Phoenix Store

Store Location

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

 
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Store Hours

We Will Be Closed On July 4th In Observance of Independence Day

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

 
 
 

Saturdays

6/27/2015 21st Century Woodworking: CNC Shark - 11AM
Bring the speed and precision of computer-controlled machinery to your shop with this top value CNC system!

7/11/2015 Rockler Innovation Day: Drawer Slide Jig – 11AM
Come see how to install drawer slides quickly, accurately and more easily than ever with this innovative jig!

7/18/2015 What's Turning Day: Jet Lathe – 11AM
Learn how to turn a pen on a Jet Lathe.  Jet Lathes have the power, precision and versatility to turn with ease making the turning experience better.

7/25/2015 Rockler Innovation Day: Bead Loc – 11AM
Get incredibly strong, totally concealed joints with just your hand drill and the Beadlock Pro Kit.

8/1/2015 Plug Into Power Tools Day: Track Saws – 11AM
Track Saw Basics - Learn how to make precise, splinter-free cuts with minimal set-up.  Get table saw accuracy with the portability of a Circular Saw.

8/8/2015 Rockler Innovation Day: T-Track Table – 11AM
Considering the wide variety of T-Track accessories available, the utility of the Rockler T-Track Table Top is virtually limitless.

8/15/2015 Rockler Innovation Day: Phenolic Router Table – 11AM
Come join us as we cover 8 Cuts to Make on the Router Table.

8/22/2015 What's Turning Day: Pizza Cutter & Bottle Opener – 11AM
Learn how to simply make your own creative handles to complete your pizza cutter and bottle openers with personalized flair. 

8/29/2015 Plug Into Power Tools Day: SawStop – 11AM
See this revolutionary cabinet saw in action.  It's got precision, heavy-duty construction, a dust collection system that's second to none, plus the unbelievable safety feature that makes this a must for every shop.



 

Making a CNC Sign w/ Kevin Klein

Date: June 27, 2015

Time: 9am - 1pm

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

Skill Level: Intermediate

Class Fee: $60

 

 

Basic Millwork Class - Making a Cutting Board w/ Dave Fleming

Date: July 11, 2015

Time: 10am - 5pm

Overview: In this 6 hour class the student will learn the use of a variety of power tools, from the jointer to the router table, as they take a piece of rough stock to completion of a simple project like a  cutting board. Learn how to take rough lumber to smooth straight boards through the use of a jointer, thickness planer and table saw. Then the student will glue up and shape the cutting board with tools like the Band saw and Router table . Student must bring safety glasses and hearing protection.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Class Fee: $80

 

 

Introduction to Pen Turning w/ Ed Pabst

Date: July 18, 2015

Time: 1pm - 3pm

Overview: This class is designed for the student who wants to learn how to turn a pen on the lathe.  The "Introduction to Turning" is recommended as a prerequisite.  Students will be introduced to the many different species of wood and styles of pen kits that are available, to make beautiful pens.  Pens make great gifts and can be sold as desired.  All materials are included.  A face shield and ear protection, are recommended.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Class Fee: $40

 

 

Introduction to the Router w/ John Weeks

Date: July 25, 2015

Time: 1pm - 5pm

Overview: The student will learn about one of the most versatile wood working tools out there, 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 need to bring a pair of safety glasses and hearing protection.  Drawer joinery will be discussed.

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $60

 

 

Introduction to the Router w/ John Weeks

Date: August 1, 2015

Time: 1pm - 5pm

Overview: The "Band Saw" is one of the most valuable tools in any shop.  It allows the woodworker to make a variety of cuts in many different types of projects.  This class will teach the student how to set up, tune up, and use a band saw.  The student will participate in hands-on cutting with one of our shop band saws.  Choosing the right size blade, changing and adjusting the tracking of the blade will be discussed. The proper method of resawing will be reviewed and demonstrated.  Students need to bring a pair of safety glasses and hearing protection.

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $50

 

 

Introduction to Turning w/ John Weeks

Date: August 8, 2015

Time: 1pm - 5pm

Overview: This is the class for the first time turner or anyone with limited experience in turning.  The student will be introduced to the lathe and many of the common tools used in wood turning, including the proper use of said tools. The student will learn a variety of techniques of turning between centers, including sharpening tools.  There will be a strong emphasis on safety.  Students need to bring their own eye and hearing protection.  A safety face shield is recommended.

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $50



Building Shutters  w/ Frank Brady

Date: August 15, 2015

Time: 1pm - 6pm

Overview: Description: Building shutters has traditionally been a process that required a lot of set up work, jigs and other assembly devises that made for a demanding and challenging process. With the  introduction of the Rockler Shutter system much of this has changed. Most woodworkers with modestly outfitted shops can produce shutters that rival custom made shutters at a fraction of the cost. Each student will learn all of the steps necessary to design and build plantation shutters. The student will walk away with a shutter that they have built. Shutter making materials are included. Student will need to provide their own Rockler Shutter Template kit as well as a pair of safety glasses.

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $60

 

 

Introduction to Bowl Turning w/ John Weeks

Date: August 22, 2015

Time: 1pm - 5pm

Overview: This is the class for a student with some spindle-turning experience that is looking to branch out into other types of turning. The “Introduction to Turning” class is recommended as a prerequisite. The class will focus on techniques and tools used in turning a simple bowl. The student will turn their own bowl. All materials are included. Students need to bring their own eye protection. A safety face shield is required.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Class Fee: $60

 

 

Making a Band Saw Box w/ Frank Brady

Date: August 29, 2015

Time: 1pm - 5pm

Overview: Learn how to make one of kind gift boxes cut with a standard Band Saw. 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 safety glasses and hearing protection.

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $60

 
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

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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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