Wood

Please select from the classes below for current offerings.

Wood Carving

Students will learn carving techniques and professional finishing touches used to create small figurines. Learn the various types of carving along with basic carving techniques, tool care, and safety measures. Students will learn how to carve projects with interlocking pieces out of one solid piece of wood. Examples include baby rattles, small toys, lamp stands, and chains. *Students are responsible for materials. Cost includes mandatory insurance fee. Call 336-506-4149 or 336-506-4322 for more information. Instructor: Bill Wallace

  • Students will need to sign a City of Burlington Covid waiver to participate.

Registration is not complete until payment has been received.
Location: Broad St.   Hours: 48 Fee: $126.50*
74616     1/24-5/9/22
M   6-9 pm 
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Wood Turning

Students will learn how to design a one of a kind project using the wood lathe and various hand tools. Students will learn the difference between faceplate turning vs spindle turning. Instructors will work with students individually to develop new skills and improve old ones. *Students are responsible for materials. Cost includes insurance.   Call 336-506-4149 or 336-506-4322 for more information. Instructors: Bill & Jim Wallace

  • Students will need to sign a City of Burlington Covid waiver to participate.

 Registration is not complete until payment has been received.
Location: Broad St.   Day/ Time  Fee: $126.50*
74617     1/24-5/9/22   M     2-5 pm    Register Now_Wood Carving
74618     1/26-5/11 W     2-5 pm    Register Now_Wood Carving
74619    1/26-5/11 W     6-9 pm 

FULL

74620     2/3-4/21 TH    10 am-1 pm  Register Now_Wood Carving

   

 

New! Wood:  Woodturning Workshops

In these one day introductory workshops, students will learn the fundamentals of woodturning. Gain familiarity with the tools, sharpening techniques, and safety best practices of turning wood at the lathe. These workshops make a great introduction for beginners interested in taking more complex turning classes.  *Cost includes all needed tools and materials.  Cost includes mandatory insurance. Call 336-506-4149 or 336-506-4322 for more information.  Instructor:  Louise Butler

  • Students will need to sign a City of Burlington Covid waiver to participate.

 Registration is not complete until payment has been received.
Location: Broad St.   Hours: 6  Fee: $46.50*

See Workshop Descriptions below.

74787        Sa   9 am-4 pm Bowls

FULL

74788      2/12 Sa   9 am-4 pm    Pens Register Now_Woodturning Workshops
74789      3/12   Sa   9 am-4 pm  Peppermills Register Now_Woodturning Workshops
74790      3/19 Sa   9 am-4 pm  Egg Kaleidoscope Register Now_Woodturning Workshops

Workshop Descriptions

Bowls - Students will learn the basics of woodturning their own unique bowl. This class is suitable for all skill levels. Topics will include safety, tool selection, wood selection (green wood vs. dry), finishing, and coloring and texturing as time permits. *Cost includes all needed tools and materials.  Cost includes mandatory insurance.
Pen Turning - Students will learn the basics of turning pens (wood or acrylic). *Cost includes all needed tools and materials.  Cost includes mandatory insurance.
Pepper Mill - Learn to make your own pepper mill.  *Cost includes all needed tools and materials.  Cost includes mandatory insurance.
Egg Kaleidoscope -  Students will use the lathe and drill press to make a kaleidoscope in the shape of an egg. Students will make two eggs.  *Cost includes all needed tools and materials.  Cost includes mandatory insurance.

                                

Woodworking:  Basic

Students will learn the safe operation of various power tools including table saws, drill presses, jointers, planers, band saws, and lathes and create a simple project. Instructor will work with each student on an individual basis to customize a simple project. *Students are responsible for materials.  Cost includes a mandatory insurance fee.  Call 336-506-4149 or 336-506-4322 for more information. Instructors: Tom Davis, Fred Haumann, Michael Gutch

Registration is not complete until payment has been received.
Location: Davis’ Shop Hours:  24 Fee: $71.50
74623    3/17-5/5 TH  9 am-12 pm Register Now_Woodworking: Basic
74624    3/21-5/9 M    1-4 pm Register Now_Woodworking: Basic

Woodworking:  Intermediate

Prerequisite: Basic Woodworking or a basic knowledge of woodworking with prior experience. Students will expand on the basic knowledge and safe operation of various power tools and begin to make more involved projects. *Students are responsible for materials. Cost includes a mandatory insurance fee.  Call 336-506-4149 or 336-506-4322 for more information. Instructors: Tom Davis, Fred Haumann

Registration is not complete until payment has been received.
Location: Davis’ Shop Hours:  96 Fee: $181.50
74626    1/20-5/9/22 M  1-4 pm/ TH 9 am-12 pm

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Location: Davis’ Shop Hours:  24 Fee: $71.50
74627    1/18-3/8/22 T    1-4 pm
74628    1/19-3/9 W    6-9 pm
74629    1/20-3/10 TH   6-9 pm

74630    1/24-3/14 M   9 am-12 pm

74631    3/15-5/3 T    1-4 pm Register Now_Woodworking: Intermediate
74632    3/16-5/4 W    6-9 pm Register Now_Woodworking: Intermediate
74634    3/17-5/5 TH   6-9 pm Register Now_Woodworking: Intermediate
74635    3/21-5/9 M   9 am-12 pm Register Now_Woodworking: Intermediate

Wood: Woodworking, Advanced

Prerequisite: Intermediate level with prior woodworking experience. Designed for Intermediate to Advanced students. Students will learn advanced methods of woodworking and use these skills to make advanced items like cabinets, toolboxes, grandfather clocks, tables, chairs, etc. Classes will take the student from wood selection to final finishing. Instructor will work with students to develop new skills and enhance existing ones. *Students are responsible for materials.   Cost includes mandatory insurance fee.   Call 336-506-4149 or 336-506-4322 for more information. Instructor: Tom Davis, Fred Haumann

Registration is not complete until payment has been received.
 
Location: Davis’ Shop Day/ Time Hours Fee: $181.50
74638    1/18-5/4/22 TW    9 am-12 pm 96

FULL