ROCKLER WOODWORKING AND HARDWARE

5085 TRANSIT ROAD

WILLIAMSVILLE NY 14221

(716) 631-8922

 

Attention Club Members: We will honor your 10% discount on any class tuition. Register for (2) classes and save 10% plus an additional 10% off each class!

 

FEBRUARY WORKSHOPS & CLASSES!

 

Saturday, February 11, 2006

BOWL TURNING

9:30 – 11:30 PM

SKILL LEVEL, SOME TURNING EXPERIENCE HELPFUL

 

This class will cover start to finish turning a bowl on the wood lathe. Areas covered will be cutting the blank, mounting techniques, tool selection, and tool use, sanding and finishing. This is a “Hands On” class; each student will turn a bowl to take home.

It is suggested if you have turning tools, bring them. All other materials will be supplied.

Tuition is $65.00

The instructor for this class is Jim Vasi

 

Saturday, February 18, 2006

PEN TURNING, TURNING ORNAMENTS

9:30 – 3:30 PM LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED

SKILL LEVEL, SOME TURNING EXPERIENCE HELPFUL

 

Spend the day learning how to turn pens and ornaments on the wood lathe. The course content will include material selection and preparation, lathe setup, mounting techniques, turning techniques, and finishing. You”ll make a basic pen kit and ornament to take home. Over the course of the day, you’ll see everything demonstrated and have plenty of time at the lathe doing your own turning projects. All materials are provided. This is a “learn and do, hands on class”. Students are welcome to bring their own turning tools or use classroom tools

Tuition $65.00

The instructor for this class is Kurt Hertzog

 

Saturday, February 25, 2006

SHARPENING A TO Z

9:30 – 3:30 LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED

SKILL LEVEL ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS TO MORE EXPERIENCED

 

During the class we will sharpen knives, drill bits, carving tools, turning tools, chisels, plane irons, and more. The course content will include the use of various sharpening systems, jigs, and fixtures, selection and maintenance of sharpening systems. Over the course of the day you’ll see everything demonstrated and then have plenty of time to try your hand at various techniques on your own tools. Feel free to bring in your edged workshop tools that need attention. This is a “learn and do, hands-on” class.

Tuition $65.00

The instructor for this class is Kurt Hertzog

 

 

MARCH WORKSHOPS & CLASSES!

 

Saturday, March 4, 2006

9:30 AM-3:30 PM

TABLE SAW AND BAND SAW SET-UP AND TUNE-UP

Spend the day learning how to set-up and tune-up your table saw and band saw. During the class, we will cover initial set-up and adjustment of these tools right out of the box, blade selections, maintenance, additional jigs, and fixtures, and tuning your saw to peak performance.

Over the course of the class, you’ll see everything demonstrated and then have time to try your hand at various techniques. This is a “learn to do, hands on” class.

Tuition $50.00

The instructor for the class is Kurt Hertzog.

 

 

Saturday, March 11, 2006

9:30 AM-1:30 PM

WORKSHOP SAFETY

The class focus will be to work in the shop as safely as possible. During the class, we will cover good practices, personal protective equipment, proper storage, techniques, jigs, fixtures and more.

Tuition $45.00

The instructor for this class is Kurt Hertzog.

 

Saturday, March 25, 2006

12:30 PM-4:30 PM

INTRODUCTION TO SCROLL SAW

The class will focus on set-up and techniques used in the successful use of the scroll saw. Included will be blade selection, wood selection, and operational techniques, Each student will have hands-on time on the scroll saw.

Tuition $65.00

The Instructors for this class are Mike and Debbie Hachey. 

 

 

APRIL WORKSHOPS & CLASSES!

 

 

Saturday, April 1, 2006

9:30AM- 3:30PM LUNCH PROVIDED

FUNDAMENTALS OF WOODTURNING

Spend the day learning how to turn on the wood lathe. The course content will include safety, tool & equipment selection, sharpening, mounting techniques and finishing. You’ll learn stance, sight picture, tool techniques equipment set-up and more. Over the course of the day you’ll see everything demonstrated and then have plenty of time at the lathe doing your own turning project. All materials are provided. This is a “learn and do, hands on class” Students are welcome to bring their own tools or use the classroom tools.

Tuition $75.00

The instructor is Kurt Hertzog

Saturday, April 8, 2006

9:30AM-1:30PM

TURNING A PEPPERMILL ON THE LATHE

Learn how to turn a functional Peppermills on the wood lathe. The course will cover selection of materials, set-up of the lathe, turning of the Peppermill, drilling and installing the mechanism. Each student will turn their own working peppermill. All materials will be supplied.

Tuition $75.00

The instructor is Kurt Hertzog.

 

Saturday, April 22, 2006

9:30AM-12:30PM

MAKING DOVETAILS

Learn how to make perfect dovetails every time. The class will include set-up and operation of the Rockler dovetail machine. The students will get a hands-on opportunity to make blind and through dovetails. If you have a Rockler machine, or are thinking of purchasing one, you do not want to miss this class.

Tuition $45.00

The instructor is Jim Vasi