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BOWL CARVING [Workshop]

Instructor: Bill Wallace

In this two day workshop you will be hand carving a small to medium bowl.  You will be using a variety of hand tools including gouges and mallets to design, shape and carve your very own bowl. The instructor will supply all of the tools and materials needed for this class. Visit Bill’s website: http://newlightwoodworks.com/.

Saturday, June 25: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday, June 26: 1:00 – 5:00pm

Skill Level: Open to all

 Prerequisites: None

Class fees by level:     NC State Students – $95     Public – $130      Register for this class»

GETTING BACK INTO WOODWORKING

Projects in Wood

Instructor: TBD

Have you taken woodworking classes in the past but it’s been a while? Are you familiar with a few of the machines in the shop but don’t qualify for a membership? Then this class is for you. In this class you will learn the basic functionality and proper use of major woodworking machines, including the radial arm saw, jointer, planer, table saw, miter saw, router, drill press, stationary sanders and the band saw. Hand tools, power tools and jigs will be included in discussions. This class is meant for those who have some woodworking experience but either want a refresher or want to be approved for a membership to the Wood Studio.

Saturdays [3 weeks] July 9 – 23: 12:00 – 3:00pm

Skill Level: Beginner

Prerequisite: Experience in using the following machines: Table saw, Miter saw, Band saw, and Planer

Class fees by level:      NC State Students – $85    Public – $135    Register for this class»

INTRODUCTION TO WOODTURNING

Instructor: Bill Wallace
Turn wooden bowls and spindles! In this introductory class students will have the opportunity to explore the very different experiences found in turning the side grain of a spindle and the end grain found in making a bowl. The class fee includes plenty of wood and use of lathe tools during class and studio. Visit Bill’s website: http://newlightwoodworks.com/.

Tuesdays [6 weeks] June 7 – July 12: 6:30 – 9:30pm

Skill Level: Beginner

Prerequisites: None

Class fees by level:     NC State Students – $150    Public – $205     Register for this class»

[Punch Card and Class Pass eligibility for Woodturning only.]

JIGS AND FIXTURES – TABLE SAW AND ROUTER TABLE [Workshop]

Instructor: Tim Bevacqua

This four-day class features two important machines in anyone’s shop; the Table Saw (SawStop) and Router Table (Jessem/Bosch). Both classes consist of demonstrations by the instructor and hands-on use of a variety of jigs and fixtures available for use in the Wood Studio. This class is meant for students who have prior woodworking experience and want to expand their knowledge.

Wednesdays [4 weeks] June 29 – July 20: 6:30 – 9:30pm

Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced

Prerequisite: Must be proficient with the use of the table saw and router table.

Class fees by level:     NC State Students – $85     Public – $125    Register for this class»

PROJECT CLASS: FAUX FINISH PATIO FURNITURE

Instructor: Nicholas Jackson

Learn how to make a patio table out of inexpensive materials that will look like a more expensive hardwood. The table will be constructed from pine and painted with a variety of techniques to achieve the appearance of a more high-end hardwood. This is a great way to add a hand-crafted look to an otherwise basic piece of furniture. All pieces will be painted and sealed for resistance to exterior conditions.

Mondays [6 weeks] June 6 – July 18 [skip 7/4/2022]: 12:30 – 3:30pm*

Skill Level: Open to all

Prerequisite: None

Class fees by level:    NC State Students – $245    Public – $310      Register for this class»

[Class includes a PUNCH CARD and eligibility for a CLASS PASS]

*Note: Parking on campus weekdays prior to 5:00pm requires a Visitor Parking Permit [$10 daily].

PROJECT CLASS: PINE DUTCH TOOL CHEST

Instructor: Nicholas Jackson

Build a Dutch Tool Chest from yellow pine using a variety of power tools and techniques. The chest will be durable and a transportable size to accommodate the basic necessities of any craftsperson’s tool kit. You will also be given instruction on how to personalize this tool chest for your own toolkit.

Wednesdays [6 weeks] June 22 – July 27: 12:30 – 3:30pm*

Skill Level: Open to all

Prerequisite: None

Class fees by level:    NC State Students – $325    Public – $390      Register for this class»

[Class includes a PUNCH CARD and eligibility for a CLASS PASS]

*Note: Parking on campus weekdays prior to 5:00pm requires a Visitor Parking Permit [$10 daily].

PROJECTS IN WOOD

Instructor: Tim Bevacqua

After completing the introductory woodworking class, are you eager to get started on your next woodworking project? From a plan and materials of your own choosing, discussion on the first night is aimed at getting you going. From there, this class will be all hands-on, requiring possible time outside of class to complete your project. Expect to spend $50 – $125 for materials, depending on choice of project and wood used. You will furnish your own materials based upon the project selected.

Wednesdays [6 weeks] May 18 – June 22: 6:30 – 9:30pm

Skill Level: Intermediate

Prerequisite: Completion of Introduction to Woodworking, Getting Back into Woodworking, or an equivalent.

Class fees by level:    NC State Students – $125    Public – $190      Register for this class»

[Class includes a PUNCH CARD and eligibility for a CLASS PASS]

SPOON CARVING [Workshop]

Instructor: Bill Wallace

Carved Spoons_Bill Wallace

Come and enjoy a one-day spoon carving workshop. Using a variety of tools, learn how to design, shape and carve your very own wooden spoon with both functional and sculptural elements. If you have your own carving gloves feel free to bring them; all other supplies included.
Visit Bill’s website: http://newlightwoodworks.com/.

Saturday, June 11: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Skill Level: Open to all

Prerequisites: None.

Class fees by level:     NC State Students – $50      Public – $75     Register for this class»

WOOD SPIRIT CARVING [Workshop]

Instructor: Bill Wallace

Carve a wood spirit in a piece of basswood using mallet-type and hand held carving tools. Use your imagination to create a one of a kind sculpture. Medium hand strength is useful. No experience required. All skill levels are welcome.
Visit Bill’s website: http://newlightwoodworks.com/.

Saturday, July 23: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday, July 24: 12:00 – 4:00pm

Skill Level: Open to all

Prerequisites: None.

Class fees by level:     NC State Students – $80      Public – $115     Register for this class»