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Unleash your creativity with DIY woodworking 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 to friends and family.

Each make and take woodworking classes is geared toward a specific project and projects rotate out frequently. Sign up for one or all!

No Woodworking Experience? No Problem

Make and take classes are limited to three to six participants per class. This enables instructors to offer lots of one-on-one time. No previous woodworking experience is necessary.

You will be supplied with all the tools, material and safety gear to complete your project


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Arrive 15 minutes early
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Build your project
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Take your finished project home

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Make & Take Classes Coming in October

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Cheese Serving Board

Join us to create a beautiful cheese serving board. In this class you’ll learn the basics of using router and how to apply a food-safe finish. Cost includes all materials and supplies. Registration will be opening soon, check back for details.

Cost - $35.00


Download Download the Cheese Serving Tray Plan



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Folding Pocket Knife

Join us to create a custom folding pocket knife for yourself or to give as a gift. In this class you'll learn how to shape, sand, and finish a custom handle as you make your own knife. Cost includes all materials and supplies. Registration will be opening soon, check back for details.

Cost - $35.00


download Download The Folding Pocket Knife Plan



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Turned Handles

Turn a hardwood handle and attach an ice cream scoop, bottle opener, or a pizza cutter, your choice! Hardware kit cost ($9.99 - $19.99) required. All other materials are included in the cost of the class. Registration will be opening soon, check back for details.

Cost - $35.00


download Download The Turned Handle Plan



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Wood Luminary

Join us to create a wood luminary for yourself or to give as a gift. In this class you'll make a traditional holiday accent while learning basic scroll saw techniques. Cost includes all materials and supplies. Registration will be opening soon, check back for details.

Cost - $35.00


download Download the Wood Luminary Plan



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Make A Wooden Bow Tie


In this class, you’ll create your very own wooden bow tie. You’ll choose your wood species, cut out your bow tie design using the bandsaw or scroll saw, dress up your bow tie with strips of inlay, then sand and finish your piece. To finish your project you will attach an elastic band so the person in your life can sport the finished product!


Download Download the Bow Tie Plan



Custom 4-in-1 Screwdriver Project Video

Build A Custom 4-in-1 Screwdriver


In this class, You’ll learn woodturning basics as you craft a handle for a 4-in-1 screwdriver hardware kit.



Download Download the Custom 4-in-1 Screwdriver Plan



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Assemble & Finish A Wooden Tote


This class will take you through the step-by-step process of assembling and finishing a small wooden storage tote.



Download Download the Wooden Tote Plan




DIY Custom Wooden Signs


Use our Interlock Signmaker’s Templates and a plunge router to make a sign you’ll be proud to display or give as a gift.



Download Download the Custom Wooden Sign Plan





Turn A Wooden Bowl



Join us to create your very own turned bowl! This class will take you through the step by step process of turning a small maple bowl with the use of carbide turning tools.cYou will learn how to mount the blank on the lathe, how to hold the tools, cutting techniques and finishing.



Download the Wooden Bowl Plan




Wood Pens On The Lathe

Join us to create your very own turned pen! This course will teach you the basic fundamentals of turning your own Manhattan pen using carbide turning tools. Finishing and assembly of the pen kit will also be covered and you will leave with a beautiful handmade custom pen.



Download Download the Pen Turning Plan




Barrel Stave Candle Centerpieces


In this class, you’ll create your very own whiskey barrel stave candle centerpiece. You’ll learn how to make this project by using a drill press and learning how to sand and finish.



Download Download the Barrel Stave Candle Centerpiece Plan




DIY Cribbage Board


In this class, you’ll use one of our game kits to create your very own wooden cribbage board. You’ll learn how to drill, cut your board using a bandsaw, add a decorative edge using a router, then learn how to shape, sand and finish.



Download Download the Wooden Cribbage Board Plan



Jewelry Tree Project Video

Build Your Own Jewelry Tree


This class takes you through the step by step process of making a very attractive wooden jewelry tree. You will learn basic woodworking skills in a short period of time and walk away with a great gift.



Download Download The Jewelry Tree Plan




Build Your Own Wireless Speaker Box


A treat for the ears and the eyes: Build a small decorative box and learn how to install our Wireless Speaker Kit.



Download Download The Wireless Speaker Box Plan




Make A Bag Toss Board


In this class, you will learn basic woodworking skills such as pocket hole construction, air nailing or screwing, routing techniques, jig saw cutting and finish sanding with orbital sanders. Each student will build one Game Board but will go home with the knowledge needed to build their second one.



Download Download The Bag Toss Board Plan




Build Your Own Step Stool


In this class, we will take you through the process of doing pocket hole construction using the Kreg Pocket Hole Jigs. We will also cover basic routing techniques, assembly and finish sanding operations.



Download Download The Step Stool Plan




Build Your Own Bottle Caddy


Learn new skills and leave with a finished project you can proudly say you made yourself! In this beverage caddy project you'll learn basic joinery techniques, including doweling, scroll sawing and clamping, plus assembly techniques.



Download Download The Bottle Caddy Plan