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270 Rutledge Rd Unit A, Fletcher, NC 28732
828.687.3940
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Monday - Friday 8 AM - 6 PM | Saturday 9 AM - 5 PM
Sunday 1 - 5 PM
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Calendar of events

Turning Tuesdays
Every Tues
Demo
FREE

Turning Tuesdays
Wood turning demos
9 - 11 am

Turning Tuesdays
2nd Sat
Club
FREE

Western NC Woodworkers Association
Monthly Club Meeting
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Advanced Chip Carve
Jun 29-Jul 1
Class
$290

Advanced Chip Carving
Paid Class
See Below

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Schedule: Class will begin promptly at 1pm (early arrival is encouraged) on Friday, June 29th and end at 5pm. Class times for Saturday and Sunday will be 9am to 5pm.

Skill Level: Intermediate / Advanced

Class Size: Six (6) Students Minimum; Ten (10) Students Maximum

Prerequisites: Prior Chip Carving experience required. Registrants should have sufficient training and/or experience in Chip Carving to feel confident enough to move on to the level of difficulty and detail found in these two project pieces.

Description: Students will review foundational Chip Carving skills and techniques, using a Ready-to-Carve study board, before moving on to one of the two projects pieces designed for this class.

Accomplishments: Each student will review and demonstrate knife sharpening. Prior to beginning work on one of the project pieces, each Student will be asked to demonstrate his or her mastery of sharpening by

  1. Producing a perfect blade tip (no nicks, flats, spurs, or missed areas of polishing) as well as
  2. Maintaining a perfect blade edge. The same criteria apply. A review and discussion of knife holding techniques, and reading grain direction will also take place. Finally, each student will be given an opportunity, following an instructor-lead presentation, to apply finish to his or her project, if completed.

Registration by phone or in person: Klingspor's Woodworking Shop, 270 Rutledge Road, Fletcher, NC, (828) 687-3940.

Costs:
Tuition $ 290 Plus Project blank choice below. (includes Study Board @ $12.50 value)
A $100 deposit is due at the time of registration.
Cost of Project Blanks (Select one of two choices for class time project):
Ready-to-Carve™ Tall Desk Clock, $35.00 ($47.00 Value)* Ready-to-Carve™ Sampler Plate, $20.00 ($25.00 Value) *Clock Inserts Available; $14.00 for Vintage Style, $7.50 for Contemporary Style.

Materials and Supplies: The instructor will provide everything needed for class use including; 1) Wayne Barton Premier Cutting Knife and Premier Stab Knife 2) Measuring, design, and layout tools 3) Pattern transfer paper, pencils, and erasers, and 4) Finishing products as needed. Knives are also available for purchase at Klingspor's Woodworking Shop.

Clock
Finished "Tall Desk Clock" with Vintage Clock Face

Platter
Partially carved "10inch Basswood Sampler Plate"
Beginners Wood Carving class
July 21
Class
$40

Beginners Wood Carving
Paid Class
9:30 am - 3:30 pm

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On July 21, 2018, WNC Wood Carvers Club will be having a Beginners Wood Carving class at Klingspor's Woodworking Shop, 270 Rutledge Road, Fletcher, NC.

Class will start at 9:30 am and end at 3:30 pm. The cost is $40.00 to be paid at time of class. The cost includes a carving knife, carving glove, thumb guard and a project carving blank.

Please sign up at the store. Payment will be taken the day of the class, paid directly to the WNC Wood Carvers Club. Class size is limited to 12, so it will be first-come-first-serve. Come and have a great time learning a great skill. Asheville Store Carved Boot

Minimum age 14 with parental support.
Woodturning Basics 101
Aug 4
Class
$105

Woodturning 101 Basics
Class
9 am - 4 pm

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Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 6
Tools Provided. (bring face shield if you have it)
Hands on Project: turning and finishing a small bowl.
Cost: $105.00 in advance.
Instructors: Fred Lindsay and Jim Miller

Class Topics will cover basic information about Lathes, Tool Types and uses, Safety, Tool Sharpening, Finishing Techniques as well as other potential projects that can be done.

Students complete the class with their own finished bowl to take home. Minimum age 14 with parental support.
Woodworking Extravaganza
Oct 26-27
Show
FREE

Woodworking Extravaganza
Show
See times below

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Klingspor's Woodworking Shop Extravaganza is held each year in October at the Hickory Metro Convention Center in Hickory, NC. The show admission is free as well as the parking. There are show specials plus free demos.

Friday, October 26th: 9 am - 6 pm
Saturday, October 27th: 9 am - 4 pm

Keep up-to-date by visiting the official Extravaganza website: http://www.woodworkingextravaganza.com

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Turning Tuesdays
Turning Tuesdays - June 26, 2018

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