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

7/12/2014 What's Turning Day: Excelsior Lathe & Ice Cream Scoop - 11AM
Learn how to turn an ice cream scoop on an Excelsior Lathe.  Excelsior Lathes have the power, precision and versatility to turn with ease making the turning experience better.

7/19/2014 Rockler Innovation Day: Box Joint Jig w/ Glue Paddles - 11AM
Make precise, tight-fitting box joints with your router.

7/26/2014 Work Smart Day: Soy Gel Paint Stripper - 11AM
Easily remove multiple layers of paint, urethane, acrylic, epoxy or enamel without the back-breaking work of sanding and chiseling.

8/2/2014 Rockler Innovation Day: Jig-It :Bookcase & Shelving - 11AM
Economical and practical, this jig is ideal for adding shelves to assembled, unassembled, new, or existing cabinetry.

8/9/2014 Joinery Made Easy: Kreg K4 Pocket Hole System - 11AM
The Kreg K4 Pocket Hole System wraps all the versatility and ease-of-use of pocket hole joinery into one simple, intuitive jig.

8/16/2014 Finishing Touch: Java Gel Stain - 11AM
The foolproof finishing system! Just wipe on with a clean cloth and you're ensured of professional quality results without brush marks. Stains dry to the touch in minutes.

8/23/2014 Rockler Innovation Day: Adjustable Clamp w/ new T-Track Table - 11AM
Auto-adjust clamping pressure makes securing your work as fast and easy as flipping a switch, regardless of the size of your work piece!

8/30/2014 Next Generation Woodworking: Nexabond Wood Adhesive - 11AM
The Nexabond Wood Adhesives combine the quick bonding and short clamping times of cyanoacrylate glue with longer open times making it easier to finish your projects without having to race against the clock, and cure time of only one hour.



 

Classes and Workshops

 

 Take Your Turning To The Next Level - Michael Roper

Date: July 12, 2014

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

 

Small Wood Boxes - Rich Gady

Date: July 19, 2014

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

 

Router Workshop - Rich Johnson

Date: July 20, 2014

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: July 26, 2014

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 Hollow Forms - Bruce Perry

Date: July 27, 2014

Time: 9am - 4pm

Overview: Shape a hollow form and create an elegant turned vase. Step by step demonstration and practice will be the order of the day. Students will learn how to rough shape between centers, methods to cut a clean shape, how to mount the vessel in a chuck, how to hollow, and how to jamb the piece to finish the bottom. Students will learn about sources and selection of wood, wood grain, and how they relate to your design and project success.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Class Fee: $100

 


Take Your Turning To The Next Level - with Michael Roper

Date: August 3, 2014

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



CNC 101 - with Joe Wainwright

Date: August 9, 2014

Time: 9am - 4pm

Overview: This class is an introduction to creating CNC projects using VCarve Pro and Cut3D. Some of the topics that will be covered include application overview, vector manipulation, working with the tool database, text, layering, and the application of various tool paths. Newly learned skills will be reinforced through hands on labs. Each student will need to bring a computer with VCarve Pro and Cut3D installed. If you do not have this software the free trial downloads can be used.

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $100


Hand-Cut Dovetails - with Rich Johnson

Date: August 10, 2014

Time: 9am - 4pm

Overview:Learn from a master! In this introductory course, you will learn the fundamentals of creating beautiful hand-cut dovetails. Rich will discuss the best saws and techniques to create perfectly fitting dovetails.

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $100

 


Woodworking 101 - Bookshelf - with Tracy Gray

Date: August 16 & 17, 2014

Time: 9am - 4pm

Overview: Class is 8/16 & 8/17. 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

 

Turning 101 - with Bruce Perry

Date: August 23, 2014

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

 

Finishing-Hands On - with Rich Johnson

Date: August 24, 2014

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

 

Small Wood Boxes Part 2 - with Rich Gady

Date: August 30, 2014

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

 

 

 



 

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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