  You should have no trouble passing this test since it is open book and the answers are in the Tool safety manual

    In addition to the video and written test, we will also introduce you to all of the basic machines in the shop as well as what you have to demonstrate to pass the HOST (Hands On Safety Test)

    We will then discuss whether you are ready to take the HOST or if you need additional training. A self assessment form is available to help you decided. We will review of the training options that are available.


    IF YOU NEED TO CANCEL, RETURN TO THIS CLASS.  Click the ALREADY REGISTERED BUTTON AND FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS.

    Questions? Please contact Jeff Hilber at jeff.hilber@guildoforegonwoodworker.org

    This class is for Guild Members only. Not a Member? Visit the Membership page and JOIN now.


    • 30 Jun 2020
    • (PDT)
    • The Guild Shop
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    Interest List

    Please register for the interest list. When we have enough interest we will schedule the class. Thank you.

    Free to be on the interest list

    Things to Consider Before You Start A Project

    Instructor: Chip Webster


    A White Card is NOT Required

    This is an introduction seminar in finishing.  Students will learn why a finish is applied, a summary of several types of finishes commonly used in making furniture, and the shop environment, tools and equipment used to produce the desired finish. Safety will be addressed.

    Students will be exposed to the concept of “Think finish first”, the questions that should be answered before starting a project. We will learn techniques for surface preparation of stock to accept a finish, types and use of lighting to detect surface imperfections and inspect coverage and aid in color application, and the use of solvents to examine the expected color and look of a board prior to finishing as well as to detect surface imperfections. We’ll explore correcting surface preparation issues and blotching. And we'll be exposed to the concept of  “finishing the finish”. Beginners are welcome.


    Cost of class: $65/ Free to be on the interest list

    If you have any questions, please contact Steve Anderly at seanderly@gmail.com 


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

    • 12 Jul 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM (PDT)
    • Guild Shop, 7634 SW 34th Ave., Portland
    • 23
    Register

    Meeting Leader - Jeff Hilber

    You must bring these items to the meeting or you will be required to take this class again;

    1. The completed Tool Safety exam Answer Sheet

    2. The completed Self Assessment form

    The Safety and Orientation is a no charge (free) class and is the first step toward earning your Guild Green Card and access to our power tool workshop. (The second required step is to complete all four of the Machine Skills classes OR take the comprehensive HOST test.)

    The purpose of this class is to familiarize you with the core power tools in the Guild’s workshop, and provide you with our safety criteria and procedures for using them. In this class you will view a video on safety, grade your written safety test (that you have completed prior to class), and review the Guild’s shop practices

    Prior to the Safety and Orientation meeting you must:

    1. Study the Tool Safety Manual on how to use the tools safely

    2 . Take the Tool Safety Exam with answers recorded on the Answer Sheet  You should have no trouble passing this test since it is open book and the answers are in the Tool safety manual

    In addition to the video and written test, we will also introduce you to all of the basic machines in the shop as well as what you have to demonstrate to pass the HOST (Hands On Safety Test)

    We will then discuss whether you are ready to take the HOST or if you need additional training. A self assessment form is available to help you decided. We will review of the training options that are available.


    IF YOU NEED TO CANCEL, RETURN TO THIS CLASS.  Click the ALREADY REGISTERED BUTTON AND FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS.

    Questions? Please contact Jeff Hilber at jeff.hilber@guildoforegonwoodworkers.org

    This class is for Guild Members only. Not a Member? Visit the Membership page and JOIN now.


    • 17 Oct 2020
    • 9:00 AM (PDT)
    • 18 Oct 2020
    • 5:00 PM (PDT)
    • Guild Workshop, 7634 SW 34th Ave, Portland, OR 97219
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    Make a Kumiko Box with Mike Pekovich


          


    White Card Required

    Are you looking to spice up your work in a novel way? Then you need to sharpen your chisels and try your hand at kumiko. This Japanese latticework technique is traditionally found on shoji screens, but is making its way into contemporary furniture and boxes. The elegant geometric patterns of kumiko begin with a simple half-lap grid. From there each square is filled out with small, precisely beveled parts until the pattern emerges. 

