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When: April 3-6, 6:00pm – 9:00pm Instructor Rhonda Forsha Where Southwest School of Woodworking (downtown Phoenix) 621 N 7th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85007 Register $234 (register at Southwest School of Woodworking) Learn Finishing Skills in 4 Evening Sessions Finishing is one of the most mysterious aspects of woodworking. Many novices will spend a lot of time
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Those who build projects out of mesquite may appear a little nuts to woodworkers who are used to the likes of cherry, walnut, oak, and similar woods. Mesquite’s beauty comes from a different breed of criteria other than clear wood.  Namely the worm holes, splits, checks, knots, and bark inclusions that characterize the tree and her
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Public Viewing & Voting March 27 – April 1 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Reception & Awards Night April 1 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Woodworkers Source 18115 N. Black Canyon Hwy Phoenix, Az 85023 Map It Public Show Consider this your official invite to come on down to our store to browse through the 100-or-so entries
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width=”853″ height=”480″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen=”allowfullscreen”>   1. Start with your project idea It can be a full plan or just a simple sketch   2. Make a parts list Then determine the board footage of each part   3. Add it up Then estimate a waste factor for some margin to work with Don’t Like Math?
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width=”800″ height=”450″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen=”allowfullscreen”> Arguably, the best part of quarter sawn white oak is its surprising figure. Before you finish your quarter sawn white oak projects, consider how to make that beautiful ray figure look its best. The good news is that you have several simple techniques that provide impressive results. It takes no special hard-to-master
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What do these lumber fractions mean? 4/4, 5/4, 6/4, 8/4, 10/4, 12/4 In short, these fractions are the names for the thickness of hardwood lumber. The thickness is expressed as a fraction, and goes in increments of quarters of an inch. However, this fraction is more of a name than it is a precise measurement. It
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When: Saturday, May 13, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Instructor Gary McCaslin Where Southwest School of Woodworking (downtown Phoenix) 621 N 7th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85007 Register $99 (register at Southwest School of Woodworking) Router Skills by Southwest School of Woodworking In this, short but information packed, 5-hour class you will learn how to safely and
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When: Saturday, April 8, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Instructor Gary McCaslin Where Southwest School of Woodworking (downtown Phoenix) 621 N 7th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85007 Register $99 (register at Southwest School of Woodworking) Bandsaw Skills by Southwest School of Woodworking In this, short but information packed, 5-hour class you will learn how to safely
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When: Saturday, April 1 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Sunday, April 2 9:00 am- 5:00 pm Instructor Doug Forsha Where Southwest School of Woodworking (downtown Phoenix) 621 N 7th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85007 Register $359 (register at Southwest School of Woodworking) ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Jewelry Box Workshop by Southwest School of Woodworking In this
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When: 3 Days of Instruction! Friday, March 17 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Saturday, March 18 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Sunday, March 19 9:00 am- 5:00 pm Instructor Doug Forsha Where Southwest School of Woodworking (downtown Phoenix) 621 N 7th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85007 Register $399(register at Southwest School of Woodworking) Wall Cabinet Workshop by
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When: March 4, 2017 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Where: Southwest School of Woodworking (downtown Phoenix) 621 N 7th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85007 What’s Included: Materials Shop & tools instruction by Gary McCaslin Register $99 (register at Southwest School of Woodworking) Table Saw Skills by Southwest School of Woodworking In this, short but information packed,
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When:February 18 & 19, 2017 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (both days) Where: Southwest School of Woodworking (downtown Phoenix) What’s Included: Materials Shop & tools instruction by Gary McCaslin You keep the project and enjoy the satisfaction of building a project Register $379 (register at Southwest School of Woodworking) Book Case Workshop by Southwest School
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