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

Wood Bending: Shaker Oval Box Set

Shaker Oval Box Class - Bending Wood

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

How to Make a Stool & Table

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

Pallet Wood Wine Rack

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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 25

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

Unplugged Woodworking: Make a Shaker Candle Box

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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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Leatherworking: Make a Knife Sheath
Jan
13
10:00 AM10:00

Leatherworking: Make a Knife Sheath

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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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 Vo-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

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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

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

Wood Shop Safety Certification Course

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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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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

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Wood Shop Safety Certification Course
Mar
24
10:00 AM10:00

Wood Shop Safety Certification Course

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Saturday, March 24th

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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Sharpening Edge Tools
Apr
22
10:00 AM10:00

Sharpening Edge Tools

CHISEL AND HAND PLANE SHARPENING

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 Your Own Swing 'N Skate
Apr
28
10:00 AM10:00

Make Your Own Swing 'N Skate

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Saturday, April 28th

10 AM - 2 PM 

Instructor: Andrew Brown

Class Location: Sam Beauford Woodshop (Building #41) 

$60 Tuition + $40 Materials

Ages 12 & Up

In this class we will be designing and creating your own standing swing. Made of real Michigan hardwood, this Swing 'N Skate will be cherished and used for years to come. Your Swing 'N Skate will be completed and ready to go upon completion of this class.

Bring to class: Willing and open minds and hands.

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

Minimum 6 Students, Maximum 12

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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

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

Wood Shop Safety Certification Course

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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

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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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Curly Maple Memorial Flag Box
Nov
14
to Nov 16

Curly Maple Memorial Flag Box

Tuesday, November 14th & Thursday, November 16th

NOON - 4 PM 

Instructor: Luke Barnett

Location: Sam Beauford Woodshop (Building #41)

$50 Tuition + $45 Materials

Ages 16 & Up

Join local Chairmaker Luke Barnett at the Sam Beauford Woodshop and make a beautiful memorial flag box constructed from Michigan curly maple and designed to fit the traditional triangle-fold of the United States flag. Your custom flag box will proudly display and protect your flag for many years. We salute those who have served our country and sacrificed much for our protection.

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 6

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Unplugged Woodworking 2: Handmade Cabinet
Nov
11
to Nov 12

Unplugged Woodworking 2: Handmade Cabinet

Chad Stanton Woodworking Classes

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 and Metal: Make a Live Edge Bench
Oct
29
to Nov 5

Wood and Metal: Make a Live Edge Bench

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Sundays, Oct 29th & Nov 5th 

10 AM- 4 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 

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

Wood Shop Safety Certification Course

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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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6 Board Chest
Apr
1
to Apr 29

6 Board Chest

  • Adrian Community Woodshop (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

5 Sessions - Saturdays April 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th

Class Time: 9 AM – 3 PM

Location: Adrian Community Wood Shop (Building #41)

$200 Tuition + $200 Materials

Ages 16 & Up

Learn the foundations of all woodworking. box making, bachelor’s chests, dressers, humidors, and kitchen cabinets. Boxes come in many different forms. Student will walk away with the skills and confidence to build many different boxes. Students will learn to use a variety of hand planes including a Jack plane, a rabbet plane, a router plane, and will learn to use a chisel. Take your woodworking skills to the next level. Students will be provided with (2) high quality hinges and (1) lock and keys from Horton Brasses located in Cromwell, CT U.S.A. No tools or experience is required. High quality tools will be provided.
Students will be allowed open studio time on Sundays during the week of the class. On this day students are welcome to come to the shop and use the tools and catch up and refine on the classroom project.

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

Minimum 4 Students, Maximum 6

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Make a Windsor Stool
Mar
24
to Mar 26

Make a Windsor Stool

  • CU Woodshop & School of Woodworking (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join me for 3 days of woodworking fun. Learn the principles of "Windsor Technology" while making a Windsor stool. 

Learn how to split or rive usable lumber from logs. Participants will shape the parts using a drawknife, spokeshave, and a shave horse. The legs will be steam bent and set aside to dry while other parts are being made. Students will learn to carve the seat using traditional seat carving techniques. On the final day of class student will assemble the stool and we will talk about different finishing methods.

