Forge A Handmade Knife
Feb
17
to Feb 18

Forge A Handmade Knife

 

Saturday, February 17th & 18th

10 AM - 4 PM

Instructor: Luke Barnett

$100 Tuition + $50 Materials

Location: Sam Beauford Woodshop (Building #41)

Ages 16 & Up

Join us at the Sam Beauford Woodshop and make your very own fixed blade knife. In the first session students will cut, shape, and file their knife blank into their ideal shape. We will heat treat our blade in gas forge. In the second session students will handle their blade with some of our beautiful pieces of timber.

If you have any questions about this class, please contact Wood Shop Director Luke Barnett at (517) 902-8383 or barnettchairs@outlook.com

Minimum 4 Students, Maximum 8

**We apologize but this class is already filled. Please stay tuned for future classes!**

**Are you interested in a private group Forge A Handmade Knife class? Contact Luke Barnett at (517) 902-8383**


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Pallet Wood Wine Rack
Feb
22
6:00 PM18:00

Pallet Wood Wine Rack

Pinterest Project - Pallet Wood Wine Rack Class

One Evening Of Fun - Thursday Feb 22nd

6 PM - 9:30 PM

Instructors: Luke Barnett & Dena Koehn (the Dynamic Duo)

Location: Sam Beauford Woodshop (Bldg #41)

$30.00 Tuition + $10.00 Materials

Ages 21 & Up ;-)

Here's your chance to complete a successful Pinterest Project and have fun doing it! Come out for a fun night of laughter and art. Students will make a wine rack that will hold 6-8 bottles of wine and 6-8 wine glasses that will hang below. You can paint, dye or stain your project in one of the many supplied stains, dyes, and paints. Students are also welcome to bring their own paint. Bring your own adult beverage and cell phone for live social media updates using #PinterestParty. 

If you have any questions about this class, please contact Luke Barnett at (517) 902-83 or barnettchairs@outlook.com

Minimum 5 Students, Maximum 15

**Are you interested in a private group Pallet Wood Wine Rack class? Contact Luke Barnett at (517) 902-8383**


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Forge A Handmade Knife
Feb
24
to Feb 25

Forge A Handmade Knife

Saturday, February 24th & Sunday, February 25th  

10 AM - 4 PM

Instructor: Luke Barnett

$100 Tuition + $50 Materials

Location: Sam Beauford Woodshop (Building #41)

Ages 16 & Up

Join us at the Sam Beauford Woodshop and make your very own fixed blade knife. In the first session students will cut, shape, and file their knife blank into their ideal shape. We will heat treat our blade in gas forge. In the second session students will handle their blade with some of our beautiful pieces of timber.

If you have any questions about this class, please contact Wood Shop Director Luke Barnett at (517) 902-8383 or barnettchairs@outlook.com

Minimum 4 Students, Maximum 8

**We apologize but this class is already filled. Please stay tuned for future classes!**

**Are you interested in a private group Forge A Handmade Knife class? Contact Luke Barnett at (517) 902-8383**


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Unplugged Woodworking 2: Handmade Cabinet
Mar
3
to Mar 4

Unplugged Woodworking 2: Handmade Cabinet

Chad Stanton Woodworking Classes - Popular Woodworking, I Can Do That

Back to Basics - Hand Made Cabinet

Saturday, March 3rd & Sunday, March 4th

10 AM - 5 PM

Instructor: Chad Stanton

Location: Sam Beauford Woodshop (Building #41) 

$100 Tuition +  $65 Materials

Ages 16 & Up

The second, in a three part series, of learning techniques in traditional woodworking with just hand tools. This project is a basic construction of a cabinet. Some techniques performed in this project are: how to form a dado, how to use different handplanes, using a brace and bit, how to make a half lap joint, how to make a basic drawer as well as repeating previous steps learned in the Shaker Box project.

This project refreshes the memory and techniques from the first project and continues to add to your knowledge of woodworking with new joints and construction methods.

All materials and tools are provided for in this class.

