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We offer woodworking classes at all experience levels, for adults, teens and kids.

Adults design and make furniture, cabinetry and other objects:

  • Basic Woodworking: Box is a prerequisite for many classes.
  • Intermediate Woodworking classes reinforce basic skills.
  • Woodworking Open Shop follows an open format: Work on your own projects, at your own pace, with instructors' guidance.
  • Additional classes offer a myriad other skills: wood turning, carving, joinery and more.

  • Scroll down for upcoming classes in chronological order.
  • Classes for children and teens are marked by age. All other classes are for adults.
  • Use our Find a Class tool to narrow your search.

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All Current Classes

  • Summer Instructors
    Length:5 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:August 8-12, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-3:30 PM

    They say that one person’s trash is another person’s treasure. What a shame to throw away an old milk carton or a toilet paper roll when it came turned into something new. A piece of art, a toy, a new invention.

    $420.00
  • Summer Instructors
    Length:5 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:August 8-12, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-3:30 PM

    They say that one person’s trash is another person’s treasure. What a shame to throw away an old milk carton or a toilet paper roll when it came turned into something new. A piece of art, a toy, a new invention.

    $420.00
  • Summer Instructors
    Length:5 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:August 1-5, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-3:30 PM

    Let’s make something big, like really big, like monumentally big. Or put the world into miniature.

    $420.00
  • Summer Instructors
    Length:5 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:August 1-5, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-3:30 PM

    Let’s make something big, like really big, like monumentally big. Or put the world into miniature.

    $420.00
  • Summer Instructors
    Length:5 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:July 25-29, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-3:30 PM

    Do you have an invention that you’re dying to make? Ever wondered how machines and motors work? In this week investigating engineering, tinkering, and technology, dream about new futures and discoveries. What could the world be like in 50 years?

    $420.00
  • Summer Instructors
    Length:5 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:July 25-29, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-3:30 PM

    Do you have an invention that you’re dying to make? Ever wondered how machines and motors work? In this week investigating engineering, tinkering, and technology, dream about new futures and discoveries. What could the world be like in 50 years?

    $420.00
  • Summer Instructors
    Length:5 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:July 25-29, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-3:30 PM

    Do you have an invention that you’re dying to make? Ever wondered how machines and motors work? In this week investigating engineering, tinkering, and technology, dream about new futures and discoveries. What could the world be like in 50 years?

    $420.00
  • Summer Instructors
    Length:5 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:July 18-22, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-3:30 PM

    What makes a city or town your home? What types of monuments do we wish to see in our parks and public spaces? Explore ideas about the communities we live in, our neighborhood identities, and ways our cities are used.

    $420.00
  • Summer Instructors
    Length:5 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:July 18-22, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-3:30 PM

    What makes a city or town your home? What types of monuments do we wish to see in our parks and public spaces? Explore ideas about the communities we live in, our neighborhood identities, and ways our cities are used.

    $420.00
  • Summer Instructors
    Length:5 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:July 18-22, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-3:30 PM

    What makes a city or town your home? What types of monuments do we wish to see in our parks and public spaces? Explore ideas about the communities we live in, our neighborhood identities, and ways our cities are used.

    $420.00
  • Summer Instructors
    Length:5 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:July 11-15, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-3:30 PM

    Fly off to other planets and discover how alien societies work or dive into miniature fairy lands. Create alternate realities in which the world as we know it is completely unknown.

    $420.00
  • Summer Instructors
    Length:5 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:July 11-15, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-3:30 PM

    Fly off to other planets and discover how alien societies work or dive into miniature fairy lands. Create alternate realities in which the world as we know it is completely unknown.

    $420.00
  • Summer Instructors
    Length:4 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:July 5-8, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-3:30 PM

    Happy Fourth of July! In celebration of the multiplicity of American identities, this week students will explore what their own cultural and personal identities mean to them.

    $340.00
  • Summer Instructors
    Length:4 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:July 5-8, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-3:30 PM

    Happy Fourth of July! In celebration of the multiplicity of American identities, this week students will explore what their own cultural and personal identities mean to them.

    $340.00
  • Summer Instructors
    Length:5 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:June 27-July 1, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-3:30 PM

    From the subjects we paint to the materials we use; the natural world is an integral part of the art making process. During this week we will feel our feet firmly planted in the dirt and our heads aloft in the clouds.

    $420.00
  • Summer Instructors
    Length:5 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:June 27-July 1, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-3:30 PM

    From the subjects we paint to the materials we use; the natural world is an integral part of the art making process. During this week we will feel our feet firmly planted in the dirt and our heads aloft in the clouds.

    $420.00
  • Summer Instructors
    Length:4 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:June 21-24, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-3:30 PM

    Leaves fall, flowers bloom, clouds form and disappear. Nothing stands still, not even us. In this week, we will explore spaces, communities and identities constantly in flux.

    $340.00
  • Summer Instructors
    Length:4 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:June 21-24, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-3:30 PM

    Leaves fall, flowers bloom, clouds form and disappear. Nothing stands still, not even us. In this week, we will explore spaces, communities and identities constantly in flux.