    In this weekend class you'll start by building an elegant mitered box, where you'll learn how to work safely and accurately with small parts at the table saw. After that, you'll make a kumiko panel by hand to finish off the box. During the process, you'll learn the basics of kumiko construction that you can put to use on future projects as well. 

    A White Card is required for this workshop. If you do not have a Green Card or a Machine Skills sticker for the table saw and are not a regular user of the table saw, it is highly recommended that you take the Table Saw Machine Skills class in advance of this workshop.

    A set of kumiko bevel blocks will be available for each student to use during class at no charge. Additional sets will be available for purchase if desired.

    Because of the expected popularity of this workshop, early registration is strongly encouraged. Register now for a discount. Early registration is $575 until midnight September 19, 2020. Late registration is $615 beginning September 20, 2020.

    A different cancellation policy applies to this class.  Thirty (30) days advance notice is required to cancel in order to get a refund unless your slot is filled by someone else. However, cancellation within seven days forfeits payment.


    Lunch will be provided.

         

    Please direct any questions to Chip Webster at jdwebster3@comcast.net

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

    • 31 Dec 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (PST)
    • Guild Shop or Multnomah Art Center
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    INTEREST LIST - Japanese Bowl Carving - not a class (yet)


    Register your interest in taking this five hour class on carving bowls in the Japanese style


          Instructor- Masa Nitani



    Masa Nitani has fifty years of carving experience and is now retired, having moved to Portland in 1983 from northern Japan, where he was apprenticed for three years.  Masa made his living here doing a variety of construction and specialty restoration projects, but has done carving all along the way.

    The requirements for this class haven't been determined yet, but if you have taken Chuck's Foundations class those tools should work.  Masa uses mostly Japanese derived tools, many with his own handle designs, along with a few UK western tools but we don't expect you to purchase Japanese tools, or make your own.

    Masa said his teaching technique is to demonstrate a lot and lecture a little.  His English is OK, but not great, but he communicates well.  He likes to demonstrate his techniques irrespective of any design and wants to help you learn these techniques so you can apply them to your own design.  This class is expected to be a combination of demonstration and practice, but is not expected to result in a bowl or other finished project.

    Prior carving experience is required and taking Chuck's Intro class first is recommended.

    COST of the class will likely be $75 - 100, including materials, but not the tools. It's free to sign up on the interest list.  As we pin down class details you will be notified and a new class event will be posted on the web.  At that point you will register for real.


    If you have any questions, please contact Larry Wade at lpwade@gmail.com.


    Please register online.


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

    • 31 Dec 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (PST)
    • The Guild Shop
    Register
      

    INTEREST LIST - not a class (yet)


    Register your interest in taking the six week class to introduce you to Classical Carving.


          Instructor- Chuck Rinehart



     Chuck Rinehart has now taught this class four times for us, and has taught it many times before at his former club in Rochester, NY.  

    Tool sets of eleven carving tools are available to rent for $50 for the class plus an extra month, and unless you have your own tools, or intend to buy them (about $200-400), we encourage you to rent and focus instead on learning to carve.

    The class will be three sessions, each four hours, spaced roughly once a week.

    COST of the class is $180, including materials, but not the tools. It's free to sign up on this interest list.  You will need to buy or borrow the Chris Pye book called "Woodcarving Course & Reference Manual", about $15 from a variety of sources, including Amazon, Powell's and Woodcrafters.


    The class outline is:

    Week 1:  Tools nomenclature and handling, grain exercise (the donut), and exercises from Chapter 4 of Pye's book

    Week 2:  Review of homework, discuss the V tool (aka parting tool, #12 or #41), and the small veiner (#11/3), and do the Pye Burhead Bull project in Chapter 7 using both.  Demo relieving the background using a large #11/16, trace the outline of your shallow leaf project, and get started with your homework.

    Week 3:  Arrive with your leaf project background complete and carve the leaf.  


    If you have any questions, please contact Larry Wade at lpwade@gmail.com.


    Please register online.


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

    • 31 Dec 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (PST)
    • The Guild Shop
    Register
      

    INTEREST LIST - Carving a Border with Chuck Rinehart- not a class (yet)


    Register your interest in taking the six week class to introduce you to the wonderful world of carving a border.


