Woodshop & Metals Workshops

Woodshop and Blacksmithing workshops are great ways to try out a specific piece of equipment.  These workshops are 2-week classes that help introduce participants to a particular skill.  Workshops are held in-between each session of regular classes for 2 consecutive weeks from 5:45 - 8:45 pm.   No experience is necessary.  Woodturning and Blacksmithing only take a limited number of students so register early!


Ages 14 and over

Tuesdays, 5:45-8:45 p.m.  

$60 non-member / $54 member

Learn to make your own woodcraft gifts. These workshops will be theme-based and perfect for homemade gifts or home décor. Make wood-crafted projects such as cutting boards, serving trays, and serving platters. No experience necessary. All supplies are included. Workshops fill quickly so register early.

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Themed Woodcraft
Session Date Day and Time Non-member / 
Session 6:  Holiday Serving Platter 12/8 - 12/15/2020 TUE 5:45 - 8:45 PM $60 / $54 Register Here
Session 6: Cutting/Chopping Board 12/10 - 12/17/2020 THUR 5:45 - 8:45 PM $60 / $54 Register Here


Ages 14 and over

Thursdays, 5:45 - 8:45 p.m.

$60 non-member / $54 member

Have you ever wanted to learn to use a lathe? This workshop will make a different woodturning project each session. The Woodturning Workshop will teach you how to use a lathe woodturning machine to make projects such as bowls, holiday decorations, and candlesticks. These projects make great gifts! No experience necessary. Maximum of 4 students, so register early!


Please call if interested in the Woodturning Class, ArtsConnect:  (513) 522-2108.

Woodturning Workshop 
Session Dates Day & Time Non-Member /
Session 4:
Candlestick Holder
8/13 - 8/20/2020 THUR  5:45 - 8:45 PM $60 / $54 Call 522-2108
Session 5:
Small Bowl
10/8 - 10/15/2020 THUR 5:45 - 8:45 PM $60 / $54 Call 522-2108
Session 6: Holiday
Snowman Decoration
12/10 - 12/17/2020 THUR 5:45 - 8:45 PM $60 / $54 Call 522-2108


Ages 18 and over

Wednesdays, 5:45 - 8:45 p.m.

$80 non-member / $72 member

Do you enjoy watching ’Forged in Fire’ and always thought how fun it would be to try it? Now’s your chance to try your hand at forging! Learn the ancient technique of Blacksmithing in this 2-week class. Participants will make various forged hook creations. No experience necessary. All supplies included. Maximum of 5 students so register early!

Blacksmithing Workshop
Session Dates Day & Time Non-Member /
Session 4:
Planter Hook
8/12 - 8/19/2020 WED  5:45 - 8:45 PM $80 / $72 Register Here
Session 5:
Traditional Coat Hook
10/7 - 10/14/2020 WED 5:45 - 8:45 PM $80 / $72 Register Here
Session 6:
Coat Hook Variation
12/9 - 12/16/2020 WED 5:45 - 8:45 PM $80 / $72 Register Here

Instructor:  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

Class Cancellations & Weather Closings

A minimum of four students must be enrolled for the session prior to the stated deadline for the class to take place (maximum 12 students). The Springfield Township Senior and Community Arts Center follows Finneytown School District inclement weather closings. To verify closings, call 513-522-1154. 

Due to costs incurred in planning for art classes, full refunds will only be issued when the Arts Council cancels the class. Class cancellations made within 10 business days of the class start date are eligible for a refund, minus a $5 administration fee per student. Refunds will be made by check, not to a credit card. To notify us of a cancellation, please send an email to artsinfo@springfieldtwp.org. 

Checks are payable to ArtsConnect and can be mailed to 9150 Winton Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45231

For more information, call 522-1410

Contact Us


(513) 522-2108

Springfield Township 
Community Arts Center
9158 Winton Road
Building A
Cincinnati, Ohio 

Kimberlee Flamm
Executive Director

Lisa Zupon
Education Director