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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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Store Christmas Sale

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Dewalt Planer (Item # DW735)
with Table, Extra Blades and a Stand - stop by your local KWS store to see this blow out deal!

Rikon 14" 1.75HP Deluxe Bandsaw (Item # RK10326)
$799.00 (IN STORES ONLY) If you missed the special price at the Extravaganza, It is not too late!

Worksharp Combo Knife Sharpener (Item # PT90000) - $59.95 NEW this holiday season!

Kreg Mobile Project Center (Item # KR10001) - $159.99 Great Gift Idea!

Featherpro Featherboard (Item # BP06096) - $29.95 Safety is the Gift this Season

Ken Onion Knife Sharpener (Item # PT81112) $20 SAVINGS! $129.95

Osborne EB-3 Miter Guide (Item # OS33333) - $139.99 Now is the Time to Upgrade your Tablesaw

Fein Turbo I 25 Liter Dust Extractor (FE92027) $269.00 $30 Savings!

Fein Turbo II 35 Liter Dust Extractor (FE92028) $349.00 $50 Savings!

Fein 4-1/2" Angle Grinder WSG8-115 (FE81150) Deal @ $99.00

Turbo Plane (AK50400) $139.99 $20 Savings!

Hook & Loop Sampler Pack 5"x5 or 5"x8 Hole 50 Pack (SAM5X5, SAM5X8) Sale Price ONLY $19.95 / Pack Value $30.58
Raleigh's Got Wood
Walnut Shorts
-Walnut Shorts-
Walnut Slab
-Walnut Slab-
Spalted Pecan
-Spalted Pecan-
Buckeye Burl
-Buckeye Burl-
Olive Slab
-Olive Slab-

Calendar of events

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 Woodturning
Jan 21
Class
$95

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.
Custom Wood Finishing
Jan 28
Class
$100

Custom Wood Finishing
Paid Class
9 am - 5 pm

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Instructor: Jay Cash
Learn to achieve wood tones and custom colors. This class will address preparing wood with proper sanding techniques, applying wash coats, layering of stains and glazes to develop a deep rich finish. Students will work with sample boards supplied to prepare and develop color samples. Those boards will function as recipes for future projects.

Demonstrations will be performed to show how to color out sapwood and how to buff out a finish to either a satin or a high gloss final finish. Students will perform the buff out process and grain filling techniques. Tuition includes supplies but students are encouraged to bring their own sample boards to work on. Students should bring two felt blocks, one rubber block, and nitrile staining gloves.
Seat Weaving w/Fiber Rush
Feb 4
Class
$105

Seat Weaving w/Fiber Rush
Paid Class
9 am - 5 pm

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Instructor: Tim Smith
In this class you will learn how to weave a chair or stool seat with fiber rush using a traditional pattern. You may either bring your own chair or stool that has a rail frame or purchase a stool ($25.00) from the instructor. The class fee includes the rush.
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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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.

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AND...the Winners are:
Best in Youth:  Eva Jones
Best in Intermediate:  Chuck Bondley
Best in Open:  Chuck Brooks
Carver's Choice:  Chuck Brooks
Best in Novice:  Christy Colebank
Second in Open:  Ronnie McMahan
People's Choice:  Gerald Van Dyke
Carver's Challenge:  Dwayne Gosnell (1st)

Products

  • Abrasives (sandpaper, sanding discs, sanding belts, sanding pads)
  • 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