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Woodworking classes + workshops

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Instructor: GARY FULTS, Woodworking Department Chair

2 Sessions: Friday, September 15, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. & Saturday, September 16, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Tuition: $134 members, $155 non-members - No additional discounts
Location: Studio 2
Class Limit: 8
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The registration deadline for this class was September 3 at 11:59 p.m. The tuition shown above includes a $50 administrative late fee.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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Back by popular demand! Build that really cool cutting board you always thought you would like to have! Keep it for yourself or give it away as a great, one-of-a-kind holiday gift!
Irregular classes scheduled starting 9/15/2017 and ending 9/16/2017 at 9:00AM
Instructor: KIM FIFER

4 Sessions: Fridays, October 6 & 13, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. & Saturdays, October 7 & 14, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Tuition: $186 members, $220 non-members - No additional discounts
Location: Studio 2
Class Limit: 3
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The registration deadline for this class was September 24 at 11:59 p.m. The tuition shown above includes a $50 administrative late fee.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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Introduces the fundamental techniques of woodturning, beginning with spindle turning and followed by faceplate or bowl turning. Instructor-led demonstrations are followed by hands-on experience. A $25 materials fee is due at first session.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 10/6/2017 and ending 10/14/2017 at 9:00AM
Instructor: JOHN CHAPMAN

1 Session: October 20
Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (with one hour for lunch on your own)
Tuition: $120 members, $150 non-members - No additional discounts
Location: Studio 2
Class Limit: 3
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Register by: October 8 - FIRM DEADLINE in order to procure materials.
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PREREQUISITE: Beginning Pen Making
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Return to the wood lathe to construct higher quality, custom-designed writing pens. Build upon introductory skills through construction of more complicated pen kits, advanced barrel designs, and/or both. Learn about turning acrylics, Celtic knots, and inlay kits. Instructor will contact students in advance to discuss design plans and supply needs. Based on individual designs, the number of pens made and their material costs will vary. Estimate a $20-$50 - or more - material fee, due at first session.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 10/20/2017 and ending 10/20/2017 at 9:00AM
Instructor: JOHN CHAPMAN

1 Session: October 22
Sunday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (with one hour for lunch on your own)
Tuition: $120 members, $150 non-members - No additional discounts
Location: Studio 2
Class Limit: 3
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Register by: October 8 - FIRM DEADLINE in order to procure materials.
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PREREQUISITE: Beginning Pen Making
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Return to the wood lathe to construct higher quality, custom-designed writing pens. Build upon introductory skills through construction of more complicated pen kits, advanced barrel designs, and/or both. Learn about turning acrylics, Celtic knots, and inlay kits. Instructor will contact students in advance to discuss design plans and supply needs. Based on individual designs, the number of pens made and their material costs will vary. Estimate a $20-$50 - or more - material fee, due at first session.
Single class scheduled on 10/22/2017 at 9:00AM
Instructor: JOHN CHAPMAN

1 Session: October 21
Saturday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (with one hour for lunch on your own)
Tuition: $104 members, $130 non-members - No additional discounts
Location: Studio 2
Class Limit: 6
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Register by: October 8 - FIRM DEADLINE in order to procure materials.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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Introduction to the wood lathe through construction of two different writing pens. Instruction covers wood blank preparation, finishing techniques, and pen assembly. Pen turning skills translate to other small projects like bottle stoppers and pepper mills as well as larger projects like furniture legs and vessels. Tuition includes material costs.
Single class scheduled on 10/21/2017 at 9:00AM
Instructor: KIM FIFER

4 Sessions: Fridays, November 3 & 17, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. & Saturdays, November 4 & 18, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Tuition: $150 members, $187 non-members - No additional discounts
Location: Studio 2
Class Limit: 3
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Register by: October 22 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date. To register call the Museum School Office at 501.396.0353.
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Focus will be on turning bowls, lidded boxes, platters, and natural edge bowls. Other activities are possible depending on interest. Instructor-led demonstrations are followed by hands-on experience. A $25 materials fee is due at first session.
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Instructor will customize instruction for any beginning level student who wishes to register for this workshop.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 11/3/2017 and ending 11/18/2017 at 9:00AM
Instructor: GARY AHLSTROM

10 Sessions: September 12 - November 14
Tuesdays, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. (4-hour class)
Tuition: $357 members, $433 non-members
Location: Studio 2
Class Limit: 8
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Register by: September 3 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date. To register call the Museum School Office at 501.396.0353.
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PREREQUISITE: Woodworking I or equivalent
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Continue developing woodworking skills by pursuing projects of your own choice through modifying designs or creating an original design. All aspects of construction and finishing will be covered.
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 9/12/2017 and ending 11/14/2017 at 9:00AM
Instructor: SHEP MIERS

