Buffalo Store

Store Location

Rockler Woodworking and Hardware
5085 Transit Rd Buffalo, NY 14221
Phone: (716) 631-8922
Manager: Josh Cropp - 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 Event

Robert Sordy - FREE Woodturning Tools Demo!
 
 
in-store demos
 

2/6/2016  Drawer Slide Jigs - 11AM
Demo will cover all the benefits and features of the Rockler drawers slide jigs on how they make for easy and accurate installation of drawers slide hardware.

2/13/2016 Creative Woodturning - 11AM
See all the different and easy techniques and designs for turning a lot of your own kitchen utensils.

2/20/2016 Simple Knife Sharpening - 11AM
Learn how easy knife sharpening can be by using the Ken Onion knife sharpener. Great for Axe's, scissors, kitchen knives and of course filet & hunting knives.

2/21/2016 Robert Sorby Demo - 10AM
10AM - 4PM Learn new Woodturning techniques and get answers to your turning questions from a representative from Robert Sorby – plus enjoy special pricing!

2/27/2016 Today's Woodworking: CNC Shark - 11AM
See how much CNC's our changing the way we all are doing our woodworking projects.

3/5/2016 Raised Panel Door Construction - 11AM
In the Raised panel door demo will be constructing a Shaker style raised panel door featuring the Freud Premier router bits at 10%off along with the Woodshop calculator, router table and coping jig.

3/12/2016 Table Saw Techniques - 11AM
This demo 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.

3/19/2016 Full Spectrum Laser Demo - 11AM
This demo will focus on the Rotary attachment and all the different types of projects that can be done with it.

3/26/2016 Weekend Woodturning Projects - 11AM
This demo will feature many of the new turning kits as well as the Lathe Dust collector attachment.

4/2/2016 Knife Making - 11AM
Learn how to create custom scales from the material of your choice or from our selection of unique book matched woods for a custom knife handle. Minimal tools required and makes for a great gift.

4/9/2016 Dust Collection & Cord Management - 11AM
This Demo we will be featuring the new hook and how it can/will benefit you in the shop on all your Hose and cord management for dust collection, electrical cords and air hose lines.  

4/16/2016 Shutter Jig - 11AM
Demo on Building Privacy screens featuring the Rockler Shutter Jigs

4/23/2016 Wood Finishing Basics - 11AM
Learn how to quickly finish projects that have multiple parts and the efficiency of spraying using the Rockler HVLP system.

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.



  
Pleasant Hill Woodworking Classes and Woodworking Workshops

Bowl Turning - with Jim Vasi

Date: February 8, 2016

Time: 10am

Overview: Learn to turn a wooden Bowl in under 4 hours!  Try your hand at mounting the wood, cutting techniques and finishing.  You will leave the class with a finished bowl.  Cost includes all supplies as well as the class. 

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $40




Router 101 - with Jim Vasi

Date: February 10, 2016

Time: 6pm

Overview: Some say that the Router is the most versatile tool in a shop.  They're right!  Come learn about bit selection, jigs, free hand routing and router tables.  This class is not hands on but is geared towards helping you understand all the intricacies of this amazing tool. 

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $25




Wood Finishing - with Edmund Haremski

Date: February 13, 2016

Time: 10am

Overview: You've built a gorgeous piece of furniture, now what?  Come and learn about the wide ranging world of finishing.  We'll go over ways to add color to wood, how to topcoat your project, and how to "finish your finish."  The class will also go over the new world of decorative finishes like aged finish, milk paints and more!

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $30




Knife Making with Phil DeFranco

Date: February 20, 2016

Time: 10am

Overview: Learn to create a unique knife handle utilizing Rockler knife kits and scales.  This class will include the knife kit, scales, and all important materials.  Learn to cut, shape, and finish your own knife!

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $60




Table Saw 101 - with Jim Vasi

Date: February 23, 2016

Time: 5pm

Overview: This class will go over safety, setup, and the features of this important centerpiece of a woodshop. This class is not hands on and is available to woodworkers of all ages and experience.

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $25




Intro to Turning - with Jim Vasi

Date: February 25, 2016

Time: 5pm

Overview: Never used a lathe?  Thinking about getting one?  Learn about the various tools, chucks, holding wood, safety and cutting techniques!

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $40




Peppermill Turning - with Terry Lund

Date: February 27, 2016

Time: 10am

Overview: Learn to turn a pepper mill with extensive class.  This class will take the better part of 6 hours to complete as you turn, shape, drill, and create this unique project.  Cost of class includes stock, turning kit, and lunch! 

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $40




Bowl Turning - with Jim Vasi

Date: March 5, 2016

Time: 10am

Overview: Learn to turn a wooden Bowl in under 4 hours!  Try your hand at mounting the wood, cutting techniques and finishing.  You will leave the class with a finished bowl.  Cost includes all supplies as well as the class. 

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $40




Router 101 - with Jim Vasi

Date: March 7, 2016

Time: 5pm

Overview: Some say that the Router is the most versatile tool in a shop.  They're right!  Come learn about bit selection, jigs, free hand routing and router tables.  This class is not hands on but is geared towards helping you understand all the intricacies of this amazing tool. 

