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

All Rockler Locations Are Closed on Memorial Day, May 25th

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

in-store demos


5/23/2015 Joinery Made Easy: Kreg K5 Pocket Hole System - 11AM
The Kreg Jig K5 incorporates the best features of every Kreg Jig that came before, with upgrades you've never seen.

5/30/2015 Rockler Innovation Day: Box Joint Jigs - 11AM
Make precise, tight-fitting box joints with your router!

6/6/2015 Rockler Innovation Day: Dado & Coping Jigs - 11AM
Cut perfectly fitted dados for a wide range of plywood thicknesses, and see how this Smooth-running coping sled ensures perfectly square coped rail ends with virtually zero tear-out!

6/13/2015 Rockler Innovation Day: Small & Large Box Spline Jigs - 11AM
Dress up your mitered corner joints and add strength too, with the Rockler Router Table Spline Jigs!

6/20/2015 Rockler Innovation Day: Thin Rip, Cove, & Taper Jigs  - 11AM
See how these jigs help make ripping thin strips, cutting custom coves, and tapered cuts fast, easy and more precise.

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!

Pasadena Woodworking Classes and Woodworking Workshops

Shaker Boxes, with Jeanette Gonzales

Date: May 23 & 24, 2015

Time: 1pm - 4pm

Overview: Make a nested set of three shaker boxes and learn the essential techniques for making Shaker boxes, baskets and carriers, as well as Norwegian bent-wood boxes. In this 2-day class (5/23 and 5/24) you’ll learn about basic wood bending techniques, stock selection for bending wood, choosing the best wood stock for dimensional stability, and making jigs and forms for bending wood veneers. All tools and materials needed for the class are provided, and students will receive all necessary plans and patterns for making their own jigs and box making materials to use at home.  Advance reservations required.

Skill Level: All

Class Fee: $95

Router Dovetail Machines, with David Tilson

Date: May 30, 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.  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.

Skill Level: Beginner - Intermediate

Class Fee: $60

Router Basics, with Don Chafey

Date: June 6, 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. Students should bring their own routers with ¼" collets (plunge routers preferable).  A very limited number of routers are available for students who cannot bring their own router; reservations must be made in advance.  Students must also bring their own safety glasses and hearing protection.  Advance reservations are required.

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $65

Introduction to the Lathe, with Pete Carta

Date: June 13, 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. Students must bring their own safety glasses and turning tools.  Tool rental will be available.

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $50

Sharpening, with David Tilson

Date: June 20, 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- Intermediate

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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