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Raleigh Store
3141 Capital Blvd, Suite 110
919.876.0707  Fax 919.876.0697
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STORE HOURS:
Monday - Friday 9 AM - 6 PM | Saturday 9 AM - 5 PM
Sunday 1 - 5 PM
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Woodcarving Apprenticeship
Every Thur
Class
TBA

Woodcarving Apprenticeship Program
Class
6:30 - 9 pm

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Instructor: Paul Rolfe. This is an on-going class that you can sign up for a month of sessions or up to three months in advance to save money. You are encouraged to take an introductory class before starting this program. In the class, you will be taught the traditional approach of woodcarving using gouges, chisels and a mallet. The first thing you will learn is how to sharpen your tools and then how to use them properly. Eventually, you will be able to work on any project of your choice, receiving instructive input along the way. Please call Paul at the store for more information.
NC Woodcarving Association
2nd Sun
Club
FREE

NC Woodcarving Association
Monthly Club Meeting
2 - 4 pm

Triangle Woodworkers Association
3rd Tues
Club
FREE

Triangle Woodworkers Association
Monthly Club Meeting
7 - 9 pm

Intro to Woodcarving
Feb 11
Class
$95

Intro to Woodcarving
Paid Class
9 am - 5 pm

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Instructor: Paul Rolfe
This class covers all of the basics. It begins with a brief discussion of all of the different types of woodcarving tools, woods to use and styles of carving. Students will then carve a project and experience first hand how to use knives and gouges properly and safely. Students 11 years old and up are welcome however some youngsters may benefit from having an adult taking the class with them.
Hand Tool Rehab
Feb 18
Class
$120

Hand Tool Rehab (NEW)
Paid Class
9 am - 5 pm

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Hand Tool Rehab Before After Picture Instructor: Kendall McCollough
Hand Tool Rehab: An Electrifying Experience-NEW!! (Using electrolysis to remove rust from tools)
Are you tired of spending hours scrubbing the rust off of old tools? Let the power of science do the work for you! This class focuses on the electrolytic method of rust removal for rehabilitating old tools into a clean usable form. Participants will receive an introduction to the chemical processes behind electrolytic rust removal, potential hazards, and which materials are suitable for this process. Additionally, each participant will leave the class with a functioning electrolysis setup and a cleaned tool. An example tool will be provided, however; a personal tool made of Non-stainless steel may be substituted. Please keep tool dimensions under 10"L x 6"W x 4"H. Required materials: Safety glasses
Fundamentals of Sharpening
Feb 19
Class
$55

The Fundamentals of Sharpening
Paid Class
1 - 5 pm

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Instructor: Paul Rolfe
In this class you will learn and experience for yourself various machine and hand techniques for sharpening wood- working and woodcarving tools. Bring your dull tools and any sharpening stones that you may have.
Intro to Lidded Boxturning
Mar 4
Class
$95

Intro to Lidded Box Turning
Paid Class
9 am - 4 pm

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Instructor: Meryl Valnes
(Includes blanks in pricing) In this hands-on class, that will teach how to turn an end-grain lidded box, with a finial. Emphasis will be on developing the proper skills for getting excellent results every time. Some turning experience is extremely helpful. Tool selection, use, and sharpening are all covered.
Intro to Lidded Boxturning
Mar 11
Class
$115

Intro to Woodturning
Paid Class
9 am - 5 pm

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Instructor: Meryl Valnes
This class covers all of the fundamentals of woodturning and should be taken before other turning classes. You will learn all about the machines, the tools and the techniques first so that you can fully enjoy finding your own way without the frustrations that many beginning wood turners experience. Projects will include a mallet and a pen.
Intro to Woodturning
Mar 18
Class
$115

Intro to Woodturning
Paid Class
9 am - 5 pm

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Instructor: Meryl Valnes
This class covers all of the fundamentals of woodturning and should be taken before other turning classes. You will learn all about the machines, the tools and the techniques first so that you can fully enjoy finding your own way without the frustrations that many beginning wood turners experience. Projects will include a mallet and a pen.
2017 NC Woodcarving Festival
Apr 1
Festival

2017 NC Woodcarving Festival
Festival
All Day

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2017 NC Woodcarving Festival held at Klingspor's Woodworking Shop in Raleigh. A full day of woodcarving demonstrations, seminars and exhibits!!! Featured carver: Peter Ortel. "A celebration of Woodcarving - Open to all friends of the art." For more information, contact Paul Rolfe (919) 876-0707 or email the store.
Intro to Woodcarving
Apr 8
Class
$95

Carving Woodspirits on a Walking Stick
Paid Class
9 am - 5 pm

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Cost includes walking stick!
Instructor: Danny Mills
This is fun and popular class. Even if you have never carved before, you can learn how to carve a wood spirit face on a walking stick that you will enjoy using yourself or give as a gift. An Aspen stick will be provided.
Intro to Bowl Turning
Apr 22
Class
$115

Introduction to Bowl Turning
Paid Class
9 am - 4 pm

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Intro Bowl Turning
Includes bowl blank.
Instructor: Meryl Valnes
In this hands-on class, you will turn a wooden bowl on the lathe. Emphasis will be on developing the proper skills for getting excellent results every time. If time permits, a natural edge bowl will be turned as well. Tool selection, use, and sharpening are all covered.

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  • Bits & Blades for routers, drills, band saws, table saws etc.
  • Books & DVD's on all types of woodworking projects and plans
  • Carving & Turning tools
  • Cabinet making tools, supplies, books and plans
  • Finishing supplies, books and restore products
  • Hardware fasteners, hinges and screws
  • Power Tools, Machinery, Dust Collection machinery, hoses and fittings, Sharpening stones, tools and machinery
  • Safety products, Woods – common and exotic