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Epoxy Mastery Class & River Table

Bronson Zolik "The Knotty Artisan" joins us from Las Vegas to show in-depth techniques to turn any surface into a stunning modern, re-creatable, functional art piece.

Elegant Cutting Board Workshop

  In this fun two-day class, each student will make two custom cutting boards featuring ribbon inlays in a beautifully shaped maple base. These make excellent gifts and you'll learn some great skills including bent lamination, advanced gluing techniques, and router techniques. Skills practiced: Gluing up a wide surface, bent…

$218

Build Your Own Cornhole Set

Whether you're looking for a great gift, or you want to add some entertainment to your summer weekends at home, a cornhole set is fun for all ages. And making your own is a simple woodworking project that can be customized with any design you can imagine.   This one-day…

$185

Beginning Pen Turning

Pen turning is a fast, rewarding project and a great way to get comfortable with turning. Instructor Jessica Ramírez will walk you through the safe use of the lathe and chisels and each student will make at least two 7mm slimline pens, with an option to purchase and make another…

$90

Turning Platters

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This beginner-friendly turning class will focus on techniques used for turning thin plates and platters, without using a vacuum chuck or fancy jigs. Each student will make two platters of different sizes and we will cover a variety of finishing options to customize your work.

$180

Sharpening Workshop Copy

A keen edge is critical for getting the most out of your hand tools. But many otherwise talented woodworkers are lost when it comes to sharpening their own tools. Let's fix that! In this one evening workshop, Master craftsman Doug Forsha will teach you what a sharp edge looks and…

$105

Marquetry with David Fleming

A two-day class exploring the widely practiced double-bevel marquetry technique, using 1.5mm sawn veneers and hand tools. In double-bevel marquetry the picture is drawn on the background veneer, the “inlay” piece is taped underneath and both are sawn together on an angle, creating a precise wedge fit when the pieces are assembled.

$360

Matching Serving Tray and Cutting Board

New class! We're all spending more time at home, so why not level up your meal preparation? In this fun, two-day workshop, each student will build a matching striped cutting board and serving tray that are perfect for entertaining at home or giving as gifts. Choose any combination of up…

$213

Fundamentals of Traditional Woodworking I

This hands-on course is for the beginning woodworker or anyone who wishes to review fundamental skills and get a solid foundation in methods of fine craftsmanship.

$627

Router Basics

Prerequisite: None. Open to all skill levels. The router is an indispensable part of today’s woodshop, but this versatile tool has even more applications than most people realize. Join master furniture-maker Andy Glantz to learn all about the safe and creative use of the router, as well as the bits,…

$320

Intro to Bowl Turning

  A wooden bowl is both a beautiful household item and a gratifying turning project that can be completed in relatively little time. In this beginning Bowl Turning class, each student will complete two bowls and will become familiar with the use of the lathe and various turning tools and…

$156

Turning a Stool with Doug Forsha

Turning a Stool is one of our most gratifying workshops, combining turning and furniture-building into a fast project that results in an elegant three-legged stool. In just one day, you'll turn the seat and legs and then fully assemble an attractive walnut stool that makes a great gift or can…

$214

Make Your Own Flute

For a really fun and unusual project, we offer our great Make Your Own Flute weekend workshop. The flute is one of the oldest-known musical instruments, with ancient examples found in cultures from around the world and made from materials including bone, mammoth tusk, reeds, and wood. In this workshop,…

$170

Fundamentals of Traditional Woodworking I

This hands-on course is for the beginning woodworker or anyone who wishes to review fundamental skills and get a solid foundation in methods of fine craftsmanship.

$627

Matching Serving Tray and Cutting Board

New class! We're all spending more time at home, so why not level up your meal preparation? In this fun, two-day workshop, each student will build a matching striped cutting board and serving tray that are perfect for entertaining at home or giving as gifts. Choose any combination of up…

$213

Table and Serving Tray with Doug Forsha

New class! This great weekend workshop will help build your skills as you combine several woodworking techniques to make an accent table and matching serving tray. Designed by master craftsman Doug Forsha, the elegant walnut table is a beautiful addition to any decor, with tapered legs and contrasting stretchers made of curly maple. And the matching walnut serving tray features a reverse-box veneer pattern, sloped sides, and a contrasting maple handle. The combination is both attractive and functional. Doug will lead you through all of the steps necessary to complete this impressive project under expert instruction in just two full days. 

