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Table Saw Basics (Thursdays)

$39

with Rick Gallion

Calendar Apr 22, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

The table saw is the most important tool in the shop.  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. 

Please note: All courses will adhere rigorously to all Covid guidelines in effect during the period of the course.

Instructor Rick Gallion has been a professional woodworker for over thirty years and has taught many students the craft of woodworking. His 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.

Candle Making

$79

with Heather Emerson

Calendar May 5, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Tired of paying crazy expensive prices for candles? Are you looking for a great gift giving idea? Come learn how to make handmade candles, made with non-toxic soy wax and scented with all natural essential oils.

Each participant will receive 2 pounds of soy wax, wicks, a variety of scents and containers to choose from, and be able to take their creations home that night, to give away or keep themselves. Prcie includes a $10 materials fee.

Heather Emerson is a co-owner of Emerson Homestead in Waldoboro, and has a menagerie of goats and poultry. Emerson Homestead makes and sells handcrafted soaps, lotions, scrubs and soy candles, as well as a number of home decorative items.

Build A Shaker Style Table (May))

$129

with Rick Gallion

Calendar May 8, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 4 weeks

This class will cover building a small end table that is 30” high, and 16” square. The course is for beginner to experienced woodworkers. The student will make all components of the table using both power tools and hand tools. The project will include most of the procedures required in Basic Woodworking, including: tapering table legs, gluing up panels, cutting multiple parts and making mortise and tenon joints. All tools, safety glasses and hearing protection provided. A materials fee will be charged based on which type of wood the student chooses upon registration; Poplar (best if project is to be painted) $40; or Oak - $75. Students will use the SawStop table saw that has the revolutionary new braking system which eliminates the chance of injuries from the blade. Because of this, a $50 refundable deposit will be required.

The materials fee and refundable deposit are payable to the instructor the first day of class.

No refunds after 9/25

Instructor Rick Gallion has been a professional woodworker for over thirty years and has taught many students the craft of woodworking. His 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.

Full Course

Goat Milk Soap Making

$89

with Heather Emerson

Calendar May 12, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Participants will make a batch of hot press goat milk soap using a variety of molds and having many scents and extra add-ins to choose from. Each person will come out of the class with 4-8 soaps, depending on choice of mold, as well as the recipe and know-how of how to make future batches at home.

Each student will need to bring a dedicated crock pot and submersion blender/hand mixer to class that night. All molds, scents and soap materials will be provided by instructor. Soaps will be ready for pick up the following week, due to curing time.

Heather Emerson is a co-owner of Emerson Homestead in Waldoboro, and has a menagerie of goats and poultry. Emerson Homestead makes and sells handcrafted soaps, lotions, scrubs and soy candles, as well as a number of home decorative items.

Table Saw Basics (Wednesdays)

$39

with Rick Gallion

Calendar May 12, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

The table saw is the most important tool in the shop.  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. 

Please note: All courses will adhere rigorously to all Covid guidelines in effect during the period of the course.

Instructor Rick Gallion has been a professional woodworker for over thirty years and has taught many students the craft of woodworking. His 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.

Lotions and Scrubs

$69

with Heather Emerson

Calendar May 19, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Looking for a great, handmade gift to give or just something to keep for yourself? Learn how to make handmade lotions and sugar/ salt scrubs for a fraction of the cost of what you would pay in the store. Each participant will create a personalized salt scrub, a sugar scrub and a 12-14 oz. bottle of lotion.

Each participant should bring 2 eight ounce jars and 1 sixteen ounce jar for their creations. Instructor will supply all ingredients for the lotions and scrubs, including scents and add-ins.

Heather Emerson is a co-owner of Emerson Homestead in Waldoboro, and has a menagerie of goats and poultry. Emerson Homestead makes and sells handcrafted soaps, lotions, scrubs and soy candles, as well as a number of home decorative items.

Router Basics (Thursdays)

$39

with Rick Gallion

Calendar May 20, 2021 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. 

Please note: All courses will adhere rigorously to all Covid guidelines in effect during the period of the course.

Instructor Rick Gallion has been a professional woodworker for over thirty years and has taught many students the craft of woodworking. His 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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