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Woodworking Classes

If you’re ready to learn more about woodworking techniques to help you get started building your own projects, Rockler classes and demonstrations can be an exciting step in the right direction. Presented by members of our friendly and knowledgeable staff and/or special guests, these in-store sessions have something to offer woodworkers of all skill and experience levels.

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Classes & Workshops

Our classes and workshops provide education by combining lecture with a hands-on experience. In these classes, you’ll learn techniques to safely operate woodworking equipment and the fundamentals of specific woodworking skills. We offer a variety of classes like cabinet building, finishing, and wood turning. Find A Store Near You

Make & Takes

Unleash your creativity with these DIY classes. Grab a friend, a date or come solo. We'll teach you the skills, and you'll leave with a finished project you can proudly show off. No experience necessary. Classes are guided by a professional so you are assured to successfully complete your masterpiece. Learn More

Private Instruction & Parties

If you have a tough schedule, looking for a personalized lesson, or need a fun activity for an entire group, then our private lessons are for you. You design your own class, duration, day, and time. We’ll provide an expert for a specialized one-on-one and hands-on experience. Call or stop by for more information or to schedule. Find A Store Near You


Stop in one of our retail stores to learn about some of the best woodworking products on the market! During these fast learning experiences, we’ll demonstrate equipment and show you some of our expert’s best tips, tricks, and techniques. Find A Store Near You

Here's What Other's Have To Say

What better way to learn more about Rockler’s classes than to read reactions from past attendees! Their summaries offer a window into the experience, including their interaction with the instructor, what the class covered, and best of all, what they were able to make!.

"I took the bowl turning class today and I really enjoyed it! Instructor was easy to understand. Even though I was working with powerful tools I felt safe."

Emily M - Houston, TX

"Had a great class at Rockler learning how to turn a bowl. Tim, the instructor was attentive and helpful. He even cleaned up after me."

Melissa M - Concord, CA

"My sister and I had a great time making cribbage boards at the Houston location. Lindsey was a great class instructor and made the class a fun experience"

Dawn P - Houston, TX

#BuiltItWithRockler - Come Join the Fun!

two couples display their completed woodworking projects
group of people showing off their completed woodworking projects
women picking out pen hardware for their turning class
two men holding bottle caddys
group of four young girls showing their handmade jewelry tree's
two women measuring wood pieces
three generations of men showing off their handmade handles
group of co-workers showing their wooden pens