$425

Finishing Basics

Varnish, oil, lacquer, or stain? There are many different ways to finish your woodworking projects, and choosing the right materials and methods is critical to making every piece look beautiful and last for as long as possible. Many a woodworker has labored over a project, only to botch the finish…

$440

Fundamentals of Traditional Woodworking II I20

Ready to move beyond the basics? The second step in our three-part Fundamentals series, this course builds on the skills taught in Fundamentals I and prepares you for even more advanced craftsmanship as you progress in your woodworking.

 This is a hands-on class, during which you will improve your skills…

$690

Veneered Table

Doug Forsha, master woodworker and co-owner of De La Madera custom furniture shop in Scottsdale, is an absolute specialist in veneers, which allow woodworkers to use small amounts of beautiful (but expensive) woods to maximum effect. For this Weekend Workshop, Doug has designed an elegant side table with tapered mahogany*…

$360

Finishing Intermediate I20

The finish on any woodworking project is not only protective, but can greatly enhance the beauty and appearance of any piece—if it is chosen thoughtfully and applied properly. This hands-on course will focus on more advanced finishing techniques, including spray finishing, varnish, and lacquer, and you will make several samples…

$635

Fundamentals of Traditional Woodworking III J20

Fundamentals III is for advanced beginners and woodworkers who wish to practice their skills and refine their craftsmanship. Students will employ various joinery and construction techniques to build a solid wood Shaker-inspired table with a dovetailed drawer, tapered legs, and mortise-and-tenoned aprons. Along the way, we will further develop hand-tool…

$1005

TWP101J20 Turning Wood Pottery with Matt Monaco

New class! Professional wood turner Matt Monaco will teach you how to design, shape, and hollow out an original wood vessel that emulates the details and forms found in several handmade pottery styles.

$360

SketchUp Basics

Want to make your projects even better? Sketch them up first! Jesper Oster will lead you through the basics of using the SketchUp modeling tool to visualize and plan furniture, cabinetry, and more. Designing your woodworking projects in advance is not only critical to making efficient use of time and…

$300

Router Basics K20

Prerequisite: None. Open to all skill levels. The router is an indispensable part of today’s woodshop, but this versatile tool has even more applications than most people realize. Join master furniture-maker Andy Glantz to learn all about the safe and creative use of the router, as well as the bits,…

$350

Elegant Cutting Board Workshop L20

In this fun two-day class, each student will make two custom cutting boards featuring ribbon inlays in a beautifully shaped maple base. These make excellent gifts and you'll learn some great skills including bent lamination, advanced gluing techniques, and router techniques. Skills practiced: Gluing up a wide surface, bent lamination,…

$218

FIN300L20 Finishing Advanced

Finishing Advanced This class is held over two weekends and meets on Sat. and Sun, on both weekendsOnce you know the basics of finishing, then you'll be able to protect and enhance your woodworking projects with a well-applied finish. But there is so much more you can do!Techniques such as…

$675

SKU201L20 SketchUp Intermediate

Prerequisite: SketchUp Basic or equivalent Many professional woodworkers have turned to computer-aided design (CAD) software to produce high-quality 3D drawings before ever beginning a project. But even a hobbyist can use these programs to draw out ideas and consider scale, proportion, and construction details before beginning a project. CAD models…

PEN101A21 Beginning Pen Turning

Pen turning is a fast, rewarding project and a great way to get comfortable with turning. Instructor Jessica Ramírez will walk you through the safe use of the lathe and chisels and each student will make at least two 7mm slimline pens, with an option to purchase and make another…