          Instructor- Chuck Rinehart



     Chuck Rinehart taught this class once for us but has taught it before at his former club in Rochester, NY.  

    This is a three week introduction class based on classical patterns useful for frames and borders for furniture and architectural (decorative) purposes.  In three weeks you will learn enough to accomplish quite a bit, but you will also learn this is a big field with lots of options and time required.   Hopefully this class will whet your appetite, and it will also teach you some techniques for other types of carving.

    You are required to have long handled tools useful for lettering, along with having a carving mallet and access to a variety of gouges.  The Guild ownssome tools that might be useful for you in case you don't have any.

    Prior carving experience is required and taking Chuck's Intro class first is recommended.

    The project for this class will be a floral pattern from antiquity, about 36" long by 4" tall.  You will learn how to create the pattern by copying, enlarging and repeating an existing design, trace it onto your wood, and then use a plunge router with small straight bits to remove the bulk of the background before shaping the elements of the floral design.  It is a challenging, but interesting and practical project.


    COST of the class is $180, including materials, but not the tools. It's free to sign up on the interest list.


    If you have any questions, please contact Larry Wade at lpwade@gmail.com.


    Please register online.


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

    • 31 Dec 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (PST)
    • The Guild Shop
    Register
      

    INTEREST LIST - Carving a Monogram with Chuck Rinehart- not a class (yet)


    Register your interest in taking the six week class to introduce you to the wonderful world of carving monograms.


          Instructor- Chuck Rinehart





    Chuck Rinehart has not taught this class for us yet but has before at his former club in Rochester, NY.  

    This is a three week introduction class based on classical patterns useful for decorating furniture and making stand-alone designs.  In three weeks you will learn enough to accomplish quite a bit, but you will also learn this is a big field with lots of options and time required.   Hopefully this class will whet your appetite, and it will also teach you some techniques for other types of carving.

    You are required to have long handled tools useful for lettering, along with having a carving mallet and access to a variety of gouges.  The Guild owns some tools that might be useful for you in case you don't have any.

    Prior carving experience is required and taking Chuck's Intro class first is recommended.

    The project for this class will create a pattern of your design, using elements from classical books on stylized lettering from antiquity.  The design can be as simple or complex as you want, and what you choose almost doesn't matter, because you will be learning the techniques needed to create a wide variety of patterns.


    COST of the class is $180, including materials, but not the tools. It's free to sign up on the interest list.


    If you have any questions, please contact Larry Wade at lpwade@gmail.com.


    Please register online.


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

    • 31 Dec 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (PST)
    • The Guild Shop
    Register
      

    INTEREST LIST - not a class (yet)


    Carving an Acanthus Leaf with Chuck Rinehart


    Green or White  Card not Required


    Carving an Acanthus leaf teaches you many skills that can be applied to other forms of carving.  The leaf itself comes in many styles, and has evolved over at least two thousand years and many are stylized forms of an ideal, even though you can find actual leaves in gardens in Portland.

    Chuck Rinehart has now taught this class several times for us, and has taught it many times before at his former club in Rochester, NY.  His design is quite challenging and was developed by his mentor, a British Master Carver named Ian Agrell.  This is a three week class, which was originally part of the six week Introduction to Classical Carving class, but we broke that into two sequences of three weeks each, the Foundations class and one on the Acanthus leaf.

    There is a fairly large set of tools that are required and some sets are available to rent from the Guild at a cost of about $75 (TBD), if you don't have or don't want to invest in your own tools at this time.

    Chuck's class will be three sessions, each four hours, spaced every other week for you to do the required homework.

    COST of the class is $180, including materials, but not the tools. It's free to sign up on this interest list.  


    You must have prior carving experience with mallet-capable tools, nominally Chuck's Foundations of Classical Carving.


    If you have any questions, please contact Larry Wade at lpwade@gmail.com.


    Please register online.


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

    • 31 Dec 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (PST)
    • The Guild Shop
    Register
      

    INTEREST LIST - not a class (yet)


    Carving (and Designing) a Sign


          Instructors- Chuck Rinehart and Steve Hickcox


    We are exploring the possibility of creating a three week class to design and carve a sign.

    Steve Hickcox has professional experience making signs and will partner with Chuck Rinehart, who will help with the carving.  