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $25





Wood Finishing - with Edmund Haremski

Date: March 9, 2016

Time: 5pm

Overview: You've built a gorgeous piece of furniture, now what?  Come and learn about the wide ranging world of finishing.  We'll go over ways to add color to wood, how to topcoat your project, and how to "finish your finish."  The class will also go over the new world of decorative finishes like aged finish, milk paints and more!

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $30




Knife Making with Phil DeFranco

Date: March 12, 2016

Time: 10am

Overview: Learn to create a unique knife handle utilizing Rockler knife kits and scales.  This class will include the knife kit, scales, and all important materials.  Learn to cut, shape, and finish your own knife!

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $60




Table Saw 101 - with Jim Vasi

Date: March 15, 2016

Time: 5pm

Overview: This class will go over safety, setup, and the features of this important centerpiece of a woodshop. This class is not hands on and is available to woodworkers of all ages and experience.

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $25




Pen Turning - with Terry Lund

Date: March 19, 2016

Time: 10am

Overview: Learn to turn a pen in under 4 hours!  Try your hand at mounting the wood, cutting techniques and finishing.  You will leave the class with a finished pen.  Cost includes all supplies as well as the class.

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $40




Intro to Turning - with Jim Vasi

Date: March 26, 2016

Time: 10am

Overview: Never used a lathe?  Thinking about getting one?  Learn about the various tools, chucks, holding wood, safety and cutting techniques!

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $40





Bowl Turning - with Jim Vasi

Date: April 2, 2016

Time: 10am

Overview: Learn to turn a wooden Bowl in under 4 hours!  Try your hand at mounting the wood, cutting techniques and finishing.  You will leave the class with a finished bowl.  Cost includes all supplies as well as the class. 

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $40





Router 101 - with Jim Vasi

Date: April 5, 2016

Time: 5pm

Overview: Some say that the Router is the most versatile tool in a shop.  They're right!  Come learn about bit selection, jigs, free hand routing and router tables.  This class is not hands on but is geared towards helping you understand all the intricacies of this amazing tool. 

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $25




Intro to CNC - with Charley Paddock

Date: April 9, 2016

Time: 10am

Overview: Try out this class if you are thinking about a new CNC or just bought one!  Topics to cover include software basics, work-holding techniques, and tool path creation.

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $40




Wood Finishing - with Edmund Haremski

Date: April 13, 2016

Time: 5pm

Overview: You've built a gorgeous piece of furniture, now what?  Come and learn about the wide ranging world of finishing.  We'll go over ways to add color to wood, how to topcoat your project, and how to "finish your finish."  The class will also go over the new world of decorative finishes like aged finish, milk paints and more!

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $30




Peppermill Turning - with Terry Lund

Date: April 16, 2016

Time: 10am

Overview: Learn to turn a pepper mill with extensive class.  This class will take the better part of 6 hours to complete as you turn, shape, drill, and create this unique project.  Cost of class includes stock, turning kit, and lunch! 

Skill Level: Intermediate

Class Fee: $80




Table Saw 101 - with Jim Vasi

Date: April 18, 2016

Time: 5pm

Overview: This class will go over safety, setup, and the features of this important centerpiece of a woodshop. This class is not hands on and is available to woodworkers of all ages and experience.

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $25





Knife Making with Phil DeFranco

Date: April 23, 2016

Time: 10am

Overview: Learn to create a unique knife handle utilizing Rockler knife kits and scales.  This class will include the knife kit, scales, and all important materials.  Learn to cut, shape, and finish your own knife!

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $60




Guitar Making - with Charley Paddock

Date: TBD

Time: 10 Sessions of 6 to 8 hours - Dates to be determined

Overview: Learn to create a steel string acoustic guitar, start from SCRATCH!  Class includes soundboard construction with sound hole, rosette, and bracing, bending the sides, body construction, making the freeboard, hand carving the neck, and much more!  To learn more about the instructor visit paddockguitars.com.  This class is limited to two participants, due to scope of on hand learning.

Skill Level: Advanced

Class Fee: $2,000 + material cost

 

Private Woodworking Instruction

We offer instruction, in Wood Turning, Band Saw, and Routers. Fee is $20 for one hour $35 for Two Hours. Call Store for times and Details 716-631-8922

 

Shop Tip

Hardware
When planning a woodworking project, design your piece around existing, available hardware. There is nothing more frustrating than building a great project and finding that there isn't any hardware to fit your design! So check our catalog, or stop at our store for the best hardware available.

 

Clubs & Guilds

CNC Club - Time: 10AM

First Saturday of every month.

Rockler Buffalo is proudly hosting the CNC Users Group! The club consists of CNC owners, users and prospective buyers. Every meeting consists of a ‘Show-n-Tell’ portion, demonstration and then a group discussion. We’d be happy to have you join us and we’ll be looking forward to seeing you at the store! Don’t miss out on this one of kind experience.

 

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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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