Pasadena Store

Store Location

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

Store Hours

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


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Store Events

 
in-store demos
 

5/7/2016 Master The Mini Lathe - 11AM
Learn how easy and quickly you can master woodturning with the use of Carbide tools.

5/14/2016 Bench Cookie Extravaganza - 11AM
This demo will wow you with all the applications Bench Cookies will provide you in your shop and around the house.

5/21/2016 Knife Making Made Simple - 11AM
In this demo you will learn all the simple techniques for making a Filet Knife.

5/28/2016 Routing Radiused Corners -  11AM
Quickly learn how simple it is to rout perfect and consistent radiuses on all you woodworking projects.

6/4/2016 Knife Making Made Simple - 11AM
In this demo you will learn all the simple techniques for making a Filet Knife.

6/11/2016 Sign Making - 11AM
Learn how simple it is to make quality professional looking signs with just a router and these easy to use templates.

6/18/2016 Custom Woodturning - 11AM
Learn how to make your own custom handles for a wide variety of utensils including pizza cutters, bottle openers, cheese slicers and many more.

6/25/2016 Wood Finishing with HVLP Sprayers - 11AM
Learn the basic techniques for spraying a variety of finishes using the HVLP systems.



 
Pasadena Woodworking Classes and Woodworking Workshops

Sharpening, with David Tilson

Date: April 30, 2016

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

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $50




Introduction to the Lathe, with Pete Carta

Date:  May 14, 2016

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:  $55




Hand Tools I: Planes & Scrapers, with David Tilson

Date:  May 21, 2016

Time:  1pm - 4:30pm

Overview:  Believe it or not, there really are a lot of woodworking tasks that can be done faster and better with hand tools!  Learn the time-honored skills of hand planing and scraping, which tools you’ll need, how to tune them up and get the most from each.  Advance reservations required.

Skill Level:  Beginner

Class Fee:  $50




Basic Shop Safety, with Don Chafey

Date:  May 28, 2016

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.  Advance reservations required.

Skill Level:  Beginner

Class Fee:  $50




Router Dovetail Machines, with David Tilson

Date:  June 4, 2016

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 - Intermediate

Class Fee:  $60




Router Basics, with Don Chafey

Date:  June 11, 2016

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:  June 18, 2016

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

Skill Level:  Beginner

Class Fee:  $50




Finishing Basics, with David Tilson

Date:  June 25, 2016

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 - Intermediate

Class Fee:  $50

 

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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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