    This is an outgrowth of Chuck's letter carving class.  The design issues are significant and will likely take two of the three sessions to work through choices for fonts, wording, inter-letter and inter-word spacing, wood choices as well as decorative treatment and finishing alternatives.  You will largely be doing the actual sign construction and carving on your own.

    While you chose your own sign, one idea is to develop a sign for your own home shop, or perhaps for the studio of your mate or friend.

    Prior carving and woodworking experience is expected.

    Cost of the class is probably $180 but does not include the wood for the sign or tools. It's free to sign up on this interest list.  

    If you have any questions, please contact Larry Wade at lpwade@gmail.com.


    Please register online.


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

    • 31 Dec 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (PST)
    • Guild Shop or MAC
    Register
      

    INTEREST LIST - Introduction to Letter Carving - not a class (yet)


    Register your interest in taking the three week class to introduce you to Letter Carving.


          Instructor- Chuck Rinehart



    Chuck Rinehart taught this class twice for us but has taught it before at his former club in Rochester, NY.  

    This is a three week introduction class based on the techniques created and documented by Chris Pye in his book and on his online school.  In three weeks you will learn enough to accomplish quite a bit, but you will also learn this is a big field with lots of options and time required.   Hopefully this class will whet your appetite, and it will also teach you some techniques for other types of carving.

    You are required to buy three long handled tools useful for lettering, along with having a carving mallet and access to a variety of gouges to cut the curved shapes.  The Guild owns some tools that might be useful for you in case you don't have any.

    The class uses Chris Pye's text that is out of print but you will be able to borrow one of the Guild's copies or get one from a library.  The used copies have gotten ridiculously expensive, approaching $100.

    Prior carving experience is required and taking Chuck's Intro class first is recommended.

    COST of the class is $180, including materials, but not the tools. It's free to sign up on the interest list.


    If you have any questions, please contact Larry Wade at lpwade@gmail.com.


    Please register online.


