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

 
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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

Woodworking 101 - Table - Tracy Gray

Date: September 13, 2014

Time: 9am - 1pm

Overview: Class is 9/13 & 9/14. 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 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

 

Relief Carving Workshop - with Pat Morrow

Date: September 19, 20, & 21, 2014

Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm, 9am - 4pm & 9am - 4pm

Overview: A weekend long workshop - class is 9/19, 5:30-7:30, 9/20, 9-4 & 9/21, 9-4. This is your chance to learn relief carving from a master. Using hand gouges, Pat Morrow will take you through the tools, materials, and skills needed to complete a project. Also covered will be the all essential sharpening techniques. The wood and design will be provided unless you want help creating your own design. Bring your gouges if you have them or use Rockler tools.

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $240

 

Turning 101 - with Bruce Perry

Date: September 27, 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 Bowls - with Bruce Perry

Date: September 28, 2014

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

 

Take Your Turning To The Next Level - with Michael Roper

Date: October 5, 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

 

Woodworking 101 - Bookshelf - with Tracy Gray

Date: October 11 & 12, 2014

Time: 9am - 1pm

Overview: Class is 10/11 & 10/12. 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 - with Rich Johnson

Date: October 19, 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

 

Turning 101 - with Bruce Perry

Date: October 25, 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 Ornaments - with Bruce Perry

Date: October 26, 2014

Time: 9am - 4pm

Overview: Shape a hollow lightweight ball to create an elegant ice cycle shape, along with a top hanger finial. Methods for designing and developing thin spindle turnings are the primary focus. Step by step demonstration and practice make these methods simple. As always sharpening is included. 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

 

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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