Milwaukee Store

Store Location

Rockler Woodworking and Hardware
1725 So 108th St Milwaukee, WI 53214
Phone: (414) 302-1472
Manager: email

 
store map

 

Store Hours

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

Demonstrations

in-store demos
 

7/12/2014 What's Turning Day: Excelsior Lathe & Ice Cream Scoop - 11AM
Learn how to turn an ice cream scoop on an Excelsior Lathe.  Excelsior Lathes have the power, precision and versatility to turn with ease making the turning experience better.

7/16/2014 Turning - 5PM

7/19/2014 Scroll Saw Club Meeting - 9AM

7/19/2014 CNC Shark
- 9:30AM

7/19/2014 Rockler Innovation Day: Box Joint Jig w/ Glue Paddles - 11AM
Make precise, tight-fitting box joints with your router.

7/26/2014 Work Smart Day: Soy Gel Paint Stripper - 11AM
Easily remove multiple layers of paint, urethane, acrylic, epoxy or enamel without the back-breaking work of sanding and chiseling.

8/1/2014 Turning Tool Sharpening Demonstration 1PM-3PM
Learn how to keep your turning tools sharp with the Wolverine jig.

8/2/2014 Shark Owners Group Meeting 9AM

8/2/2014 Rockler Innovation Day: Jig-It :Bookcase & Shelving - 11AM
Economical and practical, this jig is ideal for adding shelves to assembled, unassembled, new, or existing cabinetry.

8/2/2014 CNC Shark Demonstration 12-2PM

8/9/2014 Joinery Made Easy: Kreg K4 Pocket Hole System - 11AM
The Kreg K4 Pocket Hole System wraps all the versatility and ease-of-use of pocket hole joinery into one simple, intuitive jig.

8/16/2014 Scroll Saw Club Meeting - 9AM

8/16/2014 Finishing Touch: Java Gel Stain - 11AM
The foolproof finishing system! Just wipe on with a clean cloth and you're ensured of professional quality results without brush marks. Stains dry to the touch in minutes.

8/23/2014 Square Bowl Turning Demonstration -  9:30AM

8/23/2014 Rockler Innovation Day: Adjustable Clamp w/ new T-Track Table - 11AM
Auto-adjust clamping pressure makes securing your work as fast and easy as flipping a switch, regardless of the size of your work piece!

8/30/2014 Next Generation Woodworking: Nexabond Wood Adhesive - 11AM
The Nexabond Wood Adhesives combine the quick bonding and short clamping times of cyanoacrylate glue with longer open times making it easier to finish your projects without having to race against the clock, and cure time of only one hour.





 

Classes and Workshops

Basic Scroll Saw Class - with Matt Gatchell

Date: July 12, 2014

Time: 12pm - 4pm

Overview: This class will start with a discussion on shop safety. You will cover the various materials and types of blades that can be used on the scroll saw as well as other tools frequently used to complete your project. You will prepare the project for cutting and then practice various cuts to get familiar with the saw. You will cut a set of coasters out of two different types of wood and discuss sanding and finishing your project.

Skill Level: Beginner

Cost: $45


Bowl Turning Class - with Gary Datka

Date: July 13, 2014

Time: 10:30am - 3:30pm

Overview: Gary will take you through the entire process of bowl turning. From shop safety, mounting the blank on the lathe, tool selection, proper use of the tools and finishing options. You will leave with a bowl that you have turned.

Skill Level: Beginner

Cost: $45


Woodworking Fundamentals - with Pete Sapienza

Date: July 26, 2014

Time: 12pm - 4pm

Overview: You will learn the 5 steps to create straight, flat, square and accurate thickness of stock using a jointer, planer and table saw. Attention to shop safety will be covered. Each student will be required to supply safety glasses, hearing protection, tape measure and note taking material..

Skill Level: Beginner

Cost: $55


Wood & Acrylic Pen Turning Class - with Gary Datka

Date: August 30, 2014

Time: 11:30am - 3:30pm

Overview: The class will start out with a discussion on shop safety and the you will learn how to drill and prep the wood blank and pen kit for turning, turn the wood blank, finish and assemble the pen. You will then do the same with the acrylic blank.You will leave with both pens that you have turned.

Skill Level: Beginner

Cost: $50




 

Clubs and Guilds

Guild or Woodworking club Members:
Show us your active membership card and receive 10% off regularly priced items. 
 (Excludes Power Tools)

 

The CNC Shark Owners Group - Time: 9am

The first Saturday of each month

 

The Scroll Saw Club - Time: 9am

The third 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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