Denver Store

Store Location

Rockler Woodworking and Hardware
2553 S Colorado Blvd - Ste 108 Denver, CO 80222
Phone: (303) 782-0588
Manager: Rich Johnson - email

 
denver 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

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

Small Wood Boxes - Rich Gady

Date: January 10, 2015

Time: 9am - 4pm

Overview: In this class you will learn the processes for constructing a beautiful lidded box. You will also learn techniques for making different corner joints, such as mitered and splined, and how to achieve a well-fitted lid. To accomplish this, the table saw (with miter & spline sleds), drum, belt, & orbital sanders, router, band saw and drill press will be used. Decorative touches with veneers will be demonstrated. The instructor, Rich Gady, master cabinetmaker, will demonstrate these processes and help you start making beautiful boxes.

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $100 + Materials

 

Take Your Turning To The Next Level - Michael Roper

Date: January 11, 2015

Time: 9am - 4pm

Overview: Make a turning project of your own choice with an award winning wood artist Michael Roper (just call him Roper) who will help you take your woodturning to the next level. This is an open intermediate class designed to help beginner Woodturners take the next step in perfecting their technique. We will discuss proper tool bevel angles as well as sharpening techniques, stance and safety at the lathe while guiding you through the project you want to do. Please bring your tools and wood for your project.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Class Fee: $100

 

Woodworking 101 - Table - Tracy Gray

Date: January 17, 2015

Time: 9am - 1pm

Overview: Class is 1/17 & 1/18. Learn the basics for all your future woodworking projects. On the first day, you will learn to safely use the jointer, planer, table saw, miter saw, and router. You will learn at least one method of joinery and will leave the next day with a beautiful small side table. Completion of this course will prepare you to move on to using the shop for more advanced projects. A $55 materials fee  covers wood, screws, equipment, glue, etc.

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $100 + Materials

 

Basic Cabinetmaking - Part 1, The Box - Rich Gady

Date: January 24, 2015

Time: 9am - 4pm

Overview: In this class you'll learn how to make a small European-style cabinet, suitable to be used beside a bed or couch. It will be 14” wide, 27” tall, and 15” deep, and include an adjustable shelf and veneer edge-banding, and a base molding. In the part 2. class, we will make a door, and in the part 3. class, a drawer and drawer front. In this class, we will be using the table saw, dado blade, router table,  a drill and screw-gun, a hole drilling jig, a nail-gun, staple-gun, and a sander. The instructor, Rich Gady is a master cabinet-maker, and has taught many classes at Rockler as well as local colleges. Materials for this part 1. class will be $100.

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $100 + Materials

 

Router Workshop - Rich Johnson

Date: January 25, 2015

Time: 9am - 4pm

Overview: All-Day Router Intensive - A fantastic opportunity to learn about the router and its use in woodworking.  This class will cover everything about the machine and how to choose the best router for any size project.  The class will also cover bit selection, techniques and basic cuts, template use, inlays, joinery, jigs and plenty of tricks! Learn from router enthusiast Rich Johnson about this incredibly versatile power tool. Once you see all the things a router can do and how to use it, you won’t hesitate to use routers in all of your projects.

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $100

 

Turning 101 - Bruce Perry

Date: January 31, 2015

Time: 9am - 4pm

Overview: This class, aimed at beginners, teaches survival, safety and the basic skills of spindle work and faceplate turning to create a small bowl. Sharpening methods are also demonstrated as well as discussions on wood structure, wood selection and tool choices. This is a skills class, not a “project” class; the take-away is knowledge, not finished woodturnings. Your instructor will be Bruce Perry. All wood and tools supplied by the instructor.

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $100

 

Turning Bowls - Bruce Perry

Date: February 1, 2015

Time: 9am - 4pm

Overview: Woodturning a bowl class is designed to provide all the information and basic skills needed to turn a wooden bowl. Students will learn about sources and selection of wood, wood grain, and how they relate to bowl design and project success. Bowl blank preparation, safely securing it for turning on the lathe, personal safety, and tools will also be covered. Each student will learn to shape and hollow out their bowl at the lathe. Whether your goal is to turn functional bowls for the dinner table or decorative art pieces, the skills learned here will get you on the path to success.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Class Fee: $100

 

Small Wood Boxes Part 2 - Rich Gady

Date: February 7, 2015

Time: 9am - 4pm

Overview: This class is a continuation of the beginning Small Wood Boxes, where we built a small wood box. In this class you will learn how to make inserts and dividers for jewelry trays and line the inside with cloth or velvet. Laying on a veneer top will be demonstrated and edge-banding for the plywood edges. You will also learn how to finish the box with a wipe-on oil finish. The instructor, Rich Gady, master cabinetmaker, will demonstrate these processes and help you finish your beautiful box.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Class Fee: $100 + Materials

 

Take Your Turning To The Next Level - Michael Roper

Date: February 8, 2015

Time: 9am - 4pm

Overview: Make a turning project of your own choice with an award winning wood artist Michael Roper (just call him Roper) who will help you take your woodturning to the next level. This is an open intermediate class designed to help beginner Woodturners take the next step in perfecting their technique. We will discuss proper tool bevel angles as well as sharpening techniques, stance and safety at the lathe while guiding you through the project you want to do. Please bring your tools and wood for your project.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Class Fee: $100

 

 

Woodworking 101 - Bookshelf - Tracy Gray

Date: February 14, 2015

Time: 9am - 1pm

Overview: This is a two day class -Sat & Sun, Feb. 14 & 15. Learn the basics for all your future woodworking projects. On the first day, you will learn to safely use the jointer, planer, table saw, miter saw, and router. You will learn at least one method of joinery and will leave the next day with a beautiful small bookcase. Completion of this course will prepare you to move on to using the shop for more advanced projects. A $75 materials fee covers wood, screws, equipment, glue, etc.

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $100 + Materials

 

Basic Cabinetmaking - Part 2, Doors - Rich Gady

Date: February 21, 2015

Time: 9am - 4pm

Overview: In this class, we will make a door for the cabinet we made in Part 1, the box. You will choose either a shaker-style, recessed-panel door made with the dado blade, or a router-stile-rail door made with the router table. We will be using the table saw, dado blade, jointer and planer, the router table, a drill and screw-gun, and a sander. The instructor, Rich Gady is a master cabinet-maker, and has taught many classes at Rockler as well as local colleges. Materials for this class will be $50, plus the type of door hinges you choose to use.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Class Fee: $100 + Materials

 

Finishing-Hands On - Rich Johnson

Date: February 28, 2015

Time: 9am - 4pm

Overview: An incredible opportunity to learn about the theory of finishing from one of the best! Our instructor will teach you about the different types of finish available to the woodworker and when to use them. You will learn about natural and man-made finishes, indoor and outdoor finishes, and the stains and dyes used to color your projects. You will get to use the knowledge learned in the class to take an average finish and turn it into a stunning surface! You will be amazed at the results you will be able to achieve on your next finishing project. 

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $100

 

Clubs & Guilds

Front Range Woodturners - Time: 6:15pm-9pm

The first Tuesday of each month 

www.frontrangewoodturners.org

 

Colorado Woodworkers Guild - Time: 6:30pm-9pm

The third Tuesday of each month

www.coloradowoodworkersguild.org

 

Rocky Mountain Shipwrights - Time: 9 AM to 12PM

The third Saturday of each month

www.rockymountainshipwrights.org

 

700th Scale & Radio Controlled Club - Time: 10 AM to 12 PM

The Forth Saturday of each month

 

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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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