For more info about the CU school of woodworking visit http://cuwschool.com/

To register call the CU School of woodworking at 271-355-1244

 

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Shave Horse
Mar
8
to Mar 15

Shave Horse

  • Adrian Community Woodshop (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

2 Sessions - Wednesdays March 8th & 15th

Class Time: 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Location: Adrian Community Wood Shop (Building #41)  

$60 Tuition + $40 Material

Ages 14 & Up

The shaving horse is basically a very fast, foot operated vise that is utilized by a broad range of craftsman including wood turners, bodgers, coopers, chair makers, shingle makers and many other traditional trades. With traditional woodworking rapidly gaining popularity, people are using drawknives and spoke shaves to make chairs, paddles, snowshoes, splint basket parts, walking sticks, and many other great items. The shaving horse is essential when using a drawknife or spokeshave to shape wood into finished parts for your project. Using provided lumber, you will build your own shave horse.

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

Minimum 4 Students, Maximum 8

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Hanging Gun Rack
Mar
4
to Mar 18

Hanging Gun Rack

3 Sessions - Saturdays March 4th, 11th & 18th

Class Time: 9 AM - 3 PM

Location: Adrian Community Wood Shop (Building #41) 

$150 Tuition & $100 Materials

Ages 16 & Up

Display your Guns with pride with a gun rack you made yourself. We will use a Native Hardwood to craft this gun rack that will display 3 guns. Also includes two shelves for ammo and accessories. Rack will be lined with leather so help protect those values guns.

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

Minimum 4 Students, Maximum 6

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Handmade Knife
Feb
19
to Feb 26

Handmade Knife

  • Adrian Center for the Arts (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

2 Class Sessions - Sunday, February 19th & Sunday, February 26th

Class Time: 10 AM - 4 PM 

$100 Tuition + $50 Materials

Location: Adrian Community Wood Shop (Building #41)

Ages 16 & Up

Join us at the ACA 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 6

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Make a Tool Box for Teens
Feb
4
9:00 AM09:00

Make a Tool Box for Teens

One Day Workshop

Instructor: Luke Barnett

Location: Adrian Community Wood Shop (Building #41) 

70 Tuition + $50 Materials

Ages 10 - 16 years

Learn the basics of woodworking joinery, including rabbets and grooves. Learn how to plan, measure and cut accurately, making parts fit together. Learn to use the carcass saw, bench chisel, rabbet plane, router plane, jack plane and smoothing plane. 

Build a great tool box to store tools, projects, garden tools, crafts, etc. A great gift for family or friends. This project will take the information and skills you learn in class to enhance your ability in the woodworking process. This class was designed for young adults in mind, but is open to anyone. Students will take home a pine Tool box.

No tools or experience will be 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 barnettchairs@outlook.com or (517) 902-8383.

Minimum 4 Students, Maximum 10

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Woodworking Basics - Make a Cherry Tripod Pedestal Table
Jan
18
to Jan 19

Woodworking Basics - Make a Cherry Tripod Pedestal Table

  • Adrian Community Woodshop (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

$195 Tuition $140 materials

Wednesdays, January 18th, 25th, and February 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd

 6 Sessions

5:30-9:30

Ages 14&up

DESCRIPTION OF CLASS: Students will join me for a 6 week long course, and learn the principle of making a Turned tripod table. Students will learn how to turn a spindle on the lathe with just a few chisels. Students will turn a pedestal base from a premade design or a design of their own. They will make three nicely curved feet and join them to the pedestal with a tapered sliding dovetail joint. Students will have the option to make a round top or a rectangular top. Students will take home a Tripod table at the end of class.
Students will learn how to use a lathe, and how to cut a sliding dovetail joint. Students will make a hand planed cherry top. Students will learn to use the dovetail saw, chisel, router plane, jack plane, and smoothing plane.
No tools or experience will be required. High quality tools will be provided. Students will be allowed open studio time on Sundays during the week of the class. On this day Students are Welcome to come to the shop and use the tools and catch up and refine on the classroom project.

