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

Watch highlights from the Indianapolis Rockler
“Adventures in Wood” 2016 Juried Woodworking Show!

The Indianapolis Rockler Store recently held their annual, juried woodworking show. Our own RueAnn takes time to meet with this year's artists. Learn about where they gather inspiration for their projects, how time intense some can be and get a closer look at the beautiful details.

This year’s show features winners in three categories: Turning/sculpture, furniture, boxes, and a Best of Show winner. The first place winners will be featured in an issue of the “Woodworkers Journal” magazine and be awarded a $200 Rockler gift card. Best of Show winner will receive an additional $250 Rockler gift card. Second place winners will win a $100 Rockler Gift Card and third place winners will win a $50 Rockler Gift Card.

 
 
in-store demos
 

6/25/2016 Wood Finishing with HVLP Sprayers - 11AM
Learn the basic techniques for spraying a variety of finishes using the HVLP systems.

7/2/2016 Coping Made Simple - 11AM
With the Rockler Coping Sled making specialty joints couldn’t be any simpler. This demo will quickly show how easy it is to make quality looking woodworking joints.

7/9/2016 Wood Turning Techniques - 11AM
This Demo will primarily be focused on turning small wooden boxes using the 2x2x6 walnut featured in the flyer. We will also be turning pens as time permits.

7/16/2016 Router Table Techniques - 11AM
This demo will focus around the large Box Joint Jig and projects that can be made easily with it on a router Table.

7/23/2016 Table Saw Techniques - 11AM
Demonstration will cover all the benefits and features of after-market miter gauges such as the Incra and also some of the safety accessories that make the operation of a table saw more enjoyable.

7/30/2016 Wood Finishing Techniques - 11AM
Basic Finishing techniques using HVLP systems and EF Finishes. Cover advantages and disadvantages of sprayers of different price ranges.

8/6/2016 Wood Turning Techniques - 11AM
Focus will be on the simplicity of turning handles for multiple kits Rockler offers.

8/13/2016 Drawer Building - 11AM
This demo will focus on the construction of drawers using the dovetail jig to give the look of fine craftsmanship. There will also be discussion of all the different jigs available for hardware installation.

8/20/2016 Triton Work Center - 11AM
Will focus primarily on the Work Center but will also cover other Triton Tools.

8/27/2016 Sign Making - 11AM
This demonstration will show how simple the set up and routing of signs can be using Rockler sign making Kits and a compact plunge router.

 
Indianapolis  Woodworking Classes and Workshops

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

 

 

 

Make & Take a Pen with Kyle

Date:  July 3, 2016

Time:  1pm - 3pm

Overview:   Learn the basic turning techniques to turn your very own pen.  At the end of this session you will be the proud owner of a pen that you created.  All supplies are provided.

Skill Level:  Beginner

Class Fee:  $30

 

 

 

 

Mortise and Tenon with Patrice

Date:  July 5, 2016

Time:  4:30pm - 6:30pm

Overview:   Learn to use a Mortise and Tenon jig along with a plunge router to create strong joints for all your woodworking projects.

Skill Level:  Beginner

Class Fee:  $50

 

 

 

Bench Planes 101 with Spencer

Date:  July 7, 2016

Time:  4:30pm - 6:30pm

Overview:   Spencer will cover the parts, components and history of the Bench Plane as well as its use and various techniques to enhance your wood working projects.  After you complete this course you will be ready for Bench Planes 102 learning how to sharpen and maintain your Bench Plane.

Skill Level:  Beginner

Class Fee:  $50

 

 

 

Make & Take a Birdhouse with Patrice

Date:  July 7, 2016

Time:  1pm - 3pm

Overview:   Bring a child or best friend and build a birdhouse from pre-cut pieces of wood.  This Make & Take is a fun team building project to share with someone and also provides a home for birds.  Cost of this session covers 1-2 people per birdhouse.

Skill Level:  Beginner

Class Fee:  $30

 

 

 

Full Spectrum Laser 101 with Kyle

Date:  July 12, 2016

Time:  4:30pm - 6:30pm

Overview:   Learn how to setup and run the Full Spectrum laser along with an overview of the various projects you can do with the Laser.

Skill Level:  Beginner

Class Fee:  $50

 

 

 

Knife Making with Duke

Date:  July 14, 2016

Time:  4:30pm - 6:30pm

Overview:   For this class you will need to arrive early to purchase a knife kit and scales of your choice.  Then Duke will instruct you though each step to build your kit as well as tips and techniques you can use on any kit.

Skill Level:  Beginner

Class Fee:  $50

 

 

 

Make & Take a Flower Box with Dave

Date:  July 17, 2016

Time:  1pm - 3pm

Overview:   Bring a child or best friend and build a flowerbox from pre-cut pieces of wood.  Team building is a fun project to share with someone and also provides a decorative box to plant flowers in .  Cost of this session covers 1-2 people per flower box.

Skill Level:  Beginner

Class Fee:  $30

 

 

 

Dovetail Jig with Patrice

Date:  July 19, 2016

Time:  4:30pm - 6:30pm

Overview:   Patrice will instruct you how to setup and use a Dovetail Jig.  Learn the basics of joinery and how it can enhance your projects.

