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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Intrinsic Sculptural Wood Carving Exhibition

Intrinsic Sculptural Wood Carving Exhibition:
Denver Wood Carving Artist, Dannon Schroeder
May 6th – 8th and May 13th – 15th from 11:00AM to 4:00PM
Rockler Woodworking and Hardware
2553 S Colorado Blvd - Ste 108, Denver, CO 80222

Intrinsic Sculptural Wood Carvings by Dannon Schroeder will be on exhibit and open to the public from 11:00AM to 4:00PM, May 6th through 8th and May 13th through 15th at Rockler Woodworking and Hardware in Denver. The exhibition exemplifies a contemporary approach to traditional wood carving and the application of wood carving as a versatile medium. Works on display include wall mounted and pedestal carvings that invite the viewer to question their relationship and individual affect within the natural world. The exhibition is free of charge and the public is encouraged to attend.

Intrinsic artist, Dannon Schroeder, will be on hand each day of the exhibit and will be available to talk about wood carving, untraditional finishing techniques and to offer feedback for woodcarvers and art lovers of all experience levels and backgrounds.

“We are thrilled to have Dannon Schroeder show his work here with us,” says Rockler Store Manager Rich Johnson. “There are so many artistic approaches to contemporary woodworking and we invite the community to come explore that with us.”

Intrinsic. Sculptural Wood Carvings by Dannon Schroeder is free of charge and appropriate for all ages yet contains extremely delicate works of art (all made from wood). Guests are required to refrain from touching all works of art and children must be monitored and accompanied by a supervising adult.

Contact the store at (303) 782-0588 for more information.

 
 
in-store demos
 

5/7/2016 Master The Mini Lathe - 11AM
Learn how easy and quickly you can master woodturning with the use of Carbide tools.

5/14/2016 Bench Cookie Extravaganza - 11AM
This demo will wow you with all the applications Bench Cookies will provide you in your shop and around the house.

5/21/2016 Knife Making Made Simple - 11AM
In this demo you will learn all the simple techniques for making a Filet Knife.

5/28/2016 Routing Radiused Corners -  11AM
Quickly learn how simple it is to rout perfect and consistent radiuses on all you woodworking projects.

6/4/2016 Knife Making Made Simple - 11AM
In this demo you will learn all the simple techniques for making a Filet Knife.

6/11/2016 Sign Making - 11AM
Learn how simple it is to make quality professional looking signs with just a router and these easy to use templates.

6/18/2016 Custom Woodturning - 11AM
Learn how to make your own custom handles for a wide variety of utensils including pizza cutters, bottle openers, cheese slicers and many more.

6/25/2016 Wood Finishing with HVLP Sprayers - 11AM
Learn the basic techniques for spraying a variety of finishes using the HVLP systems.


 
Denver Woodworking Classes and Woodworking Workshops

Relief Carving Workshop - Pat Morrow

Date: April 29, 30 & May 1, 2016

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

Overview: A weekend long workshop - class is 4/29, 5:30-7:30, 4/30, 9-4 & 5/1, 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

 

 

 

Woodworking 101 - Table - Tracy Gray

Date:  May 7 & 8, 2016

Time:  9am - 1pm

Overview:  Class is 5/7 & 5/8. 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:  May 15, 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

 

 

 

Hand Plane Tune-up - Steve Cayou

Date:  May 21, 2016

Time:  9am - 4pm

Overview:  Ever wanted to know why your hand plane didn't work easily and smoothly? Now is your chance to learn  how to tune, restore, modify and sharpen your planes. The process is very detailed. In addition you will learn about the various planes and their uses as well as accessories that are useful with planes. Be prepared to receive a lot of information. Bring your new or old planes for a perfect operating tool.

Skill Level:  Beginner

Class Fee:  $100

 

 

 

Make Your Own Barn Wood - Dan Briechle

Date:  May 22, 2016

Time:  9am - 4pm

Overview:  This weathered oak course teaches students how to realistically create the look of century old reclaimed barn oak using ferrous sulfate and iron acetate. This course will cover wood selection, various distressing techniques, chemical handling and precautions, ferrous sulfate and iron acetate mixing and applications as well as sealing and final finishing. All these techniques will be addressed as we distress, blue, black and finish a 36" sample board of red or white oak.

Skill Level:  Beginner

Class Fee:  $100

 

 

 

 

 

End Grain Hollow Forms - Bruce Perry

Date:  May 28, 2016

Time:  9am - 4pm

Overview:  Shape a hollow form with step by step instruction. You will learn methods for getting the wood out, creating a smooth surface by cutting and skew scraping along with negative rake scraping and jamb chucking. The techniques in this class are not difficult, but require intense concentration. Experience in spindle and faceplate turning is needed so that the shapes can be generated in the time allocated.

Skill Level:  Intermediate

Class Fee:  $100

 

 

 

Router Workshop - Rich Johnson

Date:  May 29, 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

 

 

 

 

Project Turning - Michael Roper

Date:  June 5, 2016

Time:  9am - 4pm

Overview:  This is a beginner ‘project’ class where you can learn how to make handles for such things as ice cream scoops, bottle stoppers, or a project of your own choice. 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. Bring your questions and your own tools if you have some.

Skill Level:  Beginner

Class Fee:  $100

 

 

 

Woodworking 101 - Bookshelf - Tracy Gray

Date:  June 11 & 12, 2016

Time:  9am - 1pm

Overview:  This is a two day class -Sat & Sun, 6/11 & 6/12. 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 - Rich Johnson

Date:  June 18, 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

 

 

 

 

Lathe Basics - Bruce Perry

Date:  June 25, 2016

Time:  9am - 4pm

Overview:  Lathe Basics class is aimed at the brand new wood turner. Students will learn the components and terminology of the lathe, working safely at the lathe and the fundamentals of wood turning and tool sharpening. Also, sources of wood, mounting wood on the lathe, tool selection and use will be covered. Your instructor will be Bruce Perry, an accomplished turner, and member of the Front Range Woodturners. All students are asked to read the American Association of Woodturners Safety page: http://www.woodturner.org/resources/safety.htm, before attending!

Skill Level:  Beginner

Class Fee:  $100

 

 

 

Faceplate Fundamentals - Bruce Perry

Date:  June 26, 2016

Time:  9am - 4pm

Overview:  In this class we are dealing with wood across the lathe, techniques used for bowls, platters, architectural bases, even yo-yos are the subject. A combination of demos, and hands on work will give the student an understanding of the methods of work with this wood grain orientation, with the wood held both on a faceplate and held in a chuck. Sharpening the needed tools is demonstrated. Controlled cutting techniques, focused around getting a clean surface. We will work with bowl and spindle gouges, and with scrapers, both as shaping and finishing tools. By the end of the day we will be roughing out green wood bowls, ready to dry for further finish turning.

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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