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

 
 
in-store demos
 

Saturdays

4/25/2014 Plug Into Power Tools Day: Eureka Zone - 11AM
Learn how Eureka Zone products can help you create a portable yet highly accurate cutting system.

5/2/2015 21st Century Woodworking Day: CNC Piranha - 11AM
Bring the speed and precision of computer-controlled machinery to your shop with this top value CNC system!

5/9/2015 What's Turning Day: Pen Turning - 11AM
Come see how fun & easy it is to turn your own custom made pen!

5/16/2015 Rockler Innovation Day: Soy Gel & Java Gel Stain - 11AM
Easily remove multiple layers of paint, urethane, acrylic, epoxy or enamel without the back-breaking work of sanding and chiseling with Soy Gel. The foolproof finishing system with Java Gel Stain! 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.

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!



 
Denver Woodworking Classes and Woodworking Workshops

Small Wood Boxes - Rich Gady

Date: April 25, 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

 

Finishing-Hands On - Rich Johnson

Date: April 26, 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

 

Small Wood Boxes 2 - Rich Gady

Date: May 2, 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

 

Pen Turning - Michael Roper

Date: May 2, 2015

Time: 9am - 4pm

Overview:  Learn how to use a wood lathe to turn wood pens from the Manhattan pen kit. This class also includes how to use wood turning tools to shape the pen and get clean and accurate cuts. When you leave the class, you will have all the knowledge and confidence you need to start turning pens at home and have a beautiful pen for yourself or as a gift! 

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $100 + Materials

 

 

Take Your Turning To The Next Level - Michael Roper

Date: May 3, 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: May 9th & 10th, 2015

Time: 9am - 1pm

Overview:  Class is 5/9 & 5/10. 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

 

Router Workshop - Rich Johnson

Date: May 17th, 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: May 23rd, 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

 

 

Turned Lidded Boxes - Bruce Perry

Date: May 24th, 2015

Time: 9am - 4pm

Overview:  From dry hardwood learn techniques to turn, hollow, reverse, create a fitted lid, and finish a lidded box. Both base and lid are completed plus the know how to make almost any kind of lidded turned container. All wood and tools supplied by the instructor. You may want to bring your own tools for a tune up, and use them if they apply.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Class Fee: $100 

 

Turning 101 - Bruce Perry

Date: June 6th, 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

 

Take Your Turning To The Next Level - Michael Roper

Date: June 7th, 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: June 13th, 2015

Time: 9am - 1pm

Overview:  This is a two day class -Sat & Sun, June 13 & 14. 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

 

Pepper & Salt Mills - Bruce Perry

Date: June 21st, 2015

Time: 9am - 4pm

Overview:  In this class you will learn the processes for turning, constructing and assembling pepper and salt mills.  You will learn techniques for making turned parts fit perfectly and how to achieve a well-working mill.  Sharpening methods are also demonstrated as well as discussions on wood structure, wood selection and tool choices.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Class Fee: $100 + Materials

 

Finishing-Hands On - Rich Johnson

Date: June 28th 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 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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