Denver Store

Store Location

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

Store Hours

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


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in-store demos
 

7/9/2016 Wood Turning Techniques - 11AM
This Demo will primarily be focused on turning small wooden boxes using the 2x2x6 walnut featured in the flyer. We will also be turning pens as time permits.

7/16/2016 Router Table Techniques - 11AM
This demo will focus around the large Box Joint Jig and projects that can be made easily with it on a router Table.

7/23/2016 Table Saw Techniques - 11AM
Demonstration will cover all the benefits and features of after-market miter gauges such as the Incra and also some of the safety accessories that make the operation of a table saw more enjoyable.

7/30/2016 Wood Finishing Techniques - 11AM
Basic Finishing techniques using HVLP systems and EF Finishes. Cover advantages and disadvantages of sprayers of different price ranges.

8/6/2016 Wood Turning Techniques - 11AM
Focus will be on the simplicity of turning handles for multiple kits Rockler offers

8/13/2016 Drawer Building - 11AM
This demo will focus on the construction of drawers using the dovetail jig to give the look of fine craftsmanship. There will also be discussion of all the different jigs available for hardware installation.

8/20/2016 Triton Work Center - 11AM
Will focus primarily on the Work Center but will also cover other Triton Tools.

8/27/2016 Sign Making - 11AM
This demonstration will show how simple the set up and routing of signs can be using Rockler sign making Kits and a compact plunge router.


 
Denver Woodworking Classes and Woodworking Workshops

Turning Bowls - Bruce Perry

Date:  July 9, 2016

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

 

 

 

Router Workshop - Rich Johnson

Date:  July 10, 2016

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

 

 

 

Woodworking 101 - Table - Tracy Gray

Date:  July 16 & 17, 2016

Time:  9am - 1pm

Overview:  Class is 7/16 & 7/17. 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 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

 

 

 

Turning Fundamentals - Michael Roper

Date:  July 24, 2016

Time:  9am - 4pm

Overview:  Begin your woodturning adventure with an award winning turner Michael Roper. He will cover everything you need to know so come prepared for a lot of information. Among the subjects covered will be nomenclature, wood orientation, equipment, sharpening techniques, spindle turning techniques, shaping methods, stance and safety at the lathe.

Skill Level:  Beginner

Class Fee:  $100

 

 

 

Kid’s Turning - Michael Roper

Date:  July 31, 2016

Time:  9am - 4pm

Overview:  This is an introduction to turning for 8 to 14 year olds. Wood orientation, which tools to use and good technique will all be covered. The kids will learn how to do spindle work between centers and make a spinning top. They will also start making bowls. No experience necessary. Safety goggles are required. Parents need to be present.

Skill Level:  Beginner

Class Fee:  $100

 

 

 

Hand Saws - Steve Cayou

Date:  August 7, 2016

Time:  9am - 4pm

Overview:  Everything you always wanted to know about Western hand saws and their uses. We will spend a lot of time on the three classes of saw cuts and saws in joinery, as well as a beginners primer on sharpening. We will cover hand saws, back saws, panel saws, and the specialty saws including turning saws, coping saws, fret saws, and flush cut saws.

Skill Level:  Beginner

Class Fee:  $100

 

 

 

 

Bowl Turning - Michael Roper

Date:  August 14, 2016

Time:  9am - 4pm

Overview:  Take your spindle work to the next step and shape a bowl. Step by step demonstration and practice will help you perfect your technique. Students will learn how to rough shape between centers, methods to cut a clean shape, how to mount the bowl in a chuck, how to hollow, and how to finish the bottom. We will discuss proper tool bevel angles as well as sharpening techniques. Please bring your tools and wood for your project. 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

 

 

 

 

Woodworking 101 - Bookshelf - Tracy Gray

Date:  August 20 & 21, 2016

Time:  9am - 1pm

Overview:  This is a two day class -Sat & Sun, 8/20 & 21. 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

 

 

 

Finishing-Hands On - Rich Johnson

Date:  August 28, 2016

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

 

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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