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L.L. JOHNSON LUMBER MFG. CO. & JOHNSON'S WORKBENCH
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woodworking classes

WE'VE GOT CLASS!

We offer beginning and intermediate classes on fully utilizing the multitude of woodworking possibilities with lathes, routers and more. Give us a call to sign up and learn a new tecnique or fine tune your current skills.

THE FOLLOWING CLASSES ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

call 800-292-5937 to pre-register

 

featured class

skunk carving

sign up to carve this spunky little skunk!

 

carving classes


PLEASE PRE-REGISTER BY CALLING 800-292-5937

 

june class dates:


June 23rd / friday / 1:30-3:30 / Adult Relief Carving Class


June 24th / saturday / 10:00-12:00 / Kid Relief Carving Class

(for kids 6 and older)  Parent Must Be Present


June 24th / saturday / 12:30-3:30 / Adult Carving Class 3-dimensional


Experience a fun and rewarding way to learn the simple pleasures of relief wood carving. Unlike many other woodworking projects, unique carvings can be made in a short amount of time.

 

The two-hour classes are designed to give you the knowledge and skills to create a relief carvingl from a block of wood. All supplies provided. Space is limited so please sign up in advance by calling 800-292-5937.

 

 

turn a wooden bowl:

INSTRUCTOR: Ernie Schuette
Ernie Schuette (517-775-2166) will confirm all class dates with each participant prior to the class. Maximum class size is three.

PLEASE PRE-REGISTER: by calling (517)775-2166. Maximum class size is three.
LOCATION: Classes are at Johnson’s Workbench, 563 N Cochran, Charlotte, MI
CLASS LEVEL: No previous turning experience is required.
PREREQUISITE:
No previous turning experience is required.
COST: $150 per person.
BRING: All class materials/wood is supplied. A bowl gouge can either be purchased or borrowed (wait for the discussion at class to determine the correct bowl gouge to purchase). Students should wear short sleeve’s (safety), and bring their own tools for sharpening, use or discussion.


LATHE TOOL SHARPENING:

LOCATION & DATE: Charlotte MI Store. By Appointment. Please call 800-292-5937 ext: 313.
CLASS LEVEL: Beginning
CLASS LENGTH: 4 Hours
COST: $45
PREREQUISITE: None
BRING: Your scrapers, gouges, and skews. Tools available for purchase day of class.
TOPICS COVERED: Basics of grinders, grinding wheel selection and setup, various jigs and their application (with emphasis on the Wolverine Grinding System), specific techniques to sharpen scrapers, gouges, and skews.

 

OVAL FRAMES CLASS:

LOCATION & DATE:Charlotte Store. By Appointment. Please call 800-292-5937 ext: 313.
CLASS LEVEL: Intermediate
CLASS LENGTH: 4 Hours
COST: $50
PREREQUISITE: Router Class I, or basic experience with a router.
BRING: A router. Tools available for purchase day of class.
TOPICS COVERED: In this class you learn to build a jig to cut an oval frame with a router. This shop-built fixture will allow you to build various sizes of oval frames.

 

ROUTER CLASS I:

INSTRUCTOR: Keith July
LOCATION & DATE:Charlotte Store. By Appointment. Please call 800-292-5937 ext: 313.
CLASS LEVEL: Beginning
CLASS LENGTH: 4 Hours
COST: $80
PREREQUISITE: None
Bring: A router. Tools available for purchase day of class.
TOPICS COVERED: This workshop will cover the basic uses of the router, including selecting the correct router and bits for various woodworking applications.

 

ROUTER CLASS II:

INSTRUCTOR: Keith July
LOCATION & DATE: Charlotte Store. By Appointment. Please call 800-292-5937 ext: 313.
CLASS LEVEL: Intermediate
CLASS LENGTH: 4 Hours
COST: $80
PREREQUISITE: Router Class I, or beginning router experience.
BRING: A router. Tools available for purchase day of class.
TOPICS COVERED: This class will cover the many uses of the router table. You will also learn to cut circles and dados, using various shop-built jigs and fixtures.

 

WOOD TURNING GUILD MEETINGS:

LOCATION & DATE: Johnson's Workbench, Charlotte MI location. The first Saturday of each month, September through May. Guild does not meet in June, July and August. For more details call 800-292-5937 ext: 313.
TIME: 11:00 am.
TOPICS COVERED: A great opportunity to share ideas, and tips for wood turning projects.

"THE INSTRUCTION WAS GREAT..."

"I just wanted to let you know how much I enjoyed the wood turning course. The instruction was great, I learned a lot and also how helpful and friendly your staff was."
-- Rick Saunders


RELIEF CARVING CLASSES a hit

WE HAD A FULL HOUSE FRIDAY & SATURDAY, MARCH 24 & 25 FOR FRED ERBISCH'S CARVING CLASSES.
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DIDN'T FIND THE CLASS YOU'RE LOOKING FOR?

If you didn't find a specific woodworking topic you're interested in, contact us. We'll be happy to work something out for you. Call 800-292-5937 or email us info@theworkbench.com

 

 

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