10 Sessions: September 14 - November 16
Thursdays, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Tuition: $330 members, $400 non-members
Location: Studio 2
Class Limit: 9
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Register by: September 3 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date. To register call the Museum School Office at 501.396.0353.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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Discover the quiet joy of woodworking with hand tools. Planes, chisels, spokeshaves, and scrapers only work well when tuned and sharpened correctly. Learn to select and prepare tools for maximum performance. Explore layout and cutting of basic joints, mortise and tenon, and dovetail. Suggested reading: The Anarchist's Tool Chest by Christopher Schwarz, Lost Arts Press.
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 9/14/2017 and ending 11/16/2017 at 9:00AM
Instructor: SHEP MIERS

10 Sessions: September 13 - November 15
Wednesdays, 7 - 10 p.m.
Tuition: $330 members, $400 non-members
Location: Studio 2
Class Limit: 9
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The registration deadline for this class was September 3 at 11:59 p.m. The tuition shown above includes a $50 administrative late fee.
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PREREQUISITE: Woodworking I or equivalent
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Work on your own projects with guidance by an experienced instructor on design, equipment, technical, or other issues. Materials cost approximately $40-$60, depending on individual projects and wood choice.
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 9/13/2017 and ending 11/15/2017 at 7:00PM
Instructor: GARY FULTS, Woodworking Department Chair

10 Sessions: September 14 - November 16
Thursdays, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Tuition: $330 members, $400 non-members
Location: Studio 2
Class Limit: 8
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The registration deadline for this class was September 3 at 11:59 p.m. The tuition shown above includes a $50 administrative late fee.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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Learn basic and proper tool / equipment operation. Gain practical knowledge of hardwood properties, gluing techniques, mortise and tenon joinery, use of woodworking jigs, and applying finishes. Develop fundamental saw skills with a strong emphasis on safety. In consultation with instructor, each student will design and build at least one table. Materials cost approximately $40-$60, depending on individual wood choice.
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 9/14/2017 and ending 11/16/2017 at 6:30PM
Instructor: JILL KYONG-McCLAIN

10 Sessions: September 12 - November 14
Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Tuition: $330 members, $400 non-members
Location: Studio 2
Class Limit: 8
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The registration deadline for this class was September 3 at 11:59 p.m. The tuition shown above includes a $50 administrative late fee.
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CLASS INCLUDES BOTH WOODWORKING I & II STUDENTS
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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WOODWORKING I: Learn basic and proper tool / equipment operation. Gain practical knowledge of hardwood properties, gluing techniques, mortise and tenon joinery, use of woodworking jigs, and applying finishes. Develop fundamental saw skills with a strong emphasis on safety. In consultation with instructor, each student will design and build at least one table. Materials cost approximately $40-$60, depending on individual wood choice.
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WOODWORKING II: Choose your own project(s) and improve your woodworking skills. Guidance will be given on selecting an appropriate project and completing it. Learn new skills and tool techniques.
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 9/12/2017 and ending 11/14/2017 at 6:30PM
Instructor: GARY FULTS, Woodworking Department Chair

10 Sessions: September 11 - November 13
Mondays, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Tuition: $330 members, $400 non-members
Location: Studio 2
Class Limit: 8
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The registration deadline for this class was September 3 at 11:59 p.m. The tuition shown above includes a $50 administrative late fee.
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PREREQUISITE: Woodworking I or equivalent
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Choose your own project(s) and improve your woodworking skills. Guidance will be given on selecting an appropriate project and completing it. Learn new skills and tool techniques.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday starting 9/11/2017 and ending 11/13/2017 at 6:30PM
Instructor: JILL KYONG-McCLAIN

10 Sessions: September 11 - November 13
Mondays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Tuition: $330 members, $400 non-members
Location: Studio 2
Class Limit: 8
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The registration deadline for this class was September 3 at 11:59 p.m. The tuition shown above includes a $50 administrative late fee.
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PREREQUISITE: Woodworking I or equivalent
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Choose your own project(s) and improve your woodworking skills. Guidance will be given on selecting an appropriate project and completing it. Learn new skills and tool techniques.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday starting 9/11/2017 and ending 11/13/2017 at 9:30AM

Hours: Tues - Sat 10 AM - 5 PM | Sun 11 AM - 5 PM      Address: 9th & Commerce / MacArthur Park, P.O. Box 2137, Little Rock, Arkansas 72203-2137      Phone: 501.372.4000

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