Furniture Making

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Introduction to Woodworking (CSW 101)

Length: 9 Weeks  |  Price: $465.00  |  Prerequisite: None

The first of a three course series, Introduction to Woodworking, introduces students to basic woodworking techniques and assists them in completing weekly practice projects.

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Methods of Mortise and Tenon Joinery (CSW 102)

Length: 9 Weeks  |  Price: $475.00  |  Prerequisite: CSW 101

The second of a three course series, Methods of Mortise and tenon Joinery, guides students through the construction of an end table using a variety of basic furniture making methods.

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Techniques of Machining Wood (CSW 103)

Length: 9 Weeks  |  Price: $475.00  |  Prerequisite: CSW 102

The third and final course of a three course series, Techniques of Matching Wood, introduces students to more advanced furniture making methods and culminates with the building of an entryway table.

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Open Shop (CSW 201)

Length: Ongoing  |  Price: $10/hour  |  Prerequisite: CSW 103

Graduates of the three part introductory series (101, 102 & 103) are allow to continue growing their skills by pursuing projects of their own choice/design and also participate in advanced projects.

Cabinetry

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Introduction to Cabinetry (CSW 111)

Length: 9 Weeks  |  Price: $475.00  |  Prerequisite: None

Introduction to cabinet making takes the student through the steps of designing and making a basic cabinet from plywood.  The student will complete a small cabinet with a drawer and a door, using the same techniques that would be used to build kitchen face-frame cabinets or bathroom vanities.

Joiner’s Tool Chest (CSW 161)

Length: 9 Weeks | Price: $475.00 | Prerequisite: None

In this class you will learn about the basic hand tools, setting and tuning them, and their use while making your own Joiner’s tool chest which can hold a complete set of hand tools while still being able to fit on top of a work bench.

Speaker Building

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Stereo Speaker Building (CSW 151)

Length: 9 Weeks  |  Price: $475.00  |  Prerequisite: None

Stereo Speaking Building: Subwoofer (CSW 152)

Length: 9 Weeks  |  Price: $475.00  |  Prerequisite: CSW 151

Stereo Speaking Building: Soundbar (CSW 153)

Length: 9 Weeks  |  Price: $530.00  |  Prerequisite: CSW 152

Students will learn the fundamentals of speaker theory, design, and construction. Basic woodworking, electrical wiring and soldering will be covered.

Specialty Classes

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Beginner and Intermediate Woodturning (CSW 121 & 122)

Length: 9 Weeks  |  Price: $475.00  |  Prerequisite: None

In this class you will learn about the lathe, its accessories, and the tools used to shape wood. Students will watch demonstrations, then apply what they have learned to independant work overseen and guided by the instructor.

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Scroll Saw (CSW 141)

Length: 9 Weeks  |  Price: $475.00  |  Prerequisite: None

In this introductory class, students will learn about all the parts, features and functions of the scroll saw and how to safely use a scroll saw to make intricate curves and openings in wood.

Marquetry (CSW 142)

Length: 5 Weeks  |  Price: $335.00  |  Prerequisite: None

Add a decorative flair to your woodworking. Betsy Pepper will teach you to make beautiful pictures from veneers of various colored woods. In week one, you will learn the essential scroll saw techniques.

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Woodturning for Kids and Teens (CSW 021)

Length: 2 days  |  Price: $95.00  |  Prerequisite: None  |  Ages: 9 and older

We offer several summer classes for kids and teens to learn the basics of woodworking! This is a great opportunity for children and teenagers to learn how to turn wood on a lathe as well as use woodturning tools. These carefully designed classes are perfect for inexperienced turners. You will learn about the lathe, its accessories and the tools used to shape wood.

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Scroll Sawing for Kids and Teens (CSW 041)

Length: 1 Day  |  Price: $45.00  |  Prerequisite: None | Age: 10 years and older

We offer several summer classes for kids and teens to learn the basics of woodworking! The Scroll Saw is the safest tool in the shop and can be used to make shapes, puzzles, and decorative ornaments out of wood. This class great for young artists and tinkerers interested in working with wood.

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Band Saw Boxes for Kids and Teens (CSW 045)

Length: 2 Days  |  Price: $95.00  |  Prerequisite: None | Age: 12 years and older

We offer several summer classes for kids and teens to learn the basics of woodworking! Students will learn the basic operation of a band saw, disc sander, belt sander, drill press, and palm sander. Each student will complete one small solid walnut box approximately 3” x 6” x 1 1/2”.

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Speaker Making for Kids and Teens (CSW 051)

Length: 4 Days  |  Price: $318.00 (including materials)  |  Prerequisite: None  |  Ages: 9 and older

We offer several summer classes for kids and teens to learn the basics of woodworking! Speaker building is a fun way to learn to about electronics, magnetism and sound propagation. In this class your child will build a pair of stereo speakers that can be used for listening to music or for use in a home entertainment system.