If you have any questions about this class, contact Chad at (419) 574-3312 or stantonfinefurniture@gmail.com

Minimum 4 Students, Maximum 10


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Wood Shop Safety Certification Course
Mar
10
10:00 AM10:00

Wood Shop Safety Certification Course

Woodshop Safety Certification Course

Saturday, March 10th

10 AM - 4 PM

Instructor: Andrew Brown

Location: Sam Beauford Woodshop (Building #41) 

$125 Tuition

Ages 12 & Up

Our certification course is an excellent way to ensure that craftsmen and craftswomen are using tools to the latest safety standards set by industry professionals. Education and prevention are an excellent investment.

Using woodworking machines without proper training can be dangerous if used improperly. We offer safety training classes to ensure everyone can enjoy their time in the shop. We teach the WCA skill standards curriculum - the only nationally recognized set of woodworking standards.

Participants will learn proper technique on the table saw, jointer, planer, band saw, miter saw, radial arm saw, router table, nail guns, drill press and more. Upon completion, participants will receive a certificate by mail and take home a tool box made during class. 

Safety glasses and hearing protection will be provided.

If you have any questions about this class, please contact instructor Andrew Brown at (419) 467-0389 or greatlakeww@gmail.com

Minimum 6 Students, Maximum 12 


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Forge A Handmade Knife
Mar
17
to Mar 18

Forge A Handmade Knife

Saturday, March 17th &  Sunday, March 18th

10 AM - 4 PM

Instructor: Luke Barnett

$100 Tuition + $50 Materials

Location: Sam Beauford Woodshop (Building #41)

Ages 16 & Up

Join us at the Sam Beauford Woodshop and make your very own fixed blade knife. In the first session students will cut, shape, and file their knife blank into their ideal shape. We will heat treat our blade in gas forge. In the second session students will handle their blade with some of our beautiful pieces of timber.

If you have any questions about this class, please contact Wood Shop Director Luke Barnett at (517) 902-8383 or barnettchairs@outlook.com

Minimum 4 Students, Maximum 8

**We apologize but this class is already filled. Please stay tuned for future classes!**

Are you interested in a private group Forge A Handmade Knife class? Contact Luke Barnett at (517) 902-8383


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Artistic Welding - Night Class
Mar
22
to May 26

Artistic Welding - Night Class

Thursdays, March 22nd - April 26th

6 PM - 8 PM

Instructor: David Wren

Tuition: $80

Location: LISD Tech Center - Welding Shop

Ages 18 & Up

In collaboration with the LISD Tech Center, we are pleased to announce our new art welding program. Join certified underwater welder and sculptor David Wren for a 6 week artistic welding class. A project will be provided that will teach you basic welding techniques that can then be applied toward your own work of art.

LISD Tech Center will be handling the registration for this class. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Register over the phone with LISD by calling:
PHONE: 517.265.1650
FAX: 517.263.9433

Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Jack Townsley, Program Manager

Amy Hinkley, Workforce Development Coordinator

Joanne Hartmeyer, Secretary

E-MAIL: adultlearning@lisd.us


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Wood and Metal: Make a Live Edge Bench
Apr
14
to Apr 15

Wood and Metal: Make a Live Edge Bench

Live Edge Furniture - Bench Class

Saturday, April 14th & Sunday, April 15th 

10 AM- 5 PM 

Instructor: Luke Barnett

$130 Tuition + $120 Materials

Location: Sam Beauford Woodshop (Building #41)

Ages 16 & Up

Combine two disciplines into one great project. Make a live edge slab bench for your home or garden. This bench will have a native hardwood top, and a welded base bottom. In week one we will learn some basic woodworking and finishing techniques to make our top perfect. In the second week, we will learn the basics of welding to create a steel base for your bench. 

If you have any questions, please contact Luke Barnett at (517) 902-8383 or barnettchairs@outlook.com

Minimum 4 Students, Maximum 6 

Optional: SBW staff can add a CNC carved design to your bench for an additional cost of $100 (see example below). Note: If you have attended the Intro to CNC class and would like to carve the seat yourself with our CNC, there is no additional cost but you will be responsible for creating the design yourself before class.

