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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 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

THE FOLLOWING CLASSES ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

call 800-292-5937 to pre-register

 

featured classES: CARVING

FREE CARVING CLASSES FOR ADULTS & KIDS

(September, & November Classes)
Charlotte MI location

Carving Classes are FREE. All materials will be provided.

 

Instructor: Fred Erbisch (upper right corner)

 

september 7th - adult class
September 8th - Kids Class & adult class

 
LET’S REMINISCE & CARVE!
Celebrate the history of woodworking with special carving projects
Charlotte MI location
 
September 7; 9:30-11:30 and 1:00-3:00
Adult Carving a Bear in the Round
 
September 8; 9:00-10:30
Kids Relief Carving- Forest Animals
(Children will be able to pick from a several options)
Class for Kids 6+. Children must be supervised.
 
September 8; 1:00-4:00
Adult Carving a Deer in the Round

800-292-5937

 

 

november 23th - adult class
november 24th - Kids Class & adult class

 

IT'S CHRISTMAS TIME, LET'S CARVE!
Holiday themed carving projects
Charlotte MI location
 
Nov 23; Time to be determined
Adult Class Christmas themed carving project.
 
Nov 24; Time to be determied
Kids Class Christmas themed Relief Carving
Class for Kids 6+. Children must be supervised.
 
Nov 24; Time to be determined.
Adult Class Christmas themed carving project.
 

800-292-5937

 

 

Turn A Wooden Bowl

Using the Long Grind Bowl Gouge:


TO SIGN UP: Contact Ernie Schuette (517-775-2166). Ernie will confirm all class dates with each participant prior to class.


CLASS LEVEL: Beginning

 

LOCATION & DATE: All classes are at Johnson's Workbench, Charlotte MI location. By Appointment. Please call 800-292-5937 ext: 313.


CLASS LEVEL: Beginning


CLASS SIZE: Three

COST: $160 plus $40 Materials Fee. Total $200

PREREQUISITE: No previous turning experience is required.


BRING: All wood is supplied. If you have a chuck, please bring it to use in class. Bring a bowl gouge if you have one, or you can either purchase or borrow one. If you plan to purchase a bowl gouge, wait for class discussion to determine the correct bowl gouge to purchase. Students should wear short sleeve’s (safety), bring a sack lunch (we discuss turning topics), and wear some form of eye protection (regular glasses are fine.)


TOPICS COVERED: Experience a fun and rewarding way to learn the simple pleasures of wood turning. Unlike many other woodworking projects, handsome turned wooden bowls can be made in a short amount of time and prove both artful and functional.

 

This two-day class is designed to give you the knowledge and skills to turn a bowl from a block of wood. Topics covered are: lathe and tool safety; how to obtain and prepare wood blanks; tool selection; sharpening; various methods for mounting the blank on the lathe; how to push cut, pull cut, and shear (angel hair) cut with the bowl gouge; sanding (power and hand) and finishing options.

 

The first day is focused on learning the cuts and how to manipulate the bowl blank on the lathe. The second day is independently (with some guidance) making your bowl from start to finish. The long-grind bowl gouge cuts can be so clean that sanding usually begins with 120 or 180 grit sandpaper.

 

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.
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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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