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

Past events

24 May 2020 CANCELED - Safety & Orientation Meeting 20-7
18 May 2020 POSTPONED - Timber Frame Joinery Techniques for Furniture Makers with Taeho Kwon 20-1
16 May 2020 POSTPONED - Build this A. Lewis Inspired Shop Stool with Taeho Kwon 20-1
15 May 2020 POSTPONED - Build Your Own Jigs for the Taeho Kwon Shop Stool 20-1
14 May 2020 POSTPONED - Eastern Joinery Seminar - Theory and Application with Taeho Kwon 20-1
19 Apr 2020 Safety & Orientation Meeting 20-6
09 Apr 2020 Safety & Orientation Meeting 20-5
24 Mar 2020 Basic Build - Make Your First Cutting Board 20-1
24 Mar 2020 Japanese Bowl Carving with Masa Nitani 20-3
24 Mar 2020 More Japanese Carving with Masa Nitani 20-1
19 Mar 2020 Safety & Orientation Meeting 20-4
17 Mar 2020 March Guild Monthly Meeting - Shogun Gallery - CANCELED!
14 Mar 2020 BUILD A GARDEN BENCH AND PLANTER SET with ASA CHRISTIANA 20-1
08 Mar 2020 Safety & Orientation Meeting 20-3
21 Feb 2020 Lie-Nielsen Toolworks - Demonstrations and Display
20 Feb 2020 February Guild Monthly Meeting - Lie-Nielsen
18 Feb 2020 Think Finishing Before You Start Your Project 20-1
18 Feb 2020 Japanese Tool Handles and Bench Design with Masa Nitani 20-1
15 Feb 2020 Power Sharpening of Carving Tools with Larry Wade 20-1
11 Feb 2020 Free - Open Carving Time 20-6
09 Feb 2020 Safety & Orientation Meeting 20-2
04 Feb 2020 Table Saw Gift Tea Box 20-1
04 Feb 2020 Japanese Bowl Carving and Texturing with Masa Nitani 20-2
04 Feb 2020 Free - Open Carving Time 20-5
25 Jan 2020 Simple, Solid Workbench for Beginners and Beyond with Asa Christiana 20-1
21 Jan 2020 January Guild Monthly Meeting - Grady Mathews with GMCC Designs
21 Jan 2020 Japanese Bowl Carving and Texturing with Masa Nitani 20-1
18 Jan 2020 Foundations of Classical Carving with Chuck Rinehart 20-1
14 Jan 2020 Free - Open Carving Time 20-2
12 Jan 2020 Safety & Orientation Meeting 20-1
07 Jan 2020 Free - Open Carving Time 20-1
17 Dec 2019 Free - Open Carving Time 19-19
14 Dec 2019 Foolproof Sharpening 19-1
11 Dec 2019 Basic Build - Make Your First Cutting Board 19-2
10 Dec 2019 Free - Open Carving Time 19-18
08 Dec 2019 Safety & Orientation meeting
05 Dec 2019 BASICS LECTURE #4- CABINET CONSTRUCTION 19-3
03 Dec 2019 Free - Open Carving Time 19-17
19 Nov 2019 November Guild Monthly Meeting -Terra Firma Design NW
19 Nov 2019 Free - Open Carving Time 19-16
14 Nov 2019 BASICS LECTURE #3- BASICS OF POWER TOOLS - MILLING 19-3
13 Nov 2019 Introduction to CNC 19-2
10 Nov 2019 Safety & Orientation meeting
05 Nov 2019 Free - Open Carving Time 19-15
03 Nov 2019 Safety & Orientation Meeting
29 Oct 2019 Free - Open Carving Time 19-14
26 Oct 2019 Build A Beautiful Tea Box 19-1
21 Oct 2019 Safety & Orientation Meeting
19 Oct 2019 Shell and Fan Carving with Mary May 19-1
16 Oct 2019 Letter Carving with Mary May - Signs and Personalization 19-1
15 Oct 2019 October Guild Monthly Meeting - Mary May Carving Presentation
15 Oct 2019 Carving Hints & Helps with Mary May 19-1
13 Oct 2019 Safety & Orientation meeting
10 Oct 2019 BASICS LECTURE #1-INTRODUCTION TO WOODWORKING 19-8
08 Oct 2019 Introduction to SketchUp for Woodworkers 19-1
08 Oct 2019 Free - Open Carving Time 19-13
01 Oct 2019 Free - Open Carving Time 19-12
24 Sep 2019 Free - Open Carving Time 19-11
19 Sep 2019 BASICS LECTURE #1-INTRODUCTION TO WOODWORKING 19-7
17 Sep 2019 September Guild Monthly Meeting - Jigs, Jigs, and More Jigs
17 Sep 2019 Free - Open Carving Time 19-10
12 Sep 2019 Introduction to CNC 19-1
11 Sep 2019 Introduction to the Panto Router, Part 2 19-1
10 Sep 2019 Free - Open Carving Time 19-9
08 Sep 2019 Safety & Orientation meeting
07 Sep 2019 Foundations of Classical Carving with Chuck Rinehart 19-3
03 Sep 2019 Basic Build - Make Your First Cutting Board 19-1
27 Aug 2019 BASICS LECTURE #1-INTRODUCTION TO WOODWORKING 19-6