$90

FTW100A21 Fundamentals of Traditional Woodworking I

No skills necessary Open to all This hands-on course is for the beginning woodworker or anyone who wishes to review fundamental skills and get a solid foundation in and competence with hand-tools. It is the first class in the three-part Fundamentals series and is the prerequisite for Fundamentals II. We…

$664

TAB101A21 Three Tables

Prerequisite: None. No prior skills required Note: This class is held over two weekends, Jan. 9 & 10 and Jan 16 & 17 Improve your furniture-building and woodworking skills while creating this beautiful matching set of tables. In just 4 days (two weekends) you will build a total of three tables:…

$665

SRP101A21 Sharpening Workshop

A keen edge is critical for getting the most out of your hand tools. But many otherwise talented woodworkers are lost when it comes to sharpening their own tools. Let's fix that! In this one day workshop, Master craftsman Doug Forsha will teach you what a sharp edge looks and…

$99

MST201A21 Beyond the Bowl: Turning Shapes and Styles with Matt Monaco

While a perfectly-turned bowl (or even an imperfectly-turned bowl) is a beautiful thing, you can turn much, much more than just bowls! This five-day workshop explores some of the many different objects that you can create with just a lathe and hand tools, from platters to lidded containers to spinning…

$810

SPP101A21 Turn a Square Serving Platter

Here's a fun turning project that results in a beautiful and almost magical-looking finished piece: a square turned platter. The platter will be made of walnut with maple banding, and the magic happens in two parts, with lots of opportunities to learn new skills along the way. First, you'll learn…

$154

FTW200B21 Fundamentals of Traditional Woodworking II

Ready to move beyond the basics? The second step in our three-part Fundamentals series, this course builds on the skills taught in Fundamentals I and prepares you for even more advanced craftsmanship as you progress in your woodworking.

This is a hands-on class, during which you will improve your skills through…

$735

MIL101B21 From Rough to Ready: Milling Rough Lumber

Open to all Milling is the process of machining rough lumber to your desired dimensions. Once you learn this process, you'll be able to select any wood you want and mill it to your own specifications. Otherwise, you'll be limited to buying dimensioned lumber, leaving you at the mercy of…

$119

CHS101B21 Awesome Chess Board

Chess Board Workshop Whether you're looking for a fun gift, a woodworking challenge, or an upgrade to your game night, you'll have a great time building this heirloom quality game board, perfect for chess or checkers. This two-day Weekend Workshop guides you through cutting and assembling veneered panels to create…

$321

FTW300C21 Fundamentals of Traditional Woodworking III

Fundamentals III is for advanced beginners and woodworkers who wish to practice their skills and refine their craftsmanship. Students will employ various joinery and construction techniques to build a solid wood Shaker-inspired table with a dovetailed drawer, tapered legs, and mortise-and-tenoned aprons. Along the way, we will further develop hand-tool…

$1110

SKU301C21 SketchUp Advanced

Many professional woodworkers have turned to computer-aided design (CAD) software to produce high-quality 3D drawings before ever beginning a project. But even a hobbyist can use these programs to draw out ideas and consider scale, proportion, and construction details before beginning a project. CAD models allow you to think through…

$112.50

RPF101C21 Repairing the Finish

While learning to finish is a critical skill for any furniture maker, the art of repairing a finish is just as important — and can be useful for non-woodworkers, too. Whether you're ready to apply a new finish to a refurbished piece, or you want to repair damage to a…

$320

STL101C21 Turning a Stool with Doug Forsha

No Skills Necessary Turning a Stool is one of our most gratifying workshops, combining turning and furniture-building into a fast project that results in an elegant three-legged stool. In just one day, you'll turn the seat and legs and then fully assemble an attractive walnut stool that makes a great…

$199

JNY100C21 Joinery Basics

Open to allAs anyone who has ever built a piece of furniture knows, the weakest link is the joinery.  You need to know the best joint for the application and obtain the skill to make the joints. This course will immerse you into joinery nirvana. Students will greatly benefit from…

$475

SGV101C21 Segmented Vessel with Lid with Doug Forsha

Segmented Vessel Class When you combine interesting shapes with exotic wood, the result is stunning — and makes a great gift or a showcase for your growing woodworking skills. In this fun turning class, Doug will teach you to make this unusual segmented vessel with a lid. The sample vessel…

