Torrance Store

Store Location

Rockler Woodworking and Hardware
20725 Hawthorne Blvd Torrance, CA 90503
Phone: (310) 542-1466
Manager: Roger Davis - email

 
torrance store map

 

Store Hours

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

Demonstrations

in-store demos
 

Saturdays

9/13/2014 New Complete Basic Router Table Kit - 11AM
Whether you're in the market for your first router table, or a second basic table to be left set up for common operations, this package makes a fantastic value.

9/20/2014 Joinery Made Easy: Kreg Foreman Pocket Machine - 11AM
Look to the Kreg Foreman Pocket Machine to handle the job with ease. Compact, semi-automatic machine creates the same round-sided hole as the manual Kreg Jig in a fraction of the time.

9/27/2014 Rockler Innovation Day: Box Joint Jig - 11AM
Make precise, tight-fitting box joints with your router.

10/4/2014 What's Turning Day: Excelsior Lathe and Pen Turning Tools - 11AM
Learn how to turn a pen on an Excelsior Lathe.  Excelsior Lathes have the power, precision and versatility to turn with ease making the turning experience better, and see how using the right tools can make turning fun and easy!

10/11/2014 Rockler Innovation Day: Steam Bending Kit - 11AM
Expand your woodworking skills to include steam bending wood into beautifully smooth and permanent curves.

10/18/2014 21st Century Woodworking Day: Ready2Rout & Ready2Lift - 11AM
With computer-controlled precision, repeatable settings stored in memory, a pre-installed suite of apps. And many more to come, this first-ever electronic router fence and lift ushers the humble router table into the "smart" era.

10/25/2014 Rockler Innovation Day: Domino Template - 11AM
Craft your own wooden dominoes from any species of wood! Makes an excellent gift that'll have people "lining up" at the table for fun and games.



 

Classes and Workshops

Secrets To A Fine Finish - with Lou Barcelo

Date: September 13 - October 4, 2014

Time: 1pm - 3pm

Overview: Take the fear out of finishing and learn the secrets to a fine finish. You will learn how to obtain repeatable, successful  finishes on different species of wood. Starting with proper stock preparation then learn the secrets to  using oils, water based finishes and spray lacquer. Color woods using stains, dyes and toners and learn about grain / pore filling and sanding sealers. Class is limited to 5 students, is hands on, meets on four consecutive Saturdays and homework will be given.

Skill Level: Beginner - Intermediate

Class Fee: $100 + materials

 

Beginning Carving 101 - with Larry Bates

Date: October 11, 2014

Time: 1pm - 4pm

Overview: Learn the art of carving. Subjects covered in the class:
Carving wood selection
Wood grain considerations while carving
Soft wood versus hard wood tool selection
Safety considerations and protective products
Hands on practice using the required tools
Optional methods of carving and "Carve Smart"
A small project will be carved during the class.  Blanks will be provided.
Minimum tools required:
FlexCut Beginner Craft Carver Set #45487 consisting of "V" groove, "U" groove and skew

Skill Level: Beginner 

Class Fee: $35 + $5 Materials

 

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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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