Phoenix Store

Store Location

Rockler Woodworking and Hardware
4626 E. Thunderbird Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85032
Phone: (602) 996-3488
Manager: John Gilchrist - email

Store Hours

Monday – Friday 9 AM – 7 PM
Saturday 9 AM – 6 PM
Sunday 11 AM – 4 PM


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Build Your Own Knife Make and Take Project

Build Your Own Knife Make and Take Project
No woodworking experience? No worries! We'll teach you the skills, and you'll leave with a finished project you can proudly say you made yourself. In this class, you’ll create your very own custom knife. You’ll choose your wood scales for the handle, then learn how to shape, sand and finish.
WHEN:
Friday, October 7, 2016 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (MST)
FEE:
$35 fee includes Semi-Skinner Knife hardware and wood scales for handle.

Build Your Own Turned Handle Make and Take Project

Build Your Own Turned Wood Handle Make and Take Project
No woodworking experience? No worries! We'll teach you the skills, and you'll leave with a finished project you can proudly say you made yourself. In this class, you’ll turn a custom wood handle for pizza cutters, bottle openers or ice cream scoops.
WHEN:
Friday, October 14, 2016 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (MST)<
FEE:
$25, includes wood blank. Hardware kits sold separately.

Build Your Own Beverage Caddy Make and Take Project

Build Your Own Beverage Caddy Make and Take Project
No woodworking experience? No worries! We’ll teach you the skills, and you’ll leave with a finished project you can proudly say you made yourself. In this class, you’ll create your very own beverage caddy. When finished this caddy can hold six bottles.
WHEN:
Friday, October 21, 2016 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (MST)<
FEE:
$35 fee, includes materials.

Build Your Own Luminary Make and Take Project

Build Your Own Luminary Make and Take Project
No woodworking experience? No worries! We’ll teach you the skills, and you’ll leave with a finished project you can proudly say you made yourself. In this class, you’ll create your very own luminary. We'll teach you basic router table techniques to make a simple but strong joint, plus proper assemly techniques and finishing to build your own luminary.
WHEN:
Friday, October 28, 2016 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (MST)<
FEE:
$35, includes materials.
 

Current Store Promotions

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September 3 - September 30, 2016
 
 

10/1/2016 Power Carving Made Simple - 11AM
Learn how to quickly remove stock for medium to large carvings with the use of Arbortech tools. These tools make carving easy and fun!

10/1/2016 Jet Scroll Saw - 12:30PM - 3:30PM
This demo will feature the new Jet Scroll Saw and show you how easy it can be to cut clean intricate designs in all types of wood. Scroll saws are considered one the safest power tools and are ideal for cutting holiday ornaments, intarsia projects and also veneers for marquetry projects.

10/8/2016  SawStop Cabinet Saw & CarveWright CNC - 11AM
See all the great features of the SawStop Cabinet saw and the techniques you can do with it. - CarveWright will allow you to create anything. Your imagination is your only limit. See how simple this CNC is to operate and a variety of things you can create with it.    

10/15/2016 Tablesaw Techniques Featuring the SawStop Jobsite Saw - 11AM
Learn table saw techniques using basic Jigs & fixtures.

10/15/2016 Jet Scroll Saw - 12:30PM - 3:30PM
This demo will feature the new Jet Scroll Saw and show you how easy it can be to cut clean intricate designs in all types of wood. Scroll saws are considered one the safest power tools and are ideal for cutting holiday ornaments, intarsia projects and also veneers for marquetry projects.

10/22/2016 Bowl Turning - 11AM
This demo will show you how simple it is to make custom bowls from either scrap material or fallen down trees in your yard or in the woods.

10/29/2016 Woodturning For the Holidays - 11AM
Learn how simple it is to make beautiful gifts on the Lathe. Cheese knife kits, pizza cutters, bottle openers etc.      

 



 

Make & Take a Knife Kit w/ John Gilchrist

Date:  Friday, September 30, 2016

Time:   1pm - 5pm

Overview: Students will make a knife using the Rockler Semi-Skinner Knife Kit, and the wooden scales of their choice. All materials are included. Students are required to provide their own safety glasses and hearing protection.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Class Fee: $65



Introduction to the Router w/ John Weeks

Date: Saturday, October 1, 2016

Time: 1pm - 5pm

Overview: Students will learn about one of the most versatile woodworking tools in the shop, the router. This class is designed for the student with little or no experience in the use of the router. The class will focus on using the router as a hand held power tool and as a stationary tool mounted in a router table. All materials are included. Students are required to provide their own safety glasses and hearing protection. Drawer joinery will also be discussed.