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live edge garden bench

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Sharpening Edge Tools
Apr
22
10:00 AM10:00

Sharpening Edge Tools

sharpening hand tools - chissles and hand planes

Sunday, April 22nd

10 AM- 4 PM 

Instructor: Luke Barnett

$75 Tuition 

Location: Sam Beauford Woodshop (Building #41)

Ages 16 & Up

Have you ever wanted to unlock the secrets of a razor sharp edge? Join Windsor Chairmaker Luke Barnett for a one day workshop on sharpening hand planes and chisels. The key to using hand tools correctly is a sharp edge - learn how the masters make it look so easy. Learn several techniques to make your hand plane and chisel edge “shaving sharp”. Students are encouraged to bring along their own hand planes and chisels to tune up during class.

No experience required. High quality sharpening tools will be provided.

If you have any questions, please contact Luke Barnett at (517) 902-8383 or barnettchairs@outlook.com

Minimum 4 Students, Maximum 6


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Make a Modern Windsor Rocking Chair with Luke Barnett
Apr
30
to May 4

Make a Modern Windsor Rocking Chair with Luke Barnett

Monday, April 30th - Friday, May 4th

8 AM- 6 PM 

Instructor: Luke Barnett

$1000 Tuition + $200 Materials

Location: Sam Beauford Woodshop (Building #41)

Ages 16 & Up

Build a Modern Windsor Rocking Chair with Chairmaker Luke A. Barnett. Students will join us for a 1 week class. We will start with logs on Monday morning and finish with a rocking chair on Friday. Students will learn how to obtain and choose the ideal logs for a chair. Student will learn how to rive the logs to get perfect straight grained lumber. We will steam bend the spindles, back posts, and crest. We will learn how to build a kiln and control the moisture content in the wood to get the best out of it. We will sculpt the arms and carve the seat. This is a hand tool intensive class. 

If you have any questions, please contact Luke Barnett at (517) 902-8383 or barnettchairs@outlook.com

Minimum 4 Students, Maximum 6

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Forge A Handmade Knife
May
12
to May 13

Forge A Handmade Knife

Saturday, May 12th & 13th 

10 AM - 4 PM

Instructor: Luke Barnett

$100 Tuition + $50 Materials

Location: Sam Beauford Woodshop (Building #41)

Ages 16 & Up

Join us at the Sam Beauford Woodshop and make your very own fixed blade knife. In the first session students will cut, shape, and file their knife blank into their ideal shape. We will heat treat our blade in gas forge. In the second session students will handle their blade with some of our beautiful pieces of timber.

If you have any questions about this class, please contact Wood Shop Director Luke Barnett at (517) 902-8383 or barnettchairs@outlook.com

Minimum 4 Students, Maximum 8

**Are you interested in a private group Forge A Handmade Knife class? Contact Luke Barnett at (517) 902-8383**


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Build a Concert Ukulele
May
19
to May 20

Build a Concert Ukulele

One Weekend, May 19th & 20th

8 AM - 5 PM

Instructor(s): Gary Zimnicki

Location: Sam Beauford Woodshop

$200 Tuition + $125 Materials

Ages 14 & Up

Explore the world of instrument making with professinal luthier Gary Zimnicki of Zimnicki Guitars.

Students will make a concert size uke with a solid mahogany top. NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED. Ukulele's are one of the most popular instruments on the market right now, They are very easy to learn how to play, and due to the small size, they travel well. Building a uke is a great starting point if you are a new builder looking for that first project.  The students ukes will be tuned and ready to play upon completion of the class, and Luke may even teach you a few chords. 

If you have any questions about this class, please contact Luke at (517) 902-8383 or barnettchairs.com.

Minimum 6 Students, Maximum 12


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Wood Shop Safety Certification Course
May
26
10:00 AM10:00

Wood Shop Safety Certification Course

Woodshop Safety Certification Course

Saturday, May 26th

10 AM - 4 PM

Instructor: Andrew Brown

Location: Sam Beauford Woodshop (Building #41) 

$125 Tuition

Ages 12 & Up

Our certification course is an excellent way to ensure that craftsmen and craftswomen are using tools to the latest safety standards set by industry professionals. Education and prevention are an excellent investment.

Using woodworking machines without proper training can be dangerous if used improperly. We offer safety training classes to ensure everyone can enjoy their time in the shop. We teach the WCA skill standards curriculum - the only nationally recognized set of woodworking standards.

Participants will learn proper technique on the table saw, jointer, planer, band saw, miter saw, radial arm saw, router table, nail guns, drill press and more. Upon completion, participants will receive a certificate by mail and take home a tool box made during class. 

