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Cary Store
107 Edinburgh S Dr. Suite 151, Cary, NC 27511
919.876.0707  Fax 919.876.0697
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STORE HOURS:
Monday - Friday 8 AM - 6 PM | Saturday 9 AM - 5 PM
Sunday 1 - 5 PM
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Prices Good Until December 24, 2018 or while supplies last



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.
Sunny Scrollers
1st Sun
Club
FREE

Sunny Scrollers
Monthly Club Meeting
2 - 4 pm

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
Club Meeting
7 - 9 pm

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Attention: Toys for Tots will be held on December 1st.
Dec 8
Class
$115

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 firsthand how to use knives and gouges properly and safely. Each student will be carving a spoon. Students 11 years old and up are welcome however some youngsters may benefit from having an adult taking the class with them. Class size: 8.

Celebration Sale Dec 8
Dec 8
Promo
Sale

Celebration Sale
Sale
10 am - 4 pm

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Celebrate the Winston-Salem store's 20th Anniversary! At least 10% off Everything in store at all store locations! (Excludes Sawstop, Festool, Bosch, Makita, and DeWalt).

Cub Scout turning demo
Dec 15
Demo
FREE

Cub Scout Turning Demo
Demo
TBA

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We will have more information on this upcoming demo at a later date. Times to be announced later.
Intro to Woodturning
Jan 5
Class
$120

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. Jeans and T- shirt are recommended. Projects will include a mallet and a pen. Class size: 6.

Custom Wood Finishing
Jan 19
Class
$130

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, a rubber block, and nitrile staining gloves. Class size: 6.


Intro to Woodcarving
Jan 26
Class
$115

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 firsthand how to use knives and gouges properly and safely. Each student will be carving a spoon. Students 11 years old and up are welcome however some youngsters may benefit from having an adult taking the class with them. Class size: 8.


Seat Weaving
Feb 2
Class
$110

Seat Weaving
Paid Class
9 am - 5 pm

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Seat Weaving with Fiber Rush


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. A small homemade tool to help as you weave your seat will also be provided and may be purchased for $5.00. The class fee includes the rush for an average size chair seat or stool. Most individuals are able to complete their project during this one day class.

Intro to Woodturning
Feb 9
Class
$120

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. Jeans and T- shirt are recommended. Projects will include a mallet and a pen. Class size: 6.

Intro to Woodworking
Feb 16-17
Class
$160

Intro to Woodworking
Paid Class
See times below

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February 16, 2019 9 am - 4 pm
February 17, 2019 1 - 4 pm

Instructor: Jay Cash
If you are interested in woodworking but don't know where to begin, then this class is for you. This hands-on workshop is for adult beginning woodworkers. You will learn shop safety, wood selection, joinery options, squaring a board and building a small project using our large machinery, you will learn to use a table saw, jointer, planer, band saw, and some hand tools. Students will be required to wear eye and hearing protection during all machinery exercises. Students must provide their own safety equipment. Class fee includes instruction and supplies. Class size: 6.

Intro to Bowl Turning
Mar 2
Class
$120

Intro to Bowl Turning
Paid Class
9 am - 4 pm

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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. We will be turning a small traditional bowl. Tool selection, use, and sharpening are all covered. If time permits we can also do a natural edge bowl or delve into proper sharpening of the tools that are used to turn a bowl. This will be up to the group as to which one will be done. Jeans and T- shirt are recommended. Class size: 6.

Intro Bowl Turning
Turned by Bowl
Custom Wood Finishing
Mar 23
Class
$130

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, a rubber block, and nitrile staining gloves. Class size: 6.


Intro to Woodturning
Mar 30
Class
$120

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. Jeans and T- shirt are recommended. Projects will include a mallet and a pen. Class size: 6.

Turning a Burl from Start to Finish
Apr 13
Class
$165

Turning a Burl Start to Finish
Paid Class
9 am - 4 pm

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Instructor: Meryl Valnes
This is a unique class. We will take a burl from a tree and by the end of the day we will turn it into a beautiful bowl (or two). We will go through the process of how to cut it to get the maximum yield for the piece. We will be using a band saw and possibly a chain saw to cut the blank. Once it has been cut, we will turn it into a bowl. Emphasis will be on developing the proper skills for getting excellent results every time. How to finish this project will be discussed. Jeans and a T-Shirt is suggested. Experience in woodturning bow is strongly suggested. All tools and blanks will be provided. Class size is limited to 4 people.

Intro to Lidded Box Turning
Apr 27
Class
$120

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

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Blanks Included

Instructor: Meryl Valnes
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 to get excellent results every time, if time permits we will make a second. Some turning experience is helpful. Tool selection, use, and sharpening are all covered. Jeans and T-shirt are recommended. Class size: 4.

