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

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

 
 
in-store demos
 

Saturdays

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.



 
Pasadena Woodworking Classes and Woodworking Workshops

Introduction to the Lathe with Pete Carta

Date: July 11, 2015

Time: 1pm - 5pm

Overview: This class is designed to introduce students to the tools and techniques of woodturning, and to provide a solid foundation in the essentials of woodturning which our other classes may build upon. Topics include lathes (features and safe operation), woodturning tools, simple sharpening, and turning between centers, with emphasis on safety and developing proper cutting technique.  Advance reservations required.

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $50



Finishing Basics with David Tilson

Date: July 18, 2015

Time: 1pm - 4:30pm

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.  Advance reservations required.

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $50




Router Dovetail Machines, with David Tilson

Date: July 25, 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!  Advance reservations required.

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $60




Router Basics, with Don Chafey

Date: August 1, 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.  Advance reservations required.

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $65




Sharpening with David Tilson

Date: August 15, 2015

Time: 1pm - 4:30pm

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 (microbevels) and hollow grinds; polishing compounds, rust removal & prevention, and diamond stones.  Advance reservations required.

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $50




Basic Shop Safety, with Don Chafey

Date: August 22, 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 tablesaw, bandsaw, drill press, router table, thickness planer, and miter saw.  Students will also learn the importance of dust collection and air purification.  Advance reservations required.

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 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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