    $340.00
  • Michael Gleason
    Length:10 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Tuesday
    Dates:April 12-June 14, 2022
    Time:6:30 PM-9:30 PM

    Have a piece of furniture that has potential, but could use some TLC or repair?  Or a piece that needs to be refinished? Join Furniture Finishing & Restoration!

    $425.00
  • Eric Campbell
    Catherine Dooley
    Length:6 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Dates:February 28-April 4, 2022
    Time:6:30 PM-9:30 PM

    Learn fundamentals as you work a given plan through to completion. With a focus on six essential power tools, learn properties of wood and shop etiquette, interpret a plan, cut and mill stock and use basic machine joinery.

    $286.00
  • Jacobus Van Loon
    Frank Pettorossi
    Howard Shrobe
    Length:10 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Thursday
    Dates:January 13-March 17, 2022
    Time:6:30 PM-9:30 PM

    Join a shop away from home, with tools, mentorship and community. Design and construct projects of your choice.

    Projects must be a manageable size due to limited storage; check first with instructors.

    $485.00
    Class is no longer open for registration.
  • Frank Pettorossi
    Length:10 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Saturday
    Dates:January 15-March 19, 2022
    Time:12:00 PM-1:00 PM

    Add an extra hour on Saturdays from 12 PM to 1 PM to give yourself a four-hour unbroken block of woodworking time.

    Prerequisite: Basic Woodworking
    Limit 10 students.

    $160.00
    Class is no longer open for registration.
  • Frank Pettorossi
    Length:10 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Saturday
    Dates:January 15-March 19, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-12:00 PM

    Hoping to complete a current project, and only need a few hours to do it?  Or have a small project that only requires a few hours of shop access?

    $150.00
  • Frank Pettorossi
    Length:10 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Saturday
    Dates:January 15-March 19, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-12:00 PM

    Choose your time of the week and join a shop away from home, with tools, mentorship and community. Design and construct projects of your choice. Projects must be a manageable size due to limited storage; check first with instructors.

    $485.00
    Class is no longer open for registration.
  • Frank Pettorossi
    Length:10 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Friday
    Dates:January 14-March 18, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-12:00 PM

    Choose your time of the week and join a shop away from home, with tools, mentorship and community. Design and construct projects of your choice. Projects must be a manageable size due to limited storage; check first with instructors.

    $485.00
    Class is no longer open for registration.
  • Eric Campbell
    Catherine Dooley
    Length:6 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Wednesday
    Dates:January 12-February 16, 2022
    Time:6:30 PM-9:30 PM

    Learn fundamentals as you work a given plan through to completion. With a focus on six essential power tools, learn properties of wood and shop etiquette, interpret a plan, cut and mill stock and use basic machine joinery.

    $286.00
    Class is no longer open for registration.
  • Catherine Dooley
    Length:9 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Dates:January 24-March 28, 2022
    Time:4:00 PM-5:15 PM
    Excluded dates: 
    • Monday, February 21, 2022

    Children assemble projects in wood, using simple tools and techniques. We’ll emphasize safety in our explorations, and the pleasure of making things and completing them to take home. New projects each section.

    $200.00
  • Ian Haines
    Length:10 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Thursday
    Dates:January 27-April 7, 2022
    Time:4:00 PM-5:15 PM
    Excluded dates: 
    • Thursday, February 24, 2022

    Children learn basic woodworking skills starting with simple projects, using hand tools. Continuing students undertake larger and more complex projects, gaining appreciation for wood as a creative medium. New projects each section.

    $245.00
  • Ian Haines
    Length:9 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Dates:January 24-March 28, 2022
    Time:4:00 PM-5:15 PM
    Excluded dates: 
    • Monday, February 21, 2022

    Get behind a saw, swing a hammer, build a treasure box, or a boat that actually floats. Children assemble projects in wood, learning to safely use the basic tools and techniques.

    $210.00
  • Annie Meyer
    Length:6 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Tuesday
    Thursday
    Dates:June 7-23, 2022
    Time:6:30 PM-9:30 PM

    Learn fundamentals as you work a given plan through to completion. With a focus on six essential power tools, learn properties of wood and shop etiquette, interpret a plan, cut and mill stock and use basic machine joinery.

    $286.00
  • Joe Stanewick
    Jasmanie Gonzalez
    Length:10 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Dates:January 10-March 28, 2022
    Time:12:00 PM-3:00 PM
    Excluded dates: 
    • Monday, January 17, 2022
    • Monday, February 21, 2022

    Choose your time of the week and join a shop away from home, with tools, mentorship and community. Design and construct projects of your choice.

    $465.00
    Class is no longer open for registration.
  • Ken Lindgren
    Length:5 hours
    Day of week: 
    Wednesday
    Date:Wednesday, March 16, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-2:00 PM

    Create your own custom, hand-wrought vessels from wood.

    $130.00
  • Ken Lindgren
    Length:2 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Sunday
    Dates:February 13-20, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-4:00 PM

    Ever wanted to create your own, custom wood vessels?  In this 2-day workshop, you'll use the lathe to make wooden bowls, platters, artistic sculptures and more.

    $250.00