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

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, master flute maker Leland Wach […]

$170

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 materials, but will enable you […]

$300

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, router techniques. Schedule: 8:00 a.m. […]

$218

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 pen or a pencil if […]

$90

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: a coffee table and two […]

$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 feels like, how to prepare […]

$99

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 to turn a round platter […]

$154

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 the lumber yards. So unless […]

$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 a perfect checkerboard pattern using […]

$321

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 gift or can be put […]

$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 the concentrated and focused approach […]

$475

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 along the way. First, you […]

$163

CBD101E23 Elegant Cutting Board Workshop with Doug Forsha

We all know that the best gifts are handmade, and we've got a great idea for anyone who loves to cook. This elegant cutting and serving board is perfect for Mother's Day, Father's Day, graduations, and weddings. In this fun two-day class, each student will make two custom cutting boards featuring ribbon inlays in a […]

$264.00

BSM101E23 Bandsaw Magic – Mastering the Bandsaw

The band saw is perhaps the most misunderstood machine in the shop. However, a properly-tuned band saw can — and perhaps should — be the center of an efficient wood shop. It can make accurate and effortless cuts, including rip cuts, and removes much less material than a table saw.  However, the key to that […]

$198.00

SSP101E23 Turn a Square Serving Platter with Doug Forsha

This fun turning project 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 will learn to turn a round platter with perfectly parallel […]

$166.00

IWW100H23 Introduction to Woodworking

Southwest School of Woodworking 621 N 7th Ave, Phoenix, AZ, United States

Do you dream of making things with your own hands? Do you want to toss around words like "planer" and "router" and actually know what they mean? Are you curious about the wild world of woodworking? This is the class for you! Our Introduction to Woodworking course is a one-week daytime class that covers the […]

$899.00

BSM101J23 Bandsaw Magic – Mastering the Bandsaw

The band saw is perhaps the most misunderstood machine in the shop. However, a properly-tuned band saw can — and perhaps should — be the center of an efficient wood shop. It can make accurate and effortless cuts, including rip cuts, and removes much less material than a table saw.  However, the key to that […]

$208.00

CBD101L23 Elegant Cutting Board Workshop with Doug Forsha

We all know that the best gifts are handmade, and we've got a great idea for anyone who loves to cook. This elegant cutting and serving board is perfect for holiday celebrations of all kinds. In this fun two-day class, each student will make two custom cutting boards featuring ribbon inlays in a beautifully shaped […]

$299.00

IWW100L23 Introduction to Woodworking

Southwest School of Woodworking 621 N 7th Ave, Phoenix, AZ, United States

Are you curious about woodworking? Would you like an easy way to try it out?  Our new Introduction to Woodworking class is for you! This welcoming, hands-on class is designed for total beginners who want to safely enter the wonderful world of woodworking. Whether you aspire to create functional furniture, artistic decor, or simply want […]

$382.00

IWW100C24 Introduction to Woodworking

Southwest School of Woodworking 621 N 7th Ave, Phoenix, AZ, United States

Are you curious about woodworking? Would you like an easy way to try it out?  Our new Introduction to Woodworking class is for you! This welcoming, hands-on class is designed for total beginners who want to safely enter the wonderful world of woodworking. Whether you aspire to create functional furniture, artistic decor, or simply want […]

$399.00

CBD101E24 Elegant Cutting Boards Workshop

We all know that the best gifts are handmade, and we've got a great idea for anyone who loves to cook or entertain. In this fun two-day class, each student will make two custom cutting boards featuring ribbon inlays in a beautifully shaped maple base. In addition to creating one-of-a-kind gifts, you’ll practice important woodworking […]

$299.00