$270

SSP101D21 Turn a Square Serving Platter with Doug Forsha

No Skills necessary Turned Square Platter Here's a fun turning project that results in a beautiful and almost magical-looking finished piece: a square turned platter. The platter will be made of Walnut with Maple banding, and the magic happens in two parts, with lots of opportunities to learn new skills…

$163

RTB101D21 Router Basics

 Open to all skill levels. The router is an indispensable part of today’s woodshop, but this versatile tool has even more applications than most people realize. Join master furniture-maker Andy Glantz to learn all about the safe and creative use of the router, as well as the bits, jigs, and…

$350

HPL101D21 Make a Wooden Hand Plane

Beginning with a prepared blank, we will go through all the steps involved in making, tuning, and using a Krenovian wooden hand plane. Materials fee includes the prepared wooden plane blank, a high-quality, 5mm-thick Hock O-1 steel plane iron with chip breaker, a 90-gram brass hammerhead, and a wooden handle blank.

$420

IWW100D21 Introduction to Woodworking

This class is designed to give the student a solid introduction to woodworking. Want to jumpstart your woodworking career?Our Introduction to Woodworking class is a one-week daytime class that covers the key aspects of woodworking, including the properties of wood, safe use of the most common hand and power tools,…

$790

CBD101E21 Make Two Elegant Cutting Boards with Doug Forsha

No prior experience requiredIn this fun two-day class, each student will make two custom cutting boards featuring ribbon inlays in a beautifully shaped maple base. We offer this workshop twice per year—once before Mother’s Day and again before Christmas—so that you can make excellent gifts while learning great skills along…

$236

BOX101E21 Turned Boxes with Matt Monaco

      Turned Boxes with Matt MonacoNo Experience RequiredLidded containers are among the most useful — and challenging — objects you can make on a lathe. Turned boxes can be rustic or elegant, ornamented or simple, and mastering them will dramatically improve your overall turning skills.In this exciting three-day…

$496

RTB101F21 Router Basics

Do you know everything your router can do? The router is an indispensable part of today’s woodshop, but this versatile tool has even more applications than most people realize. Join master furniture-maker Andy Glantz to learn all about the safe and creative use of the router, as well as the…

$366

FTW300F21 Fundamentals of Traditional Woodworking III

Fundamentals III is for advanced beginners and woodworkers ready to develop their skills and refine their craftsmanship after learning the basics in Fundamentals I & II. Students will practice a variety of joinery and construction techniques to build an heirloom-quality solid wood Shaker-inspired table with a dovetailed drawer, tapered legs,…

$1110

PEN101F21 Beginning Pen Turning

Pen turning is a fast, rewarding project and a great way to get comfortable with turning. This class is perfect for beginners, but is also fun for those who have some experience. Your instructor will walk you through the safe use of the lathe and chisels, then will guide you…

$95

SVT101F21 Matching Serving Tray and Cutting Board with Doug Forsha

This fun, two-day workshop is open to all and is a great way to upgrade your kitchen while building new woodworking skills. Each student will build a matching striped cutting board and serving tray that is perfect for entertaining at home or giving as gifts. You will have a combination…

$278

SAW101F21 Sharpen Your Handsaw

Sharp cutting tools are essential to precision woodworking, and yet very few woodworkers know how to sharpen their own hand saws. And for good reason: it's tricky! There is so much confusion surrounding the process that even many professional craftspeople send their hand saws out to be sharpened. It's easy to be…

$248

TRN101G21 Introduction to Turning

    Learn the excitement of creating, shaping, and making objects on the wood lathe with this three-day introduction to wood turning with professional turner Matt Monaco. Turning is an important part of furniture-building but is also a satisfying discipline in itself.In this class, you will learn the fundamentals of…

$496

BSD101G21 Band Sawn Dovetails

Michael Fortune is famous for his mastery of the band saw, and in this two-day workshop, he's will teach us how he uses this versatile machine for an unexpected purpose: cutting accurate dovetails.Dovetails are the hallmark joint of fine woodworking, but they can be laborious to make, even with a…

