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September 2019

3D Modeling for CNC Woodworking with Randy Johnson September 23-27, 2019

September 23 - September 27

Key Points: *Develop your Aspire software skills *Learn essential 3D modeling techniques for the CNC *Create traditional furniture and architectural carvings *Design custom 3D models from a sketch or picture *Pros and cons of various 3D tool path setups *Practice CNC 3D machining techniques *Add 3D modeling to your list of woodworking design skills

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Edge Details, Curved Joinery, Embellishments & Surface Decorations with Scott Grove September 23-27, 2019

September 23 - September 27

Key Points: *Inspirational design process and line development *Curved joinery and pattern edge applications *Understanding the “dos and don’ts” and how to overcome them *Inlay, inlay and more inlay *Everything you need to know about router template guides *Making your own tools for the job *A surprise at the bottom of the tool box

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Bangle Bracelets with John Beaver September 28-29, 2019

September 28 - September 29

Key Points: *Multiple ways to mount bangles *Various ways to turn bangles *Design ideas *Sizing *Decoration

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The Torsion Box with Michael Fortune September 28-29, 2019

September 28 - September 29

Key Points: *How to choose appropriate materials for the outside skin and interior ribbing *How to determine the spacing and frequency of ribs *How to organize the materials for efficient glue-ups *Learn to choose the best adhesive for the assembly of the torsion box *How to apply adhesives quickly to the ribs and substrates *When ... Read more

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Cold Metal Resin Casting: Reproducing Hardware Pulls, Escutcheons & Emblems with Scott Grove September 28-29, 2019

September 28 - September 29

Key Points: *Basic mold and pattern making principles *Casting in pigmented and bronze compounds *Mold alternatives *Casting material options – metal, stone and glow-in-the-dark *Body casting basics - finger pull or thumb drive

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Glass Blowing 101 with David & Brian Lee September 28-29, 2019

September 28 - September 29

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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Adding Decorative Inlaid Rims & Imagery to Woodturnings with Stephen Hatcher September 30-October 4, 2019

September 30 - October 4

Key Points: *Safe practices in working with inlay materials *Finding inspiration for inlay *Design and layout of inlay *Making and using specialized turning and sanding tools *Creating multilayer inlay *Use of paints and dyeing in inlay *Using an airbrush to further enhance work *Using power carvers to create inlaid imagery *Finishing inlaid work

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The Art & Science of Furniture Repair & Restoration with Tim Puro September 30-October 4, 2019

September 30 - October 4

Key Points: *Learning to perform “unnoticeable” repairs *Cleaning and rejuvenating old finishes *Molding and casting missing trim and faux finishing the repairs *Four methods of filling gouges in wood *Repairing pet damaged furniture *Removing white marks and repairing dark marks *Using earth tone pigments and shellac to create color matched spot repairs *Three methods of ... Read more

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Asian Inspired Hall Table with Tim Rousseau September 30-October 4, 2019

September 30 - October 4

Key Points: *Choosing lumber for grain visuals *Pattern routing curves in legs *Angled mortise and tenon joinery *Shop made routing jigs for mortising with template guides *Through double tenon joinery using spacers for perfect fit *How to visually float a table top *Angled housed tenon shelf joinery *Curving and beveling a table top

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A Sampler of 18th Century Carving with Ray Journigan September 30-October 4, 2019

September 30 - October 4

Key Points: *Different regional characteristics of 18th century carving *Carver’s workstation set up to lower long hour fatigue issues *Specialty tools for more realistic effects on carvings *Clamping methods of difficult shaped pieces *Common carving motifs used in 18th century furniture and architecture *Applying carving skills to furniture parts

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