Skill Level:  Beginner

Class Fee:  $50

 

 

 

Full Spectrum Laser 102 with Kyle

Date:  July 21, 2016

Time:  4:30pm - 6:30pm

Overview:   Know that you know the basic operation of the laser learn how to use the laser for more advanced techniques and design use.

Skill Level:  Intermediate

Class Fee:  $50

 

 

 

Make & Take a Pen with Ernest

Date:  July 24, 2016

Time:  1pm - 3pm

Overview:   Learn the basic turning techniques to turn your very own pen.  At the end of this session you will be the proud owner of a pen that you created.  All supplies are provided.

Skill Level:  Beginner

Class Fee:  $30

 

 

 

Router 101 with Dean

Date:  July 26, 2016

Time:  4:30pm - 6:30pm

Overview:   Dean will cover all the operational and safety features of a router.  Then you will learn various applications you can perform with a router as well as the many jigs and accessories for your router.

Skill Level:  Beginner

Class Fee:  $50

 

 

 

Bench Planes 102 with Spencer

Date:  July 28, 2016

Time:  4:30pm - 6:30pm

Overview:   Bench Planes 102 will teach you various ways to sharpen your Bench Plane as well as how to care for it while in use and in storage.

Skill Level:  Beginner

Class Fee:  $50

 

 

 

Make & Take Knife Making with Duke

Date:  July 31, 2016

Time:  1pm - 3pm

Overview:   Arrive early to purchase your knife kit and scales then Duke will instruct you how to complete the kit.

Skill Level:  Beginner

Class Fee:  $30

 

 

 

 

Block Planes 101 with Spencer

Date:  August 4, 2016

Time:  4:30pm - 6:30pm

Overview:   Spencer will cover the parts, components and history of the Block Plane as well as its use and various techniques to enhance your wood working projects.  After you complete this course you will be ready for Block Planes 102 learning how to sharpen and maintain your Block Plane.

Skill Level:  Beginner

Class Fee:  $50

 

 

 

Make & Take a Pen with Kyle

Date:  August 7, 2016

Time:  1pm - 3pm

Overview:   Learn the basic turning techniques to turn your very own pen.  At the end of this session you will be the proud owner of a pen that you created.  All supplies are provided.

Skill Level:  Beginner

Class Fee:  $30

 

 

 

Bandsaw 101 with Patrice

Date:  August 9, 2016

Time:  4:30pm - 6:30pm

Overview:   Patrice will cover the operational and safety features of the bandsaw.  Setup and blade installation will be covered as well as general use and blade selection for the saw.

Skill Level:  Beginner

Class Fee:  $50

 

 

 

Full Spectrum Laser with Kyle

Date:  August 11, 2016

Time:  4:30pm - 6:30pm

Overview:   Know that you know the basic operation of the laser learn how to use the laser for more advanced techniques and design use.

Skill Level:   Intermediate

Class Fee:  $60

 

 

 

Make & Take Wooden Jewelry Rings with Ernest

Date:  August 14, 2016

Time:  1pm - 3pm

Overview:   Ernest will teach you how to make wooden jewelry rings with metal and stone accents.

Skill Level:   Beginner

Class Fee:  $30

 

 

 

Router 101 with Dean

Date:  August 16, 2016

Time:  4:30pm - 6:30pm

Overview:   Dean will cover all the operational and safety features of a router.  Then you will learn various applications you can perform with a router as well as the many jigs and accessories for your router.

Skill Level:   Beginner

Class Fee:  $50

 

 

 

Block Planes 102 with Spencer

Date:  August 18, 2016

Time:  4:30pm - 6:30pm

Overview:   Block Planes 102 will teach you various ways to sharpen your Block Plane as well as how to care for it while in use and in storage.

Skill Level:   Beginner

Class Fee:  $50

 

 

 

Make & Take a Flower Box with Dave

Date:  August 21, 2016

Time:  1pm - 3pm

Overview:   Bring a child or best friend and build a flowerbox from pre-cut pieces of wood.  This Make & Take is a fun team building project to share with someone and also provides a decorative box to plant flowers in .  Cost of this session covers 1-2 people per flower box.

Skill Level:   Beginner

Class Fee:  $30

 

 

 

Table Saw 101 with Patrice

Date:  August 23, 2016

Time:  4:30pm - 6:30pm

Overview:   Patrice will cover the operational and safety features of the table saw.  Setup and additional accessories will be covered.

Skill Level:   Beginner

Class Fee:  $50

 

 

 

Knife Making with Duke

Date:  August 25, 2016

Time:  4:30pm - 6:30pm

Overview:   For this class you will need to arrive early to purchase a knife kit and scales of your choice.  Then Duke will instruct you though each step to build your kit as well as tips and techniques you can use on any kit.

Skill Level:   Beginner

Class Fee:  $50

 

 

 

Make & Take a Pen with Ernest

Date:  August 28, 2016

Time:  1pm - 3pm

Overview:   Learn the basic turning techniques to turn your very own pen.  At the end of this session you will be the proud owner of a pen that you created.  All supplies are provided.

Skill Level:   Beginner

Class Fee:  $30

 
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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