Safety glasses and hearing protection will be provided.

If you have any questions about this class, please contact instructor Andrew Brown at (419) 467-0389 or greatlakeww@gmail.com

Minimum 6 Students, Maximum 12 


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Wood Shop Safety Certification Course
Jul
28
10:00 AM10:00

Wood Shop Safety Certification Course

Woodshop Safety Certification Course

Saturday, July 28th

10 AM - 4 PM

Instructor: Andrew Brown

Location: Sam Beauford Woodshop (Building #41) 

$125 Tuition

Ages 12 & Up

Our certification course is an excellent way to ensure that craftsmen and craftswomen are using tools to the latest safety standards set by industry professionals. Education and prevention are an excellent investment.

Using woodworking machines without proper training can be dangerous if used improperly. We offer safety training classes to ensure everyone can enjoy their time in the shop. We teach the WCA skill standards curriculum - the only nationally recognized set of woodworking standards.

Participants will learn proper technique on the table saw, jointer, planer, band saw, miter saw, radial arm saw, router table, nail guns, drill press and more. Upon completion, participants will receive a certificate by mail and take home a tool box made during class. 

Safety glasses and hearing protection will be provided.

If you have any questions about this class, please contact instructor Andrew Brown at (419) 467-0389 or greatlakeww@gmail.com

Minimum 6 Students, Maximum 12 


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Wood Shop Safety Certification Course
Feb
3
10:00 AM10:00

Wood Shop Safety Certification Course

Woodshop Safety Certification Course

Saturday, February 3rd

10 AM - 4 PM

Instructor: Andrew Brown

Location: Sam Beauford Woodshop (Building #41) 

$125 Tuition

Ages 12 & Up

Our certification course is an excellent way to ensure that craftsmen and craftswomen are using tools to the latest safety standards set by industry professionals. Education and prevention are an excellent investment.

Using woodworking machines without proper training can be dangerous if used improperly. We offer safety training classes to ensure everyone can enjoy their time in the shop. We teach the WCA skill standards curriculum - the only nationally recognized set of woodworking standards.

Participants will learn proper technique on the table saw, jointer, planer, band saw, miter saw, radial arm saw, router table, nail guns, drill press and more. Upon completion, participants will receive a certificate by mail and take home a tool box made during class. 

Safety glasses and hearing protection will be provided.

If you have any questions about this class, please contact instructor Andrew Brown at (419) 467-0389 or greatlakeww@gmail.com

Minimum 6 Students, Maximum 12 


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Architectural Wood Carving
Jan
21
to Feb 11

Architectural Wood Carving

Sundays, January 21st - February 11th

4 Sessions

11 AM - 4PM

Instructors: Chad Stanton & Luke Barnett

Location: Sam Beauford Woodshop (Building #41) 

$200 Tuition + $100 Materials

Ages 16 & Up

Learn the elements and principles of classical design, then use them to carve a wide range of moldings, volutes, rosettes, and capitals. Students will learn methods of setting out the work and the carving process. Learn how various elements can be combined to make beautiful, eye-pleasing architectural wood carvings.

If you have any questions about this class, please contact Luke Barnett at (517) 902-8383 or barnettchairs@outlook.com 

Minimum 6 Students, Maximum 10 Students

**We apologize but this class is already filled. Please stay tuned for future classes!**


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Intro to CNC Systems, Design & Programming: Make a Sign
Jan
20
to Jan 27

Intro to CNC Systems, Design & Programming: Make a Sign

Two Saturdays, January 20th & 27th

10 AM - 3 PM

Instructor(s): Andrew Brown & Luke Barnett

Location: LISD Vo-Tech Center & Sam Beauford Woodshop

$150 Tuition + $80 Materials

Ages 14 & Up

Students will learn all about CNC systems. In the first session participant will learn how to use design software at the LISD Tech Center. We will design a 12" x 20"  sign with whatever logos or phrasing they decide. After designing, students will learn how to create tool paths for the machine and how to export the new design to the CNC.

In the 2nd session we will learn how to mount sign medium on the CNC table with various clamping methods. After their custom signs are carved, students will learn how to finish their freshly machined project. This includes incorporating hand tool carving into their design.

