Indianapolis Store

Store Location

Rockler Woodworking and Hardware
8452 Castleton-Corner Dr Indianapolis, IN 46250
Phone: (317) 578-9750
Manager: Paul Haag - email

Store Hours

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


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Adventures in Wood - 2016 is Coming!

It is not too early to begin planning to enter the Indianapolis Rockler “Adventures in Wood” 2016 juried Woodworking Show!

Artwork chosen will be on display for two weeks, May 20th through June 4th. Customers can vote on their favorite piece. There will be three categories this year: Turning, Furniture and Boxes.

Gift card awards will be given for first, second, third place in each category. Winner with the most overall votes will also win “Best of Show” award and be featured in “Woodworkers Journal”.

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  • Date/Time: Friday May 20th - June 4th, 2016
  • Location: Rockler Woodworking and Hardware
  • Address: 8452 Castleton-Corner Dr Indianapolis, IN 46250
  • Phone: 317-578-9750
  • Contact: Paul Haag
  • Email: store21@rockler.com
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    in-store demos
     

    4/30/2016 SawStop - 11AM
    This class will feature the SawStop saws on all the great qualities of the saw beyond the safety features. Will also go into table saw techniques featuring many of the Rockler table saw jigs.

    5/7/2016 Master The Mini Lathe with Bill Bettag 10AM - 12PM
    Learn how easy and quickly you can master woodturning with the use of Carbide tools.  Watch Bill demonstrate varies turning techniques and see all the available turning kits.

    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 with Tim Kennedy 10AM - 12PM
    Learn how to make your own custom handles for a wide variety of utensils including pizza cutters, bottle openers, cheese slicers and many more.

    6/18/2016 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.

     
    Indianapolis  Woodworking Classes and Workshops

    Raised Panel Doors with Roger Muller

    Date:   May 3, 2016

    Time:  4:30pm - 6:30pm

    Overview:   A raised panel door adds a touch of class to any cabinet door.  Learn how to calculate the part sizes for your door.  Help construct a raised panel door in class and receive plans/notes to replicate the process in your own home or shop.

    Skill Level:   Beginner

    Class Fee:  $50

     

     

     

    Dust Collection Basics with Kyle Hollingshead

    Date:   May 5, 2016

    Time:  4:30pm - 6:30pm

    Overview:   Efficient dust collection not only keeps the shop clean, but is also healthier for your lungs.  This class will show you the three sides of dust collection – collecting from stationary machines, handheld machines and air filtration.  Bring a diagram of your shop layout and have your questions answered.

    Skill Level:   Beginner

    Class Fee:  $40

     

     

     

    Spindle Turning with Bill Bettag

    Date:   May 10, 2016

    Time:  4:30pm - 6:30pm

    Overview:   Have a Lathe?  Tired of turning pens?  Now what?  Focus will be on the proper use of the roughing gouge, spindle gouge and parting tool.  Learn how to cut grooves, beads and other techniques with these tools.  After practicing these basic cuts you will make a honey dipper to take home.  We will also have various turnings on hand to give you some new project ideas.

    Skill Level:   Beginner

    Class Fee:  $50

     

     

     

    Router Table 101 Dean Roney

    Date:   May 12, 2016

    Time:  4:30pm - 6:30pm

    Overview:   Learn the proper way to setup your router table from aligning the fence to adjusting the router and measuring the bit.  What accessories will enhance table safety and productivity.  You will also learn safe and proper techniques for passing a project past the bit.

    Skill Level:   Beginner

    Class Fee:  $40

     

     

     

    Table Saw 101 with Patrice Kerevel

    Date:   May 17, 2016

    Time:  4:30pm - 6:30pm

    Overview:   Class discussion will cover the differences between the various models of table saws here at Rockler.  Learn how to check and adjust the various components and accessories for the table saw.  We will focus on safely making the basic rip cut.

    Skill Level:   Beginner

    Class Fee:  $40

     

     

     

    Router 101 with Dean Roney

    Date:   May 19, 2016

    Time:  4:30pm - 6:30pm

    Overview:   Learn the proper and safe way to set up your router.  What size router do I need? When would I use a plunge router?  What is the difference between up cut and down cut bits?  Take this class and find the answers.

    Skill Level:   Beginner

    Class Fee:  $40

     

     

     

     

    European Hinges with Roger Muller

    Date:   May 24, 2016

    Time:  4:30pm - 6:30pm

    Overview:   Why so many different styles of European hinges?  This class will explain the use of the different styles and guide you through the steps of installing European hinges with ease using Rockler Innovative Jigs.

    Skill Level:   Beginner

    Class Fee:  $40

     

     

     

    Beadlock® Pro Kit with Dean Roney

    Date:   May 26, 2016

    Time:  4:30pm - 6:30pm

    Overview:  Make your project stronger using the Beadlock® Pro kit to strengthen the joints.  In class you will assemble precut material to make a small box.

