Woodshop Classes and Workshops 

ArtsConnect offers numerous woodshop classes in our newly renovated woodshop. Learn to use various equipment properly and efficiently. The Intro class uses a wide-range of equipment while learning to work safely. Once you have learned the basics, then take our Advanced class to learn more difficult techniques. 2-week Workshops give a sampling of how to use individual pieces of equipment.

Intro to Woodshop Classes


Ages 14 and up, Wednesday, 2:30 - 5:30 PM or 5:45 - 8:45 pm (3 HR CLASS)         
$110 for non-members per 3-week session

$99 for members per 3-week session.

ALL SUPPLIES INCLUDED

In this 3-week class, Introduction to Woodshop teaches the basics of woodworking. Participants will learn how to use all of the equipment in the shop.  They will also learn the important safety rules of the woodshop.  Participants will make a small stool. Our instructor will guide students through the steps of designing, building and finishing their stools. This class is a prerequisite for advanced woodshop and mandatory for using the woodshop during open studio time.  All Supplies are included.

Introduction to Woodshop is held  at two different times on Wednesdays during the afternoon from 2:30 -5:30 pm or in the evening from 5:45 - 8:45 p.m. in our newly renovated woodshop at ArtsConnect Springfield Township Arts Center, 9158 Winton Rd, Building A, behind the fire station.

AFTERNOON INTRO to WOODSHOP

AFTERNOON 
Intro to Woodshop
Session Dates       Day and Time                      Non-member/  
Member Fee            
Register
2021: January Intro Woodshop Jan 13 - 27 WED Afternoon
 2:30 - 5:30 p.m. 
$110/$99 Register Here
2021: February
Intro Woodshop
Feb 3 - 17             
WED Afternoon
 2:30 - 5:30 p.m. 

$110/$99 Register Here
2021: March
Intro Woodshop
March 10 - 24 WED Afternoon
 2:30 - 5:30 p.m. 
$110/$99 Register Here
2021: April 
Intro Woodshop
Mar 31 - Apr 14 WED Afternoon
 2:30 - 5:30 p.m. 
$110/$99 Register Here
2021: May
Intro Woodshop
May 5 - 19 WED Afternoon
 2:30 - 5:30 p.m. 
$110/$99 Register Here
2021: June
Intro Woodshop
May 26 - June 9 WED Afternoon
 2:30 - 5:30 p.m. 
$110/$99 Register Here

EVENING INTRO TO WOODSHOP

EVENING
Intro to Woodshop
Session Dates Day and Time Non-member/
Member Fee 
Register
2021: January 
Intro Woodshop
Jan 13 - 27 WED Evening
5:45 - 8:45 p.m.
$110/$99 Register Here
2021: February
Intro Woodshop
Feb 3 - 17  WED Evening
5:45 - 8:45 p.m.
$110/$99 Register Here
2021: March
Intro Woodshop
March 10 - 24 WED Evening
5:45 - 8:45 p.m.
$110/$99 Register Here
2021: April
Intro Woodshop
Mar 31 - Apr 14 WED Evening
5:45 - 8:45 p.m.
$110/$99 Register Here
2021: May
Intro Woodshop
May 5 - 19 WED Evening
5:45 - 8:45 p.m.
$110/$99 Register Here
2021: June
Intro Woodshop
May 26 - June 9 WED Evening
5:45 - 8:45 p.m.
$110/$99 Register Here

Advanced Woodshop Classes  

Ages 16 and up, Thursday, 5:45 - 8:45 pm (3 HR CLASS)                                 

$120 for non-members per 4-week session
$108 for members per 4-week session.

ALL SUPPLIES INCLUDED

The Advanced Woodshop class is the next step for those that have taken our ArtsConnect Woodshop class. Participants will learn to do a more difficult woodworking project. They will make a small chest with advanced joinery. If you liked the first woodworking class, then you’ll love this one! For anyone that has already taken this Advanced class then you will make a different project. You and the instructor can decide on a different individual project.

This class will take only a maximum of 6 students, so the participants get a lot of personal attention. Sign up early so you don’t miss out!

Advanced Woodshop is held in the Woodshop on Thursdays, 5:45 - 8:45 p.m. at ArtsConnect Springfield Township Arts Center, 9158 Winton Rd, Building A, behind the fire station.

No class November 25due to Thanksgiving break.

Advanced Woodshop Session Dates                  Day and Time                            Non-member / Member Fee   Register  
Session 1
 1/14 - 2/4/2021
THUR 5:45 - 8:45 pm $120/$108 Register Here
Session 2 3/11 - 4/1/2021 THUR 5:45 - 8:45 pm $120/$108 Register Here
Session 3 5/6 - 5/27/2021 THUR 5:45 - 8:45 pm $120/$108 Register Here
Session 4 7/8 - 7/29/2021 THUR 5:45 - 8:45 pm $120/$108 Register Here
Session 5 9/2 - 9/23/2021 THUR 5:45 - 8:45 pm $120/$108 Register Here
Session 6 10/28 - 12/9/2021 THUR 5:45 - 8:45 pm $120/$108 Register Here

CUTTING BOARD WORKSHOP

Ages 14 and up,  Thursdays, 5:45 - 8:45 pm (3 HR CLASS)                                 

$70 for non-members per 2-week session
$63 for members per 2-week session.

ALL SUPPLIES INCLUDED

In this 2-week workshop, participants will learn to make a cutting/chopping board using different shades of wood. This class is perfect for homemade gifts or home décor.  No experience necessary.

Having trouble registering online?  Call Lisa Zupon - (513) 728-4266. Lisa can register you over the phone.

Cutting Board Workshop Session Date 
Tuesdays       
Day and Time Non-member/   
 Member Fee  
Register
Session 1: 2/11 - 2/14/2021
2 weeks
THUR 5:45 - 8:45 pm $70/$63  Register Here
Session 2: 4/8 - 4/15/2021
2 weeks
THUR 5:45 - 8:45 pm $70/$63   Register Here
Session 3: 6/3 - 6/10/2021
2 weeks
THUR 5:45 - 8:45 pm $70/$63  Register Here
Session 4: 8/5 - 8/12/2021
2 weeks
THUR 5:45 - 8:45 pm $70/$63  Register Here
Session 5: 10/7 - 10/14/2021
2 weeks
THUR 5:45 - 8:45 pm $70/$63  Register Here
Session 6: 12/2 - 12/9/2021
2 weeks
THUR 5:45 - 8:45 pm $70/$63  Register Here

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nstructor:  Joshua Fisher

Joshua is a trained carpenter and a seasoned woodshop instructor, having taught woodworking for over 10 years.  He has taught numerous Woodworking classes for Tri-county Woodcraft in Springdale and currently teaches private lessons in his home studio.  Joshua also teaches Blacksmithing once a month to veterans in the Wounded Warrior program.  He takes great pride in helping the veterans learn new and useful skills. 

Joshua brings his vast experience to ArtsConnect where he teaches Woodworking and Blacksmithing classes for adults.



Josh Fisher headshot