A general knowledge of how to operate a computer is required. 

If you have any questions about this class, please contact Luke at (517) 902-8383 or barnettchairs.com, or Andrew at (419) 467-0389 or greatlakeww@gmail.com.

Minimum 6 Students, Maximum 12

**We apologize but this class is already filled. Please stay tuned for future classes!**


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Leatherworking: Make a Knife Sheath
Jan
14
10:00 AM10:00

Leatherworking: Make a Knife Sheath

Leather Knife Sheath Class

Sunday, January 14th 

10 AM - 4 PM 

Instructor: "Sensei" Pat 

Location: Sam Beauford Woodshop (Building #41) 

$55 Tuition + $20 Materials

Ages 16 & Up

Learn the art of leather-working and make your own custom leather knife sheath. Students will have the opportunity to make as many sheaths as they can in the allotted time. This class was created for our previous knife-making students, but can be taken by anyone interested in the fine art of leather-working. 

If you have any questions about this class, please contact SBW Director Luke Barnett at (517) 902-8383 or barnettchairs@outlook.com

Minimum 6 Students, Maximum


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Unplugged Woodworking: Make a Shaker Candle Box
Jan
13
10:00 AM10:00

Unplugged Woodworking: Make a Shaker Candle Box

Chad Stanton - Popular Woodworking I Can Do That, Woodworking Classes

Back to Basics- Shaker Candle Box

Saturday, Jan 13th

10 AM - 5 PM

Instructor: Chad Stanton

Location: Sam Beauford Woodshp (Building #41) 

$70 Tuition + $35 Materials

Ages 16 & Up

The first, in a three part series, of learning techniques in traditional woodworking with just hand tools. This project is a classic Shaker Candle box. Some techniques performed in this project are: how to properly cut with a hand saw, how to use different hand planes, using a brace and bit, how to make a groove and rabbet joint, and how to make a raised panel. The methods learned in this class are a good foundation for the next project that will repeat and add additional techniques to increase woodworking skill level. All materials and tools are provided for in this class.

For more information about this class, contact Chad at (41) 574-3312 or stantonfinefurniture@gmail.com

Minimum 4 Students, Maximum 10


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Forge A Handmade Knife
Jan
6
to Jan 7

Forge A Handmade Knife

Saturday, January 6th &  Sunday, January 7th

10 AM - 4 PM

Instructor: Luke Barnett

$100 Tuition + $50 Materials

Location: Sam Beauford Woodshop (Building #41)

Ages 16 & Up

Join us at the Sam Beauford Woodshop and make your very own fixed blade knife. In the first session students will cut, shape, and file their knife blank into their ideal shape. We will heat treat our blade in gas forge. In the second session students will handle their blade with some of our beautiful pieces of timber.

If you have any questions about this class, please contact Wood Shop Director Luke Barnett at (517) 902-8383 or barnettchairs@outlook.com

Minimum 4 Students, Maximum 8

**We apologize but this class is already filled. Please stay tuned for future classes!**

Are you interested in a private group Forge A Handmade Knife class? Contact Luke Barnett at (517) 902-8383


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Skilled Trades Day Camp
Dec
16
9:30 AM09:30

Skilled Trades Day Camp

** We apologize but this class is already full. Please stay tuned for future classes! **

Saturday, December 16th

9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

FREE and open to all

The Boys & Girls Club of Lenawee in partnership with the Sam Beauford Woodworking Career Institute and the Adrian Noon Rotary will be hosting a free hands on skilled trade day camp. Your child is invited to participate in this free STEM learning event held in Adrian, Michigan. The students will be completing a variety of hands-on activities, including CNC machining, welding, woodworking, CAD/CAM design, painting and finishing. Upon completion of this 1 day camp, the students will have built and assembled 5 “park style” benches that will be then donated to the students various schools. The benches will have welded steel bases, wood seats, and a CNC carved wood backrest. Lunch and transportation will be provided free of charge to the students. 


The purpose of this camp is to give the students an opportunity to complete the design and creation of a high quality item. The students will be reminded of their accomplishment for several years as the benches will be places in their respective schools. During the process the participants will be exposed to the several career path options that may be a good fit for him/her.


