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WKS: Building a Wooden Toolbox

In this workshop, we will take the skills we learned in the basic woodshop class and build on them to create a wooden toolbox.

This course is a must for anyone looking to take their skills to the next level and make higher quality wooden products. Learn how to plan, measure and cut accurately, making parts that fit together and match our designs. Bob Guerrero will lead the class and share woodworking tips and tricks he's learned over the decades he's taught woodshop courses for high schools and colleges.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Building a Wooden Toolbox Sunday, 11/2/14 12:00 PM 3.0 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $75.00 plus $20.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $95.00 plus $20.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WKS101pwtr: Low Temp Pewter Casting Workshop TSSF

Learn about higher temperature metals (brass, aluminum) and how to cast them using a variety of techniques -- sand casting, investment casting, high temperature silicone permanent casting, and using the 3D printer for lost plastic investment casting -- in this new series of workshops at TSSF.

In this class, we have "positives" already made. So you will go home with a gift!

** Please wear long sleeves, leather shoes and long pants. Welding jackets and eyewear will be provided.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Low Temp Pewter Casting Workshop TSSF
(Low Temp Pewter Casting Workshop TSSF)
Sunday, 11/2/14 10:00 AM 3.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
CLASS FULL
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WKS436: Woodturning Workshop - Bowl Making

In this 3-1/2 hour workshop, you will learn basic bowl making on the lathe, from a square maple board to finished bowl. This workshop will cover sharpening and tool shape; the four basic cuts and how to best use them; initial mounting; roughing to round and hogging off; techniques for re-mounting the bowl; shaping the exterior; hollowing and interior finish; sanding; reversing the bowl blank and turning the foot and bottom. Time permitting, we may discuss green turning techniques.

Material costs include a 6x6x2 maple blank for each student. If you have your own bowl gouge, please feel free to bring it.

Taking and passing the Basic Wood Lathe Safety and Basic Use (SBU) class before taking this class is required.

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Woodturning Workshop - Bowl Making Sunday, 11/2/14 1:30 PM 3.5 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
1 SEAT LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $50.00 plus $20.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $65.00 plus $20.00 Materials Fee
    Woodturning Workshop - Bowl Making Sunday, 11/30/14 1:30 PM 3.5 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
CLASS FULL
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.