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April 2019

Woodturning with Jimmy Clewes April 23-27, 2019 (Tues-Sat)

April 23 - April 27

Key Points: *Lathe safety *Sharpening and sharpening systems *Spindle turning *Bowl turning – how to achieve an aesthetic curve *End grain turning *How to turn a tight fitting lid *Coloring wood to enhance the grain *Square turning

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The Ultimate Puzzle Box Class with Jeff Vollmer April 23-27, 2019 (Tues-Sat)

April 23 - April 27

Key Points: *How to design complex boxes *Safe bandsaw cutting techniques *Sanding irregular shapes *Making hidden compartments *The process of sanding and shaping *Finishing techniques

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Basic Cabinetmaking with Zane Powell April 23-27, 2019 (Tues-Sat)

April 23 - April 27

Key Points: *Tool safety *How to layout and design cabinets *Tricks for cutting doors and drawers *Accurate ways to cut miters *Assembly methods including joinery for cabinets *Choosing and installing hardware

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Tall Case Grandfather Clock with Jeff Headley & Steve Hamilton April 23-28, 2019 (Tues-Sun)

April 23 - April 28

Key Points: *Build a family heirloom *Learn hand-cut dovetails along with mortise and tenon case construction *Cut quarter columns and ogee feet *Unusual period case construction *Develop traditional hand skills *Learn how to incorporate contemporary machine skills

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Paper Aircraft: The Plane Truth About Designing Your Own with John Collins April 27-28, 2019

April 27 - April 28

Key Points: *Basic Folds—mountains, valleys, squash, sink, reverse, and petal folds *Diagram reading—Randlett Yoshizawa system is your key to international books and designs *John’s world record distance plane: Suzanne *Takuo Toda’s world record time aloft plane *The most successful ballistic dart design in international competition *Basic aerodynamic forces for gliders (lift, drag, gravity) *Glider design ... Read more

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Glass Blowing 101 with David & Brian Lee April 27-28, 2019

April 27 - April 28

Key Points: *History of glass *Working with hot shop tools and safety *Creating solid glass paperweights *Blowing cups/glasses, vases, and bowls *Adding color to clear glass

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Glass Blowing Matriculation: Creating Vessels & Shapes from Molten Glass with David & Brian Lee April 29 – May 3, 2019

April 29 - May 3

Key Points: *History of glass *Working with hot shop tools and safety *Creating solid glass paperweights *Blowing cups/glasses, vases, and bowls *Adding color to clear glass *Creating various blown forms *Adding bits and prunts *Sculpting with molten glass *Freeform experimentation and expression

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Methods of Woodworking: Taking Your Work to the Next Level with Marc Adams April 29 – May 3, 2019

April 29 - May 3

Key Points: *Solving joinery problems *Applying veneer on complex surfaces *Carving made easy *Creating hard lines that add continuity *Designing with full scale drawings *Embellishing your work

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Turning Small Decorative Boxes with Threaded Lids with Bill Clark April 29 – May 3, 2019

April 29 - May 3

Key Points: *Designing a box to incorporate a threaded lid *Chucking techniques and box design *Why end grain threaded boxes are better *Using carbide tools for walls and smooth bottoms *How to cut perfect threads with a threading jig *Incorporating decorative elements to enhance a box *A simple finish technique

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Music Stand: Working with Curves with Matt Werner April 29 – May 3, 2019

April 29 - May 3

Key Points: *Focus on bent lamination *Designing curves *Bending forms *Preparing laminates *Glue-ups and clamping cauls *Accurate joinery on curved parts *Half-lap joinery of curved parts *Sliding dovetail joinery *Working with veneers *Finishes

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