$366

OVT201G21 Oval Table with Michael Fortune

Internationally regarded furniture designer and popular SSW instructor Michael Fortune is back with a great new design for a very contemporary oval table.
For this master class, Michael has designed a stunning oval table featuring elegant offset arcs on the top, and two bold legs for the base. This piece is perfect for a coffee table, measuring 30" x 46" x 16" H, but the size can be adapted depending on your needs and interests (NOTE: larger sizes may incur an additional materials fee)

$990

IWW100G21 Introduction to Woodworking

This class is designed to give the student a solid introduction to woodworking. Want to jumpstart your woodworking career? Our Introduction to Woodworking class is a one-week daytime class that covers the key aspects of woodworking, including the properties of wood, safe use of the most common hand and power…

$790

FTW100G21 Fundamentals of Traditional Woodworking I

This three-week Fundamentals class was added due to popular demand! This hands-on course is for the beginning woodworker or anyone who wishes to review fundamental skills and get a solid foundation in and competence with hand-tools. It is the first class in the three-part Fundamentals series and is the prerequisite…

$664

BCS101H21 Bookcase Workshop

Build a Bookshelf is one of our most popular weekend workshops. In just two days, you'll build a versatile and attractive bookshelf inspired by classic Arts & Crafts design that looks great in any decor. This piece features three shelves, two of which are adjustable, and may be made in…

$398

CHAR101H21 Charcuterie Board and Coasters

Did you know that woodworkers have the best parties. No? Well, we definitely have the best-looking spread for our party treats, as this beginner-friendly class proves. Join Master Craftsman Raúl Ramírez for this great weekend workshop making a beautiful Charcuterie/cheese board with four matching coasters, all with decorative inlays on…

$280

BWL101I21 Bowl Turning and Design with Matt

Learn to design, turn, and finish beautiful turned-wood vessels with Matt Monaco — a modern master of turning. Even if you have never touched a lathe, Matt will lead you through the process.In this three-day workshop, you'll learn by doing as you discover the joy of shaping wood on the…

$499

SVT101I21 Serving Tray and Cutting Board with Doug Forsha

This fun, two-day workshop is open to all and is a great way to upgrade your kitchen while building new woodworking skills. Each student will build a matching striped cutting board and serving tray that is perfect for entertaining at home or giving as gifts. You will have a combination…

$290

FTW200I21 Fundamentals of Traditional Woodworking II

Ready to move beyond the basics? The second step in our three-part Fundamentals series, this course builds on the skills taught in Fundamentals I and prepares you for even more advanced craftsmanship as you progress in your woodworking. This is a hands-on class, during which you will improve your skills…

$735

PEN101J21 Beginning Pen Turning with Ellen Reynolds

Pen turning is a fast, rewarding project and a great way to get comfortable with turning. This class is perfect for beginners, but is also fun for those who have some experience.Your instructor will walk you through the safe use of the lathe and chisels, then will guide you as…

$95

TMW101J21 Tool Making Workshop

One of the joys becoming a craftsperson is making your own tools. Not only is it fun, but by building your own woodworking tools, you have a chance to customize them to your own preferences and style. Master craftsman Randy Gengarelly will lead this busy and productive workshop, in which…

$360

FTW300J21 Fundamentals of Traditional Woodworking III

Fundamentals III is for advanced beginners and woodworkers who wish to develop more advanced skills and refine their craftsmanship. Students will practice various joinery and construction techniques to build an heirloom quality solid wood Shaker-inspired table with a dovetailed drawer, tapered legs, and mortise-and-tenoned aprons. Along the way, we will…

PLT101K21 Turning Fine Detailed Platters with Matt Monaco

A turned platter is a beautiful and functional piece as well as a fun woodworking project. In addition to a broad surface area useful for serving food or organizing household objects, a platter or plate also showcases a wider, more open display of sidegrain wood than of a standard bowl.…

$499
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