ANY MATERIALS STUDENTS NEED TO BRING TO CLASS:

INSTRUCTOR PHONE NUMBER(S): 5179028383

INSTRUCTOR EMAIL(S): barnettchairs@outlook.com

MINIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 4

MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 8

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Deer Antler Mount
Jan
14
to Jan 21

Deer Antler Mount

  • Adrian Community Woodshop (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Make your own Custom deer antler Plaque. You supply your own set of antlers and then you will make a custom wood plaque in the Woodshop. Choose from Walnut, Maple, or Cherry wood. Shape that wood into a customized shape with your choice of edge detail. Students can make their own shape, or choose from a in house pattern. (we have Michigan Mitten, Superman, Diamond, oval, and Many others….)

START DATE OF CLASS (FIRST DAY) - END DATE OF CLASS (LAST DAY) : January 14th and January 21st

NUMBER OF SESSIONS: 2 Sessions

CLASS TIME: 10am-2pm

INSTRUCTOR NAME(S): Luke Barnett

CLASS LOCATION: Adrian Community Woodshop Bldg: #41

TUITION &/OR MATERIAL/OTHER FEES: $60 Tuition and $40 Material

STUDENT AGE RANGE: Ages 16&up

INSTRUCTOR PHONE NUMBER(S): 5179028383

INSTRUCTOR EMAIL(S): barnettchairs@outlook.com

MINIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 4

MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 12

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Pallet Wood Wine Rack
Dec
15
6:00 PM18:00

Pallet Wood Wine Rack

CLASS TIME: 6pm-9:30pm

INSTRUCTOR NAME(S): Dena Koehn

CLASS LOCATION: Adrian Community Woodshop Bldg: #41

TUITION &/OR MATERIAL/OTHER FEES: $30.00 Tuition $10.00 Materials

STUDENT AGE RANGE: 16& up

DESCRIPTION OF CLASS: 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. Or bring your own paint in.

ANY MATERIALS STUDENTS NEED TO BRING TO CLASS:

INSTRUCTOR PHONE NUMBER(S): 5179028383

INSTRUCTOR EMAIL(S): barnettchairs@outlook.com

MINIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 5

MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 25

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Carve A Wooden Spoon - Green Woodworking
Dec
3
to Dec 10

Carve A Wooden Spoon - Green Woodworking

Saturday, December 3rd & Saturday, December 10th 

9 AM - 1 PM 

2 Sessions

Instructor: Luke A. Barnett & Dena Koehn 

Location: Wood Shop (Building #41)

$65 Tuition + $15 Materials

Ages 14 & Up

Join Windsor Chair Maker Luke Barnett for a 2 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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Sharpening Hand Saws
Nov
19
9:00 AM09:00

Sharpening Hand Saws

$65

Have you ever wanted to unlock the secrets of a razor sharp edge? Join Windsor Chair Maker Luke Barnett for a one day workshop on sharpening hand saws. 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 saw cut at its best. Students are encouraged to bring along their own hand saws to tune up during class.

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

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Windsor Chair
Nov
7
to Nov 11

Windsor Chair

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Instructor:Luke Barnett

Dates:11/07/2016 - 11/11/2016

Time:Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm

$800.00

Ever wanted to make something that you can pass down to your family for generations? Are you interested in learning woodworking? Join us for this five-day class and learn all about chair making. Upon completion, take home an iconic piece of American furniture, built with your own two hands. 

Students will start with a log and learn the traditional chair making process. We will split and rive usable materials from a log. We will hand carve the seat and steam bend the back and crest piece. We will learn to split and shave spindles with the drawknife. Students will learn the most efficient way to build Windsor chairs using tools like the wedge, hatchet, froe, drawknife and spoke shave, - leaving at the end of the week with an iconic piece of American furniture. Choose to make either the balloon back or fan back chairs. The legs are provided or students may turn their own before the class with instructor provided patterns.

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Sharpening Edge Tools
Oct
22
9:00 AM09:00

Sharpening Edge Tools

$65

Have you ever wanted to unlock the secrets of a razor sharp edge? Join Windsor Chair Maker 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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