Skilled trades can be a very sustainable and rewarding career path. Demand is very high for skilled worker with a vocational certificate, and the demand is expected to grow over the next 20 years. According to Forbes, skilled trade workers are a disproportionately older population, and will only continue to get older, creating increased opportunities for young workers to fill their shoes. Your student may be a great fit for a trade school post-secondary education.

Special THANK YOU to the following sponsors! 

E&B SALVAGE

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Pallet Wood Wine Rack
Dec
14
6:00 PM18:00

Pallet Wood Wine Rack

Pinterest Project - Pallet Wood Wine Rack Class

**We apologize but this class is now full. Stay tuned for future Pinterest project classes! **

One Evening Of Fun - Thursday Dec 14th

6 PM - 9:30 PM

Instructors: Luke Barnett & Dena Koehn (the Dynamic Duo)

Location: Sam Beauford Woodshop (Bldg #41)

$30.00 Tuition + $10.00 Materials

Ages 21 & Up ;-)

Here's your chance to complete a successful Pinterest Project and have fun doing it! Come out for a fun night of laughter and art. Students will make a wine rack that will hold 6-8 bottles of wine and 6-8 wine glasses that will hang below. You can paint, dye or stain your project in one of the many supplied stains, dyes, and paints. Students are also welcome to bring their own paint. Bring your own adult beverage and cell phone for live social media updates using #PinterestParty. 

If you have any questions about this class, please contact Luke Barnett at (517) 902-83 or barnettchairs@outlook.com

Minimum 5 Students, Maximum 15

**Are you interested in a private group Pallet Wood Wine Rack class? Contact Luke Barnett at (517) 902-8383**


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How to Make a Stool & Table
Dec
10
10:00 AM10:00

How to Make a Stool & Table

**We apologize but this class is already filled. Please stay tuned for future classes!**

Sunday, December 10th

10 AM - 3 PM

Instructor: Chad Stanton

Location: Sam Beauford Woodshop (Building #41)

$50 Tuition + $25 Materials

Ages 16 & Up

This project is made from just four boards yet teaches all the basics in stool and table construction. The stool's strength comes from through tenons. These tenons are the cornerstone of woodworking. Tenons are a tried and true traditional method of joinery that you will learn to replicate. You will also learn to use basic hand tools such as a brace and bit, hand plane, bow saw, chisels and more. All materials and tools are provided.

If you have any questions about this class, please contact Chad at (419) 574-3312 or stantonfinefurniture@gmail.com

Minimum 4 Students, Maximum 10


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Wood Bending: Shaker Oval Box Set
Nov
29
to Dec 6

Wood Bending: Shaker Oval Box Set

Shaker Oval Box Class

2 Sessions - Wednesdays, Nov 29th & Dec 6th

Class Time: 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Instructor: Luke A. Barnett

Location: Sam Beauford Woodshop (Building #41) 

$60 Tuition + $40 Materials

Ages 14 & Up

Learn how to bend wood to practically any shape with heat and moisture. This is a 2 session class where students will learn the principles of manipulating wood into almost any shape. Students will learn various techniques of bending, so they may find a solution that works best for them. Students will finish up the class by completing a Shaker bent box set they will take home.

No tools or experience required. High quality tools will be provided. Students will be allowed open studio time on Sunday during the weeks of the class. On this day students are welcome to use the shop and tools to catch up or refine the classroom project.

If you have any questions about this class, please contact Luke Barnett at (517) 902-8383 or barnettchairs@outlook.com

Minimum Students 4, Maximum 12


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Forge A Handmade Knife
Nov
18
to Nov 19

Forge A Handmade Knife

**We apologize but this class is already full. Please scroll down to register for our next Forge A Handmade Knife class in January, 2018 **

Saturday, November 18th &  Sunday, November 19th

10 AM - 4 PM

Instructor: Luke Barnett

$100 Tuition + $50 Materials

Location: Sam Beauford Woodshop (Building #41)

Ages 16 & Up

Just in time to carve that turkey!!!!

Join us at the Sam Beauford Woodshop and make your very own fixed blade knife. In the first session students will cut, shape, and file their knife blank into their ideal shape. We will heat treat our blade in gas forge. In the second session students will handle their blade with some of our beautiful pieces of timber.

