classes

Introduction to Woodturning

January 04, 2020

January 4 & 5, 2020 Join us for two full days of woodturning! This course is designed to introduce you to the tools and techniques for safe, efficient woodturning.

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Hollow Form Woodturning Level 1 Masterclass

January 10, 2020

Hollow Form Woodturning Level 1 Masterclass

In this class we are going to build on the topics taught in our Introduction to Woodturning course by examining the hollow form woodturning process with a focus on safety and technique.  

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Wood Finishing Level 1

January 12, 2020

Wood Finishing Level 1 January 12, 2020

Wood finishing can be complex and difficult. We developed this class to help you understand and the various types of finishes available and focus on how when, why, and where to use them. We will provide handouts for the course content, but encourage you to bring a notebook to record tips and tricks we share with you during the class.

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Digital Fabrication for Woodworkers Level 3: Design, Draw, Make.

January 17, 2020

January 17, 2020 Class 3 of 3 in a foundations course of study on CNC for Woodworkers. This third class will guide you into the world of 3-dimensional design and machining, jig making, work holding, two-sided machining, and tiling. After the drawing sessions, each student will go through hands-on exercises to set up the machines and turn the theory and practice from all three classes into 'sawdust & noise'.

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Introduction to Woodturning

February 07, 2020

February 7 - 8, 2020 Join us for two full days of woodturning! This course is designed to introduce you to the tools and techniques for safe, efficient woodturning.

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Bowl Turning Level 2 Masterclass

February 20, 2020

February 20 - 21, 2020 Are you a woodturner interested in advancing your skills to the next level? not sure where to go next? want to be faster? ready to go bigger? This is your class. In this class we are going to build on the topics taught in our Introduction to Woodturning course by examining the bowl turning process with a focus on improving techniques.

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Introduction to Woodturning

February 28, 2020

February 28 - 29, 2020 Join us for two full days of woodturning! This course is designed to introduce you to the tools and techniques for safe, efficient woodturning.

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NCFS Camp Shopbot

April 18, 2020

Join us at the NCFS on Saturday April 18 from 9-4 for our first ShopBot Camp. This is a great way to connect with folks learning digital fabrication and using CNC in their shops! Learn new tricks from ShopBot employees and owners, share the cool things you’ve done with your ShopBot at show-and-tell, and generally have fun networking with other ShopBot owners and fans. And if you are interested in giving a short, informal presentation on a project or technique you’re excited about, let us know and we’ll add you to the schedule!

The event is free to attend but signup is required to make sure we get a head count and have enough lunch for everyone!

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Making Digital Connections with Shopbot

April 19, 2020

Bill Young and Robert Bridges are coming to the North Carolina Furniture School to teach us how to make corner connections, join short panels into longer sheets, and some totally unique decorative joinery that they created using CNC equipment.

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