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Handsaw Sharpening

$54

with Niles Krech

Calendar May 5, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

This class will teach students how to hand-sharpen handsaws both rip cut and crosscut. Students will learn nomenclature of saws, the types of handsaws that exist and what to look for when deciding to purchase either a new or vintage saw.

There is a $36 materials fee payable to the instructor. This will provide the student with their own tools needed for sharpening any saw, their own practice saw plate to work on in class and take home, plus a set of plans for building a saw sharpening clamp. Students may also bring in their own saws. Class size is limited.

Note: This class will not cover sharpening of the larger crosscut saws used in cutting timber.

Niles Krech owns Kennebec Saws and has hand sharpened hundreds of saws.

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Kitchen Cabinet Basics (Wed)

$39

with Rick Gallion

Calendar May 16, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

For anyone considering building their own cabinets for kitchen, bath or utility rooms, this course is for you. We will discuss design, materials, construction techniques and hardware choices. No materials needed.

Instructor Rick Gallion has been a professional woodworker for thirty years and has taught many students the craft of woodworking. His new shop is designed as a teaching facility. All classes will be held at the Clary Lake Woodworking School at 777 Gardiner Road (Hwy 126), Jefferson. Class size is limited. Safety glasses provided for each class.

 

Making Jewelry with Sea Glass

$39

with Lynne Thompson

Calendar May 2, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Beautiful pieces of natural sea glass are turned into wearable art in this class. Learn some of the basics of jewelry making as you create a pendant and earrings out of sea glass. Sea glass and wire will be provided by the instructor but feel free to bring your own pieces. Each student will need his or her own pair of needle-nose pliers. Please bring a $15 materials fee payable to the instructor the first night of class.

Lynne Thompson has been creating sea glass jewelry since 1996 after moving to New Harbor, Maine.

 

Router Basics (Thursday May)

$39

with Rick Gallion

Calendar May 3, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

The Router is the second most important power tool in any shop. It is also the most versatile. Learn the basic techniques of using this tool, some of the shop made jigs that make it do more, and what to look for when purchasing a router. No materials needed.

Instructor Rick Gallion has been a professional woodworker for thirty years and has taught many students the craft of woodworking. His new shop is designed as a teaching facility. All classes will be held at the Clary Lake Woodworking School at 777 Gardiner Road (Hwy 126), Jefferson. Class size is limited. Safety glasses provided for each class.

 

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Sea Glass Picture Workshop (May)
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Sea Glass Picture Workshop (May)

$135

with Crystal Lee

Calendar May 2, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

With the guidance of the instructor, you will create and seal your own 11 x 14 sea glass picture. All materials including sea glass will be provided, however you are welcome to bring any sea glass of your own. Pictures will not be able to go home with you that evening because of the drying process, but may be picked up the following day.

Crystal Lee grew up with the ocean in her backyard and has always loved searching for sea glass. She creates ocean inspired jewelry with metal stamps, lobster/mussel shells and sea glass. Crystal started a home business in 2013 called Lobsterman’s Wife and sells many of her ocean inspired art and jewelry on Etsy.

 

Sharpening Woodworking Tools (Thursday-May)

$39

with Rick Gallion

Calendar May 17, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

The first thing to learn about woodworking is sharpening the tools you will be using. In this course you will learn to sharpen bench chisels, plane irons, card scrapers, cabinet scrapers and marking knives. We will be using a grinder, a burnisher and water stones to put a razor edge on your tools. Bring in your grandad’s old plane or chisel or a new tool. They will all need sharpening.

Instructor Rick Gallion has been a professional woodworker for thirty years and has taught many students the craft of woodworking. His new shop is designed as a teaching facility. All classes will be held at the Clary Lake Woodworking School at 777 Gardiner Road (Hwy 126), Jefferson. Class size is limited. Safety glasses provided for each class.

 

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Table Saw Basics (Monday-May)

$39

with Rick Gallion

Calendar May 14, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

The table saw is the most important tool in theshop. It does more than just cut wood to exact dimensions; it also does joinery, molding, and with a few simple jigs that you can make, it will also do specialty cuts. Learn how to get the most from your saw, how to use it safely, and what to look for when purchasing a saw. The course will be taught using the amazing new SAWSTOP, the saw with the built-in brake system that prevents injury from a spinning blade. No materials needed.

Instructor Rick Gallion has been a professional woodworker for thirty years and has taught many students the craft of woodworking. His new shop is designed as a teaching facility. All classes will be held at the Clary Lake Woodworking School at 777 Gardiner Road (Hwy 126), Jefferson. Class size is limited. Safety glasses provided for each class.

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