If you have any questions about this class, please contact Wood Shop Director Luke Barnett at (517) 902-8383 or barnettchairs@outlook.com

Minimum 4 Students, Maximum 8


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Unplugged Woodworking 2: Handmade Cabinet
Nov
11
to Nov 12

Unplugged Woodworking 2: Handmade Cabinet

Chad Stanton Woodworking Classes - Popular Woodworking, I Can Do That

**We apologize but this class is already full. Please scroll down to view our next Unplugged Woodworking classes in December and 2018.**

Back to Basics - Hand Made Cabinet

Saturday, November 11th & Sunday, November 12th

10 AM - 5 PM

Instructor: Chad Stanton

Location: Sam Beauford Woodshop (Building #41) 

$100 Tuition +  $65 Materials

Ages 16 & Up

The second, in a three part series, of learning techniques in traditional woodworking with just hand tools. This project is a basic construction of a cabinet. Some techniques performed in this project are: how to form a dado, how to use different handplanes, using a brace and bit, how to make a half lap joint, how to make a basic drawer as well as repeating previous steps learned in the Shaker Box project.

This project refreshes the memory and techniques from the first project and continues to add to your knowledge of woodworking with new joints and construction methods.

All materials and tools are provided for in this class.

If you have any questions about this class, contact Chad at (419) 574-3312 or stantonfinefurniture@gmail.com

Minimum 4 Students, Maximum 10


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Wood Shop Safety Certification Course
Oct
28
10:00 AM10:00

Wood Shop Safety Certification Course

Woodshop Safety Certification Course

Saturday, October 28th

10 AM - 4 PM

Instructor: Andrew Brown

Location: Sam Beauford Woodshop (Building #41) 

$125 Tuition

Ages 12 & Up

Our certification course is an excellent way to ensure that craftsmen and craftswomen are using tools to the latest safety standards set by industry professionals. Education and prevention are an excellent investment.

Using woodworking machines without proper training can be dangerous if used improperly. We offer safety training classes to ensure everyone can enjoy their time in the shop. We teach the WCA skill standards curriculum - the only nationally recognized set of woodworking standards.

Participants will learn proper technique on the table saw, jointer, planer, band saw, miter saw, radial arm saw, router table, nail guns, drill press and more. Upon completion, participants will receive a certificate by mail and take home a tool box made during class. 

Safety glasses and hearing protection will be provided.

If you have any questions about this class, please contact instructor Andrew Brown at (419) 467-0389 or greatlakeww@gmail.com

Minimum 6 Students, Maximum 12 


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Wood Turning: Curly Maple Baseball Bat
Sep
23
10:00 AM10:00

Wood Turning: Curly Maple Baseball Bat

**We apologize but this class is already filled. Please stay tuned for future classes!**

Saturday, Sept 23rd

10 AM - 3 PM

Instructor: Luke Barnett

Location: Sam Beauford Woodshop (Building #41) 

$70 Tuition + $50 Materials

Ages 10 and up

Play baseball in absolute style this season. Be the envy of the team with your tiger maple baseball bat. Learn the basics of wood turning in this super fun class. Students will learn how to use a wood lathe and proper safety procedure.

If you have any questions about this class, please contact Luke Barnett at barnettchairs@outlook.com or (517) 902-8383.

Minimum 4 Students, Maximum 10


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Wood Carving - Swedish Style Spoons
Jul
9
10:00 AM10:00

Wood Carving - Swedish Style Spoons

Sunday, July 9th

10 AM - 4 PM

Instructor: Luke A. Barnett & Dena Koehn 

Location: Sam Beauford Woodshop (Building #41)

$65 Tuition + $15 Materials

Ages 14 & Up

Join Windsor Chair Maker Luke Barnett for a 1 session class on wooden spoon carving. Students will use only a few tools and a piece of firewood or wind fallen branch and leave with something you can use every day. Tools will be provided by the instructor. Students are also welcome to bring their own tools. Students will use a hatchet, fixed blade knife and a hook knife. Extra tools and materials can be purchased at the time of the class for very little cost. This is the perfect intro class for sculptural woodworking.

If you have any questions about this class, please contact Luke Barnett at barnettchairs@outlook.com or (517) 902-8383.

Minimum Students 4, Maximum 12


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