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $60



Scroll Saw Basics w/ Bill Heitman

Date: Friday, October 7, 2016

Time: 1pm - 5pm

Overview: This class will teach the basic operation of the scroll saw. It will teach basic saw safety, blade selection, cutting techniques, etc. The student will be informed of the many different projects that can be created with this versatile saw, The student can view the many different books and magazines that are available on the subject, in the store library. Students are required to provide their own safety glasses and hearing protection.

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $60



Tuning Up and Using Hand Planes w/ Dave Fleming

Date: Saturday, October 8, 2016

Time: 1pm - 5pm

Overview: In this modern world of whining and growling power tools, hand planes are often relegated to the shelf or to occasionally clean up a rough edge. Because of our reliance on power tools, we may have never taken the time to understand how planes work and more importantly how well they can work. If this sounds like you, this is the class for you. The class will cover the basics: setting up the plane; sharpening; tuning; and using the plane for edge jointing, planing end grain, and surfacing. Students must bring one or more hand planes to the class. Students are required to provide their own safety glasses and hearing protection is not needed!

Skill Level: Intermediate

Class Fee: $60



Making a Band Saw Box w/ Frank Brady (A 2-Day Class)

Date: Friday, October 14, 2016 & Saturday October 15, 2016 (A 2-Day Class)

Time: Friday, 1PM - 5PM & Saturday, 1 PM - 5PM (A 2-Day Class)

Overview: Students will learn how to make a one of a kind gift box, cut out with a standard bandsaw. The class takes you through all of the steps from design and layout through cutting and sanding using a band saw and spindle sander to finishing and flocking. Each student will work on a box of their own. Class includes all materials. Student must provide their own safety glasses and hearing protection.

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $100



CNC Shark Basics w/ Kevin Klein

Date: Saturday, October 22, 2016

Time: 1pm- 5pm

Overview: Explore the exciting possibilities of woodworking with the use of a computerized CNC machine. The class is structured around the Rockler/Next Wave Shark. Each student is required to bring their own laptop computer with the V-Carve software loaded. Free demonstration versions can be downloaded through the Rockler website. All other materials are included. Students are required to provide their own safety glasses and hearing protection.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Class Fee: $60



Make & Take a Wooden Goblet

Date: Sunday, October 23, 2016

Time: 11am- 3pm

Overview: This is the class for the intermediate turner who wants to turn something different and unique. The student will learn step by step, from glue-up to finished goblet. The student will learn how to sand and finish the goblet once it has been turned on the lathe. The turning blank is included. There will be a strong emphasis on safety. Students are required to provide their own safety glasses and hearing protection. A safety face shield is also recommended.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Class Fee: $75



Make & Take a Knife Kit w/ John Gilchrist

Date: Friday, October 28, 2016

Time: 1pm- 5pm

Overview: Students will make a knife using the Rockler Semi-Skinner Knife Kit, and the wooden scales of their choice. All materials are included. Students are required to provide their own safety glasses and hearing protection.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Class Fee: $65

 
Phoenix Woodworking Classes and Woodworking Workshops

Open Carving Session - Time: 11 AM to 2 PM

Every Monday

The session is free and open to anyone who has an interest  in carving. Just bring a project or bring your questions and  learn more about the craft of wood carving from a friendly group of like minded individuals. A good sense of humor and a willingness to laugh at old jokes is always appreciated.

 

Arizona Association of Fine Woodworkers (AAFW)- Time: 7 PM to 9 PM

Check the club website for specific dates at azfinewoodworkers.org

 

Looking for Wood?

Why not come and "Take a walk through our woods".
We feature premium domestic and exotic lumber as well as hard-to-find veneers.

 

Career Opportunities

Would you like to turn your hobby into a career? Please see our Career Center for position details and how you can join our fun loving team!

What People are Saying:

I have been using Rockler for years, your products are always the best that can be purchased and your prices are very reasonable. Ann you have always done your best to make me feel as though I was your very best customer. Thank you for great service."

- Daniel F.

What People are Saying:

I have been using Rockler for years, your products are always the best that can be purchased and your prices are very reasonable. Ann you have always done your best to make me feel as though I was your very best customer. Thank you for great service."

- Daniel F.
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