Intro to Woodturning
May 11
Class
$120

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. Jeans and T- shirt are recommended. Projects will include a mallet and a pen. Class size: 6.

Intro to Woodworking
May 18-19
Class
$160

Intro to Woodworking
Paid Class
See times below

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May 18, 2019 9 am - 4 pm
May 19, 2019 1 - 4 pm

Instructor: Jay Cash
If you are interested in woodworking but don't know where to begin, then this class is for you. This hands-on workshop is for adult beginning woodworkers. You will learn shop safety, wood selection, joinery options, squaring a board and building a small project using our large machinery, you will learn to use a table saw, jointer, planer, band saw, and some hand tools. Students will be required to wear eye and hearing protection during all machinery exercises. Students must provide their own safety equipment. Class fee includes instruction and supplies. Class size: 6.

Custom Wood Finishing
Jun 1
Class
$130

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, a rubber block, and nitrile staining gloves. Class size: 6.


Intro to Bowl Turning
Jun 22
Class
$120

Intro to Bowl Turning
Paid Class
9 am - 4 pm

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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. We will be turning a small traditional bowl. Tool selection, use, and sharpening are all covered. If time permits we can also do a natural edge bowl or delve into proper sharpening of the tools that are used to turn a bowl. This will be up to the group as to which one will be done. Jeans and T- shirt are recommended. Class size: 6.

Intro Bowl Turning
Turned by Bowl
Intro to Woodturning
July 20
Class
$120

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. Jeans and T- shirt are recommended. Projects will include a mallet and a pen. Class size: 6.

Custom Wood Finishing
Aug 3
Class
$130

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, a rubber block, and nitrile staining gloves. Class size: 6.


Intro to Woodworking
Aug 17-18
Class
$160

Intro to Woodworking
Paid Class
See times below

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August 17, 2019 9 am - 4 pm
August 18, 2019 1 - 4 pm

Instructor: Jay Cash
If you are interested in woodworking but don't know where to begin, then this class is for you. This hands-on workshop is for adult beginning woodworkers. You will learn shop safety, wood selection, joinery options, squaring a board and building a small project using our large machinery, you will learn to use a table saw, jointer, planer, band saw, and some hand tools. Students will be required to wear eye and hearing protection during all machinery exercises. Students must provide their own safety equipment. Class fee includes instruction and supplies. Class size: 6.

Intro to Lidded Box Turning
Sep 10
Class
$120

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

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Blanks Included

Instructor: Meryl Valnes
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 to get excellent results every time, if time permits we will make a second. Some turning experience is helpful. Tool selection, use, and sharpening are all covered. Jeans and T-shirt are recommended. Class size: 4.

Custom Wood Finishing
Sep 15
Class
$130

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, a rubber block, and nitrile staining gloves. Class size: 6.


Intro to Woodturning
Sep 22
Class
$120

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. Jeans and T- shirt are recommended. Projects will include a mallet and a pen. Class size: 6.

Turn Captive Ring  Class
Sep 29
Class
$120

Turning a Captive Ring Christmas Tree
Paid Class
9 am - 4 pm

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Instructor: Meryl Valnes
This class will cover how to make a Lovers Tree (a captive ring Christmas tree). A basic knowledge of spindle turning is required. You can bring your own spindle tools if you wish. Special tools will be provided and instructions on how to use the tool will be covered. A face shield or safety glasses are required. All material will be furnished. Jeans and T- shirt are recommended. Class size 4.

Turn Captive Ring
Intro to Bowl Turning
Oct 6
Class
$120

Intro to Bowl Turning
Paid Class
9 am - 4 pm

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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. We will be turning a small traditional bowl. Tool selection, use, and sharpening are all covered. If time permits we can also do a natural edge bowl or delve into proper sharpening of the tools that are used to turn a bowl. This will be up to the group as to which one will be done. Jeans and T- shirt are recommended. Class size: 6.

Intro Bowl Turning
Turned by Bowl
Custom Wood Finishing
Oct 13
Class
$130

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, a rubber block, and nitrile staining gloves. Class size: 6.


Intro to Woodworking
Nov 3-4
Class
$160

Intro to Woodworking
Paid Class
See times below

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November 3, 2019 9 am - 4 pm
November 4, 2019 1 - 4 pm

Instructor: Jay Cash
If you are interested in woodworking but don't know where to begin, then this class is for you. This hands-on workshop is for adult beginning woodworkers. You will learn shop safety, wood selection, joinery options, squaring a board and building a small project using our large machinery, you will learn to use a table saw, jointer, planer, band saw, and some hand tools. Students will be required to wear eye and hearing protection during all machinery exercises. Students must provide their own safety equipment. Class fee includes instruction and supplies. Class size: 6.

Intro to Woodturning
Nov 16
Class
$120

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. Jeans and T- shirt are recommended. Projects will include a mallet and a pen. Class size: 6.

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