Com'on over. No Fee. No Reservations. Just some carvers carving. Wednesday Nite Free Carving started back in May and is gaining popularity. We've extended the casual...
Free Wed Nite Carving - 6-8:30pm
Free
Here's where it all comes together. This is why it's one of the most important tools in your woodshop. Perfect joints, silky smooth grooves, micro adjustments you just c...
Using Your Hand Plane
Started Oct 16
$60
An introduction to tools and equipment for wood carving. Students may use/test all tools and equipment included as part of class to better identify what best suits the st...
Intro to Wood Carving (Oct)
Started Oct 17
$25
Price Includes Materials. Fun and easy to make. Anything that's just below the surface of the wood to be cleaned up and leveled - you'll have this mighty handsome hand r...
Hand Made - Router Plane
Started Oct 19
$120
A 2 part class of fine finishes, just how do they do that? Harvest years of experience, trial and error real-life lessons about how to apply a variety of finishes on a v...
Applied Finishes ( 2 part class )
Started Oct 21
$80
A hands-on class where you'll saw, chisel, hammer, and shave and different woods to learn their properties for yourself. Understanding wood characteristics and suitabili...
Know Your Wood ( 2 days)
Started Oct 22
$60
A review of the Lathe and its workings + accessories. How to prepare stock and use the hand-held turning tools for a variety of cuts. All the fundamentals for making you...
Intro to Wood Turning (lathe)
Started Oct 28
$50
Good Turning results only happen with Sharp Tools, so we show proper techniques for the many different tool types and shapes and the specialty jigs available to aid the s...
Turning Tool Sharpening
Started Oct 30
$45
Good Turning results only happen with Sharp Tools, so we show proper techniques for the many different tool types and shapes and the specialty jigs available to aid the s...
Turning Tool Sharpening
Started Nov 6
$45
Steam, Laminations, Vacuum Bagging, Kerf Cutting, Free-Form Professional Furniture Makers Demonstrate the Methods and Means they use to Bend a variety of Woods for differ...
Wood Bending (2 part class)
Started Nov 4
$60
Making the ordinary... extraordinary. The great thing is you can use inexpensive common woods to make the shape and finish it off with some beautiful rare and exotic wo...
Working with Veneers (2-days)
Started Nov 13
$90
An introduction to tools and equipment for wood carving. Students may use/test all tools and equipment included as part of class to better identify what best suits the st...
Intro to Wood Carving (Nov)
Started Nov 14
$25
Hands-On skills for turning true cylinders, ornamental details such as Beads, Coves, Bevels, Balls, and Tapers
Intro to Spindle Turning
Starts Nov 20
$50
Hands-On skills for turning true cylinders, ornamental details such as Beads, Coves, Bevels, Balls, and Tapers
Intro to Spindle Turning
Starts Nov 18
$50
3 hour Practice Session on the Lather to produce Holiday Ornaments, Candle Stick Holders and other gifts. Keep practicing true cylinders, ornamental details such as Bead...
Spindle Turning - Practice (1pm-4)
Starts Nov 23
$45
3 hour Practice Session on the Lather to produce Holiday Ornaments, Candle Stick Holders and other gifts. Keep practicing true cylinders, ornamental details such as Bead...
Spindle Turning - Practice (9am-12)
Starts Nov 23
$45
A great way to learn some of the fundamentals of Woodworking - and have something to show for it.
Charcuterie Board - Simple
Starts Nov 24
$65
Practice Drawing to scale, how to sketch details and think your way through your project. Materials Lists and Cost Estimates and Cut Sheets are covered, Working Drawing...
Shop Drawing ( 2 part class)
Starts Dec 2
$90
The first step to utilizing the Wood Shop... so that everyone is on the same page regarding rules and expectations. So long as one is signed up for the next available Sa...
Safety and Orientation (Dec)
Starts Dec 5
$25
Hands-On skills for turning true cylinders, ornamental details such as Beads, Coves, Bevels, Balls, and Tapers
Intro to Spindle Turning
Starts Dec 9
$50
Hands-On skills for turning true cylinders, ornamental details such as Beads, Coves, Bevels, Balls, and Tapers
Intro to Spindle Turning
Starts Dec 11
$50
3 hour Practice Session on the Lather to produce Holiday Ornaments, Candle Stick Holders and other gifts. Keep practicing true cylinders, ornamental details such as Bead...
Spindle Turning - Practice (9am-12)
Starts Dec 14
$45
3 hour Practice Session on the Lather to produce Holiday Ornaments, Candle Stick Holders and other gifts. Keep practicing true cylinders, ornamental details such as Bead...
Spindle Turning - Practice (1pm-4)
Starts Dec 14
$45
A 2 part class of fine finishes, just how do they do that? Harvest years of experience, trial and error real-life lessons about how to apply a variety of finishes on a v...
Applied Finishes ( 2 part class )
Starts Dec 16
$80
The first step to utilizing the Wood Shop... so that everyone is on the same page regarding rules and expectations. So long as one is signed up for the next available Sa...
Safety and Orientation (Jan)
Starts Jan 2, 2020
$25
A review of the primary Hand Tools every fine woodworker should have in their possession. This includes their proper care and use. This class covers types of hand saws,...
Intro to HAND TOOLS
Starts Jan 6, 2020
$45
The appropriate uses of the different glues used in Woodworking. Then, there are the different types of clamps and their proper use to keep the wood aligned and to achie...
Glues and Clamping
Starts Jan 8, 2020
$45
The powered handheld Router is a mainstay and incredibly versatile tool for the workshop. We look at the primary router types, bits, and accessories and what they do. W...
ROUTERS 101
Starts Jan 13, 2020
$45
Router Tables + specialty bits and accessories that expand the capacities of the tool. We pick up where “Routers 101” left off. The class includes a review the many acce...
ROUTERS 201
Starts Jan 15, 2020
$45
A John Shinneman classic. Seemingly simple and a fine balance of elegance and sturdy dependability. You'll be tested on many wood working skill sets. What could be so s...
Mortise and Tenon Footstool (2-days)
Starts Jan 18, 2020
$190
An in-depth review of each machine’s design, parts and accessories, inc. the safe and accurate operation of the tools. The greater portion of this class will be dedicate...
Band Saw and Drill Press
Starts Jan 22, 2020
$45
An in-depth review of the machine’s design, parts and accessories, inc. the safe and accurate operation of the Table Saw. This includes the parts of the saw and its func...
Table Saw
Starts Jan 27, 2020
$45
This is all about how to setup and use these fabulous time-saving machines. This class includes how each tool works, their cutter heads and types, and best practices for ...
JOINTER and PLANER
Starts Jan 29, 2020
$45

The Learning Lab is comprised of The Wood Shop, The Kitchen,

and The Garden/Greenhouse and located in the new South Whidbey Community Center

(old Middle School) and just behind WICA

 Sponsored by:   Living Design Foundation  a 501(c)(3)

723 Camano Ave. Langley WA 98260

Tel: 970-381-4091