27 Aug 2019 Introduction to the Panto Router 19-1
11 Aug 2019 Safety & Orientation meeting
20 Jul 2019 BUILD A GARDEN BENCH AND PLANTER SET with ASA CHRISTIANA 19-1
16 Jul 2019 Shellac Finishing: A Short Course 19-1
14 Jul 2019 Safety & Orientation meeting
09 Jun 2019 Safety & Orientation meeting
08 Jun 2019 Designing a Monogram with Chuck Rinehart
04 Jun 2019 BASICS LECTURE #1-INTRODUCTION TO WOODWORKING 19-5
01 Jun 2019 BASICS LECTURE #4- CABINET CONSTRUCTION 19-2
28 May 2019 Free - Open Carving Time 19-8
21 May 2019 Free - Open Carving Time 19-7
16 May 2019 BASICS LECTURE #3- BASICS OF POWER TOOLS 19-3
14 May 2019 Free - Open Carving Time 19-6
12 May 2019 Safety & Orientation meeting
06 May 2019 GARRETT HACK: CABINET CURIOSITIES 19-1
04 May 2019 GARRETT HACK: WORKING WITH CURVES 19-1
30 Apr 2019 Free - Open Carving Time 19-5
15 Apr 2019 Make A Nakashima Inspired Sitting Bench/Coffee Table 19-1
14 Apr 2019 Safety & Orientation meeting
13 Apr 2019 Plane Like A Pro with Jeff Zens 19-1
11 Apr 2019 BASICS LECTURE #1-INTRODUCTION TO WOODWORKING 19-4
11 Apr 2019 Foundations of Classical Carving with Chuck Rinehart 19-2
11 Apr 2019 Border Carving with Chuck Rinehart 19-1
10 Apr 2019 BASICS LECTURE #3- BASICS OF POWER TOOLS 19-2
02 Apr 2019 BASICS LECTURE#5- JOINERY 19-2
23 Mar 2019 Free - Open Carving Time 19-4
21 Mar 2019 BASICS LECTURE #1-INTRODUCTION TO WOODWORKING 19-3
12 Mar 2019 Free - Open Carving Time 19-3
10 Mar 2019 Safety & Orientation meeting
09 Mar 2019 Sharpen Like a Pro with Jeff Zens 19-1
26 Feb 2019 BASICS LECTURE#5- JOINERY 19-1
23 Feb 2019 Build a Stool from Scratch 19-1
21 Feb 2019 BASICS LECTURE #3- BASICS OF POWER TOOLS 19-1
19 Feb 2019 Free - Open Carving Time 19-2
16 Feb 2019 Relief Carving 102 - 19-1
13 Feb 2019 BASICS LECTURE #1-INTRODUCTION TO WOODWORKING 19-2
12 Feb 2019 Band Saw Clinic 19-1
10 Feb 2019 Safety & Orientation meeting
31 Jan 2019 BASICS LECTURE #4- CABINET CONSTRUCTION 19-1
29 Jan 2019 Free - Open Carving Time 19-1
26 Jan 2019 Make A Folding Cocktail Sized Table 19-1
22 Jan 2019 BASICS LECTURE #2- BENCH & HAND TOOLS 19-1
22 Jan 2019 Letter Carving with Chuck Rinehart 19-1
19 Jan 2019 Foundations of Classical Relief Carving with Chuck Rinehart 19-1
13 Jan 2019 Safety & Orientation meeting
10 Jan 2019 BASICS LECTURE #6- DESIGN 19-1
09 Jan 2019 BASICS LECTURE #1- Introduction & Safety - 19-1
18 Dec 2018 Free - Open Carving Time 18-4
12 Dec 2018 BASICS LECTURE #3- BASICS OF POWER TOOLS 18-3
11 Dec 2018 BASICS LECTURE #2- BENCH & HAND TOOLS 18-3
11 Dec 2018 Free - Open Carving Time 18-3
09 Dec 2018 Safety & Orientation meeting
08 Dec 2018 BASICS LECTURE #1-INTRODUCTION & SAFETY 18-3
04 Dec 2018 BASICS LECTURE#5- JOINERY 18-3
27 Nov 2018 Free - Open Carving Time 18-2
24 Nov 2018 Sharpen Like a Pro, Part I, with Jeff Zens 18-1
20 Nov 2018 Free - Open Carving Time 18-1
13 Nov 2018 BASICS LECTURE #2- BENCH & HAND TOOLS 18-2
11 Nov 2018 Safety & Orientation meeting
08 Nov 2018 BASICS LECTURE #1-INTRODUCTION & SAFETY 18-2
03 Nov 2018 BASICS LECTURE#5- JOINERY 18-2
27 Oct 2018 Carving Tool Sharpening with Jeff Harness 18-1
23 Oct 2018 Follow-on Project 2: Classical Border Carving with Chuck Rinehart 18-1
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
06 Oct 2018 Intro to Classical Carving with Chuck Rinehart 18-3
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
15 Sep 2018 Green Woodworking Series: Make a Ladder Back Chair 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=Japanese Sawhorse Workshop 16-1
31 Dec 2016 WAITLIST-Making a Traditional Ladderback Chair 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 Make a Tool Chest for New Anarchists with Chris Schwarz 15-1
11 Apr 2015 WAIT LIST for 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 Scroll Saw Artistry 12-1
31 Mar 2012 Bandsaw 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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