Pasadena Store

Store Location

Rockler Woodworking and Hardware
83 South Rosemead Pasadena, CA 91107
Phone: (626) 356-9663
Manager: David Tilson - email

 
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Store Hours

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

Demonstrations

in-store demos
 

Saturdays

12/20/2014 Work Smart Solutions: General E-Z Pro Mortise & Tenon Jig - 11AM
Make perfect mortise and tenon joints with ease every time!

12/27/2014 Plug Into Power Tools Day: Tormek T-7 Sharpening System - 11AM
Water-cooled sharpener eliminates burning, resulting in a razor sharp, mirror-like finish. The industry's gold standard!

1/3/2015 Rockler Innovation Day: Sign Making Kit - 11AM
Produce countless enduring, classic signs with our instantly recognizable "State Park" Font Sign Making System.

1/10/2015 21st Century Woodworking Day: CNC Piranha - 11AM
A full-featured mini CNC with a compact 12" x 19" table and an included touch-screen interface!

1/17/2015 Rockler Innovation Day: Shutter Jig - 11AM
Whether you're a hobbyist or a professional woodworker, Rockler's shutter system makes building your own Planation-style Shutters easy and affordable.

1/24/2015 Plug Into Power Tools: Eureka Zone - 11AM
Learn how Eureka Zone products can help you create a portable yet highly accurate cutting system.

1/31/2015 Rockler Innovation Day: Rockler Jig & Glue Paddles - 11AM
Learn how to set up and use the Rockler Dovetail jig to make half blind and thru dovetail drawers.

2/7/2015 21st Century Woodworking Day: CNC Piranha - 11AM
A full-featured mini CNC with a compact 12" x 19" table and an included touch-screen interface!

2/14/2015 Rockler Innovation Day: Spline Jig - 11AM
Quickly and easily add beautiful dovetail or straight splines to reinforce the mitered corner joints of your projects with the new Router Table Spline Jig!

2/21/2015 Work Smart Solutions: Micro Jig - 11AM
Work safer, work smarter with Micro Jig.

2/28/2015 What's Turning Day: Bottle Opener - 11AM
Create a custom bottle opener everyone will talk about with this Bottle Opener Turning Kit!



 

Classes and Workshops

Shop Safety - with Don Chafey

Date: December 20, 2014

Time: 1pm - 5pm

Overview: Learn hands-on how to work safely in the woodshop.  In this class, geared to beginning and intermediate woodworkers, students will learn how to safely operate the table saw, BandSaw, drill press, router table, thickness planer, and miter saw.  Students will also learn the importance of dust collection and air purification.  Reservations are required, and students must bring their own eye and hearing protection.  All other materials will be provided.

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $50


Sharpening - with David Tilson

Date: January 10, 2015

Time: 1pm - 5pm

Overview: In this class you’ll learn how to sharpen common woodworking tools using methods such as water- and oilstones, bench grinders, the Tormek and Work Sharp grinding systems, and more.  Topics include bevel angles, secondary bevels (micro bevels) and hollow grinds; polishing compounds, rust removal & prevention, and diamond stones.  Advance reservations required.  It is strongly recommended that students bring their own tools to sharpen, and learn on their own sharpening equipment if possible.  However, this also might be a great way to try out that shiny blue grinder you've been eyeing for months now!  Also, students must bring their own safety glasses.

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $50


Make a Nested Set of Shaker Boxes - with David Tilson

Date: January 17 & 18, 2015

Time: 1pm - 5pm & 12pm - 3pm

Overview: In this class you’ll learn how to sharpen common woodworking tools using methods such as water- and oilstones, bench grinders, the Tormek and Work Sharp grinding systems, and more.  Topics include bevel angles, secondary bevels (micro bevels) and hollow grinds; polishing compounds, rust removal & prevention, and diamond stones.  Advance reservations required.  It is strongly recommended that students bring their own tools to sharpen, and learn on their own sharpening equipment if possible.  However, this also might be a great way to try out that shiny blue grinder you've been eyeing for months now

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $95 - Including Materials

Finishing Basics - with David Tilson

Date: January 24, 2015

Time: 1pm - 5pm

Overview: Take the fear out of finishing! This class teaches everything you need to know to strip off an old finish and then apply the perfect finish to just about any woodworking project. Topics include surface preparation and sanding; staining and dyeing; using sealers, oil-base and waterborne varnishes; and much more. Having completed this class, students will have a firm understanding of the basic types of wood finishes and how and why each is used.  Reservations are required, and all materials costs are included.

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $50

 

Router Basics - with Don Chafey

Date: January 31, 2015

Time: 1pm - 5pm

Overview: If you want to expand your woodworking repertoire, the router is the tool to master.  This class covers everything from how to choose the best router for the job to cutting and milling operations with handheld and table-mounted routers.  Students will complete a project by pattern routing, making simple inlays, and forming edges. Reservations are required. Students must bring their own safety glasses, hearing protection, and routers with ¼" collets (plunge & fixed bases if available).  A very limited number of routers are available for students who cannot bring their own router; reservations must be made in advance.  All materials costs are included.

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $65

 

Router Dovetail Machines - with David Tilson

Date: February 7, 2015

Time: 1pm - 5pm

Overview: If you’ve just gotten a new dovetail machine, or if you’re tired of running through your entire scrap pile making test cuts and still not getting a tight-fitting joint, this is the class for you. You’ll get step-by-step guidance through the entire process using either the Rockler or the Porter Cable 4200-series dovetail machine, from preparing the project materials to fine-tuning the final fit of the dovetail joint, all while learning how to cut dovetails safely and with your own tools!  Reservations are required. Students must bring their own safety glasses, hearing protection, router, and dovetail machine with bits (Rockler or Porter Cable 4200 series only, please). A very limited number of routers and dovetail machines are available for loan during the class, but only by prior arrangement.  All materials costs are included.

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $60


Shop Safety - with Don Chafey

Date: February 21, 2015

Time: 1pm - 5pm

Overview: Learn hands-on how to work safely in the woodshop.  In this class, geared to beginning and intermediate woodworkers, students will learn how to safely operate the table saw, band saw, drill press, router table, thickness planer, and miter saw.  Students will also learn the importance of dust collection and air purification.  Reservations are required, and students must bring their own eye and hearing protection.  All other materials will be provided.

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $50

 

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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 ordering from Rockler for almost 20 years and have found their products to be very inexpensive and of high quality. Shipping is fast even when an item is back ordered. The best prices I have found anywhere."

- Orval - 08/07/2012

What People are Saying:

I have been ordering from Rockler for almost 20 years and have found their products to be very inexpensive and of high quality. Shipping is fast even when an item is back ordered. The best prices I have found anywhere."

- Orval - 08/07/2012
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