    Skill Level:   Beginner

    Class Fee:  $40

     

     

     

     

    Triton Power Tools with Patrice Kerevel

    Date:   May 31, 2016

    Time:  4:30pm - 6:30pm

    Overview:  Triton Power tools the “Thunder from Down Under”  This class will introduce the Triton line of power tools available through Rockler Woodworking.

    Skill Level:   Beginner

    Class Fee:  $40

     

     

     

    Basic Box Making with Dean Roney

    Date:   June 2, 2016

    Time:  4:30pm - 6:30pm

    Overview:  In this class everyone will construct a small Jewelry box featuring the Rockler Box joint jig. Basic woodworking techniques including safety using the table saw, chop saw and planner will be covered. Students should provide their own safety glasses, apron and tape measure

    Skill Level:   Beginner

    Class Fee:  $50

     

     

     

    Bird House Construction with Roger Muller

    Date:  June 7, 2016

    Time:  4:30pm - 6:30pm

    Overview:   In this class, students will make a basic birdhouse to take home.  With the skills learned in class and a few additional ideas presented in class students will be able to design and build a custom birdhouse in their own shop or garage.

    Skill Level:  Beginner

    Class Fee:  $50

     

     

     

    Bowl Turning 101 with Tim Kennedy

    Date:  June 9, 2016

    Time:  4pm - 7pm

    Overview:   Learn how to set up your lathe to turn a small bowl.  Tim will instruct you in setting up your wood blank, which tools to use, proper tool placement prior to you actually turning a bowl.  Once the bowl is turned you will learn how to apply a finish to your new bowl.  Safety procedures will be discussed through out the class.

    Skill Level:  Beginner

    Class Fee:  $50

     

     

     

    Full Spectrum Laser with Kyle Hollingshead

    Date:  June 14, 2016

    Time:  4:30pm - 6:30pm

    Overview:   Learn the basic components and safety procedures required to run the Full Spectrum Laser and how they interact with each other.  Discuss how the laser can enhance your woodworking projects.

    Skill Level:  Beginner

    Class Fee:  $50

     

     

     

     

    Box Joint Jig with Roger Muller

    Date:  June 16, 2016

    Time:  4:30pm - 6:30pm

    Overview:   Roger will show you how to make sure your router table is correctly and safely setup to run the Rockler Box Joint Jig.  Once you have everything properly set and the features of the jig have been discussed you will use the jig to make box joints and construct a small box.

    Skill Level:  Beginner

    Class Fee:  $50

     

     

     

    Pen Turning 101 with Bill Bettag

    Date:  June 21, 2016

    Time:  4:30pm - 6:30pm

    Overview:   Learn how to set up your lathe to turn a slime line pen.  Bill will instruct you in setting up your wood blank, which tools to use, proper tool placement prior to you actually turning a pen.  Once the pen is turned you will learn how to put the pen together prior to putting a shiny new finish on your pen.  Safety procedures will be discussed through out the class.

    Skill Level:  Beginner

    Class Fee:  $50

     

     

     

    Bosch Power Tools with Patrice Kerevel

    Date:  June 23, 2016

    Time:  4:30pm - 6:30pm

    Overview:   See the Bosch lineup at your Indy Rockler store.  Find out why Bosch is one of the leading manufactures of power tools and how they compare to the other brands.

    Skill Level:  Beginner

    Class Fee:  $40

     

     

     

    Router Table Construction: Phenolic vs HPL with Dean Roney

    Date:  June 28, 2016

    Time:  4:30pm - 6:30pm

    Overview:   This is the perfect class for anyone in the market for a router table.  We will compare the Rockler Phenolic table versus the Rockler HPL table and the assorted accessories for both tables.

    Skill Level:  Beginner

    Class Fee:  $40

     

     

     

    Carving 101 with the Circle City Carvers Guild

    Date:  June 30, 2016

    Time:  4:30pm - 6:30pm

    Overview:   Learn the basics of wood carving from a member of the Circle City Carvers.  Safety with a carving knife will be stressed as you learn the basic styles and techniques used in wood carving.  The instructor will show you the different knives used in carving and which one you can buy to get started.

    Skill Level:  Beginner

    Class Fee:  $40

     
    one on one classes

    One on One Learning Sessions - You choose!  

    Overview:  A unique opportunity to have individualized instruction with teachers renown in their field of expertise.  All One on One classes are hands on so you will effectively learn by doing. You get to design your own class, duration, day and time (within store hours).

    Skill Level: 
    Any level welcome 

    Class Fee: 
    $35 per hour

     

    Clubs & Guilds

    Circle City Carvers - Time: 1 PM to 3 PM

    Every Saturday

     

    CNC Forum Group 

    This club meets quarterly Please call the store at 317-578-9750 for the next date & time

     

    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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