Woodworking

Woodworking Classes at AVA

 

Click on the plus sign (+) for a full description. Our woodworking classes and workshops are open to all levels unless otherwise noted in the descriptions. Members receive 15% off all classes and workshops.

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P19A35WConquer Kitchen Cabinets Chris McGrodyLearn to design, layout and build handcrafted kitchen cabinets. Build your own cabinet to fit an existing or new kitchen, or build a stand-alone cabinet for any room. Eliminate accumulated error while making parts for box construction, dovetail drawers, and mortise and tenon door construction. All levels welcome! Mondays, April 22 - July 1; No Class May 276 - 9 PM$468$550$100

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P19A36WPut It All Together – Woodworking with Hand Tools Chris McGrodyLearn to square up rough boards, lay out and cut a variety of wood joints including lap joints, bridle joints, mortises, tenons, and dovetails. Use the hand-joinery skills of a professional to complete a take-home project that demonstrates the skills you've learned.Tuesdays, April 23 - May 146 - 9 pm$204$240$30

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P19A39WMovin' On, Building Up - Wood Sculpture IIJay SinghUse your fundamental knowledge of fine woodworking and wood sculpting to makes advances in the construction of wood sculpture. Begin mastering skills while discovering new tools as you build a take-away, three-dimensional piece of some scale. Enhance your knowledge about textures, colors and patinas as they relate to your sculpture.Wednesdays, April 24 - June 266 - 9 pm$357$420$45

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P19A38WDesign, Shape, Texture, and Build – Wood Sculpture I Jay SinghLearn the fundamentals of fine woodworking and transfer these skills to the construction of wood sculpture. Design, shape, texture, and join! Build a take-away three-dimensional piece and learn about color as it relates to sculpture.Thursdays, April 25 - June 276 - 9 pm$357$420$45

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P19A37WHumming Along – Woodworking with Power Tools Chris McGrodyThe hum of jointers and planers, table saws and drill presses, band saws and routers, signal a new creation in wood. Safe use of these power tools will turn a rough length of pine into a handsome and functional two-step stool ready for finishing. This class will prepare you to work solo during open studio hours.Tuesdays, May 28 - June 186 - 9 pm$204$240$30

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P19C07A Tongue Drum ConundrumChris McGrodyChildren ages 10-14 will learn basic woodworking skills, safe use of hand tools and simple power tools to build and assemble a tongue drum box. This box is a musical drum that makes tones when struck with a mallet. How and where the user strikes the “tongue” will create different percussive sounds. Mondays, April 22 - May 133 - 5 pm$175$205$50

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